My ex-girlfriend inspired my latest single –Doggext

What are you currently up to? I have a new song out there titled, ‘That kind Thing’. It’s enjoying massive rotation in radio stations and TV. The video is also available online for viewing. It was directed and shot by unlimited LA. My ex- girlfriend is the inspiration behind my latest single, ‘That Kind Thing’. She made me feel like I’m the luckiest guy in the world. We don’t talk anymore but I still feel the same way about her. Why the name, Doggext? ‘Doggext’ is a fusion of the…

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Opelope Anointing changed my real name –Evang. Dunni Olanrewaju

The name, Dunni Olanrewaju, may not ring a bell but when one mentions Opelope Anointing, a lot of people readily know who she is. The gospel songstress and founder of Christ Apostolic Church, Opelope Anointing Praise Centre, whose hit track brought to limelight in 2000, speaks to ESTHER BAKARE about the challenges she faced before heeding the call of God, the gospel music industry and sundry issues Can we meet you? My name is Evangelist (Dr) Dunni Olanrewaju, popularly known as Opelope Anointing. I am a gospel musician and founder…

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EFCC, humongous money ‘discoveries’ and the continuous entertaining circus shows (Part 1)

MIKE OZEKHOME SAN, OFR

INTRODUCTION The farcical story that NIA, Nigeria’s external secret Police, has claimed ownership of the large haul of $43.4m, £27,800 and N23.2m is heretic flapdoodle, bunkum, baloney, hogwash, poppycock and balderdash. Let this government and its minions credit Nigerians with some modicum of sense and capacity to reason, even with their valiant attempts to cow, browbeat and intimidate all opposition elements and critical voices in their so called anti-corruption war. At least, not even the terror halo cast on our individual and collective psyche has dulled our analytical minds. The…

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The world’s richest clubs owners in 2017

Steve Ballmer, worth $30 billion: Steve is the world’s richest sports team owner for the third straight year. He bought the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014 for $2 billion in the wake of the Donald Sterling scandal, which rocked the NBA when racially charged comments made by Sterling were made public. The Clippers purchase was 10% of Ballmer’s fortune at the time and many pegged it as an over-pay for a basketball junkie who wanted into the exclusive NBA owners club. Ballmer’s timing was perfect as the league inked a…

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Hair cutting saga: 10 things FRSC officers can’t do – Bisi Kazeem

Sequel to the wide spread criticisms against the Rivers State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Andrew Kumapayi, who cut the hair of some female colleague as a punitive measure for flouting the agency’s dress code, the Head Media Relations and Strategy of the Corps, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, said the action is among 10 things an FRSC’s officer is not supposed to do. According to him, although the Federal Government’s agency has regulations on maintenance of discipline in FRSC, which contains all offences and penalties awardable to…

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Aliko Dangote takes centre stage on 60th birthday

Like the sun lights up the sky, Kano born money bag, Aliko Dangote’s astounding record manifests as inscription for all and sundry; the requirements of business success. It’s awe-inspiring how his records tell of him. On the premise, no amount of celebration would be excessive to appreciate the rareness of Aliko, a fellow of remarkable standing. The doyen of the business world, who recently hit the milestone age of 60, many would readily agree possesses some traits that have endeared him, hence, it was all about him days ago when…

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Tekno and Lola Rae spark dating rumours

Afro pop star, Tekno and songbird, Lola Rae might be having a quiet but sizzling romantic affair from the look of things. But we will be watching things further as they unfold so we can get the full details; even though their Instagram love displays show they are really an item. Since January 2017, Tekno and Lola have gone back and forth with sharing sweet words online, leaving millions of fans in awe as to what might yet be another celebrity affair. The Triple MG act, Tekno is fond of…

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Ritual killers remove 10-year-old boy’s eye

Residents of Zuru Emirate in Kebbi State are now living in fear over the invasion of the area by ritual killers. On Sunday, two men removed the eye of a 10-year-old boy, Nazeefi Hussaini, for ritual purposes. The victim is a pupil of Model Primary School, Bena. Alhaji Yahaya Mai Shago Bena, who spoke with journalists on Monday in Birnin-Kebbi, revealed how the men lured their victim with a promise of N50 reward. Bena disclosed that Nazeefi is the son of his brother, Hussaini Mai Nika Gangare. According to him,…

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Speaking to your husband like an enemy

“You are going out now o. I told you that there is no garri, no rice, no beans, no palm oil or vegetable oil in the house. No meat, no fish nothing, nothing! I told you to give me 10,000 naira for me to manage it aside the 1,000 naira I need to buy medicine for two of our children who are sick. All you have dropped is 2,000 naira, come back o. If you don’t drop enough money there will be no food for you when you come back…

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World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world’s oldest person has died in Italy at the age of 117, reports say. Emma Morano was born on 29 November 1899 in the Piedmont region of Italy. She was officially the last person born in the 1800s still living. She had attributed her longevity to her genetics and a diet of three eggs a day, two of them raw. Ms Morano was the oldest of eight siblings, all of whom she has outlived. She died at her home in the northern city of Verbania. Her life not only…

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