ADEBAYO OGUNLESI: NIGERIAN-BORN MAN WHO BOUGHT GATWICK AIRPORT

Up until February 2010, very few people had heard about Adebayo Ogunlesi. The Nigerian-born investment banker and money manager made international headlines when he led the acquisition of London’s Gatwick Airport from the British Airports Authority in a recorded £1.51 billion deal. The acquisition instantly propelled Ogunlesi, 58, into the global spotlight and earned him a place in history as the man who acquired London’s second largest international airport.  Read more

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THE 155BILLION NAIRA PRESIDENTIAL SCAM: HOW JONATHAN’S ASSOCIATES, MINISTERS SHARED LARGESSE – PREMIUM TIMES

PREMIUM TIMES can reveal today that the N155billion secretly paid to convicted money launderer, Dan Etete, by the Federal Government, on the orders of President Goodluck Jonathan, was actually a slush fund, with a huge chunk of it ending in bank accounts of cronies and business associates of government officials and at least one individual with links to Mr. Jonathan. Read more

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RENDER ACCOUNT OF YOUR ROGUE REGIME, CNPP URGES OBASANJO

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) has challenged Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former president, to render an account of his regime.

In a much-quoted statement yesterday, Obasanjo described the State Houses of Assembly and the National Assembly as full of “rogues and armed robbers.” Read more

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70 PERCENT OF MEN WHO PATRONISE PROSTITUTES DON’T USE CONDOM

According to a research report, 70 percent of married men who reportedly engage in “penetrative sex with commercial sex workers does not use condoms,”

The Director-General of the National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Prof. John Idoko, made this disclosure during a presentation on PreExposureProphylaxis PrEP by the United States Mission office. Read more

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FASHOLA ADVOCATES FOR MERGER OF ‘NON-VIABLE’ STATES

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola has advised that states that are not viable should be allowed to merge through constitutional process to enable them stand independent of the Federal Government and function as federating units.

Fashola gave the advice during a television programme, 60 Minutes with Angela, on Wednesday, while answering questions on his advocacy for fiscal federalism. Read more

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HOW LINDA IKEJI TURNED HER BLOG INTO ONE OF NIGERIA’S MOST VISITED SITES – BELLANAIJA

In this exclusive interview with Adeola Adeyemo and published on bellanaija.com, Linda Ikeji shares her journey into the world of blogging and what makes her stand out. She started blogging in 2007 with the passion of sharing anything interesting with her reader. Five years after, her blog, www.lindaikeji.blogspot.com has grown to be one of the most visited sites in the country attracting thousands of visitors daily. Read more

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