• Ogun State brothers Israel Adesanya and Anthony Joshua join forces against hot sauce in Youtube show

    Ogun State brothers Israel Adesanya and Anthony Joshua join forces against hot sauce in Youtube show
    <p class="">There were lots of Nigerian references as the two fighters featured on Hot Ones. </p><h1>They might be two of the 'baddest' men on the planet but UFC star Israel Adesanya and heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua could only wince from tasting hot sauce in a Youtube show. </h1><p class="">Adesanya and Joshua featured together in a crazy hot sauce challenge on the show called <strong>Hot Ones</strong> on <strong>F
  • MAIZE IMPORTS: Stakeholders appraise logistics, turnaround time

    MAIZE IMPORTS: Stakeholders appraise logistics, turnaround time
    Commend FG, Premier Feeds, others
    By Emeka Anaeto
    The importation trade value chain appears to be at its best at Nigeria’s ports following the relatively short turnaround time in the landing and clearing of large consignments of maize last month to date.
    The import orders were placed just in July and by August the local industry had begun to receive the products in their factories thereby quickly dousing the tension that had gripped the market over the ban.
    Stakeholders’ response to
  • NSE market capitalisation sustains growth by N67bn

    NSE market capitalisation sustains growth by N67bn
    <p class="">The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) key market indicators on Wednesday sustained positive rally, appreciating by 0.50 per cent due to monetary policy rate cut to 11.5 per cent.</p><h1>Specifically, the market capitalisation rose by N67 billion to close at N13.474 trillion against N13.407 trillion recorded on Tuesday.</h1><p class="">Also, the NSE All-Share Index inched higher by 128.12 points or 0.50 per cent to close at 25,783.02 from
  • Wilfred Ndidi to miss Super Eagles of Nigeria’s friendly games in October

    Wilfred Ndidi to miss Super Eagles of Nigeria’s friendly games in October
    <p class="">Nigeria will be without Wilfred Ndidi for the friendly games next month.</p><h1>Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is set to miss Nigeria’s friendly games against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia in October 2020. </h1><p class="">Ndidi had initially been included in the Super Eagles 25-man squad for the friendly games against Cote d’Ivoire and Tunisia on <a href="https://www.pulse.ng/sports/football/super-eagles-of-nigeria-t
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  • Dare, Igali sign pact to boost Nigerian wrestling

    Dare, Igali sign pact to boost Nigerian wrestling
    By Ben Efe
    Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, and Nigeria Wrestling Federation President, Daniel Igali yesterday in Abuja restated their commitment to the development of the sport in the country by setting up an academy in Bayelsa State.
    Igali, a former world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the 69kg freestyle wrestling, is pushing to have a world-class academy where young, up and coming wrestlers could be groomed to world-beaters. And the Sports Minister has thrown his weight behind the projec
  • IPOB declares sit-at-home in South east, says terrorists plan to slaughter children on Oct 1

    IPOB declares sit-at-home in South east, says terrorists plan to slaughter children on Oct 1
    <p class="">The group also called on every conscious Nigerianto boycott the anniversary.</p><h1>Ahead of the independence anniversary on October 1, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared a sit-at-home protest across the south-east region of the country.</h1><p class="">In a statement by Emma Powerful, the secessionist group alleged that there is a plan by terrorist groups to slaughter children if they go out to celebrate the forthcom
  • NNPC seeks legislation to address oil industry funding challenges

    NNPC seeks legislation to address oil industry funding challenges
    …Advocates review of Local Content Act
    By Michael Eboh
    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Wednesday, advocated a legislation to resolve the issues of funding challenges faced by local players.
    In a statement in Abuja, Group Managing Director of the NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, also stated that there was need to amend the Local Content Act to reflect current realities in the industry.
    Kyari, who stated this at a virtual stakeholders’ consultative summit, organised by the
  • Real Madrid Football Academy Port Harcourt Will Produce Future Superstars –Iyaye

    Real Madrid Football Academy Port Harcourt Will Produce Future Superstars  –Iyaye
    Rivers State Sports Commissioner, Honourable Boma Iyaye says the State-owned Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt will produce a future generation of football superstars comparable to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Iyaye stated this when he visited the Real Madrid Football Academy ahead of official resumption, on his way to the Rivers United Football […]
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  • NFF boss, Pinnick refuses to rule out CAF presidency bid

    NFF boss, Pinnick refuses to rule out CAF presidency bid
    Pinnick
    President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick seems to be considering a bid to stand in next year’s Confederation of African Football (Caf) presidential elections.
    Applications to stand in March’s elections are already open and close on 12 November but Pinnick says there are a lot of factors for him to consider before committing to being on the ballot paper. The 49-year-old Nigerian admitted he had wanted Ahmad to stay on for at least a second term but he now s
  • NTCA takes anti-smoking advocacy to entertainment industry regulators

    NTCA takes anti-smoking advocacy to entertainment industry regulators
    The Nigerian Tobacco Control Alliance, NTCA, has taken its advocacy on the dangers of smoking in movies and music videos to stakeholders in the industry.Last week the Alliance visited the leadership of the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, BON; National Broadcasting Commission, NBC; Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, APCON, and the National Film and Video Censors Board, NFVCB.
    NTCA also visited stakeholders in the movies and music industry, including practitioners, veterans, acto
  • Edo defeat: APC total lost of all South-South states self inflicted ― Tonye Princewill

    Edo defeat: APC total lost of all South-South states self inflicted ― Tonye Princewill
    Tonye Princewill
    By Egufe Yafugborhi
    RIVERS State-born investor and politician, Prince Tonye Princewill says it is not accidental, but absolutely self-inflicted that the All Progressives Congress (APC) now has no Governor in all of the South-South.
    Princewill, an APC chieftain, on his appraisal of the recent Edo state governorship election which he described as “Obaseki Tsunami”, highlighted impunity among South-South APC leaders as the bane of the party in that zone of the country.
  • Akume inaugurates 12-man taskforce to recover unpaid lottery revenue

    Akume inaugurates 12-man taskforce to recover unpaid lottery revenue
    By Gabriel Ewepu and Alice Ekpang, Abuja
    The Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, has inaugurated a 12-man task force committee to recover unpaid revenues from lottery business operators and permit holders.
    Akume who inaugurated the taskforce in Abuja said the country has a strong revenue generation base in the lottery industry that could boost its coffers, but yet there is no strong mechanism to harness it.
    The task force has the Permanent Secretary o
  • Judges’ appointment: You can’t abdicate your duties to Senate, court tells Buhari

    Judges’ appointment: You can’t abdicate your duties to Senate, court tells Buhari
    President Muhammadu Buhari
    The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that his responsibility in the appointment of 11 judges recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) cannot be abdicated to the Senate.
    Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, also held that President Buhari acted in contravention of the provision of Section 256(2) of the Constitution when he forwarded the recommended names sent to him by the NJC to the Senate for screening.
    The News Agency
  • Gov Zulum launches 1m trees planting campaign in Borno

    Gov Zulum launches 1m trees planting campaign in Borno
    <p class=""> Gov. Babagana Zulum on Wednesday inaugurated the one million trees planting campaign to reclaim soil fertility and check desertification in the state.</p><h1>Speaking at the ceremony at the Borno State University, Maiduguri, Zulum said that the exercise was aimed at increasing the adaptive capacity toward reducing the negative impact of soil erosion, climate change with a view to accelerate afforestation.</h1><p class="">He said <
  • Court refuses to hear suit challenging dissolution of Oshiomhole-led NWC during vacation

    Court refuses to hear suit challenging dissolution of Oshiomhole-led NWC during vacation
    The Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday refused to hear a suit filed by a Youth Leader, Kalu Kalu challenging the sack of the Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during vacation.
    Delivering ruling in the matter, Justice Taiwo Taiwo, held that contrary to the argument of the plaintiff, the matter was not a pre-election matter and to that effect, was not time-bound.
    “This matter is not a pre-election matter according to Section 285
  • OYO: Makinde leases Agbowo complex to investors for 50 years

    OYO: Makinde leases Agbowo complex to investors for 50 years
    …renovation to be completed before May 2023
    Governor Seyi Makinde
    By Adeola Badru
    Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Wednesday, leased the popular Agbowo Shopping complex, Ibadan to Whitestone Global Limited for 50years, adding that the renovation would be completed before May 2023.
    The governor, while speaking at flag-off of the renovation, reconstruction, and remodeling of the structure, said many administrations have tried unsuccessfully to renovate the facility, disclosing that the l
  • Gov Lalong condemns murder of traditional leader in Barkin-ladi LGA

    Gov Lalong condemns murder of traditional leader in Barkin-ladi LGA
    <p class="">Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has condemned the murder of Da Bulus Janka, the Acting Gwom Rwey Foron community in Barkin-ladi Local Government Area of the state.</p><h1>In a statement issued by his Director of Press and Public Affairs, Dr Makut Macham, in Jos, Lalong described the killing as evil.</h1><p class="">He assured that the killers of the traditional ruler would be apprehended and brought to justice.</p><p class="
  • Sit-at-home: We are totally in support of it ― Ohanaeze Ndigbo

    Sit-at-home: We are totally in support of it ― Ohanaeze Ndigbo
    By Peter Okutu
    The apex Igbo Socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Wednesday said it was in total support of the sit-at-home order issued by IPOB to all Biafrans in the country and in the diaspora.
    In a telephone chat with the Organisation’s National Publicity Secretary, Barrister Uche Achi Okpaga, the group explained that there was nothing wrong for people to sit at home provided they violating the law of the land.
    ALSO READ: ENUGU ATTACK: Unarmed people killed under South-East g
  • Buhari to attend Guinea Bissau National Day celebration on Thursday

    Buhari to attend Guinea Bissau National Day celebration on Thursday
    By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
    PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari will Thursday depart Abuja for Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau, September 24.
    President Buhari is expected to join the Heads of State and Government of Senegal, Cote d’ Ivoire, Rwanda, Mauritania, Togo and Liberia to mark the 47th independence anniversary of Guinea Bissau.
    This was contained in a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief
  • Images from Kogi fire disaster[graphic)

    Images from Kogi fire disaster[graphic)
    LOKOJA—No fewer than 30 persons have been reported dead in the Kogi fire disaster that resulted from the fuel tanker that lost control, rammed into vehicles and exploded around Felele area of Lokoja, Kogi State capital.
    Though the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, put the casualties figure at 23, sources said it was more, if those who sustained injuries and later died in the hospital are counted.
    Five students of Kogi State Polytechnic, three primary school children, their father and anoth
  • COVID-19: I was criticised by political opponents for acting fast ― Gov Ishaku

    COVID-19: I was criticised by political opponents for acting fast ― Gov Ishaku
    …Says Taraba Is Prepared For Next Phase of Campaign Against COVID-19By Femi Bolaji
    Taraba state governor, Darius Ishaku has said he was subjected to criticism, especially from political opponents for taking proactive steps against COVID-19 before the state recorded any case.
    Ishaku who spoke in Jalingo, the state capital while receiving report from the state Taskforce on COVID-19, said the earlier Imposed lockdown, closure of state borders among other measures by the state before it recor
  • FEC approves $1.95bn for Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi rail line project

    FEC approves $1.95bn for Kano-Dutse-Katsina-Jibia-Maradi rail line project
    <p class="">The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $1.95billion for the construction of Kano-Dutse(Jigawa)- Katsina- Jibia – Maradi (Niger Republic) rail line project.</p><h1>The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the council meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the Council Chamber, State House, Abuja.</h1><p class="">He said t
  • FG pledges continuous support for disabled persons

    FG pledges continuous support for disabled persons
    •Sadiya Farouq
    By Joseph Erunke, Abuja
    The Federal Government, Wednesday, vowed to continue in its pursuit of policies favourable to persons with disabilities in the country.
    The government said it would stand firm in supporting the disabled so that their inclusion, rights, and participation in the society were given utmost priority. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouq, spoke in Abuja, at a media briefing her ministry organised t
  • Gov Sanwo-Olu hands over 51 vehicles, 8 houses to judges

    Gov Sanwo-Olu hands over 51 vehicles, 8 houses to judges
    <p class="">The Lagos State Government on Wednesday handed over 51 Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) and eight houses to judges of the State High Court.</p><h1>It would be second time in a year that official vehicles were given to members of the state’s judiciary.</h1><p class="">Last October, the governor gave out 50 official cars to magistrates to aid their duties.</p><p class="">Speaking at the handover ceremony at the High
  • NBS: Prices of rice, egg, yam increased in August

    NBS: Prices of rice, egg, yam increased in August
    The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said the prices of some selected food items increased in August.
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  • [ICYMI] Police arrest two suspected members of robbery gang that specialize in snatching vehicles from Uber drivers in Lagos

    [ICYMI] Police arrest two suspected members of robbery gang that specialize in snatching vehicles from Uber drivers in Lagos
    Uber robbery suspects
    By Evelyn Usman
    Two suspected members of a robbery gang that specialized in attacking Uber drivers and snatching their vehicles at gunpoint have been arrested by policemen attached to Area ‘J’ command of the Lagos State Police command.
    The suspects who posed as passengers, ordered for an Uber ride at about 11.30 pm, last Sunday.
    While the unsuspecting driver was conveying them to their destination in Ajah area of the state, the suspects attacked him with an axe,
  • Dikio resumes office as PAP coordinator, vows to change narrative of programme

    Dikio resumes office as PAP coordinator, vows to change narrative of programme
    By Davies Iheamnachor, Port-Harcourt
    The new Interim Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Col. Milland Dixon Dikio (Rtd) has resumed duty at the Amnesty office, Abuja.
    This was disclosed in a statement obtained in Port Harcourt signed by Dibiaezue-Eke, Florence (Mrs) the Director, Information amnesty office. Dikio, who addressed members of the senior staff of the office, Monday, promised to work with all stakeholders and complementary agencies to the PAP, to ensure that programme
  • Edo: Buni, Bello meet Ize-Iyamu in Abuja

    Edo: Buni, Bello meet Ize-Iyamu in Abuja
    By Omeiza Ajayi
    Chairman, Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC, Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe state on Wednesday met with the party’s governorship candidate in last Saturday’s election in Edo state, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.
    The meeting which held behind closed doors at the Abuja residence of Gov. Buni also had Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello in attendance.
    Although details of the meeting were still kept under wraps
  • Ebonyi road accident: 3 more bodies recovered from river; death toll now 21

    Ebonyi road accident: 3 more bodies recovered from river; death toll now 21
    <p class="">The Police Command in Ebonyi says three more corpses have been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu river, where a Mercedes 608-model bus plunged into the river on Sept. 18.</p><h1>This brings the total of deaths in the accident to 22.</h1><p class="">The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred at Akaeze Ukwu community in Ivo Local Government Area of the state.</p><p class="">The 32-passenger bu
  • ‘It’s a conspiracy of a detractor’ ― Oluwo dismisses calls for removal

    ‘It’s a conspiracy of a detractor’ ― Oluwo dismisses calls for removal
     By Shina Abubakar, Osogbo
    The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi has reacted to calls for his removal from the throne by kingmakers in Iwoland, dismissing it as a conspiracy of a detractor.
    The monarch in a statement issued by his media aide, Alli Ibrahim said the kingmakers were acting under duress from a prince who contested and lost the race to ascend the throne.
    Ibrahim in a statement titled, “CONSPIRACY OF A DETRACTOR WHO CONTESTED THE STOOL WITH ME AND FIGHTING SO HARD TO BE
  • FEC approves $1.96bn rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic

    FEC approves $1.96bn rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic
    —Okays N745.2m for another 8 forensic auditors
    —Raises contract sum for construction of PTDF headquarters to N14bnBy Johnbosco Agbakwuru
    THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved about $1.96 billion for the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Jigawa-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic.
    The Council also approved the sum of N745.2 million for the procurement of additional eight Field Forensic Auditors for the forensic audit of the
  • Allocating 13% derivation to governors fuelling Niger-Delta’s crisis, Enang insists

    Allocating 13% derivation to governors fuelling Niger-Delta’s crisis, Enang insists
    …N20trn allocated to region in 15 years was mismanaged — HOSCONBy Michael Eboh
    Senior Special Assistant to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Ita Enang, yesterday, insisted that the allocation of the 13 percent Derivation Fund to the governors of oil-producing states is fuelling under-development, bitterness, and rancor in host communities and the Niger Delta region in general.
    Enang stated this Abuja, when members of the Host Communities of Nigeria, Producing Oil and Gas
  • Emzor Renew Partnership With NFF

    Emzor Renew Partnership With NFF
    Emzor Pharmaceuticals,Nigeria’s leading manufacturers and distributors of Pharmaceutical products, has upheld its promise of providing support to the Nigerian football governing council body by donating products worth millions of naira to the Nigerian Football Federation. The product donation is part of the partnership agreement which sees the Pharmaceutical giant act as an integral part of […]
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  • Emzor Renews Partnership With NFF

    Emzor Renews Partnership With NFF
    Emzor Pharmaceuticals,Nigeria’s leading manufacturers and distributors of Pharmaceutical products, has upheld its promise of providing support to the Nigerian football governing council body by donating products worth millions of naira to the Nigerian Football Federation. The product donation is part of the partnership agreement which sees the Pharmaceutical giant act as an integral part of […]
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  • INEC should use Ondo governorship, other bye-elections to increase CV — Afenifere

    INEC should use Ondo governorship, other bye-elections to increase CV — Afenifere
    <p class="">The Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct free and fair elections in the forthcoming Ondo Governorship poll and other bye-elections in the south-west.</p><h1>The National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Lagos.</h1><p class=""><strong>O
  • Illegal taxes: politicians are the real masterminds in Cross River ― Bishop Isong

    Illegal taxes: politicians are the real masterminds in Cross River ― Bishop Isong
    Chairman of Cross River state Anti-tax Agency, Bishop (Dr)Emmah Isong
    …small businesses, entrepreneurs making more profit
    By Ike Uchechukwu
    The Chairman of Cross River state Anti-tax Agency, Bishop (Dr)Emmah Isong, has asserted that politicians were the real masterminds boosting illicit tax activities in the state adding that the Agency’s activities have gradually started boosting business in the state.
    He also said that on the long run commerce and the economy of Cross River will b
  • Chukwueze, Azeez, Nwakali Will Excel In Laliga Santander –Amuneke

    Chukwueze, Azeez, Nwakali Will Excel In Laliga Santander  –Amuneke
    Former Nigeria international and Misr El Makkasa of Egypt African Academies Director , Emmanuel Amuneke, believes that the trio of Samuel Chukwueze, Ramon Azeez and Kelechi Nwakali have all it takes too deliver in the 2020/2021 Spanish top league, Laliga Santander, Complete Sports reports. The threesome youngsters are the only Nigerian players in the Laliga […]
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  • Edo 2016 governorship election responsible for APC defeat in 2020 ― Party Chieftain

    Edo 2016 governorship election responsible for APC defeat in 2020 ― Party Chieftain
    By Gabriel Enogholase
    FORMER Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Comrade Godwin Erhahon hasattributed the defeat of the party to the spillover of the 2016 governorship election in which the former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole allegedly imposed Mr.Godwin Obaseki as the candidate of the party.
    He disclosed that the singular action made most members of the party seek revenge against the former labour leader a
  • HURIWA calls for end to Police brutality, extrajudicial killings

    HURIWA calls for end to Police brutality, extrajudicial killings
    By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja
    Foremost civil rights advocacy group, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, Wednesday, called for an end to alleged incessant cases of torture, brutality, and extrajudicial executions by men of the Nigeria Police Force.
    This is even as the group threatened to make its concern known to the Queen of England and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations, Queen Elizabeth II for possible expulsion of Nigeria over what it called the extrajudicial killings of Niger
  • Lewandowski, Neuer, De Bruyne Nominated For UEFA Player of the Year award

    Lewandowski, Neuer, De Bruyne Nominated For UEFA Player of the Year award
    Bayern Munich duo Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski and Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne are the three players shortlisted for the 2019/20 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award. UEFA today (Wednesday) announced the names of the three players for the award,  which will take place on Thursday 1 October during the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League group stage […]
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  • Ebonyi road accident: Death toll rises to 22 as 3 more bodies are recovered from river

    Ebonyi road accident: Death toll rises to 22 as 3 more bodies are recovered from river
    Sympathizers gather at the accident scene
    The Police Command in Ebonyi says three more corpses have been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu river, where a Mercedes 608-model bus plunged into the river on Sept. 18.
    This brings the total of deaths in the accident to 22.
    The incident occurred at Akaeze Ukwu community in Ivo Local Government Area of the state.
    The 32-passenger bus was returning from a funeral in Afikpo South Local Government Area of the state to Enugu State when the accident occurred.
    T
  • Ighalo: Luton Town Win Great Boost For Manchester United

    Ighalo: Luton Town Win Great Boost For Manchester United
    Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo believes Tuesday night Carabao Cup win over Luton Town can help propel the Red Devils to victory against Brighton & Hove Albion this weekend. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side started the new season on a disappointing note , going down to a 3-1 home defeat against Crystal Palace at the Old […]
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  • Popular OAP under attack after interview with evicted BBN Housemate, OZO

    Popular OAP under attack after interview with evicted BBN Housemate, OZO
    …. I only asked OZO questions everyone was shying away from, EmceeRNB Replies
    By Victor Arjiromanus
    Multiple award-winning On Air Personality (OAP), Henry Ogunbodede popularly called EmceeRNB, has come under severe attacks from some Twitter and Instagram users after interviewing recently evicted BBN Housemate, Ozoemena Chukwu, aka ‘OZO’.
    The renowned OAP who usually interviews BBN Housemates after they left the house in a well-known Radio station in Nigeria, as usual, had an i
  • Octogenarian drags police officers to court over alleged N300,000 extortion

    Octogenarian drags police officers to court over alleged N300,000 extortion
    By Harris Emanuel
    A 90-year-old man, Obong Ene Iso has slammed a suit against some police officers over alleged extortion amounting to the sum of #300,000 and unlawful detention.
    Obong Ene in the suit stated that one Chinedu Eme of AIG Zone 6 Monitoring Unit Police Zonal Office Calabar and other officers extorted various sums of money from him.
    His counsel, Uduak Okon said the matter arose after one Ime Ita Ekpenyong(alias Matthew Dominic Ime) named as the first respondent forged court papers w
  • NASARAWA: Gov Sule doles out N300m for payment of gratuity to retirees

    NASARAWA: Gov Sule doles out N300m for payment of gratuity to retirees
    By David Odama, Lafia
    Nasarawa State Government on Wednesday commenced the disbursement of over N300m as part payment of gratuities to over 600 retired civil servants in the state.
    Director-General, Nasarawa State Pensions Bureau, Abdullahi Oseze disclosed this while presenting cheques to the benefitting retirees to mark the commencement of the distribution in Lafia. According to Oseze, the state government had undertaken a census of all retirees in the state and their entitlements since the cr
  • You can’t abdicate your duties to Senate - Court faults Buhari over Judges’ appointment

    You can’t abdicate your duties to Senate - Court faults Buhari over Judges’ appointment
    <p class="">The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that his responsibility in the appointment of 11 judges recommended by the National Judicial Council (NJC) cannot be abdicated to the Senate.</p><h1>Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgment, also held that President Buhari acted in contravention of the provision of Section 256(2) of the Constitution when he forwarded the recommended names sent to him by the NJC to the Senate for screeni
  • Fani-Kayode is a kind, good husband — Ghanaian wife, Gina says

    Fani-Kayode is a kind, good husband — Ghanaian wife, Gina says
    …Says Fani-Kayode has never beaten me in 23 years of our marriage
    …Am still his wife, we don’t have any problem in our marriage
    … Gina is like a mother to Fani-Kayode — Sources
    By Idowu Bankole
    Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode, the legal wife of a former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the main opposition party in Nigeria, PDP, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, says the ex-minister has never abused her in their 23 years of marriage.
    Mrs Regina Fani-Kayode made this known in a
  • Oodua Republic: We’re holding our Oct 1 rally in 6 continents — Yoruba Diaspora Group

    Oodua Republic: We’re holding our Oct 1 rally in 6 continents — Yoruba Diaspora Group
    By Dapo Akinrefon
    A Diaspora coalition, Yoruba One Voice, YOV, on Wednesday, said its proposed sensitisation rally slated for October 1 remains sacrosanct, assuring participants of a peaceful rally.
    The YOV presently in 176 countries across all the six continents, is the umbrella group of over 300 groups of Yoruba descendants in the world.
    Also read: There’s a special moment in everyone’s life says Prince Adelegan Adegbola
    The group explained that the self-determination rally tagged
  • Edo 2020: APC factional chairman, Ojezua congratulates Obaseki

    Edo 2020: APC factional chairman, Ojezua congratulates Obaseki
    By Ozioruva Aliu, Benin-City
    The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) loyal to Governor Godwin Obaseki before he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Anselm Ojezua (Esq) has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki and his deputy, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu, on their victory in the September 19 gubernatorial election in the state.
    A congratulatory message signed by Ojezua also commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the role he played in the election said the &l
  • Ondo 2020: ZLP, APC wrangle over attack on Ajayi’s campaign secretariat

    Ondo 2020: ZLP, APC wrangle over attack on Ajayi’s campaign secretariat
    By Dayo Johnson – Akure
    The Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) in the Ondo and the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the state on Wednesday bickered over alleged attack on the secretariat of ZLP’s governorship candidate campaign secretariat.
    Candidate of the Zenith Labour Party in the Ondo governorship election, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has raised the alarm over the attack of his campaign secretariat by thugs loyal to the ruling All Progressive Congress in the state.
    Ajayi said that the thugs who s