Sultan Declares July 9 Eid al-Adha

Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, has declared July 9 as Eid al-Adha. Eid al-Adha, also known as sallah, features the slaughtering of ram as a practice among the Muslim faithful, during the period known as the “festival of sacrifice”. Eid al-Adha commemorates Prophet Ibrahim’s readiness to sacrifice his son in order to demonstrate his dedication […]

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Actress Regina Daniels, Ned Nwoko Welcome Second Child On A Special Date

It is a double celebration for the Nwoko family as Nollywood actress, Regina Daniels, and her husband, Ned Nwoko welcome their second child on first son’s birthday. The billionaire businessman announced the good news on his Instagram page on Wednesday. He wrote, “It’s a Double celebration today for the family as Moon turns Two years. […]

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Sex Crimes: Singer R. Kelly Sentenced To 30 Years In Prison

Embattled R&B singer, R. Kelly, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Wednesday for recruiting and trapping teenagers and women for sex. Judge Ann Donnelly handed down the term in the Brooklyn federal court nearly a year after the 55-year-old Kelly was convicted by a New York jury. “The verdict is in: R. Kelly has […]

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Nigerian Government Engages Lawyers For Ekweremadu

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has disclosed that the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom has engaged the services of lawyers to defend the senator representing Enugu West Senatorial District, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice. Lawan made this known on Wednesday while giving details about the outcome of a closed session held by the […]

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Ex-Chief Justice Of Nigeria To Get N2.5bn Benefits, Mansion (Must Read)

The immediate past Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad, is expected to get a N2.5bn severance package from the Federal Government. Muhammad’s resignation on health grounds was announced on Monday, less than a week after the 14 Supreme Court Justices accused him of financial malfeasance and maladministration. Following the development, President Buhari on Monday swore […]

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I Don’t Want To Die, Actress Chacha Eke-Faani Announces Marriage Crash, Husband Reacts

Popular Nollywood actress, Chacha Eke Faani, has announced the end of her nine-year marriage to Austin Faani. Sharing a picture of herself and her estranged husband on Instagram, the actress stated that she didn’t want to die or go missing. In the post late Monday, Chacha also apologised to her fans for “living a lie” […]

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Dollar Heading Peacefully To N1,000 At Parallel Market

The pressure on the foreign exchange market continued on Tuesday, with the dollar exchanging at N615 at the parallel market in Lagos and Abuja. This is even as the percentage of local raw materials sourced by Nigerian manufacturers declined to 52.4 per cent in 2021, from 57.5 per cent obtained in 2020, according to data […]

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Why I Did Not Implement Report Of 2014 National Conference – Jonathan

Former president Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said he did not have enough time to implement the report of the 2014 national conference. He made the comment at the public presentation of a book ‘The National Question’ authored by Akpandem James and Sam Akpe. Jonathan was represented at the event by former Secretary to the Government […]

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Rent Out Your House To Yahoo Boys, Risk 15-Year Jail Term, EFCC Warns Landlords

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has issued a strong warning to landlords who rent their houses to internet fraudsters who are also known as ‘Yahoo Boys’. EFCC is set to host a conversation on Twitter Spaces on Wednesday, to educate citizens. The topic of the discussion, ‘Give Your House To Yahoo Boys, Spend […]

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Peter Obi Remains Best Candidate To Govern Nigeria – Anambra APC Chieftain

Chief Chris Okey Udeze a top-notch security consultant and state treasurer of the Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the presidential candidate of the Labour Party Mr Peter Obi is the best and most suitable candidate to govern Nigeria come 2023.  Udeze who made his position known during an […]

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APC Speaks On Alleged Plan To Spend N6.5 Trillion On 2023 Poll

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a purported leaked document claiming it budgeted N6.5 trillion for vote-buying to ensure victory in the 2023 presidential election. Felix Morka, the APC National Publicity Secretary, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, described the document as fake and the handiwork of mischief-makers. “The attention of the APC has been […]

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2023: Neither Atiku Nor Tinubu Can Fix Nigeria – Ango Abdullahi

Neither Atiku Abubakar, Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nor Asiwaju Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) can fix Nigeria’s challenges, Convener of the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF), Prof Ango Abdullahi, has said. In an interview with Vanguard, Abdullahi said Nigeria will be in chaos if either Tinubu or Atiku […]

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Voter Registration: New Registrants Now 10.4m, Says INEC

Over 10 million new voters have registered in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise across the country. This is according to the update for Week 11 in the Fourth Quarter released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday. A breakdown of the figure showed that while fresh registrants hit 10,487,972, completed registration […]

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Alleged Organ Harvesting: Nigerian Government Speaks On Age Of ‘Victim’ In Ekweremadu’s Case

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), on Sunday, confirmed the age of the alleged victim of organ harvesting, David Nwamini, as 21; contradicting the claims of prosecutors in London. Isah Idris, the comptroller general of the NIS, in a Zoom briefing with journalists, said Mr Nwanini applied for his international passport which was issued after thorough checks by […]

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Why I Broke Up With Wizkid, Tania Omotayo Reveals At Last  

Tania Omotayo, former girlfriend of Nigerian superstar singer, Ayo Balogun, fondly known as Wizkid, says she split from the singer in 2016 because it wasn’t normal for young people to be in a relationship and make it public. Omotayo was 21 at that time she dated Wizkid, who was a fast rising star at the […]

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Banditry: Individuals Now Allowed To Obtain Guns For Self-Defense – Zamfara Government

The Zamfara State Government has directed residents of the state to obtain guns in order to defend themselves against bandits who appear to be ravaging the state. The directive was contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Information Mr. Ibrahim Dosara on Saturday. According the government, the measure became necessary following the deteriorating security […]

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Nigerians To Pay More For Beverages, Sweetened Drinks As FG Enforces Sugar Tax

The Federal Government has commenced the implementation of the N10 per litre sugar tax on carbonated sugar drinks and beverages. According to the Chief Superintendent of Customs, Department of Excise, Free Trade Zone and Industrial Incentives, Dennis Ituma, the tax would help combat Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs). He spoke at a Policy Breakfast Meeting which held […]

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Running Mate: I’m Still Searching, Says Tinubu

There are indications that the northern governors of the All Progressives Congress from the North-West and North-East are divided over the choice of a suitable running mate for the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. This is as the former Lagos State governor on Sunday revealed that he was still searching for his running mate […]

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Organ Trafficking: Our Politicians Are Demonic – Charly Boy

Nigerian Singer and songwriter, Charles Chukwuemeka Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, has described Nigerian politicians as demonic. He said this while reacting to the alleged conspiracy to harvest the organs of a child in the United Kingdomby former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice. The Ekweremadus were on Thursday remanded after […]

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Lagos Ranked Second Worst City To Live In The World

Lagos is the second worst city to live in the world, according to an annual report from the Economist published Thursday. The city was only ahead of Damascus, the capital of war-torn Syria, which retained its place as least liveable city on the planet. Meanwhile, the Austrian capital Vienna made a comeback as the world’s […]

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US Supreme Court Ends Right To Abortion

The US Supreme Court on Friday ended the right to abortion in a seismic ruling that shreds half a century of constitutional protections on one of the most divisive and bitterly fought issues in American political life. The conservative-dominated court overturned the landmark 1973 “Roe v Wade” decision that enshrined a woman’s right to an abortion, saying that […]

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President Buhari Rules Out Bail Option For Nnamdi Kanu

President Buhari Thursday, ruled out bail for the detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu. He said Kanu, who is currently on trial, was being given every opportunity under the law “to justify all the uncomplimentary things said against Nigeria while he was in Britain.” This was as he reiterated his […]

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