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Taxify changes name…

A foremost commercial ride-hailing service company, Taxify has rebranded its name to become Bolt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The Estonian company announced the change of name on Thursday in a statement by its CEO, Markus Villig, and has since the announcement updated its apps and various listings in app stores to its new […]

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Billionaire diamond trader dies during penis enlargement surgery

A billionaire diamond trader has died after ‘suffering a heart attack’ during a penis enlargement operation in Paris. Ehud Arye Laniado, 65, was at an unidentified private clinic on the Avenue des Champs-Elysees in the French capital on Saturday when complications during surgery proved fatal. The experienced diamond expert’s heart attack happened when a substance was […]

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Four Nigerians top Forbes black billionaires list

Forbes, publishers of the world’s annual list of billionaires, has released its 2019 list of black billionaires comprising 13 billionaires of black origin around the world. Nigeria and USA topped the list with four billionaires apiece while Zimbabwe, Angola, South Africa, Canada and Britain had one representative each on the list released by Forbes on […]

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Presidential candidate drags Buhari, Atiku to court for allegedly spending over N1 billion on campaigns

The presidential candidate of the National Rescue Movement, Mr Usman Ibrahim-Alhaji has dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar to court for allegedly spending more than the law requires on their election campaigns. Ibrahim-Alhaji prayed the court to invoke Section 91(2) of the Electoral Act, 2010 to […]

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Buhari knows Nigerians have suffered enough – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, says President Muhammadu Buhari will run an inclusive government because he is “guided by the fact that Nigerians have suffered enough”. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja on Tuesday, the minister thanked Nigerians for voting the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the election. He said the support for the ruling party in […]

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Nigeria Immigration Service suspends issuance of new e-passport

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has postponed the issuance of the new 10-year enhanced e-passport till April 29, to enable it finalise the integration of the National Identity Number (NIN) with the new passport. Muhammad Babandede, Comptroller-General, NIS, disclosed this in a statement signed by Sunday James, the Service Public Relations Officer (PRO) on Monday […]

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Senator-elect stripped naked for allegedly attempting to sleep with politician’s wife

The Deputy Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Godiya Akwashiki, has been beaten and stripped naked by suspected hoodlums. In a viral video, Akwashiki, who emerged senator-elect for the Nasarawa North Senatorial District, was seen tied with a rope by the gang. There was blood in his mouth as he protested weakly while […]

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Only six countries in the world have equal rights for men and women…

The world is moving towards legal gender equality — but it’s moving very, very slowly. Only six countries currently give women and men equal rights, a major report from the World Bank has found. That’s an increase — from zero — compared to a decade ago, when the organization started measuring countries by how effectively […]

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Babangida congratulates Buhari, asks Atiku to work with him

Former Military President Ibrahim Babangida has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls, appealing to Atiku Abubakar to work with him for the development of the country. In a congratulatory message to Buhari on Saturday, IBB asked Buhari and Atiku to “close ranks and move the country forward”. “I call on the […]

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Election Brouhaha ; EFCC arrests Atiku’s son-in-law

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  Atiku Abubakar, on Saturday raised the alarm that no fewer than 24 operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had arrested his son-in-law, Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi. He added that Abdullahi, who is also the finance director of Atiku’s group of companies, was arrested after the EFCC […]

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Nigerian women storm Abuja, beg Atiku to concede defeat

Some Nigerian women, on Friday, held a rally in Abuja to appeal to the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar to congratulate his opponent and winner of the election, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (PDP). The women, under the aegis of Two Million Woman Rally for Democracy in Nigeria, Peace […]

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Nollywood Actress Ini Edo Glows In New Lovely Photos

The lovely actress shared the beautiful photos on her Instagram page…

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Dangote now world’s 64th richest person

President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the world billionaires’ list, as he emerged 64th richest person in the world, with an estimated networth of $16.6 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world. Dangote, who remains the richest man in Africa for the eighth year running, was […]

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Nigerian Elections: Results declared by INEC were verified, says UK

The United Kingdom (UK) says Nigerians can have confidence in the outcome of the presidential election that held on Saturday. President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), won the election with Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) coming second. Harriett Baldwin, UK’s minister of state for Africa, in a statement […]

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Ronaldo puts £3.25m price tag on Manchester mansion

Having left Manchester United almost a decade ago, it’s no surprise that international soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to bid farewell to his home in the affluent English village of Alderley Edge, just 15 miles away from his former playing ground at Old Trafford. Ronaldo, who now plays forward for Italian club Juventus, listed […]

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I declared Ifeanyi Ubah winner to save my life – Returning officer

The Returning Officer for  Saturday’s Anambra South senatorial election, Prof Meshach Umenweke,  has written the Independent National Electoral Commission recanting his earlier declaration of the candidate of the  Young Progressives Party, Ifeanyi Ubah,  as the winner of the poll. In the  letter,  he  claimed   the  election was inconclusive. He  also said he was forced  to  […]

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I declared Okorocha winner under duress – Returning officer

The Returning Officer for the Imo West senatorial election on Saturday, Prof Innocent Ibeawuchi,  has alleged  that he  was forced to declare Governor Rochas Okorocha  the winner  of the poll by the  supporters of the All Progressives Congress candidate. According to the result, Okorocha polled  97,762 votes to  win the election ahead  of the Peoples […]

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Saraki Loses Senatorial Seat To APC’s Oloriegbe

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has lost the Kwara Central Senatorial District election to Ibrahim Oloriegbe of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Returning Officer, Professor Olawale Olatunbosun, announced this on Sunday shortly after collating the results of the election in the zone. According to him, Oloriegbe polled a total of 123,808 votes to defeat […]

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