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Aso Rock budgets N10.2bn for electrical maintenance, renovation, while majority of Nigerians para in poverty

The Presidential Villa has budgeted N4.85bn for the maintenance of mechanical and electrical installations and N5.3bn for the rehabilitation of office and residential buildings. This is contained in the 2021 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari last Thursday. The item listed under the State House budget reads in part, “ERGP […]

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Live right, Obasanjo advises Nigerians

Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, has asked Nigerians to live good lives to be able to enter heaven. Obasanjo spoke at a thanksgiving service at the Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church, Ogba, Lagos State. The service was to thank God for the success of the burial of Olufunso Salako, the wife of a former member of […]

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Diabetes drug recalled due to presence of cancer-causing agent

The diabetes drug Metformin hydrochloride has been recalled because it contains excess levels of a cancer-causing agent, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced this week. The drug’s manufacturer, Marksans Pharma Limited, has expanded a recall initially announced in June to now include an additional 76 unexpired lots of the medication. The recalled drugs are […]

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Super Eagles lose to Algeria again

The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost 1-0 to Algeria in an international friendly played Thursday night at the Wörthersee Stadion in Klagenfurt, Austria. The Desert Foxes took an early lead from a scrambled effort on a corner kick six minutes into the game. Bensebaini Rami pounced on a poor clearance off a corner by the Nigerian defence […]

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‘COVID-19 Is Still Real, Ferocious And Deadly’: PTF Warns Nigerians

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned Nigerians against complacency even though the country has been reporting fewer cases of the virus in recent months, stressing that the disease is still deadly. “Although Nigeria is no longer in the top five countries by cumulative deaths in Africa, the PTF continues to urge Nigerians […]

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Kanye West thanks JESUS Christ for making him RICH

Rapper Kanye West made the thank you post on twitter, saying he went from being a debtor to a billionaire, and all thanks to God. Read below…      

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Pilot, wife killed in plane crash four days after wedding (Photos)

A United Airlines pilot and his wife died on Monday only four days after their wedding when their private plane crashed in Colorado. The bodies of Costas John Sivyllis, 30, and Lindsey Vogelaar, 33, were recovered from the crash site in Ingram Basin in the San Juan Mountains that evening. The couple, from Port Orange, […]

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Nigerian Government releases fresh guidelines for reopening of schools

The Federal Government on Thursday released fresh guidelines for the reopening of schools in the country. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, made this known during a briefing in Abuja. Schools in the country had been shut for more than four months as part of measures to curb the […]

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My dream is to play for Real Madrid – Pogba

Paul Pogba says there has been no contact from Manchester United over a contract extension and that “all football players would love to play for Real Madrid”. The French midfielder’s contract at Old Trafford is due to expire at the end of the current campaign, although United do have an option to extend it by […]

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Emirates resumes flights, as UAE begins visa issuance to Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates has confirmed that it would begin the issuance of visas to Nigerians from Thursday (today), the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced on Wednesday. Sirika had announced on September 30 that the UAE had written to state that it agreed to issue visas to Nigerians, a development that made the Federal […]

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Blessing in disguise that I have COVID-19 – Trump

President Donald Trump of the United States in the wee hours of Wednesday night, said that it was a blessing in disguise to contract the deadly coronavirus. Trump stated this in a video he posted on his official Twitter page. According to him, although, he spent four days at the hospital, he would have loved […]

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Nigerian Government announces three-day closure of Third Mainland Bridge

A section of Third Mainland Bridge will be completely closed for three days for repair works. The Federal Government announced this in a statement on Wednesday by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Joshua Popoola. The statement noted that the total closure of the section of the bridge will start from Friday midnight. He explained […]

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Millions of Nigerians are extremely poor, says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday admitted that millions of Nigerians are extremely poor. He said elected leaders would be irresponsible if they don’t collaborate and sort out what he called the nation’s life-threatening problems. Osinbajo said these at the closing of the two-day executive-legislative leadership retreat held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said members […]

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Travellers to UAE must possess return ticket — Nigerian Government

The Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, Muhammad Babandede, has announced that henceforth, travellers to the United Arab Emirates must possess confirmed return ticket, negative COVID-19 test result and valid health insurance covering the duration of stay. The Polymerase Chain Reaction test is expected to be taken within 96 hours before departure. The CGI in […]

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Singapore to pay citizens to have babies

Singapore will offer a one-time payment to aspiring parents during the coronavirus pandemic. The country’s deputy prime minister said the incentive would help reassure people who face financial pressure and are worried about their jobs. “We have received feedback that Covid-19 has caused some aspiring parents to postpone their parenthood plans,” Heng Swee Keat told lawmakers on […]

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Europe Confronts Second COVID-19 Wave

Paris bars and cafes will shut for two weeks as the city and its region were placed on maximum alert Monday, with Europe facing a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and the hospitalisation of President Donald Trump throwing the US election campaign into a tailspin. France reported nearly 17,000 new coronavirus cases on Saturday […]

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Jealous groom beats bride to death on their wedding day (Photos)

A 33-year-old man, Stepan Dolgikh, has been detained for battering his wife, 36, to death on their wedding day in the Siberian village of Prokudskoye, Russia. Eyewitnesses said the beating began when the groom became jealous of another guest at their wedding party in a private house,  Dailymail reports. He accused his new wife of ‘behaving […]

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Be patient with laws you dislike, Buhari tells Nigerians

President Buhari on Monday urged Nigerians to be patient with any law of the land they had misgivings about. He asked that such aggrieved Nigerians should “engage the process in line with democratic practices.” Buhari made his position known in his remarks at the opening of the two-day joint executive-legislative leadership retreat with the theme, […]

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