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Nigeria launches first solar-powered charging station for electric vehicles

The federal government has unveiled the first 100 percent solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station. The station is a collaborative project of the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) and Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS). In February, the first locally assembled electric car was displayed in Abuja. Speaking at the commissioning on Thursday in Sokoto, […]

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Lagos eases restrictions on social gatherings, event centres

The Lagos State Government has further eased restrictions on social gatherings and event centres across the state. This was contained in a press statement titled ‘Lagos State Government eases restrictions on social and event centres’, on Friday. The statement was signed by Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile Yusuff, and the Director-General, […]

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I do want to marry, and I want to get it right once and for all – Rita Dominic

Nollywood actress, Rita Dominic has explained why she will not be rushing into the marriage institution. According to her, she wants to get married, but wants to get it right once and for all. In an interview with media personality, Chude Jideonwo, she said; “I respect the institution of marriage as my parents were married […]

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DMX Still Alive and On Life Support, Manager Says Amid Death Rumors

Rumors of DMX’s death is currently trending on social media…. But the rapper’s manager Steve Rifkind have shared a statement on Instagram saying that the rapper is still alive and on life support. “Everybody, please stop with posting these rumors,” he said. “DMX is still alive. Yes, he is on life support, but please, it’s not helping anybody by […]

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Some People Forgot I Even Exist After Leaving Office, Says Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says it has been difficult for him because many people who worked with him and were close to him while in power now act as if he does not exist. “I have been in government for a reasonable time, and I’ve served at quite many levels starting from deputy governor. “Most […]

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Why doctors are still being paid N5,000 as hazard allowance – Ngige

Chris Ngige, minister of labour, says doctors in the country are being paid N5,000 as hazard allowance because they have not called for a review of the amount.  The doctors had embarked on an indefinite strike on April 1, owing to the federal government’s failure to pay their owed allowances and salaries. Speaking during an […]

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National Sports Festival to end today over lack of fund -LOC

Instead of 12 days, the National Sports Festival will end after seven days over the failure of the Federal Government to release fund. The Coordinator of Media and Publicity, National Sports Festival, Ebomhiana Musa, made this known to Punch. In a statement on Wednesday night, he confirmed that the decision was taken after an emergency meeting […]

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NAFDAC alerts Nigerians as US places sanitisers on watch list

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has alerted Nigerians that the US has placed all alcohol-based hand sanitisers, manufactured in neighbouring Mexico, on its watch list.  The information is contained in a public alert signed by NAFDAC Director-General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, and issued to newsmen on Monday. The public alert […]

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Kim Kardashian is officially a billionaire in dollars – Forbes

Kim Kardashian West is joining the ranks of Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk and other moguls: She is officially a billionaire, according to Forbes. Forbes released its annual “World’s Billionaire List” Tuesday, which placed West on the elite list for the first time. The magazine said West’s booming businesses, KKW Beauty and Skims, helped put her over the […]

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Putin signs law enabling him to stay in power till 2036

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday gave final approval to legislation allowing him to hold office for two additional six-year terms, giving himself the possibility to stay in power until 2036.  The 68-year-old Russian leader, who has already been in power for more than two decades, signed off on the bill Monday, according to a copy posted […]

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Don Jazzy’s ex-wife breaks silence on divorce

Ex-wife of music producer Don Jazzy has broken her silence on their failed marriage 18 years ago. Michelle Jackson, a UK-based model and writer, took to her Instagram page to thank the Mavin Records boss for using kind words to describe their separation. The 38-year-old record label boss said he married Michelle in 2003 when […]

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Naira ‘stable’ despite dollar demand pressure

The naira remained steady against the dollar at the weekend. Its exchange rate at the official and parallel markets was stable, despite sustained dollar demand pressure from importers and manufacturers seeking the greenback to meet customers’ demands. Last week, the local currency exchange rate ranged from N482 to N486 to the dollar on the parallel […]

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All Will Be Well With Our Country, Osinbajo Tells Nigerians

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has encouraged Nigerians to have great hope that things will get better for the country, amid the insecurity and other challenges in Nigeria. He gave the words of encouragement during a brief chat with journalists after he attended the Easter Sunday service held at the Aso Villa Chapel in […]

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US Rapper DMX hospitalized in ‘grave’ condition after drug overdose

Rapper DMX remains in ‘grave’ condition in hospital after a drug overdose triggered a heart attack, according to reports. The musician, 50, has remained in the critical care unit in hospital in White Plains, New York. It’s said he overdosed at his home at around 11pm on Friday, according to TMZ. The overdose was said to […]

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USSD war: MTN snubs Nigerian banks, links 77 million subscribers to fintech platforms

MTN customers in Nigeria now have alternative electronic payment platforms to recharge their phones as the mobile network operator on Saturday announced that customers can recharge airtime through payment solutions platforms such as Flutterwave, Jumia Pay, OPay, Kuda, Carbon and BillsnPay. MTN in a statement on Saturday by its Senior Manager, External Relations, Funso Aina, […]

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Health Zone: Using saliva as sexual lubricant can spread HIV, hepatitis — Physicians

Medical experts say using saliva as a lubricant during sexual intercourse increases the risk of the human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis, and herpes infection. They also noted that sexually transmitted infections like candidiasis, chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhoea can also be transmitted through the practice. The physicians urged couples to indulge in foreplay to get lubricated naturally, […]

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Chioma deletes Davido’s pictures on Instagram, fuels breakup rumour

The drama between pop star, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, and his fiancée and mother of his son, Chioma Rowland, aka Chef Chi, has continued to set tongues wagging on the Internet and offline. On Friday (yesterday), Chef Chi practically deleted all the pictures of Davido from her Instagram page, leaving only one displaying […]

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Homeless young man who sleeps under Ikeja bridge is about to put Nigeria on world map (Photos)

A creative director has shared photos he shot with a homeless man he met under Ikeja bridge. According to him, while waiting for the model they had a photoshoot appointment with, he saw Ali under the bridge and decided to give him few shots.  The outcome was truly amazing! -Ladunliadinews

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