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2022 Grammys : New Date, Venue Announced For Ceremony 

The 2022 Grammy Awards will hold on the 3rd of April, 2022. The recording academy took to their verified Instagram page on Tuesday to announce the new date for the ceremony, it was previously scheduled to hold on the 31st of January 2022, at the Los Angeles Convention Center but due to the Omicron Variant […]

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‘Tax Us Now,’ 100 Millionaires Make An Unusual Plea 

More than 100 millionaires made an unusual plea on Wednesday: “Tax us now”. Their appeal came as a study backed by wealthy individuals and nonprofits found that a wealth tax on the world’s richest people could raise $2.52 trillion per year — enough to pay for Covid vaccines for everyone and pull 2.3 billion people […]

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Buhari Did Not Direct Removal Of Petrol Subsidy, Says Senate President 

Senate President, Ahmad Lawan says President Muhammadu Buhari did not direct the removal of petrol subsidy. Speaking with reporters after a meeting with Buhari at the Aso Rock villa on Tuesday, Lawan said many citizens are concerned about the plan of the federal government to remove subsidies. “Well, it will be of interest to Nigerians […]

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Top Richest Black People In The World

According to the latest Forbes list of the world’s billionaires, there are 2,755 billionaires in the world and over 10 blacks are among them. Here is a list of the five top richest blacks in the world and what they do. Aliko Dangote Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Nigeria, іѕ а Nіgеrіаn buѕіnеѕѕmаn аnd рhіlаnthrоріѕt, the […]

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COVID-19: Three Nigerian Billionaires’ Wealth Increased To $6.9b

Three Nigerian billionaires’ wealth increased to $6.9 billion during the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, which began in March 2020, a report by Oxfam in Nigeria has said. Collectively, the total wealth of the three billionaires in Nigeria equal to $24.9 billion, the report stated. The report said the billionaires saw their wealth increase by 38.3 per […]

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‘If Osinbajo Were President, EndSARS Uprising Wouldn’t Have Happened’ — Group Endorses VP For 2023

The EndSARS uprising would not have seen the light of the day if Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s handling of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) was not derailed, a group endorsing the VP for the 2023 presidency has said.   The group, known as IdentifytheRightLeader, recently published a 120-page impact assessment report on the vice-president, detailing his activities […]

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2023: No Better APC Presidential Aspirant Than Tinubu In The South – Shettima

Former Governor of Borno state, Senator Kashim Shettima has said for equity and justice, the South ought to produce Nigeria’s next president. Shettima, who was speaking at the Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu support group conference in Abuja on Monday, said if the Presidency moves to the South, nobody from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) […]

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We Were Saints Compared To Today’s Level Of Corruption — IBB

Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (rtd) has said that compared to the current level of corruption in Nigeria, they were saints during his military regime. Babangida spoke in an interview with Trust TV monitored by Vanguard on Sunday. He said, “I sacked a governor for misappropriating N300,000. Now there are people — we read in the […]

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Nigerian Government Distributes 80 Laptops To Female Farmers 

The Federal Government has distributed 80 laptops to female farmers trained in Information and Communication Technology and modern agricultural practices as well as empowered widows and the vulnerable in the South-South region. The Director-General, National Centre for Women Development, Dr Asabe Bashir, said during the training in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, that the beneficiaries were […]

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Why Heart Attacks Occur At Night, Early In The Morning – Cardiologists

Cardiologists have urged Nigerians living with hypertension to always ensure that they have good blood pressure control, especially at night and early in the morning. The cardiologists said studies have shown that heart attacks occur more in the early hours of the morning, noting that ensuring good blood pressure control at night and early in the […]

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Kanye West Upset As He Wasn’t Invited To Daughter’s Birthday Party

American rapper and business mogul, Kanye West, has called out his estranged wife, Kim Kardashian, for not letting him know the address of their daughter’s birthday party. The rapper, in a video obtained by TMZ on Saturday, claimed that he wasn’t allowed to know the venue for the fourth birthday party of his daughter, Chicago. As a […]

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It’s Repulsive For NDLEA To Link Me With Drugs, I’ve Never Felt So Low – Obi Cubana

Nigerian socialite, Obi Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana, has revealed that it was repulsive for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to link him with illegal narcotic business. Obi Cubana stated this while speaking at an Instagram live interview with media personality, Daddy Freeze, on Saturday. The popular club owner was referring to his […]

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I Hope God Listens To Our Prayers On Insecurity –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed hope that God will listen to Nigeria’s prayers on insecurity, insisting that his regime has done its best on security and will continue to do more by pursuing policies to deal with terrorism. This was as he urged Nigerians to be fair to his government in assessing the insecurity in […]

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I Wish Dangote Was My Father, Says Tiwa Savage

Award-winning Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, says she wished Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, was her father. Savage took to her Snapchat story on Thursday to lament the difficulty that comes along with making money. She wrote; “I have one more meeting. It’s not easy looking for money o. God help me, but why my papa […]

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Despite Shrinking Resources, We Must Do The Best For Our People – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is the bounden duty of leaders to do the best for their people, despite shrinking resources, particularly within the West African sub-region. The President stated this on Friday at State House in Abuja while receiving in farewell audience, the Ambassador of Burkina Faso, Piabie Firmin Gregoire N’do, who spent eight […]

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Davido Laments After ‘A Very Expensive Detty December’

Award-winning Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has lamented after finding out that he had a very ‘expensive December’ last year. The Champion Sound crooner took to his Instagram story to note that he just finished doing some accounting and from his discovery, he was going to ‘up the score. He wrote, “I […]

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Air Peace CEO Gifts Super Eagles N10m For Win Against Egypt

Chief Executive Officer of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, has gifted the Super Eagles N10 million for winning their first match against Egypt and promised a further N50 million if they lift the AFCON trophy. Onyema, who made the pledge in Garoua, Cameroon, while speaking to the Super Eagles during half time, promised to give N10 million […]

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Nigerian Government Lifts Twitter Suspension After Seven Months

The Federal Government has lifted the suspension on microblogging site, Twitter, seven months after it suspended the social media platform in Nigeria.  This was contained in a statement issued by the Chairman Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and Director-General National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi. “The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) directs me […]

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