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Why I chose Peter Obi as my running mate — Atiku

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he picked Peter Obi, former governor of Anambra state, as his running mate for 2019 elections, because he is an astute professional who has laid his footprints across the corporate world, and his vast knowledge of the economy. In a statement on Friday, issued on his […]

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It’s Official: Atiku Picks Peter Obi As Running Mate (Photos)

The presidential flagbearer for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has picked former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, as his running mate for the 2019 general elections. Sources close to the PDP’s flagbearer say the deal was sealed at an informal meeting between the two men in Abuja on Friday. Shortly after, the […]

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Africa’s ‘youngest billionaire’ abducted

The man said to be Africa’s youngest billionaire has been kidnapped by masked gunmen in Tanzania’s main city Dar es Salaam, police say. Mohammed Dewji, 43, was abducted outside a swanky hotel gym where he was going for his routine morning workout. Three people have been arrested in connection with the incident and two of […]

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Joke with Nigeria’s unity, have problem with me – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said as long as he is alive, anybody who jokes with the unity of Nigeria will have a problem with him. He said the Federal Government was ready to contend with people who would work against the peace and unity of the country. According to a statement by his Special Adviser […]

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I’m World’s Most Bullied Person, Says Melania Trump

When asked in an interview why she chose cyberbullying as a pet cause, US President Donald Trump’s wife had a surprising answer. “I could say I’m the most bullied person on the world,” Melania Trump told ABC News in an interview that took place during her trip this month to Africa. When pressed, the US […]

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Buhari reacts to Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku for president

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the endorsement of his opponent by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. Mr Obasanjo on Thursday endorsed Atiku Abubakar for next year’s presidential election. The president’s reaction was contained in a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, who referred to the meeting as […]

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2019: Obasanjo forgives Atiku, endorses him for president

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has reviewed his stance on not backing his former deputy for the presidency of Nigeria. Mr. Obasanjo spoke when Atiku Abubakar and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party visited him at his Abeokuta home. He said he believed Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now […]

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No governor bought house for me – Actress Mercy Aigbe

Beautiful Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe has debunked the rumours that a state governor bought a house for her in Lagos. The actress has reacted to the rumours on her Instagram page @realmercyaigbe, saying she bought the house with her hard work… “Dear Bloggers, the mumu upcoming script writer! and association of instablog bad belle, jobless commentators….this […]

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Rape allegation: Our encounter was consensual, Ronaldo insists

Cristiano Ronaldo insisted again Wednesday that he did not rape a woman he met in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and that their sexual encounter was “completely consensual”, said his lawyer. “Ronaldo is forced to break his silence,” said the Juventus and Portuguese star’s lawyer Peter Christiansen in a statement released through Gestifute, the […]

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After promising workers they will smile soon, Nigerian govt proposes N24,000 new minimum wage

The Federal Government of Nigeria has said after consultations it proposed N24,000 as the new minimum wage for civil servants. The Minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige, stated this Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Mr. Ngige was responding to media reports quoting the president […]

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Buhari signs new Executive Order to collect taxes on foreign assets of Nigerians

The Muhammadu Buhari administration is stepping up the regulations on money laundering and tax evasion by releasing a new Executive Order tagged ‘Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS).’ The new Executive Order (008) takes effect from October 8, the day it was signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a spokesperson of Mr. Buhari, Garba […]

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Atiku Considers Soludo, Peter Obi, Ekweremadu as Running Mate

The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has begun earnest search for his running mate as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deadline for the submission of names of parties’ candidate expires on Monday. By the 1999 Constitution as amended and the Electoral Act 2010 as amended, no candidature is complete without […]

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No Part Of Nigeria Will Be Ignored Under My Watch – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that no part of the nation will be ignored under his watch. The president gave the assurance on Tuesday when he received a delegation from Cross Rivers State, led by Obol Ofem Ubana Eteng of Ugep, at the state house in Abuja. Also visiting him was a Muslim delegation led […]

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Taylor Swift, Kanye West feud enters political arena

The bad blood between Taylor Swift and Kanye West goes way back. At the 2009 MTV Music Video Awards, he famously interrupted an acceptance speech by the then 19-year-old Swift for Best Female Video to say that Beyonce deserved the honor. “Taylor, I m really happy for you, I mma let you finish, but Beyonce had one of […]

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Nigeria’s economy performing poorly – IMF

Growth prospects in Africa are being held down by poor economic development in Nigeria, South Africa and Angola, the International Monetary Fund has said. The Breton Woods institution, which said this at the Annual General Meetings of the IMF/World Bank currently going in Bali, Indonesia, also revised downwards growth prospects for Nigeria in 2018 from […]

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Unlike you, I’m a job creator, Atiku tells Buhari

The campaign office of Atiku Abuabakar has described the opposition presidenital candidate of being a job creator. The office also took a jibe at President Muhammadu Buhari saying he has never run a successful job creating enterprise. “Now we urge the Buhari Presidency and the APC to mention even one successful private endeavour that the […]

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Khloe Kardashian “Struggling” with Tristan’s Scandal

Amid the Keeping Up With the Kardashiansstar’s cryptic social media posts, a source tells E! News that Khloe is “still very much insecure” about being apart from Tristan and is “struggling with trusting him to be on his own around other women when she isn’t there.” Tristan has returned to Cleveland to prepare for the Cavaliers’ basketball […]

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Atiku can’t bring the change Nigeria needs – Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), says former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar cannot orchestrate the change Nigeria needs to progress. Speaking during Sunrise Daily, a programme on Channels Television, Ezekwesili said Abubakar,  who won the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is not any better than the President Muhammadu Buhari. According […]

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