Politicians Are Sinners Anywhere In The World – APC Member

A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Tunji Abayomi, has said that politicians anywhere in the world are “sinners” but Nigeria needs a “sinner” who can develop the country; make money and use the money to lift people out of poverty. “Anywhere in the world, you find that politicians are sinners,” Abayomi said on […]

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ALL Travellers Arriving Nigeria Now Must Provide Evidence Of COVID Vaccination – FG

The federal government says all travellers arriving Nigeria must now provide evidence of COVID vaccination. Geoffrey Okatubo, director of port health services, said this on Monday during a media briefing at the ministry of health in Abuja. In December 2022, the federal government had relaxed COVID rules in the country. The federal government had also said pre-departure […]

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Nigeria Will Consider Electric Cars Soon — Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday in Abuja, said Nigeria’s energy transition plan will include, among others things the introduction of electric cars and decommissioning of generators. However, the country must balance its drive for this transition by focusing on the ancillary infrastructure that makes them sustainable. “We will be considering the decommissioning of […]

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I Have Not Disappointed Nigerians, Says Buhari

President Buhari on Monday, in Bauchi State, said he has not disappointed Nigerians based on his campaign promises in the 2015 and 2019 elections. “I have not disappointed anybody,” Buhari stated during his courtesy call on the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Adamu when he visited Bauchi in continuation of the All Progressives Congress Presidential […]

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Pele Denied Daughter In Lifetime, But Included Her In His Will

Brazilian superstar Edson Arantes do Nascimento “Pele”, popularly regarded as the best soccer player to have ever lived, recently passed away, and now new details about his life continue to emerge, this time thanks to his will. Pele always denied being the father of Sandra Regina, even after a DNA test ruling from the court […]

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Second Man On The Moon Marries On 93rd Birthday

Legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the Moon, said he had married his longtime girlfriend on Friday, his 93rd birthday. Aldrin and Anca Faur, executive vice president of Buzz Aldrin Ventures, were wed in a private ceremony. “On my 93rd birthday… I am pleased to announce that my […]

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Why I Would Never Leave A Marriage Because Of Infidelity – Patience Ozokwo

Nollywood actress, Patience Ozokwo, popularly known as Mama G, has explained why she would never advise anyone to leave a marriage because of infidelity. The veteran actress made this assertion during a popular cooking show, “Mercy’s Menu”, hosted by her colleague, Mercy Johnson Okojie. According to Mama G, she would not allow anyone to leave […]

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China Records Nearly 13,000 COVID Deaths In A Week

China reported nearly 13,000 Covid-related deaths in hospitals between January 13 and 19, after a top health official said the vast majority of the population had already been infected. The death toll came a week after China said nearly 60,000 people had died with Covid in hospitals in just over a month – but there […]

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Subsidy Removal : Petrol May Hit N800/Litre In Nigeria – Marketers

As the scarcity of the Premium of Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, continued on Sunday, oil marketers have stated that the cost of the commodity would cross N800/litre once subsidy on PMS is removed. Industry operators had repeatedly stated that the high cost of subsidy on petrol was a burden on the Nigerian National Petroleum […]

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Nigerian Government Denies Hike In Petrol Price

The Federal Government has denied any increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit popularly called petrol, despite the hike in the cost of the commodity across the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, in a statement issued by his media aide, Horatius Egua, in Abuja on Friday, said the […]

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NPC Fixes Date For Nationwide Census In Nigeria

The National Population Commission (NPC) has fixed the national population and housing census for March 29 to April 1, 2023. Nasir Kwarra, NPC Chairman, disclosed this while speaking with State House reporters after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday. “By March 29 to April 2, our staff will be […]

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British Prime Minister Fined For Not Wearing Seatbelt In Car Video

British police on Friday fined Prime Minister Rishi Sunak for failing to wear a seatbelt in a moving car while filming a social media video. Lancashire Police said in a Twitter statement not directly naming Sunak: “We have today issued a 42-year-old man from London with a conditional offer of fixed penalty.” A fixed penalty […]

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President Buhari To Visit Lagos For Two-Day Project Commissioning  

President Muhammadu Buhari will visit Lagos State on Monday for two days of site visits and commissioning of projects in various locations, the Lagos State Government has said.   The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, in a statement on Friday, described the President’s planned visit as ‘A Festival of Project Commissioning’. “Although Mr. […]

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It’s Nigerians’ Turn To Take Their Country Back – Peter Obi

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi says he is committed to the New Nigeria Project through competence, capacity, and compassion for all-round development. Obi stated this at the party rally held in Minna, the Niger State Capital on Thursday. The former Anambra State governor promised to birth a New Nigeria by providing […]

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Usain Bolt Loses $12 Million Life Savings To Hackers

Jamaican Olympic sprinting champion, Usain Bolt, on Thursday, lost $12 million in his account with an investment company, Stocks and Security Limited, to hackers. The track star’s lawyers said they are ready to file a lawsuit if that will make it possible to recover the lost money that mysteriously disappeared from Bolt’s account. According to […]

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CBN Asks Nigerians To Reject Old Naira Notes From Banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed customers to start rejecting old naira notes from banks, insisting that the old notes ceased to be legal tender by the January 31 as earlier stipulated. The Deputy Director, Currency Operation, Dr Rekiyat Yusuf, disclosed this in Lokoja, Kogi State, on Thursday during the sensitisation of market men […]

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Kim Kardashian Buys Pendant Worn By Princess Diana (Photos)

Kim Kardashian has acquired the diamond-lined Attallah Cross pendant worn on several occasions by Diana, Princess of Wales for £163,800 (about $200,000). In the last five minutes of the Royal and Noble collection sale at Sotheby’s auction house in London on Wednesday, a representative for Kardashian successfully outbid others vying for the amethyst cross. The item sold for […]

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Presidential Election: Obi May Win In Anambra, Says Soludo

Governor Chukwuma Soludo says the Labour Party’s flag bearer, Peter Obi may win the February 25, 2023, presidential election in Anambra State. He, however, doubted the chances of his predecessor to win the overall presidential election next month. “I wish Peter Obi the best of luck. Let him go and compete as others,” Soludo said […]

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