Expose me if I have stolen public funds – Hope Uzodinma

Imo State governor, Hope Uzodimma, on Saturday challenged any Imolite to expose him if he had stolen any public money since he assumed office as governor in the state. Addressing a mammoth crowd at Imo stakeholders meeting in Owerri to assess the progress of his administration in the last one year, Uzodinma said that he was ready to subject himself … Read more

145-man Committee Inaugurated for Buhari Son’s Wedding to Bichi emir’s daughter

Yusuf, son of the President Muhammadu Buhari has concluded plans to tie the nuptial knot with the daughter of the Emir of Bichi, Princess Zahra Ado-Bayero, on August 20. READ ALSO; Buhari’s Son, Yusuf, Receives Traditional Title In Daura The spokesperson for Bichi Emirate, Lurwanu Malikawa, in a statement issued yesterday, said the Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado-Bayero, … Read more

Foreign investors’ interest in Nigeria plunges by 80%

Investment announcements in Nigeria fell to $1.69bn in the second quarter of this year from $8.41bn in Q1, indicating a decline of about 80 per cent, a new report by the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission has said. READ ALSO; Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa joins turkish club Fatih Karagumruk The report said the total value … Read more

Al Mustapha urges Nigerians to do background checks before voting leaders

Nigerians have been called upon to always X-ray leaders who will come to aspire for position if the Nation must achieve positive Change. READ ALSO; Abacha’s former aide, Al-Mustapha, tasks new army boss, Yahaya Former Chief Security Officer to late military head of state, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al Mustapha made the call while speaking at a Public lecture held … Read more

The Igboho Saga And Nigeria’s Conundrum Over Extradition

The Nigerian state appears to be desperate to contain those it thinks are plotting against the unity and corporate existence of the nation. READ ALSO; Sydney COVID-19 Outbreak A ‘National Emergency’ As Cases Spike On June 17, news filtered in that the Nigerian Government has ‘intercepted’ and brought back to Nigeria the eccentric leader of … Read more

Lagos LGs Polls: APC doing what it does best – Opposition Raises Alarm over alleged electoral fraud

The General Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, South-West zone, Rahman Owokoniran, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, was perpetrating electoral fraud in the ongoing local government elections in Lagos State. According to Owokoniran, not only was there no compliance with COVID-19 protocols, the scanning machines were not working in most polling units, while voting materials were transported with APC-branded cars. READ ALSO; … Read more

Esther Emerges Winner Of The Voice Nigeria Season 3

Esther Ebelechukwu Benyeogo  has emerged as the winner the most anticipated music reality TV show finale, The Voice Nigeria Season 3 . READ ALSO; BBNaija’s Esther clears the air over beef with Tacha The show started with 24 talents and 4 coaches and  each coach had six talents each in a team, with each talent, constantly making waves with their performances and ensuring they put in their … Read more

Twelve Years of Terror: A Timeline Of The Boko Haram Insurgency

It started as a largely peaceful religious movement in northern Nigeria. But the violent rhetoric was never inconspicuous. Yet, the government didn’t pay much attention to Boko Haram. Until 2009, when the group’s leader, Mohammed Yusuf, was murdered while in police custody, setting off an inexorable chain of violent events that has threatened the very … Read more

Voters’ apathy mar Ogun council polls

The Local council election in Ogun State on Saturday was largely characterised by low turnout of voters and logistic challenges at the early stage of the exercise in most of the council areas. READ ALSO; LG Polls: Ogun Governor Commends Electorates For Peaceful Conduct Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun cast his vote at the ongoing Local Government … Read more

WHO donates 1.5m doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Saturday donated 1.5 million doses of cholera vaccine to Bauchi State. The Executive Chairman of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency (SPHCDA), Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed this at the kick-off of the vaccination exercise in Bauchi. READ ALSO; Reps Reject Bauchi As Oil-Producing State Mohammed said the WHO … Read more

AIB, NCAA dismiss report on Ilorin plane crash

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Saturday dismissed reports on the Air Peace plane crash in Ilorin, Kwara State. Reports had said several passengers, including some highly-placed Nigerians, narrowly escaped death when the plane crash-landed at the Ilorin airport on Friday morning. READ ALSO; APC suspends 11 Lai Mohammed loyalists in Kwara The plane, according … Read more

Ilorin airport closed, as Air Peace crash lands after burst tyre

The runway of the Ilorin Airport, Kwara State was on Friday shut down after a near tragic incident. A plane in the fleet of Air Peace had a burst tyre, as it came in for landing, causing the plane to crash land. READ ALSO; Fake Customs Officer Bags 20Years for Employment Scam in Ilorin Reports … Read more

Iheanacho misses penalty in Leicester’s first pre-season outing

Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho was unlucky on Saturday as he missed a penalty during a pre-season encoubter with Leicester City. READ ALSO; Super Falcons Defeat NK Olimpija 1 – 0 In Friendly Match The Nigeria international missed a spot kick as the Foxes lost 3-1 on shootout to English League one side Burton Albion … Read more

Osimhen scores winning goal for Napoli in second pre-season game

Super Eagles forward, Victor Osimhen has continued in great from for Napoli as he bagged yet another goal in their pre-season series. READ ALSO; Victor Osimhen Makes History With Napoli As He Reaches Double Figures In The Serie A The 22-year-old, who has now bagged five goals in total, scored the winning goal on Saturday … Read more

Offiong clinches Team Nigeria’s first win as Omotayo’s Tokyo Olympics dream ends

It was a day of mixed fortunes for Team Nigeria’s table tennis representatives at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics as only one player started with a win. While Olajide Omotayo and Funke Oshonaike crashed out after losing their opening matches respectively, Edem Offiong scaled through with victory. READ ALSO; Coronavirus Forces Four Athletes Out Of Tokyo … Read more

I’ll not influence emergence of my successor in 2023 – Gov Ikpeazu

The Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, said on Saturday he would not influence the emergence of his successor in 2023. READ ALSO, Governor Ikpeazu Imposes Curfew On Umunneochi, Bende, Deploys Vigilante Groups In 17 Lgas Ikpeazu, who stated this in a chat with journalists in Aba, said nobody believed he would become governor in 2015 … Read more

Insecurity: Ortom Backs Kukah, Asks FG To Stop Intimidating Nigerians

The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has backed the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah over his recent comments on insecurity. READ ALSO;Super Eagles Captain, Ahmed Musa joins turkish club Fatih Karagumruk Kukah had during an address to the US Congress Commission on July 15, accused President Muhammadu Buhari of showing preference to people … Read more

‘People Are Working Behind The Scenes’: Sanwo-Olu On Igboho

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday said certain people are working behind the scenes after Yoruba Nation campaigner Sunday Igboho was arrested in the Republic of Benin. READ ALSO; UPDATED: Lagos Local Government Elections In Photos The Governor made the comment after casting his vote at the Lagos local government elections in Ikoyi. He … Read more

LG Polls: Ogun Governor Commends Electorates For Peaceful Conduct

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has commended electorates and officials of the Ogun State Independent Electoral Commission (OGSIEC) for the peaceful conduct of local government elections in the state. READ ALSO LIVE UPDATE: Local Government Elections Hold In Lagos, Ogun The governor made the comment on Saturday after voting at Itaosanyin Ward 3, in Iperu, … Read more

Coronavirus Forces Four Athletes Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Four competitors including a shooting world number one saw their Tokyo Olympic dreams dashed on Wednesday after testing positive for the coronavirus. READ ALSO Sydney COVID-19 Outbreak A ‘National Emergency’ As Cases Spike British shooter Amber Hill, top-ranked in the women’s skeet, was forced to pull out before she departed for Japan after testing positive. … Read more