Death visits NASS, as journalist dies, ministerial nominee collapses

October 4, 2023 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

Death hovered at the Senate wing of the National Assembly on Wednesday with loss of a journalist and collapse of ministerial nominee from Kaduna State, Balarabe Abbas Lawal during screening exercise. Before the screening exercise carried out on the three ministerial nominees forwarded to the Senate for consideration, the correspondent of the Tribune Newspaper in the Senate, Tijani Yinusa Adeyemi, Read More

Kano: Again, Abba Gida makes fresh appointments

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kano state Governor, Abba Gida Yusuf, has approved the appointments of heads of parastatal in the state. In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi DawakinTofa, on Wednesday, the appointment was pursuant to the quest of placing appropriate hands to improve good governance. Those appointed are as follows:Salisu A. Kabo, Director General, Youth Empowerment; Dr. Hamisu Sadi Ali, Director Read More

50 Cent announces Nigeria tour

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular American rapper, Curtis Jackson, who is professionally known as 5O Cent, has revealed that he would be coming to Nigeria on tour. Recall that the rapper had visited Nigeria about 19 years ago. 50 Cent, who is currently on tour ‘The Final Lap Tour 2023’ with Busta Rhymes and Jeremih, was in Nigeria in 2004 for a concert but Read More

Revealed! How much spent on #BBNaija All Stars show – Organisers

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The organisers of season 8 edition of the Big Brother Naija show, Multichoice, has revealed the amount spent on the just concluded edition. The Executive Head of Content and West Africa Channels, MultiChoice Nigeria, Busola Tejumola, Tuesday, said the show gulped N5.5 billion. Recall that Ilebaye Odiniya was presented with a cheque of N120 million and the key to her Read More

[Breaking] Mohbad: Police declares Prime Boy wanted

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Lagos State Police Command, Wednesday, declared Owodunni Ibrahim popularly known as Prime Boy wanted. In a statement by the command’s spokesperson, Sp Benjamin Hundeyin, this became necessary following his failure to honour the police invitation successfully sent to him since the commencement of the investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of Mr. Ilerioluwa Aloba aka Mohbad. “Ibrahim is Read More

Breaking: Watch El-Rufai’s replacement as ministerial nominee slump during screening [VIDEO]

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ministerial nominee, Abbas Balarabe, has collapsed at his ongoing screening at the senate chamber. Shortly after his collapse, the Senate went into immediate closed session. Abbas was nominated by President Bola Tinubu as a replacement for former Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai. Abbas collapsed while he was at the podium introducing himself to lawmakers during plenary. Prior to Abbas appearance, Read More

Happening now: New ministerial nominees in Senate for screening

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Ahead of their screening, the three ministerial nominees appointed by President Bola Tinubu have arrived at the senate chamber. They arrived Senate Chambers for screening and confirmation as ministers. The three ministerial nominees are Jamila Bio Ibrahim, Ayodele Olawande, and Abass Lawal Balarabe. In an effort to begin their screening, the Senate leader, Opeyemi Bamidele, moved a motion on Wednesday Read More

Real Madrid major blow ahead of El Clasico clash with Barcelona

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Real Madrid suffered a major blow as Nacho Fernandez has been handed a three-match ban which will see the defender miss El Clasico. The Spanish defender was given the marching orders in stoppage time during Real Madrid’s impressive 3-0 win over Girona last weekend for a dangerous tackle on Portu. Nacho recklessly lunged at the forward with his studs up Read More

Van Gaal gets fresh club appointment

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is set to take up an advisory role with his former, currently crisis-stricken club, Ajax. Van Gaal has been out of management since resigning as head coach of the Netherlands national team after the 2022 World Cup last December. Now, the Amsterdam outfit have announced the Dutchman, who declared himself cancer free and Read More

Champions League: Osimhen fails to score as Napoli yield to Real Madrid

October 4, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Jude Bellingham scored and set up another as Real Madrid beat Napoli 3-2 in the Champions League group stages on Tuesday. The Madrid midfielder intercepted a pass from Napoli captain Giovanni Di Lorenzo before setting up Vinicius Junior for an equaliser at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium after Leo Ositgard put Napoli ahead. The England international then slalomed through Napoli’s Read More

Second phase National division 1 Volleyball tourney serves off October 5

October 4, 2023 Editor 0

The Nigeria Volleyball Federation (NVBF) has announced that the second phase of the 2023 National Division 1 and 2 Volleyball Leagues will begin on October, 2023. According to Chief Martin Melandi, the Technical Director of Nigeria Volleyball Federation, the Division 1 and 2 leagues are scheduled for 5th to 15th October, 2023 at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna state. Read More

Breaking: Like Sam Larry, Naira Marley returns to Lagos, land in Police custody over Mohbad’s death

October 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Controversial Nigerian singer, Afeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley, has arrived Lagos. He arrived on Tuesday in order to ‘assist’ in the ongoing probe of the death of his former signee, Ilerioluwa Aloba aka MohBad. In a tweet via his official X handle, he said, “I’d like to share that I’ve just arrived back in Lagos, Nigeria to assist Read More

Breaking: At last, Tinubu replaces El-Rufai as ministerial nominee

October 3, 2023 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

President Bola Tinubu has finally replaced ministerial nomination of Mallam Nasir El- Rufai from Kaduna state with Balarabe Abbas Lawal. The nomination of Balarabe Lawal as nominee from the state by President Tinubu, was announced in a communication forwarded to that effect and read in plenary by President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio. President Tinubu in the communication, also formally Read More

Gunmen set cars, motorcycles, other property in Ebonyi

Ebonyi state police command Monday confirmed the burning of about three vehicles, motorcycles, and a Tricycle at Ezzangbo junction, Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state. A viral video was seen online where commuter buses were set on fire along Enugu-Abakaliki expressed way by Ezzangbo junction. According to the video, the perpetrators were said to be members of IPOB/ESN. Confirming Read More

Breaking: Church building collapses, Pastor dead [PICTURES]

October 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

Dunamis Church located at Mission Ward North Bank in Makurdi, the Benue state capital has collapsed According to report, the incident which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday reportedly left a pastor dead as the building caved in. According to sources, four individuals including the pastor were observing prayers at the church building before the incident occurred. The other Read More

Breaking: WAEC set to give verdict on 2023 withheld results

October 3, 2023 Solomon Arowolo 0

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) will on Tuesday October 3, 2023, decide on the withheld results of its candidates. Recall that cases of malpractice and irregularities arose during the conduct of the 2023 West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE). In a tweet on Tuesday, the council said the 76th meeting of the Nigeria Examinations Committee will be holding to deliberate on cases of Read More

Nigeria @63: Group hails Bala Mohammed, calls for support  

October 3, 2023 Ahmid Lawal, Abuja 0

The Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed Vanguard (BAM-V) has congratulated Bauchi state Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, Kauran Bauchi on the occasion of Nigeria’s 63rd Independence Anniversary. In a press release signed by its Director-General, Comrade Mohammed Abubakar Jibo, made available to Journalists in Abuja, BAM-V expressed its happiness that Governor Mohammed is in the helm of affairs as Bauchi state governor Read More

Rugby: Areh thumps up ValueJet’s contribution to grassroots development

October 3, 2023 Editor 0

President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Dr Ademola Are, has hailed the impact of ValueJet’s to rugby development and sports generally in the country. Dr Are who was speaking on the sideline of the just concluded National Youth Games in Asaba, where Delta state emerged winner in both the male and female events of rugby, said ValueJet’s contributions to Read More