Outburst: Ogun ministerial nominee begs Senators

August 6, 2023 Taiye Odewale 0

Trouble came the way of one of the ministerial nominees from Ogun state, Bosun Tijani, during screening session in Senate on Saturday, when his past offensive and derogatory remarks about Nigeria and the Senate , were played up. Dr. Tijani who is an ICT expert, had earlier made very good presentation on his personality and career to the Senate before Read More

Kenyan police clash with opposition protesters over tax hikes

July 7, 2023 REUTERS 0

Kenyan police fired dozens of teargas canisters into a crowd of opposition supporters on Friday as they marched into the main business district of the capital to protest over tax hikes. Opposition leader Raila Odinga called the protests to oppose tax increases that have been imposed at a time when many are already struggling with high prices of basic commodities such as Read More

Protest in Paris spreads to Switzerland, Belgium

July 3, 2023 DailMail 0

Riots sparked by the death of a teenager in Paris who was shot dead by police during a traffic stop has spread to cities in Switzerland and Belgium – but the streets of France are eerily quiet. Five days of unrest across the country over the alleged execution of 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk, who was of Algerian and Moroccan descent, has Read More

At last, Innoson reacts over alleged JAMB score inflation

July 3, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Innoson Group’s Head of Corporate Communications, Cornel Osigwe, has called for a thorough investigation into allegations of certificate forgery against Mmesoma Ejikeme, who was said to have falsely claimed to be the top scorer of the 2023 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. In a post on his official Twitter account (@cornelosigwe), Osigwe expressed doubts about Ejikeme’s ability to manipulate her results, Read More

Pictures: Tinubu returns to Abuja

July 2, 2023 Admin III 0

President Bola Tinubu has returned back in Abuja on Sunday afternoon after he participated in the Summit on New Global Financing Pact held in the capital of France, Paris. Tinubu returned to Lagos on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir festival, at his residence in Ikoyi. Touching down at approximately 2:30 pm, Tinubu’s plane graced the Presidential Wing Read More

Gunmen kill popular RCCG Pastor, kidnap church members

July 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

An unidentified gunmen raided a branch of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), in Abule-Ori, Obafemi Owode Local Government Area, Ogun state, Saturday, leaving one pastor dead and seven worshipers kidnapped. The Commander of the Ogun state government’s security outfit, So-Safe Corps, Soji Ganzallo, has confirmed the tragic event. He revealed that his officers successfully rescued the seven abducted Read More

Breaking: Special Chinese Warship berth In Nigeria

July 2, 2023 Editor 0

Report from Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial centre reveals that a gigantic Chinese warship has now arrived. The warship named Nanning is Nigeria on diplomatic arrangement. Blueprint reports that Nigeria’s Navy has already received the Chinese vessel. The Nigerian authorities are yet to comment on the development. Details loading…

VIDEO: Despite criticism, Davido stars at 2023 Afro Nation festival Portugal

July 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Renowned Nigerian Afrobeat artist, popularly known as Davido, graced the stage of the 2023 Afro Nation Festival in Portugal amidst a backdrop of controversy surrounding his baby mama and pregnancy affair. In an enthralling conclusion to the festival, which commenced on June 28 and concluded on Friday, June 30, 2023, Davido delivered captivating renditions of his chart-topping tracks. Notably, he Read More

Pictures: Tinubu receives Guinea Bissau President

July 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu played host to the President of Guinea- Buissau and Chairman Authority ECOWAS Head of State and Government , Umaro Sissoco Embaló on Saturday, in Lagos state. Tinubu had traveled to Lagos state on Tuesday, June 27, 2023, for his first Sallah celebration as the President of Nigeria.

In South Africa, Ramaphosa jerks up salary for public servants

July 2, 2023 Bloomberg 0

South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed off on a 3% increase in the salaries of all public office bearers, according to a statement from the presidency. The decision follows recommendations made by the Independent Commission for the Remuneration for Public Office Bearers that salaries of all public office bearers, including the likes of judges, magistrates and traditional leaders, be Read More

Don Brymo’s burial plan revealed

July 2, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The family of the late Nollywood actor, Chukwuma Uchegbo, popularly known as Don Brymo, has revealed the arrangements for his burial. As stated in the flyer released by his family, the final rites will take place on Friday August 25, 2023, after a ceremony at the Ezi-Ezenta Hall in Enu-Avomimi Enugu-Ukwu, Anambra state. In a departure from the customary request Read More

Revealed! New daily Twitter limitations for unverified users

July 2, 2023 AFP 0

Twitter is putting “temporary limits” on the number of posts users can read per day, with restrictions depending on account status. Accounts that have been “verified” on the platform will be allowed to read 8,000 posts per day, tweeted Musk, who owns the site. Unverified accounts will be limited to 800 posts per day. On the most restrictive end, newly Read More

At last, Davido breaks silence on pregnancy saga, Chioma

July 2, 2023 Admin III 0

Popular Nigerian star, Davido, has shunned critics amidst cheating scandal Davido made his first post after being accused by two women – Anita and Ivanna, of impregnating them. Davido took to his Instagram on Saturday to appreciate his fans on his recently released ‘Timeless’ album, as he continued his global tour. He wrote, “Thankful for the most amazing fans, thankful Read More

Reactions as Peter Obi deletes comment on Tinubu

July 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate elections, Peter Obi, has received severe criticism after deleting a tweet in which he referred to President Bola Tinubu as “Mr President.” This move by Obi sparked a wave of reactions on various social media platforms, with many expressing their disapproval. Obi, who is challenging President Tinubu’s declaration, had initially criticized the President’s convoy on Read More

Twitter goes down

July 1, 2023 The Sun 0

Thousands of Twitter users are reporting issues with both the website and the app. Reports started coming in that users were experiencing issues from around 12.20pm UK time on Saturday, according to Downdetector. Reacting to the issues, one social media user wrote: ”IS TWITTER DOWN?!” While a second said: ”huh? Twitter is down or something is wrong with my account?” Read More

Fire rages as Police detain dozens over French protests

July 1, 2023 CNN 0

Fire burned across protest sites in France and more than 1,300 people were detained as violent demonstrations over the killing of a 17-year-old shot by police raged for a fourth night. Protests continued into the early hours of Saturday in defiance of a ban announced a day earlier on all “large-scale events” in the country, with rioting breaking out in Read More

IPMAN speaks on increasing fuel price

July 1, 2023 Admin III 0

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has denied the alleged plan by the association to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, to N700 per litre nationwide. The Chairman of IPMAN South-west Zone, Dele Tajudeen, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Friday. The Read More

25 dead as bus catches fire

July 1, 2023 AFP 0

At least 25 people were killed and eight others injured after a bus caught fire overnight on an expressway in western India on Saturday, police said. The bus was travelling to the city of Pune when it hit a pole and overturned after midnight, causing its diesel tank to catch fire, senior police officer Baburao Mahamuni told AFP. “There were Read More

Infidelity: Yul Edochie hits Davido, others

July 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Popular Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, has taken a firm stance against his dcritics amidst the ongoing wave of infidelity scandals that have rocked the Nigerian entertainment sphere. Notably, both singers Banky W and Davido have recently found themselves embroiled in controversies surrounding alleged acts of unfaithfulness. Addressing the unfolding events, Edochie expressed his views on the matter through a recent Read More

Why I dumped Daura for London – Buhari

July 1, 2023 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Former President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he left his home town, Daura, Katsina state to United Kingdom. This was disclosed in a statement by his aide, Garba Shehu, on Thursday. According to Buhari, he decided to relocate to London because he wanted to stay in a quiet environment. The statement reads, “He chose to go home in Daura hoping Read More

Breaking: Supreme Court stops Biden’s $400bn loan forgiveness plan in US

June 30, 2023 BBC 0

The US Supreme Court has blocked President Biden’s plan to forgive student loan debt for more than 40 million Americans. The ruling was 6-3, with the three liberal justices dissenting. His plan, announced last year, would have forgiven up to $10,000 (£7,800) per borrower, and $20,000 in some cases. Soon after it was announced, lower courts blocked it – leaving Read More

Breaking: Apple hits new milestone, now worth $3 trillion

June 30, 2023 CNN 0

Apple is once again worth $3 trillion, the only company ever to reach that milestone. Shares rose 1% Friday to hit a record $191.34. With 15.7 billion shares outstanding, that stock price pushed Apple to its historic market value. Apple has been here once before: On January 3, 2022, Apple hit the $3 trillion mark during intraday trading, but it Read More