Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi is dead, Saraki, Obaseki mourn
Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, has died at 78 years old after a brief illness. This was confirmed by his eldest son, Sani Kutigi, who said his father died in a London hospital. Kutigi confirmed the death in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria... Read more
ECOWAS to send 200 observers for 2019 general elections
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has expressed gratitude to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu for his contributions to the improvement of the electoral process and sustenance of democracy across the West African sub-region. General Francis Behanzin showed the appreciation when he... Read more
Labour: Indefinite strike looms over minimum wage
The labour unions in Nigeria say they would commence a nationwide, indefinite strike from November 6 if government does not meet their demands. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, and that of the United Labour Congress, Joe Ajaero, stated this in a press statement on... Read more
Usian Bolt gets contract offer from Australia’s Central coast
Eight-time Olympic gold medalist and world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, has reportedly been offered a contract by Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican’s agent Ricky Simms confirmed the news to Fairfax Media, saying: ‘In response to the media stories, yes, Usain has been offered a contract. I do not want to make... Read more
Olamide visits Disneyland with son (photos)
Nigerian rap star, Olamide, shared photos of him and his son, Batifeori, having fun in Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Olamide shared the photos on Instagram, with the caption; “Somehow found myself in Disneyland with my hitta 🔨 🤷🏽‍♂️.” The cute photos show the YBNL boss doing major Daddy duties. See the photos below:   View this post... Read more
Eviction from Big Brother Naija was a relief – Bambam
Reality star, Bamike Olawunmi, popularly known as Bambam, recently revealed in an interview with Punch, that she heaved a sigh of relief after she was evicted from the Big Brother show. Read interview below: Family  ”I am the first of two children born into a religious family; I have... Read more
Ooni’s palace react, says Olori stepped on Camwood not blood
The media team from the palace of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi have come forth to defend the ritualistic gesture of the monarch’s new bride, Evangelist Seyi Naomi, saying that the substance of the ground in the viral photo was Camwood and not blood. The repudiation is coming... Read more
IPOB reveals Nnamdi Kanu’s position on 2019 Presidential election
The Deputy leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Uche Mefor, has dismissed the statement credited to a former minister of aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode concerning IPOB’s position on 2019 Presidential election. The leader of the group, Nnamdi Kanu appeared in Jerusalem recently after his mysterious disappearance and Fani-Kayode yesterday,... Read more
35 Jos Prison inmates to sit for NECO exams
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) has said that 35 inmates of the Jos prison will participate in the 2018 Nov/Dec Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) of the National Examination Council (NECO). DSP Luka Ayedoo, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Plateau Command of NPS made this known in a statement... Read more
APC turns red as Wike snubs Osibanjo in Rivers State
The Rivers State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has berated the Governor of the state, Nyesom Wike, for shunning Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo’s visit to the State. Osinbajo was in the state and Bayelsa on Friday to see the rate of damage in some flooded communities... Read more