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How we plan to immotarlize my wife — Pastor Itua Ighodalo

Kindly Share This Story: Pastor Ituah Ighodalo …Why Obaseki may win Edo election By Sam Eyoboka SENIOR Pastor of the Trinity House Church, Ituah Ighodalo has revealed plans on how they intend to immortalize his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Olajumoke Ibidunni Ighodalo, nee Ajayi who died 33 days to her 40th birthday in her hotel room […]

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Operators of lottery, pools, betting to pay N20 million for license fee in Lagos

Kindly Share This Story: …As State considers virtual betting Bill to consolidate all Laws on betting By Ebunoluwa Sessou Operators of lottery, pools and betting in Lagos will be charged N20million license fee if a Bill proposed by the State’ Lagos Assembly on Laws on betting is finally approved by the state government. This was […]

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Breaking: Ireland returns €5.5m Abacha loot to Nigeria

Sani Abacha By Victoria Ojeme The Republic of Ireland has agreed to return about N2,514,651,800 (€5.5 million) stolen by the Nigerian former head of state, General Sani Abacha to Nigeria. The Ireland Criminal Assets Bureau was said to have frozen the money in 2014 where it was kept in an Ireland bank account. The agreement […]

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Big Brother Naija becomes most-watched entertainment live stream on Showmax

Kindly Share This Story: Showmax, an internet television service on Friday said the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) show had become the most popular entertainment live stream on that platform This was contained in a statement given to newsmen in Lagos, by the organisation which added that the development had proved that local content definitely had cross-border […]

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Partner with South-South govts for development, Okowa tells IYC

Kindly Share This Story: Delta Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa (3rd right), Deputy Governor, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (3rd left), Member representing Patani Constituency (DTHA), Hon Emmanuel Sinebe (1st left), Secretary to Delta State Government , Barr. Chiedu Ebie (1st right), and other members of the State Executive Council with the new Executives of Ijaw Youth […]

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Closing our shops will affect Ghanaians in Nigeria – Ogbonna warns GUTA

The Executive Director of the Nigerian Traders Union in Ghana has warned that if attacks on his countrymen trading in Ghana must end or else, there will be reprisal attacks in Nigeria soon. Speaking on Morning Starr on Friday, Kacey Ogbonna said there is no justification for some of the attacks on Nigerian traders in […]

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Bobrisky finally flaunts mysterious billionaire boyfriend

– Advertisement – Nigeria’s crossdresser, Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, widely known as Bob Risky has eventually decided to share pictures of her mysterious boyfriend on social media. Social media users in their long await could not bear to see that truly, the transgender woman really has a boyfriend and many people continue to really get shocked […]

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 cases exceed 40,000, death toll hits 858

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday announced 555 new COVID-19 cases in the country as total infections from the virus exceeded 40,000 in five months. The NCDC, which made this known on its official twitter handle, also recorded two deaths in the country in the last 24 hours. NCDC said 40,537 cases […]

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Why #UgandavsGhana is trending on twitter

– Advertisement – Social media, twitter to be precise is facing a hilarious battle between netizens from Uganda and netizens from motherland Ghana. Ghana has been beefing with Nigeria over so many topics, talk of who has the “Best Jollof” challenge, best footballers, and most beautiful and handsome actors and actresses respectively. Perhaps it is […]

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Nigeria’s local airlines risk collapse as load factor declines

Exactly a week after commercial airlines resumed flight services on Lagos-Abuja route, local airlines are struggling to sustain operations and meet cost as load factor hovers around 40 per cent.The day-one optimism of about 70 per cent traffic across some of the local carriers has waned. Some of the operators complained about traveler apathy, attendant […]

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Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases pass 30,000

Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases passed 30,000 on Wednesday, the country’s disease control centre said, as the virus spreads in Africa’s most populous country amid an easing of restrictions put in place to curb the disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), in its daily update posted on its website, said there were 460 new […]

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COVID-19: Nigeria reverses resumption of schools; cancels WAEC exams

The federal government has reversed its earlier announcement on school resumption. It also said no Nigerian school will participate in the West African Senior School Certificate Examinations earlier scheduled for August 5 to September 5. This year’s examination, administered by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), was postponed indefinitely in April after it was earlier […]

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Nigerian High Commission paid for land; demolished structure to be rebuilt – Ayorkor Botchwey

The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey says the government of Ghana will ensure that the demolished structure on the compound of the Nigerian High Commission‘s residency is rebuilt as soon as possible. According to her, the High Commission has duly made payment for that parcel of land, hence any encroachment onto the property […]

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High C’ssion building attack won’t affect Ghana, Nigeria relations – Antwi-Danso

International relations expert Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso has downplayed the impact of the demolition of a building belonging to the Nigerian High Commission to Ghana on diplomatic relations between the two neighbouring countries. Armed men reportedly stormed the High Commission under the cover of darkness on Friday 19 June 2020 and demolished the building under construction. […]

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I wanna go back sooo bad-Cardi B chooses Nigeria over Ghana

– Advertisement – Reports trending on social media have it that Cardi B has missed visiting Nigeria following her recent tour in West Africa last year. The Grammy award-winning vocalist Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar famously known as Cardi B has displayed her wish to pay a visit to Nigeria anew. Also read: Some celebrities are being […]

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Coronavirus: Lagos suspends reopening places of worship

The state government responsible for Nigeria’s most-crowded city, Lagos, has suspended indefinitely the planned reopening of mosques and churches this weekend as a result of a rise in the number of coronavirus cases. Nigeria now has more than 17,000 cases of Covid-19, the respiratory infection caused by the virus, almost half of them in Lagos […]

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Nigeria records ‘one rape every five hours’

There were 717 rapes in Nigeria between January and May this year, amounting to one rape every five hours, the country’s police chief says. Mohammed Adamu described rape as a serious and wicked offense and urged Nigerians to report any case. Speaking to journalists after meeting President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential palace in Abuja, […]

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Hushpuppi nearly made me kill my mother for money rituals – Nigerian guy reveals

– Advertisement – Hushpuppi, the money lauding and defrauding Kingpin as earlier shared on the website has been arrested by the Federal Bureau of Intelligence and the International Police in Dubai on Tuesday. READ ALSO:  Real reasons why Hushpuppi & Woodberry were arrested His arrest has been one of the most talked about subject across […]

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Nigeria’s spike in deaths linked to COVID-19 – Health Minister

Nigeria’s Health Minister Osagie Ehanire has said that up to 60% of nearly 1,000 unexplained deaths in the northern state of Kano were probably due to Covid-19. An investigative team reached the conclusion after looking into a spike in deaths across Kano state in April and early May – mostly among elderly people with pre-existing […]

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Nigeria impounds British plane for breaking Coronavirus flight ban rules

Nigeria impounded a plane operated by a British company for allegedly contravening a flight ban imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the aviation minister said on Sunday. Passenger flights into the country, with the exception of ones to evacuate people or repatriate Nigerian citizens, have been banned for weeks. The ban will remain […]

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Chinese nationals in Nigeria arrested with $250,000 bribe

Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arrested two Chinese nationals for allegedly offering a $250,000 (£203,000) bribe in local currency to one of its senior officials. Meng Wei Kun and Xu Koi were arrested on Tuesday inside in their office in the northern city of Sokoto as they gave the […]

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Nigeria accepts Madagascar’s coronavirus ‘cure’

The Federal Government says the product will be examined thoroughly before it can be deployed. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 to accept the consignment of a herbal tea touted as a cure for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) from the government of Madagascar. Madagascar’s President Andry Rajoelina launched the herbal […]

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Coronavirus lockdown: Two hotels demolished in Nigeria ‘for breach of rules

The authorities in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern Rivers state have demolished two hotels over an alleged breach of lockdown rules intended to contain the spread of coronavirus. State Governor Nyesom Wike, who supervised the tearing down of Edemete Hotel and Prodest Home on Sunday, said the operators had flouted an order that hotels should be closed. […]

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Bauchi: House of Assembly summons commissioner over nonpayment of WAEC fees

Kindly Share This Story: Sen. Bala Mohammed, Executive Governor of Bauchi state By Charly Agwam, Bauchi Bauchi State House Assembly has summoned the Commissioner for Education to appear before it over the government’s decision to stop the payment of WAEC fees for some indigenous students. The Bauchi State government last week, had reacted to protests […]

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House of Reps approve N346.388 billion budget for NDDC

Kindly Share This Story: As committee assures forensic monitoring of expenditure By Tordue Salem, Abuja The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved N346.388 bn budget for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) in 2019 financial year ending on May 31, 2020. Out of the amount, the Sum of N22.338 bn is for Personnel Expenditure, the […]

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How MDAs were restrained from squandering N40bn in 2019 — ICPC

Kindly Share This Story: Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC By Michael Eboh & Fortune Eromosele The Independent Corrupt Practices & Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, yesterday, disclosed that it restrained ministries, departments, and agencies, MDA, of the Federal Government from misspending over N40 billion through frivolous claims and payments. Speaking in […]

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I try to resist shedding tears while distributing relief materials to IDPs ― Zulum

Kindly Share This Story: Prof Babagan Zulum, Governor of Borno state Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno says he resisted shedding tears while watching displaced persons queuing for distribution of relief materials. Zulum stated this during the distribution of food and non-food items to 19,000 displaced households on Tuesday at Gajiram, headquarters of Nganzai Local Government […]

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Police arrest 376 suspects in 10 criminal offences in Edo

Kindly Share This Story: The Edo Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested no fewer than 367 suspects in connection with 10 criminal offences in January. The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Lawal Jimeta, disclosed this in Benin, in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while highlighting the command’s achievements. The Edo […]

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