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Daily Archives: April 7, 2020

The Ooni Of Ife Reportedly Picks A New Bride

According to reports, it seems as though The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi is in love again and this time it’s with the beautiful Tope Adesegun. The entire kingdom of Ile-ife and high society are in for an interesting [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

Archbishop decries spate of IDPs in Nigeria

Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, the Prelate and Catholic Archbishop of Jos, has decried the spate of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in different parts of the country. Kaigama said this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in [...]

August 11, 2018 Societal issues

UN speaks on Boko Haram attacks, terrorism in Nigeria, Central Africa

The United Nation Security Council has raised concerns over the security and humanitarian situation caused by the Boko Haram terrorists and other armed groups in Nigeria, Cameroon and Chad. In a presidential statement, the 15-member body regretted that Central African [...]

August 11, 2018 Boko Haram And Terror

Mistake Buhari made that’s now haunting his govt – David-West

Former Minister of Petroleum, Tam David-West, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari’s mistakes in his first four months in power are haunting his government. David-West, who is an ally of the President, said Buhari made a mistake in the appointment [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

LIVE UPDATES: APC, PDP, others battle for Katsina North Senatorial seat

The battleground is set for two brothers to slug it out for the vacant Katsina North senatorial seat. The district, where President Muhammadu Buhari hails from, will be keenly contested by Kabir Babba-Kaita, hoisting the flag of the Peoples’ Democratic [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

435, 458 uncollected PVCs worry Imo REC, outsources means of distribution to registrants

About 435,458 uncollected Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) are currently at the 27offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), domiciled at the various 27 Local Councils of Imo State. The state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, disclosed this [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

At London Polo Tournament, group raises fund for charity in Nigeria

London Polo Tournament: To an average Nigerian, the game of Polo may be nothing more than a group of men riding on a horse trying to hit a round object, but for Access Bank, a leading player in the Nigerian [...]

August 11, 2018 Sports

Umar urges open investigation against Daura on NASS blockage

A fomer governor of Kaduna State and human rights activist, Col. Abubakar Umar (rtd), has asked the federal government to thoroughly investigate the role of former director general of the Directorate of State Service (DSS), Lawal Daura, in the invasion [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

Nigerians question motive behind defections by politicians ahead of 2019

As the gale of defections, especially among Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) members in National and State Assemblies continued unabated ahead of 2019 general elections, Nigerians have expressed concerns over the development and its timing, especially [...]

August 11, 2018 Government and politics

In search of gold teeth, Nigerian pilgrims ripped off in Saudi Arabia

Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi Arabia have been defrauded of thousands of Saudi Riyal by unidentified expatriates while attempting to fix gold and silver teeth for them during hajj. Although not part of the hajj obligations, fixing of artificial gold or [...]

August 11, 2018 Environmental issues