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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Details As Ex Gov Dickson’s Senatorial Ambition Hits Troubled Waters

As the race for who represents Bayelsa West Senatorial District hots up, a group under the aegis of the All Progressives Congress Frontiers has kicked against the candidature of former Governor

Seriake Dickson, arguing that

Over 50% of PR agencies in Nigeria Are Reporting Revenues Of Less Than N5 million, Nigeria PR Report 2020 Reveals Challenges Afflicting Industry

Global Media and Public Relations agency, BlackHouse Media (BHM), has announced the release of the fourth edition of its annual PR report. Reputed as Nigeria’s first-ever Public Relations annual report, it is dedicated exclusively to chronicling data on trends, perceptions, challenges and prospects within the dynamic industry. 

 Since its debut five years ago, the razor-sharp Nigeria PR Report has lived to its billing as the most authoritative voice in PR measurement and evaluation in

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Details As Outpour Of Emotions Over Death Of Chika Ernest, Pilot That Flew Helicopter Which Crashed In Lagos Continue

Friends, colleagues and family members are mourning the death of Captain Chika Ernest who was killed on Friday when the helicopter he was flying crashed into a residential building in Opebi, Ikeja area of Lagos.

Chika Prudence Ernest, his

Friday, August 28, 2020

Big Brother Nigeria: Did Terry Waya Hint At A Versace Wedding Between KiddWaya And Erica?

It appears that the Kiddwaya and Erica’s relationship has been blessed by Kiddwaya’s father, Terry Waya.

In an Instagram Live session with media mogul Chief Dele Momodu, he hinted at a Versace wedding in Italy and the very considerate billionaire also mentioned another for the fans.

Confiscation Hearing Into Ibori's Assets Kick-Off

A former governor of Delta State, James Ibori, who admitted to stealing more than $250 million from the state when he was governor, and

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AfDB President

Incumbent Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina has been re-elected as the President of the Africa Development Bank.

Mompha Released by EFCC, Withdraws N5m Suit

Internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, was on Wednesday released by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

He was released on bail two weeks after he was re-arrested by the anti-graft agency in Lagos.

His lawyer, Gboyega Oyewole, said Mompha had withdrawn the N5 million fundamental rights suit he filed against the EFCC to challenge his re-arrest.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Mali talks fail to reach decision on transitional government

Talks between West African mediators and Mali's military coup leaders ended on Monday after three days of discussions without any decision on the make-up of a transitional government, a junta spokesman said.
West Africa's regional bloc sent in negotiators at the weekend in a bid to reverse President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's removal from power last week. But talks had focused on who would lead Mali and for how long, rather than the possibility of reinstating the president, diplomats said.

El-Rufai’s Aide Involved In Accident On Abuja-Kaduna Highway

Hafiz Bayero, a special adviser to Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufai, was on Monday involved in an accident on the Kaduna-Abuja Highway.
 Sources say people around the scene managed to bring Bayero out of his vehicle with number plate 12E-04KD.

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Police re-arrest of suspected Ibadan serial killer

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has confirmed the re-arrest of a suspected serial killer, Sunday Shodipe, who escaped from custody days ago.

Friday, August 21, 2020

Why UK Court Jailed Abdulrahman Bashir, CEO Of Rahamaniyya Oil For Contempt

A United Kingdom Court has jailed the Chief Executive Officer of Rahamaniyya Oil and Gas Limited, Abdulrahman Bashir, after he was found guilty of breaching multiple orders of the court in a pending suit instituted by Sahara Energy Resources Limited.

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

AFCON postponed till 2022

FIFA has confirmed that the African Cup of Nations, originally scheduled to hold in CamerooCOVID-19n in January next year, has been rescheduled for 2022.

IGP Deploys Crack Detectives To Oyo State

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has deployed additional investigative aids to Oyo State to complement the efforts of the Oyo State Police Command in the ongoing manhunt and efforts aimed at re-arresting Sunday Shodipe, a prime suspect in the multiple murder of innocent citizens at Akinyele Local Government Area, Moniya, Ibadan, Oyo State.

Monday, August 17, 2020

Lagos, Abuja airports to resume international flights August 29

The Nigerian Government on Monday said Lagos and Abuja airports will be opened for international flights from August 29.
“Glad to announce the resumption of international flights from the August 29, 2020 beginning with Lagos and Abuja as we did with the domestic flight resumption,”

Nigeria suffers highest inflation rate since March 2018

Nigeria’s inflation rate grew to 12.82% (year-on-year) in July, compared to 12.56% recorded in June 2020, the statistics office said on Monday.

Saturday, August 15, 2020

Tensions Running High In Ivory Coast After Anti-President Protests

Violent demonstrations continued in Ivory Coast on Friday after deadly protests earlier in the week against the president's decision to seek a third term, and organizers elsewhere vowed further action against his bid to stand again.

How Nengi And Kaisha Nearly Come To Blows In The Big Brother House

Big Brother Naija housemates, Nengi and Kaisha nearly came to blows during a heated clash in the Big Brother House this afternoon.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

EFCC Re-arraigns Adoke and Abubakar, Amends Charges against them

The Abuja Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 re-arraigned former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mohamed Bello Adoke and Aliyu Abubakar before Justice I.E. Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on a 14-count amended charge of money laundering to the tune of over Six Million United States Dollars ($6,000,000).

EFCC Arrests 3 Corps Members, 19 Undergraduates, 10 Others for Alleged Internet Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibadan Zonal Office, on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, arrested 32  "Yahoo boys"  for alleged involvement in internet fraud.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

President Vladimir Putin Say's Russia Has Found Covi-19 cure, Gives daughter First Dosage

President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia had become the first country to approve a vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus and that one of his daughters has been inoculated.⁣

Monday, August 10, 2020

James Harris 'Kamala' Dies After Complications From Coronavirus

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) legend James Harris popularly known as Kamala has died after complications from coronavirus.

The 70-year-old former powerhouse starred for Vince McMahon’s wrestling company during the late 1980s and early 90s.

BBNaija: Billionaira's Son, Kiddwaya says “I Will Beat Up Anyone Who Embarrasses Me On National TV”

Big Brother Naija housemate and billionaire son, Kiddwaya, have threatened to beat up anyone who dares to embarrass him on national television.

The hunky housemate mentioned this during a conversation with Tolanibaj on Sunday night. 

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Former Senator Kashamu Buruji Is Dead

Former Senator who represented Senator representing Ogun East, Senator Kashamu Buruji is Dead
He died of complications from Covid-19.
The deep pocket of many controversial parts was initially treated at an Isolation Center in Lagos State and declared Covid-19 negative, but the rage of underlying ailments forced him into admission at an upscale health facility – also in Lagos State – for advanced care.

What Nigerians Say About Aisha Buhari's Trip To Treat ''Neck Pain'' In Dubai

Nigerians have reacted to news that Aisha Buhari, wife to President Muhammadu Buhari was flown to Dubai to treat neck pain.

According to reports, Mrs Buhari was airlifted to

Friday, August 7, 2020

Meet Abel Jurgen Wilhem, Cossy Ojiakor's 30-Year-Old Fiance

Entertainer Cossy Orjiakor recently shared a video of her German-Nigerian boyfriend proposing to her.

How Nigerian American Basketballer, Michael Ojo died After Collapsing During Training In Serbia

Former Florida State center Michael Ojo died on Friday after collapsing during training in Serbia, his former team Red Star Belgrade said. He was 27.

Obaseki Has Committed Impeachable Offences - Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has blamed Governor Godwin Obaseki for the latest crisis in the Edo state House of Assembly.

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Police Arrest Naira Marley Over Abuja Concert

The Nigerian Police Force has arrested music star, Azeez Fashola, Popularly known as Naira Marley for contravening guidelines set by Federal Government to reduce the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

Two Edo Assembly Speakers Emerge

Embattled Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki is not having it good with his re-election bid at the moment.

The drama started when the Governor decamped to the opposition party to sick his second term ticket.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

EFCC Secures Final Forfeiture of N827.6m from NDDC Contractors

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has secured the final forfeiture of N827, 679,098.32 from Flank Power Resources Limited and GMFD Ventures Limited, both of whom are  firms linked to contractors with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.  Matthew Edevbie is the Chief Executive Officer of Flank Power Resources Limited.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

How Definition Of Humanity, AbdulSamad Rabiu Celebrated His 60th Birthday As His ‘’Biggest Dream’’ Dream For BUA Group Is Revealed

One of the nation’s invaluable helpers Abdulsamad Rabiu is celebrating his Diamond Jubilee today, Tuesday August 4, 2020 .

The Chairman of BUA Group is

Powerful explosion rocks Lebanon's capital Beirut, thousands injured

At least 25 people were killed and around 2,500 others injured when a powerful explosion rocked Beirut's port. Buildings were destroyed and windows shattered, with dozens of Red Cross teams racing to the scene.

Inside Amosun’s N27 billion abandoned school project in Ogun

On May 29, 2012, at an event marking the first anniversary of his administration, the immediate past governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, reeled out his achievements.

As is the practice with politicians, Mr Amosun went on and made several promises to the people of the state. Among the promises he made was a plan to build 26 “world-class” model secondary schools across the 20 local governments in the state.

Monday, August 3, 2020

Trump says he does not mind if Microsoft buys TikTok

President Donald Trump said on Monday (August 3) he does not mind if Microsoft Corp buys the Chinese-owned short-video app TikTok, but any purchase by an American company would have to be done by a Sept. 15 deadline.

Why Shoprite Is exiting Nigeria

Africa's largest FMCG retailer, Shoprite, is exiting the Nigerian market as it begins the formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its supermarkets in Nigeria.

According to a trading statement by Shoprite, it's operations in Nigeria saw a 6.7% decline in sales for the twelve months to June 2020, according to the group's trading statement released today.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Zenith Bank Rewards Customers With Massive Giveaways In The “Zenith Beta Life” Weekly Promo

Zenith Bank Plc, Nigeria’s leading financial institution, has commenced its “Zenith Beta Life” Promo to reward customers of the Bank with gifts every week starting from 31st July 2020 to 30th July 2021.

Reasons Why Court Dismissed Sex Toy Shop Assault Case Against Senator Elisha Abbo

A Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has dismissed an assault case filed against Adamawa-North lawmaker, Senator Elisha Abbo, by the Nigeria Police Force.
Delivering his judgement on Friday, the Magistrate, Abdullahi Ilelah held the police failed “to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the lawmaker assaulted Warmate on May 11, 2019.”

Governor Kayode Fayemi Recover From Coronavirus After 11 Days In Isolation

Governor of Ekiti State Kayode Fayemi, has tested negative for the coronavirus.

Governor Fayemi disclosed his latest health status on Twitter on Saturday morning and also appreciated those who stood by him while battling with the deadly virus.