Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Becomes 2019 Fastest Man In The World

Nigerian athlete, Divine Oduduru, on Saturday ran a 100m/200m double at the Michael Johnson Classicin Waco, Texas. The 22-year-old student of Texas Tech University posted the fastest time in the world, this year, in the 100m of 9.95 seconds, beating his personal best time by 0.1 seconds. 45 minutes later Oduduru returned to track and […]

Kate Henshaw battles for seat of Governor in ‘4th Republic’ | WATCH TRAILER

Kate Henshaw flexes her political muscles as a gubernatorial aspirant in upcoming new political thriller, ‘4th Republic’. Also starring Bimbo Manuel, Sani Muazu, Enyinna Nwigwe, Linda Ejiofor and Yakubu Mohammed, ‘4th Republic’ is directed by award-winning director and writer Ishaya Bako. “4th Republic is not just a film right for the election period,” explained star […]

Nnamdi Kanu reveals what IPOB would do on Presidential election day

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra has stated that IPOB will hold a referendum on the sovereign state of Biafra on February 16. February 16 is the date the Independent National Electoral Commission has set aside for presidential and National Assembly elections. Kanu in a statement by the spokesman for IPOB, […]

ASUU chairman congratulates members as Federal Government meets demand

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has given update on the ongoing strike. According to the body, the Federal Government, yesterday, met one of its major demands. This is as the union has received the certificate of operation for Nigerian University Pension Management Company, NUPEMCO, from the National Pension Commission. The refusal of the […]

Oby Ezekwesili withdraws from presidential race

Presidential candidate, Oby Ezekwesili has withdrawn from the presidential race and opted to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the People’s Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election. In a statement issued this morning by the spokesperson for the Obiageli Ezekwesili Presidential Campaign Organisation, Ozioma Ubabukoh, Ezekwesili, was quoted […]

ASUU strike to end as FG releases ₦163 billion

The Federal Government claims it has released N163 billion to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, said this while addressing newsmen after a closed-door reconciliatory meeting with ASUU leadership on Monday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) […]

Regina Daniels appointed Youth campaign coordinator for Atiku

Actress Regina Daniel has just been appointed Youth campaign coordinator for the presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. She revealed this on Instagram moments ago adding that she accepted her appointment as a Youth campaign coordinator for Atiku because the land bleeds from hunger and inertia. According to her, it is time for Nigerian Youths to join […]

Osinbajo reveals true state of Buhari’s health ahead of 2019 elections

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, at a recent event organised by Christian leaders and youth in Lagos, revealed the true state of President Buhari’s health. You will recall that the president’s state of health has been a subject of discussion for some time now especially after he stumbled during a recent campaign rally and incredibly acted […]

Atiku To Be Probed Over Collapse Of Bank PHB On Return From US – FG

The Peoples Democratic Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, will be questioned on his return from the U.S. over his alleged role in the collapse of former Bank PHB, the Federal Government has said. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the allegation in Abuja on Friday, saying that the former Vice-President benefited from […]

ASUU strike to be called off soon. — Minister Of Education

The lingering strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has caused a breakdown in the academic activities in both Federal and State Universities across the country. Although there have been series of meetings between the Federal Government and the Union, the strike has still persisted. The latest update on the strike which the […]

I had a dream that Buhari and Atiku lost 2019 election – Minabere Ibelema

A columnist Minabere Ibelema has written on how he saw in his dream that President Muhammadu Buhari and Alhaji Abubakar Atiku lost 2019 election. The article published in The Punch talked on how the winner of the 2019 presidential election was a candidate that was rather unknown and not expected to win. The column reads; […]

Aliko Dangote Is Not A Member Of APC Presidential Campaign Council – Femi Adesina Clarifies

The Presidency through Femi Adesina has said Alhaji Aliko Dangote, who is not a card-carrying member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), cannot, and is not a member of the party’s Presidential Campaign Council (PCC) as earlier announced on Friday. Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made the clarification […]

Buhari appeals to NLC to call off strike & “consider what this government inherited”

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the National Labour Congress (NLC) to call off its nationwide strike. Punch reports that Buhari said this on Monday while receiving members of the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria. Buhari asked that the organised labour union consider the state the country was in when it was “inherited” by the present administration. President Buhari […]

Police investigate death of UNILAG Microbiology student, Niyi

A 400-level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Lagos, Adeniyi Ogundijo, died shortly after writing his final year exams, and it was alleged that he committed suicide. Men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba are currently investigating the circumstances that led to his death. While some people claim the deceased […]

Why Buhari Deserves Second Term In 2019 – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s minister of Information and culture, Lai Mohammed has elaborated on why Nigerians should vote for Buhari in 2019. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that President Muhammadu Buhari deserved second term election because, in the past three and half years, he has impacted positively in the lives of Nigerians. […]

57 Chibok Girls Seen In Cameroon – Parents

Fifty-seven Chibok school girls being held by Boko Haram have been sighted in two villages in Cameroon, parents of the abducted girls told Daily Trust on Sunday yesterday. The girls were seen by other female captives who at different times were kept by the insurgents in the two villages in northern part of Cameroon, the […]

Buhari Is Qualified To Contest With Primary School Certificate – Lawyer

Kayode Ajulo, an Abuja based lawyer and former national secretary of the Labour Party, says President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified by law to contest the 2019 presidential election. The lawyer, who doubles as the founder of Egalitarian Mission for Africa, an NGO, said that for qualifications for elective position, the Nigerian Constitution recognises Primary Six […]

We are learning the ‘Shaku Shaku’ dance steps for our campaign – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday in Abuja, jocularly said he was learning the Shaku Shaku dance steps for campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections. Shaku Shaku is a popular and contemporary dance style common among young Nigerians. Osinbajo, who was the Chairman and Special Guest of Honour at the launch of Five Fascinating Books […]

Abuja-Kaduna rail Running Below 120km/h because “we don’t want to kill cows” – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Abuja-Kaduna rail line is moving at 90km/h and it’s so “because there are cows everywhere, and we don’t want to kill cows.” According to Vanguard, Amaechi said: “The reason why we want to go back to narrow gauge is that between Lagos and Kano, we have 30 million tonnes […]

First Look at Ooni of Ife and his New Queen Prophetess Naomi Oluwaseyi

Last night, Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi announced that he’s gotten a new queen who he called Shilekunola Moronke Naomi. The new queen “is the Founder/President of EN-HERALDS, a prophetic mandate and an interdenominal ministry based in Akure, Ondo state, Nigeria,” according to her website where she is named as Prophetess/Evangelist Naomi Oluwaseyi.