Friday, 11 October 2013

Tinubu leads APC’s kick-off campaign for Ngige

The All Progressives Congress (APC), on Tuesday, kick-off its national campaign for the November 16 Anambra State governorship election, under Dr Chris Ngige, as over 10,000 people stand en mass in support of Ngige.

ASUU STRIKE: Now that FG stop lecturers salary; what next?

The current imbroglio between the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU and the Federal government seems to be going messier everyday. The hope to end the industrial action look so bleak as none of the party is ready to sheathe its sword.

Sunny Okosuns’ Family Disowns, Ethel, Who Claims Sunny Okosuns Is Her Dad

The family of late singer Sunny Okosuns has disowned claims by former beauty queen and Nigeria project director, Exquisite Face of Africa, Ethel ‘Okosuns’; insisting she is not a daughter to the late singer and legend Sunny Okosuns.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Producers Hate Me Because I Don’t Allow Them Sleep With Actresses - Actor, Emeka Ike

Nollywood actor in an interview disclosed why he’s hated by some movie producers and directors in the movie industry.

The Yabatech graduate who was said some months ago to have vowed to stop acting said that his stand on

Fani-Kayode should hang his head in shame – Aviation minister

The Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, on Tuesday hit back at Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, describing him as an ignorant individual, who “should hide his head in shame.”

Fani-Kayode, a former minister of Aviation, had criticised the Peoples Democratic Party for expressing

Senate summons Oduah, others • No fact yet on plane’s insurance status – Minister

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, and heads of agencies under her ministry, to explain the real state of the nation’s aviation industry.

The invitation followed Thursday’s Associated Airlines plane crash in which about 15 out of the 20

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

You Are Liar, You've Been Avoiding Me - Blackface Replies Tuface

Blackface in a recent interview on hotfm's breakfast show reacted toTuface's recent interview claiming he invited him to his wedding in Dubai.

Blackface claims Tuface has been avoiding him for reasons best known to him and he has been trying to get across to 2face to talk about his song African queen that has been sang by a Jamaican artist in the US without the right to do so.

Agagu Death: Ondo SG Establishes Committee for Burial

The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has established an 11-man burial committee for the former number one citizen of the state, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, who died September 13, 2013, Friday.

Mr. Kayode Akinmade, the state Commissioner for Information, revealed the appropriate statement on September 16, 2013, Monday, which said, "Following the demise of the immediate past governor of Ondo

WAR OF WORDS: Atiku Abubakar Vs Political Commentator Kayode Ogundamisi

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar in a recent interview said he bought his mother a house when he was just 14 years old. Well, Kayode Ogundamisi, a social and political commentator, an activist and a blogger thought it silly of Atiku to say such.
He therefore took to Facebook to express his own opinion.

"Suntai's Case Not Hopeless, But His Life Is In Danger In Nigeria" - U.S. Doctors

The return of the Governor Danbaba Suntai in late August,2013, and his subsequent attempts to win back the governing position in Taraba State have made numerous headlines and are named controversial by politicians, scholars and ordinary people of Nigeria. His health condition has been widely discussed since October, 2012, when the news of the terrible plane crash was made public. But what do the doctors at the

Good News: Presidency Reported On MDG Progress, Said Goal 1 Is Achieved

The Presidency on Monday announced that Nigeria has surpassed the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 1 - reduction of hunger, and reported on the progress in achieving other MDGs, specifying areas where a lot more needs to be done.

Senior Special Assistant to the President on MDGs, Dr. Precious Gbeneol, said this at the briefing for State

Victor Moses Made Liverpool Proud

Former chelsea striker Victor Moses scored on his debut against Swansea on Monday night.

Moses scored in the 36th minute after picking up a loose pass from Jonjo Shelvey on the half way line.

The Nigerian moved towards the Swansea defence, evaded Chico Flores and placed an accurate shot past goal keeper Michel Vorm to give Liverpool a 2-1 lead.

Victor Moses Made Liverpool Proud

Former chelsea striker Victor Moses scored on his debut against Swansea on Monday night.

Moses scored in the 36th minute after picking up a loose pass from Jonjo Shelvey on the half way line.

The Nigerian moved towards the Swansea defence, evaded Chico Flores and placed an accurate shot past goal keeper Michel Vorm to give Liverpool a 2-1 lead.

13 Killed In US Naval Base Shootings

A former US naval reservist killed 12 people in a shooting rampage at a military base in the heart of Washington on Monday, before being killed in a shootout with police.

Police identified the alleged gunman as Aaron Alexis of Fort Worth, Texas, who served in the Navy from 2007 to 2011 before becoming a defense subcontractor for computer giant Hewlett-Packard.

Monday, 19 August 2013

ASUU: Strike To Be Called Off Soon As Jonathan Approves N400bn

The end to the present strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) may be in sight as President Goodluck Jonathan has approved N400 billion for the infrastructural development of Nigerian universities.

The document to this effect is expected to be made available today at the meeting of the presidential committee on implementation of the NEEDS assessment in the universities with the leaders of the four university-based unions – the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU), the

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Tiwa Savage and Tee Blizz Pick Wedding Date and Venue

Ladies, sometimes it is good to speak out! Tiwa Savage, after attending Sharon Adeleke's wedding in Lagos last week reminded her man, Tee Blizz, that their own wedding should be next. And the guy is in with her, as they have now picked dates and locations for their traditional and white wedding.

Prophet T O Obadare Buried in Osun

The remains of the General Overseer of the World Soul Winning Evangelical Ministry (WOSEM), Prophet Timothy Obadare, who died in March 2013 at the age of 83, were laid to rest in a mausoleum at the headquarters of WOSEM, at Illeki in Ilesa, Osun State yesterday Saturday August 17th.

Osun State governor, the Osun state executive council, church members, associates, friends, and family

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Nigerian Banks Cut CoT Charges To Lure Unbanked Population

Nigeria’s Bankers Committee on Tuesday has agreed to reduce the Cost of Transactions (COT) from the current N5 per N1,000 ($6.3) to N3, in a move tailored to woo the country’s unbanked population. This was part of the agreement made at the Bankers’ committee meeting held in Abuja on Tuesday.

Although Nigeria is regarded as the most populous nation in Africa, with a population of 170 million, only few of that number have bank accounts — especially those in the rural areas.

Avril Lavigne Wedding: Newlywed Honeymoons In Italy With Husband Chad Kroeger

avril lavigne wedding
After marrying in a French castle last week, Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger are celebrating theirfirst few days as husband and wife in another European nation: Italy!

On Monday, the Daily Mail shared photos of the newlyweds honeymooning in Portofino, Italy. The two were snapped cuddling while enjoying a boat ride around the city and dining at a local restaurant.

Zambia Charges MTN, Airtel For Neglect

Criminal charges have been laid against the Zambian operations of MTN and Airtel for neglecting to meet “minimum standards of quality service” in the East African country.

This was disclosed late on Monday by Zambia’s Information and Communications Technology Authority (Zicta).

Zicta said it had also laid criminal charges against Zambia’s Telecoms Company, raising the total number of culprits facing charges to three.

Lauryn Hill begins her prison sentence

Four months after she was sentenced to 3 months in Federal prison for tax evasion, Grammy award winning singer Lauryn Hill has turned herself in...

From TMZ 
Ready or not ... Lauryn Hill has just reported to federal prison in Connecticut, where she will begin her 3 month sentence for tax evasion, TMZ has learned. 

Officials tell TMZ ... the former Fugees singer was booked into the Federal Correctional

NCC may review mobile number portability scheme

TEN weeks into the launch of the mobile number portability (MNP) in the country, there are indications that the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) may review the various technicalities considered to be hindering a faster adoption of the scheme, The Guardian has learnt.

Indeed, MNP, which was launched on April 22 in Nigeria, making the country the 64th nation to adopt it globally, seems not to be recording expected success.

25 year Nigerian wants $1 Billion Dollar Google buyout

Nigerian entrepreneur is positioning himself to be acquired by Google, after the company recently bought a traffic based app, Waze, for a whopping $1 billion dollars

Today, launches a social traffic report for Lagos .Users can receive traffic alerts by “following specific Lagos streets, in the same way you follow people on twitter.”

Users can also update fellow commuters on the traffic in their areas.

Man tortures 13 year old son to death, buries corpse

A 34-year-old man, Arogundade Ahmed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly flogging his son to death.
According to eyewitnesses, Arogundade tortured his 13-year-old son, Qudus, to death because Qudus broke into someone’s house and attempted to steal.
Arogundade was said to have killed his son in the presence of his little sister, Sherifat.
After killing the boy, Arogundade dug a grave and buried him in front of his house in Alogba Estate area of Ikorodu. (Above photo - Arogundade’s house. Circle, the grave)
Our correspondent, who visited the crime scene, learnt that the incident occurred on June 27, 2013.

Thursday, 4 July 2013

Davido replies fan who calls him daddy's boy

All Davido did was talk about shipping his baby - probably a new car - into Nigeria this week and a fanentered him. See their exchange after the cut...