The management of Npower has extended the Batch C stream 2 physical verification closing date by three days. This was disclosed by the Special Assistant to Minister of Humanitarian affairs on media and publicity, Nneka Ikem. According to her, the ongoing Npower Batch C2 physical verification exercise earlier billed to end Saturday, June 25, has been extended by three days, Read More
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets on Saturday returned to Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, day after they beat fellow West Africans Burkina Faso 2-1 in the final of just concluded U17 Championship in Ghana. The team awaiting reception by Minister of Youth and Sports development Chief Sunday Dare returned via Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport Abuja.
Amidst tears, the remains of the late Ekwueme singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, has been buried in her home town in Amakpoke Umuaku community, Abia. Prior to the final internment on Saturday, a night of worship was held in Abuja on Thursday, June 23 while a Night of Prayer was also held in Isochi, Umunoci in Abia state on Friday, June 24, Read More
A stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Adamawa state, Malam Hamisu Idris Medugu, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving the rehabilitation of Yola-Hong-Mubi road in the state. In a press release in Yola, the Adamawa state capital, Medugu thanked the president for the positive consideration of the state in his policy implementation. He appreciated President Buhari for Read More
Nottingham Forest have signed Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi from Union Berlin for a club record fee. The 24-year-old joins newly promoted Forest on a five-year deal for a reported £17m. Awoniyi scored 20 goals in 43 games across all competitions last season and becomes Forest’s first signing since gaining promotion back to the Premier League. “It’s always been my dream Read More
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Hon. Sunday Dare has expressed his optimism that Nigeria can discover more athletes in the shape and form of Mary Onyali, Faliliat Ogunkoya and Olopade Adenekan as the Athletics Federation of Nigeria begins its National Trials today, in Benin. The Minister made this known in a message of support, as the country begins Read More
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare will host the WAFU B U17 champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to a grand reception in Abuja in few days time. The Minister organised a similar reception for the U20 team, the Flying Eagles when they won the WAFU B U20 tournament in Niamey, Niger Republic last month. Dare saluted Read More
In what represents another major achievement on sporting infrastructure in Nigeria, Minister for Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has expressed delight with the on-going face-lift at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Earlier in the week the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development acquired a new customised VIP team shelter (FIFA designed and approved) for the stadium. Also, two Read More
Popular Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh, has emerged the deputy governorship candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) in the forthcoming 2023 general election in Rivers State. The ADC governorship candidate in the state, Tonte Ibraye, made the announcement in a statement on Friday. The statement reads: “After series of consultations with leaders of our party, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Read More
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced that the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise will go ahead beyond June 30, 2022. INEC Commissioner Voter Education Festus Okoye who disclosed this in Abuja warned that double voter registration would be of no effect.
Popular Nigeria gospel music star, Mercy Chinwo, got engaged by her husband-to-be, Pastor Blessed Uzochikwa. The excess love crooner took to her Instagram page on Thursday, where she shared the big news. “I am blessed to be blessed with @theofficialblessed ❤️ The thoughts of doing the next phase and the rest phase of my life with you makes the blessing Read More
The Ondo state command of the Southwest security network, code-named Amotekun, says it has arrested some suspects linked to the attack on St Francis Catholic Church, Owo. Gunmen had on June 5, 2022 attacked the church in Owo and murdered over 40 worshippers. Owo is the home town of the sitting governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu.
Few days after the death of Nollywood star, Osmond Gbadebo, Veteran actor, Olaniyi Raji, popularly known as Baba Atoli has passed on. Foluke Daramola, a colleague of the Yoruba movie star announced the death via her verified Instagram handle on Thursday. Foluke shared the deceased photo with the caption: “Sad we lost baba Atoli. Such a shame.” Friends and family Read More
A Human rights lawyer and activist, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, Thursday, caused a mild drama at the Supreme Court during a proceeding. The Delta State-born human rights advocate appeared in an unusual atire when he matched his lawyer robe with other traditional apparels. Though peaceful in his protest all through the sitting, the activist temporarily disrupted the proceedings as all eyes Read More
The former Anambra state governor and presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, Wednesday, visited the governor of Rivers State Nyesom Wike. Obi and Wike were presidential aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party before the former’s defection to Labour Party.
Controversial singer, Portable popularly known as Habeeb Okikiola has denied the rumour of killing yet to be identified biker in Ogun state. The father of two made this known shortly after the naming ceremony of his second child on Tuesday. The zazuu crooner however promised to compensate the family of the commercial motorcyclist who was hit by his Range Rover Read More
Fast rising Nigerian singer, rapper and dancer, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable, has tied the knot with his babymama, Zainab Badmus. The incidence took place in Ogun state, Nigerian during the naming ceremony of their second child on Tuesday. Making it a double celebration, Portable has legally joined the married club as he got wedded to his woman. The Read More
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Reap Africa Initiative, has launched an online free two weeks intensive training on agro-business and entrepreneurship. The scheme tagged, “Youth Revolution in Entrepreneurship and Agricultural Production” (Y-REAP) is aimed at giving free online training on 10 basic entrepreneurship courses and one elective course on any agricultural product to participants. The training according to Reap Africa Intiative Read More
A video has captured moment a boyfriend simply identified as Fatai along with his friends striped naked and flogged his girlfriend identified as Aduke for allegedly being unfaithful to him. The victim who is an HND1 student of Bartholomew College of Health Shao, Kwara State, told her friends that the incident happened at Fatai’s residence. According to her report, Fatai Read More
Few days after controversial crossdresser Idris Okuneye popularly known as Bobrisky launched his N400 million mansion, a viral video has shown moment Islamic clerics visited the newly acquired mansion for prayers. The Lagos-born effeminate celebrity unveiled the mansion to the world on Sunday, in a star-studded housewarming ceremony. Bobrisky made sure to kick-off activities for the day with prayers as Read More
The staff of the Nnamdi Azikwe airport, Lagos were seen in a video protesting the non-payment of their salaries. In the viral video, the staff of the airport allegedly refused to give passengers their luggage.
Peter, the husband of the late gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu, on Monday resumed trial at the Abuja High Court. He is facing 23-count charge of the domestic violence and homicide which he already pleaded not guilty. Family members of Osinachi also were in court for the trial. Before on Monday, the trial judge, Justice N.K Nwosu-Iheme, had fixed 16 and Read More
Nigeria Customs were on Sunday night crowned Champions of the 2022 Mark D Ball Men’s Basketball tournament after inflicting a 61-55 defeat, on new Abuja franchaise Mo Heat, in the final of the Elite 8 tournament, played at the Indoor Sports Hall, Package B, of the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. D’Tigers player, Ibe Agu, who captained Customs contributed 17 Read More
The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), Ms Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, said that Nigerian government would continue to support persons of concern in the country, adding that the commission had undertaken the registration of refugees into the National Health Insurance Scheme. In a statement Friday in Abuja during a road walk carnival heralding the Read More
Admirers in large number on Saturday crowded the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on his arrival from a three-day Egypt trip. The admirers were seen taking pictures with the Onitsha-born politician. The former governor of Anambra state arrived Nigeria through the Abuja international airport.