Breaking: In 2021, BBNaija season 6 kicks off with Shine Ya Eye edition

July 24, 2021 Editor 0

Arguably, Africa’s biggest reality Television show, Big Brother Naija, the sixth edition of 2021 kicked off on Saturday night. The opening ceremony of the show kicked-off around 7:30pm, with host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announcing this edition is tagged Shine Ya Eye. This year’s edition is expected to last up to 72 days as from July 24. Details loading…

3 injured as police repel bandits’ attack on Maraban Jos station in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Friday night attacked Maraban Jos Divisional Police station in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state but were repelled by policemen on duty. However, three policemen sustained injuries during the attack. Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while confirming the attack in a statement on Saturday, said the bandits came in three utility vehicles Read More

4 cops, others feared dead at Enugu police check point attack

July 22, 2021 Chuks Nweze 0

About four policemen and some unidentified persons were reportedly shot dead on Wednesday evening when gunmen attacked a checkpoint in Obeagu-Amechi community in Enugu South local government area. Apart from the security operatives, many residents and passersby who ran into the scene were either killed or wounded by stray bullets in the ensuing gun duel. The policemen were said to Read More

Pictures: 8 things to know about first Nigerian Olympic Gymnast Uche Eke

July 22, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria will for the first time participate in gymnastics at the Olympics this July and her winning ticket to the games is Uche Devon Eke. Below are eight things you should know about him: He was born to a Nigerian father, Daniel Eke. Uche recently graduated from the University of Michigan School of Information’s Master of Science in Information program Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s Elizabeth Anyanacho gets Turkish as first Olympic opponent, Taekwondo action underway July 26 *See full fixtures, entries

July 22, 2021 Editor 0

The draw for Taekwondo action just ended in Tokyo, venue of ongoing 2020 Olympic Games. Nigeria’s only Taekwondo athlete Elizabeth Anyanacho will face Turkey’s Nur Tartar on her fight day one slated for Monday July 26, 2021 as 2am Nigerian time. The Taekwondo action will be the first at the Olympics. Nur Tarter is a double Olympic Medalist and former Read More

PTAD pays more increment arrears to pensioners

July 21, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate  ( PTAD) has paid an additional 9 months of consequential adjustment arrears occasioned by the new minimum wage increase of 2019 to Civil Service Pension Department Pensioners and 6months of the same arrears to Parastatals, Police, Customs, Immigration and Prisons Department Pensioners. Executive Secretary of PTAD Dr. China Ejikeme, made this known in a signed Read More

Breaking: Court stops Zamfara Assembly from impeaching deputy governor

July 19, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday, stopped the Zamfara House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Mahdi Gusau. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order while delivering a ruling in an ex-parte motion with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/650/2021 brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), through its Lawyer, Ogwu Onoja, SAN. Details loading…