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Thursday, 30 June 2016

“Oduduwa Is Your Father, Not Jesus Christ” – Nigerians Tells Ooni Of Ife

So after a video of Ooni of Ife singing a Christian Song, saying “Jesus is his father” emerged, some Nigerians of course came for him…claiming it is wrong and that Oduduwa should be his father.

Abia: INEC issues certificate of return to Ogah

The Independent National Electoral Commission has issued Certificate of Return to Mr. Uche Ogah as the governor-elect of Abia State.

INEC Commissioner in charge of the South-East, Amb. Lawrence Nwuruku, performed the duty on behalf of the commission in Abuja on Thursday.

Eid-el Fitri: FG declares Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th July public holiday

The Federal government has declared Tuesday July 5th and Wednesday July 6th has public holidays to commemorate the Eid-el Fitri Celebration.

 Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, in a statement he released today,

Former PDP Publicity secretary, Olisa Metuh, offers to refund N400m

Embattled former Publicity Secretary of PDP, Olisa Metuh, has offered to refund the N400 million from the arms deal procurement fund that was traced to him. In a statement released by his lawyer, Onyechi Ikpazu, Metuh said he was returning the money to signify his support for President Muhammadu Buhari's anti-corruption war. Metuh is currently undergoing trial for money laundering at a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Full text of his statement offering to refund the money below

Lagos To Hold Farewell Testimonial Match For late Shuaibu and Stephen Keshi July 23

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria in association with the Nigeria Football Supporters Club and the Lagos state government have scheduled the 23rd of July, 2016 for the Lagos Farewell Testimonial Match for the two departed former Super Eagles chief coaches, Amodu Shaibu and Stephen Keshi at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere on July 23, 2016. A committee to oversee the match has also been set up according to the NFF. 

“The Farewell Testimonial match would see the Super Eagles players battle against Lagos All Stars

Monday, 27 June 2016

Faithia Williams-Balogun Conferred With 'Atesin'se Adinni' Chieftaincy Title - (photos)

Nigeria actress Faithia Williams Balogun was yesterday conferred with chieftaincy title - 'Atesin'se Adinni'. Her colleagues; Dayo Amusa, Kemi Afolabi, Mojisola Olaiya, Kehinde Rhoda and Tayo Odueke were present at the event. Photos after cut.....

Court Orders Abia State Governor To Immediately Vacate Office

Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, to vacate his office immediately, after finding him guilty of submitting fake tax clearance document to the PDP during the party's governorship primary in December 2014

Ikpeazu's rival at the primary, Uche Ogah, had petitioned the court and provided evidence to

Messi retires from international football

Lionel Messi sensationally announced his retirement from international football after Argentina crashed to an upset defeat against Chile in the final of the Copa America.

The heartbroken Barcelona superstar was distraught after missing a spot-kick as Chile snatched victory in a penalty shoot-out – Messi’s fourth straight defeat in a major final while representing Argentina.

Monday, 13 June 2016

FG's 500,000 teachers’ recruitment portal crashes on day one

The recruitment of 500,000 teachers by the Federal Government might have run into a hitch as the website for the exercise crashed on Sunday following what was suspected to be massive applications by prospective candidates.

The Federal Government had, last week, announced that the recruitment of the teachers would commence on Sunday, directing interested Nigerians to apply through

Niger Delta Avengers agrees dialogue with FG, list conditions

The Niger Delta Avengers, have released a statement indicating their willingness to negotiate with the Federal government. The statement released on its website today and signed by its spokesperson, Muduch Agbinibo, ‎reads;

"The high command of the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) is using this medium to restate that there are no new items to put on the table for dialogue; we only want a genuine attitude and conducive atmosphere that will make us commit to any proposed dialogue and lasting peace talk.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Photos From Tonto Dikeh's Surprise Birthday Party

Actress Tonto Dikeh's husband, Olakunle Churchill threw a surprise birthday party for her yesterday as she clock 31. She shared some lovely photos taken at the dinner party. The Actress also shared a post praising her husband.
More photos after the cut...

The Ooni of Ife Visits US (PHOTOS)

The Ooni of Ife and his Olori Wuraola visited the Newark museum, Newark city hall, Essex County Hall of Records Newark, United Nations 605 Third Avenue, African slave monument slave burial ground in lower Manhattan  and the Columbia University Lerner Hall in New York yesterday. Photos...

More photos after the cut..

Nigerian Army Retires High Ranking Officers Accused Of Looting

In a statement issued by the acting Director of Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman, the Nigerian army has confirmed the retirement of some officers which include; Major Generals, Brigadier Generals, Colonels, Lieutenant Colonels and a Major. The statement reads,

The Nigerian Army wishes to inform the general public that quite a number of senior officers of the Nigerian Army were retired from service yesterday.

BREAKING NEWS: Amodu Shuaibu Dies ‘In His Sleep’

Former Super Eagles coach and technical director of NFF, Amodu Shuaibu, has died, reports indicated on Saturday.
BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu Dies ‘In His Sleep’
According to source, Amodu died in Benin, just a few days after the announcement of the death of ex-Super Eagles captain and coach, Stephen Keshi.

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Actress Fathia Balogun Goes Bald Again For Another Movie (Photos)

Nollywood yoruba actress and movie producer, Fathia Balogun, has decided to go bald for her new movie, “Shola Arikusa” which is currently being shot in Akure.

It was gathered that the the thespian had 15-years ago also gone bald for her own production “Makomi”, which was a hit movie, as the actress and proud mother-of-two is not relenting in bringing out the best character, according to the demands of her job as well as taking her career to the next level.

I Would Have Loved To Die Before My Late Wife” – Jide Kosoko

At the wake keep service of late actress, Henrietta Kosoko at LTV 8, Agidingbi, Ikeja , Lagos, Actor, Jide Kosoko, husband of the deceased while giving his speech said:
“..I still want to thank God even though as her husband, one would have longed to have her till old age, she shouldn’t have been the one to die…because i am far older than her but it pleases God and God knows that what we had in her mind is to live way older, thankyou all for coming…” he said.

Obama endorses Hillary Clinton For President

The U.S. President, Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.
Obama made this known in a video he posted to Clinton’s website after she secured the Democratic Party’s nomination within the week.

Buhari appoints Akabueze as DG Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appointed his Special Adviser on Planning, Mr. Ben Akabueze, as the new Director-General of the Budget Office of the Federation.

According to a statement, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Akabueze takes over from Mr. Tijani Mohammed Abdullahi who would now serve as Special Adviser to the President on Planning and would continue to work with the Minister of Budget and National Planning,

Carpenter Stabbed For not Fasting In Kaduna

A 41-years old Carpenter, Francis Emmanuel was on Tuesday stabbed by unknown youths, for eating during Ramadan?

Wednesday, 8 June 2016

Hillary Clinton emerges first female U.S. presidential candidate

Hillary Rodham Clinton, is on the track to becoming the first female president of the United States of America.
Hilary Clinton to visit Nigeria
With 2,497 delegates as of 11:00pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, Mrs. Clinton had convincingly clinched enough votes to become the nominee of the Democratic Party. Her opponent, Bernie Sanders, trails behind with 1,663 delegates. Democratic Party rules require the winning candidate to secure a minimum of 2,383 delegates.

FG to begin recruitment of 500,000 unemployed graduates

To fulfill is Democracy Day speech promise, the Federal government will on Sunday begin the recruitment of the 500,000 teachers.

According to a statement on Wednesday by the Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, the recruitment would be done online.

How Former Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi died — Family

The Chairman of the Edo State Football Association (EFA), Frank Ilaboya, confirmed on Wednesday that the remains of former Super Eagle’s coach, Stephen Keshi, had been moved to a mortuary in Benin.

The privately-owned mortuary, Faith Mediplex, is located on the Benin Airport road in the Edo State capital.

Mr. Ilaboya quoted Mr. Keshi’s faimily member, Ricky Aburimen, as saying the Eagle’s former coach only complained of a leg ailment while holidaying at his Airport road home in Benin before he passed away.