The Day Governor Ambode Wept

The travails of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State need to be fully documented not only by journalists and historians but also by political scientists across the world as it sets a new trend in Nigerian politics especially in our unformed version of democracy. A few months ago, Ambode was the

Ambode: Tinubu Burst Into Tears At Meeting With Buhari & APC Governors

Fortune may smile on Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode as the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) steps up pressure on National Leader Bola Tinubu to back the incumbent’s re-election.The duo has been at loggerheads, with Tinubu supporting a former Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, ahead

China Unveil World’s Tallest Statue Of Legendary Philosopher, Confucius

The World’s tallest statue of Confucius will be inaugurated in Shandong Province, in Eastern China, during this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival on Sept. 24. Confucius (551–479 BC) was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius, known as Confucianism, emphasised personal

Theft, S*x Scandal: LASU To Sack Six Lecturers

There is disquiet at the Lagos State University (LASU) over a renewed face-off between the institution’s chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the management, over plans to deal with some alleged erring lecturers There is disquiet at the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo, which is threatening the

Amaju Pinnick Wins NFF Election, Re-elected For 2nd Term (Photos)

The incumbent President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick has been re-elected for a second term in office. According to a revelation made on the verified Twitter handle of the NFF, Pinnick won the election by 34 votes. Pinnick being congratulated by his opponent Other contestants are, Aminu Maigari who got 8

Olympique Lyon To Ban Fan For Life

Lyon plan to hand down a lifetime ban to one supporter for a Nazi salute that was captured on camera as the club stunned Manchester City in the Champions League. Wednesday's 2-1 victory over Premier League holders City has now been marred by video footage that spread online following the Group

Obono-obla Under Pressure To Resign Over ‘Fake’ WAEC Result

With the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as minister of finance over certificate forgery, Okoi Obono-Obla, another appointee of President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the limelight over a similar issue. Obono-Obla, who is the senior special assistant to the president on prosecution, is alleged to be in possession of an “invalid”

Five Students Suspended For Wearing Hijab To School In Lagos State

Five students of Isolo Senior Secondary School have reportedly been sent home by their principal for putting on hijab (Muslims head cover) to school, according to a report by Daily Post. However, the President of the Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria in Lagos State, Alhaji Saheed Ashafa, has condemned the ejection

Nigeria’s Crude Export To US May Hit Zero

The imports of Nigerian crude oil and other West African grades to the United States look set to plunge to nearly zero amid growing shale oil production in the North American country, a Punch correspondent has learnt. The US Atlantic Coast imports of West African crude oil are expected to decline

Horror As 30 Passengers Fall Sick On Flight, Bleed From Ear And Nose

At least, 30 people fell sick on board in an Indian passenger plane on Thursday after the pilots allegedly forgot to switch on an air pressurisation system, local media reported. The Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur turned back after passengers experienced symptoms, including bleeding from their ears and noses. The

NSCDC officials arraigned for N2.7m job scam in Kaduna State

The Kaduna zonal office of EFCC has arraigned the duo of Mainasara Malami and Emmanuel Salihu (both staff of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps) before Justice Umar Dogon Daji on a two count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretence. The accused pleaded not guilty, prompting

How 80-year-old Herbalist, Two Others Behead Policeman For His Eyes

The officials of Nigerian Police Force from the Katsina State Command, have on Wednesday, paraded a herbalist identified as Hussaini Musa, for allegedly beheading a Police officer attached to 56 PMF, Special Duty, Operation Safe Haven, Jos, Plateau State. Speaking while addressing newsmen shortly before parading the suspect at the police

Minimum Wage: NLC Announces Date For All Workers To Commence Nationwide Strike

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) would commence a nationwide strike alongside all civil society organisations in the country next Wednesday, if the Federal Government fails to meet its demand for the tripartite committee to reconvene and complete its assignment on the new minimum wage. Rising from its National Executive Council (NEC)

Nigerian Ex-footballer, Wife Arrested By Police For Fraud In India (Photo)

A Nigerian national, who is a former State-level football player, and his Indian wife were arrested on Monday for duping people on the pretext of custom clearance for gifts sent by them,according to Hindu reports. The police said on Wednesday that they have duped a social worker. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Dwarka),

I Killed My Brother Out Of Anger – Lagos Woman Confesses

A 24-year old woman, Miss Akinbobola Olamide who reportedly attacked and murdered her elder brother, 26-year old Dara Akinbobola, by stabbing him to death in cold blood has confessed. According to PM Express, the incident happened at Olupebi Abijo Street, off Ijede Road in Ikorodu area of Lagos where they reside

Tricycle Robber Set Ablaze In Warri

Jungle justice seems to still be a daily play in our society as a suspected armed robber was on Tuesday night set ablaze by an angry mob around at Estate Roundabout, along the Okumagba Avenue, Warri South council area of Delta state. It was gathered that two other suspected members of

Governor Ayade threatened by Cultists over detained members

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, and other top government officials in the state have been receiving threat messages from a cult group in the state.  Mark Obi, the Special Adviser on Administration to the governor has confirmed this. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Hafiz Inuwa Mohammed, said

Two Soldiers Killed By Accidental Discharge In Gwoza-Army

The Nigerian Army has confirmed that two of its soldiers in the North East operation against Boko Haram terrorists were killed by friendly fire in Gwoza, Borno State. This was announced on Thursday by the Nigerian Army twitter handle and Facebook page @HQNigerianArmy and HQ Nigerian Army respectively. “We deeply regret to

Al-Makura begins probe of predecessors who ‘defrauded’ Nasarawa

Umaru Al-Makura, Nasarawa state governor, has set up a 10-man committee to investigate the abandonment of the N5.4 billion Farin-Ruwa Independent Power Plant project. The hydro-electricity power project was awarded in May 2004 by senator Abdullahi Adamu, a former Nasarawa governor. The initial project cost was put at N5.4 billion with a

My loyalty to Atiku unquestionable, says APC chieftain

Yahaya Kwande, a founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is loyal to former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar. Kwande, a former Nigerian ambassador to Switzerland, said this on Wednesday when he attended a rally organised for the former vice-president in Jos, Plateau state. Abubakar visited the state to solicit the

Speeding Train Crushes Police Inspector, Motorcyclist To Death In Lagos

Philip Kolo, a police inspector, who was attached to the Inspector-General of Police Monitoring Unit Strike Team, Force Headquarters, Abuja, and a yet-to-be-identified commercial motorcycle rider, lost their lives on Wednesday in a train crash around PWD bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos State. According to Punch Metro, it was gathered that Kolo was on

Davido Rocks ‘PDP’ Agbada During Campaign in Osun State

The photo of Davido looking dapper in an Agbada with imprints of the People’s Democratic Party is the coolest you’d see today. The music star who is in Osun state to support his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke who is running for the seat of governor, took to his Instagram page on Wednesday, September 19, 2018,

Warri Billionaire Ayiri Emami congratulates his Delta Billionaire brother, Sholaye Jeremi and babymama, Linda Ikeji on the birth of their son.

The Ologbosere (traditional Prime Minister of Warri Kingdom), Oil Magnate, Ayiri Emami, has congratulated his Delta brother, Sholaye Jeremi and his Babymama,  Linda Ikeji on the birth on their son, Jayce Jeremi. Ayiri Emami Ayiri shared photo of Linda and Jayce on his Instagram page and wrote; “Congrats to my brother on the arrival of

Wizkid First Babymama Exposes Him, Shares Damning Screenshots

So, Wizkid’s First Babymama is the first to fire back at the singer, after he labeled his First and Second Babymama, Shola and Binta as 'Money Hungry Hoes' Shola has shared damning screenshots and conversations with Wizkid.. and It’s beyond revealing. She shared Screenshots of Her Whatsapp Chats with Wizkid:

Ifeanyi Ubah And Okorocha Create Scene At The Airport (Photos)

Ifeanyi Ubah, CEO of Capital Oil bows to the Strong Man of Southeast politics, Governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha who belongs to the ruling All Progressives Congress. It happened that Ifeanyi Ubah who ran into Gov Rochas Okorocha at Imo Airport quickly stamped his left leg, bowed and said "Owelle Ndigbo I'm ever

Breaking News: FG Suspends National Carrier Project Indefinitely

The federal government has suspended the national carrier project indefinitely. Hadi Sirika, minister of state for aviation, made this known on Wednesday. “I regret to announce that the Federal Executive Council has taken the tough decision to suspend the National Carrier Project in the interim. All commitments due will be honoured. We

Osun Guber Candidate, Adeleke Sat For 1981 Exams – WAEC Confirms

According to The Nation, the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has confirmed that the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Saturday’s governorship election in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981. The examination body made the confirmation in its response to an order made on September

Coca-Cola To Produce Cannabis-infused Drinks

According to Canada's BNN Bloomberg, the drinks giant is in talks with local producer Aurora Cannabis about developing marijuana-infused beverages. These would not aim to intoxicate consumers but to relieve pain. The firm declined to comment but said it was watching the cannabis drinks market closely. "Along with many others in the beverage