Double rape charge: UNILAG alumnus John Otema gets judgment day

Double rape charge: UNILAG alumnus John Otema gets judgment day

John Otema, an alumnus of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) accused of raping two undergraduates of the institution has been given a judgment day. Justice Abiola Soladoye of the Ikeja Sexual Offences... Read more »
Nigerian govt releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Nigerian govt releases guidelines for reopening of schools

Nigerian government on Monday released guidelines for the reopening of schools across the nation. The government, however, did not disclose the date for school reopening. The Federal Government has released guidelines ahead... Read more »
APC Has Five National Leaders, Not Just One - Tony Momoh

APC Has Five National Leaders, Not Just One – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Monday said the impression that the title of National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is reserved only for Asiwaju Bola... Read more »

COVID-19: Governor Umahi tasks 13 Caretaker Council Chairmen to work with health workers

By Emmanuel Nnaji in Abakaliki The Ebonyi state Government has directed all the 13 council Chairmen to ensure that a minimum of one hundred persons are made available by each of the... Read more »

More Troubles For APC

Another All Progressives Congress (APC) court battle has commenced. This time, a chieftain, Barrister Kalu Agu, is challenging the dissolution of the Oshiomhole led (NWC) by the National Executive Council (NEC). The... Read more »

Pondei-led NDDC IMC transparent, accountable, says Group

By: Taiye Odewale As Nigerians await outcome of the 2-day investigative hearing carried out by the Senate Ad-hoc Committee last week Thursday and Friday on alleged financial recklessness by the Interim Management... Read more »
2 Madagascar lawmakers die of Coronavirus

2 Madagascar lawmakers die of Coronavirus

President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar announced that two lawmakers; one member of the senate and one deputy had died after becoming infected with the coronavirus. He added that eleven other deputies and... Read more »
Breaking: Fire guts World Trade Centre in Abuja

Breaking: Fire guts World Trade Centre in Abuja

A section of the World Trade Centre building located in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was on Monday gutted by fire. An eyewitness revealed that the fire started from the top of... Read more »
Pogba says Man Utd now a ‘proper team’

Pogba says Man Utd now a ‘proper team’

Paul Pogba has hailed Manchester United’s improved form, saying they are now a “proper team” as they hunt Champions League qualification for next season. United, on a 17-game unbeaten run in all... Read more »
Magu Appears At Probe Panel

Magu Appears At Probe Panel

The suspended acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has arrived at the Justice Ayo Salami-led Presidential Panel for continuation of the investigation of corruption allegations against... Read more »
APC expels lawmaker opposed to impeachment of Ondo State Deputy Governor

APC expels lawmaker opposed to impeachment of Ondo State Deputy Governor

The All Progressives Congress in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, South-West Nigeria has reportedly expelled the lawmaker representing the constituency at the State House of Assembly, Success Torukerijoh. This... Read more »
2 Madagascar Lawmakers Die After Testing Positive For COVID-19

2 Madagascar Lawmakers Die After Testing Positive For COVID-19

Two Malagasy lawmakers died on Sunday after being infected with Coronavirus. One of the lawmakers was a member of the senate while the other was a deputy. Fourteen other senators and 11... Read more »
Nigeria treated, discharged 13,447 COVID-19 patients

Nigeria treated, discharged 13,447 COVID-19 patients

The number of COVID-19 patients discharged in the country is now 13,447 following 344 new successfully treated cases. This is according to the new data released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease... Read more »
Solskjaer says he ‘never lost faith in De Gea’

Solskjaer says he ‘never lost faith in De Gea’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he has never considered dropping David de Gea “for a one second” as the Spanish goalkeeper prepares to make his 400th appearance for Manchester United. Signed as a... Read more »
Tinubu,Osinbajo are Magu’s Godfathers – Fani-Kayode

Tinubu,Osinbajo are Magu’s Godfathers – Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, are godfathers of the suspended Chairman... Read more »
Breaking: Zindzi Mandela Is Dead

Breaking: Zindzi Mandela Is Dead

Ambassador Zindzi Mandela, daughter of the former South African leader Nelson Mandela, is dead. She was aged 59. She died on Sunday night at a hospital in Johannesburg. The cause of death... Read more »
I Slapped Godswill Akpabio For Sexual Harassment - Joi Nunieh

I Slapped Godswill Akpabio For Sexual Harassment – Joi Nunieh

The former Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Joi Nunieh, on Monday said that she slapped the Minster of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, for sexually harassing her. She said:... Read more »
Disqualify Ondo Deputy Gov for manipulating delegates’ list, PDP leaders tell Secondus

Disqualify Ondo Deputy Gov for manipulating delegates’ list, PDP leaders tell Secondus

Some chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ondo State have called for the disqualification of Hon. Agboola Ajayi, the deputy governor of Ondo State and for the immediate arrest of... Read more »
Buhari Should Resign As Petroleum Min. And President - Timi Frank

Buhari Should Resign As Petroleum Min. And President – Timi Frank

In a series of tweets this morning from Activist, and former APC Deputy Publicity Secretary, Timi Frank expressed contempt over the way President Buhari is running the affairs of Nigeria.  The outspoken Political... Read more »
Manchester City Wins Appeal, To play in Champions League Next Season

Manchester City Wins Appeal, To play in Champions League Next Season

Manchester City have won their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over alleged financial fair play (FFP) violations and are free to play in the Champions League next season,... Read more »

Igwe Ogbonnaya On CLIMATE EMERGENCY: Things That Should Border Us

The climate change is real and its already happening. Human-caused climate change has already been ascertained to increase the risk of floods and extreme rainfall, heat waves and wildfires with effects on... Read more »

Eze Lauds Appointment Of Prof. Okodudu As Ag

… VC of UNIPORT and describes it as a perfect step … Congratulates Okodudu, describes him as a consummate administrator .. Appeals to staff, students to cooperate with him … Commends Buhari,... Read more »

Anambra State Needs Someone Meticulous

Someone who is meticulous pays extreme attention to details and such a person spends money prudently. That is the kind of man Ndi Anambra need. A meticulous person is Good governance compliant... Read more »
City Of Cities: Akwa Ibom Kingdom Set To Decogest Lagos

City Of Cities: Akwa Ibom Kingdom Set To Decogest Lagos

By Sam Omatseye Lagos may be the vertebral bone of the Nigerian economy. But, like a bone gone awry during a meal, it can get stuck in the throat. The question of... Read more »
New York should prosecute Roger Stone

New York should prosecute Roger Stone

To almost no one’s surprise, days before Roger Stone’s prison sentence was about to begin, President Donald Trump has spared his long-time political crony from the pen — late Friday, Mr. Trump... Read more »
Makinde's Governing Board Appointment Is Christian Dominated - MURIC

Makinde’s Governing Board Appointment Is Christian Dominated – MURIC

An Islamic human rights organization, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has criticized the recent appointments made by the Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, for some tertiary institutions in the state. MURIC described... Read more »
Is 2020 Nigeria Government Jobs Recruitment Scam ?

Is 2020 Nigeria Government Jobs Recruitment Scam ?

Millions of Nigerians applied for INEC, ICPC, IMMIGRATION etc but the outcome of the result non to be found. All this recruitment is for show off. After applying you won’t hear about... Read more »
FG presents SDGs voluntary national review report to UN today

FG presents SDGs voluntary national review report to UN today

The Federal Government will present its second Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the United Nations High Level Political Forum (HLPF) today at 3:20... Read more »
I don’t teleguide National Assembly, says Buhari

I don’t teleguide National Assembly, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly dismissed insinuations that the National Assembly has become rubber stamp in the hands of the executive arm under him. According to Buhari, that his government has witnessed... Read more »
UK Denies Nigerian Airline Landing Permit to Evacuate Nigerians

UK Denies Nigerian Airline Landing Permit to Evacuate Nigerians

The planned evacuation of Nigerians stranded in the United Kingdom has suffered a delay as British authorities denied a Nigerian airline, Air Peace, landing permit. But in a swift reaction, the federal... Read more »
Magu Appears At Probe Panel

Magu Failed to Submit EFCC Audited Accounts for Four Years

The suspended Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, failed to submit the audited accounts of the anti-graft agency to the National Assembly as required by law.... Read more »
Davido Listed As Part of Cast In Eddie Murphie's Sequel, Coming 2 America

Davido Listed As Part of Cast In Eddie Murphie’s Sequel, Coming 2 America

Nigerian Afrobeat singer Davido has been listed as part of the cast in Eddie Murphie’s sequel, Coming 2 America. Coming 2 America is an upcoming American comedy film, the second installment in... Read more »
Restoration Of National Theatre Will Generate 10,000 Jobs ― Lai Mohammed

Restoration Of National Theatre Will Generate 10,000 Jobs ― Lai Mohammed

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the planned restoration and upgrade of the iconic National Theatre costing N25billion will generate about 10,000 jobs during and after the facelift.... Read more »
2023: Only God Can Make Igbo Man President – Arthur Eze

2023: Only God Can Make Igbo Man President – Arthur Eze

Billionaire oil magnate, Prince Arthur Eze, has said it will take God for an Igbo man to become Nigeria’s President. According to him, the Igbo people do not love another and are... Read more »
21 Injured In Fire Aboard Ship At Naval Base San Diego

21 Injured In Fire Aboard Ship At Naval Base San Diego

Twenty-one people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board a ship at Naval Base San Diego, military officials said. The blaze was reported shortly before 9 a.m. on... Read more »
South Africa slams curfew in new COVID-19 measure

South Africa slams curfew in new COVID-19 measure

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a new round of COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday in response to the country’s rising rate of infections. “From Monday onwards, a night-time curfew will be enforced... Read more »
Mali President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita: opposition insists he must resign

Mali President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita: opposition insists he must resign

Mali’s opposition on Sunday rejected concessions by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita aimed at resolving an escalating political crisis that has sparked deadly protests, saying it would be satisfied only if he resigns.... Read more »

Leave the NDDC Alone: An Open Letter To The Leadership Of The National Assembly

By Comr. (Chief) Frank Akiefa The Ijaw Youth Council has keenly watched the recent happenings going on in the Niger Delta Development Commission, (NDDC). Activities relating to a parastatal responsible for the... Read more »

Osodieme, Please, Forgive Me!

By Comr. Harris Chuma-Odili, PhD I have seen a thousand and one definitions of marriage. But the one that makes cultural and spiritual sense to me is that which defined marriage as:... Read more »

Corruption Is Fighting Back at Me, says Akpabio

The Honourable Minister for Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Obot Akpabio, has said that the events of the last few days at the National Assembly were a clear indication that corruption is... Read more »

Covid-19: Delta SSG Ebie Discharged, May Resume Work On Monday July 13

…CPS Refutes Media Reports On Compulsory Test For Gov Okowa’s Media Aides. Secretary to Delta State Government, Barrister Chiedu Ebie, has been issued a clean bill of health by medical professionals and... Read more »

National Theatre Restoration To Generate 10,000 Jobs – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the planned restoration and upgrade of the iconic National Theatre will generate about 10,000 jobs during and after the restoration The... Read more »

Biafra Is Not The Solution To The Sufferings, Marginalization Of S-East Region

By : Zitenwa Zik Ikokwu As an ardent believer in the philosophy of the existence of Ndi Igbo in Nigeria, I can confidently say that “BIAFRA” is not the solution to the... Read more »

Anambra Diaspora Investment Summit

FACT: Anambra Indigenes in the diaspora make up a good percentage of yearly financial remittances into Nigeria. It’s time to access our people for the benefit of our state. In line with... Read more »
Enugu State Constructing Bypass From Neke To Eha-amufu (Photos)

Enugu State Constructing Bypass From Neke To Eha-amufu (Photos)

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s administration in Enugu State, in collaboration with the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP-2), is constructing an all-important bypass from Neke to Eha-Amufu, across the thick forest and difficult... Read more »
Magu Is Fighting Back By Leaking Memos That Expose Malami's Own Corruption

Magu Is Fighting Back By Leaking Memos That Expose Malami’s Own Corruption

Magu is fighting back by leaking memos that expose Malami’s own corruption. Expect more of this. They’re both tarred with the same morally stained brush. Everyone in the president Buhari regime is... Read more »
President Buhari Love Igbos, But The Problem Is Igbo Elders- Ohanaeze Youths

President Buhari Love Igbos, But The Problem Is Igbo Elders- Ohanaeze Youths

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari over his love for Igbos. The group, in a statement on Sunday, signed by its President-General, Osita Isiguzoro and its secretary-general, Okwu... Read more »
Falana denies receiving N28m from Magu, demands apology

Falana denies receiving N28m from Magu, demands apology

Femi Falana (SAN) activist lawyer, has refuted reports alleging that he received the sum of 28 Million Naira from suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu.... Read more »
Policie In Bayelsa State Parade 14-Year-Old Girl Who Left Home To Be With Facebook Lover

Policie In Bayelsa State Parade 14-Year-Old Girl Who Left Home To Be With Facebook Lover

14-year-old girl has been paraded by the Police in Bayelsa state after she left her home and parents to be with a boy she met on Facebook. According to the 14-year-old girl... Read more »
I Married Regina Daniels, All My Wives As Virgins – Ned Nwoko

I Married Regina Daniels, All My Wives As Virgins – Ned Nwoko

A lawyer and former member of the House of Representatives, Ned Nwoko, and his wife, Regina Daniels, tell FRIDAY OLOKOR about their careers, family and other issues I met you and your... Read more »

Magu, Maggots And Maga Dogs

By Festus Adedayo Again, the system felled Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) last week. It had always done that. Olusegun Obasanjo, the maiden president at... Read more »

48,000 households get food as Zulum traverses Marte, Dikwa, Mafa (Photos)

.. Zulum rejects bad blocks 48,000 displaced households have received food items following Governor Zulum’s humanitarian trip to Marte, Dikwa and Mafa local government areas over the weekend. The Governor between Friday... Read more »
"Lebanon Was Hell, I Don’t Pray For Satan To Experience It" - Nigerian Lady

“Lebanon Was Hell, I Don’t Pray For Satan To Experience It” – Nigerian Lady

Twenty-nine Nigerians evacuated by the Federal Government from Lebanon arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Saturday afternoon. They were received by officials of the National Agency for the Prohibition... Read more »
Edo State House Of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Frank Okiye Dumps APC For PDP

Edo State House Of Assembly Speaker, Hon. Frank Okiye Dumps APC For PDP

Speaker of the Edo State House of Assembly, Hon. Frank Okiye has made the switch from the All Progressives Party (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Speaker made this known... Read more »
Our Officers Not Authorised To Seize Vehicle Documents — FRSC

Our Officers Not Authorised To Seize Vehicle Documents — FRSC

Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi The Federal Road Safety Corps says its officers are not authorised to seize vehicle documents. It, however, noted that driver’s... Read more »
UNIBEN Professor, Emoghene, Dies Before Delivering Lecture

UNIBEN Professor, Emoghene, Dies Before Delivering Lecture

A lecturer at the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Professor Alexander Ochuko Emoghene, is dead. Akelicious gathered that Professor Emoghene died on Saturday morning after a brief illness. A close friend of the... Read more »
UK-China ties freeze with debate over Huawei, Hong Kong

UK-China ties freeze with debate over Huawei, Hong Kong

Only five years ago, then-British Prime Minister David Cameron was celebrating a “golden era” in U.K.-China relations, bonding with President Xi Jinping over a pint of beer at the pub and signing... Read more »

A Must Read: Advice To Governor Hope Uzodinma

By: Kinsley Chibu Onyejekwe I am your brother and would want you to succeed. This message is a trajectory path towards your success. You must know that Achike Udenwa ruled IMO state... Read more »
NDDC Probe: Akpabio Pressured Me To Take ‘oath Of Secrecy’ — Nunieh

NDDC Probe: Akpabio Pressured Me To Take ‘oath Of Secrecy’ — Nunieh

Former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs. Joy Nunieh has made a flurry of allegations bordering on fraud against the Minister of... Read more »
President Trump Finally Wears a Face Mask in Public

President Trump Finally Wears a Face Mask in Public

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began, President Trump wore a face mask in public during a visit to Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday. The stunningly late milestone came... Read more »