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APC suspends Governor Kayode Fayemi

The State Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has suspended Governor Kayode Fayemi. According to a statement released by the party on Friday, September 25, the governor was suspended due to “his numerous anti-party activities, especially his role in the recently concluded governorship election in Edo State which is contrary […]

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US hails INEC and security agencies over Edo governorship election

The United States government has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies over the conduct of the Edo State Governorship election. In its tweets on Wednesday September 23, the US government also commended the people of Edo State for exercising their franchise.  It read;  [email protected] and Nigerian security services on the Edo governorship election. We […]

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INEC issues certificate of return to Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented a certificate of return to Godwin Obaseki as the elected governor of Edo state. Governor Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, both of whom contested in the state governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were presented with the certificate in Edo on Tuesday, September 22. […]

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Barcelona wantaway star, Luis Suarez faces fraud allegation after being accused of cheating in his Italian test to secure a move to Juventus

Barcelona wantaway star, Luis Suarez is reportedly facing fraud allegations after being accused of cheating in his Italian exam to secure a move to Juventus.  After being told he was surplus to requirements at Barcelona by new manager Ronald Koeman, Suarez wanted to join Juventus.  The Uruguay international was required to take an Italian exam […]

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10% of COVID-19 cases are people below 19 years – Minister of Health cautions schools

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire on Monday September 21 revealed that 10 per cent of all positive COVID-19 cases in the country are people below the age of 19.  Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF on COVID-19 in Abuja, the Minister said that though adults especially those 60 years and above are more vulnerable to Coronavirus complication, such […]

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Sylvester Stallone’s mother and Celebrity Big Brother star, Jackie passes away in her sleep at the age of 98

Actor, Sylvester Stallone’s mother and Celebrity Big Brother star, Jackie Stallone, has passed away at the age of 98.  Frank Stallone, the younger brother to Sylvester, made the announcement on Monday night, saying his mother had died that morning. In a post shared to Instagram, Frank stated that Jackie ‘died in her sleep as she […]

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APC rejects Edo governorship election result

The All Progressives Congress has rejected the September 19 Edo governorship election result which brought back Godwin Obaseki as the Governor of the state.  Chairman of the APC Media Campaign Council, John Mayaki in his statement on Sunday September 20 alleged that there was foul play due to “strong-arm tactics”. Mayaki also claimed that there was an […]

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Edo people voted against injustice – Rochas Okorocha reacts to APC’s loss in governorship election

All Progressives Congress senator, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to his party’s loss in the governorship election held in Edo state on September 19.  The former Governor of Imo state who noted that the people of Edo State revolted against injustice in the recently concluded governorship, also alleged that his party has failed to address some issues […]

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DSS and police reportedly invites Don Jazzy, Waje, Yemi Alade over political statements made against the Buhari administration

The Department of State Security DSS and the police in Lagos state have reportedly invited music executive, Don Jazzy as well as singers Yemi Alade and Waje to their office to caution them against making social media comments against the Buhari-led administration. Punch reports that Don Jazzy was invited to the DSS office in Lagos state where he was warned to […]

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Emergence of presidential candidate in 2023 will not be by tribe – Governor Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo state has said the emergence of presidential candidates in 2023 will be by party allegiance and not by tribe.  Responding to questions from State House correspondents after a meeting with President Buhari on Tuesday September 1, the Imo state Governor stated that anyone can contest for the presidential ticket on the APC platform […]

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Arsenal confirm £27m signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille

Arsenal has finally confirmed the signing of Brazilain defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille.  The Premier League club made the announcement this afternoon with the help of his Brazilian compatriots, David Luiz and Willian.  In a clip posted to the club’s official Twitter page, Luiz starts by congratulating Willian on his move to the Emirates, with the winger […]

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Ministry of Education disowns school resumption calendar

The school resumption timetable making rounds on social media has been disowned by the Office of Education Quality Assurance (OEQA) Unit of the Lagos State Ministry of Education.  While Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu had said that the resumption date he announced was tentative, the supposed 2020/2021 academic calendar states that the first term of the session will start on September 21 […]

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FCT doctors declare indefinite strike

The Association of Resident Doctors, federal capital territory administration (ARD-FCTA) have declared an indefinite strike which will take off from Tuesday September 1.  The group which conveyed announcement of their indefinite strike in a communiqué signed by Roland Aigbovo and Mustapha Ibrahim, chairman and general secretary of the association, said they took the decision amid the […]

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Talk show host, Trevor Noah reportedly dating actress, Minka Kelly

Trevor Noah has gotten a new woman in his life. The Daily Show host is now dating ‘Friday Night Lights’ actress Minka Kelly, a source confirms to PEOPLE. The insider reveals that the two stars have been seeing each other for “several months.”  “They’re very happy,” the source shares. “It’s a very serious relationship.” It was also claimed […]