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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 […]

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We won’t tolerate disrespect from Buhari’s appointees again – Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has issued a warning to President Buhari’s appointees following the continous face-off that has been recorded between the executive cabinet members and the legislature in the last few weeks.  Addressing State House reporters on Monday August 31 after Buhari inaugurated the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led Executive/Legislative/Party Consultative Committee, Lawan disclosed that the […]

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Chinese government is building $50m Transportation University in Daura for free – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the Chinese government is building the $50 million University of Transportation in Daura, Katsina State for free.  Speaking during his maiden inspection tour of the ongoing project in Daura, the Minister also disclosed that  he Chinese government will build a primary and secondary school which will cater for the […]

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COVID-19: Presidential Task Force warns against hasty reopening of schools

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Nigeria has warned states against rushing to reopen schools saying such action have escalated COVID-19 management situation in some other countries. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, speaking on Monday August 31 in Abuja said it would be in the […]

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Lagos health commissioner recovers from COVID-19

Akin Abayomi, the Lagos state commissioner of health has recovered from Coronavirus.  The state’s commissioner for information and strategy, Gbenga Omotoso made the announcement and also revealed that Abayomi’s PCR test returned negative on Sunday evening, August 30. Omotoso added that the Lagos state commissioner will return to his full duties gradually. He said;  “It is with gratitude […]

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Nigeria has also taken steps that affected us-Ghanaian minister replies Lai Mohammed

The Ghanaian government says the Federal government of Nigeria has also taken steps in the past that have adversely affected its citizens. The Ghanaian government stated this days after the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, spoke against the issues affecting Nigerian traders in Ghana. Lai at a press conference last Friday, August 28, said […]

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Supreme court upholds Governor Bello’s election, dismisses PDP and SDP’s petition

The Supreme Court has upheld the re-election of Yahaya Bello as the Governor of Kogi state.  The appeal filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the election, Musa Wada was dismissed by the Court’s seven-man panel led by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Ibrahim Tanko, on grounds of lacking merit.  […]

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NDDC finally pays tuition fees of students on its scholarship scheme

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has paid $5,901,000 to 197 students on its scholarship scheme. Recall that during the investigative hearing done by the House of Representatives on allegations of financial recklessness in the commission, several students sent abroad by the commission to study, came out to complain that they have been left stranded […]

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LASU to resume in batches starting from September

Students of the Lagos State University, LASU, are to resume in batches, starting from September. The Vice Chancellor,  Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, SAN, made this announcement on Monday, August 31, while speaking on a radio interview. He explained that 400, 500 and 600 levels students would resume first after which students in other levels would come onboard. The 400, 500 […]

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Constitution review is a waste of time and energy – Northern Elders

The Northern Elders Forum has criticized the 9th senate’s move to review the 1999 constitution.  The NEF in a statement released after the constitution review ad hoc committee chairman, Ovie Omo-Agege asked the general public, executive and judicial bodies, civil society organisations, professional bodies and other interest groups to submit memoranda or proposals for further alteration(s) of the 1999 […]

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Nigeria will break if we release list of those who have received contracts from NDDC- Cairo Ojougboh

The executive director of projects at the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Cairo Ojougboh, says Nigeria will break if the commission releases the list of highly placed Nigerians who have benefitted from contracts awarded by the commission. The NDDC has been in the spotlight after the National Assembly launched an investigation into allegations of financial recklessness […]

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Lionel Messi absent as Barcelona players undergo COVID-19 tests at training ground

Barcelona star player and captain, Lionel Messi, was absent from Barcelona’s training ground on Sunday August 30, as all the club’s staff and players were tested for Coronavirus.  With two weeks to the start of the new season, Lionel Messi’s absence from today’s testing and training raises the possibility he will avoid pre-season preparations with […]

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TolaniBaj and Wathoni evicted from the Big Brother Naija house

TolaniBaj and Wathoni have been evicted from the Big Brother Naija lockdown house. They were evicted during the live show today Sunday, August 30. All housemates comprising Tolanibaj, Trickytee, Kiddwaya, Brighto, Prince, Erica, Lucy Neo, Wathoni, Dorathy, Vee, Laycon were all up for eviction. Ozo and Nengi were exempted from nomination and eviction as they both […]

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There is a thin line between life and death’ – Actress, Lola Alao reveals she tested positive for Coronavirus

Popular Yoruba actress, Lola Alao has revealed she tested positive for Coronavirus but has fully recovered from the deadly virus. Explaining her ordeal in a post on Instagram, Alao said she lost her sense of smell and was sick to the bone before she made full recovery.  The actress further sent a warning to people not […]

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250 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

250 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Saturday, August 29. According to statistics released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC, Plateau state recorded 69 new cases followed by the FCT with 41 new cases. Other states with new cases include Lagos-21, Delta-14, Kaduna-14, Bayelsa-13, Enugu-13, Ekiti-11, Bauchi-9, Ogun-8, Edo-7, Oyo-7, […]

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Senate denies plans to secretly pass Social Media bill

The Nigerian Senate has denied reports that it is planning to pass the controversial Social Media Bill despite the public rejection of the bill.  If passed into law, the social media bill will empower the Nigerian government to unilaterally order the shutdown of the internet. An internet service provider that refuses to obey the order on conviction by […]