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It’s an honour to run against you’ – Kanye West congratulates Kamala Harris on democratic VP nomination while calling himself ‘future president’

Kanye West has congratulated Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris, who was recently selected by Joe Biden as his running mate for the 2020 presidential election. The Billionaire rapper, 43, sent his good wishes to Harris via his Twitter page and acknowledged himself as the ‘future president.’ He wrote: ‘‘I know my mum and Kamala Harris […]

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DSS invites ex-House of Reps speaker, Ghali Na’Abba, over recent TV interview

The Department of State Service (DSS) has invited for questioning a former speaker of the house of representatives, Ghali Na’Abba, over his recent interview on Channels TV. During the interview on Thursday August 13, Na’Abba who is a co-chairman of the newly formed political movement, National Consultative Front (NCFront), said Nigeria is now a failed state. […]

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UNILAG: Due process was followed in Ogundipe’s removal as VC – Pro Chancellor, Wale Babalakin says

Wale Babalakin, pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos, has said that due process was followed in the removal of the former Vice-Chancellor of the University, Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe and that anyone who is against it must have been benefitting from the alleged acts of corruption’ perpetrated during Ogundipe’s administration. Professor Ogundipe who was appointed as […]

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Tribunal affirms election of Duoye Diri as Bayelsa state governor

A three-man panel of the Bayelsa Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja on Saturday August 15, affirmed the election of Senator Duoye Diri as Bayelsa State Governor. This ruling comes a month after the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal filed by a former aspirant of the Bayelsa governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Timi Alaibe, challenging the […]

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Announcements will be made’ – Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu hints at changes after Bayern 8-2 humiliation

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu (pictured top left), has suggested that there will be changes at the club after Friday night’s humiliating 8-2 defeat at the hands of German club Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League quarter-final . The result means Barcelona ended the 2019-20 season without winning any trophies, and now Bartomeu has […]

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FIFA, CAF, NFF and the football world celebrate Jay Jay Okocha as he turns 47

World football governing body, FIFA, African football governing body, CAF, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) and football clubs Bolton and Eintratcht Frankfurt on Friday August 14 took to Social media to celebrate African football legend, Jay Jay Okocha as he turned 47 . Enugu born Okocha, started his career with Enugu Rangers in 1990  before […]

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FG dumps plastic ID cards for digital ID card

The Federal government has moved from national identification and registration of citizens via the card-based version to strictly digital. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this to state house correspondents today August 13 after he and Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, had a meeting with President Buhari in the statehouse. […]

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President Buhari’s daughter, Hanan, set to wed Fashola’s aide, Mohammed Turad

Hanan Buhari, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, is set to wed. According to Sahara Reporters,  Hanan’s soon-to-be-husband is Mohammed Turad, a special adviser to former Lagos State governor and current Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola. Their wedding is scheduled to hold on September 4, 2020. Turad is said to be the son of […]

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I’m ready to lay down my life like Mandela – Mailafia says after release from DSS custody

Obadiah Mailafia, a former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said that he is ready to lay down his life for his country like Nelson Mandela after being invited by the Department of State Services (DSS) over his claim of a northern Governor being one of the commanders of Boko Haram.  The former Presidential […]

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson tops Forbes’ list of highest-paid actors for the second year in a row

Forbes has released its Highest-Paid Actors List for the year 2020, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson claimed the top spot for the second year in a row. The American actor and former wrestler made an estimated $87.5 million in 2020, after earning $89.4 million last year.  Forbes pointed out that a large percentage of the 10 highest-paid actors made […]

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Send old generation out of power- Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo tells African youths

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African youths to come together and use their electoral power to kick out the older generation from all leadership positions.  Speaking at an interactive session held virtually to mark this year’s International Youth Day on Wednesday, August 12, the former President said unless old people are forced out of […]

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DSS should invite El-Rufai and not Mailafia – Reno Omokri

Former Presidential spokesperson, Reno Omokri has reacted to report of DSS’ invitation to former deputy governor of Central Bank of Nigeria and former presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) Mailafia Obadiah over his claim of a Northern Governor being one of the commanders of Boko Haram.  In tweets he shared, Reno Omokri stated that the DSS […]

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UNILAG governing council sacks Vice Chancellor, Professor Toyin Ogundipe

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Olawatoyin Ogundipe, has been sacked by the governing council of the institution. Ogundipe’s removal was announced during the meeting of the Governing Council of the institution which held at the National Universities Commission (NUC) building in Abuja on Wednesday August 12. Seven members of the council […]

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Nigeria added to Wikipedia’s list of failed states

Wikipedia’s list of failed states has been updated and Nigeria is now one of the countries on the list.  The free web-based encyclopedia project which contains information on a wide variety of subjects, described a failed state as a political body that has disintegrated to a point where basic conditions and responsibilities of a sovereign government no longer function properly. It further […]

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Kaduna former Deputy Speaker and two others suspended for 9 months

Three lawmakers have been suspended from Kaduna state house of assembly for 9 months, following the adoption of the report of the committee which investigated the fracas that occurred during its sitting on June 11. The former deputy speaker representing Basawa constituency Mukhtar Isa-Hazo, Nuhu Goroh-Shadalafiya of Kagarko constituency and Yusuf Liman-Dahiru, Kakuri/Makera constituency were suspended in […]

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Man who wrote 17 O’level exams before gaining admission narrates the sacrifices his mother made for him

A man who gained admission into the University of Benin (UNIBEN) after writing O’Level exams 17 times, has narrated the sacrifices his widowed mother made to see him through school. Emmanuel Oluwasayomi Ahmadu, the second of five children of Mrs. Esther Ahmadu, said he wrote SSCE 17 times in 5 years because he wanted to […]

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Court stops suspension of Ondo lawmaker

An Ondo State High Court has halted the suspension of the lawmaker representing Eseodo constituency, Hon Success Torhukerhijo from Ondo state house of assembly.  Though he was suspended for an alleged misconduct, the lawmaker who obtained the court injunction said he was victimised for not signing the impeachment notice against the Deputy Governor; Hon Agboola Ajayi. Justice Ademola […]