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Saudi man to sue wife for stealthily accessing his WhatsApp messages and monitoring them for nine months

A Saudi man is reportedly set to take legal action against his wife for stealthily accessing his WhatsApp messages and monitoring them for nine months. According to Okaz/Saudi Gazette, the man discovered that his wife, a school teacher, had managed to access his WhatsApp account and retrieved all the data and video clips that came […]

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Ex-governor Ayo Fayose attacks Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment on late Senator Buruji Kashamu

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has attacked ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo over his official statement reacting to the death of ex-Senator Buruji Kashamu. Obasanjo in a condolence letter to the Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, said the deceased Senator used the instruments of law and politics to evade justice over the criminal charges leveled against him […]

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I’ll support reforms that will reduce my powers on judicial appointments – CJN Ibrahim Muhammad

The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Muhammad has said that he will support judicial reforms that will whittle down his power on judicial appointments.  Muhammad said this at a webinar tagged ‘Selection and appointment of judges: Lessons for Nigeria’, which was organised by Justice Research Institute (JRI).  The CJN said;  “I will accept it 100 percent, because […]

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We are targeting electrification of five million households with solar power – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reaffirmed the federal government’s commitment towards making the country better for Nigerians. Speaking at a Virtual Presidential Policy Dialogue Session organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), the Vice President said that while the Buhari-led administration is focusing on key areas like agriculture, housing, manufacturing, they will also expand to cultivation […]

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Simon Cowell hospitalised for surgery on broken back after falling off his electric bike in Malibu

America’s Got Talent judge, Simon Cowell has been hospitalized after breaking his back following a fall from his electric bike. The 60-year-old entertainment mogul was rushed to hospital on Saturday Augusr 8, after falling from his new electric bicycle while taking it for a test drive at his house in Malibu, California.  A spokesperson for […]

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NDDC Acting MD, Daniel Pondei lists contracts allegedly paid for ‘under duress’ to get budget approval

Prof. Kemebradikumo Daniel Pondei, the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has listed some contracts the commission allegedly paid for under duress before its 2019 annual budget was approved.  Pondei who alleged that some lawmakers, especially members of adhoc Committees have held the Commission hostage over the years with the annual budget approval, also […]

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FG evacuates 87 stranded Nigerians in Sudan

87 stranded Nigerians have been evacuated from Sudan by the federal government. The evacuees arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja at about 9.15am on Saturday August 8, 2020. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) also disclosed that all the evacuees tested negative for the COVID-19 before boarding and will embark on 14-day self isolation […]

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It’s for widows and divorcees — Governor Bala defends appointment of SA on unmarried women

Governor Mohammed Bala has defended the appointment of a special assistant on unmarried women affairs after it triggered a controversy.  In a statement released by his senior special assistant on media Mukhtar Gidado on Saturday August 8, Governor Bala said he appointed a special assistant on unmarried women affairs to address the needs of widows and divorcees in the […]

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World stocks fall after Donald Trump bans U.S. transactions with WeChat and Tiktok

Amid increased tensions between the US and China, global stocks ended four days of gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the banning of U.S. transactions with two popular Chinese apps, Tencent’s WeChat and ByteDance’s Tiktok.  Tencent Holdings Ltd owns the popular WeChat app, while ByteDance is the owner of TikTok. The executive […]

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Edo: We will resist every attempt to illegally remove Obaseki- Governor Nyesom Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo State Governorship Election has said it will resist any attempt to illegally remove the incumbent Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, from office. Speaking to newsmen in Rivers state today August 7, the Chairman of the Campaign Council and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, called on […]

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Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman accused of sending hit squad of assassins to Canada to kill ex-Saudi official

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman also known as MBS, allegedly sent a hit squad of assassins to Canada in order to kill a former high-ranking intelligence official, according to new court documents filed in Washington. According to Saad Aljabri, 61, a former senior intelligence official under deposed crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who […]

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Facebook extends remote work through July 2021 with employees to get additional $1,000 bonus for their home office needs

Facebook is extending its work from home policy until July 2021 in response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. “Based on guidance from health and government experts, as well as decisions drawn from our internal discussions about these matters, we are allowing employees to continue voluntarily working from home until July 2021,” Nneka Norville, a Facebook […]

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What is happening in Edo threatens constitutional order nationwide – Atiku

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the recent events that have played out in Edo ahead of the election scheduled to hold in the state in September 2020.  The former Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) advised politicians not to worsen the already tense atmosphere and asked every concerned party to abide […]

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Sadio Mane, Kevin De Bruyne, Jordan Henderson among seven-man Premier League Player of the Season shortlist

A seven-man shortlist for the 2019/20 Premier League Player of the Season award has been revealed.  The list was dominated by three Liverpool players, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Jordan Henderson, and Sadio Mane.  Henderson who captained Liverpool to their first Premier League title, has already won the Football Writers’ Association Footballer of the Year prize. They are […]

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Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, 36, becomes world’s 3rd Centibillionaire

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, 36, has become the third centibillionaire in the World. According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, Zuckerberg’s fortune has topped $100bn for the first time, placing him among members of the world’s centibillionaires’ club, after Facebook’s shares surged by 6% on investor optimism over the news the company plans to launch Instagram Reels, […]

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U.S government advises citizens against travelling to Nigeria

The United States government has warned its citizens against travelling to Nigeria for security reasons. In the advisory published on the website of its Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Americans were warned against travelling to Borno, Yobe and the Northern part of Adamawa State due to terrorism. Americans were also advised against travelling to Adamawa, Bauchi, […]

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Governor Obaseki is a liability and his performance in office is woeful – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has stated that Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki’s performance in office is woeful.  The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Campaign Council for Edo governorship election, said this while answering questions from State House Correspondents in Abuja on Friday August 7.  Ganduje described Obaseki as a liability to […]