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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 […]

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AGF orders IGP to provide security for 17 Edo APC lawmakers who impeached speaker and deputy speaker

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has ordered the Inspector General of Police to provide security for the 17 Edo All Progressives Congress Lawmakers who impeached the House of Assembly’s Speaker and Deputy Speaker.  Malami who said the security measure is necessary to prevent breakdown of law and order, said […]

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What happened at Edo assembly was attempted coup d’etat – Governor Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has condemned the “planned” takeover of the Edo state House of Assembly on Thursday August 6, an incident he described as a coup d’etat.  Obaseki who accused his predecessor Adams Oshiomhole of initiating plans to throw the state into crisis ahead of the September 19 governorship election, also averred that the purported inauguration […]

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UAE says it did not restrict travels from Nigeria

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) embassy in Abuja on Thursday August 6, debunked claims of restricting travels from Nigeria.  In a statement released following unverified claims of suspending different categories of visa to Nigerians after Hushpuppi was arrested for alleged fraud, the embassy noted that the UAE took a number of precautionary measures to combat the spread of Coronavirus […]

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Chelsea star, Willian ‘agrees three-year deal on £100,000 per week’ to join Arsenal

Chelsea forward, Willian has reportedly agreed on a three-year contract worth £100,000-per-week to join Arsenal.  The 31-year-old Brazilian international decided to end his seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea refused to offer him a three-year deal he had demanded.  Although, Blues boss Frank Lampard was keen to keep hold of the winger but Chelsea’s […]

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The timing of my wife’s apology was pure coincidence” Adekunle Gold reacts after Simi was accused of apologizing to the LGBTQ community for “selfish” reasons

Adekunle Gold has finally reacted after his wife Simi was called out for the timing of her apology to the LGBTQ community. Simi apologized to the LGBTQ community for a homophobic comment she made months ago that homosexuality is “not natural”. Her comment angered the LGBTQ community but she didn’t address it. She finally addressed […]

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WAEC releases 2020 WASSCE timetable

The West African Examinations Council has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination. The examination date and timetable for West African exit students was released on August 4. The examination will start from Monday, August 17, 2020, and it will be completed on September 7, 2020. WAEC Nigeria in a statement […]

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It’s a shameful thing” LGBTQ Rights advocate Pamela Adie criticizes celebrities who apologize for their homophobic behaviours for their personal benefits

Pamela Adie has criticized Simi and other celebrities who apologize for their homophobic behaviour or comments for selfish reasons. The LGBTQ Rights advocate said it is shameful. She added that members of the LGBTQ community are not toys that celebrities can use to benefit from projects that are good for their image. She wrote: “There seems […]

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Dismissed soldier arrested for murder and armed robbery in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested a dismissed soldier identified as Ifesinachi Nwankwo for murder and armed robbery. The State Commissioner of Police, Abdurahman Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the dismissed soldier who is 24-years-old, joined the Nigerian Army in 2017 and served in Damboa, Maiduguri. The police boss said Ifesinachi reportedly went Absent […]