Date
July 18, 2019

I Prefer Being Senator, Not Minister – Ajimobi

Immediate past governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment. He stressed serving at the Senate is his personal preference. The former governor denied he rejected ministerial appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he was not offered the appointment in the first place. He made the disclosures in a telephone chat with The Nation on Thursday. Reports went round on digital media on Wednesday he rejected a ministerial appointment offered him by the president. The report added that Ajimobi said the appointment should go to a younger member of the party. But the former [Read]

[PHOTOS] 2face Comes Under Serious Attack After He Did This

Angry Nigerians are attacking 2face online after the singer endorsed a provoking post criticising the bible. As we earlier reported, Ikhide Ikheloa, popularly known as Pa Ikhide, criticized Africans for still believing in the Bible and the ‘White man’s God.’ The literary critic said the Bible “is a great work of fiction” and “a tool of oppression created by feuding brothers to oppress women, children, and the vulnerable.” Read his full post here. Taking to his Instagram page, 2face shared a screenshot of the post and then wrote: ‘Africa Wake up#openyourmind #openyoureyes #ONELOVERELIGION Emancipate yourself from mental slavery.’ 2face comes under serious attack for endorsing post criticizing the bible Meanwhile, the [Read]

[VIDEO] Shop Attendant Confused As 1000 Naira Notes Of 30k Given To Him By Customer Turns 10 Naira Notes

  A young boy who works as a shop attendant at a rice shop in Ogba Retail Market in Lagos was thrown into confusion after a customer patronized him with juju. The boy sold 3 bags of rice to the man at 30k, he counted the 30,000 complete but 5 mins after the man had left, the 1000 notes turned to 10 naira notes. READ BELOW:- Watch Video Below:- [Read]

Odion Ighalo Joins Mikel Obi, Retires from Int’l Football

Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo has announced his retirement following the Super Eagle’s third placed victory over Tunisia on Wednesday night at the ongoing African Nations Cup in Egypt.  Odion, who is the highest goal scorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, informed coach Gernot Rohr of his decision before leaving to join his club in China immediately after the game. “He had discussed his decision with the coach before the third-place match, saying that the constant abuse was taking a toll on his young family but he was advised to keep it under wraps for the moment. After the game, he gave his jersey as a souvenir to the [Read]

Abiodun Presents MAUSTECH Amendment Bill To Ogun Assembly

ABEOKUTA – Bill for the Amendment to establish Moshood Abiola University of Science and Technology, Abeokuta has scaled through first reading before the Ogun State House of Assembly. The bill was read for the first time  by the Deputy Clerk of the Assembly, Mr. Deji Adeyemo, before the lawmakers at a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan Abeokuta. The first reading was consequent upon the acknowledgement of the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun’s correspondence dated 18th of July 2019, communicating the amended bill to the Assembly. “I forward herewith a bill for a law to amend the Moshood Abiola University of [Read]

[PHOTO] Osinbajo, wife attend son’s graduation in UK

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo have attended their son’s graduation at Warwick University in the United Kingdom. The Osibanjos took a photo with their son, Fiyinfunoluwa during his graduation in the UK. Also, Dolapo posted a photo of her son’s graduation on her Twitter handle and said “Our son’s graduation. All glory to God!” Fiyinfunoluwa Osinbajo graduates from UK University Fiyinfunoluwa is a fast-rising photographer whose photography has been influenced and inspired by Lolu Osinbajo, Temi Adebayo and TY Bello. Fiyinfunoluwa is Osinbajo’s only son. [Read]

Ugandan Govt to demand birth certificate for cows

In Summary According to Uganda’s Agriculture Minister Vincent Ssempijja, the new requirement is necessitated by demands from the international market that all countries producing foodstuff and crops for the European market produce its traceability. He noted that importers of products from Uganda are demanding meat from cows aged between 15 and 24 months hence the government will require a birth certificate for cows to ascertain for the age. Imagine the government demanding that you obtain a birth certificate for your cow. Well, that would sound comic or rather a far-fetched idea, but it is the reality farmers in Uganda are now facing. The President Yoweri Museveni-led government wants all farmers [Read]

Couple Falls From 9th Floor Of Apartment During Love Making

A couple have fallen from the ninth floor of an apartment while making love on the windowsill of the floor leaving the woman dead, while her partner, who survived returned to the party, that was reportedly holding in the said apartment. It was reported that the incident happened on July 5 at a block of flats in St Petersburg, Russia, where a wild party was taking place. According to Daily Mail, the 30-year-old woman landed head-first on the asphalt and died instantly, while the man survived after his fall was broken by her body and nearby bushes. Witnesses told local media that the partially clothed man then got up and [Read]

Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Bows Out of Int’l football

Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, on Thursday, announced his retirement from international football. The 32-year old midfielder took to his verified Instagram page, to announce thsit was time for him to bow out of the team and let the young ones take over. Sharing a photo of himself in the national jersey, Mikel Obi wrote, “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my national career. “In 2006, I played my first official championship for my country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for national team with Super Eagles. “My national career started in 2003 under 17 World Cup and I’m grateful for the [Read]

Timi Dakolo Reacts To Allegation That 80% Of CAN Members Are Rapists

Singer Timi Dakolo whose wife, Busola, recently accused COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo, of raping her when she was 17, has shut down claims that 80% of members of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN, are rapists. See his exchange with an Instagram user who made the allegation in his comment section below.   [Read]

Nigeria Is Building A Generation Of Illiterates – Wole Soyinka

Prof Wole Soyinka says Nigeria is currenlty raising a generation of illiterates. Making particular reference to Internet trolls, the Nobel laureate said the nation is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are deeply ignorant about. He made this remark when he spoke at the launch of InnoCreativa Youth Hub 2030 and project logo by Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) held at The Civic Centre, Lagos. “They are waiting for Wole Soyinka to lead a march to Aso Rock. It is about time to get off your feet and stop writing rubbish on the internet about things you do not understand. [Read]

AFCON 2019: Super Eagles Pick Up Eighth Bronze Medal in Cairo

CAIRO – The Super Eagles of Nigeria have won the bronze medal of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, after beating Tunisia 1-0 at the Al Salam Stadium in Cairo, Egypt. This is the eighth  bronze medal for Nigeria in the Africa Cup of Nations. Odion Ighalo got the goal in the third minute, making him the current highest goal scorer of the competition with five goals. #Nigeria have now won the third-place a record 8 times at the #AFCON tournament. #SuperEagles have never lost a Bronze Medal match at the competition. 1976 1978 1992 2002 2004 2006 2010 2019 Second place :1984, 1988, 1990 & 2000. AFCON champions 🏆: [Read]