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135 years after, Nigeria’s first Aso Rock still intact in Calabar [PHOTOS]

The Old Residency Museum, the First Aso Rock in Nigeria that housed the offices of Lord Lugard and other early administrators and colonial officials of Nigeria are still intact in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. You can still see the massive offices that served as Nigeria’s first ‘Aso Rock’, where both the Northern and Southern Protectorate of Nigeria were administered from before it was amalgamated by the same Lord Lugard in 1914. Materials used in erecting the structure, were all brought in from Britain by the Royal Niger Company, with the experts to build it. The one-storey edifice was built in 1884 in Old Calabar. Now called Old Residency, [Read]

I’m missing Nigeria – Cardi B says as she arrives America

  American rapper Cardi B who was in Nigeria last week, has said she is missing the country, just moment after arriving back in her home country, the United States of America.   The outspoken rapper was in Africa for the LiveSpot X Festival’s in Ghana and Nigeria, and she seemed to have so much fun in Nigeria, before heading to Ghana after her first show in Lagos. The fun continued for her in Ghana. Moments after arriving the West African country, she took to her social media page to treat her fans to a tour of her hotel room. ‘Oh snap, we are going to turn up today. I want to [Read]

We Won’t Declare Kalu’s Seat Vacant — Senate

  The Senate on Friday ruled out the possibility of declaring vacant, the seat of its Chief Whip, Senator Orji Kalu, following his conviction by a Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, PUNCH reported. Kalu, a former governor of Abia State, was sentenced to 12 years’ imprisonment over a N7.1bn fraud charges against him since 2007 by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The judgment was delivered by Justice Mohammed Idris, 12 years after the EFCC filed the suit against him. Kalu was convicted alongside his firm, Slok Nigeria Limited, and Jones Udeogu, who served under him as the director of finance and account at the Abia State Government [Read]

I want to defend my titles in Nigeria – Anthony Joshua

  Anthony Joshua has confirmed that he would “definitely love” to defend his heavyweight titles in Nigeria after defeating Andy Ruiz in their rematch. The IBF, WBO and WBA champion recovered from a devastating upset in his first fight against the Mexican-American to reclaim the belts via a wide unanimous decision in Saudi Arabia. Joshua, who is of Nigerian heritage, visited the country between the two fights and is keen to bring the first world heavyweight title fight to the continent since the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ in 1974. Promoter Eddie Hearn, has received numerous offers to stage Joshua’s next fight. However, with the Briton likely to be forced to [Read]

[OPINION] Cardi B did more for Brand Nigeria in 72hrs than Lai Mohammed has done in years

American rapper, songwriter, actress and TV personality, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar, better known professionally as Cardi B, left Nigeria on Sunday, December 8, 2019 after three days in the nation’s commercial and entertainment capital city of Lagos. During her brief stay, Cardi just couldn’t get enough of Nigeria. Home girl bloody put Nigeria on the map all over again. And with some style as well. Her Instagram stories dwelt on how lovely and enjoyable Nigeria is, how industrious and energetic its people are, she went on and on about Lagos’ charming nightlife and frenetic pace, she was treated to a cocktail of lap dances from exotic dancers at a strip club, [Read]

‘Moan out loud when he smashes your calabash’ – Pastor advises women to improve sex life, Cites reasons [A MUST READ]

Patience Akpabio, the General Overseer of The City of Praise Prophetic Ministries, has warned that women who don’t moan loudly during sex will give birth to inactive or irresponsible children. She disclosed this in a Facebook post in which she advised couples not to stay silent during sex. Read her full post below: “Silent Sex without loud moaning produces silent and inactive children who cannot speak up for their rights in the face of tyranny. Moan out loud when he smashes your Calabash. Make the joyful noise unto your starved neighborhood. Raise a bar for a volcanic orgasms that’s capable of giving us freedom fighters not dumb kids. The Country [Read]

C. Ronaldo’s son wins Cavour Trophy, Best Striker Award with Juventus’ U9 side

– Cristiano Ronaldo’s son has won the Cavour Trophy with Juventus’ Under 9 side – The eldest son of the Portugal international scored three goals in this tournament – He was also named as the best striker by the organizers of the championship Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo will be proud of his son after winning youth tournament with the Old Lady’s Under 9 team where he was also named the best striker. Since Cristiano Jr joined the Juventus’ youth team, he has been impressive and has also made headlines many times. By the end of October, he was sitting on 58 goals and had a further 18 assists in just [Read]

It costs N1.8bn to get CArdi B to perform in Nigeria and Ghana

If you have ever wondered why American artistes don’t perform often in Nigeria, well, maybe the cost of Cardi B performing in Nigeria hould tell you why. Cardi B thrilled fans in Africa after she graced the continent in style to perform in Lagos and in Ghana, but her her sponsors broke the bank literally to get her to perform in the two countries. According to reliable sources, the disarmingly sweet and charming reigning star’s trip to Nigerian and Ghana cost about $5m dollars which translates to an eye-watering, N1.8billion Naira. [READ ALSO] Cardi B buys provisions worth millions of naira as she donates to Lekki orphanage Sources revealed that [Read]

Don’t Expect Us To Hand Over To You in 2023 – Arewa Youths Tell Southwest

  Northern youths, on the aegis of the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, have reacted to alleged humiliation of Northerners in Lagos by task force. The AYCF in a statement signed and made available to DAILY POST on Monday by Alhaji Yerima Shettima, it National President, claimed that Northerners who are in the Southwest State to earn their living were being attacked and humiliated by the State’s taskforce. AYCF said it has reliably gathered that the Lagos Task Force officials have been invading homes of Northerners in Lagos in ungodly hours of the night and carting away motorcycles while forcefully abducting the occupants and hauling them into detention. The statement [Read]

‘Please Leave My Babe Alone’ – Zlatan Begs Anthony Joshua Over DJ Cuppy

  Fast-rising Nigerian singer, Zlatan Ibile, has taken to his Twitter account to aske unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, to kindly leave popular Nigeria disc jockey, Cuppy, alone. The singer jokingly made the assertion that DJ Cuppy is his girlfriend while reaching out to the Nigerian born British boxer. However, he has other reasons to thank the boxer for as he revealed that he won $10k following his victory over Andy Ruiz on Saturday night. He wrote: “I just won $10k !!! Joshua thank you ooooo !! But leave my babe @cuppymusic alone” See The Post Below; I just won $10k !!! Joshua thank you ooooo !! But leave [Read]

Buhari rejects reappointment of Fowler, Selects Nami as New FIRS boss

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday approved the exit of Babatunde Fowler as the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. Mr Fowler’s tenure as FIRS chairman expired Monday and the president could have appointed him for a second term in office. Instead, Mr Buhari asked him to hand over to the most senior director in the outgoing board of the revenue agency. Mr Buhari also named Muhammad Nami, a tax consultant, as the new chairman of the tax commission. In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, Mr Buhari also announced the constitution of a new board for the FIRS. Read the full statement by Mr Shehu announcing the [Read]

Slovenian Team Cancels Contract Of Nigerian Player For Impregnating Club President’s Daughter

  A second division team in Slovenia has terminated the contract of their Nigerian winger who was signed in the summer after it emerged that he impregnated the daughter of the president of the club. The player (name withheld) has since returned back to Nigeria where he revealed to Mr Mowiz the issue behind the cancellation of his contract six months after he was signed and unveiled by the club. ” I signed a three year deal with the option of another year but last month I ran into trouble when my girlfriend who happens to be the daughter of the president said she was pregnant for me”, he said. [Read]

BREAKING: Jonathan becomes first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. Jonathan, who was awarded in recognition of his leadership in “human rights, social justice and universal fight for freedom”, becomes the first African leader to be so honoured. The presidential award was presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the late American human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, best known for his human rights struggles and the I-have-a-dream speech. In statement on Friday, the former president expressed his pleasure in being so honoured and also meeting the sister of the famous human rights activist. [Read]

BREAKING: Funke Akindele ‘Jenifa’ loses dad, mourns him on instagram

  Popular Nollywood Actress, Funke AKindele, also known as ‘Jenifa’ has lost her father. The actress announced her father’s death on Monday on her Instagram page. She, however, did not disclose the cause of his death. Alongside a picture of him, Funke wrote: “Dad! May your soul Rest In Peace! “I tried Dad, I did but we love you but God knows best. I wish I can turn back the hands of time.” Some Nollywood celebrities; Waje, Lala Akindoju, Bovi, Yemi Alade, and the likes took to their Instagram pages to offer their condolences to the actress. @Waje “So sorry for your loss sis.” @OfficialBovi “I’m sorry to hear this [Read]