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Unpaid salaries: Forgive Yahaya Bello, Aisha Begs Kogi citizens

First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has said Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State was unable to pay salaries because of the verification exercise that was organised for civil servants in the state. Mrs. Buhari said since the verification exercise ended, all civil servants on the government’s payroll had been receiving regulr salary. The President’s wife therefore asked the people of the state to forgive Bello if any of them was negatively affected, urging them to forget what they once suffered. Aisha said this at the All Progressives Congress rally in Lokoja on Thursday, shortly after Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, had knelt down before the crowd, asking them to forgive their [Read]

Youth corper goes down on his knees to propose to soldier in his camp (Pictures)

Love is blind, even when it is a soldier involved. That certainly was the case at the Ebonyi state NYSC orientation camp where a young youth corp member found love in the weirdest of places. In the pictures shared online, the young man was seen kneeling to propose to the excited female soldier. He went on to carry her as they took more pictures. [Read]

LA Galaxy boss: Ibra wants to end career in Italy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants to see out his career in Italy, according to LA Galaxy head coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto. Ibrahimovic revealed on Wednesday that he will not be renewing his contract with MLS side the Galaxy, where the 38-year-old arrived from Manchester United in 2018. The ex-Paris Saint-Germain striker has been strongly linked with a return to Europe, with MLS commissioner Don Garber last week suggesting former club AC Milan are the frontrunners to re-sign the soon-to-be free agent. Napoli, Bologna and Roma have also been touted as possible options for the former Sweden international should he return to Serie A, while A-League team Perth Glory have confirmed their interest [Read]

C. Ronaldo Bags Hat-Trick As Portugal wins 6-0 Vs Lithuania

Cristiano Ronaldo has now scored his 9th International Hat-trick for Portugal in the 6-0 thrashing of Lithuania today, MySportDab reports. The goals take Ronaldo up to 98 on the all-time international scoring charts, while Lionel Messi is still on 68 with Argentina. Ronaldo is now just 16 goals behind Iranian football legend Ali Daei, who scored 109 times for his country during his storied career. The game with Lithuania was a big one for Portugal, who are second in the Group with 14 points, behind Ukraine on 19 points. [Read]

Lai Mohammed: No Backing Down On Social Media Regulation

The Federal Government says criticisms will not stop it from going ahead with its planned efforts to sanitise the social media space. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, stated this on Thursday when he met with the Guild of Corporate Online Publishers in Abuja. “We are not alone in doing this. Countries around the world are as concerned as we are, and they are doing something about the social media. The list is long: Germany, UK, Singapore, China, South Korea, Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, etc,” the minister said. He said the campaign against fake news and hate speech had assumed a heightened dimension. “We have been monitoring the [Read]

Chinua Achebe Literary Festival Holds In Awka

The annual literary event organized by the society 0f Young Nigeria Writers, (Anambra chapter) in honour of Nigeria’s Literary Legend and father of the African Literature will be held this Saturday, November 16th at the Prof. Kenneth Dike Central E-Library, Awka, the Capital City of Anambra State, The 2019 edition of the Chinua Achebe Literary Festival will attract Literary enthusiasts, writers of all class and intellectuals alike. The event is centered on the commemoration and celebration of his immense contributions and legacies in the literary field of life. The literary festival is an annual literary event organized by the Society of Young Nigerian Writers, (Anambra State Chapter) in honour The [Read]

Governorship Elections: Jonathan And Buhari Warns Against Intimidation

Ahead of the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states on Saturday , President Muhammadu Buhari and his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday condemned violence that had characterised campaigns in the two states. Jonathan , who handed over to Buhari in 2015 , described signals coming from the two states as disturbing. On Wednesday, one person was killed at the Peoples Democratic Party rally in Bayelsa State . Last month, a man was killed at Anyigba , Kogi State , after hoodlums attacked a convoy of governorship candidate of the PDP in Kogi State , Mr Musa Wada. He expressed concern about violence and killings in the two states, [Read]

SHOCKING: lady explains how a man sent her out at midnight over saggy breast

Nigerian lady simply identified as Chidinma, had taken to social media to narrate how a male friend kicked her out of his house because of her saggy boobs. According to the lady, she visited a man whom she met months ago. When she arrived at the man’s house he pleaded with her to sleep over which she agreed. Later in the night, the said man demanded sex which she agreed because she was falling in love with him. After undressing and taking her bath, the man questioned her for having a saggy breast. However, her explanation was ignored as the man kicked her out of his house in the middle [Read]

Sponsor of Hate Speech Forbid Bill On His Own – Senate

The Nigerian senate Wednesday distanced itself from the bill seeking for the establishment of National Commission for Prohibition of Hate Speeches, is on his own and has no its institutional backing. The bill is being sponsored by Sen Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi. It was first read at the senate on Tuesday. The upper legislative chamber said the bill like other ones, will be subjected to laid down legislative processes in determining its acceptability or otherwise. Reacting to the backlash that has been trailing the bill from the media and the general public since it was passed for first reading , senate’s spokesman, Sen Godiya Akwashiki, said it was too early to [Read]

Gunmen kidnap NTA staff in Ogun, demand N15m ransom

Unknown gunmen have abducted a staff of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Abiodun Adenuga at his residence in Aiyepe in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun State. A source in the family who confirmed the incident, disclosed that, Adenuga was abducted around 10pm on Tuesday at his residence. The source said the gunmen held Adenuga at gunpoint and whisked him away. Adenuga was said to have returned from his NTA Ijebu Ode office, after retiring to his Aiyepe hometown where he usually come to work in Ijebu Ode, a distance of about 30 minutes drive. According to the sources, the abductors had demanded a ransom of N15 million for his [Read]

Bank Worker, Empties Customer’s Account, Thinking He’s Dead

An official of a commercial bank and three others have allegedly emptied the account of a Nigerian man who resides in Saudi Arabia. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said the suspects had concluded that the owner of the account, Sanusi Yakubu, was dead when he did not operate the account for years. One of the suspects, a worker in the bank, reportedly contacted his suspected accomplices, namely, Ado Shehu, Ali Muhammad and Abba Sanusi, who work with the Sharia Court, Kano State, to obtain court documents stating that the account owner was dead, and that, as his heirs, should be given access to his money. Yakubu subsequently petitioned EFCC’s [Read]

Border Closure: Ogoja Rice To Hit Market With Low Price

Santuscom Agro-Hub Investment Nigeria Limited, producer of Ogoja Rice, has said it will crash the prices of local brands as it begins harvest at its 1,000-hectare farm in Okpoma, Yala Local Government Area of Cross River State. The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Santuscom, Chief Paul Santus, made this known while speaking with journalists on the farm’s effort to cushion the effect of rising prices of rice domestically as a result of the closure of the land borders. Chief Santus said the Ogoja Rice brand would sell for N14,000 ahead of the Christmas and New Year celebrations. Since the recent closure of land borders by the Federal Government, prices [Read]

Kano Records 857,443 Cases Of Severance Women, Under-14 Children

Kano State has recorded a total of eight hundred and fifty seven thousand, four hundred and forty three cases of divorce women that included those under-14 years, and hereby created palpable fears of further increase in the near future.. With this figure, it has confirmed the increase in the case of violation of rights of under-aged children who were been forced into early marriage. This has become a norm characterising the child abuse in the state and other parts of the northern Nigeria. The was made known in a recent statistics released by the Kano State Statistics Board whereby the figure was outlined with many other cases. With a total [Read]

VIDEO: Teni – Billionaire

Dr. Dolor Entertainment songstress, Teni has released the official music video of her buzzing single dubbed ‘Billionaire‘. ‘Billionaire‘ was produced by highly rated music producer, Pheelz and it serves as the lead single off her latest EP with the same title. The video was shot and directed by raving video director, TG Omori. Check it out and also download the Mp3 and also share your thoughts in the comments box [Read]