Kurt Cobain’s Smashed-Up Guitar Sells For Almost $600,000

An electric guitar smashed up and signed by the late Nirvana front man Kurt Cobain has sold for almost 10 times its estimated value. The black, left-handed Fender Stratocaster went for $595,000 when it was auctioned at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City over the weekend. The instrument was the headlining item in a three-day auction of […]

Join Hands With Tinubu – Speaker To Opposition

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen has urged opposition parties to join hands with President Bola Tinubu to move the country to greater heights. Tajudeen stated this in an interview with the State House Correspondents while reacting to the Supreme Court judgment which upheld the victory of Tinubu’s election on Thursday in […]

I Don’t Regret Supporting Tinubu – Wike

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, has stated that he has no regret supporting President Bola Ahmed Tinubu during the 2023 presidential election.  He further pledged to mobilize electoral support for President Bola Tinubu in the 2027 election. Wike made the declaration on Thursday in Abuja while hosting leaders of the All […]

Mohbad: Reps Summon Naira Marley 

The House of Representatives on Thursday summoned Azeez Fashola (Naira Marley) to appear before it as part of its moves to secure proper compensation and royalties for the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba (Mohbad) who died recently under controversial circumstances. The House through its Committee on Justice, Youth and Legislative Compliance, also invited the manager of […]

Lagos Govt Shuts Alaba International Market

The Lagos State Government has sealed the Alaba International Market over poor waste disposal practices among others.  This is according to the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment Tokunbo Wahab who tweeted this early Monday. “Alaba International Market, Ojo has been sealed up for poor waste disposal practices, failure to pay their waste bills, and gross […]

Rishi Sunak’s Mobile Phone Number ‘Published Online’

UK prime minister Rishi Sunak’s long-time personal phone number has been leaked online in a major security breach, it has been revealed. The prime minister was targeted by social media pranksters who published a video online of the phone ringing before Mr Sunak’s answerphone message kicked in, The Sun has reported. He was given a new number […]

Davido’s Signee Survives Ghastly Car Accident

Nigerian singer and rapper, Logos Olori, on Sunday, recently got involved in a ghastly car accident in Lekki, Lagos. The Davido Music Worldwide, DMW, signee confirmed the incident via his Instagram page on Sunday. Olori, who shared photos of the damaged vehicle, disclosed that his label boss, Davido has already promised to replace it with […]

Supreme Court Justices Drop To 10

The Justices on the bench of the Supreme Court has been reduced to 10 with the retirement from the court of Justice Musa Dattijo Muhammad, on Friday, October 27, 2023. The retirement notice served on the Court’s management by Justice Dattijo will lapse on the date when a befitting special valedictory court session will be […]

APM Asks Supreme Court To Dismiss Tinubu, Shettima’s Objections

The Allied Peoples Movement (APM) has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the objections raised by President Bola Tinubu and his vice, Senator Kashim Shettima against its appeal seeking to upturn the judgment of the Presidential Election Petition Court (PEPC) The party claimed that the objections by Tinubu and Shetima are incompetent and frivolous in […]

Nigerian Ambassador Dies At 42

Nigeria’s ambassador to Morocco, Alhaji Mansur Nuhu Bamalli, is dead. Bamalli, who was appointed by Muhammadu Buhari last year, was also the Magajin Garin Zazzau and biological younger brother to the Emir of Zazzau, in Kaduna. A statement by the Media and Publicity officer of the Zazzau emirate council said Mansur Nuhu Bamalli died at […]

I’m Proud Of My Cooking Skills -Wike

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, says that he feels proud that he has culinary skills.  During a media chat on Thursday, the former Rivers State governor said, “I feel proud I can cook, and I am happy when I eat it. I’m satisfied.” Wike had attracted internet users’ attention in a […]

Tribunal Dismisses 712 Petitions, 179 Withdrawn

Seven months after the conduct of the 2023 general elections, the various tribunals handling petitions from defeated candidates have dismissed 712 cases. Also, 179 candidates have withdrawn the petitions they filed against their opponents before the election petition tribunals across the federation. These facts were revealed yesterday in Abuja by the Independent National Electoral Commission […]

FULL LIST: Appointees Tinubu Has Withdrawn Their Names

President Bola Tinubu has made appointments as his regular activities, and almost every week, names of new appointees are revealed, either for one agency or government parastatals. However, some of the president’s appointees have been removed after their nomination, a development political pundits have described a lack of coordination and proper checking before the announcement […]

Canada Withdraws 41 Diplomats From India

Canada said Thursday it had withdrawn 41 diplomats from India’s fallout from a bitter row over the killing of a Sikh separatist on Canadian soil. New Delhi planned to revoke diplomatic immunity for all but 21 of Canada’s diplomats and their families by Friday, forcing Ottawa to pull out the others, Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie […]

Sanwo-Olu, Abiodun, Dangote Bid Akintola Williams Farewell

The Lagos State Governor alongside his Ogun State counterpart, Prince Dapo Abiodun and the Chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Thursday paid their final respect to the first indigenous chartered accountant in Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Akintola Williams at his funeral service on Thursday. Also present at the funeral service which was […]

Supreme Court Fixes Oct 23 For Atiku’s Appeal Against Tinubu

The Supreme Court  has fixed October 23 as hearing date in  the appeal  lodged by former vice president Atiku Abubakar Pres of Abubakar Atiku, against President Bola Tinubu’s election. According to a hearing notice dated October 19 and signed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Zainab Garba, Atiku’s appeal marked  SC/CV/935/2023 has been scheduled for Monday, October 23. […]

Tinubu Files Motion To Stop FBI, Others, Atiku Mocks

President Bola Tinubu has moved to block six US government intelligence agencies from releasing documents relating to a 1993 Illinois court judgment, where he forfeited $460,000 in two of his bank accounts. The forfeiture was the outcome of an investigation that linked some money in several of Tinubu’s bank accounts to proceeds from the heroin trafficking […]

75 Die In 353 Lagos Road Accidents In 8 Months – FRSC

 The Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Sector Command says it recorded 353 road traffic crashes which claimed 79 lives in the state between January and August 2023. The FRSC Lagos Sector Commander, Babatunde Farinloye, disclosed this during the flag-off of the 2023 Ember Months Campaign, which was jointly organised by the command and Guinness […]