LP Reclaims Delta Rep Seat As Court Sacks PDP’s Elumelu

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the judgment of the National and State Houses of Assembly Election Petition Tribunal in Asaba, which declared Ndudi Elumelu, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as winner of the 2023 election for Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency of Delta State. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) […]

Princess Diana’s Sweater Sells for $1.1m

An iconic red sweater worn by Princess Diana shortly after her engagement to then-Prince Charles, featuring rows of fluffy little sheep, sold at auction for more than $1.1 million following a frenetic bout of final bidding, Sotheby’s announced Thursday. The 19-year-old sported the knit garment — which includes one black sheep amid dozens of otherwise […]

UAE Visa: FG Finalizing Details Of Agreement

The federal government has said that it is working on the final details on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) visa issue ban on Nigerians. The Minister of Aviation and Aerospace Development, Festus Keyamo, disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 7th African Aviation Summit in Abuja, a few days after the UAE lifted its […]

We Trust Supreme Court Will Correct Tribunal Errors – PDP BoT

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustees believes the par party will get justice in the Supreme Court over the February 25 presidential election won by Bola Tinubu, the candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). In a 12-hour marathon judgement on September 6, the Presidential Election Petitions Court dismissed the petitions filed […]

Police to Probe Mohbad’s Death

The Force Headquarters, yesterday, said it has tasked the Lagos State Police Commissioner to unravel the circumstances surrounding the death of late Ilerioluwa Oladimeji Aloba, known as Mohbad, who recently passed away Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, in a statement, yesterday, said: “Our heartfelt condolences go out to the family, friends and fans of […]

Labour Party Tackles Soyinka Over Election Comments

The Labour Party has faulted Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka’s comment accusing the party of attempting to deceive Nigerians into believing that its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, won the February 25 election. On Wednesday, Soyinka reportedly said LP knew that Obi came third in the keenly contested poll but kept playing ‘Gbajue’ (to force a […]

Nollywood Actress, Cindy Amadi Passes Away

 Nollywood actress, Cindy Amadi, has passed away. Her demise was announced by the film’s [which film?]producers on Thursday via a message posted to their Instagram account, @ife_movie. The late Amadi co-starred in “Ife” – with MTV Shuga’s Uzomaka Aniunoh – in the film directed by Nse Ikpe-Etim’s sister, Nyaiedu Ikpe-Etim. In an expression of its […]

Tinubu Approves Committee On Herders, Farmers Clashes

 President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of a Presidential Committee for reform of the livestock industry and provision of long-term solutions to recurring clashes between herders and farmers. The President made the announcement on Thursday in Abuja after receiving a report from the National Conference on Livestock Reforms and Mitigation of Associated Conflicts in […]

President Tinubu Appoints Acting Chair Of FIRS

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Zaccheus Adedeji as the acting chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Until his appointment, Adedeji was the Special Adviser to the President on Revenue and was also Commissioner for Finance in Oyo State from 2011 to 2015.

Blackout As National Grid Collapses Again

The national grid has collapsed and the Transmission Company of Nigeria is yet to give any reason for that. At about 8:37am this morning, the total power allocation to the 11 electricity Distribution Companies was 00:00MW. While we wait for the official statement from the Public Affairs General Manager of TCN, Ndidi Mbah, be informed […]

Sanwo-Olu Regrets Feelings Of Bad Blood With Assembly

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday rejected claims that there are feelings of bad blood between the state government and the state House of Assembly. Speaking during the swearing-in of 37 new commissioners and special advisers in Ikeja, the governor said he was aware of some feelings that greeted the initial rejection of some […]

Tribunal Reserves Judgment In Petition Against Fubara

The Rivers State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has reserved judgment in the petition filed by Tonye Cole, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the March 18 governorship poll in Rivers, against the election victory of Governor Siminalayi Fubara of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Following the adoption of the final […]

Eti-Osa: Banky W Says Rerun “Is A Miracle”

Singer and federal legislative hopeful Bankole Wellington, more popularly known as Banky W, on Wednesday, welcomed the ruling of the Election Petitions Tribunal ordering a rerun in the Eti-Osa Federal Constituency in Lagos State, describing it as a miracle that he is afforded a second chance. “For me personally, it’s a miracle in and of […]

Reps Deny Getting N100m Palliative Each

The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected the claim that lawmakers got N100 million each as palliatives from the Federal Government. Reps spokesman Akin Rotimi, in a statement, described a claim by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Assistant General Secretary, Christopher Onyeka, as baseless. Onyeka alleged that each lawmaker raked in the palliative sum from […]

Libya Floods Kills Over 5000 People

More than 5,300 people are believed to have died after floods in the Libyan city of Derna, an official has said. “The sea is constantly dumping dozens of bodies,” Hisham Chkiouat, a minister in Libya’s eastern administration said. There have been desperate calls for more humanitarian support as victims lie wrapped in body bags and […]

Man Arrested For Groping Reporter Live On TV

Spanish police have arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a journalist after he allegedly touched her while she was live on TV. Isa Balado was reporting on a Madrid robbery on Tuesday when he walked up and appeared to touch her bottom, which he denied when she confronted him. Ms Balado tried to […]

I’ve No Rift With Uzodinma – Speaker Abbas

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has denied having any rift with the Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodimma. This follows reports (not by Channels Television) that Abbas and Uzodimma were at loggerheads over the appointment of the lawmaker representing Ideato North/South Federal Constituency, Ikenga Ugochinyere as the chairman of a supposedly […]

Court Dismisses Suspended Ogun LG Chairman’s Suit

An Ogun High Court sitting in Ijebu Ode has dismissed an ex-parte application filed by the suspended Chairman of Ijebu East Local Government, Wale Adedayo, asking the court to stop further investigations and actions by the councillors probing him on allegations of financial mismanagement. In its ruling on the ex-parte motion argued by Barrister O.T. […]

President Tinubu Condoles With Libya

President Bola Tinubu has extended condolences to the government and people of Libya in the aftermath of the devastating impact of Storm Daniel. The storm led to flooding that severely affected the eastern region of the country. The president further commiserated with all families who lost loved ones in the monumental disaster and sent his […]

Lagos Govt. Sets Date To End Food Wastage

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday says it will end food wastage in the state by 2024. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State made this known in Ikeja, during the swearing-in of the new cabinet members of 37 commissioners and special advisers. Sanwo-Olu said that ending food wastage and ensuring food security for the residents […]