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Tonto Dikeh promises to attend the wedding of one lucky fan

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh aka Tontolet has promised to surprise one of her fans before the year ends. The actress revealed that many of her fans have sent their wedding dates and venues to her, and she has promised to surprise one of them by attending the wedding. According …

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#BBNaija: Tacha reunites with Mercy and other housemates as they embark on a DSTV media tour

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Tacha has finally reunited with other housemates including Mercy, Isilomo, Frodd and others at the DSTV office in Lagos. Recall that, after Tacha’s disqualification from big Brother’s house, people opined that the housemate may never be able to relate well with other housemates. Her disqualification sparked uproars …

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#BBNaija: Mercy all smiles as she receives her cash prize of N30million

Mercy Eke aka Lamborghini yesterday, became the first female to emerge, winner of Big Brother Naija, reality TV show season 4. She was all smiles as she received her 30 million naira cheque prize. Subsequently, Mercy wasn’t evicted and the fact that she wasn’t, generated controversies on social media, with …

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Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari’s Victory

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the 2019 Presidential election challenging the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari in its entirety. Justice Mohammed Garba, who led the five-man panel, in the lead judgement, dismissed the petition in its …

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Jarzinho Pieter, Curacao goalkeeper, dies before Haiti game after suffering heart attack

Jarzinho Pieter has been confirmed dead after suffering a heart attack on Monday, September 9 – The goalkeeper was in the national team camp of Curacao preparing for their match against Haiti – Despite his death, the nation has decided to go ahead with the match, which will hold later …

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Buhari orders evacuation of Nigerians from South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, to further engage the South African authorities on “appropriate measures” the latter will take to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. He has also given approval for the immediate voluntary evacuation of all Nigerians …

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Pogba Misses Training For France Euro 2020 Qualifiers

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba will miss Monday’s French team training session for their upcoming Euro-2020 qualifiers, coach Didier Deschamps said Monday. Pogba “has an ankle problem” following United’s 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday. “He is having tests in Manchester and I am waiting for the results,” Deschamps said at …

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South African President, Ramaphosa reacts to xenophobic attack on Nigerians

SOUTH AFRICA PRESIDENT South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, on Tuesday, condemned the recent attack on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in the country. Ramaphosa, in a tweet on his official Twitter page, said there is no justification for the attack on foreign nationals. He was reacting the looting and burning …

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US still to grant any Huawei trade licences

HUAWEI US officials have not granted any licences to trade with blacklisted Chinese firm Huawei, despite receiving more than 130 requests, Reuters says. The US restricted companies from selling to the electronics giant in May, citing national security concerns, which have been dismissed by Huawei. President Donald Trump said last …

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Facebook tightens rules amid 2020 US election fears

facebook_team Facebook has unveiled new political advertising rules ahead of next year’s US presidential election amid fears the platform will be exploited. Political advertisers will now have to verify their identity before being given a “confirmed organisation” label. It marks the latest in a series of attempts to address incidents …

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Neymar’s Future Remains Up In Air As PSG Reject Madrid Offer – Reports

Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid of 100 million euros ($111 million) plus players. French sports daily L’Equipe said Real had offered cash plus Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper …

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Firms collaborate to expand toy production across Africa

Auldon Toys has signed a memorandum of understanding with Polesie, one of Europe’s biggest toy manufacturer, for a retail deal and local assembling of high-quality toys that meet international safety standard within Nigeria. The partnership, which was sealed with Nigerian-based Auldon Toys in Kobrin, Belarus, will see Polesie JV Limited …

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WHO calls for ban on tobacco

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for total ban on advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco in the world over to discourage people from patronizing and consuming the carcinogenic product for a healthy living. The UN health agency in its latest campaign against tobacco smoking released on Saturday, stated …

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Nnamdi Kanu places N1m bounty on overseas traveling schedule of South-East govs

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the …

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UK receives report documenting Saudi cover-up of unlawful Yemen airstrikes

An international law group has submitted new evidence to the UK government alleging that the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has covered up evidence of its unlawful airstrikes on civilian targets. The allegations will put pressure on the UK government as it prepares its response to a court order directing it to reconsider …

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Villarreal upgrade Chukwueze hands him Famous number

Samuel Chukwueze and Santi Cazorla on the pitch together, will be looking to achieve great things this season with Villarreal, spotting new jersey numbers. Chukwueze, who starred last season with the Yellow Submarines, wore the number 30 in his breakout season at the club, but is opting for something that …

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Taraba killings: Leaked memo deepens rift between army, police authorities

The killings of the three police detectives and a civilian by troops of 93 Battalion, Takum, Taraba state continues to generate reactions – A recent memo by the Nigerian army on the situation seems to have fueled distrust among security agencies – There are fears that the two security institutions …

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Talking Point: Can Lampard land on his feet at Chelsea after debut defeat?

Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard Frank Lampard’s first experience of Premier League management proved harrowing as Chelsea limped to a 4-0 loss in their season opener at Manchester United. The fresh-faced Blues boss insisted the scoreline flattered the hosts and found support for his assessment following several promising passages of …

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army acquires new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian Army has acquired four new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east region The new vehicles were acquired following a strong partnership between the military and Ogun state based indigenous company The new mine resistant vehicles will hopefully provide protection and enhance fire power for …

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Manchester City fined but avoid transfer ban for breaching Fifa rules on under-18 signings

Manchester City have avoided a transfer ban after admitting breaching Fifa rules on signing youth players. The Premier League champions have been fined 370,000 Swiss Francs (£315,000). Fifa said City breached article 19 of its regulations: “International transfers of players are only permitted if the player is over the age …

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It’s fair to expect to be confident your president is alive – Former British lawmaker

– Former British parliamentarian, Eric Stuart Joyce, has urged Nigerians to asked questions about President Buhari’s health – Joyce said in a democracy, Nigerians shouldn’t be kept in the dark about the president’s health Controversial British parliamentarian, Eric Stuart Joyce, who earlier claimed that President Buhari is dead, has spoken …

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