Evicted Big Brother Naija housemate, Boma, has apologized to Nigerians for his actions in the house. The ex-housemate apologized via a tweet on his official Twitter handle. Recall that Tega and Boma have been under ‘fire’ for allegedly being in an amorous relationship. Boma was allegedly in a relationship with Tega who is said to be married. They were caught kissing and sharing...
The naira plunged to a fresh record low against the dollar, the British pound sterling and euro on Thursday amid the lingering scarcity of foreign exchange in Nigeria. The value of the naira fell against the US currency on at both the parallel market and the Investors’ and Exporters’ foreign exchange window. The local currency, which stood at 526/$1 on Tuesday,...
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Minister of labor and employment, Chris Ngige has expressed that the federal government did its best to prevent the current strike by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). Speaking on Friday, when he addressed the quarterly meeting of the Nigerian health commissioners’ forum in Abuja, the minister stated that the federal government took several steps to meet the demands...
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has announced that it is illegal to receive or make telephone calls while driving, regardless of any wireless gadget used for such communication. The FRSC also stated that drivers who make or receive calls behind the wheels with AirPods, EarPods or any form wired or wireless earphones and handsfree mode risk six months in...
Singer BellaShmurda has been deported from Ghana after the Adjabeng Circuit Court sitting in Accra found him guilty of att*cking a doctor with a fork while in quarantine. He was deported alongside two others namely Ramsey Omeofe and Jubreel Abimbola while they were also fined GH¢2,000 each. They were also banned from travelling to Ghana for a period of three months,...
Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has reacted to the murder of the immediate brother of Omoyele Sowore, Olajide Sowore. The activist had on Saturday lamented that his brother was killed “by reported herdsmen/kidnappers on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo State where he was studying Pharmacy.” Reacting in a statement titled, “Commiseration on the reported killing of...
Omoyele Sowore’s younger brother, Olajide Sowore, has been “assassinated” by gunmen reportedly “herdsmen/kidnappers on his way from Igbinedion University in Edo state where he is studying Pharmacy”. According to his elder brother, Olajide“was an out-of-the-box thinker who decided school wasn’t for you and created you own genre of music and then turned around to go to school after you almost...
Team Nigeria has signed out of the Tokyo2020 Paralympic Games on a high with two(2) more medals. The Paralympic Games holding from August 24 – September 5, 2021 has seen Nigeria rap up 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 4 Bronze medals in the Para-Powerlifting, Para-Table Tennis & Para-Athletics events, prior till today. Lauritta Onye clinched Nigeria’s 9th medal, a bronze in...
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The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Enugu State took the turn for the worst on Saturday with the emergence of a third faction of the party. Few weeks back, there was little indication that the warring chieftains of the party had mended fences and were ready to work together. However, the peace pact crumbled during the ward congress...
Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin on Thursday, September 2, 2021 sentenced a student of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Olaleye Rosheed to one year imprisonment over offences bordering on attempted cheating and internet fraud. EyewitnessMedia gathered that the 21-year-old was prosecuted on one count by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes...
Evicted Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, has reacted angrily to the altercation that happened between Angel and Boma on Thursday evening. Trouble started when the duo got into a heated argument as Angel heard Boma saying BBNaija is going to be her biggest achievement. In response, Angel insulted Boma, warning him not to ever use her as a highlight in...
Gulafroz Ebtekar, the officer, is currently on the run after failing to get on an evacuation flight out of the country. The 34-year-old was singled out and beaten brutally by the Taliban at the gates of Hamid Karzai international airport in Kabul. She told Russian Newspaper, Moskovsky Komsomolet, that she spent five nights at the airport, seeking evacuation. “I spent five nights...
Two suspected herdsmen who allegedly stole the phone of a woman while she was working on her farm, have posted their photos on her Facebook wall. The woman, Mrs Deborah Mbi, was left in shock after she discovered that her Facebook page has been flooded with photos of the men she claimed attacked her in 2020 on her farm in Adamawa state. According...
Presiding Bishop of Living Faith Ministries, Bishop David Oyedepo, has stated that he has no interest in becoming the president of Nigeria. He made this claim to react to rumors of contesting for the country’s top position. Oyedepo, in a recent sermon, disclosed that he has no ambitions whatsoever adding that even if he is ‘dashed’ the Presidency, he will flatly...
The Kogi State government has threatened to take legal action against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Commissioner of Information and Communication in the state, Kingsley Fanwo, made the threat on Thursday while briefing reporters at the Kogi Liaison Office in Abuja. He accused the EFCC of a deliberate attempt to malign the integrity of the state governor, Yahaya Bello,...
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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday in Sal Island, Cape Verde. The PUNCH reports the National Broadcasting Commission recently invited presenters of Channels Television and threatened to sanction the broadcast station over an interview with Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom. The interview, which attracted a...
Apple, one of the smartphone giants is set to release its annual iPhone range soon. The Apple iPhone series is one of the best selling smartphones in the world recording over 100 million unit sales in the first super-cycle since the iPhone 6. Undoubtedly, the Apple iPhone 13 is one of the most anticipated phones in the world but an exact...
Whitemoney, one of Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemates, has spoken on possibility of having a relationship with Queen outside the house. Whitemoney and Queen became closer in her first few weeks in the house which got housemates predicting a relationship between them. However, Whitemoney while having a discussion with Cross and Emmanuel, said although Queen wants a relationship with...
The federal government has given a hint that it might punish Nigerians who refuse to get vaccinated. Nigerians who have refused to get COVID-19 jab might get punished by the federal government. Speaking on Tuesday during a media briefing in Abuja, Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, said the decision will soon be taken following the...
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This decision was made on Tuesday at the 2021 policy meeting presided over by the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled the use of cut-off mark for admission of students. JAMB said it would now be left for Nigeria’s tertiary institutions to determine its admission benchmark. This decision was made on Tuesday at...
BBNaija Shine Ya Eye housemate, Queen, has said that she did not see Maria’s eviction coming. Queen said this during her diary session on Tuesday afternoon. Queen said that she was very shocked to see Maria leave the house because she thought that Maria was a strong contender and she was scared for herself but not for Maria. Queen also said that...
Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has signed into law the Anti-Grazing Bill passed by the State House of Assembly. The assent to the bill by the Governor is coming a few days after the approval of President Muhammadu Buhari that 368 grazing sites across the 25 states of the country should be reviewed. Recall that the state Commissioner for Information and...
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has expressed that he would continue to deliver quality projects to the people of the state until the end of his second term tenure in 2023. The Governor stated that he has approached governance with human face through ambitious investment in basic infrastructure and creation of the necessary environment for economic growth in the state. He...
Ahmad Lawan, the president of the senate has expressed that Nigerians should encourage Boko Haram fighters to surrender as the development will end the insurgency in the northeast. He made this appeal on Monday when he visited Abubakar El-Kanemi, Shehu of Borno, at his palace in Maiduguri. Lawan stated that the repentant insurgents who do not have a case to answer...
THE National President, Nigeria Civil Service Union, Chief Lawrence Amaechi, has threatened that Nigerian workers may embark on sympathy strike with university teachers if the Federal Government, through its attitude, should allow them to embark on another industrial action. Amaechi, who is National Vice President of the Nigeria Labor Congress, said another strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities...
Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III has dissolved the Warri council of Chiefs and revalidation as Chiefs will commence at Ode Itsekiri, the ancestral home of Itsekiri nation, in Warri South local government area from Thursday. Meanwhile, The Governor of Kogi state, Alhaji Yayaha Bello, has paid homage to the Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, advising him to promote...
Atletico Madrid have demanded a compulsory £34 million purchase clause from Chelsea as the only condition to allow Saul Niguez join the Champions League winners. Chelsea want to bring in the Spain International before transfer deadline day and have held talks with Atletico. Although LaLiga Champions are open to allowing the midfielder go, Chelsea have faced competition from Manchester United. According to...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has described the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, as thieves. Buhari insisted that IPOB led by Nnamdi Kanu are thieves promoting terrorism. The president argued that IPOB is not defending Christians in the Southeast. In a statement by his mouthpiece, Garba Shehu, the president lamented the group’s attack on police stations and government facilities in the Southeast, NAN reports. Buhari...
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President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is doing everything possible to crush the perpetrators of the recent incidents of unrest in Plateau. The president gave the assurance in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Sunday in Abuja, NAN reports. The President, however, maintained that to achieve success, communities must...
The founder of Citadel Global Community Church, Tunde Bakare, has disclosed why he tore a book written by Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church. Pastor Bakare disclosed that he tore the book because it was full of errors. He explained that the book which claimed that anointing oil is not a symbol of the Holy Spirit was erroneously written. The...