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Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma, debunks pregnancy rumour

Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma, debunks pregnancy rumour

…says she hates everyone Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma, has debunked the exaggerated claims of her pregnancy, The Nation reports. According to the paper, Chioma claimed that the picture released when the rumour of her pregnancy went viral was a photo shopped pregnancy picture of her close friend. Chioma who graced her friend’s baby shower party in May 2019 and joined them ... Read More »

Will drones cure our insecurity?

Will drones cure our insecurity?

By Bola Bolawole turnpot@gmail.com 0807 552 5533 Very soon, Nigeria’s airspace will be awash with drones. Virtually all the states in the Middle Belt and Southern part of the country that have been whacked by Fulani herdsmen and banditry violence are queuing up to acquire licence to procure drones from the relevant Federal authorities. The goal is to use this ... Read More »

Federal Government Reports BBNaija To NBC Over “Live Sex”

Federal Government Reports BBNaija To NBC Over “Live Sex”

Popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, has not made a good impression on the Federal Government of the country and as such, a complaint has been lodged against the show with the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The show was reported because of the ‘Live Sex’ that goes on during the show. The complaint led to arrangement for the launch ... Read More »

Ogun Job Portal Hits 25,000 Mark

Ogun Job Portal Hits 25,000 Mark

  *Gov Abiodun* Over 25,000 unemployed persons have registered with the Ogun State Government Job Portal opened last Thursday. Already, the State Government has started analysing the profiles and would very soon  in a couple of weeks start matching those on the database and linking them with prospective employers, according to a statement issued by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary ... Read More »

Breaking: Fowler replies query from Abba Kyari (See copy of his letter)

Breaking: Fowler replies query from Abba Kyari (See copy of his letter)

  *Mr Fowler* “FIRS has control of non-oil revenue collection figures while oil revenue collection figures are subject to more external forces”   Mr. Tunde Fowler, Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has responded to the query served on him by the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. *Mallam Kyari* In his response dated ... Read More »

Nigeria’s population expected to hit 411 million by year 2050, Buhari tells Ministers-designate

Nigeria’s population expected to hit 411 million by year 2050, Buhari tells Ministers-designate

  Nigeria’s population is expected to hit 411 million by year 2050, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday. He spoke while addressing participants at the Presidential Retreat for ministers-designate, presidential aides and other top government at the State House, Abuja. According to the president,” we are all aware of the looming demographic potential of our country. By average estimates, our ... Read More »

Magu Urges Students to be agents of change

Magu Urges Students to be agents of change

By Owolola Adebola The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has charged Nigerian students to uphold the right values of discipline, accountability, and shun every act of criminality. Magu stated this on Friday, August 16, 2019 when he received executive members of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, who paid a courtesy visit ... Read More »

Breaking: Court declines to stop Buhari from inaugurating ministerial nominees

Breaking: Court declines to stop Buhari from inaugurating ministerial nominees

A Federal High Court on Monday in Abuja rejected the request to restrain President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the ministerial nominees recently cleared by the Senate. Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in a ruling, dismissed an ex-parte application file by a lawyer, Musa Baba-panya. He said he will prefer to hear the substantive suit and give a formal judgment rather than granting ... Read More »

IDP food: Gov Zulum goes spiritual, raises Qur’an against theft, multiple ration

IDP food: Gov Zulum goes spiritual, raises Qur’an against theft, multiple ration

  …Marks 2nd day in Monguno over 190,045 IDPs Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum on Monday went spiritual in Monguno where he has so far spent two days, coordinating, supervising and trying to sanitize the distribution of food items to one hundred and ninety thousand and fifty ‎internally displaced persons, majority of them from Marte, Kukawa, Mobbar, Guzamala and ... Read More »

Indonesia, Nigeria to strengthen ties on military cooperation, says Amb. Harahap as his country marks  74th independence anniversary

Indonesia, Nigeria to strengthen ties on military cooperation, says Amb. Harahap as his country marks 74th independence anniversary

  Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, AVM (rtd) Dr Usra Hendra Harahap has said that  Indonesian is ever ready to strengthen military cooperation with Nigeria for the benefit of both countries. The Ambassador revealed this during the 74th Independence anniversary and flag hoisting of Republic of Indonesia in Abuja. Harahap who said Indonesia and Nigeria has enjoyed decades-long relations in bilateral  and  ... Read More »

We will withdraw result of any candidate who tampers with UTME score, Oloyede threatens

We will withdraw result of any candidate who tampers with UTME score, Oloyede threatens

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has cancelled the unified tertiary matriculation examination (UTME) result of Kingsley Unekwe for allegedly altering his score in order to meet the cut-off points to study Medicine at the university of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN). The board said 18-year-old Unekwe was caught inflating his original UTME score from 201 to 269.  He becomes ... Read More »

IPOB: Kanu threatens more Igbo leaders with attack, offers reward for overseas itinery

IPOB: Kanu threatens more Igbo leaders with attack, offers reward for overseas itinery

  Former Deputy Senate President, Ekweremadu assaulted by IPOB members in Germany* “…if you are working in any Government House in the South East and you know which city in the world the governor is going to be, inform us so that we will mobilize for him and you will be rewarded with N1 million.”-Nnamdi Kanu Leader of the banned Indigenous ... Read More »

Nigeria Can Be Poverty-Free In 2030, Fayemi Assures

Nigeria Can Be Poverty-Free In 2030, Fayemi Assures

By Ade  Ademiju, Ado-Ekiti Ekiti State State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has stated the state would ensure continuity of support for Sustainable  Development  Goals (SDG) vision of ensuring that poverty  is banished across the  developing nations , especially Nigeria,  in 2030. The governor said he was one of those incurable optimists, who shared the views that poverty can be eradicated  ... Read More »

Buhari’s CoS Queries Fowler, FIRS Boss, Over Low Revenue Collection

Buhari’s CoS Queries Fowler, FIRS Boss, Over Low Revenue Collection

  *Mr Fowler* President Muhamamdu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, has queried the Managing Director of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, Babatunde Fowler over worsening revenue collection since 2015. The query was dated August 8th. In the letter, he said the Presidency has “observed significant variances between the budgeted collections and actual collections for the period 2015 ... Read More »

Fayemi at Stock Exchange, says Ekiti will again come top in ease of doing business

Fayemi at Stock Exchange, says Ekiti will again come top in ease of doing business

  Gov Fayemi (3rd left) at the NSE* Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has said that his administration has put in place policies and legislations that will ensure that the State becomes one of the top three states in ease of doing business in the country. Fayemi, who said that the state was rated number four in ease of ... Read More »

Matrix,14 other oil firms win 2019/2020 NNPC DSDP contract

Matrix,14 other oil firms win 2019/2020 NNPC DSDP contract

The Nigerian National Petroleum Coeporation (NNPC) says 15 companies have emerged winners of the Direct Sales and Direct Purchase (DSDP) of Crude oil contract for 2019/2020. NNPC disclosed this in a statement by its spokesman, Mr Ndu Ughamadu, in Abuja on Sunday. He said that the announcement was in line with the corporation’s commitment to transparency and accountability in its ... Read More »

Features-Unilorin FM @ 10: A giant in the Savannah, By Kunle Akogun

Features-Unilorin FM @ 10: A giant in the Savannah, By Kunle Akogun

  Like the acorn sowed exactly 10 years ago on a fertile soil, the Unilorin 89.3 FM station is steadily blossoming into a virile oak tree, making waves in all areas of broadcasting while effectively serving as one of the public relations outfits of the Better by far citadel. Established on August 13, 2009 by the administration of Prof. Is’haq ... Read More »