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The Lekki toll gate plaza is currently gutted by fire. The source of the fire remains unknown, but it started moments after soldiers and other...

Breaking: Ongoing Shooting In Lekki, Other Parts Of Lagos

There was ongoing shooting around the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State today. Soldiers and other law enforcement agents arrived the site which had been...

NAF to support 4 youths who built aircraft in Ilorin

  The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will support the four youths who built an aircraft...

Buhari In Closed Door Meeting With Defence Minister, CDS

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed doors meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, and Minister of Defence, Major...

Developing: United States Embassy shuts down Lagos consulate over Endsars protest

The United States Government, has shutdown it's consulate in Lagos State for two days. This is coming following the ongoing nationwide Endsars protest in the...

Samklef Reveals He Has Lost Almost Everyone In His Family

Music producer Samuel Oguachuba popularly known as Samklef has revealed some personal information about himself which got everyone on social media sober. Amid the ongoing...

Singer Simi Says Suffering Is Now The Order Of The Day In Nigeria And People Think It’s Normal

Nigerian singer Simi has lamented over the recent happenings in Nigeria as suffering has now become the order of the day and people see...

Niger Delta youths give FG 7-day ultimatum to take over Zamfara Gold

The Federal Government have been given a seven days ultimatum to take over the gold in Zamfara state currently controlled by the state government. The...

Without compensation for #EndSARS victims, I’ll not sign 2021 budget – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has on Tuesday vowed not to sign the 2021 Budget, if it did not include...

U.S. govt files antitrust lawsuit against Google

  The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using...

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Without compensation for #EndSARS victims, I’ll not sign 2021 budget – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has on Tuesday vowed not to sign the 2021 Budget, if it did not include...

Northern governors greatest enemies in the region from 1999 to date – Arewa Youth

A youth organization has categorically described the northern governors from 1999 to date as the greatest enemies of the region for refusing to demonstrate...

#EndSARS: Buhari will not allow anarchy in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed  

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has insisted that President Muhammadu Buhari will not allow Nigeria to be thrown into anarchy...

70 CSOs reject Buhari’s appointment of Lauretta Onochie as INEC Commissioner

No fewer than 70 Civil Society Organizations, CSOs has rejected the nomination of President Muhammadu Buhari's Senior Special Assistant on Social Media, Ms. Lauretta...

Fayose’s Ex-Deputy Pledges To Recontest 2022 Election

A former Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, has spoken up about his failure to win the state's gubernatorial election in 2018, saying...

Ondo 2020: Full results, as INEC declares Rotimi Akeredolu winner of poll

The Chief Returning Officer, the Vice Chancellor University of lbadan, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka on Sunday, declared Rotimi Akeredolu winner of the Ondo State...

AGRIC ECONOMICS

Nigeria to rake in $638m through Bt cowpea export- OFAB

  The Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB), a biotechnology informative platform, says Nigeria could rake in 638 million dollars in six years through cowpea...

Agric support programme targets 50,000 indirect beneficiaries in Kaduna

  The Agro Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) in Kaduna state says it will incorporate more cooperative societies within existing clusters. It said...

NAFDAC seals fake agro-chemical factory in Kano State

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has sealed an illegal agro-chemical factory in Bichi Local Government Area (LGA) of...

Expert harps on equipping small-scale farmers on how to preserve perishable food items

  An agriculture expert, Mr. Ismail Olawale, has reiterated the need to equip local small-scale farmers on food preservation technology in order to prevent waste. Olawale,...

LASCODA plants coconut seedlings at Unilag Lagoon Waterfront

  The Lagos State Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has collaborated with the University of Lagos (Unilag) to plant coconut seedlings at the institution’s Lagoon Waterfront...

Centre tasks FG on introduction of innovations to boost food production

  Journalism Communication and Media Centre, an NGO, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to introduce innovations to boost food production in the country. Founder of...

FOREIGN NEWS

Developing: United States Embassy shuts down Lagos consulate over Endsars protest

The United States Government, has shutdown it's consulate in Lagos State for two days. This is coming following the ongoing nationwide Endsars protest in the...

U.S. govt files antitrust lawsuit against Google

  The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using...

COVID-19 cases in Africa surpasses 1.63m

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the African continent has reached 1,636,748 as of Sunday, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and...

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Movie: Six Years of Marriage (2020) (Parts 1 – 6)

With tears of sorrow we cry each day; sometimes we laugh because we've got no more room for crying. Most times, life leaves you...

Movie: Crown of VIctory (2020) (Parts 1 – 8)

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Music Video: Phyno – Never (Official Music Video)

Penthauze Music releases “Never Video” a quick follow up to the audio, performed by Phyno Fino. PHYNO MAKES IT A DO or DIE AFFAIR IN...

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MUSIC VIDEOS

Music Video: Slimcase – Erica (Official Video)

Slimcase released a new visuals and song titled ‘Erica’ which basically analysed what happened in the Big Brother House Season 5 (Lockdown Edition). After the...

Music Video: Tekno – PuTTin (Official Music Video)

Universal Music releases “PuTTin Video” performed by Tekno to premieres his new song. Tekno turns General in PuTTin Video, Directed by Boy-Director Cartel music boss, Tekno returns with a...

Music Video: Qdot – Ah! (Official Video)

Qdot - Ah! (Official Video) Yorubadboi Music Presents The Music Video To Qdot Most Recent Single Titled "Ah!". Clearly, the melody "Ah!" is off Qdot's forthcoming...

Music Video: Olamide – Green Light (Official Video)

Olamide - Green Light (Official Video) Olamide had dropped a brand new single titled, “Green Light” ahead of his forthcoming album, “Carpe Diem“, alongside the visuals...

Music Video: Naira Marley – Idi Oremi (Opotoyi2) Official Video

Naira Marley – “Idi Oremi Video” (Opotoyi 2) Marlian Music releases a brand new visuals, “Idi Oremi Video” performed by the Presido – Naira Marley. “Idi...

SPORTS

Kobe’s 2008 MVP jersey to be displayed at Smithsonian museum

  NBA great Kobe Bryant’s jersey from the 2008 season when he won his sole regular season Most Valuable Player (MVP) award will soon be...

Palace’s Ayew Contracts COVID-19

Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew says he is “feeling fine” after missing Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Brighton following a positive coronavirus test. Ghana’s Ayew was...

West Ham Pull Off Shock 3-3 Draw Against Tottenham

West Ham ruined Gareth Bale’s Tottenham return with a stunning late fightback from three goals down to rescue a thrilling 3-3 draw, while Fulham’s...

Ibrahimovic Scores Two To Power Milan Past Inter

AC Milan’s 39-year-old Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who recently recovered from a COVID-19 infection, scored an early brace to secure a 2-1 win over neighbours Inter...

Wanjiru, former London marathon winner gets 4-year ban

  Daniel Wanjiru, the 2017 London Marathon winner, has been banned for four years due to an Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) violation, the sport’s independent...

Education

#EndSars: Tension as govt suspends private, public schools till further notice

Sequel to the ongoing #EndSARS protest, currently creating tensions across the nation, the Lagos Stare Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has ordered all students in...

#EndSars: NECO reschedules examination over massive protest

Following the continuing protest by Nigerians across the nation, calling for good governance, the National Examinations Council, NECO, has announced the rescheduling of the...

2020 NCEE: We’ll not delay release of results — NECO 

Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba (in brown Kaftan and red cap), with the Principal, Queen’s College on his immediate right, during the...

Reps to meet ASUU tomorrow over strike

As part of efforts to end the ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, the House of Representatives, HoR, will meet...

Interviews

(INTERVIEW) There’s no way a label will sign an artiste and won’t want to make money- Jaywon reveals

Iledare Oluwajuwonlo, better known by his stage name Jaywon, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, performer, producer and actor. He launched his record label named...

It’s a lie! Obaseki didn’t use State funds to finance reelection – Osagie

Crusoe Osagie, Special Adviser to the Edo State Governor on Media and Communication Strategy, in this interview speaks on the outcome of the September...

(INTERVIEW) I Have Never Been Sexually Harassed By A Male Colleague- Jaiye Kuti

Popular Nollywood actress, Jaiye Kuyi is a force to reckon with in the movie industry. The movie star who has refused to reveal her...

(INTERVIEW) I Am Still On The Journey To Success – Tope Tedela Reveals

Temitope Christopher Tedela popularly known as Tope Tedela is a Nigerian actor and producer. Tope is one of Nigeria's finest actor and producer who's...

Features

Former APC Chairman Defends Obaseki Ahead Edo Guber

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), John Odigie Oyegun, has denied making a statement on the chances of the party in...

Twice As Tall tops Apple Charts in 48 countries

Burna Boy's recent album, 'Twice As Tall' continues to live up to its billing as a Grammy-worthy album as it sits nicely at the...

Video: Watch Trikkytee snap Kiddwaya out of Erica’s charm

The love triangles in the Big Brother Naija house may be ironing out into friendships and relationships, but whilst the situation of Ozo and...

Vee drops pregnancy bombshell on Neo

Big Brother Naija housemate, Vee, tonight hinted at the possibility of being pregnant for fellow housemate, Neo. In a private conversation between both housemates in...

Legal

U.S. govt files antitrust lawsuit against Google

  The U.S. Justice Department and 11 states filed an antitrust lawsuit against Alphabet Inc’s Google on Tuesday for allegedly breaking the law in using...

Court dismisses suit seeking removal of NDDC Interim Management Committee

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, dismisses a suit seeking the sack of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) appointed for the Niger-Delta Development Commission...

SERAP, Nigerians sue FG over hike in electricity tariff, petrol price

No fewer than 302 Nigerians, along with Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari and the leadership...

CAMA 2020: Determine status of NGOs, charities in Nigeria, Lawyer tells court

Malcolm Omirhobo, a Lagos based rights activist, has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to determine the status of Non-Government Organisations (NGO) and...

Opinion Articles

SARS and SWAT as a metaphor for a failed government

For decades, I had strindently beckoned on the Nigerian youths to join some of us patriots in the dangerous Nigerian trenches, to win the...

US stocks near correction territory; is it time to turn bullish?  

Equity markets sold off aggressively on Wednesday dragging the S&P 500 2.4% lower for the day and the index is now down nearly 9%...

Opinion: Nigerian Journalist, who is bankrolling you?

The collective of Journalists in Nigeria was dealt a firm slap to the face last week when the proverbial 'high and mighty' sent the...

FFK: Attending Journalists ‘chickened out’ – Suleiman Aledeh

Ace broadcaster, Suleiman Aledeh, has berated journalists who attended a press conference where former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, insulted a journalist. The former Assistant General...

religion

Adeboye, RCCG Join EndSARS Protest

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has lent  #EndSARS protests rocking the nation. Adeboye said this in a...

Pope Francis to sign new encyclical on world brotherhood, others today

The new encyclical called “Fratelli tutti” (All Brothers) will be signed by Pope Francis in the Italian city of Assisi today (Saturday). An encyclical is...

Just In: Muslim Students reject Oduduwa Republic

Sequel to the call for secession and creation of Oduduwa Republic in the Southwest, Students, under the aegis of Muslim Students’ Society of Nigeria...

David Ibiyeomie Rains Curses On Daddy Freeze Over Oyedepo

Nigerian televangelist, and founder/senior pastor of Salvation Ministries, Port Harcourt, David Ibiyeomie, yesterday attacked ace broadcaster, Daddy Freeze, for comments made during the week. While...

Music

Music Video: Phyno – Never (Official Music Video)

Penthauze Music releases “Never Video” a quick follow up to the audio, performed by Phyno Fino. PHYNO MAKES IT A DO or DIE AFFAIR IN...

Music Video: Slimcase – Erica (Official Video)

Slimcase released a new visuals and song titled ‘Erica’ which basically analysed what happened in the Big Brother House Season 5 (Lockdown Edition). After the...

Music Video: Tekno – PuTTin (Official Music Video)

Universal Music releases “PuTTin Video” performed by Tekno to premieres his new song. Tekno turns General in PuTTin Video, Directed by Boy-Director Cartel music boss, Tekno returns with a...

Music Video: Qdot – Ah! (Official Video)

Qdot - Ah! (Official Video) Yorubadboi Music Presents The Music Video To Qdot Most Recent Single Titled "Ah!". Clearly, the melody "Ah!" is off Qdot's forthcoming...

Health & Fitness

Churches Burnt In Chile To Mark Anniversary Of Protests

Two churches were torched as tens of thousands of demonstrators gathered Sunday in a central Santiago square to mark the anniversary of a protest...

Immunization: Kano govt. targets 600,000 children for 2021

The Kano State government has on Tuesday disclosed that, no fewer than six hundred thousand children have been targeted for immunization in 2021. This according...

Nigeria records 164 new COVID-19 cases as total now 60,430

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday recorded 164 new Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in Nigeria. The health agency disclosed this development on its...

APC states to implement 6 months maternity leave, exclusive breastfeeding

As a move to promote a framework for promoting child nutrition , States controlled by the All Progressives Congress APC have proposed to implement...

Photos

PhotoNews: Highlights Of #EndSARS Protest In Ikeja, Lagos

As the protests to #EndSARS reached day three in Lagos, many residents - mainly youths - joined the protesters who had passed the night...

Otedolas Crash Twitter As Sisters Get Ferraris

Daughters of Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola, today sent tongues wagging as they unveiled expensive Ferrari vehicles purchased for them. Announcing the news on her official...

See photo of Alaafin of Oyo State’s 23 years old new bride

The traditional leader of the Oyo empire, and Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has gotten himself another beautiful young lady as...

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