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UPDATE: Arewa Youths chicken out “We believe in one Nigeria (See Video)

In what would seem like a recant after Governor El Rufai of Kaduna State had called for their arrest, two Comrade Yerima Shettima, President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, and Isaac Balami, Arewa Consultative Forum Congress’ President have made a u-turn, revealing that they believe in one Nigeria. Balami said the Northern groups had observed how the issue was “being discussed ... Read More »

June 12: We’ll ensure FG immortalises MKO-Amosun

The Ogun State government has assured that it would continue to liaise with relevant authorities to ensure that the late illustrious son of the State and acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola is immortalised by the Federal Government. Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa, who gave the assurance at a ... Read More »

25 Proven Benefits of Water Melon

  Although we think of watermelon today as that large, picture-perfect, dripping-with-sweet-juice fruit that makes our summer taste buds erupt, it was not always that way. Watermelon’s wild ancestor was actually a bitter fruit with hard, green flesh and circular shaped. Much of the history of watermelon is debated because of a lack of accurate information, but many historians agree ... Read More »

UK Polls: May may lose Majority in Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives will win 302 seats in the election, pollster YouGov said yesterday. Voters cast their ballots today in a snap election. According to YouGov, the Tories could lose up to 28 seats, and also their majority in parliament. In its last poll before the vote, the polling firm predicted that the Tories will receive 42 ... Read More »

Fani-Kayode Apologises to Kate Henshaw for wrong accusation

Controversial former Minister and Presidential aide. Femi Fani-Kayode has swolled the humble pie and apologised to Nollywood star, Kate Henshaw for wrongfully attributing a comment on Biafra to her in an article. The actress was lambasted Fani-Kayode but now a truce has been reached following FFK’s appology.   Also writing on Twitter, he said, “My attention has been drawn to ... Read More »

Emir of Kano’s Private Secretary sacked, accused of Sabotage

Alhaji Isah Bayero, the Senior Private Secretary of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II has been sacked according to a report by The Punch. Alhaji Isah Bayero, who is the Emir’s cousin was sacked over what was described as alleged sabotage. A former pilot with the Kabo Air, Isah Bayero was appointed as an aide to Sanusi in 2014 when ... Read More »

Gunshots, burnt houses as Boko Haram storms Maidugri

Boko Haram insurgents yesterday stormed parts of the embattled city of Maiduguri, shooting sporadically and setting houses ablaze. The attack came ahead of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s scheduled visit today to launch the distribution of grains in Maiduguri. Eye witnesses said the insurgents, attacking through Damboa Road, sacked Aridawari, Jiddari, Polo wards, NNPC quarters/depot, Damboa Road and Molai, firing, at ... Read More »

El Rufai orders arrest of Arewa Youths who threatened Igbos

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the immediate arrest of all signatories to a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant-Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday also assured residents in the state of “their freedom to reside where they choose”, adding ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s funeral (Photos)

Photos By Segun Lawal (Ovation International) Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya has been buried.She was buried amidst tears at the Vault Gardens  Ikoyi Lagos amidst tears and sorrow by friends and Family. Before her final journey home, there was an evening of tributes at The Blue Roof, LTV Compound, Lagos.It was a very emotional moment for many. Her funeral began with ... Read More »