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Photo News: Governor Amosun attends Chief (Mrs.) Sofola’s 80th Birthday

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Buhari turns D’Tigress Players to Millionaires for winning Afro Basket Championship

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja received members of the victorious D’Tigress, showering the players with N1 million each and the officials N500,000 each. The President, after announcing the donation shortly before the commencement of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), urged the team to remain focused. “You should work towards winning the forthcoming 2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup ... Read More »

Oxlade Chamberlain shuns Chelsea for Liverpool agrees $35million deal

Liverpool have agreed a £35 million ($46 million, 38 million euros) deal with Arsenal to sign England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, according to reports on Wednesday. Oxlade-Chamberlain appeared set to join Chelsea earlier this week after the Premier League champions had a bid accepted for the 24-year-old. But Liverpool appear to have won the race for Oxlade-Chamberlain’s signature ahead of Thursday’s ... Read More »

UBER Driver attempts suicide over N90,00 debt

An Uber driver, identified as Hammed Olojo, 31 was on Sunday afternoon rescued by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, on patrol of Third Mainland Bridge from jumping into the Lagoon. Olojo, who drove himself to the Third Mainland Bridge in an Uber Toyota Corolla saloon car had written a short note and left it in the car when ... Read More »

Lake Rice:More Lagosians storm Centres

More Lagos State residents on Tuesday besieged the centres designated by the State Government for the sale of Lake Rice as part of activities marking the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.  The State Government had last Thursday commenced the sale of the rice. 50kg of the rice is being sold for N12,000, 25kg for N6,000 and 10kg for N2500. Aside the designated ... Read More »

Anambra: Obaze floors Ifeanyi Uba, grabs PDP Guber ticket

Former Secretary to the Anambra state government,  Mr. Oseloka Obaze has defeated the Chairman Capital Oil, Ifeanyi Uba , and other contenders to emerge the flag-bearer for the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the governorship election in the state come November. Mr. Obaze polled a total of 672 votes to defeat Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Uba who polled just 94 ... Read More »

US slams Venezuala with new sanctions

United States President, Donald Trump, signed an executive order on Friday imposing new financial sanctions on Venezuela over President Nicolas Maduro’s undemocratic actions. The move prohibits dealings in new debt and equity issued by the Venezuelan government and the state-owned oil company. “These measures are carefully calibrated to deny the Maduro dictatorship a critical source of financing to maintain its ... Read More »

Anambra: Stella Oduah frustrated by PDP

Senator Stella Oduah, an aspirant in the forthcoming governorship election in Anambra State, has threatened withdrawal from the race, alleging irregularities in Peoples Democratic Party’s  build-up to the primary election. Oduah made this known while briefing newsmen on Friday in Abuja. She said that the Ward congress of the party held on Wednesday to elect three delegates per ward was ... Read More »

Ronaldo Floors Messi, Wins Third UEFA Best Player title

Cristiano Ronaldo was named UEFA Player of the Season for 2016-2017 on Thursday after a campaign which saw the Portuguese superstar help Real Madrid to the La Liga and Champions League double. It was the third time that Ronaldo had won the award which was presented on the sidelines of the Champions League group stage draw. His great rival Lionel ... Read More »

6-Minute Broadcast: Buhari calls for unity, glad to be home (Read Transcript )

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the unity of Nigeria noting that Nigerian unit was settled and negotiable. The full speech reads My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be back on home soil among my brothers and sisters. In the course of my stay in the ... Read More »