Nigeria

    59 Gun Salute for Nigeria @ 59 In Sports
    October 1, 2019

    59 Gun Salute for Nigeria @ 59 In Sports

    As Nigeria marks Fifty Nine years of independence, we take a peep down memory lane. November 30, 1960 – Nigeria’s boxer,…
    Full text of Buhari’s speech on #ENDSARS protests
    2 days ago

    Full text of Buhari’s speech on #ENDSARS protests

    Since the incident happened, Nigerians have been calling on the president to address the nation as hoodlums and arsonists took…
    Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari’s Victory
    September 11, 2019

    Tribunal Dismisses PDP, Atiku’s Petition Challenging Buhari’s Victory

    The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal has dismissed the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in…
    Refund N4.923bn Nigeria’s Senate Orders NDDC Interim Management
    July 23, 2020

    Refund N4.923bn Nigeria’s Senate Orders NDDC Interim Management

    The Senate on Thursday ordered the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to refund N4.923…
    Helicopter crashes into Lagos building
    August 28, 2020

    Helicopter crashes into Lagos building

    Two occupants of the ill-fated helicopter were recovered dead while another has been hospitalised following the aftereffect of the crash.…
    N30.5bn spent on COVID-19 in four months, says FG
    September 6, 2020

    N30.5bn spent on COVID-19 in four months, says FG

    The Federal Government says it spent N30.5 billion on efforts to curtail COVID-19 between April and July this year. The…
    IMF recommends unified exchange rate for Nigeria
    August 5, 2020

    IMF recommends unified exchange rate for Nigeria

    The International Monetary Fund has advised the Central Bank of Nigeria to unify the country’s exchange rate system in order…
    Rasheed Omokafe Scores in Army Debut
    February 24, 2020

    Rasheed Omokafe Scores in Army Debut

    The 24-year-old became just the second player to score on his debut in the Metfone Cambodia League this season when…
    Omotola expresses shock at husband’s statement
    September 2, 2019

    Omotola expresses shock at husband’s statement

    Mum of 3 and Nigerian actress Omotola Jalade Ekeinde took to her timeline, to share the romantic moment she and…
    Lagos churches, mosques allowed to reopen from June 19
    June 4, 2020

    Lagos churches, mosques allowed to reopen from June 19

    Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the ban on religious gatherings in the state, starting from June 19, 2020.…

    Business

      Zenith Bank Sets New Date For Dividend Payout
      August 29, 2019

      Zenith Bank Sets New Date For Dividend Payout

      Zenith Bank has postponed the date for the payout of its 30 kobo interim dividend from the proposed date of 2nd…
      UAE not restricting visa issuance to Nigerian visitors – Embassy
      August 6, 2020

      UAE not restricting visa issuance to Nigerian visitors – Embassy

      The United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abuja has denied reports making the rounds that it is restricting the issuance of…
      N10.78tr subsidy: Why FG may not reverse new fuel, electricity rates
      September 6, 2020

      N10.78tr subsidy: Why FG may not reverse new fuel, electricity rates

      There were strong indications last night that the Federal Government may not reverse the new fuel pump price regime because…
      Refund N4.923bn Nigeria’s Senate Orders NDDC Interim Management
      July 23, 2020

      Refund N4.923bn Nigeria’s Senate Orders NDDC Interim Management

      The Senate on Thursday ordered the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to refund N4.923…
      Zenith, First Banks in merger talks
      March 17, 2020

      Zenith, First Banks in merger talks

      Another serious merger or acquisition is imminent in the Nigerian banking sector as Zenith Bank Plc and First Bank are…
      Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’
      April 14, 2020

      Coronavirus: ‘World faces worst recession since Great Depression’

      The global economy will contract by 3% this year as countries around the world shrink at the fastest pace in…
      US Increases Visa Cost To Almost N100,000 For Nigerians
      August 28, 2019

      US Increases Visa Cost To Almost N100,000 For Nigerians

      The United States Embassy in Nigeria has increased its visa fees from N59,200 to 99,900. The embassy says effective from…
      Crude Oil: Nigerian Capital Market Loses N1.63Tr in January
      February 4, 2015

      Crude Oil: Nigerian Capital Market Loses N1.63Tr in January

      Investors net worth on the Nigerian Stock Exchange has depreciated by 14.70 per cent for January, from 0.33 per cent…
      2020 Borrowing Plan: Reps Approve Buhari’s Request To Raise N850bn From Capital Market
      May 12, 2020

      2020 Borrowing Plan: Reps Approve Buhari’s Request To Raise N850bn From Capital Market

      The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved Federal Government’s request to raise the sum of N850 billion from the domestic…

      World News

        Ki-Moon Congratulates Nigerians on Peaceful Elections
        March 29, 2015

        Ki-Moon Congratulates Nigerians on Peaceful Elections

        UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has congratulated  Nigeria on the largely peaceful and orderly conduct of presidential and parliamentary elections. Ki-Moon,…
        Champions League: Format changes planned for 2024 set to be delayed or scrapped
        September 10, 2019

        Champions League: Format changes planned for 2024 set to be delayed or scrapped

        The revolutionary changes to European football planned for 2024 are likely to either be delayed or scrapped. Uefa was proposing…
        Uber launches UberBOAT, its boat taxi service in Lagos
        October 17, 2019

        Uber launches UberBOAT, its boat taxi service in Lagos

        Four months after first announcing its plans to launch UberBOAT, a boat taxi business, in Lagos, Nigeria, Uber has now…
        Xenophobic attacks, threat to Africa’s economic growth – Professionals in South Africa
        September 9, 2019

        Xenophobic attacks, threat to Africa’s economic growth – Professionals in South Africa

        Ms Omotola Adetunji, the Founder, Guild of Nigerian Professionals in South Africa (GNP-SA), says recurring attacks against foreigners in that…
        NFF mourns as Ukaigwe, foremost women football figure, dies
        July 14, 2020

        NFF mourns as Ukaigwe, foremost women football figure, dies

        Nigerian Football was again thrown into a state of mourning on Tuesday after news broke of the death of leading…
        Nigeria : Relishing Triumphant Entry of OPay, ORide
        September 14, 2019

        Nigeria : Relishing Triumphant Entry of OPay, ORide

        Towards the end of June 2019, lemon green helmets bobbed atop 200cc motorcycles swerving through traffic in Nigeria’s economic capital,…
        Crystal Palace stun Manchester United 1-2 at Old Trafford
        August 24, 2019

        Crystal Palace stun Manchester United 1-2 at Old Trafford

        Manchester United suffered fresh penalty woe as Marcus Rashford missed from the spot in their shock 2-1 home defeat against…
        Adesina Completely Exonerated by High Level Independent Review Panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson
        July 28, 2020

        Adesina Completely Exonerated by High Level Independent Review Panel led by former Irish President Mary Robinson

        Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire – A much awaited report by an Independent Review Panel has completely exonerated the President of the…
        Trump impeachment: Senators sworn in for historic trial
        January 17, 2020

        Trump impeachment: Senators sworn in for historic trial

          WASHINGTON —  For only the third time in American history, the Senate on Thursday began considering articles of impeachment…
          Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show
          January 31, 2020

          Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show

          Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on…
          Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
          November 26, 2019

          Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

          Just days after Jennifer Lopez earned her second Indie Spirit Award nomination for her work in “Hustlers,” the Palm Springs International Film…
          The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film
          November 22, 2019

          The Oscars have Disqualified ‘Joy’, a Film about Nigerian Sex Workers, Submitted for Best International Feature Film

          Like Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’, the film has reportedly been disqualified by the Academy because of too much English dialogue. It…
          Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race
          November 13, 2019

          Oscar Awards : Early Front-Runners in the 2020 Oscars Race

          As recently as five years ago, no studio would ever consider releasing a blockbuster in the “dead” months of the…
          Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?
          November 13, 2019

          Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?

          On “Pick of the Week,” devoted to the top categories of awards season, Let’s dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor…
          Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction
          November 9, 2019

          Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction

          Discop Johannesburg’s organizers announced their 2019 program with a focus on international’s content buying and selling. The upcoming edition of…
            Michael Douglas, 75, says ‘younger bride’ Catherine Zeta-Jones makes him ‘feel good’
            October 11, 2019

            Michael Douglas, 75, says ‘younger bride’ Catherine Zeta-Jones makes him ‘feel good’

            Michael Douglas blew out 75 candles on Sept. 25, the same day his longtime wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, turned 50. It’s…
            Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
            November 26, 2019

            Jennifer Lopez to Receive Spotlight Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

            Just days after Jennifer Lopez earned her second Indie Spirit Award nomination for her work in “Hustlers,” the Palm Springs International Film…
            Obamas make Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’
            August 22, 2019

            Obamas make Hollywood movie debut with ‘American Factory’

            Barack and Michelle Obama made their Hollywood debut on Wednesday with a documentary set in industrial Ohio that film reviewers…
            MultiChoice talent factory announces 2019 class
            August 28, 2019

            MultiChoice talent factory announces 2019 class

            MultiChoice Nigeria has announced the 20 students selected for the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) Academy Class of 2019. The students…
            Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction
            November 9, 2019

            Discop Johannesburg edition covers international and regional coproduction

            Discop Johannesburg’s organizers announced their 2019 program with a focus on international’s content buying and selling. The upcoming edition of…
            Aquaman 2: “Sorry We Can’t Shoot” Jason Momoa Declares
            August 11, 2019

            Aquaman 2: “Sorry We Can’t Shoot” Jason Momoa Declares

            Sorry to disappoint movie lovers and fans of Jason Momoa but it appears that we would not be having Aquaman…
            Oprah Winfrey Explains Why She Chose Not to Marry or Have Kids: ‘I Don’t Have Regrets’
            October 11, 2019

            Oprah Winfrey Explains Why She Chose Not to Marry or Have Kids: ‘I Don’t Have Regrets’

            Oprah Winfrey says she does not have any regrets over deciding to not marry or have children. The 65-year-old talk show…
            Oscars Committee Selects Genevive Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ As Nigeria’s Entry
            October 2, 2019

            Oscars Committee Selects Genevive Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ As Nigeria’s Entry

            he Nigerian Oscars Selection Committee has selected Genevieve Nnaji’s ‘Lionheart’ as the country’s submission to the International Feature Film category…
              Who is DJ Switch?
              14 hours ago

              Who is DJ Switch?

              She did not show her face, but we heard her saying “they shot peaceful people; they just shot us for…
              BBNaija: What it takes to win? An analysis of 4 winners
              3 weeks ago

              BBNaija: What it takes to win? An analysis of 4 winners

              The Big Brother Naija show has undoubtedly evolved since its return from hiatus in 2017. Big Brother Naija’s past winners…
              Laycon wins 2020 BBNaija Lockdown Edition
              4 weeks ago

              Laycon wins 2020 BBNaija Lockdown Edition

              The 26-year-old fast rising rapper, Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe, has won the 2020 Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition. After 70 days…
                West Africa leads AFRIMA 2019 nominations
                August 26, 2019

                West Africa leads AFRIMA 2019 nominations

                West Africa led the nominations for the 2019 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) with 38 percent.Nigerian artists David ‘Davido’ Adeleke…
                Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show
                January 31, 2020

                Super Bowl 2020: Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will pay tribute to Kobe Bryant during halftime show

                Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash has reminded everyone how fragile life is, Jennifer Lopez and Shakira said on…
                Laycon wins 2020 BBNaija Lockdown Edition
                4 weeks ago

                Laycon wins 2020 BBNaija Lockdown Edition

                The 26-year-old fast rising rapper, Olamilekan ‘Laycon’ Agbeleshe, has won the 2020 Big Brother Naija Lockdown edition. After 70 days…
                BBNaija: Four winners and ten most popular housemates in 14 years
                August 2, 2020

                BBNaija: Four winners and ten most popular housemates in 14 years

                The Big Brother TV format first berthed in Africa after Multichoice bought the franchise to create Big Brother Africa in…
                Posing nude a business strategy –Toyin Lawani
                August 17, 2019

                Posing nude a business strategy –Toyin Lawani

                Entrepreneur and social media personality, Toyin Lawani, sure knows how to court attention. She recently posted some sultry pictures on…
                Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?
                November 13, 2019

                Oscars Best Actor 2020: Who Will Win?

                On “Pick of the Week,” devoted to the top categories of awards season, Let’s dissect the Oscars’ oh-so-crowded best actor…
                2Baba allays fears of his fans that, he is retiring from music–says farming is not retirement plan
                August 27, 2020

                2Baba allays fears of his fans that, he is retiring from music–says farming is not retirement plan

                Recall that earlier in the week, the singer shared a video on his Instagram page showing his big farmland in Benue. After…
                How Mercy Aigbe made me popular – Luminee
                August 17, 2019

                How Mercy Aigbe made me popular – Luminee

                Actress, Mercy Aigbe, is regarded as one of the most fashionable celebrities in the country. Usually turned out in colourful…
                Davido’s wife, Chioma tests positive for COVID-19
                March 27, 2020

                Davido’s wife, Chioma tests positive for COVID-19

                Nigerian singer David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced that his wife-to-be, Chioma Avril Rowland, has tested positive for…
                Filmmaker, Charles Novia gets his own first TV channel
                November 22, 2019

                Filmmaker, Charles Novia gets his own first TV channel

                Charles Novia, a popular film critic, and filmmaker has become the first Nigerian to own a TV channel solely dedicated…
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