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Yuletide: NCDC warns of possible COVID-19 infection rise

The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, has warned that Nigeria will likely witness an increase in COVID-19 cases and a decrease in…
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Yobe North: Appeal Court confirms Bashir Sheriff as APC candidate

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has confirmed Bashir Sheriff Machina as the All Progressives Congress’s (APC) candidate for Yobe North Senatorial District. In its ruling on…
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World’s largest volcano, Mauna Loa, erupts for first time in decades

HAWAII's Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, has erupted for the first time in nearly 40 years, US authorities said, spewing lava and ash today as emergency…
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WHO renames monkeypox as mpox

MONKEYPOX is to be renamed mpox in English, the World Health Organisation announced today, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation stemming from the existing name. Monkeypox…
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Politics

2023: I’m yet to decide who to support for president – Wike

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike has said the decision on who to vote for among the presidential candidates in…
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Peter Obi condemns ‘mindless killing’ of Labour Party women leader

PETER Obi has expressed shock over the death of the Labour Party (LP)’s Women Leader in Kaura,…
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Osun: Adeleke insists on reversal of state’s name

THE Chief Press Secretary to Governor Ademola Adeleke, Olawale Rasheed, says his principal and the…
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We didn’t apologise to Duke for using his picture to depict Tinubu – APC

THE All Progressives Congress Campaign Council has denied issuing a statement to apologise to a…
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Ebonyi to deploy Ebubeagu, others to INEC offices

The Ebonyi State Government has promised to reinforce security at all Independent National Electoral…
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2023: I have no plan to move capital to Lagos – Tinubu

The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has denied…
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Education

Strike: ASUU demands sacking of Ministers of Education, Labour

The Federal University of Technology, Lokoja chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has…

ASUU threatens fresh strike over ‘no work no pay’

Academic Staff Union of Nigeria Universities,ASUU, has threatened a fresh crisis it claimed would surpass all…

ASUU protests against alleged merciless treatment by FG

Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the University of Ibadan branch, have staged protests…

African countries must rejig educational system – Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has charged African leaders to provide quality education in their various countries.…

Two female students arrested for assaulting teacher

Two female students of Adesuwa Secondary School, Benin, Edo State, have been arrested by the police for allegedly…

FG reintroduces History in basic education curriculum

The Federal government on Thursday announced the formal reintroduction of history as a subject in the country’s…

FG, UNICEF partner to sponsor 1.5million northern girls’ education

The Federal Government, the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office of the United Kingdom and the United…

NASS passes students loan Bill

The two chambers of the National Assembly have passed the students loan Bill, according to Mr Lanre Lasisi, Special…

Students kill colleague over alleged stolen phone in Sokoto

A 200-level Dental student of the Sultan Abdurrahman College of Health Technology, Gwadabawa, Sokoto State, has…

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Nigeria

Bandits shoot dead DPO’s mother, brother

Terrorists have murdered two family members of a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in President Muhammadu Buhari's…

Gov Fintiri unhurt as truck crushes convoy

A TRUCK crushed two vehicles in the convoy of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State. The governor, however,…

Entertainment | Music | Nollywood

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade robbed in Cote d’Ivoire

Popular Nigerian afropop singer, was robbed Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, over the weekend. The 'Johnny' crooner…

I don’t uphold beliefs about God — Singer, Tems

Multiple award winning singer, Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, has shared a skeptic message. The…

Gunmen kill singer, Slami Ifeanyi in Anambra

Unknown gun-wielding men have reportedly shot dead rising crooner, Slami Ifeanyi in Anambra State. TheNigerian…

Tems wins ‘Best New Artiste’ at Soul Train Awards

Rising Nigerian singer-songwriter, Temilade Openiyi, better known as Tems, won the 'Best New Artiste' category at…

PHOTOS: Davido steps out for Adeleke’s inauguration

Pop superstar, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, is in Osun State for the inauguration of his uncle, Ademola…

I’ve quit smoking, drinking, womanizing – Terry G

Popular singer, Gabriel Oche Amanyi, better known as Terry G, has revealed that he no longer smokes, drinks or…

Sammie Okposo died in his sleep — Management

THE project manager of late gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, Hillary Vincent, has denied the viral reports that the…

‘I dreamt Peter Obi won 2023 presidential…

Reality star, Mercy Eke has revealed that she dreamt the Labour Party standard bearer, Peter Obi, won the 2023…

Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo slumps, dies at 51

GOSPEL singer and Welu Welu crooner, Sammie Okposo, has died. His project manager, Hillary Vincent, confirmed…

Kanye West asks Trump to be his running mate in 2024

AMERICAN rapper, Kanye West, has stated that he asked the former president of the United States, Donald Trump, to…

Wizkid becomes first African winner at Brazilian award…

Nigerian pop superstar, Ayodeji Balogun, particularly known as Wizkid, has made history as the first African artist…

Chinese envoy calls for collaboration between Nollywood…

The Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Cui Jinachun, has called for collaboration between Nollywood and Asian film…

Davido marks 30th birthday after losing son

Nigerian pop superstar, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, turned 30th today, Monday, November 21, 2022. The…

Wizkid, Tems win big at American Music Awards

The duo of Nigerian singers, Wizkid and Tem snagged two awards each at the 50th Annual American Music Awards.…

Cross-dresser Bobrisky Slams Papaya Ex For Attending…

Controversial cross-dresser, Okuneye Idris aka Bobrisky, has bashed socialite, Abike Halima Raheem, known as Papaya…

I almost died from drug addiction – Singer,…

Nigerian singer, Joshua Iniyezo, popularly known as Solidstar, opened up on his battle with drugs abuse. The…

Hanks Anuku debunks mental illness rumours

Veteran Nollywood actor, Hanks Anuku, has finally broken his silence on the viral video insinuating he was mentally…

Uk-based Nigerian pastor, Adegboyega declares support…

Uk-based Nigerian pastor Tobi Adegboyega has defended his support for afrobeats, despite being tagged as worldly…

Destiny Kids singer, Rejoice Iwueze weds fiancé

Rejoice Iwueze, one of the Destiny Kids music group, has traditionally tied the nuptial knot with her fiancé,…

Obi is no longer a boy – Timaya hails Peter Obi

Nigerian dancehall singer, Inetimi Timaya Odon, better known as Timaya, has lauded the presidential candidate of…

Actor, Apama loses two-year-old son

Nigerian comic actor, Dike Osinachi, better known as Apama, has lost his only son. The two-year-old boy…

Burna Boy, Tems nominated for 65th Grammy Awards

POPstars Tems and Burna Boy were among the nominees for the 65th annual Grammy Awards announced on Tuesday. Tems…

Blackface calls out Wizkid, Burna Boy over song theft

Veteran Nigerian singer and rapper, Augustine Ahmedu, better known as Blackface, has accused Wizkid and Burna Boy…

Mr Eazi snubs former boss, Wizkid, invites Styl-Plus,…

Nigerian singer and music executive, Oluwatosin Ajibade better known as Mr Eazi, has revealed the only artists he…

Sam Uloko: Meet Pastor Paul Enenche’s daughter,…

The identity of the fiancé of the Deborah Paul-Enenche, the first daughter of Dunamis International Gospel Centre’s…

‘Wizkid is an ashawo’, says Super Falcons…

Super Falcons and Barcelona Femeni star, Asisat Oshoala has described sensational singer, Wizkid as a chronic…

‘I’ll become a Nollywood filmmaker…

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayodeji Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid has hinted at joining the Nigerian…

Burna Boy ties Wizkid as most awarded African at MTV…

Nigerian music star, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has matched his industry rival, Wizkid's record with…

Davido secretly weds Chioma after their son’s death

Nigerian pop superstar, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has reportedly tied the knot traditionally with his…

Cuppy receives £5m home from her dad on her 30th…

Nigerian businessman and billionaire, Femi Otedola, has given a £5million country house to his daughter, DJ Cuppy,…

Netflix invests N9bn in Nigeria’s film industry

GLOBAL streaming service, Netflix, on Friday said it had invested nine billion naira in the Nigerian film industry…

FIFA confirms Kizz Daniel will perform at Qatar 2022…

Global football governing body, FIFA has confirmed that Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel will perform at the 2022 World…

Burna Boy acquires two brand-new cars

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Damini Ogulu, better known as Burna Boy, has acquired two new luxury cars.…

Wizkid hints at releasing a gospel album

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly Wizkid, has hinted at releasing a Christian music…

DJ Cuppy begs Elon Musk for $7.99 for her birthday

Popular Nigerian disc jockey, Florence Otedola, alias DJ Cuppy, has made an early birthday request to the World's…

50 Cent to produce movie on Hushpuppi

CURTIS James Jackson III, American rapper and producer popularly known as 50 Cent, has announced plans to release a…

I want to be like Bob Marley – Nigerian singer,…

Grammy award-winning Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as Wizkid, has revealed that one of his aims is…

Gospel singer, Mercy Chinwo, under fire for performing…

MERCY Chinow has come under serious criticism for performing at the flag-off of the party’s 2023 governorship…

‘I could be married to Temi Otedola without people…

SINGER, Mr. Eazi has disclosed that he engaged the billionaire’s daughter, Temi Otedola two weeks before officially…

99.9% of Nigerian celebrities are supporting Peter Obi…

One-half of the Psquare music duo, Peter Okoye, who is also known as Mr. P has asserted that 99.9 per cent of…

We are kicking all old men out of power in 2023 – Wizkid

Grammy-award-winning singer, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balagun, better known as Wizkid, has said the youths will retire from…

2023 Presidency: Comedian, Mr Macaroni declares support…

Popular comedian and actor, Adebowale Adedayo, better known as Mr Macaroni, has declared support for the…

Comedian, Cute Abiola resigns from Nigerian Navy for…

Popular comedian and skit maker, Abdulgafar Ahmad, humorously known as Cute Abiola, has resigned from the Nigerian…

TIMELINE: How Hushpuppi was arrested, extradited and…

The United States Central District Court in California has reportedly sentenced Ramon Abbas, popularly known as…

FACT CHECK: Is Davido’s son, Ifeanyi alive?

Claim: Singer Davido‘s son, Ifeanyi Adeleke, is alive and responding to treatment. There have been…

2023 Presidency: Nollywood actors endorse Tinubu

Nollywood actors under the auspices of The Progressive Coalition of Entertainers have endorsed the presidential bid…

Femi Otedola celebrates 60th birthday in N3bn yacht

Femi Otedola celebrates 60th birthday in N3bn yacht Nigerian business magnate, Femi Otedola has rented a luxury…

Patoranking to perform at Qatar 2022 World Cup

Nigerian reggae-dancehall singer, Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, professionally known as Patoranking is among musical…

‘I have calling to be preacher of God’…

NOLLYWOOD actor, Yul Edochie, says he has been called to become a minister of God. Edochie made this known in a…

Otedola charters N2.2bn super yacht to mark 60th…

Nigerian businessman and oil magnate, Femi Otedola, has rented a yacht with about N2.2bn to celebrate his 60th…
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