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Music: Phyno - Fada Fada (Ghetto Gospel) (feat. Olamide)

Here is another Phyno and YBNL Boss, Olamide collaboration and this one is titled “Fada Fada (Ghetto Gospel).” Produced by Masterkraft. It is believe this would be contained in Phyno's sophomore album rumoured for release later this year....

Music: John Godfrey - Your Grace (feat. Onos)

From Praiz You to Akachukwu to Nara Ekele, John Godfrey has never dropped the bar when it comes a to delivering sumptuous melodies to honour God and motivate men. This time around, He teams up with another bar raising worshiper - Onos as they render...

Music: Adekunle Gold - No Forget (feat. Simi)

YBNL artiste, Adekunle Gold just released his highly anticipated album “Gold.” The album which was released two days earlier than the expected date of release as Adekunle Gold said he can't wait anymore. The album which was scheduled for...

Music: Skuki - E Pass Go (feat. Phyno)

Over The Top Entertainment raving duo Skuki are not slowing down on their consistency game as they render another tune featuring indigenous rapper Phyno and this one is titled “E Pass Go.” Produced by the prolific producer Masterkraft. Download...

Music: Reminisce - I.E.N.B.G (If E Nobi God) (feat. Mr Eazi)

Reminisce released his 4th studio album titled “El Hadj” today. Here is another pick from the album and this one is titled I.E.N.B.G (If E Nobi God) featuring Mr Eazi. Produced by Sarz, mixed and mastered by Indomix. Download and share.

Music: Olamide - Love No Go Die

YBNL Boss, Olamide is back! Earlier this morning, the rapper took to his Instagram page to announce his upcoming single called “Love No Go Die.” The single has finally been released. “Love No Go Die” is produced by Young John, mixed and...

Music: Tekno - Go

Tekno returns with a new self-produced single titled “GO” - download mp3. With Samantha still doing rounds, Tekno drops a new single to whet our appetites. Here is the promised single titled "GO". The video was directed and shot by...

Music: KCee - Dem Go Hear (feat. Tekno)

Kcee just released his “Attention to Detail” and fans are loving it, we have a pick off the album and this one is titled “Dem Go Hear” featuring Tekno - download mp3. KCee hires the Slimdaddy; Tekno in this new tune off his recently released...

Music: GospelOnDeBeatz - Sauce (feat. Tekno & Patoranking)

Prolific producer, GospelOnDeBeatz hires Tekno & Patoranking on a set of new single titled “Sauce” - download mp3 Celebrated producer GospelOnDeBeatz attacks with a new single titled "Sauce". The fiery track features afro-pop star...

Music: Larry Gaaga - Man No Be God (feat. Charass)

In keeping with the pace he has set from the start of the year, Larry Gaaga presents his latest offering "Man No Be God" featuring Charass and produced by budding new producer Richie. Download below.

Music: Adekunle Gold - Kelegbe Megbe (Know Your Level)

Adekunle Gold says “Kelegbe Megbe” (Know Your Level). He says it is time to clear things up, he is the father in this music game so you all should be calm. After the successful release of ‘Before You Wake Up’ which was widely accepted and...

Music: Tshego - No Ties (feat. King Monada)

After signing a distribution deal with Universal, former Family Tree act, Tshego comes through with an afro pop single titled "No Ties" featuring prolific singer, King Monada . Grab your headset and listen below.

Video: Adekunle Gold - Kelegbe Megbe (Know Your Level)

The music video of the new Adekunle Gold's single is here. On this new song “Kelegbe Megbe” Adekunle Gold sends a letter of caution to everyone out there. You need to know your level so that you don’t turn a laughing stock and be dragged...

Video: Skuki - E Pass Go (feat. Phyno)

The Pop duo of Skuki (Pishaun & VaVaVoom) finally release the visuals to their recent collaborative high-life themed tune with king of the east - Phyno, titled "E Pass Go" which the audio features the production from Sunny...

Video: Tshego - No Ties (feat. King Monada)

Music video for the instant hit performed by music artiste Tshego titled No Ties. The afro pop hit features the vocals of Limpopo crooner King Monada. UMG (on behalf of Universal Music (Pty) Ltd. Enjoy watching below.

Video: Tekno - Go

As promised, Made Men Music Group and Upfront And Personal, let loose a Summer-party type video for Tekno's recent smash single titled "GO". The swag, luxury cars, clean location and beautiful bikini bodies will keep you replaying...

Northern Governors wives pay Aisha Buhari a courtesy Visit.

Earlier yesterday, wives of Northern Governors paid a courtesy visit to Mrs. Aisha Buhari earlier, their meeting was to brief Mrs. Buhari on the outcome of the Governors Wives Forum meeting which held earlier today, the meeting was focused on the...

Release Our Son Now, Ibori Kinsmen Tell British Govt

The kinsmen of a former Delta State governor, Chief James Ibori, have alleged that it was Ibori’s clamour for fiscal federalism to enable the people of the Niger Delta region to control their resources that led to his incarceration in a British...

Home draw: Hangover not to blame, says Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola dismissed the hypothesis his side had suffered from a Champions League hangover in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at home to Middlesbrough. City went into the game on the back of a stirring 3-1 victory over Barcelona in...

Governor Yahaya Bello Returns From Germany After Eye Surgery

Governor of Kogi State, has returned to Nigeria, after undergoing eye surgery in Germany. Bello arrived just over an hour ago, in the company of some of his trusted aides and officials. The Governor, who was declared missing, left the country to...

Osinbajo Meets Wih Saraki, Dogara, governors Inside Aso Rock

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday said the meeting the leaders of the National Assembly had with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and some state governors was meant to ensure good governance and collaboration. Saraki spoke with State House...

Meet The 4 Governors Who May Leave APC And Follow Tinubu

An unconfirmed report by New Telegraph indicates that nine governors under the platform of the APC are mulling the idea of exiting the party ahead of the 2019 elections. According to the report, the rumoured exit of the party stalwarts is expected...

Governor Appoints School Principal as Permanent Secretary

Many people have received the news of the appointment of a secondary school principal as a permanent secretary in Bayelsa state. The announcement was made by the Governor, Seriake D!ckson. The principal, Mr. Egbe Gibson Ockiya, was among four...

Governor Mimiko is Gone – Jimoh Ibrahim Mocks

Jimoh Ibrahim, sacked governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, speaking in a video has said that today’s election will hold and that the reason he went into the legal battle to rule Ondo was to stop Ondo State Governor,...

Cross River Governor, Ben Ayade Prepares to Join APC

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has met with bigwigs of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over the weekend, according to DailyTrust. The meeting, which started during the thanksgiving ceremony organised by the Minister of Niger...

2019 Presidential Race: New Mega Party Targets 16 Governors

With an eye firmly fixed on the 2018 governorship polls in Ekiti and Osun States and 2019 general election, the movers of the proposed new mega party are already targeting at least 16 states of the federation whose governors they are confident will...

APC’s Abia-North Candidate Murdered In Lagos (Pictured)

A former candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the Abia-North constituency in the 2015 general election, Ugochukwu Nwosu, has been murdered in his Lagos residence. Ugochukwu was reportedly stabbed to death by a suspected robber at his...

Supreme Court Affirms Ayade As Cross River Governor

The Supreme Court today has affirmed Prof. Ben Ayade of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the governor of Cross River state. A member of his party, Joe Agi had asked the court to sack the Governor over false declaration of age but the apex court...

Cristiano Ronaldo Hits 500th Club Career Goal

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrated his fourth Ballon d'Or award with his 500th goal at club level to seal Real Madrid's 2-0 win over Club America on Thursday and book his side's place in the FIFA Club World Cup final. The prolific...

Crude Oil Discovered In Borno State – Federal Government

After several months of exploration activities, Borno State has joined the league of oil-producing states in Nigeria, as the Federal Government, yesterday, said crude oil had been discovered in the state. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of...

Gunmen kidnap aide to Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa

Special Assistant to Delta state governor on Community Development, Avura Awheme, was abducted by some kidnappers at Olomoro in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State last week. According to reports, Avura was kidnapped while returning...

Governor Ambode Donates N5M To Widows Of Fallen Heroes (Photos)

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday announced a donation of N5million towards the welfare of widows of members of the Nigeria Armed Forces who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty, urging Nigerians and corporate organizations...

Good News! FG Sets Up It Innovation Centre In Abuja

The federal government has inaugurated a N700 million government contact centre in Abuja to boost ease of doing business through technological innovations and information dissemination. The minister of communications, Adebayo Shittu who inaugurated...

No Way In Lagos!! DSS Nabs 4 Boko Haram Members In Lagos

In its determined counter-terrorism efforts, the Department of State Services (DSS) says it has recorded major successes against criminal gangs, kidnap syndicates and terrorist elements across the country. The agency says the successes have further...

No Bomb Blast In Lagos!!’- Government Confirms

The Lagos State Government yesterday allayed the fears of residents on a substance suspected to be Improvised Explosive Device (IED), which was allegedly dropped in a manhole in a street in Agege. It said that there was no cause for alarm. The...

AGF and CBN Governor May Be Arrested Over Sale of Oil Blocks

The House of Representatives has threatened to issue warrant of arrest on the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele, and the Accountant-General of the Federation, Mr Ahmed Idris, over oil licenses. According to the House, the...

Governor Of Kaduna State Should Be Arrested - Reno Omokri

"So Kaduna State wants to prosecute those spreading false information? The first culprit should be their Governor, Nasir Elrufai who lied on October 1st, 2015 that former President Jonathan spent ₦64 billion to celebrate Independence Day...

Governor Umaru Of Nasarawa State Sacks 10 Commissioners

Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Tuesday sacked 10 commissioners and redeployed two others. The Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Mohammed Abdullahi, in a statement indicated that six commissioners were retained, two of which were...

Rivers State Governor Sacks Commissioner For Health

Rivers State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Theophilus Odagme has been sacked by the State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike. He was sacked yesterday and this was contained in a statement issued by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic...

Gov. Wike wins Governor of the Year Award(Photos)

Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike (CON) of Rivers State has won The Sun’s Governor of the Year award. The presentation of the award was done by Chairman of the Sun Newspapers, Orji Uzor Kalu. Ike Ekweremadu, Terry Wayas and MD of Sun newspaper, Eric...

Kebbi Speaker Abdulmumeen Collapses During Governor’s Speech

The Speaker Kebbi State House of Assembly, Hon Samaila Abdulmumin, yesterday evening collapsed during the inspection of road projects in Ribah, Zuru local government area of the state, The Nation reports. Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, who was in...

Katsina Governor, Aminu Masari Bans Unlawful Gathering (Read)

Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has signed an order banning any form of unlawful assembly in any part of the state. The ban was announced yesterday in Katsina in a statement by the governor’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Abdu Labaran....

Pres Buhari Calls Obasanjo & Governor Yahaya Bello

President Muhammadu Buhari has called Nigeria again. This time he called to congratulate ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo recalling their days in the military. Buhari said, “Those of us who served under you in various capacities recall a man with...

Governor Mimiko's Cabinet Members Defect To APC

Two cabinet members of the Ondo state government have defected to the All Progressive Congress, The Nation reports. The state's Commissioner for Community Development and Cooperative Services Mrs Yetunde Adeyanju on Tuesday resigned her...

I Am A Militant - Edo State Governor, Oshiomhole Declares

Gov. Adams Oshiomhole says for any government to make progress, it must maintain a national minimum wage. Oshiomhole said this in Abuja on Wednesday during a forum tagged 'The Podium', organised by The Kukah Centre in collaboration with...

17-Year Old Commits Suicide In Lagos, Drops Suicide Note

A 17-year-old girl, (first name withheld) Saka has died after drinking local insecticide, Sniper in Igando area of Lagos State. Lagos Metro gathered that the victim allegedly blamed her grandma for her death in a note which she left behind. The...

You are not corrupt when in Buhari’s good books – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to stop shielding members of his government from probe. The governor in a statement on Sunday by his Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka,...

Bola Tinubu Is No God, Melaye Speaks Again

The All Progressives Congress member representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, on Thursday explained that he insulted Senator Oluremi Tinubu, during an executive session at the Senate after she referred to him as a thug....

Kogi Finally Gets Deputy Governor

After APC’s choice, Yahaya Bello was sworn in last month as the executive Governor of Kogi State, he had ruled the State these past days without a deputy. However that came to an end yesterday, Tuesday, 9thof February, 2016 when the Kogi State...

Yobe Now Free From Boko Haram - State Governor

The Yobe State Government has said there is no part of the state currently under the occupation of the Boko Haram insurgents. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam stated this in Damaturu while receiving a delegation from Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, who...

Shocker! Johnson’s Baby Powder Not Good Afterall

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay £51 million damages to the family of a woman whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to her use of the company's baby power. In a verdict announced late Monday night, jurors in the circuit court...

Former Delta State Governor Dies

A former Delta State Governor and Nigerian businessman, Olorogun Felix Ibru is dead. He reportedly passed on today at the age of 80 after a brief illness. Felix was born on the 7th of Dec. 1935 at Agbarha-Otor in the Ughelli North local government...

Hiddink: Diego Costa is not an idiot

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink has defended striker Diego Costa, claiming it is unfair to call the Spain international an idiot. The former Atletico Madrid forward was sent off for appearing to bite Everton's Gareth Barry on Saturday, but Hiddink...

Enough Is Enough, NLC Tells Gov El-Rufai

Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, yesterday, said their members had been pushed to the wall by the policies and actions of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, and warned, “Enough is enough”. The two bodies...

Another Building Collapses In Lagos Leaving Two People Injured

Another building has collapsed in Lagos. This happened yesterday at No 9, Alli Close, Mile 12, Lagos. Fortunately, no lives were lost but a man and woman sustained injuries. According to the member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing...

Aide To Alabama Governor Resigns Amid S3x Scandal

Rebekah Mason, a top aide to Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, has resigned one week after the politician denied having an affair with her, Bentley's office said in a written statement. "My only plans are to focus my full attention on my...

Kwara State Governor Denies Owing Whitefield Hotel

The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed has denied any link with the management, ownership or construction of Whitefield Hotel, Ilorin. In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, Governor Ahmed described...

Buhari ‘Forced’ Me To Be Kaduna Governor - El-Rufai

Kaduna Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai yesterday disclosed that, he wouldn’t have been a Governor today, if not that President Buhari encouraged him to contest. for the post. He made the statement at the closing ceremony of the 2-day Economic...

Enugu Governor Urges Nigerians To Take High Crime Rate To God

During a service to mark 2016 Catholic Mothering Sunday at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, Federal Housing, Trans-Ekulu, Enugu on Sunday, Enugu State Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi called on Nigerians to indulge on prayers so as to reduce the high...

2019: PDP Zones President To North, VP Goes To South East

Ahead of the May 21 National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, indications have emerged that the party has zoned the positions of president and vice president to the North and South East, respectively....

Photos: Benue Governor Celebrates Birthday With Wife In China

Samuel Ortom, the Benue State Governor who is currently in China to attract investors and seek partnership for certain projects in his State, clocked 55 yesterday and his wife and some associates who went with him on the trip decided to host him....

I Will Run For Presidency In 2019 - Ex Jigawa Governor

Former Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido today in his village, Bamaina, in Bimi-kudu Local Government Area of the State made his intentions known that he would be contesting for the presidential seat come 2019 on the platform of the Peoples...

Ogun Workers Accuse Governor Amosun Of Criminal Violations

Angry workers in Ogun State on Sunday accused Governor Ibikunle Amosun of criminal violations of the law, pointing at his failure to remit deductions made under the Contributory Pension Scheme. The law establishing the scheme demands that deductions...

How I Escaped Assassination - Edo Dep. Governor

Edo Deputy Governor, Dr. Pius Odubu, who is also a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress for the September 10 governorship election in Edo State, has explained how he escaped assassination on Saturday by some armed...

N260m: Office Of Kogi State Governor Replies Premium Times

After Premium Times yesterday reported that the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello allegedly squandered over N260m ‘security votes’ days after assuming office, his office has replied the media outlet saying it is far from the truth. Read what...

Cristiano Ronaldo Sets New Goal Scoring Record

Cristiano Ronaldo has broken another goal record scoring a brace against Deportivo .The Portuguese forward has become the first player in history to score 50 or more goals in six consecutive seasons. Ronaldo scored twice against Deportivo on...

El-Rufai Renames Kafanchan Hospital After Late Governor

Kafanchan Hospital in Kaduna State has been re-named. The hospital now carries the name of a late Governor of the State, Governor Patrick Yakowa. According to the announcement made by the State Government today, through the Special Assistant on...

Yobe State To Build First Cargo Airport In The North

Yobe State Commissioner for Works, Transport and Energy, Sirajo Wakil yesterday in Damaturu disclosed that the State Government will soon award a contract for the construction of the first ever cargo airport in Northern Nigeria. According to Wakil,...

No Going Back On Electricity Tariff Hike - Fashola

The Federal Government has said that there will be no going back on the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff, adding that a reversal will cost over N575 billion. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made the statement...

I Can No Longer Pay Salaries - Niger Governor

The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, on Wednesday painted a gloomy picture of his state’s economy, saying it had become impossible for him to pay salaries. Bello spoke with State House correspondents shortly after meeting President...

19-Year Old Shoemaker Arrested For Defiling 3-Minors In Lagos

A 19-year-old shoemaker identified as Sunday Cosmas, a.k.a Apon, has been arrested for allegedly defiling three minors aged five, eight and ten years in Ikotun area of Lagos State. Crime Guard gathered that the suspect who usually comes to visit his...

Niger Delta Avengers: We Need God More Than Anything Right Now

The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA), the group, which has led the attacks on oil assets in the country, says it “needs God more than anything right now”. The statement comes after the Nigerian air force deployed fighter jets, gunships and other...

Edo PDP Governorship Form Now Selling For N16m

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said that the party’s nomination and expression of interest form for the September 10 governorship election in the state will be sold for N16m each. The Edo State Publicity Secretary...

Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu Sacks All Media Aides

According to reports on Thursday, Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu relieved his media aides, including the Chief Press Secretary, Mr Godwin Adindu, of their job. The sack of the governor’s media team was announced in a press statement issued by the Chief of...

N500m Abuja House Of Ex-Adamawa Acting Governor Seized By EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized a terrace house belonging to a former acting Governor of Adamawa State, Umaru Fintiri. The house is located on No. 7, Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. One of our correspondents, who visited the...

OJB Pictured At Nomoreloss’ Tribute 3 Months Ago

OJB Jezreel who lost the battle to kidney this morning was pictured three months ago at the tribute of his bosom friend, Nomoreloss who shockingly passed on, on the 21st of March, 2016. Nomoreloss was a major player in raising funds for OJB’s...

Sokoto State Governor Increases Corps Members' Allowance

Sokoto state government has raised the allowances of youth corps members serving in the state, with a pledge to begin the payment of the new rate immediately. Governor Aminu Tambuwal announced the new policy during the swearing-in ceremony of 2006...

11 Governors Dragged To ICC Over Unpaid Workers Salaries

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have filed a petition at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against eleven state governments in the country over their failure to pay salaries to their workers. The organization in the...

Bieber Ignoring Selena Gomez's Calls After Instagram Row

It seems things have finally ended between Hip pop's one-time dream couple. Despite Selena Gomez publicly apologizing for her Instagram spat with Justin Bieber, her former boyfriend does not want to hear any of it. According to TMZ, the...

EFCC Re-Arrests Ex-Imo Governor Over Campaign Funds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission yesterday re-arrested former governor of Imo State, Achike Udenwa, in connection with alleged campaign scandal at the last presidential election. Mr. Udenwa, as a state co-ordinator for The Presidential...

Nasarawa State Governor Announces New Emir For Keana

Nasarawa State Governor, Umaru Al-Makura yesterday announced the appointment of Alhaji Abdullahi Osana-Hayatudeen as the new Emir (Osana) of Keana in the state The governor announced this at a meeting with the state’s Traditional Council in Lafia...

CBN Governor Emerges President Of African Central Banks

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, has been elected as the President of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB). Emefiele, who was elected at the 39th Ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the...

No Going Back To PDP - Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that the recent crisis in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has shown that the party’s era had come to an end. Mr. Obasanjo disclosed this while fielding questions from journalists in Jalingo, the...

Organizers Announce Theme, Unveil New logo For Felabration 2016

Felabration, the annual festival celebrating Nigeria’s icon and creator of Afrobeat Genre, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has unveiled the logo, design and theme for 2016. The Logo design portrays the world echoing the sayings while the man Fela Himself and...

Edo Governorship Election Must Go On - INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said that it would not postpone Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination scheduled to hold on the same day. The National Chairman of...

BREAKING: INEC Postpones Edo Governorship Election By Two Weeks

Following intense pressure from security agencies, the Independent National Electoral Commission will postpone the Edo State governorship election by two weeks. The election had earlier been scheduled for Saturday September 10, 2016. Insider source...

Economic Recession Will Soon Go Away- Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday assured that the nation’s economic recession would not last. Speaking at the 8th convocation ceremony of Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun State, Osinbajo said the Federal Government is not...

EFCC Declares Former Katsina Governor, Shema Wanted

Former Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema has been declared wanted for alleged mismanagement of N74.6billion. EFCC operatives yesterday stormed his Abuja home to arrest him but he was not there. Some top officials of Shema’s administration will...

I'm Not On The Run - Ex-Katsina Governor Shema Tells EFCC

Former Katsina State Governor Ibrahim Shema said yesterday he is not on the run from investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC). The agency on Wednesday declared him wanted for avoiding invitation over an alleged...

FG, Governors Endorse Sale Of National Assets

The National Economic Council, which comprises Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors, has endorsed plans by the Federal Government to sell some national assets as part of efforts to address the current economic recession in the...

Governor Ambode Sacks Three Commissioners

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State today fired the commissioners from his cabinet. The commissioners are Commissioner for Tourism, Mr Folorunsho Folarin-Coker; Finance, Dr. Mustapha Akinkunmi and Transport, Dr. Ekundayo Mobereola. This was...

Lagos Emerges Fifth Largest Economy in Africa

Lagos State has emerged as the fifth largest economy in Africa, consequent upon which, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, disclosed that his administration is in the process of setting up an Economic Management Team, EMT, comprising distinguished...

24,000 Police For Ondo Governorship Election

Mrs Hilda Harrison, the Ondo State Commissioner of Police, has said that 24,000 officers and men of the Nigeria Police Force will provide security during the November 26, 2016 governorship election in the state. She warned members of the political...

Governor Bello In German Hospital For Eye Surgery

Contrary to the claims by the Kogi State Government that Governor Yahaya Bello is healthy, investigations, on Monday, revealed that he had been admitted into a hospital in Germany for eye surgery. The Punch learnt that the governor was in Dubai en...

Kidnappers Now Go Into Homes In Festac To Abduct

There is tension on E1 Close, 7th Avenue in the FESTAC Town area of Lagos State after gunmen invaded the area and abducted two residents. The victims are a 26-year-old married woman, Oluchi Jovita, and a 45-year-old man, Remigus Igwe. Punch Metro...

Photos: Obaseki Sworn In As Edo Governor

Godwin Obaseki has been sworn in as the Governor of Edo State. He was sworn in by the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Cromwell Idahosa, after taking the oath of office, amidst jubilation. He becomes the fifth civil Governor of Edo State.

Ogun Governor Signs Anti-Land Grabbing Bill Into Law

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State on Monday signed a bill into law prescribing up to 25 years imprisonment and death sentence for anyone found guilty of land grabbing. Amosun gave his assent a month after the state House of Assembly passed the...

APC candidate, Rotimi Akeredolu wins Ondo governorship election

INEC has announced 17 out of the 18 Local Government Areas in the state, with Akeredolu winning 14 of the LGAs, the Peoples Democratic Party led in two LGAs while the Alliance for Democracy won. The result still being awaited is from Ilaje LGA. The...

Dangote sacks 109 workers , 115 others know fate soon

The Dangote Group has dismissed 109 workers at Obajana Cement Company in Kogi State, after being found guilty of various offences, Mr Abdulahi Magaji has said. Magaji , the Coordinator of the company’s Patrol Team, announced this to newsmen on...

Jegede Backs Out, Accepts Ondo Governorship Result

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede (SAN), has said that the party will get back to its feet very soon. Jegede, in a Christmas message issued in Akure on Sunday to...

Bird Flu in Kano, State Government seeks FG’s Help

Kano State government has revealed that over 9,000 birds have been killed since bird flu reappeared in the state two weeks ago. The Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Shehu Bawa, disclosed this in Kano yesterday, saying...

INEC Announces Date For Anambra Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will hold the Anambra governorship election on November 18, 2017. This was announced on the electoral body's Twitter handle on Thursday. However, no political party has nominated a...

Singer, Another One Die In Lagos Police Cells

Angry residents of Lagos Island, yesterday, stormed Area ‘Á’ Command, Lion Building, to protest the death of two of their own, who were detained at police divisions under the command. Identities of the victims were given as Atansuyi Ifedolapo...

Police Arrest Notorious Kidnapper King Solomon In Lagos

A kidnap kingpin popularly called King Solomon, alleged to have been responsible for the abduction of several residents of Festac Town in Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos and environs, has been arrested by police in Lagos. One of his victims, as gathered,...

Governor Al-Makura’s son Arrested over Death of Student

Mr. Khaleel Umar Al-Makura, the son of Nasarawa state governor Umar Al-Makura, has been arrested over the killing of a student, Ovye Amos of Government Secondary School, Lafia. The killing of Amos in a road accident on Monday night had sparked a...

Governor Al-Makura’s Son to Face Manslaughter Charge

Mr. Khaleel Umar Al-Makura, the son of Nasarawa state governor, Umar Al-Makura, is to to be prosecuted for alleged manslaughter. He was arrested over the killing of a student of Government Secondary School, Lafia. The police say that Khaleed would...

Man Jailed For Insulting State Governor (Read Details)

A Katsina Chief Magistrate’s Court has sentenced one Gambo Saeed to nine months imprisonment for insulting and defaming the character of Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State on social media. The police prosecutor, Isa Liti, earlier told the...

Governor Diverts N500m Refund To Repay His Loan

Detectives have recovered N500million allegedly diverted by a governor from the London-Paris Club loan refund. The governor diverted the N500million (out of his state’s share of the N19b first tranche) to a mortgage bank but the Economic and...

Central Bank Governor Resigns

Governor of Ghana’s central bank, Abdul-Nashiru Issahaku has resigned. This was made known to journalists by anonymous source. According to sources within the central bank, the governor who officially started his four-year term around September...

Notorious Lagos​ Bank Fraudster Arrested By RRS

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a notorious suspected ring leader and architect of several bank frauds in the state. The suspected fraudster, popularly known as Harrison among his gang...

Middle Belt Won't Go With North If Nigeria Divides - Jerry Gana

Former Minister of Information and current National President of the Middle Belt Forum, Prof. Jerry Gana has blasted Northern youths over the ultimatum given to Igbos to leave their region, saying the Middle Belt minorities will not follow them if...

Presidency Cabal In Dilemma On Buhari - Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Presidency cabal is in a state of dilemma as to whether to bring President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country with his present state or leave him in...

Former Osun State Governor, Chief Bisi Akande Loses Wife

Former Governor of Osun State and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande lost his wife of over 50 years to cold hands of death on Tuesday. According to News Agency of Nigeria, Omowumi died aged 73 at the University College...

Lagos Announce Restriction Of Vehicular Movement On July 22

The Lagos Government has announced restriction of movement on July 22nd, which is the local government election day. The election, which will hold across the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the state will...

Governor Fayose Launches Presidential Campaign on Facebook

Ekiti state Governor, Ayodele Fayose has taken to Facebook to launch his campaign for the 2019 presidential election. This brings an end to uncertainties surrounding his controversial ambition to seek reelection as governor in 2018 following his...

Tinashe Performs “No Drama” On Good Morning America

Tinashe Performs “No Drama” On Good Morning America With her highly anticipated Joyride album set to arrive April 13th, Tinashe takes her promotional campaign to Good Morning America with a performance of “No Drama.”<br> Watch below:...

Graduate dies after alleged wrong diagnosis by Lagos hospital

Controversy has arisen over the death of a 29-year-old graduate of the University of Bauchi, Kolawole Idowu, at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. Family members of the victim said although Kolawole died at LASUTH, they believed...

PDP Governors, Among Those To Visit Buhari In London

Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party are among six governors who are scheduled to leave Nigeria today to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, The Punch learnt in Abuja on Monday night. It was gathered that the...

Two notorious robbers caught by Lagos State Police (See Photo)

Two notorious robbers have been caught and paraded by the Lagos State police. They were arrested at Igboelerin area of Lagos where a robbery suspect, 26-year-old Yakubu Sadiq, was caught and handed over to police by Okada riders when his gun went...

Google CEO Announces Training For 10 Million Africans (Read)

The Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., Sundar Pichai says his team would be training 10 million Africans in the next five years. He said this on Thursday at the #GoogleForNigeria program. Pichai said this while highlighting the need for...

BREAKING: Governor Aregbesola Loses Mother

Report reaching us now states that the Executive Governor of Osun state, Rauf Aregbesola has lost his mother today, August 1. Alhaji Saratu Aregbesola a.ka., Mama Olobi died this morning while while the son, Governor Aregbesola was on trip to...

Gunmen Atack Ex-Bayelsa Acting Governor's Home

Gunmen suspected to be assassins early hours of today around 2:00am visited the house of a ‎former Acting Governor of Bayelsa State, Chief Wenipreye Seibarugu.<br /><br />His home at Okaka, Yenagoa, was invaded by the gunmen who...

Lupita Nyongo's Father Becomes Governor In Kenya

Lupita Nyong'o father, Prof. Anyanga Nyongo has won the governorship election for Kisumu County in Kenya. He defeated his rivals, Jackton Ramguma and Christine Otieno to win. At 83% of the polling stations reporting he got 252, 490 which is 63%...

Photos: Another Ritualist Den Uncovered In Lagos

Another ritualist den has been uncovered in Lagos and it's very similar to the first one.<br /><br />This time it's at Ile Zik bus stop, along Ikeja-Oshodi way, in Lagos. A suspect was nabbed but was qiuckly rescued by the...

Yul Edochie Coming Out As Governorship Candidate Under DPC

It was jubilation galore, yesterday, in Onitsha as Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie, stormed a meeting of the Democratic People’s Congress, DPC to assert his readiness to contest the election on the platform of the party. Edochie who stormed the...

No Going Back On Brad Pitt & Jolie's Divorce

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are deep in divorce talks, and there is NO talk of reconciliation, contrary to some media reports.<br /><br />Several stories surfaced recently suggesting the divorce is on hold and they are thinking of...

No Sex Before Conor McGregor Fight- Mayweather

Floyd Mayweather says he's putting business before pleasure and all the ladies can wait for now. He is ready to dig but not after his fight with Conor McGregor which is much more important to him than SEX. Where is Usain Bolt?<br /><br...

Landslide Kills 40 In Northeast DR Congo

A landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast Democratic Republic of Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official confirms.<br /><br />Part of a mountain engulfed "a fisherman's camp...

Benue Governor's Aide Assassinated, Wife Shot

<br />The Benue Police Command has confirmed the assassination of Mr Tavershima Adyorough, Principal Senior Special Assistant to Gov. Samuel Ortom on Knowledge Economy and Investment.<br /><br />Adyorough was also a member of the...

Akwa Ibom Governor Promises Eagles $10,000 Per Goal

Udom Emmanuel, the Akwa Ibom State governor has promised to pay the Super Eagles $10,000 for every goal the team score against Cameroon in their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Uyo on Friday.<br /><br />The governor also redeemed his pledge...

Kogi State Governor & 3rd Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Hajia Hafiza, the 3rd wife of Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello announced this on her Facebook page. She however added that, herself and her newborn are doing great. Her post after the cut.<br /><br /><br />

Northern Govs, Amosun Back Buhari For 2nd Term

Governors from the northern states of the country who are members of the All Progressives Congress on Saturday said nothing would stop President Muhammadu Buhari from contesting the 2019 election.<br /><br />Governor Ibikunle Amosun of...

12 Minors Charged With Cultism In Lagos

A 15-year-old student and 11 other minors, students of a Junior Secondary School in Mushin, were, yesterday, charged before an Ikeja Chief Magistrate’s court by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for alleged cultism. The other 11...

Now You Can Control Spotify With Google Assistant

[img caption="Now You Can Control Spotify With Google Assistant"]https://techviral.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Now-You-Can-Control-Spotify-With-Google-Assistant-696x365.png[/img] <p>We all know very well that in the event of...

Google’s Battery App Is Now Available In The Play Store

[img caption="Google's Battery App Is Now Available In The Play Store"]https://techviral.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Google-Just-Launched-A-New-Extraordinary-Application-For-Android-696x365.png[/img] <p style="text-align:...

Goat Gives Birth To Human Like Kids In Northern Nigeria

There’s been a viral report on social media alleging that a goat gave birth to ‘human’ kids in Yobe State.<br> However, most social media users are accusing the owner of having sex with it.<br> <br> It was gathered that the...

Conor McGregor Down By Deadly Australian Flu

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been struck down by deadly Australian flu, which could be the worst Britain has seen in 50 years.<br /><br />The millionaire sportsman, 29, shared a candid Instagram snap of him relaxing in bed with his...

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rematch

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor rematch inside the octagon? According to boxing journalist Gareth A Davies, the negotiations are ongoing and he believes we’re going to see the two go head to head in an MMA match.<br> Speaking to Jim...

2 Chainz Announces New Album “Rap Or Go To The League”

<br> 2 Chainz announces a new album on NBA All-Star Weekend.<br> 2 Chainz simply cannot stop. Unlike many of his contemporaries, his skills seem to sharpen with age; his last album, Pretty Girls Like Trap Music, was among his strongest...

Conor McGregor Turns Himself Into NYPD After UFC Bus Attack

Conor McGregor was trending yesterday after attacking a bus full of UFC fighters at media day in Brooklyn, New York. Footage surfaced that showed Conor literally throwing a dolly at the window of the bus, shattering it instantly and having glass go...

I prefer money to good sex – Nollywood actress, Amanda Ebeye

Nollywood actress, Amanda Ebeye has revealed why she would choose money above good sex when asked to settle for one The single mother of one when asked by Saturday Sun: “If the sex is bad but he is a good man and treats you like a queen, will you...

Oh No! Bayelsa Commissioner, Agatha Goma, Is Dead

[img caption="Mrs. Agatha Goma"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/jul/15/Agatha-goma-1-258x375.jpg[/img] The Baylesa State Commissioner for Local Government Administration, Mrs. Agatha Goma, has died, The Nation reports. Family...

Oyo Governor, Makinde Declares Assets Worth Over N48bn

Governor Seyi Makinde The Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has declared his asset in excess of N48 billion in both cash and other properties. According to Channels Television, Makinde says he intends to fulfill all his campaign promises to the people...

Ex-Kogi Governor, Wada, Joins Governorship Race

Capt Idris Wada A former Governor of Kogi State, Capt Idris Wada (rtd) has joined the governorship race in the state. Wada in an interview with journalists in Abuja on Monday after collecting his Expression of Interest and Nomination Forms said Kogi...

Tribunal Judge Orders Governor Ganduje To Appear In Court

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje The chairman Kano Governorship Election Tribunal Justice Halima Shamaki on Tuesday told Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, ( APC) and Abba Kabiru Yusuf, (PDP) to desist from sending their representative before the court, to...

Edo State Governor, Obaseki Speaks On Adopting Ruga

[img caption="GovernorGodwin Obaseki"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/jul/24/obaseki3.JPG[/img] The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki said his administration will not avail the federal government land for the contentious Ruga...

Court Freezes Accounts Belonging To Ex-Zamfara Governor

[img caption="Abdul&rsquo;aziz Abubakar Yari"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/16/Yari.JPG[/img] The Justice Taiwo Taiwo-led Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has, on Friday, ordered the Independent Corrupt Practices and...

South-East Governors Threaten Clampdown On Nnamdi Kanu

[img caption="Nnamdi Kanu"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/21/Nnamdi%20Kanu3.JPG[/img] South-East Governors have issued a stern warning to Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over his...

Governor Emmanuel Breaks Silence On Alleged $1.5m Bribe

Governor Udom Emmanuel The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday asked those behind allegation of bribery against him to substantiate their claims with facts or face legal action. A lawyer, Mr. Leo Ekpenyong, had alleged that...

Governor Masari Wants Dialogue With Bandits At Hideouts

[img caption="Gov. Aminu Masari"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/30/Masari5.JPG[/img] Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, borrowing a lesson from his Zamfara counterpart, has directed Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Mr...

Fayose: PDP Condemns Alleged Attack On Ex-governor

[img caption="Ayodele Fayose"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/02/Fayose.JPG[/img] The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Ekiti State has condemned an alleged attack on former Governor Ayodele Fayose in Ado-Ekiti, the state...

#Xenophobia: Lagos State government condemns attack on Shoprite

The Lagos State Government through Gbenga Omotoso, the commissioner for Information and strategy has reacted to the attacks on Shoprite Complexes at Jakande and Sangotedo Area of Ajah by some unidentified people claiming to be acting in retaliation...

Governor Escapes Death As Boko Haram Opens Fire On His Convoy

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum Boko Haram terrorists opened fire on the convoy of Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, on Thursday night. According to a report by TheCable, the insurgents attacked the convoy at Konduga while Gov. Zulum was...

Abducted Sister Of Governor Okowa Released By Kidnappers

[img caption="Governor Ifeanyi Okowa"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/06/Ifeanyi%20Okowa.JPG[/img] The sister-in-law of Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State abducted last week has been released. Elizabeth, younger sister to...

Xenophobia: 125 looters arrested by Lagos police command

No less than 125 looters have reportedly been arrested by the Lagos State Police command in connection with destruction of properties owned by South Africans in the wake of Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in South Africa. The Inspector-General of...

100 Days: 19 Governors Fail To Form Cabinet

Nineteen of the 29 governors sworn in on May 29, 2019 have yet to form their cabinets after 100 days in office, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Of the 29 governors, only 10 have formed their cabinets. They are Lagos, Sokoto, Kaduna, Borno, Benue, Oyo,...

Oyo Governor Appoints Two Opposition Candidates As Aides

[img caption="Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/13/Makinde2.JPG[/img] The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has named two opposition candidates as officials in his cabinet. On Thursday, Mr...

Cross River Governor Suspends Special Adviser On Budget

Governor Ben Ayade Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has suspended the Special Adviser on Budget, Hon. Moses Onoh. The information was contained in a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary and Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, to the...

Governor Umahi Appoints 180 Additional Aides

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has approved the appointment of 180 additional aides to serve as Executive Assistants (EA) as Executive Assistant and Senior Technical Assistant (STA). Mr Clement Nweke, Principal...

Kogi 2019: Governorship Candidate Withdraws From Race

File Photo Candidate of the Nigeria Peoples Congress (NPC) in the November 16 2019 Kogi State governorship election, Alhaji Muhammed Aliyu, has withdrawn from the race. Aliyu, who until now was also the Chairman of the NPC in the state, resigned his...

Former First Lady, Aisha Audu Joins Kogi Governorship Race

[img caption="Aisha Abubakar Audu"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/oct/02/Aisha%20Audu.JPG[/img] The former first lady of Kogi State, Mrs. Aisha Abubakar Audu has formally joined the Kogi State governorship election, pledging to...

New Minimum Wage: No Going Back On Strike - Labour Insists

[img caption="Nigeria Labour Congress"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/oct/07/NLC.JPG[/img] The organised labour has said it has not shifted grounds on its plan to embark on a nationwide strike should the government fail to meet...

Shoot Anybody That Blocks My Convoy - Governor Umahi

Governor David Umahi PREMIUM TIMES has obtained the audio of the Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, where he called for the shooting of anyone who blocks his convoy. The governor made the statement on Saturday while narrating how his convoy was...

I Became A Billionaire At 25 – Governor Umahi

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has revealed that he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to duty. Umahi, who made the declaration while interacting with leaders of Abakpa main market in Abakaliki, debunked social...

Now to tame the dragon, Springboks

With wet weather on the cards for tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup semifinal between South Africa and Wales in Tokyo, Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard predicts that it could come down to a “game of chess’’. The Boks are attempting to reach their...

Muvhango Teasers: 28 Oct &#8211; 01 Nov 2019

Monday 28 October 2019 Episode 3412 Leruli&#8217;s condition takes a turn for the worst. KK puts Kgosi in an impossible situation. Dee has fears about her birthing plan. Tuesday 29 October 2019 Episode 3413 Azwindini and Mpho go to the accident...

Google Home now supports stereo speaker pairing

The fact that Google actually doesn’t have an online store or official distributor in the country means that we’ve had to rely on imports. However, more and more retailers are offering smart speakers, and more importantly, there’s finally been...

Isidingo Teasers: 04 &#8211; 08 Nov 2019

Monday 4 November 2019 Episode 5321 Evil gives Nina a way to save herself and her baby, but will she take it? Wendy and Simon make a big move. Sibiya continues his manipulation. Tuesday 5 November 2019 Episode 5322 Dlangamandla leaves Majola...

Google announces free, fast and open Wi-Fi for the Cape Flats

Google South Africa held its first ‘Google for South Africa’ event in Johannesburg on 7 November 2019, where it announced a number of initiatives and products specifically tailored to the South African market. The best one, Google Station,...

Blind singer goes from streets to stardom in north Nigeria

by Aminu Abubakar for Agence France-Presse (AFP) Yahaya Makaho feels his way to the microphone before launching into a song for his new album at a recording studio in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna. Blind since early childhood, the singer has...

The show must go on without piano masters Zwane and Sirino

[img][/img] That may be because Pitso Mosimane has been missing his two most creative players in Themba Zwane and Gaston Sirino, who are the ones who play the piano while the likes of Hlompho Kekana and Tiyani Mabunda hold the piano in Downs’...

Boost for Proteas as rapid Nortje aims to get career going

Proteas speedster  Anrich Nortje will turn 26 on Saturday as he enters a pivotal stage in his career. Nortje burst onto the international stage early this year following an impressive string of performances in the 2018 Mzansi Super League (MSL)...

SAA salaries may not be paid month end, says Gordhan

South African Airways (SAA) might not be able to pay salaries at the end of the month, warned Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan at a Parliamentary briefing on Wednesday. At the briefing, which was called to provide feedback on...

Muvhango Teasers: 25 &#8211; 29 Nov 2019

Monday 25 November 2019 Episode 3432 Imani’s world comes crashing down when her secret is revealed. Marangs efforts to rekindle with James are rejected bitterly. Rendani’s career driven ways stand in her way of love. Tuesday 26 November 2019...

Good to know: 10 Dangerous children’s toys and products

Beware of the danger of buying dangerous toys that can cause injury and death this Christmas&#8230; Those looking to buy children’s toys for Christmas presents need to be aware that dangerous toys are for sale in store and online, many of...

Tshego&#8217;s &#8220;No Ties&#8221; certified gold

SA rapper, Tshego&#8217;s single, No Ties which dropped some months ago has being certified gold. The star shared a video, expressing gratitude to everyone who made the win possible. &#8220;Thank you to my fans, thank you to UMG, thank you...

SAA blames govt for not submitting financials

In a report to Parliament&#8217;s watchdog public accounts committee, South African Airways has insisted that it cannot submit its outstanding annual financial statements (AFS) until the government guarantees its going concern status through...

List of key Golden Globe nominees

&#8220;Marriage Story,&#8221; Netflix&#8217;s heart-wrenching divorce saga, topped the Golden Globe nominations Monday with six nods including best drama, kicking off the race for the Oscars. &#8220;The Irishman,&#8221; Martin...

A (slight) glimmer of hope for good economic news in 2020

[img][/img] Over the course of 2019 there was a lot of talk about the possibility a global recession. While growth has slowed, however, a downturn has not arrived, and sentiment seems to have improved. Certainly many risks to global growth still...

Day of Goodwill: Here&#8217;s what you need to know

Day of Goodwill is observed on the day after Christmas, 26 December. It is also known as Boxing Day. It is said that this public holiday is one of the many changes that were implemented after the South African government did away with apartheid in...

Godless, but not too religious about it

[img][/img] A prominent British politician chose to mark the Christmas holiday with a religious tweet. I know I’m going to hell for this, but my first thought was, “Ag no. Now you’ve gone and ruined it!” It may seem a contradiction in terms...

Kano governor Bans Men And Women From boarding Same Tricycle

The Kano State Government has banned persons of opposite genders from plying same commercial tricycles across the state from January, 2020. Governor Abdullahi Ganduje revealed this on Wednesday at the closing ceremony of 77th annual Islamic Vacation...

No ‘bull-dust’, Mick Goss drops a bombshell

[img][/img] From small beginnings, the sometime lawyer fashioned the leading thoroughbred stud in the land and provided an ailing industry with vital, life-saving support at a time when apartheid’s bankruptcy threatened to scupper it. Anyone who...

Oscar nominees in main categories

Best Picture “Ford v Ferrari” “The Irishman” “Jojo Rabbit” “Joker” “Little Women” “Marriage Story” “1917” “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” “Parasite” Actor in a Leading Role Antonio Banderas, “Pain and Glory”...

Russian government resigns after Putin announces reforms

[img][/img] Russia&#8217;s government resigned in a shock announcement on Wednesday after President Vladimir Putin proposed a series of constitutional reforms. In a televised meeting with the Russian president, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev...

Mokgoro fires North West health dept HOD for fraud

[img][/img] The Head of the North West Health Department, Thabo Lekalakala, has been booted out by Premier Job Mokgoro, after a disciplinary hearing committee of the department found him guilty on five charges, including fraud. Lekalakala allegedly...

Conor McGregor returns to UFC with knockout of Cowboy Cerrone

CONOR MCGREGOR DEF. DONALD CERRONE BY TKO Returning to the Octagon for the first time since October 2018, Irish superstar Conor McGregor scored his first win since 2016, as he took less than a minute to stop Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a...

Hugo Weaving will not return for The Matrix 4

Hugo Weaving will not be returning as Agent Smith in the fourth The Matrix movie due to a diary clash. The Australian actor played the primary antagonist, an artificial intelligence programme tasked with defeating Keanu Reeves&#8217;s hero Neo,...

Child Aids activist Nkosi Johnson honoured with Google doodle

Online search engine Google honoured the late South African child Aids activist Nkosi Johnson with a Google doodle on Tuesday. Nkosi was born on February 4, 1989, and would have turned 31 this year. Johnson died of Aids-related complications on June...

Hlophe vs Goliath: What we know so far as court saga rolls on

The back and forth court proceedings between members of the Judiciaries top brass, including Western Cape Judge President John Hlophe continues to steam on, leaving the legal establishment in disarray.&nbsp; What is the story so far? The saga...

Mhango wins another PSL award

[img][/img] Mhango won the player of the month award for January a week ago and has now been handed the goal of the month award. The Malawian international has scored 14 goals this season in 21 games helping Pirates win four games by contributing...

Governor Approves Money And Land For Three Ruga Settlements

Herdsmen Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has said that the state would implement the Ruga settlement initiative, to resettle herders and boost economic activities. The governor told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi...

Governor Recommends Certain States For Ruga Settlements

[img caption="File Photo"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/jul/28/Fula.JPG[/img] Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Saturday said he was not happy with the manner in which Fulani are treated in the country. He also said the...

Jesus Is Not God - Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri Reno Omokri, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, in his contribution to comedian Maraji&rsquo;s post of Jesus being the only way to heaven, stated that Jesus is not God. According to Reno, Jesus is not God but only came...

Gov Bello Defeats Opponents, Wins Kogi APC Governorship Primary

Governor Bello Governor Yahaya Bello on Thursday emerged the flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Kogi. According to TheNation, he won the APC primary with 3,127 with a landslide. Counting is ongoing at the collation centre. Details...

Governor Wike Destroyed My Mosque - Asari Dokubo Explodes

Asari Dokubo The leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF), Asari Mujaheed Dokubo has accused Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, of lying about the demolition of a mosque in the state. Asari, in a new video, has attacked Wike for...

Dino Melaye Reacts After Losing PDP Governorship Ticket

Dino Melaye Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has rejected the results of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election in Kogi state. Dino lost the ticket to Musa Wada, brother of Idris Wada, ex-governor of the state....

PDP Governorship Aspirant Decamps To APC

Joshua Maclver An aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Bayelsa 2019 governorship election, Great Joshua Maclver, has decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). This comes barely 24 hours after the PDP primaries, in which Mr...

Governor Wike Speaks On His Stand About Islam

[img caption="Nyesom Wike"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/10/wike.JPG[/img] Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said he has nothing against Islam or any faith amidst storm over the reported demolition of Trans-Amadi...

Bauchi: Governor Bala Wasted His First 100 Days In Office - APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bauchi State has declared that Governor Bala Mohammed administration has nothing to show for his 100 days in office. According to a statement signed by the state Publicity Secretary, Adamu Aliyu Jallah and made...

Xenophobia: Lagos Goverment Gives Returnees N20,000 Each

[img caption="File photo: South African returnees"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/19/South-African-returnees-on-arrival-at-the-MMIA.jpg[/img] The Lagos State Government on Wednesday gave N20,000 to each member of the second...

No Rift Between Buhari, Osinbajo - APC Govs

[img caption="VP Yemi Osinbajo"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/27/Osinbajo4.JPG[/img] Governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) yesterday said an alleged...

After Governorship Primary: Defections Hit Bayelsa PDP

After the September 3, 2019 governorship primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Bayelsa State, which produced Senator Douye Diri as their standard bearer, the party has continued to deplete in number. Owing to the outcome of the...

RevolutionNow: We Are Ready For Buhari Govt - Sowore

[img caption="Omoyele Sowore"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/30/Sowore.JPG[/img] The co-convener of RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, on Monday declared that he is ready for the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government....

My Second Term Not Negotiable - Governor Obaseki

[img caption="Godwin Obaseki"]/userfiles/image/2019/oct/07/Governor%20Obaseki.JPG[/img] Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has declared that his second term in office was not negotiable insisting that he deserves another term in...

Imo Govt Set To Honour Late Super Eagles Star, Sam Okwaraji

[img caption="Samuel Okwaraji"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/oct/08/Samuel%20Okwaraji.JPG[/img] As part of events lined up for his 30th memorial anniversary of the late Super Eagles midfielder, Samuel Okwaraji, the Imo State...

Another Life Esidimeni-linked NGO ordered to pay back the money

Another non-governmental organisation (NGO) linked to the Life Esidimeni tragedy has been ordered by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to pay back more than R600,000. In 2017, 144 psychiatric patients died, many from starvation and neglect...

Muvhango Teasers: 04 &#8211; 08 Nov 2019

Monday 4 November 2019 Episode 3417 Mulalo is faced with a difficult choice when his son’s life is hanging by a thread. Kgosi’s defiance of KK has an unexpected outcome. Dee goes to extreme lengths to make Tenda jealous. Tuesday 5 November 2019...

Keeping a Tamagotchi alive is not child&#8217;s play

I often joke about how my childless friends can rub their flat stomachs, or how I can get day drunk on Sundays or go to trashy concerts till 2am. Sometimes these friends and I brag on social media about our lives; where we get to stay out late, go...

Tacha&#8217;s fans excited as she plans to visit Governor Wike

Tacha&#8217;s fans who are known as Titan, are elated as the reality star is scheduled to meet with River State Governor, Nyesom wike. Recall that Tacha reached out to the Governor for his positive impact on her life during her stay in the Big...

Muvhango Teasers: 11 – 15 Nov 2019

Monday 11 November 2019 Episode 3422 The Mukwevho’s finally accept Gizara’s daughter as one of their own. Imani’s mistakes prove to be the gift that keeps on giving. Dee faces the truth about her future with Tenda. Tuesday 12 November 2019...

Isidingo Teasers: 18 &#8211; 22 Nov 2019

Monday 18 November 2019 Episode 5331 Simon gets support from an unlikely ally putting Wendy in a difficult position. Anele receives a bizarre proposal, but it may not be as far fetched as she initially thought. Cebisa surprises Sibiya. Tuesday 19...

Mamelodi Sundowns focused on Golden Arrows, not Kaizer Chiefs

Mamelodi Sundowns are on the verge of making a cup final, but all their attention will be on Saturday&#8217;s semi, according to captain Hlompho Kekana. The Tshwane giants meet Golden Arrows in the first Telkom Knockout semi-final at Sugar Ray...

Isidingo Teasers: 25 – 29 Nov 2019

Monday 25 November 2019 Episode 5336 Things take a turn for the worse for Wendy and Simon. Obakeng gets a sweet taste of forbidden fruit. It&#8217;s payday and Sibiya is in the mood to overspend and party. Tuesday 26 November 2019 Episode 5337...

Southern white rhino born at San Diego Zoo!

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Zoo Safari Park has a new baby — a white rhino conceived through artificial insemination. The park says the female southern white rhino was born Thursday to an 11-year-old mother named Amani. The calf is walking,...

Tshwane mayor, speaker not going anywhere, court orders

[img][/img] Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa is not going anywhere just yet as the DA got an interim court order halting Thursday’s vote to oust him. Mokgalapa and the city’s council speaker Katlego Mathebe were on their way out after the EFF and...

Google now lets users attach emails to an email in Gmail

Instead of cluttering your Gmail inbox and those of your correspondents with forwarded emails, you can now simply send one as an attachment. On Monday, Google announced that emails can now be sent with other emails as attachments rather than as...

No agreement in Pitso, Sundowns contract negotiations

[img][/img] It seems as though the contract negotiations between Mamelodi Sundowns and their head coach Pitso Mosimane will go on for a while longer before both parties reach an agreement on whether to extend Mosimane’s current deal or let him go....

Pirates players not going to do Chiefs any favours

A win for Pirates will see Downs trailing Amakhosi by nine points in the league as the race for the Championship continues to intensify. Downs are in second place on the log with 32 points, while Chiefs are sitting on top of the table with 41. The...

Another Gauteng school goes up in flames

[img][/img] Another Gauteng school has been gutted by a fire, this time in Soweto, Johannesburg Emergency Management Services (EMS) have said. The storeroom of Protea South Primary School Soweto caught fire around 5am on Friday morning. According to...

Ozzie Gladwin a good Dusi Canoe Marathon form finder

With a month to go to the 2020 Dusi Canoe Marathon, the Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon this Sunday, the country’s largest one-day marathon, will provide a prime opportunity for the leading crews to size up their opposition. Ozzie Gladwin a Dusi...

Mkhwebane digs in, will not go without a fight

[img][/img] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has no intention of backing down, but her arguments against the National Assembly’s rules which could be used to remove her were “absolute nonsense”, according to a constitutional law expert....

Donovan and Jason Goliath to appear in new Vin Diesel film

South African comedians Donovan Goliath and his brother Jason just announced that they will feature in Vin Diesel&#8217;s new film, Bloodshot. The brothers took to Instagram to share the news on 24 February 2020. Jason said that even though they...

I Am Ready To Pay N30,000 New Minimum Wage - Northern Governor

Governor Aminu Masari Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Friday said his administration has no problem with implementation of the new national minimum wage for workers. Masari gave the assurance on Friday, when he received the new leadership...

“We will make you a scapegoat” – FG tells Tekno

The Nigerian Federal Government has vowed to restore sanity into the social lives of its citizens and curb the debasement of humanity and pride of Nigerian women by making scapegoats of some peculiar persons. This motion by the government is in...

FG Vows To Make Singer Tekno A Scapegoat Over Public Nudity

Tekno The Federal Government has promised to bring sanity into the social lives of citizens and stop the debasement of humanity and the pride of Nigerian women by making scapegoats of some persons. The government was reacting to the controversial...

Borno Gov Donates Sambisa Forest For RUGA

[img caption="File Photo"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/14/Cows2.JPG[/img] Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara, has donated some parts of the enclave of the Boko Haram, Sambisa forest, for the controversial Rural...

Lagos: I Have No Ethnic Group - Joe Igbokwe

[img caption="Joe Igbokwe"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/16/Joe%20Igokwe.JPG[/img] Spokesperson of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State chapter, Joe Igbokwe, has described himself as a Nigerian and not belonging...

IPOB Threat: Igbo Governors Shelve Travel Plans

[img caption="File Photo"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/24/IPO.JPG[/img] The governors of the south-eastern states are currently reluctant to travel abroad following the threat by members of the Indigenous People of Biafra...

Governor Wike Reacts To Alleged Demolition Of Mosque

Governor Nyesom Wike Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has described as &lsquo;unfortunate&rsquo; the claim that he ordered demolition of a mosque in Port Harcourt, saying that the false report was planted by mischief makers to...

Oyo State Governor, Makinde Reveals His Salary

[img caption="Governor Seyi Makinde"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/aug/29/Makinde2.JPG[/img] Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has disclosed that his monthly salary as the state governor is N650,000. He, therefore, declared his...

Governorship Election: Crisis Rocks Kogi PDP

PDP Crisis is brewing in the Kogi State chapter of the People&rsquo;s Democratic Party (PDP) as an interest group has called on three of the 13 aspirants to withdraw from the party&rsquo;s primary election scheduled to hold on September 3....

Tribunal Affirms El-Rufai As Winner Of Governorship Poll

[img caption="Mallam Nasir El-Rufai"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/09/Nasir%20El-Rufai.JPG[/img] The Kaduna State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal on Monday upheld the election of governor Nasir El-Rufai as the winner...

Northern Govs Vow To End Insecurity In Region

[img caption="Governor Simon Lalong"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/13/Plat.JPG[/img] Northern Governors rose from an emergency meeting at Sir Kashim Ibrahim house in Kaduna on Thursday, resolving to jointly end insecurity in...

Former Kogi Governor Set To Dump PDP For APC

[img caption="Chief Clarence Olafemi"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/16/clar.JPG[/img] A former Governor of Kogi State, Chief Clarence Olafemi has said he will soon dump the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the All...

Notorious Female Kidnapper Arrested In Gombe State (Photo)

The suspects The Gombe State Police Command has rescued a four-year-old Miss Aishatu Mohammed from kidnappers, according to Punch. The kidnappers, Hadiza Babayo, 18, and one Bala Shuaibu, were paraded on Friday by the police command at the Special...

No Going Back On Cashless Policy - CBN

CBN The Central Bank of Nigeria on Friday said it would continue to implement the cashless policy in line with its mandate to ensure an efficient payment system, Punch has reported. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said this while briefing...

Why PDP Governors Visited Wike In Port Harcourt

[img caption="Gov. Nyesom Wike"]https://www.tori.ng/userfiles/image/2019/sep/21/Wike.JPG[/img] Governors of seven states of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met on Friday in Port Harcourt, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. According to...

Governor Ganduje Wins At The Tribunal

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Kano on Wednesday upheld the victory of the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje. The tribunal declared that the petition of the main opposition, the People&rsquo;s...

Governor Akeredolu Sacks Aide Over Misconduct

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State on Monday sacked Mr Augustine Pelemo, his Special Assistant on Political Matters. A statement by Mr Donald Ojogo, the state Commissioner for Information, on Monday in Akure...

TASU student expelled for criticizing his governor on Facebook

Joseph Israel , a 100 level student of the Taraba State University, has been expelled for consistently criticising the state governor, Darius Ishaku, on Facebook, PremiumTimes reports. According to the outlet, the student had appeared before a...

Going through these menopausal changes?

Are you currently going through some menopausal changes? Many women experience changes to their skin and hair, amongst others, during this time. Here are some common changes that women may go through. Aleksandr Davydov &#8211; 123rf.com...

Why now is a good time to invest in rental properties

[img][/img] The latest General Household Survey (GHS) conducted by Stats SA shows there are about 3.4 million households currently in formal rental accommodation as well as about 1 million in informal rental accommodation. These numbers are no doubt...

Diane Received By Hadiza Balarabe, Acting Governor Of Kaduna

Ex BBNaija housemate, Diane Yashim arrived her state of origin, Kaduna yesterday and was welcomed by the acting governor of Kaduna and other dignitaries on her home coming. Recall that Diane was amongst the top 6 housemates of the last BBNaija...

Isidingo Teasers: 28 Oct &#8211; 01 Nov 2019

Monday 28 October 2019 Episode 5316 The doctors present Nina with a heart breaking choice. Lalage believes she&#8217;s found the perfect date for Wendy. Gatanga and Makgorometsa reach out to a lonely Sibiya. Tuesday 29 October 2019 Episode 5317...

The cost issue behind not going vegan in SA

We cannot afford to #StopEatingMeat. Perhaps I, along with a small percentage of the population, can afford to walk into a grocery store and buy a month’s supply of products that will meet my nutritional needs without buying a single meat product,...

Isidingo Teasers: 11 – 15 Nov 2019

Monday 11 November 2019 Episode 5326 Nina gets a second chance, but she shocks everyone when she does the unthinkable. One couple cements their relationship while one husband is happy to be rid of his wife. Tuesday 12 November 2019 Episode 5327 The...

Muvhango Teasers: 18 &#8211; 22 Nov 2019

Monday 18 November 2019 Episode 3427 Imani freaks out when she gets disturbing messages. Rendani has an unbelievable request for her family. Dee turns down Tenda’s offer for them to stay together. Tuesday 19 November 2019 Episode 3438 Imani...

DR Congo, UN announce joint operations after Beni violence

Written by Agence France-Presse (AFP) North Kivu provincial authorities decreed an indefinite dusk-to-dawn curfew in the eastern town of Beni and the surrounding area after demonstrators stormed a United Nations peacekeepers&#8217; camp. The...

Tshwane mayor, speaker not going anywhere, court rules

Tshwane mayor Stevens Mokgalapa is not going anywhere just yet as the DA got an interim court order halting Thursday’s vote to oust him. Mokgalapa and the city’s council speaker Katlego Mathebe were on their way out after the EFF and ANC both...

The bad news is there&#8217;s no good news in the month of joy

There is good news and bad news as we head into what should be one of the happiest times of the year. South Africans are naturally more used to bad news, so we’ll kick off with that. The bad news is: in December 2019, there is no good news. If...

Going to university is not the answer for everyone – Uasa

[img][/img] More than a decade of schooling is finally over for the class of 2019 matriculants. But not all hope is lost for those who do not qualify to attend a university next month because there are other options, says union UASA. The department...

Juve goalkeeper Perin, Behrami return to Genoa

The bottom team in Italy&#8217;s top flight have also swooped for Swiss midfielder Valon Behrami and Bologna striker Mattia Destro. Perin joins Genoa, a club he played for five seasons from 2013 to 2018, on loan reportedly until the end of the...

How to support children who do not want to go to university

Now that matric results are in, the key question looms: What next? Some students have an entire 12-year plan set up, including what they want to become when they grow up and where they would like to make those goals come true. Some don&#8217;t....

Govt to assist Northern Cape with drought relief, housing

With the Northern Cape having been hit by the worst drought in more than a century that has affected 80% of the vastly rural province, government yesterday declared the province a disaster area – a relief to farmers and employees. In an interview...

Al Pacino feeling good over Oscar nod

Al Pacino &#8220;feels good&#8221; after receiving his first Oscar nomination in 27 years. The 79-year-old actor is nominated for the Best Supporting Actor prize at next month&#8217;s ceremony for his role in &#8216;The...

Bafana goalkeeper not interested in playing for other PSL clubs

[img][/img] Williams is the longest-serving Matsatsantsa A Pitori player in the current squad and has been a regular for Bafana under former head coach Stuart Baxter and the incumbent Molefi Ntseki. “I don’t think I need to move on. We challenge...

Pink has no desire to undergo cosmetic surgery

Pink has no plans to go under the knife as she gets older because she wants her children to know when she&#8217;s angry. The singer-songwriter, real name Alecia Beth Moore, took to Twitter on Sunday to post a string of messages about the ageing...

John Lennon&#8217;s son undergoes emergency cancer operation

Julian Lennon was recently rushed to hospital for an emergency cancer operation after a suspicious-looking mole was discovered on his head during a routine appointment The 56-year-old musician &#8211; the son of late Beatles legend John Lennon...

Nkosi Johnson honoured with Google doodle

Online search engine Google honoured the late South African child Aids activist Nkosi Johnson with a Google doodle on Tuesday Nkosi was born on 4 February 1989, and would have turned 31 this year. Johnson died of Aids-related complications on 1 June...

Good news: Decline in rhino poaching in SA

Rhino poaching in South Africa continues to decline as additional steps are taken by government to ensure the crime is effectively dealt with… The information was released by the Department Of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries, including a...

It never stops! Another Springbok goes overseas

Tighthead prop Wilco Louw will be released early from his contract with Western Province Rugby to join English club Harlequins at the end of the 2020 Super Rugby season. The front row powerhouse, who has 48 caps for the Stormers and 57 caps for...

No job creation plan by govt can save SA now &#8211; economist

South Africa is in the midst of the worst bout of mass retrenchments since the 2008 global economic crisis, but this time the problems are completely self-inflicted, said economist Dawie Roodt. The South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu)...

Government vows to take up equity in Special Economic Zones

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is planning to take up equity in the country’s Special Economic Zones (SEZs), says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Fikile Majola. Speaking at the start of a two-day national Special Economic Zones...

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