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  • BBNaija Season 9 Premieres July 28

    Nigeria’s much-anticipated reality TV show, Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 9, will be kickstarted on Sunday, July 28, organisers of the show have disclosed. The organisers took to the official social media handles of the reality TV show on Friday to make the announcement. “#BBNaija Season 9 is HERE! This is a must-follow Season! Get ready for double the drama,…

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  • Lloyd Ekweremadu, Enugu State Commissioner for Sports, Ike Chioke, GMD of Afrinvest and Amobi Ezeaku, Rangers GM at a press conference in Enugu

    Victorious Rangers Shuts Down Enugu

    Winners of the Nigerian Premier League, Rangers International Football Club of Enugu rode an early morning downpour into Enugu in a private jet to the thunderous applause of its fans and excited air travellers and airport staff. In the entourage of the jubilant players was Dr Ike Chioke, the Group Managing Director of Afrinvest West Africa, whose sponsorship of the…

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  • Professor Jacinta Opara

    Dominican University, Ibadan Appoints Professor Jacinta Opara as Vice Chancellor

    IBADAN, Nigeria – Dominican University, Ibadan has announced the appointment of Professor Jacinta Opara as its second substantive Vice Chancellor. The decision was made official by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Chief Anthony Idigbe (SAN), following a comprehensive selection process overseen by the university’s Joint Governing Council, Senate, and a professional recruiting firm. The appointment, effective immediately, marks…

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  • Mixed reactions trail Mohbad’s autopsy result

    Diverse reactions have continued to trail the result of the autopsy conducted on singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad. The autopsy result which surfaced on the Internet on Friday, May 7, 2024, revealed that although there was no conclusive proof of the cause of the late singer’s death, he appeared to have died from a reaction to drugs. The…

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  • Fireboy DML releases visuals for hit single ‘Everyday’

    Nigerian singer and songwriter, Adedamola Adefolahan popularly known as Fireboy DML, has started the new month with a music video for his hit single ‘Everyday’. The renowned singer, who took his social media platforms to announce the release of his hit song, attributed the glory to God for making it possible for him to achieve such feat. He urged his…

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  • Hisense South Africa Offering R1,000,000 in Cash and Prizes for its Hat-Trick Sponsorship with UEFA EURO 2024

    Global home appliance giant Hisense is once again at the forefront of the world’s most celebrated football event, marking its third consecutive sponsorship of the UEFA EURO 2024™. This hat-trick partnership sees Hisense team up with legendary goalkeepers Iker Casillas and Manuel Neuer for the ‘BEYOND GLORY’ campaign, bringing unparalleled excitement to fans across the globe. As the UEFA EURO…

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  • Moruff Babatunde Ajiga

    Prowess University Confers Honorary Doctorate on Moruff Babatunde Ajiga

    LAGOS, June 1, 2024 – Prowess University, Delaware, United States, will confer an honorary Doctorate Degree on renowned accountant Moruff Babatunde Ajiga on Saturday. The award recognizes Ajiga’s outstanding contributions as an accounting professional, manager, socialite, and civil servant. The award ceremony will take place at the University of Lagos, Akoka, and will feature several other distinguished recipients. Ajiga, noted…

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  • One Year of the Tinubu Administration: Building a safer, stronger and prosperous Nigeria

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s historic victory and assumption of office on May 29, 2023, marked a significant turning point in Nigeria’s democratic journey. His commitment to democracy and visionary leadership, encapsulated in the 8-Point Renewed Hope Agenda, have inspired confidence and trust among Nigerians, promising a new era of hope and transformation. Economic Rebirth: Facing economic turmoil, widespread…

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  • Mixed reactions in US as Tinubu condoles with Iran over death of President Raisi

    President Bola Tinubu has sent condolences to the government and people of the Islamic Republic of Iran over the passing of President Ebrahim Raisi; Iranian foreign minister, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, and other officials in a helicopter crash. This came as proponents of a hardline strategy against Iran from around Washington celebrated the death. In a statement released by State Department spokesperson,…

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  • Double grief as 3.7 magnitude Earthquake Hits Iran

    A 3.7 magnitude earthquake struck Malayer in the Hamedan province of western Iran on Monday, compounding the nation’s grief following the tragic death of President Ebrahim Raisi in an helicopter crash on Sunday. The earthquake, reported by the Seismological Centre of the Geophysics Institute of the University of Tehran, occurred at 08:20:52 local time at a depth of 10km. The…

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  • Celebrities, fans celebrate DJ Jimmy Jatt’s career of 40 years

     Nigerian Disc Jockey, Jimmy Amu, popularly known as DJ Jimmy Jatt, on Friday celebrated 40 years of his career. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Jimmy Jatt is revered as one of the pioneering Afrobeats hip-hop disc jockeys in Nigeria He started out his music career as a rapper under the sobriquet, Master J, but delved into disc…

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  • Cause of Mohbad’s death uncertain -Pathologist

    A pathologist, Prof. Shokunle Shoyemi, on Wednesday said that the cause of the death of singer Ilerioluwa Aloba (a.k a Mohbad) was concluded as ‘uncertain’. Shokunle testified before  a coroner sitting at Ikorodu, Lagos State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the musician died on Sept. 12, 2023 and was buried the following day. He was aged 27…

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  • Reggae artiste, Righteousman, canvasses creation of ‘Ras Kimono Day’

    Nigerian Reggae artiste, Righteousman Erhabor, has called on the Federal Government to earmark a day as World Ras Kimono Day, in memory of the late reggae legend. Erhabor made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. He said that as reggae fans all over the world celebrated the World Bob Marley…

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  • Lolo Josephine Umeozulu

    Matriarch Umeozulu Goes Home

    The renowned matriarch, Lolo Josephine Uzoamaka Umeozulu (Nnedioranma) – nee Nwoye – has transited to the higher realm. She was the wife of the celebrated businessman and community leader, Chief Basil Okafor Umeozulu, aka Akuyie-Nwata-Egwu, founder and CEO of the trailblazing Amesi Commercial Enterprises (ACE) Limited. Born in 1941, she got married to her beloved husband on September 4, 1957,…

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  • Comedy industry is booming- Seyi Law

    Nigerian comedian, Oluwaseyitan Aletile, also known as Seyi Law, has said that the comedy industry is booming, and intellectual property rights of creators must be protected to keep up with global standard. Aletile said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Kaduna. He also said that the comedy industry needed to ensure that…

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  • In pursuit of the last Hamas, By Azu Ishiekwene

    Thrills, Joys and Surprises of Selling

    There are probably more books on how to sell everything than there is sand by the seashore. I have read a few myself and might say that when it comes to selling, even though what you have read might help, nothing teaches like what you learn by doing it.   For some, selling feels natural. I cannot remember how many…

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  • FG inaugurates 6th Council of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science

    FG inaugurates 6th Council of Nigerian Institute of Animal Science

    The Federal Government has inaugurated the 6th Council of the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that NIAS is the regulatory agency of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security on Animal Husbandry. The Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Aliyu Abdullahi, while inaugurating the council on Wednesday in Abuja,…

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