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Presidential candidate seeks further extension of polls | The Guardian Nigeria News

Presidential candidate of People’s Trust (PT), Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim Presidential candidate of People’s Trust (PT), Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim has called for further extension of the Presidential and National Assembly elections billed to hold on Saturday, February 23. He contended that the one-week extension was too short to conclude the logistics requirement for the polls. The presidential candidate […]

Lagos Commissioner lauds Tinubu in fight against drug abuse

Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Agboola Dabiri Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Agboola Dabiri has lauded the Senator representing Lagos Central at the Senate, Oluremi Tinubu for complementing the efforts of the State Government to stamp out drug abuse from the State. The Commissioner, who spoke in his office […]

FA Cup: Manchester United knock out Chelsea

Paul Pogba again highlighted his importance to the Manchester United team on Monday night. The French midfielder scored a goal and also provided an assist to help the Red Devils beat Chelsea 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to advance to the quarter-final of the FA Cup. Though it was the Blues that dominated the ball possession, […]

“Ladies please don’t marry down”

Following Gbenro Ajibade’s outburst, over wife, Osas Ighodaro’s bad parenting skills, Shade Ladipo has advised women to be mindful of the type of men they choose to marry. Shade, who got married weeks ago, warned women never to marry down by settling for men who will feel threatened by their success. She wrote: Usually I […]

Baba Suwe is seriously sick and needs help

Baba Suwe is not enjoying the best of health and according to insiders account, he needs help. Sources close to the 51-year-old actor revealed that he has been battling chronic diabetes. The state of his health had allegedly deteriorated after he confirmed to have been battling the ailment in 2018. ALSO READ: “My health is […]

Why Parties May Reopen Campaigns

There are indications that political parties may reopen their campaigns for the presidential and National Assembly rescheduled elections as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will today meet to review the restriction on electioneering campaign within the extension period. The Ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and the leading opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, […]

Five killed as armed bandits attack Niger communities

File Photo Armed bandits have attacked 17 communities in Rafi and Shiroro local government areas of Niger state leaving five people dead. 35 people are suspected to have been abducted as they have been declared missing by the communities. This was disclosed to The Nation by the Niger state Emergency Management Agency (NSEMA). According to […]

Akpororo acquires sprawling mansion [Photo]

Akpororo has joined the list of celebrities who have acquired houses as he shows off his new sprawling mansion. The comedian took to his Instagram page on Monday, February 18, 2019, where he shared a photo of his newly acquired mansion. In his post, he wrote about how he has stepped up from living in […]

Tiwa Savage Gets Endorsement With Star Radler Beer

Multiple award-winning singer, Tiwa Savage who has been off social media for a while now has made a return. The “Ma Lo” hitmaker who hasn’t updated since her last post in December 2018 sent out a number of tweets explaining her need for a break and also subtly announcing her exciting new endorsement deal with Star […]

Obaseki’s Ward Devt. Committees: Expert lauds initiative, endorses bottom-up approach to development

The Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s creation of ward development committees in identifying and providing tailored solutions to peculiar problems in rural communities in Edo State has been lauded as novel and a participatory approach to governance that will engender robust grassroots-driven development. The submission was made by a development expert in a chat with journalists […]

Yvonne Jegede Removes Husband’s Name From Her Social Media

  For a while now, there’s been rumours about crisis in the marriage of Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede and Kunle ‘Abounce’ Fawole. It became obvious when she took their 3-month old son to church for dedication yesterday and her husband wasn’t present. Now, the actress has taken it a step further by yanking off her husband surname […]

Petrol marketers to reduce fuel price over elections postponement | The Guardian Nigeria News

NIGERIA – DECEMBER 12: Men walk past a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation tanker outside the NNPC headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, December 12, 2006. OPEC, the producer of 40 percent of the world’s oil, convenes this week in Abuja, Nigeria, its first conference in Africa’s largest oil-producing nation since 1972. (Photo by Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg via […]

Australia’s government and political parties hit by cyber attack from ‘sophisticated state actor’ – TechCrunch

The Australia government suffered a cyber attack that it suspects is the work of a “sophisticated state actor,” according to the country’s Prime Minister. PM Scott Morrison said today the computer network of the country’s parliament, and those belonging to Liberal, Labor and Nationals parties, were targeted by an attack which took place a few weeks ago, The Sydney […]

Phuti Mahanyele & Stacey Brewer Snag Forbes Africa Magazine’s August Issue Cover – KOKO TV Nigeria

South Africa’s Phuti Mahanyele and Stacey Brewer are the coverstars for the August issue of Forbes Africa magazine. Both businesswomen landed a feature on the magazine for disrupting the business and education industries. About Phuti Mahanyele: ”Sipping hot coffee out of a styrofoam cup, Mahanyele talks about success born of years of hard work.It was not just blood, sweat […]

Election: Say no to violence, kid musician tells Nigerians

Ozzy Bosco Twelve-year-old musician Oziomachukwu Chukwujama, popularly known as Ozzy Bosco, has appealed to Nigerians, particularly adults, to remain calm and avoid violent acts during the elections. Ozzy Bosco who made the appeal in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, noted that he might be a child but […]

Party campaigns and the phobia of true federalism

By Henry Boyo THE Political Parties have, lately hit the election campaign trail, to plead with the, erstwhile, ignored proletariat to adopt their candidates as the preferred choice to plunder the common treasury for the next four years. Predictably, political office holders and their cohorts will, score government’s performance at all levels as satisfactory, even when […]

Nigeria Loses Over $9bn To Election Postponement

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu (left), with Manager, Corporate Communications, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Mr Naboth Onyesoh (3rd right), Executive Secretary of the Board, Mr Simbi Wabote (right) and others, during the inspection of NCDMB’s exhibition stand at the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit in […]

FG Rakes In Over $15bn From Cargoes – NPA Boss

Facilitator/former Senior Special Assistant on Media to the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Olukayode Oyeleye (left), addressing participants, during the North-west and North-Central Agribusiness Regional Sensitisation campaign for smallholders farmers in Nigeria, organised by Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) in collaboration with USAID and Alliance for a Green Revolution […]