Former England and Chelsea midfielder Ray Wilkins is in a critical condition in a London hospital. St George’s Hospital told BBC Sport that the 61-year-old is a patient and “his family have asked for privacy”.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has distanced itself from news making the rounds that the organisation called for the decriminalisation of cannabis (locally known as Igbo) in Nigeria.
Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State and national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), on Thursday hit at Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying the party would never return to power.
The Family of Late Martin Luther King Jnr, has denied giving President Muhammadu Buhari any merit award on Tuesday, 27 March. The family debunked giving the award via its official twitter handle on Thursday.
A Former Vice Chairman of the FCT Chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, Victor Abasiakan-Ekim, says the police has no right to declare any citizen wanted. He said this when he appeared as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Wednesday following the decision of the Police to declare the senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye and seven others, wanted.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has explained the importance of the Lekki Deep Seaport to Nigeria’s economy. The Minister said that the Deep Seaport will improve and upgrade the capacity of the Nigerian ports which are already existing in the country.
Popular Nigerian singer Kiss Daniel was busted recently for potting a fake Louis Vuitton dress. He was immediately berated by OAP Daddy Freeze for patronising a counterfeit item despite his celebrity status.
Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Thursday, March 29, 2018 described the announcement by the Presidency that the family of human right activist, Martin Luther King Jr conferred an award on President Muhammadu Buhari as a national disgrace and embarrassment.
The Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has threatened to sue the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. Senator Melaye also gave the IGP 48 hours to produce the two suspects who they police say confessed that the Senator armed them.
President Buhari says the Federal Government is committed to uniting the people of the country such that every Nigerian can benefit from the other. The President said this on Thursday while giving a speech at a colloquium organised to mark the birthday of the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, in Lagos.
The Senator representing Kogi West, Senator Dino Melaye, has threatened to sue the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris. Senator Melaye also gave the IGP 48 hours to produce the two suspects who they police say confessed that the Senator armed them.
In the latest, in streams of allegations of sexual impropriety against underaged or young women, singer R. Kelly is accused of sexually abusing a girl since she was 14 years old in a BBC documentary, according to The Guardian.
- Ex Manchester United star Carlos Tevez has sustained an injury in prison - Tevez got injured in a prison in Cordoba where he went to visit his brother who is serving a jail term - His new club Boca Juniors are now said to be livid with the news of his injury Former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has sustained an injury while playing in a prison football match and he could be out of action for a month. The Argentine striker sustained the injury while he was visiting his half-brother Juan Alberto Martinez at Bouwer’s maximum security prison in Cordoba according to Mirror. Carlos Tevez's brother is said to be currently serving a 16-year sentence for his part in an armed robbery. In January this year, Carlos Tevez returned to his boyhood club Boca Juniors after an unsuccessful spell with Shanghai Shenhua where he earned a reported £650,000 per week. Boca Juniors' chiefs are now said to be seriously furious when Carlos Tevez explained his latest inj
Famous Nigerian music star Wizkid has always been a show stopper any time, any day. When his fans set their eyes on him on the streets, they never want to let go of him. Such was the case on Tuesday, March 27, at Banky W’s residence. Bankole Wellington who turned 37-year-old staged an in-house birthday party and his close friends were there to celebrate his new age. As Wizkid drove out of Banky W’s house, his fans gathered round his car hailing the music star. The talented singer immediately gave them some money to share which caused commotion. READ ALSO: You are everything I prayed for - Adesua Etomi Wellington celebrates her husband as he turns 37 Nigerian movie and music director Kemi Adetiba, took to her Instagram story to share the short video. Adetiba’s caption reads: “Wizzy’s departure causing commotion as usual #BankysBirthday.” See photos below: PAY ATTENTION: Get the Latest Nigerian News Anywhere 24/7. Spend less on the Internet! NAIJ.com earlier reported that Banky W’s wi
- Top Nigerian comedian, Seyi Law, and wife celebrate seven years of blissful marriage - The father of one shared a post, praying for many more years Nigerian comedian, Seyi law, and his wife, Stacy Aletile, recently celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary. The couple have many things to be thankful for as they mark this year's anniversary with their cute daughter, Tiwa. To mark the special time in their lives, Seyi Law shared an adorable family photo on his social media page, praying for many more years in peace and overflowing love in their marriage as they journey on in life. In his post, he said: "Happy Seventh Wedding Anniversary. May God let love be sweeter and our troubles be minimal and our joy overflow. Good Health, greater wisdom, better finances and bigger grace in Jesus name." READ ALSO: DJ Cuppy spotted with her sister Temi and her boyfriend at the Super Eagles match READ ALSO: Actress Daniella Okeke shares stunning photos to celebrate her birthday T
All the university courses are important for society, as they help make ordinary citizens specialist, professionals and even geniuses who would help develop the society. However, in Nigeria some certain courses are preferred by the young students more than others, because upon completing them, they have a better chance to finding a good job, make enough money for living and treating themselves, and grow professionally. Learn what are the best courses to study at university in Nigeria! Best courses to study in Nigeria: what are they? There are a lot of useful courses you can study, every university offers some good courses for those who dream to achieve great heights. However, speaking from other people’s experiences, some of the university courses have much wider prospects for future career and personal development, as well as the financial side. So, when you choose the best courses to study for the future, you should know the demand rate of your future profession in the labour marke
The Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly, Acho Ihim, yesterday, led 19 members of the house to endorse the governorship ambition of the Chief of Staff and son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Chief Uche Nwosu.
A hardcore Manchester United fan was laid to rest in style at his burial in Imo state. According to online reports, the deceased simply identified as Emmanuel had been a staunch supporter of the English club to the extent that even his family members, colleagues and those around know his level of commitment.
- Lawyers have chided the Nigeria Police Force for declaring Senator Dino Melaye wanted - The legal practitioners said the action of the police is unlawful and illegal - One of the lawyers said there is a recent court decision ruling against the police "whimsically" declaring somebody wanted Some Nigerian lawyers have condemned the declaration of the Senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, by the Nigeria police. According to Daily Independent, the lawyers said declaring Melaye wanted after suspects who allegedly indicted him of arms supply escaped from police custody is unlawful. One of the lawyers, the national welfare secretary to the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Adesina Adegbite said the police orchestrated the drama between the force and the senator. Adegbite said: “Basically right from the beginning of the whole drama, any sensible person will know that something was fishy somewhere.” He said that the illegality of the action of the poli
- Candidates whose results were withheld by the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), are crying foul - Many of these candidates said they saw their results before JAMB took it off its website - They are demanding the rationale behind the removal of their results Many candidates who sat for the 2018 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) are displeased with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for removing their results from its website, Vanguard reports. NAIJ.com notes that the candidates are crying foul, demanding reasons why their earlier results were removed and replaced with “You do not have any result yet” or “you did not write the examination". READ ALSO: Minister of education to appear before Senate over mass failure in WASSCE Recounting his ordeal, one of the candidate, Max Odinukweze, said: “I had my UTME on March 10, and three days after my examination, I checked and saw my result using my phone. A day later, I went back to che
Bob Huntley and Edna Huntley have been married for 63 years. Their relationship started out a little rocky after Bob stood Edna up on their first date to go hunting. She forgave him and soon they were married. Tragedy struck earlier this year when Edna was diagnosed with late-stage cancer. At this point, Bob had already been suffering from dementia for some time. According to the source, Briefly.co.za learned that on the 20th of March Edna died in her sleep and less than an hour later her husband, Bob passed away as well according to idahostatejournal.com. READ ALSO: How my distinct relative chose a rich guy to marry 5 years ago - Lady narrates on Twitter Source: idahostatejournal.com A few days before their passing, Edna had told a friend that: ’When one of us dies, they’re going to wrap the hand of the other and take them along.’ Kenneth Huntley, the couples son, said that his dad would not have been able to live without Edna. Kenneth and his brother Ron were grateful that they got
- Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi posts the picture of his Super Eagles teammate that comes to national team camp with his microwave - The 21-year-old was in action for Nigeria in their friendly games against Poland and Serbia in late March - He is due to return to the Emirates Stadium for his side's Premier League action this weekend Nigerian star Alex Iwobi has revealed the picture of his teammate that always shows up at the national team camp with his own microwave. The Arsenal forward was on duty with the Super Eagles during the March FIFA international window – where they defeated Poland 1-0 and then got beaten 2-0 by Serbia on Tuesday, March 27. While reacting to the pictures he uploaded on his instagram, Iwobi said: "Only person I know, who brings a microwave on International Duty." READ ALSO: Manchester United set to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid at any cost The 21-year-old uploaded a video on instagram of his player, who was sorting out his team ki
Hey Guys, Linda Ikeji is engaged! This time around, it’s not a guess, not a rumour. It is real. Linda Ikeji’s fiance is not one to bare too much of himself to limelight. According to a very reliable source Big Sam of BroadwayTV, Linda Ikeji’s husband-to-be used to be her ex-boyfriend.
Ghanaian musician Sarkodie has challenge Nigerian singer Davido to a cooking contest where they will be judged on their cooking skills. It all started when South African rapper Cassper Nyovest wrote via his Twitter page that “Don’t know if I love Ghanaian or Nigerian Jollof rice more…. What’s your Preference?”
The father of former reality star,model and actress, TBoss, has revealed that he spent quite a huge amount of money in sending her and and her siblings to school. This revelation came after some social media users were taking the side of TBoss in the dispute she currently has with her father in which he placed a curse on any man that marries her.
A cultist, who was recently arrested, says his dream of becoming a politician led him to join a secret cult group. 22-year-old Princewill Okechukwu, a 400 level student of the department of Political Science at the Abia State University in Uturu, said this when he was paraded alongside other criminals by the Abia State police command yesterday..
National Youth Service Corps administration provided prospective corpers with the latest news regarding NYSC 2018 Batch A registration on the official Facebook page. Carefully read the details below. You must remember the NYSC registration dates so as not to miss your registration. Please note that April 8 is the deadline for application. Here is the statement published on NYSC Facebook page: "This is to inform all prospective Corps Members, i.e. Nigerians who have graduated from Universities and Mono/Polytechnics both at home and abroad that the NYSC Online registration portal will be opened from Monday, 26th March – Sunday, 8th April, 2018, to enable them register for the 2018 Batch ‘A’ mobilization exercise." There are several NYSC websites: www.nysc.gov.ng www.nysc.org.ng www.portal.nysc.gov.ng NYSC batch A 2018 registration guide Your registration will go smoothly if you take care of the following details: Valid e-mail which you can access without hindrance and phone n
- Real Madrid are reportedly ready to sign Neymar from PSG this summer - Los Blancos are said to have offered Isco plus cash for them to sign the Brazilian Spanish champions Real Madrid are now said to be ready to do all their best so as for them to sign Brazilian football star Neymar at the end of the season. Neymar made a world record transfer move to Paris-Saint-Germain from Barcelona last year August, and he has been linked with a move to Real Madrid since January 2018. There are even reports that the Spanish club have met his father for him to help them convince his son to leave France for a return to Spain. The report also stated that Real Madrid president Perez is ready to pay a world record €400m to convince PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi to allow Neymar to join Los Blancos. Spanish media outlet Don Balon are now saying that Real Madrid are ready to offer PSG cash plus Isco for the possibility of them signing Neymar. PAY ATTENTION: Join our Facebook page and be a member P
A member of the National Youth Service Corps has been left seriously injured after an attack by some notorious cultists in Bayelsa state. Reports have it that the serving Corp member was butchered in Angalabiri community, Sagbama Local government area of the state in an alleged case of armed robbery two nights ago.
A lady, @Oliora Kelechi Kella has taken to facebook to share a lovely story about how she met her husband, who was her junior, in Imo state University a couple of years ago and now, they are happily married.
Andria Zafirakou, who teaches at Alperton Community School, has won the prestigious Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. The award, which recognises a teacher who has made an outstanding contribution to the profession, has a prize of $1 million . And the 39-year has guided youngsters from one of the poorest areas of the country and helped pupils from a variety of backgrounds.
Beautiful Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson in an interview with BBC Africa has shared beautiful facts about herself. The actress, model, film producer and an entrepreneur has answered questions asked by her fans during her interview section with BBC Africa. According to Yvonne Nelson, when asked by a fan how she felt when fans had criticized her of birthing her child out of wedlock, she had answered that she is a very positive person and she doesn't let any negativity kill her joy. In the second question, she was asked what her major challenge was in acting, Yvonne replied that everyone's journey is different, and so gives different stories but her major challenge was combing acting and schooling at the same time. READ ALSO: Everyday is mother's day, Yvonne Nelson celebrates her mother In her last question were the interviewer asked if she thinks that the time is now for African women, she answered that African women has being ready since that they just need more support and
- BBNaija housemate Cee-C’s fans have taken campaign for the housemate to the street - The fans erected a massive billboard to solicit for votes In a bid to solicit for votes, fans of Big Brother Naija housemate Cee-C have erected a massive billboard on the street ahead of upcoming eviction. The massive billboard contains a picture of the controversial housemate, the Big Brother logo and a number to vote for Cee-C. A photo of the billboard went viral on social media after an Instagram user spotted it and took a photo that was later shared. Even though the photo had gone viral on social media, the location of the erected billboard was not been disclosed. READ ALSO: BBNaija 2018: Miyonse visits housemates, judges best and worst cook in the house (video) Cee-C is one of the most talked about housemates of the Big Brother “Double Wahala” edition. Her off and on romance with fellow housemate, Tobi, sparked lots of debate on social media. Despite the fact that many viewers have describe
The lawmaker representing Bauchi south senatorial district, Senator Ali Wakili is dead. A journalist with the Voice of America, (VOA), Saleh Shehu Ashaka, announced the death of the All Progressives Congress (APC) senator in a tweet on Saturday, March 17. The Daily Nigerian, citing the account of a family member reported that the lawmaker slumped at his Gwarimpa residence, Abuja on Saturday morning, March 17, and was rushed to Viewpoint Hospital, where he was certified dead. He died at the age of 58. Daily Trust also reported that the death of Wakili who served as chairman of the Senate committee on poverty alleviation was confirmed by the special adviser to the Senate president on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu in a phone call. READ ALSO: One of my daughters wants to be the next emir of Kano - Sanusi The aide said Bukola Saraki was shocked when he learnt about the death of the lawmaker. Shortly after he was informed about the death of the senator, the Senate