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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Why Nigerian universities are graduating illiterates – Punch Newspapers

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities called off their strike over pay and conditions, a few days to February 16, 2019 general elections. The strike commenced on November 4, 2018 and had threatened to run through the elections, creating an own goal for the All Progressives … Read more...
  2. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 6-yr-old baby Sold to Ritualist for N100,000 in Abambra – Olisa.tv

    The Police Command in Anambra on Monday paraded one Monday Onyikwa from Umuefi Village, Nteje in Oyi Local Council Area for allegedly selling a six-year-old girl for ritual purposes. Briefing newsmen on the development in the capital Awka, CP Rabiu Ladodo, said the suspect was arrested in the...
  3. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment BBNaija Reunion: Details of Ahneeka, Ifuennada ‘fight’ on ‘DoubleWahala reloaded’ [VIDEO] – Daily Post Nigeria

    A fight almost broke out on Monday night during the ‘DoubleWahalaReloaded’ BBNaija show between Ahneeka and Ifuennada. Ahneeka had during Monday show with Ebuka confronted Ifuennada accusing her of sabotaging her relationship with Angel, amongst other issues. .... via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  4. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment Davido Buys 153 Million 2019 Rolls Royce Cullinan – tooXclusive

    You guys would recall back in 2018 Davido announced he will be getting the latest trend of the Rolls Royce brand; Rolls Royce Cullinan, which is a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). But since the announcement, we never got any updates until now. The singer posted an image of the luxury vehicle …...
  5. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Senator Ademola Adeleke Visits Dino Melaye (PHOTO) – Politics – Nairaland Forum

    The New Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke declared by the tribunal, was seen all smiles with Senator Dino Melaye as he visits him.... Read more via Nairaland Forum – https://ift.tt/2U0rQkH Get More Nigeria Political News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Bauchi guber: APC candidate, Gov Abubakar reacts as Sen Bala Mohammed wins governorship election – Daily Post Nigeria

    Governor Muhammad Abubakar of Bauchi State has congratulated the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate, Senator Bala Mohammed for emerging victorious in the just concluded supplementary election..... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2FAW5pt Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics APC to zone Senate President to North-East, Speaker to South-West – TODAY.NG

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) will zone the position of Senate President of the 9th National Assembly to the North-East, while that of the Speaker of the.... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2OsYHbz Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Political News

    Politics What Oshiohmole, Gov Lalong said after Buhari’s meeting with Governors, Senators-elect – Daily Post Nigeria

    The National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday said the purpose of the meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari was to bond the new and.... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – https://ift.tt/2OpgJM4 Get More Nigeria Political News
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘APC Afraid to Defend Their ‘Rigging’ at the Tribunal’ – PDP – Olisa.tv

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to stop their unnecessary fabrications, smear campaign and.... Read more via Olisa.tv – https://ift.tt/2YljW3X Get More Nigeria Political News
  10. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports England racist abuse: ‘We know what colour we are!’ – Sterling calls for harsher punishments for bigotry – Goal.com

    The England forward applauded the mentality of his team-mates but demanded stronger action to curb racism’s presence in the game.... Read more via Goal.com – https://ift.tt/2WhKl0C Get More Nigeria Sports News
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Gabriel Okara, Nigeria’s foremost poet, dies at 97 – TheCable

    Gabriel Okara, Nigeria’s foremost poet and novelist, has died one month to his 98th birthday. According to a family member, Okara died at the Federal Medical Centre, Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa state, on Sunday evening. ... Read more via TheCable – https://ift.tt/2FANJhy Get More Nigeria...
  12. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Yari: Appeal court didn’t tamper with APC primaries in Zamfara – TheCable

    Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara, says the court of appeal did not tamper with primary polls of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. On Monday, the court set aside a judgment by a Zamfara high court which allowed Yari’s faction to field candidates in the general election. …...
  13. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Details of Buhari’s meeting with APC Governors, Senators-elect emerges – Daily Post Nigeria

    President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at some actions and decisions of the 8th National Assembly, saying such activities remained regrettable. Buhari made this known when he hosted state governors and senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the Presidential Villa...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Ifeanyi Ubah dumps YPP for APC – Daily Post Nigeria

    Ifeanyi Ubah, Anambra South Senator-elect, of the Young Peoples Party (YPP) has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ubah’s defection was made known by the National Chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Monday...... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria –...
  15. Nigeria World News

    World “Double-your-Bitcoin” website goes viral but smells like a Ponzi scheme – Decrypt

    Doubly is the latest high-yield investment program and has raised more than a few eyebrows. It offers a 300 percent return within 54 days—funds are paid out daily—and a 15 percent commission for every new person introduced. AND it claims your funds are insured. If that’s not a warning …...
  16. Nigeria World News

    World Israel launches airstrikes on Hamas positions after rocket attack – The Independent

    Israeli aircraft pounded targets across Gaza Monday night in retaliation for a long-range rocket attack fired that injured seven people, including a six-month-old baby, hours earlier in the centre of the country.... Read more via The Independent – https://ift.tt/2FBYz7b Get more World News
  17. Nigeria World News

    World ‘A Sad Joke’: Bitcoin Cash’s Lead Coder Quits Bitcoin Unlimited Project – CoinDesk – CoinDesk

    Amaury Séchet, a leading developer of bitcoin cash, is renouncing his membership in one of the projects that paved the way for the controversial cryptocurrency.... Read more via CoinDesk – https://ift.tt/2CC83gC Get more World News
  18. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Herdsmen Kill Two Persons in Nasarawa – Thisdaylive

    No fewer than two people were feared dead while houses and other properties have been allegedly destroyed in attacks suspected to have been carried out by herdsmen in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. The attacks, according to reports, were carried out between Saturday and...
  19. Nigeria World News

    World Nasa cancels all-female spacewalk, citing lack of spacesuit in right size – The Guardian

    Nasa’s plans for an all-female spacewalk have fallen through – at least in part because the agency doesn’t have enough spacesuits that fit the astronauts. Early this month, Nasa announced that Christina Koch and Anne McClain would take part in the first-of-its kind mission on... Read more via...
  20. Nigeria World News

    World In Test of Boeing Jet, Pilots Had 40 Seconds to Fix Error – NYT > Business

    During flight simulations recreating the problems with the doomed Lion Air plane, pilots discovered that they had less than 40 seconds to override an automated system on Boeing’s new jets and avert disaster. The pilots tested a crisis situation similar to what investigators suspect went wrong...
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