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    Entertainment Nigerian author nominated for top global literary award – Premium Times Nigeria

    Nigerian author nominated for top global literary award Ayobami Adebayo. (Photo by David Levenson_Getty Images) “Stay With … via Premium Times Nigeria – http://ift.tt/2EVfjUU ------------- Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Entertainment Popular Ghanaian singer dies in auto crash – Daily Post Nigeria

    A popular Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Ebony Reigns, has been reported dead She died in a gruesome road accident that occurred late Thursday evening on the Sunyani-Kumasi road, according to Ghana Joynews. It was gathered that the 20-year-old singer and two military officers were on board a Jeep...
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    Politics APC Reconciliation: Tinubu’s Appointment, Sign Of Panic In Presidency – PDP – Leadership Nigeria New

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the appointment of former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu to head the reconciliation team of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as a panic move. PDP also added that it finds APC’s attempt to reconcile its dwindling ranks as … via...
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    Politics 2019 Guber: I’m Ready To Face el-Rufai – Hunkuyi – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Kaduna Ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election in Kaduna State, Senator representing Kaduna North senatorial district, Suleiman Othman Hunkiyi yesterday said he is going to yield to calls by well-meaning individuals and political chieftains to wrest power from the incumbent governor, Malam...
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    Politics JUST IN: Kaduna To Now Hold LG Election 12 May – Leadership Nigeria Newspapers

    Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has announced that elections into the positions of Chairmanship, vice Chairmanship and counsellorship in the 23 local government areas of the state will hold on the 12th May, 2018. This followed the passage of the bill by the state house of assembly …...
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    Politics LG polls: Political scientist wants Governor Ajimobi to apologise over delay – The Guardian

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi A political scientist, Dr Stephen Lafenwa, has called on Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to tender apology to people for not conducting local government elections in the last seven years. Lafenwa, a lecturer in the Department of … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics Obasanjo’s statement: Jonathan’s camp attacks Senator Ebute – Daily Post Nigeria

    George Turnah, a godson of former President, Goodluck Jonathan, has lampooned former Senate President, Ameh Ebute, for his uncharitable comments against Dr. Jonathan. Senator Ebute, while reacting to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s statement on Buhari’s administration, had carpeted the...
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    Entertainment #BBNaija: We Are Not Entertained Anymore – Nigerians React – Naijaloaded News

    In a public poll conducted across Nigeria, some Nigerians have not been fully impressed with the on-going BBNaija reality TV show saying the housemates are not entertaining enough and the organisers of the show are only out to make profit. The is the edition of the Big Brother … via...
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    Entertainment Lupita Nyong’o, Chadwick Boseman, John Boyega, Michael B Jordan at ‘Black Panther’ European...

    Lupita Nyong’o, Chadwick Boseman, John Boyega, Michael B Jordan at ‘Black Panther’ European Premiere 09.02.2018 at 6:33 am By BellaNaija.com Leave a Comment The Black Panther European Premiere held on Thursday night (January 29) in Hammersmith in London. The event was attended by John Boyega...
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    Entertainment Being Born In An African Family Is Like Slavery, Punishment – Huddah Monroe – INFORMATION NIGERIA

    Kenyan socialite and former Big Brother Africa housemate, Huddah Monroe took to social media to rant about the pressure from African homes. The former Big Brother housemate, via Snapchat, stated that being born in an African family is like slavery. She wrote; Most African mothers don’t give a...
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    Entertainment Fans React As Tonto Dikeh Releases Second Trailer For Her Reality TV Show (Video) – INFORMATION NIGE

    Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has released a second trailer for her reality tv show titled King Tonto. A short clip from the video shared on social media had fans reacting like chemicals. Many of them said the acting in the show looks very fake and boring. via INFORMATION NIGERIA...
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    Entertainment 5 Nollywood Actors Who Have Come Out To Say They Are Broke – Nairaland

    It’s often shocking when an actor, who has enjoyed years of stardom, comes out to say he is broke. Some actors either fade out of the limelight because the roles were no longer coming in, walk away from Nollywood on their own terms because the pay was no longer satisfactory, or … via...
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    Politics Text Of Catholic Bishops’ Speech To Buhari On February 8, 2018 – The Trent

    “There is no doubt that when you came into office, you had an enormous amount of the goodwill of Nigerians, since many saw you as a person of integrity who would be able to bring sanity into a system that was nearly crippled by endemic corruption. Nearly three … Read more via The Trent –...
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    Politics Fayose: Fulani herdsmen are being treated as sacred cows – Gov. says – pulse.ng news

    Fayose said this when he paid a visit to the Governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom on Thursday, February 8, 2018. Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has said that the Federal Government is treating Fulani herdsmen as sacred cows. He said … Read more via pulse.ng – Nigeria’s entertainment &...
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    Politics Ateke Tom files N1 billion suit against APC chieftains in Rivers over alleged defamation –...

    Party condemns Wike’s N200 million donation to Benue The Amanyanabo of Okochiri in Okirika Local Council of Rivers State, His Royal Majesty, King Ateke Tom, has filed a N1 billion suit against eight chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria...
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    Politics 13 states agree to allocate 5,000 hectares of land for cattle ranching – Vanguard News

    We need leadership with political will to douse tension— Saraki …Govs shun security summit …Mohammed, Okurounmu, Opara, Osuntokun express mixed views By Henry Umoru, Dapo Akinrefon & Gbenga Oke ABUJA— THE Presidency, yesterday, threw its weight behind state and community policing to address the...
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    Politics No plot to remove Bauchi APC chair –Party – The Sun News

    Abuja Bauchi State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as false and misleading reports that there were moves to sack its chairman , Alhaji Uba Na Nana. The state chapter accused some unnamed disgruntled members of the party of sponsoring the report, … Read more via...
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    Politics Biafran suit in America: US rejects Nigeria’s defence of immunity – Vanguard News

    THE Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has asked a United States federal court to commence the trial of 16 Nigerian officials it sued over their alleged direct or indirect complicity in the extrajudicial killings of its members, who launched peaceful protests following the arrest and … Read...
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    Politics Trouble Brews in N’Delta Over Herdsmen Attack on Ijaw Leader – Thisdaylive

    Youths to meet over alleged invasion Emmanuel Addeh in Yenagoa and Sylvester Idowu in Warri Fresh crisis is brewing in the oil-rich Niger Delta region following thursday night’s attack on a former President of the Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) and ex-Chairman of Patani Local Government Area, Dr Chris...
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    Politics FG, states spend $6.4bn on intervention in North-east in two years – The Guardian Nigeria

    Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning said on Thursday that the Federal Government and the six North-east States spent 6.4billion dollars on interventions in North-east … Read more via The...
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