INEC Chairman Speaks On ‘Another Election Shift’ Fears

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, on Wednesday assured that nothing would stop the electoral umpire from conducting Nigeria's elections on 23 February.
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2019 UTME: Jamb Postpones Mock Examination, Cites Reason

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (Jamb) has postponed the mock examination for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) billed to start on Saturday, February 23. 

PDP’s Atiku Alleges Plot To Postpone Elections In Three States

Atiku Abubakar, President Muhammadu Buhari's main challenger in the race for Nigeria's highest office, has alleged that the president plans to 'use' INEC to shift elections in Borno, Adamawa and Kaduna states.

Read Buratai’s Full Speech To Army Commanders Ahead Of Elections

The Nigerian Army on Wednesday held an expanded weekly meeting with principal staff officers, general officers commanding, and directors at the Army Headquarters Conference Room, Abuja, on Wednesday.

INEC Faults Buhari On Threat To Kill Ballot Box Snatchers

INEC has said it does not agree with the statement of President Muhammadu Buhari that ballot box snatchers should be killed during the elections.
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Presidency, PDP Clash Over PMB’s Directive

The Presidency yesterday clashed with the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the party’s position on ballot box snatchers.

Livescore: Atletico Madrid, Man City Record Wins In Champions League

Atletico Madrid beat Juventus 2-0 in a first leg Champions League round of 16 tie played on Wednesday in Spain. 

Prophet Predicts Presidential Election Winner, Speaks On Result Manipulation

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the presidential election, according to Prophet Wale Olagunju of the Divine Seed Ministry in Ibadan, Oyo State. 

Election Result Sheets For Saraki’s Kwara Found In Abuja

The head of INEC in Kwara state, north-central Nigeria, Atahiru Madami, on Wednesday said that both Presidential and Senatorial election result sheets meant for the state...

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Nigerian Aircraft Loaded With Cash Crashes (Video)

A Nigerian aircraft carrying a huge amount of cash belonging to unknown persons, heading to a yet-to-be-disclosed location, has reportedly crashed.

Buhari’s Man, Others Defect To PDP Few Days To Elections

Northwest Zonal Vice President of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners and top notch of the Buhari Support Organisation(BSO) “Buhari Sak” in Sokoto, Sani Muhammad Gobirawa, has defected from the APC to the PDP barely fews days to the general election.

Reactions Trail Tristan’s Cheating On Khloe Kardashian With Jordyn Woods

Reactions have trailed the alleged split between American reality TV star, Khloe Kardashian and her baby daddy Tristan Thompson after she found out her he allegedly cheated on her with Kylie Jenner’s best friend, Jordyn Woods.

Nigerian Prisons Recruitment 2019: List Of Shortlisted Applicants Plus Screening Dates

The Nigerian Prisons Sevice recruitment shortlist has been released as well as the venue for the physical screening and examination. 

Biafra: Why I’m Fighting For Igbo – Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu has said he is fighting for the Igbos because they are marginalised in Nigeria.

2019 Elections: Buhari ‘To Visit London’ Hospital – Senator

Senator Dino Melaye has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to go to the UK for medical checkup due to his comment about ballot box snatchers.

I’m Ready To Take Sarri’s Job – Former Madrid Manager

News from Chelsea in England has it that a former Real Madrid gaffer Zinedine Zidane is ready to take over the Blues' coaching job. 

Popular Actor Baba Suwe ‘Dying’ Slowly, Sources Reveal

Popular comic Yoruba actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe’ has been said to be reportedly dying without anyone to help.
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NEWS

RCCG Fasting 2019 Prayer Points For Day 42, February 21st, 2019

The 2019 fasting of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has entered its 42nd day with the prayers points based on prayers for youths. 

Nigeria Decides: INEC In Talk With NURTW, Others

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is ready to strengthen its MoU with transport unions to ensure a free and credible election.

Disturbing Viral Photo Of Almajiris Eating Food Off Bare Ground

Some almajiris were recently spotted in one of the northern states in the country eating food off the ground with the photo going viral on the internet.

Nigerians React As Akwa Ibom Launches Ibom Air

Akwa Ibom state on Wednesday (today) flagged off its state-owned airline called Ibom Air, attracting commendations from Nigerians.

Saraki Commissions Ibom Air In Uyo (Photos)

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday, February 20, commissioned the Ibom Air planes at the Victor Attah International Airport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

2019 Election: FG Orders Immediate Payment Of February Salary

The Federal Government has directed the immediate payment of February salaries to workers wishing to travel for Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

INEC Achieves 100 Percent Configuration Of Smart Card Readers

The Independent National Electoral Commission has that it has completed 100% the configuration of the Smart Card Readers which will be used for the accreditation of voters on the 23rd February and 9th March 2019.

2019 Election: Buratai Says No Military Escorts For Politicians

The Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Tukur Buratai, has said that there would be no military escorts for politicians especially retired military during the general elections.
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Gunmen Murder APC Chairman In Imo

A group of unknown Gunmen has shot dead the APC, chairman in Logara/Umuohiagu Ward, Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo State.

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu To Hold ‘Landmark’ Broadcast, Reveals Date, Time

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has announced that he is set to hold a landmark "nationwide broadcast"...

Buhari Swears In Eight Permanent Secretaries

Eight new permanent secretaries were on Wednesday sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

POLITICS

Omokri Writes Buratai Over Buhari’s Death Threat To Ballot Box Snatchers

A former presidential aide Reno Omokri has warned the Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen Tukur Buratai over President Muhammadu Buhari's death threat to ballot box snatchers. 

Another Presidential Candidate Steps Down For Atiku, Gives Reasons

The presidential candidate of the National Interest Party (NIP), Eunice Atuejide, has stepped down for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.

I Remain APC Candidate In Enugu East Senatorial Zone, Eze Insists

Lawrence Eze is insisting that he remains the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Enugu East Senatorial Zone in the Feb. 23, National Assembly election.

Saraki Reveals How APC Plans To Rig Saturday’s Election

Senate President Bukola Saraki has alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) was planning to rig Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections.

God Has Revealed Next President Of Nigeria To Me – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye says God has revealed to him that the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, will become the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

APC Suspends Alao-Akala Over Alleged Anti-party Activities

Olamijuwonlo Alao-Akala, the son of the former governor of Oyo state, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has been suspended by the Oyo State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) over alleged anti-party activities. 

We Are Not Planning To Disrupt Election – Rivers APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has debunked allegation making the rounds that it is planning to disrupt elections in the state.

Election: INEC Chairman, Minister To Brief Envoys, Others Today

The Chairman of the INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will on Wednesday (today) update heads of diplomatic missions and international organisations accredited to monitor elections in Nigeria on INEC preparations for the elections.
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What Abdulsalami, Kukah Told INEC Ahead Of 2019 Elections

The National Peace Committee (NPC) has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to work toward reclaiming its integrity after rescheduling the general elections.

What Fani-Kayode Said About Buhari’s Threat To Ballot Box Snatchers

A former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari for threatening ballot box snatchers with death. 

Melaye Speaks On Buhari’s ‘Snatch And Die’ Statement

The controversial senator Dino Melaye, of the People Democratic Party, challenged the president statement on Boxes snatchers as a too harsh statement.

SPORTS

Livescore: Watch As Leroy Sane Scores Incredible Free-kick Against Schalke

Germany star Leroy Sane provided life-line for Manchester City in their 3-2 win over Schalke 04 in the Champions League on Wednesday. 

Nigeria Coach Invites German-born Teenage Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye

The Dream Team coach Imama Amapakabo has invited a Germany-born Maduka Okoye to his team ahead of the U-23 Nations Cup in Egypt.

Dele Alli Splits From Model Girlfriend Ruby Mae

England and Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has split from his girlfriend Ruby Mae following a two-and-a-half year romance.

Livescore: Lobi, Enyimba, MFM Record Wins As Kada Stars Stun Plateau In Jos

Game-by-game updates from 10 match venues in tthe Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019.

Naomi Osaka In Tears As She Loses On Her Debut As World Number One

Naomi Osaka crashed out of the Dubai Championships on her debut as the world number one.

Aruna Quadri Promotes Nigerian Culture In ITTF New Promo (Video)

Apart from making the country proud on the table, Aruna Quadri has become Nigerian culture promoter in the new promo released by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) for the 2019 World Championship holding in Budapest, Hungary.

How Cristiano Ronaldo Compares To Lionel Messi – Dybala

Ahead of his side's UEFA Champions League cracker with Atlético Madrid in the round of 16 tonight, Paulo Dybala talks Cristiano Ronaldo and Diego Simeone's men.

Champions League: Atletico Madrid Vs Juventus Possible Line-ups

Atletico Madrid host Italian champion, Juventus in one of the most anticipated UEFA Champions League round 16 fixtures on Wednesday at the Wanda Metropolitano.
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Uefa Champions League: Schalke 04 v Manchester City Possible Line-ups

Schalke 04's last round of 16 appearance in 2015 was a thriller as they stormed back from a 2-0 first-leg loss to Real Madrid to give the champions an almighty fright at the Santiago Bernabéu, falling just short in a 5-4 aggregate defeat.

Again, NFF Mourn As Eagles Coach Dies

Assistant coach of Nigeria's beach soccer team, known as Supersand Eagles, Chukwuma Agbo, has died, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) announced on Wednesday.

Haye Warns Anthony Joshua About Miller

Unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua has been warned he faces a formidable test when he takes on Jarrell Miller in  New York on June 1. Former world heavyweight champion David Haye describes the 22½ stone American as a “tank” and a “monster”.

Entertainment

Jackie Chan Set To Shoot New Film, ‘Vanguard’

Veteran actor Chan Kong-sang popularly known as Jackie Chan is set to shoot a new film titled 'Vanguard' in United Arab Emirates.

Nigerian Celebs Bash Miller For Pushing Anthony Joshua

Nigerian celebrities have taken to the Instagram page of American boxer, Jarrel Miller, to express their annoyance over his action on Anthony Joshua.

Cheating Scandal: Tonto Dikeh Reacts To Khloe’s Break Up With Tristan

Nigerian actress, Tonto Dikeh has reacted to news about American reality TV star Khloe Kardashian's break up with Tristan Thomspon who was reportedly caught cheating with Kylie Jenner's best friend, Jordyn Woods.

YouTube Honours Teni As Latest ‘Artist On The Rise’

Nigerian entertainer Teniola Apata has continued to gain recognition internationally, as she joins Burna Boy as the second Nigerian artist to be honoured by YouTube as an 'Artist on the Rise'. 

Actor Jigan Babaoja Visits, Donates Cash For Baba Suwe’s Treatment (Photos)

Popular actor Jigan Babaoja known as 'Sho mo aje mi ni' has visited and donated an undisclosed amount to Nollywood actor, Baba Suwe whose health was said to have deteriorated.

Lizzy Anjorin Calls Out Goldmyne TV Boss, Threatens To Leak Their Dirty Secrets

Nollywood Actress, Lizzy Anjorin is in the news again and this time she has threatened to spill the dirty secrets of MD/CEO Goldmyne Entertainment, Otunba Sesan Rufai.

Kizz Daniel Announces NBS Concert In Indigo O2, London

Oluwatobiloba Daniel Anidugbe better known as Kizz Daniel has announced the date and venue for his first No Bad Songz (NBS) concert.

Mayorkun Drops New Single ‘Hustlers Anthem’ (Listen)

DMW artist Mayorkun has dropped a new song titled “Hustler’s Anthem”. This is coming after dropping his latest single 'Sope'.
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Special Spesh Responds To Allegations Of Chioma Sleeping With Multiple Men In London

Barely 24-hours after a screenshot of Davido’s hypeman Special Spesh accusing Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma Rowland of having an affair with multiple men in London, United Kingdom surfaced online, he has responded to the accusations.

Toyin Abraham Reveals What She Wants In A Man

Veteran Nollywood Yoruba actress, Toyin Abraham has revealed that she is rather seeking for an honest man rather a perfect one. 

Khloe Kardashian Splits From Tristan, Gives Reason

American TV reality star, Khloe Kardashian has split from with Tristan Thompson after she found out her baby daddy allegedly cheated on her with Kylie Jenner's best friend, Jordyn Woods.

BUSINESS

ATM Transactions Hit N39.15trn In Q4, 2018

Automated Teller Machine from selected banks across the country recorded transactions valued at N39.15 trillion in the fourth quarter of 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. 

Securities and Exchange Commission Seals Lagos Firm

A Lagos-based firm Growing Circle has been sealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for illegal fund management activities.

Nigerian Economy Attracts $43bn Investments In Four Years

The Nigerian economy attracted an investment of $43.81bn between January 2015 and December 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). 

Lagos-Ibadan Railway: Nigerian Railway Corporation Gives Completion Date

Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has revealed that the 156-kilometre new Lagos-Ibadan railway will be ready in May 2019.

Snail Farming In Nigeria

Snail Farming In Nigeria Snail farming in Nigeria is a very popular and lucrative agricultural business individuals can venture into due to its  low capital...

A-Z Of Cassava Farming In Nigeria

Cassava is one of the most popular and widely consumed food crops in Nigeria. It is scientifically called Manihot Esculanta, a tropical and perennial plant...

Nigerian Economy Got $16.8bn Investment Inflow In 2018 – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has revealed that the Nigerian economy attracted an investment of $16.81bn in 2018.

Fish Farming Business In Nigeria

Fish Farming in Nigeria is one of the country's lucrative agro-businesses where income is made on a consistent basis. Basic Fish Farming Knowledge  Fish farming in...
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Naira Gains Against Dollar At Investors’ Window

Nigeria's currency, the Naira on Tuesday gained 28 Kobo to exchange at N361.67 to the dollar at the investors window.

Nigeria’s GDP Records 2.38 Percent Growth In 2018 Fourth Quarter

Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) experienced a 2.38 percent growth in real terms in the fourth quarter of 2018. 

Poultry Farming In Nigeria( Agro Economy Business)

Poultry farming in Nigeria is an agro-business which is a key sector in Agriculture farming in Nigeria. It comprises of chicken production and rearing of breeds of birds.

WORLD

Former Military Chief Sentenced To Life Imprisonment

former Chief of Staff of China’s Central Military Commission Joint Staff Department, Fang Fenghu sentenced to life imprisonment.

Tanzania jailed Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan

A Chinese businesswoman Yang Fenglan nicknamed the "Ivory Queen" has been convicted by the Tanzanian government to 15 years in jail for smuggling hundreds of elephant tusks.

Britain To Strip Teenage ‘ISIL Bride’ Shamima Begum Of Citizenship

UK authorities have been alleged by a lawyer for the family of runaway British teenager Shamima Begum of planning to revoke her citizenship.

Check Out Trump’s Reaction To African Woman Juggling Ball (Video)

A trending video of an African woman juggling football has caught the attention of President Donald Trump.

Bernie Sanders Joins US 2020 Presidential Race

77-year-old  Bernie Sanders has declared his ambition to run for the post of Presidency in United States Of America.

Electoral Laws Violation: Zimbabwe Politician Convicted, Fined $200

A senior opposition politician Tendai Biti was convicted and fined on Monday for unlawfully and falsely announcing the results of last year’s presidential election that was won by Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Senegal Maintains Feb. 24 For Presidential Polls

Senegalese citizens are set for the Presidential election that will take place on February 24, 2019, against the wish of the Ex-president Abdoulaye Wade.

Seven MPs Leave Labour Party Over Anti-Semitism

Seven Members of British Parliament have resigned from the Labour Party in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism.
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5,241 Arrested In Zambia For Drug-Related Offences

Zambia Anti-drug authorities on Monday disclosed 5,241 people were arrested in 2018 for drug-related offences.

Baby Used As Debt Collateral In Russia

Debt collectors in Russia have accused of taking a  woman’s baby as collateral after she failed to pay back a loan.

Norway Helicopter Crash: Two Confirmed Dead

Western Norway Emergency Services and Police on Monday announced Two People have been found dead after a helicopter crashed into a mountainside.

TECH

Britain Yet To Decide On 5G Security Policy – Official

Britain has not yet made any decision on its security policy for national 5G networks, the head of Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre said on Wednesday, amid a furor over the alleged risks of using Huawei telecoms equipment.

Qualcomm Urges U.S. Regulators To Ban Some iPhones Over Patent

Qualcomm is seeking the ban in hopes of dealing Apple a blow before the two begin a major trial in mid-April in San Diego over Qualcomm’s patent licensing practices.

Hackers Target Democratic Institutions In Europe, Says Microsoft

Microsoft has accused Russian hacking group Fancy Bear of launching a series of recent attacks against think tanks in Europe.

Huawei Will Not Share Data With China, Says Founder

Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s founder and chief executive pledged not to share any customer information with the Chinese government and said the company had never done so, in an interview with CBS News that aired on Tuesday.

Qualcomm Launches New Chip To Power 5G Smart Phones

Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday introduced its second-generation of so-called modem chips to connect phones to 5G networks

It’s ‘Too Early’ For Foldable Phones – LG

Just as some electronics giants like Samsung are reportedly charging ahead to release smartphones that bend as early as this year, LG is apparently taking a back seat to see how things play out.

Britain Does Not Support Total Huawei Network Ban

British security officials do not support a full ban of Huawei from national telecoms networks despite U.S. allegations the Chinese firm and its products could be used by Beijing for spying, people with knowledge of the matter said.

3,500 Jobs At Risk As Honda Shuts UK Plant

No fewer than 3,500 jobs are at risk as Honda announced on Tuesday it would shut a major plant in Britain, as the auto manufacturer became the latest Japanese firm to downsize operations as Brexit looms.
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Rwanda Set To Open First Smartphone Factory

Rwanda has made known plans to open a factory in April 2019 to locally manufacture phones that will meet the demand of the African market.

British Lawmakers Say Facebook ‘Knowingly’ Violated Data Privacy Laws

British lawmakers on Monday accused Facebook of “intentionally and knowingly” violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they called for social media companies to assume clear legal liabilities for content shared on their platforms.

How Twitter Keeps Archives Of Your DMs Years After You Deleted Them

Turns out Twitter's still keeping archives of deleted DMs according to a security researcher who shared his discovery with TechCrunch.

HEALTH

Bird Flu Hits Plateau State, Kills 3,900 Birds

A deadly outbreak of Bird flu also known as Avian Influenza has hit Plateau, killing at least 3,900 birds in some farms in the state.

Pharmacist Speaks On Risk Of Introduction To Drugs Through Food, Drinks

Busayo Elegbede UITH has advised secondary school students to desist eating from their peers, saying foods can be laced with drugs.

Scientists Develop Molecules That May Reverse Memory Loss

Scientists have reportedly developed new therapeutic molecules that may reverse memory loss linked to depression and aging.

Hibiscus Tea (Zobo Drink) Benefits

Hibiscus tea popularly referred to as zobo drink in Nigeria is a herbal tea made from the calyces of the hibiscus plant. The plant's botanical name is Hibiscus sabdariffa though it is known by different names in many parts of the world.

Tips To Having Stunning Hair

Healthy looking hair is, in general, a sign of good health and good hair-care practices. Here are 5 tips to make it look stunningly good.

76% Of TB Cases In Nigeria Undetected – Official

Dr Adebola Lawanson, has disclosed that out of every estimated 100 persons with Tuberculosis, only 24 are detected in Nigeria.

What Pregnant Women Should Eat For Easy Delivery

A clinical dietician Jane Eleodi has advised pregnant women to eat 'Dates Fruits' especially during a few weeks to delivery for easy childbirth.

Health Benefits Of Bitter Kola

Garcinia Kola popularly called Bitter Kola is a bitter traditional fruit common in the West Africa and it is generally considered medicinal with no...
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Simple Home Techniques To Bid Facial Problems Goodbye

A pimple is a major problem for adolescents and adults alike. When proper hygiene is not observed by an individual, it can get worse.

Health Workers Begin Three-Day Warning Strike

The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Health Care Professionals have embarked on a three-day warning strike over Federal Government's failure to respond to...

Breast Cancer Survivor Donates Materials For Indigent Patients In LUTH

An NGO, Bricon Foundation, donated 100 mastectomy brassieres to the LUTH, Idi-Araba, Lagos, for the use of breast cancer indigent survivors.

OPINION

Is Being Nigerian A Misfortune?

An opinion piece by Omoshola Deji, a political and public affairs analyst..

Nigeria’s Democracy, Progress Under Buhari

An opinion piece by columnist Muhammad Ajah

Should IGP Idris Leave Or Stay On?

Columnists Muhammad Ajah sheds light on calls for President Muhamadu Buhari not to extend the tenure of Inspector General of Police Idris Ibrahim.