Nollywood veteran actor, Jide Ogungbade is dead

Jide Ogungbade A veteran entertainer, Jide Ogungbade is dead! Nicholas Babajide Ogungbade was a theatre chief and telecaster. He passed away on Tuesday, July 9th in Lagos after battling with an undisclosed ailment. The family reported his end in an announcement marked by Pastor Niyi Gbade and Ayotade Ogungbade. The following are a few facts about the […]

May: My regrets as UK Prime Minister

Outgoing British Prime Minister, Theresa May, said she regrets allowing too much polarisation over Brexit and avoiding televised debates before a disastrous snap election in 2017, in an interview published on Friday. May resigned as leader of the ruling Conservatives in June after she conceded defeat in her two-year battle to persuade parliament to approve […]

Da dumi-dumi: Gwamna El-Rufai ya rantsar da sabbin kwamishinoni

Gwamnan jihar Kaduna, Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai ya rantsar da sabbin kwamishinoni 13 a ma’aikatun gwamnatinsa karo na biyu. Gwamna El-Rufai ya gabatar sunayen mutane 14 da yake so su zama mambobin majalisarsa a gaban majalisan dokoki Jihar, amma sai majalisar ta ki amincewa da sunan wanda ya gabatar a matsayin kwamishinan ma’aikatar noma saboda […]

The need for political office holders especial information managers in Niger State to support and compliment one another for the growth and development of the state has been stressed.The state Chairman All Progressives Congress, Jibrin Imam stated this when the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Abubakar Sani Bello,Mrs Mary Noel Berje paid him a courtesy […]

Mysterious: Late Badagry King signed CAC forms 9yrs after death

By Moji Eniola The Police Special Fraud Unit (SFU) has alleged at an Ikeja Special Offences Court that late Oba Afolabi James of Kweme, Badagry in Lagos, mysteriously signed some Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) forms in 2011, nine years after his death. The king died on Jan. 30, 2002. The SFU claimed that while investigating […]

Can Super Eagles soar above high-flying Algeria?

As the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) reaches its semi-finals stage, there are already upsets and slip ups. The four remaining teams – Senegal, Nigeria, Algeria and Tunisia – will on Sunday, July 14 square up in battles of the West against the North. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) previews the crunchy tie […]

Eagles now to get $75,000 for every goal scored at AFCON

Nigeria’s billionaire businessmen Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Mr Femi Otedola have promised the Super Eagles $75,000 for every goal scored in their remaining two matches at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their two matches at the championship, Otedola promised […]

Feature: Appraising role of media in promoting national cohesion

By Francis Onyeukwu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Veteran and practising journalists who attended a colloquium heldrecently in Enugu, agreed that the media have great roles to play in the promotion of national cohesion and development. The participants urged media practitioners to be objective and fearless in their reportage, in order to keep leaders on […]

Iran demands Britain immediately release its oil tanker

Iran called on Britain to immediately release its oil tanker which British Royal Marines seized last week on suspicion that it was breaking European sanctions by taking oil to Syria, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi told state news agency IRNA. “This is a dangerous game and has consequences … the legal pretexts for the capture […]