FADAMA: Stakeholders trained on nutrition sensitive agriculture

The FADAMA III Additional Financing (AF) Programme has started training the personnel of Oyo State Agricultural Development Programme (OYSADEP), FADAMA staff and farmers in nutrition-sensitive agriculture. A statement by Mr Tunde Oladunjoyelo, the World Bank Media Consultant on FADAMA, disclosed this on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr Nath Olayinka, the State Project Coordinator, said that that […]

Is He Coming Back to Premier League? Mikel Obi Speaks on Alleged Everton Move

Former Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has denied he would return to the English Premier League in January from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda to join Everton. Some reports had claimed the 30-year-old would leave Tianjin after an injury-hit first season since moving from Stamford Bridge, with Everton leading the chase. But Mikel said he […]

Burna Boy Appears in Court, Granted N100, 000 Bail

Popular dancehall artiste, Damini Ogulu, who goes by the alias Burna Boy, was on Monday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being an accessory to armed robbery. The prosecution alleged that Burna Boy connived with others to rob another musician, one Mr Abiye Jimbo popularly known as Mr 2kay, in his room […]

EFCC arrests Innoson chief Innocent Chukwuma

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have allegedly arrested Innocent Chukwuma, chief executive officer (CEO) of Innoson Group. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, the indigenous automobile company said the CEO was arrested without prior invitation. Innoson accused GTB of being behind the arrest, an allegation the company denied. “GTB vs […]

Ubi Franklin Celebrates Davido For His Hard Work Despite Being A Rich Kid.

Nigerian music record label, Triple MG’s boss, Ubi Franklin has taken to his social media page to celebrate Nigerian singer, Davido over his hard work even though he’s the son of a wealthy man. The father of one says that the singer inspires him as he took to his IG page to share: His Name […]

Kanu Never Told Me I Was Called Igwe In Nigeria – Thierry Henry

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has expressed surprise that he was nicknamed “Igwe,” meaning king, by Nigerian fans. The former France striker said this during his visit to Nigeria over the weekend. He was hailed “Igwe” by fans as he arrived the Landmark Centre Hall, Lagos, as a guest in the Guinness Made of Black campaign. […]

Rapper Diddy wants to buy football team

With racial tensions casting a pall over American football, rap mogul Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers and become the first African American owner of an NFL team. The New York rapper, estimated by Forbes magazine to be worth $820 million, voiced his interest as Panthers owner and founder Jerry Richardson stepped down in […]

UN condemns repeated attacks on its aid convoy by Boko Haram

The UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has condemned the persistent deadly ambush on convoy carrying humanitarian food supplies for conflict-affected persons in Nigeria’s North East. Mr. Kallon condemned the attacks in a statement issued by Yasmina Guerda, the Public Information Officer, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Nigeria, on Monday in Abuja. […]

Another PDP Rep decamps to APC

A member of the House of Representatives from Imo State, Nnanna Igbokwe, has dumped the opposition People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a letter read by Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, at plenary on Tuesday, Mr. Igbokwe who represents Ahiazu Mbaise/Ezinihitte, cited division in his former party as his reason for […]

2019: INEC yet to fix dates for parties’ primaries

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that it has not fixed dates for the primaries of political parties to elect their candidates for the 2019 general elections. INEC made the clarification in a statement issued by its Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, on Monday in Abuja. Mr. Osaze-Uzzi said that […]