Day: August 11, 2018

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POP CULTURE

I sometimes wish I was a little taller —Aki 

Long before he became a Nollywood star, Chinedu Ikedieze lived with his grandmother in Abia State, his head filled with big dreams of being a lawyer and later an actor. With his short height and smallish stature, he got his wish of becoming one of Nollywood’s most successful actors after he landed a role in […]

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HOT
POLITICS

Bauchi Bye-election: Dogara not allowed to vote

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, was disallowed from voting after arriving late at the polling station for Saturday’s Bauchi senatorial bye election. Mr Dogara was at his country home, Gwarangah, in Bogoro local government area of Bauchi state days before the bye-election for Bauchi-South senatorial district. Having coordinated support for his […]

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TRENDING

​Nigerian man and his American bride wed with Keke

A Nigerian man with the name, Maigalisa Yohanna, and his American bride, Danielle Villasana, on Saturday, August 4, 2018, surprised many of their guests after storming their wedding reception in a tricycle in Yola, Adamawa. The duo met at the American University of Nigeria, where Danielle teaches Photography and Maigalisa is an IT expert. Their […]

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POLITICS

​’We challenge Buhari and APC to speak out on the alleged N21 billion loot found in Lawan Daura’s possession’ – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) has challenged the Buhari led government and the All Progressives Congress ( APC) to end its silence and speak out on their evident complicity in the corrupt amassing of the N21bn, guns and thousands of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) allegedly found in the residence of the sacked Director General […]

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​Kogi bye-election: Two killed, vote buying, interference mar exercise

Two persons lost their lives during Saturday’s bye-election for the Lokoja/Kogi federal constituency. An alleged ballot box snatcher died after a pistol in his pocket triggered, killing him instantly. It was gathered that the deceased was about snatching a ballot box at the NEPA area voting unit when he was wrestled to the ground by […]

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​ASUU threatens showdown over LAUTECH crisis

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos zone has threatened a showdown with the management of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso over lingering crisis in the institution. The ASUU Lagos zone , which comprises public Universities in South Western states, said the union should not be held responsible for any eventual protracted crisis in […]

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SPORTS

​Wolves snatch draw from 10-man Everton

Richarlison struck a double on his debut but it wasn’t enough to earn Marco Silva a win in his first competitive match in charge as 10-man Everton were held to a 2-2 draw at Wolves. The £50m summer signing from Watford twice gave the visitors the lead, but on each occasion Nuno Espirito Santo’s Championship […]

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POP CULTURE

​’Star Trek’ star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia

Legendary ‘Star Trek’ icon, Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia and the disease has progressed. According to documents filed in Nichelle’s conservatorship, Dr. Meena Makhijani who specializes in osteopathic medicine says Nichols has been a patient of hers for the last 2-3 years and she has “moderate progressive dementia.” Makhijani gives details of the […]

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POLITICS

2019: Okorocha has ruined APC’s chances in Igbo land – Osita Okechukwu

The Director-General of the Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu, has said that Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State will ruin the chances of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the South East, come 2019. Okechukwu noted that the governor had succeeded in “demarketing” APC in the South East. While highlighting the governor’s problem with […]

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POLITICS

​Emulate Akpabio; resign now, Kwara APC tells Saraki

The Kwara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Dr Bukola Saraki to resign his appointment as the Senate President. The call was made in a statement by the Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the party, Mr Bashir Bolarinwa, on Saturday in Ilorin. He said Saraki should tow the path of honour and […]

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