Fayose finally recognises Makinde as leader of South-west PDP at party's zonal congress

Former governor of Ekiti, Ayodele Fayose, has finally recognised Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, as the leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the south-west.

FG raises alert on planned attacks on airports


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) says it has received an alert from the ministry of aviation over planned attacks on airports across the country.

Full details of drama between Rita Edochie, Prophet Odumeje & Ada Jesus


Over the weekend, veteran Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie released a video where she said she has forgiven comedienne Ade Jesus for allegedly spreading false allegations against her and Prophet Chukwuemeka Ohanaemere, a popular Anambra based Pastor known as Odumeje.

South African rapper, AKA's fiancée falls to her death from 10th floor of hotel


South African rapper, Kiernan Jarryd Forbes, popularly known as AKA, is mourning the passing of his fiancee, Anele "Nelli" Tembe.

South-east governors establish joint security outfit, "Ebube Agu"


Governors of the south-east zone have announced the setup of a joint security outfit, codenamed ‘Ebube Agu’.

FG seeks INTERPOL’s support to arrest over 3,400 escaped prisoners


The federal government of Nigeria has reportedly asked the International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) for assistance in arresting more than 3,400 prisoners who escaped from custody in Nigeria.

Godwin Maduka, Anambra PDP governorship aspirant pledges to tackle ghost workers


Dr. Godwin Maduka, a governorship aspirant in Anambra, says he plans to tackle the menace of ghost workers in the state.

Resident doctors call off strike after signing fresh agreement with FG


The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has suspended its strike which commenced on April 1.

The decision to suspend the strike comes after the signing of a new agreement with the federal government, concerning issues raised in NARD’s 13-point demand.

Ace Nollywood actor Bruno Iwuoha dies at 68 after battling diabetes


Veteran Nollywood actor, Bruno Iwuoha, has passed away at 68 after a prolonged battle with diabetes.

Princess Shyngle accuses husband of domestic violence, files for divorce a month after wedding


Ghanaian actress Princess Shyngle has accused her husband, Gibou Bala Gaye, of domestic violence.

Uzodinma accuses Okorocha of inciting Northerners to destroy Igbo properties


The Imo government led by Hope Uzodinma has accused Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of the state, of inciting northerners against Igbos.

Emmanuel Naibei from Kenya wins 2021 Lagos City Marathon


Kenyan athlete, Emmanuel Naibei has won the 6th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon.

Stop using feminism to justify your wickedness, Chimamanda Adichie tells young Nigerian women


She is known for her feminism both in her books and TED talks, but Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is sounding a note of caution to young ladies who are misinterpreting the movement.

Lagos shuts Third Mainland Bridge, major roads for Saturday’s City Marathon


The Lagos government has closed Third Mainland Bridge and other major roads in the state for Saturday’s City Marathon.

This was disclosed in a statement by Titi Oshodi-Eko, spokesperson for Lagos State Sports Commission.

New IGP retains Frank Mba as police spokesperson, redeploys senior officers


Acting inspector-general of police, Usman Alkali Baba, has retained Frank Mba as spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF).

Baba made the development known on Friday while announcing postings, appointments and reappointments of top police commanders.

Northern coalition tackles Buhari, says region have sunk lower under his administration


A coalition of northern groups has tackled President Muhammadu Buhari over the “bad governance” and worsening security challenges the country is facing in his administration.

Lagos eases restrictions on event centres, pegs occupancy limit at 500


The Lagos state government has eased the restrictions on social and event centres.

In the new guidelines, the state government pegged the occupancy limit for event centres at 500 while social events can now have up to 200 people at a time.

US rapper, DMX dies days after suffering heart attack


American rapper, Earl Simmons, better known as DMX, has died a week after suffering heart attack following drug overdose.

Aisha opens up on marrying Buhari as a teenager, her reaction to "belonging to the kitchen" statement


Nigeria's first lady, Aisha Buhari has offered insight into how she got married to her husband as a teenager.

Two "Buhari Must Go" protesters jailed in Kogi after being flogged in public (VIDEO)



Two youths, Anene Victor, and Emmanuel Larry, have been detained since Monday for protesting against President Muhammadu Buhari in Kogi state.