Buhari aide, Bashir Ahmad weds his lover in Katsina (PHOTOS)


Bashir Ahmad, personal assistant on new media to President Muhammadu Buhari, has tied the knot with his lover, Naeemah Junaid Bindawa, in Katsina state.

It is understood that the wedding Fatiha, which was held on Friday at the GRA Juma’at Mosque, witnessed the presence of political figures, Islamic clerics, and family members.

FG orders deportation of 10 Egyptians, 7 Sri-Lankans


The federal government has approved the deportation of 10 Egyptians and seven Sri-Lankans.

Public relations officer, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Sunday James, disclosed this in a statement on Friday.

Airspace to be shut from Monday as aviation unions join NLC strike


Four aviation unions have announced their intention to join the Nigeria Labour Congress in its strike on Monday.

In a statement on Friday, the unions directed workers in the aviation sector to withdraw their services from Monday, September 28.

There's nothing like "husband snatcher" in Islam - Actress Lizzy Anjorin


Nigerian actress, Lizzy Anjorin says the term “husband snatcher” does not exist in the Islamic religion.

The Nollywood star aired her opinion on marriage values via Instagram on Wednesday, where she also said that even a court wedding in Islam doesn’t prevent polygamy.

Banks, insurance companies to join labour congress strike


The National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE) says its members will join the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in its strike.

Yemi Alade appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador


The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has named Nigerian singer Yemi Alade, as its goodwill ambassador.

In a blog post on Wednesday, Achim Steiner, UNDP’s administrator, said singer will champion issues about the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 among women in developing countries.

Edo election: US commends INEC, security agencies, condemns vote buying


The United States has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security operatives on the positive roles they played during the Edo state governorship election that took place on September 19, 2020.

This was disclosed in a statement by the US Mission in Nigeria on Wednesday.

Why we declared sit-at-home on October 1 - IPOB


The global movement of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared a sit-at-home on October 1, Nigeria's Independence Day Anniversary.

In a statement by its spokesman, Emma Powerful, the secessionist group alleged that there is a plan by “terrorist groups to slaughter our children” if they venture out to celebrate or march on Independence Day.

Ebuka reveals how BBNaija 2020 winner will emerge


Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the host of the ongoing Big Brother Naija reality TV show, says the number of votes for each housemate would determine the winner of the grand prize for this year’s edition.

Ebuka took to his Twitter page to speak on the arrangements that will be in place ahead of the BBNaija grand finale, which has been billed for September 27.

ICYMI: UK House of Lords members write Commonwealth over killings in Nigeria


Some members of the House of Lords, the British upper legislative chamber, have expressed concerns over the persistence attacks by Boko Haram terrorists and Fulani herders in Nigeria.

The lawmakers, in a letter dated September 14 and addressed to Patricia Scotland, secretary-general of the Commonwealth, said the failure of the federal government to protect Nigerians was a breach of its obligations under the Commonwealth Charter.

'My husband has never abused me' - Fani-Kayode’s third wife defends him


Regina-Hanson Amonoo, the third wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, has dismissed claims in some quarters that she had parted ways with the former minister over domestic violence.

The ex-minister of aviation had made the headlines recently after his marriage of six years to Precious Chikwendu hit the rock.

"I was following my own reality" - Ozo on expressing feelings for Nengi in BBNaija house

Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Ozoemena Joseph Chukwu has opened up on what fuelled his determination to go after Nengi.

Ozo, who was evicted on Sunday, gained fame for persistently expressing his feelings to his fellow housemate.

Kim Kardashian reportedly sets to divorce Kanye West


Reality TV star, Kim Kardashian is reportedly planning to divorce her husband, Kanye West.

According to Page Six, a source close to the couple alleged that the rapper’s bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance have taken a toll on their crumbling marriage.

Appeal court president sets up Edo election petition tribunal


President of the court of appeal, Monica Dongban-Mensem has constituted a panel to preside over petitions arising from the just concluded Edo state governorship election.

In a statement dated September 21, Sunday Martins, the tribunal’s secretary, said the panel will conduct sittings at the high court complex, Sapele road, Benin.

INEC issues Obaseki certificate of return


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has presented a certificate of return to Godwin Obaseki as the elected governor of Edo state.

Obaseki and his deputy, Philip Shaibu,  both of whom contested in the state governorship election under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) were presented with the certificate in Edo on Tuesday.

Chinese billionaire jailed for 18 years after criticizing President over COVID-19


A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been jailed.

Ren Zhiqiang, a retired real-estate tycoon, was on Tuesday sentenced to 18 in prison years on corruption charges.

APC finally accepts defeat, congratulates Obaseki on his reelection


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has congratulated Godwin Obaseki on his reelection as governor of the state.

Obaseki, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 307,955 votes to defeat Osagie Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the APC, who secured 223,619

BBNaija's Khloe celebrates her new "perfect body" after cosmetic surgeries (VIDEO)


Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Khloe is showing off her "perfect body" after completing her cosmetic surgery process.

The reality TV star is known for her slender look and  her body change was a topic online for weeks.

Boko Haram kills Nigerian Army Colonel in an ambush in Borno


Colonel D.C Bako, commander of the 25 task force brigade, has been killed in a Boko Haram ambush in Borno state

The Nigerian Army announced his death in a statement on Monday.