related February 2018

Stop harassing youths, you are the real ‘Yahoo boys’ – Singer Samklef tells Nigerian politicians

Nigerian singer, producer and songwriter, Samklef has called on Nigerian politicians to stop harassing youths and focus on developing the country.

Samklef on his Twitter page described Nigerian politicians as the real ‘Yahoo Yahoo (419) boys’ who fail to fulfill campaign promises.

'Tinubu’s loyalists form faction as APC in Lagos splits'

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has broken into factions, with loyalists of national leader, Bola Tinubu leading a new group called the Broom United Movement (BUM), Daily Post reports.

The development came barely two weeks after Tinubu started his assignment as head of the reconciliation committee of the party.

Arsenal & Man City's Thursday Premier League clash might be postponed

Thursday’s Premier League clash between Arsenal and Manchester City, could be postponed as the ‘Beast from the East’ has hit the Emirates Stadium.

The continuous snow has caused chaos, with schools closing and commuters affected due to the poor weather conditions.

#BBNaija: Princess reacts to Bambam & Teddy A’s sex in toilet as Church member reveals Bambam’s status in church

Reactions from social media have continued to trail sex episode of Big brother Naija 2018 housemates, Teddy A and Bambam

Teddy A who initially said he had respect for Bambam and would not have sex with her in the house was caught in the act on Tuesday.

#BBNaija: Khloe calls Cee-c a double faced pretender as Cee-c's sister says Tobi is plain stupid for nominating her for eviction

Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Khloe, who was disqualified alongside K Brule, has referred to Cee- c as a double-faced pretender.

Khloe speaking with Net in an interview on Wednesday said Cee-c is always double sided around her.

Buhari re-appoints Dolapo Osinbajo's cousin, Segun Awolowo, as NEPC CEO

President Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Olusegun Awolowo as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

Awolowo is a first cousin of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's wife, Dolapo.

Trump names his campaign manager for 2020 presidential election

US President Donald Trump will run for a second term as president and has named Brad Parscale, his 2016 digital strategist, as his campaign manager for 2020.

The news that Trump is intending to seek re-election may not come as a surprise to most considering that he formally filed paperwork for his re-election just one day after his Inauguration Day in 2017.

#DapchiGirls: Escapees return to school, recount ordeal

Five students of the Government Girls Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi, in Yobe State, who narrowly escaped abduction by suspected Boko Haram terrorists last Monday February 19th, have returned to their school.

Chude Jideonwo: "Buhari has been a major disappointment” (Watch)

Chude Jideonwo, has in an interview said he believes President Muhammadu Buhari is done.

Chude, who campaigned vigorously for Buhari in 2015, in the interview, discussed how StateCraft Inc. helped in getting Buhari elected president, saying their job was to persuade the populace in electing him.

Thousands of Indian stars, fans troop out to say farewell to Bollywood star Sridevi Kapoor who drowned in Dubai bathtub (Photos)

The husband and daughters of Bollywood legend Sridevi Kapoor were seen standing over her body as her funeral went underway in Mumbai, with thousands of heartbroken fans lining the streets following her shock death in a Dubai hotel last week.

Dubai Police tweeted on Monday that the 54-year-old actress drowned in the bath in her hotel room in Dubai, and after a short investigation local police ruled out foul play, allowing her remains to be returned to India.

Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, Falana make VogueWorld 100 List

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The VogueWorld 100, which debuted yesterday, Feb. 27, is a list of distinctive creative voices from around the globe, from actors to artists, musicians, athletes, stylists, activists, chefs, choreographers, videographers, beauty fanatics, glamour girls, and wonderful weirdos of every stripe.

The list is a mishmash of people who inspire Vogue, and three Nigerians, Tiwa Savage, Burna Boy, and Falana are on the list.

Cardi B is HOT on the Cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine's latest issue

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Music star Cardi B is on the cover of Cosmopolitan Magazine‘s April 2018 issue set to hit the newsstands March 6.

The 25-year-old rapper spoke to the magazine about her relationship with her fiancé Offset, why she refuses to change for anyone and more.

Chidinma wants to be your Woman Crush Wednesday, #WCW (Photos)

Chidinma sure is our woman crush this Wednesday with these newly released photos.

The singer is adorned in an array of elegant outfits, with hairstyles complimenting each look, all beautifully captured by photographer Kelechi Amadi-Obi.

Saraki commends Kwara Assembly for passing bill suspending pension payment for ex-governors, deputies, others

The Kwara state House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law the bill that suspend the payment of pension to former governors, deputies and political officers in the state.

The bill is said to have been forwarded to the House by the state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, who seeks to suspend the law where former governors and their deputies are paid pensions after their tenures.

80-year old Alaafin of Oyo welcomes two sets of twins with his youngest wives (Photos)


Alaafin of Oyo, 80, Dr. Lamidi Adeyemi III and his wives, Olori Memumat Adeyemi and Olori Olaitan Ajoke have both welcomed a set of twin each with his youngest wives.

Olori Memumat Adeyemi announced the birth of her children on Instagram, with the caption:

Paul Pogba shows off his new hair style and Man Utd fans knock him over 'poor performance'


Paul Pogba showed off his new hair style on Instagram and some Manchester United fans had a go at him.

The Premier League’s most expensive player, at £89million, probably changes his hair style every week.

Davido is setting up Record Labels for all his Artists


Music star Davido has revealed that he plans to establish record labels for every artist signed under his DMW imprint.

The likes of Mayorkun, Dremo, Ichaba, Yonda, Peruzzi, DJ ECool and in-house producer Fresh are signed under his label.

Kim Kardashian shares first photo of Baby Chicago West


Kim Kardashian and husband, Kanye West welcomed their baby girl, Chicago West last month, and the reality star has shared the first photo of her new born.

Kim shared the photo on her Instagram page on Monday night.

Trump slams police, says he would have confronted Parkland School gunman with bare hands

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday, said him and other politicians would have performed better than police who apparently failed to confront the gunman who killed 17 people inside a Florida school.

In a White House meeting with dozens of governors from across the country, he blasted the “disgusting’’ performance of a police officer assigned to the school.

Civil war veteran Joseph Achuzia dies at 90

One of the few living civil war veterans and Biafran hero, Col. Joseph Achuzia (rtd), has died at the age of 90.

Achuzia, who was one of the soldiers who left the Nigerian Army to join the Biafran Army in May 1967, died on Monday at the Federal Medical Centre, Asaba, Delta State.

'Seven killed, houses burnt in Kaduna violence'


Seven people have lost their lives after violence erupted in the Kaduna town of Kasuwan Magani, Kajuru Local Government area, The Cable reports.

While the exact cause of the violence is said to be unknown, it was reported that it has religious undertones.

Super Falcons pull out of 12-Nation Tournament due to visa issues

The Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, have pulled out of a 12-nation tournament set to begin in Turkey later this week.

According to BBC Sport, the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has cited visa issues for the move.

Ivanka Trump defends her father after being questioned about U.S President’s sexual misconduct accusations


Ivanka Trump, daughter of the U.S. President Donald Trump was in an interview on the Today Show asked if she believed those who have accused her father of sexual misconduct.

Several women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct, from the time he was running for office to after he was elected president.

President Buhari to receive the FIFA World Cup Trophy in Aso Rock


President Muhammadu Buhari will host the authentic FIFA World Cup Trophy at the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock at Abuja, on March 7th, 2018.
 
The President will be accompanied by his executive council to lift the FIFA World Cup Trophy.

Beyoncé shares photos of her outfit to the NBA All-Star Game (Photos)

Beyoncé, her mother Tina Lawson and daughter Blue Ivy attended the NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Sunday at the Staples Center, some days ago.

The Hollywood royal family sat front row with an A-list crowd which featured Diddy and his girlfriend Cassie Ventura.

Nemanja Matic 'reveals' note Jose Mourinho wrote him during Chelsea victory

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic has 'revealed' exactly what Jose Mourinho wrote to him in a mid-game note against Chelsea.

When Eric Bailly came on as a substitute in the latter stages, he handed the Serb a note from manager Jose Mourinho, which Chelsea's Willian ran over and tried to sneak a peek at the note as Matic started reading it

#BBNaija: Ifu Ennada, Angel, CeeC, Lolu, Leo & Ahnneka nominated for Possible eviction

The Big Brother Naija live nomination show just ended and the Housemates up for possible eviction this Sunday have been revealed.

This season, the housemates are playing in pairs so each pair had to nominate two pairs for possible eviction.

Check out these trending nude maternity photos

Maternity shoots have become very popular over the years but some couples in other to have a unique shoot, have taken it beyond our imagination.

Some women now go completely nude during shoot. And this pregnant woman only used body paint to cover her modesty.

Nicole Scherzinger shows off her gymnastic prowess during Pilates class in Dubai

She is no stranger to showing off her incredible moves during stage performances.

And Nicole Scherzinger took her incredible physique to new heights as she showed off her gymnastic skills by doing the splits upside down while at a Pilates class in Dubai on Monday.

Oby Ezekwesili & Aisha Yesufu drag ex-FRCN boss Ladan Salihu over his "ignorant tweet" about #BBOG and #DapchiGirls


Former Director General of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, Ladan Salihu, shared a tweet today attack Oby Ezekwesili and the Bring Back Our Girls group for keeping quite since the abduction of over 100 girls in Dapchi, Yobo state.

Apparently he did not know that Ezekwesili and her group has already commented on the Dapchi abduction.

Comedian Bovi gives award to the best animal in Nigeria and takes on Saraki, Dino, others at the Sun Awards 2018 (Watch)


This video will certainly make your day.

Comedian Bovi used Senate President Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ademola Adeleke and others as the butt of his jokes at the 2018 Sun newspaper award which took place over the weekend.

Northern Christians plead with International organisations to help remove President Buhari

A group of Christians in the North, under the aegis of Arewa Christians and Indigenous Pastors Association has solicited the help of International bodies to help rescue Nigerians from the “bad leadership” of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Among the global bodies from which the association sought help are the African Union, the European Union, the Commonwealth of Nations, the United Nations and the United States of America.

#DapchiGirls: With the noise Buhari made over Chibok girls, he should have resigned over Dapchi - Pius Adesanmi


Pius Adesanmi, a professor of literature and African studies at Carlton University, Canada, says President Muhammadu Buhari should have resigned over the abduction of some schoolgirls in Yobe state.

Boko Haram insurgents raided Government Girls’ Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, last week, abducting 110 students.

Chinese lady rides bicycle from Morocco to Lagos


A Chinese female cyclist, Huang Shuang, who rode from Morocco to Lagos, Nigeria, within five months, says she is convinced that anybody can achieve anything he or she determines to do.

Huang, also known as CICI, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that she was inspired to embark on ‘`cycling around the world’’ after riding around her country.

Abuja parents pay extra fees for children to learn British accent

Some parents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have admitted that they pay extra fees for their children to learn how to speak with British accent.

The parents, who spoke in separate interviews with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), gave several reasons why they felt having British accent would help the children, with some regarding it as proper education.

Usain Bolt signs for Football club


Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt has agreed on a deal to play for an unnamed football club.

Bolt made the revelation on his Twitter page, saying he’ll reveal what football team he signed with on Tuesday.

“I’ve just signed for a football team,” he said in a video he posted on Twitter. “Find out who it is on Tuesday, 27th February,” he added.

#DapchiGirls: Students too scared to return to Yobe school after Boko Haram attack


Frightened students are staying away from the school in northern Nigeria where Boko Haram extremists seized 110 girls in a raid a week ago.

The Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi in Yobe state had been closed following the attack that reminded many of Boko Haram’s kidnapping of 276 girls from a boarding school in Chibok in 2014.

Presidency announces cancellation of this week's FEC meeting

The presidency has announced a cancellation of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting for this week.

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, announced this in a statement issued on Monday.

I taught Davido & B-Red how to sing & dance – Senator Ademola Adeleke (Watch)


Nigerian Senator Ademola Adeleke, who became an internet sensation after a video of him dancing at an event went viral, has said he taught his son B-Red and nephew Davido, how to sing and dance.

Senator Adeleke who is popularly known as the 'dancing senator' said this while speaking to Goldmyne TV at Silverbird awards over the weekend.

President Buhari hosts rescued UNIMAID Lecturers & Police Officers’ Wives

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the rescued lecturers of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) and Police Officers’ wives at the presidential villa, Abuja.

The rescued persons had been under the custody of the Department of State Service (DSS) in Abuja where they were examined by a team of doctors and psychologists.

Police bust ‘Voodoo’ prostitution ring in Britain and Spain where Nigerian girls are forced ‘to eat raw chicken hearts’


Police in Britain and Spain have made 12 arrests in an intercontinental prostitution ring where a criminal gang allegedly used “voodoo rituals” to force African women and girls into sex work.

Investigators believe the gang used voodoo rituals against women and girls to coerce them into sex slavery and to “break their will”, the Mirror reports.

Travis Scott gifts Kylie Jenner $1.4m Ferrari as Push Present


Rapper Travis Scott is definitely excited about the birth of him and Kylie Jenner‘s child Stormi. He recently acquired a Ferrari for Kylie as a push present.

Kylie showcased the Ferarri on her Instagram story with a video of the black automobile with red interiors. In the video, she could be heard saying “push present“.

Michelle Obama announces release date for her memoir, “Becoming”


Former US First Lay, Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming,” will hit bookstores on Nov. 13.

It will be published by Crown, a Penguin Random House imprint, which acquired world publication rights of it along with a book by former President Barack Obama in February.

#DapchiGirls: "The president will visit if there's needs to" Femi Adesina says as Yobe Governor blames military for the attack

Femi Adesina, special adviser (media and publicity) to President Muhammadu Buhari, has said the president will visit Yobe State if he needs to visit.

Adesina said this during an interview with Channels Television, discussing the missing Dapchi girls.

Nigerian man beats up Policeman mercilessly in Lekki, Lagos (Watch)

In a video that has gone viral, an unnamed man was seen beating a policeman in the Ikate, Lekki, Lagos state.

The video that’s just lasted 10 seconds featured a man who seemed to be a driver of sorts going at a uniformed officer with great gusto.

Journalist exposes Folorunsho Alakija, reveals how corrupt military govt enriched the billionaire

 
United Kingdom based journalist, Kayode Ogundamisi has blasted Folorunsho Alakija for saying that she became wealthy for getting an oil block that many other companies turned down.

The Nigeria’s acclaimed richest woman became a trending topic on Twitter few days ago after she shared her 'success story'

In a series of tweets, the journalist was relentless in his attack on the billionaire, accusing her of being the beneficiary of a corrupt government and that her money is not as clean as she makes it out to be.

Ex-Army chief Kenneth Minimah reportedly returns N1.7 billion to federal govt

A former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Kenneth Minimah (rtd), has reportedly refunded N1.7 billion to the coffers of the Federal Government.

The funds is believed to be part of the $2.1 billion allegedly misappropriated by the Office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) under Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

#DapchiGirls: FG confirms 110 female students unaccounted for


The Federal Government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, are so far unaccounted for, after insurgents believed to be from a faction of Boko Haram invaded their school on Monday 19 Feb. 2018).

A statement from the office of the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, , says the Minister announced the figure after a meeting between a Federal Government Delegation and representatives of key stakeholders, including the state government, the college, the parents, security agencies and Bursari local government, where Dapchi is situated, in Damaturu today February 25th.

Toyin Lawani's baby daddy, Lord Trigg parties hard with strippers in Lagos (Photos +18)

Lord Trigg, the controversial baby daddy of fashion designer,Toyin Lawani, visited a strip club in Lagos this weekend and claims to have spent N3million on exotic strippers.

He shared the photos of him and strippers on social media..

Rapper Eldee shades Folorunso Alakija following her oil block tweet

Nigeria’s acclaimed richest woman, Folorunso Alakija, yesterday caused uproar on Twitter after she tweeted that it was God that orchestrated her involvement in the oil industry and she got an oil bloc nobody wanted.