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BBNAIJA: Queen, Nini and Saga are evicted

Big Brother Naija “Shine Ya Eye” housemates Queen, Nini and Saga have been evicted from the reality show. The housemates were evicted in the Sunday Live Eviction show with the reality show host, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu.  Queen was the first housemate to be evicted but she expressed her shock to Ebuka,[Read More…]

Why we don’t use Lagos footbridges — Pedestrians

Some pedestrians in Lagos have said that they continued risking their lives crossing highways on foot because many of the footbridges had become safe haven for thieves, beggars and traders. In separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the pedestrians said they alsoavoided using footbridges as most either[Read More…]

UK could face ‘national shortage’ of turkeys at Christmas due to Brexit

The UK could experience a “national shortage” of turkeys in the run-up to Christmas due to the impact of Brexit, an industry leader has said. According to a report by Yahoo News quoting the Independent, the chair of the Traditional Farm Fresh Turkey Association (TFTA) said a labour shortage following the UK’s exit[Read More…]

10 more Bethel Baptist students released in Kaduna

Ten more students of Bethel Baptist High School, Maraban Damishi, in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state have been released by bandits. This was disclosed by the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State, Rev. John Hayab. According to Hayab, “Ten more students of Baptist High[Read More…]

Defection: ‘20,000 APC members’ defection to APGA, laughable claims’

Mr Basil Ejidike, Anambra State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has described the claims of the defection of 20,000 APC members to the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as laughable. Ejidike punctured the defection claims, saying it is simply the cry of a drowning man in an ocean.[Read More…]

Ganduje appoints Abdulkadir’s son as new emir of Gaya

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Sunday, appointed Alhaji Aliyu Ibrahim-Gaya, the Chiroman Gaya, as the new emir of Gaya. Ibrahim-Gaya succeeded his late father, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir, who died on Sept. 22, at the age of 91, after a protracted illness. The Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji[Read More…]

Are road signs for safety or fancy?

The traffic light and other road signs are standardised signals and devices used to control the traffic of automobiles, motorcycles and pedestrians along the road. Their importance in safeguarding lives cannot be overemphasized, however, the constant incidence of road accidents has become an issue of concern. Do people really adhere[Read More…]

Amaechi says Nigerian elites are fueling ethnicity

The Minister of Transportation , Rotimi Amaechi, has claimed that the elites in Nigeria are responsible for ethnicity and enmity among the different tribes in the country.  Amaechi said this to Vanguard as he debunked an online report alleging him of blaming politicians who benefited from the Goodluck Jonathan government[Read More…]

Samir Nasri announces retirement from football at 34

Former Arsenal and Manchester City star, Samir Nasri has pulled the curtains on his footballing career at the age of 34. Announcing the player’s retirement, French publication L’Equipe tweeted: ‘Without a club since 2020, Samir Nasri has announced his retirement in the columns of the Sunday newspaper, aged 34.’ Nasri[Read More…]

PHOTOs: Buhari returns to Nigeria from US with ‘special assignment’ from World body

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a loaded weeklong engagements at the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, United States of America. The Nigerian leader came back with a special request from the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, to help in restoring[Read More…]