Buhari, governors discuss insecurity in Asorock meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is in a closed door meeting with governors at the Aso rock villa.  The meeting is coming off the recent gruesome massacre of at least 43 rice farmers by Boko Haram in Zabarmari, Borno State and increasing insecurity that has plagued the country in recent times.  Ekiti[Read More…]

Lagos state government to review chieftancy laws

The Lagos state government is considering a review of its chieftaincy law as it is concerned over the large number of monarchs in the state. There are 93 monarchs in the state, 65 of whom are first-class obas. The state also has 10 vacant stools to fill. ““The law really[Read More…]

Murder: Court upholds death sentence for Maryam Sanda 

An Appeal Court in Abuja has dismissed the appeal suit filed by Maryam Sanda against her death sentence.  The appeal court through a judgment by a three-man panel led by Justice Stephen Adah, ruled that her appeal has no merit and found no reason to set aside the judgement given[Read More…]

CAN says PTF is insensitive over threat to ban Christmas Carol 

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 over threats that it may ban Christmas carols.  The Vice Chairman (Northern region) of the umbrella Christian body, Rev. John Hayab, stated this in an interview with the Vanguard in Abuja on Wednesday.  PTF had[Read More…]

I almost cried after converting Naira to Dollar – Davido

Pop star, Davido has expressed his frustration with the crashing rate of Naira against Dollar. The popstar on Monday said that he almost cried after he changed Naira to Dollar at the rate of N500 to $1 today. Davido tweeted , “Dollar don reach 500 … I changed naira to[Read More…]

Abia state government to sanction workers over ‘dreadlocks, colored hair and indecent dressing’

Abia State civil workforce have been warned that ‘indecent dressing’ would no longer be condoned in the service. The state Head of Service, Onyii Wamah, warned that wearing of dreadlocks, coloured hairdo, etc, would no longer be tolerated. He spoke on Saturday during the 2019 promotions, confirmation and conversion examinations,[Read More…]

Homophobia: Charly Boy’s daughter calls him out, accuses him of neglect

Daughter of Charly Boy, Dewy Oputa has described her father as a hypocrite and accused him of neglecting her since he knew her sexual orientation. Charly Boy had on Friday talked about how he supported Dewy when she broke the news to him from America.  He said through a lengthy[Read More…]

Ooni Of Ife welcomes new baby boy

The Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has welcomed a son with his wife, Olori Moronke Naomi Silekunola. The monarch took to his official Instagram account to break the good news and also stated that both mother and child are well. He said, “To God be the glory great[Read More…]

Toke Makinwa loses defamation case, to pay ex-husband 1 Million in damages

The Lagos State High Court has ordered celebrity broadcaster Toke Makinwa to pay her ex-husband Maje Ayida, N1 Million in damages for defamation. Makinwa must also within 30 days delete defamatory words against Ayida from unsold copies of her book titled, “On Becoming”. Ayida had through his lawyers written a[Read More…]

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie voted Women’s prize ‘winner of winners’ in a public vote

Thirteen years after she won the Women’s prize for fiction, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about the Biafran war, Half of a Yellow Sun, has been voted the “winner of winners” of the literary award in a public vote, Guardian UK reports. According to the report Thursday, “the one-off prize, to[Read More…]