NDLEA, PMAN unite to fight drug abuse

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) and Performing Musicians Employers Association of Nigeria PMAN, convened in Lekki at the Nigeria Music House for a landmark meeting, heralding a significant step towards addressing the pervasive issue of drug abuse within the nation. The rendezvous witnessed the proposal of a collaborative initiative between the esteemed organizations, aimed at harnessing the power of music to disseminate awareness and combat the scourge of illicit substance abuse. Brig. General Mohammed Buba Marwa, (Retd) CON, OFR, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Drug…

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Tinubu showers MON, Abuja flats, lands on Super Eagle

Nigeria’s President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has awarded the Super Eagles team the Member of the Order of the Niger(MON) national honour for their impressive display at the just concluded AFCON 2023 tournament held in Ivory Coast. They were also given one flat each and a plot of land in the FCT Nigeria came in second place, losing the trophy to the hosts Ivory Coast who were the eventual winners The Nigerian team were received at the State House on Tuesday where they were conferred with the titles. All the…

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Tinubu: Olaiya Igwe apologises for praying naked

Olaiya Igwe, the esteemed Yoruba actor also known as Ebun Oloyede, has issued a public apology to Nigerians for going naked at a beach to campaign for Bola Tinubu. In a now-deleted video shared on his Instagram account on Monday, the actor explained that his actions were driven by a divine revelation he claimed to have received regarding Tinubu. In the video, Igwe acknowledged Tinubu’s assistance, particularly in matters related to his health, as the reason behind his show of support for the politician. Speaking in Yoruba, Olaiya said, “Because…

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Heineken’s Afrozons Pre-Grammy Party Honors African Music Icons

What an incredible night it was at the Afrozons Pre-Grammy Party, sponsored by Heineken! The atmosphere was electric, the beats were infectious, and the celebration of Heineken’s 150th anniversary blended seamlessly with the triumph of African music on the global stage. The anticipation leading up to the event was palpable, and the night did not disappoint. The Afrozons Pre-Grammy Party showcased the best of African talent and paid tribute to legends who have shaped the continent’s musical landscape. One of the highlights of the evening was the moment when the…

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Abiodun salutes Super Eagles for AFCON s/final ticket, urges team to soar higher

Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has congratulated the national ream, the Super Eagles for qualifying for the semi-final at the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. The Super Eagles on Friday evening beat their Angolan counterpart by one goal to nil, scored in the 41 minutes by Ademola Lookman. Governor Abiodun praised the resilience, tenacity and the team spirit displayed by the players in overcoming their opponents. He urged the team to do Nigeria proud by qualifying for the finals of the African football showpiece. He said:…

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Netizens drag Peter Obi over son’ gay posture

Oseloka Peter Obi, the United States of America based son of the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi has sparked outrage on social media, particularly on the microblogging network Twitter, now known as X. The younger obi, a Hollywood actor, film producer, and businessman, was featured in a gay publication, prompting many to doubt his sexual orientation. The British-Nigerian actor was featured on the top page of the UK Gay Times, defending the LGBTQ community. He said, “While there are strides being made to represent people, a lot of the…

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AFCON 23: Senegal fall as Cote d’ Ivore hits q/finals

Host Cote d’Ivoire, who were.the underdogs in their round of 16 game against defenging champion, Senegal have qualified for the Quarter-finals of the Africa Nations Cup 2023. After playing 1-1 at regulation time, Ivory Coast defeated Senegal 5-4 on Penalties. Franck Kessie’s decisive kick helped the Elephants sealed their place for the quarter-finals after Mousaa Niakhate missed his kick for Senegal. Senegal took the lead after only four minutes of the match through Habib Diallo’s volley from Mane cross. Ivory Coast took possession of the game and equalised in the…

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Accident claims 3 lives on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Three persons were confirmed dead in an accident involving two vehicles at Kara bridge on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Spokesperson, Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta. Akinbiyi explained that the incident occurred at 1:20 am and it involved a blue Iveco truck marked AAB 414 ZY and a white Toyota Cabster with registration number XUR 601 XY. He noted that according to eyewitnesses, the accident was caused by excessive speed and brake failure on the part of…

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Why we banned non-members from our altars -Adeboye

The Redeemed Christian Church of God led by Pastor Enoch Adeboye has explained why a directive was given that non-members of the church should not be allowed to preach in its parishes. A memo that went viral on Monday, titled “Invitation of Guest Ministers in RCCG,” dated January 5, 2024, and signed by the Special Assistant to the General Overseer on Administration, Pastor Oladele Balogun, stated that “no external preacher, speaker or minister should be permitted on any of our altars or platforms.” The memo was directed to all Continental…

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Tinubu orders payment of N12bn outstanding to Super Eagles, others

Nigeria’s Super Eagles’ preparation for the forthcoming African Cop of Nations got a boost as the President, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, ordered the payment of outstanding monies that the Federal Government owed the Super Eagles and other sporting teams of the country. According to a statement on the X handle of Tinubu’s Media Centre, on Sunday, the payment entails the clearing of the senior national team coach salaries running up to 15 months, payments of allowances and promises due to the senior national teams, females, and Under-20 national team. The…

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Days after Zack Orji’s saga, another Nollywood legend is dead

Days after celebrated actor Zack Orji collapsed and was rushed to the hospital where he is currently receiving treatment, another popular Yoruba filmmaker and actor, Chief Adedeji Aderemi, popularly known as Olofa Ina is dead. The 73-year-old actor, in his lifetime, was well known in the contemporary Yoruba theatre industry. The news of his death was announced by fellow actor, Saidi Balogun, via his Instagram handle (@SaidiBalogun), on Thursday night. He posted Olofa Ina’s picture with a caption “Goodnight legend Chief Deji Akinremi (Olofa Ina) RIP.”

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DSTV fails to secure AFCON broadcast rights

Multichoice Nigeria, the parent company of DStv, on Wednesday, said that the popular satellite TV service will not be airing the upcoming AFCON 2023 tournament. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Multichoice stated that SuperSport TV failed to secure the broadcasting rights, leaving millions across Africa scrambling for ways to watch the continent’s biggest footballing event. The statement reads: “SuperSport Channel will not broadcast the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 scheduled for January 13th – February 11th, 2-24, because the channel has not secured the rights to broadcast the…

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Just In: Brodericks, Nigeria’s first U-17 World Cup winning coach is dead

Sebastian Brodericks Imaseun, the man who led Nigeria to her first soccer glory at the U-17 World Cup in China is dead. The 1985 U-17 champion’s coach who had been bedridden for a long time, reportedly died in the early hours of Wednesday morning according to family sources. The 85 years old had been diagnosed with Ischemic stroke in December 2022 and had been receiving treatment before he took his last breath at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital. Ischemic stroke occurs when a blood clot blocks or narrows an…

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Enyeama may return to Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, has dropped a cryptic message on Instagram hinting that he could join the technical crew of the national team when the camp opens on Tuesday (today) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, The PUNCH reports. Enyeama made this known on Monday when he reacted to a post about the team’s AFCON preparations on the official Instagram account of the Super Eagles. They will begin a one-week training camp on Tuesday (today) that will last until January 9. He wrote, “Let’s go, See you in camp. Time for…

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DECEMBERISSAVYBE: “SICKLE CELL DISEASE COULDN’T STOP ME FROM BECOMING A ROCKSTAR”, ADEKUNLE GOLD INSPIRES YOUTHS AT FIRSTBANK SPONSORED LAGOS CONCERT

Afrobeat’s sensation, Adekunle Gold, popularly known as AG Baby, mesmerised hundreds of music lovers and inspired youths at a pre-Christmas concert sponsored by FirstBank, Nigeria’s premier financial institution. The event, aptly named “Stacked December Party,” took place on December 22, 2023, at the Palms Shopping Mall in Lekki, Lagos. Adekunle Gold, with his unique blend of breathtaking and soulful melodies, captivated the audience, leaving them in awe and begging for more. The concert, titled “An Intimate Encounter with Adekunle Gold,” provided a platform for the superstar to connect with his…

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JAMB announces fees increment, dates for 2024 UTME/DE registration

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced the official start of profile creation for the 2024 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and Direct Entry (DE) registration exercise. JAMB announced this in a statement on Sunday, stating that prospective candidates can now begin creating their profiles on the JAMB website, with the official sale of application documents set to begin on Monday, January 15th, 2024. It also stated that the prospective candidates have six weeks, until Monday, February 26, to complete their registration. The examination body also noted that…

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I hate men dipping their fingers in so many pots, reasons I am still single -Moet Abebe

Popular media personality, Laura Abebe, popularly known as Moet Abebe, has disclosed her reason for being single. The 34-year-old presenter provided the reason while on a podcast hosted by her and reality TV star, Tolani Baj. The podcast – Bahd and Boujee, had Nollywolly actor, Etim Effiong, as a guest. Moet has consistently been in the news recently. Earlier in June 2023, she shared her experience of enduring an “abusive” relationship with her ex-fiance for approximately two and a half years. The video jockey in October 2023, stated that she…

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UNESCO inscribes Sango festival in World Heritage list

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has just inscribed the Sango Oyo Festival in the list of World Heritage. The body was inscribed in the 2023 Eighteenth Session of the Intergovernmental Committee Convention for The Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Reacting to this development, the Oyo State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatubosun said this has ranked Oyo State, Nigeria amongst the countries of the World as a Giant in the Tourism Industry, by extension, Cultural Proliferation. According to him, the next Sango Festival in…

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Ewi exponent, Lanrewaju Adepoju is dead

First class Yoruba poet, cultural ambassador, writer, artiste and religious leader, Alhaji Olanrewaju Adepoju, is dead. Adepoju died at 7 p.m. on Sunday at his Idi Orogbo off Ring Ring Road apartment in Ibadan, Oyo State. The highly revered godfatger of Ewi; Yoruba poetic recitation and author of a Yoruba play, ‘Ladepo Omo Adanwo‘ was 83 years old. His son, Adejare Adepoju, broke the news in a brief announcement on Sunday, saying “Baba has gone to rest. Inna lilahi Wa innaa ilaehi Roojiuuna. My Dad, Olanrewaju Adepoju, Rest in Peace.…

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Popular newscaster dies in Abuja

Celebrated Nigerian Television Authority News (NTA) news caster, Aisha Bello Mustapha, has passed on after a brief illness in Abuja. Aisha Bello Mustapha had 35 years of experience in the Nigerian media space and was a popular face on Nigerian television in the 90s and early 2000s until her retirement in 2022. Zainab Sabo, a friend of Aisha’s family, confirmed the death and added that her funeral prayer will take place at Abuja Central Mosque on Monday, December 11, according to Muslim rites. “It’s true that Mama (Aisha) is dead…

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KWAM1’s babymama battles brain disease

Popular Yoruba actress, Bisola Badmus, has opened up on her battle with a brain disease called, Encephalopathy. Encephalopathy is a disease that alters the mental state, leaving one confused and not acting like they usually do. This was made known in a post on the actress’s Instagram page, during her birthday celebration. Badmus disclosed that she had been battling the disease for over one year. “Over a year now I have been battling with health issues (Encephalopathy). I cannot even wish my enemy such illness. It was a tough one…

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Toke Makinwa’s presence at COP28 in Dubai ignites knocks

Some Nigerians on social media have slammed the presence of On-Air Personality, Toke Makinwa at the the ongoing COP28 Climate Summit in Dubai. Toke Makinwa, in a Saturday tweet, had expressed excitement about attending COP28 in Dubai, noting the importance of global leaders, royalty, climate change advocates, and industry leaders coming together to discuss saving the planet. She wrote, “When world leaders, Royalty, Climate change advocates and industry game changers gather to meet in Dubai to discuss how to save the planet, #Cop28 May your name be what the whole…

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Cousin speaks on how Mohbad’s neck was broken

Darosha Losobeh, a cousin to the late artiste, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as Mohbad, has revealed how the late singer reportedly got a broken neck. The late singer’s assistant was reacting to a viral video of the singer’s coffin allegedly showing he had a broken neck. The ex-Marlian record signee died at the age of 27 on September 12, and his death has stirred controversy with many Nigerians calling for justice for his sudden demise, leading to the arrest of his former boss, Azeez Fashola, aka Naira Marley and Samson…

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Woman 70, delivers twins after years of childlessness

A 70-year-old Ugandan woman, Safina Namukwaya, has delivered a set of twins – a boy and a girl, after becoming pregnant through an In vitro fertilisation treatment, BBC reports Thursday. Namukwaya went through a successful caesarean delivery on Wednesday at the Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Centre in the Ugandan capital, Kampala. The hospital shared the news of the delivery via its Facebook page on Wednesday, stating, “70-year-old, Safina Namukwaya, speaking just before the delivery of her beautiful babies. Yes, she delivered twins, a boy and a girl. A historic…

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Every woman has witchcraft – Ooni

The Oonitisa, His Imperial Majesty, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has made a stunning revelation that every woman carries a touch of witchcraft spirit within. The 48-year-old monarch made this known while playing host to the cast of the Real Housewives of Lagos season 2. In a recent viral Instagram video, members of the reality show visited the Ooni in his palace, where he spoke to them about ‘witchcraft’. Iyabo Ojo, Chioma Ikokwu and Tania Omotayo were among those in the video at the king’s palace. The video started with a warm…

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Wash-a-thon: GWR record chasing OAU student lands in hospital

Enitan Subair, the student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, who embarked on a handwashing marathon to set a new Guinness World Record, has reportedly landed in hospital. Enitan had ended the marathon in the early hours of yesterday. According to a post on the official X handle for the marathon, Enitan ended the marathon after 58 hours, surpassing her initial plan of 50 hours. A video now circulating social media reveals that her hands have turned white and wrinkled as a result of the handwashing marathon. She was also seen…

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Mr. Ibu’s family battle over donation money gets messier as wife drags children to Police

Emeka Chochoo, the former manager of actor, John Okafor, popularly known as Mr Ibu, has disclosed why the actor’s adopted daughter, Jasmine, and two of his sons, Daniel and Val, were invited by the police. News had surfaced Wednesday evening that Mr Ibu’s wife, Stella Maris, ordered their arrests following weeks of social media banter over the signatory to the actor’s account. Nollywood actress, Doris Ogala, who shared the news on Instagram, alleged that Jasmine and the actor’s sons were arrested and detained at the Force Criminal Investigation Department Annex,…

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Nigeria lady sets Guinness World Record for longest handmade wig

A Nigerian lady, Helen Williams has set a new record for longest handmade wig. The Guinness World Record disclosed this on its X handle on Tuesday. The wig stretches an incredible 351.28 metres (1,152 ft 5 in). She spent 11 days and over N200000 (£2,031; $2,493) making the wig. According to the GWR, Helen has been working as a professional wigmaker for eight years, producing anywhere from 50 to 300 wigs per week. “Helen Williams from Lagos, Nigeria has achieved a new record for the longest handmade wig which stretches…

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GTCO Fashion Weekend 2023: Celebrating style, innovation, and creativity

The highly anticipated GTCO Fashion Weekend is set to take centre stage this weekend, bringing together the world of fashion, style, and creativity in a show of unparalleled glamour. Organized by the renowned Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, the GTCO Fashion Weekend has become a hallmark event in both the local and global fashion calendar. This year’s edition promises to offer a valuable opportunity for hundreds of local fashion enterprises to tap into new markets, and position themselves for sustained growth. In addition, the 2023 GTCO Fashion Weekend will feature…

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Spider bite kills top musician

A Brazilian singer, Darlyn Morais, 28, died after being bitten by a spider at his home in the northeastern city of Miranorte in Brazil on October 31. Morais was said to have developed an allergic reaction to the spider bite on his face and was admitted to a hospital on Sunday. He died on Monday, November 6, Daily Mail reports Wednesday. His 18-year-old stepdaughter also suffered a spider bite and was hospitalised and in stable condition, Morais’ wife, Jhullyenny Lisboa, told the Brazilian news outlet, G1. Lisboa said that Morais…

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Whizkid plans 5yr break from music, thinks a career in sports

Wizkid, the popular Nigerian singer, has announced a break from music and now says he is considering a career in sports. Named Ayodeji Balogun at birth, the talented singer made the remarks in a string of posts via his Instagram page while reacting to calls from fans pressurising him to release new songs. Wizkid initially responded to the post with a laughing emoji, but he later revealed on his Instagram page that he is currently on holiday. He wrote: “Una papa dey holiday, make I enjoy.” He further suggested that…

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Mohbad: Naira Marley, Sam Larry sue police, magistrate over continued detention

Controversial singer, Abdulazeez Fashola, alias Naira Marley, and Lagos socialite, Samson Eletu, alias Sam Larry, have filed a fundamental rights suit to challenge their continued detention over the death of 27-year-old singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, alias Mohbad. Joined as defendants in the suit filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos were the police and the Lagos magistrate, Adeola Olatunbosun, who ordered their remand in police custody for 21 days. Naira Marley and Sam Larry are each demanding N20m damages from the defendants. In the suit filed through their lawyer, Mr…

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Why I wont retire, by Deeper Life’s Pastor Kumuyi

Pastor William Kumuyi, the founder and General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry, on Wednesday, said he has no plan to retire, noting that he is fit to run a relay race. The 82-year-old renowned clergy arrived in Benin City, the Edo State capital, around 2 pm for a six-day ‘Global Crusade with Kumuyi with the theme, “Loose Him, Let Him Go” to take place at the Garrick Memorial Grammar School, Ekhewan Road, Benin City. While fielding questions from journalists in the VIP Lounge at the Benin Airport, he…

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The very last moments of MohBad, eyewitness narrates gory death details

Ajisegiri Ayobami, an associate of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, popularly known as MohBad, who was with him before he died, has narrated what transpired in the very last moments leading to the singer’s death. Ayobami, who was MohBad’s DJ told the coroner’s inquest in Ikorodu looking into Mohbad’s death on Wednesday that the deceased started vomiting after he was administered an injection by a nurse. He said he vomited the noodles the late singer’s brother, Adura Aloba, prepared for him. According to the witness, the previous day, which was…

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Company sacks woman who slept with 300 men in one year, says no regret

A 26-year-old Australian woman, Annie Knight, has reportedly lost her corporate job after her work discovered her secret OnlyFans account. According to DailyMail, she shared her experience on SBS’ Insight on Tuesday, saying she was shocked she was dismissed from a corporate role. Knight, who claims to be in the top 0.4 per cent of creators on OnlyFans, said she did have apprehensions when she first ventured into the platform but didn’t think she would lose her job. “Yes, that was definitely my number one concern when I first started…

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Oyo making teaching profession attractive- TESCOM Chair, as three teachers win FG’s World Teachers’ day award

Three teachers from Oyo state, won awards in various categories of the 2023 Presidential Teachers and School Excellence Award at the Eagle’s square, Abuja. This was announced by the Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Salihu Abdulwaheed Adelabu, during the celebration of the World Teachers’ Day celebration. He added that the Oyo State awardees are part of the winners who were drawn from different public and private primary and secondary schools across the country. Prof. Abdulwaheed Adelabu was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Adeniyi Olusanjo…

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Hope lost as Tobi Amusan fails to defend title in Budapest

Nigeria’s medal hopeful, Tobi Amusan failed to defend her World championship on Thursday evening, finishing 6th in the final of the women’s 100m hurdles. Two other Nigerian athletes had lost out in the semifinals of their 200m events. Tobi Express had a slow start and could not recover. She ran 12.62secs to place sixth in a race won by Jamaica’s Danielle Williams in 12.43secs. America’s Kendra Harrison was third in 12.44sec while her compatriot, Nia Ali finished 4thin 12.46secs. Amusan had made her third straight final in the 100m hurdler…

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Our love story, Demola Odulaja opens up on Farida Sobowale

Demola Odulaja, the estranged husband of the Chief Executive Officer of House of Phreedah Body Care, Farida Abdulkabir popularly known as Farida Sobowale, has explained the reasons why he parted ways with the Lagos socialite after about two months of their elaborate wedding. Odulaja in an interview with a Yoruba social commentator, ArewaTopeFamous, on Tuesday via Instagram Live alleged that the break-up was not unconnected to Sobowale’s alleged promiscuity, lies, and covetousness, among others. Sobowale almost plunged into the lagoon at the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos after the marriage failed…

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FG sackss advertising panel over controversial ‘All Eyes on the Judiciary’ billboards

The Federal Government has disbanded the Secretariat of the Advertising Standard Panel due to its endorsement of billboards accused of attempting to manipulate the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal with the slogan: ‘All Eyes on The Judiciary.’ The Director-General of the Advertising Regulatory Council of Nigeria, Dr. Olalekan Fadolapo, conveyed the dissolution of the Panel through a statement issued on Tuesday. The ASP, a Statutory Panel within the Council, is tasked with ensuring that advertisements adhere to the prevailing laws of the Federation and the Code of Ethics for advertising professionals.…

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9 things to do to convert your HND to Bachelor’s degree

The National Board for Technical Education has unveiled an online top-up programme for Higher National Diploma holders to convert their certification to Bachelor’s Degree through online top-up for one year, with foreign accredited universities. The board disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Monday by its Head of Media Unit, Mrs Fatima Abubakar. Abubakar said this was also to facilitate the progression of HND holders to higher degrees. Find below 9 step-by-step guides for HND holders to convert their certificates to a BSc certificate through…

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Shirtless Celebration: Celebs, fans beg daddy for ‘Agba baller’

The internet is still very hot as Super Falcon’s Asisat Oshoala’s spectacular celebration of her winning goal against co-host Australia continues to dominate the social media space. The five-time African Player of the Year shared photos of the memorable moment and conveyed her father’s disapproval, stating, “My dad is definitely not happy with my choice of celebration but then again, life is a collection of moments.” In response, appreciative fans and celebrities have taken to social media to beg for forgiveness from Asisat Oshoala’s father after the Super Falcons striker…

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10 Things you can do to survive this economic hardship

It is no longer news that when faced with difficult socio-economic conditions, Nigerians often resort to desperate measures to cushion the resultant effects. Little wonder since President Bola Tinubu announced the discontinuation of the petrol subsidy during his inaugural speech on May 29, 2023, and the recent hike in the price of petrol, Nigerians have devised strategies to ameliorate the resultant effects. For years, the Nigerian government subsidised the price of petroleum products, especially petrol, and kerosene, to alleviate the burden of high costs on consumers. In the past, the…

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Knorr Jollof Fest elevates the Jollof experience in Lagos

The second edition of the highly anticipated Knorr Jollof Fest took place on July 23, 2023, at the vibrant Muri Okunola Park in Lagos. This remarkable event was a true celebration of Nigeria’s beloved dish – Jollof rice, captivating the hearts and taste buds of attendees from all walks of life, and not even the rain could dampen the spirits of the enthusiastic participants who came out to have a good time. The Knorr Jollof Fest was an immersive culinary experience that delighted attendees with a variety of captivating activities…

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Sprint star Tobi Amusan charged for missing dope test

Women’s 100m hurdles world record holder, Tobi Amusan, has been charged by the Athletic Integrity Unit (AIU) for missing doping tests. In a post on her Instagram page in the early hours of Wednesday, Amusan said the AIU claimed she violated its rule by “missing three tests in 12 months”. According to the AIU, an athlete who misses tests within a period of 12 months is guilty of anti-doping rule violation, and the penalty includes suspension for two years, which may be reduced to a minimum of one year depending…

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Street singer, Portable survives road crash

Street hop singer Portable survived an auto crash on Wednesday that left his newly acquired G-wagon completely written off. A viral video showed the car which was damaged beyond repair on a busy road in Ogun State. Pedestrians, who had no iota knowledge on how the singer survived the accident, were taking photos from the scene of the accident. Speaking about the incident, the singer who came out unhurt, called on his fans and well wishers to thank God on his behalf, while boasting and fronting of replacing the damaged…

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Super Falcons plan World Cup opening game boycott over cancelled match bonuses

The Super Falcons are planning to stage a strike and boycott their opening game of the 2023 Women’s World Cup after the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation Dr Mohammed Sanusi told them their match bonuses for the competition had been cancelled by the federation. A camp source said the decision was taken after six senior players — captain Onome Ebi, Rasheedat Ajibade, Asisat Oshoala, Ohale Osinachi, Tochukwu Oluehi and Desire Oparanozie — held a lengthy meeting on arrival at the Mercure Resorts, Gold Coast, following Sanusi’s announcement. “We…

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Zukerberg’s Threads rival Twitter with over 10m users in first hours

More than 10 million people have signed up for Threads, Meta’s rival to Twitter, within the first few hours of its launch, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday. The app went live on Apple and Android app stores in 100 countries at 2300 GMT on Wednesday and will run with no ads for now, but its release in Europe has been delayed over data privacy concerns. Threads is the biggest challenger yet to Elon Musk-owned Twitter, which has seen a series of potential competitors emerge but not yet…

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Boxing: Wilder assures of December date with Joshua

American heavyweight boxer and former WBC champion, Deontay Wilder has provided an update regarding the highly anticipated Saudi clash with Anthony Joshua slated for December 2023. Boxing fans have been sceptical about any rumoured big fight involving heavyweights recently, given the lack of high-profile match ups in the division so far this year. Talks are also ongoing for Wilder to take an interim fight against Andy Ruiz, though these appear to have reached a stalemate. ‘The Bronze Bomber’ assured 78SportsTV that the blockbuster bout with Joshua in the Middle East…

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DSS alleges plans to disrupt inauguration, warn trouble makers

The Department of State Services has disclosed that some elements are planning to disrupt the handover ceremonies in some parts of the country. According to the service, these elements plan to undermine the efforts of the security agencies as well as cause panic among the citizens. In a statement released on Thursday by the spokesperson for the service, Peter Afunanya, the DSS urged citizens to adhere to the laid down protocols for the events across the country. The statement partly read, “It would be recalled that the Secretary to the…

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