Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has presented a car and N1 million cash gifts to the 2nd Best School Teacher in Nigeria who also holds the Edo State Best Teacher Award, Mrs. Noragbon Osaru. Moved by these gifts, Mrs. Osaru has pledged to do more for her pupils in Emotan
Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has denied media reports that she has endorsed the re-election bid of President Buhari. Okonjo-Iweala took to her twitter handle to react to a newspaper publication in which she was quoted as endorsing President Buhari while giving a speech at a United Nation’s summit in Mauritania.
Former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile has tweeted that Kanye West has “set us back 155 years” in response to his exuberant praise of President Donald Trump while meeting at the White House. Brazile expressed frustration with West, who has voiced skepticism of the 13th Amendment, which outlawed
Yesterday, President Buhari gave the order for the full implementation of the Executive Order 6 and as part of the implementation of the order, 50 prominent Nigerians suspected to be involved in corrupt practices have been placed on security agents watch-list. Reno reacted to this development via his twitter handle. See
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Saturday appealed to all Nigerians to join forces with government to combat the menace of fake news. The minister made the appeal while speaking at the inaugural lecture of the Guild of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria (GPBN) in Lagos with
A turboprop aircraft belonging to Overland Airways was on Friday severely damaged by fire while parked at the airline’s hanger at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that the ATR aircraft, with registration number 5N-BPE, was being powered by the
President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday attended a programme of Interfaith Initiative for Peace (IIP) tagged ‘Religious Harmony in Nigeria: Towards the 2019 Elections’ in Abuja. In his remarks at the programme, the President said: “Very soon, political campaigns will commence leading to Elections in February next year. It is my hope
Outgoing Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, Saturday walked round major streets of Ado Ekiti, saying “Ekiti Kete, Thank You All and Goodbye.” Fayose, in his characteristic act, carried placard and expressed his gratitude to the people of Ekiti State. Fayose’s tenure as Governor of Ekiti State expires midnight of October
A soldier’s crumpled corpse at a traffic circle. Young men gunned down in their living room while partying. A teenage boy killed by a stray bullet while watching television. Outbursts of gunfire so frequent that children call them “frying popcorn.” The horrors residents recount here at the base of cloud-covered
According to the Rapid Response Squad, ‘no injuries or lives lost. Efforts are in progress by men of the RRS to tow the affected vehicle off the road’. The accident involved just one car and the driver who lost control.
The Ex Big Brother Star “Bambam” is certain to be hitting the headlines again after her much talked about flamboyant flurry outfit at the 2018 AMVCA. This time she is writing her name on the sands of TIME! As she becomes Nigeria’s first wristwatch brand ambassador. Nigeria’s pioneer premium wristwatch
The Ekiti state House of Assembly speaker, Kola Oluwawole, has been impeached. He was impeached this morning by 14 members of the Assembly. The Deputy Speaker, Sina Animasahun and other principal officers were removed as well. The House Assembly members accused the former leaders of abuse of office and gross misconduct.
“On monthly basis, we have record of 250 to 300 patient in our hospital. I am not talking about those ones who are already with us. These are the new patients. “Half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, but most cases go undetected and untreated. In
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated that at least 26 million female jobs in 30 countries were at the risk of being displaced by technology. The fund stated this in a report titled: “Gender, Technology and the Future Work,” that was unveiled on the sidelines of the ongoing IMF/World Bank
The acting Secretary of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Okechukwu Ndeche, declaring APC ineligible to field candidates for all elective positions in Zamfara State in the 2019 general elections. “You would note from the timetable that the conduct of party primaries is scheduled to take place between August 18 and
The Senate received an Executive communication from President Muhammadu Buhari asking the National Assembly to approve a request for for the issuance of $2.786 billion Eurobond for partial financing of the 2018 budget’s fiscal deficit. The Senators who had been on recess since July 24 upon resumption Tuesday went into an
Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, Wednesday called for special love and care to mentally challenged persons in the society. Ikpeazu, in a message by his Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Appolos, to mark the 2018 World Mental Health Day, said people living with mental challenges should be given special care and
An Abuja Federal High Court Tuesday fixed October 23 to hear a suit seeking to invoke an order of mandamus to compel Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to investigate National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly diverting public funds to his personal use. Justice Anwuli
(CNN) — There are few things more liberating than travel — although some passports offer more freedom than others. A new report published October 9, 2018, reveals just how many borders some travel documents can cross. According to the Henley Passport Index, compiled by global citizenship and residence advisory firm Henley & PartnersCitizens, Japan now has
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said Nigeria needs a President with a sound knowledge of the economy. Obasanjo said Nigeria would make a headway when such a person assumes power. He said this while speaking at this year’s edition of Foursquare Gospel Church annual public lecture at the church’s national
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said no part of Nigeria would be ignored under his watch. In a statement by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari gave the assurance when he received a delegation of Ugep Kingdom, Cross River State led by His Royal
US President Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, according to US media. The former South Carolina governor’s exit has come as a surprise to Trump administration officials, reports Axios. The White House did not confirm the story, but said Mr Trump was meeting Mrs Haley
A veteran comedian, Baba Sala, has died at the age of 81. This was confirmed by his son who shared news of his demise on Instagram. Baba Sala was first rumoured dead in 2017, but Mr Boisala Adejumo, one of Olaiya’s sons, debunked the report and told newsmen that the
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State Friday elected Jimi Agbaje as its the governorship candidate. The PDP governorship primary has set up a straight contest between Agbaje and the guber candidate of the All Progresaives Congress (APC), Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Agbaje polled 1,100 votes to defeat his rival, Adedeji Doherty,
DJ Cuppy unlocks a brand new single as she teams up with talented music duo, Skukito deliver this masterpiece titled ‘Werk‘. Barely two month after the release of “‘Currency” with L.A.X, Billionaire daughter, DJ Cuppy keeps up with the pace and energy as she links up with Skuki to unleash this smashing jam ‘Werk‘, to
The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee for the Lagos governorship primary, has declared Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the winner of the Tuesday’s election in the state. The chairman of the panel, Clement Ebri, made the declaration on Wednesday. Prior to the declaration, there had been a conflict between the
A married man with a pregnant wife was in early hours of today apprhended and beaten up by soldiers for allegedly raping a 12 year old girl. The incident reportedly happened in Lekki, Lagos. Music executive, Adewale Adeleke of HKN gang, shared the video of the man being beaten
President Buhari has approved the release of N22.68 billion for the payment of retirement benefits to former workers of liquidated Nigerian Airways Ltd. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed announced this during a press briefing held at the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance Abuja today September 24th.
RECIPIENTS OF THE 2018 EXCELLENCE AWARDS Presented By Afroglobal Television Saturday, October 20th, 2018 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller First Female Prime Minister of Jamaica The Most Honourable Portia Simpson-Miller is the first female Prime Minister of Jamaica, and the first female President of the People’s National
Yesterday, the sad news of the demise of reggae star, Ras Kimono‘s wife, Efemena Okedi, broke at about 2pm. According to reports, Efe died in the early hours of Sunday at her home in Magodo, Lagos state. LIB reached out to a family member who give an insight as to how she died.
FFK said this in a post he shared this afternoon on his Facebook page. Posting the photo above, he wrote Senator Iyiola Omisore will not let us down. He is my cousin and I have spoken with him at length. We are together. We will show Tinubu what happens when
Earlier today, a video of Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke went viral on social media showing him in a bit of an altercation with law enforcement officers at the Muritala Mohammed Airport over a case of alleged assault. The controversial actor has come out to clear the air on what really
Moshood Salvador, the Lagos State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has dumped the party for the All Progressives Congress(APC) and he said his exit marks the death of PDP in the state. Salvador announced his defection on Monday while addressing his supporters in Lagos saying he took decision the
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, says unlawful wedding spending is a major cause of the high rate of divorce in our society. The Sultan said this when he spoke at a meeting of Islamic scholars organised by the Sokoto State Zakkat and Endowment Commission, in Sokoto yesterday. “Our scholars
International Human rights organisation, Amnesty International has lauded the directive by Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for the total overhaul of the country’s Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). Yemi Osinbajo who is currently in acting capacity as the President of Nigeria gave the directive on Tuesday after prolonged public outcry
The United States Embassy has suspended consular services and appointments in Abuja till further notice. It explained that appointments for visa and for American citizen services have also been put on hold temporarily. Consular operations in Lagos were, however, not affected, the mission said in a statement on its website