How I Manage To Stay Away From Controversies – Yemi Alade

Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade, has revealed how she has been able to stay away from different controversies in the entertainment industry. Naija News reports that the ‘Johnny’ crooner while speaking at the listening party of her new album, ‘Rebel Queen’ in Lagos State, explained that she handles negative criticisms by ignoring them. Yemi Alade stated

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BREAKING: Education Stakeholders Reject FG’s New 18-year Admission Age Limit

There was a rowdy session at the 2024 Joint Admissions Matriculation Board’s (JAMB) policy meeting on education in Abuja as stakeholders vehemently opposed the new minimum admission age of 18 years announced by the Minister of Education, Prof Tahir Mamman. The minister’s declaration was met with instant resistance from the packed hall of stakeholders representing

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Ndume: “Speaking truth to power gradually becoming a crime in Nigeria” – Labour Party

The Labour Party has condemned the removal of Senator Ali Ndume as the Chief Whip of the Senate, which took place on Wednesday. Following his removal, Ndume was replaced by Senator Tahir Monguno, representing Borno North. The decision was based on a directive from the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ganduje,

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Students Will Begin To Receive Payment Next Week – NELFUND Boss

The Nigerian Education Loan Fund (NELFUND) has disclosed that students of tertiary institutions who have successfully applied for the Federal Government’s loan scheme and are starting fresh academic sessions will begin to receive credit alerts from next week. NELFUND Managing Director, Akintunde Sawyerr stated this on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Wednesday. He explained that

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Concerns mount over possible fuel price increase as petrol landing cost hits N1,117/litre

The Major Energies Marketers Association of Nigeria (MEMAN) has revealed that the landing cost of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), commonly known as petrol, has surged to N1,117 per litre as of Tuesday, July 16, 2024. This announcement, made during a webinar with journalists on Wednesday, has sparked widespread concern about a potential hike in fuel

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Edo Guber: Court Dismisses Suit Seeking To Sack Akpata As Labour Party Candidate

Justice James Omotosho of the Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed a legal action to invalidate Olumide Akpata‘s nomination as the Labour Party candidate for the September 21 governorship election in Edo State. In a recent decision, Justice Omotosho affirmed the position taken by Akpata’s legal counsel, Johnson Usman (SAN), who argued that the plaintiffs

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Ooni Of Ife Speaks On $180,000 Alleged Romance Scam With US-based Female Doctor

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has debunked the report of alleged involvement in a romance scam with a United States-based female doctor, identified as Mrs Fagbule. Naturenex reports that an anonymous journalist via X had alleged that the Ooni scammed the US doctor of $180,000 after the latter expressed interest in building

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Drama at Katsina Gov’t House as Lawmakers Stage Walkout Over Phone Ban

Katsina State Assembly lawmakers staged a walkout on Wednesday to protest a security directive from Governor Dikko Radda that required them to surrender their mobile phones at the council chamber entrance at the state Government House. The legislators, led by the Speaker, arrived at the Government House in a coaster bus but were met by

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Gov. Zulum Clarifies Son’s Purported Killing Of Chinese National At Indian Nightclub

The Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has denied reports alleging that one of the sons has been arrested and sentenced to prison for the murder of some Indian citizens. Naturenex reports that there were unverified rumours, especially on social media platforms, alleging that the first son of the governor, Umar Zulum Umara, killed the Chinese

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Details Emerge from Meeting Between Defence Chief, Security Heads on Niger Delta Oil Theft

Details have emerged from the meeting between the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, and top security officers to tackle oil theft and increase crude oil production. The meeting, held at the Nigerian Army’s 6 Division headquarters in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, followed a resolution by the service chiefs on Tuesday in Abuja

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JUST IN: Local Government Chairman in Osun State Resigns, Gives Reason

The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of Odo-Otin Local Government Area in Osun State, Hon. Adewale Adeyinka, has resigned. Sources close to the government reveal that Adeyinka’s resignation is linked to the upcoming local government election scheduled for February 22, 2025. According to a source, almost all council chairmen in the state have resigned to

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JUST IN: PDP Governors Back Fubara, Snub Wike in Rivers Crisis, Issue Demands

Governors under the aegis of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have thrown their weight behind Governor Siminalayi Fubara in the political crisis in Rivers State. The governors, in a communiqué issued after their meeting in Enugu on Wednesday, declared their support for Fubara, who has been at odds with his political mentor, Nyesom Wike, now

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SDP Supports Planned Protest On Economic Hardship

The leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) has publicly endorsed the planned nationwide protest against the prevailing economic hardship in Nigeria. This announcement was made by the National Chairman of the SDP, Shehu Gabam, during a press conference held in Abuja on Wednesday. Gabam expressed deep concern over the severe economic challenges faced by

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JUST IN: Ndume named Senate committee chair on tourism after removal as chief whip

Senator Ali Ndume has been appointed as the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Tourism following his recent removal from the position of Chief Whip. The reshuffling in the red chamber was informed by Ndume’s removal as the Senate chief whip. The senator was removed after suggesting that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s government has been

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Senate Dismisses Motion Seeking To Penalize Ndume For ‘Kleptomaniacs’ Comments

The Senate has dismissed a motion seeking to penalize former Chief Whip, Ali Ndume, for calling lawmakers “kleptomaniacs” during an interview. Senator Ndume, representing Borno South, had said the government of President Bola Tinubu is populated by kleptocrats. Speaking on Arise TV, Ndume said, “The government is also populated by kleptocrats, but unfortunately that is

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BREAKING: Two Commissioners Resign from Abia State Governor Otti’s Cabinet

Two members of the Abia State Executive Council have voluntarily resigned from their positions, according to a statement released by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Ukoha Njoku Ukoha. Contrary to earlier reports of sackings, the statement clarified that Mr. Chima Oriaku, Commissioner for Science and Technology, and Prof. Monica Ironkwe, Commissioner for Agriculture, tendered their

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