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“The youth of Nigeria are the country’s secret weapon” – CNN’s Richard Quest

Popular CNN presenter, Richard Quest of Quest Means Business has been in Lagos, Nigeria on a media tour for the past few days. In some tweets shared via his page, he described Nigerian Youths in glowing terms and how people are succeeding despite the government’s shortcomings. According to him; “There’s no shortage of entrepreneurs in Nigeria. No shortage of drive or ambition. People are succeeding inspite of the government not ... Read More »

Sad! : 33-year-old married woman dies during abortion, after boyfriend impregnated her

Vanguard reports that a 33-year-old woman, identified as Sukurat Adedoyin reportedly died following complications during abortion. The report claims that the mother-of-8 was impregnated by her boyfriend, Identified as Alabi Kamilu, 30.. She then sought for help from an auxiliary nurse, Bello Abosede, 34, to terminate the pregnancy. But later died during the process. The Investigating Police Officer, Asake Morowuntonu, said the victim was a married woman and had had ... Read More »

Homosexuality: Methodist High Court Rejects First Openly Gay Bishop’s Consecration

The United Methodist Church’s highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality that has brought the 13-million-member denomination to the brink of schism. In a 6-to-3 vote made public on Friday, the church’s Judicial Council found that a married lesbian bishop and those who consecrated her were in violation of their “commitment to abide by and ... Read More »

Music: “Based on Logistics” by Efe (#BBNaija Winner)

Winner of the recently concluded Big Brother Nigeria 2017 reality TV show, Efe Ejeba has dropped his much awaited single. He titled it “Based on logistics”, a slang that was popularised by the 23-year-old when he was in Biggie’s house. The single comes after his just concluded media tour. Efe sings about his grass to grace story. The music was produced by Efe’s long time friend and producer, Duktor Sett. ... Read More »

China bans Islamic names in Muslim provinces

Chinese authorities have banned parents in western China from naming their children Islamic names. The move is seen by analysts as part of the Asian giant’s efforts to minimise religious influence on life in the ethnic Uighur minority heartland. According to reports from China, “Muhammad,” ”Jihad” and “Islam” are among at least 29 names banned in the predominantly Muslim region. If a parent chooses one of the barred names, the ... Read More »

Nigerians angry after Lagos monarch humiliates His Imperial Majesty – The Ooni of Ife (Video)

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu and the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Total Media) Many Nigerians are not happy following a viral video which showed the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu, humiliating the youthful Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, at a public function recently. In the video which has elicited angry responses by Nigerians, the Ooni of Ife is ... Read More »

IPOB Leader Nnamdi Kanu Regains Freedom

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu on Friday, regained his freedom as he was released from Kuje Prison after perfecting his bail condition. Kanu was brought from kuje prison to the Federal High Court Abuja to sign the necessary bail papers. ‎The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the process, which took about 10 minutes saw Kanu emerging with smiles from the court in ... Read More »

Whistleblower Policy: EFCC has Recovered about N17bn – Magu

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Thursday disclosed that the introduction of the whistleblower policy by the Federal Government has led to the recovery of about N17 billion by the Commission. Magu gave this hint while presenting a paper titled “Before Corruption Kills Nigeria,” at the 62nd Award Night of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), held at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotels, ... Read More »

Workers Day: Nigerian Government Declares Monday, May 1st Public Holiday

To commemorate the 2017 Workers day, the Federal government has declared Monday May 1st as public holiday. Minister of Interior Affairs, Abdulrahman Dambazzau announced this in a statement released by the Director, Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Muhammadu Maccido. Dambazzau congratulated Nigerian workers for their resilience, hard work and commitment to the present administration despite current challenges. He urged workers to continue to support the Buhari-led administration. Read More »

World Malaria Day: Hygeia Takes up Social Responsibility & Presents Free Mosquito Nets

Hygeia HMO Nigeria’s foremost Health Maintenance Organization in collaboration with Rotary Club has marked this year’s World Malaria Day in partnership with Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC). To mark this year’s World Malaria Day, themed, End Malaria for Good, Hygeia partnered IKEDC to distribute treated mosquito nets in several communities in Lagos. These communities include Ilaje-Bariga, Lambe-Akute, and Oke Agbo-Ikorodu, Aguda-Ogba in Ikeja and Akowonjo communities. Part of the activities ... Read More »

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