Nigerian Customs Service stops rice distribution program in Lagos after stampede

Nigerian Customs Service stops rice distribution program in Lagos after stampede

Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has suspended its rice distribution program in Lagos indefinitely after reports of a stampede that led to the death of some Lagosians. The program was aimed at reducing the frustrations of Nigerians as they continued to protest against the country’s deteriorating economy. The initiative started on Friday but was short-lived as…

Nigeria’s economy in ruins due to crude oil theft, says Obasanjo

Nigeria’s economy in ruins due to crude oil theft, says Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has claimed that over 80% of Nigeria’s crude oil is stolen, which is one of the reasons why the country’s economy is in ruins. Speaking at the launch of a book in Abuja, Obasanjo said that while other oil-producing countries have records of their oil production, Nigeria cannot account for hers…

Kate Henshaw Speaks on Genevieve’s Behavior, Wonders Why She Likes To Distance Herself From Colleagues

Kate Henshaw Speaks on Genevieve’s Behavior, Wonders Why She Likes To Distance Herself From Colleagues

Kate Henshaw, a well-known Nollywood star, openly shared about reconnecting with Genevieve Nnaji, her former colleague, after a long time apart. When asked about their friendship by Chude Jideonwo, Kate mentioned some recent differences but highlighted her concern about Genevieve distancing herself from them. Kate explained that they reconnected during a Netflix project, and she…

VeryDarkMan accepts Niki Tall’s celebrity boxing challenge, gives condition

VeryDarkMan accepts Niki Tall’s celebrity boxing challenge, gives condition

The Nigerian social media personality, VeryDarkMan, has accepted the dare to engage in a celebrity boxing match with Niki Tall, an Afrobeats artist, DJ, multi-instrumentalist, and music producer. In a widely trending video, the Greek-German artist encouraged VeryDarkMan to engage in a friendly competition, also encouraging Portable, a Nigerian singer, to consider a rematch with…

Zlatan Ibile reveals how Olamide helped him become star

Zlatan Ibile reveals how Olamide helped him become star

Nigerian singer and rapper, Omoniyi Temidayo Raphael, aka Zlatan Ibile has revealed how he got his career breakthrough. According to him, his 2017 collaborative song with Olamide, ‘My Body’ was the turning point of his career. He said the YBNL boss giving him a verse was “life-changing.” Speaking in a recent interview with popular YouTuber,…

BUA Group Chairman Abdul-Samad Rabiu discloses plan to sell cement at N3,500 per bag, reveals date

BUA Group Chairman Abdul-Samad Rabiu discloses plan to sell cement at N3,500 per bag, reveals date

Alhaji Abdul-Samad Rabiu, Chairman of the BUA Group has revealed when the company will start selling cement at N3,500 per bag. Speaking with State House Correspondents after a visit to President Bola Tinubu on Thursday in Lagos, Rabiu revealed the new price will take effect from January 2024. He said the company would also make…

Gunmen reportedly kill no less than 60 people in Plateau State attacks

Gunmen reportedly kill no less than 60 people in Plateau State attacks

Around 60 people were killed in attacks by gunmen in three communities in Bokkos and Barkin-Ladi local government in Plateau state. The leader of Berom Youth Moulders-Association, Solomon Mwantiri, officially acknowledged and strongly condemned the tragic events that occurred in various villages on Christmas Eve. NTV reported 9 casualties in one village, 5 in another,…

FG gives directive to allow Nigerians returning with expired passports

FG gives directive to allow Nigerians returning with expired passports

The Federal Government has instructed that Nigerians returning for the festive season with expired passports should face no hindrance upon entry, according to a letter from the Nigeria Immigration Service. The directive allows entry with expired passports, and airlines are urged to permit boarding for such individuals. The policy, not new, aims to facilitate the…

Nigeria leads African local food consumption market in 2023 with jollof rice prominent

Nigeria leads African local food consumption market in 2023 with jollof rice prominent

Nigeria took center stage in the African market for local food consumption in 2023, with a notable preference for jollof rice. Glovo’s survey indicated a remarkable 25-fold surge in local food orders throughout 2023, showcasing Nigeria as the leader in consumption trends. Mrs. Lamide Akinola, General Manager of Glovo Nigeria, shared these insights in the…

President Tinubu directs immediate payment of backlog stipends to 400,000 NPower beneficiaries

President Tinubu directs immediate payment of backlog stipends to 400,000 NPower beneficiaries

President Bola Tinubu has instructed the immediate settlement of the overdue stipends owed to NPower beneficiaries nationwide. Tinubu’s order comes after the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation completed a meticulous verification process. The president’s instruction, reportedly received on Wednesday night, has sparked joy among more than 400,000 beneficiaries throughout the country. Rasheed…

Watch moment NLC and others held solidarity walk in support of Gov Siminalayi Fubara

Watch moment NLC and others held solidarity walk in support of Gov Siminalayi Fubara

A show of unity took place on Friday, December 22, organized by various groups, including the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC), student unions, civil society organizations, members of the Hausa community, and others, expressing support for Gov. Siminalayi of Rivers State. State employees utilized the occasion to express gratitude to the…

Ondo State Unveils ₦384.5 Billion ‘Economic Resilience’ Budget for 2024

Ondo State Unveils ₦384.5 Billion ‘Economic Resilience’ Budget for 2024

Acting Governor of Ondo State, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, unveiled a N384.533 billion budget for the 2024 fiscal year before the state House of Assembly on Thursday evening. Aiyedatiwa presented the “Budget of Economic Resilience” during a plenary sitting led by Speaker Olamide Oladiji, with N212,014 billion allocated for capital expenditure and N172,518 billion for recurrent expenditure….

“Portable is angry I didn’t die” – Young Duu accuses former boss of trying to use him for money rituals

“Portable is angry I didn’t die” – Young Duu accuses former boss of trying to use him for money rituals

The Nigerian singer, Young Duu, has made damning allegations against his former record label boss, Portable. He accused Portable of threatening his life, stating that it would never be well with him. In a recent statement made during a live video, Young Duu revealed that he was beaten on the street by individuals who identified…

Peruzzi: Collabo, features or any partnerships, Davido has never charged me

Peruzzi: Collabo, features or any partnerships, Davido has never charged me

Peruzzi has shared insights into his tight bond with Davido, highlighting the generosity that sets their collaboration apart. The ‘Amaka’ singer revealed that Davido has never asked him for money, whether for joint projects, features, or other partnerships. This rarity in the music industry reflects a refreshing departure from the usual financial transactions. Peruzzi emphasized…

Mourinho Reveals Why He Turned Mikel Obi into a Midfielder at Chelsea

Mourinho Reveals Why He Turned Mikel Obi into a Midfielder at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho recently revealed why he changed John Mikel Obi from an attacker to a defender during their time at Chelsea. Before Mourinho came in 2006, Obi was a top young playmaker. Mourinho explained his choice, emphasizing the need for physical strength and simplicity for defensive midfielders, except for rare cases like Claude Makelele. Mourinho…

Odogwu: Burna Boy Gifts Young Duu 1.5 Million Naira in Nightclub

Odogwu: Burna Boy Gifts Young Duu 1.5 Million Naira in Nightclub

Grammy-winning Nigerian star Burna Boy made waves by giving Portable’s former signee Young Duu a whopping 1.5 million naira in a Lagos nightclub. Videos of the moment went viral, showing Burna Boy handing Young Duu a bundle of cash, sparking online celebrations and discussions. Online reactions varied, with some questioning the choice of a cash…

Senate: Committees Must Submit 2024 Budget Reports in 48 Hours

Senate: Committees Must Submit 2024 Budget Reports in 48 Hours

The Joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriations has given a firm 48-hour deadline to sub-committees for their reports on the 2024 budget. After President Bola Tinubu presented an N27.503 trillion budget, with N18.324 trillion in targeted revenue and an N9.18 trillion deficit, sub-committees are submitting reports. Senator Olamilekan Adeola heads the committee on Appropriations and…

Davido’s Generosity Shines as Nigerian Lady Flaunts Multiple $100 Bills Gathered From His Concert

Davido’s Generosity Shines as Nigerian Lady Flaunts Multiple $100 Bills Gathered From His Concert

A Nigerian lady got everyone talking on social media after showing off a wad of $100 bills gifted to her by Davido at a concert. The total was a cool 5 million naira, and her excitement while counting the cash was infectious. She’s all set for a fantastic Christmas, and the video quickly sparked reactions…

Atiku Aide Reacts to President’s Interference in Rivers State Political Crisis

Atiku Aide Reacts to President’s Interference in Rivers State Political Crisis

Daniel Bwala, an aide to Atiku Abubakar, has strongly disagreed with President Bola Tinubu’s recent involvement in resolving the political turmoil in Rivers State. After a three-hour meeting at the State House in Abuja, where key figures including Minister Nyesom Wike and Governor Siminalayi Fubara were present, eight resolutions were made to calm the political…

“No Kaftan”: Niger State Governor Bans Civil Servants From Wearing Native Attires To Work

“No Kaftan”: Niger State Governor Bans Civil Servants From Wearing Native Attires To Work

Niger State Governor, Umaru Bago, has banned civil servants from wearing traditional outfits like kaftans and Babanriga to offices on weekdays. The announcement was made during an event where the governor introduced new equipment in Wushishi Local Government Area. Governor Bago emphasized the need for a more formal dress code, stating that only English attire…

Iyabo Ojo Sues Naira Marley for N500 Million in Dramatic Legal Battle

Iyabo Ojo Sues Naira Marley for N500 Million in Dramatic Legal Battle

Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has taken a counter-legal action against singer Naira Marley, demanding ₦500 million. This comes after Naira Marley’s camp demanded an apology within seven days. Ojo, known for her outspoken nature, expressed no regrets in her pursuit of justice for the late Mohbad and his family, despite facing public criticism. In a…

ZicSaloma: No Family Support Me Except My Mother

ZicSaloma: No Family Support Me Except My Mother

Nigerian entertainer ZicSaloma, once known as Isaac Aloma, shared his journey with journalist Chude Jideonwo, revealing family challenges in pursuing his cross-dressing content creation. Early on, ZicSaloma faced opposition from his four brothers, who actively discouraged his love for music by destroying his cassettes. Undeterred, he transitioned into content creation, but family scepticism persisted, with…

Abuja: Tinubu in Critical Meeting With Fubara, Others Amid Rivers State Political Tensions

Abuja: Tinubu in Critical Meeting With Fubara, Others Amid Rivers State Political Tensions

President Bola Tinubu is meeting at the Presidential Villa with Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara, former governor Sir Peter Odili, and other key figures. This comes after a recent clash between Governor Fubara and former governor Nyesom Wike, who is now the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The meeting’s agenda is not public,…