Edo poll: Obaseki fears re-election bid under APC

Godwin Obaseki Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki on Wednesday said his re-election bid under the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) is narrowed because of the interest of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, in the state. Obaseki expressed his fears at a news conference shortly after he was screened by the seven-member screening …

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Flaunting Your Partner On Social Media Is Childish – OAP Osi

Media Personality Osi Suave Popular Nigerian on-air personality, Osi, has shared his opinion on sharing photos of one’s partner on social media. According to Osi, many people do this to seek validation on faithfulness from society and close circles, as he shared that he finds it very childish. Osi made this known on his Twitter …

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Somolu Federal Constituency: Kuye shocks naysayers with sterling stewardship, achievement

When the 9th Assembly was inaugurated on June 11, 2019, a drastic overhaul was expected. Nigerians anticipated a paradigm shift from the status quo, where lawmakers abandoned their constituencies, instead opting for the exquisite lifestyle in the Federal Capital Territory without any tangible proof of representation. In Somolu Federal Constituency, Lagos State, for instance, there …

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FSL Vs RAV Dream11 team Prediction, Basketball Bundesliga 2020 LIVE Streaming, top picks, teams

Basketball Bundesliga LIVE between Fraport Skyliners will play SC Rasta Vechta, FSL Vs RAV Dream11 team Prediction, schedule, fixture, and other match details. FSL vs RAV Dream11 prediction: FSL vs RAV Dream11 schedule Venue: Audi Dome Date: Thursday, June 11 Time: 8 pm IST Basketball Bundesliga 2020 LIVE FSL vs RAV Dream11 prediction: FSL vs RAV Dream11 …

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‘Love, Victor’: The Charming Gay Teen Rom-Com Disney Said Wasn’t Kid-Friendly

Hulu It was a milestone decades in the making. The entire history of film in the making, really.  Love, Simon was the first gay teen romance ever released by a major studio. It had the budget of a major studio, the marketing arm of a major studio, and everyone was meant to see and swoon …

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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Thursday, June 11, 2020

Welcome to the Concise News roundup of the top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines for today Thursday, June 11, 2020. 1.) Public hearing: Govs, NMA, NLC, others tackle Reps over NCDC bill The Nigeria Governors’ Forum, the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Nigerian Medical Association on Wednesday faulted the Quarantine Act (Repeal and Enactment) Bill 2020, …

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Kenya policeman filmed dragging woman behind motorbike

A Kenyan policeman is under investigation after being filmed whipping and dragging a woman tied to a motorcycle on an earth road. The woman, identified in local media as Mercy Cherono, was reportedly linked to an alleged robbery in Nakuru county, in the Rift Valley region. She has been hospitalised with wounds on her legs …

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Who’s your #AuntyTohSure?

So yesterday was Timini Egbuson’s birthday. And as expected he flooded our timelines with some sweet boys association cred. But the one we never saw coming was his heaping so much praise on his super awesome sister Dakore. His Aunty Toh Sure. The one who’s been there for him since day 1.   No hypes though, …

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N2.2bn land scam: Deposed Emir Sanusi appeals judgment

The deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi ii has appealed a judgment delivered at a Federal High Court against his fundamental human right allegedly infringed by Kano Public Complaints and anti -corruption Commission. The dethroned Emir, in a Motion on Notice through his Counsels Dikko and Mahmud said: On 8th June 2020, a Federal High …

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Cricket: You need mental strength at times when you are not playing says Umesh Yadav

He has been Virat Kohli’s go to bowler on unresponsive Indian tracks and seasoned pacer Umesh Yadav credits his “enormous mental strength” for keeping him in the game despite a stop-start international career for the past 10 years. The 32-year-old Vidarbha speedster with more than 250 international wickets (259) across formats, doesn’t feel the need …

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Jose Mourinho Is A Born Winner, Samuel Eto’o Says

Samuel Eto. Source: Instagram. Former Barcelona and Cameroon football star, Samuel Eto’o has said that his former manager, Jose Mourinho is a born winner.Eto’o and Mourinho worked together during their time with Inter Milan, where they won the Uefa Champions League trophy in 2009/10, the season in which they also won the Serie A title …

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Nigeria’s increasing debt worrisome: Use recovered loot as alternative

By Aare Afe Babalola SAN, The origin of Nigeria’s external debt dates back to 1958 when a loan of US$28 million was obtained from the World Bank. The fund, which was made available to the Nigerian Railway Corporation, was for a five-year tenor to improve Nigeria’s rail system and to build a new line into …

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Nigerian Girl Tattoos Boyfriend’s Name On Her Face To Prove Love (Video)

Photo From The Scene A viral video on the Internet has shown a Nigerian girl who may just have taken the extra mile to prove her love to a man. In the video shared, the lady was seen getting a tattoo of the name of the man who she is dating on her face. The …

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Video: Family demands justice for son who was killed in a hotel in Sapele

A bereaved family has taken to social media to demand justice after their son died under unclear circumstances in a hotel in Sapele, Delta State. And according to reports, the management of the hotel identified as De stone hotel otiti, sapele, Delta State, refused to release CCTV footage for investigation following the death of their …

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Cricket Business : Cricket South Africa renews partnership with KFC

Cricket South Africa (CSA) has received a boost on Wednesday after the embattled organisation managed to retain KFC as title sponsors of the Proteas Twenty20 Internationals and the KFC mini-cricket program. The partnership between CSA and KFC has been signed for the next five years and three years respectively‚ the two organisations said in a …

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Nigeria Will Stop Breathing If FG Continues To Borrow Money – PDP

PDP National Chairman Uche Secondus The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus has lampooned the Federal Government over its continual borrowing of money. Addressing journalists after a reconciliatory meeting with PDP Senate Caucus, Secondus stated that if Nigeria continues to borrow money, the country will stop breathing. He therefore urged the …

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Why we signed agreement with FIRS on Telcos Transactions – Danbatta

•Prof Umar Garba Danbatta …Assures that It will not Affect QoS, Cost of service By Emmanuel Elebeke The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta says the Commission went into agreement with the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS on the transactions of the telecoms operators after it became convinced that it was not another …

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BBNaija’s Joe Speaks On Fame And Its Headache (Photo)

Former BBNaija Housemate Joe Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Joe has spoken on what fame brought into his life. Joe, in his recent post, wrote that his life has been threatened and that his fame has attracted lots of hate and love. The 26-year-old self-proclaimed ‘trouble maker’ is also feared for his moustache. He wrote; …

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Reps Pass 2020 Revised Budget As Senate Considers Bill Today

The House of Representatives has passed the 2020 revised budget, increasing the proposed sum from N10.509 trillion to N10.805 trillion. This makes a N296 billion difference from the amount sent by President Muhammadu Buhari. The new budget is also N211 billion higher than the N10. 594 trillion passed by the legislature in December 2019 before …

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Cricket : England & Wales Cricket Board identifies steps for return of recreational cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has identified five steps for the recreational games proposed phased return in England this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. England is currently in step 3 – which allows for small group training sessions of up to six people while respecting social distancing, said ECB in a media release. …

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Michael Moore Warns Trump Will Use Coronavirus to Try to Postpone 2020 Election

NBC After spending his first segment on Late Night with Seth Meyers expressing how hopeful the massive protests against police brutality were making him, Michael Moore took a very dark turn Wednesday night.  Noting that Moore was one of the few public figures predicting that Trump would beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, Seth Meyers asked …

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Why is Justice Ikpeme not qualified to be C’River CJ?

Justice Ikpeme By Innocent Anaba, Henry Ojelu & Ike Uchechukwu The second time rejection of the nomination of Justice Akon Ikpeme as the substantive Chief Judge of Cross River State by the state House of Assembly, following her second re-nomination by the National Judicial Council, NJC, has received the knocks of lawyers, who called on …

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Mercy Eke Rocks Balenciaga Outfit, Mocks Omashola (Photos)

Mercy Eke Rocks Balenciaga Outfit, Mocks Omashola (Photos) The winner of the last season of the Big Brother Naija show, Mercy Eke Rocks Balenciaga Outfit in new photos. She captioned it “How can I use you to shine? I’m the winner” drops Microphone” See photos… Go to Source

PHOTO: Unknown gunmen kill Kogi-based businessman, Nicholas Ofodile

Yet-to-be identified gunmen have reportedly killed a Kogi-based businessman and owner of popular chain of Chuks Supermarket identified as Nicholas Ofodile in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi state. WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that there was tragedy in Kogi State today after some daredevil armed robbers, numbering about 18 stormed Isanlu community to unleash mayhem. …

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Football: US Soccer repeals 2017 policy that banned kneeling during anthem

U.S. Soccer’s board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted after Megan Rapinoe kneeled in support of Colin Kaepernick. The board made the decision during a conference call, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday. Policy 604-1 states: “All persons representing a …

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The NBA Might Lock Reporters Inside Its Disney ‘Bubble’ for 3.5 Months

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast When the NBA resumes its 2019-20 season this summer, it won’t just be the players, team employees, and league officials who’ll be sequestered at Walt Disney World for several months. According to a Professional Basketball Writers Association memo, a select group of reporters could be locked inside the Disney …

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Cross River public schools to resume on June 16

The Cross River State government has announced that public schools in the state will resume on June 16. This announcement was contained in a press statement released by Mr Christian Ita, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Governor Ben Ayade. According to the statement, the Cross River state Governor has directed the mass production …

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IPL 2020: BCCI President Sourav Ganguly shoots letter to state associations on IPL 2020

The International Cricket Council has further delayed the decision on the T20 World Cup to the next month. But the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) is still confident of hosting the Indian Premier League 2020 season. According to a report in the Indian Express right after the ICC Board Meeting, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly wrote …

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‘Daily Show’ Host Trevor Noah Pushes Joe Biden to ‘Defund the Police’

Joe Biden’s campaign has made it clear that the former vice president does not support the campaign to “defund the police.” On Wednesday night, The Daily Show host Trevor Noah tried to see if he could get him there. “You know, many activists and organizers have come out saying, there have been repeated attempts to …

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