Monday, 18 February 2019

Yvonne Jegede & Abounce Fawole's marriage may be in trouble.. here's why

While fans are still trying to digest the ongoing drama between Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighadoro, it seems another celebrity marriage is going through tough times.

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede and her husband Olakunle "Abounce" Fawole may not be having the best of times at the moment.

Chuka Umunna, 6 other MPs resign from UK’s Labour Party over Brexit, anti-Semitism

Chuka Umunna and six other members of the British Parliament has pulled out of the main opposition Labour Party over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism.

Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes and Ann Coffey were the other six who resigned alongside Umunna from the party led by Jeremy Corbyn.

INEC lifts ban on political parties to campaign


 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says political parties can resume their campaigns ahead of the rescheduled elections.

The commission gave the directive after its meeting in Abuja on Monday.

Nigerian model Faith Morey bares her b00bs in new racy photos

Nigerian international model, Faith Morey, is not one that shies away from sharing daring photos on social media.

Media personality, Vimbai Mutinhiri celebrates birthday with stunning photos

Former Big Brother Africa housemate, Vimbai Mutinhiri is a year older today and has released amazing photos of herself to mark to the special day.

APC caucus meeting: Buhari threatens ballot box snatchers with death, Oshiomhole wants INEC reshuffled

President Muhammadu Buhari says anyone planning to snatch ballot boxes during the forthcoming general elections will do so “at the expense of his own life”.

Speaking at All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus meeting in Abuja on Monday, Buhari warned against tampering with the electoral process.

Osas Ighadoro & Gbenro Ajibade’s marriage in trouble as hubby accuses wife of neglecting their daughter to party with friends

Things are definitely not smooth between celebrity couple Gbenro Ajibade and Osas Ighadaro.

The former Tinsel stars who got married in 2015 after meeting in the hit TV series, have been living apart for months.

Elections postponement: INEC must explain its incompetence - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has questions to answer over the postponement of the general election.

Barely six hours to the presidential and national assembly elections on Saturday, INEC announced postponement of the exercise, blaming this on logistics issues.

Deji Adeyanju granted bail after 63 days in prison

Activist Deji Adeyanju has been released on bail by a Kano State Magistrate Court.

Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode confirmed that Deji was granted bail in the sum of N500,000 and two sureties.

INEC informed PDP before postponing elections – APC chairman, Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole has alleged that the Independent of National Electoral Commission, INEC, and its officials shared the news of planned postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections with the PDP, before taking the action.

IPMAN directs members to start selling Petrol at N140 per litre to motivate Nigerians to vote

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has directed its members nationwide to reduce petroleum pump price from N145 per litre to N140.

National president of the association, Chinedu Okworonkwo, made this known in a statement released on Sunday.

Three INEC officials arrested with 10,000 PVCs in Abia state

The Abia state police command has arrested three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission for allegedly being in possession of over 10,000 Permanent Voter Cards.

Punch reports that one of the suspects, simply identified as Stella, was arrested at a checkpoint at INEC head office in Umuahia, the state capital.

"You are the epitome of Black Excellence" - Naomi Campbell shower praises on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Supermodel Naomi Campbell has taken to social media to pour encomium on Nigerian economist and international development expert Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

US, UK Governments release statements on elections postponement

The governments of the United States and the United Kingdom have released statements on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)‘s decision to postpone Nigeria’s general elections.

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Election postponement: Buhari planning to sack INEC chairman, appoint Amina Zakari, CUPP alleges

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari was planning a change of leadership in the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, following the postponement of 2019 general elections.

CUPP alleged that the president’s plan was against the backdrop of his unfavorable disposition to the postponement which stopped the staggered elections as allegedly planned by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.

INEC chairman's full statement postponing the general elections to Feb. 23rd & March 9th

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.

The announcement was made early Saturday morning by INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, this at a press briefing after a crucial meeting held by top officials of the commission in Abuja.

INEC postpones general elections


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections.

The announcement was made early Saturday morning by INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, this at a press briefing after a crucial meeting held by top officials of the commission in Abuja.

We’ve taken a decision on the elections, INEC says after crucial meeting (Video)

The Chief Press Secretary to the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Rotimi Oyekanmi, says the commission will soon announce its decision about the general elections.

ChannelsTV reports that Oyekanmi said this on Saturday morning while briefing journalists about the crucial meeting being held by top officials of the commission.

INEC 'to postpone' Saturday’s elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is reportedly considering postponing Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections.

According to Premium Times, sources close to the electoral commission said the postponement being considered is due to some logistics challenges being faced by the commission in many states.

Friday, 15 February 2019

2019 Elections: Desmond Elliott, Banky W, Emeka Ike… the five celebrities contesting for political positions

The 2019 general elections in Nigeria kicks off on Saturday and contestants are not just seasoned politicians; celebrities and experts from various sectors of the country are also trying to get into political positions.

A look at the candidates list showed that there are five of them.

Two Nigerian brothers arrested as “potential suspects” in Jussie Smollett attack

Two Nigerian brothers have been arrested as “potential suspects” in the Empire actor Jussie Smollet attack

Chicago Police arrested Olabinjo “Ola” and Abimbola “Abel” Osundairo at O’Hare International Airport, as they were returning from a trip to Nigeria.

2019 Elections: Ballot papers for Niger east, north goes missing

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Niger has said elections for the senatorial positions in Niger east and north may not hold on Saturday as the ballot papers meant for the zone are missing.

66 killed in Kaduna few hours to elections

No fewer than 66 persons have been killed by unknown gunmen in Kaduna few hours to the general elections.

The killings took place in eight settlements across Kajuru local government area of  the state. Women and children were listed among the victims

Chimamanda Adichie’s “Americanah” recommended as one of “the greatest ever loves stories” on Today Show


In the world of books, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s name carries so much weight.

Buzzfeed Books‘ founding editor, Isaac Fitzgerald has recommended Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s book, Americanah as one of “the best love stories in literature”.

Davido becomes first Nigerian panelist on Comedy Central Roast


Davido has been selected as one of the panelists at the upcoming Comedy Central Roast, making him the first Nigerian to ever to grace the stage.
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