Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Ighalo scores 2 goals as Nigeria defeats Libya 3-2 in AFCON qualifier - Watch match highlights

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Libya 3-2 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier, played in Tunis, Tunisia on Tuesday

Nigeria beats Libya 3-2 in AFCON qualifier

The Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated Libya 3-2 in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier, played in Tunis, Tunisia on Tuesday

Ex-Finance Minister Nenadi Usman drag police to court over killing of daughter, Anita Akapson

Nenadi Usman, Anita Akapson
Former Minister of Finance, Nenadi Usman and her family have dragged the Nigeria Police Force, to court over the brutal killing of their daughter, Anita Akapson, by a police personnel,in Gwarimpa area of Abuja.

This came as they demanded for an independent prosecutor to handle the prosecution of the officers involved in the killing,noting that “history has shown that the Police can go to any length to protect their own.”

Meghan and Prince Harry make first appearance since pregnancy announcement

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have made their first outing together since announcing they are expecting a child.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex attended a welcome event with Australia’s Governor General Peter Cosgrove on Tuesday morning at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia.

Tonto Dikeh calls out “5 Star Hotel” in Nigeria for covering up murder

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has in a post on her Instagram Story, insinuated that a luxury hotel is covering up a murder/murder plan in the works.

Fayemi sworn-in as Governor of Ekiti State as Fayose submits himself to EFCC in “EFCC I’m Here” T-Shirt

Former Minister of Solid Minerals Kayode Fayemi was sworn-in today as governor of Ekiti State.

Fayemi was sworn in at the Olukayode Fayemi Stadium in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Monica Lewinsky affair: Hillary Clinton defends husband, says not an abuse of power

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said her husband Bill’s affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky was not an abuse of power and he was right to not resign from the US presidency in the wake of the scandal.

The two-decades-old episode has come under renewed scrutiny in the #MeToo era, with critics questioning whether the power imbalance between a sitting president and an intern made it impossible for the relationship to be considered consensual.

Buhari will lose 2019 election, even his wife has abandoned him

Former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Olisa Agbakoba, has opined that President Muhammadu Buhari will lose his re-election bid in 2019.

Agbakoba anchored his claim on the fact that under Buhari’s leadership, Nigeria was now “broken politically, strategically, morally, and completely bankrupt.”

Kano Assembly begins probe into 'bribe-taking videos' of Governor Ganduje

The Kano State House of Assembly has opened probe into the 'bribe-taking videos' of the state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje.

Raising a matter of urgent public importance on Monday, a member representing Warawa Constituency, Labaran Madari, said the assembly should investigate the authenticity of the video and take measures.

Amb. Cornel Udofia: To Chico Ejiro, The One With The Midas Touch

Chiko Ejiro, is marking his birthday today, Oct. 15, and President, CMC Gladiators, Ambassador Cornel Udofia, has through his media unit, sent in this piece to celebrate the veteran Nollywood filmmaker.

Second video of governor Ganduje 'receiving bribe' released

The second video of Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje allegedly collecting bribe from contractors has been released.

The first video released by the Daily Nigerian showed a man in the likeness of the governor receiving packets of monies from some people off camera.

Actress Halima Abubakar says she's a virgin and “Can’t wait to experience sex"

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has for the second time said she is a virgin and can’t wait to be deflowered when she gets married.

The 33-year old actress made the claim on her Instagram page on Monday, stated that virgins need special love too.

Transcript of the video of governor Ganduje 'receiving bribe' released

The transcript of the conversation between the Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje and some unknown contractors in the viral video where he is alleged to be taking a bribe has been released.

The video, released by the Daily Nigerian without an audio, showed a man in the likeness of the governor receiving packets of monies from some people off camera.

Uti Nwachukwu, Funlola Aofiyebi, Ashionye Raccah, Latasha Ngwube attend Premiere of ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’

Nollywood film, ‘We Don’t Live Here Anymore’ premiered on Sunday, 14 October 2018 at the IMAX Cinemas, Lekki, Lagos, and lots of stars turned out for the movie premiere.

Uti Nwachukwu, Denrele Edun, Shade Ladipo, Ashionye Raccah, Latasha Ngwube, Katherine Obiang, Xeenarh Mohammed and other stars were spotted at the event.

Listen to Chimamanda Adichie's lecture “Shut Up and Write” as receives PEN Pinter Prize

On October 9, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, a prize in honor of late Nobel laureate Harold Pinter.

Bishop Oyedepo explains why he went with Atiku to Obasanjo's home

Bishop David Oyedepo, Founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (LFCW), aka Winners Chapel, has explained the reason he went with Atiku Abubakar to the home of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

Atiku says Buhari’s travel ban is a throwback to “evil Decree Number 2 of 1984”

President candidate Atiku Abubakar has called out the Federal Government for what he has described as the curtailing of the constitutional rights of Nigerians.

The Federal Government had on Saturday announced the enforcement of an executive order placing 50 high profile Nigerians on a watchlist and restricting them from travelling.

Prince Harry & Meghan announce they are expecting their first baby

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have announced they are expecting their first child.

Sunday, 14 October 2018

What South-East Senators said of Atiku, Peter Obi's ticket

The Chairman of the South-East Senate Caucus, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, on Sunday declared that the combination of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi as his running mate can pull the country out of its “present horrendous predicament.”

Abaribe said the ticket of Abubakar and Obi was the “finest choice available.”

How Ekweremadu reportedly stopped south-east PDP leaders from rejecting Peter Obi

Deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, is rallying south-east leaders to back the choice of Peter Obi as the vice-presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), TheCable reports.

Both men were top favourites considered by Atiku Abubakar as running mate in the 2019 presidential election, with Obi getting the nod.

Abike Dabiri reacts to video of governor Ganduje 'receiving bribe'

Senior Special Adviser to the President on Diaspora & Foreign Affairs, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has reacted to the viral video of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, allegedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state.

A sting operation by an online newspaper that captured the governor on camera was said to have began two years ago when one of the contractors agreed to plant spy camera on his kaftan while offering the bribe.

Jonathan appeal to South-East PDP leaders to accept Peter Obi as Atiku’s running mate

Former president, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has appealed to leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-East zone, to support the party’s presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar in his choice of Peter Obi as his running mate.

Jonathan’s appeal followed a statement issued on Saturday by leaders of the party in the zone, stating that they were not properly consulted before Obi’s nomination was made public.

Dakore Egbuson-Akande celebrates 40th birthday with beautiful photos

Nollywood star Dakore Egbuson-Akande turned 40 today, Oct. 14, and the actress has shared some beautiful photos o celebrate the day.

Video of governor Ganduje 'receiving stacks of dollar bribe emerges', Kano govt reacts

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appeared in a video clip allegedly receiving bribe amounting to about $5million from contractors in the state.

Contractors told Daily Nigerian that the governor personally receives between 15 to 25 per cent kickbacks for every project executed in the state.

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank’s Wedding Portraits released

Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank officially tied the knot in another elaborate British royal wedding on Friday.
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