The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria says the appointment of Sunday Dare as Minister of Youth and Sports is well-deserved. SWAN in a statement by it National Secretariat signed by the Deputy Secretary-General, Babafemi Raji while congratulating the Minister said his appointment represents a new frontier in the administration of sports in Nigeria and one […]

Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation says it has begun the overhauling of local refineries, commencing with the Port Harcourt refinery. Group Managing Director, NNPC, Mele Kyari, while speaking at a function said Nigeria remains a net importer of petroleum products due to the current state of the refineries and the long absence of private investment in […]

French President, Emmanuel Macron says the record number of fires in the Amazon rain forest is an international crisis that needs to top the agenda at this weekend’s G7 summit. Macron in a tweet said “our house is burning” It could be recalled that the largest rain forest in the world, the Amazon is a […]

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission Maurice Iwu, says his troubles with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission began during the last presidential election. In a statement he personally signed and issued to reporters in Owerri, Iwu said EFCC operatives seized his international passport and prevented him from voting in the February 23, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration have invested N1.3 trillion in education infrastructure besides personnel and overhead cost in the last four years. He said this during the inauguration of the second Central Bank of Nigeria’s second Post-Graduate Center of Excellence at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. Buhari  said the project is a testimony to […]

The Nigeria Police says it has uncovered and detonated an undisclosed number of bombs left during the 1967-1970 Biafra civil war in Imo, Delta and Anambra states. The Commissioner of Police in charge of Nigeria’s Explosive Ordinance Department, Maikudi Shehu, said construction workers at building sites discovered the explosives in the three states and reported […]

Yemi Alade to release her album, ‘Woman of Steel’next week Nigerian singer, Yemi Alade is set to release her fourth studio album, ‘Woman of Steel’ on Wednesday, August 30, 2019. The album was announced just after her huge collaboration with American rapper, Rick Ross on a remix of her single, ‘Oh My Gosh’ – the final song on […]

  Popular Nigerian singer, Davido has reacted to a list by the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, naming his music label, DMW, as part of tax defaulters in Nigeria. The FIRS had on Tuesday published names of 19,901 individuals and organisations, who default on tax payment in Nigeria. The list contains prominent individuals and organisations […]

Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens. Enwerem said in spite of the injury on his knees, he would fight through to the final. Enwerem, a 24-year-old graduate of Pure Physics, hurt his knee […]

Award-winning Nigerian rapper, Phyno will release his new album, ‘Deal With It’ on September 4, 2019. The album is not yet available for pre-order, but the rapper made this announcement on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 via his Instagram page. The album will be Phyno’s fourth overall project and third individual project and it will be […]

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