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Henrietta, Jide Kosoko’s wife dies at 53

Popular Nollywood actor and former president of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners, ANTP, Prince Jide Kosoko is bereaved. He lost one of his wives, Henrietta to the cold hands of death yesterday. She was aged 53. Henrietta, who was also an actress, reportedly died yesterday morning after she …

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Giwa out to destroy Nigerian football – Pinnick

  President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick yesterday said the sole ambition of Chris Giwa and his group is to destroy Nigerian football by getting Nigeria banned by world football governing body, FIFA. Pinnick who spoke in his office in Abuja regretted the reported effort of Giwa …

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Saraki loses 12m to burglars

The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that he lost N12 million to burglars in his Ilorin, Kwara State home. News of the robbery was first revealed by an online news portal, which alleged that N300 million mysteriously disappeared from the Senate President’s bedroom. The online news …

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Eagles goal ‘ll help Ighalo’s confidence – Coach Yusuf

Eagles caretaker coach Salisu Yusuf has said he believes Odion Ighalo’s goal against Luxembourg will boost his confidence after a rather trying time for the Watford striker. The 26-year-old Ighalo has shone in the English Premier League but his goal, against the Red Lions of Luxembourg was only his third …

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Importers flooding Nigeria with substandard goods, SON alerts

  The Director-General of Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Dr Paul Angya, has alerted the federal government of massive importation of substandard goods into the country. This, he said, has forced the SON to shutdown the Electronic Provisional Clearance Certificate (ePCC) platform after the 90 days expiration elapsed this year. …

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Saraki loses 12m to burglars

The President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, said yesterday that he lost N12 million to burglars in his Ilorin, Kwara State home. News of the robbery was first revealed by an online news portal, which alleged that N300 million mysteriously disappeared from the Senate President’s bedroom. The online news …

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Buhari flies to London for ear-infection treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday begin a 10-day vacation to attend to an ear infection that has forced him to shelve some local and foreign trips lately. According to a statement on Sunday evening by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President is currently …

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Nigeria’s national shipping line underway – Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi says the Federal Government is marshalling out ways of encouraging the establishment of a National Shipping Line to ensure maximum exploitation of the potentials in the maritime industry. Amaechi also said, the Federal government is making efforts at improving business in the country’s maritime …

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Dethroned 2016 Miss Nollywood Culture and Tourism exposes organizer

Grace Okoro Adaeze, the dethroned 2016 Miss Nollywood Culture and Tourism, over arrogant behaviour and her nonchalant attitude which she reportedly displayed towards her organisation. The ex-beauty queen has come out to give her side of the story concerning the allegations made against her in the official press release by …

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Soldiers avert another attack on oil pipelines in Bayelsa

The Nigerian Army says its troops on Sunday averted attacks on oil pipelines located at Gulobokri and Eweleso communities in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The acting Director of Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja. Usman said the attack was averted …

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