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Governor Nyesom Wike Allegedly Caught on Tape Planning to Rig Elections and Threatening To Kill Electoral Officers

The tape of a phone call suspected to be between Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers and an INEC official has emerged online. In the recording published by SaharaReporters, the governor allegedly threatened to kill INEC officials who were reluctant to sign the results sheets of the just concluded Legislative Rerun elections in the state. From the […]

Toyin Bankole, Omoni Oboli, Bimbo Akintola, Funke Akindele, & More Make AMVCA 2017 Nominee List – See Full List

The nominees of the 2017 Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards were announced on Wednesday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. Several top stars and top movies were nominated including the movies ’76 and 93 Days which both got huge nominations. New Yoruba movie producer, Toyin Bankole’s movie IMAN also got nominated in the Best Indigenous Movie (Yoruba) […]

My Daughter Didn’t Die of Kidney Disease, NYSC’s Negligence Killed Her – Father of LAUTECH Student Who Died in Orientation Camp

Mr. Olawale Oladepo, father of Ifedolapo, the corps member who died, recently, at the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camp in Kano, after a brief illness, has dismissed claims she died of kidney and urinary tract infection. He challenged the investigation panel set up by the Presidency, to unravel the cause of his daughter’s […]

Odunlade Adekola, Obasanjo, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Jason Njoku, Chimamanda Adichie Make YNaija’s 100 Most Influential Nigerians List

YNaija! has announced the 2016 edition of its annual list of the 100 most influential Nigerians in the past year. The carefully curated list is a perfect mix of individuals who have greatly impacted the Nigerian society in different fields of endeavour including entertainment, religion, governance, media, technology and more. “In our annual tradition, we […]

Nationwide Panic as MMM Goes into Pause Mode

Mavrodi Mundial Movement, a viral ponzi scheme popularly known as MMM has frozen all Nigerian participants’ money, sparking widespread panic of an imminent crash of the system which promises 30% interest on investment in 30 days. Participants, in the wee hours of Tuesday, were alerted on the scheme’s website that their money will frozen until after […]

#GambiaDecides: Yahya Jammeh accepts Defeat in Poll after 22-year-rule as IEC Declares Adama Barrow as Elected President

According to reports by The Associated Press (AP), Gambia’s President, Yahya Jammeh, has “accepted defeat” after 22 years in power. On Thursday, Gambians lined up at polling stations to elect a president, in polls that for the first time posed a serious challenge to Jammeh’s rule. The former army colonel, who came to power during a 1994 […]

LAUTECH Graduate Dies in NYSC Orientation Camp Due to NYSC Officials’ Negligence

A graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Oladepo Ifedolapo on Tuesday died at General Hospital, Gwazo, Kano, after officials of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) reportedly refused to attend to her until the situation got out of hand. Her friend, Oyeyode Abimbola Inioluwa, who was speaking to her throughout her ordeal has recounted what happened […]

“I have already done it, I have disengaged” – Wole Soyinka Says He Has Destroyed His Green Card as Promised

Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election. Shortly before the vote, Soyinka had vowed to give up his permanent US residency over a Trump victory to protest against the Republican billionaire’s […]

President Buhari Reportedly Postpones Daughter, Zahra’s Wedding to Ahmed Indimi Over Altercation and Delivery of Expensive Gifts

The wedding ceremony of Zahra, the 21-year-old daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, earlier scheduled for this weekend has been postponed. According to Dailytrust the postponement was as a result of President Buhari’s insistence on a low-key wedding as he is not comfortable with the attention the media is giving to his daughter’s wedding. A couple of […]

27 Year Old Corps Member Dies Mysteriously in Bayelsa Orientation Camp

Corps members at the Bayelsa State Orientation Camp at Kaiama, Kolokuma-Opokuma Local Government Area of the state are in shock following the death of a female member of the National Youth Service Corps, who reportedly died in mysterious circumstances. The female corps member, whose name was given as Miss Elechi Chiyerom, aged 27, was confirmed […]
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