Mimiko re-elected as Ondo governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the incumbent Ondo State governor and candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Olusegun Mimiko as winner of Saturday’s governorship election. The returning officer and Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Professor Adebiyi Daramola announced that the three major contenders for the top seat at the […]

Suspects in Aluu murder deny killing students

The police on Tuesday announced a major breakthrough in their investigation into the lynching of four University of Port Harcourt students. The videotaped lynching of the students sparked outrage nationwide and the clip of the killings went viral on the Internet. The IG disclosed the arrest during a security meeting with Chief Executive Officers and […]

Tonto Dike to drop singles

Fans and followers of Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike are not excited with her recent Twitter announcement on the drop of her singles. The actress who announced October 17 as the official release date for her hit singles ‘Its Ova’ and ‘Hi’ met with a lot of criticism on the social media platform when her followers […]

Don’t ply 3rd Mainland Bridge on Sunday

Following plans to totally divert traffic on the Third Mainland Bridge this Sunday, Lagos State government has advised motorists to use alternative roads between the hours of 6a.m and 12 midnight. The bridge has been undergoing repairs since July and is expected to be completed in the first week of November this year. Kayode Opeifa, […]

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President Jonathan’s Independence Day speech

Beloved countrymen and women, on this day, fifty-two years ago, our founding fathers brought joy and hope to the hearts of our people when they won independence for our great country. Nigeria made a clean break with more than six decades of colonial rule, and emerged as a truly independent nation. That turning point was […]

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Flooding persists in Kogi

Gov Idris Wada of Kogi on Thursday asked the people of the state to prepare for more floods as the situation might not abate till the end of November. The governor said more water would be released from some dams and that as the water increased everyday and rapidly, increase in flood should be expected […]

Forget self-esteem if you want to succeed

If you look under the Self-Help heading on Amazon, you’ll find roughly 5,000 books listed under the subhead Self-Esteem. The vast majority of these books aim to not only tell you why your self-esteem might be low, but to show you how to get your hands on some more of it. It’s a thriving business […]

Malaysia rolls out guidelines for detecting gay/lesbian kids

In Nigeria on Monday, an actor Chukwuemeka Bestwood was sentenced to three months in jail for homosexual acts. But in Malaysia, they are determined not to even let it get to that point. According to a Malaysian news website Malaysiakini Reports, that country’s Education Ministry has “endorsed guidelines” to help parents identify gay and lesbian “symptoms” in their children. […]