Wednesday 6 September 2017

Even if President Buhari runs in 2019, I will support Atiku - Buhari's Minister says

The Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has restated her position that she will support a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, for the 2019 presidential election.

Mrs. Alhassan, in an interview with BBC Hausa, added that even if President Muhammadu Buhari decides to contest in 2019, she would still support Mr. Abubakar.

Nigerian Footballer Dies Following Bug Bite

A talented young Nigerian footballer has been confirmed dead following a mystery bug bite. The bite had first made his ears ache and caused him hallucinations and seizures before he finally gave up the ghost.

The family of the young Josh Ayuba, 18, have paid tribute to “an amazing son” who was “intelligent” and “always smiling”.

Lol! Speed Darlington announces that he just made $135 from music sales for the first time in 7 years

US based Nigerian rapper, Speed Darlington took to Instagram to celebrate after he made $135 in music sales. According to him, this is the first time he has made money from selling his music in 7 years since he started.

Aww! Video of Amber Rose and 21 Savage play fighting will make your day

Amber Rose and her man, 21 Savage are definitely enjoying their time together. The couple was filmed by a friend as they engaged in a play-fight.

Watch the video below:

Rapper Reminisce acquires 2017 Lexus

Nigerian rapper, Reminisce has acquired a 2017 Lexus. The talented rapper posted the photo on his Instagram page.

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Photos: Rita Ora goes braless for GQ Awards in London

26-year-old Rita Ora rocked a provocative ensemble as she made a late arrival to the GQ Awards at the Tate Modern in London on Tuesday.

The songstress went braless under her button-less jacket which managed to expose her sensational figure.

Sleep with Ooni’s ex-queen, die prematurely - Ifa Priest says

An Ifa priest, Yemi Elebuibon, has declared that any man who sleeps with the estranged wife of the Ooni of Ife, Zaynab Otiti-Obanor, faces death.

The Ifa devotee also noted that the former queen must undergo some cleansing rituals with any man before they can become intimate. 

In addition, he said the cleansing process is necessary to enable the Olori to regain a normal life.

South Africa Out of Economic Recession

Just like Nigeria, South Africa's local economy has swiftly recovered from economic recession after a negative growth her its GDP earlier this year.

Statistics from Statistics South Africa released today showed that the country moved out of recession in the second quarter of the year after the economy expanded an annualized 2.5% in second quarter of this year. 

Buhari, economists, others caution against celebrating Nigeria’s exit from recession

The news that the nation exited its worst recession in 25 years was received with cautious optimism by a cross section of Nigerians on Tuesday, with many economists and analysts saying the 0.55 per cent growth in the Gross Domestic Product in the second quarter was slower than expected.

They also warned that the growth, which was large as a result of rising oil price and improved production in the period, was fragile and that the nation could slip back into recession if the price of crude suffered a dramatic decline.

China fails to qualify for World Cup despite victory over Qatar

China’s faint hopes of qualifying for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia finally ended on Tuesday, despite securing the victory they needed in Qatar.

Syria’s draw in Iran and Uzbekistan’s draw with South Korea meant that two late goals to secure a 2-1 win in Doha were ultimately futile in China’s desperate bid to snatch a play-off place for next year’s tournament.

Anambra State: Police arrest two siblings, others for cultism

The Special Anti-Cultism Squad of the Anambra State Police Command has arrested two siblings and six others for alleged cult activities.

The suspects were arrested on Tuesday in Ihiala Local Government Area of the state.

The siblings – Njideka Onyebukpo, female; and Chiemeka Onyebukpo, male – who allegedly confessed to be members of the Vipers and Junior Vikings confraternities, said they were influenced by their friends.