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January 19, 2018 1:29 AM Shithole comment: Can we blame Trump?

week’s comment by unpredictable and irreverent American President, Donald Trump describing African countries and Haiti as shithole countries has generated and is still generating heated debates on social media and across the country. Ripples generated by Trump’s remarks cut across other African countries and extend to the American societies. Many have picked 17

January 16, 2018 4:06 PM Gambia President, Adama Barrow visits Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met behind closed doors with visiting Gambia’s President, Adama Barrow at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Gambian President, Barrow arrived at about 11:45am and was received by the Nigerian President, Buhari. According to the Presidency’s Twitter handle,”The Bilateral Meeting WAS concluded, followed by a press 18

January 16, 2018 6:23 AM Genevieve removed from ‘Avengers’ cast list

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji who replaced Funke Akindele on cast list of upcoming superhero movie, ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ has been removed. DAILY POST reported that Akindele’s name was published on popular movie review website, IMDB, where it revealed she will act alongside international movie stars, Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth, in Marvel 15

January 15, 2018 11:20 AM Funke Akindele’s name removed as cast on Avengers, Genevieve takes over role

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele’s name has been removed from the cast list of upcoming superhero movie, Avengers: Infinity War and replaced with her colleague, Popular actress Genevieve Nnaji. According to IMDb, Akindele was to play a member of the Dora Milaje, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black Panther, the spiritual leader 18

January 15, 2018 6:13 AM Omoku massacre: Don Waney believed he had power over life, death, worked with police, army – OSPAC member

A member of the ONELGA Security, Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, in Omoku, Rivers State, Onyebuchi Ose, a.k.a. Okosisi, has accused the army and police in the area of having aided the operations of late Don Waney and his gang. Okosisi, a former confidant of the late kidnap kingpin before joining OSPAC, told Vanguard that Waney believed he possessed 12

January 14, 2018 6:56 PM Ondo monarch cries out over alleged assassination attempt

The Ogeleyinbo of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Micah Ajijo, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan to assassinate him, his family members and his supporters. The monarch is fingering one Prophet Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi as the mastermind of the alleged assassination attempt. The monarch, who spoke through the community 18

January 13, 2018 12:49 PM AU Ambassadors blow hot over Trump’s alleged shithole comment

African Union Ambassadors to the UN have demanded an apology from the US President, Donald Trump for his racist remark on the people of Africa. Trump ha​d​ reportedly questioned why the US would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as “shithole countries”. But the group of over 50 nations in a statement said: “the AU expressed 21

January 12, 2018 2:41 PM Buhari speaks on appointment of OPC leader, Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams to use his new position as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land to enhance the unity of Nigeria. Buhari also urged the OPC leader to pursue worthy goals of security and peace among Nigerians. The President made the remark while congratulating Adams on his inauguration 30

January 10, 2018 9:06 PM Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele to star in ‘Avengers: Infinity Wars’

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele, will star alongside international movie stars Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth, in Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity Wars. Akindele’s name was published on popular movie review website, IMDB, where it was revealed she will be a member of Dora Milaje, a team of women who serve as personal bodyguards of the Black 17

January 10, 2018 10:46 AM 79-year-old arrested as leader of kidnappers on Abuja-Kaduna expressway

A 79-year-old man simply identified as ,Riba (aka Baba Wakili) has been arrested for allegedly leading an armed robbery/kidnapping gang that has been terrorising the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway. Baba Wakili and others currently in police custody were accused of selling AK47 Rifles and Military uniforms to armed robbers and kidnappers. The police alleged 16