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Nigerian Govt Set To Ban Export Of Cooking Gas

The Federal Government says it is interacting with the critical sectors to halt exportation of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), also known as cooking gas in view of its rising cost. The Minister of State Petroleum Resources (Gas), Mr Ekperikpe Ekpo who disclosed this at the opening of its Internal Stakeholders’ Workshop, on Thursday all LPG […]

Labour Party Chairman Abure arrested over Murder allegations and possession of firearm

The National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP), Julius Abure, has been arrested by policemen in Benin City, the Edo State capital. In updated reports, the Police Force said Abure, was arrested for attempted murder, illegal possession of firearms, and related offences.  Police spokesman Tijani Momoh told newsmen that Abure and four others were arrested […]

Nigeria’s male basketball team withdraws from Afrobasket qualifiers over lack of funds

We begin with Basketball, where Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers have withdrawn from the 2025 Afrobasket qualifiers. The qualifiers is billed to commence on Friday and the D’Tigers had been drawn in Group B, where they would have contested against Cape Verde, Uganda and Libya for a place at next year’s Afrobasket tournament. D’Tigers made the […]

State Police Bill Passes Second Reading at House of Reps

A bill seeking to establish state police has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. Our correspondent Nathan Williams reports that the bill sponsored by Benjamin Kalu, deputy speaker of the house, and 14 others, proposes to transfer the term “police” in the 1999 constitution from the exclusive legislative list to the concurrent legislative […]

2025 AFCON Is Scheduled for July and August

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reached an agreement in principle for the 2025 Cup of Nations to be played in July and August next year in Morocco, according to a CAF official. Earlier this month, CAF president Patrice Motsepe refused to confirm the dates of the next Africa Cup of Nations. However, playing […]

Odumodublvck will perform on stage with Gunna, Offset, and 21 Savage in Germany

Odumodublvck to perform at Splash Festival in Germany. Odumodublvck, a rapper from Nigeria, has accomplished another noteworthy achievement by being invited to perform at the Splash Festival in Germany, which takes place from March 4–6, 2024. The hitmaker is scheduled to perform on the first day, which also has American rappers Offset and Gunna, Shirin David, […]

Davido announces N300m donation to orphanage homes

Nigerian afrobeat singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has announced a 300 million Naira donation to orphanages across the country. Davido disclosed this in a post shared on his X, formerly Twitter, handle on Tuesday, adding that he will share details of the disbursement on Wednesday. Davido along with his foundation, David Adeleke Foundation […]

Federal Government begins payment of ASUU’s withheld salaries

Reports say the Federal Government has commenced the PAYMENT of the withheld salaries of academics under the aegis of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Multiple sources in the academic sector confirmed the development today in Abuja. The chairperson of ASUU at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Prof. Gbolahan Bolarin, had also confirmed […]

Burna Boy headlines Spill Gate Festival in the Bahamas

The African Giant headlined a sold-out show in the Bahamas. Burna Boy is at the forefront of the global exportation of Nigerian music as he continues to sell out record venues all around the world. Another amazing performance, the Grammy winner recently performed a selection of his hit singles for thousands of fans at the […]

“A Tribe Called Judah” earns ₦1.4 billion at the box office in Nigeria

Funke Akindele’s comedy-drama, A Tribe Called Judah has reportedly grossed ₦1.4 billion so far at the Nigerian box office. According to a report released earlier today, February 19, 2024, by the Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria, the movie recorded ₦6 million between February 9 to 15, 2024, which brings its gross total to ₦1,401billion. A […]