Author: Taiwo Adediran

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Protesters from the Niger State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday stormed the PDP Legacy House in Maitama Abuja, venue of an ongoing PDP National Working Committee meeting, to demand the sacking of the party’s National Financial Secretary, Abdullahi Maibasira. The protesters accused Maibasira of conspiring with the All Progressives Congress-led State Government […]

Taylor Swift’s Folklore stands for its sixth week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, making it the album with the most weeks atop the list in nearly four years. The set earned 90,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Sept. 3 (down 8 percent), according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data. Folklore now […]

An appeals court in New York on Tuesday, said that R. Kelly can remain behind bars awaiting multiple trials on child pornography and other charges in three states A lawyer for the R&B singer revealed another inmate’s attack on Kelly last month as one reason he should receive bail. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of […]

President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesman Garba Shehu has received backlash for trying to justify the hike in prices of petrol and counter the criticism of the increment by the People’s Democratic Party. Shehu in an bid to defend the recent hike in petrol price said Nigerians once bought petrol at #600 per litre during the PDP […]

Pope Francis was seen Wednesday for the first time wearing a protective face mask as he attended his second traditional general audience before a limited public presence after a six-month suspension. The pontiff — known for a fondness for close personal contact — however quickly removed the mask as he emerged from the car carrying […]

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said in its latest report that over 23,000 persons, mostly children, were reported missing within eight years in Nigeria. The report said that the case of missing persons was worsened by the violence of the Boko Haram/Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorism in the Northeast […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bankers’ Committee of Nigeria have launched its cyber-security and fraud awareness campaign, tagged ‘Moni Sense,’ to educate the  public on protecting themselves against cyber fraud and scam of different sort. The awareness is designed to occur at the same time with the beginning of the final months […]

Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the Emirate Councils Amendment Bill 2020, which among other things permanently returned the chairmanship of the Central Council of Emirs in the State to the emir of Kano. This development means the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero will remain the chairman of the Central Council of […]

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, has been selected as a member of the 2020 Class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. This was disclosed in a statement released on Tuesday, by the Academy. It noted that invitations were extended to a total of 819 artistes and executives who have distinguished themselves by their […]

The Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee (NOSC) has announced a call for feature film entries by Nollywood filmmakers into the 93rd Academy Award (Oscars). The Academy Awards recently opened entries to honour the best new films released globally, with the event set to hold on April 25, 2021. In 2019, Nigeria’s selection for the Oscars, ‘Lionheart’, […]

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