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Headies: Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others battle for Artiste of the Year award

Five top Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category for this year’s Headies award

Headies 2019: Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold dominate nominations — full list

Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy, Teni and Adekunle Gold, topped thd list of nominees for the 2019 Headies’ Award which was released on Monday.

Senator Ladoja: I was impeached because I told ex-President Obasanjo he wasn’t qualified for...

Senator Rashidi Ladoja, former governor of Oyo state, says he was impeached in 2006 because he told former President Olusegun Obasanjo that he was not qualified for a third term in office.

Witness absence stalls trial of four suspects in Ombatse killings

The absence of a prosecution witness on Wednesday stalled the trial of four members of the Ombatse militia charged with the alleged killing of 84 security personnel in Alakyo Village of Nasarawa State.
Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Ondo State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde and Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo

Insecurity: South West governess urges to declare state of emergency

The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Prof. Tajudeen Akanji on Friday called on the Governors in the South West region to declare a state of emergency as a measure to restore peace and security in the zone.
Dede Mabiaku

Dede: Why I am angry about Naira Marley’s comparison with Fela

Veteran Afrobeat Musician and producer Dede Mabiaku is seriously angry with fans of the rising artiste Azeez Fashola (a.k.a Naira Marley).

31 shops, mosque burnt in Kaduna market fire

Traders in foodstuff at the Kaduna Central Market, Bakin Dogo, were on Wednesday left in shock and confusion by an early morning fire outbreak that consumed 31 shops along Birnin Kudu Road in the market.
President Buhari visits the Train the Trainer Course organised by the Election Planning and Monitoring directorate of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Abuja on 28th Jan 2019-6

Traffic gridlock hits Ilorin ahead of President Buhari’s visit

There is traffic gridlock on major roads in Ilorin, capital of Kwara state, ahead of the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, for the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others.

Ex-President Obasanjo to embark on foreign tour for Atiku Abubakar

Ahead of the February 16 presidential election, former President Olusegun Obasanjo will in the coming days embark on foreign trips where he will market Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to the international community on why he thinks he will make a good president of Nigeria if elected.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court issues bench warrant against railway chief

Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos yesterday issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, Mr. Fidet Okhiria, for the alleged disobedience of court order.

Simi, Nasty C among top contenders as AFRIMA unveils nominees

Democratic Republic of Congo-born rapper, Maître Gims and South African singer, Shekhinah, each received seven nominations to emerge the highest nominated artistes.
PDP's Uche Secondus speaking to journalists after the meeting with former President Obasanjo in Abeokuta

2019: Ex-President Obasanjo really needed to rescue Nigeria – PDP

Leaders of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP said the closed door meeting they held with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Saturday was a success.

Man sets rival ablaze for chasing ‘his woman’

A jealous man has allegedly set his rival ablaze in Baba village in the Lavun Local Government Area of Niger State.

Arewa CF eulogises late journalist Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed

The Arewa Consultative Forum has eulogised the late veteran journalist, Malam Mahmoon Baba-Ahmed, who died on February 8 after a brief illness.

Davido wins big at Soundcity MVP Awards

The 2017 Edition of Soundcity MVP Awards which held at the Eko Convention Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, ended on Saturday morning.

Ayiri Emami’s emergence as Ologbotsere should not divide Itsekiri nation – Olu of Warri

The Olu of Warri, His Majesty, Ogiame Ikenwoli, has said the emergence of Chief Ayirimi Emami as the Ologbotsere of Warri, should unite and not divide the Itsekiri nation under his reign.

Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi wades into Ibadan chieftaincy crisis, visits Governor Ajimobi

The Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, on Wednesday declared that the crisis generated by the recent crowning of 8 Ibadan High Chiefs and elevation of some Baales to the status of Obas will soon be resolved.

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Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.