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Jackye has beaten Seyi to scoop the N1.5million prize in the ‘Pepsi Know Da Lyrics challenge’, at the BB Naija House.

BBNaija: Jackye beats Seyi for N1.5 million ‘Pepsi Know Da Lyrics challenge’

BBNaija introduced a new task ‘Pepsi Know Da Lyrics challenge’ for Pepper Dem Gang, in which every housemate will choose from the written lyrics of Pepsi brand Ambassadors, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Tekno, Davido, Burna Boy and Teni and perform
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have seized a foreign tanker in the Gulf. File pic

Iran seizes foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil

Iran has seized a foreign tanker with 12 crew accused of smuggling oil in the Persian Gulf, the country's state TV says.

Allen Onyema: Nigeria doesn’t need foreign airline’s assistance to set up national carrier

Mr Allen Onyema, Chairman, Air Peace, says Nigeria does not need the assistance of any foreign airline to establish a new national carrier for the country.
Newcastle United have named former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce as their new manager.

Newcastle appoint Bruce as new manager

The announcement comes in the wake of Rafa Benitez's departure from St James’ Park last month and his subsequent switch to Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang.
The Human Rights Foundation is applauding Nicki Minaj's decision to back out of a concert in Saudi Arabia.

Cancellation of Nicki Minaj’s Saudi concert stirs online anger

The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm on Wednesday, with many fans in the ultra-conservative kingdom voicing disappointment and demanding ticket refunds.
Jose Mourinho has distanced himself from the Newcastle job

Jose Mourinho distances himself from Newcastle

Jose Mourinho has appeared to rule out replacing Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United because he says he is a "winner".
Multichoice, organiser of the Big Brother Naija, has revealed the names of ten shortlisted candidates likely to make it to the house for the 2019 edition of the reality TV show. #BBNaija

BBNaija season four winner to smile home with N60 million worth of prizes

Organisers of the Big Brother Nigeria have announced that the winner of the upcoming fourth season will walk away with 60 million Naira worth of prizes.

Angolan oil struggles to sell on demand fears, weak margins

Angola, a key provider of oil to China, has suffered its slowest trading month this year as poor refining margins, high freight rates and subdued demand amid the trade war between Beijing and Washington curbed its sales.
Andre Ayew

AFCON: Andre Ayew impressed with Black Stars’ determination

Skipper of the Black Stars of Ghana, Andre Dede Ayew, has indicated that he has been impressed with the determination exhibited by the players at their training camp ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

Teacher in court over Dubai visa fraud

A 32-year-old teacher, Naphtali Ashogbon, who allegedly swindled a driver out of N310,000 for Dubai visa was on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.
Gboyega Oyetola

Governor Oyetola cancels Dubai trip for council chairpersons

Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State has cancelled an earlier approved trip to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for local government chairmen.

PDP attacks APC over Dubai trip for Osun council chairmen

Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Operations at the Ultra-modern 400-bed Multi-system hospital at the Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, will commence today.

Afe Babalola university hospital breaks record with first open heart surgery

The 400-Bed Multi System Hospital owned by the Afe Babalola University (ABUAD), Ado Ekiti, has recorded a major breakthrough in open heart surgery.

Ghana name Andre Ayew captain ahead of AFCON

Ghana coach Kwasi Appiah on Friday named Andre Ayew as the new captain while the nation’s football federation said former captain Asamoah Gyan had been made ‘general captain’ for the Africa Cup of Nations squad.

Air Peace to begin flights to Johannesburg, Sharjah in June

Nigerian carrier, Air Peace, says it will begin flight operations to Johannesburg, South Africa and Sharjah, United Arab Emirates next month.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar threatens to sue President Buhari’s aide for alleged defamation

Atiku Abubakar has threatened a lawsuit against a media aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding a retraction and compensation over a social media post he considers defamatory.
Uli Hoeness

Uli Hoeness: Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has suggested Franck Ribery should have bounced his golden steak off the wall after his now infamous Instagram post.

Adesunbo Onitiri: Nigerians yet to enjoy dividends of democracy

Lagos Central Senatorial candidate in the just-concluded elections, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has rated democracy in Nigeria very low 20 years after.

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The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
Helen Oritsejafor

Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.