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Democratic culture and the 2019 general elections in Nigeria (1)

The heavy cost implications of presidential democracy Nigeria copied from the United States has been a contentious issue particularly since the return to civilian administration in 1999 Continue reading Democratic culture and the 2019...

JAMB Malpractices: “I disgraced a parent who tried to bribe me to manipulate UTME for her child”

Taiwo Demeji JoJolola is Director of Studies of Difas School. An educationist, Jojolola is also a writer, a creative facilitator, a counsellor, a broadcaster and a global speaker who believes so much in using...

For Theresa May, BREXIT Means Job Exit

Morak Babajide-Alabi When Theresa May announced her resignation as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on Friday, it did not come as a surprise. The world had waited for nearly three years Premiership...

I can’t be caught dead with a man that can’t get a Pierre-Cardin tuxedo for red carpet event – Sharon Francis

Sexy and suave Nollywood actress, Oluchi Sharon Francis knows what she wants out of life and sure knows how to go about getting it. It may be noteworthy to watch out for her as...

Belly dancer

Chioma Gabriel A strange wind is blowing in Nollywood. Scandals are breaking by the day and one cannot say for sure what is true, what half-truth is and what is complete garbage. But one...

Security in Tatters: Govt ignored warning banditry, kidnapping, killings would escalate, spread to Katsina, Kaduna, Sokoto – Researcher

•Narrates how fight against bandits snowballed into bloody farmers/herders conflict•‘Third force’ brutal intervention•Says Sani Yerima’s seizure of the Fulani land fuelled crisis•Blames Gov Yari Abubakar for abandoning state to cruel fate By Ben Agande,...

Valencia stun deflated Barcelona to win Copa del Rey

Barcelona wanted a trophy to ease their Champions League heartache but instead fell to another shock defeat as Valencia pulled off a thrilling 2-1 victory on Saturday to win the Copa del Rey. Valencia’s...

World Nutrition Day: 2.5m Nigerian children suffer malnutrition — UNICEF

By Olayinka Ajayi The United Nations International Children Emergency Fund, UNICEF, has said about 2.5 million Nigerian children suffer from severe acute malnutrition. AT RISK OF MALNUTRITION: A mother and her infant. In a...

Tension in Enugu community as vigilante kills pharmacist

By Emeka Mamah & Ikechukwu Odu Commercial and social activities were, yesterday, paralysed at Igbo-Eze North Local Government Area of Enugu State following the alleged killing of a pharmacist identified as Chibueze Uramah by...

Sound Sultan, others honour Sir Shina Peters at Ariya Repete

By Ayo Onikoyi Nigerian singer, Sound Sultan has heaped praises on Afro-juju crooner, Sir Shina Peters, for the impact and longevity of his career which has spanned over 35 years in the music industry....

I know when I meet the right man – Linda Osifo

By CHIOMA MUONEKE Being in a relationship can be quite a pleasant experience especially when it’s with the right person who reciprocates the same level of affection, and while many has been lucky, others...

How Teni and I connected spiritually on my new song – Lese

Idol Records new signing, Ebenbezer Adeboye, who preferred to be called Lese, is upbeat about his new single, which he believes would change the music dynamics in the industry when he drops it. Lese...

Qatar in talks to buy Leeds United: report

The Qatari group that owns French champions Paris Saint-Germain is bidding to buy a controlling stake in English Championship club Leeds United, according to a Financial Times report on Saturday. Newport County’s duo of...

Dutch govt plans agric devt programme for youths in Edo

In a fresh push to complement the state government’s effort at providing youths with in-demand skills and empowerment packages for self-sustenance, the Netherlands government has disclosed plans to invest in agricultural programmes targeting horticulture...

Windstorm destroys 100 houses, injures children in Jigawa

Over one hundred houses and properties worth millions of naira were destroyed by a heavy windstorm in Kiyawa town of Kiyawa Local Government in Jigawa State. A Resident of the area, Malam Sale told,...

Arsenal squad arrives in Baku ahead of Europa League final [PHOTOS]

Arsenal players and backroom staff have landed in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, ahead of Wednesday’s Europa League final against Chelsea. Gunners boss, Unai Emery, has decided to fly to Baku early, getting a...

May 2019: Sanwo-Olu makes promises ahead of inauguration

The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state. Samwo-Olu made the promise in Ikeja while speaking...

P-Sqaure: Mr. P threatens to drag promoter to court for using his image for Rudeboy’s show

Peter Okoye a.k.a. Mr P of the defunct P-Square has threatened to sue a show promoter for using his photo to sell his twin brother’s show in Angola. Pub Four, the organiser of the...

Valencia shock Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

Valencia have ended Barcelona’s four-year run of winning the Copa del Rey, with a shock 2-1 victory over the champions on Saturday night. Barca were looking to win the competition for the fifth year...

Residents cry out over alleged threats by herdsmen to kill monarch in Ondo community

The people of Gedegede Community in Akoko North-West Local Government Area of Ondo State are currently in panic mood after alleged threats by suspected herdsmen to kill their monarch, Oba Walidu Sanni. DAILY POST...

Nigeria’s existence under threat – Defence Chief raises alarm

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Gabriel Olonisakin, has said the current security problems in Nigeria are threatening its existence. Vanguard reports that he said this in his address at the closing ceremony of...

Senator Babba-Kaita names almajiri greatest danger in Nigeria after Boko Haram

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita, representing Katsina North senatorial district has said that the almajiri challenge is the next greatest danger Nigeria is facing after Boko Haram. The senator said this in Abuja on Saturday at...

Killings in Nigeria: PDP Chairman, Secondus advises Buhari on what to do

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to involve the state governments and other relevant stakeholders in...

Breaking: Lewandowski brace seals German Cup, domestic double for Bayern

Robert Lewandowski scored a brace as Bayern Munich wrapped up a domestic double with a 3-0 win over RB Leipzig in the German Cup final on Saturday. Bayern Munich’s Polish forward Robert Lewandowski celebrates...

9th Assembly: 191 reps-elect behind Gbajabiamila as Speaker – Akinremi

A House of Representatives member-elect for Ibadan North Federal Constituency, Mr. Musliudeen Akinremi, has declared that no fewer than 191 members-elect have pledged to support the candidature of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as the Speaker...