Mercy Aigbe, others launch fundraiser for Kemi Afolabi’s lupus treatment

Nollywood stars like Mercy Aigbe, Funke Akindele-Bello, Toyin Abraham, and some others have launched a fundraiser to aid their colleague, Kemi Afolabi, who was diagnosed with lupus a few months…

American actor Ray Liotta dead at 67

American actor and producer, Ray Liotta, is dead. The movie star died in his sleep in the Dominican Republic at the age of 67. Publicist Jennifer Allen said he had…

Twitter investors sue Elon Musk and platform over takeover bid

Twitter investors are suing Elon Musk and the social media platform over the handling of the billionaire’s $44bn (£34.9bn) bid for the company. The case alleges he violated California corporate…

North Korea escapes further sanctions as Russia, China wield veto

China and Russia have vetoed an effort to tighten United Nations sanctions on North Korea after a spate of missile launches this year, in the first split among the five…

WASSCE: Education Commissioner Charges Students To Shun Examination Malpractices

Learners in the state sitting for the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have been advised to avoid untowards practices that would bring shame to them and the state.…

Presidential aspirant Peter Obi dumps PDP

Barely three days to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention slated for 28 and 29 May, to elect its presidential candidate, an aspirant and former governor of Anambra State,…

Why consensus may not work for presidential primary – APC chair

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Abdullahi Adamu, says the consensus method which was used in electing party officers during the March 26, 2022 convention may not…

Outgoing governors’ men pick PDP tickets in states

Senate Minority Leader Eyinnaya Abaribe, former Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and one-time Information Minister Labaran Maku were among the aggrieved governorship aspirants who withdrew from the race before the…

CBN denies Emefiele’s sacking

The Central Bank of Nigeria has denied the sack of its Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, describing the report as an unfounded rumour. It was rumoured on Wednesday morning that Emefiele…

Food prices record 42% surge in 12 months – NBS report

Selected food prices recorded an increase of 42 per cent in one year, figures by the National Bureau of Statistics have shown. A new report titled “Selected Food Price Watch…