Month: December 2018

Nigerian artistes took the biggest first-ever Apple Music’s A-list African songs.

Nigerian artistes took the biggest chunk of the first-ever Apple Music’s A-list African songs. According to Apple Music, the A-List consists of “the hottest tracks from across the continent”. There are 49 songs in the inaugural list and 19 belong to Nigerian artistes while Ghana is in second place with 13 entries. Some of the …

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Electoral Act: PDP senators keep mum as Saraki reads Buhari’s letter

THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of with-hunt in the arrest and detention of one of its chieftains, Doyin Okupe. The party demanded the immediate release of Okupe, who is being detained by the EFCC a few days after operatives of the commission visited his Lagos residence. …

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PDP accuses EFCC of witch-hunt

PEOPLES Democratic Party, PDP, Vice presidential candidate, Peter Obi, on Tuesday, lampooned the anti-corruption policy of the President Mohammadu Buhari-led federal government, saying the country has receded in attempt to frighten and muscle the opposition with anti-graft campaign. The Anambra state former governor told the federal government that fight against corruption was not economic policy, …

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Senate stops EFCC nominations for excluding Southeast, Southsouth

The Senate Tuesday refused to confirm four nominees picked by President Muhammadu Buhari on the ground that the south-south and south-east regions of the country were not represented. It also declined to confirm the appointment of nine others onto the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC), saying the nominations were …

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JEDC: Kangang 2 Residents protest disconnection for 3 weeks

Residents of Kangang 2 community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State Tuesday staged a protest to the premises of Jos Electricity Distribution Company JEDC for disconnecting the community from power supply for about three weeks. The protesters who were peaceful narrated their ordeal calling on the company to as a matter urgency …

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Polytechnic lecturers to go strike from December 12

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has declared its intention to begin on a nationwide strike from Wednesday, 12th of December, 2018. The National President of ASUP, Usman Dutse said the strike has become imminent because the Federal Government had failed to meet with the demands of Polytechnics Lecturers. The union had given a …

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2019: The world expects credible polls from Nigeria – US Ambassador

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, has asked Nigerian Government and its people to do all within their powers to deliver a credible polls next year as the world expects nothig but a rancour-free result that will deepen democracy in the country. Symington made the call in Abuja on Tuesday at the Peace …

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“you can never relax in the Premier League” Pep Guardiola.

Manchester City’s nervous finish in an otherwise comfortable win at Watford showed “you can never relax in the Premier League”, according to manager Pep Guardiola. The reigning champions had controlled Tuesday’s game and led through goals from Leroy Sane and Riyad Mahrez but Abdoulaye Doucoure scrambled in for Watford in the 85th minute to give …

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Actor-Comedian Kevin Hart will Host the 2019 Oscars

Kevin Hart has a new job — he will host the 2019 Academy Awards, a role the prolific actor-comedian says fulfills a longtime dream. Hart announced his selection for the 91st Oscars in an Instagram statement Tuesday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences followed up with a tweet that welcomed him “to the …

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