Month: December 2019

Lana Del Rey’s complex and beguiling fifth album, Norman Rockwell, was music critics’ favourite record of 2019.

Lana Del Rey’s complex and beguiling fifth album, Norman Rockwell, was music critics’ favourite record of 2019. Full of luscious soft-rock ballads that peer uneasily at the demise of the American Dream, the album has topped a “poll of polls” compiled by BBC News. The BBC’s chart was compiled from 30 end-of-year lists published by …

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Lazio beats Juventus 3-1 to win Italian Super Cup in Riyadh

Lazio won the Italian Super Cup for a fifth time on Sunday, defeating Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus 3-1 in a game played in the Saudi Arabia capital of Riyadh. Lazio, the only team to have defeated Juve in Serie A this season, were in front through Luis Alberto after just 16 minutes. Paulo Dybala levelled just …

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Malami denies receiving US legislators’ letter

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on Sunday, denied  receiving a letter on the continued detention of #RevolutionNow co-convener, Omoyele Sowore,  from six United States of America lawmakers. The minister made the denial in a statement by his spokesperson, Umar Gwandu. He described media reports on the US …

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Gbajabiamila Says he Wasn’t Elected To Fight The Executive But To Collaborate

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has reiterated that contrary to popular opinion, the current National Assembly is not a rubber stamp. On the other hand, he also stated that he was not elected to fight the Executive but to engage and collaborate with stakeholders to bring dividends of democracy. The Speaker …

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Suspected Boko Haram Insurgents Attack Parts Of Yobe

Suspected Boko Haram insurgents have tried to force their way into parts of Damaturu the Yobe State capital. According to an eyewitness, the insurgents stormed the town, along Gashua road near the Police Force Headquarters around 5:30 pm on Sunday. The Assistant Director of Army Public Relations Sector 2, Operation Lafiya Dole, Captain Njoka Irabor, …

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Nigerian event organizers are planning to stop organizing shows in Ghana; here’s why

The Lagos based Beats 99.9 FM presenter made this known to Joey B and Guilty Beatz, when they appeared on a show at the radio station for an interview. According to him, Ghanaians don’t welcome foreign events especially Nigerian events which have Nigerian acts. “ In terms of your people, it seems they don’t like Nigerians …

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Nativeland 2019: How terrible planning led to panic, theft and multiple injuries [Special Report]

On December 20, 2019, the fourth edition of NATIVELAND, a show organized by media and entertainment company, The NATIVE held at Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. Artists billed to perform at the event include, Joeboy, Fireboy, Naira Marley, Burna Boy, Octavian, Tems, Santi, Odunsi TheEngine and so forth. Due to success of previous shows, anticipation for …

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JAMB says it will now use drones to monitor examinations

If you intend to cheat your way through the next JAMB tests, you may want to have a rethink. The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will be deploying drones and Closed Circuit Television (CCTVs) cameras to check examination malpractices in its 700 centers going forward. JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, made the disclosure during a …

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