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Rivers govt dismisses APC’s call for state of emergency, describes it as “bobo juice”
The Rivers State Government has dismissed the call for an emergency rule by Tony Okocha, the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, labelling his statements as “Bobo juice.” Joseph Johnson, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, responded to Okocha’s remarks, describing them as not worth responding to. Johnson criticized Okocha for his history of spreading...
JUST IN: Tinubu holds bilateral meeting with Ramaphosa in South Africa [VIDEO]
President Bola Tinubu is currently engaged in a bilateral meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. The meeting follows President Tinubu’s attendance at President Ramaphosa’s second-term inauguration ceremony held yesterday. The bilateral meeting aims to strengthen the relationship between Nigeria and South Africa, focusing on various areas of mutual interest, including economic cooperation, security, and regional stability. Both leaders are expected to...
Troops Arrest Mastermind Behind Deadly Attack In Taraba, Recover Weapons
Troops of 6 Brigade, Nigerian Army/Sector 3 Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), have arrested the alleged mastermind of the deadly attack on Mararaban Azagwa village, in Bali Local Government Area of Taraba.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that scores were killed last week, including a 92-year-old man at Mararaban Azagawa village in Bali.This is contained in a statement by...
“I’ve 150 Staff, Paid Them 5 Years In Advance” – BBNaija Whitemoney Brags
Big Brother Naija reality star and singer, Hazel Oyeze Onou, aka Whitemoney, has claimed that he has 150 employees on his payroll.The former BBN winner also claimed that he has paid them up to five years in advance.Speaking in a recent interview with Echoo Room, Whitemoney explained that he pays his staff members in advance because it saves him...
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The families of victims in two Boeing 737 Max plane crashes have asked for prosecutions and a fine of $24.8bn for “the deadliest corporate crime in US history.” The families’ lawyer Paul Cassell said the amount was “justified and clearly appropriate” given “enormous human costs of Boeing’s crimes.” In a 32-page letter seen by the BBC, Mr. Cassell said that...
‘ISIS terrorist sleeper agent’ is arrested near Euro 2024 host city in Germany while ‘planning imminent terror attack’
A SUSPECTED ISIS terrorist has been arrested near a German city playing host to the 2024 Euros. Cops detained the “sleeper agent” who was suspected of planning an attack on the championship games. GettyGerman cops have arrested a suspected ISIS terrorist Named only as Mahmoud A, the suspect is thought to have been affiliated with terrorist death cult ISIS since 2016. It comes...
Everyone can see the busy kitchen – but you have 20/20 vision & a high IQ if you spot the lost watch in 12 seconds
YOU must have incredible eyesight and a sky-high IQ if you can spot the hidden watch in a matter of seconds. The latest brainteaser features a watch in a hectic kitchen. BrightsideGet your brain engaged to find the watch in this messy kitchen The mess is a clever way to make it difficult to find the watch, testing your eyesight and wit. A...
Elon Musk really wants advertisers’ money. But he also wants to keep tweeting. He can’t have both.
Elon Musk has torched his advertising business since he bought Twitter in 2022.Now he would like some if it back, he tells advertisers.But the biggest problem advertisers have with Twitter is the guy who owns it. Hard to solve that one.Ever since Elon Musk bought Twitter in the fall of 2022, he appeared to go out of his way...
Summer as a divorced parent goes too fast. I much prefer the school year when I see my kids more.
I'm a mom of two kids, ages 9 and 11. I divorced their dad and we share custody, so I only see them half the time. I feel the pressure to make our time together memorable. One thing I didn't expect as a divorced parent is how different summer would be. The everlasting days of summer feel rushed and hurried now and...
Glo Promotes Nigeria’s Rich Cultural Heritage at Ojude Oba
Digital solutions provider, Globacom, on Tuesday threw its weight behind the 2024 Ojude Oba Festival of Ijebu Ode, Ogun State,  emphasizing the huge potential of such festivals to promote cultural diversity, unity and harmony in the country. In his goodwill message to this year’s edition of the event, the Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., also noted that age-long...
Olusegun Alebiosu Succeeds Adesola Adeduntan as First Bank MD
  First Bank of Nigeria Limited has confirmed the appointment of Olusegun Alebiosu as the substantive Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the bank. Updating the Nigerian Exchange Group of recent development within the bank, the company’s Secretary, Adewale Arogundade, in a notice on Wednesday, said the appointment of Alebiosu is subject to the approval of the Central...
2024 GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: POST MALONE, DOJA CAT, JELLY ROLL, AND RAUW ALEJANDRO TO HEADLINE
Global Citizen, the world’s leading international advocacy organization on a mission to end extreme poverty, has announced the lineup of the 2024 Global Citizen Festival, set to take place on Central Park’s Great Lawn on September 28. Post Malone, Doja Cat, Jelly Roll and Rauw Alejandro will headline this year’s festival, with additional performers to be announced in the...
Two stores at the Afor Nnobi Market near the Nnobi Roundabout in the Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra were completely destroyed by fire on Wednesday morning. The inferno was alleged to have destroyed millions of Naira worth of products, including home items and apparel. On Wednesday, the Chief Fire Officer of the Anambra Fire Service verified the incident to...
Report: Ashanti and Nelly secretly married since 2023
Read Later (0) Close Login to use this feature or Sign Up to be a part of the gang.No account yet? RegisterLegendary music artists Nelly and Ashanti reportedly tied the knot in a secret ceremony on December 27, 2023. According to TMZ, the couple chose St. Louis County, Missouri, Nelly’s hometown, to make their union official, though the exact...
Oba of Benin Embraces Labour Party:  Olumide Akpata Receives Royal Blessings ahead of Edo Guber
Oba of Benin blesses Labour Party’s Peter Obi and Olumide Akpata, support their vision for a better Edo State. The Oba of Benin, Ewuare II, warmly received the Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, and Edo State governorship candidate, Olumide Akpata, at his palace. The duo sought the monarch’s blessings ahead of the September 21 governorship election. Mr. Peter...
AKPATA TAKES AUCHI BY STORM: Edo North Overwhelmingly Endorses Olumide Akpata, Rejects APC and PDP
AKPATA TAKES AUCHI BY STORM: Edo North Overwhelmingly Endorses Olumide Akpata, Rejects APC and PDP History unfolds in Auchi as thousands rally behind Olumide Akpata & Yusuf Asamah Kadiri, embracing Labour Party’s vision for a brighter Edo State, and decisively rejecting the status quo of PDP & APC’s governance.       Yesterday, June 19th, 2024, marked a pivotal moment in the run-up to...
The Super Eagles of Nigeria went down the ladder in the latest ranking, which was released by the body governing football the world, FIFA. FIFA confirmed the latest ranking for May 2024 on its official website on Thursday, June 20, 2024. Nigeria went down from 30th to 38th in the world ranking and fifth in Africa. The top four teams...
Nigerian music sensation, Davido and his ex-partner, Sophia Momodu are entangled in a intense legal battle over the custody of their nine-year-old daughter, Imade Adeleke. The high-profile case has sparked widespread attention and debate in the entertainment industry. Meanwhile, according to court documents, Davido's legal team filed a motion at the Lagos High Court on April 17, 2024. This was...
Chike Serves Up Spiritual Anthem! Listen to His New Single “Man Not God”
Credit: Chike/Instagram Afropop and soul singer Chike has officially begun 2024 with a reflective new single “Man Not God.” Inspired by the classic “Ife Si Na Chi” by Celestine Ukwu, the Igbo highlife musician, “Man Not God” is a soul-stirring folk ballad. Chike’s haunting melodies and soulful vocals deliver a powerful message about the sovereignty of God and the reminder that...
From Childhood Crush to Forever Love! Enjoy Irene & Chidera’s #BNBling
There is such a thing as perfect timing. That moment when everything seems to align in your favour, thereby leading to something magical. Chidera had a huge crush on Irene since he was a teenager. They moved to different cities and lost touch… but as fate would have it, they crossed paths again and this time, a sweet love story ensued. Chidera...
Rema confirms he’s in relationship
Popular Nigerian singer and songwriter, Divine Ikubor, professionally known as Rema, has confirmed that he’s in a romantic relationship. The ‘Calm Down’ crooner disclosed via his Instagram broadcast channel that she is his new girlfriend, adding that her impressive features which includes a big derriere. Rema revealed that the lady inked a tattoo on her body for him and is willing...
I paid you £15k five years ago – UK artiste, Robby Law calls out Davido over unreleased song
A UK-based Nigerian musician, Robby Law has called out Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke aka Davido, for failing to release a song they recorded together. He revealed that it’s been five years since he featured the Omo Baba Olowo, but he’s been getting snubbed despite several attempts to get in touch with the Grammy nominee. Robby Law lamented in a post on...
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has issued a three-week ultimatum to the Federal Government to respond to its demands to avoid industrial action. The Federal University of Dutse (FUD) Branch ASUU Chairman in Jigawa State, Comrade Salim Ahmed gave the warning at an emergency press conference held at the in Dutse. “The Members of the Expanded Executive Officers of...
Lagos and Abuja, Nigeria’s commercial and political capitals have been ranked the world’s least expensive cities for expatriates, according to the 2024 Mercer cost of living survey. The significant depreciation of the Naira has been identified as the primary factor for this ranking, making living costs for international workers more affordable. The report attributes the Naira’s decline to reforms introduced by...
‘Like Burna Boy, Nigerians will regret not supporting me’ – Singer Whitemoney
Popular reality star and singer, Whitemoney, has vowed that Nigerians will regret not supporting his music career when he eventually becomes accepted internationally. He noted that Nigerians did the same thing to Grammy-winning singer Burna Boy and when he became successful they tagged him “proud” for not being affordable to Nigerian show promoters. Speaking in a recent interview with Echoo Room,...
‘Dating me is like stumbling upon rare flower’ – Tems boasts
Nigerian R&B star Temilade Openiyi, popularly known as Tems, has opened up about what being in a romantic relationship with her is like. The Grammy-winning singer described dating her as “stumbling upon a rare species of flower.” Speaking with actress Chinasa Anukam in a recent episode of the ‘Is This Seat Taken’ podcast, Tems explained that her personality might not be...