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Some beautiful photos of popular Nigerian actress, Osas Ighodaro have been trending online since the thespian posted them on her Instagram page. The photos showcase Osas in a chic black dress with a thigh-high slit, accentuating her toned figure. Osas also sported another elegant black dress paired with a stylish black hat, adding to her fashion sense and confident look. The post...
Popular Nigerian DJ, Obianuju Udeh, aka DJ Switch, has lauded the recent judgement of the Community Court of Justice of ECOWAS on the controversial #EndSARS protest. According to the DJ, she had hope in the facts and evidence presented to the court, even in the face of discouragement. Recall that the ECOWAS court recently ordered the Federal Government to pay DJ...
 Comrade Joe Ajaero, President of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has said the status quo on N250,000 as minimum wage stands.While the Federal Government and Organised Private Sector agreed on N62,000, labour is insisting on N250,000.President Bola Tinubu had said he needed time to consult with other stakeholders before sending the bill for the new minimum wage to National...
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says 70 per cent of Nigerians refused to pay bribes in 2023 on at least one occasion. This is according to the “NBS Corruption in Nigeria: Patterns and Trends Report” released in Abuja on Thursday. The report said the bribery refusal rate was found to be highest in the North-West at 76 per cent, although...
 A  Kano State High Court presided by Justice Amina Adamu Aliyu has refused to grant an application by prosecution counsel which sought a bench warrant against former Governor of Kano State and national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and six others. Ganduje, his wife, Hafsat, and 6 others were dragged to the court on...
A federal high court in Abuja has remanded Saleh Mamman, a former minister of power, in the Kuje correctional facility pending the hearing of his bail application.   On Thursday, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) arraigned Mamman on a 12-count charge bordering on money laundering up to N33,804,830,503.   The former minister pleaded not guilty to the charge.   After the plea, Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika, counsel to the EFCC,...
Olayemi Cardoso, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the country is paying for the consequences of the N27 trillion ways and means loan.   On May 23, 2023, the senate approved the N22.7 trillion ways and means loan, thereby securitising the debt following a request by former President Muhammadu Buhari on December 28, 2022, asking the lawmakers to do so.   Speaking on Thursday...
Police operatives in Lagos have arrested a couple attempting to sell their two-year-old son to travel to Canada. The spokesman for the state police command, Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the news journalists on Thursday in Lagos. He said the couple were arrested on Tuesday while trying to sell the child off. Hundeyin said: “At 2: 45 p.m. on Tuesday, the Isolo Divisional Police...
The Nigeria Police Force has dismissed Corporal Buba Adamu, for rejecting transfer to Katsina in 2015. Adamu, who was attached to the Cross River police command, was transferred to Katsina State but refused to report at his new station. The command’s spokesperson, Irene Ugbo, confirmed the development at a press briefing on Thursday in Calabar. She said dismissed police officer promoted himself...
The Nigerian Senate went into an emergency closed-door session on Thursday following a heated dispute between former Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan (Yobe North), and the incumbent Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, during plenary. The disagreement started over a motion to amend the Senate’s official sitting time from 10 am to 11 am. According to Senate Leader Opeyemi Bamidele (Ekiti Central), the...
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has commended the Supreme Court’s recent judgment affirming fiscal autonomy for local government councils in Nigeria, describing it as a significant victory for the nation’s development and democratic structure. In a social media post on Thursday, Atiku celebrated the ruling as a positive step towards enhancing national development. He criticized the previous federal decision to consolidate...
The people of Ilemona town in the Oyun local government area of Kwara State’s Kwara South senatorial district have confirmed that Lt. Col. Nurudeen Alowonle Yusuf, the Aide-de-Camp (ADC) to President Bola Tinubu, has been appointed as their new traditional ruler..Although the town’s kingmakers have not commented on the matter, a trustworthy community leader, who wished to remain anonymous,...
Social media users are reacting to the report of award-winning singer Kizz Daniels’ marriage crashing over infidelity.We noticed days back that the Twe Twe singer had taken down all videos of his wife. His wife had also deactivated her Instagram page, leaving many worried.Confirming the fears of many, controversial blogger Cutie Juls alleged that the couple’s marriage is on...
Edward Awebwa, a 24-year-old man from Uganda has been given a six-year prison term for using TikTok to disseminate hate speech and false information targeting President Yoweri Museveni and his entire family. Chief Magistrate Stellah-Maris Amabilisi of the Entebbe Chief Magistrate Court handed down the sentence on Wednesday. Edward Awebwa, operating under the account “Save Media Uganda,” was arrested after...
The Kaduna State House of Assembly have asked some former appointees of ex- governor Nasir El-Rufai   to deploy their energies towards answering charges of malfeasance, abuse of office, disrespect for the law and due process leveled against them. The house was reacting to a statement on Tuesday in Abuja by some former officials who served in El-Rufai’s administration between 2015...
ELECTROCUTION, rape and terrorist cell mates – jail life in Dubai is truly a brutal existence. Prisons in the United Arab Emirates’ ‘playground for the rich’ are notorious for their abhorrent conditions, with former inmates claiming overcrowded cells are “the most disgusting place you can imagine”, with no toilet facilities, showers and lice-ridden mattresses. PAIrish air hostess Tori Towey was threatened...
JAY Slater’s dad has blasted conspiracy theorists and told them to search on the ground themselves before jumping to conclusions. Warren, 58, vowed today he would not stop scouring the vast Masca ravine in northwest Tenerife for his 19-year-old son. Ian WhittakerJay’s dad Warren Slater has called for more help to be flown out for the search Ian WhittakerJay Slater’s dad Warren,...
Tesla is reportedly pushing back its robotaxi day to October.The move would throw doubt on one of Tesla's most important promises.Tesla's stock fell as much as 6% following the news of the delay.Tesla is reportedly pushing back its robotaxi event to the fall, according to a report from Bloomberg on Thursday. Elon Musk's automaker had been aiming to host...
A new lawsuit accuses Hyundai of artificially inflating its EV sales numbers.The lawsuit said one manager told a dealer he had to "hit a number" to appease Hyundai's South Korean owners.Hyundai has reported strong EV sales in recent months, even as demand for electric cars has slowed.Hyundai has been accused of artificially inflating its EV sales in a lawsuit filed...
The remains of the late National Assembly Member Hon Musliudeen Olaide Akinremi has been laid to rest in Ibadan. Akinremi, who untill his demise on wednesday represented Ibadan North Federal Constituency under the platform of All Progressives Congress. The corpse of the lawmaker was brought in from Abuja on Thursday and was recieved by representatives of Governor Oluseyi Makinde and some...
The former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai (retd.) has hailed the judgement delivered by the Supreme Court granting financial autonomy to local governments. In  his official statement, Buratai, who also served as Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, appraised the verdict labelling it transformational and a radical change that will redirect the fortunes of the local...
Obianuju Udeh, also known as DJ Switch, has characterized the recent ECOWAS Court of Justice ruling on the contentious #EndSARS demonstration as a win. DJ Switch stated that she and other victims were confident that the facts and evidence submitted to the court would be indisputable, even in the face of discouragement. It should be noted that the ECOWAS court recently...
The operatives of the Yobe State Police Command have arrested a suspected kidnapper, identified as Mallam Auwalu Haruna, for alleged abduction and impregnation of a 20-year-old lady in the state. In a statement released by the Spokesman of the Command, DSP Dungus Abdulkarim revealed, that a total of 34 cases of gender-based violence and related crimes were recorded in the...
“APGA Leadership Tussle: Barr. Sly Ezeokenwa Assures of Corrective Action on INEC’s Recognition of Edozie Njoku – By NDUKA ANYANWU – SA Media to the APGA National Chairman Background: The All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has been embroiled in a leadership crisis, with Edozie Njoku claiming to be the National Chairman. Despite court judgments affirming Victor Oye and later Sly...
Binding Intelligence: Barr. Sly Ezeokenwa’s Transformative Leadership as APGA National Chairman – By NDUKA ANYANWU – SA Media to the APGA NationalChairman. In the complex and challenging landscape of political leadership, Barr. Sly Ezeokenwa has emerged as a shining example of tenacity, vision, and innovative thinking. Aswe reflect on his remarkable tenure as National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand...
Nigerian rapper Odumodublvck has been spotted linking up with American hip-hop superstar Travis Scott in London. Meanwhile, this has fueled speculation of a potential musical collaboration between the two artists. The unexpected meeting has generated significant buzz in the music industry. Also, fans and critics alike are eagerly anticipating a possible joint project. While details of the meeting remain scarce, sources...
French giants, PSG in an official statement have confirmed the transfer of one of Nigeria's star players ahead of the 2024/2025 club football season. Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) women's team have officially completed the transfer for Super Falcons midfielder Jennifer Echegini. Echegini in the June 2024 transfer window, who previously played for Juventus, has committed to a three-year contract with...
Hey Bellastylistas, It is summer szn and the perfect time for destination weddings. Congratulations if you have scored an invite to a wedding in paradise! Now comes the exciting (and sometimes daunting) task of finding the perfect outfit; but, fret not because BellaNaija Style has got you covered. When we think about nailing the perfect look for a destination wedding, Nigerian...
Content creator, Frank Ileogben, popularly known as “Frank Itom,” sits with Chude Jideonwo on this episode of #WithChude for a candid discussion on his childhood, past relationships, and what led him to go for therapy. Frank delves into his therapeutic journey, revealing newfound self-awareness. He explains how this self-discovery empowered him to leave his corporate job during the pandemic and...