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CAF Confederation Cup: Rivers United beat Ghana’s Dream FC to secure quarter-final spot
Rivers United secured a place in the quarter-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup after a nervy 2-1 win against Dreams FC of Ghana in Uyo on Sunday. Despite the hosts starting the game on a strong foot, it was Dreams FC that took the lead through Abdul Aziz Issah five minutes before the break. Rivers United fought back, with Deputy Echeta...
Hardship: Commissioner urges youths to stay off crime
The Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr Mobolaji Ogunlende, has advised youths in the state to steer clear of crime and focus on self development. The commissioner gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in Lagos, against the backdrop of the harsh economic situation. “We all know that times are tough, which was why my governor, Babajide...
JUST IN: Security guards, 13 others arrested for breaking into FCT warehouse
Police operatives in Abuja have arrested 15 suspects in connection with the looting of food items at a warehouse belonging to the Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Administration on Sunday. Among those arrested were two security guards who “actively participated” in the looting of food and other items at the facility. According to the...
BREAKING: ‘Hoodlums took everything’ – FCTA confirms looting of its warehouse
The Agricultural and Rural Development (ARD) Secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has confirmed the looting of its Dei-Dei warehouse by suspected hoodlums. Politics Nigeria earlier reported that hoodlums broke into a government-owned warehouse and looted dozens of foodstuff and other items over the economic hardship in the country. Spokesperson of the ARD Secretariat, Zakari Aliyu, said the Secretary,...
The British multinational oil and gas company, Shell has promised to aid Nigeria in resolving some of its energy crises. The company noted that it would help the Nigerian government use renewable energy sources to provide electricity for millions of Nigerians. ...
“Why I Quit Smoking Weed” – Renowned Nigerian Singer. Bella Shmurda
Renowned Nigerian singer Bella Shmurda recently opened up about his decision to quit smoking weed, citing anxiety about the future as the primary reason for his lifestyle change.In a candid discussion on the latest episode of the 'In My Opinion' podcast, the 'Cash App' hitmaker confessed that he abandoned weed consumption four years ago due to mounting apprehensions about...
Massive Fire Destroys 50 Acres Of Palm Trees, Pineapples Worth ₦150m In Osun State
In a devastating blow to agricultural endeavors, a raging inferno engulfed over 50 acres of palm trees and pineapple plantations, amounting to an estimated loss of ₦150 million, at the Royal Farm located in Akeredolu Village, Osu, within the Atakumosa West Local Government Area of Osun State.Founder of the farm, Rufus Jegede, revealed the extent of the damage during...
Abuja residents has raided a warehouse belonging to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Department of Agriculture, looting foodstuffs and other stored items.  The incident unfolded on Sunday morning, with earlier social media reports mistakenly attributing the warehouse to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). Contrary to initial claims, a confidential source within NEMA confirmed to newsmen that the warehouse, in...
President Bola Tinubu has told Qatari investors that  Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy and its systems are being reformed and upgraded. He has, therefore, charged Qatar’s captains of industry to report any government official who demands a bribe or any form of inducement at any point in their business endeavour moving forward with full assurance of their direct access...
I spend £8,500 a year to live on a train & do my job surrounded by commuters – but I wouldn’t change it for the world
A TEENAGER has been living a life of luxury for just £8,500-a-year all whilst sitting on board a train. Lasse Stolley, 17, has spent the last 18 months train-hopping across Germany to the point where he sometimes spends 24-hours in a carriage even doing his job surrounded by stressed out commuters. Instagram/@lassestolley Instagram/@lassestolley Instagram/@lassestolleyLasse spends all day on trains and his thrilling lifestyle...
Everyone can see the books… but you have the eyes of a hawk if you can spot the hidden mouse in this optical illusion
ONLY those with the eyes of a hawk can spot the hidden mouse in this latest optical illusion. Everyone can see the books but you need a mind of a genius to find the hidden animal in the mind-boggling brain teaser. BrightsideYou have 20/20 vision if you can spot the hidden mouse in this optical illusion The latest image features a librarian...
NASA space photo shows odd-looking sky holes near Florida
It's no wonder that people have mistaken them for flying saucers or other unusual phenomenon. They don't look like your average cloud.And, in fact, they aren't your average cloud. If it weren't for human technology, cavum clouds would never exist.They form when airplanes fly through banks of mid-level altocumulus clouds — clouds made of supercooled droplets — according to...
Researchers just discovered a massive ‘jacuzzi bubbling with almost pure hydrogen’ — a lucrative source of clean energy
A team of researchers recently discovered a massive reservoir of hydrogen in a mine in Albania.Its concentrations of hydrogen are so high that it has caused explosions and killed miners.The reservoir could be a potential source of clean hydrogen energy.Hydrogen is becoming a favorable alternative to fossil fuels because it doesn't release carbon into the environment when burned. The...
Hoodlums broke into a government storage facility in Gwagwa town in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), owned by the Agricultural and Rural Development Secretariat of Federal Capital Territory Administration looting stored food items and others It was gathered that the said youths, in their numbers, broke into the warehouse located around the Tasha area of the community around 8 am,...
Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have intercepted a 40-year-old businessman, Ejike Chibuke Solomon with 1.45 kilograms of cocaine concealed in his luggage while attempting to board an Ethiopia Airlines flight number 950 to Vietnam via Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja. Ejike was arrested at the Abuja airport on Saturday 2nd...
Stonebwoy celebrates his birthday with family and friends
Ghanaian dancehall sensation Stonebwoy celebrated his birthday in New York with Family and friends. Dancehall sensation Stonebwoy marked another milestone in his life. He celebrated his birthday in style over the weekend, hosting an intimate gathering in the vibrant city of New York. The private party was meticulously organized by his loving wife, Louisa Strong. This was a testament...
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has approached a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order to compel President Bola Tinubu to investigate the missing $3.4 billion loan. The rights organisation noted that the loan was obtained from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to finance the budget and respond to COVID-19. SERAP is also asking the court for an order...
Shehbaz Sharif has been elected Pakistani Prime Minister for a second term following a controversial election in February. Pakistan conducted election on February 8 in an exercise that was characterized by allegations of large-scale rigging and delayed results. However on Sunday, the National Assembly, as the lower house of parliament is called, met to elect the premier. “Shehbaz Sharif is declared to...
The President assured the Qatari investors that reforms are ongoing to remove all the past encumbrances around the Nigerian business environment. ...
CDA is a World Bank-supported centre established to serve as a regional training hub for the West and Central Africa sub-regions. ...
Report officials who demand bribes to me, Tinubu tells Qatari investors
President Bola Tinubu has asked Qatari investors to bring their investments to Nigeria, saying public officials who demand bribes from them should be reported.   Speaking at the Nigeria-Qatar business and investment forum in Doha on Sunday, Tinubu told the investors that Africa’s largest economy and its systems are being reformed and upgraded.   According to a statement on Sunday, the president assured the international business community that...
Tinubu not well prepared for challenges confronting Nigeria, says Osuntokun
 Akin Osuntokun, director-general of the Labour Party (LP) presidential campaign council in the 2023 general election, says the “last-minute approach” by President Bola Tinubu towards resolving the crisis of fuel subsidy removal is not working.   Osuntokun, who spoke in an exclusive chat with TheCable, on Saturday, said the president has over three months, between the time he was declared winner by the Independent National Electoral...
Tinubu directs Qatari investors to report any official demanding bribe from them
President Bola Tinubu, on Sunday, told Qatari captains of industry to report any Nigerian official who demands any form of bribe before allowing them to do business in the country. According to the President, Nigeria would no longer be held back by its past dotted with bureaucratic bottlenecks and corruption that stifled the ease of doing business. “Do not offer a...
FCT Looting: NEMA says it’s warehouse not looted, directs strengthening of security around it’s locations
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Sunday, said the warehouse that was looted by residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) does not belong to it. The agency made the clarification in a statement signed by Manzo Ezekiel, in the NEMA Press Unit, denying reports that its warehouse in Abuja was looted, while however sympathising with the owners of the...
Ebonyi: 5,000 APGA, PDP, LP members decamp to APC
No fewer than 5,000 members of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Labour Party, LP, and the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Umuezeoka Community, Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, at the weekend defected to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Members of opposition parties in the state have been defecting to the APC since the Supreme Court judgement...
Taraba: Ancestral claims dispute escalates Tiv-Jukun conflict
Tension has risen to boiling point in Taraba State as a dispute over ancestral claims has reignited longstanding conflict between the Tiv and Jukun communities. The spark came from alleged contentious statement attributed to the Jukun Youths and Cultural Development Association, JYCDA, targeting the Taraba State Tiv Cultural and Social Association, TCSA. The JYCDA’s statement, which circulated widely on social media...
BREAKING: NEMA reveals fresh details on looted Abuja warehouse, sympathizes with owner
An official of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has dismissed media reports that its warehouse was looted by some hoodlums in Abuja on Sunday, March 3. NEMA spokesperson, Manzo Ezekiel, in a statement seen by Politics Nigeria, confirmed that a warehouse was looted by hoodlums on Sunday. Ezekiel, however, said that the facility is not in any way affiliated with...
Peter Obi reacts to Mr Ibu’s death
The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has reacted to the death of veteran Nollywood actor, John Okafor, popularly called Mr Ibu. Politics Nigeria reports that Mr Ibu died on Saturday night after a brief illness. In a condolence message posted on his X, formerly Twitter, handle on Sunday, Obi noted that Mr Ibu’s death was a huge loss,...
President William Ruto of Kenya who already enjoys close ties with the president of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, recently met in Kisozi, Uganda. Both presidents convened at Museveni’s farm to discuss a few subjects of importance and were joined by an unlikely party, Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga. Reports indicate that the meeting went as well as it could. ...
“You Have The Power To Decide The Fate Of Your Husbands’ Side Chics” – Ifu Ennada
In a candid expression of her views, former Big Brother Naija housemate Ifu Ennada has delivered a compelling message to married women facing the challenge of infidelity in their relationships. Taking to her Instagram story, the reality TV star offered a poignant piece of advice, urging women to confront the issue head-on by directing potent curses towards their husbands'...
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