Obi endorsement: Obasanjo ruffles feathers again

By Dirisu Yakubu Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo is known for speaking his mind, particularly on issues of national concern. Having played a key role in shaping the political history of Nigeria, the Nigeria-Biafra civil war commander has had cause to intervene in matters relating to the health of the nation in the past few years. In his memoir, “My Watch,” the retired military general chronicled his …

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Traffic:  Oyo Traffic Agency Warns Against Reckless Driving

By David Adeoye Ibadan – Dr Akin Fagbemi, Chairman, Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA) has warned the public about driving against the traffic laws of the state. The warning was contained in a statement  on Wednesday in Ibadan by Fagbemi. The chairman urged all road users,  especially members of political parties to refrain from driving against traffic rules and regulations, as enshrined in …

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Obi: Obasanjo’s Endorsement, Harbinger Of Better Nigeria To Come – LP Chieftain

By Alaba-Olusola Oke Akure –  A chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Ondo State, Mr Stephen Adeyeri, has described the endorsement of Mr Peter Obi by former President Olusegun Obasanjo as a harbinger of better times to come. Obasanjo had in a letter on Sunday disclosed that Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, was his preferred candidate among the contenders jostling for the apex seat of power in the country. The …

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Qatar 2022: He Told Me ‘Stop’ – Aguero Reveals How He Angered Messi

The Manchester City and Argentina football legend, Sergio Aguero, has talked about Lionel Messi. He revealed that he got Messi angry during their celebrations after winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Argentina won the World Cup again in 2022 after 36 years after a memorable 4-2 penalty shootout win over France. Aguero was with the Argentina national team throughout the tournament and as the team celebrated. The …

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US performs first execution of transgender person

A transgender woman convicted of murder was put to death late Tuesday in the first such execution in the United States, officials said. Amber McLaughlin, 49, was pronounced dead shortly before 7 pm local time at the Diagnostic and Correctional Centre in the town of Bonne Terre, Missouri, according to a statement from the state prison department. Local news station Fox2now reported that McLaughlin died …

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I didn’t want to die – Teni explains weight loss

Nigerian artiste Teniola Apata has explained the reason behind her dramatic weight loss. The plus-size singer revealed that she lost 75 pounds without surgery. In a video showing her weight loss journey on Sunday, the ‘Uyo meyo’ crooner said she feared for her health. Teni said she didn’t want to die. “I realised you only have one life. Me, I don’t want to die. If …

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Actor Yomi Gold ends second marriage with new wife

After dumping his wife of 15 years, popular Nollywood actor Yomi Alore, famously known as Yomi Gold, announced separation from his new wife, actress Ameenat Abisola a.k.a Meenah. This is coming barely a year after he secretly tied the knot with the actress in January 2022. Recall that after dissolving his 15-year-old marriage, which had produced two kids, Yomi married the upcoming actress Ameenat at …

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Copa del Rey: Seven teams qualify for round of 16 [Full list]

Seven teams have qualified for the Copa del Rey round of 16 following the conclusion of Tuesday’s round of 32 fixtures. Real Madrid got the better of Cacereno at Estadio Príncipe Felipe to clinch their place in the Copa del Rey last 16. Rodrygo scored the only goal of the match in the second half to give Carlo Ancelotti’s side the victory over Cacereno. Other …

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Man Utd defender, Martinez reveals what he told Messi after Argentina won World Cup

Argentina defender, Lisandro Martinez, has opened up on his post-match interaction with captain Lionel Messi following Argentina’s 2022 FIFA World Cup final triumph against France in December. Messi completed his trophy collection after guiding La Albiceleste to the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The Paris Saint-Germain forward netted seven goals and provided three assists in seven matches in Qatar. The 35-year-old also became the …

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2023: I will be fair, just to all – Tinubu

Presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, on Tuesday, promised to be fair and just to all, if elected. Tinubu gave the promise during a town hall meeting with North-West Muslim leaders in Kano. Tinubu pledged to be fair, just and consistent with the tenets of Islamic faith. “A leader in a plural society like ours is enjoined to be a leader …

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Obi’s endorsement: I wasn’t mocking Atiku – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has denied mocking the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar over Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi. Wike said his comments about Obi’s endorsement by Obasanjo instead of Atiku were borne out of concern. The governor made the comments while flagging off a new road project in Obio Akpor …

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Presidency: APC PCC Youth Director goes spiritual for Tinubu-Shettima victory

Ahead of the February elections, the Director, Youth Mobilisation of the All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Campaign Council, PCC, Mike Msuaan has embarked on a 7 days dry fasting and prayers to ensure victory for the party’s candidate, Bola Tinubu. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday shortly after returning from an all-night prayer session on the mountain, Msuaan opined that there was nothing left for him …

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U.S. Postal Service can continue to deliver prescription abortion medication, DOJ says

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON – The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) can continue to deliver prescription abortion medication despite a June 2022 Supreme Court ruling that overturned a landmark abortion rights decision, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. The department’s Office of Legal Counsel said in an opinion sought by USPS that the mailing of mifepristone and misoprostol, commonly used to terminate pregnancies, did not violate an 1873 law …

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Marvel star, Jeremy Renner in critical condition, after snow plowing accident

Marvel star, Jeremy Renner has shared a hospital bed selfie, as he thanks well-wishers for their support after snow plowing accident. On Tuesday afternoon Renner, who remains in a critical condition and is being kept in intensive care, shared a photo of himself in a hospital bed to his Instagram. “Thank you all for your kind words,” the caption read. “Im too messed up now to type. But I …

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Portable cries out in fear as he performs on water in Port Harcourt (Video)

Controversial singer, Habeeb Okikiola better known as Portable has cried out as he performs on water in Port Harcourt. The singer, who has been performing from one concert to another in different parts of the country, is currently in the South West. Portable, couldn’t believe his eyes when he was told he would be performing on water in Port Harcourt, who is well known for …

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Alleged fraud: Ex-Crypto Boss Bankman-Fried Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud

FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried pleaded not guilty Tuesday to US criminal fraud charges over the spectacular collapse of his crypto exchange. The 30-year-old former digital currency billionaire, who is out on bail, entered the plea in federal court in Manhattan before New York judge Lewis Kaplan. FTX and its sister trading house Alameda Research went bankrupt in November, dissolving a virtual trading business that at one …

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