• Wizkid Gets First Grammy Award Nomination

    Wizkid Gets First Grammy Award Nomination

    Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun has been nominated for a Grammy Award, one of the most revered awards in the music industry.

    The Nigerian singer was a contributor on ‘Views’, an album by Drake Aubrey Graham, which was nominated in the album of the year category, according to reports.

    The Grammy Award for album of the year is presented to the main artist, the featured artist(s), the producer, the engineer and/or mixer and the mastering engineer.

    The nominations, which were announced yesterday, had a number […]

  • Bugaje reveals why he rejected Buhari’s ambassadorial nomination

    Bugaje reveals why he rejected Buhari’s ambassadorial nomination

    A former member of the House of Representatives, Usman Bugaje, who was recently nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari to serve as non-career ambassador, has given reasons why he turned down the ambassadorial nomination.

    In a post on his Facebook page on Wednesday, the nominee from Katsina state‎ thanked Buhari for the appointment, but said he could not accept to serve in Nigeria’s mission abroad because of the task before him at home.

    According to the northern politician, “Regarding the published nomination for […]

  • Why I rejected ambassadorial nomination – Tallen shares reasons

    Why I rejected ambassadorial nomination – Tallen shares reasons

    A former deputy governor of Plateau, Mrs Pauline Tallen, has said that she turned down her ambassadorial nomination in order to be fair to other parts of the state in terms of federal appointments.

    Tallen, a former Minister of Science and Technology and Labour Party governorship candidate in Plateau in 2011, made this known in Abuja on Monday.

    “I hail from the same local government and tribe with Gov. Simon Lalong. I turned down the nomination because of balancing of appointments; I […]

  • Donald Trump accepts Republican presidential nomination

    Donald Trump accepts Republican presidential nomination

    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has officially accepted the Republican party presidential nomination, promising safety and security to Americans and suggesting the world they live in is more dangerous than ever before.

    Referencing recent attacks, he promised law and order would be restored as he addressed delegates and supporters in the US city of Cleveland for more than an hour.

    “The crime and violence that today afflicts our nation will soon come to an end. Beginning on January 20th 2017, safety will be […]

  • Jega, former INEC Chairman makes Chatham House nomination for 2016

    Jega, former INEC Chairman makes Chatham House nomination for 2016

    Professor Attahiru Jega, former chairman of Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC,  has received a nomination from Chatham House for successfully overseeing what has come to be known as Nigeria’s most credible elections since 1999.

    Jega, a professor of Political Science, exuded much professionalism in the election that got the All Progressives Congress, APC, then opposition party in Nigeria, winning the centre as well as many states of the federation.

    The party also currently has the majority in the National Assembly thus […]