• SA rapper Aka spends time with his daughter on her 1st birthday

    SA rapper Aka spends time with his daughter on her 1st birthday

    South African rapper Aka celebrated his daughter Kairo’s 1st birthday yesterday. Kairo is his daughter with his ex, popular SA DJ, Zinhle Jiyane. Zinhle also shared beautiful photos from her daughter’s birthday.

    South African rapper Aka celebrated his daughter Kairo’s 1st birthday yesterday. Kairo is his daughter with his ex, popular SA DJ, Zinhle Jiyane. Zinhle also shared beautiful photos from her daughter’s

  • World Bank to support FADAMA III project with $200m, says Ogbeh

    World Bank to support FADAMA III project with $200m, says Ogbeh

    The Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, on Friday said the World Bank would support FADAMA III Project in the country with $200 million.

    Ogbeh made this known at the official launching of FADAMA III Additional Financing Cassava Intervention Project in Awa Iman in Onna Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

    Represented by Peter Ajibade, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture, the minister said the bank would support the project with the $200 million fund injection for four value chains of […]

  • Bizarre fish with human teeth which can rip off testicles with single bite

    Bizarre fish with human teeth which can rip off testicles with single bite

    A fish called Pacu with human teeth was caught by fishermen in a Russian pond in the town of Tula’s central park.

    The fish is nicknamed the nut cracker due to reports it can rip of a man’s testicles with a single bite.

    City spokeswoman Varvara Trunova said: “The fish has been confiscated from the fisherman and sent for examination.”

    She added: “According to the preliminary findings the Pacu fish is 20 centimetres long and weighs 240 grams.”

    Experts believe the fish may have […]

  • Tompolo seeks meeting with Buhari

    Tompolo seeks meeting with Buhari

    Former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND), Chief Government Ekpemupolo (AKA Tompolo) has expressed a wish to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on the Niger Delta crisis.

    Tompolo, in a letter to the President, said the meeting would present him with an opportunity to tell President Buhari “my side of the numerous stories you have been inundated about me.”

    The former warlord hinted that it was in the interest of the nation for President Buhari to employ […]

  • Nigerians split over negotiating with Niger Delta militants

    Nigerians split over negotiating with Niger Delta militants

    Nigeria’s government wants to go to the bargaining table with militants in its oil-producing Niger Delta region. But activists in the region are divided over whether negotiations will bring peace, or encourage more militancy.

    To some, meeting with the Niger Delta Avengers is the surest way to head off a bloody military confrontation between the group and Nigeria’s military.

    Godspower Gbenekama is a member of the traditional ruling council in the Gbaramatu Kingdom, which has been the sight of several attacks on […]

  • Photos from the Press Conference where PDP Senate caucus announced their decision to stop cooperating with the APC-led FG

    Photos from the Press Conference where PDP Senate caucus announced their decision to stop cooperating with the APC-led FG

    At a press briefing at the National Assembly yesterday June 22nd, PDP senators announced that they will cease to cooperate with the APC led Federal government after the continuous victimization of its members by anti-graft agency, EFCC.

    At a press briefing at the National Assembly yesterday June 22nd, PDP senators announced that they will cease to cooperate with the APC led Federal government after the continuous victimization of its members by anti-graft agency,

  • Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honour late Stephen Keshi with memorial match

    Togo honoured former coach Stephen Keshi, who died in June, by playing a tribute match on Sunday.

    Nigerian Keshi, who died suddenly aged 54, was appointed head coach of Togo three times between 2004 and 2011.

    The match in Lome was played between the current Togo national side and ‘Team Keshi’, made up of players who were part of his 2006 squad.

    “Keshi was like a big brother for me,” said striker Emmanuel Adebayor, who played for Team Keshi.

    “He was somebody that I […]

  • I am okay, I can wrestle with anybody, says Buhari

    I am okay, I can wrestle with anybody, says Buhari

    President Muhammad Buhari has declared that he is fit.

    Buhari, who earlier traveled to the UK to treat ear infection, said he was okay and can even wrestle with anyone.

    The President was received by Zamfara State Governor, Abdulaziz Yari; Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello; members of the Federal Executive Council, top government officials, federal lawmakers and service chiefs, among others in Abuja airport on Sunday.

    On arrival, Buhari inspected a guard of honour mounted by men of the Guards Brigade.

    “You have seen […]

  • I have been squatting with relatives since my husband died – Thompson Oliha’s wife

    I have been squatting with relatives since my husband died – Thompson Oliha’s wife

    Wife of the late Super Eagles midfielder, Thompson Oliha, Ajara Mohammed-Oliha, has lamented that both the Federal Government and the Kwara State Football Academy have abandoned the family he left behind 3 years after his demise.

    Ajara told The Newsmen yesterday, that she and her 12-year-old son, Aisosa Oliha, have been ‘struggling’ to survive since her husband’s death in June 2013.

    She accused the Kwara State Football Academy (where Oliha worked before he died) of ‘not redeeming’ the financial pledge of N1 […]

  • Photo of President Buhari with his grandchildren

    Photo of President Buhari with his grandchildren

    Bayo Omoboriowo, the official photographer to President Buhari shared the photo today.

    Bayo Omoboriowo, the official photographer to President Buhari shared the photo

  • Beyonce shares bath tub photos with daughter … more photos

    Beyonce shares bath tub photos with daughter … more photos

    Madam Beyoncé shared adorable bathtub photos of her with her little princess, Blue Ivy on her website.

    Madam Beyoncé shared adorable bathtub photos of her with her little princess, Blue Ivy on her