Month: February 2022

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Entertainment

ZINOLEESKY SAYS “THERE IS NO JOY IN THE COUNTRY” AFTER RELEASE FROM NDLEA CUSTODY

Nigerian singer, Zinoleesky, has expressed disappointment in the state of the country. Recall that Zinoleesky along with Mohbad and some artistes under Marlian Music label were arrested on Thursday after Ndlea officials raided their apartment in the Lekki area of Lagos State and revealed that molly and cannabis were found in their possession. However, ZINOLEESKY, who was released 48 hours after his arrest, took to his Instagram lamenting about the […]

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Entertainment

VETERAN NIGERIAN ACTOR WILLIAMS DIES AT 81

Veteran Nigerian actor Lari Williams has died at the age of 81, after battling with an undisclosed illness for a long time.According to a statement released by his family, the veteran actor died at his home in Ikom, Cross River State. Until his death, Williams was popular for his roles in hit soap operas such as Village Headmaster, Ripples, and Mirror in the Sun. Williams was a poet, playwright and celebrated actor both […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 5

Sports

MAN CITY BEATS MAN UTD 4-1 IN WOMEN’S FA CUP TO REACH QUARTER-FINALS – ROUND-UP

Manchester City scored four second-half goals as they fought back to beat Manchester United and reach the Women's FA Cup quarter-finals. Three goals in 10 minutes from Lauren Hemp, Ellen White and Caroline Weir put City ahead after Katie Zelem scored direct from a corner before the break. Khadija Shaw then added a fourth, seconds after coming off the bench.City's victory was their second against United in two weeks, having beaten […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 16

Sports

LEEDS SET TO APPOINT MARSCH AS NEW BOSS

Leeds United are set to appoint former RB Leipzig boss, Jesse Marsch as their new head coach. The American, who has also coached New York Red Bulls and Red Bull Salzburg, left the German club in December last year after a five-month spell. The 48-year-old will succeed Marcelo Bielsa, who was sacked on Sunday, once a work permit is finalized. Leeds sit 16th in the Premier League table, two points above the […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 5

Foreign

US URGES ITS CITIZENS TO LEAVE RUSSIA IMMEDIATELY

The United States of America, USA has told its citizens to consider leaving Russia immediately on commercial flights. The US issued a security alert on the website of US Embassy in Moscow, citing the increasing number of airlines canceling flights and countries closing their airspace to Russia after its invasion of Ukraine. The State Department also kept its travel advisory for Russia at Level 4: Do Not Travel, urging its […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 18

News

LAWMAKER PAYS WAEC FEE FOR STUDENTS IN ISUIKWUATO- UMUNNEOCHI FEDERAL CONSTITUENCY

The Member representing Isuikwuato- Umunneochi federal constituency Nkeiruka Onyejeocha has paid for all 2022 West African Examination Council (WAEC), candidates in public schools in her wards. The Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives also extended the gesture to some private Secondary Schools including her alma maters Methodist Girls Model Secondary School, Ovim Isuikwuato; and Wesley International College Isuochi. Handing over cheques to the Principals of the schools at […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 4

National

ASUU MAINTAINS ITS STANCE ON STRIKE ACTION

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it will not back down on the current industrial action, accusing the Federal Government of not keeping to its promises.  President of the union, Emmanuel Osodeke, stated this today, more than two weeks after ASUU declared a one-month warning strike over the Federal Governments inability to honour its agreement with the body. Osodeke stressed that the members were tired of the federal […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 7

National

PRESIDENCY CONDEMNS MALTREATMENT OF NIGERIANS AND OTHER AFRICANS IN UKRAINE

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the maltreatment of Nigerians and Africans at the Ukraine-Poland border. Video making the rounds on social media showed Africans being relegated to the back of the queue and prevented from entering the train to Poland from Ukraine, including a mother with her baby, who were forced to give up their seats for Ukraine citizens. The President, in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant […]

todayFebruary 28, 2022 10

Entertainment

MOHBAD ALLEGES THAT MARLIAN RECORDS IS AFTER HIS LIFE

Nigerian rapper Ilerioluwa Oladimeji popularly known as Mohbad has revealed that his life is been threatened by his record label, Marlian records, owned by music star, Naira Marley. In a video that has since gone viral on social media, the music star is seen moving in disarray and called the attention of his fans, claiming his life was in danger. The video came hours after Naira Marley disclosed that Mohbad […]

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