Month: October 2022

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Entertainment

Former BBNaija housemate Adekunle has bagged a hosting gig at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar

The former Big Brother Naija season 7 housemate, Adekunle Olopade, popularly known as Adekunle, has bagged a hosting gig at the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The reality TV star who made the revelation in a post on Twitter said he was delighted to announce that he would be hosting the 2022 World Cup conference. The 2022 World Cup in Qatar will get underway from the 20th of November […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 8

Entertainment

Spotify Releases A Documentary To Celebrate The 10th Anniversary Of YBNL.

Online music streaming platform Spotify, has released a mini-documentary to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Afrobeats label, YBNL, founded by Nigerian music icon, Olamide. Spotify’s Head of Music, Sub-Saharan Africa, Phiona Okumu who disclosed this over the weekend said since 2012, Olamide had discovered, developed, and exported some of Nigeria’s brightest music stars through YBNL. She said from inception to date, some of the talents signed or endorsed included Adekunle […]

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Sports

Nigeria continued their domination at the ongoing Para-powerlifting in Cairo, Egypt

Nigeria continued their domination at the ongoing Para-powerlifting in Cairo, Egypt, after Loveline Obiji came clutch on her last attempt in Women's over 86kilograms, lifting 145kg to usurp her Egyptian counterpart for the gold medal while in Women's up to 67kg, Nigeria's Lucy Ejike won a Silver medal and increased the country's haul to 11 overall. Onyinyechi Mark is now the new World Record holder in women's -61kg event, surpassing […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 13

Sports

Max Verstappen Wins Historic Mexico City Grand Prix

Dutch driver Max Verstappen of Red Bull has broken the record for wins in a season with a comfortable and controlled victory in the Mexico City Grand Prix. The world champion held off a challenge from Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes in the first part of the race before pulling away to take his 14th win of the year. It moves the Dutchman clear of Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel, who won […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 9

Foreign

Brazil former president Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva defeats incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential election

Brazil has taken a turn to the left as former president Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva defeats far-right incumbent president Jair Bolsonaro in the presidential election. After a divisive campaign that saw two bitter rivals on opposite sides of the political spectrum go head to head, Lula won 50.9% of the votes which was enough to beat Bolsonaro, whose supporters had been confident of victory. It was a stunning comeback […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 4

South East

Governor’s Plan 24-Hour Patrol in The Southeast

The South East Governors Forum SEGF yesterday at the Enugu State Government House, debunked the news making rounds that they formed a security outfit Eastern Security Network ESN, reiterating that the security outfit they credited is Ebubeagu and Forest Guard. The Governor of Ebonyi State and the chairman of South East Governors Forum, David Umahi who read the communique after the emergency Southeast Governor’s Forum meeting, told newsmen that they […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 10

South East

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated the need for Ohanaeze Ndigbo to promote and preserve Igbo cultural heritage

The Governor of Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has reiterated the need for Ohanaeze Ndigbo to promote and preserve Igbo cultural heritage as the custodian of Igbo culture and tradition. Ugwuanyi who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Simon Ortuanya, laid the emphasis at Michael Okpara Square Enugu as the State chapter of the apex Igbo socio-cultural group marks the 2022 IRI-JI New Yam Festival. In his remarks, […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 8

Politics

Vice President Spearheads Billion-Dollar Carbon Market in Africa

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, has revealed that the Federal Government is pioneering a voluntary billion dollars’ worth of Carbon Market on the continent. Akande said it is an innovative climate change solution that will create, millions of new jobs in Nigeria alone over the period of the energy transition, according to estimates of the international experts, […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 1

Business

Reactions as CBN Governor announces to re-designed naira notes

Reactions have continued to trail the announcement by the Governor of the Central Bank Godwin Emefiele to re-designed naira notes as a measure targeted at controlling currency in circulation as well as curbing counterfeit currency and ransom payment to kidnappers and terrorists. Throwing more light on the rationale for the new government policy, a Professor of Economics and a member of the Central Bank of Nigeria Monetary Mike Obadiah said […]

todayOctober 31, 2022 1

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