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I Knew I’d Be A Big Star –Simi

This is obviously great times for Simi as she has added another feather to her cap when Etisalat signed her as a brand ambassador, recently. Smiling from ear to ear, the obviously elated singer told Saturday Beats in a chat, that this achievement was a big deal for her. “I …

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Buhari Undergoes Corrective Surgery Of His Genital

A toddler bearing a similar name with Nigeria’s leader has undergone the first corrective surgery of his genital at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Bida, Niger. Toddler Buhari Muhammad, nine months old, had his genital cut off by his step-mother. Mrs Mariam Kolo, the Director-General of the state Child Rights …

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If Mugabe Dies Before Election, We Will Field His Corpse – Grace

The wife of 92-year-old Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe said Friday that her husband’s corpse will run for president even after his death. She said this while addressing supporters from the ruling ZANU-PF party. Grace Mugabe, who is seen as a possible successor to her ailing husband, ratcheted up her colourful …

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9 Suicide Bombers Attack Maiduguri

Nine bombers died in Maiduguri between Thursday night and early Friday, in what would qualify as the boldest plan by Boko Haram to cause maximum damage in the Borno capital. But the mission was a flop in human casualties. The major damage happened at Muna Garage, a truck station where …

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Nigeria’s Debt Stands At N17.36 Trillion

The Director-General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Dr Abraham Nwankwo said Nigeria’s total debt as at December 31, 2016 was 57.39 billion dollars (N17.36 trillion). He made this known when defending the agency’s 2017 budget before the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts in Abuja on Thursday. Nwankwo …

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Rob Kardashian, Blac Chyna Split Again

It’s over! for now? Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna have split once again. Rob thinks it’s the right decision, Chyna has disappeared for days at a time without communicating or providing any updates. This won’t end well. The Couple who share 3-month-old daughter Dream have been at loggerheads since their initial split around …

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Wike Sacks Commissioner For Health

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has relieved the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Theophilus Odagme, of his appointment. Briefing journalists after the state Executive Council meeting yesterday, the state Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam-George, noted that the governor wished the former commissioner well in his future endeavour. …

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Nigeria Awards N126 Billion Road Contracts

Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday approved the award of 12 road contracts to open up the country. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, announced this while briefing State House Press Corps at the end of the meeting. …

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Yahoo Issues New Security Warning To Users

Yahoo said Wednesday it was notifying some users that hackers may have been able to use a maneuver to break into their accounts without stealing passwords. The latest notifications were in response to the record breach disclosed late last year affecting an estimated one billion users — which involved forging …

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FG, Labour Agree On New Minimum Wage

The President, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba, says the Federal Government and the organised Labour movement in the country have reached a consensus to review the National Minimum Wage. Wabba, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja, said …

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Saraki, Dogara In London To See Ailing President Buhari

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, and Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara are in London to see ailing Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari. The visit will take place Wednesday evening. Other lawmakers expected to meet with the president are Deputy Speaker Yusuf Lasun and Senate Majority Leader Ahmed Lawan. …

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