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12 Jul
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the Fasasi family on the death of singer and songwriter, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan. Sound Sultan died on Sunday after “a hard fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-cell Lymphoma,” his family announced on Sunday. He was buried in New Jersey, U.S. the same day according…
27 Dec 2020
2020 is a year many would not forget for a long time to come. The year has been heavily defined by the COVID-19 pandemic amongst other events which has impacted the lives of millions around the world. We have curated a list of events that shook 2020 both around the globe and in Nigeria: Kobe…
15 Oct 2020
Award-winning Nigerian rapper and singer Folarin Falana professionally known as Falz has written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari. The vocal entertainer has been a strong voice in the ongoing #EndSARS protests seeking an end to police brutality, harassment, extortion, extra-judicial killings among other vices. In the open letter, Falz requested a reconstitution of…
President Muhammau Buhari and Wizkid
4 Oct 2020
  Some Nigerian celebrities have called on the government to end police brutality as more evidence of illegal activities by Special Anti Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) emerged at the weekend. As Nigerians took to Twitter to air their grievances and trend the #EndSARS campaign, celebrities such as WizKid, Rudeboy and Mercy Eke said the government needs…
President Muhammau Buhari and Wizkid
1 Jun 2020
Sensational Nigerian singer Wizkid has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari in wake of the recent killings in the country. Taking to his Twitter page, the "Joro" crooner likened the Nigerian president to the president of the United States,  Donald Trump. According to the multiple award-winning singer, both presidents are clueless and the only difference between them…
Buhari and Trump
3 Feb 2020
“Oh dang! I’m stuck in this hellhole and it’s all Trump’s fault!” You or someone you know may have expressed or feel the sentiment above following Friday’s announcement that the United States President Donald Trump’s travel ban on immigration from include six countries - Sudan, Tanzania, Nigeria, Eritrea, Myanmar and Kyrgyzstan. Four of those countries are…
8 Oct 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has based the 2020 budget funding of education, health and infrastructure on the proposed increase of Value Added Tax from 5% to 7.5%. "The 2020 appropriation being presented today is predicated in the following parameters: Benchmark Oil Price $57 Production: 2.18m bpd FX: N305/$ Proposed increase of VAT from 5% to…
24 Sep 2019
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari Monday said Lake Chad, located in the country's northeast border, has "shrunk significantly from its original size." Buhari told World leaders at the United Nations Climate Action Summit that the reduction in the size of the lake was due to climate change. But his claims about the lake was questioned by Reuters…
29 Aug 2019
Outspoken Nigerian comedian, I Go Dye in an open letter to the president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has asked for the release of a former presidential aspirant and the publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore. Sowore who was the candidate of the African Action Congress in the last presidential election in Nigerian was arrested by men suspected…
29 Jul 2019
Deliberations on the possible passage of a revised Digital Rights Bill has begun at the House of Representatives after President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to a similar bill in February. The bill seeks to protect the rights of internet users in Nigeria from infringement of their fundamental freedoms and to guarantee the application of human…
26 Jul 2019
The former presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, Oby Ezekwesili, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of plagiarizing a part of her manifesto. "Did @MBuhari not recently copy my manifesto by saying he will Lift millions of Nigerians out of Poverty?" Ezekwesili said on Twitter "Did he not say he wants to Lift…
25 Jul 2019
International rapper, Offset who is one part of the trio that makes up the rap group, Migos had an encounter with a Nigerian man identified as Chukwuemeka on Twitter yesterday. Offset who was responding to fans through his #AskOffset hashtag had the Nigerian man beg him for money but the "Clout" rapper had a piece…


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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwest Nigeria's Sokoto state, killing 43 people, the state government said Monday. Heavily armed gangs known locally as bandits have terrorised northwest and central Nigeria for years, raiding and looting villages, but attacks have become even more violent in recent months. "Forty-three people have…
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The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.
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A 66-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge in relation to the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019, a British court heard on Monday.