Igbo should stop emotional politics – Oye

By Vincent Ujumadu The national chairman of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Victor Oye, Thursday, advised Igbo people to stop playing emotional politics, arguing that such politics would never benefit them. Chief Victor Ike-Oye Addressing reporters at Amawbia after assessing last week’s presidential and national assembly elections, Oye said Igbo were digging their grave... Continue Reading →

PDP addresses the world

Miffed with the declaration of president Muhammadu Buhari as the president elect by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday addressed the world on what it described as the “militarization of the South south zone elections by the ruling APC as led by Muhammadu Buhari”. Recall that the party’s presidential... Continue Reading →

Poll: Theresa May endorses illegality – group

…Urges EU, US to stand firm A pro-democracy group, Mandate Protection Vanguard (MPV), has expressed disappointment in the British Prime Minister Theresa May, for sending a congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari following the just concluded presidential election in Nigeria. Theresa May The group demanded an apology from Ms May, describing her action as “an... Continue Reading →

Re-election shows Nigerians have confidence in Buhari’s capability- Gov. Masari

By Bashir Bello KATSINA – Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has hailed Nigerians over the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari saying it shows Nigerians have confidence in the President’s ability and capability to lead the nation to the right path. Masari The Governor stated this while reacting to the re-election of the President... Continue Reading →

Buhari’s re-election: Stock market declines further by N85bn

Strong regulation, managed exchange rate to be maintained — Analysts By Babajide Komolafe & Peter Egwuatu The re-election of Buhari and the ruling party’s renewed majority in the national assembly impacted on the stock market yesterday, with investors losing another N85 billion while the benchmark index fell by 0.7 percent. Data from the Nigeria Stock... Continue Reading →

Dangote moves up to 64th richest in the world

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote has significantly moved up in the World billionaires’ list as he emerged 64th richest person in the world, with an estimated worth of $16.6 billion, as against his previous ranking of 103rd in the world. Dangote, who remains the richest man in Africa for the 8th year running, was... Continue Reading →

CBN says Nigeria records 57.1 PMI points as at February

Lagos – The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said the Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) stood at 57.1 index points as at February, indicating an expansion in the manufacturing sector for 23 consecutive months. Buhari and Emefiele The CBN said this in its monthly “Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) Survey Report’’ by the Statistics Department posted... Continue Reading →

Inclusive government will expedite a rebound in capital market – Economist

An Economist, Mr Boniface Okesie, has said that inaugurating an inclusive government will expedite a rebound of the capital market. Stock Market Okesie, President, Progressive Shareholders Association of Nigeria, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Thursday. The Economist said that inaugurating an all-inclusive government would douse... Continue Reading →

Ohanaeze faction congratulates Buhari on re-election victory

By Dennis Agbo ENUGU- A faction of Ohanaeze Ndigbo has congratulated President Muhammandu Buhari on his victory at the presidential election held in February 23, 2019. Ohanaeze Addressing journalists in Enugu, Thursday, the suspended Secretary General of Ohanaeze, Barrister Uche Okwukwu said that Buhari’s Victory has shown that the president has been on the right... Continue Reading →

UK confirms INEC results as authentic

The United `kingdom Government has confirmed that the results of the presidential election as released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were authentic. Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman Mahmood Yakubu addresses the audience on February 25, 2019 in Abuja during the presidential elections announcement. – Muhammadu Buhari got off to a winning... Continue Reading →

Why Nigerian actresses are labeled prostitutes – Tonto Dikeh

By Tolulope Abereoje The acting profession in Africa has generally been seen as a profession for promiscuous individuals. The Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood, is not left out of this misconstrued belief. The female folks in the industry are however on the receiving end in this. From dressing seductively, to romantic gestures, to kissing, fondling and... Continue Reading →

Being perceived a sex symbol not a big deal — Ella Mensah

Every attractive actress has a price she must pay for her looks. For screen diva, Ella Mensah, whose role interpreting craft has cut across Nollywood and Ghallywood, she is seen as a sex symbol. But surprisingly, the curvy actress says seeing her as a sex symbol is not a big deal. Ella Mensah “I never... Continue Reading →

Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Elliot, others congratulate President Buhari

Lagos – Nigerian celebrities, Joke Silva, Desmond Elliot and some others have congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election to office. President Buhari was on Tuesday declared the winner of the just concluded presidential elections following his re-election bid on the platform of the All Progressive Congress(APC) with a total of 15,191,847 votes, beating other... Continue Reading →

Lagos Media Marathon will boost Ambode’s road race revival — Alli

Athletics legend Yusuf Alli has described the decision of the Lagos chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to organize a road race as one of the best things that happened to marathon and road races since Governor Akinwunmi Ambode revived the culture in February 2016 with the Lagos City Marathon. Marathoners “The media is... Continue Reading →

Maiden Eko excellence awards call for nominations

By Chris Onuoha In a bid to recognize and celebrate individuals and corporate organizations who embody a spirit of excellence creative and entrepreneurship drive across the city of Lagos, Newaves Innovations has launched an online call starting March 1, 2019 for the opening of activities to host the maiden ‘EKO EXCELLENCE AWARDS’ scheduled to take... Continue Reading →

Goalkeeper Arrizabalaga dropped as Chelsea beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-0

Chelsea put their tumultuous League Cup final defeat behind them to revive their top-four hopes with a 2-0 victory over stuttering Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday. Under-pressure manager Maurizio Sarri made the bold decision to drop goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in favour of Willy Caballero. Kepa Arrizabalaga The Spaniard’s antics against Manchester City at... Continue Reading →

Meet Alabi Samson, Founder/CEO Starwise Group

By Rotimi Agbana “Believe in your dream, work towards it, keep the consistency without any thought of giving up. Deafen your ears and blind your eyes to people’s negativity and put God first.” These we’re the words of serial entrepreneur, Engr. Alabi Samson Ayobami, Founder/CEO, Starwise Group, in a chat with Vanguard. It is not... Continue Reading →

Golf: HSBC Women’s World Championship scores

Leading first-round scores from the $1.5 million HSBC Women’s World Championship at par-72 Sentosa Golf Club on Thursday: 68 – Ariya Jutanugarn (THA), Minjee Lee (AUS), Amy Olson (USA), Yu Liu (CHN), Celine Boutier (FRA) 69 – Park Sung-Hyun (KOR), Nasa Hataoka (JPN), Carlota Ciganda (ESP), Ko Jin-Young (KOR), Feng Shanshan (CHN), Moriya Jutanugarn (THA),... Continue Reading →

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