Day: May 24, 2018

Google Launches First African Impact Challenge

May 24, 2018

Tech Giant, Google has announced the launch of the Google Impact Challenge Nigeria, 2018. The company made the announcement on Wednesday saying it will be offering $2m worth of grant funding to nonprofits in Nigeria through the challenge.According to Google, four non-profits in Nigeria stand the chance of winning $250 000 each while eight runners-up […]

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EFCC to Arraign Ize-Iyamu, Dan Orbih, 3 Others over N700m Diezani Poll Cash

May 24, 2018

Three years after they allegedly received N700 million out of the N23 billion cash made available to People’s Democratic Party leaders for the 2015 presidential election, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is set to charge five key leaders of the party in Edo State to court for their roles in the laundering of the […]

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WWE Set for £1billion Windfall as FOX Secures Broadcast Rights for SmackDown LIVE

May 24, 2018

WWE is reportedly set for an incredible £1bn windfall thanks to FOX securing the broadcast rights for SmackDown LIVE. ESPN broke the news that the world’s biggest wrestling promotion is closing in on a massive five-year contract with the U.S. television network. The partnership is said to be worth a staggering $205m (£152m) per year […]

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Woman Chops off Husband’s Private Part in Eldoret

May 24, 2018

A 41-year-old man is nursing injuries at a hospital in Eldoret after his wife allegedly cut off his private parts with a knife. The second-hand clothes businessman claims he was asleep when his 23-year-old wife chopped off part of his manhood. He said the incident happened at about 2am on Tuesday. “I felt cold and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Nigeria in Big Trouble as N2.7 Trillion Fine Threatens Collapse of Economy

May 24, 2018

Even as the Nigerian economy is struggling to maintain stability after managing a recovery last year from one of the worst recessions in its history, Nigeria appears to be sitting on a tinderbox that could wipe off a sizeable chunk of its foreign reserves, derail the 2018 budget and plunge the economy back into recession. […]

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$16bn Power Projects: Fayose Mocks Buhari, Obasanjo

May 24, 2018

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo over their latest disagreement over the $16bn allegedly spent on power during the tenure of the former President. Fayose on his twitter handle said that he was enjoying the public display of “brickbats” between the two leaders. The governor […]

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Morata Fuels Chelsea Exit Rumours after Meeting Juventus Director

May 24, 2018

The 25-year-old striker was photographed meeting with his former club, further fuelling speculation he could depart Stamford Bridge Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata met with Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici in Milan on Wednesday, Goal can confirm. The meeting, which was also attended by Morata’s agent Juanma Lopez, is likely to further fuel speculation the Spanish […]

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Ekiti 2018: Islamic group attacks Gov Fayose for picking Muslim as running mate for PDP candidate

May 24, 2018

“Those who say South West people are tolerant should borrow a leaf from this. It is the Muslims who are bearing the brunt. There is no religious tolerance in the South West. As individual Christians and Muslims, yes. We live together in the same houses and work together in the same workplaces. “ Christians and […]

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Court Handling Metuh’s Trial Summons Channels TV’s Maupe Ogun over ‘Prejudicial Comments’ on Sunrise Daily

May 24, 2018

According to the trial Judge, Justice Okon Abang, the duo are expected to appear before the court in Abuja on May 25. The court also insisted on proceeding with Metuh’s trial despite his absence from court Justice Abang said that the court was entitled to proceed, considering the defendant’s previous attempts to frustrate the trial […]

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Amnesty International Plans to Publish ‘Malicious Report’ Against Nigerian Military – Defence HQ

May 24, 2018

According to a statement by the Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, the military has “credible intelligence” about the plan and that the report contains claims of fictitious rape incidents in internally displaced persons’ camps in the insurgency-ravaged North East. The military is unhappy with what it says is becoming a frequent ritual […]

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