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October 8, 2018 6:42 AM Former Nigerian minister and Chibok girls champion to vie for presidency in 2019

Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year. Ezekwesili, 55, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, said she would run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria 85

November 2, 2017 12:37 PM 79 Million And Counting: Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ Is The Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video On YouTube

Earlier this year, Yemi Alade’s 2014 smash hit Johnny was announced the most watched video by a female African on YouTube with about 72 million views. A few months later, Johnny has surpassed that record to become the most watch Nigerian music video ever on YouTube with to 79 million views- and counting. The title for the most viewed Nigerian music video 605

October 31, 2017 6:08 AM CAF Champions League hits critical mass [Football Planet]

On this episode of the Football Planet: The first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League final was played on Saturday and it was visiting Moroccans Wydad Casablanca who frustrated wasteful home side Al Ahly to a 1-1 draw at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Egypt. England are the World U17 Champions after they finished off a dominant display and coming from behind 60

October 30, 2017 11:00 PM Oando Foundation, Sumitomo partner on ict

Oando Foundation (OF), an independent charity and Sumitomo Chemical, a Japanese Chemical Company, are partnering to support ICT Education through the establishment of three-solar powered ICT Centres in public primary schools across the country. This partnership will impact the lives of over 2,400 beneficiaries; bridging the existing gaps in the implementation 74

October 21, 2017 10:38 AM Continued instability likely to force more South Sudanese to seek safety elsewhere

Projected influx would swell the ranks of the two million South Sudanese already in exile in the region - bringing the total number of refugees closer the three million mark. NAIROBI, Kenya — UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency and the humanitarian agencies is warning that without an imminent resolution in sight for the crises in South Sudan, more South Sudanese 54

October 18, 2017 9:35 AM Bobrisky says he has deals with 3 Nigerian telecom companies

Self-acclaimed Snapchat queen Idris Okuneye aka Bobrisky has taken to his Instagram page to reveal that he may soon become an ambassador for the second time. Already an ambassador for a hair company, Bobrisky wrote that three telecommunication companies have offered him deals to represent their brand. He later added that he will be having meetings with them. “Wow guys good news coming 33

October 17, 2017 3:05 PM Stop flaunting wealth on social media – Dolapo Badmus

The spokesperson for the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, which supervises Ogun and Lagos police commands, SP Dolapo Badmus, has advised Nigerians to stop flaunting their wealth on social media, explaining that it makes them “susceptible to attacks.” Badmus was reacting to a post on Instagram by ace comedian, Ayo Makun. In the post, the comedian had displayed 32

October 11, 2017 5:10 AM South Sudan targets oilfield security ahead of restoring production

JUBA – South Sudan is tackling the chief obstacle to new investment in its oil sector - security - as it aims next year to restore production to the level recorded before war broke out in 2013, the oil minister said on Tuesday. “Security is now under control, and those investing will be provided with security,” Minister Ezekiel Lol Gatkuoth said in an interview 34

October 10, 2017 11:50 PM Let The President Speak

In modern societies, the media plays an important role in shaping public opinion. In modern democracies, the Commander-in-Chief's public statements can influence both the media cycle and the actions of other politicians. The reactions from President Buhari’s speech on his return from a 106-day medical leave in the United Kingdom reminded us of the polarising 36

October 10, 2017 3:17 PM DJ Olu’s girlfriend Ajibola Ajimobi mourns him on social media

There had been rumours that DJ Olu who once worked as Davido’s official DJ had been dating Ajibola, one of the daughters of Oyo state Governor Abiola Ajimobi but it was after his death the rumour was confirmed. “Rest easy my baby. Always watching over me my angel,” Ajibola captioned a photo she posted on Monday, October 9, 2017. Instead, the family reported 74