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Ogun LG polls: PDP vows to win all local govts

The Ogun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed that it will claim all the 20 local governments in the July 24 elections in the state.

Terrorists planning to attack churches: Akintoye warns Adeboye, Oyedepo

Prof. Banji Akintoye has alerted Pastor Enoch Adeboye, Bishop Oyedepo, T.B Joshua and other religious leaders to beef up security around their churches and mosques.

Despite attacks, Abia remains one of Nigeria’s safest states – Commissioner

Abia State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has said Abia remains one of the safest states despite recent attacks.

Jigawa declares Friday public holiday

The Jigawa State Government has declared Friday, May 14, a work-free day to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration in the state.

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POLITICS

PDP

Ogun LG polls: PDP vows to win all local govts

The Ogun Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has vowed that it will claim all the 20 local governments in the July 24 elections in the state.

Sports

Serena Williams: accepts invitation to Parma

Serena Williams moves over to Parma

Tennis legend Serena Williams, whose 1000th match in Rome ended in defeat on Wednesday, has accepted a wild-card invitation to play at the Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma.

Entertainment

Appraising Nigeria’s growing music TikTok challenges and its creators

TikTok has come to be regarded as one of the world’s biggest social platforms, entrenching a new wave of ideas, cultural tags, and viral global moments that have seen the world through some of the challenges – and limitations – of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yemi Alade’s team dazzles on The Voice Nigeria

Yemi Alade’s team gave music lovers several exciting moments on the latest episode of The Voice Nigeria, which aired over the weekend.

Iyabo Ojo sues Yomi Fabiyi over defamatory posts

Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo has taken legal action against her colleague, Yomi Fabiyi over defamatory posts.

Lifestyle

Tamaramiebi Akika wins BCG essay writing contest

Miss Tamaramiebi Akika, a student of Corona Secondary School, Agbara Estate, Ogun State, has emerged winner of the second edition of the annual BCG Lagos International Women’s Day (IWD) essay writing contest.

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro rides ‘Okada’ to rally [Video]

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro rode at the head of a large motorbike rally by his supporters on Sunday to mark Mothers' Day

Priest finds job for man who stole church offerings

An Italian parish priest, Don Danilo Barlese has helped an unemployed man find a job after he stole from church's offerings boxes.

Business

Elon Musk suspends acceptance of Bitcoin for Tesla cars

lon Musk announced Wednesday night that Tesla has stopped accepting Bitcoin for car purchases due to increasing use of fossil fuel for its mining and transactions.

Interswitch enables 2021 JAMB/UTME registration

Interswitch, the foremost pan-African digital payment and commerce company has urged prospective candidates to take advantage of its various payment gateways to register for the 2021 Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB)/ Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME).

Hackers of U.S. Oil Pipeline want ransom paid

Hackers of U.S. fuel pipeline operator said in a news release on Monday that its goal was to make money and not to create problems for society.

METRO

Despite attacks, Abia remains one of Nigeria’s safest states – Commissioner

Abia State Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi Kalu, has said Abia remains one of the safest states despite recent attacks.

Jigawa declares Friday public holiday

The Jigawa State Government has declared Friday, May 14, a work-free day to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration in the state.

National Theatre to create 16,000 jobs after renovation

Prof. Sunday Ododo, the General Manager of National Theatre said the 44-year-old complex will provide over 16,000 jobs during and after its renovation.

Kufre Effiong speaks: Uduak, who murdered Umoren, is my cousin

Kufre Effiong has finally broken silence after a report by one David Hundeyin linked him to the murder of Iniobong Umoren - the job-seeking Akwa Ibom lady killed by Uduak Frank Akpan.

Baba Ijesha: Lagos CP Odumosu replies Yomi Fabiyi, others

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has replied to the questions raised by Yomi Fabiyi and his group over the continued detention of a Nollywood actor Olanrewaju Omiyinka known as Baba Ijesha.

Olatunde Oyeyiola: 41-year-old multimedia guru now GM of Kwara TV

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has appointed a multimedia guru, Mr Olatunde Oyeyiola, as the new General Manager of Kwara Television.

WORLD

Opinion

What Osinbajo’s presence at recent security meetings mean to  Nigerians

Yemi Osinbajo
The vice-president is known as a strong voice for justice, effective law enforcement, equity community policing and state police inside and outside government.

Poor Hadiza Bala Usman, forced to grow too quickly

Hadiza Bala Usman, politician and social activist, was until last Thursday, May 6, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA.

Under Buhari’s watch, electricity bills now higher than house rents

Then, I thought Buhari was the messiah Nigeria needed but since his assumption of the office six years ago, his style of administration has proven me wrong.

Why life in America is scary

Active shooter drill in a school in America
American life is scary, in immense and brutal ways — so much so that it’s ruled by existential anxiety and despair

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