The beautiful graduate of Dublin Business School, Ireland (BA),
University of Aberdeen, Econs(MA) added another feather to her cap by
becoming a PhD holder of Business Administration, Covenant university.
She took to twitter and Instagram to celebrate her new feat.
A Nigerian, ThankGod Okoro, is the latest victim of police brutality in South Africa.
Okoro, an indigene of Ogbaku, Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State,
was reportedly killed on April 9 by a member of the South African
Police Flying Squad at Hamburg, Florida West Rand in Johannesburg.
At least, 117 Nigerians have been killed in South Africa since February 2016, according to statistics by TheCable.
Confirming Okoro’s murder, the Publicity Secretary of the Nigeria Union
in South Africa, Habib Miller, who is based in Pretoria, told the News
Agency of Nigeria on Friday that the deceased was shot in the head.
The embattled Unuevworo (community head) of Ekpan, Uvwie Council Area of
Delta State, Chief Newton Agbofodo, has been sentenced to death.
Agbofodoh, one of the highest ranking chiefs of Uvwie Kingdom, was
arrested on June 17, 2016, and was later arraigned in court for crimes
bordering on murder.
He was sentenced by the Delta State High Court 4, in Asaba, after being
found guilty of all four count charges preferred against him. He was
sentenced to death by hanging. Charges preferred against him were
conspiracy to commit murder, the substantial offence of murder,
conspiracy to commit attempted murder and an attempted murder.
Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has finally
broken his silence on his speculated governorship ambition in Ekiti
Fayemi, who was in office between October 2010 and October 2014 said his
joining the governorship race was not debatable but he would not want
to flout the law by declaring intent to contest when INEC was yet to
blow the whistle for the race to start.
The former governor who addressed a briefing on his ambition at his
Isan-Ekiti country home on Sunday said everything constitutionally,
legally and legitimately possible would be done to ensure an APC victory
at the forthcoming governorship poll.
Fayemi said: “Do you need a rocket scientist to tell you that I am
running? I was very clear that I am a process person, I am not going to
jump the gun because there are rules and guidelines for electioneering.
There was confusion at Birnin Gwari Town in Kaduna State on Saturday
night when a new bride and 10 others were abducted at gun point by
bandits in the area.
The bride, after the wedding, was being conveyed to her husband’s house
by her friends and relatives when the gunmen stopped the vehicle and
took them away.
The incident which took place at about 8 p.m. threw the community into confusion.
Confirming the kidnap, a former chairman of the local government who
asked not to be named for security reasons, told PREMIUM TIMES on phone
that the gunmen operated with impunity as nobody challenged them.
An actor has taken his own life after he struggled to cope with getting old.
According to UK Metro, 47-year old Kevin Rowley had been renowned by
friends as a man ‘with a smile on his face’ but he hid a secret battle
with anxiety in which he found it difficult to deal with his 30th and
He was found suffocated in bed at his home in Hulme, Manchester, recently.
The controversy trailing this year's Big Brother Naija 2018 has
reached a new level as organizers of the reality were forced to
apologize for airing a wrong percentage vote for housemate, Nina during
the live eviction show.
Recall that Nigerians had taken to social media to blast the
organizers after noticing an error in the voting results accusing them
of altering the eviction votes.
A check on the votes showed that 1. 44 % was missing.
Nina emerged highest with 44.00% votes; Cee-C followed with 24.38%,
while Teddy A and Bam Bam got 16.81% and 13.37% respectively.
Reacting to the error, the organizers on their official Twitter handle wrote, ”Dear viewers,
”An incorrect percentage was published for Nina during tonight’s Eviction show.
”While we deeply regret this error, we wish to state that the
audited and verified percentage for Nina is 45.44% as opposed to 44%.
”We thank you for your usual support & understanding.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of failing Nigerians by
not fulfilling his campaign promises and bringing back ethnicity which
Nigerians felt they had overcome.
Mathew Kukah, bishop of Sokoto diocese of the Catholic church made
the accusation in a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to The Cable, in a letter to the president, the cleric
said Nigerians have never been so alienated from one another. Kukah said
during his campaign, Buhari promised to fight corruption and make the
nation secure but he has fallen short of expectations.
He said Buhari needs to connect with Nigerians and fulfil his promises.