Brexit deal: key points from the draft withdrawal agreement

Brexiters will find many contentious clauses difficult to stomach within the 585-page draft document

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Satanic Temple sues Netflix over Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s demonic statue

The group claims the show’s statue of Baphomet resembles its own and that its use ‘dilutes and denigrates’ satanism

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Ondo Assembly impeaches Speaker, Deputy

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Friday impeached its Speaker, Bamidele Oloyelogun, and his deputy, Iroju Ogundeji. Assembly man Sunday Olajide (APC-Akure Constituency 2) moved the motion for the impeachment, while Assemblyman Oluyede Feyide (APC- Ose Constituency) seconded the motion. After the impeachment of the two officers, the lawmakers elected Assemblyman Olamide George (APC-Akure North Constituency) as the new…

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Peace Forum: Buhari departs for Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari will  depart Abuja on Friday for Paris, France, to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum which opens on Sunday and ends on Tuesday. Mr Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. The Peace Forum is organised by the French…

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Veteran comedian, Baba Sala is dead

Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead. According to reports, Baba Sala died around 10.00 pm on Sunday night in his home in Ilesa, Osun State. Details soon

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Ben Bruce withdraws from senatorial race

The commonsense Senator, Ben Murray Bruce, has withdrawn his ambition to return to the Senate for a second term in 2019. The Senator abandoned his ambition to represent the Bayelsa East Senatorial District following widespread rejection of his candidacy by the stakeholders of the district. In a letter written on the eve of the senatorial primaries of the People’s Democratic…

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PDP picks 75-year-old Useni as Plateau governorship candidate

Senator Jeremiah Useni, 75 years old, has emerged the governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau in the 2019 general elections. Useni polled 1018 votes to defeat 12 other candidates at the party’s primaries. His closest rival Johnbull Shekarau got 340 votes. In all, 2,097 delegates from the seventeen local government areas voted at the primaries. Useni…

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Ambode: My opponent was arrested for currency fraud in America

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, facing the APC governorship primary on Monday threw some bombshells against party rival, Babajide Sanwo-olu, at a press conference in Lagos. Governor Ambode: speaks to the media on eve of governorship primary in Lagos state watch the full conference here, courtesy of TVC:

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Photos: Air Force pilot Baba-Ari buried

Squadron Leader Bello Baba-Ari, who died in the Air Force plane crash in Abuja on Friday buried at the Gudu Cemetery in the Federal capital.    

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Lagos 2019: Tinubu dumps Ambode, formally endorses Sanwo-Olu

The ruling party’s national leader says Akinwunmi Ambode has deviated from developmental blueprint of Lagos, urging primary participant to reject him. Bola Tinubu has endorsed Jide Sanwo-Olu as the preferred candidate for the All Progressives Congress in the upcoming governorship election in Lagos, ending weeks of speculation about where he stands on the stand-off between the challenger and incumbent governor,…

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