Kiss Daniel is dating singer Chidinma Ekile

Singer Kiss Daniel, 23, is dating fellow singer, Chidinma Ekile, 26. Just last night, the Woju crooner shared a video on his instastories showing Chidinma sitting on a bed while fiddling with her phone and laughed as he filmed her. He put a love emoji across her photo. Meanwhile, in a recent interview, Kiss Daniel revealed his interest for older ladies. While speaking with Stargist, the Woju crooner dismissed that age was one of the criteria to consider before falling in love, arguing that what mostly matters in such situation is the…

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Gernot Rohr wants more grass pitch stadiums for NPFL matches

Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr on Sunday in Lagos expressed his preference for Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) matches to be played more on grass pitch stadiums. Rohr spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) after the NPFL Match Day 12 fixture between Lagos-based MFM FC and Heartland FC of Owerri at Agege Stadium. The coach said while he was impressed with the standard of the league he believed it would be improved more if games were played on grass as against synthetic pitches. “I am here to see…

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Ex-President Obasanjo woos Senator Saraki, Speaker Dogara, Governor Tambuwal to join SDP

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo is leading the move to bring Senate President Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State and other aggrieved leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to join the Social Democratic Party (SDP), otherwise known as the Third Force movement, according to a report. Already, there is palpable tension in the APC and the major opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the political future of Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue and other political…

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Kogi rescinds policy to sell off goverment property

Faced with criticism on its decision to out rightly sell off some legacy projects to finance the 2018 budget, the Kogi State Government has proposed back tracked on the controversial policy. The controversy was stoked by the State’s Commissioner of Finance, Asiwaju Idris, during his budget defense for the ministry, where he revealed government’s plan to sell off some of the State property. Many stakeholders in the state had condemned the decision as some even threatened to sue the Government if it goes ahead with the plan. Director-General, Kogi Bureau…

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I did not call for military intervention – Ekweremadu

Deputy President of the Senate Ike Ekweremadu has denied the trending report that he called for military intervention in Nigeria, just as the labour has warned it would resist military in politics. “I never called for a military coup. I never said the military was planning any coup. Even the military’s statement admitted that my statement was only cautionary and that we were sincere. But they went as far as saying that the international community should ignore my words of caution.” According to the Punch, Ekweremadu said in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State…

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Zambia wages war on sex dolls

Zambia is waging a fierce campaign against sex dolls, threatening offenders with heavy jail terms over the dolls which, it says, are “very unnatural”. “No one sells them openly, no one admits to owning one, and no one has been arrested,’’ report said. The government launched the crackdown on the sex toys last month. The action has propelled the issue of sex dolls to the top of the news agenda and made them a hot topic of conversation and debate on social media, dividing opinion in the largely conservative southern…

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Turkish socialite Mina Basaran, 7 friends die in plane crash after Dubai party

A wealthy Turkish socialite, Mina Basaran and seven of her friends were among the 11 people killed on Sunday when a private plane bringing them home from a Dubai bachelorette party crashed into an Iranian mountainside. The plane was owned by the private holding company of Turkish businessman Huseyin Basaran, and carried eight passengers and three crew, an official for Turkey’s transport ministry said. Those on board were all flying back from a party ahead of Mina’s  planned wedding next month. Huseyin Basaran, a former deputy chairman of Trabzonspor football…

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Nigeria’s Chile Eboe-Osuji elected ICC president

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has elected Nigeria’s Chile Eboe-Osuji as the president of the international court in Netherlands. Eboe-Osuji graduated with a Law Degree (LL.B) from the University of Calabar in 1985, before studying for a master of laws (LL.M) at the McGill University in Canada. In a correspondence received by newsmen, the court said “the judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session, elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji (Nigeria) as President of the Court for a three-year term with immediate effect”. The court also elected…

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Modular refinery package arrives, to be installed in Delta

The Federal Government is making progress on the establishment of modular refineries with the arrival of one set of package shipment already in the country and undergoing Customs clearance. The Niger Delta Inter-Ministerial Committee, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, informed members at its presentation meeting in Abuja that the refinery would be installed in Delta. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President on Saturday indicated that another set of refinery equipment would arrive the country in April and would be installed…

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Senate confirms N13.5m monthly allowance to Senators

The Nigerian Senate said today that Senator Shehu Sani was in order when he revealed the N45m quarterly allowance that  each Senator takes home. And it quickly added that the information about the emoluments of senators was never a secret. Senate Spokesman, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, said the figure Sani gave out about running cost of the offices of Senators was contained in various line items and expenditure heads of the budget of the National Assembly which has been made public. According to him, Senator Shehu Sani did not disclose anything new….

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