Starboy records boss and frontline act, Ayodeji Balogun, known professionally as Wizkid, has announced his intention to quit music temporarily. The “Fever” crooner took to the micro-blogging site, Twitter, to announce that he would be taking a much-deserved rest till March, 2019. Wizkid, who did not reveal the reason for his intended break, uploaded on […]
Revellers welcomed 2019 with fireworks displays and festivities as a celebratory wave swept westward across the globe from Asia to Europe and Africa. The Americas will be the last to celebrate the conclusion of a tumultuous year, as they are five hours behind. Monday’s celebrations kicked off with Sydney hosting its biggest-ever pyrotechnics display and […]
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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, said that elections need not be a do-or-die affair. He said this in his New Year message to Nigerians. In the message, Buhari reiterated his commitment to free, fair and credible elections. He said, “Elections need not be do-or-die affair, and we should not approach that eventuality in a democracy […]
Oil prices climbed on the last trading day of the year on Monday, mirroring gains in stock markets, but were on track for the first yearly decline in three years amid lingering concerns of a persistent supply glut. Hints of progress on a possible U.S.-China trade deal helped bolster sentiment, which has been battered by […]
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said though the situation in Nigeria was getting worrisome by the day, 2019 would be a year of blessings for the citizens and the country. Obasanjo, according to a statement on Monday by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, spoke on Sunday at the 2018 Christmas Carol and Service of six lessons […]
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Saturday urged voters in Epe Divison to vote en masse for candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) during the 2019 elections. Ambode said that voting for President Muhammadu Buhari and Jide Sanwo-Olu would ensure the continuation of the good works of the party both in the state […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has picked the Presidential form of the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to the president’s spokesperson on new media, Bashir Ahmad, the N45million expression-of-interest form was bought by “a group of good Nigerians”. He tweeted: “While President @MBuhari is far in China, a group of good Nigerians bought expression of interest form […]