Reports reaching us indicated that the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation has released the mandate to Central Bank of Nigeria for payment of Naira equivalent of US$1,173,820.00 at N305/$ to Nigeria Football Federation to pay outstanding winning bonuses for Super Eagles in the 2018 World Cup Qualifying Matches and for the Super […]
As we age, our skin develops fine lines and wrinkles and we might develop a habit of moaning about different parts of our faces we wish we could change — the sagging jowls, the sallow skin, the deep lines on the sides of our noses. I myself would someday love an eyelift. I’m only half […]
Whistle-blower lawmaker, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, has been suspended by the House of Representatives. The lawmaker from Kano at the centre of the unfolding budget padding scandal was on Wednesday suspended fron the house for 180 legislative days. The House seats three days in a week and this consequently means that Mr. Jibrin’s suspension would last […]
Foremost hip-hop group, Artquake were on Sunday September 25th, 2016 awarded at the Nigeria Media-Nite Awards as the Longest Serving Duo/Group. Both artistes in the group, Adex and Ice-K were both present to receive the award. The award ceremony, which was held at Timesquare Event Center in Ikeja, Lagos, also saw Eedris Abdulkareem winning the […]
Come September 11, 2016, the city of Lagos would be whirling in a spiritual frenzy as prominent ministers of God from across the globe would be storming Grand Ballroom, Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island in Lagos at an event tagged ‘Excel 2016.’ The event, which is targeted at praising God, performing wonders and inspiring participants to […]
The number of dead from a coup attempt in Turkey has risen to 90, the state-run news agency Anadolu reported on Saturday, adding that 1,154 people were wounded. Nearly 200 unarmed soldiers at the Turkish military headquarters have meanwhile surrendered, an official said, adding that special troops were currently securing the complex. Details later. AFP.
Jehovah’s Witnesses across the country have continued to shower encomiums on star actress Clarion Chukwurah for taking the ‘bold step’ to becoming one of them. Few days back, the famous actress announced via her social media that she is now a member of the organization. Her post reads: “An Instructive Meeting Sunday at the Kingdom […]
Veteran Nollywood actress, Bukky Ajayi, is dead. A source said that she died on Wednesday morning but declined to give details. She was 82 years. Ajayi studied drama at the Institute of Drama, London. She was part of the TV series Village Headmaster which aired in the 1980s.
You may be aware of a recording of a phone conversation purportedly involving a fraudster trying to convince a bank customer to reveal her account details. This recording is indicative of the increasing sophistication of scammers and the need for customers to remain vigilant at all times. Please see below some important points to note […]
Argentines begged Lionel Messi on Monday not to abandon the national team before the 2018 World Cup after he tearfully announced his retirement in frustration at another last-gasp international defeat, AFP reports. As Chileans danced in the streets and honked their horns to hail their team’s victory by penalties in the Copa American Centenario, the […]
Abiodun Agbele, a close aide of Governor Ayodele Fayose has been arrested, insiders at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have told PREMIUM TIMES. Mr. Agbele was arrested in Lagos by operatives of the EFCC who had been on his trail in the past one week over allegations that he received huge public funds from […]
Lionel Messi’s apparent final act as an Argentina player was to blast a penalty kick over the crossbar, inducing a chain of events that ended in his retirement (just three days after his 29th birthday) from the national team he brought to three Copa America finals and a World Cup championship game. After 120 minutes […]
The Osun State branch of Christian Association of Nigeria carried out its threat to instruct Christian pupils to appear in their schools in choir robes and other church garments as some students of the Baptist High School, Iwo, appeared in the school in church apparel on Tuesday. The students in such religious garments started arriving […]
A father fought in vain to wrestle his two-year-old son from the jaws of an alligator at the Disney World resort in Orlando, Florida, police have said. A massive search is under way for the missing boy, who was on holiday with his parents and two siblings from Nebraska. Jerry Demings, Orange County Sheriff, told […]
The Award winning music talent discovery and grooming competition, MTN Project Fame West Africa is back for the ninth straight season with the tag: Fame Lives Here. Looking for raw talents, the annual show will commence auditions on Saturday June 18,2016 in some West African major cities and rest the auditions in Lagos on the […]