News: Parallel Edo APC governorship candidate emerges

Another candidate, Senator Monday Okpebholo, has emerged as the winner of the All Progressives Congress governorship primary election in Edo on Saturday. The Returning Officer, Stanley Ugboaja, declared Okpebholo the winner with 12,145 votes. Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, who is also the chairman of the APC primary election committee, had earlier declared a House […]

Fix our roads instead of buying new SUVs — Mayorkun Orders Senators

Nigerian singer Mayorkun has ordered senators to fix roads instead of buying new SUVs. This comes after the Nigerian senate justified the purchase of luxury vehicles for its members, saying ministers have more than 3 SUVs, among other reasons. Mayorkun took to Twitter to express his displeasure with the Senate’s decision, writing, “Fix our roads instead […]

Santabella Chairman urges FG to save Nigerian music industry from Int’l Companies

The Chairman of the Santabella Group and the parent company of Santabella Music Empire Limited, Oladipupo Lawal, has called on the Federal government to rescue the Nigerian music industry from the grip of international companies. Lawal also expressed his concerns over the stranglehold that international companies have on the Nigerian music market. In a statement […]

Nigeria’s Supreme Court Upholds President Bola Tinubu’s Election

Nigeria’s Supreme Court, on Thursday, rejected attempts to invalidate President Bola Tinubu‘s recent election victory and dismissed challenges brought forth by the political opposition. These challenges had contended that the election was marred by irregularities and that Tinubu was ineligible for the presidency. The Supreme Court, in a majority decision, declared that the opposition’s claims lacked […]

Spotify Unveils Highly Anticipated Original Podcast ‘What Now? with Trevor Noah’

Since the exciting revelation of the collaboration between Spotify and Trevor Noah in June, fans across the globe have been eagerly awaiting the next move from the renowned comedian, Emmy Award-winning talk show host, and best-selling author. The countdown is nearly over as What Now? with Trevor Noah prepares to grace the airwaves next month. The podcast makes its […]

US Announces Removal of Uganda and Three Other African Countries From AGOA Trade Deal

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced the expulsion of Uganda, Gabon, Niger, and the Central African Republic (CAR) from the special U.S.-Africa trade program known as the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). This decision stems from concerns over these nations’ “gross violations” of human rights and a lack of progress toward democratic governance, according […]