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Friday, May 20, 2022

Nigerian Car Maker Innoson Motors Diversifies Into Keke Production

Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing introduces IVM-branded tricycles ‘Keke Marwa’ into the Nigerian market. The 5-seater joins Innoson lineup of vehicles, including Connect, Caris, G20 Smart, Ikenga, G40 and G80.

Technical details and the prices of IVM-branded three-wheeled vehicles isn’t available yet.

Fondly known as Keke Marwa, the three-wheeler has being a source of livelihood for millions of low-earners in Nigerians.


Rihanna Finally Gives Birth After 9 Months Of Pregnancy

Rihanna has welcomed her firstborn, a son, into the world with her long-term rapper boyfriend A$AP Rocky. Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcomed their firstborn on May 13 in Los Angeles but the couple has not yet shared the name of their child.

The couple first announced the happy news that they were expecting back in January with a series of photos taken in Harlem, New York, where Rocky was born and raised.

This is the first child for both Rihanna and A$ap Rocky.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail, Strikes Out FG’s Amended Charge

 The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Wednesday, declined to grant bail to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, pending the determination of the treasonable felony charge the Federal Government preferred against him.

Trial Justice Binta Nyako held that Kanu must explain the reason why he breached the previous bail that was given to him, before he could enjoy another favourable discretion from the court.

Shock As Osinachi Corpse Sing Ekwueme In Mortuary

 The management of National Hospital in Abuja has dismissed claims of corpse of popular gospel singer, Osinachi Nwachukwu singing one of her popular songs ‘Ekwueme’ at night while in the mortuary.

The hospital in a statement released by its spokesperson, Dr Taiwo Haastrup, said it is just the imagination of people as there's nothing like that.

Haastrup said;

“Medically, there is nothing like that; it’s just an imagination of people. Somebody that is dead and is a corpse, how would such a person be singing in the night?

Bola Tinubu Reportedly Concludes Plans To Decamp To SDP

 Former Lagos state governor and Presidential hopeful on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Bola Tinubu has concluded plans to dump the ruling party, if the May 30 primaries are schemed against him, an associate of the former Lagos state government has said.

The associate who spoke on the condition of anonymity told Vanguard that the development was the reason former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal stated recently that Tinubu had plan B if APC primaries are manipulated against him.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

How To Apply For Big Brother Naija Season 7 Audition 2022

 One of the biggest reality TV shows in Africa, Big Brother Naija, has opened applications for the next set of participants in the season 7 edition.

The show, which has produced winners like Mercy Eke (season 4), Laycon (season 5) and Whitemoney (season 6) has officially begun its audition for season 7.

This was announced on the BBNaija official Instagram page on Sunday.

The announcement read, “Biggie is calling you back home. #BBNaija Season 7 auditions are officially open

Nollywood Actor Leo Mezie Dies Of Kidney Disease

 Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died after a long battle with kidney disease. The actor who had been battling a Kidney disease, had a transplant last week. However, he began to develop complications. Sadly, he lost the battle.

His colleague, Chioma Toplis, announced his passing on social media this afternoon.

''Actor Leo Mezie is dead. He died on Saturday in Abuja while recovering from kidney transplant. His corpse has been moved to Umuahia his hometown. RIP Leo'' she wrote

Sunday, May 15, 2022

NFF Confirms Jose Peseiro As Super Eagles Head Coach, Finidi Gerorge As Assistant

The Nigeria Football Federation on Sunday announced the appointment of Mr Joeé Santos Peseiro as the new Head Coach of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. The appointment is with immediate effect, subject to the signing of agreed terms between the NFF and Mr Peseiro.

José Vitor dos Santos Peseiro, 62 last month, is a Portuguese who played as a striker in his days and has wide and varied experience coaching top Clubs and National Teams across four different continents, namely Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. An educationist with a degree in physical education/sports sciences, Peseiro has top-level coaching qualifications/training, and has coached at Sporting Lisbon, FC Porto, Panathinaikos, Rapid Bucharest, Sporting Braga, Victoria Gumaraes, Al-Hilal, Al-Wahda, Al-Ahly Cairo, Sharjah FC and Real Madrid (assistant coach during the Galacticos era), as well as serving as Head Coach of the Saudi Arabian and Venezuelan National Teams.

Anambra Governor Soludo Visits Fresh Looking Nnamdi Kanu In Prison

Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has visited the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The governor quoted the IPOB leader as saying that e would preach peace when released.

Soludo made this known in a post on his Facebook page on Saturday night after visiting the IPOB leader.

He posted, “I visited Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, (Friday, 13th May, 2022) to felicitate with him and also as part of the wider consultations with critical stakeholders in search of lasting peace and security in the South East.

Friday, May 13, 2022

Deborah Burnt To Death By Muslims For Insulting Mohammed In Sokoto State

Deborah Samuel Burnt To Death By Angry Muslims For Insulting Prophet Mohammed On Student Whatsapp Group Chat At Shehu Shagari College Of Education Sokoto State.

The purported reason Deborah Samuel, the female student of Shehu Shagari College of Education, Sokoto was killed and her body burnt by a mob today has been revealed.

According to Twitter users, Deborah had shared a voice note on her class Whatsapp group in which she challenged her colleagues who were posting religious information there.

She spoke in Hausa, however, according to a Twitter user who did the translation, Deborah was quoted to have said;

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Nigerian Female Pilot And 11 Other Persons Have Died In Plane Crash

 Adzuayi Ewuga’s, 11 Others Die In Plane Crash In Cameroon . A Nigerian female pilot, Adzuayi Ewuga, has died in a plane crash in Central Cameroon .

The late pilot is the second daughter of Senator Solomon Ewuga, a stalwart of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State and former Minister of State for FCT.

The pilot reportedly dier with 11 others on board a mini-aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation Cameroon, when air traffic services lost radio contact, causing the plane to crash. There were no survivors.

Buhari Orders All Ministers Contesting For President In 2023 To Resign

 President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Ministers aspiring to be President in 2023 to resign immediately. He singled out the Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba for braving the odds to quit to avoid conflict of interest.

But other Ministers seeking to be Governors, Senators and House of Representatives members were busy trying to seek clarifications if they were affected.

The President gave the quit notice at the tail end of the Federal Executive Council.

A visibly angry President said he had received the resignation of Nwajiuba seeking to be President.

He said: "I expect other members of this council seeking to be President to resign with immediate effect."

Monday, May 9, 2022

Fulani Group Buys 2023 APC Presidential Form For Goodluck Jonathan

A group of Fulani herdsmen and ‘Almajiri’ on Monday night picked the All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Nomination and Expression of Interest forms for former President Goodluck Jonathan.

Noting that Jonathan had a lot of initiatives for them, the group said the former president must be encouraged to come back and continue the good works he started for the Fulani.

Spokesman of the group, Ibrahim Abdullahi said they decided to pick the forms in order to beat the APC deadline, not minding if the former president accepts them or not.

White Man Wiebe Boer Denies Plans To Contest For Plateau Governor In Nigeria

 The Chief Executive Officer of All-On, Wiebe Boer has debunked reports that he planned to contest for the seat of the Plateau State Governor.

In a statement issued on Monday, the Dutch-Nigerian said that he had no intention of running for the office as he was ineligible to do so.

“It has come to my attention that posters implying that I am running for Governor of Plateau State under the name of Yohanna Maigona have gone viral.

“I am categorically stating that I have no intention of running for political office in Nigeria, and I am not eligible to do so.”

"The only truth to the insinuation is that I was born in Jos and raised in Taraba and Plateau States to Dutch missionary parents and have spent the last 12 years living in Lagos and serving Nigeria and Nigerians in various capacities.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

UK Govt Says IPOB Not On List Of Terrorist Groups

 The United Kingdom (UK) has clarified that the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not a proscribed organisation in the UK.

The British government described the reports in some sections of the media (not The Nation) as “inaccurate reporting”.

Several media reports had claimed the United Kingdom barred IPOB, the Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and other Biafran groups from participating in its asylum programme.

Nigerian Airlines To Shut Down All Operations On Monday Due To High Cost Of Fuel

 The Airline Operators of Nigeria (AON) on Friday announced the shutdown of operations, with effect from Monday. Newsmen reports that the decision was taken due to the skyrocketing cost of Aviation fuel, which has reached an all-time high of N700 per litre.

According to AON, the current situation with Jet A1 has shot up the cost of operations to over 95 percent.

The Operators stated their intention in a letter its President, Alhaji Abdulmunaf Yunusa Sarina, sent to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika.

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