Messi To Leave Barcelona, Where is He Headed?

Argentine star, Lionel Messi is now set to leave Spanish giants, Barcelona after negotiations broke down for financial reasons. Messi’s departure has long been rumoured since two seasons ago when the Catalan side started experiencing some issues winning major trophies. Messi played 778 games for Barca, scored 692 goals, gave 305 assists, won 35 trophies […]

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Bole Festival: Port Harcourt’s biggest Food Event (Get Tickets Here)

The Organisers of Bole Festival have announced the 6th and 7th of August for Africa’s biggest food festival ‘Bole Festival’. Bole Festival is an annual entertainment and social gathering event tied to Port Harcourt’s signature food ‘Bole’. A delicacy of roasted plantain, fish, yam and other roastable edibles. This which will happen on the 6th […]

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Abba Kyari: IGP Panel Recommends Suspension

The Nigerian police boss has recommended that Abba Kyari, a deputy commissioner of police indicted by American authorities for allegedly meddling with fraudster, Ramon Olorunwa Abbas, also known as Hushpuppi, should be suspended. Inspector-general of Police Usman Alkali Baba made the recommendation to the Police Service Commission in a July 31 letter. “The Inspector-General of […]

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Blessing Okagbare Fails Drug Test at Tokyo 2020

Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare hopes of winning a medal at the ongoing Olympics in Tokyo has crashed after she tested positive for Human Growth Hormone. According to the press released shared by the Athletics Integrity Unit, she is now provisionally suspended with immediate effect after samples collected contained HGH, a non-specified substance on the list […]

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Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga Dies At 64

Veteran Nollywood Actress Rachel Oniga has reportedly died at the age of 64 after a purported battle with Covid19. Rachel after divorce made her debut in the popular movie ‘Onome’ and subsequently Yoruba Movie ‘Owo Blow’. The news is coming at a time when the entertainment industry is grappling with the demise of Sound Sultan.

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Plantashun Boiz Reunite at Sound Sultan’s 8th Wonder Tribute, Perform Together

2Baba, Blackface and FazeAlone of the now-defunct Plantashun Boiz music group once again, squashed their beef at the tribute memorial of Nigerian music legend Sound Sultan. In a tribute to Sound Sultan, 2baba talked about how Sultan was a wonderful soul with smiles constantly worn on his face. After his tribute, He used the platform […]

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Tokyo Olympics: D’Tigers lose opening game to Australia 84-65

Nigerian basketball team, D’Tigers, lost their first game at Tokyo Olympics 2020 by a 19-point deficit to Australia. The game ended 84-65 in favour of the world number three. The Poor but resilient Dtigers had lapses in their defence and long-range shorts.

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BBN is Back! See Photos of Biggie’s House

Big Brother Naija reality TV show has finally begun Saturday, July 24, as the host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu welcomed the contestants into the house. Season 6 of Big Brother Naija is themed Shine Ya Eye. There will be no SMS voting for this season which will run for a total of 72 days. All voting will […]

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Sunday Igboho

How Sunday Igboho Was Arrested

Yoruba Nation agitator Sunday Igboho arrested in Cotonou on Monday Night. He was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night, a top source familiar with the matter told our correspondent. Igboho was arrested by the security forces in Benin Republic about three weeks after the Department of State Services declared him wanted for […]

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Northen Forum

We won’t concede power to the south – Northern leaders

Recent concensus by Southern Governors that Power Should return to the South after President Mohammadu Buhari is one that is still stirring reactions amongst Northern leaders.  Leader of Northern Community in Rivers State Alhaji Musa Saidu who spoke to Journalists on the sidelines of this year’s Ed El Kabir celebration said the southern governors position […]

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Arya Star Posing for a Camera

Album “19 & Dangerous”Arya Starr Announces Her Debut

Mavin Records singer, Ayar Starr has announced her debut album titled “19 & Dangerous“, which is set to be released on Friday, August 6, 2021. Making the announcement via her Instagram page, she wrote: “My debut album  19 & Dangerous. August 6. Bad man bad every day.” The album will be a follow up to […]

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A Ram being sold at the market by live stock trader

Port Harcourt Traders lament poor sales as Muslims celebrate Eid El Kabir

Traders in Port Harcourt lament poor sales particularly on livestock As Muslims commenced their Eid el Kabir celebration today. Also sellers of stable food sellers have continued to lament of poor sales pointing fingers to skyrocketing food prices. In a visit to Bishop Okoye street market and the mile 3 Livestock market where traders lamented […]

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8 kidnapped by sea pirates along the Kula sea

It was a  sad one for the Akuku Toru people yesterday as 8 persons travelling from Kula to Port Harcourt were kidnapped along the Kula sea. According to reports, Five out of the eight members who were kidnapped are members of the maritime workers union in Kula. We also gathered that the kula unit and […]

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FIFA DEBUNKS 60MINS RULE, OTHER RUMOURED CHANGES

IFA have released an official statement denying rumours circulating in the media in recent days regarding FIFA’s alleged intention to trial experimental changes to the Laws of the Game. Acccording to the press release on Monday, FIFA said that there are no plans whatsoever to change the announced exisiting rules of the game. It further […]

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BBNaija season 6 start July 24, SMS Voting Ditched

The Big Brother Naija reality TV show, Season 6, will commence on July 24, organisers Multichoice said at a press conference in Lagos on Monday. The organisers stated that those who will be housemates in this year’s edition of the show have already been selected, tested and quarantined. They will be unveiled to fans on […]

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WATCH: Erica Campbell Talks ‘Mary Mary’ Split

Erica Campbell of the now defunct Gospel music group popularly known as ‘Mary Mary’ , has in a recent interview, explained the reason for the break up of the duo which featured her sister Tina Campbell . Erica while recounting the events that led to the break up, said that she made efforts to ensure […]

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SHOPRITE Says it is Not Exiting Nigeria

ShopRite Set To Leave Nigeria

ShopRite, the South African grocery business, which came into Nigeria about 15 years ago is set to exit its largest market. ShopRite is currently considering the outright sale of or some percentage of its investment in Nigeria to potential investors. Some stakeholders in the Nigerian business community in reacting to the move by ShopRite, have […]

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Breaking: Wike Suspends Taxes for SMEs in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike has suspended taxes for SMEs including shop owners and hairdressers in Rivers State for the year 2020. Also suspended are all local government taxes and levies with the exception of tenement levy. The governor reportedly made this move in a bid to cushion the impact of COVID-19 in the state.

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