Gbajabiamila elected as House of Reps speaker flooring Umaru Bago as southeast fails to field candidate

HON Femi Gbajabiamila  has been elected as the speaker of the ninth Federal House of Representatives after securing victory in today's election beating his only opponent Hon Umaru Bago by 281 votes to 76.



Dbanj loses his golden necklace and offers handsome reward for anyone who returns it

AFROBEAT musician Dapo Oyebanjo popularly known as Dbanj has offered a generous award for anyone who can return his golden necklace worth millions of naira which he apparently lost on a flight from Port Harcourt to Lagos.



Ovie Omo-Agege becomes deputy senate president after beating surprise rival Ike Ekweremadu

SENATOR Ovie Omo-Agege has been elected as the deputy president of the ninth senate after securing a landslide victory in today's election beating his only opponent Senator Ike Ekweremadu by 68 votes to 37.



Muslim Rights Concerned cautions new southwest governors against forming wholly Christian cabinets

ISLAMIC pressure group Muslim Rights Concerned (Muric) has warned the newly elected governors in the southwest geo-political zone against what it termed the Christianising of their cabinets.



Yoruba Koya Movement to organise rallies in eight states to protest actions of armed Fulani bandits

PAN-cultural group Yoruba Koya Movement has declared tomorrow as a national day of protest against the ongoing killings and kidnapping across Yoruba-speaking states including Kogi and Kwara in the Middle Belt.



Yobe North's Ahmad Lawan elected by a landslide as senate president to succeed Bukola Saraki

SENATOR Ahmad Lawan has been elected as the president of the ninth senate after securing a landslide victory in today's election beating his only opponent Senator Ali Ndume by 79 votes to 28.



Italian side Torino purchase Super Eagles fullback Ola Aina from Chelsea for €10m

ITALIAN side Torino has bought Super Eagles fullback Ola Aina from Chelsea for €10m in a deal thought to be for four years exercising an option to purchase him outright after the player spent the last season in Italy on loan.



Our new agriculture minister will have one of the most challenging jobs in government

By Ayo Akinfe 

[1] If you want an answer as to why Nigeria is lagging behind economies we should be ion a par with such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines, Mexico, etc, look no further than this tree climbing device. This is a device designed by Indian agriculturalist Dr Renganathan that facilitates the easy climbing of trees. It is widely used across India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and the rest of Asia too boost agricultural output 


Ibom Integrity and Servant Leadership Culture Initiative warns Buhari not to appoint Akpabio

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has been asked not to appoint former senate minority leader and Akwa Ibom State governor Senator Godswill Akpabio to a ministerial job because he will have a negative influence due to his past antecedents.



10 wedding guests choke to death in Imo State as they are poisoned by generator fumes

ABOUT 10 people were killed as a wedding ceremony in Imo State over the weekend when guests chocked to death from the fumes of a generators that was powering the home of one of the couples' parents.


In the first such tragedy of its kind, the incident happened at Umuomumu Mbieri in the Mbaitoli Local Government Area of Imo State. Apparently, the guests had come from Anambra State and decided to pass the night at their in-law’s house after the ceremony when tragedy struck.



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