Author: Ajoke Funmilayo

The Federal Government on Thursday cancelled it’s decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball team from all international basketball competitions. Permanent secretary, Ministry of Youth and sports development, Ismaila Abubakar, made this known during a conference in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, he said the latest decision is made due to the letter of appeal from the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), signed by Mr Musa Kida. Ismaila went further to say that the intervention of concerned stakeholders, former Nigerian international basketball players and well-meaning Nigerians trying to seek solution to the issues triggered the decision. It was reported earlier that President…

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Judge of the Criminal court 1 in Benin City, Edo state, Justice Efe Ikponmwonba, has sentenced Dominion Okoro, the housemaid of late Madam Maria Igbinedion, mother of Ex-Governor of Edo state, Lucky Igbinedion, to death by hanging. This came after Dominion murdered the 85 year old woman at her residence in GRA, Benin City on December 2, 2021, before running away with her jewelry. Dominion Okoro who served as the housemaid of the deceased for years, killed her because she wants to run away with all the deceased money and personal items. When she was arrested and interrogated, Dominion revealed…

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The Federal Government has revealed that they cannot interfere in the rising price of diesel and aviation fuel as the price for both products are deregulated. This was made known to the public in a statement by the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva while speaking in Abuja yesterday. Sylva received that the price of diesel and aviation fuel, which are imported, are being impacted by foreign exchange rate. In his words, he said “So, it is not within the purview of the government to fix the prices at all. And of course, the actual issue is also…

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The JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, scolded Nigerian politicians who he said preferred to spend a whole sum of N100m to buy nomination forms of their political parties instead of using it to equip health institutions. Oloyede made this statement during the presentation of medical equipment to the University Of Ilorin Teaching Hospital in Ilorin on Friday. The presentation was part of JAMB’s ongoing presentation of medical equipment to 12 tertiary institutions who were selected from the six zones in the country. JAMB secured the item from the Project Cure Of The United States Of America, the item are being…

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The Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria,  PFN, has issued warning against  Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential election. National president of PFN, Wale Oke , who gave the warning, promised to mobilize it’s member against casting their vote for any party with Muslim-Muslim ticket in the 2023 election. Oke went further to declare Sunday, June 26, 2022 as a PVC day in all its churches Nationwide, noting that members would be mandated to show their PVC before entering the church premises, and those who are not with their PVC would be directed to go out and get theirs before the…

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Tribal mark is  mainly used as an identification of a person’s tribe or family and it is a key factor to the people’s survival and existence. The tribal mark is not only peculiar to the Yoruba people alone, but also in other parts of the country. In this article, I will show to you 8 Nigerian celebrities with tribal marks on their face. (1) Kolawole Ajeyemi: Kolawole Ajeyemi is a Nigerian actor and movie producer. He was born and raised in Ogbomosho, Oyo state. He joined the Nigerian movie industry in the 90s under the tutelage of veteran Yoruba actors…

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Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo has taken to her social media page to celebrate her daughter as she turns one today. The movie star shared adorable video of her daughter, Lumina, saying her birth is beautiful and miraculous. Sharing the video, Uche Ogbodo wrote, “My One and Only Bunny is 1 today ! I am So Crying Right now! 😭😭, Your Birth is Beautiful, Your Birth is Miraculous, Your Birth has Changed my Life from what it was Unsure of what the future holds to Now I see my Future! 😆😆😆 “Thank you my Beautiful LUMINA for Coming into my Life…

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The brutal killing of worshippers at St. Francis Xavier Catholic church, Owaluwa in Owo, Ondo state was condemned by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Baba. In a statement released by the Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi on Monday, he said the attack was carried out at about 11:39am on Sunday. Adejobi went further to say that preliminary investigations has reviewed that bombs and several other ammunition were taken to the scene. Pellets of expended AK-47 ammunition were also recovered at the scene. The police said some of the gunmen disguised as worshippers, while others , who had positioned…

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Looking into the surprising childhood of our favourite celebrities, we find out that some of them are raised by single mothers. Majority of our famous actresses, musician, actor and so on were raised by single mothers. Some of the famous people Father passed away while others simply abandoned them with their mother. If you are looking for a particular successful Nigerian celebrity who grew up with no dad, these list is for you: (1) Omoni Oboli: Omoni Oboli is a Nigerian actress, scriptwriter and movie producer. During her childhood days, she lived with her single mum in a ” Face…

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Apart from the deserving win we are hoping for tonight, we also have our eyes on the red carpet of the 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers choice awards (AMVCA) taking place today on the 14th of April, 2022. The award show will be taking place in Lagos, and as usual our favourite celebrities are bringing their A Game to the red carpet and they are giving us some major looks . The highlight of it is that we have our favourite looks already! From Mercy Aigbe, to Bimpe Oyebade dramatic yet elegant look, here are our best dressed…

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