Six people die in an Italian nightclub rap concert stampede

At least six persons died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub early on Saturday morning. Media reports say the suspected use of a pepper spray-like substance sparked the chaos at the venue in the town of Corinaldo, near Ancona in central Italy.[...]

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2019 Elections: Diaspora voting “uncertain”

The Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa has ruled out the possibility of voting for Nigerians in Diaspora in 2019 general elections. Dabiri-Erewa made the assertion while playing host to the Rwanda High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Stanislas Kamazi, in Abuja. She however said that the Federal Government[...]

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Electoral Bill: Buhari would have breached ECOWAS protocol if signed

Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (Delta Central) said the ECOWAS Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance forbids President Muhammadu Buhari from signing the Electoral Bill. The All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker gave this insight in a phone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Friday night. Article 2 of the protocol forbids member[...]

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FG appoints 9 Perm Secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of nine (9) new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. In a statement signed by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, the list of the successful Federal Permanent Secretaries and their states of origin are as follows:- Dr. Bakari Wadinga from[...]

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New NASA lander captures first sounds of wind on planet Mars

NASA’s new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian wind. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander during its first week- and-a-half of operations at Mars. Scientists agree the sound has an otherworldly quality to it, and they[...]

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Luxembourg becomes first country to offer free mass transit to all

when Prime Minister Xavier Bettel was sworn in for a second term on Wednesday, his governing coalition promised free mass transit for all, which would make the country the first to offer such a benefit. Traveling by mass transit in Luxembourg is already free for many residents, including students. And the government offers subsidies for[...]

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Shapy debuts hit “jingle bell”

Bluecork sound foremost artiste, shapy may have dropped a massive joint, " jingle bells". In the firmament of rising stars, Sharpy shines the brightest with his latest effort . Sharpy sure knows how to lure fans into the Christmas groove mood with this one . Downlod link below https://my.notjustok.com/track/367996/shapy-jingle-bell

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Man has sex with pregnant goat

A man, who admitted having sex with a pregnant goat, has had his jail term extended to 15 years. Reuben Mwamba had previously been imprisoned by a court in Zambia for five years but prosecutors were outraged, so they took his case to a higher court. Now the Kasama High Court has sentenced the 22-year-old[...]

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NYSC sanctions Davido for violating service rules

The National Youth Service Corps has sanctioned popular artiste, David Adeleke, aka Davido, for violating camp rules during the mandatory three-week orientation camp. for “absconding” from the camp during the orientation camp, the Corps had to “dekit” the artiste, which brought to an end his participation in the 2018 Batch ‘B’ Stream II in Lagos[...]

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Gov Ortom presents Benue’s 2019 budget

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, on Thursday in Makurdi presented the 2019 Appropriation Bill of N196.5 billion to the Benue House of Assembly for passage into law. The bill tagged `Budget of security, peace and prosperity in Benue’, was presented by the deputy governor, Benson Abounu, who represented Mr Ortom. The governor explained[...]

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Opposition to the Electoral amendment Bill is a disservice to democracy – Senator Shehu Sani calls out President Buhari

Earlier today, President Buhari declined assent to the amended electoral bill (2018) which was made by the National Assembly. In his reaction, Kaduna State lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani called out the president saying, 'opposition to the Electoral amendment Bill is a disservice to democracy.The Prez should not be in league with those allergic to credible http://elections.How  can the ruling[...]

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PDP hands governorship ticket to Adebutu: Kashamu disagrees

Buruji Kasahmu, senator representing Ogun east, has accused Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of attempting to plunge the party into crisis ahead of the 2019 elections. He said this after the leadership of the party presented the governorship ticket of the PDP in the state to Ladi Adebutu, his rival.[...]

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-43.5°C Extreme cold weather turns hot water into ice in China

Rare ice fog gripped the Chinese city of Mohe in the north of the country after temperatures plunged to a bitter -43.5C on December 6, according to Chinese media. The Mohe authority announced that temperatures fell to minus 41.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, minus 42.1 on Wednesday and minus 43.5 Thursday, the South China Morning[...]

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FEC approves 2019 budget for presentation to NASS

The Federal Executive Council, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday approved the proposals for the 2019 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma, disclosed this to State House Correspondents in Abuja. Udo-Udoma stated that the next stage was to liaise with the National Assembly to pick a date for the[...]

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Five years after, Reekado Banks and Don Jazy’s Mavin Records part ways

Singer, Ayoleyi Solomon, popularly known as Reekedo Banks has announced his departure from Mavin Records, a music company owned by Don Jazzy. Announcing his departure on Instagram today, the singer who celebrated his 25th birthday on Thursday, thanked Don Jazzy for the opportunity he gave him when he signed with the record label in 2013 along[...]

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