TOP NEWS
NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny, hazy weather for Sunday

Weather forecast was released by Central Forecast Office in Abuja on Saturday

Anambra poll: Observers express mixed feelings over exercise

Some observers complained of late arrival of materials for the Anambra State governorship election while others said the exercise was well conducted

Politics should not be do-or-die affair –Obasanjo

Obasanjo gave the advice that politics should not be a do-or-die affair on Saturday in Calabar at the public presentation of a book

Suleymanoglu, the ‘Pocket Hercules’ dies at 50

Suleymanoglu was one of weightlifting’s most successful personality

Anambra: Guber election witnesses impressive turnout amidst tight security

Impressive turnout was witnessed in the three senatorial zones of the state.

Prisons: Bauchi reviews fate of inmates

A team of lawyers is already studying their cases of affected inmates

Yam exports to U.S., Britain record huge success – Synergos

Country Director, Synergos Development Innovations, Mr. Adewale Ajadi, on Friday said that the success recorded so far was commendable

Jesse Jackson struck by Parkinson’s

Jackson disclosed his health status on Friday in a letter

FITC partners Malaysian FAA on capacity building for bankers

FITC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) of Malaysia.



INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

The FBN’s Head, Media and External Communications, Babatunde Lasaki, confirmed the sack but said it is in line with global best practice. He said the sacked staff failed key performance test.

SPECIAL REPORT: 31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

Dele Giwa, a foremost Nigerian journalist and one of the founders of Newswatch Magazine, was murdered on October 19, 1986.



Yahaya Bello, Kogi and anguish of the people

Yahaya Bello, Kogi and anguish of the people

The non-payment of salaries in Kogi state has generated a lot of controversies; blames are being freely traded, and the people who are suffering have become enemies of themselves.



Entertainment

Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Chidinma played the role of Stella in “The Bridge.”

Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest

Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest

Actress Paz de la Huerta’s rape case is the latest against Weinstein



Relationships

16 characteristics of real love

16 characteristics of real love

Love. It makes the world go ‘round, right? Well, at least that’s the how the saying goes. But is it true? It should be, but so many people confuse love with things like jealousy or possessiveness.



REGIONAL NEWS
SOUTH EAST

Anambra guber: TMG panics over voters’ apathy

Anambra guber: TMG panics over voters’ apathy

Head of TMG spoke in an interview on Friday



SOUTH SOUTH

Eket senatorial youth endorse Emmanuel

Eket senatorial youth endorse Emmanuel

Youth marched to the Hilltop Mansion for a solidarity visit to Governor Udom Emmanuel



SOUTH WEST

Vocational training: Lagos calls for application

Vocational training: Lagos calls for application

Application for the training is restricted to residents of Lagos State between the ages of 18 and 35 years.



NORTH CENTRAL

Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries

Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries

Thugs who invaded Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, had the ear of Mr. Anthony Joro, a member of the electoral committee, cut



NORTH EAST

Prisons: Bauchi reviews fate of inmates

Prisons: Bauchi reviews fate of inmates

A team of lawyers is already studying their cases of affected inmates



NORTH WEST

Zamfara spends N3.6 bn annually on school feeding

Zamfara spends N3.6 bn annually on school feeding

Zamfara State says it feeds 180,000 students in public secondary schools across the state.

EDITORIAL
Democracy Day: A Lacklustre anniversary

The list of unfulfilled promises to Nigerians by the administration is as long as the list of allegations of hypocrisy.

Oil Companies’ Relocation: A Matter Of Honour

Locating headquarters of oil companies outside areas of operation has been a source of friction between oil companies and host communities.

OPINION
NDDC, SMEDAN, BHIIP and New Partnership for Development
NDDC, SMEDAN, BHIIP and New Partnership for Development

“I am in a hurry. I can’t wait to create more jobs for the people of the Niger Delta. We want to fight unemployment. We want to fight poverty. We want to fight restiveness”.

SPORTS FLAKES: Tonnerre forced Ibadan chief to loo
SPORTS FLAKES: Tonnerre forced Ibadan chief to loo

Shooting Stars went ahead to win the first CAF cup in 1992. They could not win the CAF Champions League in 1984.




HEALTH
Health Benefits of Farting

Farting is indicative of a healthy, well-functioning digestive system and balanced level of gut bacteria.

Monkeypox disease now under control – NCDC

Chief Executive Officer of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, spoke on the progress made in controlling Monkeypox

INVESTIGATIONS
INVESTIGATION: How First Bank of Nigeria Limited Sacks Over 1000 Staff Using Text Messages in Nationwide Purge

The FBN’s Head, Media and External Communications, Babatunde Lasaki, confirmed the sack but said it is in line with global best practice. He said the sacked staff failed key performance test.

SPECIAL REPORT: 31 years after: Man who drove Dele Giwa to hospital, others speak

Dele Giwa, a foremost Nigerian journalist and one of the founders of Newswatch Magazine, was murdered on October 19, 1986.


ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT
Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”
Singer Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Chidinma played the role of Stella in “The Bridge.”

Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest
Sexual scandal: Disgraced film maker Weinstein faces arrest

Actress Paz de la Huerta’s rape case is the latest against Weinstein

Caitlyn Jenner Is Reportedly Dating a 21-Year-Old College Student
Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly dating a 21-year-old college student

It’s (almost) official: Caitlyn Jenner is off the market. The 68-year-old reality star is reportedly dating 21-year-old college student, Sophia Hutchins.

SCIENCE AND TECH
Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with “more aggressive” rules
Twitter CEO promises to crack down on hate, violence and harassment with "more aggressive" rules

We decided to take a more aggressive stance in our rules and how we enforce them,” Dorsey says.

Wikipedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online
Wikipedia to increase Nigerian women visibility online

Wikipedia is the world largest encyclopedia

Apple iPhone X malfunctions at launch

Apple iPhone X malfunction at launch was temporary

SPORTS
Suleymanoglu, the ‘Pocket Hercules’ dies at 50
Suleymanoglu, the ‘Pocket Hercules’, dies at 50

Suleymanoglu was one of weightlifting’s most successful personality

Ronaldo: I want seven children and seven Ballons d’Or!
Ronaldo: I want seven children and seven Ballons d'Or!

Cristiano Ronaldo says he wants to have seven children and win the same number of Ballons d’Or.

FIFA announces seeding pots for Russia World Cup draw
FIFA announces seeding pots for Russia World Cup draw

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were seeded in Pot 4


Counting started after voting ended in some areas

Anambra guber: Counting ongoing

Weather forecast was released by Central Forecast Office in Abuja on...

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny, hazy weather for Sunday

Some observers complained of late arrival of materials for the Anambra...

Anambra poll: Observers express mixed feelings over exercise

Obasanjo gave the advice that politics should not be a do-or-die...

Politics should not be do-or-die affair – Obasanjo

Suleymanoglu was one of weightlifting’s most successful personality

Suleymanoglu, the ‘Pocket Hercules’, dies at 50

Thugs who invaded Kwall Stadium, venue of the election, had the...

Thugs beat electoral officers, disrupt PDP primaries