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Why we told our children about their mum’s rape ordeal, Timi Dakolo reveals

Singer, Timi Dakolo, has revealed that he and his wife, Busola, informed their kids about her rape ordeal when she spoke out about it in June 2019. Speaking during an interview with media personality, Toke Makinwa, Dakolo said, “Yes, we informed our kids. I think I raised my kids differently. Children love validation. My kids can talk to me and express themselves very well. I had to make them know that their mother is a superhero. I explained that it was a painful experience that happened when their mum was…

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Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder: Mike Tyson predicts trilogy fight

Former boxing heavyweight, Mike Tyson, has predicted who he feels will win the trilogy fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. The pair are set to fight for the third and possibly final time on July 24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first bout took place on December 1, 2018 and ended in a controversial split draw. Fury won the rematch claiming the WBC and The Ring magazine titles just over a year later. He knocked Wilder down twice before Wilder’s corner threw the towel in, bringing an end to…

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Senate’ll checkmate unhealthy practices threatening aviation —Ifeanyi Ubah

A member of the Senate Committee on Aviation, Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, has said the red chamber would do everything possible to safe the Nigerian aviation sector from collapsing. The Senator in a statement on Saturday, pledged to play key roles in the formulation of legislative framework and policies to save the sector. Ubah said, “As a member of the Nigerian Senate Committee on Aviation, I will continue to play a key role in fashioning out legislative frameworks and policies that will protect our indigenous Airlines as well as checkmate unwholesome…

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I will never join APC, says Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has dismissed the possibility of him joining the All Progressives Congress, APC. His comment is coming against the backdrop of his recent commendation of President Muhammadu Buhari. Omokri had commended Buhari for visiting Borno State. He noted that the visit showed that the president was improving and listening to Nigerians. However, the former presidential aide said he commended Buhari because he is objective and not destructive. The former presidential aide, however, vowed to organise another rally to harass the president if he…

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2023: Aisha Yesufu hints on new political party

Popular activist, Aisha Yesufu has hinted of a new political party ahead of the 2023 presidential election. According to Aisha, the leading political parties, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, would not field competent candidates to lead the country. The Edo-born activist noted that although there are people with competence, character and capacity in the two leading parties, power brokers will never allow them succeed. “APC and PDP have people with competence, character and capacity to lead Nigeria right but they will never…

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AXA Mansard Launches MyAXA Plus Mobile App

AXA Mansard Launches MyAXA Plus Mobile App AXA Mansard Insurance Plc, a member of the AXA Group and global leader in insurance and asset management, has announced its new “MyAXA Plus” mobile application will aid in speeding service delivery to customers across Nigeria and beyond.    The new launch, follow the company’s first mobile app in 2017 to further underscores the company’s desire to deliver delightful and relevant, cutting edge financial solutions to its customers and the larger society.    “MyAXA Plus” has been very well received because it provides a…

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Guterres appoints Amina Mohammed as UN deputy secretary-general for second term

  António Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), has asked Amina Mohammed to serve as deputy secretary-general for a second term.   On Friday, Guterres was re-appointed as the secretary-general of the UN for a second term by the general assembly.   His second term starts on January 1, 2022, and will run for a period of five years.   Guterres succeeded Ban Ki-moon in January 2017 as the ninth secretary-general.   Speaking with journalists after taking the oath of office for a second term, Guterres said he had…

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Nigeria has high respect for China – Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration will continue to collaborate with the Chinese government in the area of provision of critical infrastructure in the country.   Buhari was quoted as making the statement in Abuja on Friday, when he received in audience the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria His Excellency Cui Jianchun in his office.   Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Femi Adesina quoted the president as saying: “Nigeria has a high respect for China and what China is helping Nigeria to achieve particularly…

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FG gives Mikel Obi new appointment

  The federal government has appointed former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, as Youth Ambassador.   This was confirmed on Friday, at an event held at the National Stadium, Lagos, which was attended by the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare.   According to the Special Adviser to Dare on Media, John Joshua-Akanji, Mikel Obi was described by the Minister as a “role model whose lasting legacies in football development has continued to have a positive impact on youths in the country.”   Mikel Obi was assured…

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Jubrin al-Sudan: Tell the world which Buhari you interviewed – Nnamdi Kanu replies Reuben Abati

  Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has responded to Reuben Abati’s recent comments about President Muhammadu Buhari.   Abati, a former media aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, had shared some positive feedback with Nigerians after the Arise TV’s interview with President Buhari.   In an article Abati, who was among the Arise TV team of journalists that interviewed the Nigerian leader at the Presidential Villa, tried to clear some conspiracy theories concerning the President.   Some of the conspiracy theories Abati attacked included the claim…

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