Why we signed JoeBoy, Ebuka as brand ambassadors – Samsung

Mr Caden Yu, the Managing Director of Samsung Electronics Nigeria, has revealed why JoeBoy and a media personality Ebuka Obi-Uchendu were signed as ambassadors for the company’s A-Series and Flagship mobile devices respectively. Joe Boy and Ebuka were announced at the recent launch of the Samsung Galaxy A series and…

Blasphemy: Reprieve for Kano man Sharif sentenced to death by Sharia court

Kano-based singer Yahaya Aminu Sharif was saved from the gallows by the Appeal Court on Thursday, over a death sentence passed on him by a Sharia court for blasphemy. The Appeal court quashed his conviction and ordered a retrial. Tteenager Omar Farouq, who was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment also…

Trump’s impeachment trial stalled in U.S. Senate

The second impeachment trial of former U.S. President Donald Trump may not begin until mid-February, to give him time to prepare a defense against charges of inciting insurrection. Republican senators sought the delay after Democrats earlier in the day said that the House of Representatives could send the impeachment charge…

Doyin Okupe to his son Bolu: I’m vehemently opposed to homosexuality

Doyin Okupe, a former presidential aide, said he was aware of his son’s sexuality but never supported it. Doyin made this known after his son Bolu recently confirmed that he is gay via his Instagram handle. In the picture posted, Bolu was captured holding the rainbow flag, bare-chested, and rainbow…

COVID-19: Epe local council to enforce compliance with safety protocols

As part of the effort to tackle the further spread of COVID-19, the Epe Local Government Council has concluded plans to embark on enlightenment campaigns on the deadly disease and at the same time enforce compliance with safety protocols. The Chairman, Epe Local Council, Mr Adedoyin Adesanya, on Thursday in…

Umahi: Performance of police in Ebonyi disappointing

Gov. David Umahi has expressed disappointment over the performance of the police in Ebonyi state lately, saying that he nearly lost confidence in the force. Umahi spoke in Abakaliki on Wednesday when he received the new Commissioner of Police for the state, Mr Aliyu Garba. “I nearly severed my relationship…

Mandela’s foundation rocked by graft scandal

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has commenced an investigation on its own senior managers over allegations of graft. The foundation had received an anonymous complaint from staff members accused Chief Executive Officer, Sello Hatang, and Chief Operations Officer, Limpho Monyamane, of graft. Nelson Mandela Foundation which seeks to promote the legacy…

Ilorin chauffeur Oluwasegun jailed over N2m mistakenly credited to his account

A 45-year-old chauffeur, Adetunji Tunde Oluwasegun, has been sentenced to two years imprisonment for fraudulently converting to personal use the N2million that was mistakenly credited to his account. The Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had on Monday, January 18, 2021 arraigned Oluwasegun on one-count…