8-year-old Nigerian refugee in US says he wants to be the youngest grandmaster

Tanitoluwa Adewumi, 8-year-old Nigerian refugee in US and chess player, has said that he wants to be the youngest Grandmaster.   According to New York Times’ Nicholas Kristof, Tanitoluwa Adewumi, just won the chess champion for kindergarten through third grade at the New York State chess championship.   He went undefeated at the state tournament…

Igbo spoke their minds through ballot – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, revealed that people of the South East spoke their mind through the ballot box during the just concluded presidential election.   Ohanaeze stated this while reacting to comments by Chief George Moghalu faulting its endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.   Pince Uche Achi-Okpaga,…

Nigerian-born Imam Alabi Lateeef reveals how he escaped New Zealand mosque attack

Alabi Lateeef, a survivor of the Christchurch massacre, has revealed how a heroic worshipper at one of the targeted mosques seized an empty rifle discarded by gunman Brenton Tarrant, and then used it to chase their attacker away.   Alabi Lateef said he was praying with others inside Linwood Masjid, the second mosque attacked last…

Gbenga Daniel says he is being forced to join APC

Gbenga Daniel, former director-general of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation, revealed that he is being forced by his supporters to lead them to the ruling All Progressive Congress, APC.   Gbenga who announced his resignation from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and retirement from partisan politics, had a meeting at his Sagamu residence with his supporters…

Bayelsa Dep. Gov urges Nigerians not to blame army for its involvement in the 2019 elections

Retired Rear Admiral John Jonah, the Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State, has urged Nigerians not to blame the army for its involvement in the 2019 general elections.   Jonah has made the call on Saturday at Elebele in Yenogoa during the inauguration of some projects in the 16 Brigade Barracks otherwise known as “Tukur Buratai…

PDP accuses INEC, APC of frustrating Atiku’s quest for Justice

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Professor Mahmood Yakubu-led Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of disobeying the March 6, 2019 ruling of the Appeal Court, directing it to allow its candidate, Atiku Abubakar, access to inspect the documents and materials used in the February 23, 2019 Presidential election.   The party has made…

Nigerian Senate approves N30,000 minimum wage

On Thursday, Nigerian Senate has approved the thirty thousand Naira (N30,000) national minimum wage and the Seventy-five thousand naira(N75,000) as penalty for non-compliance.   This agreement was reached by the Senate Committee on New Minimum Wage, according to Senator Shehu Sani(Kaduna Central).   The lawmaker said via tweeter: “The Senate Committee on New National Minimum…