Mamman Daura: I’d pick competence over zoning

Mamman Daura: I’d pick competence over zoning

For the first time, the person considered as the most prominent figure in the Muhammadu Buhari administration, Malam Mamman Daura, has broken his silence on the vexed issue of zoning and rotation of the nation’s presidency, arguing that competence, not geography should determine the next president of Nigeria in 2023. Mamman spoke in a brief interview with the BBC Hausa service monitored in Kaduna on Tuesday. Reputed to be the head of the kitchen cabinet of the President, he described the President as his uncle saying he has never imposed…

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Kim Kardashian reunites with Kanye West amid tears

Kim Kardashian reunites with Kanye West amid tears

Kim Kardashian, popular American Media personality, has reportedly reunited with her husband, Kanye West, days after the Grammy Award winner tendered public apology to her following divorce claims. The KUWTK celebrity flew to Wyoming this week for a reunion with her husband, after trying to reach him repeatedly without success and sources say it was ‘emotional’. Concerns were first sparked after Kanye hosted his first presidential campaign rally in South Carolina on July 19 and proceeded to break down in tears while stating: ‘I almost killed my daughter,’ while discussing…

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Tonto Dikeh: I was almost jailed in Dubai

Tonto Dikeh: I was almost jailed in Dubai

Popular Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has spoken about her brush with authorities in Dubai, UAE, last year. There were reports she was arrested and deported from the Middle-eastern city last year. However, the controversial actress and mother of one in a chat with journalist and publisher, Dele Momodu, on Instagram disclosed that contrary to some media reports, her brush with authorities occurred after she was called a prostitute by a guard in Arabic language. She said: “Far from it. That incident in Dubai was not drugs because if it was…

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Man electrocuted in Delta

Man electrocuted in Delta

A middle-aged man has been electrocuted in the Boji Boji area of Agbor, Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the yet-to-be identified man was electrocuted by high tension wire on Sunday, while riding a motorcycle on the old Lagos-Asaba Road. A community source, who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity, said the young man, believed to be a businessman, met his untimely death while riding his motorcycle on the road, close to the Mary Mount College. He said that the high tension…

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Chioma and Her Ugly StepMother (Chapter 3)

Chioma and Her Ugly StepMother

By: Ben Akponine – Samuel Chapter 3 Chioma got to the city late at night. She knew she was running to a life of uncertainty and totally of the unknown. She had nothing on her, no bag. All she had was the few clothes she wore and little change that was left from the money Ngozi had given her to buy foodstuffs. She hoped she would never be found. That night, she slept in a church that was holding a vigil. She had stumbled on the church as she wandered…

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