By Tosin Cleggy
Big Brother Naija 2017 contestant, Uriel Oputa and comedian/actor, Emma Oh My God will both host Africa’s number one dating show, ‘Hello, Mr. Right Nigeria’, on ST Novela E at 8:30pm from  November 1.
According to StarTimes, the organisers of the show, Hello Mr. Right Naija will integrate dating and entertainment in redefining matchmaking for contestants while entertaining the audience at home.

Public Relations Manager at , Kunmi Balogun, stated: “Hello Mr. Right is exclusive to StarTimes and the first of its kind in Nigeria.
The show will see contestants partake in an impartial and open dating platform where they make a … >>> Read Full Story



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By Tony Eluemunor
What exactly could be the underlying message in Zik Gbenre’s rigmarole published in the Urhobo Voice of September 21, 2019?  Please, dear reader, bear with me while I grope for calmer words with which to open my reply to the nonsense. Now have I already sounded harsh?
I plead that I took the title from my late boss, Dr. Stanley Macebuh’s article in Vanguard Newsppaer of April 1st, 2001 newspaper.

Ibori, a statesman committed to Delta’s devt — Edevbie(Opens in a new browser tab)
Anybody who read the cerebral Macebuh, Nigeria’s own Immanuel Kant, will remember that he was a gentleman to … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Seun Opejobi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Governor Nyesom Wike of River State over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election. 
The party in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, described the judgement as the final triumph of justice and the will of the people over anti-democratic forces.

Ologbondiyan said the judgment had further strengthened the confidence of the people on the integrity of the Supreme Court, NAN reports.
He said that it had also confirmed the court readiness to correct any miscarriage of justice at lower stages of justice system, particularly electoral cases.
He said that such fearless verdict … >>> Read Full Story



Ambassador Hassan Ardo wins protracted land dispute with Taraba LG
A High Court in Jalingo has delivered judgement in favour of Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, in a protracted land dispute with Sardauna Local Government, Taraba, and nine others.
Justice Yusuf Bashir, who delivered the judgement, said that the defendants were not able to prove that they were the rightful owners of the land, adding that their action amounted to criminal trespass.
He awarded N200,000 cost against the defendants and issued an order of perpetual injunction restraining them from further encroaching or trespassing on the land in dispute.… >>> Read Full Story



Ibrahim Magu

SATURDAY COUNTERPOINT
By Femi Akintunde-Johnson
Investigative journalist ‘Fisayo Soyombo has thrown (frankly, more like smashed) on the face of the nation the rotten bone of one of its pillars of civilization. The rotten bone of its criminal justice system, its functionaries, parallel systems and depravity is laid bare in a three-part hauntingly depressing and disturbing spectacle. 

  The young reporter with The Cable online newspaper “spent two weeks in detention – five days in a Police cell and eight as an inmate in Ikoyi Prison – to track corruption in Nigeria’s criminal justice system, beginning from the moment of arrest by the Police to … >>> Read Full Story



Story Written By: Chijioke Jannah

Former inmate of the Nigeria Correctional Service in Enugu State, Mr. Adenyi Theophilus, got two degrees while in prison.
Adenyi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Friday that he seized the opportunity offered by the prison authorities when a study center of the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) was established in the prison.

“We were surprised because we didn’t believe that there could be a university inside the prison,” he said.
“The CP (Controller of Prisons Mustapha Attah ) encouraged those that had O’level results to enroll into the institution and that prisons would pay 50 per cent subsidy of … >>> Read Full Story



First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and other COWLSO members addressing journalists during a Pre-Event press briefing for the 2019 National Women’s Conference at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday, October 11, 2019. 
The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday described the country’s high maternal mortality rate as a national emergency and urged the Federal Government and governments across all states of the federation to see it as such and prioritise it.
The Committee said the high maternal mortality would not augur well … >>> Read Full Story