Author: Damilare Okunola

Damilare is a renowned content creator, having worked with some of Nigeria's biggest news organizations like PM News/The NEWS, Legit.ng, among others. He has a huge flair for writing and is also very inquisitive. He is more popular for his videos which are an internet sensation.

Oladipupo Adebutu, the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun State has been confirmed as the party’s flagbearer in the 2023 election. TheCable reports that Inyang Ekwo, the presiding judge of a Federal High Court in Abuja, issued the ruling on Thursday while delivering judgment in a suit filed by Jimi Lawal, a governorship aspirant in the State. Details later…

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President Muhammadu Buhari hosted a private dinner with H.E Umaro Sissoco Embalo, President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau and Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government at the Residence Sunday Night, State House. And we could not take our eyes off the drip that the Nigerian President was serving, even though it was only a dinner. The Nigerian President looked more relaxed in his native outfit, but his half shoes were the most exciting items from the looks that our President was serving. Looks like he’s not one to ever be caught unfresh. PRESIDENT BUHARI…

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LAGOS, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – Some All Progressive Congress (APC) members in Kano have urged the party leadership to immediately take a drastic measure against Bashir Ahmad, President Muhammadu Buhari’s Aide, over his alleged disregard for party growth and progress. The members accused Bashir Ahmad of choosing, in a more nonchalant attitude, to attend the ongoing World Cup final in far away Qatar at a time the party is struggling to capture Kano and Nigeria in general. Alhaji Samani Inuwa, one of the leaders of the Party from Gaya Local Government told Newsmen alongside other members that Bashir’s act…

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The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, his running mate, Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, alongside thousands of supporters of have besieged the Osogbo township stadium for the inauguration ceremony of Ademola Adeleke. Adeleke was sworn in as the sixth civilian governor of the state, alongside his deputy, Prince Kola Adewusi on Sunday, 27 November, 2022, having been declared winner of the governorship election held in July in the South-west state. He defeated incumbent governor Gboyega Oyetola of the All Progressives Congress who lost his second-term bid. Although Gboyega Oyetola is still challenging the result of the election at…

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Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has met with the Country Director of Oxford Business Group, Ramona Irina Tarta in company of the Head of Finance and Business development of Jindal Steel and Power ( JSP) at the Gombe State Governor’s lodge in Abuja. JSP is an industrial powerhouse and leading Indian conglomerate with a dominant presence in steel, power, mining and infrastructure that wants to take advantage of Gombe’s ease of doing business stutus to invest in its mining sub- sector while Oxford Business Group is a global research and advisory company producing business intelligence on more than 35 countries. The…

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A Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Portugal had to be at their defensive best to hold off a spirited Ghana in their first group match at the ongoing Fifa World Cup in Qatar. The former Real Madrid superstar scored a second half penalty to become the first player to score in five consecutive World Cup tournaments. But about eight minutes later, Skipper Andrew Ayew leveled for the African Giants but they could not hold on for so long as the former European Champions took the lead again in five minutes. Joao Felix scored when the Ghanaians were still celebrating still being in the…

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The naira on Wednesday depreciated against the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, exchanging at N446. The figure represents an appreciation of 0.11 per cent compared with N445.50 to the dollar it exchanged on Tuesday. The open indicative rate closed at N444.17 to the dollar on Wednesday. An exchange rate of N447 to the dollar was the highest rate recorded within the day’s trading before it settled at N446. The naira sold for as low as 439.03 to the dollar within the day’s trading. A total of 145.89 million dollars was traded in foreign exchange at the official Investors…

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Japan came from a goal down to win 2-1 against Germany, one of the Qatar 2022 World Cup favourites, in an exciting match on Wednesday afternoon. Ilkay Gundogan had put the Germans ahead via a penalty in the first half, and the 2014 winner could have been up by two or more goals if not for wasted chances. The Japanese side resumed the second half a much better team as Coach Moriyasu made a tactical substitution. He replaced Nagatomo with Tomiyasu at the start of the second half, and that decision was key to the Asian country’s victory over the…

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Lauretta Onochie as chairman of the board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Buhari, in a letter, to Senate President Ahmad Lawan, also announced the nomination of 15 others as NDDC board members. The President requested the Senate confirm Onochie and other nominees of the NDDC board. Onochie is currently the Special Adviser on Social Media to the President. Details later.

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Voiceofnaija.ng has sighted the newly-designed naira notes being produced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). President Muhammadu Buhari launched the new designs on Wednesday, 23 November, 2022, in Abuja, and the new designs have now hit the internet. An Abuja Bureau Chief of Nigerian Tribune Newspaper, Dr. Leon Usigbe, first shared images of the new designs on his verified Twitter handle on Wednesday morning. Another Twitter user also shared an image of the design, describing the design as a filter used to remint the naira as against a totally new design. The Official Twitter handle of the Federal Government…

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