Friday, 16 August 2019

Kate Henshaw demands justice for actor, Sunusi Oscar, who was allegedly sent to prison for releasing a music video on YouTube without permission from Kano Censors board

Kate Henshaw has called out the Kano state government for the unjust arraignment in court and detention of one of her colleagues, Oscar Sunusi.


Indian Prime Minister calls on couples to have small families due to fears of 'unchecked population explosion

India's prime minister has raised an alarm over the risk of an 'unchecked population explosion' in the nation.

Pastor arrested after snatching Uber driver's car (photos)

A car snatcher who claims to be a Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has been paraded after launching an attack on an Uber driver. 

Female bodybuilder with prominent muscles goes viral as she weds (Photos)

This female bodybuilder with prominent muscles has gone viral after photos from her wedding to her handsome husband surfaced online.

'I am never going to judge couples that call it quits after months of marriage' - Nigerian photographer shares deep message about marriage

A top Nigerian photographer, Demilade Roberts, who is set to tie the knot soon, took to Instagram to share his experiences covering wedding ceremonies.


Check out the £10m mansion ex-Chelsea star Eden Hazard just bought in Madrid (Photos)

Eden Hazard has bought a new mansion following his £150million move to Real Madrid from Chelsea. 

15-year-old boy stages own kidnap, demands N.5 million ransom

A 15-year-old boy has allegedly staged his own kidnap and demanded for the sum of N500,000 as ransom.


Fake policeman nabbed with stolen car in Anambra

A fake policeman, identified as Hassan Abuka has been nabbed in Anambra with a Toyota Corolla car which was suspected to have been stolen in Lagos.


David Luiz names best Brazilian player ever played in Arsenal

Arsenal defender, David Luiz has named Gilberto Silva as one of the best Brazilian players that ever played for the Gunners.


CBN releases new guidelines to banks

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it has released guidelines for the disbursement of lower denominations of the Naira through microfinance banks (MFBs) across the country.


Controller speaks on ‘jail break in Keffi prison’

Emmanuel Okoro, the Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, on Thursday, refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.


We must change current strategy – Osinbajo laments power generation in Nigeria

Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday declared that there must be a change of strategy for Nigeria’s power generation to increase.



Buhari under fire for directing CBN to stop forex for food imports

A Nigerian knowledge institution, Centre for Social Justice, CSJ, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to rescind his directive to the Central Bank of Nigerian, CBN, to stop issuing forex for food importation into Nigeria, warning that such restriction would increase the rate of suffering among majority of Nigerians.


What Shiites leader said about Buhari, India treatment (video)

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has released an audiotape of its leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.



Thursday, 15 August 2019

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk on three-man shortlist for UEFA Men's Player of the Year

The UEFA Men's Player of the Year shortlist has been released with Virgil van Dijk ready to battle Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the award.


Unlimited joy as winners emerge in Glo-sponsored Ojude Oba festival

Winner 2019 Miss Ojude Oba Beauty Pageant, Mosunmola Omotayo flanked by 1st runner-up, Imisioluwa Jesutofunmi Jinadu (left) and 2nd runner-up, Funmilade Fanadez Osoteku displaying their dummy cheques at the Musical show held to round off activities for the 2019 Glo sponsored Ojude Oba Festival.

Gunmen abduct pregnant sister of Sokoto politician

A pregnant woman identified as Luba Bello, has been abducted by unknown gunmen.

EFCC probes Head of Service, Winfred Oyo-Ita over alleged N3b contract scam

Winfred Oyo-ita, the current Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, is reportedly being investigated by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC, over alleged N3 billion fraud.

'I locked him in a dog cage because he broke my side mirror'- Woman in viral video assaulting 10 year old boy says

24-year-old Onyinye Mbadike, pictured above, who was arrested by men of the Lagos state police command over the viral video showing her assaulting a 10-year-old boy, Chibike Eziamaka, has said that she meted out the unjust treatment on the little boy because he smashed the side mirror of her car with a stone.

Nollywood actor, Apama Egbeigwe shows his new house. (Photo)

Dike Osinanchi popularly known as Apama Egbeigwe has completed the building of his house.


Every pastor loves big buttocks, we will all lose if there is a test- Rev. Obofour

Reverend Obofour, one of Ghana's popular Pastor made a shocking claim of 'all Pastors loving women with big buttocks' .

Reno Omokri to Buhari: Ask CBN to stop giving your children FOREX

Reno Omokri has described President Buhari as a hypocritical leader for giving an order to CBN to stop granting Foreign Exchange to importers of Food products.



Man and his girlfriend reportedly kidnapped along Psychiatric road in Port Harcourt

Man and his girlfriend reportedly kidnapped along Psychiatric road in Port Harcourt


Twitter users have taken to the platform to report a kidnapping incident which took place last night.

Kanu Nwankwo appointed as SSA on Sports matters to Gov Ihedioha of Imo state (Photos)

Nigerian football legend, Kanu Nwankwo has been appointed as Senior Special Assistant on Sports matters to Imo state Governor, Chukwuemeka Ihedioha. 

Isheri Killing: Police counter Army, reveals patient was stabbed by soldiers in Doctor’s presence

There's yet another brewing face-off between the Nigerian Police and Nigerian army, following the counter statement on the killing of some residents of Isheri Olofin, a boundary community between Lagos State and Ogun State.

Photos: Ini Edo, Toke Makinwa, Annie Idibia, Iyabo Ojo, Bambam, Osas Ajibade, others at Toyin Abraham's surprise baby shower

Photos: Ini Edo, Toke Makinwa, Annie Idibia, Iyabo Ojo, Bambam, Osas Ajibade, others at Toyin Abraham

Toyin Abraham has since welcomed her baby boy. Just before she gave birth on Wednesday August 14th, her close friends alongside her hubby, Kolawole Ajeyemi, threw her a surprise baby shower. 

Gunman arrested after shootout that lasted hours in drug raid gone wrong

A gunman has been arrested hours after he got into a shootout with police officers who arrived at a home in Philadelphia to arrest him on a drugs warrant.

Photo: Catholic Church in Ado-Ekiti celebrates Blessed Virgin Mary's Assumption colorfully

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Blessed Michael Iwene Cyprain  Tansi Igbo Catholic Chaplaincy in the Catholic Diocese of Ekiti state, rejoices as they celebrate the feast of Maria assumption which is annually every 15th August.


Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Emilioano Sala and pilot had been exposed to toxic levels of carbon monoxide before plane crashed

Emiliano Sala, 28, and his pilot David Ibbotson, 59, were poisoned by carbon monoxide in their plane before it crashed in the English Channel on January 21, it has been revealed today.

Alibaba supports President Buhari on non-provision of foreign exchange for food importation

Alibaba backed President Buhari on his directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop issuing foreign exchange for food importation. 


Nigerian Prison Service changes its name to Nigerian Correctional Service

The change in name follows the assent of President Buhari to the Nigerian Correctional Service Bill, 2019. The President also endorsed the change of name of Federal Universities of Agriculture, Makurdi into Joseph Sarwuan Tarka University, Makurdi, after the late Tiv politician, who was a senator in the Second Republic and a minister of communications in the Gowon era.

No more loans! Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo completes permanent move to Leganes from Chelsea

Super Eagles defender, Kenneth Omeruo has completed a permanent transfer to La Liga side Leganes where he spent a successful season on loan in 2018/19, making 31 appearances.

#RevolutionNow: 70-year-old woman brutalized by police vows to support more protests

A 70-year-old fufu seller, Sariyu Akanmu, who was brutalised in Osogbo, Osun State, by the police during #RevolutionNow protest last week, has spoken on why she joined the protest and how she was attacked.


UEFA Super Cup: Pedro names one Liverpool player that will trouble Chelsea

Chelsea forward, Pedro has named one Liverpool player that could trouble the Blues ahead of Super Cup clash in Istanbul.


Sadio Mane warns Lampard’s men ahead of UEFA Super Cup clash

Liverpool forward, Sadio Mane, has issued warning to Chelsea ahead of both side’s UEFA Super Cup clash in Istanbul on Wednesday night.


APC reacts to Lagos state governor Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet list

The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Gov. Babajide Sanwo-olu for including ”tested party men” in his additional list of commissioner and Special Adviser nominees.

Police speaks on ‘herdsmen killing of travellers’ in Kogi

The Kogi State Police Command has reacted to news that herdsmen walked into the Terminal of Big Joe Transport in Kogi and shot all the passengers boarding to travel to Edo State.


Northern groups lament Tinubu’s role in Buhari government

The Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, has described Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as a man of double standards with regard to his role in causing the present high political polarization in Nigeria and the deterioration of trust in the current administration.


Tuesday, 13 August 2019

DSS is not empowered by law to arrest - Afe Babalola

Afe Babalola, a renowned legal practitioner made a shocking claim of 'DSS not being empowered by the law to arrest' while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s News Night. 


Anyone who says Buhari isn’t doing well is a liar from the pit of hell - Joe Igbokwe

Joe Igbokwe, the spokesman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Lagos state lashed out at President Buhari's critics while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Politics  on Monday August 12. 

Nigerian Woman Dies In Attempt To 'Stone The Devil' In Mecca

The number of Nigerian pilgrims that died while performing the 2019 Hajj in Saudi Arabia has risen to nine, the Chairman, National Hajj Commission of Nigeria(NAHCON), Dr. Ibrahim Kana, has announced.

Dutch legend Wesley Sneijder announces retirement


Dutch legend and Inter’s treble winner Wesley Sneijder has retired from professional football.

Re-post from 2018: Fr. Mbaka reveals what will happen to Buhari, Senators, Reps (Video)

Old post from previous posts of July 22, 2018.

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Legislature of impending doom.


Ihedioha reveals why he is after Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has told Nigerians not to see the current probe of his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, as an act of witch-hunt.


Bus driver commits suicide at mechanic workshop in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command said a 43-year-old commercial bus driver was found dead at a mechanic workshop after allegedly taking a liquid substance suspected to be sniper.


Father impregnates daughter in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command said it has arrested a 52-year-old father, Emmanuel Ikhine, for allegedly impregnating his 18-year-old daughter.


What John Terry told Lampard before Chelsea’s 4-0 loss to Manchester United

It has been revealed what Chelsea legend, John Terry told his former teammate and now manager, Frank Lampard before their 4-0 defeat to Manchester United on Sunday.


Lampard given strong warning after 4-0 defeat to Chelsea

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has been warned by Paul Merson, that David Luiz’s departure to Arsenal will come back to haunt him.


Security: Gov. Ugwuanyi orders immediate demolition of caves in Agwu forests, Umuogbua Ihe tunnel

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, Monday, visited the Umuogbua Ihe tunnel along Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway by Awgu Local Government Area, which serves as a hide-out and escape route for kidnappers operating in the area.


Monday, 12 August 2019

Tukur Buratai issues 'shocking warning' to Nigerian soldiers following 'beef' with policemen

Chief of army staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai believes policemen have become like wounded lions following the killing in Taraba of three of their best undercover operatives by soldiers attached to Takum based 93 Battalion.