September 21, 2020

Its a boy! Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife welcome their first grandchild


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo, are now grandparents as their daughter, Oluwadamilola, and her husband, Oluseun Bakare, have welcomed their first child, a baby boy.

Photos from Senator Oluremi Tinubu's 60th birthday celebration


Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the wife of APC National leader, Bola Tinubu, turned 60 today September 21.

20-year-old student killed by boyfriend who was paid N2m to use her for ritual in Lagos

Toluwalase Kembi said to be a 20-year-old Business Administration student of the Federal Polytechnic, Ilaro, Ogun State has been confirmed dead after being killed by her a man she was seeing in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state.

Photos from billionaire businessman, Rasaq Okoya's first wife, Kuburat's 77th birthday party

Kuburat Okoya, the first wife of billionaire businessman, Chief Rasaq Okoya, turned 77 over the weekend.

Edo people voted against injustice – Rochas Okorocha reacts to APC’s loss in governorship election

 All Progressives Congress senator, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to his party's loss in the governorship election held in Edo state on September 19.

Lightning strike 15 cows to death in Ekiti (video)

15 cows were on Saturday evening, struck to death by lightning at Ikogosi in Ekiti West Local Government Area of Ekiti State. It was gathered that the cattle were killed at the Ikogosi Warm Spring site, popular tourism and recreational center where warm and cold streams meet along Ipole-Ekiti.

FG opens online portal for Nigerians to access N75billion survival fund


An online portal for Nigerians to register for the N75billion survival fund for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), will be launched on Monday, September 21 by the federal government.

September 20, 2020

"Hope your mum likes being burned alive" Woman texts before setting her boyfriend's mother's house on fire because she thought he was cheating on her


A woman who thought her boyfriend was cheating on her allegedly set his mum's house on fire after sending him a threatening text. Abbieana Williams, 21, allegedly sent the message to her boyfriend on September 3, minutes before a fire broke out at a property in Michigan, the US, an affidavit by Lansing Police Detective Teresa Mironiuk claims.

Oshobaba has been downgraded to Oshopikin - Dino Melaye mocks Oshiomhole over Edo governorship election in new song (video)

 Former senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye has taken a dig at former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole over the defeat his party suffered in the Edo Governorship election.

Letter containing poison addressed to Donald Trump at White House


A package containing ricin poison that was addressed to US President Donald Trump was reportedly intercepted by law enforcement this week.

Governor Obaseki wins Edo governorship election

Governor Godwin Obaseki has won the Edo Governorship election which was held yesterday September 19.

Edo election: My victory, triumph over godfatherism – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki has commended the Edo people for his re-election. He described his re-election as “triumph over godfatherism”. He said, “Words fail me in saluting our teeming supporters who displayed immense courage in the face of threats, intimidation, and brutalization.

September 18, 2020

Queen Elizabeth II to be removed as the Head of State in Barbados come 2021


Barbados has announced its intention to remove the Queen as its head of state and become a republic come 2021. The Caribbean island said it wants "full sovereignty" by the time it celebrates its 55th anniversary of independence from the UK in November 2021.

Between DJ Cuppy and Ikorodu Bois as they challenge her to a race while showing off their own "Ferraris"


Ikorodu Bois got DJ Cuppy's attention when they recreated the photos she shared announcing her father had bought new Ferraris for her and her sisters. Ikorodu Bois, known for using their limited resources to recreate epic scenes from foreign movies, decided to recreate the Otedolas' Ferrari announcement.

September 17, 2020

Fani-Kayode separates from wife, demands N2bn from blogger

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has separated from his wife, Precious Chikwendu, with whom he had four sons, The PUNCH can confirm. Fani-Kayode has, however, written a pre-litigation letter to popular blogger, Stella Dimokorkus, demanding N2bn from her for a report he termed libelous.

[ICYMI] Divided views as Tinubu sits to greet Ooni of Ife at Oniru’s coronation


There seem to be divided views among some Yorubas over the action of the national leader of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who was pictured sitting while greeting the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja II) during the coronation ceremony of Oba Oniru at the Iru Palace, Victoria Island, on Sunday, 6 September 2020.

September 15, 2020

I can swear Olori Ajoke didn’t have an affair with KWAM 1 – Wife of Alaafin of Oyo, Olori Folashade Adeyemi says

Olori Folashade Adeyemi, one of the wives of 81-year-old Alaafin of Oyo, says she can authoritatively state that her fellow queen, Olori Ajoke, never had an affair with fuji musician, K1 de Ultimate, also known as KWAM 1.

My sister filed for divorce after discovering her husband, Pastor Sylvester Ofori visited a shrine and joined an occult group - Barbara Tommey's sister, Sophia says

Sophia Tommey, sister of Barbara Tommey who was shot dead by her Pastor's husband, Sylvester Ofori in the US city of Orlando last week has recalled some incidents that reportedly occurred prior to her sister's death.

Missing Nigerian student, Caleb Obari found dead in Ukraine weeks after his parents issued plea to help find him

Caleb Obari, the 21-year-old Nigerian graduate who went missing in August after attending a yacht party with friends, has been found dead in Odesa Oblast, Ukraine. Caleb's body was found on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, near the coastline in Chornomorsk.

AC, marble finishing. See inside the mausoleum of ex-governor, Abiola Ajimobi (video)

A video showing the magnificent mausoleum of the ex-Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has been shared online.

Kano Singer’s Death Sentence: Falana drags FG and Kano state government to African Commission

Kano Singer's Death Sentence: Falana drags FG and Kano state
The Kano state government and the federal government have been dragged to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, The Gambia, following a petition written by human rights activist, Femi Falana over the death sentence issued to Kano singer, Sharif Yahya Sharif.

Horror! Young man arrested with fresh head of a child at Uganda Parliament, says it is 'gift' for the Speaker

What can only be described as a horror movie played out on Monday, September 14th at the Parliament building in Uganda when a 23-year-old man was arrested as he attempted to deliver a child’s head to the Office of the Speaker. 

Israel to impose second national Coronavirus lockdown after recording more than 4,000 cases daily

Israel has announced it will be going into a national lockdown for the second time amid a new surge in Coronavirus cases. Israel fighting off a major death toll now records over 4000 cases of the deadly virus daily.

Granting amnesty to Boko Haram members cannot bring peace - Senator Ndume

Senator Ali Ndume, the lawmaker representing Borno South in the red chamber and the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army has again kicked against the amnesty granted to Boko Haram members.

September 08, 2020

Nigerians raised $15,000 for BBNaija’s Erica in 5 hours but have not been able to put up resistance to Buhari over increased fuel and electricity cost - Reno Omokri

Former Presidential spokesperson, Reno Omokri has slammed Nigerians who raised over $15,000 for BBNaija’s Erica after her disqualification from the reality show.

Divorce is okay, breaking up is okay - Queen Ola shares cryptic post months after her rumored split from Alaafin of Oyo

Queen Ola has shared a cryptic post via her Instastory, months after her rumored split from Alaafin of Oyo. Recall that the monarch's wife who has not been spotted with her husband for some time had denied being sent out from the palace over an alleged infidelity months ago.

Dino Melaye shows off his expensive watches, shoes, perfumes and more as Dele Momodu takes a tour of his Abuja home (video)

Journalist, Dele Momodu, took a tour of Senator Dino Melaye's Abuja home recently and shared the video online.

'If you decide to make Daddy Freeze a topic I will make you my assignment - Charly Boy slams Pastor Ibiyeomie over comment against Daddy Freeze

Charly Boy has slammed clergyman, Pastor David Ibiyeomie of Salvation Ministries Port Harcourt, over his recent verbal attack on OAP and leader of the Free the Sheeple movement, Daddy Freeze.

Blue-eyed Kwara woman and husband remarry (photos)

Blue-eyed Kwara woman, Risikat Azeez, and her husband, Wasiu Omo-Dada, have remarried.

Nigerians respond better when they are treated like animals — Actress Belinda Effah

Nollywood actress, Belinda Effah has lashed out at Nigerians over what she termed as "misplaced priorities".

Chinese miners taken to court for mining in Zimbabwe's biggest game reserve

Some Chinese miners have been taken to court over coal mining in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabwe Environmental Law Association (ZELA) in its lawsuit, stated that mining within the National Park poses an acute risk of irreversible ecological degradation.

Osama bin Laden sent coded messages hidden in porn videos to secretly communicate with Al-Qaeda - New documentary reveals

Terrorist group, AL-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, communicated with terrorists by encoding messages into porn videos, a new documentary claims. Bin Laden organized the worst terrorist hit on American soil infamously known as 9/11.

Veteran actor, Yekini Oyedele 'Baba Legba' is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Yekini Oyedele popularly known as Baba Legba is dead. The actor died in the early hours of Monday, September 7. Before his death, Baba Legba was known for playing comic roles along with Baba Sala.

Nigeria still has the lowest rates in West Africa — Ministry of Information justifies increased fuel and electricity tariff

The federal ministry of information has justified the increased fuel and electricity tariff by pointing out that Nigeria still has the lowest rates in West Africa. The ministry which listed the comparative cost across West African countries, accused the opposition and their allies of playing dirty politics with the issue of petrol pricing and electricity tariff.

Bribery is normal in Nigeria — Aljazeera journalist, Haru Mutasa

Zimbabwean-born Aljazeera journalist, Haru Mutasa has shared some of her experiences while working in Nigeria.

September 04, 2020

September 01, 2020

‘₦100 billion vanished in one year’ – House of Representatives probes North East Development Commission

The house of representatives says it will probe the North-East Development Commission (NEDC) over the alleged mismanagement of N100 billion. The resolution of the house was the sequel to a motion sponsored by Ndudi Elumelu, minority leader of the house, on Thursday.

Nigerian Single Ladies To Undergo Drug Tests Before Marriages – NDLEA

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has proposed to carry out drug tests for single ladies before embarking on marriages. NDLEA Chairman, Mohammed Mustapha Abdalla, revealed this on Friday, August 21, while destroying seized illicit substances in Maiduguri.

Boyfriend Palava: Lady receives thunderous slap as “surprise gift” from “dispatch rider”

A lady has taken to Twitter to narrate how another lady received a thunderous slap as a surprise gift from an anonymous lady over boyfriend issues. T

Drama as man disrupts Lagos church wedding, says bride is his wife

There was pandemonium on Saturday at the Great Salvation Christian Centre, aka Father’s Church, on Ako Aro Road, in the Ifako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State, after a man, Iberemu Osadebe, disrupted an ongoing wedding in the church.

Masquerade Spotted Toasting A Girl In Nnewi

A video making the rounds on social media has captured the moment a masquerade took a bold step to shoot his shot at a lady in Nnewi, Anambra state.

Watch moment of bravery as 71-year-old Portuguese President swims to rescue 2 women from drowning (Video)

A viral video has captured a brave moment Portuguese President, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa swam in a beach to rescue 2 women from drowning at an Algarve beach when their kayak capsized. According to the BBC report, the 71-year-old president captured swimming over to the kayakers who were struggling in the water.

My mom used to beat me for urinating on the bed until a doctor told her I have a short bladder – Lady shares story (Video)

A Nigerian lady identified as Esume Ngozi has advised parents to always seek better approaches in handling problems of their children.

I’m glad you are growing into the man God destined for you to be – Tonto Dikeh tells Bobrisky on his birthday

Nollywood actress and philanthropist, Tonto Dikeh, has shown the world Bobrisky is her best friend.

WhatsApp chat of a 31-year-old lady begging her 25-year-old boyfriend because she needs a husband (Screenshots)

A couple has been trending online after their WhatsApp conversation was leaked. In the chat, the 31-year-old lady asked his 25-year-old boyfriend why he has been avoiding her calls and not replying to her messages.

Outrage as little boy consumes full bottle of beer in the presence of adults at a party (Video)

A viral video has shown the moment a little boy emptied a full bottle of beer in the presence of adults while at a party. The video which has long gone viral began trending on social media today, August 31.

August 27, 2020

We got N1m to kill her for rituals — Suspects in rape, murder of Uwaila Omozuwa inside church

The Edo State Police Command has paraded six suspects over the rape and murder of a UNIBEN student, Uwaila Omozuwa.

Oba Saheed Elegushi welcomes first son with second wife Queen Hadiza

Oba Saheed Elegushi has welcomed his first son with his second wife, Hadiza. According to reports, the Olori gave birth on Friday, 21 August 2020.

August 24, 2020

If you have kids for my husband, come forward for a DNA test – Liz Anjorin

Liz Anjorin has asked any woman claiming to have kids for her husband, Lateef Adegboyega Lawal, to come forward for a DNA test.