More details have emerged on how Ibrahim Magu, acting EFCC chairman, was whisked away by security agents earlier today. Mr. Magu’s arrest on Monday afternoon at the Wuse II office of the EFCC. Multiple sources said that the security agents who arrested Mr. Magu took him directly to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he was to appear before a presidential panel investigating alleged corruption and insubordination.
July 07, 2020
Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been arrested by the Department of State Services. He was arrested at the Wuse II office of the DSS on Monday afternoon and is now undergoing interrogation at the DSS Headquarters In Aso Drive. The DSS in a 2016 report revealed that Magu was living in an N40m mansion.
July 04, 2020
As expected, with the arrest of Hushpuppi came the barrage of criticism and condemnation. However Nigerians have refused to see it as an opportunity to look inside and condemn not just the man who was caught but also the system and culture that produced him. It is important to condemn and reform the system and culture because there are many more Hushpuppis out there and many more to come in the future if the machinery of the Nigerian culture and system continues as is.
July 02, 2020
A woman and her son have been arrested after the son raped his two young cousins living with them, leading to the death of one of the girls.5-year-old Kadijah M. Saccoh and her sister were living with their aunt and her son in her home in Freetown, Sierra Leone.
The burial of ex-beauty queen and event planner, Ibidun Ajayi-Ighodalo, took place at the Vaults and Gardens cemetery in Lagos state today June 20.
Ramon Igbalode Abbas a.k.a Hushpuppi and Olalekan Jacon Ponle a.k. Mr. Woodberry are currently trending on Twitter after Dubai police confirmed in a statement that the suspected Nigerian fraudsters have been extradited to the United States.
Makinde claimed he called me but he never did, we will all die one day - Ajimobi's widow, Florence fires back at Oyo state Governor (video)
Florence, widow of former Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has slammed Governor Seyi Makinde over the way she and her husband were treated during his sickness and after his demise. Ajimobi's widow who spoke while receiving a delegation of Governors who were at their Oluyole residence to commiserate with her family accused Seyi Makinde's administration of playing "dirty politics" with her husband's death.
We went against the rules guiding land use in GRAs to allow Ajimobi's burial - Governor Seyi Makinde
Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed that his administration went against the land-use rule in Oyo state to give approval for the burial of former Governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi at his Oluyole Estate residence.
Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of a Federal High Court in Abuja has rejected a suit filed by Senator Dino Melaye, challenging some sections of the controversial Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020, also referred to as the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Bill. Delivering judgment in the suit today June 30, Justice Ojukwu held that her court lacked the jurisdiction to hear and determine issues raised in the suit by Melaye.
Governor Rotimi Akeredelo has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. The 63-year-old Ondo state governor announced this at a press conference in Akure, the state capital today June 30.''I had malaria a few days ago and was treated.
Voice note from Olamide Alli before she was killed by fiancé Chris Ndukwe shows her voicing her concerns to a friend about marrying him
The late Olamide Alli, who was murdered by her fiancé, Chris Ndukwe, had concerns about marrying him and she voiced those concerns to friends in a voice note that has now been made public. In the VN from 2018, Olamide told the friend that her wedding to Chris has been scheduled for October of that year, however, she wasn't sure she wanted to get married to him.
A Trust Fund for the children of late Olamide Alli, who was murdered by her fiancé, Chris Ndukwe, has exceeded the 20 Million Naira target.
"What is happening to Christians and churches qualifies fully as persecution''- Rev Chris Oyakhilome (video)
Reverend Chris Oyakhilome, the senior pastor of Christ Embassy, has once again kicked against the COVID-19 guidelines issued by the government for religious gatherings.
'What is happening to Tinubu is a judgment of God. He'll vomit everything he has stolen' - Bode George blows hot
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Olabode George, has slammed former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, saying the All Progressive Congress party leader is responsible for the reported crisis in the ruling party.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa and wife, Edith, have tested positive for Coronavirus.
A Nigerian Doctor has narrated how an 8 months pregnant woman who had a "little quarrel" with her husband today July 1, chopped off his penis.
774,000 jobs: Nigerians react to Tinubu’s daughter, MC Oluomo being part of the committee to supervise FG's recruitment
Nigerians have reacted to report of Tinubu’s daughter and Iyaloja-General, Folasade Tinubu-Ojo; and the Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos State, Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo being part of the 20-member committee that will supervise the recruitment of 20,000 Lagos youths into Federal Government's Special Public Works Programme.
June 13, 2020
A West African king the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, one of the top class kings in Nigeria claims he has been defamed in a series of social media posts by an Irish-based blogger, Esabod Aboderin the High Court has heard, Kildare Now report.
A civil war is reportedly brewing within the Oniru monarchy as the new Oniru of Iruland, Oba Gbolahan Lawal has asked all banks housing funds belonging to the family to immediately place a ‘Post No Debit’ order on all the accounts of the family. Punch Newspaper reports that the warning was directed to First Bank of Nigeria, Guaranty Trust Bank, Sterling Bank, Zenith Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank.
Ayimba Mojisola Adams, wife of Aare Ona Kakanfo, Gani Adams, welcomed twins, a boy, and a girl a few days ago.
Woman dumps 2-Year-old baby…he locates her many years after…this time, she is old, homeless (Photos)
Many years ago, Sa’adatu Adamu abandoned a –year-old baby and took to the streets. Kemi Filani News gathered that along the line, as she grew older, she became destitute and was found on the streets by the Kaduna State Ministry of Human Services and Social Development. When Sa’adatu Adamu was found on June 9, 2020, by the Commissioner, Hafsat .M. Baba, she was ordered to be removed from the streets and cared for.
A 50-year-old father, Peter Ayemoba, who has been arrested by the police for sleeping his two daughters has justified the ugly act by blaming his late wife for dying. While being interrogated by the Police, Peter Ayemoba disclosed that he had been sleeping with his daughters since his wife died about seven years ago, adding that sleeping with his daughters made him to feel close to his late wife.
Two years, 77-year-old Prophet Samuel Kayode Abiara, the retired General Evangelist Worldwide of the Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) took a new wife after the death of his previous wife.
June 12 is here, Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and the atom behind this day is the late Nigerian businessman, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola often shortened as MKO Abiola.
Wizkid mocks T.B Joshua, Oyedepo and other Nigerian Pastors over failure to heal coronavirus patients
Sensational singer, Ayo Balogun is popularly known as Wizkid took to his official twitter page to mock T.B Joshua, Oyedepo and other Nigerian Pastors for their failure to heal coronavirus patients.
Controversial Nigerian journalist, Kemi Olunloyo has revealed that Davido’s fiancee, Chioma Rowland has moved out of his house, following reports of his welcoming a son with a UK based make-up artist.
Update on Uwa Omozuwa’s death: Suspect reveals pastor paid them to kill her because she was pregnant for him
Following the investigation on the death of 22-year-old Uwa Omozuwa who was raped and killed by unknown men inside a Redeem Christian church of God, RCCG in Benin, the suspect has allegedly confessed that her Pastor allegedly had her killed because she was allegedly pregnant and allegedly refused to abort it recall that Uwaila Omozuwa was reported dead after she was forcefully raped and beaten inside the church.
Days ago, it was reported that popular Nigerian Musician, David Adeleke, also known as Davido now uses crutches after he was spotted with bandages wrapped around his legs. This came after it was alleged that he got a London makeup artist, Larissa pregnant.
Popular Nigerian Musician and serial baby daddy, David Adeleke, also known as Davido has reportedly welcomed a newborn baby with a fourth baby mama.
June 02, 2020
#JusticeForUwa: One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested (video)
One of the suspects linked to the rape and murder of Miss Vera Uwaila Omozuwa has been arrested by police officers attached to the Edo state police command. it was reported earlier that the 22-year-old 100-level student of the University of Benin, Edo State was raped and killed while reading in a church in Benin city.
June 01, 2020
Bishop David Oyedepo of Living Faith Church has attacked pastors whom he claims don’t want to see churches reopened amid coronavirus pandemic. Describing the pastors as agents of the devil, Oyedepo wondered if such pastors are actually praying for churches to go down. He said, “But they are too diplomatic than spiritual, so they just keep losing ground to the devil!
Family discovers that their son who's been missing for 5 years after he went out to buy Suya was in jail after a random police raid
A family reportedly held a funeral for their son who has been missing for years, only to later discover that he was in prison after he was picked up during a random police raid. Tobijulo narrated the sad tale on Twitter during a conversation about how people are picked off the streets randomly and sent to prison without trial.
A 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Uwaila Omozuwa has been confirmed dead after being raped and beaten inside her local church. The 22-year-old student who goes to read every day at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, was attacked with a fire extinguisher by unknown men on Wednesday, May 27.
May 20, 2020
Cameroonian Pastor who claimed he could heal Coronavirus dies less than a week after contracting the disease
A popular Cameroonian pastor, Frankline Ndifor has died from Coronavirus barely a week after contracting the disease he claimed he could cure. The Pastor who was also a presidential candidate in the country's last presidential election had laid hands and prayed for the healing of some Coronavirus patients who turned up at the premises of his Kingship International Ministries Church.
Popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Taofeeq Akeubagold shares photos of his worker who allegedly masterminded the kidnap of his twins
Popular Oyo Islamic cleric, Taofeeq Akeubagold has called out one of his workers who allegedly masterminded the kidnap of his twins. Akeubagold shared photos of the suspect, identified his as Opeyemi Ibraheem Agbenuso Odo. According to the Islamic cleric, Opeyemi manages the social media aspect of his Ramadan lecture and was picked to attend the 2020 Hajj.
Kings and Queens should stay off social media - BBA star, Tayo Faniran reacts to Ooni of Ife's wife's statement on her alleged marriage crash
Big Brother Africa star, Tayo Faniran has reacted to the Ooni of Ife's wife, Olori Prophetess Naomi's statement on her alleged marriage crash. According to Tayo Faniran, the presence of royalties on social media is weakening the respect people have for the crown. He also wondered when it became normal for a King or Queen to be explaining their actions to a commoner.
Olori Prophetess Naomi has shut down rumours her marriage to the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has packed up. There have been reports online that she has packed out of the monarch's house following some marital crisis. On Monday evening, she took to her IG page to set the record straight.
A yet-to-be-identified man on Tuesday evening broke two gates and forced his way into the compound where a house occupied by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, was located in his Ile Oodua’s palace in Ile Ife. According to sources, several gunshots were heard around the palace and one man was said to have been arrested in connection with the incident.
May 18, 2020
Did the Igbos put guns on anybody's head before buying up Alaba, Ajegunle, isolo and Oshodi in Lagos? Did they use juju before the Ibadan surrendered Iwo Road to them?
And what were we looking at before the Igbos took over Isida and Adeti in Ilesa ?
Nigerian wife cries and begs her husband to ''come back'' as his body is bundled after dying from Coronavirus in Brazil (video)
A heartbreaking video shows the moment a bereaved Nigerian wife, whose husband just died of Coronavirus, cried and begged him to wake up as his body was bundled away for burial. It was reported earlier this week that Babafemi Adebayo, a Nigerian citizen who lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil, has died from complications related to #Covid19 after a nearly thirteen days battle with the virus.
Press Statement from the Oba of Itori reacting to a recent story about him online...
It has become imperative to set the record straight on the jungle justice and deliberate character assassination of our revered Royal father, His Royal Majesty, Kabiyesi Oba Abdul Fatai Akorede Akamo the Olu Itori of Eba Land by some persons hiding under the guise of clandestine human right activism in foreign lands and on social media.
The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbihas expressed excitement at the news of the approval for a college of education in Iwo. The college of education which was approved by the Federal Government will be located in Iwo Local Government. Seeing the approval as a gift for himself, the Oluwo of Iwo took to social media to show how gladdened he is by the news.
Following the kidnap and release of Akewugbagold’s twins, Seven suspected kidnappers identified as RILDWAN TAIWO, RAFIU MUTIU, OLUMIDE AJALA, FATAI AKANJI, RAFIU MODINAT, BASHIRU MOHAMMED and OPEYEMI OYELEYE have been arrested by the Oyo State Police Command on Monday. According to the Commissioner of Police, Mr Shina Olukolu, the suspected kidnappers were arrested in connection with the kidnap. Exhibits recovered from the suspects included, one locally made cut to size single barrel gun, eight live cartridges, one Nissan MICRA Car with REG NO. JJJ 703 BJ.
Update: Court awards N10m to man who sued DSS and Buhari's daughter, Hanan, after he was illegally detained for buying sim card previously used by her
A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta state, has awarded the sum of N10m to a businessman, Anthony Okolie who was allegedly detained by the Department of State Services (DSS) for using a sim card previously used by President Buhari's daughter, Hanan Buhari. Recall that on July 19, 2019, Okolie, an Asaba-based businessman was arrested by the DSS and detained for using a telephone line that was previously owned by Hanan. According to Okolie, he remained in custody, bound by handcuffs till September 22, 2019- a period of 10 weeks, without any charge as the DSS waited for Hanan who was schooling in the UK as at the time.
The Minister of Health Dr Osagie Ehanire on Thursday, May 14 said that the 15-member Chinese doctors who are still in the country are not guests of the Nigerian government. Speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in Abuja, Ehanire disclosed that the Chinese medics are a staff of the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC). He further revealed that they are in Nigeria on a Company visa.
"Don't involve pastor. Involve family and police" Victoria Inyama advices victims of domestic abuse as she shares more personal details about her marriage
Victoria Inyama has given more details about her marriage to her estranged husband while advising victims of domestic abuse. The former Nollywood actress who is now living in the UK, told of how she endured physical and emotional abuse for years "because of fear, culture, and religion".She told of how her pastor begged her to never call the police on her estranged husband, Godwin Okri, who she says was abusive.
The Republic of Madagascar has asked Nigeria to pay 170,000 Euros (78,200,000 Naira) for the COVID-19 drugs sent to the Federal Government. The quantity of the consignment sent to Nigeria through Guinea Bissau could not be ascertained. However, according to The Nation, the cost for the quantity sent is 78,200,000 Naira. Guinea Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House in Abuja on Saturday, brought the drugs allocated to Nigeria by Madagascar.
President Muhammadu Buhari has taken delivery of the Madagascar native formulation against the Coronavirus. At an audience meeting with President Umaro Sissoco Embalo of Guinea Bissau who brought along with him the samples of the traditional medicine shared to African nations by Madagascar, President Buhari said his position on herbal or traditional medicinal postulates had remained the same.
Nigerian couple bags 19 years in jail for sexually and physically abusing a girl and a boy in the U.K
A Nigerian couple living in Rochdale, U.K., has been jailed for a string of child abuse and sexual assault. Shola Ogundare, a 49-year-old male, has been jailed for 15 years after appearing at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday, May 15, whilst Olwafunmilayo Emmanuel, 35, has been jailed for 4 years for her role in the crimes
A manhunt has been launched for a man who sexually assaulted his wife after accusing her of infidelity on Saturday May 16. The police in Tharaka South Sub-County in Kenya said the suspect first persuaded his wife to move from their Marimanti township home, fearing that he would be arrested after having travelled from Nairobi where there is a lockdown.