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.

Olusegun Obasanjo reveals desire to live above 100 years

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed his desire to live beyond 100 so as to have more opportunities to celebrate with the Agura of Gbagura, Oba Sabur Bakare, Jamolu II.

Tolulope Arotile’s death : Suspected killers regain freedom

Few weeks after Nigeria lost its first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile to the cold hands of death, it has been gathered that the suspected killers of the flying officer have gained their freedom.

Nigerian Pastor stirs up controversy after a video of him bringing a 'dead woman' back to life goes viral

A Nigerian Pastor has stirred up controversy over a video of him bringing a 'dead woman' who was brought to his church, back to life.

August 22, 2020

Uproar as Blue-eyed woman in Ilorin forgives husband, weds him again (photos)

About two weeks ago, one Risikat Azeez Ayebami, a mother of two became an Internet sensation for her unique blue eyes after photos of her and her two blue-eyed kids surfaced online. Many became even more drawn to her after it was revealed that she was abandoned by her husband, Wasiu Dada due to her blue eyes.

Blue-eyed Kwara woman makes peace with her husband as they team up for a lovely photo shoot

Blue-eyed Kwara woman, Risikat Azeez, appears to have made peace with her husband, Wasiu Omo-Dada, as they teamed up for a lovely photoshoot recently.

August 19, 2020

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom kicks as Kano court jails 13-year-old boy for 10 years over derogatory statements toward Allah

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has kicked against the 10 years prison sentence a Sharia Court in Kano handed to a 13-year-old boy.

US, UAE, Egypt to repatriate convicted, paroled Nigerians

The governments of the United States of America, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have signified intentions to repatriate Nigerians that have been convicted, pardoned, and paroled in their countries.

Veteran Actress Iya Osogbo Reveals Why She Quit Acting

Veteran Yoruba actress Grace Oyin-Adejobi popularly known as Iya Osogbo has disclosed why she gave up on appearing on screen again as she clocks 90 on Sunday, August 23. Iya Osogbo is the widow of the late Yoruba actor Oyin Adejobi who died in 2000.

Actress Lizzy Anjorin responds to those asking her to keep her marriage away from social media

Newly married actress, Lizzy Anjorin has been sharing loved up videos of her and her husband with her Instagram followers and when some users advised her to keep her marriage private, she had some words for them.

World Bank delays approval for Nigeria’s $1.5bn loan over Naira reform

The World Bank is delaying approval of Nigeria’s request for a $1.5 billion loan due to concerns over desired reforms, Reuters reports. Unidentified sources told Reuters that the main concern being expressed by the World Bank was Naira reform.

Nigerian oil mogul, Abdulrahman Bashir jailed in UK

Abdulrahman Bashir, the Chief Executive Officer of Rahamaniyya Oil and Gas Limited has been jailed in the United Kingdom. Justice Butcher of England and Wales High Court sentenced the Nigerian oil mogul after he was found guilty of breaching multiple orders of the court in a pending suit instituted by Sahara Energy Resources Ltd.

It is ridiculous to think I was acting when I fainted before the House of Reps- NDDC boss, Kemebradikumo Pondei

Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei, the acting Managing Director of the Expanded Interim Management Committee, EIMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says he is shocked that some Nigerians thought he was acting when he fainted while testifying before the House of Representatives public hearing on the alleged financial recklessness in the commission on July 20.

“I think all the men our mothers are raising lately are he goats”, drag queen Bobrisky fumes

Popular Nigerian drag queen and acclaimed bisexual, Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky has called men of this generation, he-goats.

Commotion as Igbo woman storms Owerri Airport with her ‘premium Coronavirus prevention outfit’

An Igbo woman has caused a serious commotion after she stormed the Owerri airport in Imo state with her ‘premium home-made coronavirus prevention outfit.’

Groom shocks many after he abandoned his wife on the alter to do this (Video)

A groom has shocked many after he abandoned his wife at the altar on their wedding day to go fix the DSTV for a customer.

After infecting her with STI, lawmaker batters wife for confronting him

Gabriel Kago Mukuha, a Kenyan member of Parliament, has been accused of battering his wife, Wanjiku, black and blue at their home in Loswan Estate, Kiambu Road, on Friday night.

Federal lawmaker, Alhassan Doguwa with his four wives and 27 Children

The photo of House of Representatives majority leader, Hon Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, with his four wives and 27 children has become a growing sensation since it was first shared.

August 10, 2020

''How are you different from a fraudster ma?'' Toolz tackles Diezani Alison-Madueke over her comment on Yahoo Yahoo boys

OAP Tolu Oniru-Demuren aka Toolz has joined other Nigerians in slamming former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, over her statement about the internet fraudsters becoming role models in Nigeria. Dieziani while delivering a lecturer last Friday, August 7, said Nigerian youths are beginning to emulate Yahoo Yahoo boys.

Lagos State governor, Sanwo-Olu meets the boy in the "mummy calm down" video (photos)

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has finally met Nigerian internet sensation, Oreofeoluwa Lawal-Babalola, popularly known as "mummy calm down". 

"Who be Yahoo Yahoo girl if no be you" Falz slams Diezani Alison-Madueke

Falz has slammed former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke for her statement about internet fraudsters becoming role models in Nigeria.

"Mumu Nigerians" Charly Boy slams Nigerian youths for paying more attention to Big Brother Naija than they do to important issues

"Mumu Nigerians" Charly Boy slams Nigerian youths for paying more attention to Big Brother Naija than they do to important issues
Charly Boy has called out Nigerian youths over their priorities. According to Charly Boy, the youths hardly pay attention to important issues relating to politics and things that will benefit society but they give so much of their time and energy to the Big Brother Naija reality show.

Diezani Alison-Madueke laments about ‘Yahoo’ boys becoming role models (video)

Diezani Alison-Madueke: Nigeria issues arrest warrant — Quartz Africa
There have been mixed reactions after former Nigerian Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, maintained societal values have crumpled to the extent that online fraudsters popularly known as ‘Yahoo Boys’ have become role models in Nigeria.

Senator Buruji Kashamu's body laid to rest in Ogun

The remains of Senator Buruji Kashamu has been laid to rest. His body was committed to mother earth at his Ijebu-Igbo home in Ogun state on Sunday, August 9.

Kashamu evaded justice but couldn’t beat death – Obasanjo

Kashamu evaded justice but couldn?t beat death ? Obasanjo
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Kashamu Buruji, who died of COVID-19 on Saturday, August 8. In a letter of condolence sent to the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, Obasanjo however said the deceased Senator used the instruments of law and politics to evade justice over the criminal charges leveled against him in and outside Nigeria but could not evade death.

August 06, 2020

If I could survive domestic violence and remain this happy, you too can- Nigerian woman writes as she shares her story

A Nigerian businesswoman, Azubuike Chinenye, has used her life experience to warn women against the ills of staying in a bad marriage.

“All the money they promised me are fake, my dad still rides okada” – Internet sensation, Success (video)

Remember Success Adegor? The little school girl who instantly became an internet phenomenon following a video of her ranting at her school over her dismissal because of school.

Lebanon blast was caused by welder as death toll passes 100

Lebanon blast was caused by welder as death toll passes 100

It has been claimed that the huge explosion in Beirut, Lebanon, that killed over 100 people and injured more than 4,000, was caused by a welder at work. Close to where the welder was working, there was "highly explosive sodium nitrate" confiscated from a ship by Lebanese authorities and placed in one of the warehouses located near the harbor.

List of contractors is authentic and was not compiled by Akpabio - NDDC

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has disclosed that the list of contract beneficiaries released by Godswill Akpabio, minister of Niger Delta Affairs, is authentic and was not compiled by him. Prominent names on the list compiled in 2018 are former Governors, Orji Uzor Kalu (Abia), James Ibori (Delta}, Emmanuel Uduaghan (Delta), and Senator Peter Nwaoboshi.

Students On NDDC Scholarship stage protest in London over non-payment of their tuition fees (photos)

Students On NDDC Scholarship stage protest in London over non-payment of their tuition fees (photos)
Nigerian students on the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) scholarship program, today August 3, staged a protest outside the Nigerian High Commission in the United Kingdom, over the non-payment of their tuition fees by the commission.

Abiola Ajimobi made heaven, he is at peace with God – Former Oyo first lady, Florence Ajimobi says

Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, the widow of the former governor of Oyo state, late Abiola Ajimobi, says her husband made heaven and is currently at peace with God. The former first lady said this when she received a delegation of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ at her Oluyole, Ibadan home over the weekend. The former governor died on Thursday, June 25 in Lagos from COVID-19 complications.

Akpabio reportedly links former Delta state governors, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, to some NDDC projects

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has reportedly linked two former governors of Delta State, James Ibori and Emmanuel Uduaghan, to some of the projects that have been executed by the Niger Delta Development Commission, Punch reports. Akpabio in a letter sent to the speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, listed the former governors as some of the beneficiaries of the projects by the commission.

Amaechi evades question on Hong Kong being a third party in Nigeria-China loan deal

Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation failed to answer a question on why Hong Kong is the third party in the loan agreement between China and Nigeria while appearing on a Channels Television program.

Nanny 'slaps baby like a toy' in footage secretly filmed by parents (video)

A distressing video captured the moment a nanny beat a baby when he woke up crying. The baby's 26-year-old dad, Mr. Tian, said he saw the childminder slap his child's buttocks, feet, and hands after watching security footage on his phone, according to police.

August 02, 2020

Nigeria will pay back loan from China in 20 years - Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has disclosed that the loan the Nigerian government got from China for the rail projects across the country will be paid back within 20 years. In a statement released on Saturday, August 1, the former Governor of Rivers state disclosed that China is the only country giving out loans with a low-interest rate of 2.8 percent. 

China won't give Nigeria loan again if you continue probing - Amaechi to Reps panel

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has warned the house of representatives committee on treaties and agreements against continuing the probe on loan agreement between Nigeria and China. The Minister who noted that the federal government requested $500 million from the Chinese government to finance some rail projects across the country particularly in the south-east, asked for the suspension of the probe till the loan is secured. Amaechi averred that some sections of the country will suffer if China refuses to give Nigeria a loan to complete ongoing projects. 

Governor Sanwo-Olu says he'll like to meet 'mummy calm down' internet sensation

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed his desire to meet the little boy in the catchy "mummy calm down" viral video. The Lagos State Governor who noted that the exchange between the little boy and his mother was funny, stated that it depicts the efforts parents put in molding children into responsible adults. He also urged Lagosians to ‘calm down’ as they enjoy the coming holiday and festivity, and also to observe prescribed protocols towards defeating the deadly Coronavirus which are, maintaining social distancing, washing, and sanitizing our hands, and using our face masks.

FG has spent N15.8bn on hazard allowances — Minister of Labour, Chris Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says the Federal Government has so far spent N15.8 billion on hazard allowances in its teaching hospitals and medical centers across the country. Ngige disclosed this while addressing newsmen at a meeting with the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) leadership in Abuja on Monday, July 27.

New mum whose stitches refused to heal 8 months after delivery reveals what was found in her body after surgery

A new mum whose stitches didn't heal for 8 months after childbirth has disclosed what was found in her body when she was referred to another doctor. The mum said that for 8 months, she was dressing her wounds but it refused to heal.

U.S.based doctor insists hydroxychloroquine cures COVID-19, accuses doctors and pharmaceutical companies of cover-up (video)

US-based doctor, Dr. Stella Immanuel has taken a prominent spot in social media trends following a news conference she featured in at Washington. Dr. Stella who insisted that antimalarial drug; hydroxychloroquine, zinc, and antibacterial drug, Zithromax were effective in the treatment of Coronavirus, accused her colleagues and pharmaceutical companies of a cover-up. Sharing her experience of managing over 350 Coronavirus patients, the Nigerian-trained medical doctor stated that no patient has died under her care, including those with underlying medical conditions like diabetes, asthma, and others. 

Video of Izuchukwu Madubueze reading his suicide note before shooting himself dead after being accused of harassing a woman

A video showing Izuchukwu Madubueze, 23, reading a suicide note before shooting himself dead has been shared online. Izu, from Anambra state, committed suicide in the US on Thursday, July 16, after a Twitter user accused him of harassing a woman. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, United States, the Nigerian entrepreneur died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound."Izuchukwu Madubueze was the victim of what appears to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound on July 16, 2020.

Coronavirus has exposed years of leadership failure in Nigeria - Peter Obi

Former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi has stated that Coronavirus has exposed years of leadership failure in Nigeria. The former Vice Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) said this at a virtual event tagged ‘The Global Economy: Adapting to the New Normal' and organized by Bridge Leadership Foundation. 

Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio reveals names of National Assembly members linked to NDDC contracts

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has linked some members of the National Assembly to some contracts awarded by the Niger Delta Development Commission. Punch reports that Akpabio in a list in which he copied the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, enlisted the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the NDDC, Nicholas Mutu, who represents the Bomadi/Patani Federal Constituency of Delta State, as one of the lawmakers that have been awarded contracts by the Commission.

Photos from the graduation ceremony of 601 deradicalised Boko Haram combatants

The graduation ceremony for Batch 4/2019 deradicalized former Boko Haram combatants took place at the Operation Safe Corridor Mallam Sidi in Gombe state today Saturday, July 25. The former insurgents, all 601 in number, completed a de-radicalization, rehabilitation, and reintegration program organized by Operation Safe Corridor and denounced their membership of the insurgent group at the Malam Sidi Camp in Kwami Local Government Area of Gombe State on Monday, July 13.