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Simi, Falz, Seyi Shay, Omawunmi, Cobhams Asuquo, Others Come Out for Adekunle Gold's 'About 30' Album Listening Party

26 May 2018
Simi, Falz, Seyi Shay, Omawunmi, Cobhams Asuquo, Others Come Out for Adekunle Gold's 'About 30' Album Listening Party

Following the release of his globally anticipated sophomore album ‘About 30’, urban highlife pioneer Adekunle Gold has held an astounding listening party, which had attendees in absolute awe as they...

I watched my brother-in-law slaughter my husband - Aishatu Usman

26 May 2018
I watched my brother-in-law slaughter my husband - Aishatu Usman

"I watched my brother-in-law slaughter my husband in the presence of our children.." says Aishatu Usman in this interview with Molly Kilete At 36, Aishatu Usman has seen hell. Widowed....

Benue, Taraba killings caused by spread of Sharia –CAN president

26 May 2018
Benue, Taraba killings caused by spread of Sharia –CAN president

President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Revd Samson Ayokunle, has said that killings across the country were as a result of moves to spread Sharia across the country...

Buhari’s anti-graft war only for his opponents – Sen. Baba-Ahmed

26 May 2018
Buhari’s anti-graft war only for his opponents – Sen. Baba-Ahmed

Senator Datti Baba-Ahmed is a politician and educationist. He was a member of the House of Reps from 2003 to 2007 (Zaria Federal Constituency) and a former Senator (June 2011...

2019: Shehu Sani opens up on decamping from APC

26 May 2018
2019: Shehu Sani opens up on decamping from APC

Senator Shehu Sani has finally reacted to reports of decamping from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, due to the crisis rocking the Kaduna chapter of the party. DailyTrust reports...

Man, 42, charged with defiling wife’s 14-year-old sister

26 May 2018
Man, 42, charged with defiling wife’s 14-year-old sister

A 42-year-old man, Eze Onijekachi, on Friday appeared at an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his wife’s 14-year-old sister and housemaid. Onijekachi, who resides at...

I’m ashamed Nigeria is now used as negative example – Jonathan

26 May 2018
I’m ashamed Nigeria is now used as negative example – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says he is ashamed that Nigeria is now being used as a negative example in the international community. He cited recent instances when the Ghanaian President,...

Woman accused of 'unwanted sexual advances' by cable repairman arrested

25 May 2018
Woman accused of 'unwanted sexual advances' by cable repairman arrested

A North Carolina woman was arrested after a cable repairman accused her of sexual assault. The man, who remains unidentified by police but is in his 30s, said 47-year-old Mildred...

Court declares sack of teacher on maternity leave ‘unlawful’

25 May 2018
Court declares sack of teacher on maternity leave ‘unlawful’

The National Industrial Court, on Friday declared as `unlawful’ the dismissal of one Akpomovine Ojo-Gabriel for embarking on maternity leave by the Hillside School, Abuja. Justice Rakiya Haastrup in delivering...

Martin Luther King's daughter attacks Bannon's claim her father would be 'proud' of Donald Trump

25 May 2018
Martin Luther King's daughter attacks Bannon's claim her father would be 'proud' of Donald Trump

A daughter of Martin Luther King has rejected a claim by Steve Bannon that the late civil rights activist would have “been proud” of what Donald Trump has done for...

Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

25 May 2018
Rachel Dolezal, who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud

A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal,...

Ekiti presidential lodge named after Jonathan

25 May 2018
Ekiti presidential lodge named after Jonathan

The new Presidential Lodge of Ekiti state government will be named after former President of Nigeria Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Friday. The Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose disclosed this on...

Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded

25 May 2018
Two men set off bomb in restaurant in Canada; 15 wounded

Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, local police said. The...

Parallel congresses, danger signal for APC -Baraje

25 May 2018
Parallel congresses, danger signal for APC -Baraje

Alhaji Abubakar Kawu Baraje is a member of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). He speaks on the looming crisis in the APC, the warning...

Experts seek national data protection act as EU GDPR takes effect today

25 May 2018
Experts seek national data protection act as EU GDPR takes effect today

Cyber security experts in Nigeria have urged regulatory authorities in the ecosystem to come up with a national data protection act to prevent organizations in the country from revenue loss...

Ireland’s abortion referendum has been horrifically one-sided - Melanie McDonagh

24 May 2018
Ireland’s abortion referendum has been horrifically one-sided - Melanie McDonagh

It will, as one pro-life campaigner told me, take an act of God to swing the Irish referendum for the No side tomorrow. I’m all for referendums but this one...

President Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong Un to cancel summit

24 May 2018
President Trump's letter to North Korea's Kim Jong Un to cancel summit

The White HouseWashingtonMay 24, 2018His ExcellencyKim Jong UnChairman of the State Affairs Commissionof the Democratic People’s Republic of KoreaPyongyangDear Mr. Chairman: We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with...

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

24 May 2018
Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star Morgan Freeman apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct. Sixteen people -- eight of whom say they were victims -- described to...

Camilla breaks silence on Meghan Markle's family drama ahead of royal wedding

24 May 2018
Camilla breaks silence on Meghan Markle's family drama ahead of royal wedding

We now know how some of the British royal family reacted to Meghan Markle's family drama that unfolded ahead of last weekend's royal wedding. While speaking with reporters at 5...

Robot submarine finds shipwreck with up to bn in treasure

24 May 2018
Robot submarine finds shipwreck with up to bn in treasure

A 310-year-old Spanish shipwreck carrying treasure that might be worth up to billion was discovered with the help of an underwater robot. It's called the Remus 6000 and it...

Robert De Niro just banned Donald Trump from all his restaurants

24 May 2018
Robert De Niro just banned Donald Trump from all his restaurants

Robert De Niro, part time actor, part time activist, and full time guy you'd be really psyched to get some life advice from, is also a founding partner of a...

Google launches million empowerment initiative for Nigerians

24 May 2018
Google launches  million empowerment initiative for Nigerians

Google has announced the launch of Google Impact Challenge (GIC) Nigeria 2018 initiative aimed at empowering Nigerian citizens to execute projects that would impact the community. The initiative was launched...

You need merriment/entertainment permit to legally host parties –Agege LG

24 May 2018
You need merriment/entertainment permit to legally host parties –Agege LG

Many people appear to be ignorant of the existence of the official charges for Merriment and Entertainment in certain parts of Lagos. What this means is that, as Lagos resident,...

Killings: Drop your false pride, seek int’l help – Soyinka advises FG

24 May 2018
Killings: Drop your false pride, seek int’l help – Soyinka advises FG

Nobel Laurete, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has advised the Federal Government to drop its ‘false pride’ and seek the cooperation of international community if it could not cope with the security...

Nigeria in big trouble as N2.7 trillion fine threatens collapse of economy

24 May 2018
Nigeria in big trouble as N2.7 trillion fine threatens collapse of economy

President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the Presidential Villa Even as the Nigerian economy is struggling to maintain stability after managing a recovery last year from one of the...

Oro community disowns arrested Offa bank robbery suspect

23 May 2018
Oro community disowns arrested Offa bank robbery suspect

The National President of Oro Community in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Chief Bode Alayoku has said it is false and misleading for media reports to suggest that...

Kisumu woman, 24, gets 15 years for defiling boy

23 May 2018
Kisumu woman, 24, gets 15 years for defiling boy

A 24-year-old woman, who stunned a Kisumu court after she admitted to having sex a minor, has been sentenced to 15 years in jail. Judith Wandera was on Wednesday found...

Student, 25, stabs girlfriend to death

23 May 2018
Student, 25, stabs girlfriend to death

A 25 year-old student, Saliu Oladapo, was on Wednesday remanded in Olokuta Prison on the orders of an Akure Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly killing his 19- year-old girlfriend, Confidence...

How I was defrauded of N80m in land scam – businessman

23 May 2018
How I was defrauded of N80m in land scam – businessman

A businessman, Olukorede Roberts, has told an Ikeja High Court, Lagos, how he was defrauded of N80 million by a self-styled real estate agent, Alhaji Jimoh Olawale. Olawale is facing...

Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle

23 May 2018
Sony says PlayStation 4 is in 'final phase' of its life cycle

Sony's new CEO John Kodera has announced the PlayStation 4 era could be near an end. Speaking at a company conference, he said the console, released in 2013, was in...

Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn

23 May 2018
Sinkhole opens up on White House lawn

A sinkhole has formed in front of the White House,bringing with it a chorus of jokes about the administration working nearby. White House reporters tweeted photos of the hole on...

Nigerian guy gives Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg painting for his birthday

23 May 2018
Nigerian guy gives Facebook owner, Mark Zuckerberg painting for his birthday

Olaniyi Samuel Olaniran, a visual artist gifted Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg this beautiful artwork that took him six months to create.The talented Visual Artist Wrote;"It may not be best of...

Three black actresses arrested after using restaurant bathroom in Atlanta

23 May 2018
Three black actresses arrested after using restaurant bathroom in Atlanta

Three black actresses from Atlanta, Georgia, claim they've been wrongfully arrested for using a bathroom at Houston's restaurant for 'too long' According to the three women, they arrived at the...

Prince Harry stung by bee in first outing at Buckingham Palace

23 May 2018
Prince Harry stung by bee in first outing at Buckingham Palace

Prince Harry was interrupted by a rogue bumblebee as he praised his 'selfless' father in a heartfelt speech to mark his birthday. The Prince of Wales, who will turn 70...

Abuja lady murdered after sacking guard, driver

23 May 2018
Abuja lady murdered after sacking guard, driver

A woman, Onise Ismail, has been murdered by an unknown assailant at her residence in Citec Estate, Mbora, Jabi bypass, Abuja. The deceased, popularly known as Ize, was reportedly stabbed...

Nigerian musician, Kiss Daniel changes stage name

23 May 2018
Nigerian musician, Kiss Daniel changes stage name

Nigerian musician, Daniel Anidugbe, popularly known as Kiss Daniel, has changed his stage name. The artiste on Tuesday afternoon changed his stage name to Kizz Daniel from Kiss Daniel. This...

At 70, I won't be President if I were you, Customs CG tells Buhari

22 May 2018
At 70, I won't be President if I were you, Customs CG tells Buhari

The Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), on Tuesday told President Muhammadu Buhari that if he were him, he would not be president at 70. Ali...

Nigerians fed up with mass killings, President “asleep” – Okogie

22 May 2018
Nigerians fed up with mass killings, President “asleep” – Okogie

The Archbishop Emeritus of Lagos, Cardinal Anthony Olubunmi Okogie, has told President Muhammadu Buhari that the country has had enough of the mass killings across the country. In a telephone...

Killings: Nigeria in a state of emergency, says Onaiyekan

22 May 2018
Killings: Nigeria in a state of emergency, says Onaiyekan

The Cardinal of the Abuja Catholic Diocese, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has called on Nigerians to rise above religious, political and ethnic divides to save the country from drifting into anarchy....

You are ignorant – Obasanjo fires back at Buhari

22 May 2018
You are ignorant – Obasanjo fires back at Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has responded to the suggestion by President Muhammadu Buhari that the administration he (Obasanjo) led between 1999 and 2007 wasted billion on power projects without anything...

Students across US speak out against gun violence with #IfIDieInASchoolShooting

22 May 2018
Students across US speak out against gun violence with #IfIDieInASchoolShooting

As yet another American community is burying dead childrenclaimed by gunfire at school, students around the country are speaking up online to tell the world how they want to be...

Airline passenger arrested after allegedly harassing woman and peeing on seat

22 May 2018
Airline passenger arrested after allegedly harassing woman and peeing on seat

A Colorado man is facing federal charges after he allegedly harassed a female airline passenger and then urinated on the seat in front of him. Michael Allen Haag, of Boulder,...

New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

22 May 2018
New York parents sue 30-year-old son who refuses to move out

The parents of a 30-year-old man have resorted to drastic measures in an effort to get their son to fly the coop: they are suing him. Court documents say Michael...

2019: Don’t contest, Arewa youths tell Buhari, Atiku

22 May 2018
2019: Don’t contest, Arewa youths tell Buhari, Atiku

A coalition of Arewa youths has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar not to contest the 2019 presidential election. The group said the duo should...

Mob rescues woman from suspected kidnappers, ritualists

22 May 2018
Mob rescues woman from suspected kidnappers, ritualists

A mob yesterday rescued a 22-year-old woman, Abidemi Omoniyi, from a gang of suspected kidnappers, ritualists at Agege, Lagos. Omoniyi, a front desk officer at a hotel in Omole Phase...

APC shouldn’t be a platform for all comers – Oshiomhole

21 May 2018
APC shouldn’t be a platform for all comers – Oshiomhole

The All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairmanship aspirant, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, says the ruling party should be able to tell any intending member whose values and actions do not conform...

It's now illegal to post some photos of your child online in Kenya

21 May 2018
It's now illegal to post some photos of your child online in Kenya

In Kenya, posting a photo of your child’s nappy rash or how cute they look during bath time, on social media can land you in jail. Popular groups, especially on...

13 die after drinking toxic alcohol

21 May 2018
13 die after drinking toxic alcohol

Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state. Senior Superintendent of Police Akhilesh Kumar said five people died on Saturday and...

Wealthy South African found guilty of murdering his brother and parents in axe attack

21 May 2018
Wealthy South African found guilty of murdering his brother and parents in axe attack

A wealthy South African man has been found guilty of murdering his father, mother and brother in a savage axe attack. Henri van Breda, 23, killed his parents Martin and...

US man calls police to report a pig 'following' him home

21 May 2018
US man calls police to report a pig 'following' him home

When police in Ohio received a call from a man claiming to be stalked by a pig in the early hours of Saturday morning, they naturally assumed he was inebriated....

Barack and Michelle Obama to make TV and films for Netflix

21 May 2018
Barack and Michelle Obama to make TV and films for Netflix

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama are teaming up with Netflix to produce films and TV shows. Netflix say the former US President and First Lady have "entered into a multi-year...

Dino Melaye disses the ‘State,’ says ‘I remain unbowed’

21 May 2018
Dino Melaye disses the ‘State,’ says ‘I remain unbowed’

The embattled lawmaker representing Kogi West Senatorial District, Senator Dino Melaye, has thanked Nigerians for standing by him during his travails in the hands of those he described as the...

Janet Jackson becomes first black woman to receive the Billboard icon award

21 May 2018
Janet Jackson becomes first black woman to receive the Billboard icon award

The youngest of the legendary Jackson musical family, Janet Jackson gave her first televised performance in nine years at the Billboard Music Awards. She was honored as the first black...

Tinubu hails Lagos APC congress

21 May 2018
Tinubu hails Lagos APC congress

Those who own the party have spoken’ ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has hailed the congress conducted in Lagos State at the weekend. Congress, he...

Facebook’s Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

21 May 2018
Facebook’s Zuckerberg agrees to live-stream EU parliament hearing

Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook) Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to live-stream his meeting with European Parliament members as he answers questions in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, a...

Electric vehicles: Is Nigeria ready for disruption of fossil fuel market?

21 May 2018
Electric vehicles: Is Nigeria ready for disruption of fossil fuel market?

There are signs that Electric Vehicles (EVs) pose a bleak future for the fossil fuel market: Volvo, a Swedish vehicle manufacturer, has committed to fit every car it produces by...

Unpaid Minna worker knocks off Indian’s seven teeth

21 May 2018
Unpaid Minna worker knocks off Indian’s seven teeth

A 23-year-old worker, Ismail Yusuf, has attacked and knocked out the teeth of his boss with a hammer for allegedly failing to pay salaries. The suspect admitted to knocking out...

My prison experience enriched me, says Obasanjo

20 May 2018
My prison experience enriched me, says Obasanjo

A former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, says his incarceration by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, was a sort of a blessing in disguise as it shaped his thought...

'The Power of Love' - address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan's wedding

20 May 2018
'The Power of Love' - address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan's wedding

Following is the text of the address by U.S. Episcopalian bishop, Michael Bruce Curry, at the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, as released by Kensington...

Abuja triplets stranded after mum’s death during birth as dad flees

20 May 2018
Abuja triplets stranded after mum’s death during birth as dad flees

A new set of triplets have been left stranded after their mum died shortly after their birth in an Abuja hospital, with their unemployed father dumping the family. Distant relatives...

Drop your second-term bid, Ezeife, Yakasai, ex-minister tell Buhari

20 May 2018
Drop your second-term bid, Ezeife, Yakasai, ex-minister tell Buhari

Some elder statesmen in the country have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek a second term. The leaders from different parts of the country gave various reasons for advising...

Saudi Arabia explores cinema freedom

20 May 2018
Saudi Arabia explores cinema freedom

Indications emerged recently, of a potentially rapid cinema business in Saudi Arabia, a country just coming out of a 35-year ban from the silver screen. Recall that Marvel’s superhero blockbuster...

PDP’s secret deal for Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, others

20 May 2018
PDP’s secret deal for Saraki, Dogara, Tambuwal, others

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has given its Contact and Integration Committee a two-week extension to wrap up negotiations with Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara,...

IPOB: Jewish worshippers dare police

20 May 2018
IPOB: Jewish worshippers dare police

Lady Ima Hallelujah Nwachukwu is the leader of the Jewish worshippers, who some of her members were arrested by the police in Umuahia, the Abia State capital. In this interview,...

APC faction upsets Tinubu in Lagos, holds separate congress

19 May 2018
APC faction upsets Tinubu in Lagos, holds separate congress

A faction of the All Progressives Congress, APC appears to be challenging the dominance of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu in dictating the political direction of the state. The faction led...

Royal wedding: Meghan's hometown celebrates 'inspiring' marriage to Harry

19 May 2018
Royal wedding: Meghan's hometown celebrates 'inspiring' marriage to Harry

People all over this country disregarded the time difference to gather at viewing parties, many with the sense they were watching a fairytale fit for the big screen. At New...

Saudi Arabia arrests seven women’s rights activists ahead of lifting driving ban

19 May 2018
Saudi Arabia arrests seven women’s rights activists ahead of lifting driving ban

Saudi Arabia has arrested at least seven women’s rights activists just weeks before the country’s ban on women driving cars is set to be lifted. Amnesty International and Human Rights...

Oyegun on vendetta mission against me – Okorocha

19 May 2018
Oyegun on vendetta mission against me – Okorocha

The Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has accused the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Oyegun, of collaborating with the National Organising Secretary of the party,...

Why Tinubu alone can’t unite APC - Lawal Adamu Usman

19 May 2018
Why Tinubu alone can’t unite APC - Lawal Adamu Usman

Alhaji Lawal Adamu Usman is the National Chairman, Youth Support for Buhari; Coordinator of Peace Foundation of Nigeria and a senatorial aspirant from Kaduna Central. He speaks on the activities...

Months to primaries, parties in turmoil - Hamza Idris, Muideen Olaniyi, Abbas Jimoh & Saawua Terzungwe

19 May 2018
Months to primaries, parties in turmoil - Hamza Idris, Muideen Olaniyi, Abbas Jimoh & Saawua Terzungwe

The 68 political parties registered by INEC have about three months to put their houses in order, finish congresses and conventions, sort out differences and conduct primary elections to have...

2019: Grand conspiracy to stop Buhari underway –Senator Marafa

19 May 2018
2019: Grand conspiracy to stop Buhari underway –Senator Marafa

Senator Kabiru Marafa represents Zamfara Central senatorial district of Zamfara State. In the Senate, he heads the committee on petroleum (Upstream). Marafa who is gunning to succeed his state governor,...

APC must not underrate Obasanjo’s ‘third force’– Mamora

19 May 2018
APC must not underrate Obasanjo’s ‘third force’– Mamora

Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, has said that Nigerians still have bad memories of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) administration, and so would never allow them to come back to power. In...

Linda Ikeji expands frontier with online TV

19 May 2018
Linda Ikeji expands frontier with online TV

Media Mogul, Linda Ikeji is set to expand her frontier in the media industry as she has concluded plans to join the league of online TV owners with the launch...

Royal wedding: What critics of Meghan Markle's family don't get

19 May 2018
Royal wedding: What critics of Meghan Markle's family don't get

Covering Prince Harry's royal wedding, British media flaunt chauvinism for their out-of-touch version of the monarchy: Our view Meghan Markle issues statement about her dad, the royal wedding After days...

Meghan Markle asked Doria to walk her down

18 May 2018
Meghan Markle asked Doria to walk her down

Although many royal fans predicted (and secretly hoped) that Meghan Markle's mother Doria Ragland would walk Meghan down the aisle in the absense of her father Thomas , it was...

Trump's ICE is increasingly arresting immigrants without criminal convictions

18 May 2018
Trump's ICE is increasingly arresting immigrants without criminal convictions

Immigration and Customs Enforcement is arresting more immigrants, and increasingly they have not been convicted of crimes, according to data released on Thursday by the agency. About two-thirds of those...

Police Inspector arrested over N5000 extortion

18 May 2018
Police Inspector arrested over N5000 extortion

A police inspector attached to the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) in Ikorodu, Lagos State Command, Charles Omotosho, has been apprehended for allegedly extorting N5, 000 from a woman. The...

Harry is one of us, says Prince Seeiso of Lesotho

18 May 2018
Harry is one of us, says Prince Seeiso of Lesotho

Prince Harry is “one of us”, Lesotho’s Prince Seeiso has said ahead of the royal wedding. Harry, who marries Meghan Markle on Saturday, has had a long relationship with the...

Cape Town pastor receives suspended sentence for anti-gay remarks

18 May 2018
Cape Town pastor receives suspended sentence for anti-gay remarks

A South African Pentecostal pastor was handed a 30-day suspended jail term on Friday for repeatedly making homophobic comments, including a suggestion that gays be locked in cages like animals....

The funny way Meghan Markle's longtime friend, makeup artist found out about her engagement to Prince Harry

18 May 2018
The funny way Meghan Markle's longtime friend, makeup artist found out about her engagement to Prince Harry

After seven years of making up Meghan Markle for photo shoots and press tours, longtime friend Daniel Martin said he expects the soon-to-be royal will bring her signature chic, sophisticated...

My dad backed out of my wedding by text – Serena

18 May 2018
My dad backed out of my wedding by text – Serena

With news of Meghan Markle’s father Thomas confirming that he won’t be attending the royal wedding on Saturday, the former Suits star’s friend Serena Williams has revealed her own experience...

Senate vs Idris: The supremacy battle rages

18 May 2018
Senate vs Idris: The supremacy battle rages

CHUKWU DAVID reports on the raging battle between the Senate and Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, who has consistently shunned the upper legislative chamber over summons for security briefing on...

No opposition to defeat Buhari in 2019 yet – Adeniyi

18 May 2018
No opposition to defeat Buhari in 2019 yet – Adeniyi

The former Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the late President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi, has said he was yet to see a formidable opposition that is...

Air Peace blacklists violent passenger from flying

18 May 2018
Air Peace blacklists violent passenger from flying

Air Peace Airlines yesterday said it has blacklisted a passenger who flew into a rage and destroyed its check-in system at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Airport...

Police arrest 58-year-old man for defiling minor in Edo

17 May 2018
Police arrest 58-year-old man for defiling minor in Edo

The Edo State Government has set up a committee to check the incidence of child defilement in the state, in a renewed effort to strengthen the Child Rights Law to...

Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

17 May 2018
Belgium migrants: Girl dies after police chase van

A two-year-old girl was found with fatal injuries after a van carrying 30 Kurdish migrants was chased by police for an hour in southern Belgium. Police say the girl died...

Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham said to be engaged

17 May 2018
Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham said to be engaged

Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham is reportedly engaged. In a video circulating around social media, the actress is seen dancing around while showing off the huge rock on her finger According...

Falana, Nwagwu fault Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade

17 May 2018
Falana, Nwagwu fault Buhari’s anti-corruption crusade

Human Rights lawyer and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Barrister Femi Falana and anti-corruption crusader, Mr. Eze Nwagwu Thursday scored the Special Investigation Presidential Panel for the Recovery of...

Ex-Zambian President’s son jailed for stealing a mobile phone

17 May 2018
Ex-Zambian President’s son jailed for stealing a mobile phone

A son to former president Frederick Chiluba has been convicted of theft of a mobile phone by a Magistrate Court in Lusaka. Chiluba Jr 32 was convicted for theft of...

I didn’t beg to be VP, I can leave at short notice – Osinbajo

17 May 2018
I didn’t beg to be VP, I can leave at short notice – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday night said he would rather vacate his office as the nation’s Number Two man than compromise his Christian faith. Osinbajo stated this while responding to...

Kenya Moore, 47, shows baby bump for FIRST time since announcing pregnancy as she poses with husband

16 May 2018
Kenya Moore, 47, shows baby bump for FIRST time since announcing pregnancy as she poses with husband

Kenya Moore is pregnant with her first child. And on Tuesday evening the 47-year-old TV star showed her bump for the first time since she announced her pregnancy on an...

Ghanaian shoe seller vows to bring Yahya Jammeh to justice

16 May 2018
Ghanaian shoe seller vows to bring Yahya Jammeh to justice

A Ghanaian man is leading a campaign to bring The Gambia's former leader Yahya Jammeh to justice over the murder of 55 migrants who were mistaken for coup plotters, writes...

Burundi's President Nkurunziza: First a third term, now a seven-year mandate

16 May 2018
Burundi's President Nkurunziza: First a third term, now a seven-year mandate

Burundi goes to the polls on 17 May to vote in a constitutional referendum, which could extend President Pierre Nkurunziza's rule to 2034. Here's why the vote has become a...

Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for 2018 BET Awards [FULL LIST]

16 May 2018
Davido, Tiwa Savage nominated for 2018 BET Awards [FULL LIST]

Popular Nigerian singers, Davido and Tiwa Savage have been nominated in the 2018 BET awards. Both artistes were nominated in the category of ‘International Act.’ The list nominees was made...

Boy, 8, tortured over allegation of being a wizard

16 May 2018
Boy, 8, tortured over allegation of being a wizard

The pitiable sight of a fragile eight-year-old boy, with marks of violence all over his body sent waves down the spines of those present at the Lagos State Police command...

Ekiti primary: Oni threatens to dump APC

16 May 2018
Ekiti primary: Oni threatens to dump APC

The first runner-up in the Saturday All Progressives Congress primary in Ekiti State, Segun Oni, has threatened to leave the party if he is not treated with respect. He also...

Two Nigerians killed in South Africa

16 May 2018
Two Nigerians killed in South Africa

The death toll of Nigerians killed in South Africa has continued to climb with two young Nigerians being the latest victims. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

There may be no elections in 2019 –Bafarawa

16 May 2018
There may be no elections in 2019 –Bafarawa

Former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Dalhatu Bafarawa, has expressed doubts over the possibility of Nigeria holding the 2019 general elections. He said the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal...

Aggrieved APC members boast…: We’ll shock Buhari

16 May 2018
Aggrieved APC members boast…: We’ll shock Buhari

Aggrieved members of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) within the All Progressives Congress (APC) have vowed to shock the ruling party and President Muhammadu Buhari, if their grievances are...

You're not the only incorrupt Nigerian, Dogara tells Buhari

16 May 2018
You're not the only incorrupt Nigerian, Dogara tells Buhari

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said President Muhammadu Buhari is not the only incorrupt Nigerian. Dogara said this on Tuesday in Abuja where President Buhari...

Ex-VC sues NB over low sugar claim in malt drink

16 May 2018
Ex-VC sues NB over low sugar claim in malt drink

A former vice-chancellor of the Benson Idahosa University, Prof. Ernest Izevbigie, has dragged Nigerian Breweries Plc before an Edo State High Court sitting in Benin for alleged deception. Izevbigie accused...

Kenyan women march against public breastfeeding discrimination

15 May 2018
Kenyan women march against public breastfeeding discrimination

Dozens of Women demonstrated in Kenya’s Capital on Tuesday protested against what they say is discrimination against mothers who breastfeed in public. The demonstration was prompted by a Facebook post...

Two Nigerian “Big Boys” jailed over wire fraud in the U.S

15 May 2018
Two Nigerian “Big Boys” jailed over wire fraud in the U.S

Two Nigerian citizens, both of whom reside in Houston, have been ordered to federal prison for perpetuating a wire fraud scheme involving various internet scams, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K....

Meghan Markle's dad changes mind on wedding

15 May 2018
Meghan Markle's dad changes mind on wedding

Meghan Markle's dad has had a change of heart -- this after his daughter contacted him -- and he now wants to go to England and walk her down the...

Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti bank

15 May 2018
Two feared dead in robbery attack on Ekiti bank

Two persons are feared dead in a robbery attack on an old generation bank in Ilawe Ekiti, headquarters of Ekiti Southwest Local Government Area of Ekiti State. In the operation...

Man freed after 18 years in jail for a murder he didn't commit

15 May 2018
Man freed after 18 years in jail for a murder he didn't commit

A man who spent 18-years in prison for a murder he did not commit, has finally been freed. David Robinson told CBS News that he had "been a living nightmare"...

Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

15 May 2018
Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

First lady Melania Trump underwent a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition Monday morning, the White House said in a statement. Trump underwent an embolization procedure at Walter Reed...

EFCC Arrests Six Notorious Yahoo Yahoo Boys

15 May 2018
EFCC Arrests Six Notorious Yahoo Yahoo Boys

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters also known as ‘yahoo yahoo boys’ in one of their hideouts, Kubwa area, Abuja. The...

Distraught Meghan Markle pleads with her troubled father to walk her down the aisle

15 May 2018
Distraught Meghan Markle pleads with her troubled father to walk her down the aisle

Meghan Markle pleaded with her father to walk her down the aisle after he apparently pulled out of Saturday's wedding because of the faked photographs row. Friends said the bride-to-be...

Man docked for alleged assault on wife with hot semovita

15 May 2018
Man docked for alleged assault on wife with hot semovita

A 35-year-old man, Bawa Joshua, on Monday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly pouring hot semovita on his wife, Grace. The defendant had pleaded not guilty to...

Two Nigerians batter fellow student over who has the richest father

15 May 2018
Two Nigerians batter fellow student over who has the richest father

Two wealthy Nigerians who battered a fellow student with a shisha pipe in an argument over who had the richest father have been spared jail. Mailonline reports that Elvis Ilonze,...

Shell, Eni oil executives on trial for graft in Nigeria

15 May 2018
Shell, Eni oil executives on trial for graft in Nigeria

A corruption trial against oil giants Shell and Eni and Nigeria's ex-oil minister Dan Etete is getting started in Milan. The case deals with alleged bribes valuing millions, and the...

Chinese students dance to Rahama Sadau’s Rariya song + Video

15 May 2018
Chinese students dance to Rahama Sadau’s Rariya song + Video

Actress Rahama Sadau has said that she doesn’t know how to start “wawing” over some videos of Chinese students dancing to a song from her Rariya movie. In 2017 the...

Two Nigerian students fight to block deportation for ‘unlawful stay’ in Kenya

14 May 2018
Two Nigerian students fight to block deportation for ‘unlawful stay’ in Kenya

Two Nigerian USIU students and a Kenyan woman have moved to the High court seeking orders to block their deportation for being in the country illegally. Through lawyer Charles Midenga,...

Spanish father accused of 'evil spirits' rape

14 May 2018
Spanish father accused of 'evil spirits' rape

A father in Spain is accused of raping his 15-year-old daughter and two of her friends after claiming he had to rid them of evil spirits. The man, named as...

We steal from Ogun prostitutes, sell to Lagos prostitutes

14 May 2018
We steal from Ogun prostitutes, sell to Lagos prostitutes

Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a gang of robbers for allegedly stealing phones from prostitutes in Ogun State and selling the...

Indian MP Shashi Tharoor charged with abetting wife's suicide

14 May 2018
Indian MP Shashi Tharoor charged with abetting wife's suicide

Indian police have charged prominent opposition politician Shashi Tharoor with abetting his wife's suicide four years ago. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a five-star hotel in...

Hero police officer saves girl, 5, from being dragged under moving train

14 May 2018
Hero police officer saves girl, 5, from being dragged under moving train

This is the heart-stopping moment a toddler rushing to catch a train with her parents is saved from falling under the locomotive by a quick-thinking policeman. Sachin Pol of Maharashtra...

Cannes film festival vows parity push for women

14 May 2018
Cannes film festival vows parity push for women

The Cannes film festival signed a charter Monday vowing to push for parity between men and women by 2020. The world's top festival also promised to be more transparent in...

Lagos tells Nollywood’s story at Cannes Film Festival

14 May 2018
Lagos tells Nollywood’s story at Cannes Film Festival

Save for a midday sower that sets Cannes and neighboring town freezing on Sunday, film enthusiasts and tourists at the ongoing Cannes International Film Festival, South of France, have enjoyed...


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