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[OPINION]: Between Adeosun’s forged NYSC certificate and Ayodele James’ fake ICAN certificate -Farooq Kperogi 

21 July 2018
[OPINION]: Between Adeosun’s forged NYSC certificate and Ayodele James’ fake ICAN certificate -Farooq Kperogi 

The reader is probably asking,“Who in the world is Ayodele James?” Well, Lebi-Ayodele James made headlines on July 13 when an Abuja High Court sentenced him to a two-year jail...

He beat and threw me in the gutter naked, left me there unconscious —Wife

21 July 2018
He beat and threw me in the gutter naked, left me there unconscious —Wife

A woman, Tawakalitu Sikiru has dragged her husband, Afeez sikiru before Ile Tuntun Customary Court, Mapo, Ibadan, Oyo State, seeking that their 10-year-old union be ended. Tawakalitu had filed for...

How I cope 12 years after Sosoliso plane crash – Kechi Okwuchi, survivor

21 July 2018
How I cope 12 years after Sosoliso plane crash – Kechi Okwuchi, survivor

Twelve years after the Sosoliso plane crash that claimed the lives of prominent Nigerians including over 60 students of Loyola Jesuit College, Abuja, the sole survivor, Kechi Okwuchi has emerged...

When security personnel kill citizens

21 July 2018
When security personnel kill citizens

84 innocent Nigerians killed in one year Between July 2017 and July 2018, investigation shows there have been 84 reported cases of innocent Nigerians killed by security personnel across the...

Afenifere, Ohanaeze to Prof Umar: You have imperialist conquest agenda

21 July 2018
Afenifere, Ohanaeze to Prof Umar: You have imperialist conquest agenda

Prominent social cultural groups, Afenifere and Ohanaeze, have condemned claims by controversial Kano based Prof. Umar Labdo Muhammad, that the Fulani dynasty owns the Middle Belt area of the country....

Obasanjo is organising secretary of tired politicians – Oshiomhole

21 July 2018
Obasanjo is organising secretary of tired politicians – Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has said that contrary to the impression that the ruling party is being hit by mass defection, it was...

Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

21 July 2018
Court convicts three ex-police officers, commits one to jail

An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan, has convicted three former police officers, and sentenced one of them to three years in jail for collecting bribe from an armed...

'Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment, not enough’ ICPC tells OAU

21 July 2018
'Dismissing lecturer over sexual harassment, not enough’ ICPC tells OAU

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) yesterday informed authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State that mere dismissal of Prof. Richard Akindele of...

Cossy Orjiakor: I’m still so scared about getting married

21 July 2018
Cossy Orjiakor: I’m still so scared about getting married

It is doubtful if Cossy Orjiakor, a popular actress and video vixen would ordinarily like to court controversy. But it is strange how the controversy has always literally dogged her...

How my uncles stopped me from marrying an older woman, man narrates

20 July 2018
How my uncles stopped me from marrying an older woman, man narrates

A Twitter user, Jude Umoru Skones has been generating substantial reactions to his tweets highlighting how Nigerian families allegedly destroy romantic relationships. From religious, social to ethnic reasons, Skones with...

You justify police brutality, Nigerians tell Abayomi Shogunle

20 July 2018
You justify police brutality, Nigerians tell Abayomi Shogunle

Nigerians have said that Abayomi Shogunle, the Head of Public Complaints Rapid Response Unit, is trying to justify police brutality by posting a video of a Ghanaian policeman beating a...

Kenyan judge sentences beauty queen to death for boyfriend’s murder

20 July 2018
Kenyan judge sentences beauty queen to death for boyfriend’s murder

A Kenyan woman who stabbed her boyfriend to death in 2015 was handed a death sentence for his murder on Thursday, revitalizing a debate about capital punishment in a country...

Gun drama as police rescue Kenyan woman from abductors after six days

20 July 2018
Gun drama as police rescue Kenyan woman from abductors after six days

Kenya - A village in Murang’a County was treated to a panicky evening as dozens of police officers laid siege on a house where a woman kidnapped six days ago...

No nation will become great when half of her population ends up in the kitchen – Obasanjo

20 July 2018
No nation will become great when half of her population ends up in the kitchen – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised women to mobilise girls and the youth to register as voters and obtain voters card to enable them vote in 2019 elections. Former President,...

Girl, 9, showcases website, mobile app in Lagos

20 July 2018
Girl, 9, showcases website, mobile app in Lagos

Miss Emmanuella Oziofu, a nine-year-old child prodigy and grade five pupil of Skycrest School Lagos, on Friday showcased her website, www.emmasacademy.com, and her mobile app, Emma’s ICT Academy. Oziofu, who...

Obasanjo looking for third term through other means – Oshiomhole

20 July 2018
Obasanjo looking for third term through other means – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, said on Friday the recent activities of former President Olusegun Obasanjo are part of plots to use other means...

Three killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

20 July 2018
Three killed, many injured as train crushes commercial bus in Lagos

Three persons died and many others were injured when a train hit a commercial bus at Pen Cinema railway crossing in Lagos State on Friday, authorities have confirmed. A witness,...

10 docked for vote buying in Ekiti

20 July 2018
10 docked for vote buying in Ekiti

The police in Ekiti State on Friday arraigned 10 persons before an Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrate’s Court for alleged vote buying during last Saturday’s governorship election in the state. Police prosecutor...

Police arrest Borno governorship aspirant for alleged complicity in murder case

20 July 2018
Police arrest Borno governorship aspirant for alleged complicity in murder case

A governorship aspirant in Borno State, Grema Terab has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a murder case. Terab was arrested on Tuesday by SARS personnel at an event...

Lawmakers condemn bad Naira notes in circulation, urge CBN to act

20 July 2018
Lawmakers condemn bad Naira notes in circulation, urge CBN to act

The House of Representatives has urged the Central Bank of Nigeria to replace bad notes in circulation – particularly the N100 note – with new ones. A lawmaker, Adekoya Abdel-Majid,...

New born baby stabbed to death, dumped inside drainage in Onitsha

20 July 2018
New born baby stabbed to death, dumped inside drainage in Onitsha

A newborn baby was at the early hours of Wednesday, discovered wrapped in a black polythene bag and dumped inside the drainage along Enugu/Onitsha Expressway by Romchi Park, Upper Iweka....

Our population growth alarming ―Ooni of Ife

20 July 2018
Our population growth alarming ―Ooni of Ife

Ahead of 2019 general elections, traditional and religious leaders met yesterday in Abuja to brainstorm on how to guarantee a transparent process that would inspire the confidence of the electorate....

[OPINION]: The day people sold their birthrights in Ekiti - Abdullahi Haruspice

20 July 2018
[OPINION]: The day people sold their birthrights in Ekiti - Abdullahi Haruspice

You collected money to vote for me to serve you and expect me to work for you, who is going to pay me in return? The above scenario is the...

[OPINION]: No pride in anti-gay Nigeria - ​Chude Jideonwo

19 July 2018
[OPINION]: No pride in anti-gay Nigeria - ​Chude Jideonwo

The target of my ire in my speech at The Initiative for Equal Rights, Sexuality and the Law symposium in Lagos was deliberate — beyond the law and beyond the...

Teenager taking selfie falls from railway bridge onto live power cables, survives

19 July 2018
Teenager taking selfie falls from railway bridge onto live power cables, survives

A 3-year-old girl in Russia suffered second- and third-degree burns after falling off a railway bridge while attempting to take a selfie. The teenager fell onto two 3,000-volt electric cables...

India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande 'disgusted by porn star label'

19 July 2018
India Netflix actor Rajshri Deshpande 'disgusted by porn star label'

An Indian actress has said she felt "disgusted" after her sex scene in a Netflix series went viral as a "porn clip". The 30-second video clip from Sacred Games shows...

Scientists just found £150,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of Diamonds in the ground

19 July 2018
Scientists just found £150,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 of Diamonds in the ground

Scientists just unearthed an eye-watering hoard of diamonds, so valuable it would completely destroy the world’s economy. The scientists reckon there’s a quadrillion tonnes of diamond buried in the ‘cratonic...

We are ready for any challenge by APC – Atiku

19 July 2018
We are ready for any challenge by APC – Atiku

Responding to allegations that a grand plan was afoot by the government in power to rig the general election in 2019, including the presidential poll, former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku...

Nigerians’ votes must count in 2019 - Sultan

19 July 2018
Nigerians’ votes must count in 2019 - Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has said that all efforts must be made to ensure that votes count...

Ekiti: We contested against INEC, security, not APC ―Secondus

19 July 2018
Ekiti: We contested against INEC, security, not APC ―Secondus

THE National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has said that the party contested against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies and not...

Nigeria not ripe for state police ―Bode Olajumoke

19 July 2018
Nigeria not ripe for state police ―Bode Olajumoke

A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Board of Trustee (BoT) Senator Bode Olajumoke, has said that the country’s democracy is not ripe for the establishment of a state...

2face drags Blackface to court, demands N50million

19 July 2018
2face drags Blackface to court, demands N50million

Blackface has revealed he is being sued for N50m by Innocent ‘2face’ Idibia, his former Plantashun Boiz bandmate. The ‘Hard Life’ singer says 2face is suing him over his age-long...

Sule Lamido faults Buhari on campaign promises

19 July 2018
Sule Lamido faults Buhari on campaign promises

The former Jigawa State governor and a presidential aspirant under the PDP, Sule Lamido Faults Buhari , says the President has failed to deliver on any of his core campaign...

I won’t disappoint Ekiti people, says Fayemi

19 July 2018
I won’t disappoint Ekiti people, says Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor-elect Dr Kayode Fayemi has promised not to disappoint the people who gave him the mandate in last Saturday’s election. Fayemi spoke yesterday after he received the Certificate...

Police helicopter threatening my life – Fayose

18 July 2018
Police helicopter threatening my life – Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, on Wednesday raised the alarm over aerial surveillance of the Government House, Ado-Ekiti by a police helicopter. Fayose said the police chopper has constituted danger...

APC, PDP deny cash-for-vote accusation

18 July 2018
APC, PDP deny cash-for-vote accusation

The Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have denied the allegations that the two parties were involved...

I snatch motorcycles because people no longer build houses – Bricklayer

18 July 2018
I snatch motorcycles because people no longer build houses – Bricklayer

The police in Niger State have arrested two suspected motorcycle thieves terrorising Kpakungu in the Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state. The suspects-Danjuma Idris, 28, and Mohammed kudu, 27,were...

Mum wants daughter to live with eye cancer so she can beg alms

18 July 2018
Mum wants daughter to live with eye cancer so she can beg alms

A mother has refused treatment for her two-year-old daughter with cancer of the left eye, choosing instead to keep her as a prop for alms begging. The nongovernment organisation Global...

Code of Conduct Tribunal: It’s been three tough years ―Saraki

17 July 2018
Code of Conduct Tribunal: It’s been three tough years ―Saraki

ABOUT 10 days after the Supreme Court acquitted him of allegations of false asset declaration instituted against him by the federal government, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, was on...

Alfa used fake vision to rape student in Lagos – Police

17 July 2018
Alfa used fake vision to rape student in Lagos – Police

An Alfa, Mustapha Hammed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly raping a 29-year-old student of Federal College of Education (Technical), Akoka, Lagos. The police said...

What Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's body language says about their relationship

17 July 2018
What Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's body language says about their relationship

With all eyes on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the run-up to the royal wedding, interest in the soon-to-be royal couple is reaching fever pitch. Whilst no one can...

Barack Obama warns of "uncertain times" in Nelson Mandela tribute

17 July 2018
Barack Obama warns of "uncertain times" in Nelson Mandela tribute

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday used a tribute to Nelson Mandela to warn of "strange and uncertain times", a day after Donald Trump refused to challenge Vladimir Putin...

2019: Alignments without 2023 Igbo presidency will not stand—APGA

17 July 2018
2019: Alignments without 2023 Igbo presidency will not stand—APGA

A member of the Board of Trustees, BoT, of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka has warned that any alignment or re-alignment being made by political parties in...

For Nigerians to be free citizens of this country Nigeria must be restructured – Clark

17 July 2018
For Nigerians to be free citizens of this country Nigeria must be restructured – Clark

Chief E. K. Clark, former Minister of Information, Senator of the Second Republic, National leader and convener of the Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF has said that for Nigerians to be...

Alfa defiles Lagos student

17 July 2018
Alfa defiles Lagos student

An Islamic cleric, Alfa Mustapha Hammed, has been arrested by the police in Lagos for defiling a 29-year-old student. The Nation learnt that the incident occurred on April 7, after...

Ekiti election: Fayose breaks silence, says “I will laugh last”

17 July 2018
Ekiti election: Fayose breaks silence, says “I will laugh last”

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has broken his silence since the conduct of last Saturday’s governorship election and described the process as a “charade.” Governor Fayose in a statement...

41-year-old man wanted to marry child bride since she was 7

17 July 2018
41-year-old man wanted to marry child bride since she was 7

The 41-year-old man who took an 11-year-old girl as his wife denied that it was an act of lust as he had wanted to marry her since she was seven....

Policemen extort N100,000 from building contractor through POS

17 July 2018
Policemen extort N100,000 from building contractor through POS

Some policemen attached to the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the Edo State Police Command, have been accused of extorting N100,000 from a building contractor, Emmanuel Alabede. The operatives allegedly collected the...

Mishandling of Naira notes attracts 5-year jail term – CBN

17 July 2018
Mishandling of Naira notes attracts 5-year jail term – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria has issued a warning against spraying, selling and mutilation of Naira notes. CBN says such mishandling of the currency is a criminal offence, which attracts...

Top 10 highest earning celebrities of the year

17 July 2018
Top 10 highest earning celebrities of the year

Floyd "Money" Mayweather has lived up to his name after being listed by Forbes as the highest earning celebrity of the last year. George Clooney, 57, who is recovering from...

Young boy helps write his own obituary before cancer death: 'See ya later, suckas!'

16 July 2018
Young boy helps write his own obituary before cancer death: 'See ya later, suckas!'

Five year-old Garrett Matthias was unique in so many ways. And so, as a rare form of cancer took an ever tighter grip on him, his family thought about how...

Migrant girl, 6, whose cries were caught on tape is reunited with mother

16 July 2018
Migrant girl, 6, whose cries were caught on tape is reunited with mother

The recording ricocheted around the world, giving voice to the thousands of children separated at the border by the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Among other children crying and...

Edo: Four policemen killed, burnt inside patrol van

16 July 2018
Edo: Four policemen killed, burnt inside patrol van

Burnt bodies of four policemen attached to the Sabongida-Ora Divisional Police Headquarters in Owan West Local Government Area of Edo State have been discovered. The bodies of the policemen on...

Malik Obama's wife, Rasanga causes drama as Barack tours

16 July 2018
Malik Obama's wife, Rasanga causes drama as Barack tours

The wife to Barack Obama's half brother Malik was denied acesss to Mama Sarah Obama's home as he visited on on Monday morning. Security agents manning the gate refused to...

Adeboye advises Nigerians

16 July 2018
Adeboye advises Nigerians

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has told Nigerians to expect dream-like miracles that will turn their lives around. He, however, added that...

Christ Embassy kidnap: Fraudsters call family, demand ransom

16 July 2018
Christ Embassy kidnap: Fraudsters call family, demand ransom

The family members of a missing four-year-old, Elo Ogidi, have been left confused as different kidnap gangs have called to demand ransom for her release. PUNCH Metro had reported that...

Igbo want Biafra, IPOB tells Atiku

16 July 2018
Igbo want Biafra, IPOB tells Atiku

Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has described as the height of deceit, the statement made by former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in Umuahia, the Abia State capital, that if...

How Ekiti governorship election was won and lost

16 July 2018
How Ekiti governorship election was won and lost

Saturday’s victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate Kayode Fayemi came from a combination of factors and the performance of key party leaders in their strongholds. The Independent National...

Falana to governors: meet Buhari on policing

16 July 2018
Falana to governors: meet Buhari on policing

Lagos lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has urged the 36 state governors to request President Muhammadu Buhari to convene an urgent meeting of the Nigeria Police Council to deliberate on the...

Man kills wife for cheating on him

15 July 2018
Man kills wife for cheating on him

A 25 year old man, Bello Muche has been apprehended by the Niger state Police Command for allegedly killing his wife. Bello who is from Gautan Fadama village, Bagudo Local...

Deception, ritual making end 18-yr-old marriage in Ibadan

15 July 2018
Deception, ritual making end 18-yr-old marriage in Ibadan

Ile- tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan has dissolved the 18-year-old marriage between one Akinbile and wife, Folake, over deception and ritual making. Agbaje advised the parties to ensure proper upbringing...

US woman rescued a week after California cliff plunge

15 July 2018
US woman rescued a week after California cliff plunge

A US woman whose vehicle plunged off a California cliff has been found alive a week after she was reported missing. Angela Hernandez, 23, survived by drinking water from the...

Situating the ranching debate

15 July 2018
Situating the ranching debate

The decision by the South-east Governors’ Forum to decline land allocation for ranching is understandable, ensuring peaceful co-existence at this time, however, requires the support of all, writes Tobi Soniyi...

Omoyele Sowore: ‘I have offended a lot of people to last a lifetime’

15 July 2018
Omoyele Sowore: ‘I have offended a lot of people to last a lifetime’

In 2004, he breezed in into the Accra newsroom of The Sun. There he stood, Omoyele Sowore, the intrepid publisher of New York-based Sahara Reporters, the sharp-shooting news website that...

2019: Sharing formula threatens coalition against Buhari

15 July 2018
2019: Sharing formula threatens coalition against Buhari

Last week Monday 39 political parties met in Abuja where they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to field a single presidential candidate that would unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019....

My daughter’s killer hypnotised her before her death –Ex-Ondo deputy

15 July 2018
My daughter’s killer hypnotised her before her death –Ex-Ondo deputy

Ex-Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, is the father of Khadijat allegedly killed by her boyfriend, Adeyemi Alao, in Akure, the Ondo State capital. He talks about the...

We’ll soon expose cowards behind R-APC –Omo-Agege

15 July 2018
We’ll soon expose cowards behind R-APC –Omo-Agege

The embattled senator representing Delta Central at the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has described the sponsors of a new faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Reformed APC, as cowards, saying...

85-year-old Cameroon president declares ambition for 7th term

15 July 2018
85-year-old Cameroon president declares ambition for 7th term

Paul Biya, the president of Cameroon, has announced his intentions to run for 7th term in office. The 85-year-old president came to power in 1982. He has been in office...

Randy radio reporter has sex in the newsroom with his date completely unaware they’re being recorded by CCTV cameras

14 July 2018
Randy radio reporter has sex in the newsroom with his date completely unaware they’re being recorded by CCTV cameras

A radio station reporter has been caught on CCTV having sex with his date in his workplace. The journalist was filmed romancing his love interest in the newsroom of Radio...

‘Sodom’ in the Garden City: Coded Port Harcourt hangout where rich, horny women hire men for sex

14 July 2018
‘Sodom’ in the Garden City: Coded Port Harcourt hangout where rich, horny women hire men for sex

The name Port Harcourt represents many things to diverse individuals. While to some it is no more than another urban centre in Nigeria, to others, it is the land where...

We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan tells Buhari

14 July 2018
We have lost confidence in your govt, Onaiyekan tells Buhari

The Archbishop of Abuja, Roman Catholic Church, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said that Nigerian bishops have lost confidence in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. He stated that they were...

The Ekiti guber poll

14 July 2018
The Ekiti guber poll

Voters in Ekiti State will today, July 14, elect their next governor. Not less than 35 registered political parties fielded candidates for the election. With 913,334 registered voters in the...

Why ANN pulled out of coalition – National Chairman

14 July 2018
Why ANN pulled out of coalition – National Chairman

The National Chairman of Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) Jay Samuels has said his party walked-out of the recent meeting where some political parties formed a united front ahead of...

We must reverse negative indices of APC, Atiku vows

14 July 2018
We must reverse negative indices of APC, Atiku vows

A former vice-president and frontline presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar yesterday said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had recorded only negative indices in every aspect of Nigeria’s economic,...

Lagos policeman allegedly demands sex from widow as bail condition

13 July 2018
Lagos policeman allegedly demands sex from widow as bail condition

A widow, Mrs Adebukola Mowette has accused a policeman attached to the Ilaje Police Division in Bariga, Lagos of demanding sex before he would grant her bail. Mowette was detained...

Buhari refuses to give assent on bill seeking child liberation

13 July 2018
Buhari refuses to give assent on bill seeking child liberation

President Muhammadu Buhari has refused to give assent on four bills on his table, returning them to the National Assembly. The bills are the “Corporate Manslaughter Bill, 2018”; “Agricultural Credit...

Counterfeit money: Bread seller bags 1-year jail term in Lagos

13 July 2018
Counterfeit money: Bread seller bags 1-year jail term in Lagos

AN Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, on Thursday, sentenced a 27-year-old bread seller, Ifeanyi Osuohae, to one year in prison for possession of fake currency. The convict, who lives at No. 1,...

Dangote Cement bags SON quality certification

13 July 2018
Dangote Cement bags SON quality certification

The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has certified Dangote Cement as having passed the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP). The government agency said the new certification places Dangote above its...

Tiwa Savage showers blessing on estranged hubby

12 July 2018
Tiwa Savage showers blessing on estranged hubby

Popular Nigerian singer Tiwa Savage has acknowledged Tee Billz, her estranged husband’s contribution towards her successful career. The “Ma Lo” crooner shared a post on one of her favorite throwback...

Herdsman kills police officer – Official

12 July 2018
Herdsman kills police officer – Official

The Police Command in Kebbi on Thursday confirmed that a suspected herdsman had killed a policeman, Umaru Danladi, at Kaoge in Bagudo Local Government Area of the state. It said...

Hairstylist, businesswoman steal friend’s ATM card, withdraw N365,000

12 July 2018

Two women, Hope Eze, 23, and Ugonma Chikezie, 30, were on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing their friend’s ATM card and withdrawing N365,000...

Baby girl dumped at refuse site in Lagos

12 July 2018
Baby girl dumped at refuse site in Lagos

A baby girl was dumped at a refuse site at Costain bus stop, along Apapa Road in Ebute Meta, Lagos by an unknown person on Thursday. A sympathiser told NAN ...

Scientists record breakthrough in HIV, malaria vaccine

12 July 2018
Scientists record breakthrough in HIV, malaria vaccine

Scientists Findings have shown that an experimental HIV-1 vaccine regimen is well-tolerated and generated comparable and robust immune responses against (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) HIV in healthy adults and rhesus monkeys....

“Dating Yahoo boys is the fastest way to lose your lives” – Police spokesperson

12 July 2018
“Dating Yahoo boys is the fastest way to lose your lives” – Police spokesperson

The Lagos State Police spokesperson, Dolapo Badmos has taken to her Instagram page on Wednesday to advice young Nigerian ladies to desist from dating ‘Yahoo boys’. Badmos was speaking in...

Police to charge suspected killer of Khadija Oluboyo to court

11 July 2018
Police to charge suspected killer of Khadija Oluboyo to court

The police in Ondo state on Wednesday paraded the 27 year old boyfriend and alleged killer of the daughter of former Ondo deputy governor, Alhaji Lasisi Olugbenga Oluboyo in Akure,...

Woman who scalded 13-year-old maid with hot water for sleeping on couch arraigned in court

11 July 2018
Woman who scalded 13-year-old maid with hot water for sleeping on couch arraigned in court

The woman who allegedly rained hot water on her maid in Port Harcourt, Christiana Eze, has been arraigned in court. Eze allegedly scalded 13-year-old Beauty Uwagie with the boiling liquid...

Evangelist arraigned in Edo for defiling 10-yr-old girl

11 July 2018
Evangelist arraigned in Edo for defiling 10-yr-old girl

An Evangelist, Benjamin Uzoma, has been arraigned at the Edo Family Court for allegedly having carnal knowledge of a 10-year old girl. He allegedly committed the offence at No 6...

Policeman shoots woman dead after saying, ” I feel like shooting somebody’

11 July 2018
Policeman shoots woman dead after saying, ” I feel like shooting somebody’

A Policeman believed to be under the influence of alcohol shot 32-year-old Victoria Ekpe to death at a close range on Sunday at Ikot Ansa in Calabar Municipal Area of...

Drama as Buhari’s supporters clash at Abuja rally

11 July 2018
Drama as Buhari’s supporters clash at Abuja rally

A rally for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari resulted into a free-for-all in Abuja on Tuesday. Supporters of the President clashed over souvenirs. Hundreds of youths had arrived at...

Family rejects 17-year -old daughter’s marriage, faults officiating pastor

11 July 2018
Family rejects 17-year -old daughter’s marriage, faults officiating pastor

The family of 17-year-old Blessing Udoye has condemned the alleged wedding between her and a man they called, ‘stranger’; which was officiated by a pastor of Fishers of Men Charismatic...

Police arrest Assemblies of God pastor for alleged prophecy against Okorocha

11 July 2018
Police arrest Assemblies of God pastor for alleged prophecy against Okorocha

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested a pastor in the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Chukwuma Okezuo, for allegedly giving prophecies against the state Governor, Rochas...

COMPARE & CONTRAST: Original and fake NYSC exemption certificate for 2009

11 July 2018
COMPARE & CONTRAST: Original and fake NYSC exemption certificate for 2009

An exemption certificate obtained by PREMIUM TIMES Tuesday morning has further rubbished the authenticity of the purported NYSC certificate being paraded by Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun. By the provision of...

Woman married for 10 years without child steals 3-week-old baby in Osun to please husband

11 July 2018
Woman married for 10 years without child steals 3-week-old baby in Osun to please husband

Police in Ogun were able to rescue a three-week old baby allegedly stolen by a 26-year-old lady identified as Bunmi Adebayo. Bunmi was alleged to have stolen the baby, David...

Bill Gates overtaken as Zuckerberg makes top 3 richest men globally

10 July 2018
Bill Gates overtaken as Zuckerberg makes top 3 richest men globally

Facebook Chief Executive Officer, CEO, Mark Zuckerberg is now the third richest man in the world. Zuckerberg overtook Warren Buffett on Bloomberg’s list of the world’s richest people. He took...

Buhari’s government most corrupt since 1999 – Atiku

10 July 2018
Buhari’s government most corrupt since 1999 – Atiku

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has described the present federal government of President Muhamadu Buhari as the most corrupt since the return of democracy in 1999. Atiku spoke...

Bring back Fayose on Saturday, says Ngige in APC mega rally gaffe

10 July 2018
Bring back Fayose on Saturday, says Ngige in APC mega rally gaffe

Members of the All Progressives Congress can’t seem to differentiate between Ayo Fayose and Dr. Kayode Fayemi. For avoidance of doubt, Ayo Fayose is the outgoing governor of Ekiti State,...

60-year-old man drags girlfriend to court for refusing to marry him

10 July 2018
60-year-old man drags girlfriend to court for refusing to marry him

A 60-year-old married man, Salisu Nuhu on Tuesday dragged his girlfriend to court over her refusal to marry him. The complainant told the Magajin Gari Sharia Court II in Kaduna...

26 underage girls rescued from traffickers after passenger tweets

10 July 2018
26 underage girls rescued from traffickers after passenger tweets

A group of 26 underage girls was rescued from human traffickers in India after a concerned train passenger alerted authorities via Twitter. The passenger, identified as Adarsh Shrivastava, was traveling...

Iranian woman who protested headscarf gets 20-year sentence

10 July 2018
Iranian woman who protested headscarf gets 20-year sentence

An Iranian woman who removed her obligatory Islamic headscarf out of protest in December says she has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Shapark Shajarizadeh posted on her personal...

India is no longer home to the largest number of poor people in the world. Nigeria is.

10 July 2018
India is no longer home to the largest number of poor people in the world. Nigeria is.

An Indian woman carries her baby at a traffic signal as she asks for alms from motorists in New Delhi in 2012. A new report says Nigeria has surpassed India...

2018 budget shortfalls, others may raise debt to N25 trillion

10 July 2018
2018 budget shortfalls, others may raise debt to N25 trillion

Shortfalls in the 2018 budget may worsen the nation’s debt status, pushing it to N25 trillion by the end of the year.Though the huge amount is far from the debt...

'My soul aches': Detained migrants say the needs of children and pregnant women are being ignored as they're held in 'prison-like' conditions

09 July 2018
'My soul aches': Detained migrants say the needs of children and pregnant women are being ignored as they're held in 'prison-like' conditions

Detained migrants say the needs of children and pregnant women are being broadly ignored by US immigration officers as they're held in what have been described as "prison-like" conditions. Adults...

Domestic Violence: Generator repairer batters wife over missing N500

09 July 2018
Domestic Violence: Generator repairer batters wife over missing N500

A generator repairer identified as Ayoyemi has been accused of battering his hairdresser wife, Motunrayo Eweje over a missing N500 note. Motunrayo said that Ayoyemi, late June, accused her of...

D’banj, Wizkid, Femi Kuti to perform alongside Beyonce, Jay Z at Mandela festival

09 July 2018
D’banj, Wizkid, Femi Kuti to perform alongside Beyonce, Jay Z at Mandela festival

Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, D’banj and Femi Kuti have been announced as performers at the Mandela 100 Global Citizen Festival, alongside Jay Z and Beyoncé. The festival will feature performances from...

Flood sacks 63 communities, destroys 43 houses in Delta

09 July 2018
Flood sacks 63 communities, destroys 43 houses in Delta

Ravaging flood across Delta State has sacked 63 communities, and destroyed 43 houses in the last one month. The affected communities, investigation revealed, are within Koko, Warri North, Araya, Isoko...

2019: We’ll consolidate on 2015 gains – INEC chair

09 July 2018
2019: We’ll consolidate on 2015 gains – INEC chair

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, was in Lagos recently for a series of meetings, aimed at kick-starting the commission’s implementation plan for the 2019...

I feed two wives, seven children with proceeds from fraud – Suspect

09 July 2018
I feed two wives, seven children with proceeds from fraud – Suspect

06:27AM A self-confessed fraudster, Mahmuda Hamza, who has been extorting money from people with a police identity card has been arrested by the police in Sokoto. Parading the suspect with...

Ex-deputy governor’s daughter found dead, allegedly used for money rituals by boyfriend

09 July 2018
Ex-deputy governor’s daughter found dead, allegedly used for money rituals by boyfriend

Ondo State Capital, Akure. Daughter of the immediate past deputy governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Olugbenga Oluboyo, who was reported missing, Miss Adenike Khadijat, has been found dead in Akure,...

The UK's first female Sharia judge: 'I am championing women's rights'

08 July 2018
The UK's first female Sharia judge: 'I am championing women's rights'

She’s a lone figure in a world dominated by men, but Britain’s first female Sharia court judge isn’t daunted by the task ahead of her. Instead, Dr Amra Bone believes...

Travails and triumphs of the Senate President

08 July 2018
Travails and triumphs of the Senate President

Perhaps, it was President Muhammadu Buhari’s comment on last Friday’s Supreme Court ruling in a case of false asset declaration involving Senate President Bukola Saraki that best describes the state...

Shehu Sani expresses dismay over sharing of recovered loot

08 July 2018
Shehu Sani expresses dismay over sharing of recovered loot

The senator representing Kaduna central, Shehu Sani has expressed dismay over the sharing of 0 million loot recovered from former military ruler, late Gen. Sani Abacha. Senator Sani in a...

Buba Galadima: The courage to say no

08 July 2018
Buba Galadima: The courage to say no

He is said to be dauntless. He is believed widely to work with candour and abnegation. Buba Galadima, a long time friend and crony of President Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday...

Tam David-West shocker: Nigerians suffering, unhappy, economy not doing well

08 July 2018
Tam David-West shocker: Nigerians suffering, unhappy, economy not doing well

A die-hard Buharist and former Minister of Petroleum and Energy, Prof Tam David-West, has disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari over the latter’s support for the establishment of cattle ranches in...

Brother who witnessed triplet’s mom’s death opens up on hospital’s ‘mistreatment’

08 July 2018
Brother who witnessed triplet’s mom’s death opens up on hospital’s ‘mistreatment’

A man who was present as his sister bled to death shortly after giving birth to triplets in an Abuja general hospital, has given details of the tragedy, blaming the...

What next for rAPC?

08 July 2018
What next for rAPC?

The general consensus in the last few days is that what the Engr. Buba Galadima-led rAPC did on June 4 was an outright revolt, akin to what transpired in 2013...

Khloe Kardashian Slams Troll Who Says Baby True Is "Not Cute"

08 July 2018
Khloe Kardashian Slams Troll Who Says Baby True Is "Not Cute"

Mama Bear Khloe Kardashian isn't going to let people get away with insulting her 2 and 1/2-month-old daughter, True Thompson. On Friday, the 34-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star...

2 years in jail for texting legislator lovely messages

08 July 2018
2 years in jail for texting legislator lovely messages

Brian Isiko a student at YMCA in Jinja has been slapped with a two year jail term for sending lovely text messages to Honorable Sylvia Rwabogo, the Kabarole District Woman...

Photo from the launch of Betty Irabor's book ''Dust to Dew''

08 July 2018
Photo from the launch of Betty Irabor's book ''Dust to Dew''

Media personality and publisher of lifestyle magazine, Genevieve, Betty Irabor, yesterday launched her new book, "Dust to Dew.”. Congrats to Betty Irabor!

Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in two months: Washington Post

07 July 2018
Twitter suspends over 70 million accounts in two months: Washington Post

Twitter Inc suspended more than one million accounts a day in recent months to reduce the flow of misinformation on the platform, the Washington Post reported. Twitter and other social...

Cosby’s Revenge! Bill to snub wife and kids in new Will

07 July 2018
Cosby’s Revenge! Bill to snub wife and kids in new Will

Bill Cosby is seeking revenge on his family after they ditched him at his Pennsylvania estate to return to their lavish lifestyle in Massachusetts, sources close to the family exclusively...