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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Nigeria closes three embassies, downsizes another

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has revealed that the nation’s foreign missions in Sri Lanka, Czech Republic and Republic of Serbia have been closed, while the mission in Ukraine was drastically downsized due to lack of funds.

Bomb-carrying drone from Yemen rebels targets Saudi airport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between Tehran and the United States. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.

Friday, 17 May 2019

The Tragic Life & Murder of Model Dorothy Stratten

Insecurity: Atiku tells Buhari govt how to end killings in Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, 2019 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to the killing of 20 people in Katsina State by unknown gunmen.
About 20 people at three villages in Kankara Local Government Area of Katsina State were killed by the unknown gunmen on Tuesday.

Thursday, 16 May 2019

Militants ambush and kill 17 soldiers in Mali

Militants ambush and kill 17 soldiers in Mali
Militants have killed 17 Nigerien soldiers in an ambush near the border with Mali while 11 soldiers are missing after the attack near the western village of Tongo.

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

RCCG gospel minister allegedly commits suicide in Abuja

RCCG gospel minister allegedly commits suicide in Abuja
A gospel minister with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has allegedly committed suicide.

How I was drugged, gang-raped in Lekki hotel – Lady tells court

A 24-year-old woman (name withheld) on Wednesday narrated to an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how she was allegedly drugged by her friend at a nightclub and subsequently gang-raped in a hotel in Lekki, Lagos.

Buhari jets out of Nigeria Thursday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday embark on a trip to Saudi Arabia.
Buhari’s trip follows an invitation by King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, the ruler of Saudi Arabia and Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Naira Marley and Zlatan are not the only Yahoo boys in the industry, EFCC needs to arrest more musicians - Singer, Jire


Naira Marley and Zlatan are not the only Yahoo boys in the industry, EFCC needs to arrest more musicians - Singer, Jire
Nigerian singer, Jire has shared a rather different perspective to the on-going conversation on internet fraud otherwise known as 'Yahoo Yahoo' in Nigeria.

I am upset with the level of poverty in Nigeria – President Buhari

President Buhari has expressed sadness at the level of poverty in Nigeria.

Speaking when he hosted Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Ministers, Service Chiefs, Heads of Security Agencies and Chief Executives of Federal Government Agencies and Institutions to a breaking of fast at the Presidential Villa, Abuja last night, President Buhari said what upsets him when he drives around the country is the level of poverty he sees.

Delta, Edo communities threaten to shutdown Sahara Enageed oil firm operations, give reasons

Residents of three border communities comprising, Kolokolo, Ikara and Ajatiton within Delta and Edo States, on Monday issued Sahara Enageed Resource Limited, an oil servicing firm seven days ultimatum to recognize them in the Oziengbe South field operations as well as pay all entitlements due to the communities.

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Boeing 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

US crew declared an emergency 'performance issue' after taking off and returned to the airport safely.

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max made a safe emergency landing in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an engine problem, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The crew declared an emergency after taking off from Orlando International Airport on Tuesday and returned to the airport safely.

Man who reported girl missing arrested in her disappearance

HOUSTON (AP) — The man who reported last weekend that four-year-old Maleah Davis had been abducted was arrested near Houston in the United States (US) in connection with her disappearance and police said they found her blood in his apartment.

At least 6 killed in church shooting Burkina Faso

Gunmen killed at least six people, including a priest, at a Catholic church in Burkina Faso on Sunday, according to multiple news outlets.
The attack in northern Burkina Faso is the second such incident against Christians within two weeks in the country, which is struggling with an influx of Islamic militants.

The society failed you" man says as he mourns his brother who didn't get adequate medical care after being shot by gunmen


"The society failed you" man says as he mourns his brother who didn
A young man has died when the ambulance conveying him to LUTH got stuck in traffic and other road users refused to make way.

Friday, 10 May 2019

Iran to US: Your fleet can be destroyed with one missile

The report comes as US Central Command says B-52 bombers arrive in Qatar to counter Iran
A senior Iranian cleric warned the United States on Friday that its fleet could be destroyed with "one missile" in response to the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier passed through Egypt’s Suez Canal on Thursday. 
The Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum says Appeal Court’s declaration of Gov. Gboyega Oyetola as the winner of 2018 Osun governorship election reaffirms Osun voters position at the poll.

Medical doctor undergoing NYSC in the North dies after being hit by a Keke

Medical doctor undergoing NYSC in the North dies after being hit by a Keke
Friends of a medical doctor killed when he was hit by a keke napep are shaken by his death and are mourning him across various platforms.

Nigerians to experience major 'darkness' as national grid collapses again

Nigerians to experience major
Once again, Nigerians are groaning in darkness after the national electricity grid suffered a major failure on Wednesday, seizing power supply to homes across the country.

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Buhari seeks to dismiss Atiku’s petition at election tribunal

The president asked the court to first determine his preliminary objection seeking to dismiss the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate at the pre-hearing stage 

5 soldiers, others killed in fresh Boko Haram attack

- A community in Borno state have been razed in a recent attack by some Boko Haram terrorists
- Eleven people including five soldiers were said to have died during the attack on a military base at Molai community
- According to residents, entire Molai Market square were set ablaze including shops and grinding machines 

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Photos: Boko Haram kill 4 soldiers, 6 others In late night attack in Maiduguri

Photos: Boko Haram kill 4 soldiers, 6 others In late night attack in Maiduguri
No fewer than 11 persons have died including 4 soldiers and hundrends of houses torched when the Boko haram militants attacked outskirts of Maiduguri yesterday night.

Nollywood actress, Annie Idibia loses father to cancer

Annie Idibia, wife of Nigerian music legend 2baba on Wednesday announced the death of her father, Macaulay as a result of an unsuccessful battle with cancer.
The 34-year-old Ibadan born actress, model and mother of two from Eket, Akwa Ibom state took to her Instagram handle @annieidibia1 to wish her father farewell.

Presidential election: Tribunal commences hearing on Atiku’s, other petitions against Buhari, APC

The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal will Wednesday, May 8, formally commence hearing in the petitions filed by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, his party, the PDP and three other political parties and their presidential candidates against the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

'I give up on Democracy' - Davido reacts to his uncle Senator Ademola Adeleke's arrest (Screenshots)

Singer, Davido has reacted to the report that his uncle, Ademola Adeleke, was arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force on Monday.

"HIV knows no sexuality" Bisi Alimi shares some words of advice as he marks 15 years of living with HIV

"HIV knows no sexuality" Bisi Alimi shares some words  of advice as he marks 15 years of living with HIV
Bisi Alimi has shared some words of advice as he marks 15 years of being diagnosed with HIV.

The gay rights activist said he was diagnosed 15 years ago but began taking medications 10 years ago and he's been living a healthy life. He went on to advise followers to take a test and begin medication if it comes out positive.

Honest Nigerian woman returns money a company she didn't work for mistakenly paid into her account

Honest Nigerian woman returns money a company she didn
A honest woman has returned money mistakenly paid into her account by a company she didn't work for.

Chinwendu Ogbonna revealed she applied to work with the company and did the necessary documentation but ended up not taking the job.

Five Indian sailors abducted in Nigeria

Five Indian sailors have been abducted by pirates in Nigeria and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has asked the Indian high commissioner there to take up the matter at the highest levels of the Nigerian government to ensure their release.
She also asked Indian ambassador in Nigeria Abhay Thakur to send her a report on the matter.
“I have seen news reports about abduction of five Indian sailors by pirates in Nigeria. I am asking Indian High Commissioner to take this up at the highest level with Government of Nigeria for their release,” Ms. Swaraj tweeted.

Aggrieved protesters block Osinbajo’s convoy in Abuja [VIDEO]

The convoy of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has been blocked by aggrieved protesters along Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway in Abuja.

Monday, 6 May 2019

Photo: Nigerian Army dismisses soldier who raped a girl in front of her parents in Yobe

Photo: Nigerian Army dismisses soldier who raped a girl in front of her parents in Yobe
Police in Yobe has paraded a solder who raped a young girl in front of her parents in Buni Yadi and bashed her brother in the head with pestle after he refused to be forced to have sex with his sibling.

Police rescue toddler kidnapped from MFM church in Lagos(photo)

Police rescue toddler kidnapped from MFM church in Lagos(photo)
Men of the Lagos state police command have rescued a two-year-old child, Esther Ojo, abducted from the Mountain of Fire and Miracle Church (MFM) regional headquarters in Agege in March.

Calamity As UN IJOS VC Loses Son, Female Student Found Dead In Hostel

“Preliminary investigation further revealed that Miss Mercy was reported missing by her parents to the security department, University of Jos on May 3, 2019."

Breaking: Gunmen abduct OAU lecturer

Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Professor Olayinka Adegbehingbe of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife.
Adegbehingbe was reportedly abducted during a robbery attack that occurred along Ife/Ibadan expressway around 9:15 p.m. on Sunday.

I was offered bribe to compromise elections – Kwara REC

(NAN)Malam Garba Madami, Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Kwara on Monday said that he resisted money offered by politicians to compromise the just concluded 2019 general elections in the state.
Madami, who hails from Gurara Local Government Area, of the state made this known to newsmen after his daughter’s wedding in Minna.
“There was pressure by politicians who offered me money to compromise the 2019 general elections in Kwara state but I stood my ground and refused to give in.

Boko Haram Abducts Corps Member Travelling To IDP Camp 'For Relief Work And Evangelism'

The alarm about Amuta's kidnap was first raised on Twitter by his friends, who said he and the pastor were abducted two weeks ago while travelling to Chibok to distribute relief items to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and evangelise.

The killer of Kolade Johnson To Appear In Court Today

Olalekan appeared before Magistrate A.O. Salawu and the Magistrate ordered him to be remanded in prison for 30 days, pending advice from the State Director of Public Prosecutions.

EFCC To Probe Saraki's Earnings As Kwara Governor

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has embarked on a fresh move to investigate the earnings of Bukola Saraki, Nigeria's Senate President, while he was Governor of Kwara State.

Gunmen Kidnap Permanent Secretary In Taraba

According to eyewitnesses, the gunmen stormed into the house of Jonathan and shot sporadically into the air, giving them cover to carry out their plans.

Gunmen have abducted Susana Jonathan, Permanent Secretary in Taraba State Ministry of Water Resources.

Murder of Enugu Nurse: Lawyer raises fresh issues

A lawyer to Mr. Afam Ndu, one of the suspects being detained over the murder of Mrs. Maria Amadi, a senior staff of the Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Enugu, Barr. JMCC Ogbuka has come with fresh issues as the security operatives continue in their push to crack those behind the killing.

Gov. Okorocha under fire over alleged looting of tiles industry in Imo

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has been warned to stay away from Nsu Ceramics and Tiles Industry sited in Nsu Ehime Mbano, or face the full wrath of the community.

Sunday, 5 May 2019

4 Questions to Ask Before You Say "I Do"

"How do you know when you've met the right one?”
Almost everyone asks this question at some point in their lives; unfortunately, there are not too many who get a concrete answer.  But if you're reading this article, then you're one of the lucky few.

Ramadan: Kano sharia police to arrest people seen eating in public

Ramadan: Kano sharia police to arrest people seen eating in public
As Muslim faithfuls begin the annual Ramadan fast on Monday, The Commander-General of Kano sharia police known as Hisbah, Nabahani Usman says his men will begin to arrest adults who are seen eating in public.

'If I am into yahoo yahoo, it will be too obvious to hide, but I don’t blame anyone who does it' - Rapper, Vector

Nigerian rapper, Olanrewaju Ogunmefun, better known as Vector has shared his opinion as regards the on-going war against Internet fraudsters, popularly known as yahoo yahoo.

In a recent chat with Sunday Scoop, Vector said it would be a joke if people think he is into Internet fraud because he decided not to judge the culprits.

Zamfara killings: President Buhari under fire for offering Fulani militia, bandits N100bn

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has described as a constitutional crime and an unmitigated evil tantamount to an impeachable offence the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari administration to go into dialogue in Zamfara State with armed fulani militia and bandits.
HURIWA frowned at an alleged planned to appease “these mass murderers” with the whooping sum of N100 billion from the tax payers under the guise of setting up cattle ranches for their totally privately owned businesses of herders.

Fashola names alleged corrupt FG contractors

This development was disclosed Sunday in a statement by SERAP deputy director Kolawole Oluwadare.
SERAP had in January issued a Freedom of Information request and sued Mr. Fashola following allegations by former Nigeria’s Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar that “contractors who were paid hundred percent upfront for power projects disappeared with public funds without carrying out any work.”

Zamfara killings: Civil rights group names those behind insecurity, warns of looming food scarcity in Nigeria

Citizens’ Rights Crusade Network, CRCN, on Sunday called for a decisive action against masterminds of the rising cases of banditry, kidnapping and killings ravaging Zamfara State.
The group, while stating that some political players were benefiting from the endless killings, decried that food supply from the Northern axis has been drastically reduced due to the menace.
National Convener of the group, Princess Ajibola, while addressing journalists in Abuja, warned that if the killings persist in Nigeria, the entire country faces the prospect of shortages that will result in increased food prices.

Saturday, 4 May 2019

Photo: Couple arrested for selling their 3-day old baby for N300,000 in Anambra

The Anambra state police command have arrested a husband and wife, Chinonso and Uluebube Anyanwu, for selling their 3-day old baby boy for three hundred thousand naira.

Another Nigerian stabbed to death in South Africa

President of Nigerian Citizens Association South Africa (NICASA), Ben Okoli, says a Nigerian, Mr Okechukwu Henry, from Imo State, has been stabbed to death by unknown South African robbers.
The NICASA president said this in a letter to the Consul-General, Nigerian Consulate Johannesburg, South Africa.

Kano govt to conducts mass wedding for 1,500 couples, pays N30m dowries

The Kano State Government says it has concluded arrangements to conduct mass wedding for 1,500 prospective couples across the 44 local government areas of the state.

Former beauty queen, Davila allegedly hangs self, found dead in hotel

Fatimih Davila Sosa, a former Miss Uruguay pageant winner has been found dead in a Mexico City hotel.

21 injured as Boeing 737 skids off runway into water

A Boeing 737 flight with 143 people on board Friday missed its runway into a shallow river in Jacksonville, Florida, injuring 21 persons.

The incident happened while it was attempting to land at a military base during a thunderstorm.
According to BBC, there were no reports of fatalities or critical injuries, as 21 persons were taken to the hospital for minor injuries.

3 Things That Can Save You When You Don’t Know What To Say in dating

You are dating a beautiful but a shy girl or one  that is not a talkie. You have already talked  about your hobbies, your families and your jobs  and nothing else come into your mind and she is  not really helping you (that’s what you believe).
One of the best ways of having a good, healthy  and wholesome chat with your girlfriend is to  start with small talk. The small talk will give  you a general picture about her likes and  dislikes, as well as what she would like to  discuss and what she would rather leave alone.  Once the small talk gives you a general idea, you  can go ahead and discuss your common likes and  dislikes.
But what is really freaking you are those moment  of silence. Uhh... horrible moments. :) The key  to avoid or get over these horrible moments are: