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Thursday, 31 January 2019

Ambode: Coalition to occupy Lagos Assembly, reveals impeachment motive, ‘mastermind’

A coalition of civil society groups, under the auspices of Lagos Liberation Movement (LLM), on Thursday threatened to occupy and shutdown the Lagos State House of Assembly should lawmakers proceed with the impeachment moves against Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Renowned journalist, Jide Fashikun is dead

Popular journalist, Olajide Fashikun passed away on Sunday, at the Federal Medical Center, Jabi in Abuja.

BREAKING: Onnoghen’s suspension: NJC to hold emergency meeting Monday

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has summoned an emergency meeting, over the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Walter Onnoghen.
The meeting will be held in Abuja by 10am on Monday.
Neither Onnoghen nor Tanko Ibrahim Muhammad, the acting CJN, will be allowed to preside over the meeting.

FG begins crackdown on illegal tertiary institutions, releases names

The Federal Government has directed the immediate crackdown on all illegal tertiary institutions across the country.

Thursday, 24 January 2019

What we are doing to curb cybercrimes among telecoms subscribers – NCC

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), on Thursday explained what the commission was doing to curb the menace of cybercrimes among the millions of telecoms subscribers across the country.

N400m Fraud: Man who defrauded First Inland Bank bags 35 years

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday secured the conviction of one Ibrahim Suleiman who defrauded then First Inland Bank of N400, 700,000 (Four Hundred Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Naira) only.

Nigerians react as Ezekwesili withdraws from 2019 Presidential race

Ezekwesili said she stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election.
According to her, her decision to withdraw from the race followed extensive discussions with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora and an examination of the country’s electoral environment sequel to the 2019 presidential debate of Saturday, January 19, 2019.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

10-year-old boy born with health condition commits suicide after suffering health criticisms at his school

A 10-year-old boy, who suffers a health condition that means he has to wear a colostomy bag, has committed suicide after he was mocked for it.

Legendary Zimbabwean musician, Oliver Mtukudzi who released 58 albums in his lifetime has died at the age of 66

Veteran jazz musician from Zimbabwe, Oliver Mtukudzi has died at the age of 66.

Male nurse who raped and impregnated a woman in coma used to be a Gospel rapper

A male nurse suspected of rape, and arrested after a woman gave birth while in coma for 14 years, used to be a gospel rapper, it has been revealed.\

US Senate to vote on two competing proposals on Thursday to end government shutdown

One bill proposes to grant fund for Trump’s border wall, while the other seeks short-term funds to keep government departments running till February 8.


Tuesday, 22 January 2019

US Government Shutdown Could Lead to Recession [Study]

A decrease in spending by American citizens could be the catalyst for a new recession, and with the financial uncertainty of the government shutdown persisting, experts fear a financial crisis could be on the horizon.

Obasanjo vs Buhari: You lack respect – PDP attacks Tinubu

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the All Progressives Congress, APC, national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to be mindful of his choice of words.

1 killed, another injured in Mayfair mosque shooting

A 40-year-old man has been shot dead outside the Mayfair Jummah Masjid in Johannesburg on Tuesday night.
Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini told News24 the incident occurred at about 19:00.

Photos/Video: Suspected thief caught on camera stealing the Macbook of a guest at Radisson Blu Hotel

A suspected thief was caught on camera stealing the Macbook of a guest at Radisson Blu Ikeja, recently. The hotel has released the CCTV footage showing the moment the thief stole the Macbook.
Please watch the CCTV footage from the hotel to help identify the thief and report him to the nearest police station.

Buhari govt, security heads, governors plan to rig elections – Benue Youths allege

Benue Youth Forum (BYF) has raised alarm over alleged conspiracy to rig the 2019 elections in Benue State.

Friday, 18 January 2019

2019: US House of Representatives raise issues on Nigeria’s election, warns President Buhari

A top Democrat serving on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Rep. Karen Bass on Friday, introduced a resolution urging the government of Nigeria, along with Nigeria’s political parties, to ensure electoral accountability and transparency in the upcoming February election.

Nigeria to experience total lunar eclipse on Monday – NASRDA

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) on Friday said Nigeria will join other countries of the world to experience total lunar eclipse on Monday.\

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Pastor Justin Hoke sacked for saying, 'Caitlyn Jenner is still a man and homosexuality is still a sin'

A Presbyterian pastor in Northern California, United States has been sacked after he posted a message on the sign outside his church that stated “homosexuality is still a sin.”

Photo: Suspected internet fraudsters arraigned in Enugu

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office on January 15, 2019 arraigned two suspected fraudsters, Nnamdi Madu, 24, and Darlington Ifeakachi Nwali, 24, before Justice A.M. Liman of the Federal High Court, Enugu on a 10-count charge bordering on “intent to defraud and possession of fraudulent documents containing false pretences” contrary to Section 6 of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Fraud Related Offences Act 2006 and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act.

Photos: Nigerian man slumps and dies while playing football with his friends in Dubai

A Nigerian man, Izuchukwu Daniel Eze, has died in Dubai where he resides.
According to his friend, O.D Nwankwo who took to Facebok to mourn him, Eze was a barber and also a footballer in Dubai. He was playing football with his friends when he slumped and died. He was rushed to the hospital but sadly, he died before medical help could get to him.

2019: Jonathan’s ex-aide, Omokri reacts to alleged collapse of Buhari in Lokoja

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has reacted to the report that President Muhammadu Buhari stumbled during the All Progressives Congress, APC rally in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday.

Buhari reveals sponsors of Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari has said forces outside the country were the sponsors of Boko Haram.
Buhari said this on Wednesday at a town hall meeting organised by the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) and Daria Media with support from the MacArthur Foundation in Abuja.

BREAKING: Osinbajo chairs NEC meeting on new minimum wage

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Man filmed driving a self-made car on the streets of Lagos (video)

A man was seen driving a self-made car on the streets of Lagos, causing other road users to stop and stare at his unique car.

Man accused of stealing clothes shows up in court naked (Photo)

There was a dramatic scene at a Kenyan Court when a man accused of stealing clothes appeared in court naked.
The suspect, 32-year-old Kenyan, Alex Jana Mugo was arrested on Sunday after he was caught with stolen clothes.

Giving Back: MTN Foundation takes healthcare to the markets

Founder, Market Doctor, Dr Yetunde Ayo-Oyalowo; Senior Manager, MTN Foundation, Abasi-Ekong Udobang; Commissioner for Health, Rivers State, Prof. Princewill Chike; Commissioner for Commerce & Industry, Rivers State, Hon. Nancy Chidi-Nwankwo; Director, MTN Foundation, Hon. Reginald Chukwuemeka Okeya and Director, Market Doctor, Dr Taiwo Oshinusi at the flag off ceremony of MTN Market Doctor in Port Harcourt.

Buhari formally names Mohammed Adamu new IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially named Mohammed Adamu as acting Inspector-General of Police, IGP.

Buhari decorated him with the new rank during his meeting with the outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Idris and Adamu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Nigerians react as Buhari replaces Idris with new IG of Police

Buhari decorated Adamu with a new rank during his meeting with outgoing Inspector General of Police, IGP, Ibrahim Idris and his successor at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Until his appointment, Adamu, who hails from Lafia in Nasarawa State, had served as the Commissioner of Police in Enugu State. He was one-time director of peacekeeping operations of the Force.

Monday, 14 January 2019

Church of Satan reacts to the alleged ''satanic plot'' to remove CJN Walter Onnoghen

See below the church's reaction to the alleged ''satanic plot'' to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen.

Biafra: IPOB names seven nations making up Biafra, reveals its system of government

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has released what the system of government would be in the Sovereign State of Biafra when it is finally actualized.

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Nigerian police intercept 34,000 live cartridges coming in from Togo

The Ogun State Police Command has intercepted a mini truck conveying 34,865 live cartridges from the neighbouring Republic of Togo through a Nigerian boarder town in Ogun.

Nigerian man says once you take most Nigerian women abroad the marriage is over

As seen on Twitter.

British hacker who shut down Liberia's internet jailed for three years

Daniel Kaye, a 30yr old British hacker who shut down Liberia's internet has been jailed for almost three years. The attacker launched a devastating cyber attack on on Liberian cell phone operator Lonestar in October 2015, which became so powerful they knocked out the west African country's internet the following year.

Truck conveying Ondo APC senator’s rice crushes 20 people to death in Ekiti [PHOTOS]

Tragedy struck in Iworoko town, few minutes drive from Ado- Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital on Saturday night after an articulated vehicle rammed into a market located at the centre of the town.

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Ibadan woman disfigures her househelp for allegedly stealing her baby's milk (graphic photos)

Photos of the badly battered body of a housegirl is going viral online and has enraged everyone who saw the photo.
According to reports, the injury on the girls body was inflicted by her employer because she stole the woman's baby's milk.

Suspect narrowly escapes vigilante justice after stealing 58 panties in Anambra State (Photo)

A suspect identified as Ifeanyi, escaped being beaten to death by a angry mob after allegedly being caught stealing ladies panties at a student area in Mgbakwu, Anambra State.

Busted: Cocaine worth R700m smuggled on ship from Brazil to SA

The Hawks have broken an illicit drug supply chain from Brazil to India after uncovering 706 cocaine bricks hidden beneath thousands of containers at the Port of Ngqura near Port Elizabeth.
Officials found the uncut cocaine, with an estimated street value of around R700m, during a drug raid on Monday, Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi said on Tuesday.
The bust is the result of information that Interpol received about a vessel carrying 706kg of cocaine from Brazil to South Africa.

2019 presidency: Major Islamic movement tells members who to vote for

A major Islamic group, the Jama’atul Izalatul Bidi’a Waikamatus Sunnah (JIBWIS), one of the largest Islamic societies in Nigeria, Chad, Niger, and Cameroon, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term of office.

2019 election: INEC announces start date, deadline for PVC collection

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said it would devolve Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) collection to Registration Areas and Wards across the country, from Jan. 16.

Friday, 11 January 2019

ASUU STRIKE: “No Agreement Reached With Federal Government” – Prof Ogunyemi

President of ASUU, Prof Biodun Ogunyemi, who reacted to claims that the ASUU strike might be suspended soon, stated that no agreement has been reached with the federal government.
Prof Biodun Ogunyemi who spoke with Tribune, disclosed that the team that represented the union at the meeting with representatives of government had no final say over calling off the ASUU strike action.

APC vs PDP: Tinubu reveals what Atiku did when he was Lagos governor

National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu on Friday stated that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar abandoned Lagos State when he was in office.

Thursday, 10 January 2019

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

17 black women judges sworn in on Houston courts

17 black female judges sworn in Texas
Harris County, Texas made history on Tuesday after 17 black female judges were sworn in among other newly elected officials for the new year.