Monday, 9 October 2017

Sad: 15 Kebbi worshipers drown in River Niger

Photos: 15 Kebbi worshipers drown in River Niger

Fifteen people have been confirmed dead in a boat mishap that occurred in the River Niger at Yauri area of Kebbi State.
The Area Manger, National Inland Waterways Authority in charge of Yauri, Malam Bissallah Abubakar confirmed the incident to Daily Trust,  said 19 of the victims of the boat

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Entertainment: Gospel artiste surprises five of his longstanding band members with cars

Gospel artiste Tim Godfrey surprises five of his longstanding band members with cars today (photos)

Popular Nigerian gospel singer Timothy 'Tim' Godfrey went all out today to suprise loyal crew members of his music band. According to singer Nikki Laoye, who witnessed the presentation of the car gifts, the crew members have stood by Tim for over 10 years. She

News: 3 Chinese women stopped from flying home because they now look different from their passport photos!

Lol, 3 Chinese women who went to South Korea for plastic surgery are stopped from flying home because they now look different from their passport photos

Three Chinese women who had travelled to South Korea to undergo plastic surgery were reportedly stopped from flying back home after authorities failed to identify their faces as they looked too different from their passport pictures.
The women who were pictured with swollen faces and bandages around their head were recovering from the operations.
According to reports on Chinese-language media, they were said to look nothing like their passport photos and had been stopped from flying home. The picture was said to be taken at one unnamed airport in South Korea.

Crime: Criminal gang in Sudan abducts Swiss humanitarian worker

Criminal gang in Sudan abducts?Swiss humanitarian worker

A Swiss humanitarian worker who disappeared outside her home in Sudan’s troubled Darfur region on Friday is believed to have been abducted by a Sudanese criminal gang. Authorities have intensified the search in and around the city of al-Fashir and believe the gang is looking for a ransom.

According to North Darfur’s Deputy Governor Mohamed Birama who spoke to Reuters on

Special Focus: 'How I Survived Breast Cancer' - Ondo 1st Lady, Betty Akeredolu



First Lady of Ondo State, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu and founder of Breast Cancer Symposium of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria, BRECAN has just opened up on how she survived breast cancer.

In this interview with Vanguard, she said 'I survived breast cancer about 20 years ago. It all started in 1997 when I was diagnosed. Before then, I didn’t know anyone who had that experience and the little information I got was from the international media. On that fateful morning when I felt something in my breast, of course, my mind raced to breast cancer because it was where such a disease was located. I was scared and didn’t know what to do; it happened when I was resting at home during my annual leave. It got me thinking that if

News: Nigerian man tied to pole and brutally beaten in India over alleged theft

Photos/Video: Nigerian man tied to pole and brutally beaten in India over alleged theft

A shocking video of a Nigerian student being thrashed in Malviya Nagar, India for allegedly committing theft, has gone viral.
The video clip shows the student simply identified as Ahmed, tied to a pole and his feet were tied as well. He was flogged with sticks by several goons.

Sunday, 8 October 2017

Crime: Assemblies of God pastor and his 21-year-old daughter arrested for stabbing a nurse to death

?Assemblies of God pastor and?his 21-year-old daughter arrested for stabbing a nurse to death

Esom Jehovah, a pastor of Assemblies of God Church in Imo, alongside his 21-year-old daughter, have been arrested for stabbing a nurse to death in Umuohiagu Autonomous Community of Ngor Okpala Local Government Area of Imo state.
According to reports, the victim approached the pastor over a missing phone battery and charger a neighbour gave to her to charge. The pastor’s daughter allegedly stole the items which were allegedly found with her later.
The said pastor reacted angrily to the confrontation, beating up the trainee nurse. Esom’s

Event: Remains of ex-NANS president who died enroute India arrives Nigeria for burial

Photos: Remains of?ex-NANS president who died enroute India arrives Nigeria for burial

The remains of Dauda Mohammed, former president of the National Association of Nigerian Students, (NANS) has arrived Nigeria for burial. 
Late Mohammed, 38, died last Sunday five minutes before landing at Delhi Airport, India where he had gone to receive treatment for liver cirrhosis. 

So Sad! Final year student of EBSU killed after confrontation with robbers

Final year student of EBSU?killed after?confrontation with?robbers .

The Police Command in Ebonyi had confirmed that Chinedu Linus, a student of Ebonyi State University (EBSU), Abakaliki, was killed by gunmen on Friday. .
 
The Spokesperson of the command, ASP Loveth Odah, said that the gunmen robbed Linus and subsequently killed him. “I urge students not to confront robbers or any person bearing arms whenever they are attacked because such a person was no longer normal. .
 
It is only a living person that makes use of valuables as no amount of valuables in ones’ possession

Saturday, 7 October 2017

Crime: Man arrested in Anambra for allegedly using 16-year-old boy for ritual

Popular man arrested in Anambra for allegedly using 16-year-old boy for ritual. See what he did to the boy (photos)


Police in Anambra State has arrested one Ifeanyi Okpoko popularly known as Anagwanti, on suspicion of ritual murder.

The suspect, a metal fabricator, who hails from Umunnaama, Eziowelle town in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State allegedly abducted a 16-year-old boy identified as Chidera Ezeanya from a compound on Sunday, October1st.

Crime: Finally Badoo killings is over in Ikorodu - Lagos lawmaker, Sanai Agunbiade

How we stopped Badoo killings in Ikorodu - Lagos lawmaker,?Sanai Agunbiade

Yesterday, Sanai Agunbiade, a lawmaker in Lagos recounted how he mobilised various stakeholders in ending the notorious ritual killings in Ikorodu area of Lagos State.  

He spoke during a Constituency Stakeholders Meeting themed: True Representation and Accountability, saying he mobilised community leaders to take some “behind the scene” measures

News: Former INEC official says, 'EFCC forced me to admit taking N30m from Diezani'

Former INEC official says,

Christian Nwosu, an ex-Administrative Secretary with the Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday alleged that he was cajoled into confessing that he took a bribe of N30m to compromise the 2015 general elections.  

Nwosu, who is being prosecuted before the Federal High Court in Lagos for alleged bribery, claimed that the three confessional statements he made to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on December 28, 2016 and March 15 and 22, 2017 were not done voluntarily.  

He claimed to have been threatened and cajoled to make the confessional statements, adding that he

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Crime: 76 miscreants and hoodlums including a notorious cult leader arrested in midnight raid in Lagos

Photos: 76 miscreants and hoodlums including a notorious cult leader arrested in midnight raid in Lagos

76 miscreants and hoodlums were arrested by the Lagos State Task Force Agency during an enforcement operations tagged 'Eradication of Criminal Hideouts' carried out at mid-night on Saturday, around Oshodi and Iyana-Ipaja.

Politics: Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State says Fayose owes workers 8-months salary

Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State says Fayose owes workers 8-months salary

The State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State, Ade Adesanmi has disagreed with Governor Ayodele Fayose that workers in Ekiti are owed only four months’ salaries. 

He said state workers were owed about eight months’ salaries.  Fayose had, while appearing on a television station interview programme in Lagos on Thursday, claimed that workers were owed just four months’ salaries.

Reacting to the claim on Saturday, Adesanmi said different categories of workers in Ekiti were owed

Breaking: Former NANS president, Dauda Mohammed, dies 5 minutes before reaching India for treatment

Photos: Former NANS president, Dauda Mohammed, dies 5 minutes before reaching India for treatment


Former president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Dauda Mohammed, has died. According to reports, Dauda was suffering from Liver Cirrhosis and was en-route India for treatment at the Artemis Group of Hospital in Delhi, when he died five minutes before landing the Delhi airport. He was 38 years old. He departed Nigeria for India on September 30th after Niger State Government released N14 million to foot the medical bill after an appeal by NANS.

Mohammed was NANS’ President from 2011 to 2012 and he attended the University of Jos.

May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

Photo: The smallest Independence celebration cake President Buhari cut with troops in Maiduguri

Photo: Check out the Independence celebration cake President Buhari cut with  troops in Maiduguri

True or false? Only God knows how much it will cost FG to bake such cake.

'We may not be where we ought to be as a nation, yet, we must be thankful' - Atiku's 57th Independence message



Read his address below..

On this October 1st, 2017, I congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari and all Nigerians on the occasion of Nigeria's 57th Independence anniversary.

There are those that may say we have very little to celebrate and I will respectfully disagree with them.

In 57 years, Nigeria has faced many challenges, but we have overcome many of those challenges and made progress in multiple spheres of human endeavor.

Throwback Photo: The faces of Nigeria Independence Seeker in 1947



History has it that in 1947 some set of people (NCNC Delegates) visited London, England to seek independent for our great nation, Nigeria. Their names are as follows:

1. Jaja A. Wachuku (Lawyer): First speaker of the house, First foreign affairs Minister & First Ambassador to the UN.
2. Funmi Ransome-Kuti (Activist): Founder of Nigerian Women's union, Mother of Fela Kuti & First

Friday, 14 July 2017

Politics: No Division Between Buhari, Osinbajo And Ministers- Lai Mohammed Says



Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has denied speculations that there is rift between President Buhari, acting president Yemi Osinbajo and some Ministers. Lai refuted the speculation when he spoke with newsmen at the venue of an event organised by the Aviation Round Table, an industry pressure group, in Lagos.

“There is no division between the Acting President and the Cabinet, there is no division between the Acting President and Mr President,” he told newsmen
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