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Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Al-Mustapha disputes the claim ofAbacha's loot



The Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamzat al-Mustapha yesterday, while speaking with reporters in Lagos on his ordeal in detention and protracted trial, alleged moves to continually tarnish Abacha’s image because he stepped on toes.

Girl gets murdered over facebook arguement



Fan sues Chris Brown for 'stealing a hat'




Chris Brown has reacted after a fan sued him for allegedly stealing his hat.

Nigerian Minister of Science and Technology, has appealed to Nigerians to buy made in Nigeria products.


Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has appealed to Nigerians to buy made in Nigeria products.

Borno State Command of the NSCDC discovers bomb making factories



The Borno State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) on Sunday, May 29, discovered two bomb-making factories in Dikwa.

Senator Ben Murray Bruce Reminds Nigerians Of The APC Campaign Promise


Ben Murray Bruce tweets over the 3million jobs president Buhari promise to provide just in one year of his administration, he was more of ridiculing the president as he fails to achieve such promise to the people.


Lol... When they need our vote, they promise heaven and earth but never fulfil it

Saraki and Tinubu pictured laughing and talking for the first time since the senate presidency issue



There had been tension between the both since Sen. Saraki emerged the Senate President against the party’s dictates and they have thrown so manyinsults at each other in the past, but they’re spotted talking and laughing at the National Assembly Dinner held at the presidential villa, yesterday.

Senators sharing their experience over their visit to the presidential villa for dinner


Senator Shehu Sani also present at the presidential dinner last, disagree with Sen. Ben Bruce’s claim...

Saudi Arabia executes Nigerian man after he was convicted of murdering a police officer



Saudi authorities have executed a Nigerian man after convicting him of murdering a police officer, AFP reports.

President Buhari says he feels pity for Lai Mohammed



President Buhari said this when he hosted state house Press Corps members at the presidential villa in Abuja.

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Seductive and provocative‎ dresses among students should be discouraged-Sen. Dino Melaye



He said this yesterday, while speaking at plenary during a debate on a bill prohibiting sexual harassment of students by lecturers in tertiary institutions.

I have urged my daughter to retaliate any form of assault from her husband– Emir Sanusi



He made the disclosure while commenting on wife battery during a conference yesterday. The emir who said that Islam abhors assault on women, enjoined those involved in the act to desist from it.

Chris Brown's baby mama explains why she dragged him to court after losing



Chris Brown's baby mama ,Nia Guzman has reacted after Chris won the custody case she brought against him.

Spanish animal rights activists declare themselves vegan-friendly.



The protest organized members of AnimaNaturalis, held in Sant Jaume plaza, Barcelona, the first city in the world to declare itself vegan-friendly.

Tuta absoluta (a. k. a Tomato Ebola) hits 6 states in Nigeria



Yesterday, the FG said the pest, Tuta absoluta, popularly known as ‘Tomato Ebola’, which is responsible for the massive destruction of tomato in farmlands, had invaded Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau and Lagos.

Court rejects Metuh’s application to seek medical treatment abroad



Today, Justice Okon ‎Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja turned down an application filed by former National Publicity Secretary of PDP, Chief Olisa Metuh seeking for leave to travel abroad for medical treatment.

Gov. Fayose seen buying roadside beans


Gov. Fayose pictured buying roadside beans

N17m campaign fund returned by Ex-SSG, PDP chairman & zonal coordinator of the PDP in Gombe, Taraba and Adamawa states.


Former Bauchi State SSG, Ahmed Dandija, ex-chairman of the PDP in Gombe State, Nuhu Poloma and the zonal coordinator of the PDP in Gombe, Taraba and Adamawa states, Bunu Mulima, have returned N10m, N2m and N5m respectively to EFCC.

Unemployed girl standing on the roadside with a placard allegedly gets invited by Tony Elumelu


Placard carrying unemployed girl, allegedly gets invited by Tony Elumelu, after being criticized on tweeter by a U.S-based Nigerian.

See How This Woman Lost Her Happy Family



This Woman shared this on her wall and wrote:
"Peacemass has taken the life of my husband and jasmine. RIP my darling hubby and daughter". 
The accident happened on Umuahia-Okigwe expressway, on Sunday.

RIP to the departed. 

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

V.P Osinbajo commissioned some projects in Lagos




The Vice President of Nigeria, Prof Yemi Osibanjo commissioned the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) Rescue Unit, established to respond to all kinds of emergencies out of its specially designed dispatch center and it is the first of its kind in the country.

Victim Recognized A Robber On Facebook



Nigerian robber bags 17 years in UK jail after victim recognised him on Facebook.

Governor Okorocha to hire new teachers and privatized the state university if the workers fail to call off the strike



Speaking in Owerri yesterday, Gov. Okorocha who accused the lecturers of sabotage and wondered why they were revolting, said: “A comparative analysis has been made with other state universities in the South-East zone and it was discovered that Imo pays far more than other states.

Goodluck Jonathan Denies Going On Exile


According to Sahara Reporters the former President Goodluck Jonathan has denied media reports that he has gone on a self imposed exile to Ivory Coast.

Tomatoe Scarcity In Nigeria Becoming Unaffordable


Someone posted this on facebook, says She bought the tomatoes from Shoprite with the price tag of N7000, and am like N700 is close to the truth, what do you think???

Monday, 23 May 2016

The baby that was rescued by a dog last year is now hale & hearty


You wouldn't believe it, this baby was dump and abandoned in the Bush but miraculously a dog rescued the baby and brought him near the sisters convent where he was found and was taken care of, good news he's hale and hearty today... checkout his new pictures below




Nigerian charged with drug trafficking in Indonesia, sentenced to 20 years in jail



Arinze Petrus Eneh, 38, was charged with possessing 6.3kg of crystal meth and was sentenced to 20 years in jail on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, even though the prosecutor demanded a death sentence.

Pres. Buhari to spend N3.914bn on the maintenance of the Presidential Villa



According to Punch, Pres. Buhari will spend N3.914bn on the maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja this year, Punch reports. This is apart from another N282.962m already set aside for the General Maintenance Services ( GMS ) of State House (Headquarters); and the N41.844m budgeted for GMS of State House Operations (Vice President).

GEJ goes into exile in Côte d’Ivoire to avoid arrest – THISDAY



There are strong indications that GEJ may have gone into temporary self exile in Cote d’Ivoire, following reports that the EFCC may arrest him on his arrival in Nigeria from his overseas tour, on allegations of corruption and misappropriation of billions of dollars during his tenure, THISDAY reports.

Policeman reportedly beats danfo driver to death over bribe



The incident happened yesterday evening at Igando, Lagos State. The policeman allegedly dragged the danfo driver out of his bus and started beating him after he refused to give him money.

House of Reps. member shared her robbery ordeal



House of Reps. member and Gabriel Igbinedion’s daughter, Omosede, posts about a robbery operation going on at her Abuja residence

5 police officers arrested in connection to the death of the student in Benue



The Commissioner for Police in Benue state, Paul Yakadi, yesterday ordered the arrest of no fewer than five policemen of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS in the state in connection with the torture and death of a student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi identified as Samuel Chimezie Emeagwu on Monday May 16th.

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Soldier dies during the rescue of the 2nd Chibok girl




Francis Adigun, a member of the Armed Forces Special Force trained in Russia with the aim of combating insurgency, died on Thursday, 19th of May, 2016, during the advance and rescue operation which led to the rescue of the second Chibok girl and about 70 other hostages.

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Man who killed his girlfriend for refusing his marriage proposal has been arrested



3 weeks after allegedly stabbing MTN’s customer care executive, Oluwatosin Ashinwo, 30, to death in Ilorin, Kwara State, for rejecting his love advances, David Ogundele, 45, was finally been arrested, in Osun on Saturday, May 14, after the police tracked him down with undercover agents, Punch reports.

Court orders alleged wife killer, Lekan Shonde, to be remanded in prison for 30 days



Yesterday, Lekan Shonde told an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court that he was innocent of his wife Ronke’s death after being docked by the police before Chief Magistrate O. A. Adelaja following Ronke’s death at their Egbeda, Lagos home on May 5.

Friday, 20 May 2016

Student allegedly beaten to death by Police in Benue



A student of the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi identified as Samuel Chimezie Emeagwu, was allegedly beaten to death by some officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS in Makurdi, Benue State capital in Monday May 16th.

Thursday's Court Proceedings on Ibori's Trial




Counsel to Chief James Onanefe Ibori, Thursday May 19, 2016 told the Southwark Court, London that there may be no fair trial in the confiscation hearing of James Ibori that is due to start in June at a Southwark Crown Court in London.

Kano workers & the youths demonstrates in support of fuel subsidy removal.


Hundreds of youths and civil servants in Kano State, northwest Nigeria have protested in support of fuel subsidy removal.

Gunmen Kill SSA To Benue Governor


Gunmen have killed the Senior Special Assistant on Security to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, Mr Denen Igbana.

NIMASA Fraud, Mr Omatseye sentence to five years in prison


The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has sentenced the former Director General of the Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Raymond Omatseye, to five years in prison.

Halima Abubakar disagrees with follower over her choice of outfit


Halima Abubakar disagrees with follower over her choice of outfit

Here is the list of nominations for the Best International Act Africa category



Below is the full list of nominations for the Best International Act Africa category:
AKA (SOUTH AFRICA)
BLACK COFFEE (SOUTH AFRICA)
CASSPER NYOVEST (SOUTH AFRICA)
DIAMOND PLATNUMZ (TANZANIA)
MZVEE (Ghana)
SERGE BEYNAUD (COTE D’IVOIRE)
WIZKID (NIGERIA)
YEMI ALADE (NIGERIA)

Coming from Nigeria is Yemi Alade and Wizkid...

2nd Chibok girl rescued during a clearance operation yesterday



In a statement yesterday, Army spokesman Col. Usman Sani Kukasheka said:

“At about 11.00am yesterday, Thursday, 19th May 2016, troops of 231 Battalion, 331 Artillery Regiment (AR), Detachment of Armed Forces Special Forces (AFSF) 2, Explosive Ordinance (EOD) Team and Civilian Vigilante group of Buratai, conducted clearance operations at Shettima Aboh, Hong and Biladdili general area in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.During the operations, the troops killed 35 Boko Haram terrorists and recovered several arms and ammunitions and other items.

Thursday, 19 May 2016

Hon. Yakubu Dogara meets with some NLC officials


Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, and members of the ad-hoc committee on deregulation, met with officials from the Nigerian Labour Congress this evening.

Saraki met with the Ayuba Wabba-led faction of the Nigeria Labor Congress NLC


Senate President Bukola Saraki met with the Ayuba Wabba-led faction of the Nigeria Labor Congress NLC at the National Assembly today May 19th.