PHOTOS: 19-year-Old Wins Miss Rwanda Beauty Pageant

19-year-old Elsa Iradukunda has emerged the 2017 winner of the Miss Rwanda beauty pageant competition. The New Rwandan beauty queen was crowned on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Iradukunda, the new Miss Rwanda who emerged among 15 other contestants is a senior-six graduate from King David High School and represented the Northern Province in the preliminaries……

Xenophobic attacks: Nigerian Shop, Others Looted In Fresh Attacks

The Nigerian community in South Africa said yesterday that another shop belonging to a member was looted in the latest xenophobic attack at Jeppestown, Johannesburg. The Police said no fewer than 100 people ransacked shops in Johannesburg overnight, in the latest wave of looting incidents in South African cities. President, Nigeria Union, South Africa, Mr Ikechukwu Anyene told……

New Bombing Tactic Employed By ISIS Exposed

Terrorism group, ISIS has been reported to have devised a new way in delivering bombs to their targets. According to new reports, the terrorism group have switched from strapping bombs to children and have moved on to strapping suicide bombs using belts to animals. The new tactic employed by the terrorism group was uncovered by……

Owner Of 10 Mercedes Benz G-Wagons Reacts To Corruption Allegation

The All Progressive Congress, APC United Kingdom took to its social media account on Twitter over the weekend to expose a said Nigerian man who has 10 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon in his compound including a gold plated variant. The APC UK account however credited the source to a whistle-blower adding that the issue was under……

Photos From Billionaire Businessman, Chris Ubah’s Daughter’s Wedding

Billionaire businessman, Chris Ubah’s daughter got married the traditional way over the weekend in what can only be described as a lavish ceremony. The families spared no expense in giving the bride and the groom the best day to usher in their union. The billionaire businessman’s daughter, Nkem got married to her heartrob, Obinna in……

I’m tired of my husband’s strong sexual urge – Woman tells court

A 30-year-old woman, Sola Bamisile, has told Ikole Ekiti Customary Court in Ekiti State that she could no longer bear her husband’s strong sexual urge. She said her husband, Bayo Bamisile, always beat her whenever she refused him sex. The estranged wife told the court that within five and half years of their marriage, she…

Ritualists Behead Woman, Take Away Private Part

An atmosphere of fear currently surrounds the Amanwaozuzu community and its environs in the Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, as suspected ritualists allegedly beheaded a young girl, and taking away her private parts In the process. The girl whose identity had yet to be ascertained as of the time of filing this report……

Why I enjoyed raping married women, underage children – robbery suspect

An undergraduate of the University of Benin, identified as Christopher Ohiememe, has confessed how he loves raping married women and children as a way of fortifying his spiritual powers. Ohiememe, a-21-year old armed robbery suspect said he derives sexual satisfaction from raping married women and female children as it gives him spiritual strength. The Edo…

Oil spill: Ex-commissioner urges Shell to compensate Bayelsa communities

The immediate past Commissioner for Environment in Bayelsa, Mr Iniruo Wills, has appealed to the Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) to compensate Bayelsa communities for the Seibou oil spillage of 2015. Wills told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Yenagoa that Shell should adopt the industry’s best practices on the issue and compensate Keme-Ebiama……

N8bn CBN currency scam: Absence of defence counsel stalls trial

The eight billion naira CBN currency scam before Justice Joyce Abdulmaleek of the Federal High Court, Ibadan, suffered another adjournmnt on Monday because of the absence of Mr Olayinka Bolanle, a defence counsel. Bolanle is the counsel to Kolawole Babalola, the first accused person. Abdulmaleek, in his ruling, adjourned the case till March 27. She……

Kaduna NUJ constitutes committee to flush out quacks

The Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Kaduna State Council, Alhaji Adamu Yusuf, on Monday, said the council had constituted a screening committee to flush out quacks in the profession. The chairman said this while addressing Zaria-based correspondents in Zaria. He said the essence of establishing the committee was to bring sanity to the profession……

Dele Momodu Slams Buhari’s Aide Lauretta Onochie, Calls Her An Ignoramus

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant, Lauretta Onochie yesterday called out Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu over his write up released on Friday, 24 February, 2017. Dele Momodu in the release compared the leadership style of the incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari to that of the Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo. In reaction to the president’s personal assistant’s take……

Police rescues 26 persons from strange mental home in Osun

Police in Osun State said about 26 persons have been rescued from what it described as, “strange mental home” in Iwo area of the state. The Commissioner of Police, CP, Olafimihan Adeoye, disclosed this, noting that the 26 victims had been taken to hospital for medical attention, and added that three of them had died….

Why kidnapping thrives in Nigeria – Security analyst, Dehinde Ariyo

Following the reported release of the German archaeologists kidnapped in Kaduna state, a top-level security consultant and public affairs analyst, Dehinde Ariyo, has said that kidnapping thrives unabated in Nigeria because of the outdated security architecture in the country, the low-level of ammunition used by security operatives, and government’s laxity in putting proactive measures in…

Speed limiting device too costly for us, says Edo NURTW

The National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Auchi, Edo, said on Monday that the speed limiting device is too costly for its members. Mr Odion Olaye, Edo state Chairman of union made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Auchi, Etsako West Local Government Area. NAN reports that……

Group urges FG to address prison congestion to stem jailbreaks

The Islamic Humanitarian Society of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to urgently address the issue of prison congestion to stem the incidences of jailbreaks in the country. Alhaji AbdurRasheed Okenla, National Coordinator of the society, made the appeal on Sunday at the Walimotul Qur’an (graduation from Qur’anic study) of some Muslim inmates at……

DSS impounds vehicles with weapons in Abuja

The Department of State Services ( DSS) has seized vehicles containing weapons, Certificate of Occupancy and keys to exotic cars allegedly belonging to a former governor of Benue, Mr Gabriel Suswam, an official has said. An operative of DSS, Mr Tony Opuiyo, said in a statement that the items were seized in Abuja on Friday.……

NGO drums support for Buhari, empowerment of poor

The Modibbo Haruna Buhari Charity Organisation (BCO), an NGO, has appealed to wealthy Nigerians to empower the poor with skills and money so as to tackle poverty and crime in the society. Mr Suleiman Modibbo-Masaka, the National Chairman of Board of Trustees (BOT) of the organisation, made the appeal on Sunday while speaking with newsmen……

SMEs converge on Lagos for solutions to economic recession

Small and Medium Scale Enterprises(SMEs) from different parts of the federation would on Tuesday, Feb. 28, converge on Lagos to deliberate on their roles in providing solutions to Nigeria’s current economic recession. The Convener of the One-day seminar, Mrs Shade Bembatoum-Young, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday that the Federal……

Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians: SERAP asks SADC to sanction South Africa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to His Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland and Chairperson, Southern African Development Community (SADC), urging him to “convene an emergency summit of the SADC heads of state and government to discuss the persistent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals living in……

Comedian, Okey Bakassi Writes Open Letter To President Buhari

Nigerian comedian, Okey Bakassi took to his social media page to write the president, Muhammadu Buhari an open letter. The comedian in the open letter inquired about the result of the president’s test which had kept him back in the United Kingdom since January. He wrote: “Dear President, How are you feeling today? Hope the……

Witchcraft has eaten up State House – Pastor tells president

Pastor Robert Kayanja of Rubaga Miracle Cathedral has told Ugandan President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, that the State House is full of witchcraft. Kayanja made the revelation as the Cathedral celebrated the 77 Days of Glory. The pastor told the President and other guests that witchcraft was eating up the highest office in the country. “Your…

This man says This Baby Is His and Looks Just Like him, What do you Think?

Pregnancy and Childbirth are beautiful things when the father is married to the mother. However, a problematic situation may arise if the husband isn’t the biological father responsible for the pregnancy. Further awkwardness may be thrown into the mix, if the father isn’t aware of this fact even after there are visible physical differences in……

Emir of Katsina’s mother is dead

Hajiya Aminatu Mai Babban Daki, the mother of the Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Abdulmumin Kabir Usman, has passed away. The news of her death was confirmed by the Secretary of Katsina Emirate Council and Sallama Katsina, Bello Mammam Ifo. She died Saturday evening around 4.30 pm in Katsina after a protracted illness. The late Aminatu……

Kidnapped German archaeologists regain freedom

The two Germans who were recently kidnapped in Kaduna state have regained their freedom. According to media reports, Professor Peter Breunia and Johannes Behirnger, were released unhurt late on Saturday by their abductors. It is also confirmed that the victims have been re-united with officials of the German embassy in Abuja. But what can’t be confirmed……

Lovely Photos From Nnamdi Kanu’s Sister Wedding In Abia State

Princess Chinwe Kanu, the younger sister of the Leader of Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB -got married traditionally in style to her partner Joshua on Saturday (today) being the 25th day of February 2017, at her hometown Afara-Ibekwu in Umuahia, Abia state. Here are photos from the event.             The…

Ali Baba Lambasts Amnesty International Group

Ace Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba took to his social media page to lambast Amnesty International Group for tuning deaf ears to the incessant killings of Nigerians by insurgent groups. The comedian in his post on Instagram accused the group of shying away from its key responsibilities and meddling in affairs beyond its jurisdiction. Ali Baba……

PHOTOS: Pastor Caught In Hotel Bed With Another Man’s Wife

A raunchy pastor has been exposed on social media after he was caught pants down with another man’s wife in an hotel. According to social media user who shared the story, the pastor was caught at an Abuja hotel yesterday, 24th February, 2017. The pastor was thereafter stripped and exposed online by one of the……

Dino Melaye Gifts Aide With A 1992 Honda Accord

The Senator representing Kogi state in the House of Assembly, Dino Melaye, known for his love for cars recently gave out an Honda Accord 1992 model to one of his aides. The Senator agave out the vintage vehicle to his Special assistant on media. The act was made known on Facebook by a social media……

Photo As Sokoto Residents Hold Prayer For Buhari

Residents of Sokoto State have joined other groups in prayer for the president, Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in the United Kingdom on an extended medical vacation. The prayer comes after a group of primary school pupils in Daura, the hometown of the president offered prayers for the president’s safe return to the country Muhamadu……

Buratai charges commanders to accord priority to personnel welfare

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai on Saturday in Calabar charged Commanders of Army Formations and Units nationwide to accord attention to the welfare of personnel under their command. Buratai, who gave the charge after inaugurating four blocks of 36 flats for soldiers in the 13 Brigade of the Nigerian Army barracks, Akim……

Oil theft: JTF destroys 3 illegal refineries in Niger Delta

The Joint Military Task Force (JTF) said on Saturday in Yenagoa that it had destroyed three illegal oil distillation sites in Delta and Rivers. Spokesman of ODSafe, Maj. Abubakar Abdullahi confirmed the development in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “Troops of the Nigerian Naval Ship (NNS) Delta successfully carried out a……

Glory Radio FM Boss Reveals Why He Flogged 4 Of His Workers

Mr John Idumange has opened up on why he flogged his workers, who are also union leaders of his radio station. The Glory FM boss who spoke to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) correspondents, said he flogged the workers in self-defence. According to him, the workers were pulling back the reforms he brought to the……

Breast Enlarging ‘Coconut Drink’ Sparks Media Outrage

A Chinese company has come under heavy criticism from the public after advertising its coconut juice with the side information revealing it can cause breast enlargement. The advertisement by the Chinese drink company modeled busty ladies running through the beach in an almost flimsy wear and with the coconut juice in hand. The advertisement with……

How devil pushed me to kill my wife’s lover – Man confesses

One Adebisi Akinrinmola who was arrested for killing his wife’s lover has blamed the devil for his action. The 43-year-old man confessed while being paraded before newsmen at the Ogun State Police Command headquarters on Friday. Akinrinmola, who was paraded with the dane gun he used for the crime, said, “The incident happened on Sunday,…

Man Kills Rival Over Argument About Lover

A 43-year-old man, Adebisi Akinrinmola who allegedly killed his rival, Ashimiyu Ademola, during an argument over his lover, Fausat, has said that it was the devil that pushed him to shoot the deceased. The suspect was among the 43 suspects paraded by the Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Iliyasu, at the command’s headquarters on……

Cultists Kill Undergraduate Over Phone

The campus of Imo State University, Owerri, was on Wednesday thrown into a state of mourning when gunmen suspected to be cultists killed a 300 level undergraduate of the institution. The victim who was identified as, Chidi Opara, was reportedly studying Education Economics until his untimely death. The 24-year-old student was killed when he allegedly resisted the……

Man in prison for allegedly being in possession of human head

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ Court on Friday remanded a 21-year-old man, Tosin Oluwafemi, in prison for alleged murder. The Prosecutor, Insp. Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused committed the offence on Feb. 14 at Ifaki-Ekiti. He said that the accused was charged with conspiracy, unlawful possession of human head and murdered of a…

Nigerians Fight Back As Xenophobic Attack In South Africa Gets Messy

Fresh reports form South Africa indicates that Nigerians have taken up arms to fought against the renewed Xenophobic attacks on them by South Africans which has left several injured and many properties damaged. Following the renewed Xenophobic attack on Nigerian citizens, houses and businesses by South Africans, Nigerians reportedly took a stand against the wave……

Protesters block highway over poor power supply

Electricity consumers in Sapele, Delta, on Friday blocked the Sapele axis of the Benin/Warri highway to protest epileptic power supply in the area. The protesters, comprising youths, men and women, demanded for at least 12-hour power supply from the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) and the stoppage of estimated billing. The protesters, in their hundreds,……

Sokoto motorists groan as petrol sells for N180/litre – NAN

Motorists are groaning in Sokoto metropolis and its environs as a litre of petrol is now selling for N180, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN gathered in Sokoto on Friday that the commodity was only available in few filling stations owned by independent petroleum marketers. NAN also saw long and snaky queues at……

Groups to sensitise Nigerians on Trump’s travel ban Saturday

The Nigerian Lawyers Association and the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians, two influential Nigerian community associations in the U.S, will on Saturday hold two information sessions on the U.S. travel ban. The information session would be held via teleconference for Nigerians. Mr Olayinka Dansalami, the Chairman, Board of Trustees, Organisation for the Advancement of……

14 donors pledge $672m for Boko Haram crisis

The Oslo Conference on Boko Haram humanitarian crisis realised $672 million in pledges from 14 donors, the UN Secretary-General António Guterres has said. The Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Mr Stephane Dujarric, at a press briefing on Friday, said Guterres welcomed the donors’ pledges. He……

Southern Kaduna : Crisis exaggerated, a propaganda — CP

The Kaduna State Commissioner of Police, Mr Agyole Abeh on Friday said the crisis in Southern Kaduna was largely exaggerated and used as a propaganda by those benefitting from it. Abeh said in Kafanchan while giving update on the security situation in the area, that some community leaders in the area were compounding the issues……

I attended Akeredolu’s inauguration for Yoruba unity — Fayose

Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti said on Friday that he attended the inauguration of Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo for Yoruba unity. Fayose, a prominent member of the opposition Peoples Democratic  (PDP), said this in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Idowu Adelusi, in Ado-Ekiti. He said that he could not have……

Owner of Dogs That Killed Five-year-old Relocates Them

The landlord, whose dogs killed a five-year-old, Aliyah Masaku, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has relocated them to the Sagamu area of Ogun State. According to the PUNCH the landlord, Alhaji Akeem Sulaimon, had sent unidentified persons to remove the 14 dogs late Wednesday, before officials of the state government could get any……

Abubakar Shekau kills spokesman for planning to overthrow him

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau has admitted killing a spokesman of the Boko Haram sect for planning to oust him from his position as the sect’s leader according to AFP reports. In the 50-minute tape of a meeting with the inner circle of his militant Islamist group, Shekau said he killed “Tasiu” — also known……

Photos Of Raunchy Nigerian University Lecturer Caught Pants Down With Student

A Nigerian University lecturer identified as Hajji Yusuf of the of the Department of English at the Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai, Niger State was reportedly caught pants down with one of his female students as he attempted to take advantage of her. Reports indicated that the lecturer had threatened to fail the student should……

Popular Kannywood producer, Ibrahim Bauni is dead

Popular movie producer based in the North, Ibrahim Bauni, is dead. He died on Friday after a brief illness. Bauni had spent about 20 years in the Hausa film industry, popularly known as Kannywood and had produced films like ‘Kalubale’, ‘Harafin So’, ‘Rumaisa’, ‘Sarauniya’, among others. Renowned Kannywood Actor, Ali Nuhu, said that the demise…

Eko Disco disconnects National Theatre over unpaid N12m debts

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has disconnected electricity supply to the National Arts Theatre, Lagos over unpaid N12 million debts. Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manger, Corporate Communications of EKEDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos that the debt was an accumulation of unpaid bills over time. Idemudia said……

N3.4bn NIMASA fraud: EFCC withdraws charges against 4 accused

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday struck out the names of four accused charged with N3.4 billion fraud alongside a former Director-General (D-G) of NIMASA, Patrick Akpolobokeml. Akpobolokemi, a former D-G Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), was charged with nine others on a 40-count charge bordering on fraud. Other accused charged……

32-year-old man confesses to raping 4-year-old girl in Lagos

A 32-year-old man, Michael Okon, on Friday confessed to defiling a 4-year-old girl in Lagos. Oko confessed before Chief Magistrate, Mrs. Ipaye Nwachukwu of a Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court. The Prosecutor, Sgt. Anthonia Osayande, told the court that the accused committed the offence on February 2 at 8, Adepoju Street, Iyana-Ipaja, area of the state….

My husband’s penis small, unattractive – Teacher tells court

A primary school teacher in one of the public primary schools in Asaba, Delta State, (name withheld) on Thursday asked an Asaba Magistrate Court to separate her and the husband over his “small and unattractive penis.” Testifying before the court, the teacher who broke down in tears, said, “what pains me most is the way…

Fire guts Kuje Market, destroys goods worth N10m – Official

Twenty shops and goods worth N10 million were destroyed by fire on Friday morning at the Kuje Market in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Mr Duda Ismahil, the Vice-Chairman, Kuje Area Council, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the incident was a disaster and economic loss to the traders. He said that the……

We cope better under recession – Lagos/Ogun rural dwellers

Some rural dwellers around Lagos/Ogun border communities on Friday, said they were naturally endowed to cope better under the economic recession in the country. A cross section of the dwellers told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Lagos said that they were better poised to survive the high cost of food items being experienced……

Suit against Lagos lawyer, Adegboruwa, suffers setback as judge withdraws

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyibo of a Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday withdrew from trying a case involving a human rights lawyer, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, charged with dealing in a seized property. Oguntoyibo said she was withdrawing from the case for “personal reasons.” The judge said she would return the case file to the Chief Judge……

Femi Fani Kayode Shares Photos From Son’s First Birthday

A former Aviation minister in the country, Femi Fani Kayode has shared photos of his son who celebrated his first birthday some days ago. The former minister shared the photos on his son’s Instagram page along with a mini birthday message for the celebrant. See photos below: The post Femi Fani Kayode Shares Photos From…

Woman Sets Wedding Dress Ablaze After After Marriage Failure

A Chicago woman whose marriage went up in flames celebrated the split by setting her dress on fire. Katlynn McKee, a hairdresser from Illinois, was married to her husband for four years before they parted ways last summer. “My relationship wasn’t a good one, so it was a relief to finally be free,” said the 25-year-old,……

Lady Mutilates Herself Live On Facebook

A social media user took to her page on Facebook to share a countdown post about her wish to mutilate herself. The 30-year-old British Woman identified as Torz Reynolds however followed through with her wish as she cut off her last and pink finger live on the social media platform. Torz Reynolds following the bizarre……

This Is One Of The Greatest Sins A Christian Can Commit – Pope

Pope Francis has in a sermon delivered at the Vatican City of Rome warned Christians against the sin of greed noting that the sin places Christians on a lower spiritual pedestal compared to unbelievers. The Pope in his sermon pointed out that greedy Christians bring a bad name to the religion and Church adding that……

VIDEO: I’m A Broke Old Man – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo was featured live on a Facebook post by a lady known as Bridget on Thursday, 23rd of February, 2017. A Facebook user known as Bridget had the rare opportunity of not only meeting the former Head of State and two-time President, but also featuring him in her post on facebook. Bridget,……

Police arrest man with N8.9m counterfeit notes in Nassarawa State

The Police in Nasarawa State said on Thursday that they had arrested a man, Wale Lawal, for being in possession of fake N1,000 notes worth N8.9 million. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Abubakar Sadiq-Bello, told newsmen in Lafia that the suspect was arrested on Wednesday at Omgbolo Hotel in Bukan-sidi area of Lafia.……

Don’t abandon Buhari, CAN tells Christians

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has once again asked Christians to continue praying for President Muhammadu Buhari until he returns to the country hale and hearty. This is contained in a statement signed by Pastor Adebayo Oladeji, Special Assistant Media and made available to newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. The Special Adviser on Media……

43 Nigerians deported from three European countries

No fewer than 43 Nigerians were on Thursday deported from Italy, Germany and Belgium, for committing various offences. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the deportees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMlA), Lagos at about 8.40 p.m. The deportees, who are all male, were brought back with a chartered Hifly aircraft……

Italy, Germany, Belgium deport 43 Nigerians

Three European countries, Germany, Italy and Belgium have deported no fewer than 43 Nigerians for committing various offences. Continue reading Italy, Germany, Belgium deport 43 Nigerians at PM NEWS Nigeria.

Xenophobic Attacks: Students give MTN, others 48 hours to leave Nigeria

The National Association of Nigerian Students has given all South African companies in Nigeria 48 hours to relocate over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. According to the Punch, the students gave the ultimatum at a demonstration at some South African companies in Abuja on Thursday. During the protest the students carried placards……

Xenophobic Attacks: Protesters Attack MTN Office In Abuja

Angry protesters broke into the MTN regional office located at 4 Madiera street, off Shehu Shagari way, Maitama, Abuja, on Thursday. According to online reports, some members of staff of the telecoms company and customers were said to have been attacked, while valuables were stolen. A witness, who simply identified himself as Oscar, told journalists that,……

Step-mother stones four-year-old girl to death in Makurdi (PHOTO)

A young girl has been reportedly stoned to death by her step mother in Wadata area of Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The yet-to-be-identified infant, believed to be four years, was killed by her step-mother for reason yet to be ascertained. According to a source, the suspect allegedly conspired with two others now at large…

Drama unfolds as Bayelsa Radio FM manager flogs four staff Members

The General Manager of Radio Bayelsa, also known as Glory FM, Mr John Idumange, on Thursday caned four members of staff on duty. The station is currently facing an industrial dispute between workers and management of the station. The Radio Bayelsa Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists and Radio Television and Theatre Arts Workers Unions……

Recession: Aquarist calls for investment in aquaculture

An aquarist with Fishful Thinking, Mr Tosin Awomovi, has called for more investment in the aquarium business to promote culture and beat recession in the country. In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos, Awomovi said that the business could make Nigeria a tourist destination of choice. “It is……

Police reveals 21 cult groups in Akwa Ibom, vows to deal with them

The police have identified 21 cult groups operating in different parts of Akwa Ibom State, with a warning that they would be dealt with. The new Commissioner of Police in the state, Don Awunah, stated this yesterday at the Police Headquarters, Ikot Akpan Abia. The groups are: The Luttons, The Red Skins, St. Stephens, and…

ICPC arraigns Police Commission director for spending N11.7m on taxi allowance

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has arraigned the Director of Finance in the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr. Emmanuel Ibe, over alleged mismanagement of N11, 750, 000 belonging to PSC. Mr. Ibe was arraigned by ICPC on a 9-count charge before Justice C.N. Oji of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)…

5-year-old girl attacked by dogs is dead [PHOTO]

Aliyah, the 5-year-old girl attacked on Monday by 3 dogs in Lagos has died. She passed on at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Wednesday evening. She had been transferred from the Ikorodu General Hospital, where she was first admitted. Punch had reported that Aliyah was sleeping at home on Alhaji Abdul Hakeem Bin…

Ikeja Electric begins fresh enumeration of consumers, equipment

The management of Ikeja Electric (IE) says it has started a fresh enumeration of its consumers and equipment for efficient service delivery. Mr Felix Ofulue, the Head, Corporate Communications Unit of company, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos. Ofulue said the 2015 enumeration had challenges because some……

Five-year-old Girl Attacked By Three Dogs Dies

Five-year-old Aliyah Masaku, who was attacked by three dogs in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State, has died. Aliyah died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, on Wednesday after she was transferred from the Ikorodu General Hospital, where she was first admitted. According to the PUNCH, Aliyah was sleeping at their house on……

EFCC arraigns ‘native doctor’ for defrauding client of N2.5million in Abuja

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned a traditional medicine man (native doctor) identified as Bala Tangalu before Justice A. B. Mohammed of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi, Abuja. Tangalu was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of N2.5million….

Danfo’ ban will professionalise our job – Conductors

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) has said that the proposed ban of yellow buses (Danfos) by the Lagos State Government would assist in professionalising their jobs. The National President of the association, Mr Israel Adeshola, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that the development would have positive impacts……

Army jails soldier for assaulting Nollywood actress

The Nigerian Army has jailed one Pvt. Suleiman Olamilekan to 28 days with hard labour for allegedly assaulting a Nollywood actress, Ebere Ohakwe. Col. Aminu Iliyasu, the Army’s spokesman, 6 Division in Port Harcourt said on Thursday that the soldier would also forfeit his one month salary to the Federal Government. He said the unprofessional……

Why I dumped my baby under Lagos bridge – 18-year-old mother [PHOTOS]

A teenage mother, Timilehin Adesina, who was arrested for abandoning her 4-month-old baby in Lagos State has blamed poverty for her act. The 18-year-old woman abandoned her baby under Oshodi Bridge in the state. Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, Wednesday recovered the baby from a sack…