42-year-old herbalist allegedly defrauds US-based Nigerian of N4m

Operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad, ZIS, of the Zone 2 Police Command, Onikan, Lagos State has arrested a 42-year-old herbalist, Abiodun David, for allegedly defrauding a US-based Nigerian simply identified as Kazeem of N4 million under the pretext of preparing charms that will make him wealth. Kazeem, a cab driver, had met the herbalist…

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2019: PDP Youth Movement meets in Ibadan, vows to re-brand party

National Youth Movement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met in Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Wednesday resolving to “complement the efforts of the party leadership in re-branding, re-awakening and re-building the party”. The meeting, which drew PDP youths from the six geo-political zones, took place at the Oyo State Secretariat of the party, Molete,…

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Nigerian government considers state pardon to decongest prisons

Nigerian Government has disclosed that it was considering state pardon for inmates through prerogative of mercy, with a view to decongesting prisons. Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazzau made the disclosure to State House correspondents yesterday after the Federal Executive Council meeting. He listed other options being considered as conversion of death sentence to life imprisonment for…

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Pastor slept with me for 6 years, I’ve had 4 abortions – Teenager

A 16-year-old Senior Secondary School, SSI student, has revealed she was subjected to sexual violations since age of 10 years by a pastor at the Egbe branch of a popular new generation pentecostal church in Lagos. The victim, from her hospital bed around Ikotun area of the state, alleged that the suspect in connivance of…

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Igbos should stop complaining, they didn’t invest in Buhari’s campaign – Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Productivity, Chris Ngige, has asked the South-east to stop complaining of marginalisation by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. He lamented that all his efforts to persuade the Igbo to wisely invest in Buhari’s presidential bid in 2015 failed because of lack of co-operation by many South-east leaders, who threw their…

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Europa League final: Mourinho speaks on Manchester United’s victory

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has said winning the Europa League, is a perfect end to a “very difficult season”. United beat Ajax on Wednesday night in Stockholm 2-0 to win the trophy and qualify for the Champions League, thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Mourinho admits it was a comfortable win…

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Europa League final: Why I started with Mata, Smalling – Mourinho

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has revealed why he chose Juan Mata to start in place of Anthony Martial for the Europa League final against Ajax. The Spain midfielder was an unused substitute for their second leg semi-final against Celta Vigo and did not feature at all against Crystal Palace on Sunday. Anthony Martial played…

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You are power-drunk – Falana blasts Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has described Garba Shehu’s comments on Ibrahim El-Zakzaky’s detention as a show of official impunity. Speaking with journalists on Tuesday, Shehu said El-Zakzaky, whom a court ordered his unconditional release, was not in detention but in protective custody. However, in a statement on Wednesday, Falana asked if Shehu had become…

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Europa League final: Pogba dedicates trophy to victims of Manchester terror attack

Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has dedicated their 2-0 win over Ajax in the Europa League final, to victims of the Manchester terror attack this week. The club’s record signing opened scoring in the 18th minute via a deflection, before Henrikh Mkhitaryan sealed victory early in the second half. Pogba, who recently lost his father,…

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Europa League final: Manchester United beat Ajax, qualify for Champions League

Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for Manchester United, as they defeated Ajax 2-0 in the Europa League final played on Wednesday night in Stockholm. Pogba opened the scoring in the 18th minute, after his effort was deflected past the goalkeeper. Although the Dutch club dominated most of the game, it was United who scored…

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APC to hold national convention without Buhari

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress and members of the party’s National Working Committee, NWC, on Wednesday met in Abuja. They agreed to proceed with preparations for the party’s inaugural bi-annual national convention, even with President Muhammadu Buhari still away on vacation. The governors and NWC also resolved to send a delegation…

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Udoma sympathises with Channels TV over Onuekwusi’s death

The Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma has expressed his deep grief over the death of Channels TV State House Correspondent, Mr Chukwuma Onuekwusi, who died at a private hospital in Abuja on Tuesday. In a statement signed by the minister’s media adviser, Akpandem James the Minister noted that it must be…

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2014 National Conference recommendations will solve Nigeria’s problems – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says recommendations ​of ​the 2014 National Conference ​organised by his administration will solve many of Nigeria’s problems. He spoke at the Rivers State 50th year anniversary in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. ​Jonathan insisted that fiscal federalism was the system that ​would ​​develop Nigeria. “This will allow states to assume control of…

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Mercy Aigbe fails to attend Lanre Gentry’s court hearing

The trial of Lanre Gentry, the estranged husband of Nollywood star actress, Mercy Aigbe at an Ikeja Chief Magistrate Court, Ogba, was Wednesday stalled as the latter failed to show up. Gentry was in court but Mercy Aigbe was absent. Officials of the Lagos State Domestic Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) and Gentry met with…

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Nigeria’s economy needs citizens collaboration – Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says Nigeria’s economy will not grow, except the citizens put in collective effort. Osinbajo stated this while speaking with heads of ministries, departments and agencies at the State House on Wednesday. He spoke on the background of the three executive orders he signed last Thursday. “Every time we postpone processes of…

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