October 2019

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    Aisha deserves respect, Nigerians react to Aso Villa fight

    Since a video clip of a private altercation between First Lady Aisha Buhari and her in-laws became public, three hashtags have been trending on Twitter. First lady leads the trends with 17,100 tweets; her brother in-law 80-year-old Mamman Daura follows with 14,400 tweets so far; while Aisha Buhari trails them with 11,900 tweets. The tweets […] More

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    There’s no hunger in Nigeria – Minister of agric

    The FG has vowed to sustain the border closure policy until the neighbouring countries stop violating Nigeria’s laws against food smuggling, even as the Minister of Agriculture, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, debunked reports that hunger was heightening in the country. The minister said that there is no hunger in the country and food security has been […] More

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    Nigerian student shot dead over loud music in the U.S

    The family of an 18-year-old Nigerian student of the Kennesaw State University, who was shot dead on Sunday, believe it was because of an argument on Friday night, over loud music. Oluwafemi Oyerinde and two other people were shot at Stadium Village Apartments on Sunday morning. The two others survived. They were on their way out […] More

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    Policeman shoots black woman dead in her own home

    A black woman, Atatiana Jefferson, was fatally shot in her home on Saturday after a Fort Worth, Texas. A police officer fired into a bedroom window while performing a welfare check at her residence, sparking outrage and calls for police accountability in a community whose trust in law enforcement has already been shaken by other police […] More

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    Osaze turns professional golfer

    Former Nigeria international, Osaze Odemwingie, is excited over his admission into the Professional Golfers Association. The former Stoke City and West Bromwich Albion forward shared contents of his admission statement on the social media. “I am very proud to become a member of this great association (PGA),” the 38-year-old added. “Congratulations, as of today your […] More

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    Sanwo-Olu declares emergency on Lagos roads

    The Lagos state government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered the massive construction work on critical roads across the state beginning from Monday 14th October, 2019. The governor who had been in a series of meetings with eight engineering firms […] More

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    I rape underage girls to ease tension – Teen suspect

    An 18-year-old boy, Mizanbilu Yusuf, has been arrested by the Niger statePolice Command for allegedly raping a 9-year-old girl. The suspect confessed that he has raped about six minors in Kafin Koro community. The father of the victim had reported Yusuf to security operatives. The suspect, when paraded, disclosed that he started the act when […] More

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    Man steals his in-law’s police uniform for robbery

    Ojonugwa Ojomeje, the leader of a three man armed robbery gang, has revealed that he used his in-law’s police uniform for robbery in Ikorodu, Lagos. It was also disclosed that Michael’s in-law whose police vest and fez cap were used for the operation was outside the state at the time of the incident. Ojomeje, 29, […] More

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    Akeredolu sacks aide over misconduct

    The Governor of Ondo State, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has sacked his Special Assistant on Political Matters, Mr Augustine Pelemo on Monday. This was contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr.Donald Ojogo. More

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    Kalu out of Eagles clash with Brazil

    Bordeaux forward Samuel Kalu has been ruled out of Nigeria’s international friendly against Brazil on the 13th of October, Sports Extra reports. The Nigeria international copped a thigh muscle injury on Friday in training which made him miss his team’s 3-1 win away to Toulouse in the Ligue 1 on Saturday. Kalu has made eight […] More

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    Foursquare suspends sex-for-grade UNILAG lecturer

    The Foursquare Gospel Church has asked Dr Boniface Igbeneghu, a senior lecturer at the University of Lagos, Akoka, to step down from all ministerial assignments. In a statement on Monday by the National Secretary of the church, Ikechukwu Ugbaja, the church dissociated itself from Igbeneghu, saying appropriate measures would be taken against him. The associate […] More

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