Gunmen kill ex-Bayelsa commissioner

— 12th December 2017 …As trailer crushes woman to death, injures 15 others From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Less than 72 hours after a reporter with the African Independent Television(AIT) Miss Onisofie Owei survived after she was attacked and shot in Yenagoa, a former Commissioner, Mr. Ayakeme Masa has been shot dead by suspected gunmen. Masa, […]

Kano agog as African football legends play for IDPs

Kano agog as African football legends play for IDPs — 12th December 2017 From Desmond Mgboh, Kano African football legends will be staging a charity game intended to raise money for thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) across various states in the North. Former Super Eagles captain and Arsenal FC great, Nwankwo Kanu, and Senegal’s former skipper, […]

Threat to dethrone me is affront on Ibadan people – Oba Adetunji

Threat to dethrone me is affront on Ibadan people – Oba Adetunji — 12th December 2017 From: Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunhji (Aje Ogungunniso I), has described the purported threat by 21 new Ibadan kings to recommend him for removal as ‘an affront to the people of Ibadan and […]

Picture: Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450m paint

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young crown prince, known by his initials MBS, used an intermediary to buy the much-sought-after painting of Christ, […]

Fanendo Adi vows to take Eagles chance

— 9th December 2017 by Emma Jemegah Nigerian born American based centre forward, Adi once again declares his intension to lace his boots for Nigeria. The Portland Timbers goal poacher who has made his mark in the MLS expressed his commitment to play for the Super Eagles if given the opportunity. Adi, 27, has proved beyond […]

Picture: I bought AK47 for N470,000, says cattle rustler

Olaide Oyelude,Katsina A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations. Umar, described as dangerous by the police, was among 17 suspects paraded for various crimes at the Katsina police command headquarters on Wednesday. Umar, who is better known as […]

FG approves six new private universities

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Government has approved the establishment of six new private universities in the country. The decision was reached at a meeting of the Federal Executive Council held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting which […]

FG summons Nigeria’s Charge D’Affaire in Libya

Geoffrey Onyeama, By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA-THE Federal Government, yesterday summoned Nigeria’s Charge D’Affaire in Tripoli, Libya to Abuja to give details of the situation in the Maghreb country with respect to the inhuman treatment Nigerians were subjected there. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama, who gave the order while addressing State House correspondents on the […]

Killer wife Maryam Sanda hires senior lawyer JB Daudu himself accused of abusing his late wife

A housewife, Maryam Sanda who was alleged to have stabbed and killed her husband, Bilyamin Bello has engaged the service of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria  ( SAN ), Joseph Daudu to defend her in the murder case brought against her. Mr. Daudu himself faced a series of allegations of domestic abuse and wife battery […]

Picture: Nigeria’s Star Boy, five others arrested in Bangkok for romance scam

Nigerian man, who pretended to be a beautiful female American soldier on Facebook, has been arrested by Thailand authorities for internet romance fraud. The Nigerian, known as Antonio Jose Carlos or ‘Star Boy’ in his community, had been targetting lonely Thai men and defrauding them of their savings with promises of love. According to reports from […]




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