Nigerians Deride Melaye over Corruption Book Launch

Nigerians have taken to twitters to deride Senator Dino Melayo’s corruption book launch, especially with presence of former First Lady Patience Jonathan as Guest of Honour. The book written by Melaye is entitled “ Antidotes for Corruption’’ was launched on Monday. “Jesus, when are you coming back,’’ was the expression used by Banky‏ @AdeBanqie’s tweet…

Photo: Hoodlums Kill Alfa Abu, wife and children in Ijebu-Ode

A 35 year-old Muslim cleric, Sheikh Yusuf Amzat-Salam, also known as Alfa Abu,  his wife and four children were killed by hoodlums in the early hours of Tuesday in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State. The incident occurred at Atiba area of Odogbolu Local Government Area. The eldest child, a girl aged 11,  her twin brothers, aged 8…

EFCC Docks Ex Niger State Governor and Commissioner for N1.46bn Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday arraigned former Niger State governor, Muazu Babangida Aliyu and his Commissioner of Environment, Parks, Gardens and Forest Resources, Umar Mohammed Nasko, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja on an eight-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N1.46 billion. One of…

OBJ is the father of corruption,’ Fayose blasts ex-president

Fayose said Obasanjo eats and sleeps with corruption, adding that his government was the most corrupt in Nigeria’s history. Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo has no moral rights to accuse anyone of corruption. He said Obasanjo eats and sleeps with corruption, adding that his government was the most corrupt in Nigeria’s…

FUK to employ 7 First class graduates after completion of NYSC

Graduands of Federal University Kashere, Gombe State during the Second Convocation of the Institution. Federal University Kashere (FUK) Gombe State has offered employment to the seven first class graduates out of its 309 total graduates in the 2015/2016 academic session. Prof. Alhassan Gani disclosed this during the second convocation ceremony in Kashere, Akko Local Government Area…

Trump to sell High-Tech Aircraft to Nigeria for $600 million

The Trump administration will move forward with the sale of high-tech aircraft to Nigeria for its campaign against Boko Haram, The Washington Post has reported, citing U.S. officials. This will set in motion a deal with Nigeria that the Obama administration had planned to approve at the very end of Barack Obama’s presidency. The congress will receive…

…and the Winner of #BBNaija 2017 is Efe! #BasedOnLogistics

Congratulations to Efe! The Big Brother Naija Housemate emerged the winner of the Reality TV show after spending 78 days in the house. Efe beat the other four finalists – Marvis, Debie-Rise, TBoss, and Bisola – by raking 57.61% of the total votes this final week. TBoss also won the PayPorte Arena games and went home…

Nigerians roast T-Boss for not being able to recite the National Anthem

It’s the last week in the Big Brother house and last night, housemates were joking around when T-Boss was innocently asked to recite the National Anthem. She fumbled with it and instantly ‘National Anthem’ became a trending topic in Nigeria. Nigerians on social media came for her from all angles! See the tweets and video after…

Tragedy 5 children of same parents die in Abuja inferno

A tragedy of great proportion has befallen a family in Abuja after five children of the same parents lost their lives in a fire disaster. It was a monumental tragedy after five young children of the same parents lost their lives in a fire outbreak in the Mpape community in Bwari Area Council of the…

Is the Governor of Ekiti now a DJ?

Governor Ayo Fayose continues his long record of publicity stunts. Ayo Fayose has done strange things as Governor of Ekiti state but his latest stunt might just take the cake. Today, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, a clip of the Ekiti’s first citizen spinning by the turntable surfaced on Twitter. Governor Ayo Fayose was grooving behind…

Incest – See man who impregnated daughter, dumped baby inside well

The Bauchi State Police Command has unveiled the face of a man who had incestuous sex with his daughter, impregnated her and dumped the baby inside a well. The Bauchi State Police Command has unveiled the face of the man who had incestuous sexual relationships with his own daughter, resulting in a pregnancy. The 55-year-old…

Love and Dating-3 relationship traits that are common but terrible

These are relationship issues that are just as bad as they are widedspread. One thing about the human society is how habits and behaviours usually become acceptable by virtue of being widespread. If it stays around long enough and loads of people engage in it enough, it becomes part and parcel of the culture, tightly…

For The Ladies The most common lies men tell wives & girlfriends

Someone said 18 out every 20 men is guilty of, at least, one of these lies. Men lie, women lie. Even kids are quite good at the game, too. It’s something about the nature… a way of getting out of a difficult situation or deceiving people into believing or doing something we want them to…

5 Exercises You Can Do With a Chair

Incline push-up, seat tap, and standing side crunch are counted among the exercises you can do with a chair. What if I tell you that the chair is capable of aiding you with exercises that almost every gym equipment can do, would you believe? It is a thing of fact to know that the availability…

Ronke Ademiluyi “Nigerian Fashion set the pace in Africa”

Ademiluyi said on Tuesday in Lagos that Nigerians designs were creative and laced with cultural finesse. Ronke Ademiluyi, Founder of the Africa Fashion Week on Tuesday said that Nigerian fashion industry is a pacesetter in the African fashion community. Ademiluyi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos that Nigerians designs were…

Milan Design Week Retro and modern collide as event kicks off

Over 2,000 trade members have booked space to ply their trendy wares in a vast space of 200,000 square metres. Milan Design Week, one of the world’s largest gatherings showcasing cutting-edge furniture designs and other exciting innovations in home accessories, got under way Tuesday in the Italian business capital. More than 300,000 people are expected…

Actress, sons go stylish on the new cover of Motherhood In-Style

Nollywood actress Adunni Ade and her sons cover the new issue of Motherhood In-Style Magazine… Adunni Ade and her sons cover the new issue of Motherhood In-Style Magazine. The actress who opened up in a rare interview chose stylish looks with the boys in tow for the feature.   Adunni Ade, sons for Motherhood In-Style…

Russia close to Banning Jehovah’s Witnesses

Russia’s Supreme Court will continue hearing on Thursday a request by the government to ban Jehovah’s Witnesses and declare the Christian group an extremist organisation. Hearing in the case began Wednesday. On March 16, the Russian government filed a suit to outlaw the organisation, which is already considered an extremist group in St. Petersburg where it is…

Pensioners to Smile as Buhari Releases Funds

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun. The Muhammadu Buhari administration has released N54 billion to clear part of the backlog of accrued pension rights for the years 2014, 2015 and 2016. The Director of Information, Ministry of Finance, Mr Salisu Danbatta said on Wednesday that N41.5 billion has already been released to the National Pension Commission (PENCOM)….

Principal Denied Bail For Impregnating Student

The court, which rejected his bail plea on Wednesday, ordered that Mohammed, who is the Vice Principal of Government Day Secondary School, Tunga, be remanded in prison custody. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that the accused was arraigned on a two-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse with a child, and impregnating a female…

NNPC: No Plan to Increase Petrol Price

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC says that the recent increase in bridging allowance to transporters from N6.20 to N7.20 per litre will not lead to an increase in the pump price of petrol or Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, from the prevailing price of N145 per litre. Providing the clarification in Abuja on Wednesday, the…

Beyoncé Most Influential Celebrity

  American music superstar Beyonce, has been named the most influential celebrity, with her Instagram posts worth One Million Dollars each, on a photo-sharing website by D’Marie Analytics. According to Time.com, using an algorithm that measures 56 metrics across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the star’s value was determined. Those metrics did include the followers count,…

In Lagos 40 Nigerians deported from Italy over immigration, drug crimes

The deportees, who are all male, arrived at the Murtala International Airport on Tuesday, April 4, via a chartered aircraft with registration number EL-SMU/3737. The government of Italy has repatriated 40 Nigerians for committing various offenses in the country. The deportees, who are all male, arrived at the Murtala International Airport on Tuesday, April 4,…

Nigerian teenager admitted by 8 Ivy League schools

Ifeoma White-Thorpe: got admission into 8 Ivy League schools Ifeoma White-Thorpe, a New Jersey high school student, born by Nigerian parents,  has done a clean sweep of her college applications, racking up acceptances from all eight Ivy League schools as well as Stanford, just for good measure. She got admitted to Harvard, Yale, Columbia, UPenn,…

Osinbajo in France

The Prime Minister of France, Bernard Cazeneuve, received and interacted with Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and agreed on greater cooperation to forge better economic and security development. Prime Minister of France, Bernard Cazeneuve, welcomes Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to France. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with Prime Minister of France, Bernard Cazeneuve Both countries agreed…

Suspected criminal killed by angry mob-Photos

According to Facebook user Fafinee Kamara, who witnessed the incident, the suspected criminal was lynched by a mob in Liberia, yesterday morning, April 4th. “Another blessing from Motherland. No one like criminals, that I know. But should they be killed instantly without investigation? Just arrived this morning and met this horrific scene on Camp Johnson…

Academy sets dates for next four years- Oscars

As usual, the 2018 edition of the Academy Awards will take place at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, with Jimmy Kimmel possibly returning as the host. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has set dates for the 90th, 91st, 92nd and 93rd Academy Awards, which will all air Live on ABC. The 90th, 91st, 92nd and…

Actress says she will never do anything for money- Yvonne Jegede

The newly married star on April 4, 2017, revealed she will never do anything for money. Nollywood actress Yvonne Jegede in a recent post talks about her strongest weapon and money. The newly married star on April 4, 2017, revealed she will never do anything for money. ALSO READ: First photo of actress on her…

Kemi Adetiba talks about her Inspiring King Women Series“There are a lot of girls that feel life happens to them and they don’t know the next step to take”

Kemi Adetiba’s King Women series is a must watch. Click here if you missed the first episode. In a new interview with Accelerate TV, the filmmaker talks about her inspiration and goal behind the series. See excerpts from her interview below. On her inspiration for the series: A lot of people ask me the question, ‘why the…

Cure for Sickle Cell Disease?

An American woman, Iesha Thomas, reportedly cured of sickle cell. If you or someone you know suffers from sickle cell disease, hope is on the way. Iesha Thomas, who suffered from the disease herself, is the first person to be cured. This is huge!!! Sickle cell affects 1 in every 500 African Americans in the…

What Parents Don’t Know About Sugar

What Parents Don’t Know About Sugar Healthy Eating Photo Mariam Moshinsky|CC Even when limiting the sweet-stuff, most parents seriously underestimate the impact of sugar on kids. But the news isn’t all bad.  Get the real nitty-gritty with these surprising facts about sugar and kids, including top science videos on sugar research. Surprising facts about sugar and kids #1: Sugar doesn’t make kids hyper….

What Relationship is Your Cousin’s Child?

  Children of your cousin are actually called your “first cousins once removed.” Your cousin’s child is NOT your second cousin as is commonly believed. The appropriate name for addressing your cousin’s child is niece or nephew, even though they are actually first cousins once removed. What does “Once Removed” Mean? The term “once removed”…

Mugabe Gets Wheelchair Birthday Gift

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has received a belated birthday present of a motor-controlled wheelchair. Zimbabwean leader, 93, got the “mobile chair” from his cabinet ministers during a ceremony held at State House in Harare on Monday, APA reports. The ministers said the wheelchair is meant to make it easy for Africa’s oldest leader to “navigate…

Senate Suspends Ndume for 6 Months

The Senate on Wednesday suspended former Senate Leader, Sen. Mohammed Ndume over his petition calling for investigation into the allegation discrediting Sen. Dino Melaye as a graduate of ABU Zaria. The suspension order followed the recommendation of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions which investigated the allegation. The News Agency of Nigeria…

Judges’ Arrest ‘Arrest of judges sad but necessary’ – Constitutional lawyer

Constitutional lawyer, Professor Itsay Sagay (SAN) has described the recent dramatic arrests of some judges as sad but inevitable. Sagay, who is the  Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption (PACAC), said “expanding epidemic of judicial corruption” has sabotaged the invincibility and utmost respect judges once possessed. As contained in a statement issued on Tuesday, October 11,…

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” Watch Tom Holland in 2nd trailer

In the second “Spider-Man: Homecoming” trailer, Parker is seen trying to balance his everyday life with his task as a web-slinger superhero. A new trailer which features Tom Holland as Peter Parker has made its debut. In the trailer, Parker is seen trying to balance his everyday life with his task as Spider-Man. Iron Man…

Senate Suspends RECs Confirmation In Protest Against Buhari’s Refusal To Sack Magu

The Nigerian Senate has stood down the confirmation of nominees for positions of Resident Electoral Commissioners, after expressing misgivings about President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to sack Ibrahim Magu as acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission despite his repeated rejection by the lawmakers. The Senators also accused nominees of the president of disrespecting…

Army Detains Six Soldiers After Attack On Woman

The 81 Division of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday said it had set up a Board of Inquiry (BOI), and detained six soldiers over the brutality of a woman in Lagos state. The incident on 12 March, according to the Division’s spokesperson, , Lt.-Col. Olaolu Daudu, happened in Odoguyan, Ikorodu area of Lagos. It involved…