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Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AFDB president

Saturday, 12 October 2019

#RevolutionNow: Sowore, Bakare unable to meet bail conditions

Nigeria - The convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, and co-defendant, Olawale Bakare, charged with treasonable felony, among others, are yet to perfect the bail granted them on October 4, 2019 by a Federal High Court in Abuja.

Typhoon Hagibis: Scare as over a mllion told to evacuate in Japan as powerful storm looms

More than a million people in Japan have been advised to leave their homes as heavy rain and strong winds pounded the country with a powerful typhoon looming.

How Presidency reacted to Buhari's alleged marriage to second wife

Nigeria - The Presidency has dismissed reports that President Muhammadu Buhari was getting married to a second wife.

How and Why Buhari suspended International trips for ministers, others

Nigeria - President Buhari has ordered an immediate suspension of international travels for all Cabinet Members and Heads of Government Agencies to enable Ministers prepare for the process of budget defence at the National Assembly and also to ensure the timely passage of the Appropriation Bill.

EFCC boss Magu reveal: FG now saves N4.5bn monthly from ghost workers

Nigeria - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said its intervention assisted to save N4.5 billion monthly, lost to ‘ghost workers’ on the federal government’s payroll.  

Friday, 11 October 2019

Passengers hurt as plane veers off runway in Kenya

An aircraft flying 55 people from Nairobi veered off the runway during takeoff and skid into the bush, leaving nine passengers injured, aviation officials said Friday, October 11.

#SexForGrades: Buhari declares, I Will Assent Law Against Sexual Abuses

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari has said that stricter laws are needed to prevent girls from being abused in our schools, The Nation reports.

Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma to face corruption trial related to $2.5bn deal

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face trial for corruption.

The 77-year-old, who was president from 2009 to 2018, is accused of taking bribes from a French arms manufacturer relating to a $2.5bn (£1.78bn) deal in the 1990s which took place while he was deputy president.

Four treated after stabbing at Manchester shopping centre

Four people are being treated after a stabbing outside a shopping centre in Manchester.

North West Ambulance Service said they were called out in relation to the stabbings, but they did not confirm the nature of the injuries.

Just In: Appeal court nullifies Senator Dino Melaye’s election, orders fresh polls

Nigeria - The Appeal Court on Friday nullified the election of Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye.

Melaye, who made the disclosure said the court ordered a fresh election.

Nigerian Army is yet to defeat Boko Haram because we don't have helicopters - Theatre Commander

The Theatre Commander of Nigerian army’s Operation Lafiya Dole, Olusegun Adeniyi has blamed their inability to conclude the fight against Boko Haram on lack of an “army aviation”. 

Gov Umahi reveals: I became a billionaire at 25

Nigeria - Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has revealed that he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to duty.

Breaking!!! Iranian oil tanker explodes in feared 'rocket attack'

An Iranian oil tanker has been hit by two rockets near the Saudi port city of Jeddah, according to Iranian state news agency ISNA.

The agency said the attack was on board a vessel named the Sabiti which belongs to the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).

Former Pension Reform Chief Maina’s N1b assets seized including charms

Nigeria - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed an application at the court for the forfeiture of 29 additional assets, worth N1.054 billion, traced to Abdulrasheed Maina.

Anti-corruption: We’ve recovered N1tr looted cash - Itse Sagay declares

Nigeria - Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay on Thursday October 10, announced that they have recovered over N1 trillion in the fight against corruption, home and abroad. 

Breaking!!! Cabal Allegedly Locked Up Aisha Buhari In Aso Rock Quarter (WATCH UNCONFIRMED VIDEO)

Nigeria’s First Lady, Aisha Buhari made what appears to be a surprise return to Nigeria in the early hours of Friday, October 11, 2019 only to find her quarters locked up. Her return comes amidst rumours that her husband, President Buhari is marrying a second wife today.

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Oh dear me! Lady escapes lynching over alleged snatching of manhood in bus

Nigeria - A yet-to-be-identified young lady on Thursday escaped lynching by an irate mob over alleged snatching of manhood of three men in a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) bus at Onipanu Bus Stop in Lagos.

Scare as world boxing champion in intensive care after flipping his Ferrari

Boxing champion Errol Spence Jr is in intensive care after flipping his Ferrari "multiple times" at high speed while not wearing a seatbelt.

The WBC and IBF welterweight champion was ejected from the supercar in the early hours of Thursday morning after driving into oncoming traffic, police in Dallas said.

KABOOM!!! See FULL LIST as Ex-Lagos Gov, Ambode, commissioners and others face arrest

Nigeria - Lagos House of Assembly has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest for former Governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode and four others who served as his commissioners. 

Area Father AKA Charly Boy's mum, Margaret Oputa dies at the age of 101

Nigerian musician and activist, Charly Boy has announced the death of his mother, Margaret Ntianu Oputa. She died on Tuesday, october 8th at the age of 101.

President Buhari's meeting with Goodluck Jonathan at Aso Rock in PHOTOS

Nigeria’s former President, Goodluck Jonathan met with President Buhari behind closed door in Aso Rock today. 

As pressure mounts, Solskjaer in crucial meetings with Man Utd board

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has held a series of meetings with the board and still retains their support, the UK Times reports.

EFCC raids Zamfara INEC office, recovers 4 ‘Ghana-must- go’ bags

Nigeria - Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday took away four ‘Ghana-must-go’ bags suspected to contain money from the Zamfara office of INEC.

Comedian Kevin Hart gets back to work weeks after horrific car crash

Kevin Hart is reportedly back to work just weeks after suffering serious injuries from a horrific car crash. 

According to TMZ, the 40-year-old actor and comedian is reportedly back in action promoting his upcoming action sequel Jumanji: The Next Level. 

UNN lecturer and Pastor says on facebook BBC's #SexForGrades documentary was doctored

A University of Nigeria, Nsukka lecturer, Joseph Nnaemeka Chukwuma has alleged that BBC's #Sexforgrades documentary which exposed some randy lecturers in Nigeria and Ghana was doctored. 

American artiste Rihanna calls President Trump the 'most mentally ill human being in America'

Rihanna has called President Donald Trump  "the most mentally ill human being in America right now."

Wednesday, 9 October 2019

#SexForGrades: Meet 2nd UNILAG lecturer suspended over BBC sex scandal documentary

Nigeria - The University of Lagos, has suspended another lecturer, Dr Samuel Oladipo, of the Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, after he was also indicted in the Sex for Grade documentary produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation BBC.

Oh gosh!!! See VIDEO as protesters tie Mexican mayor to a truck, drag him through the streets for failing to keep his campaign promise

The mayor of Las Margaritas in Mexico, Jorge Luis Escandón Hernández got humiliated by angry villagers for failing to fulfill his campaign promise of repairing a local road.

Scary PHOTOS as gas cylinder explodes inside a parked car

Gas Cylinder Explodes

A gas cylinder exploded inside a parked car, under the sun, with all it's door glasses shut.

As promised, Reps begin debate on Buhari's 2020 budget (PHOTO)

Nigeria - The House of Representatives has commenced the debate on the 2020 Appropriation bill recently presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Messi speaks on El Classico, hails Cristiano Ronaldo

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi has hailed Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo for giving a plus to the rivalry in El Clasico and La Liga during his time at Real Madrid.

AC Milan confirm Stefano Pioli as new head coach after Marco Giampaolo’s sacking

Italian club, AC Milan have officially announced the appointment of Stefano Pioli as the new head coach. 

German police open terror probe after eight injured in lorry attack

German police have opened a terrorism investigation after eight people were injured by a lorry that rammed into traffic.

JUST IN: Two killed in shooting near synagogue in Germany

Two people have died in a shooting near a synagogue in Germany.

Police, who are urging locals to stay inside, said two people were dead and that one person has been arrested.

My dream has always been to represent England and not Nigeria - Chelsea striker, Tammy Abraham speaks on his England call-up

Tammy Abraham has made it clear that his international dream has always been to represent England and not Nigeria. 

The 22-year-old Chelsea striker was recently called up by England for the Euro 2020 qualifiers in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria taking place this month. 

#Brexit: Messi and Ronaldo could face UK travel ban if Britain exits EU without a deal

Football stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could face being banned from entering the United Kingdom if British Prime minister Boris Johnson keeps to his promise of exiting the European Union by October 31 without a deal.

Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Bodies of 13 women from West Africa and Tunisia recovered after migrant boat capsizes in the Mediterranean

Italian coastguards recovered the bodies of 13 women who died after a crowded migrant boat capsized in heavy weather as rescue boats approached it off the coast of Lampedusa, an island south of Sicily, local authorities have said.

Alas! Twitter users dig up old bikini photos of Yvonne Nelson as they slam her for her reaction to the sex for grade scandal

Yvonne Nelson posted a tweet in reaction to the sex for grade scandal and this has earned her brutal criticisms from Twitter users who think she's being a hypocrite.

President Trump calls on Hillary Clinton to join 2020 Presidential race

President Donald Trump on Tuesday challenged Hillary Clinton to join the 2020 U.S. presidential race on condition that she gives an explanation regarding the notorious email scandal.

Germany, Bayern Munich and Manchester United legend Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from International football

Bastian Schweinsteiger has called time on his illustrious football career that has seen him play for German giants Bayern Munich, English giants Manchester United, the German national team and Chicago Bulls FC.

All Christians should pray for Donald Trump – Apostle Suleman speaks on Impeachment saga

Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the founder of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide,  has called on all Christians to pray for the US, Donald Trump, who is currently faced with impeachment proceedings.

JUST IN: Nigeria-Brazil friendly match could be called off

There are indications the much- anticipated international friendly match between Nigeria and Brazil in Singapore on October 13th may be called off at the last minute unless the organisers are able to sort out the travelling arrangement of the Nigerian delegation.

Buhari's 2020 budget break down: Health, education get low allocations

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari, Tuesday presented the year 2020 budget estimates to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Revealed!!! What it would cost Man Utd to sack Solskjaer after £19.6m to Mourinho.

Manchester United will have to pay out around £7million, if they decide to sack Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, according to the UK Metro.

Buhari to NASS during 2020 budget presentation: I have cold, lost my voice because of hard work (VIDEO OF PRESENTATION)

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday hinted on losing his voice.
Buhari disclosed that he lost his voice due to cold and his hard work.

#Xenophobia: Meeting Buhari Wasn't Tense, Difficult As People Thought - Ramaphosa

Nigeria - In his letter to South Africans, exclusively obtained by SaharaReporters, South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa, says some people, which might have included members of his government, thought that his meeting with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari would be a tough meeting.

''I will not be pressured to speak'' UNILAG lecturer featured in #Sexforgrades documentary says

Nigeria - Dr Boniface Igbeneghu has stated that he will not be speaking anytime soon on the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him in the BBC #SexForGrades investigative documentary that was released on Monday, October 7th.

How Possible? 87-year-old woman dies in Zamfara leaving behind 102 grand children

Nigeria - An 87-year-old woman, Hajiya Zainab Magaji, has died in Zamfara leaving behind four children, 102 grand children and many great grand children.

#SexForGrades: "I Have Received Threats Since Undercover Investigation" - BBC Journalist Kiki Mordi

Kiki Mordi, the BBC journalist responsible for the undercover investigation into sexual harassment in universities, says she has received subtle threats since the report went viral.

Oh dear! Meet the United States most prolific serial killer in history revealed by FBI, Samuel Little

A man who has confessed to nearly 100 murders and is serving multiple life sentences in a California prison is now considered the US most prolific serial killer, the FBI said.

EFCC boss Magu says Governors are currently scared of organizing extravagant parties in and outside Nigeria

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magus has said that the fear of the agency has prevented many serving state governors from organising flamboyant parties within and outside Nigeria.

Manchester United coach Solskjaer could be sacked after Liverpool show down - Report

Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has claimed that Manchester United's next game against Liverpool is coming at the perfect time for the crisis-hit club...but fans reckon it will get him sacked.