Featured post

Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AFDB president

Saturday, 19 October 2019

Breaking... 18 women on new list of Europe's 21 most-wanted fugitives, Nigerian Bini lady makes the list

Europol has revealed the names of Europe's most-wanted fugitives - and 18 of the 21 criminals on the list are women.
Jessica Esohe Edosomwan, Nigerian Bini. Trafficking crime...

The EU crime agency says its list proves that women are equally capable of committing serious crimes as men.

Something is wrong somewhere with this photo.

Obviously. Lol

Embattled COZA Pastor Bidoun Fatoyinbo and family go on vacation. See PHOTOS

Nigeria - Biodun Fatoyinbo, the embattled senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly COZA, his wife Modele, and their children, are currently on vacation.

Friday, 18 October 2019

Tragedy as at least 62 people killed in Afghanistan mosque blast during Friday prayers

At least 62 people, including children, have been killed after a bomb exploded in a mosque in eastern Afghanistan during Friday prayers.

Another 36 people were wounded in the attack in the Haskamena district of Nagarhar province, said Attahullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor.

Kogi deputy governor, Simon Achuba, impeached

Nigeria - The deputy governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has been impeached.

Simon who has been in a running battle with the state governor, Yahaya Bello, was impeached by members of the state Assembly today October 18th.

At last, man who killed MTN staff after turning down his marriage proposal, sentenced to death

Nigeria - After over three years of legal battle, the Kwara State High Court has sentenced Ogundele David, to death by hanging over the killing of a staff of MTN Telecommunications, Abiola Tosin Ashinwo.

Terrible! Parents charged with murder after their badly beaten four-month old baby was found dead with drugs in his system

The parents of a four-month-old baby have been charged with murder after he was found dead at the bottom of a well inside padlocked milk crates with drugs in his system.  

Mexican Drug lord El Chapo's son arrested - then escapes as cartel overpowers police in gun fight

One of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's sons has escaped arrest after security forces were surrounded by heavily armed cartel fighters.

Ovidio Guzman, who is accused of drug trafficking in the US, was one of four people discovered by the national guard inside a house in the Mexican city of Culiacan.

Troops krescue 3 farmers kill a bandit in Kaduna

Nigeria - Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have rescued three villagers abducted from their farms on Wednesday in Maro village along Kaduna-Abuja highway.

Onitsha market tanker fire a terror attack, claims IPOB

Nigeria - The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has claimed that the Onitsha tanker fire disaster on Wednesday was a terrorist attack.

This was contained in a statement by IPOB’s Media and Public Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Thursday.

A season of fuel tanker explosion in Nigeria as another tanker carrying petrol crashes along Ozumba Mbadiwe road VI, spills its content (video)

Lagos, Nigeria - Report says a tanker carrying petrol has crashed along Ozumba Mbadiwe in Victoria Island, spilling its content on the road, LIB is reporting.

Breaking.... Another fuel tanker explodes in Onitsha

Nigeria - Sequel to wednesday's tanker  fire, another petrol tanker has exploded along Enugu-Onitsha expressway by Bessoy filling station, Onitsha, Anambra state.

Obaseki debunks Oshiomhole's claim of dumping APC: Misbehaving individuals will be the ones to leave

Nigeria -  The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has rubbished claims that he was concluding plans to dump the All Progressives Congress, APC, to pursue his second term bid at another party.

Raised eyebrows as Sir Alex Ferguson is accused of fixing Manchester United match against Juventus and was gifted a £30k gold Rolex watch

Former Manchester United manager, Alex Ferguson allegedly fixed a football match with a corrupt agent who gave him a £30,000 gold Rolex, a court heard today.

FG and Labour reach agreement on percentage increase for workers based on minimum wage

Nigeria - The Federal Government and the organized labour on Thursday October 17, reached an agreement on the percentage increase in workers' salaries as a result of the new N30,000 minimum wage. 

Thursday, 17 October 2019

UK and EU reach Brexit deal

The president of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, said Thursday that Brussels had come to an agreement with Britain on a Brexit withdrawal agreement to be presented to EU leaders.




>{Instagram: the_forefront_nigeria }

Connect with Joshua Osagie (Blog owner)
 > facebook  (fan page) 
 > twitter

Share this post now with others on social media. Use media options below.

Cars set alight as protests erupt in Barcelona over jailed separatist leaders

Protesters in Barcelona have set fire to several cars during violent clashes with police.

At least four streets were blocked by burning containers as people set bins and vehicles alight near the interior department of the regional government in the city.

Wow! Donald Trump told Recep Tayyip Erdogan in letter: 'Don't be a tough guy. Don't be a fool!' See letter...

Donald Trump warned Turkey's president "don't be a tough guy" in a letter urging him to halt a military offensive in northeast Syria.

The US president told Recep Tayyip Erdogan that he wanted to "work out a good deal" and that the Turkish leader was at risk of being viewed in history as "the devil".

Dismay as some parts of Ochanja market in Onitsha is reportedly still on fire this morning

Nigeria - The tragic fire incident at Ochanja market in Onitsha which destroyed properties and also claimed lives yesterday October 16, is reportedly still on this morning October 17. 

Gov. Obaseki won't continue Oshiomhole's bad policies, only the good ones - COS

Nigeria - Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Taiwo Akerele, has faulted claims that the governor did not continue with his predecessor’s projects and policies.

Akerele said it was not proper for Obaseki to continue with certain “bad policies” of the Adams Oshiomhole administration.

See PHOTOS as wives of Govs, Senators and Speakers visit Aisha Buhari at the state house

Nigeria - Four days after her return from London, wife of the vice president, governors wives, senate president’s wife & senators’ Wives, speaker’s wife & wives of members’ of the house of reps, wednesday paid a courtesy visit to the first lady, Aisha Buhari, in the state house Abuja.

'Tarzan' actor Ron Ely's wife was stabbed to death by their son before being shot and killed by cops

Ron Ely was home at the time, but was not hurt, Lt. Erik Raney told CNN. He was taken to the hospital as a precaution, where he was evaluated and later released.

See PHOTOS as Manchester City star Zinchenko proposes to his stunning TV presenter girlfriend at Ukraine's national stadium

Manchester City star, Oleksandr Zinchenko has proposed to his stunning TV presenter girlfriend, Vlada Seda.

Wednesday, 16 October 2019

See very GRAPHIC PHOTOS of Onitsha tanker fire that claimed baby and mother, burnt houses..

Real Madrid join race to sign Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze from Villareal

Real Madrid are looking to sign Samuel Chukwueze as Gareth Bale’s replacement, if the Welshman leaves in the the upcoming transfer windows.

Turkey President Erdogan reveals: We can no longer “keep track” of Trump’s tweets

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he could no longer “keep track” of the tweets by his US counterpart Donald Trump as tensions mount over Ankara’s operation against Kurdish militants in Syria.

Man arrested for beating his wife to death in Ogun

Nigeria - The Ogun state police command have arrested 28-year-old Kazeem Yusuf, pictured above, for allegedly beating his wife to death at their Enugada residence on September 23rd.

Counterterrorism? Nine seized vehicles of fish burnt in Yobe State

Men of the Nigerian Army in Damaturu, Yobe State on Tuesday set ablaze nine vehicles containing smoked fish worth several millions of naira.

Adams Oshiomhole to Governor Obaseki: Stop blackmailing me

Nigeria - Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) has warned Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to stop blackmailing him and rather focus on delivery of good governance to the people.  

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tragedy as 13 police officers killed in ambush by gunmen from drug cartel. Read where this happened

At least 13 police officers have been killed after they were ambushed by gunmen in armoured vehicles in Mexico.

Another nine were wounded in the attack by suspected members of a drug cartel who fired on the officers using sniper rifles and AR-15 and AK-47 assault weapons.

Nigeria goal keeper Uzoho could be out for 6 months after tearing ligament in Brazil friendly

Francis Uzoho is set for a long period on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in Nigeria’s 1-1 stalemate against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly.

Popularity nose dive for Trump after Ukraine scandal, poll shows

As of three weeks ago, a majority of Americans — 51.1 percent, on average — opposed impeaching President Donald Trump. Only 40 percent supported it. But that was before the Ukraine scandal snowballed.

Senator Ndume says Boko Haram killed 847 soldiers since 2013 in Borno

Nigeria - Boko Haram insurgents have killed 847 soldiers from 2013 till date, Chairman Senate Committee on Army Ali Ndume has stated.

PDP bombs Buhari over Mamma Daura, Aisha feud: It shows incompetence, disorganization in Buhari presidency

Nigeria - The PDP has reacted to the feud between the first lady, Aisha Buhari and the family members of Mamman Daura, President Buhari's longtime friend.

Another Political party joins PDP at the Supreme Court to challenge Buhari's victory at the polls

Nigeria -  In a new twist to litigations on the 2019 presidential election, the Hope Democratic Party (HDP) has again filed a suit at the Supreme Court praying it to reverse itself in the judgment delivered on October 3, which on technical ground dismissed its appeal filed against the election of President Muhammadu Buhari.




>{Instagram: the_forefront_nigeria }

Connect with Joshua Osagie (Blog owner)
 > facebook  (fan page) 
 > twitter

Share this post now with others on social media. Use media options below.

Aisha Buhari opens up: Mamman Daura's family stopped me from entering Aso Rock

Nigeria - President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has made revelations on the power tussle at the State House in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

For real? There is no hunger in Nigeria, Agric Minister, Sabo Nanono affirms

Muhammad Sabo Nanono, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development on Monday, October 14th said Nigeria is producing enough to feed itself, contrary to the narrative in some quarters that there is hunger in the land.  

Pathetic!!! See Corps member convicted for $150 fraud

Nigeria - The Enugu zonal office of EFCC has secured the conviction of Samuel Orie alias SCOTT GIBB, a serving National Youth Service Corps member before Justice I.N Buba of the Federal High Court, Enugu on one count of impersonation and obtaining by false pretence to the tune of $150.  

Presidency blasts Buhari's nephew's daughter Fatima Daura over Aisha Buhari's video

Nigeria - A Presidency source on Monday faulted the recent release of a video by Mamman Daura’s daughter, Fatima.

The video, released in the wake of the rumour claiming President Muhammadu Buhari was going to take a second wife last Friday, had shown part of the First Lady, Aisha Buhari’s body while shouting on the need for the Dauras to leave an accommodation in the Villa.

Tragic!!! Nigerian student shot dead by his neighbor over 'loud music' in the US

A Nigerian student was shot and killed by his neighbor after they reportedly got into an argument over loud music.

18-year-old Oluwafemi Oyerinde, a freshman at the Kennesaw State University in Georgia was shot and killed outside his Stadium Village apartment shortly after 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 6. He was studying mechanical engineering and had dreams of joining the military.

Pathetic!!! Plastic Chair allegedly used as Wheelchair at emergency unit of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH)

Nigeria - Photos of a plastic chair allegedly used as a wheelchair at the emergency unit of University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital (UNTH) has gone viral on social media. 

Laughter as man speaks from beyond the grave at his own funeral in Ireland (VIDEO -DISCRETIONAL)

Mourners who attended the funeral of a man in Ireland were left in shock when they heard his voice from beyond the grave.

"Let me out, it's f***ing dark in here" cried Shay Bradley from his coffin as it was being lowered into the ground in Kilmanagh, Kilkenny, on 12 October.

Aww... New royal puppies revive bloodline of late Thai king's old dog (SEE ADORABLE PHOTOS)

Four years after the late king of Thailand mourned his beloved pet dog, the country has shown off eight new puppies related to the old royal dog.

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who died on 13 October 2016, was smitten with his furry friend Khun Thong Daeng, who passed away the year before his owner due to old age.

And US demands Syria ceasefire as it announces sanctions against Turkey

President Trump has told the Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan to end the incursion into Syria, as the US announced sanctions against Turkey.

Vice President Mike Pence said Mr trump spoke directly to president Erdogan demanding an immediate ceasefire and talks with Kurdish forces.

No more ambition? Ex-Presidential candidate, Moghalu resigns from YPP. Read why.

Nigeria - Former presidential candidate of Young Progressives Party, YPP, Kingsley Moghalu, has resigned from the party.

He disclosed this on Monday via his official Twitter handle.

Nigerian teen goal keeper Maduka relishes finally playing for Nigeria (Photos)

Maduka Okoye, the 19-year-old Nigerian-born German goalie finally made his debut for Nigeria.

Hohoho!!! 94-year-old Ugandan father of 100 marries four new wives; says he still hopes to have more children and marry more women

A 94-year-old father of over 100 children, Nulu Ssemakula,  recently expanded his already bloated household by marrying four new wives in Ruyonza, a largely polygamous village in Uganda.

Monday, 14 October 2019

JUST IN: Nigerian Customs Service orders complete border import, export ban

Nigeria - The Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service, retried Col. Hameed Ali has insisted that all import and export of goods from the nation’s land borders remain banned until there is an agreement with neighbouring countries on the kind of goods that should enter and exit Nigeria.

Hmm! OAP Dotun threatens to cancel interview with Tacha following threats to his life

Nigeria - OAP Dotun has threatened to cancel a scheduled interview with disqualified contestant in the just concluded Big Brother Naija show, Tacha.

Goodness me! See shocking photos show doctor operating on seriously injured patient under torchlight in Jigawa State

Nigeria - Photos posted by Sawaba FM Hadejia, Jigawa State, show the shocking incident of a seriously injured patient being operated on under torchlight, owing to power outage in the hospital.