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Boy drowns inside water drum in grandma house

A two-year-old boy, Eniola Ajakaye, has drowned inside a drum of water while holidaying with his grandmother in Aboru, in the Iyana Ipaja area of Lagos State.Officers from Oke Odo Police Division arrested the victim’s father, Sunday Ajakaye, a mechanic, and Sunday’s 65-year-old mother, after the boy’s mother, Mary, accused them of complicity in the death.A resident, who spoke on ...

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FG begins shortlisting candidates for 500,000 jobs – Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised.The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday, in Abuja  when a delegation of the National Council for Women’s Societies (NCWS) paid him a courtesy visit in his office.Mohammed said that applications were being received and government had started processing them for the ...

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CAN declares 3 days fasting for Nigeria

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria has announced three days of fasting for Nigeria in the bid for the country to revive Nigeria from economic recession.The decision of the CAN leadership was contained in a statement on Tuesday.The fasting has been scheduled for September 21 (today) to Friday September 23, 2016.According to the statement signed by Pastor Adebayo ...

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Falana Urges FG To Reject Switzerland’s Conditionality For Return Of $321m Abacha Loot

​ Lagos lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has told the Federal Government to immediately reject the conditionality imposed by the government of Switzerland for the repatriation of $321million Abacha loot in Swiss banks and other financial institutions. In a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on behalf of his law firm, Falana described as insulting and an unlawful intervention the request ...

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Outrage as masqueraders storms church during prayer vigil

Five days after, outrage continues following the deadly attacks by some masqueraders in some parts of Ado Ekiti, including invasion of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Oke Ila.It was gathered yesterday the masqueraders stormed the church on Friday night during a prayer vigil, and smashed the head of a worshipper with a broken bottle.The victim was left in a pool ...

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It is time to resign’ – PDP to Buhari

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and allow competent hands to steer the country away from the present economic recession.In a statement last night by the spokesman of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the crass ineptitude and lukewarm-attitude of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration could no longer ...

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Ignore Boko Haram’s threat to capture Buhari, it’s not possible – DHQ

A faction of Boko Haram loyal to Abubakar Shekau has released a new video in which it threatened to capture or kill President Muhammadu Buhari.The sect also threatened to deal with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. It showed a large number of members of the terrorist group observing what they claimed was their Eid-el-Kabir prayer at ...

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I’m moving ahead to bigger responsibilties soon – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west senatorial district in the upper chamber of Nation Assembly has stated that he is moving towards bigger responsibilities soon.Melaye, whose wife put to bed some weeks ago wrote on his social media account: “Moving ahead to bigger responsibilities soon, Ready for challenges”.Although, the die-hard supporter of the Senate president, Bukola Saraki did not disclose his ...

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Man kills childhood friend over gambling

A 21-year-old man, Ogadima Nkwaha, is currently cooling his heels in the police net for allegedly slitting the throat of his friend, John Effiong, in Ajegunle, Apapa area of Lagos State.It was gathered that the suspect killed the victim after he refused to release his (Effiong) phone to him.Nkwaha had allegedly won more than N60,000 from the victim while they ...

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Buhari is concerned, seriously working to turn things around – Presidency

The Presidency. on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari feels the pains of Nigerians and is working assiduously towards alleviating their hardship.An official of the Presidency who pleaded not to be mentioned had in a chat with newsmen also disclosed that the Presidency will not dabble into the affairs of the Senate over its decision to question the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the ...

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Stop complaining, start working – Kukah tasks Buhari

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to face the challenges of governance and stop agonizing over misdeeds of past administrations.Nigerians, according to the clergyman, “didn’t vote a government to complain about yesterday. If we wanted yesterday, the new government would not be there.”Kukah spoke with newsmen at a dinner organized by ...

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Economic recession: Consult experts urgently – Sanusi advises Buhari

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ‎to seek the advice of experts in tackling the current economic crisis.‎Sanusi gave the advice at the Government House, Kano, during the traditional Sallah Durbar (Hawan Nasarawa). ‎He said ‎consulting experts would help in enunciating ‎appropriate solutions to the crisis, and reduce the hardship ...

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Naira will go for N1000 per dollar – Agric Minister

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has sounded a warning that the naira could become totally worthless at the international stage if the status quo is maintained.Speaking on Wednesday in Abuja, he complained that the consumption of rice by Nigerians is on the rise and that a lot of people were not aware that rice had ...

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UNILORIN Confirms The Withdrawal Of A “Born Again” Student Over Malpractice In WASSCE

The management of University of Ilorin, Kwara State (UNILORIN) has released official statement concerning the voluntary withdrawal of one of its student named Jephtaph Abolarin.The 300-Level Sociology student was said to have written a letter to the school authorities informing them that he will no longer be able to continue his studies in the institution due to the fact that ...

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Nigerian Arik Airline Shuts Down Operations As It Fuel Suppliers And Insurers Withdraw Services

​Hundreds of air travellers booked on Nigerian Arik airline are currently stranded across the country, following the inability of the airline to airlift them to their destinations. A source close to the oil marketers told our correspondent that the airline is a bad debtor as it currently owes at least N3 billion to all its suppliers, a situation, which has ...

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IPOB, TRIPOB disgree on alleged plot to kill Nnamdi Kanu

The Re-branded Indigenous People of Biafra, TRIPOB, has described as false, an allegation by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB that the Directorate of State Services, DSS and Nigeria Prison Services, NPS, planned to kill its leader, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu in Kuje Prisons, Abuja.Meanwhile, the group has announced its plan to launch a Food Citadel Programme, FCP, at Enugu on ...

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I thought corruption was the worst thing a nation can endure – OAP Freeze

OAP Freeze has taken to his instagram to cry out about the level of poverty and hunger in Nigeria following the economic recession.He shared the photo above and wrote: I thought corruption was the worst thing a nation can endure, until I saw the suffering and poverty my people are going through. A month ago, a keg of vegetable oil ...

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‘Killing in God’s name is satanic’ – Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Wednesday denounced killing in God’s name as “satanic” as he held a mass to honour Jacques Hamel, the French priest whose throat was slit by jihadists in July.“Killing in God’s name is satanic,” he said in his address which was attended by around 80 pilgrims from the northern French diocese of Rouen where the attack took place.“He ...

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EFCC may not find anything against Okonjo-Iweala – Ahmed Joda

Ahmed Joda, the Chairman of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Transition Committee, which interfaced with former President Goodluck Jonathan’s team, has disclosed that his panel did not find anything to believe that the immediate past Finance minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was guilty of corruption, stressing that the ex-coordinating minister for the economy shielded herself.Joda, who spoke with select journalists in Yola, Adamawa ...

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Militants have agreed to surrender – Gov Rochas

Militants who have been actively operating in the Imo State region have reportedly decided to lay down their weapons, surrender and hand over arms to Governor Rochas Okorocha.The militant group who had been responsible for attacks on oil and gas pipelines, have now shown a willingness to surrender and enter into a dialogue with the government.Okorocha said in a statement ...

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MASSOB anniversary turns bloody, 4 killed

​ According to reports, no fewer than four people were allegedly shot dead on Tuesday during the  17th year anniversary of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). According to New Telegraph, the deceased were allegedly shot dead by a combined team of the army, police, civil defence and drug law enforcement agents along Onitsha/Owerri ...

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Photos/Video: Boko Haram members release new video, threaten President Buhari

Boko Haram members have released a new video in which they say they plan to capture President Buhari. The 12 minutes 58 seconds video was shared on Youtube. The narrator spoke in Hausa language and showed suspected terrorists doing their Eid prayers on Monday September 12th. “This is our eid prayer from us and by the support of our leader ...

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Photos: Nigerian man propose to white girlfriend on top of Olumo Rock, Abeokuta

An adventurous Nigerian man proposed to his white girlfriend on top Olumo Rock in Abeokuta, Ogun State, yesterday, September 13th. Congrats to the couple. More photos after the cut. 304 total views, no views today

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Photos : Female Students Take Over UNILAG With S.exy Car Wash Show

In respect to  marking their hall week the ladies of Fagunwa Hall took over the school and treated the students of University of Lagos to a sight of wonder with s.exy car wash show. See photos below: 481 total views, 2 views today

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Photos: NYSC members in Daura, Katsina state pay President Buhari a courtesy visit

President Buhari received National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members serving in Daura at his Katsina home today September 13th. More photos after the  cut. 635 total views, no views today

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‘I can’t apologize for the person I choose to be’ – Nigerian cross-dresser Bayo says

​ As seen on Social Media. The Nigerian Cross dresser also has some few words for those bothered by the person he choose to be. In his words: “To Be Yourself In a World That Is Constantly Trying To Make You Something Else Is The Greatest Accomplishment….(AmHotterDanYaGyalDem)okbye!” “I Can’t apologise for the person I choose to be….. I watch friends ...

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Photos: 80-year-old Man dies in House inferno started by immersion water heater

An 80-year-old man, Godwin Oyia, lost his life in Lagos, after being trapped in an House inferno started by an immersion water heater (boiling ring). The fire incident occured at No 5 Aborishade close, Lawanson, Surulere, at about 10:40am today, Sept 13th.According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), investigation carried out by the Agency’s emergency response team at ...

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Lai Mohammed blames over-dependence on oil for Nigeria’s problems

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, identified  Nigeria’s over-dependence on oil as responsible for the present economic recession the nation was passing through. Mohammed made the assertion at a news briefing in his residence in Oro, Irepodun Local Government Area in Kwara.He said that the prevailing economic situation was not about trading blames, pointing out that ...

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Boko Haram: Buhari is happy with Air Force – Abubakar

​ Air Force The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has told Air Force personnel involved in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North East that President Muhammadu Buhari is very happy and appreciates their efforts. Abubakar made the statement on Tuesday while having lunch with Air Force troops at the Yola Air Force Base as ...

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 Saraki-Nigeria will conquer economic crisis 

​The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki on Tuesday, assured Nigerians that economy recession in the country will soon be tackled through legislative  support. Saraki, gave the assurance in Ilorin during an interaction with Journalists, while also affirming that Nigerians were really suffering.According to him, the major preoccupation of the Senate upon resumption on September 20, will be finding solutions to ...

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Photos: Man allegedly brutalized by soldiers in Edo State

​ According to Twitter user Ken Henshaw, who posted the photos, the man pictured was allegedly flogged by soldiers today in Benin City because he reportedly didn’t move his car away from the road President Buhari was to use. 547 total views, 4 views today

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Christian group criticises Sultan for Eid el-Kabir day

​Christian elders condemned Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III for declaring September 12 as Eid el-Kabir holiday – The Christian group said the the Sultan had no constitutional right to do so – It accused the Buhari administration of trying to Islamism Nigeria The coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has criticised the Sultan ...

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Vladimir Putin favourite driver dies in ghastly car accident

​Vladimir Putin’s motorcade was involved in a horror car crah in Moscow – The Russian president wasn’t hurt as he was not in the vehicle – However, his favourite chauffeur with more than 40 years of driving experience died on spot Russian media report on a deadly head-on crash that involved Vladimir Putin’s official car. Fortunately, the Russian President escaped ...

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PDP asks court to disqualify Obaseki

​The PDP has taken the APC governorship candidate in Edo state, Godwin Obaseki to court – The PDP accused Obaseki of false claims made in his educational qualifications – The APC have responded saying they would gladly meet the PDP in court Godwin Obaseki is the APC candidate for the Edo governorship elections As the news that President Buhari has ...

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Photos from Hanan Buhari’s birthday party

Youngest daughter of President Buhari, Hanan shared photos from her birthday celebration. Present at the celebration was her mother, Mrs Aisha Buhari, sisters Zahra, Halima and her husband. 272 total views, no views today

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