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OONI’S MARRIAGE SPARKS CONTROVERSY

Ooni of Ife , Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is in the news for controversies surrounding his marriage. The 41-year-old and Wuraola Zainab Otiti, on Saturday in Benin, the Edo State capital were joined together in holy matrimony. The royal wedding

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Manslaughter: Appeal Court sends Actress, Ibinabo back to Prison

The Court of Appeal Lagos Division, yesterday dismissed an appeal filed by star actress and former beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima challenging the judgement of a Lagos High Court which sentenced her to five years imprisonment for the death of one

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IG LAMENTS HIGH COST OF POLICE DOGS

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, has raised concerns about the cost of buying and maintaining dogs trained to assist his men in policing. Arase expressed his worry at the commissioning of the ultra-modern mounted troop/veterinary complex and

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NIGERIANS JAILED FOR KILLING ANOTHER IN UK

Two Nigerians teenagers who alongside a British were charged with murder of another Nigerian in the UK, an assistant teacher, late Michael Adegbite have been jailed. The convicts, Montel Ajayi, Christopher Nzeh(both Nigerians) and Isaac Owen-Brandy, all 18-years-old, were yesterday

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Headmaster stabs teacher with knife

The Headmaster, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education (AOCOED) Staff school, Lagos, Mr. Sunday Ogunmade has reportedly stabbed a teacher in the head with knife. His alleged violent action, which was reported by The Nation, was said to have disrupted activities

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MISCREANT WHO KILLED FOOTBALLER OVER CASH GIFT ARRAIGNED

A 22-year-old miscreant, Adebayo Hammed, who killed a footballer, Samuel Owawu in Agege, has been arraigned before an Ebutte Metta Magistrate Court. Samuel(pictured) was the goalkeeper of amateur side, Ifako United Football Club. The 21-year-old was a member of the

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HOW LATE MINISTER’S SECOND SON ESCAPED DEATH

It has emerged that providence saved the second son of late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Barrister Aaron Ocholi from the tragedy that befell his father, mother and elder brother on Sunday when they died in a ghastly

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WIFE, CHILDREN DUMP STROKE VICTIM

The home of a leader of All Progressive Congress(APC) in Okerube Ward at Abaranje in Alimoso Local Government Area of Lagos State, Mr. Lamidi Pedro, has been wrecked by stroke afflicting the patriarch. Sixty-year-old Pedro suffered a stroke three days

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Nigerian-born Doctor Hit By Lorry in US Flown to UK

The Nigerian-born medical doctor, Sebastian Kola-Bankole, who has been in critical condition after being hit by lorry in the US has been flown to the UK. Dr Bankole, an NHS doctor, had flown out to Los Angeles from his base

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KANU’S WIFE ACCUSED UK OF NEGLECT

Wife of Biafra protagonist, and Radio Biafra’s director, Nnamdi Kanu, Uchechi Kanu, has accused British government of neglecting her husband. Mrs. Kanu whose husband is a British-Nigerian dual national in an interview she granted American media, Newsweek, said the British

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PASTOR ADEBOYE ALMOST CONFIRMS FOOD POISON RUMOUR

The General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye yesterday all but confirmed the rumour that he survived attempts to poison him by those who are desperate to succeed him. Pastor Adeboye made veiled reference to

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PICTURE OF FOREIGNER POSING WITH POLICEMAN’S GUN CAUSED OUTRAGE

A picture showing a foreigner posing with the gun of a policeman and the officer, has caused outrage on social media. The picture that has gone viral has been widely condemned by all and sundry on social media. Several social

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TOYIN AIMAKHU REGRETS DATING PRODUCER

Nollywood actress Toyin Aimakhu has expressed her regret at dating film producer, Seun Egbegbe following the turmoil surrounding her marriage to actor Adeniyi Johnson. In a Instagram post, the actress said her conduct was unbecoming for a role model, and

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How senior lawyers Bribe judges- EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it’s has discovered a network of Nigerian lawyers that specialize in bribing judges across the country. This is coming just as the Commission further

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FRIENDS TAKE TO FACEBOOK TO MOURN NYSC DOCTOR WHO DIED OF LASSA FEVER

The death of Dr. Ogboji Kelechi, a fresh medical graduate, and a National Youth Service Corps member, who early in the week died of Lassa Fever after coming in contact with the disease through direct contact with infected patient has

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How Ecobank ex-staff transferred N11m to son’s account

A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting at Igbosere yesterday heard how a former staff of Ecobank plc, Charles Ebor 39, ‎allegedly transferred N11million belonging to customers into his son’s account. The defendant(pictured) is facing a four count charge bordering on conspiracy,

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DINO MELAYE RIDICULES GOV. OSHIOMHOLE FOR MARRYING FOREIGNER

Controversial politician, Senator Dino Melaye has held Edo State governor Adams Oshiomhole up to ridicule for marrying a foreigner, a Cape Verdean, Lara Fortes. Senator Melaye made a mock of Gov. Oshiomhole while lamenting Nigerians’ preference for foreign goods at

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ENUGU GOV’S PHONE GETS HACKED

Fraudsters have hacked into the cell phone of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwanyi of Enugu State, and are impersonating the owner to dupe unsuspecting Nigerians. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Uwakwe Abugu revealed this in Enugu in a statement

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LAGOS LG WORKERS PROTEST ALLEGED BEATING OF COLLEAGUE BY CHAIRMAN’S PA

Members of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) of Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area (LCDA) branch, on Wednesday protested at the Ijora-Badia secretariat over the alleged slap of a colleague by the council boss’ personal assistant, Mrs. Toyin

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N2.6bn fraud: Court adjourns arraignment of Lagos Motor Boat Club President, Other bank executives till April 11

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till April 11, the arraignment of the executive directors of a distressed bank, Nigeria International Bank Limited, Chief(Dr.) C. S Sankey, a former Commodore of Lagos Motor Boat Club, and 15 others

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NATIONAL COACH, BOXER FIGHT OVER FEMALE BOXER GIRLFRIEND

Emotions are running high in the Lagos camp of Olympic-bound Nigerian boxing team as the coach, Anthony Konyegwachie, and a boxer, Femi Oyeleye are fighting over a female boxer girlfriend, Kehinde Obareh. The rivalry between Coach Konyegwachie(pictured) and Oyeleye, an

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Court orders Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan, Buhari to account for recovered looted funds

Justice Mohammed Idris of a Federal High Court in has ordered successive governments since 1999 till date to disclose the total amount of recovered stolen public funds. The court also ordered that each successive governments from 1999 till date must

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