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FAAN bars drivers from picking arriving passengers at the front of airport terminals

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has issued a new directive barring drivers from picking arriving passengers at the frontage of the airport terminals.   In a statement released by Henrietta Yakubu, its general manager on corporate affairs, FAAN said the directive is in accordance with COVID-19 protocols set by the federal government to mitigate the spread of the […]

Prophet Odumeje and Actress Rita Edochie vow never to forgive comedienne Ada Jesus after her family brought her to his church to beg for forgiveness (video)

Prophet Chukwuemeka Odumeje and Actress Rita Edochie have vowed never to forgive comedienne Ada Jesus after she was brought to the Anambra-based Pastor’s church to beg for forgiveness.   Ada Jesus had accused Prophet Odumeje of conniving with Rita Edochie to stage fake miracles. She had also claimed that she helps Rita get men that sleep […]

South African rapper AKA’s fiancée, Nelli Tembe dies after reportedly jumping off 10th floor of hotel building

Nelli Tembe, the fiancée of popular South African hip hop artist, AKA, has died after she reportedly jumped out from the tenth floor of a hotel in the early hours of Sunday, April 11.   The police said they are investigating the death of the 22-year-old lady which occurred at the five-star Pepperclub Hotel in central Cape […]

A Senior Secondary school student identified as Philemon Igbokwe has been showered with cash gifts for his rare feat of honesty by returning a lost phone to the owner in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. A lawyer, Emma Okah, who disclosed this on Facebook on Sunday, April 11, said the boy saw the mobile phone forgotten by a wedding guest in the restroom of an event centre. Mr Okah gave the boy a cash reward of N50,000 while two other guests handed him $500 and N50,000. In total, the honest student went home with N340,000. Read his post below: The boy with me in this photograph is Master Philemon Igbokwe. He is a student of Federal Government College, Rumuokoro, PH, Rivers State. He has no phone, even the cheapest. Yesterday, I chaired the wedding event of Mr. Victor Emma Woke from Elele Town and his wife Joy from Eleme at Exquisite Event Centre, (Eliozu), G.U. Ake Road, PH. Philemon demonstrated a rare feat of honesty by picking and returning a new android phone forgotten by its owner in the restroom. The MC announced this at the event and people were excited to see such show of honesty from a young boy in a country riddled with vices. I announced a cash reward of N50,000. while Hon Josiah Olu did N50,000 and Co-Chairman Dr John Bosco – $500. By this, Philemon Igbokwe will go home with N340,000 for returning a phone which if sold as a stolen item, would not make N40,000. I am proud to Congratulate Philemon and his parents for the example he has shown that there are still young ones with integrity in our country. I pray God to uphold Philemon and his family in greatness, honour and success in life.

Ezra Olubi who is one of the co-founders of Paystack, an online payment platform, caused a stir on Saturday April 10, after he shared photos of what he wore to a friend’s wedding.   He shared the photos on his Twitter handle and wrote; ”my friend invited me to her wedding party and all i […]

Honest secondary school student gets cash reward of N340,000 for returning lost phone to owner in Port Harcourt

A Senior Secondary school student identified as Philemon Igbokwe has been showered with cash gifts for his rare feat of honesty by returning a lost phone to the owner in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.   A lawyer, Emma Okah, who disclosed this on Facebook on Sunday, April 11, said the boy saw the mobile phone forgotten by […]

Ben Murray-Bruce shows off his new electric car

Chairman of Silverbird Group and former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial district, Ben Murray-Bruce has shown off his newly acquired electric car.   Ben Murray-Bruce said his Lucid Electric Car which will be delivered early next year, is capable of more miles per charge than a Tesla.   He also called for the Nigerian government […]

Historical photos of the life and times of Prince Philip as the world continues to mourn the late Duke of Edinburgh

The Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip died on Friday morning, April 9, aged 99.   His death comes weeks after he was discharged following surgery on a heart condition last month . He was respected for his deep wisdom, sense of humour and was the Queen’s companion as she […]

Rangers extend Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun’s contract after helping club win Scottish premier league (photos)

Following his impressive debut campaign in Scotland, Rangers have confirmed the extension of Leon Balogun’s contract which will keep him at Ibrox Stadium until the summer of 2022. The 32-year-old Nigeria international joined Rangers on a free transfer from Wigan Athletic last July and he has been a key part of Steven Gerrard’s side as […]

Homeless man transformed with free haircut amazes internet with ‘handsome’ look

A homeless man looks unrecognisable after he got a free haircut, thanks to a barber who travels the world,  giving the homeless free haircuts.   Joshua Santiago took to TikTok to share his latest job and viewers were amazed at the magic he worked on the homeless man’s face.   In the video, the barber […]

“Wrapper is one of the sexiest house outfits a woman can wear”- Nigerians react as lady reveals what her husband did when she wore wrapper at home

A Nigerian woman, Honourable Sisi Tomi, said that her husband couldn’t keep his hands off her when she walked around the house wearing only wrapper.   “Tied wrapper around the house yesterday and na every corner dem just dey catch me. It is well” she tweeted on Tuesday, April 6.   “Me: *stands up to […]

43-year-old man arrested after his 9-year-old daughter recounted how he allegedly raped her (video)

  A Nigerian man residing in Lagos has been arrested after his nine-year-old daughter accused him of consistently raping her for a long time. In a video shared online by humanitarian worker, Oluwafunminibi Ojewale, the little girl, Esther, alleged her father had consistently raped to the point that she began to experience pains in her […]

FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation and Chadian Football Association due to Government Interference

FIFA has suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) due to third-party interference and also the Chadian Football Association (FTFA) due to government interference.   Pakistan’s membership was suspended by the international football body which also ordered an unrecognised committee to vacate the national football federation’s headquarters in the country.   Pakistan football had been run by […]

‘When you attack police stations and free dangerous criminals, you put men, women and livelihoods at risk’ – Osinbajo tells Imo residents

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the recent attack of a Nigerian Correctional Services Centre and the Police Headquarters in Imo state.   Osinbajo who condemned the attack which led to freeing of an unspecified number of prison inmates during his visit to the state on Tuesday April 6, appealed to Imo residents to resist any attempt to […]

Turkey jails 22 ex-soldiers for life over 2016 coup attempt

A Turkish court has sentenced 22 former soldiers to life in jail for their roles in a failed 2016 bid to oust President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   The judgement was passed on Wednesday April 7 after a sweeping political crackdown, arrests and investigation of the role of 497 former soldiers, including members of the presidential […]

“Help me. My husband has sent me packing” Woman who drew tattoo of Tinubu on her back cries out (video)

The woman who drew a large tattoo of Tinubu’s face  on her back has cried out for help after her husband sent her packing and her family members refused to accept her back.   The woman went online to release a video and tweets, calling for help.   In the video, she is seen confiding in friends […]

You were not elected to complain about former leaders – CAN tells Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria has lashed out at President Muhammadu Buhari for the state of insecurity in the country.   President of the Christian group, Samson Ayokunle while speaking at the Holy Convocation organised by the Victory Life Bible Church in Ogun state, lamented that criminals were being more professional than various security outfits in Nigeria.   […]

Eight killed, four injured as bandits open fire on travellers, attack Kaduna communities

Eight persons have been killed and four injured by armed bandits in separate attacks in Kajuru and Kachia local government areas of Kaduna State.   The State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday April 6, said armed bandits barricaded the Kaduna-Kachia road around Kadanye […]

“Harry Potter” and “Chernobyl” star, Paul Ritter dies of brain tumour at 54

English stage and screen actor, Paul Ritter, has died at the age of 54.   In a statement, his agent told The Guardian that he died of a brain tumour at home, surrounded by his wife and two sons.   “It is with great sadness we can confirm that Paul Ritter passed away last night,” his agent […]

FRSC returns N716,800 recovered at accident scene to family of deceased

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has returned N716, 800 found at an accident scene in Anambra State, to the family of the deceased passenger.   The Unit Commander in Oraifite, Mr Bamidele Ayanwale, who handed over the sum on Tuesday, April 6, said that the cash was recovered when the FRSC officers were on a […]

Gunmen raze another police station in Imo, free suspects

Unidentified gunmen have razed another police station in Imo State, few hours after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and outgoing Inspector General of Police (IGP), Muhammed Adamu left Owerri, the Imo State capital.   Vice President Osinbajo led a delegation of Federal Government officials including the Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, to visit the state over Monday, […]

Davido’s Rumored Girlfriend, Mya Yafai, Back On Instagram Days After Deleting Her Account Following Kissing Drama

Davido’s alleged new girlfriend, Mya Yafai, is back on Instagram a few days after she went off the app after their kissing photo went viral. It will be recalled that, a few days ago, Davido and the model trended after some photos of them kissing and acting all cute while at a party in the US hit social media. […]

Mob beats man to death after he shot three men at betting shop in Imo, killing two

Three persons have been confirmed dead following an incident at a betting shop at Aba branch satellite market in Ehime Mbano LGA in Imo state on Friday, April 2.   According to a statement released by the spokesperson of the state police, SP Orlando Ikeokwu, one Chidubem Mbamara walked into a betting shop, played his bet worth six hundred […]

Update: Former footballer, Jhon Viafara handed 11-year prison sentence for cocaine smuggling

Former footballer, Jhon Viafara, who played in the Premier League for Southampton and Portsmouth, has been handed an 11-year jail sentence after being found guilty of trafficking cocaine into the United States from his native Colombia.   The 42-year-old was sentenced by a federal court in Texas on Wednesday, April 1, according to US prosecutors. […]

VGMA 2021: Davido, Wizkid & Burna Boy Nominated For African Artist Of The Year

The organisers of the 2021 Vodafone Music Awards have launched this year’s award ceremony by announcing the nominees for the various awards categories. Burna Boy and Wizkid Meanwhile, Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Omah Lay, Fireboy DML and Master KG have been nominated for the Best African Artist category. They are expected to battle it out […]

Afenifere spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, dies from Covid-19 related complications

Yinka Odumakin has died from Covid-19 related complications.   Yinka, who was the National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital isolation centre on Saturday morning, April 3.   His wife, Joe Okei-Odumakin confirmed the news of his passing. Mourning her husband, the activist said: “A part […]

Reno Omokri and other Nigerians stage protest at Abuja house where President Buhari is lodging in the UK (video)

Reno Omokri and other Nigerians are currently staging a protest outside the Abuja house where President Buhari is lodging in the UK. The President is currently in the UK for a routine medical check-up.   Reno in a video released on Thursday, April 1, said he will be flying in to the UK this morning to stage a […]

I wash my wife’s underwear – Anita Joseph’s husband, Michael Olagunju, opens up in interview (video)

Fisayo Michael Olagunju, popularly called MC Fish, has revealed that he washes actress Anita Joseph’s underwear.   Speaking during an interview, the MC said his wife respects him and seeks his opinion before she makes decisions and because she does all that, he responds in kind.   He added that he is ever willing to […]

Nigerian lady reveals what her husband did after she gave him almost all her salary

A Nigerian lady has shared her husband’s reaction after she gave him almost all her salary.   In a Twitter thread, the lady with the handle, @jagzangel, said she offered to reduce the financial burden on her husband after she received her salary and she could see how relieved he was when she took up […]

Checkout this Beautiful Siren Garden joint named The Backyard @ Arab Road Kubwa

Check out the exotic Recreationally center located at Arab Road beside the Mountain of Fire church. This Favorite place popularly called The Backyard is just before the bridge by your left. The place is beautifully decorated with a Reception Hall for Birthdays and Wedding Ceremonies. And they have a gigantic exotic Bar with a roof top […]

Nigerians on Twitter react to CCT Chairman Danladi Umar’s outburst

The mild drama that ensued today at the court during the Code of Conduct Tribunal where its  Chairman, Danladi Umar erupted violently during a motion raised by one of Senator Saraki’s lawyer Raphael Oloyede reminding him of an existing motion filed on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, seeking the CCT boss to disqualify himself from participating […]

Some people are colluding with those in government to undermine national security – NSA, Babagana Monguno

National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno has alleged that some people are colluding with those in government to undermine national security.   Monguno made the claim on Tuesday March 30, after a meeting between the service chiefs and President Muhammadu Buhari.   The NSA also revealed that they have identified certain areas that are weak and need […]