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3 Nigerian stowaways who thought they were going to Spain, land in Ghana instead

Officials of Tema Port Authorities in Ghana have arrested 3 Nigerian stowaways who sneaked into the MV Unity vessel they thought was going to Spain at Apapa...

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in straight sets to reach eighth Australian Open final as he aims his 17th Grand Slam (Photos)

Defending champion Novak Djokovic is on course to retain his Australian Open crown after eliminating his arch-rival Roger Federer from the semi-finals.   The Serbian superstar...

Two children rescued as fire guts building in Ketu, Lagos

A building in Ketu Lagos was engulfed in flames this evening.   The building, located at Ile-Ile bus stop, opposite Delta Crown in Ketu Lagos State...

Dentist flees after allegedly killing student with wrong injection

A dentist at the General hospital in Gombe State is reportedly on the run after allegedly administering the wrong injection to a student of Federal...

Official: Manchester United unveil new £68m signing, Bruno Fernandes (photos)

Portuguese star Bruno Fernandes has been unveiled by Manchester United on Thursday evening after he was signed from Sporting Lisbon in a £68m deal.   Fernandes,...

Danish aid worker, Anja Ringgren Lovén marks 4 years since the rescue of child branded a witch in Akwa Ibom

Four years ago, January 30, 2016, Danish aid worker Anja Ringgren Lovén was photographed giving water to a severely emaciated 2-year-old boy, who she...

Man exposed and slammed after he begged to be introduced to a 14-year-old female student

A Nigerian man has been tagged a pedophile after he begged to be introduced to a 14-year-old female student.   A teacher on Twitter put up...

Lawmaker, Akin Alabi seeks for a repeal of law barring Nigerians from wearing military camouflage

Akin Alabi who is a member of the House of Representatives is making moves to repeal the law making it illegal for Nigerians to...

Maid pushes the child in her care, leaving her bleeding profusely from her head

A relative has gone online to show the injury inflicted on her sister's child by the house help.   In a photo shared on Facebook, the...

Buhari meets service chiefs in Abuja, after calls for their resignation

A security council meeting is currently ongoing at the state house in Abuja, barely a day after lawmakers called for the resignation of the...

Cristiano Ronaldo becomes the first person to reach 200 million followers on Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first Instagram user (besides Instagram) to gather 200 million followers on the platform.   The football star announced the milestone by...

Man. City 0-1 Man. United (3-2 on aggregate): Pep Guardiola’s side qualify for Carabao Cup final date against Aston Villa

Manchester city have qualified for the Caraboa cup final and will now face Aston Villa despite losing 0-1 to rivals, Manchester United at the...

We have concluded arrangement to start a South-East regional security outfit – Governor Umahi

David Umahi, the Chairman of South East Governors Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State has announced that the South-East will soon be getting its own...

Vanessa Bryant makes her Instagram account public, changes profile picture to photo of Kobe and Gianna

Kobe Bryant's grieving wife, Vanessa Bryant, is mourning the death of the NBA legend and their 13-year-old daughter, Gianna. On Wednesday, Vanessa quietly returned to...

Lady sets herself ablaze in Kano after her husband married a second wife

A Kano lady identified simply as Rabi, protested against her husband's decision of marrying a second wife by setting herself ablaze.   A radio station in...

Civil servant sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s 17-year-old niece in Abuja

A civil servant has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his wife’s 17 years old niece at their SS Quarters, Jikwoyi residence in...

Nigerian cyber fraudster and drug dealer jailed for five years in the UK

A self-confessed Nigerian cyber fraudster and drug-dealer, Dan Aiyegbusi has been jailed for five years in the UK.   Following a proactive investigation by the Met’s...

White House issues formal threat to former Nat. Security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing book

The Trump White House has issued a formal threat to former national security adviser John Bolton to keep him from publishing his upcoming new...

Manchester United confirm signing Bruno Fernandes for €55m, barely a day after Club chief Ed Woodward’s house was attacked

Manchester United football club of England has confirmed reaching an agreement with Sporting Lisbon of Portugal to sign Portuguese International Bruno Fernandes, barely a...

Ikokwu4: The four men arrested and tortured by police over alleged car theft in River State, released after DPP said they couldn’t establish any...

The four men now known as #Ikokwu4, arrested by police in Port Harcourt over alleged car theft, were released on Wednesday after the Rivers...

UAE records first Middle East cases of Coronavirus

The United Arab Emirate on Wednesday January 29, confirmed Middle East's first cases of the deadly Coronavirus.   A family of four who arrived the country...

FG set to receive fresh $321m Abacha loot from Island of Jersey

The Federal Government says it has concluded plans to repatriate another $321million Abacha loot in a tripartite understanding between the Island of Jersey, the...

Police arrest Kaduna pastor who allegedly staged his kidnap and demanded N5m ransom from family

The Kaduna state police command has arrested James Clement, a pastor in the state, who allegedly staged his own kidnap and demanded N5 million ransom...

Update: Cause of fire outbreak at Balogun market revealed + more photos from the incident

The cause of the fire outbreak at the popular Balogun market in Lagos state has been revealed.   Jubril Gawat, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the Lagos...

World No.1 Rafael Nadal crashes out of the Australian Open after losing to Dominic Thiem (Photos)

World No.1 Rafael Nadal has been eliminated from the Australian Open after he lost to Dominic Thiem on Wednesday night.   The Austrian star, who is...

Dog and goat vie for honorary mayor of US town

Lincoln the goat and Sammy the dog, have joined the race for the honorary mayor of Fair Heaven, a town in US state of...

Reality star Mendeecess Harris released from prison after 4-years

Love & Hip Hop New York star, Mendeecess Harris has reportedly been released from prison after 4-years.   Back in 2015, he was sentenced to eight...

Corps members shot dead by robbers

A corps member identified as Adebayo Mukaila, was reportedly shot dead on Tuesday January 28 after being attacked by 2 robbers in Osun State.   The deceased...

Imo state lawmakers that defected from our party to APC have lost their seats— PDP

The National leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said that members of the Imo state House of Assembly who were elected under...

Insecurity: Resign now or be sacked by President Buhari- House of Representatives tell Service chiefs

Members of the House of Representatives today passed a vote of no confidence on all the service chiefs, asking them to either resign their...

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, threatens to expel Adams Oshiomole from APC

The faceoff between Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki and the APC National chairman, Adams Oshiomole, has taken a new turn with the state governor...

Two Nigerians arrested in Malawi for allegedly being in possession of cocaine

Two Nigerian identified as Ajagu Okwuchuku, 40, and Chinomso Charles, 31, were arrested in Lilongwe, capital of Malawi on Friday January 24 after being found to...

No company has been licenced to run okada services – Lagos Government

The Lagos State Government has stated no one was given the licence to operate commercial services with motorcycles popularly known as Okada, following a ban...

Pirates hide in Tarkwa-Bay to commit crimes – Rear Admiral Oladele Daji

The Commander of Operation Awatse, Rear Admiral Oladele Daji has opened up on the eviction notice served to residents of Tarkwa-bay in Lagos.   According to Daji, the...

FG not fighting corruption to impress Transparency International – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has reacted to Transparency International's recent report which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 corrupt countries,...

15 dead, 38 injured as truck plunges into river in Ogun (photos)

No fewer than 15 persons died while 38 others sustained varying degrees of injuries as a Toyota Canter truck plunged into dried Omi river...

Mother and son wanted by FBI, jailed for internet scam in Lagos (photos)

A suspected internet scammer, Damilola Ahmed Adeyeri and his mother, Alaba Kareem Adeyeri, have been convicted on a four-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining money under...

Pastor, wife sentenced to three years in prison for selling JAMB form above N4, 000

A magistrate court in Nasarawa state today January 28th, sentenced to three years in prison each, a pastor of one of the new generation churches,...

Christian Eriksen unveiled at the famous La Scala opera house after sealing £17.5m move from Tottenham to Inter Milan (Photos)

Christian Eriksen is officially an Inter Milan player after securing his £17.5million move from Tottenham.   The Danish star, who had since agreed on personal terms with...

Unidentified woman dumps newborn baby girl on roadside in Niger State

A good Samaritan identified as Fatima Adamu rescued a day-old baby girl dumped by an unidentified mother along Kuta Road opposite Central Mosque in...

“God blessed me with my dream husband despite the situation” – Nigerian woman walks down the aisle on crutches one year and 2 months...

A Nigerian lady from Abia State, Levi Lauretta got married to her man, Victor Nwaubani, an Assistant Supritendent of Police, one year and 2...

Australian Open: Simona Halep overwhelms Anett Kontaveit to make semi-finals

Simona Halep brilliantly took apart Anett Kontaveit in just 53 minutes to race into the Australian Open semi-finals. Estonian Kontaveit won the first game but...

Ed Woodward: Man Utd executive vice-chairman’s home attacked

The Cheshire home of Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has been attacked by a group chanting that he was "going to die". A video...

Wilder v Fury II: Briton has made mistake with training changes – Wilder

World heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder says Tyson Fury has made a "mistake by tinkering" with his training for their 22 February rematch. Fury, 31, parted company...

Ada Hegerberg: Lyon striker suffers ACL rupture in knee

Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in training and is set to miss at least the remainder of this...

Lewis Hamilton has weaknesses, says Fernando Alonso

Lewis Hamilton has "raised his level" in the last two seasons but still has weaknesses others are not exploiting, according to Fernando Alonso. Alonso, who...

England in South Africa: Stuart Broad fined for using “inappropriate language” at Faf du Plessis

England bowler Stuart Broad has been fined 15% of his match fee for using "inappropriate language" during the fourth Test against South Africa. On Monday, Broad,...

Six Nations 2020: England must improve on World Cup form, says Martin Johnson

Martin Johnson knows a thing or two about winning the Six Nations. His five titles as an England player included three as captain. He...

Nasarawa records first case of Lassa fever

Nasarawa state has recorded its first case of Lassa Fever in the recent outbreak ravaging the country.   Speaking to newsmen in Lafia on Monday January...

Ivory Coast tests first person in Africa for Coronavirus

Health officials in Ivory Coast are investigating a suspected case of the deadly Coronavirus in a female student who recently arrived from China.   The country's health...

Residents of Abia community set a man ablaze for shooting his wife who built him a house and bought him a car (graphic photos)

An indigene of Nkporo community in Abia who reportedly shot and killed his wife over a minor issue today January 27, was beaten and...

Our government hates us- Bolanle Olukanni, Ifuennada, others react to Lagos state government’s decision to ban Okada, Keke NAPEP

Bolanle Olukanni, Ifuennada and other Nigerians are reacting to the decision of the Lagos state government to ban Okadas and Tricycles from operating in some parts...

Shehu Sani granted N10m bail

Embattled former Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani has been granted a N10m bail by a federal high court in Abuja.   Shehu Sani was...

Lagos state government bans Okadas, tricyles, including Opay, Gokada from operating in parts of the state

The Lagos State Government has banned the activities of motorcycle riders popularly known as Okada riders and tricycle riders in six Local Government Areas (LGAs), nine...

86 suspected cultists arrested in Lagos, 11 pistols recovered

The Lagos State Police Command has announced the arrest of 86 suspected cultists in Ikorodu area of the State.   11 pistols were recovered from the suspects...

Three arrested by police for stealing a 4-year-old child in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested 3 suspects for stealing a 4-year-old boy, Hammed Adeniran.   The suspects who were arrested at Arepo bus stop along...

Lizzo, Beyoncé and Michelle Obama win big!! See the full list of winners from the 2020 Grammy Awards

Lizzo , Billie Eilish, Beyoncé, Kirk Franklin and even former First lady Michelle Obama were the big winners in the 62nd Grammy Awards held on...

The death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna is more heartbreaking to us as parents – Barack Obama

Former US President, Barack Obama has joined the rest of the world in mourning the tragic death of Basketball legend, Kobe Bryant and his...

Nigerian lady graduates with First Class in Chemical Engineering after dumping her scholarship in medicine

A Nigerian lady who dumped her scholarship on medicine after three years in a Hungarian school, has shared her excitement of graduating with a...

Leah Sharibu’s father reacts to report of her giving birth to a baby boy for a top Boko Haram commander

Nathan Sharibu, father of abducted Dapchi schoolgirl Leah Sharibu has reacted to report of his daughter giving birth to a baby boy for a...

Ihedioha heads back to Supreme Court for judgement review on his sack as Governor of Imo State

Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will be heading back to the Supreme Court on Monday January 27, for a review of...

Third case of coronavirus confirmed in the US

A third case of the deadly coronavirus has been confirmed in the United States, health officials have revealed.   The Centers for Disease Control said the...

Imo Senatorial candidate, Ndubuisi Emenike, accidentally shot dead by his own security escort

The 2019 senatorial candidate of the Action Alliance in the Imo North Senatorial District election, Ndubuisi Emenike, was accidentally shot dead by an operative...

Neymar remembers Bryant in goal celebration

Neymar paid tribute to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant with a goal celebration in Paris St-Germain's win at Lille. Confirmation of the five-time NBA champion's...

16 arrested for setting Police vehicle ablaze in Niger state

The Niger State Police command has arrested 16 people following an attack in which one of its patrol vehicles were set ablaze.   The state Commissioner of...

Real Madrid go top of La Liga with win

Real Madrid went three points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga with a hard-fought win at Real Valladolid. Defender Nacho scored the...

Governor Umahi is an APC mole – Edo PDP writes NWC as it condemns endorsement of APC’s Governor Obaseki

Edo State's Chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the endorsement of Governor Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by...

Australian Open: Simona Halep beats Elise Mertens to reach quarter-finals

Fourth seed Simona Halep overcame a gutsy display from Elise Mertens to secure her place in the Australian Open quarter-finals with a 6-4 6-4...

Kogi Hospital confirms 3 cases of Lassa Fever and 1 death

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Lokoja, Kogi State's capital on Sunday January 26 confirmed three cases of Lassa fever and one death in its facility.   FMC...

European Masters: Neil Robertson beats Zhou Yuelong 9-0 in final

Australian Neil Robertson captured the 17th ranking title of his career with a 9-0 whitewash of China's Zhou Yuelong at the European Masters in...

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