by on August 29, 2019
At least seven persons, including three final-year law students of the Ahmadu Bello University, were reportedly kidnapped along Abuja – Kaduna, about 40 kilometres away from the state capital on Tuesday evening.  As of the time of filing this report, it was not clear whether the abductions took place at the same time a former Gombe State Governor, Ibrahim Dankwambo’s convoy ran into the kidnappers along the Abuja-Kaduna highway.  Security details of the former governor had to disperse the ...
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by on August 27, 2019
In a recent post shared on her Instagram, the former reality TV star revealed that she kept her pregnancy journey to herself because she didn't want any negativity attached to it - Many fans have congratulated the ivory beauty on the arrival of her new baby Former reality TV star, TBoss, is a new mother and is super excited about beginning her motherhood journey. The ivory beauty who had previously denied being pregnant has finally confirmed that she was expecting and is now a new mother. In ...
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by on August 24, 2019
A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges. Ayodeji Fatunmbi was found guilty in a jury trial on July 31, 2014, but was only sentenced to 46 months in prison on August 19, 2019, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.  He was extradited to the U.S. in October 2018 based on the ruling of the Federal High Court. Mr Fatunmbi, 47, was found guilty on one count of conspiracy to commit health care...
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by on August 23, 2019
The U.S authorities on Thursday announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted millions of dollars from victims of internet con jobs. Federal prosecutors unsealed the dozens of indictments after 17 people were arrested and taken into custody in Los Angeles and elsewhere in the United States.  Most of the remainder of those indicted were believed to be in Nigeria, the US Justice Department said. The suspects alleg...
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by on August 18, 2019
Senator Ekweremadu was attacked at the 2nd Annual Igbo Cultural Festival at which he was a speaker/special guest of honour in Nuremberg when he was attacked. A video of the incident uploaded by IPOB on its Facebook page and by some other persons at the scene have gone viral. In the video, a rowdy group of people was seen angrily throwing objects at a man said to be the Senator as he walked away from them. Click on this link to watch the video ...
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by on August 17, 2019
A British judge has ordered the Nigerian government to pay $9bn in assets to a small private company. The firm, P&ID, had reached a deal with the Nigerian government in 2010 to build a natural gas plant - but the deal fell through two years later. P&ID then sued the government for failing to provide the gas or install the pipelines it had promised to build. The firm was first awarded $6.6bn (£5.4bn) in 2017, but the London court has now added $2.4bn in interest. According to the firm's web...
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by on August 16, 2019
Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers, who are prominent critics of the Israeli government, from visiting. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were due to visit the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem next week. Both have supported the boycott movement against Israel, but Israeli law allows supporters of the campaign to be banned from visiting.  President Trump earlier tweeted it would show "great weakness" if the pair were allowed entry. Ms Omar described Israel's move as "an insult to dem...
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by on August 12, 2019
Sonia Morales, the wife of the Nollywood Actor Ik Ogbonna has announced their divorce. She made the announcement on her Instagram page @sonialareinaa_official. Sonia Morales said her marriage with Nollywood Actor Ik Ogbonna have finally crashed (over). The couple got married in 2015 and they had one child named “Ace.” On her Instagram page handle, she wrote “Public announcement: I Sonia, am officially and fully out of marriage. My ex-husband and I have parted our ways for good and legally. ...
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by on August 11, 2019
Twenty people were burnt to death in an auto accident along Potiskum-Sade Road in Misau Local Government Area of Bauchi State on Friday night. Although the exact cause of the accident was not known, it was learnt that the two vehicles had a head-on collision, leading to the death of their occupants. The Police Public Relations Officer, Bauchi State Command, Kamal Abubakar, confirmed the incident in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Saturday evening. He said the accident involved...
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by on August 5, 2019
French inventor Franky Zapata has successfully crossed the Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard for the first time, after a failed attempt last month. Zapata took off from Sangatte, northern France early on Sunday morning and landed in St. Margarets Bay, near Dover in England. The journey took just over 20 minutes, according to Reuters news agency. Zapata told CNN affiliate BFMTV this "I had the chance to land in an extraordinary place. It's beautiful. My first thought was to my family. It...
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by on August 4, 2019
Twenty people were killed, and more than two dozen were injured in a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping center on Saturday, according to Texas and local authorities. "Lives were taken who should still be with us today," Gov. Greg Abbott said at a news conference near the Walmart and an adjacent shopping mall. Twenty-six people were injured, according to El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen. "The ages and genders of all these people injured and killed are numerous in the age groups," Allen said. "Th...
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by on August 3, 2019
Former National Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Attahiru Jega has joined the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP). In a statement signed by the PRP National Publicity Secretary , Abdul Gombe, says Professor Jega is to chair the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat (SWOT) analysis committee of the party in order to reposition it for a more nationalistic outlook ahead of the 2023 general elections. According to the Statement, the SWOT analysis committe...
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by on August 3, 2019
A former presidential candidate in the 2019 elections, Mr Omoyele Sowore, has been reportedly arrested by security agents in Lagos. He was reportedly arrested by men believed to be operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS). However, the security outfit has yet to confirm the arrest. Sowore, an activist and publisher of online news platform SaharaReporters, was said to have been picked up at his apartment in the early hours of Saturday. He made his arrest known via his Twitter handle a...
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by on August 2, 2019
Some soldiers have allegedly raped a female student (name withheld) of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko. The incident allegedly happened on Wednesday evening at the military checkpoint at Ikare Akoko in Akoko North-East Local Government Area of Ondo State. According to a source, the soldiers, who were attached to the Ikare Akoko checkpoint, allegedly raped the lady, a 300-level student at AAUA, while she was returning from the campus. The source, who identified one of the soldiers, ...
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by on August 1, 2019
A taxi driver named Olayinka Adeniy returned 2,400 US Dallars that was left or forgetten by a passenger at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Lagos. The taxi driver operates under the Airport Car Hire Association of Nigeria. Adeniyi told newsmen on Wednesday that he discovered the items in an envelope at the back seat of the car he was driving on July 29. This was shortly after he returned from Ibese in Ikorodu where he dropped a passenger. The cab driver said he never had it in mind ...
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by on July 31, 2019
Kenya’s Government arrests and deports the Whiteman who has been going around, taking money from Kenyans to perform miracles, and secure seats for them in heaven. The two church pastors who empower him, have also been arrested. The duo has been hosting, and moving with the white man, convincing believers that the Whiteman is ‘Jesus Christ’, and He had finally come back as he had promised.  
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by on July 31, 2019
American reality tv/model, Blac Chyna tried to break the internet by posting a series of pictures of her yansh (ass) on the social media website. She posted the pictures of herself in a swimming pool on her Instagram page. Some will say Blac Chyna is following in the footstep of Kim Kardashian
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by on July 25, 2019
The operatives of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission have sealed Rochas Foundation College, Owerri, Imo State. The anti-graft agency also sealed East High Primary and Secondary school, Owerri which belongs to Rochas Okorocha’s first daughter,Uloma Nwosu. Also sealed is All-In Supermarket, Owerri, said to belong to a member of Okorocha’s family. Okorocha who was governor of Imo State between 2011 and 2019 is currently representing Imo West senatorial district in the Nigerian senate. The ...
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by on July 24, 2019
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom has appointed Boris Johnson as the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. He was appointed after the resignation of British Prime Minister Theresa May. The new Prime Minister visited the Buckingham Palace and met with Queen Elizabeth II. Prime Minster Boris gave his first new conference as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in front of the 10 Downing Street (the British Prime Minister residence). He outlined this plans and policies for the UK. He als...
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by on July 23, 2019
A reporter with Channels Television, Precious Owolabi, has died, after sustaining a gunshot wound to the stomach. Owolabi, a National Youth Service Corps member, was shot during a clash between Shiites and the police. His death brings the official death toll to three although reports have it that the casualty figure may be higher. Earlier in the day a Deputy Commissioner of Police with the FCT command was gunned down during the clash.             **This story was...
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by on July 20, 2019
Algeria Football Team defeats Senegal to win the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The championship match took place in Cairo, the capital of Egypt. Algerian super star, Baghdad Bounedjah delivered the goal that goal gave the nation win 1-0 against the Senegalese Team. The fans in Algeria and Paris, France erupted in celebration when the first goal went inside the football net. This is the first time since 1990 that Algeria won the title. After the match was called (the final whistle), some Senegales...
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by on July 14, 2019
An American Singer, R. Kelly is facing new and unprecedented legal jeopardy after federal prosecutors in New York and Illinois charged him with a wide slate of criminal counts, including racketeering and production of child pornography. Though the singer already faces lengthy state charges in Illinois, the sweeping new federal indictments carry potential sentences that could ensure Kelly spends most of or all of his life in prison. “His life is on the line now,” said Lou Shapiro, a state a...
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by on July 12, 2019
Lamar Odom's highly anticipated basketball return has come to a screeching halt -- the ex-NBA superstar has been kicked out of the BIG3 league ... and our sources tell us it's because he simply wasn't ready to play. Ice Cube's organization announced the move on Wednesday ... saying LO -- as well as Baron Davis, Jermaine O'Neal and Bonzi Wells -- would be deactivated for the remainder of the 2019 season. TMZ Sports has learned ... Odom was nervous about being embarrassed on the court because ...
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by on July 8, 2019
Two Big Brother Naija 2019 housemates, Avala and Isilomo, have been evicted from the “Pepper Dem” edition. They were evicted after failing the marble game. Biggie had announced on Friday that the housemate with the least number of coins would leave the house during the first eviction show on Sunday. He, however, changed the game during the live show as the four housemates; Avala, Khafi, Isilomo and Gedoni with least coins were asked to play a game with marbles.   The two housema...
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by on July 8, 2019
Florida-based billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted on new charges related to alleged sex crimes involving minors, law enforcement sources told CNN on Saturday. Epstein was arrested Saturday and is expected to appear in federal court in New York on Monday. Epstein faces charges brought by US prosecutors in Manhattan, after previously evading similar charges when he secured a non-prosecution deal with federal prosecutors in Miami. The charges, contained in a sealed indictment, involve ...
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by on July 7, 2019
African superpower Nigeria has signed an agreement which aims to increase trade between African countries. This leaves Eritrea as the only African country not to be part of the trading bloc. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari signed the landmark agreement at the African Union (AU) summit in Niger. The first step is to cut tariffs for goods from countries within the bloc but the timeframe to do this is yet to be announced. The AU says that the African Continental Free Trade Area - called AfC...
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by on July 7, 2019
American television personality, NeNe Leakes shared pictures of herself in a sexy tiny bathing suit. She is posing by the pool side. She is a member of Real Housewives of Atlanta which is a reality show.   Damn it, doesn’t she look very hot and beautiful in those tiny bathing suit!
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by on July 6, 2019
Nigeria’s Supreme Court has validated the election of Gboyega Oyetola as the governor of Osun State. The apex court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeal which nullified the March 22 judgement of the Osun State election petition tribunal. The tribunal had declared Ademola Adeleke of the People’s Democratic Party as the winner of the September 2018 election. The Supreme Court in a split judgement on Friday agreed substantially with the Court of Appeal which ruled that a majority judgem...
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by on July 3, 2019
A video showing a senator beating up a woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja has sparked outrage in Nigeria. In the video, published by Premium Times, Senator Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North Senatorial District, is seen attacking a woman who tried to stop him from assaulting another woman in the shop. The senator accused the shop attendant of insulting him and asked a policeman with him to arrest her. Obviously concerned for her safety, the attendant made a call and tried to inform someon...
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by on July 2, 2019
A flamboyant pastor in Nigeria has stepped aside from his church after a celebrity photographer accused him of raping her twice before she turned 18. Biodun Fatoyinbo denied the allegation by Busola Dakolo, who is married to popular musician Timi Dakolo. He said he was taking "leave of absence from the pulpit" because it was the "right thing to do". Ms Dakolo's allegation went viral on social media, with some saying it had triggered Nigeria's #MeToo moment. The social media campaign has led ...
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by on June 30, 2019
A 27-year-old woman in Alabama has been indicted for manslaughter after losing her unborn baby in a shooting – despite not being the shooter. Marshae Jones was arrested on Wednesday for initiating a dispute last December that led to another woman shooting her in the stomach, local media reported. Charges against the shooter were dismissed after a failed indictment. Pro-choice groups are now saying it shows how the state’s new restrictive abortion laws can affect other cases. On 4 December, wh...
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by on June 28, 2019
American Rapper/Singer, Nicki Minaj and her boyfriend Kenneth Petty were all loved up and hugging each other. She posted pictures of them on her Instagram page. One of the picture shows boyfriend Kenneth Petty grabbing her backside with his two hands.
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by on June 28, 2019
German Chancellor Angela Merkel was seen trembling once again during a ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, eight days after a similar incident. Video showed Mrs Merkel, 64, gripping her arms as her body was shaking on Thursday. After about two minutes, she looked steadier and shook hands with the new justice minister. She was offered a glass of water, but did not drink it. Mrs Merkel had blamed the previous incident on dehydration. She later set off for the G20 summit in Japan as planned at lunch...
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by on June 25, 2019
Greek basketball star Giannis Antetokounmpo has been named the 2019 NBA's Most Valuable Player (MVP). Nicknamed the "Greek Freak", the 24-year-old Milwaukee Bucks player on Monday got 78 first-place votes, well ahead of the 23 received by fellow MVP finalist James Harden of the Houston Rockets. "Two, three years ago, I had the goal in my head, that goal [was] to be the best player in the league," a tearful Antetokounmpo said at the packed awards ceremony in Santa Monica, California. "...
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by on June 23, 2019
The chief of staff of the Ethiopian army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa. He and another officer died trying to prevent a coup attempt against the administration in Ethiopia's northern Amhara region, PM Abiy Ahmed said. In Amhara itself, regional governor Ambachew Mekonnen was killed along with an adviser. The government says the situation is under control after arrests were made. The prime minister has gone on TV to urge Ethiopians to ...
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by on June 23, 2019
A U.S. postal worker died Saturday after he was shot multiple times while on his mail route, the Shreveport Police Department confirmed. The victim was identified as Antonio Williams, 52, of Shreveport, according to a news release from the Caddo Parish Coroner's Office. Williams died just after noon at Ochsner LSU Health Hospital, where he was being treated for multiple gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred outside of some town homes around 11:20 a.m., police said. “We do believe that h...
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