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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Trump praises military rescue of U.S. hostage

President Trump on Saturday praised the role U.S. special forces took in the rescue of an American citizen who had been kidnapped by armed men in an operation in northern Nigeria that is believed to have killed several of his captors.

Monday, October 26, 2020

One By One, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Sets The Records Straight About All The Rumor Surrounding Him, Including Talks About #EndSars


Political leader Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has addressed all major allegations against him.

The main promoter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) made this move in

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Oldest person in Britain Joan Hocquard dies aged 112


The oldest person in Britain has died at the age of 112.

Joan Hocquard shared her birthday, 29 March 1908, with the world's oldest man Bob Weighton, who died in Hampshire in May.

Mrs Hocquard spent her early life in Kenya where her father was a British colonial officer.

Buhari Is Not Nigeria's Problem – Zahra Buhari

In the last few days, Nigerians have discovered various warehouses where the COVID19 palliatives donated by CACOVID were stored and went ahead to loot them.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Court Adjourns Ize-Iyamu's Money Laundering Case To January 2021

The money laundering case brought against Pastor Osagie Ize -Iyamu, PDP governorship candidate in Edo State in 2016 election and four others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, was today October 15, 2020 adjourned till January 14, 2021 by a Federal High Court sitting in Benin City, Edo State.

The other four defendants are Lucky Imasuen, former deputy governor of Edo State; Chief Dan Orbih, former PDP chairman in Edo State; Tony Aziegbemi and Efe Erimuoghae.

Ogun To Prosecute Four Police Officers For Murder


We invite the public to monitor the following criminal cases against defendant police officers in Ogun State:

1. The State v. Inspector Wasiu Lawal - Murder trial coming up for hearing on 10 November 2020 at the Ipokia Division of the High Court of Ogun State.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

" We Considered The Risk Of Exploding Equipment Amongst Other Things" - Very Sorry Seyi Tinubu's Loatsad Speaks On Switched Off Light On #EndSars Protesters At Lekki Toll Gate


Loatsad, the outdoor advertising company has provided reasons Led boards that provided illumination at the Lekki Toll gate – Lagos State – were switched off yesterday, October 20, 2020.

EndSars protesters who

I Have Never Earned A Dime From Lekki Toll Gate - Tinubu


All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says he will never be part of any carnage.

Tinubu was reacting to Tuesday night attack which saw security forces open fire on #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki tollgate area of Lagos State.

The former Lagos State governor spoke on Wednesday morning in a telephone interview with Channels Television.

“Why will they use live bullets?

“I will never, never be part of any carnage. I will never be part of that.”

Tinubu also denied having any investment in the Lekki Concession Company, the firm which manages the tollgate.

“I have no dime, no kobo investment in the tollgate,” he said.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

Nengi Talks About Why She Did Not Sleep On Any Man’s Bed In The House'

Second runner-up in the recently concluded Big Brother Naija (Lockdown Edition), Rebecca Hampson, better known as Nengi, has opened up on why she did not sleep on any man’s bed during the reality television show.

FirstBank Says Staff Free To Join #EndSars Protests

 First Bank on Saturday denied that it has banned its staff from joining #EndSARS protests

Thursday, October 15, 2020

INEC announces February 18 as 2023 presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday announced the date for the 2023 presidential election.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

No More Checking Of Nigerians’ Phones – IG


Mohammed Adamu, Nigeria's Inspector-General of Police has ordered police officers to stop checking citizens’ phones.

Monday, October 12, 2020

Sunday, October 11, 2020

Ganduje Suspends Media Aide Over Attack On Buhari


Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has suspended his Special Adviser on Media, Salihu Tanko Yakasai over some unguarded utterances on the person of President Muhammadu Buhari on the social media platform.

Rotimi Akeredolu wins Ondo governorship election

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, the candidate of the APC, has scored the highest number of votes in Saturday’s Ondo State governorship election and has been declared the winner.

The result of the election, held in all Ondos’s 17 local governments, was declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Sunday in the state capital.

Akeredolu Akeredolu polled 292, 830 to defeat his main rival Eyitayo Jegede of the PDP who scored 195,780 votes.

BREAKING: Nigerian Police finally disbands SARS


The inspector-general of police, Adamu Mohammed has announced the immediate disbandment of the special anti-robbery squad (SARS) following nationwide protests over its brutality.

The Police boss says:

The immediate dissolution of SARS and redeployment of all officers serving within the unit while an investigation into activities will be undertaking with civil societies organisation and culprits punished.

 Investigation will also be conducted into the activities of SARS with the collaboration of civil societies organisation while identified culprits within the force will be punished

Friday, October 9, 2020

Big Boost For The Economy As BUA Group, FAVA Of Italy Sign Agreement To Put Up A 720tons Per Day Pasta Processing Plant In Nigeria

Africa’s leading foods and manufacturing conglomerate, BUA Group has today signed an agreement with FAVA of Italy for

Heritage Bank Manager Docked Over $50,000 Fraud

The Enugu Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC on

Dwayne Johnson is Instagram's most-followed man in America


Dwayne Johnson has officially surpassed 200 million followers on Instagram.

The "Jumanji" star, who is the most followed American man on the platform, marked his social media achievement by posting a video of him dressed up and taking a celebratory shot.

Thursday, October 8, 2020

Alleged Fraud: EFCC Presents First Witness Against Adeherself


The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, presented its first prosecution witness, PW1, Samuel Orie, a Compliance Officer with Guaranty Trust Bank Plc, against a self-acclaimed social media influencer, Rukayat Adedamola Adewale, aka Adeherself, who was re-arraigned today for alleged internet fraud before Justice Sherifat Solebo of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja.

Fraud: EFCC grills Lagos Speaker, Obasa Over Misappropriation Of Public Funds

Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, is currently at the office of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for questioning over allegations of financial misappropriation.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Burna Boy, Rema, Others Bag 2020 MTV EMA Nominations

MTV has announced nominations for the “2020 MTV EMAs, and Nigerian singers Burna Boy and Rema have been nominated for the Best African Act.

BET Awards 2020 winner and Grammy nominee, Burna Boy has once again been nominated in the Best African Act, a category he won in 2019. Other African singers in the category include, Master KG, Kabza de Small and DJ Maphorisa (South Africa), Sheebah (Uganda), Gaz Mawete (Democratic Republic of The Congo and Rema (Nigeria).

Hushpuppi’s trial suspended till 2021

The trial of Ramon Abbas, a Nigerian Instagram celebrity facing wire fraud charges in the United States has been moved to 2021.

Judge Otis Wright chambers ordered the released September 23, the jury trial will continue by 9:00 a.m. on May 4, 2021.

Ondo2020: SDP Candidate, Peter Fasua Steps Down For Governor Akeredolu

The candidate of the opposition Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mr. Peter Fasua on Monday stepped down from the race for October 10th governorship poll for the incumbent Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, saying “I share the same vision with Akeredolu.”

Naira Marley Cancels Protest, Gives Police One Week For Changes To Show

Naira Marley has called off his planned #EndSarsBrutality protest in Lagos.
In a tweet shared via his Twitter page on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, the rapper said he is putting a halt to the planned protest for a week.

Sunday, October 4, 2020

”My father was Assassinated so you don’t know the pain I’ve felt all my life” – Teni

Popular Nigerian Singer, Teni Apata, has revealed that she’s felt pain all her life due to the tragic assassination of her military father, Simeone Apata.

How I caught my wife in bed with another man, by Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode has alleged he caught Precious Chikwendu, his estranged wife, with a married man in bed.

He stated this while reacting to a viral video claiming that he physically abused Chikwendu.

Friday, October 2, 2020

The Hidden Details About Seyi Tinubu & Singer CDQ’s Fight


Friends in the know insist that the spat against Seyi Tinubu by Sodiq Abubakar Yusuf the popular singer popularly known as CDQ shouldn't have happened.

And they provided reasons for this assertion.

‘’It was

Super Businessman Abdul Samad Rabiu Shows How Nigeria Can Achieve Supersonic Greatness In ‘’This Is Our Nigeria’’ Independence Day message

Here is the Independence Day goodwill message from Abdul Samad Rabiu, the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BUA Group‘’This Is

President Trump, Melania Trump test positive to Covid-19

President Donald Trump announced early Friday that he and his wife both tested positive for the coronavirus, an extraordinary development coming months into a global pandemic and in the final stretch of his reelection campaign in which he has flouted experts' guidance on preventing the disease's spread.

Thursday, October 1, 2020

How a college dropout started a drone company on track for $100K in sales

Meet Dwight Neptune, 22-year-old CEO and co-founder of Beagle Drones. 
Neptune began studying electrical engineering in high school and picked up drones as a hobby. When he and his co-founders built their first drone, it actually caught on fire because it wasn't wired properly.

‘’Our Official Salary Is N800.000 & N8.5M As Running Cost Per Month’’ Reps Member Reveals

A member representing Kaltungo/Shongom Gombe Federal Constituency, Hon. Simon Karu, has said members of the House of Representatives receive about N9.3 million monthly as emoluments.

The member said the money includes their monthly salary and office running costs.
Speaking in Abuja at a well-attended event to mark the 60th Independence anniversary tagged: Fixing Nigeria at 60 – “Sustainable and efficient democracy: Issues on accountability and transparency in governance”, the lawmaker however blamed constituents high demand for the cost.

Nick Spencer Committed Suicide By Hanging At His $2.5 Million Mansion

Newlywed BP vice president, 61, hanged himself at his £2million home a week after being made redundant, inquest hears

The vice president of British Petroleum hanged himself at his £2million home a week after he was made redundant, a coroner heard today.