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WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

WONDER!! Nigerian woman delivers 6 babies in US

A couple who tried nearly two decades to conceive has welcomed a set of sextuplets in Richmond, Virginia. Adeboye and Ajibola Taiwo tried for 17 years to have children. In January, they learned they were expecting six. “I was excited,” said dad Adeboye Taiwo. “For the very first time we were expecting.” The babies, three boys and three girls, range ... Read More »

Uproar as Ambode sacks Chaplain for ‘disrespecting’ wife

Uproar as Ambode sacks Chaplain for ‘disrespecting’ wife

The alleged sack of the Presiding Chaplain, Chapel of Christ the Light, Venerable Femi Taiwo after the priest was said to have disrespected the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode has been creating uproar. It was learnt that Taiwo got the sack on Monday, May 15 by the Governing council of the church without any query or official ... Read More »

‘Tinubu to foot Bill of Moji Olaiya’s Body’ repatriation

‘Tinubu to foot Bill of Moji Olaiya’s Body’ repatriation

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has paid for the repatriation of the body of late Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya, the committee for her burial said. The Publicity Secretary for the Moji Olaiya Burial Committee, Mr Yomi Fabiyi, said this in an Instagram post on Monday. According to him, Senator Tinubu, who is the National Grand ... Read More »

Lecturer impregnates  nursing student, rejects pregnancy, says “It wasn’t me, I used condom – Lecturer

Lecturer impregnates nursing student, rejects pregnancy, says “It wasn’t me, I used condom – Lecturer

A lecturer at the Ogun State College of Health Technology, Ilese Ijebu, Dr Oluseyi Adu, and a Dental Nursing student, Mosunmola, are embroiled in a row over who is responsible for the pregnancy that the nursing student is carrying. Mosunmola, who is nine months pregnant, alleged that Adu was responsible for the child in her womb, adding that they had ... Read More »

BBNaija: Bisola Joins Mavins and others At TMC

BBNaija: Bisola Joins Mavins and others At TMC

First runner-up in the 2017 Big Brother Nigeria reality game show has signed a management deal with Temple Management Company (TMC). TMC is the same team managing Mavins artiste. The deal, which was concluded on Thursday, also saw Bisola reuniting with Mavins artiste, Iyanya, after their first meeting during the maiden edition of MTN project fame 10 years ago. The ... Read More »

Video director arraigned for ‘poisoning’ pregnant girlfriend

Video director arraigned for ‘poisoning’ pregnant girlfriend

A Nigerian video director and CEO of Hg2filmworks,  Olaolu Akorede,  has been remanded in Ikoyi prison, Lagos, for allegedly poisoning his pregnant girlfriend and killing their unborn child. He was arrested by police on Tuesday and arraigned before an Igbosere magistrate court on a four-count charge of obtaining N2.5 million under false pretense, procuring unknown herbal liquid to terminate pregnancy, maliciously administering ... Read More »

Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari

Nigeria Police to sue man for naming his dog after country’s President Buhari

The police in Ogun State, South West Nigeria have resolved to charge a man to court for naming his dog Buhari. Buhari is the surname of the Nigerian president, Muhammadu, who assumed office on May 29, 2015. The spokesperson of the police in Ogun, Abimbola Oyeyemi, told Journalist that after investigations, the police concluded that the man’s actions could cause ... Read More »

Anambra govt mandates sickle cell screening before wedding

Anambra govt mandates sickle cell screening before wedding

The Governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has said intending couples in the state who fail to screen for sickle cell syndrome before formalising their marriages would be punished. He said such violators would be denied certain privileges from the state government. To ensure that intending couples go for the test, the governor stated that his administration would partner with ... Read More »

Osinbajo represents Buhari at the flags off Ogoni cleanup

Osinbajo represents Buhari at the flags off Ogoni cleanup

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday backed off a proposed trip to Rivers State for the kick-off of the cleanup of Ogoni, delegating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for the exercise. The president cancelled the event even after his advanced team had already arrived Ogoni. The presidency has yet not given any reason for the last-minute cancellation of the trip, which was ... Read More »

Catholic church weds 109 couples in Nasarawa

Catholic church weds 109 couples in Nasarawa

The Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia, Nasarawa State, Most Reverend Mathew Audu, wed 109 couples in Masakaon Saturday, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Audu appealed to relatives of the couples to allow the newly-weds to build their marriages and urged in-laws not to interfere in their affairs. The bishop said, “As newly-wedded couples, you must love each ... Read More »

Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh confirms contract over with YBNL

Lil Kesh has confirmed he is leaving Olamide’sYBNL record label which brought him to limelight. Kesh confirmed this via his Instagram page yesterday. “Ok so it’s true that my contract ended about two weeks ago. Like we all know, my contract with YBNL was for two years but that’s the business side to it. And did I state that my ... Read More »

Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

Why I reported Wizkid to the police – Linda Ikeji

The ongoing feud between blogger, Linda Ikeji and talented singer, Ayo balogun, aka Wizkid took another twist after Linda confirmed the reports that she has issued a complaint about Wizkid with the Nigerian Police in a recent post on published on her blog. By Linda Ikeji lindaI’m sure many of you have read that the police is now involved in ... Read More »

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All set for MBGE Pageant 2016

All is now set for the 2016 edition of the Most Beautiful Girl In Eko Beauty Pageant. The event will take place at the Bamboo Event Hall, Omole, Ojodu, Lagos on June 27, 2016. Funmi Bolatiwa Quadri, Executive Director of Ereon Pageantry, said this year’s MBGE Beauty Pageant has been upgraded, with a reloaded website www.mbge.com.ng. She further explained that ... Read More »

#PanamaPapers: Africa’s richest man, Dangote, his brother, Dantata, linked to shell companies in tax havens

#PanamaPapers: Africa’s richest man, Dangote, his brother, Dantata, linked to shell companies in tax havens

With a staggering $15.4 billion wealth, Nigeria’s businessman and industrialist, Aliko Dangote, is on Forbes Rich List as the richest man in Africa. But does Mr. Dangote pay his fair share of tax in Nigeria or is he hiding assets abroad? That remains unclear. Yet that question has become even more relevant across the globe following discoveries of several secret ... Read More »

Nollywood actress convicted for reckless driving gets N2 million bail

Nollywood actress convicted for reckless driving gets N2 million bail

The Court of Appeal in Lagos Thursday granted Nollywood actress, Ibinabo Fiberesima,‎a N2 million bail. While granting the bail with two sureties in like sum, the appellate court ruled that Ms. Fiberesima bail application had merit. The actress had been sentenced to five years in prison, in 2009, by a Lagos High Court. On March 12, the Court of Appeal‎ ... Read More »

PSquare brothers reconcile after weeks of public drama

PSquare brothers reconcile after weeks of public drama

PSquare, Nigerian musical group comprising the Okoye brothers, seems to have buried the hatchet after weeks of drama and public spat about splitting up. Peter and Paul Okoye took to their social media pages to share similar pictures with the same captions. “That it took our stupidity to realize that FAMILY comes first, We are VERY SORRY.” Jude Okoye, their ... Read More »

Tunji Braithwaite dies at 82

Tunji Braithwaite dies at 82

Tunji Braithwaite, lawyer and activist, an Elderstatesman and founder of the defunct Nigeria Advanced Party (NAP) died at St Nicolas Hospital, Lagos, on Monday, He was less of a charming politician but more of a pro-democracy advocate. He died at the age of 82-year-old, Tunji, a  grandfather had been battling prostate cancer for a while, he was energetic until one early morning ... Read More »

Assemblies Of God Crisis: Court Orders Police To Produce Rev Emeka

Assemblies Of God Crisis: Court Orders Police To Produce Rev Emeka

An Upper Area Court Wuse, sitting at Gudu District in Abuja, under Justice Umar Kagarko has issued a notice to the Nigeria Police Force to produce Rev Paul Emeka in court on March 30, 2016, pursuant to the subsisting order of the court. In a letter signed by Ifeanyichuwku Obasi-Nweze, co-counsel representing the compliant in a case No. CR/1081/15, a ... Read More »

Fed Govt probes sexual assault claim at Queen’s College

Fed Govt probes sexual assault claim at Queen’s College

•Panel to submit report in two weeks •Old girls: allegations not unfounded THE Federal Government yesterday constituted a five-man panel to probe the sexual molestation allegation against a teacher at Queen’s College in Yaba, Lagos Mainland. The panel members were not named. A statement by the Federal Ministry of Education (FMoE) Deputy Director of Press Bem Goong said the government ... Read More »

Two Injured In another building Collapse in Mile 12

Two Injured In another building Collapse in Mile 12

Two people were injured in the Mile 12 area of Lagos State on Saturday after the balcony of a storey building partially collapsed. According to the member of the Lagos State House of Assembly representing Kosofe Constituency 2, Mr Tunde Buraimoh, the building had shown signs of distress as some portion of the balcony was caving in. He told newsmen ... Read More »

Meet  Top 20 Richest Men In Nigeria and their worth

Meet Top 20 Richest Men In Nigeria and their worth

Nigeria is one of the largest and most populated countries in Africa. It prides in not only having some of the richest men in Africa, but also the world. While we believe there are several more Nigerians that would rank among the richest in the world today, we’ve discovered that just a few have made the Forbes list of richest ... Read More »

El Rufai Cancels Easter Break And Orders all Schools To Remain Open

El Rufai Cancels Easter Break And Orders all Schools To Remain Open

Nasir El-Rufai, the APC governor of Kaduna State has released yet another “decree” in his implementation of APC Islamic agenda, using Kaduna as a take-off ground. El-Rufai has ordered all public and private schools to remain opened all through Easter period apart from Good Friday and Easter Monday, which will be nationwide public holiday. He further threatened to sanction any ... Read More »

Late Dr Giwa’s sister shed more light on Ibinabo’s case and family’s position

Late Dr Giwa’s sister shed more light on Ibinabo’s case and family’s position

Biola Giwa-Adeyemi sister to late Dr Giwa that lost his life in a crash involving Nollywood actress Ibinabo Fiberesima has shed more light on the case. She says….. ”First of all, the case was between Lagos state Government Vs Ibinabo Fiberesima but not Giwa Vs Ibinabo Febresima. On this faithful day of Feb 26th 2006 along the Lekki Epe Express ... Read More »

Nigeria To Establish Technology Development Bank

Nigeria To Establish Technology Development Bank

The Nigerian government plans  to establish a Science and Technology Development Bank, a government official said on Tuesday. According to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, the bank would assist the informal sector to close the technological gap and give financial assistance for research and innovation activities. The Minister made the announcement at a meeting with the National Association ... Read More »

PSquare’s Peter Okoye Finally goes solo

PSquare’s Peter Okoye Finally goes solo

Peter Okoye, a member of Nigerian musical duo, PSquare, has begun operating solo, after 19 years of togetherness with twin brother. Following weeks of intense wrangling in the huge-followed group, last week, he took to his Instagram page to announce his new management. Peter, who performed alone at an event in Abuja on Saturday, March 12, released the contact details of ... Read More »

Pastor bags six months for seducing housemaid

Pastor bags six months for seducing housemaid

A magistrate’s court in Kwale, Ndokwa West Local Government Area of Delta State on Thursday sentenced a 38-year-old Pastor Ruben Okotie to six months imprisonment for seducing his house maid with red candle. Presiding magistrate of the Court, Chief magistrate Carl Moeteke, who sentenced the accused, said he was found guilty with overwhelmed evidence in a three counts of conspiracy, ... Read More »

Malawi President Fires back at TB Joshua over death prophecy

Malawi President Fires back at TB Joshua over death prophecy

Malawian President Peter Mutharika yesterday attacked Pastor Temitope Balogun. Joshua of  the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN), over an alleged prophecy that he would die before April 1, Malawi state television reported yesterday. “I’m told there is a man in Nigeria called Joshua and he is saying that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and Peter Mutharika will die before April 1,” he ... Read More »

A’Court upheld 5 Years Imprisonment of Ibinabo Fiberesima for Manslaughter

A’Court upheld 5 Years Imprisonment of Ibinabo Fiberesima for Manslaughter

The Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has upheld the judgement of a Lagos State High Court sentencing an ex-beauty queen, Ibinabo Fiberesima, to five years imprisonment for manslaughter. The lower court presided over by Justice Deborah Oluwayemi had convicted Fiberesima of manslaughter, ruling that the actress’ reckless driving was responsible for the death of one Dr. Giwa Suraj ... Read More »

AMVCA 2016: Full List Of Winners

AMVCA 2016: Full List Of Winners

The 2016 edition of the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA) took place on Saturday, March 5 in Lagos. The award, which held at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos had several African celebrities appearing in style. It was the best of African fashion as top stars climbed the stage to present and receive the AMVCA plaque. The ... Read More »

Over 172 Nigerians Deported From Libya

Over 172 Nigerians Deported From Libya

172 Nigerians deported from Libya have returned to the country under the voluntary returnee programme organised by the International Organisation for Migration, IOM. Spokesperson for the Nigerian Immigration Service, Ekpedeme King, who confirmed the return of the deportees, said that the voluntary returnee programme done in conjunction with the European Union and the Italian government, supports stranded illegal migrants willing ... Read More »