Thursday , 14 December 2017
NEWS UPDATE

Gossips

Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint

Saudi Prince Salman revealed as buyer of Jesus $450 million paint

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million (N162 billion) at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. The young crown prince, known by his initials MBS, used an intermediary to buy the much-sought-after painting of Christ, “Salvator Mundi,” the ... Read More »

Nigerian impregnates woman, begs husband with G-Wagon

Nigerian impregnates woman, begs husband with G-Wagon

A Nigerian man identified simply as John has made headlines for buying a Mercedes-Benz G-class for a South African man, whose wife he impregnated. According to a South African news website, Daily Live, John said his girlfriend’s husband immediately forgave him after receiving the gift. “I know what I did is wrong but I feel better he has accepted my ... Read More »

Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

Nigerian priest who resigned from Catholic Church launches own ministry

The Nigerian priest, who resigned recently from the Catholic Church in Nigeria, has officially launched his own church in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Patrick Edet, while serving in the Catholic Diocese of Uyo, ran a ‘Pentecostal-styled’ fellowship called Grace Family Outreach within the Catholic structure. Mr. Edet, who had been a Catholic priest for more than 11 years, stunned the Catholic ... Read More »

Dangote earmarks N200 billion to establish university in Abuja

Dangote earmarks N200 billion to establish university in Abuja

Aliko Dangote, the President and founder of Dangote Foundation,  was reported to have set aside N200 billion to establish a world-class university in Abuja. It was learnt that the proposal has since been delivered to the National Universities Commission, NUC. A former Executive Secretary of the NUC, Julius Okojie, who is the chairman of the technical team for the establishment ... Read More »

See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

See List Of Songs Banned By NBC

National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) has tagged five Nigerian songs as “Not to be Broadcast.” The corporation released the list, saying it has banned the 5 songs from being aired. The songs include: Olamide‘s “Wo” and “Wavy Level“; Davido‘s “Fall” and “If (Remix)“; and 9ice‘s “Living Things.” The Federal Ministry of Health had in a tweet on Friday said that the ... Read More »

Fayose denies saying he’d commit suicide if Buhari returns alive

Fayose denies saying he’d commit suicide if Buhari returns alive

Contrary the statements attributed to the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, has denied ever saying he would commit suicide if President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria arrive. Mr. Buhari returned from London, Saturday, where he had been on medical vacation for over 100 days. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Idowu Adelusi, told journalist on Monday that the statement ... Read More »

my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

my daughter can start dating at 15 –KSB

Singer, Kenny Saint Best, doesn’t seem to joke with her two teenage kids, even as a single mother, she has so far, made sure she took good care of them. Her daughter is gradually growing to become a beautiful damsel and when asked what age she would allow her teenage daughter to have a boyfriend, the singer hinted that it ... Read More »

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 »

29°C
Clear Skies
Lagos
Nigeria
Wind: 7mph SW
Humidity: 88%
Fri
32°C
Sat
32°C
Sun
33°C