Tuesday, 15 March 2022

5 Undergraduates Die As Benz Runs Under Stationary Truck In Delta (Pics)

Five undergraduates have reportedly lost their lives after their Benz ran under a stationary truck along Kwale expressway in Delta State.

Eyewitness report that all five including two ladies were returning from a night club in the early hours

Ukraine Will Never Join NATO, We Must Accept It & Negotiate - Zelensky (Photo)

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky appears to have accepted that his country will not become a member of NATO, one of the demands made by Russia before it invaded.

According to a translation of his comments made via video link to at a meeting of the leaders of the U.K. Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF) in London on Tuesday morning, Zelensky acknowledged that

Monday, 14 March 2022

Roman Abramovich: New Evidence Highlights Corrupt Deals

A BBC investigation has uncovered new evidence about the corrupt deals that made Roman Abramovich's fortune.

The Chelsea owner made billions after buying an oil company from the Russian government in a rigged auction in 1995.

Mr Abramovich paid around $250m (£190m) for Sibneft, before selling it back to the Russian

Ortom Asks Buhari To Resign, Hand Over Power To Osinbajo

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State, on Monday, called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently resign from his office and hand over power to his vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Ortom, who made the call at a press conference in Makurdi, said the president failed Nigerians in all areas of his electoral promises, especially with the worsening insecurity in the country.

Ortom is one of the prominent critics of the President Buhari-led government, especially on matters of

PDP Crisis: I Did Not Bath For Three Days Over Edo Election – Wike To Obaseki

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has told his Edo State counterpart, Godwin Obaseki that they are not in the same class.

Obaseki, while reacting to a scathing attack launched against his Deputy, Phillip Shaibu by Governor Wike, had slammed the Rivers Governor, describing him as a bully.

Obaseki had complained that members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP who defected from the

Wike Calls Obaseki A Serial Betrayer, Appologises To Oshiomole

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has descended heavily on his Edo counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, describing him as a serial betrayer and an ungrateful person.

Wike, who rubbished Obaseki's diatribe against him, said Edo Governor's former godfather and former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomole, had been vindicated.

He tendered an unreserved apology to Oshiomole for ignoring his warnings about Obaseki saying

US Reacts To Arrest A Nigerian Fraudster On FBI Wanted List

The United States Government through its mission in Nigeria has reacted to the arrest of a notorious fraudster, Osondu Victor Igwilo by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Igwilo was arrested by Operatives of the Anti-graft Commission on Thursday, March 11 after 4 years of being on the run. He was declared wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, over fraud

Alleged Nigeria Police Strike Action Is Fake News - NPF



As IGP Assures of Reinvigorated Commitment to Effectively Securing Nigeria

The attention of the Nigeria Police Force has been drawn to a news making the rounds on social media alleging that some members of the Force will be embarking on a strike action with effect from March 26, 2022. The Nigeria Police Force wishes to state unequivocally that the alleged publication is fake

Uzodinma: Okorocha Is My Brother, I Have Begged Him For Forgiveness

Imo Governor Hope Uzodinma says he has apologised to his predecessor, Rochas Okorocha, to forgive him for any wrong he may had done to him.

Mr Uzodinma disclosed this in an interview with Channels TV on Monday, explaining that he had extended an olive branch to all aggrieved stakeholders in the state.

When asked if Mr Okorocha was among the stakeholders he reached out to, the incumbent governor

Tuesday, 8 March 2022

Dave Umahi: I Remain Governor Of Ebonyi State

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has reacted to the judgement of the Federal High Court Abuja which removed him and his Deputy, Kelechi Igwe, from office on Tuesday.

Governor Umahi, who described the judgement as embarrassing, alleged that the presiding Judge was

Court Sacks Ebonyi Governor, Speaker Over Defection To APC

A Federal High Court in Abuja has sacked Governor Dave Umahi, his deputy, Eric Igwe, and Hon Francis Nwifuru, Speaker of the state assembly, over their defection to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Justice Inyang Ekwo, in a judgement, on Tuesday, held that their defection was unconstitutional.

The two-term governor, who was elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),

I Lost Interest In NATO, I Realized They're Afraid To Confront Russia - Zelensky

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has again called on Russian President Vladimir Putin for a dialogue, stressing that Ukraine is ready to talk and seek compromises, but is not ready to capitulate.

"First of all, I'm ready for a dialogue, but we're not ready for surrender," Zelensky said in an interview with the American television channel ABC News, asked whether Ukraine is ready to comply with the

IGP Orders Removal Of Accidented Vehicles, Others From Police Stations

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the immediate evacuation of all impounded, accidented and unregistered exhibit vehicles from Police Stations nationwide.

The order is predicated on the incessant embarrassing and unprofessional manner in which these vehicles are stacked within police facilities causing nuisance and disgusting sight at Police Stations.

The IGP frowns at the practice of stockpiling vehicles recovered from crime scenes or vehicles which

Monday, 7 March 2022

“I slept with my son to give my husband a child” – Woman reveals

Matina Agawua, a native of Yelwata, in Nasarawa State has confessed to having sex with her biological son just to have a baby for her husband.

She lost her first husband to herdsmen attack in Northern Nigeria but had difficulties having a child with her second husband, Mr James.

After six years of marriage with no child, Matina started getting pressured by her mother-in-law and her

Party Souvenirs: Police orders arrest of persons involved in sharing petrol as souvenir at Lagos party

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has ordered the arrest of all persons involved in sharing some kegs containing petrol as souvenirs at a party.

Mr Alabi described the act as regrettable and reprehensible.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Adekunle Ajisebutu, in a statement on Saturday, said

Mercy Aigbe dragged by husband ex-wife: “I brought you close as a and you ended up sleeping with my husband”

Mercy Aigbe and her current husband, Kazim Adeoti, had claimed they only started dating after her marriage with Lanre Gentry had crashed.

The actress also denied having any personal relationship with , Funsho, who was married to her current

Russia Issues List Of "Unfriendly Countries", Considering Actions Against Them

The Russian government issued on Monday a list of countries "taking unfriendly actions against Russia, Russian companies, and citizens," referring to the economic sanctions introduced amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

According to a decree published on the Government's website, the list includes Albania, Andorra, Australia, Great Britain, including Jersey, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Gibraltar, EU

Russian invasion: FG won’t allow recruitment of Nigerians to join fight in Ukraine

According to a statement signed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson, Francisca Omayuli, and released on Monday, March 7, the government is in talks with Ukraine to prevent Nigerians from being used as mercenaries in Ukraine.

The statement comes after Nigerians trooped to the Ukrainian Embassy in Abuja to volunteer following

Abba Kyari pleads not guilty to drug charges in court

Kyari and six others were this morning arraigned before the NDLEA at a Federal high court in Abuja. They are accused of obstruction and dealing in cocaine worth 17.55 kilograms.

The other defendants in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/57/2022 include Sunday J Ubia, Bawa James, Simon Agirigba, and John Nuhu. The three defendants are members of the Police Intelligence Response

ISWAP Fighters Attack Boko Haram Members For Killing Commander

No fewer than 30 terrorists have been killed in the North East, during a ‘fierce’ gun duel between fighters of Boko Haram and the Islamic State of West African Province, ISWAP, extremist sects, reliable sources have confirmed to PRNigeria.

The incident took place at Dikwa Local Government Area of Borno State.

The violent ‘fight’, which occured last Saturday, between the slain Abubakar Shekau-led Boko Haram

Russia Says West Arming Ukraine Will Cause 'Global Collapse'

Earlier today Monday March 7th 2022, Vladimir Putin demanded Ukraine must distance itself from NATO, lay down its arms and recognise Russia's claims to Crimea, and to acknowledge that Donetsk and Lugansk are independent states before war can end

Sending foreign weapons to Ukraine will lead to a "global collapse", Russia's foreign ministry has warned.

Sergey Lavrov, Russia's Foreign Minister, said western powers sending mercenaries and military

Trusting God Is Not Always Easy – Davido Speaks On O2 Arena Concert

Nigerian Superstar, Davido has disclosed that he had fear and insecurities while preparing for his concert at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido had a sold-out concert on Saturday night at the O2 as he wowed crowds to his all-time hits songs.

The ‘OBO crooner performed his hits songs from ‘Dami Duro’ to his latest ‘Champion sound’ with

Another Traditional Ruler, Akin Muheedeen Burnt To Death In Ogun

The Baale of Olowe Gbagura in Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun State, Chief Akin Muheedeen, is said to have been burnt to death by yet-to-be-identified persons.

This is coming one month after the Olu of Agodo, Oba Ayinde Odetola, was killed and burnt to death in Ewekoro Local Government Area of the state.

It was gathered that the community head had gone out to observe the Islamic morning prayer (Subhi),

How Buni Plotted To Scuttle APC Convention, Remain Party Chairman - The Cable

Mai Mala Buni, governor of Yobe state and now-ousted chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) caretaker committee, took steps to scuttle the party’s national convention scheduled for March 26, TheCable can report.

Amid the crisis in the ruling party over the national convention, Buni had held on tightly to the position of APC chairman.

TheCable had reported that his desire to stay in office nearly jeopardised plans for the national

West Feeling Impact Of Russia Sanctions Too As Oil And Gas Prices Soar

One of the ironies of the war in Ukraine is that the Kremlin’s finances benefit every time the crisis deepens. After Saudi Arabia, Russia is the second biggest exporter of crude oil, and it is out on its own as an exporter of natural gas.

Countries producing more oil and gas than they consume enjoy windfall gains when prices rise – and Russia falls into that category.

Conversely, countries not self-sufficient in energy suffer when prices are high because costs for

Sunday, 6 March 2022

Ukrainian President Zelensky Is A Puppet Not A Hero - US Army Colonel

Pictured: Retired U.S Army Colonel Douglas Macgregor.
A Trump appointee on Friday accused Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky of being a "puppet" and said Russia has been too gentle in their attack on Ukraine.

In an interview with Fox Business' Stuart Varney, retired Col. Douglas Macgregor who former President Donald Trump appointed as a senior advisor to the Secretary of Defense said that there was

Nigerian Music Star Davido Fined ₦190m In UK Hours After His London Show

Nigerian star singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has allegedly been fined a sum of one hundred and ninety million Naira a few hours after his concert at the O2 Arena in London.

In a post shared on Twitter, Marvin Abbey alleged that Davido was supposed to finish his concert at the

Angry Nigerian Lady Disrupts Her Husband's Wedding Ceremony To His Second Wife (Photos, Video)

A Nigerian lady in Minna, Niger state created a scene recently after she disrupted her husband's wedding to his second wife.

Northern Hibiscus who shared the story on instagram wrote;

''The story is, first wife went to the husband’s event as he takes another wife.

Toh uwargida wanted to show that she owned the husband now went to take picture but sat on his lap. .....read more

Shell Defends 'Difficult' Decision To Buy Russian Crude Oil

Shell has defended its decision to purchase Russian crude oil despite the invasion and bombardment of Ukraine.

The oil giant said in a statement that the decision to purchase the fuel at a discounted price was "difficult".

It confirmed that it had bought a cargo of Russian crude oil on Friday but it had "no alternative".

Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba hit out at the energy company, asking on Twitter: "Doesn't

The Military Operation Won't End Until Ukraine Stops Fighting - Putin

Fighting stopped about 200,000 people from evacuating the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol for a second day in a row on Sunday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin vowed to press ahead with his invasion unless Kyiv surrendered.

Most people trapped in the port city are sleeping underground to escape more than six days of near-constant shelling by encircling Russian forces that has cut off food, water, power and heating supplies,

Nigeria police recently approve optional dress code for women in the Police Force.

Female Nigeria police officers fit rock hijab with uniform as police authorities has given the go-ahead.

Nigeria police recently approve optional dress code for women in the Police Force.

Now they can wear earring and also put on their hijab and wear with cap.

Nigeria Police Force

Buhari, IGP Usman Baba under fire over new hijab dress, $1m donation to Afghanistan

Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has reminded the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba that Hijab does not protect female officers from AK-47 bullets.

HURIWA, in a statement on Sunday, also faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to gift $1 million to Afghanistan through the Organisation of Islamic Countries, OIC.

The civil rights advocacy group lambasted Usman Baba, over the introduction of Islamic dress code for

2023: APC Zones Presidency To South West, VP To North East

DECISION makers in governing All Progressives Congress (APC) may have agreed on a zoning arrangement for the big six positions in party and government at national level, Sunday Tribune has learnt.

A dependable party source in Abuja said after initial hiccups, the South-West is favoured to produce the next presidential standard-bearer of the party. The North-East is said to have been listed for the running

How A Naval Officer Rescued Us From Anambra Kidnappers – Victim

An Onitsha-based businessman, Chikamso Ugoh, has revealed how he and two other passengers were rescued from suspected kidnappers at the River Niger bridgehead in Anambra State.

Recall that a group of kidnappers had reportedly been intercepted along the bridgehead in Onitsha by some security agents.

Although the Police Public Relations Officer, Ikenga Tochukwu, said his office did not receive such a

Thursday, 3 March 2022

I am not crazy about marriage, I might just have a child –Nigerian Reality star, Lucy Edet

Former Big Brother Naija housemate and chef, Lucy Edet has revealed that she is not crazy about getting married.

The reality show star opened up about this in a recent interview with Saturday Punch, where she

Niegerian Actor Yul Edochie Reveals the only reason he is not sending his kids to school abroad

Popular Nollywood Actor, Yul Edochie, given the reason he’s decided against sending his kids abroad to study.

The Actor/Politician averred that he doesn’t know of any American Actor whose kid schools in Nigeria

2023: I’m Contesting To Make Our Children’s Future Great – Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State and presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, said, on Thursday, that Nigeria needed a competent leader who could unite the people, tackle insecurity and rejig the debilitating economy and as well benefit the masses this time around.

Tinubu, who was in Ekiti State as part of the ongoing consultation for the 2023 presidential election, said that he decided to consult with the traditional rulers before declaring because of the enormous

2023: Dino Melaye Dumps Saraki For Atiku, Gives Reason

There are indications that former Kogi West Senator, Dino Melaye has dumped his ally and ex-Senate President Bukola Saraki for Atiku Abubakar, ahead of the 2023 Presidential election.

In a video that surfaced online, Melaye explained why he opted to be on the side of Atiku, a Presidential candidate on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and not Saraki.

Speaking at an interaction between Atiku and some Senators in Abuja, Melaye explained that he now

Reps Reject Bills Seeking To Stop Children Of Public Officers From Schooling Abroad

A bill seeking to regulate international studies for the children of public officials and strengthen educational institutions in Nigeria has been rejected by members of the House of Representatives.

The members said the bill was an affront to their fundamental human rights.

But the bill sponsored by Hon. Serguis Ogun representing Esan North-East federal constituency of Edo

We Have Evidence That PDP Won 2019 Presidential Election - PDP Chairman

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr Iyorchia Ayu, on Thursday in Abuja, has said that the party won the Presidential seat in the 2019 elections.

He also argued that democratic values in Nigeria have steadily declined in the past seven years under the Buhari-led regime.

Ayu said this when he received in the audience of a seven-person delegation of the European Union

ASUU Strike: PDP Calls For The Sack Of Education Minister For Walking Out Of NIgerian Students

The Peoples Democratic Party, on Thursday, in Abuja demanded the apology and immediate resignation of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, for “abusing and walking out on Nigerian students who went to his office to plead for his intervention to end the ongoing strike by the Academic

Hanifa: Wife Of Confessed Killer Of Kano PupilTestifies Against Him In Court

Jamila Muhammad Sani, wife of Abdulmalik Tanko, who confessed murdering 5-year-old Hanifa Abubakar, testified against him at a Kano High Court, on Thursday.

The court sitting at Audu Bako presided was over by Justice Usman Na’abba.

Killer proprietor makes U-turn, denies murdering 5-year-old Hanifa
Tanko’s childhood friend: How Hanifa’s killer betrayed me years ago

The prosecution witnesses led by the state counsel and Kano state Attorney General, Musa Lawan.

Three witnesses were presented on first day (March 2) which include two DSS personnel and a police

When Jonathan Was Called 419 Over ₦140 Fuel Price (Throwback Photos and video

Below are the pictures of politicians Nollywood actress and actors who protested against Jonathan administration. One of the pictures is about the price of fuel in 2015, it was #140 Lauretta onochie nad her crew in their placard called it 419 what are they calling fuel price now? El-rufai, Dino melaye, Jide kosoko, Pastor Tunde Bakare all protested against the Jonathan administration but they're doing nothing

VIP Whose Police Orderly Carried Plate Of Food Claims It's For The Officer

Former Nigeria’s ambassador to the Republic of Netherlands, Dr Nimota Nihinlola Akanbi, has broken her silence after a video of her police orderly carrying a plate of food behind her at a public function, surfaced online on Wednesday, 2nd March 2022.

In a statement released, Akanbi who is currently the chairman of the Governing Board of National Secondary School Education, clarified that the sumptuously stuffed plate of food her police orderly was

Wednesday, 2 March 2022

Roman Abramovich has put Chelsea FC up for sale amidst sanctions against his country by Western nations.

After the club denied reports of Abramovich wanting to sell the club, the Telegraph now report that the Russian-born has put the club up for sale, with an American-based merchant bank, who claim they are

The Nigeria Police Force Headquarters has reacted to a viral video of an officer carrying food for a female VIP in an occasio

Acting Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi while reacting to the video told Punch that the

A Southern Christian Should Succeed Buhari - CAN President Tells EU

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has insisted that a Christian should succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

The President, Rev Samson Ayokunle, spoke at a session with an European Union (EU) Delegation led

Putin's Nuclear Comments Lead To Rush For Iodine In Central Europe

Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin's comments that Moscow's nuclear deterrent is on high alert have unleashed a wave of anxiety in Central Europe, with people rushing to buy iodine which they believe may protect them from radiation.

From Poland to Bulgaria, people living in the former Soviet-era satellite states have also jammed

President Buhari Congratulates Pastor Adeboye On His 80th Birthday

I join members of Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), and the Christian community, to celebrate with Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye on his 80th birthday, today March 2, 2022.

I especially rejoice with his beloved wife, Pastor Foluke Adenike Adeboye, and the entire Adeboye family, and join them in gratitude to God as the respected General Overseer turns an octogenarian.

I recall my private and public meetings with Pastor Adeboye over many years, most remarkably his

Putin Preparing Ukraine’s Ex-president Yanukovych For Zelensky’s Replacement

Sources in the Ukrainian intelligence have told Ukrainska Pravda that Ukraine’s ex-President Viktor Yanukovych is in Kremlin, Russia’s seat of power, being prepared for a special operation.

The sources said Vladmir Putin plans to replace Voladmyr Zelensky, the Ukrainian president, with