Ekiti builds 6,000-bed hostel in varsity

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, on Wednesday initiated a process targeted at resolving the accommodation problem of Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti, with the commencement of the construction of…

INEC announces date for 2023 Presidential election

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Yakubu Mahmood, says the 2023 presidential election has been scheduled to hold on February 18, 2023. Mahmood disclosed this on Thursday, October 15 while…

Man stabbed to death by 15-year-old boy during football match in Imo

A 15- year- old boy identified as Blessing Ndubueze allegedly stabbed a footballer, Johnpaul Etugha, 37, to death during a football match in Imo State. It was gathered that the…

52-year-old nurse goes missing in Osun after she was called to take delivery of new baby

A 52-year-old nurse, Mrs Abosede Jegede has been missing since October 8, 2020, when she reportedly left her Ilo-Ijesa residence in Osun State to take delivery of a new baby…

Governor Seyi Makinde loses mother

Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has lost his mother, Madam Abigail Omojolagbe Makinde. Though there is no official statement from governor’s family yet, it was learnt that Mrs. Makinde, who celebrated…

FG reopens NYSC camps November 10

The Federal government has approved the reopening of orientation camps for the National Youth Service Corps NYSC on November 10. The NYSC camps were shut in March 2020 as part…

30-year-old man arrested for allegedly attempting to rape 4-year-old girl in Jigawa

Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Jigawa State Command, have arrested 30-year-old Bashir Abdullahi, pictured above, for allegedly attempting to rape a four-year-old girl in Jawo Sanda…

I lost my driver in the Abuja #EndSARS protest- Festus Keyamo says

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, says he lost his driver, Yohanne Shankuk, in the #EndSARS protest in Abuja the nation’s capital on Wednesday, October 14. Keyamo…

Daddy would show me blue film then do it with me – 13-year-old girl narrates years of sexual abuse in Lagos

A 13-year-old girl, Wednesday, October 14, alleged that her aunt’s husband, who she calls ‘Daddy’, would play pornographic videos for her to watch then rape her. She alleged he had…

WWE star, John Cena marries girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh in private ceremony

WWE superstar John Cena has married his girlfriend Shay Shariatzadeh, months after they went public with their romance.  John Cena and Shay Shariatzadeh got married in a private ceremony on October 12…

122 primary school teachers sacked by Plateau state government

122 primary school teachers have been sacked by the Plateau state government for allegedly securing employment with fake certificates.  Chairman of Plateau State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Prof. Mathew Sule made…

No more checking of Nigerians’ phones – IG of Police

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered police officers to stop checking citizens’ phones. For years, operatives had insisted on searching phones of Nigerians youths at checkpoints or any location.…

When I started making money, people were saying I sleep with politicians and I use charms – Bobrisky

Bobrisky has taken a walk back memory lane as he recounted how far he has come in life’s struggle.  The crossdresser who revealed that people have judged him, insulted him and…

Police uncover baby factory in Cross River State where infants are sold for 500,000 each, arrest owner, rescue pregnant women, children

The Police in Cross River State has uncovered a baby factory, rescued two pregnant women and three children at obot Udonna Village in Akampka Local Government Area of the state. It…

Cristiano Ronaldo flies to Italy onboard private ambulance jet after positive coronavirus test

Cristiano Ronaldo has left Portugal for Italy in an air ambulance to continue his self-isolation at his luxurious home in Turin after testing positive for coronavirus while on international duty. On…

South African father sets house on fire killing himself and his two daughters in suspected murder-suicide.

A 51-year old man, Gladwn Mboweni, is believed to have committed suicide in South Africa by setting his home on fire using a highly inflammable substance. His two daughters, 13-year…

Nigeria now Africa’s largest rice producer –FG

Nigeria is now the largest producer of rice in Africa, the Federal Government said on Tuesday. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono, said this in Abuja at an…

JAMB shuts seven Bayelsa exam centres over extortion, others

THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has closed down seven of its examination centres in Bayelsa State for alleged violation of rules and regulations of examinations. The state Coordinator of…

Nigerians slam Governor Makinde for donating N100m for monarch’s renovation

Nigerians have taken to social media to blast Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, for donating N100 million for the renovation of Soun of Ogbomoso’s palace that was vandalized during the #EndSARS protest…

Enough of police brutality — OPC

Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, has expressed support  for an end to police brutality, while calling for justice against erring officers, as well as compensation to be paid to victims and…