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We’ll sell all unclaimed stolen assets – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said all unclaimed stolen assets recovered will be sold off and the proceeds deposited in the national treasury. He vowed that he would not allow a repeat of what happened in the 1980s when buildings and other ill-gotten property seized by his military administration were returned to corrupt officials following his ouster […]

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Ahiara Diocese crisis: Bishop Okpalaeke quits, as Pope appoints new administrator

Some Nigerian Catholics who defied the Pope on the appointment of a new bishop have finally had their way. On Monday, the Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis, appointed an administrator for the Diocese of Ahiara in Imo State, following the resignation of its former Bishop, Peter Okpalaeke. Mr. Okpalaeke resigned following a series of crisis that […]

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Be prepared to make sacrifices, Buhari tells suffering Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is in need of sacrifices by all citizens so as to be “freed from corruption”. Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying this ata meeting with Katsina senior citizens, in Daura, his hometown, on Sunday. Shehu said the president called on all Nigerians to be prepared to make sacrifices as […]

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Excessive use of make-up can cause high blood pressure, low fertility, expert warns

People who are fond of wearing heavy make-up on their faces and skins to enhance their beauty have been warned to reduce such to its barest minimum. Some dermatologists who gave the warning on Monday said that this could cause the applicants high blood pressure, low fertility, skin cancer, irritation and other diseases. A Lagos-based […]

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FBI, teachers warned about alleged Florida gunman

The FBI has confirmed that it was warned about the teenager who allegedly carried out a mass shooting at his former school in Florida. Nikolas Cruz, who has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder, reportedly left a comment on a YouTube video last year stating: “I’m going to be a professional school shooter.” […]

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Vicar caught on camera ‘watching porn, sniffing cocaine, and using a crack pipe’ (Photos)

A Church of England vicar has allegedly been caught on camera appearing to smoke crack, snort cocaine and watch porn. The Reverend Stennett Kirby, 64, was filmed in the £1.5 million vicarage of West Ham Parish Church in East London, which he lives in. He has been the vicar of the church since 2007, and […]

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Why Buhari is best for Nigeria — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the affairs of Nigeria, the country is in very safe and competent hands, hence there is no cause for alarm. The Minister said this at a mini town hall meeting with the staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid, Spain, […]

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5 dead in church shooting; suspect killed

A gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in Russia’s Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others, then was shot and killed by police, authorities say. The shootings took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 people on the border with Chechnya. Four people died at the scene […]

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Propaganda may help you win election but you can’t govern with it – Jonathan mocks APC

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has taken a swipe at the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying even if a party wins through propaganda, it can not govern with it. Speaking when he received leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital, on Friday, Jonathan said the APC had failed to fulfil its promise […]

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My husband is the definition of God’s plans for me on earth; I stopped playing romantic roles because of him – Mercy Johnson

“My husband doesn’t watch my movies. But I think he has heard about the clown I am in movies (laughter). Nevertheless, I adore him for being my backbone and supporter of my career. Though, for the past eight years of our relationship, I haven’t featured in romantic roles. This is because he doesn’t like it […]

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‘Blood is becoming cheaper than petrol in Nigeria’

Shehu Sani, senator of representing Kaduna central, says blood is becoming cheaper than petrol in Nigeria. Sani said Nigeria has now become a country of “mass murder, mass burial and continuous bereavement”. The senator said when a country is no more shocked by tragedy, it has lost its humanity. “In Nigeria today, blood is becoming […]

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Cows take over Nigerian airport runway, delay aircraft’s landing

An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows strayed into the runway of the Akure airport in Ondo state. The airplane, which travelled from Lagos for Akure, was delayed for several minutes, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said. FAAN said normalcy has since been restored at the airport as officers […]

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Wisdom for living…

In the school of exploits, wisdom is the measuring unit for strength…. proverb 24:5 says “a wise man is strong” and not that a strong man is wise. Wisdom is not like a course we study in the university. Knowledge without wisdom is useless. Knowledge is in the head while wisdom is in the heart. […]

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Police arrest 11-Year-old girl over threat to shoot ‘ugly’ kids in her school

An 11-year-old girl has been arrested in Florida after writing a note saying she would shoot a middle school – just a day after the deadly school shooting which killed 17 people. Davie Police claim the girl placed a handwritten note under the assistant principal’s office door at Nova Middle School a day after the tragic shooting […]

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Actress Tonto Dikeh reunites with ex-husband (Photos)

Controversial Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh, and her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, have put their differences aside, at least for a day, to mark their son’s second birthday on Friday. The birthday celebration took place at their son, King Andre’s school in Abuja. This move comes as surprise to fans especially since Mr. Churchill had filed […]

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Nollywood actress Victoria Inyama accuses husband of domestic violence

One of Nollywood foremost stars, Victoria Inyama, has cried out over an alleged domestic violence by her husband Mike Okri in the United Kingdom. The actress on her Facebook wrote that she had decided on Wednesday to call on the police to rescue her from him. She also alleged that she has been mentally and […]

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Jonathan speaks on 2019 elections

A former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has backed the National Assembly for its recent re-ordering of the 2019 general elections as contained in an amendment to the Electoral Act. In a statement by Ike Abonyi, special adviser to the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, he quoted Mr. Jonathan as supporting the […]

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Corruption will return to Nigeria if Buhari is voted out in 2019 – Amaechi

The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that corruption will return to the country “automatically” if Nigerians vote out President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Mr. Amaechi said this to journalists on Thursday at his office. “Let me tell you, if we don’t win, corruption will come back automatically,” he said. “Nobody will beg it.” […]

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Nigerian Army places N3 million bounty on Shekau

The Nigeria Nigeria Army has promised a N3 million cash reward for credible information on the hideout of Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, whom it declared a fugitive. Army spokesman, Sani Usman, a Brigadier General, made this known in a statement issued on Thursday. This would be the third bounty placed on the Boko Haram […]

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Why Nigerians are being killed in South Africa – Foreign Ministry

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that most violent conflicts and killings of Nigerians in South Africa were more of criminal activities than xenophobic attack The ministry’s spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, stated this while briefing journalists on Wednesday in Abuja on a wide range of issues and activities of the ministry. Mr. Elias-Fatile said the […]

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Like Zuma, Ethiopian Prime Minister resigns

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation as both premier and the chairman of the ruling coalition in an effort to facilitate reforms following a period of mass unrest. Hundreds of people have died in violence sparked initially by an urban development plan for the capital Addis Ababa. The […]

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I’ll take Nigeria to the next level, says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday promised to take Nigeria to the next level despite the nation’s current challenges. Buhari made the promise in his remarks at the induction of the Nigerian Air Force’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, Tsaigumi, in Kaduna. A copy of his speech was made available to journalists by the Presidency’s media office. The President said his […]

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