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US breaks silence on Buhari, Atiku travel ban

The United States Government has explained why it will not deny or confirm an allegation by a former vice president,  Atiku Abubakar,  that President Muhammadu Buhari was barred from entering the US for 15 years. Speaking through the Department of State, the American government also said it would not discuss the reasons Atiku is being […]

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I’ll be better than you as president, Majek Fashek sends rain to Buhari

Veteran reggae music maestro, Majekodunmi Fasheke, popularly known as ‘Majek Fashek’, in a recent exclusive chat with Showtime, boldly condemned Buhari’s government, boasting that he would be a better president come 2019 when he vies for the presidential seat. “I will do better than our current people in government; the Nigerian situation is very bad, […]

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Billionaire and wife found dead in their home (Photos)

Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday afternoon, CNN affiliate CTV reports. The Toronto Police Service is investigating the deaths as “suspicious.” During a press conference Friday, Constable David Hopkinson would not identify the two bodies. Hopkinson said police, fire units and ambulance responded to a […]

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Four dead, hundreds wounded at protests over Trump’s Jerusalem move

Four Palestinians were killed and hundreds wounded Friday in the West Bank and Gaza during violent clashes between Israeli troops and protesters opposed to US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Roughly 2,500 Palestinians rolled burning tires and hurled firebombs and rocks at police in several West Bank cities, and […]

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Confirmed: Burna Boy in SARS cell with other robbery suspects, to be charged to court Monday

Hip hop musician, Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, is currently cooling his heels in the custody of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Command. The embattled artiste has spent two days with criminals held in a SARS cell for offences ranging from robbery to theft. He was reportedly being investigated for conspiracy in the robbery […]

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The virtue of waiting …

We often say God is never late, but neither is he always early as we expect him to…. In some incidents in the Bible and in recent times, one may observe that God don’t always show up when we think he should at some occasions. Just like the case of the 10 virgins, the story […]

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Robbery: Singer Burna Boy reports to police, to be arraigned Monday (Photos)

On Friday, popular singer, Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy, finally submitted himself to the Lagos State Police Command after being declared wanted for almost a month. The singer was declared wanted by the Lagos Police Command in connection with the robbery attack on another popular musician, Mr. 2kay at Eko Hotel and Suites […]

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6,000 ISIS fighters may join forces with B’Haram – Experts

Security experts have warned that Nigeria is sitting on a time bomb as the African Union alerted recently that over 6,000 Africans who fought for the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq could soon be returning to the continent. According to the experts, the returning fighters pose a major security threat to the country, as […]

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Obasanjo bags PhD in Theology

A former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Friday bagged the award of Doctor of Philosophy, PhD, in Christian Theology from the National Open University, NOUN. Mr. Obasanjo after a 163-minute defence of his voluminous thesis before a six-member panel was awarded the degree at the Abeokuta Campus of the university. The former president was a student […]

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Revealed: More Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than 2017

In percentage terms, more Nigerians had access to potable water in 1990 than in 2017, an official has said. The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, said on Thursday that Nigerians who had access to pipe-borne water dropped from 32 per cent in 1990 to less than 7 per cent this year. The minister said […]

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We’re born to rule, not to play opposition – PDP

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said its successful national convention has repositioned the party to reclaim leadership. The party said it was formed to rule and not to play opposition. The Akwa Ibom State Publicity Secretary of the party, Ini Ememobong,  declared this to Daily Sun yesterday. He said the emergence of Mr. Uche Secondus as  national chairman […]

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Nigeria’s most asked questions, others in 2017 – Google

Google has announced the results of its 2017 Year in Search, offering a unique perspective on the year’s major moments and top trends based on searches conducted in Nigeria. Here’s the full list – Year in Search 2017: Nigeria’s Most Asked Questions: Ok Google? Who…How…What… 1. Is Buhari dead? 2. How to check JAMB results […]

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Justin Timberlake Welcomes Will Smith to Instagram

Will Smith surprised fans yesterday when he created an Instagram account. In just 13 hours, the former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star had earned a whopping 666,000 followers. As for his first picture, the actor decided to snap a photo from The Ellen DeGeneres Show set. One fan who was totally excited about the account was J.T. himself who decided to offer a […]

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ISIS threatens U.S. over Jerusalem decision

Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS )has threatened attacks on U.S. soil in retaliation for the Trump administration’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. One of the group’s social media accounts reported on Thursday without much details on one of its accounts on the Telegram instant messaging service titled: “Wait […]

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Woman gets 30-year jail term for having a miscarriage

A woman has been sentenced to 30 years’ imprisonment because she suffered a miscarriage. However, her case was prosecuted as a “homicide” under El Salvador’s anti-abortion law. Teodora Vásquez has so far spent 10 years in prison, during which she had filed an appeal against her conviction in 2007. Now, her appeal has been rejected […]

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‘Buhari’s Cows Faring Better Than Nigerians’ (Photos)

An aide to the Akwa Ibom governor has accused Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari of abandoning the people to economic hardship and fuel crisis, while according more care to his cows. Filling stations across Akwa Ibom, for instance, now sell fuel at N170 against the government approved price of N145. Governor Udom Emmanuel’s media aide, Essien […]

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2019: I’m for Buhari & Osinbajo – Tinubu

Former Lagos State governor and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has said his endorsement of Professor Yemi Osinbajo as President Muhammadu Buhari’s deputy remains unchanged. Reacting to a  report that president Buhari may pick him as running mate in the 2019 presidential election, if he contests, Tinubu said just […]

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Hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons accused of rape by four women

Russell Simmons, the powerful hip-hop mogul who founded Def Jam Recordings, has been accused of rape by four women and sexual assault or harassment by five other women in incidents that took place between 1983 and 2016. The allegations were published Wednesday in separate reports by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times and come just two […]

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FBI agents call Trump an idiot

A senior FBI agent removed from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe this year referred to Donald Trump before his election as an “idiot,” in emails turned over to the Senate, US media reported. Peter Strzok, a senior counterintelligence investigator, also suggested that the Republican Party “needs to pull their head out of their ass,” […]

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Singer jailed for eating banana suggestively in a music video (Watch)

A pop singer has been jailed for two years after she ate a banana suggestively while wearing skimpy clothing in her music video. The Egyptian singer, Shaimaa Ahmed, who is commonly known by her stage name Shyma, was jailed for ‘inciting debauchery’ after the video showed her standing before a classroom of young men. In […]

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DC Exclusive: American Government Invites Actor Kenneth Okonkwo For Collaboration (Photos)

Nollywood First Actor, Kenneth Okonkwo was on December 6th, 2017, invited for the screening of a documentary film, “the music of strangers” by Doug Blush by the American Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador W. Stuart Symington. In a parley before the screening, the Actor/Lawyer and the Ambassador’s team discussed possible movie collaboration between Nollywood and Hollywood […]

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Russia vows to end Libyan crisis

Russia will “do everything necessary” to facilitate an agreement between rival camps in Libya to end the country’s political crisis, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday. “We will assist in resolving all questions in negotiations between Tripoli and Tobruk, with whom we are regularly in contact,” Lavrov said at a press conference following […]

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