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Buttocks enlargement specialist flees as client dies hours after surgery

A high profile plastic surgeon dubbed Dr. Bumbum is on the run after a woman died hours after a procedure on her buttocks. Dr. Denis Furtado, who is regularly on Brazilian TV and has 647,000 Instagram followers, has performed thousands of bottom enlargement operations. But he vanished when Lilian Calixto, 46, fell ill and died […]

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After two-year purge, Turkey to end state of emergency

Turkey’s state of emergency which was imposed after the failed 2016 coup is to end Wednesday but the opposition fears it will be replaced by even more repressive legislative measures. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared the state of emergency on July 20, 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and bloody clashes broke out in […]

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2018 top 10 richest people in Africa

Forbes on Tuesday released the list of Africa richest persons for the year 2018. These men have distinguishes themselves in various sector of the economy.   ALIKO DANGOTE For the seventh year in a row, Nigerian cement and commodities tycoon Aliko Dangote has top the charts of the richest men in Africa. Forbes pegs his net […]

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Earlier dinner ‘may lower risk of cancers’

People who eat dinner before 9 p.m. — or at least two hours before going to sleep — have a 20% lower risk of breast and prostate cancer than those who eat after 10 p.m. or go to bed shortly after supper, researchers found. “The mechanisms are not clear,” said Dr. Manolis Kogevinas, a research […]

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Police Arrest Eight Suspected Kidnappers Of Chibok Schoolgirls

The Borno state police command on Wednesday paraded eight suspected Boko Haram members and their accomplices it said were responsible for the kidnap of Chibok schoolgirls four years ago. Another 14 suspects also paraded were responsible for various suicide attacks carried out by teenage girls, the police said. This was disclosed at a press conference […]

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No president has been as ‘tough’ on Russia, Trump claims

US President Donald Trump, facing criticism that he failed to hold Russian leader Vladimir Putin to account at their Helsinki summit, claimed on Wednesday that no president has been as “tough” on Russia as he has. “We’re doing very well, probably as well as anybody has ever done with Russia,” Trump said at a cabinet […]

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Golden boy of the moment, Kylian Mbappé donates entire World Cup money to charity

Kylian Mbappé, France’s breakout star of the 2018 World Cup is donating his entire World Cup earnings to charity. Reports said the 19-year-old is planning to help hospitalized and disabled children have the chance to play by donating all of his World Cup earnings to the charity Premiers de Cordée, which provides free sports instruction […]

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Africans are the real World Cup winners, Venezuela President says

Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro believes Africa and not France are the true winners of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. France beat Croatia 4-2 in Sunday’s final in Moscow, but with a team featuring number players of African heritage. “The French team seems like the African team, in reality Africa won, the African immigrants who […]

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Online media have taken away our jobs – Newspaper vendors

Newspaper vendors in Bauchi say they are facing hard times following a drop in sales of newspapers as a result of the advent of online publications. ‎Some of them, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday said that they were almost thrown out of job as most of them had to […]

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Breaking: Zidane to join Ronaldo at Juventus

Zinedine Zidane has agreed to join Juventus as a director. The former Real Madrid manager will follow Cristiano Ronaldo to the Turin club. Spanish outlet Libertad Digital claim Zidane has agreed to take up a backroom role in October. The Frenchman played for Juve between 1996 and 2001, where he won two Serie A titles. […]

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Musa’s strike picked for goal of the tourney

Ahmed Musa’s second goal against Iceland has been nominated among 17 other goals for the Goal of the 2018 World Cup by FIFA. The Leicester City forward latched on to a long clearance deep from inside the Nigeria half before he used his speed to outrun his markers before he slotted home for the Eagles […]

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All eyes on Nigerian govt as Dasuki perfects bail condition

A former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, may regain his freedom as a Federal High Court Judge, Ijeoma Ojukwu, on Monday formally endorsed the bail application granted him on July 2. However, the federal government may disobey the bail order by the court as it has done on previous occasions when Mr Dasuki had been […]

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I don’t believe foreigners are involved in Nigeria’s killings – French envoy

The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna and other parts of the country. The envoy attributed the killings to struggle for land, noting that foreigners were not involved in the bloodshed in the Middle Belt region. […]

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‘Spray naira notes and go to jail’ — CBN warns Nigerians

The Central Bank of Nigeria says it is a crime to spray, sell or mutilate naira notes. Speaking in Ibadan on Saturday, Priscilla Eleje, acting director, currency operations department at the apex bank, said the offence is punishable by six months imprisonment or N50,000 fine. Eleje was represented at the public sensitization and enlightenment campaign […]

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Third Mainland Bridge Lagos will be shut for three days – Nigerian Government

The Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos will be closed to traffic for three days from July 27, 2018, to assess the condition of the bridge, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said. A statement on Monday said Fashola, spoke as guest on the Channels Television breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily, in the Federal Capital […]

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World Cup 2018: Finalists to share $66m FIFA prize money

FIFA will award the winners of the 2018 World Cup final France $38m in prize money while Croatia, the runners-up in Sunday’s showpiece at Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium will receive $28m. Both amounts are a $3m increase on those awarded to the finalists of the 2014 tournament in Brazil, in which Germany beat Argentina. Belgium will […]

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23 Nigerian soldiers, 8 trucks missing after Boko Haram ambush

No fewer than 23 Nigerian soldiers are yet to be accounted for after Boko Haram insurgents ambushed a military convoy at Boboshe village in Bama local government area of Borno. Five officers, 18 soldiers and 8 trucks were missing after the attack which occurred early on Saturday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that […]

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NYSC certificate: Nigerian presidency orders probe finally

The Presidency has written the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) demanding a thorough probe of the alleged exemption certificate scandal involving the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun. An online newspaper, Premium Times had reported that the Minister who graduated from London East Polytechnic at the age of 22 in 1989, failed to comply with NYSC […]

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Eden Hazard to leave Chelsea, says it’s time for something different

Eden Hazard admits he could leave Chelsea this summer, saying “it might be time to discover something different”. Ahead of this summer’s World Cup, Hazard said that Real Madrid “know what they need to do” to sign him, admitting he could be interested in a move to the Bernabeu. Real Madrid are in the market […]

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Troubled Nigeria: EFCC mocks Fayose, says we’re expecting you soon

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has lampooned Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State after the failure of his preferred candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola, at the polls. The EFCC said in a tweet that with Fayose’s tenure ending in less than three months coupled with the loss of his immunity, he should begin to prepare […]

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…Your main prayer point

When you are busy praying for money, job, husband, wife, etc. Take a trip to the nearest big hospital around you, and see people that are praying for their lives, some struggling just to breath on their own…. Life is not all about the glamour you see, is about being alive! People are going every […]

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Professor Linkin should leave Tekno alone… – Danfo Drivers

Singer, Professor Linkin, insists the singing duo, Danfo Drivers, collected N2m from Tekno as compensation for copyright infringement. Recall that Danfo Drivers recently called out Tekno for remaking their hit song Kpolongo, which they released in 2003. But after a meeting between both parties, things were settled. Meanwhile, Linkin also released a song titled, Jogodo, in 2003. […]

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