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More Than Exhibition: Dr Vivian Timothy Vernissage At Afrikanischen Wochen Ends With So Much Fun (Photos)

It was a shut down Art Exhibition yesterday, 16th October, 2017 at Vivian Timothy’s Vernissage. Afrikanishen Wochen 2017, was party filled. Drum Kukurudu with their dancers, Bussi, lightened up the event night with traditional dance and music, making everybody to hit the dance floor. A big thanks to Julia Kupa, for a well organised Event. […]

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11 powerful Robert Mugabe quotes

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, has a long history of making colourful or controversial remarks during a reign that has spanned nearly four decades. Here is a compilation of his powerful quotes by AFP… Among them:   – On staying in office – “Some are saying ‘Mr Mugabe is old, so he should step down’… No! […]

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Nigeria is now respected abroad, I can’t keep up with invitations to visit other countries – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he cannot cope with invitations by foreign governments as a result of the growing respect for Nigeria since he came to power. He also said government officials caught stealing public funds now know they will face the law. He was speaking on Thursday at the book presentation entitled: ‘Making Steady, Sustainable […]

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Nicki Minaj’s controversial Paper magazine shoot everybody is talking about (Photos)

Nicki Minaj looked completely immersed in herself, in a new photo shoot which debuted on Instagram Tuesday. The rapper was seen in the winter issue of Paper magazine, photographed by Ellen Von Unworth, fooling around. See some photos below;

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Corruption Allegations: Court stops Senate from investigating Nigeria police chief

An FCT High Court sitting in Jabi on Thursday granted an interim order restraining the leadership of the Senate from investigating the Inspector-General of the Nigerian Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris. Justice Abba-Bello Mohammed granted the application of an interim injunction pending the hearing of the substantive suit of breach of right to fair hearing by […]

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President Buhari, Osinbajo to spend over N2.5 billion on cars, travels in 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari plans to spend N1.001 billion on travels in 2018, details of the proposed 2018 budget released by the Budget Office of the Federation show. The amount breaks down to N751.3 million for international travels, and N250.02 million for local travels. The budget shows that another N907 million would be spent on a […]

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Paedophile dwarf spared jail because he’s too short for prison

Bryan Anthony Bowen approached two girls on Facebook, sending them obscene messages and asking for naked pictures, according to the Daily Post. Judge Rhys Rowland said that Bowen, 26, of Welshpool, was “small in stature and emotionally inadequate,” saying he would have a hard time in prison. Bowen, who had no previous convictions, sent a 15-year-old […]

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Still yet Mugabe refuses to step down — Source

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, his wife, Grace, and two key figures from her G40 political faction are under house arrest at Mr. Mugabe’s “Blue House” compound in Harare and are insisting the 93-year-old finishes his presidential term, a source said. The G40 figures are cabinet ministers Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere, who fled to the […]

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Job seeker pays fraudster N1million for fake employment

A job seeker, Abiola Ogunseye, has fallen victim to a fraudster who impersonated a Lagos-based telecommunications mogul, Mike Adenuga. The suspect, Ehipboh Lucky, had reportedly opened a Facebook account, using the name and picture of the businessman. The police said 24-year-old Lucky, via the social media platform, told unsuspecting members of the public that he could help […]

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Nigerian Government to spend N4.8bn on Villa maintenance in 2018

The Federal Government is proposing to spend  N4.86bn in the 2018 fiscal year on maintenance  of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The budgeted amount for next year when compared to the N4.95bn allocated for annual routine maintenance of villa facilities in the 2017 budget represents a decline of about N90m. In the 2016 budget, the sum […]

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Reno Omokri commends Pope Francis for donating the N76 million Lamborghini gift he received to charity (Photos)

Yesterday, Pope Francis was given a white-painted special edition of Lamborghini Huracan as a gift, which sells for around 180,000 euros (N76m), but the pontiff gave it to charity after blessing it. The pontiff received the Italian supercar painted especially for him in papal gold and white on Wednesday morning in a ceremony in Vatican […]

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Reps to probe alleged excessive electricity charges in Nigeria

The House of Representatives on Wednesday set up an ad-hoc committee to probe alleged excessive charges on electricity customers through prepaid meters. This followed a motion by Lam Adesina (Oyo – APC). In the motion, Mr. Adesina noted that in June 2016, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued a directive to electricity distribution companies […]

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‘Robert Mugabe is under house arrest’ says Jacob Zuma

According to South African president, Jacob Zuma, Robert Mugabe is currently under house arrest. Zuma urged Zimbabwe’s military not to make “unconstitutional changes of government,” hours after the army took control of the capital, Harare. Mr. Zuma, also speaking on behalf of the Southern African Development Community, demanded the military and government “resolve the political […]

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Military takes control in Zimbabwe; detains Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s military has taken power in the southern African nation, detaining top officials in an apparent coup. But the military denied it was a coup, instead saying it was targeting “criminals” around long-ruling President Robert Mugabe. The military said 93-year-old Mr. Mugabe, the world’s oldest leader, was “safe and sound”, alongside is family, Reuters news […]

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Pregnancy is basically hell, says British singer, Paloma Faith

British Singer and new mother, Paloma Faith, says she is glad to have pregnancy behind her. The 36-year-old singer told dpa: “There’s nothing glamorous, in my opinion, about pregnancy, childbirth and early motherhood. It’s hell, basically. “Everything went wrong with the pregnancy and the labour, but it’s so worth it.’’ She said that among other complications, her child […]

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4 killed in California school shooting

Five people are dead, including the attacker, and 10 wounded after a string of shootings Tuesday morning in at least seven locations in remote Tehama County, about 125 northwest of Sacramento, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston said. The gunman, who has not been publicly identified, tried to enter Rancho Tehama Elementary School, which was on lockdown, […]

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President Buhari in his Isiagu attire, calls for unity in Nigeria, promises more projects for South East

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reiterated his belief in the unity of the country. He spoke in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi State capital, when he paid a one-day visit to the state. Mr. Buhari, who is visiting the region for the first time since he became president, said the diversity of the country makes it unique […]

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Still on the money skirmish, court freezes N350 million linked to Patience Jonathan

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday ordered that N350 million belonging to AM-PM Global Network Ltd, in Stanbic-IBTC bank, be placed on temporary attachment, pending an ongoing investigation by the EFCC. Justice Hadiza Rabiu-Shagari, made the order following an ex-parte application filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The application was […]

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In Nigeria, Northern group makes case for Igbo president

A Northern political group has called on other regions in the country to support the emergency of an Igbo president come 2023 in the interest of equity, fairness and justice. The group has, however, called on the people of the South East not to play politics of exclusion, but pull themselves together and queue behind […]

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My life is in danger – Gov. Obiano cries out

The Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano has raised alarm over the sudden withdrawal of his security details, saying such action has exposed his life to danger. Obiano who stated this on Tuesday in Awka during an election stakeholders meeting organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), described the act as unacceptable and a […]

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Founder of the world’s first gay dating websites falls to his death in South Africa

The millionaire co-founder of Gaydar, the world’s biggest online gay dating site, has plunged 23 floors to his death from a balcony a decade after his partner died the same way. Henry Badenhorst, 51, died after falling from a tower block on Saturday, news website Buzzfeed reported. Henry crashed through a glass canopy and landed on a […]

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Iran-Iraq earthquake death toll climbs to more than 400

No fewer than 400 people died and buildings levelled following a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border area Sunday night. Rescuers dug with their bare hands yesterday through the debris of buildings brought down by the quake in the once-contested mountainous border region, with nearly all of the victims in an area rebuilt since […]

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