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Nigerian students tied to crucifixes for coming late to school

Three people including a school principal have been arrested in Nigeria for allegedly tying two students to makeshift crucifixes and flogging them for coming late to school, a police spokesman told CNN. The pupils were being flogged by a teacher in front of their school Wednesday morning in the remote town of Ayetoro, Ogun State, […]

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Surrender yourself for searching before inspecting cars, houses, Nigeria police tell operatives

The Nigeria Police Force says policemen are duty-bound to submit themselves to civilians for scrutiny before they can proceed to search their cars or houses. The Force gave the directive via its Twitter handle, @PoliceNG, on Thursday and urged people to make such a request in a polite manner. The message was reinforced with the […]

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We’ll teach Nigerians political game -Saraki

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has boasted that he will teach Nigerians how the political game is played, saying “politics cannot be learnt overnight”. Saraki spoke on Saturday at the venue of the APC state congress held in Ilorin, He said Nigerians’ eyes are on Kwara State politics stating that, “nothing is perfect in politics.” He […]

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Success & Happiness!

Many people think that success is the key to happiness… but one must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you’re doing and you work hard, you will be successful. If you fail at any time, never […]

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34 bishops resign over child abuse scandal

Thirty-four Chilean bishops announced their resignation Friday over a child sex abuse scandal within the Church in Chile that has come to haunt the reign of Pope Francis. “We, all the bishops present in Rome, have tendered our resignation to the Holy Father so that he may decide freely for each of us,” the bishops […]

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Governor plunges into river while taking selfie on newly-built bridge

Government officials, journalists and elated residents of Ogembo (a small farming town in Kenya), were shocked as the Governor of Machakos County, Alfred Mutua; and others plunged into the river while taking a tour of a newly constructed footbridge. Ogembo residents had waited to have the newly constructed Ogembo Nyakorokoro footbridge inaugurated. And on Friday […]

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Femi Otedola speaks on Lagos governorship ‘ambition’

Nigerian billionaire and chairman of Forte Oil, Femi Otedola, has debunked claims that he is planning to contest as Lagos State governor in 2019. Mr Otedola, who recently joined social networking platform, Twitter, made this known in a tweet on his official handle, @realFemiOtedola. He was welcomed to Twitter by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, through the […]

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WHO raises Ebola risk to ‘very high’

The Ebola outbreak in Congo poses a greater danger to the Central African country and the region than previously assumed, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). The recent confirmation of a case in Mbandaka, a large city that straddles national and international transport routes, had increased the risk of the virus spreading further, the […]

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I’ll ensure stability in West Africa – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to work with ECOWAS countries to ensure stability in the sub-region as cross-border crimes pose more challenges to people and governments. Buhari said this at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday while receiving the Letter of Credence from the Ambassador of Guinea Bissau, Mr […]

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I’ve had affairs with over 100 men, says widow

A British widow, Gweneth Lee, 47, has said that she has had affairs with over 100 men in order to help them to save their marriages. Appearing on a TV programme in the UK on Tuesday, Gweneth, a former model, argued that men  come to her because their relationships with their wives have changed, and work, […]

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Lionel Messi speaks on Manchester City transfer

Lionel Messi has revealed he will not be joining Manchester City this summer. The two have often been mentioned in the same breath since Pep Guardiola moved to the north west of England. But the Argetine has snubbed the move in an interview in Sport. Messi said: “I do not go to City. If it […]

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Nigeria; Marriages conducted by Ikoyi registry not legally binding, court rules

The Lagos high court has ruled that marriages conducted by Federal Registry, Ikoyi is not legally binding. Chuka Austine Obiozor, a justice, issued a restraining order to the Ikoyi registry from conducting marriages, saying it is unconstitutional for the federal government to perform the duties of the state and local governments. The judgement delivered on […]

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IGP Idris denies stammering video, but Nigerians want ‘original’ clip

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has denied a viral video that shows him struggling to read from a prepared speech. Mr Idris was in Kano on Monday to commission the Force Technical Intelligence Unit. A footage taken as the police chief was reading from a prepared speech at the event showed him struggling to pronounce words. […]

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Reject Gunshot Victims And Get Jailed, Nigeria Police Warn Doctors

The Lagos State Police Command has warned hospitals and doctors to henceforth desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such act constitutes a flagrant violation of an existing law. In a statement on Wednesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Chike Oti, they said doctors who do so are criminally liable on account of the provision […]

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DC Exclusive: Actress Uche Ogbodo Celebrates Birthday With Hot Exquisite Photos

Nollywood goddess, Uche Ogbodo is celebrating her birthday today, as she glows in magnificent new photos. Read her birthday message below; “Happy birthday to me! For some reason, I always become quite reflective around the time of my birthday. Unlike some people, I don’t ever dread turning a year older. I love growing older, evolving and reflecting […]

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Sad! Nollywood actress, Omoge Campus, is dead

Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as Omoge Campus, has died. She reportedly died in a Canadian hospital. The cause of death was still speculative as at he time of filing this report. Her colleague, Bisola Badmus, broke the news of her death on her Instagram page; while ace actor, Saheed Balogun, also confirmed it to […]

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In Nigeria, Senator ‘loses’ police security after criticising IG Idris

A senator, Emmanuel Bwacha, has told his colleagues how police security detail was withdrawn after he criticised the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. Mr Bwacha narrated his ordeal while contributing to an allegation raised by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, that Mr Idris was plotting to frame him. He said the police officers abandoned […]

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Six ‘notorious Yahoo Yahoo boys’ arrested in Nigeria

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have arrested six suspected internet fraudsters also known as ‘yahoo yahoo boys’ in one of their hideouts in the Kubwa area of Abuja. According to a statement by EFCC spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, the suspects are Ihoeghian Aghasomwan, Precious Osarumen, Enabulele Osazee Frank, Osahon Scott, Efe Ehieorobo […]

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I won’t disappoint you, Buhari tells Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said his administration would not disappoint Nigerians, saying everything possible was being done to ameliorate their hardship. Mr Buhari stated this during an All Progressives Congress(APC) rally in Dutse as part of activities of his two day working visit to Jigawa. He said that he was aware of hardship faced […]

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Minister resigns, protests anonymous threats to her life

The Agriculture and Environment Minister for the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Christina Schulze Foecking, announced her resignation on Tuesday following months of anonymous threats to her life. Foecking said she was faced with criticisms related to the publication of videos of injured pigs on her family farm. Announcing her decision in Dusseldorf, the minister […]

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White House ‘owner’ sues President Trump for $240,000 unpaid rent

A man claiming to be the true owner of the White House has filed a complaint alleging that President Donald Trump owes him quite a bit in unpaid rent. William Feegba, who is representing himself, filed the landlord/tenant complaint in a Washington D.C. court on Tuesday, May 8th. In it, he claims that the monthly […]

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Arsenal board picks Manchester City coach to replace Wenger

Mikel Arteta is now the favourite to become the next Arsenal manager, Sky Sports News understands. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis wants Arsene Wenger’s successor to fulfil a head coach role to fit into the club’s new management structure. Former Arsenal midfielder Arteta, who has been working as assistant coach under Pep Guardiola at Manchester […]

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