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Diezani in trouble again over withdrawal of $1.3billion from NNPC accounts

There seems to be no end to the alleged mind-boggling financial misappropriation in the former President Goodluck Jonathan administration. In the centre of it all is, according to records unearthed by investigators, is former Minister of Petroleum Resources Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) detectives have just uncovered the withdrawal of $1.3billion […]

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Actor John Dumelo finally off the market

The Ghanaian actor broke the good new on Instagram, he posted the photo below with the caption ‘She said Yes!!!’. Congrats to him!

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Don’t be cowed, Ben-Bruce tells Aisha Buhari

The lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, has urged the wife of the President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, not to be intimidated by her criticisms of the current administration. According to Murray-Bruce, Aisha does not belong to “the other room,” as the President once dismissed the First Lady over her allegation that a […]

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US court convicts Nigerian for killing fiancee

A US court in Fort Bend County, Houston, Texas, has convicted a Nigerian, Osa Alohaneke, for the 2015 stabbing to death of his fiancée. A jury found him guilty on Friday of the slaying of Evelyne Ebane Epiepang. The jury is yet to determine his sentence. Alohaneke, 59, looked down and showed no emotion when […]

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Between Tonto Dikeh & Ex-husband: The Saga Continues!

Those who thought that the marital  drama between Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh and her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill has ended with the annullment of their marriage last year, have been proved wrong as they are still on each other’s throat. Churchill, last week, filed a suit at the family court of the Lagos State Magistrate court […]

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Health Zone: Paracetamol abuse damages liver, Kidney — Pharmaceutical body

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria has warned against indiscriminate or misuse of paracetamol, saying such practice damages the liver and kidney. Jelili Kilani, PSN Chairman, FCT chapter, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday emphasised that paracetamol, an analgesic, was not supposed to be misused. […]

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A committee to end herdsmen killings? They are just deceiving Nigerians – Femi Falana

Femi Falana, lawyer and rights activist, says the federal government is “chasing shadows” by setting up a committee on the herdsmen killings in the country. On Thursday, the national economic council (NEC) headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo constituted a 10-man working committee, including nine governors, to address the killings. But Falana disagreed with the council on […]

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CNN, New York Times ‘shine’ at Trump’s fake news awards

The world stood still as Donald Trump’s “highly anticipated” fake news awards held Wednesday. The US President took to his playground — Twitter — to announce that the winners’ list can be found on the website of his political party. Trump, who has reportedly made over two thousand ‘fake’ claims since assuming office, said the awards is […]

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Nollywood filmmaker, Chukwuka Emelionwu aka Kasvid, dies in fatal accident

Popular Nollywood film-maker, Chukwuka Emelionwu popularly known as Kasvid, has died. According to LIB, he died in a fatal accident yesterday, January 17th. He is owner of the famous Kas-Vid Pictures. May God bless his soul!

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83-year-old virgin finds love, marries 90-year-old father of 10 (Photos)

An 83-year-old virgin simply identified as Naom, finally finds love with a 90-year-old father of 10, known as Rwakaikara, as they exchanged their vows at St. James Cathedral, Kigorobya, Hoima District of Uganda. The officiating minister, Bishop Kyamanywa, told the congregation that it is never too late when one follows the leading of God. He also thanked the couple for waiting for […]

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With Okorocha’s vision in mind, UK appoints Minister for loneliness

Theresa May, UK Prime Minister, has appointed Tracey Crouch as the country’s minister for loneliness. Crouch is the current junior minister for sport and civil society. The appointment is one of the recommendations made by a commission set up in honour of Jo Cox, a Labour MP. Cox, who campaigned about loneliness, was murdered by […]

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Leave Politics for Politicians, Nigerian Presidency tells Christian Leaders

The Presidency on Tuesday advised the General Secretary of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Dr. Musa Asake, to stick to his religious duties and leave politics for politicians. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, gave the advice in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja. Shehu was […]

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“I have what it takes to be president of this country” – Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River State, Donald Duke, has indicated his interest to run for president. According to a report by Vanguard, Mr. Duke made his interest known at the third Mike Omotosho annual lecture titled: “Millennials as Protagonists in Nation Building” on Sunday night in Abuja. Mr. Duke was governor of Cross Rivers […]

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Boko Haram leader Shekau mocks Chibok girls parents, says we’re ‘in-laws’

Boko Haram leader, Abubakar Shekau, has taunted distraught parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, telling them to accept the insurgents as their sons-in-law. At least 100 of over 200 Chibok girls kidnapped by the terror group in 2014 remain in captivity. A new video released on Monday by the group showed more than a dozen […]

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World is one step away from nuclear war – Pope warns

The world is on the “brink” of nuclear war, Pope Francis warned on Monday, as he set off on a trip to Chile and Peru that threatens to become overshadowed by sexual abuse scandals. “Yes, I am really afraid. We are on the brink. We only need an accident to trigger war,” Francis said in […]

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Unlike “shithole”countries, Germany pays customers to use electricity

… just as California pays neighbouring states to use excess power generated, on Christmas Eve and early into the next day, Germany’s power trading exchange, EPEX Spot, had to pay companies and other large energy consumers up to $60 per megawatt-hour to use energy. The company bills consumers negative rates when too much power is […]

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‘Ooni of Ife is my father, not lover’

There have been reports that popular singer and drummer, Aralola Apake, popularly known as Ara, is in a relationship with the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and that she may be his next queen. However, in a chat with Sunday Scoop, Ara rubbished the stories. She said, “There is no iota of truth to such […]

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I didn’t lie about N14m stolen from me – Mr. Ibu

Last week, it was widely reported that the house of comic actor, John Okafor, aka Mr. Ibu, was robbed and that he lost over N14m to the thieves. While many sympathised with the actor, others also questioned why the actor would keep such a large sum of money in his house, considering the cashless policy […]

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