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Cannibal to police: I’m ‘tired of eating human flesh’

When a South African traditional healer wandered into a police station last year and told officers he was “tired of eating human flesh,” the police struggled to believe his morbid claim. That changed when Nino Mbatha, who was also carrying a bag containing a human leg and hand, took the officers to a house in […]

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Reps want Nigeria returned to Parliamentary system

A group of 71 lawmakers of the House of Representatives, mostly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have canvassed for the return of Nigeria from the presidential to the parliamentary system of government. Briefing newsmen at the National Assembly in Abuja on Thursday, spokesmen of the group, Kingsley Chinda (PDP, Rivers) and Nicholas Ossai […]

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Unauthorized Confusion: Sex in car is criminal, Lagos Police counters Abayomi Shogunle

The Lagos State Police Command has described as “misplaced” a tweet credited to the head of the Police Complaint Rapid Response Unit, Abayomi Shogunle, who said that having sex in a car is not criminal. The Command spokesperson, Chike Oti, said it was indecent to have sex in a car in  public place, and that […]

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In Nigeria, Ex-Skye bank chief who donated N2bn to PDP campaign to be arraigned for fraud

A former chairman of Skye Bank, Tunde Ayeni, was on Tuesday grilled by the anti-graft commission, EFCC, which plans to arraign him for fraud soon, officials have said. Mr Ayeni became popular during the Goodluck Jonathan administration where he not only emerged one of the largest donors to the then ruling party, PDP, but also […]

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Footballer killed by lightning as he celebrates goal (Photos)

A Kenyan footballer has been struck dead by lightning as he celebrated his team’s equaliser against their opponents. The victim, Allan Mbote, was a 20-year-old Kenyatta University student. He played as a defender for a team known as Red Sharks. The incident happened on Sunday, with five other players also injured by the lightning during […]

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EFCC detains Tunde Ayeni, to arraign him for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud, according to Punch’s exclusive report. The EFCC has also filed charges against the former Skye Bank boss before a Federal High Court in Maitama. Ayeni, it was learnt, would be arraigned for fraud […]

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Singer Harrysong Goes Barefoot In Germany (Photos)

Harrysong’s performance on Saturday, 8.12.2018 in Munich turned into a moment of wow, as the Samankwe crooner stopped in the middle of the show to give his shoes to a fan who asked him for it. Harrysong, after dashing out his sneakers, continued his performance with only his socks. Talking to Diamond Celebrities, The talented […]

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China Court Bans IPhone Sales In Patent Dispute

A Chinese court ordered a ban in the country on iPhone sales in a patent dispute between US chipmaker Qualcomm and Apple, according to a Qualcomm statement Monday. The statement said the Fuzhou Intermediate People’s Court had granted Qualcomm’s request for two preliminary injunctions against four subsidiaries of Apple, ordering them to immediately to stop selling […]

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Sex video tape played in Lagos court

Proceedings in an Ikeja High Court took an unusual dimension on Monday when an excerpt of a sex video tape between a married father of three and his ex-lover was played in the courtroom. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the father of three, Peter Omokaro, is an ex-banker, while his ex-lover, Titilayo […]

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$5.3m needed to clear mines from Jesus Christ’s baptism site

Efforts to clear thousands of landmines and other ordnance around the site where many believe Jesus was baptised have reached a milestone and officials allowed a rare glimpse Sunday of abandoned churches there. The church grounds around the site in the occupied West Bank have sat empty and decaying for around 50 years, though pilgrims […]

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2019: I’m not neutral, I want Buhari out, Obasanjo says

A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has denied media reports that he has decided not to support any candidate for next year’s presidential election in Nigeria. Mr Obasanjo made the clarification in a statement on Sunday by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi. ‘While Chief Olusegun Obasanjo is in Cairo to attend the maiden edition of […]

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Father Mbaka escapes assassination

Controversial Catholic priest of Enugu Adoration Ministry, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, yesterday, alleged that there was an assassination attempt on him in Enugu, saying it was politically motivated. Mbaka’s spokesman, Maximus Ugwuoke, said the incident took place on Thursday. Meanwhile, Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State, who was a beneficiary of Mbaka’s blessings last Sunday, […]

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Traffic accidents now 8th leading global cause of death – WHO

The number of traffic-related deaths reached a high of 1.35 million in 2016, according to the 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, released by the World Health Organisation on Friday. It has also moved up to the eighth leading cause of death for people of all ages, ahead of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. “Road safety […]

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Father Mbaka slams critics, says God deserves money

The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has lambasted his critics, insisting that God deserves money. Mbaka said this while responding to criticisms over a video that went viral wherein he was seen trying to compel the Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, during the annual harvest […]

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One in three Nigerians illiterate – Minister

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on Wednesday in Kano said Nigeria has about 60 million illiterate youth and adults. With an estimated population of 180 million Nigerians, this roughly translates to about one in three Nigerians. Mr Adamu, who was represented by Prinzo James, Deputy Director, Basic and Secondary Education, Ministry of Education, said […]

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Instagram Model Accused of Coming Between Cardi B and Offset Speaks Out

The woman accused of coming between Cardi B and Offset’s relationship has spoken out. The woman, who goes by the name Summer Bunni, wrote a note on Instagram and apologized for her actions. “Goodmorning, a quick letter to the fans, followers and social media outlets. During the last 48 hours, I haven’t enjoyed the social media frenzy,” […]

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No plan to restrict access to social media, says Nigerian Government

The federal government has reassured that there is no plan by any of its agencies to restrict Nigerians from accessing the social media. The minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, who made this known on Wednesday, said Nigerian citizenry are free to discuss government policies and engage in responsible political debates, expose corruption and decently express […]

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Catholic Church disowns Mbaka, says he might be disciplined

The Catholic Church has distanced itself from the Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, over his perceived politically charged statements. In a video that has since gone viral, Mbaka was seen telling the vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Peter Obi, during the annual harvest and bazaar celebration […]

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