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DJ Cuppy Reveals She Suffers From ADHD

DJ Cuppy, a popular Nigerian disc jockey and the daughter of billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola, has revealed that she has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, simply known as ADHD. Basically, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people’s behaviour. People with ADHD can seem restless, may have trouble concentrating and […]

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N80bn Fraud: EFCC Uncovers 17 Properties Linked To Accountant-General

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has traced at least 17 properties to the Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, The Punch has learnt. This is just as the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, suspended Idris who is currently being investigated for fraud to the tune of N80bn. An official of the EFCC, […]

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Queen of the South : NDLEA Arrests ‘Wanted Drug Baroness’, Seals Her Mansion (Photos)

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Tuesday said it has arrested “a wanted 59-year-old drug baroness” in Delta State. According to a statement signed by NDLEA spokesperson Femi Babafemi, the arrested baroness was the backbone of a major cartel distributing drugs in Delta and adjoining states. She was arrested at her palatial mansion […]

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EFCC Arrests Ex-Speaker Patricia Etteh Over Alleged Fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested a former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Patricia Etteh over allegation of fraud involving a Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) contract. Etteh was arrested on Tuesday by the anti-graft agency in Abuja for questioning. Etteh was elected Speaker in 2007 but resigned only after a few […]

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EFCC Arrests Accountant General Of The Federation Over ‘N80bn Fraud’

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, arrested serving Accountant General of the Federation, Mr. Ahmed Idris in connection with diversion of funds and money laundering activities to the tune of N80billion. According to the commission, intelligence showed that the AGF raked off the funds through bogus consultancies and other illegal activities using […]

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Former EFCC Boss Magu Promoted To AIG Rank

Former acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police, the Police Service Commission said on Monday. “The eight Commissioners of Police promoted to AIGs were; CP Mustafa Magu Ibrahim who is the most senior in the CP cadre and who […]

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Nollywood Actor, Leo Mezie Loses Battle To Kidney Disease

Nollywood Actor, Leonard Chimezie Onyemachi, popularly known as Leo Mezie who has been battling with kidney disease has died at the age of 46. It was gathered that the Actor, who had a kidney transplant over 4 years ago, had another one last week, but began to develop complications and died on Saturday, the 14th […]

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No Agreement With Nigerian Government, Strike Not Ending Soon – ASUU, SSANU, NASU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities and the Joint Action Committee of the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities have said the Federal Government did not reach a strong agreement with them that can lead to calling off the industrial actions. All the university unions in […]

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What Nnamdi Kanu Told Me When I Visited Him – Soludo

Governor of Anambra State, Chukwuma Soludo, has visited the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The governor quoted the IPOB leader as saying that e would preach peace when released. Soludo made this known in a post on his Facebook page on Saturday night after visiting the IPOB leader. He […]

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2023: Buhari Has A Preferred Presidential Candidate – President’s Aide Says

Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says his principal has a favorite candidate to succeed him in 2023, but will not mention the person. Adesina made the revelation during an interview on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Thursday. Adesina, who said he is not card-carrying member of the All […]

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Nollywood Loses Another Popular Actor

Actor Gbenga Richards is dead. He died on Thursday morning after battling acute diabetes and high blood pressure. Richards, who was a force to reckon with in the early days of Nollywood, reportedly suffered from the ailments which kept him in and out of hospital until he died. In 2021, some of his colleagues and […]

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2023: Jonathan Makes U-Turn, ‘Accepts’ APC Presidential Forms

Barely 48 hours after dissociating himself from moves by some groups to draft him into the 2023 presidential race, former President Goodluck Jonathan has finally made up his mind to vie for the top post. Nigeria is set to go to the polls next year in a crowded contest parading many contestants in both the […]

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2023: Anybody Can Run But Not Everybody Can Be President – Tinubu

A former governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has declared that he has the track records and experience to be the president of Nigeria. Mr Tinubu, who stated this when he met Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari and APC delegates in the state, said he joined the contest […]

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‘No Nigerian Law Determines How You Get Married’ – Yerima Speaks On Child Marriage

Former Zamfara State Governor and presidential aspirant under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Sani Yerima, on Tuesday on Tuesday said there is no Nigerian law that determines how and when one gets married. Yerima stunned many Nigerians in 2009 by allegedly getting engaged to a 13-year-old Egyptian girl, paying $100,000 to the bride’s […]

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Murder Trial: Police Officer Tells Court How Chidinma Stabbed Usifo Ataga

A police officer serving with the homicide department of the State Criminal Investigating Department (SCID), Yaba, DSP Olusegun Bamidele, has continued his testimony at the Lagos High Court in the alleged murder case of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga. Picking up from where he left off on Monday, the police officer, […]

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Mayweather Visits Amaechi

Renowned American boxer and boxing promoter, Floyd Mayweather wants to establish a boxing academy in Africa, especially in Nigeria to build young fighters. Mayweather, a former WBC Super featherweight champion said this when he visited frontline All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Aspirant and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi at his Abuja residence […]

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Nigerian Petroleum Minister Picks N100 Million Presidential Forms Amid Fuel Scarcity

Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has picked the N100 million presidential forms of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) amid the ongoing fuel scarcity. Nigerians have been spending hours at filling stations in the last three days, a situation the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) blamed on low depot loading. A group, […]

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Senator Arthur Nzeribe Is Dead

A former Nigerian senator, Arthur Nzeribe, is dead. Mr Nzeribe, a popular businessman, was born November 2, 1938, in Oguta, Imo state. He died at the age of 83 years. His family confirmed his death in a statement on Sunday. The statement, jointly signed by three members of his family, Ojiabu Francis Anyegbu Nzeribe, Anthony […]

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