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Father Mbaka Makes U-turn, Apologises To Peter Obi

Outspoken Catholic priest, Ejike Mbaka, has apologised for his scathing remarks against Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi. Father Mbaka, during his weekly ministration service on Wednesday, said Mr Obi will not be president of Nigeria in 2023 because he is “a stingy man who does not give out money to people”. He also said unless […]

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Nigerian Actor Moses Armstrong Arrested For Alleged Rape Of Minor

Popular Nollywood actor and singer, Moses Armstrong has been arrested by men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command for allegedly defiling a 16-year-old girl. The national president of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas, confirmed Armstrong’s arrest during a chat with Qed.ng. Rollas described the case as “a very serious one”. He said […]

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Catholic Church Kicks Against Anti-Obi Comments, Warns Mbaka

The Catholic Diocese of Enugu has disowned inflammatory political utterances by the Catholic Priest and founder of Adoration Ministry Enugu, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, against Peter Obi. DailyT rust had reported how Mbaka described the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Obi as “a stingy man” and “a joker” who cannot be Nigeria’s President. According […]

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I Have An Issue That Is Taking My Life, Actress Ada Ameh Cries Out 

Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh, has revealed that she is currently battling a mental health issue that is taking her life. Ameh made this known in a video she shared on her Instagram handle where she explained that she’s passing through a phase that is ‘taking her life’. Moreso, she added that even though the issue […]

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Abductors Of Wedding Guests Travelling By Road Demand N145m Ransom

The abductors of the Zamfara wedding guests have demanded the sum of N145million ransom to secure the release of the victims. Channels Television gathered that the abductors requested a sum of N5 million each as a ransom for the release of the 29 victims in their captivity. Over 50 guests returning from a wedding in Sokoto […]

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Universities’ Lecturers, Others Spend 719 Days On Strike Under Buhari

Lecturers in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education have embarked on no fewer than 719 days of strike since the inception of the regime of President Buhari, in May 2015. An analysis of activities in the tertiary education sector, carried out by our correspondent on Wednesday, revealed this. The Academic Staff Union of Universities is […]

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Why FG Should Remove Fuel Subsidy — Soludo

Governor of Anambra State, Prof. Chukwuma Soludo, has kicked against retention of fuel subsidy in Nigeria. This was even as the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Limited said payments for petrol subsidy cost the Federation Account N1.217 trillion in the first five months of 2022. However, Soludo, noted that fuel subsidy should be charged from the […]

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PDP Panel Recommends Wike As Atiku’s Running Mate

Baring last-minute change, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State will run on a joint ticket with former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar in the 2023 Presidential election. Daily Trust reliably gathered that the National Advisory Committee that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) set up to look into the report of an earlier committee has recommended the Rivers […]

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Four Times Burna Boy Has Been Involved In Violence

Nigerian music star, Damini Ogulu, popularly known as Burna Boy, has put Nigeria on the world map courtesy of his craft. Moreso, the singer made headlines around the world in 2021 when his album, Twice as Tall, won the Best World Music Album at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards. However, recently, the singer has been […]

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Burna Boy ‘Flees’ As Police Probe Escorts Involved In Shooting Incident

Grammy award-winning artiste, Damini Ogulu, fondly known as Burna Boy, has jetted out of the country. Burna Boy fled the country amid investigation into a shootout at a Lagos Club, Cubana, which involved his aides and orderly. In a chat with Daily Trust, the spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Benjamin Hundeyin, simply said, “The […]

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Bandits Abduct ’50 Wedding Guests’ Travelling By Road

Armed bandits have abducted no fewer than 50 wedding guests travelling along the Sokoto-Zamfara road. Those abducted include Telephone Marketers at the popular Bebeji Plaza in Gusau. They were returning to Gusau after attending a wedding of their colleague in Sokoto State when the incident happened between Tureta-Bakura road around 6 PM on Saturday The […]

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IGP Orders Thorough Investigation On Alleged Shooting Incident Involving Burna Boy’s Escorts

The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, has directed Lagos State Police Commissioner, Abiodun Alabi, to investigate the shooting by personnel attached to Grammy Award winner, Burna Boy, at Club Cubana in Lagos. The shooting incident, on Wednesday, June 8, left two people hospitalised, with one needing blood transfusion to stabilise. Trouble started when one […]

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I Live With Grief Daily, Says Buhari On Insecurity

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over the rising insecurity in the country, saying he lives with grief daily. The president said this in a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. While assuring Nigerians that the government is working hard to address security challenges, he charged them to be prayerful. “On this special day, I want us […]

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Poor Parenting Triggers Insecurity, Says General

A former Commander of the Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven, Major General Henry Ayoola, has said poor parenting triggers insecurity in the country. He stated this on Sunday during a special programme on Channels Television to mark Nigeria’s Democracy Day. Ayoola charged parents to play their roles in properly grooming their children so as not to […]

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Pollution In Lagos Kills 30,000 People Yearly, Says World Bank

The World Bank has disclosed that at least 30,000 people die every year from pollution in Lagos. The Washington-based bank disclosed this in a feature story on its blog, which is titled ‘Making Lagos a Pollution Free City: Solving the threat one solution at a time’. According to the bank, pollution is a huge problem […]

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Pastor Osinbajo Seeks Support For Tinubu

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday in Abuja said he would throw his weight behind the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu; urging his support groups to follow suit. This was as he said despite not clinching the party’s nomination at the just-concluded primary election, the movement for a new Nigeria must […]

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Nigeria Bleeding, Soaked In Blood — Catholic Bishops

President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria, CBCN, Most Rev. Lucius Iwejuru Ugorji, has raised the alarm that Nigeria is bleeding and soaked in blood. Ugorji made the lamentation yesterday in Owerri, while speaking at the golden jubilee celebration of the Apostolic Administrator of Owerri Archdiocese, Most Rev. Anthony J. V. Obinna. His words: […]

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Tinubu Is The Right Candidate To Succeed Me – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as the right presidential candidate for Nigeria. Tinubu clinched the presidential ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday. The President, in a statement issued by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, congratulated the APC presidential flagbearer in the 2023 elections and assured him of “full […]

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