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Buhari warns university councils against sexual harassment

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged all universities in the country to stamp out all forms of academic and financial corruption, social vices and sexual harassment which continue to tarnish the reputation of Nigeria’s citadels of learning. The president said this in a message delivered at the 29th and 30th combined convocation ceremony of University of […]

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US moves 100 coffins to Korean border for war remains

The United States military said it moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border on Saturday to prepare for North Korea’s returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. US Forces Korea spokesman Col. Chad Carroll also said 158 metal transfer cases were sent to a US […]

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Catholic priest suspended for a year for rapping in church (Video)

The Catholic Church in Kenya has suspended one of its priests who has recently been in the limelight for rapping in church as a way of preaching the gospel. Father Paul Ogalo of St. Monica Catholic Church in Rapogi, Migori County, south-west of Nairobi, was suspended on June 3 for alleged misconduct by the Homa […]

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This is genocide, Christian Association of Nigeria cries out over Plateau killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the fresh killings in Plateau state as a genocide. The attacks which happened across three local government areas in the state on Saturday led to the deaths of over 100 people. The state government had condemned the attacks and imposed curfew on three local government areas. In […]

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Nigeria 2019: Mind your business, Tinubu tells Obasanjo

A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, on Sunday asked former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop interfering in the affairs of the ruling party. He spoke in Abuja at the venue of the national convention of the party. Mr Tinubu, who described Mr Obasanjo’s interference as “busy body”, argued that the […]

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World Cup 2018: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against  Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Sampaoli, who has come under immense pressure as the two-time world champions risk an early exit from the Russia 2018 World Cup following their 1-1 draw against Iceland and a 3-0 defeat by Croatia,  has been putting his […]

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Obasanjo is Nigeria’s most hypocritical former leader – Soyinka

Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has accused former President Olusegun Obasanjo of being the most hypocritical former leader of the country, following his attempt to hijack the movement for political change. He stated this in Abuja on Friday at a dinner organised by the International Press Institute. “Obasanjo has crossed the red line and I […]

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Don’t be afraid, only believe!

“As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he said to the ruler of the synagogue, don’t be afraid, only believe”  Mark 5: 36. Those were the words Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue when he received report that his daughter was dead. Peace can only be achieved when you believe […]

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Any Nollywood actor that owns a house in Lekki, VI, is into something else, filmmaker Afolayan alleges

At a time when many Nollywood actors are opting to own choice houses in posh parts of Lagos, popular actor Aremu Afolayan is not convinced that they made their money through the craft. The actor told Saturday Beats that Nigerians are quick to believe anything especially once it is on the internet but the truth is that […]

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Christianity may cease to exist by 2043 – Christian elders

The present generation of Christians in Nigeria may cease to exist in 25 years from now (2043), beginning from 2018, a group of Christians under the aegis of National Christian Elders Forum, championed by a former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), and Solomon Asemota (SAN), has warned. According to them, the present […]

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After infecting two women, man needs Police permit for sex

A man who allegedly infected two women with HIV has been told that he must get written permission from police if he wants to have sex. Aaron Sutcliffe, 29, from Fleetwood, Lancashire, was told that he is a sexual risk to the public and so must get authorisation, both in the UK and abroad, before […]

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DSS arrests Nigerian Senator

The Department of State Services (DSS) has arrested Eyinnaya Abaribe, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator from Abia state. An aide of the lawmaker said he was picked up in Abuja on Friday morning. It is unclear why the lawmaker was arrested but the development took place hours after he spoke on the 2018 budget. […]

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I’m smarter, richer than the elite – Trump

Donald Trump has used an appearance at a campaign rally in Minnesota to brag about his money and intelligence, asking why he is not considered among the “elite” despite his property portfolio. “They always call the other side ‘the elite’. Why are they elite? I have a much better apartment than they do,” the US president […]

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PDP is coming back in 2019 – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is getting stronger and poised to take over power come 2019. Jonathan said this on Wednesday when he hosted Atiku Abubakar, former vice-president, in his house in Yenagoa, Bayelsa state capital. Jonathan, who lost to President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2015 is optimistic that his party […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo breaks international goal record

Cristiano Ronaldo’s early header in Portugal’s 1-0 win over Morocco at the World Cup was his 85th goal for his country – breaking the European record. Prior to this World Cup, Hungarian forward Ferenc Puskas held the record for the most senior international goals for a European nation with 84 goals between 1945 and 1956. […]

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Super Eagles rated third worst team at the World Cup

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been adjudged as the 29th best of the 32 teams participating at the World Cup after the first round of games. This followed the 2-0 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 World Cup. British newspaper Daily Telegraph, in an appraisal of all the teams, rated […]

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Journalist breaks down on live TV over Trump sending babies into detention (Video)

MSNBC’s anchorperson Rachel Maddow broke down in tears on live television as she struggled to deliver news about migrant babies and toddlers being sent to tender age shelters. “This is incredible,” Maddow muttered before continuing with the lede from an AP story, which broke while she was on air. “Trump administration officials have been sending […]

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I’m for all Nigerians – Buhari

President Muhammmadu Buhari has declared that his interest is for all Nigerians, irrespective of ethnicity and religion. He said beyond ethnicity, religion and geographical lines; Nigeria’s rapid development would remain a driving force for his administration. Buhari spoke at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja Wednesday while receiving Sheikh Ahmed Tijjani Ibrahim Inyass, the […]

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