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Canadian Governor-General ‘breaks protocol’ by touching Queen Elizabeth

The Governor General of Canada on Thursday admitted breaking royal protocol by touching the arm of Queen Elizabeth during an engagement in London, though he said the gesture was motivated by gallantry. David Johnston, who is the British queen’s representative in Canada where she is head of state, joined the likes of former U.S. first […]

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Lagosians cry out in pains, as PHCN increases electricity bill by 120%, says it is due to increase in power supply (Photos)

It’s no longer news the level of corruption from NEPA to PHCN… Our reporter who was also affected by the massive high increase in the electricity bill, visited their branch office at Oke-Ira station, Ogba, Ikeja. According to him, when he arrived there, he met about 12 people crying over the same issue. An elderly […]

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Nsukka student ‘breaks record’ in just released WAEC, makes 9 A1s (Photos)

The popular exam conducted by WAEC saw the Shalom Academy Nsukka Student making an express A1 in all her nine subjects! Sharing the good-news on Facebook, here’s what a teacher wrote;   – Lailasblog

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Three men bag death sentence for stripping woman who allegedly dressed provocatively (Video)

Three men –Edward Gitau, Nicholas Mwangi and Meshak Mwangi — have been sentenced to death for stripping and sexually assaulting a woman they believed was dressed too provocatively. The incident happened in Nairobi, Kenya’s capital. The three men, however, had their death sentences commuted to life imprisonments because Kenya’s ban on carrying out executions means the […]

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Court orders forfeiture of Diezani’s Banana Island estate, $37.5m

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a temporary forfeiture of  an estate in Banana Island area of Lagos reportedly owned by former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison Madueke. The court also ordered the forfeiture of $37.5m alleged to have been fraudulently siphoned by the former minister. The property, designated as Building 3, […]

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Former NYPD sergeant guilty of tossing semen on female co-worker

A sick former NYPD sergeant was convicted Tuesday of throwing semen on a female co-worker at police headquarters. Michael Iscenko, 56, kept his composure as a Manhattan jury found him guilty of a single count of sex abuse in the third degree — a misdemeanor for which he faces up to three months behind bars. […]

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Trump fumes as US health care reform bid collapses

An angry President Donald Trump railed Tuesday against dissenters in his party who dashed his months-long effort to dismantle his predecessor’s landmark health care law, insisting it was finally time to “let Obamacare fail.” With four Republicans now lined up against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s health overhaul, the plan has flatlined in the 100-member […]

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US approves 15,000 visas for temporary workers

The US government is going to issue 15,000 visas to temporary seasonal workers to provide labour for American businesses. In a statement issued on Monday, the department of homeland security (DHS) said the decision is as a result of labour shortage. According to a statement made available to Reuters, John Kelly, US secretary of homeland security, […]

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Women Kidnapped by Boko Haram From Police Convoy 30 Days Ago Beg Nigerian Govt to Negotiate Their Release (Video)

Boko Haram on Monday released a video showing some women abducted by the insurgents last month. In the video, published by Sahara Reporters, the women pleaded with the Nigerian government to negotiate with the terrorists for their release. The women are believed to be among 14 others abducted when the gunmen ambushed a convoy travelling […]

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Nigeria lacks visionary leaders – Peter Obi spits fire

A former governor of Anambra State, Mr Peter Obi, has identified poverty and hunger as main causes of agitations by ethnic groups in Nigeria. Obi said this in Calabar during the 7th lecture organised by the Bridge Leadership Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by a former governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke. The […]

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Despite Chibok Girls & More Bombings, ex-NSA Dasuki says Jonathan ‘defeated’ Boko Haram

Despite the Boko Haram taking over several territory including about 16 local government areas during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, the then National Security Adviser, NSA, said the government deserves commendation for defeating the group. Speaking from detention where he is being held for allegedly mismanaging about $2.1 billion meant for purchase of arms to fight […]

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Alleged Corruption: I’m ready to go to jail — Ex-Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke

Former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being investigated for a series of multi-billion dollar fraud and money laundering offences in Nigeria, the United Kingdom and America has threatened to squeal on his co-conspirators, Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore. She said after opening up on everything that transpired in the controversial fraudulent transactions, she would […]

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PDP now in the hands of looters – Sheriff

Former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, has said that the party has been returned to those he described as treasury looters. He also denied media reports  that he had congratulated the Chairman of the party’s National Caretaker Committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, over his victory at the Supreme Court on […]

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Nigerian woman fakes own kidnap to force husband to relocate her to US

A 37-year-old woman, Bukola Ogun, said she planned her own kidnap in order to scare her husband into relocating her and children to the United States. The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Odude, said while parading the suspect and others at the state police headquarters in Ibadan on Friday that Ogun conspired with three […]

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Tension as Turkey dismisses over 7,000 police, soldiers

Turkey dismissed more than 7,000 police, soldiers and ministry officials under a new decree published Friday under a state of emergency imposed after last year’s failed coup, state media reported. A total of 7,563 people — including police — have been dismissed in the latest purge, the Anadolu news agency reported. Turkish authorities also stripped […]

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Sahara Reporters Brutality Comes For Saraki After Attending His Son’s Graduation In UK (Photos)

The question is, why is it hard to see the children of these politicians study in Nigeria…? While they continue to play game with the future of youths in Nigeria, their children are far away acquiring a better future in another country.

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Pope hangs sign warning whiners to stay away from new office

Pope Francis, a regular denouncer of gossip and intrigue inside the Vatican, has hung a sign outside his private study warning whiners to stay away. “No complaining. Offenders are subjected to a syndrome of victimhood that lowers the mood and the ability to solve problems,’’ the sign said. A picture of it was published by […]

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