18 Passengers Crushed To Death In Ekiti Road Crash

No fewer than 18 people died in an early morning road crash in Awo community in Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA of Ekiti State, according to a report by Nigerian Tribune. The sad incident happened after a Toyota Hiace bus, said to have been conveying the passengers from Lagos to Abuja was involved in

Nigeria Might Slide Back To Recession – CBN

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday warned that weak economic fundamentals currently being shown by the economy were putting the country’s exit from recession under threat. The Nigerian economy exited recession in 2017 after suffering contraction for five consecutive quarters. Addressing journalists shortly after the two-day

Nigerians Cry Out For Help As Ghana Closes 400 Of Their Businesses

More than 400 businesses owned by Nigerians have been closed by authorities in Ghana, sparking a protest by owners who have issued a week ultimatum within which to resolve the surrounding the maltreatment of Nigerian business community in Ghana. The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) have written a petition to

Employee caught spitting in customer’s pizza (video)

A trending video shows the moment a food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit spat on pizza intended for customers. The video has since gone viral on the internet, and the employee fired and arrested. The incident happened on Friday, September 21, 2018, when Detroit Tigers hosted the Kansas City Royals. The

Man, his pregnant wife, boy dies after eating poisoned food

The lifeless bodies of a tricycle rider, Orji Igwenta, 35, his pregnant wife, Nkem, 35, and a young relative brother, Obinna Ogbani, 10, were found in their one-room apartment at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, after taking dinner on Friday. The deceased, suspected to have taken poisonous food, went to bed and

I am 21 years old — 29-year-old Actress, Bidemi Kosoko insists

Actress, Bidemi Kosoko entertained questions from her Instagram followers and she’s declared that she’s 21 years of age.. even though we all know she’s joking. The question reads: “How old are you”, and she responded, “21” with the ‘tongue out smiley’. A follower who wanted to kill his curiosity then proceeded to

Tears As Massive Flood Kills Pastor And His Wife In Imo State

Mr Evans Ugoh, the Head of Imo/Abia Operations Office, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has confirmed that a pastor and his wife died in Monday’s massive flood in an Imo community. Ugoh confirmed the incident on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri. The flood swept

Prophet Seen Rocking A Lady At A Wedding In Ekiti (Photos)

These are screenshots from a viral video of a prophet rocking a young lady from behind at a wedding ceremony in Ekiti State. The party took place over the weekend and the religious cleric threw caution to the wind. The identity of the prophet dressed in a white garment remains unknown.

Osun poll: PDP demands resignation of INEC chairman

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate resignation of Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement on Tuesday, the PDP accused him of “controlling role in the fraudulent manipulations that characterised” the Osun state governorship election. It also called for the resignation of Amina Zakari,

INEC: Why an electoral official tore result sheet in Osun

Segun Agbaje, resident electoral commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun state, has clarified the controversy surrounding the election result of Ayedaade local government area in the governorship election. One Mutiu Salawu, an official of the commission, had been assaulted by a mob for allegedly tearing election result at

Buhari speaks at UN, calls for global action against corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in New York called for global action on corruption, security and UN reforms. The Nigerian leader said this in his address to world leaders at the ongoing 73rd session of the UN general assembly. Buhari, who was the 14th speaker on the first day of the general

Bill Cosby jailed three to 10 years for sexual assault

Bill Cosby was on Tuesday jailed three to 10 years for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman, Andrea Constand. The American comedy great, 81, was in April convicted of assaulting Constand, a former Temple University employee, 14 years ago. She was among the over 40 women who accused him of predatory sexual

Macron rejects Trump’s call to isolate Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron says Iran should be allowed to keep selling oil and urged dialogue as he rejected a US push to isolate the Tehran regime. Speaking to reporters after addressing the United Nations General Assembly, Macron said Iranian sales would bring down the price of oil — a professed

Labour directs workers to embark on warning strike Thursday

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has directed workers to embark on a nationwide warning strike from Thursday. The strike is to press home the demand for a new minimum wage after talks with the federal government’s tripartite committee stalled. The government was recently issued a 14-day ultimatum over the matter. Peter Ozo-Eson, general secretary

Oshiomhole, Ganduje, Lai ‘seal deal’ with Omisore ahead of Osun rerun

High-ranking All Progressives Congres (APC) members have met with Iyiola Omisore, candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in the Osun governorship election. Among those present in the meeting were Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the APC, Abdullahi Ganduje, Kano governor, Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture. The meeting held in the

Leah Sharibu’s mother sues FG, demands N500m damages

Rebecca Sharibu has sued the federal government for failing to secure the release of Leah, her daughter. Leah Sharibu was among the 119 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dapchi, Yobe state, abducted by Boko Haram in February. All the abducted girls were subsequently released, except five who reportedly died in detention. Leah was

Why I Want My Son-in-law To Be Next Kano Governor – Kwankwaso

A presidential aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso, has said that he wants Abba Yusuf (pictured left), his son-in-law, to succeed Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor, because Yusuf performed well when he served as a commissioner under him. According to TheCable, the former governor of Kano state,

FIRS To Block Bank Accounts Of 6772 Corporate Tax Defaulters

Babatunde Fowler, executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), said that 6,772 corporate bank accounts will be frozen for defaulting on tax payments. Fowler told Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, that the agency has collected N12.66 billion from billionaire tax defaulters in less than a month. Saying the law empowers

SSS Confirms The Detention Of Aisha Buhari’s ADC Over N2.5 Billion Fraud

The State Security Service (SSS), has confirmed that it has in its custody, the Aide De Camp (ADC), to the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari,Premium Times reports. The secret police said Sani Baba-Inna, a chief superintendent of police, is undergoing interrogation. Following the petition, the Police, last Friday, arrested Mr Baba-Inna

Finally, Buhari Rewards Senator Mamora With ‘Juicy’ Appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Senator representing Lagos East senatorial district, Senator Olorunimbe Mamora, as the Managing Director, National Inland Waterway (NIWA), ThisDay has reported. Announcing the appointment in a letter from the Federal Ministry of Transportation dated September 24, 2018 and with reference number: T.4316/S.63/T/111, the Permanent Secretary, Mr.

Why I Killed My Stepdaughter With ‘Otapiapia’ – Housewife Confesses

A 20-year -old woman, Zulac Kabiru has confessed to killing her 8-month-old step daughter, Rukaiya Kabiru, to teach her co-wife how to respect ‘her superior’ by giving her local insecticide ‘otapiapia’ to drink. Zulac who was arrested by the police in Niger State for allegedly killing her eight month old step daughter at

Ahmed Musa Scoops Saudi Pro League Player Of The Week Award

Ahmed Musa has been named the Saudi Professional League Player of the Week following his outstanding display for Al-Nassr in their 3-0 win over Al Quadisiya on Wednesday. The Nigeria international scored all the three goals to open his account in the division, thus, helping Jose Daniel Carrenoon’s men to the

Federal Government Reveals Why Nigerian Air Was Suspended

Few days after the outcry over the suspension of Nigeria Air, the Federal government has revealed the reason behind the decision. According to Federal Government, Nigeria Air was suspended due to investor apathy. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed who addressed journalists on Monday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in

I Have Not Endorsed Sanwoolu For Lagos Gubernatorial Race – Tinubu

In a swift reaction to the unconfirmed reports hovering the city of Lagos and the APC that Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is no longer in good terms with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and has already anointed and endorsed another candidate,the APC, the APC National Leader issued a statement to distance himself

Governor Ambode Reportedly Plans APC Exit

There have been strong reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode who has been locked in a cold war with his principal, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu might be jumping ship from the ruling All Progressives Congress to a smaller political party rumoured to be the Action Democratic Congress. In fact, Ambode's nomination and

Osun Election: UK, US & EU Release Joint Statement On Osun Poll

In a joint statement shared by the information unit of the US Embassy, the missions of European Union and the United Kingdom, commended the Osun state governorship election which was held on Saturday, while calling for greater peace and orderly conduct during the rerun which has been rescheduled for Thursday. The

Instagram Co-founders Resign

Co-founders of Instagram, Kevi Systrom and Mike Krieger, have resigned from the photo and video sharing social networking service, six years after the sale of the company to Facebook. This was revealed in a post on their respective Instagram handles, where they said they were leaving in other to re-explore their

12-Year-Old Girl, Two Others Shot As Violence Erupts In Osogbo

According to Premium Times, heavy gunshots rang out between the police and suspected political thugs in Alekuwodo neighbourhood of Osogbo on Monday afternoon, amidst battle for the control of one of the five polling units where re-run election is scheduled to hold on Thursday. A 12-year-old girl and two men who