Man commits suicide after he was jilted by lover in Rivers

A middle-aged man, popularly known as Tailor, has committed suicide after his lover allegedly  jilted him in Rivers State. The incident, it was learnt, happened around 10pm on Saturday at Omuokiri village, Aluu community, in the Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that the victim hung himself in the night after his lover abruptly ended their ...

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COVID-19: Wedding guests take to their heels as taskforce shuts down hotel in Ekiti

The Coordinator, Ekiti State COVID-19 Task Force, Prof. Bolaji Aluko, said on Sunday that men of the Ekiti State Task Force on COVID-19 shut down a popular hotel in Ado Ekiti on Saturday for violating government’s regulations. Aluko said the task force acted on a tip-off that the hotel contravened government’s regulations  limiting gathering to 20 persons, adding that the ...

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BBN: Kiddwaya and Erica allegedly caught making out

Big Brother Naija housemates, Erica and Kiddwaya have been caught having sex. They were caught right under the duvet Sunday night doing the thing while their fellow housemates slept. This happened after the eviction show. Well some said the expression on Erica’s face shows she was probably being fingered and not the real thing. Which ever way… we guess they ...

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Popular Mexican drug lord “El Marron” finally arrested after years on the run

Mexican security forces on Sunday arrested the alleged leader of the Santa Rosa de Lima Cartel, José Antonio Yépez Ortiz, commonly known as “El Marro” — the Sledgehammer. Federal and state authorities arrested Yépez Ortiz in the central state of Guanajuato, according to a joint statement released by the Guanajuato government and Mexico’s Secretariat of Public Security. At least five ...

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FG begin construction of N64bn UNIMAID fence to ward off Boko Haram attacks

The Federal Government has begun the construction of the 27.3-kilometre perimeter fence for the University of Maiduguri to check incessant attacks by Boko Haram terrorists. The project, which is valued at N64bn, is to stop the terrorists who have been penetrating the North-East part of the institution’s campus. Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities in UNIMAID, Dr Dani Mamman, who ...

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Suspected ritualists kill man suffering from stroke in Delta

A 67-year-old man suffering from stroke has been killed by suspected ritualists, who reportedly sneaked into his apartment in the Orhoakpor community, Ethiope-East Local Government Area of Delta State. It was gathered that the deceased, simply identified as Papa, was killed in the compound of a traditional medicine expert, to whom he was rushed for treatment. According to sources, the ...

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Study reveals that humans can transmit coronavirus to cats, dogs

A study by Italian scientists has found that people can transmit coronavirus SARS-COV-2 to cats and dogs. The study tested 540 dogs and 277 cats living in households in northern Italy, particularly in Lombardy, where someone was infected with the virus or in areas where there were many cases. The study, which has not been peer-reviewed yet, found coronavirus antibodies ...

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Rapper Noname Criticizes Beyoncé – Says She ‘Exploited African Culture’ for ‘Black is King’

Rapper Noname has appeared to slam Beyonce for her portrayal of African culture in her new visual album Black Is King. The 28-year-old rap artist has taken to Twitter to seemingly criticise the stylistic choices of Beyonce’s film, which was released on Disney+ on Friday. Black Is King evokes images of Afro-centric culture, has been described as celebrating Blackness and ...

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Willian turns down latest Chelsea contract offer

  Willian has again turned down an offer of a two-year contract from Chelsea, but the winger has delayed making a final decision on his future. The 31-year-old still wants to play in the Blues’ probable final game of the season as they aim to overcome a 3-0 first leg home defeat against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Saturday. Frank Lampard is facing a selection ...

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Man dies after fight with Osun palace guards

The death of one Suraju Alabi, aka ‘Taka’ after engaging in a fight with some security men attached to the Akire of Ikire’s palace in Ikire, Osun State on Sunday created panic in the town. Security personnel and men of Amotekun corps, were said to have been deployed in the town after the incident to forestall any breakdown of law ...

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Shoprite exits Nigeria after 15 years

  South Africa’s grocery retailer ShopRite is leaving Africa’s biggest market, Nigeria, 15 years after it opened shop in the West African country. The announcement by ShopRite came months after another South African brand, Mr Price, exited the market. International supermarkets (excluding Nigeria) contributed 11.6% to group sales and reported 1.4% decline in sales from 2018. South African operations contributed ...

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Frank Ocean’s brother Ryan Breaux dies in car accident

Frank Ocean’s brother Ryan Breaux had sadly died in a car accident, it has been reported.  He was 18 years old. The fatal incident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning on Westlake Boulevard in Thousand Oaks, California, killing Ryan and a friend. Ventura County Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle traffic collision at around 1:33 am. When ...

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17-year-old girl stabs step-father to death for fighting her mom

Police in Machakos have arrested a 17-year-old girl for fatally stabbing her 31-year-old step-father. The teenager is alleged to have stabbed her dad during a domestic wrangle between the suspect’s mother and the deceased. The incident happened at the couple’s home in Mukameni Village, Kang’onde Location in Masinga Sub-County, Kenya on Thursday, July 30. Area Assistant Chief, Caroline Mwaluko, told ...

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Katsina State Governor, Masari Laments Killing, Says Only 30 Policemen Are Protecting 100 Katsina Villages

Despite the escalating killings by bandits and other criminal elements in Katsina State, only 30 Policemen provide security in 100 villages in the state. Although Governor Aminu Masari said the state would in the interim amend its extant laws to give power  to  village heads and local authorities in the battle against the bandits,” a worried Emir of Katsina Abdulmumin ...

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‘Nobody likes me,’ Trump complains, as even his allies fade

Lamenting his plunging popularity this week, a self-pitying President Donald Trump wondered how it all went wrong. “Nobody likes me,” he said, confounded at how his administration’s health experts could be receiving accolades while he is accused of ignoring and denying the raging public health crisis. “It can only be my personality,” Trump said, “that’s all.” That’s one answer. In ...

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WWE twins Nikki and Brie Bella both give birth one day apart

No one could quite believe it when Brie and Nikki Bella both announced they were pregnant but this is something else. The 36-year-old WWE twins who both revealed they were expecting their own bundles of joy earlier this year have given birth within just one day of each other. Brie was the first to share her exciting news as she ...

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Lewis Hamilton wins record seventh British Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton won a record seventh British Grand Prix victory at Silverstone in dramatic fashion, crossing the line with a punctured tyre. The six-time world champion started first on the grid and never looked like losing, until his tyre burst just a lap from home. Mercedes looked on course for a one-two until Valtteri Bottas suffered a puncture of his ...

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61 labs where you can get FREE Covid-19 tests in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Sunday said COVID-19 tests conducted in facilities within its molecular laboratory network were free. The centre made its position known in a message posted on its Twitter handle, @NCDCgov. The clarification came at a time some parents of pupils in private secondary schools in Ogun State protested the request of N25,000 Covid-19 test ...

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SERAP sues President Buhari over foreign loans

Anti-corruption group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, over the alleged failure of his government to provide the details of the loans it has so far taken. SERAP’s Deputy Director, Kolawole Oludare, said the group was praying the court to issue a mandamus order “to compel President Buhari to tell Nigerians the names of the countries ...

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Bollywood star, Amitabh Bachchan, recovers from Covid-19

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan said Sunday he had been discharged from hospital, three weeks after being admitted with “mild” coronavirus symptoms after testing positive for the disease. The news came as powerful Indian Home Minister Amit Shah revealed he had tested positive for coronavirus, which is infecting tens of thousands of people a day — and killing hundreds — in ...

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