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Femi Fani Kayode hits back at ex-wife, calls her adulteress

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Aviation Minister, has debunked claims made by his estranged wife, Precious Chikwendu, that he physically assaulted her while she was pregnant. Fani-Kayode also alleged that Chikwendu was an adulterer who tried to seduce his friends while he was in detention. The ex-beauty queen had accused her ex-husband of beating her up several times including when she was ...

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Roadside sellers hawking petrol in Abuja

Roadside sellers of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, are still in business hawking products in some part of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The long queue at filling stations was gradually disappearing after eight days of panic buying occasioned by rumour of petrol price increase. The roadside sellers were seen hawking the product between Wuse, Gwarimpa, Wuye ...

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Policeman who stole guns in Abia arrested in Ebonyi

A policeman, Shedrack Aleke Igwe, working in the Armoury section of MOPOL base 28, Umuahia, Abia State, has been arrested with 5 AK-47 rifles he stole from the Armoury. Igwe, a constable, was reported to have carted away rifles in the Armoury section with the help of others unnoticed. He was arrested in Ikwo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State ...

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Death of two Imo undergraduates linked to generator fume

Two undergraduates of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, have allegedly died as a result of inhaled carbon monoxide from a generator in their hostel.The students, Udeagbala Kenchukwu,21, and Stephen Anele, 21, were found dead after police operatives forced the door of their room at Jabulani hostel at Eziobodo, open. A source at the hostel told punch correspondent on Saturday ...

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COVID-19 vaccination certificate to become compulsory for travel – FG

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has said that the COVID-19 vaccination certificate, will soon become a compulsory requirement to travel anywhere in the world. Mustapha, who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, stated this on Saturday at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He spoke shortly after ...

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Bandits breach Kaduna Airport, kidnap 9 at FAAN quarters

Scores of gunmen, wielding AK 47s and RPGs, breached the Kaduna Airport early today, storming through the runway 05, to attack the residential quarters of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria(FAAN). According to a report, the bandits succeeded in abducting nine persons, including a family of six and a housewife with her two children, living in the quarters. They would ...

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Buhari, Osinbajo take Covid-19 vaccine (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, today received the Covid-19 vaccine publicly at the Presidential Villa.President Buhari was vaccinated at 11:51a.m., while Professor Osinbajo took his at 11:57 am. It was preceded by e-registration of the President and the Vice President and the filling out of their vaccination cards by the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care ...

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Give me custody of my four kids, Fani-Kayode’s ex-wife, Precious Chikwendu begs court

A former beauty pageant, Precious Chikwendu, has demanded the full custody of her four sons with her ex-husband and former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode. Chikwendu accused Fani-Kayode of beating her up several times, including when she was pregnant, accusing the ex-minister of confining her to a hospital when she attempted to escape. The former beauty queen made the ...

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Court orders Daddy Freeze to pay N5m for committing adultery with married woman

A High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered controversial on-air personality Ifedayo Olarinde also known as Daddy Freeze to pay the sum of N5million for committing adultery with a married woman named Benedicta Elechi. Court documents obtained by Punch on Friday showed the order was given on February 18. Justice Akpughunum ordered Daddy Freeze to pay the ...

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Sadiq Daba had oxygen machine while acting in ‘Citation’ — Kunle Afolayan

Kunle Afolayan, Nigerian film producer, says Sadiq Daba, the late actor, had an oxygen machine with him while featuring in ‘Citation’, a 2020 film. Daba breathed his last at the Lagos state university teaching hospital (LASUTH) where he had been undergoing treatment last Wednesday. He had battled prostate cancer and leukemia for years prior to his demise. Speaking about his ...

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Bawa didn’t advise INEC not to sell forms to anyone —EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has described as false a report  that its Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, advised the Independent National Electoral Commission against selling forms to persons with a file with the agency who are aspiring to contest in 2023 general elections. The EFCC said Bawa has neither met with INEC officials nor made any pronouncement remotely related to ...

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37 year-old mother of two dies during sex romp with lover

The police command in Adamawa State on Friday confirmed the death of a 37-year-old mother of two children who died in the house of her lover during sexual intercourse. The police also confirmed the arrest of the lover, one Lekan Agboola, a telecommunication engineer as part of investigations to establish the actual cause of her death. The state police spokesperson, ...

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Food blockade: It’s time for South-West governors to take agric seriously – Gani Adams

Against the backdrop for food scarcity in the South-West occasioned by blockade instigated by association of Northern food dealers, a Yoruba leader, Gani Adams, has called on the six governors of South-West states to inject at least 15 percent of their annual budget into agriculture. Speaking with reporters on Friday in Lagos, Mr. Adams said such allocation would make a ...

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Ship of Lagos was heading in wrong direction in your time – Tinubu blasts Ambode

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday slammed the governorship era of Akinwunmi Ambode in Lagos. At a ceremony to commission a flyover bridge at Pen Cinema, which was begun by Ambode’s administration, Tinubu said the ship of state, under Ambode was heading in the wrong direction. He said the drift became noticeable ...

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Father, children arrested for alleged kidnapping in Ogun

The police in Ogun State said it has arrested a “kidnap syndicate made up of members of the same family.” Their arrest was sequel to many kidnapping cases within Sagamu and its environs in 2020. The Ogun State Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun, had given an order to the Area Commander and all the DPOs in Sagamu to fish out ...

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I tested positive for coronavirus, but my daughter, Iyabo helped me – Obasanjo opens up

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday revealed that he once tested positive for coronavirus. Obasanjo who turned 84 today, made the disclosure in Abeokuta while making his remarks at a colloquium put in place to celebrate his birthday at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta. The elder statesman said he was a bit concerned such that he ...

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Amotekun arrest two men having sex in Ondo

Lmao… they want to spoil Ondo state oo. And then this elderly man says the small boy lured him into it lmaooo. Ondo State Security Network, Amotekun Corps have arrested two men caught having s.e.x. The duo, Seyi Balogun aka Amunidara, 42, and Tosin Arifalo,18, were arrested at Kajola in Ijoka area of Akure. Meanwhile, the gay partners accused their ...

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Dr Ngong becomes first Nigerian to receive Covid-19 vaccine

A medical doctor, Dr. Cyprian Ngong, who works with the National Hospital in Abuja, has become the first person to receive a jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine in Nigeria. The vaccination exercise began on Friday, following the arrival of the vaccines earlier in the week. Ngong, whose vaccination was aired on national television, hailed the commencement of the exercise ...

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Union Bank staff Oluwasanmi jailed for theft of N116m

Temitope Oluwasanmi, a staff of Union Bank and his friend Augustine Olayinka were handed various jail terms today by Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court, Lagos State. The convicts were arraigned by the EFCC in December 2017 on a six-count charge bordering on conspiracy, stealing and fraudulent diversion of funds to the tune of N116million. They pleaded “not ...

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Passengers stranded as Lagos Danfo drivers protest extortion by thugs, security operatives

Drivers of Lagos yellow commercial buses, popularly known as danfo plying the Mile 2/Badagry expressway on Friday protested against extortion by touts and security operatives. The majority of the drivers participating in the protest are currently occupying Ketu bus stop, along the road. SaharaReporters gathered that the development has left many passengers around the area stranded. According to the drivers, ...

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YouTube to lift Trump ban if violence threat falls, CEO says

YouTube’s chief executive has said the platform may lift Donald Trump’s suspension, if the threat of “real-world violence” decreases. Susan Wojcicki said the company will look at government warnings and violent rhetoric to determine when it’s safe to lift the suspension. Following the Capitol Hill riot on 6 January that left five dead, Mr Trump’s account was suspended. YouTube said ...

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Police recover corpse of woman used for ritual in Bayelsa

Operatives of Bayelsa State Police Command, on Thursday, recovered a mutilated corpse of a woman suspected to have been killed for ritual purposes at School to Land Project, Edepie, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The yet-to-be-identified female corpse was found on March 4, 2021, at about 08:30 am. Confirming the discovery, the Police Public Relations Officer, Asinim Butswat, said “preliminary investigation reveals ...

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