CBN begins charges on deposits, withdrawals above N500,000

  The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced that the nationwide implementation of the cashless policy will begin by March 2020. In a circular released on Tuesday September 17th, the apex bank said this in a circular to all Deposit Money Banks in the country.   According to the apex bank, the implementation of the policy would signal the imposition of charges ...

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Yvonne Nelson reveals she got disvirgined in 2017

Yvonne Nelson who dated Nigerian singer, Iyanya in 2012, has revealed that she lost her virginity not too long ago.   In a Question and Answer session with some fans on Twitter, the Ghanaian actress revealed that she lost her virginity on February 14 (Valentine’s Day) 2017. Yvonne also disclosed that her type of man must be hardworking, funny, cute, honest ...

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R.Kelly handcuffed and in prison outfit as he appears in court (Photos/video)

Disgraced RnB star, R.Kelly was arraigned before a Cook County judge on Tuesday September 17, in prison outfit.   A major highlight of the court session the handcuffed singer appeared in was the Judge’s refusal to increase the $1 million bond on his pending sex abuse cases.   Though prosecutors at the Leighton Criminal Court Building did not reveal how much they ...

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IPOB can’t attack me outside Nigeria, says Ngige

Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, has said members of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB cannot attack him outside Nigeria. The Minister said this while reacting to the attack members of the secessionist group meted on former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, in Germany in August. Read here.   Speaking at a function in Obosi, Anambra State, Ngige ...

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FG announces plans to begin nationwide Implementation of cashless policy in March 2020

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has announced that the full implementation of the cashless policy will become effective from March 31, 2020.   CBN also announced a review of the process for merchant settlement, which it said was to further promote a cashless economy and enhance the collection of applicable government revenues It disclosed these in two separate circulars that ...

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Soldiers, Police, barricade Sahara Reporters office in Lagos

The office of SaharaReporters, an online platform, in Lagos state has been barricaded by men of the Nigeria Police Force as well as soldiers.   Members of staff of the media outlet arrived for work this morning but were denied acccess. A Police van is currently stationed in front of the office. The security reportedly arrived the premises at about ...

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Golden Heart! Femi Otedola takes up Majek Fashek’s medical bills in London

Nigerian billionaire, Femi Otedola has taken up the medical expenses of legendary reggae icon, Majek Fashek who is terribly sick and stranded at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London. Otedola’s intervention came after Majek Fashek’s manager, Uzoma Day Omenka, painted a pathetic picture of the dire situation the musician is in. Confirming Otedola’s magnanimity to LIB, Uzoma Day said, ‘we really appreciate ...

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Singer Zayn Malik’s youngest sister gets married just three days after turning 17 (Photos)

Safaa Malik, the youngest sister of English singer Zayn Malik got married just three days after turning 17.   Safaa, who celebrated her birthday last Friday, got married to her boyfriend Martin on Monday, September 16, in a traditional Nikkah ceremony in their home city of Bradford. Her proud mother, Trisha posted a series of photos of the newlyweds on Instagram alongside the ...

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Photo: Notorious car snatchers arrested in Lagos

Men of the Lagos state police command have arrested two suspects,  Gideon Amuzie, 25, and God’spower Imafidion, 25, of Satellite town Lagos and recovered one black Honda accord 2007 which they hid at jemilugba street ilogbo Lagos.   According to police sources, the suspects specialize in snatching vehicles from the owners or stealing the vehicles from where they are parked.   They confessed ...

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‘He walked up to me naked’ – NFL star Antonio Brown accused of Sexual Harassment by another woman

Newly signed New England Patriots player, Antonio Brown has been accused by another woman of sexual harassment.   Last week, a former trainer, Britney Taylor accused the seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and one of the NFL’s most prolific pass-catchers of the past decade of raping her in a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, September 10.   In a new report, a woman who claims Brown ...

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Son arrested for stabbing 80-year-old father to death in Kano

The Kano state police command has arrested a 35-year-old man identified as Habibu Ibrahim of Asada Village in Doguwa Local Government Area for reportedly stabbing his 80-year-old father, Mallam Ibrahim Salihu.   The murder suspect who ran away into hiding after the sad act was arrested after his brother, Yahaya Ibrahim reported the incident to Asada Doguwa Police station on September 15, 2019.   ...

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Wife of Kellen Winslow Jr. files for divorce months after ex-footballer’s rape conviction

The wife of former New York Jet Kellen Winslow Jr. has filed for divorce months after the former footballer was convicted of rape.   Janelle Winslow, who has been married to the ex-NFL tight end for 13 years and has two children with him, filed on Aug. 30 in San Diego, according to records.   This comes after the 36-year-old former footballer was in ...

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Newly-widowed woman and lover spared jail time after having sex on a rush-hour train

A 57-year-old newly-widowed woman and her 64-year-old lover, Raymond Burr, 64 were spared some jail time after having sex on a c2c train from London to Basildon, Essex, in May.   Passengers who witnessed the lewd act between the pair reportedly asked Burr to stop pleasuring Tobyn both orally and digitally, but he declined. They were however stopped by police when they ...

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Toyin Lawani puts ladies on blast for sending DMs to her flamboyant Congolese boyfriend, DJO Prince

Toyin Lawani has put those sending DMs to her flamboyant Congolese boyfriend on blast.   Recall the celebrity stylist and mother of two took to her Instagram page last week to unveil her new man, DJO Prince, who she said is a real prince from Congo.   Taking to Instagram, she claimed several women have been sending DMs to her boyfriend on Instagram, but ...

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18-year-old woman arrested after she bought an AK-47 and threatened to shoot 400 people ‘for fun’ at her former high school

An 18-year-old Oklahoma woman has been arrested for making terroristic threats against her former high school.   According to a Pittsburg County Sheriff’s Office arrest report, Alexis Wilson purchased a new AK-47 and took photos and videos of herself with the weapon. She then allegedly showed a co-worker the videos and told her “that she was going to shoot 400 ...

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Angry youths protest against ‘yahoo yahoo’ in Delta State

Youths under the aegis of “Save Sapele Group” embarked on a peaceful protest in Delta State on Tuesday, September 17th to condemn cybercrime and Internet fraud in the country.   Speaking during the peaceful protest, one of the leaders said, “the protest was to condemn the activities of some misguided elements that engage in despicable activities such as Internet fraud, cybercrimes and ...

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President Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla-led probe panel

President Buhari has dissolved the Okoi Obono-Obla-led Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP).   The President in a statement released by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP.   Recall that ...

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Veteran journalist, Cokie Roberts dies at the age of 75

Veteran journalist Cokie Roberts, winner of three Emmys and a legend and trailblazer in broadcasting, has died at the age of 75.   Roberts worked in television, public radio and publishing for over 40 years. She began her tenure at ABC as a contributor for “This Week with David Brinkley” and later became ABC’s chief congressional analyst.   She is ...

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Photo: Ogun police arrest 3 Islamic clerics for fraud, rape

Three self-acclaimed Islamic clerics (pictured above) who specialize in swindling unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money as well as having unlawful carnal knowledge of their female clients have been arrested by men of the Ogun state police command.   A statement from the command’s spokesperson, Abimbola Oyeyemi, says the suspects, Aliu Abdulfatai, 50; Sule Adebayo, 36 and Lekan ...

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