Three year old boy drowns in a pit latrine in South Africa

Little Omari Monono died in the outside toilet at his aunt’s house in Limpopo province, the same region where five-year-old Michael Komape drowned in a school toilet in 2014.   Police say the boy’s aunt called for help when her own search failed. “His aunt took off his clothes and left him to relieve himself outside the toilet as usual. ...

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Super Eagles physiotherapist dies

A former Super Eagles physiotherapist, Olawale Oladejo, has died. The team made the announcement on its twitter handle @NGsupereagles yesterday July 6th. “We regret to announce the untimely passing of our former physiotherapist Olawale Oladejo. We pray God grants his family, friends and colleagues the fortitude to bear this loss,’’ the tweet read   Oladejo served as a backroom staff for ...

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Man cuts off his kinsman’s penis over Ludo game argument

A father-of-six bled to death after one of his kinsmen cut off his penis following an argument.   Mr. Sunday Ikwunyelu, aka A-Big, from Akpulu village, Ugbenu, in Awka North local government area of Anambra state, was killed by his relative Mr. Ifeanyi Eziechine over a ludo game. Ifeanyi reportedly hit Sunday with a heavy weapon, weakening him, then he cut off ...

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Man who died by drinking beer mixed with rat poison, buried with beer and other expensive things

  A South African man who lived a lavish lifestyle before he took his own life was buried in a bizarre way by his friends and family. 27-year-old Paulos Amade and father of three from Orange Farm, south of Joburg, died over a love tragedy. He committed suicide on Father’s Day by drinking beer laced with rat poison, according to his family. During his ...

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HIV vaccine shows promise in human trial

An HIV vaccine that has the potential to protect people around the world from the virus has shown promising results. The treatment, which aims to provide immunity against various strains of the virus, produced an anti-HIV immune system response in tests on 393 people, a study in the Lancet found. It also protected some monkeys from a virus that is ...

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President Buhari attends the grand finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Borno State (Photos)

Yesterday, President Buhari attended the grand finale of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day Celebration in Borno State.   Speaking at the event, the President said, ‘I am delighted to be in your midst today on this special occasion of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration 2018. I am particularly elated with the choice of the venue for this year’s celebration here in Monguno, Northern ...

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At the end of a tortuous journey of 1018 days, I have been vindicated – Bukola Saraki celebrates Supreme Court ruling

Senate President, Bukola Saraki says he’s a happy man as the Supreme court finally vindicates him after a ‘tortuous journey of 1018 days’,   In his words, ‘at the end of a tortuous journey of 1018 Days, counting from September 22, 2015, when the case began at the Tribunal, I am happy that I have been vindicated. The Supreme Court has affirmed ...

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CATHOLICS AND PROTESTANTS FIGHT FOR RIGHT TO PREACH IN A BUS IN ANAMBRA STATE (VIDEO)

The rivalry between Catholics and Protestants in Nigeria, played out again in a commercial bus in Awka, Anambra State capital. The spiritual warfare happened on Tuesday, July 3, in a bus that took off from Awka. According to reports, the man belongs to the Protestant denomination while the woman belongs to the Catholic denomination. Juliet Ifediba who narrated the incident ...

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7 members of the ‘doomsday cult’ executed in Japan

Today,Friday 6th July 2018, Japan executed the former leader of a doomsday cult and six other members of the group that carried out a sarin gas attack on the Tokyo subway in 1995, killing 13 people and shattering the country’s myth of public safety.   The Aum Shinrikyo, or Aum Supreme Truth cult, which mixed Buddhist and Hindu meditation with ...

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SARS officers arrested after robbery suspects escape from police cell with handcuffs in Ondo

The Ondo state police command is currently on the trail of two armed robbery suspects, Rotimi Adeyeye and Adeoye Bukola, who reportedly escaped from a cell at the Special Anti-Robbery Squad SARS of the police command.   A source in the command said the suspects were arrested for cultism but later discovered to have been responsible for the robbery attack that took place at the ...

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Senate committee summons IGP Idris over killing of seven police officers

The Senate Committee on Police Affairs has summoned the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over the killing of seven police officers in Abuja on Monday. The Chairman of the Committee, Abu Ibrahim (APC, Katsina South), disclosed this at the upper chamber on Thursday after the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asked that the matter be investigated. Mr Saraki had expressed ...

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”Those suggesting I support the killings because I am a Fulani man have evil minds” President Buhari

At his meeting with Christian leaders from the 19 Northern states and the Federal cpital territory yesterday, President Buhari said those who are accusing him of supporting the hersmen attacks because of he is from the Fulani extraction are evil. ‘‘When some, for clearly political purposes, attempt to suggest that this government is doing nothing about the killings and that I, ...

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End of Boko Haram will soon come- Osinbajo give reasons

The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo said on Thursday that the celebration of the 2018 Nigerian Army Day at Mongunu in Borno North was a proof that the “end of the Boko Haram terrorists group will come sooner than later.’’ Osinbajo, who spoke at a “Mini Trade Fair and Military Equipment Exhibition as part of activities to mark the ...

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Another ritualist hide out uncovered under the bridge at the back of Onikan stadium in Lagos

Last week, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, ordered the destruction of a shrine located under the Opebi link bridge in Ikeja, Lagos, allegedly belonging to suspected members of the Oodua Peoples’ Congress (OPC).   Yesterday, another criminal hide out was uncovered and dislodged under the bridge at the back of Onikan stadium by operatives of the Lagos State CBD ...

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The funeral of former finance minister, Mallam Adamu Ciroma in photos

The funeral prayers for late Mallam Adamu Chiroma, former governor of Central Bank and former finance minister, who died yesterday July 5th at Nizamiye Hospital was held at Annnur Mosque and Islamic Centre, Abuja today.   Late Mallam Adamu Chiroma died at 84 years old. Governor Ibrahim Gaidam, Senate President Bukola Saraki, HRH Emir of Fika Alhaji Muhammadu Abali Ibn ...

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Man who raped 13-year-old girl and infected her with HIV , allegedly bribes his way out of jail with N200,000

Yakubu Mohammed, 51, who raped a 13-year-old girl and infected her with HIV in Jigawa State allegedly bribed his way out of jail with N200,000 The  father of the victim, Abdullahi Ahmad (pictured above) who reported the development to PREMIUM TIMES and an independent radio station in the state, said he was shocked when he came across the man on ...

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60-year-old father remanded for turning his 12-year-old daughter into his sex slave in Lagos

An Ikeja Magistrates’ court on Thursday remanded one Amusat Ashiru, a 60-year-old bus driver who allegedly defiled his 12-year-old daughter in Lagos. Ashiru, who resides at Orisunbare, Shasha, allegedly turned his daughter into a sex machine after she moved in with him 3 months ago following his divorce from her mother. The Magistrate, Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, who refused to take ...

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Nollywood actress, Yetunde Akilapa arraigned for theft of property worth N7 million

  Rising yoruba actress and filmmaker, Yetunde Akilapa, was today brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court charged with the break-in and stealing of valuables worth N7 million. The actress, 32, who lives at No.7, Oladelola St., Ketu area of Lagos, is standing trial on a three-count bordering on burglary and stealing to which she pleaded not guilty.   Police ...

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Man who committed suicide by drinking beer with rat poison is buried with beer, cash, cellphones and expensive clothes

  A South African man who lived a lavish lifestyle before he took his own life was buried in a bizarre way by his friends and family. 27-year-old Paulos Amade and father of three from Orange Farm, south of Joburg, died over a love tragedy. He committed suicide on Father’s Day by drinking beer laced with rat poison, according to his family.   During ...

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Lai Mohammed denies knowledge of court order on President’s impeachment process

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has said that he is not aware of a court order mandating the National Assembly to begin an impeachment process against President Buhari. Mohammed said this while speaking to State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa Abuja. On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, Justice Maureen Onyetenu of the ...

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