27-year-old NFL star, Neiron Ball dies after battle with Rare Brain Condition

NFL star, Neiron Ball, who played as linebacker for Oakland Raiders and Florida Gators has died at the age of 27.   He died on Monday morning (Sept. 9) one year after being admitted to a hospital in Atlanta following a ruptured brain aneurysm.   Ball’s sister, Natalie Ball Myricks, confirmed his death via Facebook on Tuesday morning:   “The Ball family is forever grateful for ...

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Davido remembers his late mum with beautiful words

Davido took to Instagram to remember his mother and Pay tribute to her.   The singer shared a photo of his late mother Veronica Adeleke, looking beautiful and youthful, and he wrote:   LOVE U MOMMY!! !!! I KNOW ITS YOU THAT IS PROTECTING ME!!!!! I KNOW!!!! I LOVE U!! UR SON GALLANT DIE!!!!!!!! RIP!!!  

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Football legend Diego Maradona reveals the advice he gave Lionel Messi which turned him into a goal scoring machine

Football legend, Diego Maradona has revealed the advice he gave Lionel Messi which turned the Barcelona player into a goalscoring machine.   Maradona, who coached Messi when he was the manager of the Argentina national team between 2008 and 2010 said he taught the five-times Ballon d’Or winner how to become a goalscoring machine as well as improving his free-kick technique during the 2010 World Cup.   Messi ...

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Woman narrates how a cab driver confessed to being a rapist

A Twitter user has narrated an experience her sister had with a cab driver who confessed to being a rapist.   @rehviie said her sister was in a cab when a radio program discussing rape came on. And the taxi driver opined that the rape case should be dropped because “who never rape before?.”   He went on to confess ...

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Update: Hundreds of mourners gather for the funeral of four children hanged by their father in South Africa

Grade 11 schoolgirl Ayakha Jiyane, who should have been celebrating her 17th birthday on Sunday, was buried alongside her three siblings, after a memorial service at the Copesville Community Hall outside Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.   There were loud cries from the mourners as the coffins made their way into the venue, which had about 1,000 people present. These included pupils from ...

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Nigerians won’t be second-class citizens abroad if we have the country we want- Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, has said that Nigerians will not become second-class citizens elsewhere if Nigeria is what it ought to be.   Adesina said this when he spoke at the “Naija Youth Talk” programme organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Abuja on Monday September 9th. According to him, Nigerians will not ...

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The Weeknd looks totally unrecognizable in his first red carpet appearance since breaking up with Bella Hadid

The Weeknd looked unrecognizable as he stepped out for the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival last night, September 9th.   Attending the Uncut Gems premiere on Monday night, which marks his feature film debut, the “Starboy” singer showed up looking really different. He made subtle changes to his signature look by getting rid of his full-grown beard and only keeping a mustache. ...

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I’m ashamed that I’ve not been able to pay pensioners – Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Pensioners in Benue State have refused Governor Samuel Ortom’s advice to vacate the entrance to the Government House in Makurdi.   This comes after the pensioners last week moved to the entrance of the Government House, sleeping on mats. The pensioners vowed to occupy the seat of power until their pensions and gratuities amounting to N25billion are paid saying they ...

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Resident criticizes Ikorodu local govt chairman for doing nothing about the filthy state of a particular street three years after he called his attention to it (photos)

A Nigerian man has criticised the local government chairman in Ikorodu, Lagos state over the filthy state of a particular street in the area.   In a post shared on Facebook, Rasheed Fatuga said in September 2016, he posted photos showing the dirty state of Adeniran Ogunsanya street in Ikorodu, with the hope that the chairman would act on it. Three years ...

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Commercial sex workers protest in Kenya, demand lubricants and condoms from the government (video)

Commercial sex workers in Machakos, Kenya have taken to the streets to demand for lubricants and condoms from the county government. ”We as sex workers are here today to ask Machakos county government what it plans to do as we are the key pupolation in this county. ” We want to make sure that sex workers get lubricants, said one of the sex workers.’ One ...

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Police killed three of our members during Ashura procession in Kaduna – IMN

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) a.k.a Shi’ites has accused the Nigerian police of killing three of its members after defying its proscription by embarking on a procession across the country.   While the procession which the police described as ”an act of advancement of terrorism” and also warned the group against embarking on was peaceful in Abuja, other parts of Nigeria ...

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Timi Dakolo speaks on alleged compensation his wife Busola wants, insinuates he makes more than N10m in a weekend show (video)

Nigerian singer, Timi Dakolo has reacted to report of his wife, Busola Dakolo making a demand of N10m compensation in her rape case against the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA) Founder, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, which has been filed before a Federal High Court in Abuja.   Timi Dakolo debunked the claim in an Insta-Live video shortly after the report went ...

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Orikadun: A celebration Of African Culture by Ayodeji Owolabi

Orikadun is one of the twenty six festivals celebrated annually by the good people of Igbara-Oke in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. It has always been a moment of celebration filled with colourful display of traditional and cultural activities.   As the customs, Orikadun marks the end of the calendar (Traditional Calendar) year for the people of Igbara-Oke ...

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Soldiers shoot one of the armed robbers who trailed Bayelsa Deputy Governor’s brother from a bank and made away with his N1.5 million (photos)

Officers of the Nigerian Army shot one of the four daredevil armed robbers who dispossessed a bank customer of about N1.5 million in Bayelsa on Monday.   It was gathered that the hoodlums trailed the bank customer, said to be the Deputy Governor’s brother, to an office complex close to his filling station located at the Opolo axis of the Isaac Boro ...

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Abducted Ondo University Professor, Gideon Okedayo found dead

Professor Gideon Okedayo, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), abducted by gunmen about a week ago has been found dead.   Okedayo was kidnapped on Igara road in Akoko Edo area of Edo State while traveling to his hometown on Thursday.  A source at the University confirmed  to SaharaReporters that the dead body of ...

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Sarah Palin’s husband Todd Palin files for divorce after 31-years of marriage

Todd Palin, the husband of former governor of Alaska in the US and 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, Sarah Palin, has filed for divorce from her after 31 years of marriage.   In a document filed Friday in Anchorage, Alaska, Superior Court, Todd Palin cites an “incompatibility of temperament” in his marriage to Sarah Palin “such that they find it impossible to ...

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Number of Nigerians willing to leave South Africa ‘rises from 400 to 640’

The number of Nigerians that have indicated interest to leave South Africa has increased from 400 to 640.   Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairperson of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) confirmed this while responding to questions from journalists on Monday September 9. She revealed that two aircrafts will convey the Nigerians willing to come back home, and also added that the ...

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Kaitlynn Carter hints she and ex Brody Jenner ‘had sex with other women during marriage’

  Kaitlynn Carter has hinted that she and ex-husband Brody Jenner had sex with other women during their marriage.   Carter, who is now dating Miley Cyrus, seemed to make the revelation while addressing rumours that she and Brody had an open marriage, in the season finale of The Hills: New Beginnings.   Their co-star Ashley Wahler asked Kaitlynn, 30, in Monday’s ...

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Nigerian senators will soon be stoned –ASUU president Biodun Ogunyemi

Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, the National President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, says Nigerians will soon begin to stone Senators who have remained insensitive to the plights of Nigerians, feeding fat on the taxes collected from hardworking Nigerians.   Ogunyemi stated this while speaking with newmen at the end of ASUU’s National Executive Council meeting at the Federal University of ...

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