40-year-old man arrested for defiling orphaned niece, 11

A 40-year-old man was on Thursday night arrested for allegedly defiling his niece in Kasipul, Homa Bay County, Kenya. The suspect was arrested at his home in Kawuon Auko village in Kasipul for allegedly defiling the 11-year-old girl repeatedly. The suspect is currently detained at Oyugis Police Station. Concerned neighbors informed the area chief, Pius Odoyo, after noticing that the ...

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Sanwo-Olu’s wife welcomes first baby of 2021

The wife of the Lagos State governor, Mrs. Joke Sanwo-Olu has welcomed the first baby of 2021 at the Mushin General Hospital. The baby was born 12:01am weighing 3kg. The baby was born to its parent after 7-year of Infertility. The baby was born through Caesarian to Mr and Mrs Babatunde Amoo. Lagos State Commissioner of health, Professor Akin Abayomi ...

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Buhari’s New Year address, empty, directionless – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the 2021 New Year address by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), as empty, directionless and a confirmation that Nigeria is leaderless. The PDP lamented that the speech by the President addressed nothing but only provided lame excuses and empty promises. The party said the speech is an indication that compatriots need to ...

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New year tragedy: Eleven injured, forty-one escape as six vehicles crash opposite Anambra church

Eleven persons were on Friday seriously injured in a multiple motor accident in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra state. The accident which occurred around 2pm opposite a Catholic Church in the area involved six vehicles with fifty-two persons on board. An eye witness said the crash was caused by excessive speeding resulting to loss of control. The Nation gathered ...

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El-Rufai releases 12 prisoners to celebrate New Year

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai has exercised his prerogative of mercy and ordered the release of 12 convicts to celebrate the New Year. In a statement by the governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Communication, Mr. Muyiwa Adekeye, 10 out of the pardoned criminals had six months or less to serve. The other two pardoned inmates were released on ...

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Kenya: Five children, aged 3-7 die after falling into septic tank while playing on New Year’s Eve

It is a dark start of year 2021 for families in Githurai village of Ruiru, Kiambu County, Kenya after an abandoned shrub where five children were playing caved in resulting in their death. The children, all aged between three and seven years, were playing within the compound of an abandoned construction site when the tragedy occurred. Two of them succumbed ...

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Covid-19: Any system the church attacks will crash – Oyedepo

The Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide aka Winners’ Chapel, David Oyedepo, says any system the church attacks will crash, The Punch reports. “When the church goes against a man, his destiny is finished. When the church goes against a system, that system will crash,” he said on Thursday night during a physical crossover service at the church’s ...

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20 year-old mother kills own baby to marry ex-boyfriend

A 20-year-old mother, Faith Alhassan, has been arrested in Kaduna State for killing her one-year-old daughter, allegedly to enable her to marry her ex-boyfriend who was not ready to accept her with a baby. Faith, a secondary school certificate holder, said until she carried out the dastardly act and saw the dead body of her daughter, she did not realise ...

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Parents of molested Deeper Life school student, Don-Davies Archibong demand N100m compensation

Parents of 11-year-old Don-Davies Archibong, JSS1 student of Deeper Life High School, Idoro Uyo, have demanded the sum of one hundred million naira compensation for the inhuman torture their son was allegedly subjected to in the school. This is contained in a letter addressed to the Principal of the School, entitled “Gross Child abuse, palpable molestation, serial bullying, criminal starvation, ...

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Zaria mourns as two prominent princes die same day

The Zazzau emirate was Friday thrown into mourning following the death of two Princes and council members, Alhaji Bashir Aminu (Iyan Zazzua) and Alhaji Abdulkadir Iya Pate (Talban Zazzau). Iyan Zazzau who was a major contender for the emirship following the death of the immediate past traditional ruler, Alhaji Dr. Shehu Idris, died in Lagos. He was said to have ...

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People behind Covid-19 will be exposed in 2021 – Prophet

Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, the founder of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry, has said that the secret behind the novel Coronavirus pandemic would be exposed this year. The clergyman disclosed this in his prophecies for the new year at Crossover Night service at Mercy City, headquarters of the ministry in Warri, Delta state. Prophet Fufeyin, popularly called Owomowomo 1, said: “There’s confusion ...

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FG approves mobile app to ease linking NIN to phone numbers

The federal government has approved the development and release of a mobile app to enable Nigerians and legal residents easily link their National Identity Number (NIN) to their phone numbers. This is contained in a statement released by Dr Femi Adeluyi, Technical Assistant (Information Technology) to Prof Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy. According to the statement, ...

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Over 1000 sign petition to sack FCMB MD Adam Nuru

Over 1,000 people have so far signed a petition to compel the Central Bank of Nigeria and the board of FCMB to sack its managing director, Adam Nuru. Adam Nuru, reportedly fathered the two children of a married woman, working with him at FCMB. The woman, Moyo Thomas, nee Ojo, allegedly confessed her extra-marital affairs to her husband Tunde Thomas, ...

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Footballer Victor Osimhen tests positive for Covid-19

Hopes of having Victor Osimhen back in action this weekend after a long injury layoff has been dashed following news that the striker has returned positive for coronavirus Napoli confirmed Osimhen’s positive status via a statement on their official page on Friday evening. According to a report on Goal, Osimhen returned to Naples on Thursday having been away to Lagos ...

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FACES of promoters of aborted Kaduna S.e.x Party

Here are faces of the organizers of the proposed Kaduna s.e.x party which was meat to hold on December, 27th.   The organizers had gone online to advertise the party which alerted the state Government. In-turn the police started their investigation and arrested them. Today the proposed venue of the party was demolished. Though many citizens of the state have ...

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Biden names Nigerian-American, Okolo as Covid-19 advisor

President-Elect of the United States, Joe Biden, has named a Nigerian-American, Osaremen Okolo as his Covid-19 policy advisor. Okolo was among 100 names announced as additional members of the White House staff by the Biden transition team on Wednesday. Biden is expected to be sworn-in on January 20. Okolo, born to Nigerian parents, currently serves as a Senior Health Policy ...

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Only 2% of Nigerians have more than N500k in their bank account – Economist claims via statistics

Nonso Nnamani, an Economist in a post has revealed only An Economist has revealed only  2% of Nigerians have more than N500,000 in their bank account.   He quoted a statistics from the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), which stated that only 2 percent of citizens have more than $1,080 in their accounts. Nonso then went on to mock Nigerians who ...

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Those extorting NIN applicants risk 7-year jail term – NIMC

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has said that the ongoing enrollment for the National Identification Number (NIN) is free across the country.   In a tweet on Thursday, NIMC warned that those who extort applicants risk a seven-year jail term if found guilty of the offence. While citing Sections 14, 20 and 21 of the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission ...

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Davido’s N2m ‘Tule’ challenge sets Twitter abuzz

Nigerian pop star, Davido has given fans a new assignment with what he has called the #TuleChallenge.   The challenge involves people mimicking a video in which the singer had posted days earlier where he was heard shouting the word Tule. But what has got fans more excited to participate is the two million naira giveaway prize attached to the ...

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Actress Ini Dima-Okojie undergoes Fibroid surgery (video)

Nollywood actress, Ini Dima-Okojie, has revealed that she was diagnosed with fibroid in 2017. The diva shared her story with her fans on her Instagram account.   She allayed the fears of her friends and fans as she noted that she is currently recovering from surgery. In a video that chronicled her battle with the ailment, she took to the ...

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