Cossy Ojiakor explains she has gone for a second surgery

Actress and singer, Cossy Ojiakor, has explained she has gone for another surgery, this time more of a ‘correction’ because she didn’t  adhere to the instructions the doctors gave her for her post surgery. The actress explained this while speaking to Saturday Beats and also used the opportunity to deny rumours that one up coming singer, Oba DC r3ped her ...

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Woman allegedly commits suicide after fighting with husband

A 28-year-old woman, Mrs Clara Vincent, has allegedly committed suicide by drinking sniper after  quarrelling with her husband, City Round learnt that the deceased, who lived on Ebewi Street at Agodo area of Lagos State with her husband, was rushed to the General Hospital, Isolo, Lagos where she was confirmed dead. Her cousin, Mr Lawrence John, who reported the case ...

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Twitter explains how 130 VIP accounts were hacked

Twitter said hackers “manipulated” some of its employees to access 130 accounts in a high-profile attack on the social media company, including those of Democratic presidential challenger Joe Biden and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. Posts trying to dupe people into sending the hackers Bitcoin were tweeted by the official accounts of former President Barack Obama, Apple, Uber, Bill Gates and ...

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Ekiti postpones church, mosque reopening until Aug 14

Ekiti State Government has shifted the reopening of places of worship in the state to August 14 following alleged inability of the worship centres to meet the prescribed conditions for reopening. Health Commissioner, Dr Mojisola Yaya-Kolade, who reiterated commitment of the state government to safety of lives and property, said, “the government will leave no stone unturned in the enforcement ...

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Buhari names Agbor Railway complex after Goodluck Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appreciated the effort of his predecessor, Dr Goodluck Jonathan in the revival of infrastructural projectsin the country as he approved the naming of the Agbor Railway Complex after him. The Special Assistant to the President on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Saturday. “President @MBuhari has approved the ...

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Hushpuppi dumps top Chicago lawyer as court transfers trial to California

A popular Nigerian Instagram celebrity facing wire fraud charges in the United States, Ramoni Abbas (popularly called Hushpuppi), has settled for a government lawyer after his case was transferred to another district. Mr Abbas, 37, who was resident in Dubai and known for flaunting extravagant lifestyle on social media, was arrested last month over money laundering allegations. He was extradited ...

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Outrage as Dangote truck kills one, injures three in Ogun

A mob on Saturday set ablaze a Dangote truck for killing one motorcyclist and injuring three others. The incident happened around 8 am on the Old Ibadan Roundabout Road, Ago-Iwoye, in the Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State. The accident involved the truck and a motorcycle, said the Public Relations Officer of the Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Babatunde ...

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COVID-19: Ekiti bans traditional festivals for rest of 2020

Ekiti Government on Saturday directed traditional rulers in towns and villages to either postpone or cancel for the rest of the year, all pending local festivals in their domains to curb the spread of Coronavirus. The State Coordinator of COVID-19 Task Force Response Team, Prof Bolaji Aluko, made the announcement in a statement in Ado Ekiti. He said Ekiti State ...

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Bomb blast in Katsina, 6 persons feared killed

An improvised bomb has exploded in the Nigerian northern state of Katsina, with six people feared killed. The Daily Nation said the explosion went off in Yardagi village in Zango Local Government Area of the State. It said the six persons killed at the farmland where the bomb was planted were. The online newspaper also reported that six other persons ...

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Airforce begins investigation into Flying Officer Arotile’s death, detains two persons

Following the complaint by the family of late NAF Helicopter Combat Pilot, Flying Officer Tolulope Arotille, through her elder sister, Mrs Damilola Adegboye that the death of the combat pilot was suspicious and should be investigated, authorities of the Nigerian Air Force said on Friday night that discreet investigations have commenced into circumstances surrounding her death. Also, the pan Yoruba ...

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Comedian Taaooma completes NYSC

Talented comedian, Mariam Apaokagi popularly known as Taaooma has shared some pictures on social media to celebrate her NYSC Passing Out Parade. The screen diva who has built great fans on social media through her educative and hilarious comedy skits on Instagram studied Tourism, hospitality, and event Management from Kwara state University. Sharing the good news on her Instagram, Taaooma ...

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Three policemen drown while chasing weed smokers in Oyo

The Oyo State Police Command has lost three constables who drowned in a bridge washed away by flood on Balogun Street in Oyo town. The policemen, attached from Oyo Atiba Police Division, trailed some hoodlums to the area when the thugs started running towards the bridge. According to an eyewitness, one of the hoodlums reportedly jumped into the water and ...

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Nigerians react as Tiwa Savage ignores Wizkid on his birthday

Tiwa Savage and wizkid are one of the closest buddies in the Nigerian music industry no doubt, as there were even rumours the both were dating. However, wizkid celebrated his 30th birthday on July 16th and that was the talk of the town. All celebrities, and fans wished Wizkid a happy birthday on all social media but to everyone’s surprise, ...

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Heroic female combat pilot, Arotile to be buried July 23

Nigeria’s first female combat helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, who died on July 14 will be buried on July 23. The Nigerian Air Force said on Friday Arotile will be laid to rest with “full military honours at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. A statement by NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, titled Late Flying ...

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NDDC saga: Reps summon Akpabio, NDDC MD

The minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has been summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Niger Delta over the alleged N40 billion missing from the coffers of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Also summoned by the investigative committee is the Acting Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Prof. Kemebradikumo Pondei, who ...

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PA to Gokada CEO arrested over gruesome murder – investigation

The Personal Assistant to murdered Gokada CEO, Fahim Saleh, has been arrested in connection with the crime, the New York Times reported on Friday. Saleh, 33, was found unresponsive in his Manhattan home on Tuesday afternoon with his body dismembered, New York Police said. Now police investigations have revealed Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, carried out the murder with the motive ...

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FG gives school operators 12 days to meet Covid-19 guidelines as school reopening nears

The Federal Government has given school owners till July, 29 to meet specific guidelines for safe reopening of schools. It said schools are expected to undertake self-assessment and send feedback to State Ministries of Education, not later than 29th July, 2020. The government said an official date for safe reopening of schools will be announced once these guidelines are in ...

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World population will start shrinking in 44 years and it will make Nigeria one of the largest, wealthiest countries

Earth’s population will peak in 44 years at around 9.7billion before it starts to shrink again, according to scientists who predict Nigeria will eventually be home to more people than China. After 2064 the total number of people will start to fall because of a decline in the number of children people are having, dropping by 900million to 8.8billion by ...

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Akpabio threatens to sue ex-NDDC MD, Joy Nunieh

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has denied the sexual harassment allegation levelled against him by the former Acting Managing Director of the Interim Management Committee(IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mrs. Joy Nunieh. He also threatened to sue Nuineh for alleged defamation of his character. His Special Assistant on Media, Anietie Ekong, in a ...

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Man beheads colleague after seeing his N13m account balance

A 29-year-old man has paid the supreme price for telling his friend about a heavy sum his South Africa based elder brother sent to him for the completion of his (elder brother’s) housing project back home in Nigeria. Abuchi Wisdom Nwachukwu, was allegedly murdered by Moses, his friend and colleague, after informing the latter that his elder brother had sent ...

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