EFCC ex-staff jailed for stealing exhibits

Justice S.C Amadi of the Rivers State High Court, Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 convicted and sentenced Hussaini Abubakar, a former staff of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to one year imprisonment with N150,000 (One Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira ) option of fine, for stealing, contrary to Section 383 (1) and punishable under Section 390 of ...

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Man nabbed for allegedly killing, dumping mistress by roadside in Lagos

Homicide detectives attached to the State Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba, Lagos State are investigating the circumstances behind an alleged killing and dumping of the body of a widow by the side of the road at Igando by her lover. The suspect, one Clement Ejindo, a dealer in cosmetics and provisions, was arrested when a video of ...

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NSCDC Ekiti threatens to take 43 cows arrested to court to obtain forfeiture order

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ekiti State Command, has threatened to take 43 cows arrested recently to court to obtain forfeiture order if the owners of the animals fail to come forward. The command stated that despite constant announcements to the general public, including Cattle Breeders Association in the state about the cows, which had been in its ...

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Super Eagles retain 31st position in the latest FIFA ranking

The Super Eagles have retained their 31st position in the latest FIFA ranking. According to the index released on Thursday by the football governing body, Nigeria is third in Africa behind the Teranga Lions of Senegal and Tunisia. The West and North African countries are 20th and 27th respectively on the world stage. Algeria and Morocco who also sit 35 ...

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A man that has all the time is jobless – Alibaba

Comedian Alibaba has said a man that has all the time for you is a jobless man. He was talking about relationships and how a man who doesn’t have time does not necessarily mean he doesn’t love you. A lot of people however agreed with him. What he wrote on his instagram page; ”Choose who you want to be with. ...

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Lassa fever patient in Lagos responding to treatment – LUTH

Thank God. The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, yesterday assured Lagos residents that the Lassa fever patient who was admitted to the hospital is responding to treatment. Mr. Pius Ewa, speaking for the Public Relations Officer of the institution told The Guardian yesterday that the patient came to Lagos from an unknown destination and after medical test, ...

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FG demands reversal of visa restriction policy by US

The Federal Government has called on the United States of America to consider the long standing relationship between the two countries and reverse its Visa restrictions on Nigeria. The call was contained in a statement issued by the Director, Press and Public Relations of in the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga yesterday in Abuja. According to the statement, the Minister ...

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Dutch government returns stolen 18th-century ‘precious crown’ to Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali on Thursday received a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades. The handover took place at a ceremony in the capital, Addis Ababa, attended by Sigrid Kaag, the Dutch minister for foreign trade and development cooperation and Sirak Asfaw, the one-time refugee ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend shows off her N320 Million diamond jewellery

  Georgina Rodriguez has dazzled fans as she wore £775,000 (N320m) worth of diamond jewellery on ONE hand. Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend even outdid her Juventus star partner after he donned £630k worth of bling at a Dubai International Sports Conference back in December. The Portuguese superstar, 35, wore a dazzling £200k yellow diamond ring – normally worn as a women’s ...

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Nollywood actor, Frank Dallas is dead

  Nollywood actor, Frank Dallas is dead, according to reports, he died on Wednesday February 19 in his hotel room in Abia State. This was made known in a statement released by the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria (AGN) PRO Monalisa Chinda-Coker.   The statement read; “With heart full of sorrow, we announce the sudden death of the immediate past National ...

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Murdered Aso Rock director to be buried on today

Murdered Aso Rock Villa Assistant Director, Laetitia Dagan, will be buried on Friday her family has announced. Dagan was murdered shortly after she returned from work Monday night. It was reported that she got back to her resident from work around 8:00pm, and was murdered 11:00pm. Her family says she will be buried in Kwalla community in the Qua’an-Pan Local ...

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Disgraced ex-Trump aide Roger Stone jailed for 40 months

A disgraced former campaign adviser to Donald Trump has been jailed for 40 months for lying to investigators. Roger Stone, 67, was handed the sentence at a federal court in Washington DC Thursday, amid mounting speculation President Trump will offer him a pardon. The president has branded Stone’s conviction a ‘miscarriage of justice,’ and hit out at it on Twitter ...

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2 children die in Uganda, 11 admitted after eating pesticide pancakes

Two children have died and 11 others admitted to Busolwe General Hospital, Butaleja District after eating suspected ‘poisonous’ pancakes commonly known as kabalagala. The victims are all residents of Mabale village, Mabale parish in Budumba Sub County. The children reportedly used pesticides meant for water melon and vegetables to make pancakes after mistaking it for cooking oil. The deceased were ...

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Surgeon jumped to his death after arguing with girlfriend

A budding young surgeon leapt from the seventh floor of a hotel during a drunken row with his girlfriend who was celebrating her birthday, an inquest heard. Giorgio Contardi, 24, said he ‘wanted to die’ before ‘flying through’ the window and plunging to his death as Konstantina Gkatzia watched in horror. He had planned to propose to his girlfriend of ...

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Children stage mass-walkout after teachers were forced to quit for being gay

Students at a Catholic school have walked out in protest at the resignations of two teachers who allegedly resigned because they were gay. Paul Danforth and Michelle Beattie quit Kennedy Catholic High in Burien, Seattle, soon after getting engaged to their same sex partners. After hearing this, children staged a mass walk-out and many of them blocked the corridors. They ...

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Moment rare Ferrari worth £1,000,000 bursts into flames (Video)

  This video shows the moment a rare F40 Ferrari exploded on the streets of Monaco’s glamorous Monte Carlo district as its helpless owner stood and watched. The Italian sports car, worth an estimated £1 million, sent huge plumes of smoke towering into the air after the rear of the vehicle caught fire. An Instagrammer captured the dramatic footage of ...

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5 sisters beat their brother to death for demanding a share of dowry

Police in Gatundu North, Kiambu County,Kenya are holding five siblings, on allegations of ganging up and beating their elder brother to death on Sunday after he allegedly demanded a share of the dowry paid for their eldest sister. Police say Paul Njeri, 51, was fatally hit by his sisters during a goat-eating ceremony that preceded the dowry-payment event. The incident ...

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Barcelona sign Martin Braithwaite from Leganés

Spanish club, Deportivo Leganés’ player, Martin Braithwaite has signed a contract with the FC Barcelona till 2024 with the buy out clause set at 300 million euros. The La Liga champions in a private contract signing at the Palco President Suñol room paid the 18 million euros buyout clause for the Denmark international, who scored eight goals in 20 matches ...

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CBN returns over N60 billion excess bank charges to customers

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Thursday said it has so far recovered over N60 billion from erring banks as excessive charges imposed on customers. The bank also said it has equally returned same amount to the affected customers. This is just as the Apex Bank has announced that it had commenced the processes for creation of 10 ...

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