Bishop Oyedepo describes Hate Speech Bill as a ‘crazy idea’

Bishop David Oyedepo who spoke on the opening day of Shiloh 2019, described the controversial hate speech bill as a ‘crazy idea’.   The Founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners Chapel stated that the proposed hate speech bill is aimed at silencing Nigerians.   Oyedepo added that when one says something truthful, proponents of the bill may ...

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Botham Jean’s brother wins award for forgiving and hugging his brother’s killer, Amber Guyger in court

Botham Jean’s brother, Brandt Jean was honored with an award for his courage in forgiving his brother’s killer, Amber Guyger after her sentencing. The Institute for Law Enforcement presented 18-year-old Brandt Jean with its 2019 Ethical Courage Award in Texas. It honors the empathy and forgiveness he showed the former Dallas Police Officer who killed his brother while he was ...

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We lack the power to prosecute electoral offenders — INEC

  The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that it lacks the capacity to prosecute electoral offenders.   INEC Chairman Mahmood Yakubu who spoke during a meeting with Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) in Abuja on Tuesday December 3, said they’ve worked closely with the police even though there is no timeframe for the prosecution of electoral offenders.   Mahmood added that ...

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Angela Okorie slams Tacha for not showing gratitude after she supported her while in the Big Brother Naija house, calls her “an ungrateful personality”

Angela Okorie has slammed Tacha for not showing gratitude after she supported her while she was in the Big Brother Naija house.   The actress said she used her platform to support the former reality star but since Tacha came out the house, she has been ignoring her.   Tacha put up a post after she came out of the ...

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Update: Hospital denies rejecting lady who bled to death after she was stabbed by armed robbers in Lagos

R-Jolad hospital, the hospital where a lady, Moraedun Balogun, was rushed to after she was stabbed in the neck by armed robbers on Monday, December 2nd, has denied reports that they rejected her when she was brought in for quick medical attention.   Late Moraedun’s friends claimed R-Jolad hospital Gbagada, rejected her because they had no police report . She later died ...

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French Montana Announces New Album From Hospital Room (Photo)

French Montana has given his fans updates concerning his health and forthcoming album.   The 35-year-old American-Moroccan rapper announced that his anticipated MONTANA album is set for release on Friday (Dec. 6).   Sharing a photo of himself doing push-ups in his hospital room, he wrote: “CANT KEEP ME DOWN !! Been workin hard on my new album and I’m so proud ...

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Mother and her young son declared missing in Kano

A mother of six and one of her children have been declared missing in Kano.   According to  Facebook user, Maryam Shetty, both were last seen on Monday, December 2, at Sabon Gari Market. “Please help us find Hafsa (Ummi) and her Kid son; they’ve been missing since yesterday, Monday and was last see at Sabon Gari Market, Kano. If ...

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Police releases names of officers killed by IPOB members during raid at home of Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer

  The Anambra State Police Command has released names of its officers who were killed during a raid at the home of Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer of the founder of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu.   We reported earlier that some members of the proscribed group clashed with men of the Nigerian police at Ejiofor’s country home in Anambra State on ...

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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin step down as CEOs

It’s the end of an internet era as Sergei Brin and Larry Page are stepping down as head of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and ceding management control to Sundar Pichai who will take over as CEO.   Page and Sergey Brin, who co-founded Google more than two decades ago while graduate students at Stanford University, will continue as members of Alphabet’s ...

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You destroyed my life and took everything from me’ – Former Yazidi sex slave confronts her ISIS rapist on live TV (Video)

A video which shows the heartwrenching moment a former Yazidi sex slave who was kidnapped and sold into slavery at 14, confronted her rapist, has gone viral.   Standing before her abuser, Ashwaq Haji Hamid demanded answers from the ISIS rapist who couldn’t look her in the face during the entire confrontation.   “Why did you do that to me?” she asked in a video ...

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18-year-old South African girl raped by neighbour’s son, stabbed more than 25 times, then doused with petrol and set alight

18-year-old Gomolemo Legae was stabbed more than 25 times, but this was not enough for her assailant, who allegedly returned to douse her with petrol and set her alight.   The incident happened in Ramosadi village, Mahikeng in the North West in the early hours of Sunday December 1.   Police said Legae was possibly raped before she was stabbed ...

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Brother of young lady who died from stab wounds after a hospital allegedly refused to treat her, weeps as he demands justice (video)

Yesterday, we shared the sad story of a young lady, Moraedun Balogun, who was stabbed in the neck by armed robbers on Monday, November 2, and was rushed to a hospital in Gbagada, Lagos state for treatment but was allegedly turned back because a police report was not presented.   Her brother, Molade, took to his Twitter handle to demand ...

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There will be no fuel scarcity during Christmas – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says there will be no fuel scarcity during the Christmas celebrations.   Mele Kyari, group managing director (GMD) of the NNPC, said this during a meeting of stakeholders in the oil and gas sector at the presidential villa, Abuja.   The meeting, chaired by Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Buhari, was attended ...

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Ghanaian traders allegedly close down shops owned by Nigerian traders, ask them to leave (video)

A video which has gone viral on social media, captured the moment some members of Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) allegedly closed down shops owned by Nigerians in Kumasi, Ashanti Region’s capital on Sunday December 1.   The Ghanaian traders accused Nigerian traders of violating section 27 of the Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) Act 865, which stipulates that the sale ...

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Man, 84, commits suicide in Enugu

An 84-year-old man has been confirmed dead after committing suicide by hanging in Enugu. The deceased identified as Mathias Uzo was found dangling on a tree.   The Enugu State Police who confirmed the suicide incident which occurred at Ezere in Awgu local government Area of Enugu state, also announced the arrest of one Emeka Ogbonna of Umueze in Nkanu West local government ...

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Italian police and Interpol bust two Nigerian mafia clans, arrest 32

The two clans were the Supreme Vikings Confraternity and the Supreme Eye Confraternity, better known as “Reds” e “Blues”. The gangs operated with the slogan “the three Ds”, referring to “donne, denaro e droga” (women, money and drugs). Some 49 people were placed under investigation, all Nigerian nationals. Investigators said the women, most of them trafficked and subjected to physical ...

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Nigerian Banks Sacked 2,929 Workers In Three Months

  A report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has shown that deposit money banks in the country sacked 2,929 workers in the third quarter of 2019. The report on the selected banking sector for the third quarter by the NBS oon its website showed that the staff strength of the banks reduced by 2,929 in the quarter with ...

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Woman robbed and stabbed on her way from work dies after hospital allegedly refused to treat her without a police report

A woman, who was stabbed and robbed on her way from work, died after a hospital refused to treat her without a police report.   The woman, whose name has been given as Moradeun Balogun, was going home from work on Monday, November 2, when she was attacked, robbed, and stabbed in the neck, @tomiwale_ revealed on Twitter.   She was ...

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Lagos pastors arrested for conducting fake miracles

Four self-acclaimed pastors accused of conducting fake miracles and giving out fake prophecies within Lekki and Epe have been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command.   Operatives of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) arrested the suspects around 5am on November 30 after investigating the activities of one Pastor Ikpom David who allegedly hired fake members for fake testimonies at ...

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