4 Jul 2016
Well-educated and hailing from wealthy families, the gunmen who killed 20 hostages in a Bangladesh cafe defy the increasingly outdated stereotype of jihadists from poor backgrounds who have been radicalised in madrassas. Six young men were shot dead Saturday at the end of the all-night siege in a Dhaka cafe claimed by the Islamic State group. One may have been an innocent bystander, but
If you must probe Fayose, Omisore why not beam same light on Aregbesola, Oshiomole, Fayemi; PDP tells Buhari
Only my body will follow you, ex-Deputy Governor tells EFCC team
After about three months of hide and seek, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arrested a former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Otunba Iyiola Omisore.
He was arrested in Abuja for the N4.745billion allegedly allocated to him and others by the Office of the National Security Adviser
A suspect, Samuel Adebeshin, arrested by operatives of
THE fateful 23rd June 2016 referendum vote by a majority of the United Kingdom, UK, citizens to take their country out of the European Union has left the whole world reeling. Perhaps, many people did not really expect the “ayes” (or “leave”) to have it. But they did by 52 percent of an exercise where the younger segments of the society did not bother
Residents of communities in
ABUJA—THE Senate, yesterday, said it had been vindicated by last Thursday’s ruling of a Federal High Court in Abuja, presided over by Justice Gabriel Kolawole, which described the forgery case filed against its presiding officers as an abuse of court process and a decision taken against
ASABA—THE Pere of Isaba Kingdom, Warri South West Local Government Area, Delta State, HRM Donokoromo II, has promised that his people
A certain Prince Ovivare, who allegedly defiled a
Lagos—Following the directive by Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on the enforcement of
3 Jul 2016
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has laid its hands on a bank account with over N2.5billion opened in the name of a former female minister’s housemaid.
Investigators of the anti-graft agency believe the account was opened by the former influential minister in the name of the housemaid as part of the effort to cover her track.
Benin – A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana said any president or governor who committed
criminal act could be arrested while in office and taken for trials. Falana said this while speaking on: “Limit of executive immunity” in Benin to mark the 60th birthday of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) of Edo, Prof. Julius Ihonvebere. Falana said that immunity did not also
2 Jul 2016
Award-winning Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has laid bare her mind on the sentiments attached to the divine institution, marriage. The sociology graduate of Bayero University, Kano, says she has no immediate plans to be addressed as a Mrs.
anytime soon, as there’s no happiness or genuine love these days. Halima Speaking recently on the most hallowed topic, the curvy actress
The Head of Department, Theatre Arts, Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Ijanikin, Lagos, Mr Afeez Oyetoro on Saturday canvassed for adoption of mother tongue as a teaching medium in primary and secondary
Last Wednesday, around 12 noon, at Maryland Bus Stop, along Ikorodu Road, Lagos, peace was temporally disrupted by rampaging miscreants, otherwise called, “Area Boys”, over
The FBI interviewed Hillary Clinton on Saturday about her use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, an issue that has dogged her campaign to become America’s first female president. Questions over Clinton’s use of a private account and homebrew server during her time as America’s top diplomat have fueled voter concerns that she is not
Nollywood icon, Patience Ozokwor, has set the records straight about claims that she has quit acting and dumped 'Mama G' from her name. She also disclosed how people took her repentance for granted.
Dismissing that she has dumped Nollywood, the actor said her relationship with God will not stop her from taking movie roles.
EME Boss, Banky W earlier this week engaged one of his fans in a bitter Twitter fight.
The fan identified as Omo Alhaja took
offence with Banky W’s recent interview on Urban 96FM.
In the interview Banky W listed the qualities of a woman he liked to spend the rest of his adult life with.
producer celebrated her 42nd birthday with friends and family members in Lagos last week. See photos
1 Jul 2016
Tiwa-Teebillz marriage crisis began, Banky W who was one of the people who stopped Teebillz from jumping off the Lekki-Ikoyi toll bridge, has refused to comment on the issue. The EME boss however broke the silence when he was recently interviewed on a radio
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has urged Nigerian youths to ‘quit whining’ and that
no body owe them anything. Fayemi made this known in a lecture titled ‘The Successor-Generation: Reflections on Values and Knowledge in Nation Building’ at the 2017 UNILAG Convocation Lecture in Lagos, Monday. Fayemi: I am ready to defend my actions Fayemi who went on
Gunmen attack restaurant in Dhaka's diplomatic quarters, customers, including foreigners taken hostage
They want more blood: Nigerians outraged, attack Peace Mass Transit after another accident (See Pics+reactions)
The former National Security Adviser is on a 19-count charge bordering on money laundering and criminal breach of trust to the tune of N13bn. Mr.
Dasuki allegedly distributed billions of naira meant for arms purchase for the fight against the insurgent Boko Haram group, to politicians, his cronies and family members.