Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Ariana Grande Becomes The Most Followed Woman On Instagram

Pop star Ariana Grande has become the most followed woman on Instagram, dethroning fellow singer Selena Gomez.

#Elections2019: President Buhari Declared Winner Of The 2019 Elections By INEC

President Buhari has been declared the winner of the 2019 presidential elections.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

OSCARS 2019: Full List Of Winners

The 91st Academy Awards also known as the Oscars was held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Califonia.

Kaduna Community Under Seige As Gunmen Wreck Havoc, Burn Houses

An attack was reported to have occurred earlier today in Maro, a community in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State.

#Elections2019: PDP Wins In Taraba State

PDP Aspirant, Atiku Abubakar, has won in Taraba state as announced this evening by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

R. Kelly Released On Bail After Being Charged With Multiple Counts Of Sexual Abuse

R. Kelly, 52, has been released on bail after spending the weekend in a Chicago jail on sex abuse charges. Video at the scene showed the singer leave jail without speaking and walked to a waiting black vehicle, amid a crowd of reporters, just before 5:30 p.m.

Monday, February 25, 2019

#Elections2019: PDP Wins Ondo State

 Atiku Abubakar has won Ondo State, the eight officially declared presidential election result by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.

#Elections2019: APC Wins In Yobe And Nasarawa State

President Buhari has won Yobe State and Nasarawa State, as officially declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC in the 2019 presidential election.

#Elections2019: Atiku Wins In Abuja

As INEC continues collation of the 2019 election results, PDP candidate Atiku Abubakar has won in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

INEC office In Imo Razed By Fire

The Independent National Electoral Commission office in Imo has been razed by fire cause by unknown arsonists.

Three Feared Dead After Amazon Cargo Plane Crashes In Texas.

Three passengers are feared dead after an Amazon cargo plane crashed into the Trinity Bay near Houston, Texas.

#Elections2019: Atiku Leads In Akwa-Ibom State, Akpabio Set To Lose Senatorial Seat

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), is in clear lead out of the 17 local government area results released so far by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

#Elections2019: INEC Adhoc Staff Killed In Rivers State

An Ad-hoc staff of INEC, was yesterday killed in Rivers state during the general elections that was marred by violence.

Woman Hacked By Hoodlums In Abuja, Baby Kidnapped

A woman is currently wallowing in pains after being butchered by unknown persons in Abuja yesterday, while her 9-month-old baby was kidnapped.

Saturday, February 23, 2019

INEC To Reschedule Elections In Anambra, Lagos And Rivers

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is set to reschedule elections in some parts of Lagos, Rivers and Anambra States due to violence and ballot snatching.

Jussie Smollet Did Not Pay Nigerian Brothers To Stage Attack

New reports have emerged that Jussie Smollet did not pay the Nigerian brothers, Ola and Abel Osundairo to stage the January attack on him.

Graphic: Many Killed And Injured In Akuku Toru LGA Polling Unit In Rivers State

Many prospective voters were killed in an attack that erupted in Akuku Toru local government area in Rivers state.

Jussie Smollet Dropped From Final Episodes Of Fox Series, Empire

Producers of Empire have cut Jussie Smollet from the final two episodes of the series.

Gunmen Invade Polling Units In Rivers State, Loot And Cart Away Ballot Boxes

A polling unit in Bonny local government, Rivers State got invaded by over 20 gunmen who shot sporadically into the air and carted away ballot boxes, looted and robbed electoral officers.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Jussie Smollet Released On Bail, Returns To Empire Set

Jussie Smollett, who was arrested on Thursday on a felony charge for allegedly planning a homophobic attack on himself, has been released on a $100,000 bail and also had his passport revoked.

INEC Reveals The Seven Actions To Avoid On Election Day

The Independent National Electoral Commission , INEC,  has released the seven actions to avoid on election day.

Jussie Smollet Arrested For Allegedly Planning Homophobic Attack On Himself

Empire actor Jussie Smollet has been arrested and is in police custody. 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Federal Government Declares Friday 22 As Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared February 22nd as a public holiday ahead of Saturday's Presidential and National Assembly elections. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Nyesom Wike: Buhari Will Be Voted Out Despite Election Postponement

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has stated that despite the postponement of the general elections, Nigerians are determined to vote out the current administration. 

Lady Gaga Splits From Fiancé Christian Carino

Lady Gaga has split from her fiancé, Christian Carino. The singer had previously confessed that she has a hard time balancing success and romance.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Kenya: Alarm Raised Over Universities Offering Unapproved Degree Courses

According to a report by the Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service,more than 10,000 students enrolled in bachelor’s degree courses in over 26 universities risk getting “worthless” certificates because the programmes being offered are not approved by the Commission for University Education (CUE).

33 Dead Bodies Of Unborn Babies Found In Hospital Dustbin

Thirty-three bodies of unborn babies, which were preserved at Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, Barishal, for research, were recovered from a dustbin of the hospital on Monday night, February 18.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Breaking: INEC Approves Resumption OF Political Campaigns

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has approved the resumption of political campaigns ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections slated for February 23, 2019.

PDP Condemns President's Buhari's Remarks About Ballot Snatching

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned President Buhari's comment that anyone who attempts to snatch ballot boxes during the elections stands the risk of losing his or her life.

President Buhari Warns About Dire Repercussions For Ballot Snatching

President Buhari while speaking at an All Progressive Congress (APC) meeting in Abuja, has warned that anybody involved in ballot box snatching during the February 23rd and March 6th general elections will pay with his or her live.

Notorious Four-Man Robbery Gang Arrested In Enugu

The police in Enugu State have arrested a four man suspected armed robbery gang, who had been on its wanted list.

Sunday, February 17, 2019

2 People Killed And 13 Injured During Attack At INEC Office In Akwa Ibom State

At least two persons have been reportedly killed following the violence that broke out at the INEC office in Obot-Akara Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Updated: Former Edo State Governor, Lucky Igbinedion, Loses Son In Fatal Accident

Osaretin Igbinedion
Former Governor of Edo state, Lucky Igbinedion, lost his second son, Osaretin, and nephew to the cold hands of death this morning February 16th.

NEMA, CAN Accuse El-Rufai Of Lying About Killing Of 66 People In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has dismissed claims by Governor Nasir el-Rufai that 66 persons were killed by gunmen in the Kajuru Local Government Area of the state.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

11 People Killed In Bomb Attack At Mosque In Maiduguri

No fewer than 11 persons have been killed in a bomb attack at a mosque by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect in Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, on Saturday.

PDP Rejects Elections Postponement, APC Urges Supporters To Be Patient

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the postponement of the 2019 general elections, while also blaming the APC for the shift.

Friday, February 15, 2019

INEC Postpones 2019 General Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)  has postponed the earlier scheduled general elections by one week. 

66 People Killed In Pre-Election Attack In Kaduna State

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai has confirmed the death of no fewer than 66 persons who were killed by unknown gunmen in Kajuru local government of Kaduna state.

Two Men Arrested In Ebonyi State For Planting Explosives On Bridge

Two persons have been arrested by the Ebonyi state police command for planting improvised explosive devices, IEDs, on Idembia bridge in Ezza South Local government Area of the state today 15 February.

Congolese Musician, Koffi Olomide To Face 7-Year Jail Term For Sexual Assault

Koffi Olomide
Congolese musician, Koffi Olomide will likely face 7 years in jail over sexual assault allegations in France.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Pedophile Gets Life Sentence For 276 Counts Of Assaults On Children

A notorious 37-year-old pedophile has been jailed for life after he was found guilty of assaulting 276 children in a year, in Columbia.

Police Orders Vehicular Restrictions On Saturday In View Of Elections

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm Saturday 16 February during the election.

Five Suspected Internet Fraudsters Arrested In Port Harcourt By EFCC

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt's Zonal Office, on Wednesday, February 13th, arrested five suspected internet fraudsters in a sting operation.

APC Supporters Stage Peaceful Protest At INEC Office In Rivers State

Dozens of supporters of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers state staged a protest in front of the INEC office in Port Harcourt, threatening that there would be no election in the state unless INEC allows the party field her candidates for this Saturday’s election.

Two Men Arrested In Kano With 14 Sacks Of Fake Ballot Papers

Two men have been arrested in Kano state by the Kano Police Command for being in possession of 14 bags of fake ballot papers.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Ex-Convict Kills Wife For Having An Affair With His Friend And Commits Suicide

A 28-year-old man who was just released from prison, killed his wife and later committed suicide after accusing her of infidelity during his incarcaration.

Man Attacks Wife With A Claw Hammer For Doing House Chores While Wearing A Mini-Skirt

A 26-year-old man identified as Terrence Watyoka, has been convicted on assault charges after he attacked his wife with a claw hammer for not wearing panties while doing chores at home.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

ASUP Calls Off Industrial Strike Action After Two Months

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, on Tuesday called off its two month old industrial action.

Graphic: Many Killed In Stampede At Just Concluded APC Rally In Port Harcourt

Many people lost their lives today during a stampede at the APC rally which held at the Amiesimaka Stadium in Port-Harcourt, Rivers state.

Five People Killed In Pre-Election Violence In South-Eastern Nigeria

Five people were killed in southeast Nigeria during clashes between supporters of the two main political parties, police said Monday, just days before a general election.

Nicki Minaj Calls Out Grammys Producer For Bullying, BET Apologises

Nicki Minaj has joined forces with Ariana Grande in speaking out against Grammys producer Ken Ehrlich.

Monday, February 11, 2019

Woman Arraigned By EFCC For N21million Employment Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, today February 11, 2019, arraigned one Lilian Bisi Kadiri before Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital Territory, High Court, Maitama, on a one-count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.