BREAKING: Jonathan becomes first African leader to win Martin Luther King human rights award

Former President Goodluck Jonathan was awarded in the US on Thursday for his leadership in human rights in Africa’s most populous nation, Nigeria. Jonathan, who was awarded in recognition of his leadership in “human rights, social justice and universal fight for freedom”, becomes the first African leader to be so honoured. The presidential award was presented by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, founded by the late American human rights activist, Martin Luther King Jr, best known for his human rights struggles and the I-have-a-dream speech. In statement on Friday, the former president expressed his pleasure in being so honoured and also meeting the sister of the famous human rights activist. [Read]

BREAKING: Funke Akindele ‘Jenifa’ loses dad, mourns him on instagram

  Popular Nollywood Actress, Funke AKindele, also known as ‘Jenifa’ has lost her father. The actress announced her father’s death on Monday on her Instagram page. She, however, did not disclose the cause of his death. Alongside a picture of him, Funke wrote: “Dad! May your soul Rest In Peace! “I tried Dad, I did but we love you but God knows best. I wish I can turn back the hands of time.” Some Nollywood celebrities; Waje, Lala Akindoju, Bovi, Yemi Alade, and the likes took to their Instagram pages to offer their condolences to the actress. @Waje “So sorry for your loss sis.” @OfficialBovi “I’m sorry to hear this [Read]

PDP Wins All 21 LG Chairmanship Seats in Adamawa, APC returns favour in Ekiti

  YOLA – Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has clinched all the 21 chairmen seats in the last Saturday local government polls held in Adamawa State. The Chairman of Adamawa State Independence Electoral Commission (ADSIEC), Mallam Isa Shetima, stated this while declaring the polls results yesterday in his office in Yola. The election results indicated that the PDP scored the highest number of votes in all the 21 local government areas in the state. However, the former Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF) and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Babachir Lawal, yesterday said there was no election in Hong Local Government Area of the state. Lawal, in a [Read]

Ekiti LG Polls: APC Sweeps All 16 Chairmanship Seats

  EKITI – The candidates of the All Progressives Congress have cleared all the 16 Chairmanship seats in the local government election conducted in Ekiti State on Saturday. According to the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Jide Aladejana, a total of 14 political parties participated in the election, including the APC and the opposition People’s Democratic Party(PDP). However, the Chairman denied the story making the round that there was sporadic shooting which led to the death of one Dotun Kosedake at Okitiko unit, Araromi ward in Ikere during the election, saying. Investigation revealed that no one was shot at the polling unit. He said that the violence [Read]

Presidency reacts over Sowore, DSS tussle, justifies rearrest

  The presidency on Sunday justified the treatment of Omoyele Sowore by the State Security Service (SSS). “Sowore called for a revolution to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nigeria. “He did so on television, and from a privileged position as the owner of a widely read digital newspaper run from the United States of America,” Garba Shehu, President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, wrote in a statement sent to journalists. Mr Shehu was evasive on whether or not President Muhammadu Buhari authorised the disobedience of court orders by the SSS in detaining Mr Sowore. “The DSS does not necessarily need the permission of the Presidency in all cases to carry out [Read]

He ran around the ring, his mentality was to survive, Wilder taunts Joshua

  WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder, has launched a subtle attack on Anthony Joshua after the Briton handed Andy Ruiz his second career defeat to reclaim his heavyweight belts.  Joshua won the rematch showdown in Diriyah Arena in Saudi Arabia on Saturday night, December 7, albeit on a unanimous point decision. The 30-year-old heavyweight champion landed a brutal flesh-cutting punch on Ruiz’s upper left eye but was dragged to the 12th round by the resilient Mexican star before avenging his Madison Park defeat in style. Reacting to the victory, Wilder who is Joshua’s biggest rival in the heavyweight decision, fiercely slammed the Briton for using Wladimir Klitschko’s “boring jab-grab-hold” tactics. [Read]

I Was Not In My Right Senses – Etinosa Apologises For Turning The Bible Into An Ashtray

  Actress Etinosa, has come forward to apologize for using the Bible as an ashtray, after declaring Proverb 22 as a scam. According to the actress,no one in their right senses will do such a thing. The controversial actress trended for days after she used the Bible as an ash tray and later declared that she will do worse with the Quran if she is paid in millions. [READ ALSO] Give me a Quran and I will mess it up in two seconds – Etinosa says after using a Bible as an ashtray Her action caused a lot of reactions on social media with many expressing their displeasure for spiting God’s [Read]

Husband beats wife into coma for sleeping with another man on their matrimonial bed

  A 35-year-old man identified as Kofi Bandoli has been arrested Police for beating his wife into a state of coma after he caught her having sex with another man on their matrimonial bed in Awutu Bereku district, Ghana.  According to reports, the man went to work and tried to call his wife who was at home for some information but tried several times and couldn’t reach her. He then decided to go home and see whether something had happened to her because this was unusual. On getting home, the man heard the sounds of someone moaning in the bedroom. He was in a state of denial, as he was [Read]

Sowore: DSS contradicts itself, its team leader apologized to Justice Ojukwu – Falana narrates what happened in court

  Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana SAN has described the statement by the Department of State Security as contradictory, saying that the teaming leader of the DSS apologized to Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu. Read his full statement below as obtained by NEWS FLAKES NG; SSS APOLOGISED FOR INVASION OF COURT! Our attention has been drawn to the self contradictory press release of the SSS in which an unsuccessful attempt was made to absolve itself of responsibility for the armed invasion of the Federal High Court, Abuja Judicial Division, in general, and the desecration of Court No 7 of Hon. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu in particular as well as the illegal rearrest [Read]

Buhari appreciates Anthony Joshua for bringing joy to Nigeria

  President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua, who regained his belts Saturday night in a rematch with Mexican Andy Ruiz Jnr, for bringing joy to Nigerians. According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari, while congratulating Joshua, noted that his victory brought joy to millions of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora, who had rooted for him to regain the titles he lost about six months ago. “The downfall of a man is truly not the end of his life. There’s always another, and better day. This is a lesson we must all learn from [Read]

I partied for three months without training – Andy Ruiz states why he lost to Anthony Joshua [VIDEO]

Nigerian-born British Fighter,  Anthony Joshua has humbled Andy Ruiz and reclaimed his heavyweight titles. Defeated Mexican-American boxer, Andy Ruiz who was mercilessly beaten by Anthony Joshua to reclaim the world heavyweight titles yesterday, has blamed his defeat in their rematch on three months of partying and celebration. Andy Ruiz at the post match conference, blamed his defeat in ‘three months partying’ he claimed he partied, became overweight and under-trained for the rematch which took place in Saudi Arabia on Saturday December 7. [READ ALSO] Anthony Joshua reclaims Heavyweight titles, defeats Andy Ruiz [PHOTOS] Andy Ruiz said: “Three months of partying and celebrating affected me, what can I say?  “Being overweight, [Read]

Crying Between 7pm And 10pm Can Help You Lose Weight — New Study [READ MORE]

  A new study published by AsiaOne indicates that there’s enormous benefit in shedding tears which is backed by scientific evidence. The website says a recent study shows that emotional crying will help you lose weight because it is linked to hormones that heighten the cortisol level, which is induced when you have bottled up emotions. As a matter of fact, a biochemist named William Frey even found out that stress-induced tears remove many kinds of toxic substances from the body, and thus concluded that weeping is an excretory process that removes such substances that can build up during times of emotional stress. In response to this, our body can’t [Read]

Cardi B buys provisions worth millions of naira as she donates to Lekki orphanage

  American rapper Cardi B is currently showing so much love to Nigeria in a way onlookers can’t believe. The rapper who is in the country ahead of her music performance in Lagos, is getting so many Nigerians excited with her energy and acts. In the evening of Saturday, December 7, 2019, the 27-year-old international star stormed Ebeano supermarket in Lekki where she bought children’s daily needs worth millions. She then went on to a motherless babies home to donate them. The rapper’s manager, Brooklyn Johnny, took to Instagram to explain how they could have bought more provisions for the children if they had more space in their cars. He [Read]

Nigerian Beer is crazy – Drunk Cardi B knocks out after taking one bottle of Beer [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]

  Cardi B got more than she bargained for after taken Nigerian beer which got her drunk.  American Rapper, Cardi who has been on a visit to Nigeria since thursday is set to leave the country for Accra, Ghana today. Cardi who had a swell performance last night at the Livespot festival set out to club with Nigerian Celebrities at Pablo Cubana. Cardi ditched the expensive Champagne sent to her table courtesy of Davido who is is far away Barbados. She was spotted taking the dreaded Big Stout (Guinness Black) in the club as she partied with top names in the Nigerian entertainment scenes like Tiwa Savage, Zlatan Ibile, Darey [Read]

Rapper Juice Wrld Dies At 21 After Suffering Seizure

Rapper Juice Wrld Has Died At The Age Of 21 After Suffering A Seizure  The American rapper, who has worked with the likes of Nicki Minaj and Travis Scott, is said to have suffered a seizure at Chicago’s Midway airport on Sunday morning shortly after arriving at the airport on a flight from California. According to TMZ , police sources said the rapper had suffered the seizure while walking through the airport and was bleeding from the mouth when paramedics arrived. Juice, real name Jarad Anthony Higgins, was still conscious when he was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead shortly after. The cause of death is not yet [Read]