Date
December 2, 2019

Give Me A Quran And I Will Mess It Up In Two Seconds – Etinosa Says After Using A Bible As An Ashtray

Actress Etinosa has angrily lashed out at her critics after she was dared to use the Quaran as an ash tray like she did with the Bible. Recall that the actress earlier said that Proverbs 22vs6 is a scam as she smoked and used the Bible as an ashtray. [READ ALSO] BREAKING: Lionel Messi wins record sixth ballon D’or award The Nollywood actress who was dared to try same act on a Quran, asked to be given the Islamic holy book which she claimed she will mess up in 2 seconds. She wrote via her Instastory; In another Instagram post, Etinosa wondered how one can effect change by living in denial. [Read]

BREAKING: Lionel Messi wins record sixth ballon D’or award

– and Megan Rapinoe is rewarded for World Cup triumph Lionel Messi regained the Ballon d’Or crown in Paris last night, moving ahead of great rival Cristiano Ronaldo to take a record sixth award. Barcelona’s 32-year-old superstar held off the challenge of Liverpool centre-back Virgil Van Dijk, who recognised he had been beaten by “someone a little bit better” as he settled for second place. Megan Rapinoe of the United States won the women’s award, with England’s Lucy Bronze the runner-up. Rapinoe, 34, co-captained the US to victory at this summer’s World Cup, where she was named player of the tournament and finished joint-top scorer with six goals. Messi, meanwhile, [Read]

Additional 4.5m Nigerians Join The Unemployed In 2018 ― World Bank

Nigerians joined the labour force in 2018 while only 450,000 of them were employed. In its Nigeria Economic Update (NEU) Report released in Abuja on Monday, the bank with population growth (estimated at 2.6 percent) outpacing economic growth, per capita incomes are falling. National Bureau of Statistics reported that Unemployment and Underemployment Report for Quarter 1 to Quarter 3, 2017 had noted that “The number of people within the labor force who are unemployed or underemployed increased from 13.6 million and 17.7 million respectively in Q2 2017, to 15.9 million and 18.0 million in Q3 2017. “Total unemployment and underemployment combined increased from 37.2 percent in the previous quarter to [Read]

BREAKING: Court orders forfeiture of Saraki’s houses in Ilorin

  A Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday ordered the interim forfeiture of two houses in Ilorin, Kwara State belonging to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. Justice Rilwan Aikawa gave the order citing section 17 of the advance fee fraud and other related offences act 14, 2006 and section 44(2)B of the 1999 Constitution. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), represented by its counsel, Rotimi Oyedepo, had applied to the court requesting the temporary forfeiture of Saraki’s property. [READ ALSO] Why you can’t seize my Ilorin house – Saraki tells EFCC The agency told the court that it uncovered monumental fraud perpetrated in the treasury of the [Read]

Five killed, Nine injured in Lagos-Ibadan auto crash

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, yesterday confirmed the accident along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway claimed five lives while nine others were injured. Mr Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander in the state, said in Ota, Ogun State that the accident occurred at 9.10pm around Danco Petrol Station, near Sagamu, on Saturday. Oladele blamed the lone accident, which involved a white Toyota Hiace bus, with registration number LSR 642XB, on speed violation. He said that 14 persons, 10 males and four females, were involved in the crash. “The bodies of the victims have been deposited at the morgue of Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, while [Read]

Tragedy As Naked Wire Electrocutes Ten Inmates, Injures Several Others in Ikoyi Prison

Ten inmates of the Ikoyi Correctional Centre formerly known as Ikoyi Medium Prisons have been reportedly electrocuted and many others have also sustained injuries by a naked electric cable. The incident occurred on Monday morning leaving survivors battling for their lives in an undisclosed hospital. Meanwhile, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola reacting through the Press Officer, Ministry of Interior, Jane idOani9964 said: “The attention of the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (@raufaregbesola) has been drawn to an electrocution incidence at the Ikoyi Medium Security Prison in Lagos. “The minister has directed a quick investigation into the root cause and the ministry will in the next few hours share [Read]

Jonathan Accuses Politicians Of Replacing Military Coups With Political Coups

  Former President Goodluck Jonathan has accused African politicians of systematically replacing military coups with political coups. Speaking at Okada, Edo State after being conferred with an honourary doctorate degree of Science at the 17th convocation ceremony of the Igbinedion University, Jonathan said; “Only yesterday in one African country, we were discussing the politics of our continent. “Most of us were former Heads of State, presidents, former presidents and vice presidents. The way African politics is going, we are replacing military coups with civilian coups and that cannot sustain the continent.” Speaking on behalf of other awardees, Jonathan said, “Let me plead with my fellow politicians, they should stop killing [Read]

It’s you that will be crushed in Jesus name – Dino Melaye replies headline about his election loss

  Senator Dino Melaye has responded to a headline by PM News that reads, “Melaye crushed in Kogi West in the last election”.  Melaye wrote, “It’s you that be crushed in Jesus name.” [READ ALSO] BREAKING: APC’s Smart Adeyemi Unseats Melaye as Senator, Wins Kogi West District Polls Recall that Senator Dino Melaye of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) lost to All Progressives Congress (APC’s) Smart Adeyemi in a supplementary poll held over the weekend in the Kogi West Senatorial District. [Read]

Another Premier League Manager Sacked 48hrs after Emery

Watford manager, Quique Sanchez Flores has been sacked after just 85 days he was re-appointed for a second spell by the Premier League club. The Spaniard, who replaced countryman Javi Gracia won just one of his 10 Premier League matches for the club. The decision to sack came after Watford suffered their eighth league defeat in a 2-1 loss against Southampton on Saturday, which saw them remain bottom of the table on eight points. In a statement posted to the club’s website this afternoon, Watford chairman & CEO Scott Duxbury said: ‘Quique is a man of great integrity and it was clear how much he wanted to have a positive [Read]

Taraba Speaker Resigns Amidst Impeachment Plots

    The Speaker, Taraba State House of Assembly, Mr Abel Peter Diah, on Sunday evening resigned amidst alleged plots by the state governor, Darius Ishaku to impeach him and other principal officers of the House. In a phone call on Sunday evening, Diah said that he had decided to “resign as the speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly for personal reasons.” Diah appreciated the members for giving him the chance to serve them in the capacity and urged to continue to work for the interest of Taraba State rather than personal reasons. Tension had continued to mount over the weekend with alleged plans by Governor Darius Ishaku [Read]

Three inspectors, two police officers arrested for alleged killing at Lagos night club

  Five policemen including three inspectors and two police sergeants have been arrested for the alleged killing of a yet-to-be-identified person at a night club in the Oshodi area of Lagos State. The policemen who also injured two other persons at the night club are presently facing an orderly room trial. The image maker in charge of the state police command, Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest of the policemen to the Tribune Online.   [Read]