Ghana-based Nigerian man dies after allegedly stepping on charm while on visit to his hometown Benin

A Nigerian man based in Ghana, Prince Precious, has been confirmed dead after allegedly stepping on a charm while on visitation to his native home in Benin City, Edo State capital. According to a friend of the deceased, identified as Don Morgan, the deceased embarked on a trip to Nigeria from Ghana to see his people. He wrote; “I talk ham say you nor disturb me since then,and I could not even check on you thinking you left Nigeria again,he pain me brother,first na leg pain you and you tell me say your enemy almost gets you and now they finally did,blood God nor Dey sleep your spirit go fight [Read]

EFCC Raids Ambode’s House In Lagos

LAGOS – Anti-graft operatives on Tuesday morning entered the residence of former Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, raiding the building as part of an ongoing corruption investigation. Confirming from EFCC spokesperson, Tony Orilade, that Mr Ambode is under a corruption probe, a few months after he left office. The residence of Mr Ambode in his hometown of Epe was being searched as of 9:35 a.m. when Mr Orilade confirmed the development. The residence of the former governor’s chief of staff in the same Epe neighbourhood was also being searched. Billions of naira were allegedly misappropriated in the four years of Mr Ambode in office, and detectives have been busy trying to [Read]

Housewife Arrested For Poisoning Neighbour’s Water With Sniper In Lagos

The Police in Lagos have arrested a 39-year old housewife, Mrs. Shade Gbadamosi, for allegedly attempting to wipe out her neighbour, Mrs. Munirat Muhammad, and her entire family by poisoning their cooking water with can of popular insecticide known as Sniper. The incident happened at 28 Aje Street, Oko-Odo area of Lagos, where they reside. The Police also arrested two other suspects, Mrs. Aina Omowumi and Rahman Balogun, over assault on Mrs. Munirat. It was gathered that Mrs. Shade had a disagreement with Mrs. Munirat. Thereafter, she reportedly bought cans of Sniper insecticide, woke up at night, poured the contents into the cooking water of Mrs. Munirat and sneaked back [Read]

“I Know Exactly Why Gov Ihedioha Wants To Destroy Me” – Okorocha

Senator Rochas Okorocha who governed the Southeast state of Imo from 2011 to 2019, says he understands why his successor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha, is hell-bent on destroying all of the ‘good work’ he left behind. Ihedioha and Okorocha have been locked in a battle for supremacy of some sort since the former succeeded the latter on May 29, 2019. Ihedioha has wasted little time tearing down Okorocha-era statues and monuments, amid widespread allegations that the nation’s anti-graft agency, EFCC, has been dispatched after the former Imo governor on Ihedioha’s orders. “The Governor Emeka Ihedioha-led PDP government in the state is simply fighting back because of the defeat they suffered in [Read]

#RevolutionNow: ‘’What Sowore Did In Nigeria Is Highest Form Of Bravery’’ – Kanu

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu has described the call for a revolution in Nigeria by activist, Omoyele Sowore is the highest form of bravery. Kanu went on to say that the arrest of Sowore by the DSS and consequent actions carried out by security agencies to stop the RevolutionNow protest on Monday is an affront to decency, justice and fair play, adding that he did nothing wrong. The IPOB leader who was reacting to the whole issue surrounding the RevolutionNow protest berated the President Mohammadu Buhari administration for describing the protest as Illegal stressing that he (Buhari) and his supporters did make similar [Read]

[Watch Video] Lagos Police Arrests Tekno For Conveying Half-Naked Girls In Traffic

Following the public outcry it generated, the state government reacted swiftly and condemned the move. For breaching public decency by conveying half naked girls in traffic, the Lagos State Police Command has arrested popular musician, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno. THISDAY gathered that he was arrested on Tuesday and he is undergoing questioning at the state Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID), Panti, Yaba. Tekno had something last week conveyed half clad girls, who were dancing seductively, in a transparent glass box on a truck around the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. In the truck, the musician was seen spraying the scantily dressed girls with money as they danced. Following the public outcry [Read]

Biodun Fatoyinbo Returns To The Pulpit To Preach About “Sudden Victories” -COZA Members

Biodun Fatoyinbo of COZA church is back to the pulpit weeks after he stepped down following multiple accusations of sexual assault. The founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly announced via Instagram on July 1 that he will be taking a “leave of absence from the pulpit of the church”. He added in his statement then that stepping down will “enable me to submit to the concerns of my spiritual mentors as they consider all the issues that have been raised against me” (read here). It hasn’t been stated if Fatoyinbo’s “spiritual mentors” have considered the issues raised against him and what conclusions they have arrived at but Biodun Fatoyinbo [Read]

Eedris Abudulkareem Reacts To Arrest Of Sowore

The arrest of Sowore is to say the least very regrettable -EedVeteran Nigerian rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem has spoken out against the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of DSS over his planned protest scheduled for Monday, August 5th. According to Eedris, ‘the news of the ignoble arrest of the Revolution Now project convener Mr Femi Sowore is to say the least very regrettable and equally ludicrous’. Arresting Mr. Sowore and trying to intimade the citizenry is outrightly cowardly and defeatist. Nigerians are truly tired of the staus quo and desire, or rather demand a true change. And no amount of intimidation or harassment is ever going to change this. #Revolutionnow [Read]

Ronaldo Sells His Hill-side Mansion To Pepe

Cristiano Ronaldo has shown the lengths he will go to for close friends after he ‘took a £1.25million hit’ selling his Portuguese mansion to team-mate Pepe. The Juventus superstar has a wealth of properties to his name but, according to the Sun, has decided to sell his hill-side retreat in his homeland to his international team-mate. Hidden away by vast woodland and situated in Geres, the mansion – which includes a landing pad for a helicopter – was purchased for close to £3.5m seven years ago by the five-time Ballon d’Or winner. The stunning property in Geres is hidden away from mainland by the picturesque woodland The Geres property boasts [Read]

I’ll Never Play For PSG Again – Neymar Insists On Barca Return

The row between Neymar and his French side, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) over his transfer desire has now taken a worse turn. The Brazilian star reportedly told PSG that he will no longer play for them as part of efforts to force through a move back to Barcelona. The 27-year-old has been linked with a sensational summer return to the Nou Camp but the Parisian club have told him that he won’t be going anywhere before the transfer window closes. Spanish news outlet SPORT reports that Neymar is now taking drastic action and is unwilling to meet any of their demands until a move has been agreed. PSG is making moves [Read]

Drama As Dino Melaye Asks Keyamo To Recite Second Stanza Of The National Anthem

There was a mild drama at the upper chamber on Friday as Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye asked senatorial nominee Festus Keyamo to recite the National anthem. “I know you to be intellectually mobile, I want you to recite the national anthem,” he tells the nominee. President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, overruled Melaye’s request stating that it is not a question. Keyamo is the 28th nominee that has so far been screened by the senate. [Read]

WAEC Result 2019 Statistics: Females Outshine Males

The West African Examination Council has said that, of the 1,590,173 candidates who registered and sat for the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination for School Candidates, female candidates outshine their male counterparts in getting a minimum of five credits, including English Language and Mathematics. This was made known by WAEC’s Head of Nigeria National Office, Mr. Olu Adenipekun, at a briefing on Friday at the Council’s national office in Yaba, Lagos. Adenipekun also disclosed that 64.18 per cent of the candidates who sat for the examination obtained five credits, a 14.18 per cent increase from the 50 per cent of 2018. “A total of 1,596,161 candidates registered for [Read]

See What Sergio Ramos Said After Real Madrid Lost 7 – 3 To Atletico Madrid

Real Madrid captain, Sergio Ramos, has said the LaLiga giants cannot ordinarily l lose like they did against Atletico Madrid, after suffering a 7-3 defeat on Friday. Diego Costa netted for Diego Simeone’s men, as they thrashed their bitter rivals at the International Champions Cup in New Jersey. Atletico led 4-0 after 28 minutes and 5-0 at half-time, as Los Blancos were put to the sword. Zinedine Zidane’s side managed to pull three goals back via Nacho Fernandez, Karim Benzema and Javi Hernandez. “We’re obviously not feeling great right now. “This has only just begun, they’re preparation games to get us up to the top level. There are many ways [Read]