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Monday, 20 February 2017

21 People killed, 55 Houses burnt in renewed Southern Kaduna attack

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have attacked four communities in Southern Kaduna, killing 21 people. Several houses were also reportedly burnt in the attacks which occurred on Sunday and Monday.

Driver skids off road, plunges into Mekwe River at Bonny Camp (Photos)

Driver of a car has skidded off the road and plunged into Mekwe River, at Bonny Camp, Lagos State. Officials of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) are already in search operation. See more photos after the cut…

Police stops meeting of Ahmed Makarfi faction of PDP

The Ahmed Makarfi faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), that scheduled a meeting today after Ali Modu Sheriff was affirmed by Appeal Court as the National Chairman of the party. However, it appears the meeting will not hold as police has reportedly stopped it.

Woman Conceives Naturally, gives birth after 19 years of Marriage, 9 Miscarriages & 4 failed IVFs

A Nigerian woman, Kaojo, who had 9 miscarriages, 4 failed IVFs in 19 years of her marriage has finally conceived naturally and had her own child. She shared her testimony on Instagram. Continue reading…

Photos: Ruggedman hosts Tuface Idibia, Annie Idibia, others to Dinner

Rapper, Ruggedman on Sunday night hosted his friends in a get-together tagged, '#DinnerWithRuggedman' and he chose to have it with his personal people Tuface Idibia and wife, Annie Macaulay.  He also invited the couple who used hoodies from his Twentieth September Wears Clothing line for their pre wedding shoot, Mr and Mrs Omotayo and Odun Shenaike. He took them to his favourite restaurant BL Restaurant on Younis Bashorun Victoria Island.  See more photos…

Ben Murray-Bruce & Atiku Abubakar dine at Silverbird Man of the Year Award

Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce had a swell time with his good friend, former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar. Atiku was one of the top politicians, who stormed Silverbird Man of the Year Award 2016 on Saturday. They had an opportunity to dine together. Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce is the Chairman of Silverbird Group. See more photos…

UniAbuja Students block Abuja-Gwagwalada Expressway to protest death of colleague

On Monday, students of University of Abuja blocked the main expressway into Abuja, Abuja – Gwagwalada expressway, protesting against the killing of their colleague. 

New Tactics used by High Way Robbers (Photo)

High way and estate robbers have allegedly learnt new tactics of hiding nails in oranges and set them on the road for motorists run over.

Pracht Gardens Estate to Be Ready – By April 2017

The Managing Director and Chief  Executive Officer of Buildcon Global Services Limited, Mrs. Bukunola Gadzama has stated that the Pracht Gardens Estate located in Ikota area of Lagos would be ready by April 2017.

REDTV Extends Presence to Francophone Africa, Premiers Boutique Hotel

REDTV, a dynamic online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal,launched its Francophone version on Thursday.

First Bank customers lament over fraudulent property transaction, excess charges

I have an issue with the bank relating to being defrauded by the purported sale of a spurious property in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

I realized I have been blocked on twitter for complaining and I see you are unwilling to resolve the issue even after your Chief Executive Officer (CEO) gave an assurance to make sure the matter is investigated.

Driver abandons Vehicle, takes to his heels after knocking down FRSC Official in Abuja

A driver identified as E.E. Joseph has abandoned his vehicle and ran away after knocking down an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Abuja-Lokoja Expressway. The FRSC official, Saidu Suleiman, was reportedly knocked down while attempting to flag down a bus.

It was very difficult time – Angelina Jolie opens up about her divorce

For the time after her divorce from Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie has opened up about the 'difficult' breakup and the effect it has had on their six children.

Beyonce, Jay Z, Solange & Blue Ivy party together (Photos)

Beyonce, Jay Z and Solange reunited in New Orleans. They were at Beyonce’s younger sister, Solange's home on Sunday, taking in a parade through the French Quarter. Beyonce showed off her belly full of twins from a balcony. Blue Ivy and Solange's son, Julez, were also there. See photos after the cut…

Photo: Cristiano Ronaldo reveals how he keeps fit

Real Madrid FC striker, Cristiano Ronaldo has a photo to reveal to his fans how he keeps fit. The photo shows a room filled with different types of gym equipment and the soccer star making good use of them. Keeping fit for him is not just done in the field of play. 

IK Ogbonna's Son, Ace is cute in New Photo

Actor, Ikechukwu Ogbonna, called IK by friends and fans has shared a heart-melting photo of his first son, Ace. He looks so cute and adorable in the photo above!

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Osinbajo reportedly rejects N7b New VP Residence, insists on remaining in Current Accommodation

 The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the Federal Government would at the appropriate time convert the new official residence being built for the Vice President to another use.

Osinbajo said this in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, amid continued criticism of the project which is expected to gulp over N7 billion.

ChaCha Ekeh shares first Post-Partum Photos

Nollywood actress, ChaCha Ekeh-Faani has revealed she is shedding her pregnancy pounds one at a time. The mother of two said this while sharing her first post-partum photos on her Instagram page. See one more photo...

Makoko Shanties burnt down (Photos)

Makoko shanty area of Yaba, Lagos State has on Sunday evening burnt down. What triggered the inferno is still unknown till now. Details later… Continue to see more photos after the cut… 

#BBNaija: Gifty has been evicted

Big Brother Naija Housemate, Gifty has been evicted from the game. She was on Monday nominated for eviction alongside Thin Tall Tony and Mavis, who were saved on Sunday evening. 

Medical Doctor, Dr. Uju blasts organizers of Big Brother Naija

Dr. Uju, a Nigerian medical doctor and research scientist has blasted organizers of the Big Brother Naija Reality show. According to her post on Facebook, apart from the mouth watering profit the companies sponsoring it stands to get, the said TV reality show has no single positive impact on the Nigerian citizens neither does it have on it’s dwindling economy.

Stella Damasus rocks Danflow Fashion outfit

Stella Damasus painted her Saturday with glamorous colour with a simple but classy dress from Danflow Fashion. She was talk of the day!

Rita Dominic awarded Nollywood Personality Of The Year at The Sun Newspaper Award


Talented actress has been presented with The Sun Newspaper’s Nollywood Personality Of The Year Award. The event held on Saturday night. Congrats to her!



Man butchers Wife for Rituals, buries her in shallow grave in Lagos

A 36-year-old man, identified as Shakiru Bello has been arrested by Lagos State Police Command for allegedly murdering his wife for ritual purpose in Ijora, Lagos State. Bello was arrested in Ibadan, Oyo State, where he had allegedly gone to take cover after the alleged dastardly act in an uncompleted building, on Monday.

Video: Peter Okoye cleans his Dogs at Home

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Pop singer, Peter Okoye on Sunday shared a video of himself cleaning and drying his two dogs, Yuki and Yoko. He said he gave the dogs a "home grooming".

Photos from Munich Security Conference 2017

The Chief of Army Staff, Nigerian Army, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai along with the  National Security Adviser, Major General Mohammed Babagana Monguno, (who is a member of the panel of discussants) and Director General National Intelligence Agency, Mr. Ayo Oke, were  at the Munich Security Conference 2017 today 18th February 2017.

Audu Maikori thanks Nigerians for fighting for his freedom

Chocolate City Co-founder, Audu Maikori has thanked Nigerians for giving him immense support to secure his release from police custody. Maikori was on Friday night arrested and taken to Abuja over his alleged inciting comments on Southern Kaduna killings.

Woman feeds her son to death with Kerosene

A mother in Benin City, identified as, Mrs Ata Buhari has mistakenly served her 18-month-old baby with kerosene instead of water, which led to her death hours later.

Anyone that asks PDP Members to support Ali Sheriff is Simpleton & a Fool – Femi Fani-Kayode replies Ben Murray-Bruce

Femi Fani-Kayode seems to has taken a swift jab at Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce for calling on members of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to support Ali Modu Sheriff as the National Chairman of the party after his affirmation by Appeal Court. He said on his Twitter page that anyone asking for such thing is a fool.

Man beats Wife to death, dismembers her body & parks it in garbage bags

On Friday night, police formally charged Phillip Martin, a 42-year-old Brooklyn man, with the beating to death and subsequent dismemberment of his wife, 43-year-old Diana Rodriguez-Martin.

Mariah Carey officially confirms she’s dating her backup dancer, Bryan Tanaka

Mariah Carey has stylishly confirmed officially that her backup dancer, Bryan Tanaka is her boyfriend. She said this in an interview with AP.

Seized Ekiti Budget Support Fund has been released by FG

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has revealed that the Federal Ministry of Finance has released the N1.1 billion Budget Support Fund for Ekiti State that it seized about two weeks ago.

Bodies of Mother & Child pulled out from Car that plunged into Lagoon at Onikan, Husband survives

The car that plunged into Lagoon at Onikan, around Bonny Camp, Lagos State on Saturday night has been pulled out with wife and child of the owner. Both mother and child died, while the hubby survived. The man was pulled out on time as the search for his wife and child went on for hours. See more photos after the cut...

President Buhari needs Our Prayers – Gov Masari tells Katsina Indigenes in Lagos

Katsina State Governor Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari has emphasised the need for katsina people residents in Lagos to join in the prayers for the good health of President Muhammad Buhari. Governor Masari was speaking during a meeting with people of katsina residents in Lagos.

Super Eagles Jude Ighalo constructs Orphanage Home (Photo)

Super Eagles striker, Odion Jude Ighalo is constructing an Orphanage Home in Ijegun, Lagos State. See photo of the building below…

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Car with Father, Mother & Child falls into Lagoon at Onikan

A vehicle conveying a family of three – father, mother and child has plunged into a Lagoon near Onikan, Lagos State. The husband has been rescued while searches are on for the wife and child. Details later…



Those you help the most will be those that will hurt you the most – Georgina Onuoha

US based Nollywood actress, Georgina Onuoha has few words for her fans, as she urges them to be good, kind even when the recipients don’t appreciate it. The movie producer also stated that those you help the most will be those that will hurt you the most, however, she said you shouldn’t stop being kind and good.

Police releases Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori on bail

The Nigerian Police Force has released Chocolate City boss, Audu Maikori after he was arrested on Friday for alleged "inciting comments" on the killings in Southern Kaduna. Maikori’s lawyer, Mark Jacob confirmed the news of his bail. 

Ibikunle Amosun honoured with The Sun Man of the Year Award

For transforming the landscape of Ogun State through his Mission to Rebuild, the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, was on Saturday night, honoured with the prestigious The Sun Newspaper Man of the Year Award. 

Oby Ezekwesili begs El-Rufai to free Audu Maikori

Former Minister of Education, Madam Oby Ezekwesili, has pleaded with Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai to free Audu Maikori. She also said El-Rufai was planning to take Maikori to court on Monday before she intervened.