Monday, 30 November 2015
Actress, Halima Abubakar has posted on her Instagram page, the story of a girl has confessed she has been sexually abused all her life and got raped three times. Meanwhile, the actress who produced the film entitled, “When I was Raped” cropped her name and disclosed that if after investigations her story turns out to be true, it will be sent to the human rights department.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote’s daughter, the Executive Director, Dangote Foundation, Hajiya Halima Aliko Dangote and the management staff of the Foundation paid courtesy call on the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduja on Friday, November 27. She briefed the governor on the diagnostic and laboratory complex which the Dangote Foundation is going to built free of charge at Murtala Mohammed Specialists Hospital at the cost of N7billion. The Governor received a model of the diagnostic and laboratory complex. See more photos…
President Muhammadu Buhari addressed UN Climate Change Conference COP 21, in Paris, France. Others present include, Minister of Environment, Mrs Amina Ibrahim Mohammed, National Security Adviser Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno Rtd, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyema, and Special Adviser on Media Mr Femi Adesina. See more photos…
Music Week Africa (MWA) today announced the launch of an annual Pan-African week long series of events designed to explore and promote all aspects of the industry’s diverse ecosystem. Music Week Africa will provide a business networking platform for musicians, professionals and other players in the music industry as well as enlighten sector practitioners, investors and policymakers about the industry. The inaugural MWA event will be taking place in March 2016.
Following an online treat of gun violence, the University of Chicago has canceled classes and activities on its main campus on Monday. The university said in a statement on Sunday night that a threat from an unknown person was passed on to the university by the FBI. Continue to read statement…
Top fashion designer, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tianniah’s Place Empire, Toyin Lawani smiled home on Sunday night with two awards from two different organizations. She won the Entrepreneur of the Year at ELOY Awards and grabbed the Stylist of the Year from Legend Awards. See one more photo after the cut…
Here are the official photos from the inauguration and handing over of Security Equipment to the Nigeria Police Force (Lagos State Command) by His Excellency Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State. Equipment was handed over to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, represented by Hon. Minister of Interior Lt. Gen.(rtd) Abduraham Danbazau. See more photos…
As part of her Africa projects and programs for 4Q 2015, Zuriel Oduwole has left her brief stopover in Lagos - Nigeria, for the East African nation of Kenya. The country has been in the positive global spotlight lately, playing host to a few global figures - President Barack Obama in July, and Pope Francis two days ago. She is looking forward to the warmth and wealth of hospitality from the people of Kenya, on her various projects and programs. See more photos...
A 21-year-old hoodlum identified as, Lati Elepo on Tuesday stabbed a landlord to death at Itire area of Lagos State, when hoodlums picked up fight against each other along the street. The landlord reportedly went in between the fight to ask the hoodlums to leave his area when one of them stabbed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Paris, France ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference. See more photos…
Kylie Jenner has revealed the nature of her relationship with her father since his transition to a woman. She said she shared more close relationship with Caitlyn Jenner than Bruce Jenner.
"I like her better than Bruce. We talk about makeup and clothes. We bond a lot more, but not only that. I feel like there's not a huge secret in the family. I feel like there was always this big secret." She said on Monday's all-new Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Sunday, 29 November 2015
Manchester United is hosting the annual UNITED4UNICEF charity dinner this evening at Old Trafford. Man United players stepped out with their wives and friends for the event. See more photos after the cut…
…As AG Seeks NBA’s Support, Partnership
The Lagos State Government has pledged its commitment towards boosting the Office of the Public Defender (OPD) to perform optimally as part of efforts to ensure the protection of the rights of the people.
Within six months of inauguration, the man Nigerians elected in a historic voter revolution has created an alarming pattern of absenteeism. President Muhammadu Buhari, who is hyped as an orator of ‘’body language’’, has been voting with his feet since May 29, 2015.
An audit of his overseas travel shows that, so far, he has accumulated more than forty days and forty nights of elopement!
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and many others were present at Senator Ighoyota Amori’s thanksgiving ceremony in Delta State. See more photos…
The Lagos State Government will on Monday, November 30, 2015 arraigned the General Overseer of Synagogue Church of All Nations and his church trustees before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja over the collapse of a six-storey building in his church on September 12, 2014 that killed 116 people.
It was indeed a dream come true as the Little Princess of the Universe, Daniella Okoye meets with the ever young looking and beautiful former Miss World, Agbani Darego for the first time.
Africa Investigates is a documentary series that gives some of Africa's best journalists the opportunity to pursue high-level investigative targets across the continent - using their unique perspective and local knowledge to put corruption, exploitation and abuse under the spotlight. The series is produced by Insight TWI and commissioned by the Al Jazeera International news network.
On Saturday, a suspected burglar got stuck in the chimney of a house in California where he wanted to operate in but lost his life after the house owner light a fire. He heard someone scream after lighting a fire in his fireplace, police say.
Your Excellency, it’s been months since I wrote my desperate memo to you. I wish to thank you once more for reacting promptly and swiftly at that time and for giving me the honour and privilege of meeting you in your office. I remember presenting you a special compilation of my articles, especially the many admonitions to your immediate predecessor, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan. After handing over the book to you, Sir, I promised to continue acting in my self-appointed capacity as Special Adviser because of the need to tell you what those very close to you might not be able to say. They might be afraid of you and your reaction. The truth is you are a plain and simple man imbued with a mission and a passion to save this great country but you cannot do it on your own. You can only do it if people close to you, who should be advising you, tell you as it is so that you can do that which you were elected to do.
The estranged couple, Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick might be paving way for reconciliation. They have separated for months after Kourtney learnt that Disick has romantic attachment with other ladies. However, she wants to forgive the father of her children as they are always together recently.
Reverend Paul Emeka, a former General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church will be arraigned in court on December 1, 2015 over forgery. He allegedly forged his Professorial certificate from the University of Derby, Derbyshire, England, which he used to get his appointment as a member of Board of Trustees of the church.
A drunken stepfather gave his stepson bullets on the Thanksgiving Day. Andres Arias, 16, of Chamblee, Georgia, was reportedly trying to protect his two-year-old brother from Cristino Ramos-Santos, 35, when he was shot four times during a family party, reports 11 Alive. Ramos-Santos fled the scene in a black SUV and remains at large.
Saturday, 28 November 2015
Notwithstanding the great strides being recorded by Nigerian military in the fight against insurgency, the Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC) has observed that the December 2015 deadline for the defeat of the insurgents is not feasible.
The former President Goodluck Jonathan, Senator Ben Bruce and other governors today presented the People Democratic Party (PDP) national flag for Bayelsa State governorship election to Governor Seriake Dickson at the Samson Siasia stadium. Timi Dakolo, and Terry G, thrilled the crowd with their performance. See more photos after the cut…
Following the bitter story of blogger, Sugabelly, who alleged that she was serially raped by Mustapha Audu and his friends, Nollywood movie director, producer and writer, Charles Novia has not only thrown his weight behind her, but also dropped few words for pervasive rape cases in the country, urging Nigerian women to speak up when faced with such situations.
The Secret Lives of Baba Segi', a captivating novel written by Lola's Shoneyin is a stirring tale of men and women, mothers and children, servitude and independence. It depicts the common threads that connect the experiences of all women: the hardships they bear, their fierce desire to protect those they love, and their struggle to define themselves.
Boko Haram terrorists are allegedly planning to attack Abuja again, as the Department of State Services, DSS, has alerted Abuja residents over plots by Boko Haram to attack churches, mosques and markets, using girls to bomb those places.
…Says Attention Is Now on Picking An Olympic Ticket
The head coach of the U-23 national team, Dream Team, Samson Siasia has expressed happiness in the release of his mother, Mrs Ogere Siasia who was kidnapped two weeks ago in their village in Bayelsa State.
After his defeat at the Court of Appeal, the former Senate President, Senator David Mark has instructed his constituency to remain calm and law abiding. According to his Media Aide, Paul Mumeh, he believed that he won the election convincingly and have no doubt that his constituents would turn out en masse to vote for him again.
Lamar Odom might be facing the law at the least not for now, for illegal possession of cocaine. The former NBA player’s medical condition and mental state is being considered to know whether he will be charged or not.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged the media to galvanize support among the populace for the war on terrorism, which he described as a major challenge facing the nation.
Nollywood actress, Gloria Ofunim, popularly called, Gloria Johnson has bounced back fully into movie making months after she got involved in a road accident. Gloria has featured in numerous movies such as, Village Flavour, God of Money, Blind Paul, Most Wanted Nurses, My Mother’s Blood, Mama Ukwu Goes to School, Please Marry Me, In A Woman's World, Ladies Run, Prophetic Church, Kings Throne and many others. Continue to see more photos…
The stage play of 'A Past Came Calling', featuring Joke Silva, Kate Henshaw, Kemi 'Lala Akindoju enjoyed its first show on Friday, Nov., 27, 2015 at the Agip Recital Hall, Muson Centre, Lagos State. The play, written by Uche MacAulay and directed by Solomon MacAulay has the central message that violence, including sexual violence, against women and girls, is a grave and pervasive violation of women’s human rights. The play will also show today, Saturday, Nov., 28 at the same venue. See one more photo...
Punch columnist, Etcetera has identified it as being dangerous for President Muhammadu Buhari to serve as the president and as the Petroleum Minister. He said Buhari already has a lot oF works, ranging from battle against Boko Haram, Biafra, the economy and many more. Instead of being jack of all trade,who does nothing in particular, Etcetera calls on the President to resign as Minister of Petroleum. Continue to read his full article...