Fire gutted the chambers of the Chief Judge, Justice Funmilayo Atilade at Lagos State High Court, Igbosere . The judge’s courtroom which is on the top floor of the old building was razed at about 8.15am following a spark from one of the air-conditioning units.
Wednesday, 30 November 2016
The dead body of a stowaway, suspected to be from Nigeria was on Wednesday found in the main wheel well of one of Arik Air’s A330-200 aircraft at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg.
A Nigerian student, Uchenna Philips Okafor has been arrested in Mauritius following the seizure of alleged heroin hidden in small pots of a cosmetic brand.
Former beauty queen, actress, and US based medical practitioner, Regina Askia-Williams has dropped a heartwarming reaction on Toke Makinwa’s book entitled, ‘On Becoming’ on her Facebook page. She praised Toke’s courage to open up on the ugly incident that took place in her marriage. Continue reading…
Best of Nolywood, BON Awards category for 'Best Kiss In A Movie', is one category that generates heightened buzz and frenzy during the awards season.
OAP, Daddy Freeze suggests FG places 30% Tax on Churches, Mosques instead of increasing Data Tariffs
The Cool FM On Air Personality (OAP), Daddy Freeze has suggested that Federal Government place 30% tax levy on churches or mosques that collect offerings, gifts, tithes and other revenues from their members, instead of increasing internet data tariffs.
Six Fox Sports employees were among the 71 people killed when a plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team crashed in Colombia.
A young man suspected to be an undergraduate of Imo State University was on Tuesday murdered by gunmen, alleged to be cultists.
President Muhammadu Buhari and wife, Aisha Buhari are pictured cutting the cake for their granddaughter, Zee who clocked 4 years today.
The Senate has on Wednesday condemned in its totality the increase of data tariffs by the service providers – Telecoms companies in tandem with the Nigerian Communications Commission policies.
Senator, Yale Omogunwa of Ondo South has on Wednesday officially defected from Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressives Congress (APC). The defection caused commotion at the senate proceedings today, as PDP Senators walked out of the chambers immediately Senate President, Bukola Saraki read the letter informing his colleagues that he has moved.
Veteran Juju music maestro, King Sunny Ade will officially become the first Nigerian to join the Hard Rock Cafe Lagos Music Memorabilia Collection on Wednesday, November 30th at an induction ceremony in Lagos.
An 11-year-old primary five pupil of Roman Catholic primary school, in Sierra Leone, Mamie Sam, has been thrown into sorrow. This is because her breasts have been growing non-stop since she swam in a river.
Nollywood actress, Ibiwari Gift turned a year older on Tuesday and she shared full makeup and simple photos on her Instagram page.
Senator, Shehu Sani’s 11-month suspension, which ended on Tuesday has been extended by the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kaduna State.
Former NFL star, Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison and ordered to register for life as a sex offender for drugging and raping two women.
After Khloe Kardashian gave an in-depth tour of her L.A. Good American factory on Tuesday, showing everything from the rolls and rolls of fabric to the process of cutting it into specific patterns, a Twitter user Twitter user tried to call out working conditions by writing, "By the looks of @khloekardashian Snapchat, she’s got a sweat shop working on her jeans."
The police have paraded an alleged fraudster, Ekperebuike Akadonye, parading himself as the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the Internet.
The driver of the Walmart truck, Kevin Roper that nearly killed Tracy Morgan has struck a plea deal in hopes of avoiding jail time.
After speaking against hemp smoking in Mushin area of Lagos State, a 25-year-old man, who works as a site manager, identified as, Tolani Ajisefini has had one of his ears bitten off.
Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has expressed disappointment and sadness over the announcement made by MTN Telecoms, that its data tariff will be increased from December 1, 2016. Bruce has said that he will fight against it at the senate when the issue will be raised. This is because, according to him, Telecoms companies in Nigeria should be directed by NCC to decrease tariff, while NCC should invest in free public wifi for advancement of knowledge in the country.
A total of 3, 495 illegal workers have been discovered in Abia Local Government system, who have been drawing salaries from the government, the state government has said.
Currently, the State has a staff strength of 17, 895 workers in its 17 Local Government Councils and a wage bill of over N1.8 billion.
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
The randy Acting Rector of Federal Polytechnic, Ekowe, Bayelsa State, has slumped and died at a hotel in Ughelli during alleged sex romp with an unidentified female teenager.
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday, named the Model College in Isara Remo area of the state after the late Yoruba icon and Afenifere chieftain, Sir Olaniwun Ajayi.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday attended and delivered the Keynote Address at the launch of 'No To Child Marriage', a campaign to End Child Marriage, organised ny Ministry of Women Affairs in Abuja. See more photos…
Two Kenyan politicians fought in public on Monday at an opposition Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) rally. One of the politicians is a serving member of parliament, the other is an aspirant planning to challenge him in the elections expected to be held in August next year. See one more photo after the cut…
On Tuesday, the Enugu Police Command on Tuesday said it has started an investigation on alleged suicide by a University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) student.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday was inducted as the Grand Patron of the Nigerian Academy of Engineers (NAE) in the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Continue to see more photos after the cut…
Nollywood actress, Chika Ike at the weekend stepped out in a N2 million dress designed by Amal Azhari. She stormed African Entrepreneur Awards 2016, where she was honoured with an award. See more photos after the cut…
Kaduna State Governor, Malam Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai on Tuesday paid tribute to seasoned journalist, Malam Abdulkareem Al-Bashir who passed away on Monday afternoon.
El-Rufai, in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, described Malam Al-Bashir as a thorough journalist who practiced journalism according to the best ethics.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to amend the 2016 budget by re-assigning N180.8billion to critical recurrent and capital items has been approve by the Senate.
Above is the photo of Chapecoense players who didn't travel with the team in their dressing room. They are devastated after the ugly incident of plane crash that killed their teammates on Tuesday morning.
A Catholic priest has been pictured dancing with a masquerade. According to information, the priest not only invited the masquerade dancers to a cultural day of a seminary school, but also paraded with them. He also had a traditional hand fan in his hand while dancing, an action that sent negative reaction among the onlookers.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has commiserated with the Brazilian football club, Chapecoense over the plane crash that claimed lives of almost all their players and crew during early hours of Tuesday.
Seventy-six people are confirmed dead following a plane crash outside Medellin, Colombia. A charter plane carrying 72 passengers, including players from Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense -- and nine crew members crashed near Rionegro, Colombia, according to the country's civil aviation department.
National Youth Service Corp new members posted to Ondo State, have shared these photos alleging that the orientation camp given to them by Ondo State Government is so filthy that it has the things in the photos as its toilet and restroom. The camp is located in Ikare, Akoko area of the state. See one more after the cut…
Beyonce has released a new “I Sleigh All Day” pullovers on her website, two years after her ugly sweater from her ‘711’ music video. This year’s pullover isn’t ugly and it came in addition to shirts and boy shorts decorated with lemons, a nod to her chart smashing album Lemonade.
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle." ― Albert Einstein
I woke up today to the miracle of breasting the golden tape. It has been a dramatic race shaped by God, people and events. I have crossed many paths and in the process, crossed the path of so many people who have greatly helped my race. The journey has taken me from primary school to the university and through the ranks of journalism/communication profession. Apart from the huge gratitude to God Almighty, I also want to use the day to acknowledge/appreciate those people our paths have crossed in the race of the last fifty years.