GENERAL$11m Cyber Fraud: Court Orders Forfeiture Of N280m Traced To Invictus Obi

Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus is currently standing trial in the U.S over an alleged $11m cyber fraud, following his recent arrest by the FBI. EFFC had told the court that the two firms were owned by Invictus, described as “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate that specialized in business …

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Like Nnamdi Kanu, Court grants ‘iron bail’ to Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted bail to the convener of Revolution Now protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore. Just like the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnadi Kanu, Sowore was given stringent conditions which if not met would be remanded in the custody of the …

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Keeping cats as pets can aggravate asthma attack —Expert

An Awka-based medical practitioner, Mrs. Mary Mbelu, says keeping cats as pets can aggravate Asthma attack in the sufferer. Mbelu, a former Director of Nursing, Odumegwu Ojukwu School of Nursing in Anambra, made this known on Friday in Awka. She said that the cat’s fur or hair could collect allergens …

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Obaseki: You don’t deserve a second term, you failed us —Edo APC group

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State under the aegis of the Edo Peoples Movement (EPM), Thursday told governor Godwin Obaseki of the state that he does not deserve of a second term, insisting they will shop for a better candidate that will fly the party’s flag …

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Three crowns reinforces commitment to mothers’ healthy hearts

Three crowns reinforces commitment to mothers’ healthy hearts From left. Mrs Ngozi Mike-Daniel,Mrs Emily Nwauwa, Akeem Audu,Brand Manager,Three Crowns milk,Mrs Phillips Emmanuel and Mrs Osita Nwachukwu, during the Three Crowns ongoing August meeting at Overcomer Christian mission worldwide Owerri Imo state recently. The mum as a care giver is highly …

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SHOCKING! Tacha’s God-mother, Jaruma, deletes all Tacha’s photos of her IG page

It looks like Tacha’s staunch supporters are now deserting her following her disqualification from the Big Brother Naija reality show. Recall that Tacha was disqualified for physical violence during a fight with fellow housemate, Mercy. Mercy, on the other hand, was issued two strikes by Big Brother for not stepping …

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“I’m not happy; I have only users around me”- Actress Ifu Ennada laments

Nollywood actress and former Big Brother housemate, Iheme Faith Uloma is popularly known as Ifu Ennada, has opened up on a saddening fact ravaging her life. According to the actress, she’s mainly surrounded by individuals who only want to gain something from her, without giving back in return; a class …

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Salt shakers should carry a tobacco-style health warning, say experts

Salt sold in supermarkets and salt shakers in restaurants should be required to carry a front-of-pack, tobacco-style health warning, according to The World Hypertension League and leading international health organizations. In a position statement published in the Journal of Clinical Hypertension, lead author Dr. Norm Campbell, former President of the …

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59th Independence: Let’s decentralize Policing, build egalitarian society – Ekweremadu.

I also share the serious concern among Nigerians over growing insecurity in the land today. But I believe that the difference between security at independence and today is mainly in the security architecture. We have moved from decentralised policing with national, sub-national, and local policing services to unitary policing owned …

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Nigeria at 59: Fayemi calls for greater commitment from citizens

As Nigerians celebrate the 59th independent anniversary today, Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has called for greater commitment, on the part of the citizenry, to the greatness of the country. Fayemi, in a goodwill message in Ado-Ekiti on Tuesday, also congratulated the people of Ekiti State on the 23rd …

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“Diane used Juju to lengthen her stay in Big Brother house”- Actress Bidemi Kosoko

Big Brother housemate, Diane was evicted from the reality show, and as usual, both positive and negative reactions from the audience trailed her exit from the show. While some fans feel that Diane shouldn’t have been evicted from the show, others are happy about her exit, because according to them, …

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BBNaija: With Khafi & Tacha gone, Senator Shehu Sani says he’s now rooting for Mercy to win

Senator Shehu Sani has revealed the housemate he is supporting to win this year’s Big Brother Naija reality show. He made the revelation on Sunday, saying he is rooting for Mercy to win Big Brother Nigeria’s N60 million cash prize. Shehu Sani said his love at the initial time was …

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Gov. Fintiri pardons 18 prisoners to mark Nigeria Independence

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has approved the release of 18 prisoners serving various jail terms in the state in commemoration of Nigeria’s 59th Independent Anniversary. The governor said in a statement on Monday, that the action was in line with the constitution which granted him the power under prerogative …

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Nigeria at 59: NANS hails Buhari’s commitment to corruption fight

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari’s uncompromised commitment to fight against corruption, as Nigeria celebrates its 59th Independence on Oct. 1. Mr Azeez Adeyemi, the National Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the association, gave the commendation while addressing newsmen on Monday in Abeokuta, to …

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Police rescue over 300 ‘abused’ students from Kaduna Islamic school

The Kaduna State Police Command said on Friday that more than 300 male students have been rescued from an Islamic boarding school where many had been tortured and sexually abused The Command’s Spokesman, Yakubu Sabo, said police operatives raided a building in the Rigasa area city on Thursday where the …

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FG commends ExxonMobil, Africare, NBA’s quest for youth devt

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, ANED, described reports credited to PriceWaterhouse Coopers, PwC, that no DISCO has paid any tax to the Federal Government since the privatisation of power assets in 2013 as misleading, incorrect and lacked in facts. Noting the claim was not supported by facts in a …

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Rivers APC crisis: Stakeholders appeal for Buhari’s intervention

Concerned stakeholders have appealed to President Muhamadu Buhari to resolve the lingering factional crisis in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state. Interest group, Excellence Achievers Movement, through its President, Solomon Deesi Lenu, said yesterday in Port Harcourt that the division in the Rivers APC was robbing the party …

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Ali Baba marks his daughter’s 21st birthday with sweet and colorful notes

Veteran Nigerian comedian Ali Baba recently used his social media platform to celebrate his daughter as she marked another year. The comedian kicked off the celebration of his girl, Eseophe, by flooding his verified Instagram page with several throwback pictures of the celebrant. He continued by noting that the young …

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FG Vows To Keep Borders Shut Till Neighbouring Countries Comply

Nigeria borders will remain closed until neighbouring countries respect Nigeria’s policy on food ban and other contraband importation. This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Comptroller General of Customs, Hammed Ali, during a visit to Maigatari border in Jigawa State. Maigatari border town connects Nigeria and Niger republic. Ali while …

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I Had No Doubt I Would Win At Tribunal – Ayade

Governor Ben Ayade has dedicated his victory at the Governorship Elections Petition Tribunal to God and the people of Cross River State. Ayade described the tribunal judgement as a mere reaffirmation of his resounding victory at the March 9, 2019 governorship poll. The governor who spoke through his Special Adviser …

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Reekado Banks `sack’ brother as Manager Read

Reekado Banks who spoke on the sack said:“It was just next level dealings, I wanted to get somewhere else, the vision became a lot farther, like I saw farther than I used to see and I just needed somebody that’ll see as much, most especially someone that’s been there with …

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Breaking News: Cows, herdsmen invade FUTO

The management of Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has raised the alarm over herdsmen, cattle invasion in the school. “It was not funny driving to the Senate Building this morning. It is baffling why herdsmen are gradually transforming FUTO premises into a cattle colony”, Nnabuihe said. Answering a question, …

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BBNaija 2019: Ex-housemate Venita talks about her relationship with Khafi

Former Big Brother Naija 2019 housemate Venita, who was evicted on Sunday, September 8, has addressed some issues concerning her in the house. Venita talked about her situation with Khafi and Gedoni. The former housemate addressed the topic while she was on her media tour after leaving the house. During …

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The T.B. Joshua Factor In Nigeria-South Africa Relations

Until the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the former Apartheid colony had always enjoyed very good relations with Nigeria. The two countries have often cross-fertilised ideas in many areas, including but not limited to the arts, culture, religion, music, advertising, etc. During my eventful sojourn in the marketing communications …

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BREAKING: Shi’ites defy police, hold Ashura procession in Wuse

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has carried out its Ashura mourning procession in Abuja, in defiance of the police. The Ashura procession is an annual religious ritual carried out by the Shia Islamic sect all over the world on September 10. Participants including men, women, and children held the procession …

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Cristiano Ronaldo sent message by Robbie Keane as he chases Euro goals record

Cristiano Ronaldo has the chance to catch Robbie Keane’s record 23 goals in Euro qualifiers against Lithuania on Tuesday. And the Juventus superstar has been urged to set a new scoring standard in Serie A by Maurizio Sarri this season. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward scored his …

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Tyre-burning Nigerian mob attacks Shop-rite outlet in Lagos

Nigerians protested outside a Shoprite outlet in Jakande in retaliation for xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. A Nigerian mob laid siege on an outlet of Shoprite located inside Circle Mall in the Jakande area of Lagos State on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The violent demonstration was in …

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Injured Djokovic Pulls Out Of US Open

Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic retired with a shoulder injury after dropping the first two sets of Sunday’s US Open last-16 match against Stan Wawrinka. Swiss 23rd seed and 2016 champion Wawrinka led Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when the Serb quit, having received treatment on his troublesome left shoulder before …

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Buhari reacts to xenophobic attack on Nigerians, reveals next step

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday expressed “deep concern,” over the attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019. Following reports of the attack, Buhari despatched special envoy to his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa. This was contained in a statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser …

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2019 African Games: Nigeria now second on medals table

A flurry of gold medals in wrestling and others from athletics, boxing and even canoeing has seen Nigeria soar to the second spot on the overall medals table at the ongoing African Games in Morocco. Nigeria, as of Thursday night, had gathered a total of 103 medals (40 gold, 28 silver …

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