5 Aug 2018

Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi says it was a blessing in disguise

Sosoliso plane crash survivor, Kechi Okwuchi says it was a blessing in disguise Kechi Okwuchi is one of the only two people who survived the illfated Sosoliso plane crash that killed 107 passengers in 2005.

9 Corps member drown during picnic in Taraba

Nine members of the National Youth Service Corps who are currently serving in Taraba State on Saturday drowned in River Mayo-Selbe in Gashaka Local government Area.Taraba State Police Command Police Public Relations Officer, ASP David Missal, who confirmed the death of nine out of the 22 corps members who were swimming in River Mayo-Selbe said seven corpses have so far been recovered from the incident.

20 prisoners escape from prison in the biggest jailbreak in the history of Gambia

20 prisoners escape from prison in the biggest jailbreak in the history of GambiaAt least 20 prisoners are on the run in the biggest jailbreak in the history of the Gambia.  

According to reports, the prisoners escaped from Gambia’s second penitentiary on Saturday, triggering a serious manhunt. They escaped from the remand wing of the Jeshwang Prisons, eight miles outside the capital Banjul on Thursday night into Friday morning.  

Man shot dead by armed robbers in Port Harcourt after he handed over his car keys to them

 Man shot dead by armed robbers in Port Harcourt after he handed over his car keys to themA father of three shot dead by armed robbers in Port Harcourt was laid to rest on Saturday,  August 5, in his hometown, Ubakala, Umuahia,  Abia State.

Photos: Thief dressed as Catholic Seminarian nabbed while trying to steal a car during Priestly Ordination in Owerri

Photos: Thief dressed as Catholic Seminarian nabbed while trying to steal a car during Priestly Ordination in OwerriA suspected thief posing as a Seminarian was nabbed while attempting to steal a brand new Toyota Camry during a Priestly Ordination at Maria Assumpta Catholic Cathedral, in Owerri, Imo State on Saturday.

Video: 31-year-old Nigerian man arrested in Italy after attempted rape of a woman at a railway station

Video: 31-year-old Nigerian man arrested in Italy after attempted rape of a woman at a railway stationPolicemen in Italy have arrested a 31-year-old Nigerian man in relation to a rape attempt at Milan's Garibaldi station few days ago.

Photos: Lagos State Task force nabs 210 miscreants, impounds 125 motorcycles

Photos: Lagos State Task force nabs 210 miscreants, impounds 125 motorcyclesOperatives of the Lagos State Task Force have nabbed 210 miscreants/street urchins and impounded 125 motorcycles around Iludun Town, New Oko-oba area of Agege.

The enforcement operation which was carried out based on complaints by different communities around the area also demolished 98 illegal shanties built on drainage alignment and road set-backs.

Man stabs ex-girlfriend to death in fit of jealous rage then tries to commit suicide by jumping in front of two oncoming buses

Man stabs ex-girlfriend to death in fit of jealous rage then tries to commit suicide by jumping in front of two oncoming busesA 20-year-old lady, Prachi Vikas Zade, was stabbed multiple times in Thane, India by her ex-boyfriend with whom she had recently broken up.
The suspect,  Akash Pawar, 25, man then tried to commit suicide by jumping in front of two oncoming buses but escaped with minor injuries.

Nigerian man involved in kidney racket sentenced to two years imprisonment in India

Nigerian man involved in kidney racket sentenced to two years imprisonment in IndiaA 37-year-old Nigerian national, who created a fake look alike website of Fortis Hospital and Kidney Institute, Kolkata, India and floating an advertisement asking for kidney donations was sentenced to two years of rigorous imprisonment along with fine of Rs 1 lakh on Friday, August 3.

Graphic Photos: Bride-to-be dies in accident along Abuja-Akwanga Road 10 days after raising alarm over havoc caused by trucks

Graphic Photos: Bride-to-be dies in accident along Abuja-Akwanga Road 10 days after raising alarm over havoc caused by trucksNewly engaged University of Jos graduate, Joy John Dabong was among victims of a deadly accident,  which occurred last Friday along the Abuja-Akwanga Road,  Dakunji Farinlamba Turu Vwang Jos South Local Government Area.

New method used by criminals in Nigeria to conceal weapons exposed

New method used by criminals in Nigeria to conceal weapons exposedA Facebook user has called the attention of the authorities to a new method being used to conceal weapons to avoid detection by security operatives.

Asaba Y2018 AAC: Rite Foods sponsors African Athletes, feed thousands

Asaba Y2018 AAC: Rite Foods sponsors African Athletes, feed thousands In the spirit of sportsmanship, Rite Foods Limited makers of Bigi soft drinks variants, Fearless Energy drinks, Bigi and Rite Sausages throws its weight behind Y2018 African Athletics Championship tagged "Champions of the Niger".�

Oshiomhole: If Your Face Is Not Diplomatic, At Least Your Mouth Should…by Reno Omokri

Oshiomhole: If Your Face Is Not Diplomatic, At Least Your Mouth Should?by Reno OmokriRead Reno's pece below....
Ever since Adams Oshiomhole became the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress on June 24, 2018, he has acted, and is still acting like a bull in a China shop. No finesse, no tact, no diplomacy.

"I knew this loss would completely destroy me" Winnie Mandela's grand daughter writes emotional post to mark end of mourning

"I knew this loss would completely destroy me" Winnie MandelaOne of the grand daughters of Winnie Mandela has been left with a deep hole in her heart following the death of the icon who she calls her best friend, and she's written a heartbreaking post expressing her pain.

Floyd Mayweather celebrates daughter Iyanna as she finally receives her diploma certificate 3-years after she graduated from high school (Photos)

 Floyd Mayweather celebrates daughter Iyanna as she finally receives her diploma certificate 3-years after she graduated from high school (Photos)Retired flamboyant boxer, Floyd Mayweather took to Instagram to celebrate his daughter Iyanna Mayweather, 18, as she accepted her high school diploma three-years after she graduated.
Sharing photos with his daughter and her mother, the undefeated boxer wrote :

2019 Election: Atiku Replies Obasanjo After He Vowed Never To Support His Political Ambition

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has responded following the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo’s remark that God will not forgive him if he supports Atiku’s presidential bid ahead of 2019 elections.
According to Vanguard, Atiku has now replied Obasanjo asking him tidy up his relationship with God, instead of hanging his judgment with God on things concerning him (Atiku).

“I’m so tired,” – Tonto Dikeh breaks down in tears (Video)

“I’m so tired,” - Tonto Dikeh breaks down in tears (Video)Nollywood actress and mother of one, Tonto Dikeh has taken to her insta-story to reveal what she has been passing through in life.
According to the actress, her life is so stressful and she wish she can rest but she can’t.

Air Force attack Boko Haram’s hideout in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says the Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has conducted a successful attack on a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) Hideout in Daban Masara in Borno.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday in Abuja, said that the operation was carried out on Friday.

Zimbabwe buries persons killed by soldiers during protests 15 hours ago

Suspicious Ziyambi widow of Ishmael Kumire, one of the six persons killed by Zimbabwe soldiers on Wednesday
The four children of a fruit-seller, Ishmael Kumire, gunned down by Zimbabwean soldiers in post-election violence wept uncontrollably at the sight of their father lying in a casket under a baking sun.

Hajj 2018: Beware of fraudsters, NAHCON cautions pilgrims

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Sunday cautioned Nigerians performing this year’s Hajj in Saudi Arabia against fraudsters on the prowl at their hotel camps for dubious business deals.
Alhaji Umar Bala, Head, Civic Education of NAHCON gave the warning while addressing pilgrims from Kwara, Kaduna and Kebbi states in Madinah.

Army arrest wanted Boko Haram terrorist

Some of the Boko Haram members who surrendered recently. The military did not allow Ali Goni’s photograph to be taken as he is a minor
The Army says they have arrested a wanted Boko Haram suspect, Maje Lawan at Banki, Borno.

Akpororo Gets A Street Named After Him In Lagos (Photo)

Comedian akpororo gets a street named after him in Lagos. According to him, Every month he dances and praises God from street to street today he’s blessed with one.
The proud father of twins took to Instagram to share his testimony.

Photos: Russian police arrest 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights activists who took part in an unsanctioned rally

Photos: Russian police arrest 30 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights activists who took part in an unsanctioned rallyRussian police have detained around 30 gay rights activists who took part in an unsanctioned rally in St Petersburg.  A few dozen activists gathered at Palace Square on Saturday afternoon in defiance of a ban on holding the rally.  

Tanker driver arrested after killing 4 people drinking at a bar in Rivers State

Tanker driver arrested after killing?4 people drinking at a bar in Rivers StateAn unfortunate incident occurred at Rumuapara-Port Harcourt on the East-West Road in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area yesterday where four persons were crushed to death by a tanker in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup after suffering worst defeat of her career

Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup after suffering worst defeat of her careerSerena Williams has announced her decision to withdraw from the Rogers Cup in Montreal, citing personal reasons for dropping out.

Actor Steven Seagal appointed Russian ministry's 'special representative'

 Actor Steven Seagal appointed Russian ministryRussia has appointed American actor Steven Seagal as a "special representative" on US-Russian humanitarian ties.

Babcock University withholds information on Chioma’s admission status

Chiomas admission statusAll efforts to obtain the admission status of Davido’s girlfriend, Chioma Rowland, from Babcock University have been futile following reports emerging recently that Chioma’s parents were unhappy that their daughter had decided to jeopardise her education for a romance with Davido.

Many left in shock as 9-year-old girl gives birth in city hospital

Many left in shock as 9-year-old girl gives birth in city hospitalIn a case that has left Kenyans in shock, a nine-year-old girl gave birth at a Nairobi Hospital on Wednesday.
Photographs of the smiling minor breastfeeding the infant have been circulating online, although her identity cannot be revealed for legal reasons.

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Tonto Dikeh, Siasia join NAPTIP to kick against human trafficking (Photos and Videos)


Two Nollywood superstars, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and Tonto Dikeh, on Saturday pledged to support the fight against human trafficking.

“I fought both spiritually and physically” – Pastor says as he destroy fetish item inside a bush in Imo (Photos)

A pastor, Bishop Nelson has narrated how he fought and defeated a fetish item he saw inside a bush in Imo state.

Chidinma in trouble with promoter over alleged breach of contract

Popular Nigerian female singer Chidinma in trouble with promoter Romaric Boco, aka Air Dubai, over an alleged breach of contract for a show in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
According to Sunday Scoop, Boco said after agreeing and collecting some money for the show, Chidinma signed another contract with some other persons for the same show and refused to refund him.

Man Kills Girlfriend After Finding Condoms In Her Handbag

A Nigerian man, Osaremwinda Iduwanyi who allegedly killed a mother of three, Gladys Okoh for alleged infidelity has given the main reason why he killed her.
The deceased before her death was a divorcee. Iduwanyi confessed that he killed the woman after finding condoms in her handbag.

Nigerian Family go viral as they celebrate their Grandparents 50th wedding anniversary (Photo)

This Adorable photo of a Nigerian couple with their children and grandchildren as they celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary is melting hearts all over the internet and it will surely make you smile.

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Ayo Makun Celebrates Birthday In Style. ( Photos )

Nigerian comedian Ayo Makun popularly called Ay has posted pictures of himself on his Instagram page in celebration of his Birthday ...