8 Sep 2017
Just eight teams from around the continents have qualified for the 2018 World Cup as others still justle for positions.After a week of International football with stars in action to make things work for their respective countries in the World Cup qualifiers, seven teams have booked their spot in the much awaited tournament, other than the host country Russia. The teams are Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Iran, South Korea, Japan and Saudi Arabia.
In an article in the Africa Journal of October 1946 titled Les Portuguaisdans la Baie de Biafra au XViemeSiecle (‘The Portuguese in the Bay of Biafra in the Fifteenth Century’), Monsieur J. Bouchard had stated that the word, Biafra, is not of Portuguese origin as some people think, and does not come from any place or tribe within the region. It is simply a corruption by the cartographers of the sixteenth century of the word Mascha, which was the name of a mountain marked near this region on the map of Africa by Ptolemy.
A young man has been found out to have shot the son of a Lags high chief dead after shooting another person.Adekunle Lawal, a 29-year-old, who allegedly murdered a man, Yusuf Elegushi, said to be a prince of the Elegushi royal family in Lagos, was on Friday remanded in Ikoyi Prison on the orders of an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has arrested one of its drivers, Nasiru Isa, for allegedly burgling a sealed house owned by Alex Badeh, former chief of defence staff.
A middle-aged man, Adamu Aminu was on Friday arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court for fraudulently collecting N1million from an unsuspecting victim for a bogus orphanage falsely claimed to be owned by Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule.
A 15-year-old Minnesota girl thought she was being of help to a friend's father but instead got kidnapped and was held captive for 29 days. During the period of her captivity, she was repeatedly raped, tied up with zip ties and locked in a closet.
"Ya Allah! Make the pain of death easy for us to bear. Expand & enlighten our graves & make our final abode close to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)."
Suspected assassins disguising as parishioners this morning shot the parish priest at St Thomas Catholic church Onilekere cement B/S Ikeja. A statement released by the Lagos state police public relations officer, Olarinde Famous-Cole, says the hoodlums posing as parishioners, attended the early morning mass in the church that was conducted by the victim.
Dangote, Ooni of Ife, Oba of Lagos, Dapo Abiodun, Kensington Adebutu and others attend the 80th Birthday party of Oba Oniru
See pictures of how Gov. Ajimobi of Oyo state and his wife are eating together with former Governor, Alao Akala below...
A man's hand was chopped off and his head broken following an attack at Otumara, Warri south west Local Govt Area of Delta state. An online user identified as Samuel Khalil who shared the gruesome photos on Thursday, Sept 8 (yesterday), wrote;
The unknown man shared the photo, we hope they can settle this matter... see the post he shared below.
A Nigerian lady has left her family and friends in sorrow following her demise in Mecca during this year’s pilgrimage.
Operatives of the Lagos State Task Force have arrested 71 suspected miscreants around railway-line in Oshodi, as part of efforts to rid t...
A controversial SCAMMER BABALAWO Nigerian man of God, Prophet Moses Kasali, is in the news again and this time, he left many people sho...
Nollywood actress, Faithia Williams has joined other Nigerian celebrities who have reacted to recent wedding of Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye ...
The alleged Babalawo and end of the world Prophet Moses Kasali was caught during his service on Facebook conjuring satan incantation to ...