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FG Demolishes Kidnapper, Don Waney’s Mansion

The Federal Government yesterday demolished a multi-million naira mansion at Omoku, in the Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, belonging to the slain Niger Delta militant and notorious kidnapper, Don Waney. Southern City News learnt that the house was bulldozed under the watch of heavily-armed security agents, who mounted …

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Katsina Woman Delivers Self Of Quadruplets At Home

A woman identified as Sahura reportedly gave birth to quadruplets, all boys, in her home at Zakara area of Makera village, Dutsinma Local Government Area of Katsina State without any assistance. It was gathered that after giving birth, Saturday evening, Sahura later proceeded to the General Hospital, Dutsinma. A source in the …

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Former Local Government Chairman Jailed Six Years For Stealing N22m

An Osun State High Court on Monday in Ede sentenced a former local government chairman, Rufus Wole-Ojo, to six years imprisonment for stealing and using his position for personal gratification. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had on May 28, 2013 arraigned Mr. Ojo before the court on a three-count charge …

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Nnamdi Kanu’s Family Alleges Harassment By Security Agents

Family of leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged intimidation and harassment by security operatives. The family has, therefore, appealed to well-meaning people and the international community to call the security agents to order. In a statement, the family’s spokesman, Prince Emmanuel Kanu, said …

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Man Jailed For Bigamy After Marrying Mum And Daughter

A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to prison last week after pleading no contest to charges that he married a woman — and then married her daughter a year later without first obtaining a divorce. A judge ordered Christopher I. Hauptmann, 44, to serve a term ranging from one year minus …

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Man Stabs Friend To Death In Lagos On New Year Day

A 39-year-old father of five, Olayiwola Stephen has been stabbed to death by his friend and co-tenant, Ibrahim Adetunji, during a quarrel at the Ijegun area of Lagos on New Year day. An eyewitness, Ademola Adegbola, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that a quarrel started between the two …

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Former Kaduna State Governor, Alhaji Kaita Dies

Alhaji Lawal Kaita, 85, a key player in the Second Republic, who became the third civilian governor of the old Kaduna State is dead. Kaita died at the Turkish Hospital, Abuja, yesterday evening. He became governor of the old Kaduna State on the platform of the defunct National Party of …

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Liberia: The Rise of George Weah by Reuben Abati

George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. Number one is George Weah’s popularity.  The first African footballer to win the Ballon D’or, FIFA Player of the Year, three-time African Footballer of the Year, ex-Monaco, ex-Paris …

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Ex- Flying Eagles Goalkeeper Raymond King Is Dead

A former Flying Eagles goalkeeper, Raymond King, is dead. He died on Monday after suffering a partial stroke which lasted for some days. Before his death, the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, SWAN, Ogun State Chapter, was trying to raise funds for his treatment. The deceased was a goalkeeper trainer …

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Wike Emerges Silverbird Man Of The Year, 2017

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has emerged as the Silverbird Man of the Year, 2017. Governor Wike emerged winner from a keenly contested vote by members of the public. The winner of the prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year Award was nominated for embarking on a massive ‘infrastructure’ …

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Pastor Adeboye’s 2018 Prophecies

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Worldwide, has forewarned that the countdown to the end has started. Adeboye speaking at the 2018 Crossover service at the RCCG Redemtion camp also prophesied that in the year 2018 there will be less fire …

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#EndSARS: IGP Bans SARS From Conducting Stop A Search Operations

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has banned the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force from conducting stop and search operations on roads except when necessary. Nigerians on social media, using the #EndSARS hashtag, have been calling for the squad to be scrapped over alleged harassment of innocent citizens. Following the …

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Police Declare Oil Dealer Wanted Over Badoo Killings

The police in Lagos have said that a popular oil marketer, identified as Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, is the prime suspect in the Badoo cult killings in Ikorodu and Epe areas of the state. The state command has now declared him wanted, indicating in a statement by its spokesperson, Mr. …

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Miss Adamawa, Ehiguese Mildred Peace, Wins Miss Nigeria 2017 (Photos)

Miss Adamawa, Ehiguese Mildred Peace on Thursday emerged the winner of the Miss Nigeria annual pageant. Miss Delta, Rita Chinedu, emerged the 1st runner-up while  Miss Ogun, Tolulope Ayanfalu Mary took the 2nd Runner-Up position. The event was held at the Eko Convention Centre.  It was  hosted by Bovi, Ebuka, Olive Emodi …

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