Atleast 3M Nigerians Lost N18bn To MMM – NDIC

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) today disclosed that the social media estimated that three million Nigerians had  lost N18 billion in the Phonzi scheme, popularly called Mavrodi Mundial Movement (MMM). The Managing Director of the Corporation, Alhaji Umaru Ibrahim disclosed this while speaking at the NDIC day at the …

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Osinbajo Conferred Chieftaincy Title Of Obong Emem Ibom (Photos)

Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has been conferred a Chieftaincy title of Obong Emem Ibom by Akwa Ibom State Traditional Rulers. Mr. Osinbajo is Akwa Ibom in continuation of President Buhari’s determination to dialogue with the oil producing communities to find a workable template to bringing development to the oil …

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New Video: Waje feat. Lira – Mountain

Off her upcoming second album, Waje has just released the video for her latest single, ‘Mountain’ featuring South African singer Lira. The soulful inspirational song showcases Waje’s incredible vocal dexterity complemented by Lira’s unmistakable mastery of her range. ‘Mountain’ was mixed and mastered by Olaitan Dada, produced and co-written by …

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Court Dissolves Emeka Ike’s 14-Year Old Marriage

A Lagos Island Customary Court today dissolved the marriage between Nollywood actor, Emeka Ike and his wife, Emma over an alleged incessant battery. Emma, a teacher, had on July 13, 2015, approached the court to dissolve the 14-year-old marriage between her and the Nollywood star. The court president, Mr Awos …

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Time Magazine’s Person – Nurse Salome Karwah Dies

Liberian nurse Salome Karwah was one of those named as Time magazine’s person of the year in 2014 for her frontline work against Ebola. She died in Monrovia last week after giving birth to a son. Her husband told the BBC that nurses were unwilling to touch her for fear …

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10 Nigerian Celebrities With Chieftaincy Titles (With Pictures)

Some of our Nigerian celebrities have been honoured with traditional titles in and outside their hometowns. Here’s a list of them: 1. Tuface Idibia Tu Face was honoured with the “Tafidan Kudendan of Kudendan” by the His Royal Highness Galadima of Kudendan Chiefdom. The title translates to “Ambassador of Peace”. He …

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Drama As Senate Screens 82-year-old Ambassadorial Nominee

The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday, screened an 82-year-old non-career ambassadorial nominee, Justice Sylvanus Nsofor (retd.), who refused to recite the National Anthem when he was asked to do so. The refusal by the nominee to recite the anthem had shocked members of the committee. The nominee is …

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INEC Director To Be Arraigned Over N16m Scam

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has concluded arrangements to prosecute a Deputy Director of INEC in Akwa Ibom and former Electoral Officer in Rivers, Gogo Anderson Waribo. The antigraft agency, in a statement by its spokesman, Wilson Uwujaren, on Wednesday said Waribo would be arraigned for allegedly collecting N16m …

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Court Strikes Out Six Charges Against Kanu, Others

Trial Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court in Abuja today, struck-out six out of the eleven count criminal charges the Federal Government preferred against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu and three others. In a ruling, Justice Nyako held that the …

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Justice Walter Onnoghen Confirmed As Chief Justice Of Nigeria

The senate has confirmed Justice Walter Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen as the new Chief Justice of Nigeria. Onnoghen’s confirmation came during plenary Wednesday sequel to the consideration of the letter sent to the National Assembly by Acting-President Yemi Osinbajo requesting his confirmation as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria. After answering series …

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