President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate disengagement from service of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina, former chairman of the Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday, said the President’s directive was contained in a memo to the Head […]
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The Yoruba movie industry has been thrown into mourning as they have lost one of their own. Actress, Funke Abisogun has died following complications from childbirth. The actress welcomed a child days before she passed on. Her husband, Taofiq Alhassan announced a few days ago that she had given birth to a baby. Sadly yesterday […]
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday declared the arrest and detention by the police of Mr. Okwuchukwu Obiechina – said to be the brother-in-law of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans – invalid. Consequently, Justice Mohammed Idris, in his judgment earlier today, demanded that the Nigeria Police Force release Evans’ brother-in-law […]
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Sunday bowed to global outrage, thus reversing its controversial appointment of Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe as its “goodwill ambassador.” It was earlier reported that WHO’s decision to appoint the Zimbabwean President a “good-will ambassador” was met with global outrage from medical professionals, rights groups, opposition leaders and several organisations […]
Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court in Abuja has granted a request by Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, for a temporary forfeiture of all funds held in bank accounts not linked to BVNs and those whose ownership could not be completely identified. According to the court documents, seen by Premium Times, also […]
The Lagos State Police Command has confirmed the identity of a 40-year-old man who jumped into the lagoon from the Lekki – Ikoyi link bridge on Friday in an apparent suicide mission. The State Police Command spokesman, ASP Olarinde Famous – Cole, identified the man as Adekunle Oluseyi John from Ondo State. Speaking with pressmen, […]
Farouk Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian man, who is serving a life sentence for his failed attempt to blow up an international flight near Detroit on behalf of al Qaeda in 2009, is reportedly suing the government of the United States over the way he has been treated in prison. Dubbed the “underwear bomber”, Abdulmutallab is said […]
A cleric, Pastor Samuel Adegboye, has condemned the rising rate of prostitution among girls in the country and called on the Federal Government to impose a total ban on “the dirty business”. Adegboye, who is the General Overseer of Testimony Chapel, Ilorin, however, said the government should create job opportunities to dissuade those going into […]
A magistrate court in Lagos has remanded Aminu, son of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, for contempt. He was locked up in the transit cell of Tinubu chief magistrates court Lagos for disobeying a court order. Aminu was alleged to have disobeyed an order made by Kikelomo Ayeye, the chief magistrate, in October over the custody […]
Burial arrangement for Tagbo Umeike, Davido’s late friend has been fixed – the gentleman, who passed on October 4, 2017, in a controversial circumstance will be buried on Friday, October 20, 2017. According to Stella Dimokokorkus, he will be laid to rest at his family compound in his village in Anambra state. On October 9, […]
Good looking Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi, who is engaged to Nigerian RnB singer, Banky W, has taken to her Twitter page to reveal her spending rules. The beautiful actress says no one should buy things in the name of impressing people cause it’s folly! She lists out her spending rules, one of which is to […]
Former child star and gospel singer, Benita Okojie and her husband Olawale Adeyinna are expecting their first child! Benita shared the photo above on Instagram page which she captioned: Over the mountains and the sea, Your river runs with love for me, And I will open up my heart And let the healer set me […]
The Lagos State Police force have arrested 17-year-old Hannah Osazuwa, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend Tomide Akintoye, to death at Gowon Estate in Egbeda. It was gathered that on Monday morning, an argument ensued between the couple and Osazuwa, who was treated to a lavish birthday celebration, allegedly stabbed Akintoye, alias Life of Tomson, with […]
Over the last few weeks, several Lagosians have reported the sightings of the Blue Swift bird around the metropolis. The bird is one of the fastest creatures on earth, reaching speeds of 170 miles per hour and are commonly not found in this part of the world. The Swift is part of a larger group called the Apodidae, Greek […]
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) has suspended its protracted strike action. “We have suspended the strike and lectures will resume on Monday. But the detail will be stated in our press statement which will be issued very soon,” the ASUU Chairman in the university, Dr […]
Whatsapp announced on Tuesday 17th of August, that they are now going to be letting users share the location with friends and family in real time. If you’ve used the sharing feature before, you know we could already share locations before, except it was static. With this one though, you’ll be able to share it […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has questioned how some governors go to bed and sleep when workers in their states have not been paid their salaries for months. The President raised the concern on Tuesday in Abuja following growing complaints and agitations by workers in states over unpaid salaries and allowances, in spite of interventions by the […]