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Life Pension: SERAP Asks Court To Order Governors To Publish Payment Details Since 1999

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court, Abuja to order the 36 state governors in Nigeria to “publish details and breakdown of payment of pensions to...

Pastor’s wife burns nine-year-old with iron over bedwetting

The wife of a reverend in the Oko-Oba area of Lagos State, Mrs Olusola Adeleke, has been arrested by the police for allegedly burning the skin of her home help with a hot iron. The...

NFVCB stops ‘Sugar Rush’ from showing in cinemas

The National Film and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) has ordered that the screening of ‘Sugar Rush’ in cinemas be halted. In a statement released on its Facebook page, the board said the temporary approval given...

EFCC ‘freezes’ Shehu Sani’s bank accounts — ‘asks’ him to declare assets

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has frozen the bank accounts of Shehu Sani, a former senator from Kaduna state, his aide alleges. In a statement on Sunday, Suleiman Ahmed, senior special adviser to...

Use of presidential jet for private event by Buhari’s family illegal -Falana

Femi Falana, senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to stop members of his family from using aircraft in the presidential fleet. Falana said the use of aircraft in the presidential fleet...

Nigerians react as Bishop Oyedepo sacks church’s officials for looting church treasury

Some Nigerians have reacted to report of Founder and General Overseer of the Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo dismissing his senior church officials for looting the church's treasury.  Though he did...

Man in police net for alleged attempt to rape, kill 22-year-old in Ogun

A 25-year-old shoemaker, Olamide Babayemi, is cooling off his heels in police custody for allegedly raping and attempting to kill a 22-year-old Microbiology graduate (name withheld). The suspect was arrested, following a report by the...

The Madness of Marlians and the trend of nonsense in Nigeria By Ameh...

If you are a Marlian, stop reading because this is not what you may like to stomach. I refrained from commenting on the madness called ‘Marlians’ currently trending in Nigeria, particularly on social media,...

Naira Marley in fresh trouble.

Fresh trouble may be in the offing for the music rave of the moment, Naira Marley as Child Right Advocates in Lagos State had risen against him. According to the group, the manner at which...

Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Atiku Abubakar & Bola Tinubu at The Wedding Fatiha...

Vice- President Yemi Osinbajo SAN, Atiku Abubakar & Bola Tinubu attends The Wedding Fatiha of Mahmud Nuhu Ribadu & Amina Aliyu Ismaila, Son of Mallam Nuhu Ribadu at The Al-Nur Mosque Abuja. Photos; Tolani Alli

Serving NYSC Member From Kogi State Commit Suicide, Leaves Note

Miss Bolufemi Princess Motunrayo from Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State and a graduate of Banking and Finance, Prince Abubakar Audu University formally called Kogi State University currently a Batch C Youth Corps...

African literary giant, Prof Chukwuemeka Ike dies

One of Africa’s literary giants, Prof Chukwuemeka Ike, has passed on. A family source who spoke on condition of anonymity to newsmen on Friday said Ike died on Thursday. Ike until his death was the...

Nigerians react angrily as Buhari’s daughter cruises presidential jet for personal use

Nigerians on Twitter have expressed outrage after President Buhari’s daughter Hanan was flown in a presidential jet for a private photoshoot of an arranged durbar. The certified creative photographer and the youngest daughter of Buhari...

BBnaija’s Ceec is back , flaunts sexy pictures on Instagram (pictures).

Ex BBNaija star, Cee C is not taking it easy on Instagram this afternoon as she has been flaunting immensely sexy pictures that her followers are appreciating. Recall that she deactivated the account days back...

4-year-old Suffers Paralysis after Lady allegedly Banged her head on the floor (photos +...

A 4-year-old child is currently battling for her life after she was physically assaulted by a lady whom she lives with. Ukan Kurugh who shared the story wrote; Re: Could This Be Accident Or Wickedness? Since November...

Shehu Sani cries out from EFCC custody, raises critical questions on bribe allegation.

Former Senator and Civil Rights Activist, Shehu Sani who has been in detention since the past two weeks has described the bribery allegation against him as spurious and an attempt to dent his name...

NUC clears air on scrapping Mass Communication

The National Universities Commission (NUC) says it has not abolished the study of Mass Communication in Nigerian universities, saying that the course has just been unbundled into seven other degree programmes. Mr Ibrahim Yakasai, the...

Rail project: Lagos announces road closure in Ikeja, Iganmu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced that it would close two roads to traffic on January 9 and January 11 respectively. It said this was to facilitate the completion of the...

EFCC searches Shehu Sani’s houses, grills ASD motors’ CEO’s wife

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday conducted searches on two houses and an office of the embattled Sen. Shehu Sani. The searches were said to be in line with the...

Buhari, Osinbajo must declare assets publicly – Falana

Nigeria’s rights activist, Femi Falana is backing agitation that President Muhmmadu Buhari, his vice, Yemi Osinbajo and the 36 state governors declare their assets publicly. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), capitalising on the...