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#AMVCA2017: 76 wins Best Film (see full list(

The historical movie, 76 won big at the 2017 African Magic Viewers Choice Awards.The film won 6 awards including best picture. Here are the winners at the AMVC Award night: Trailblazer Award Somkele Idhalama Best Make Up Artiste (Movies/TV series) Oloibiri – Hakeem Onilogbo Ajibola, Perekeme Odon Best Costume Designer 76 – Pat Egwurube Best Art Director 76 – Pat ... Read More »

Eating suya in printed paper can cause cancer

Are you in the habit of eating suya, akara (bean cake) and other fried and roasted foods wrapped in printed paper? Experts have warned that such foods are inimical to health because chemicals in the printed paper include lead, a toxic substance that has been linked to the development of low IQ, kidney damage, anaemia and cancer. Dr Ishiaq Omostosho, ... Read More »

Barber catches wife in bed with her ex, files divorce

A barber, Gbenga Akinade, on Friday at an Ibadan Grade C Customary Court, Agodi-Ibadan, secured the dissolution of his six-year-old marriage on grounds of infidelity. Gbenga had told the court that his wife, Busayo, had sex with her former husband on his (Gbenga’s) matrimonial bed, adding that he could no longer tolerate her adulterous way. He testified that he met ... Read More »

Lagos-Kano train derails

The cargo section of a passenger train travelling from Lagos to Kano yesterday got detached from the main body and derailed in Osogbo, Osun State. Mechanical fault was suspected. It wasy learnt that the three wagons attached to the end of the passenger train got disengaged from the rest of the coaches close to Ifon in Osun State at about ... Read More »

Audu Maikori must be prosecuted, he was irresponsible-El Rufai

Kaduna State governor Nasir El-Rufai has vowed to prosecute CEO of Chocolate City, Audu Maikori, for the inciting tweets that led to his arrest on February 18. Agents of the Department of State Services (DSS) arrested Maikori after claiming five students of College of Education Gidan Waya, Kaduna were killed in the conflict in southern Kaduna on the social media. ... Read More »