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Opinion: Queen’s College Three: Who will pay for those lost souls?-Michael Effiong

My people At the last count, three students have died or should I say have been killed by the negligence of the authorities of Queen’s College, Yaba. Lagos. It is almost one week after the death of the third child, and I have not heard that anyone has been arrested or has been charged to court for at least manslaughter. ... Read More »

11 tips on how to cope with Post-Natal depression-Wellbeing Foundation Africa

In celebration of the World Health Day, Wellbeing Foundation Africa joined the World Health Organisation’s #let’stalk initiative to engage and elicit discussion on post-natal depression and mental illness. Here are tips that can help! Depression following childbirth is very common. It affects 1 in 6 women who have given birth. Depression is an illness characterized by persistent sadness and a ... Read More »

Diezani’s $115m loot: “I am guilty as charged”-INEC staff tells court

A staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Christian Nwosu has pleaded guilty to receiving N30 million as bribe from the N23 billion alleged Diezani bribe meant to compromise electoral officers before the 2015 general election. Nwosu was among three INEC officials that were on Wednesday docked by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, before Justice M. B. ... Read More »

“It is lie, Naval boss could not have committed suicide-insiders insist

The late Rear Adm. Daniel Ikoli, the Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Lagos, who was found dead at his Apapa residence on April 5, did not kill himself, contrary to some media reports. According to authoritative sources at the command, Ikoli may have been assassinated as he had no cause to kill himself. “Ikoli has been penciled down by the ... Read More »

Davido ‘s cheque for Mercedes Benz SUV bounces

Top Artiste, David Adeleke has become embroiled in another scandal-this time his final payment for a Mercedes Benz GLE 450 has bounced-and the car dealer has sought the services of a lawyer to recover the outstanding N7.4million According to Sahara Reporters, David had on February 10, 2017 issued two Zenith Bank Cheques forN10million and N1.4 million. Fo some inexplicable reason, ... Read More »

Nigerian,wife,brother in-law,others jailed for fraud in US

A United States District Judge, Paul W. Grimm, has sentenced Gbenga Ogundele aka Benson Ogundele, age 58; of Laurel, Maryland to 234 months in prison, and sentenced his wife, Moji Popoola, aka Mojisola Oluwakemi Tin Popoola/Moji T. Popoola, age 42, also of Laurel, to 18 months in prison, each followed by three years of supervised release. They were jailed for ... Read More »

Uber driver charged for stealing N235,000 phone

A driver with American online car hire service firm, Uber, was yesterday arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing his passenger’s N235,000 phone. Mobosi Ikechukwu, 32, was arraigned before Mr B. A. Sonuga. Prosecuting Corporal Friday Mameh said Ikechukwu was assigned by the transport network firm to pick up Mrs Fatima Eshotune, who requested for a driver on ... Read More »

Marriage Palaver:Obasanjo’s wife alleges assassination attempt

Estranged wife of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo has alleged that certain persons have been detailed to assassinate her following a court action she filed last month to postpone her son’s wedding, PMnews reports. This was made public in a petition to the Commissioners of Police, Lagos State, dated 4 April, 2017, Mrs Obasanjo alleged that those assigned ... Read More »

FG drags Justice Ademola to CCB, appeals judgement

The Federal Government has filed an appeal against the decision of Justice Jude Okeke upholding the no case submission in the corruption case against Justice Adeniyi Ademola, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola and Mr Joe Agi. A source in the Presidency confirmed this development to State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday. The source stated that the appeal was informed by the ... Read More »

Reps Member slapped,punched by angry youths in Niger State

Hon. Salihu Adamu, representing Bosso and Paiko federal constituencies of Niger State in the House of Representatives, has been beaten into a coma by aggrieved youths in his constituency. The lawmaker had driven into one of the villages in his constituency for a political meeting when he was attacked. After the attack, the lawmaker was initially rushed to a private ... Read More »