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#NBAFinals Cleveland Cavaliers stun Golden State Warriors

Perfection has been denied. Emphatically. Thanks to a historic performance, the Cleveland Cavaliers are still alive in the NBA Finals, avoiding the sweep and defeating the Golden State Warriors 137-116 in Game 4 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland on Friday night. It forces a Game 5 in the best-of-seven series and denies the Warriors — who lead the series ... Read More »

Not Again! Kaduna Lawmaker, others kidnapped

A member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, Isa Salihu, has been kidnapped with three other persons along the Kaduna- Birniin Gwari road. Salisu represents Magajin Garin constituency of Birnin Gwari Local Government in the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Findings show that the incident occurred on Thursday when the lawmaker was on his way from Birnin Gwari to ... Read More »

“Prophet” Butchers 7 year-old boy for rituals

There was tension, yesterday, in Odokekere area of Ikorodu, Ogun State, following the discovery of the dismembered body of a seven-year-old boy, Kazeem Rafiu, at a Church building. The suspects and the bag containg Kazeem’s remains. A self-acclaimed prophet, simply identified as Eri Imole, family friend to the boy’s parents, had reportedly established a white garment church about two months ... Read More »

Diezani Loot: How Army, INEC, Police,others were bribed-witness

Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) on Thursday named some of the individuals and public officials who collected from an alleged bribe of $115m doled out by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to compromise the 2015 general elections. In a document tendered by the anti-graft agency before the Federal High Court in Lagos on Thursday, it stated ... Read More »

Poor Health: Japan Emperor to step down for son

Japan’s parliament has passed a one-off bill to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate, the first Emperor to do so in 200 years. The 83-year-old said last year that his age and health were making it hard for him to fulfil his official duties. But there was no provision under existing law for him to stand down. The government will now ... Read More »

Rotary shows care in Akwa Ibom

Moved by the unfriendly and pitiable learning environment of the students, Rotary International District 1940 of Uyo metropolis has donated 100 three-seat desks to Government Primary School, Afaha Itam, in the outskirts of Uyo Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. The presentation was made on behalf of the Club by the District Governor, Rotarian Akabom Enebong, who reiterated the ... Read More »

UK Polls: May may lose Majority in Parliament

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives will win 302 seats in the election, pollster YouGov said yesterday. Voters cast their ballots today in a snap election. According to YouGov, the Tories could lose up to 28 seats, and also their majority in parliament. In its last poll before the vote, the polling firm predicted that the Tories will receive 42 ... Read More »

El Rufai orders arrest of Arewa Youths who threatened Igbos

Governor Nasir El Rufai of Kaduna State has ordered the immediate arrest of all signatories to a statement issuing a three-month ultimatum to all Igbos to leave northern Nigeria. The governor, in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant-Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday also assured residents in the state of “their freedom to reside where they choose”, adding ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya’s funeral (Photos)

Photos By Segun Lawal (Ovation International) Nollywood actress, Moji Olaiya has been buried.She was buried amidst tears at the Vault Gardens  Ikoyi Lagos amidst tears and sorrow by friends and Family. Before her final journey home, there was an evening of tributes at The Blue Roof, LTV Compound, Lagos.It was a very emotional moment for many. Her funeral began with ... Read More »

Moji Olaiya for burial today as friends host Tribute Night (Photos)

Photos by Segun Lawal (Ovation International) Friends and family members  of Actress, Moji Olaiya gathered at the Blue Roof Hall, LTV Complex to pay her tributes.It was an emotional occasion. The event was a prelude to her burial today at the Vaults Garden,  Read More »