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Finally Over: Court okays Toke Makinwa/Maje Ayida divorce

The three-year-old marriage between a popular radio presenter, Omotoke Makinwa and her estranged husband, Maje Ayida has hit the rocks. An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Thursday dissolved the union, citing husband’s adulterous lifestyle, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Makinwa, is the co-host of the ‘Morning Drive’ on Rhythm 93.7FM, a blogger and an author. She had ... Read More »

Okowa is running Delta State like his empire-Ojougboh

Dr. Cairo Ojougboh, the former Deputy National Chairman of Alimodu Sheriff-led faction of the People Democratic Party (PDP) who recently joined the All Progressives Congress, (APC), has accused the Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa of massive corruption and running a government without a formal budget passed by the state House of Assembly as required by law. Ojougoh said in a petition ... Read More »

Arabic teacher in trouble for strangling son to death

A Minna Magistrates’ Court on Friday ordered the remand of a 38-year-old Arabic teacher, Bashiru Isah, accused of strangling his own son. Isah was arraigned on a one count charge of culpable homicide, punishable under Section 221 of the Penal Code Law. The Police prosecutor, Insp. Emmanuel Danladi, told the court that one Aisha Bashiru, wife to the accused person, ... Read More »

Lagos Assembly to Schools ” Teach Yoruba or we’ll shut you down”

The Lagos State House of Assembly is proposing a fine of N500, 000 or closure of any school that flouts its proposed law on compulsory teaching and learning of Yoruba Language, when passed. According to the House “A Bill for a Law To Provide for the Preservation and Promotion of the Use of Yoruba Language and for Connected Purposes’’  seeks ... Read More »

Man City Star, Aguero breaks rib in car crash

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero suffered a broken rib in a car crash in the Netherlands, the club’s manager Pep Guardiola confirmed on Friday. Aguero sustained the injury after a taxi taking him to an Amsterdam airport following a music concert was involved in an accident on Thursday night. It is not clear how serious the injury is and when he would be well enough ... Read More »

“Bring us Dasuki”-Appeal Court orders DSS

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Friday ordered the Department of State Service to produce the detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd),  before a Federal High Court in Abuja to enable him testify in defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh. In a unanimous judgement delivered by its ... Read More »

Blackmail:Family asks Army to Produce Nnamdi Kanu

The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has begun carefully orchestrated plot to blackmail the Nigeria Army by asking the security outfit to produce him, saying that his whereabouts remain unknown weeks after the raid on their Afaraukwu Umuahia family house. The family is alleging that Nnamdi Kanu is in the custody of ... Read More »

World Bank Hails Ogun’s Development Drive

  The World Bank has hailed the industrialisation and agricultural development drive of the Ogun State government. The bank gave the commendation during a meeting with officials of the government in continuation of its assessment tour of the state, pledging to further support the Senator Ibikunle Amosun administration’s development agenda. Leader of the team, Mr. Kofi Nouve, who described Ogun ... Read More »

Ambode Commissions first State-Owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday commissioned the first state owned DNA Forensic Centre in West Africa, saying that the move would go a long way in resolving all form of crimes, paternity issues and others through technology which is the modern trend across the world. Governor Ambode said the completion and handing over of the centre located ... Read More »

British Airways to Probe Racist Comments on Nigerians by Air Hostess

British Airways has launched an investigation after a video emerged of an air stewardess making racist comments about passengers on a flight to Nigeria. MailOnline reports that the woman, dressed in a BA uniform, filmed herself as she was about to fly from London Heathrow to Abuja on Friday. The footage was recorded in her car and circulated among cabin ... Read More »