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Lagos Council Polls Unstoppable – LASIEC

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) says it has no plan to postpone the July 22 council polls. According to NAN, the Chairman of LASIEC, retired Justice Ayotunde Phillips, said on Saturday that rather than shift the election, preparations had been intensified to ensure that the exercise was successfully conducted. The commission is also […]

8 dead in Demba Diop Football Stadium Stampede

No fewer than eight soccer fans were killed on Saturday in a stampede at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar, Senegal. The stampede occurred during a match between two local teams, the sports minister said. A fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and police fired tear gas to break it up. The resulting confusion triggered […]

2017 AMAA Full List of Winners: Nkem Owoh Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  The 13th edition of the African Movie Academy Awards was held last night at the Eko Hotel in Lagos, and this year’s saw Senegalese filmmakers sweeping up the best categories for their amazing performances in the movie, Felicite. According to The Cable, Felicite copped three of the five major categories, including best film, best actress and best supporting […]

Rihanna has 8 Other Guys Waiting to Replace Pool Bae Hassan Jameel

Rihanna sent the internet into meltdown when steamy images emerged of her and a hot dude (later identified as Saudi heir Hassan Jameel) tonguing away in a pool. The 30-year-old superstar can hardly be classified as an inhibited lover, from Hollywood star Leonardo di Caprio to footie ace Karim Benzema, Rihanna gets down to ‘work’ when she feels like it. […]

Hushpuppi ‘has NO Credibility Whatsoever’ – Phyno

Phyno is not yet done with Ray Hushpuppi. In a new interview with Punch, the Ezege rapper dismissed the rich Instagram baller as a nobody, insisting that Hushpuppi has no credibility and came from ‘nowhere’. Recall that their drama started in June, when the Malaysia-based Nigerian rich boy shamed Phyno and Iceprince for allegedly wearing fake Patek wristwatches. “If you […]

INEC Petitions CJN Over Court Order Halting Melaye’s Recall Process

According to Punch Newspapers, the Independent National Electoral Commission has contacted the office of the Chief Justice of Nigeria over the Abuja Federal High Court order restraining the commission from continuing with the recall process on the Senator representing the Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. INEC National Commissioner, Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, said in a […]

Diezani Warned Aluko Against Buying $80m Yacht

Court documents filed by the US Department of Justice in Houston have revealed that Nigeria’s former oil minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke tried to warn Kola Aluko and Jide Omokore, her business partners against lavish spending, including splashing millions of dollars on a yacht. “If you want to hire a yacht, you lease it for two weeks […]

Shoprite Sales Girl Steals N554million In Lagos One Month After Getting Employed

A sales girl with Shoprite stores, Mariam Mufutau, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly stealing the sum of N553, 956, 000 she realized from sales just one month after she secured employment. The management of Shoprite Stores in Eti-Osa had reported the case of theft to the Divisional Police […]

“You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of income is begging”- Kemi Adeosun

The Nigerian government has stated that no one would be left out in the campaign to enlarge the tax revenue. She said some beggars were earning millions and that “proceeds from begging are taxable. You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of income is begging”. Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun said this in […]

Woman Exchanges Baby for Half Bag of Rice in Imo

A rather bizarre incident is unfolding in Imo State, south-east Nigeria as a young woman, Chioma Fidelis, has confessed that she was only given half a bag of rice after a year of having sold her baby to a couple; Mr and Mrs Jonas Anyanwu . The 20-year-old disturbed mother was among the 40 suspects paraded by […]
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