Day: December 8, 2020

If you hate on another person’s success, you can’t be successful — BBN’s Nengi warns Nigeria’s approximately 80 million haters

BBNaija star Nengi has sent a message to those hating her success as she warns them to desist from it if they want to be successful. The beautiful woman in a cryptic message said no one attracts things they desist in life hence they should be warned. According to her, if you desist someone’s success, […]

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Today is not a day to be happy, ask Allah for forgiveness — Advocates tell Actress Rahama Sadau on her birthday

When it comes to religion and conservativeness in the north, it is often considered a black or white thing and not even celebrities are spared when caught erring. Northern actress, Rahama Sadau, is one female celebrity who has been caught supposedly erring a couple of times and it appears she intends to keep doing her […]

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2020 Graduates of BBN, Kaisha and Ka3na, promise themselves problem

Former BBNaija Lockdown housemate Umaru Aisha popularly called Kaisha has charged her colleague housemate, Ka3na to bring her A-game on and start their post lockdown ahead of the reunion next year. Ka3na Jones who is definitely living up to her name like a boss lady had told Nengi in a tweet that she will reply […]

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President Buhari sacks NDE Director General, Ladan Argungu

President Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Dr Nasiru Mohammed Ladan Argungu. Dr Argungu was relieved of his appointment in a memo released last week Friday, December 4, 2020. According to the memo, the sack took effect from Monday, December 7. A statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the President […]

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Ritualist den allegedly operated by siblings uncovered in Osun (photos)

The police in Osun state have arrested two brothers, Tajudeen Monsuru and Tajudeen Alani, for allegedly running a ritualist den in the Yemoja area in Iwo on Monday, December 7. The den was uncovered while the police were investigating the mysterious disappearance of a lady identified as Mutiat Alani. According to reports, Mutiat had gone missing and a manhunt […]

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Cross River’s ‘Operation Akpakwu’ begins house to house search for criminals

The recently launched Cross River State security outfit, Operation “Akpakwu”, has arrested sizeable number of kidnappers who have been terrorising the residents of Calabar, the state capital. In its latest operations, Operation “Akpakwu” arrested notorious kidnapper, Etim Etim Bassey and members of his gang members, who were nabbed on Tuesday in Calabar South axis of […]

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NSCDC arrests 28 over alleged pipeline vandalism, illegal bunkering in Abia

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abia command, has arrested 28 suspects in connection with pipeline vandalism and illegal bunkering from September to date in the state. The Commandant, Vincent Ogu, said this in his maiden news conference in Umuahia on Tuesday. He said that 20 of the suspects were already being prosecuted. […]

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David Geffen hits pay dirt with $34M empty lot in Beverly Hills

A former DreamWorks executive and entertainment industry billionaire just hit pay dirt! Infamously avid yachter David Geffen, who recently incurred backlash for posting pics from his $590 million big boat during the COVID-19 lockdown, has sold an empty lot in Beverly Hills’ Billionaire’s Row for close to $34 million, Realtor.com reports. The one-acre development site […]

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Okoye grateful to Gernot Rohr for career breakthrough

Goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has expressed gratitude to Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr for giving him the opportunity to play for Nigeria. Rohr handed Okoye his Super Eagles debut in an international friendly match against Brazil played at the Kallang Stadium in Singapore back in October 2019. The German-born goalkeeper came on as a second-half substitute […]

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“I just want to help the team achieve our goals” – Okoye on his Sparta form

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye is delighted with how the season is going for him and his Dutch club Sparta Rotterdam. The 21-year-old joined the Dutch Eredivisie side back in July but made his first-team debut in October. Since his debut, Okoye has kept three clean sheets and also helped the club move up in […]

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Etebo denies Galatasaray exit reports

Super Eagles Midfielder Etebo Oghenekaro has denied reports linking him with a quick return to Stoke City in January. The former Las Palmas midfielder says the most important thing presently is to keep working hard in order to help his Turkish Club, Galatasaray achieve their objectives in the Turkish Super Lig. Reports from some section […]

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Poor governance, lack of accountability by states responsible for insecurity – GGI report

A special report has revealed that poor leadership and lack of accountability at state and local government levels fueled the insecurity experienced in parts of the country. The Good Governance Index (GGI) said it came to this conclusion after systemic research on factors responsible for insecurity in Nigeria to identify the elements behind the escalation. To […]

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“We were not good enough”- WBA defender Ajayi rues bad performance against Palace

Following West Bromwich Albion embarrassing defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday, Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi called for a quick response from the squad. Ajayi was in action for 90 minutes as the Baggies stumbled to a 1 – 5 defeat at the Hawthorne to the rampaging Palace. West Bromwich Albion also finished the match […]

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Demba Ba Confronts Referee In Heated Exchange Over Alleged Racist Comment

Former Chelsea forward Demba Ba confronted the match official who allegedly made a racist comment in the Turkish side’s Champions League clash with PSG. The Champions League match descended into chaos and has been suspended (for the moment at least) after both sets of players walked off the pitch. Istanbul assistant manager Pierre Webo, who […]

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Some of those involved in killing of Iranian nuclear scientist arrested – official

Some of those involved in the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist last month have been arrested, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, an adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker, said on Tuesday, according to the semi-official news agency ISNA. “The perpetrators of this assassination, some of whom have been identified and even arrested by the security services, will […]

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Turkey condemns seizure of vessel by east Libyan forces

Turkey has condemned the interception of one of its ships by eastern-based Libyan forces in the Mediterranean Sea, saying it must be allowed to resume its journey while warning of reprisals. Khalifa Haftar’s eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) said on Monday it intercepted the Turkish ship Mabrouka, under a Jamaican flag, that was heading to […]

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Judge dismisses case against former US security advisor Michael Flynn

A US district judge has dismissed the case against US President Donald Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as “moot”, citing a presidential pardon issued by Trump. Trump pardoned Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on November 25. The […]

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Official: Donald Trump administration declined offer to purchase more Pfizer vaccines

The Trump administration rejected an offer from the Pfizer company to purchase additional doses of COVID-19 vaccine in the second three-month period, Pfizer Board Member Scott Gottleib said on Tuesday. “Pfizer did offer up an additional allotment coming out of that plant, basically the second-quarter allotment, to the U.S. government multiple times and as recently […]

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Joe Biden introduces health team to fight coronavirus, sets goals for reversing pandemic

President-elect Joe Biden introduced the team to lead his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, emphasizing the mass vaccination distribution needed to achieve his goal of 100 million shots in his first 100 days in office. Biden said he needed Congress to fully fund vaccine distribution to all corners of the United States. Getting children […]

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Body of unidentified woman found dumped by the roadside in Ibadan

The body of a yet-to-be identified woman was found dumped at Osuntokun Avenue, Bodija, in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Tuesday, December 8.  The Fast-Track Emergency Rescue Operation squad of the Oyo State Road Transport Management Agency (OYRTMA) were called to the scene at about 11am. They arrived, removed the remains and deposited it at […]

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