N100,000 Only Will Be Spent On Bride Price – Benue Ruler

Not pleased with the ‘expensive bride price’ his kinsmen ask for during traditional marriages, the traditional ruler of Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo LGA of Benue, Chief Sir Sunday Ekele JP on a live programme on Thursday monitored by Joy FM, disclosed that prospective grooms in his community, have been banned from …

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Father Own Up To Raping Daughter

A 41-year-old man, Sikiru Odejide, who has been sleeping with his 13-year-old daughter (names withheld) since December 2016, has blamed the devil for his action. The Ogun State Police Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed that the arrest of the randy father was as a result of a complaint from …

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FG Evacuates 1,800 Nigerians From Saudi Arabia

The Federal Government yesterday commenced the evacuation of 1,800 Nigerians illegally residing in Saudi Arabia. Already, no fewer than 198 persons, including women and children, returned to the country aboard a Med-View Airline jet. Officials of the National Emergency Management Agency in Kano State received the first batch of the …

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Trump Has Come So That America Can Be Humbled – Obasanjo

Americans are humans too like Africans in choosing Donald Trump as president, former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo said in a rare reflection that appeared to have mocked the US election last November. ‘‘The fact that America can produce a Trump in this day and age, it means Americans are as …

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‘Home Alone’ Star, John Heard Dies At 71

John Heard, the beloved star of several huge 80s and 90s movies, died Friday in Palo Alto, CA. He was found dead in a hotel by the maid service, according to family sources. Police were called to the hotel for a report of a medical emergency, but he was pronounced …

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Police Nab 19-Year-Old Girl, Driver For Kidnapping, Robbery

The Imo State Police Command has apprehended a 19-year old girl, Chidimma Nwoke and a 40-year-old bus driver with Peace Mass Transport Company, Samuel Nkemjika for allegedly taking part in kidnapping and armed robbery activities. The state commissioner of police, Chris Ezike told Punch correspondent that the bus driver, an indigene of …

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Army Major General Demoted To Brigadier General

A special military court martial led by , AVM James Gbum has demoted Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Sani, one time Chief of Transformation and Innovation Centre of the Nigerian Army, to a Brigadier-General. Sani was demoted after the court convicted him on a five-count charge bordering on cheating. Sani had been standing …

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My Marriage To Chris Attoh Is Fine- Damilola Adegbite

Married to Ghanaian actor, Chris Attoh, delectable Damilola Adegbite has granted an interview to put a stop to her rumoured breakup marriage saying everything is under control. According to Damilola they were rumours and nothing more. It will be recalled that Damilola herself sparked off the rumours when she refused to wish …

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Linkin Park Singer Commits Suicide Aged 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has committed suicide. The 41-year-old hanged himself at a private residence in Palos Verdes Estates in Los Angeles County this morning. Law enforcement officials say his body was found shortly before 9am. The singer had a history of drug and alcohol abuse. He had six …

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FG Offered Me Biafra Without Rivers, Benue – Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, yesterday, disclosed that the Federal Government offered him Biafra Republic while in Prison with only the five South East States as the component parts but he rejected it. According to him, he rejected it because that did not …

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FG Not Banning Overseas Production Of Films – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has denied saying that the Federal Government will ban the overseas production of Nigerian movies and music. Mohammed noted this on Tuesday evening while reacting to an outcry by artistes over reports saying he hinted at the ban when he visited …

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Graduate Dies After Alleged Wrong Diagnosis By Lagos Hospital

Controversy has arisen over the death of a 29-year-old graduate of the University of Bauchi, Kolawole Idowu, at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. Family members of the victim said although Kolawole died at LASUTH, they believed his condition was worsened by doctors at the Ikeja Medical Centre, a …

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67-Year Old Stevie Wonder Marries 3rd Wife

Stevie Wonder has tied the knot with Tomeeka Bracy. The singer and his new wife were serenaded by John Legend, Usher and Pharrell Williams at the ceremony before taking to the stage himself to sing Try A Little Tenderness. A source told The Sun: ‘It was a very lavish, romantic …

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Man Stabs Daughter To Death Over Muslim Boyfriend

A Christian father has been accused of murdering his teenage daughter by stabbing her repeatedly in the neck in a row over her Muslim boyfriend. Henriette Karra, 17, was found dead in her family’s home in Ramle, Israel, with several stab wounds to the neck on June 13. Her father …

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