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Oluwo of Iwo reacts after Osun traditional council suspended him for six months

The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrasheed Akanbi, was on Thursday suspended for six months by the Osun traditional council.

The suspension comes a week after the news broke that Akanbi assaulted Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Dhikurulahi Akinropo, at a peace meeting summoned by an assistant inspector-general of police.
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Photos from Osinbajo's son's traditional wedding

Laolu Osinbajo and his sweetheart, Sekemioluwa, have tied the knot in a spectacular traditional ceremony.

The event, graced by the grooms parents, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, as well family and friends, took place on Thursday, with the white wedding rumoured to hold this weekend.
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European Union threatens to impose strict visa rules on Nigeria

The European Union (EU) has threatened to impose restrictive visa rules on Nigeria if the country fails to play its part in the readmission of its citizens living illegally in the EU.

According to PUNCH, EU spokesperson for foreign affairs and security policy, Virginie Battu-Henriksson, said though the number of irregular Nigerians entering the EU reduced last year, they still ranked among the top 10 nationals staying there irregularly.
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Archbishop of Canterbury hosts Leah Sharibu’s mother in London, prays for daughter’s release

Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, on Thursday met with archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, over the plight of her daughter who has spent two years in captivity.

A faction of Boko Haram sect kidnapped her daughter alongside 109 other female students on February 19, 2018.
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Lauren London reacts to rumors she’s dating Diddy after Nipsey Hussle’s death

Hollywood actress Lauren London has reacted to rumors she is now dating hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs almost one year after the death of boyfriend, rapper Nipsey Hussle.

The rumor began when the Bad Boy founder, 50, shared a photo of himself with London, 35, during the Roc Nation pre-Grammys brunch, captioning the black-and-white flick, “More lost files…me and my sister @laurenlondon at the @rocnation brunch.”
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Women who ‘swipe right’ know what they’re agreeing to, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer says

Harvey Weinstein’s lead defense lawyer said in a TV interview that women who “swipe right” should know what they’re getting into, echoing comments about the #MeToo movement she made to another outlet earlier this month.

“When you go home with someone after swiping right, act like you have no idea what you may be consenting to seems ridiculous,” Donna Rotunno said in a sit-down with “60 Minutes Australia” set to air Sunday.
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Maryam Sanda asks appeal court to acquit her of killing her husband

Maryam Sanda, the woman who was sentenced to death for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello, has asked the court of appeal to set aside the verdict of the federal capital territory high that found her guilty.

Sanda, who was sentenced to death by hanging by Justice Yusuf Halilu, on January 27, said the trial judge “was tainted by bias and prejudices.”
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APC files an application, asks supreme court to review Bayelsa judgment

The All Progressive Congress (APC) has filed an application before the supreme court, seeking reversal of the judgment which sacked David Lyon as winner of the Bayelsa governorship election.

Exactly a week ago, the apex court affirmed the verdict of a federal high court which disqualified Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo, Lyon’s running mate, for submitting forged credentials to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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Governor Obaseki revokes C of O of James Ibori’s property in Benin City

Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, has revoked the statutory right of occupancy granted to former Delta Governor Chief James Ibori.

The revocation is in respect to a property (pictured above) on plot 103A Aiguobasimwin Crescent, old GRA, Oredo local government, Benin City.
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Nollywood actor and fillmaker Frank Dallas has passed on

The Nigerian movie industry has lost yet another great personality.

Frank Dallas Ebulukwu, a Nollywood actor and filmmaker has passed on.
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Pete Edochie: "Any man who kneels to propose to a woman is an idiot, a compound buffoon" (VIDEO)

Legendary Nollywood actor, Pete Edochie, is currently a hot topic on Twitter after a video of him dropping his opinion on men who kneel to propose to their women.

It is not known when the video was shot, but it surfaced online on Thursday, February, 2020.
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Is Mercy Eke & Willie XO dating? .. Here's what we know

For the past few days, photos and videos of reality TV star Mercy Eke hanging out with Nigerian born singer Willie XO in London, has been making the rounds social media.

Mercy, who emerged winner of the 2019 BBNaija show, was last known to be dating fellow housemate, Ike Onyema, but multiple reports has said the relationship has packed up though the duo has not official confirmed the stories.
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Actress Stella Damasus advises women on how to be sexy

Nigerian actress, Stella Damasus, has told her fellow women that they don't need to bare their body online online to look sexy.

The movie star who is currently based in the USA, took to her Instagram page to advise women who are of the impression that going nude makes them appear more attractive to men.
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UNILAG lecturer bags 21-year jail sentence for raping admission seeker

Akin Baruwa, a former part-time lecturer at the University of Lagos, has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for raping an admission seeker.

The former lecturer was said to have sexually assaulted his victim, then 18 years old, on July 23, 2015.
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Chloroquine 'confirmed' effective for treatment of coronavirus

A clinical evidence has 'confirmed' that Chloroquine Phosphate can be effective in combating coronavirus (COVID-19).

Chloroquine Phosphate is a widely-used anti-malarial and autoimmune disease drug.
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Uzodinma meets Buhari, seeks refund of N32bn ‘spent on FG roads in Imo

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has asked for a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.

Uzodinma made the demand during his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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“Social media has become the yardstick to measure wealth" - Rita Dominic

Nollywood star, Rita Dominic, has criticized those who measure other people's life based on what they post on social media.

The multi award-winning actress and filmmaker disclosed this in a post on her Instagram story while expressing her displeasure about the culture of seeing expensive lifestyles as a definition of living optimally.
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Bill to create agency for repentant Boko Haram members introduced in Senate

A bill to establish an agency that would see to the rehabilitation, deradicalisation and integration of repentant Boko Haram terrorists have been introduced in the Nigeria's senate.

The bill, sponsored by Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe East senatorial district, was read for the first time on the floor of the Senate Thursday.
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Rehabilitation of 'repentant' Boko Haram members troubling - CAN

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says the rehabilitation and de-radicalisation of Boko Haram suspects is troubling.

CAN president, Samson Ayokunle, who spoke at a news conference in Abuja to mark the second year of Leah Sharibu’s abduction, also said it is a shame that despite Nigeria’s military forces, the killings in the country have not let up.
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Aso Rock official reportedly murdered by ‘Yahoo boys’ for being police informant

Dagan Laetitia Naankang, an Assistant Director, Administration in the State House, was murdered on Monday night at her apartment in Abuja by yet to be identified killers.

According a recent report by THISDAY, the 47 years old deceased, who hailed from Plateau State, was killed by internet fraudsters, popularly known as ‘Yahoo boys’.
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"I feel like a grandmother here" - Ultimate Love housemate, Chris wants a partner sent to her ASAP

Chris Adanna, a housemate in the ongoing Ultimate Love reality TV show has expressed her desire to be sent another love interest after her paired partner, Uche, left the show.

Uche had voluntarily checked out of the show on Monday after he rejected being paired with Chris as couples.
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Pop Smoke, another US rapper shot dead in Hollywood

American rapper, Bashar Jackson, better known as Pop Smoke, was shot and killed early Wednesday morning in what appears to be a home invasion robbery.

The 20-year-old singer and songwriter was reported to have been shot dead, after his Hollywood Hills home was invaded by armed individuals.
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Kwankwaso asks supreme court to review judgement on Kano governorship

Former Kano state, Rabiu Kwankwaso, has asked the supreme court to review the state governorship case.

In its ruling last month, the apex court had upheld the victory of Abdullahi Ganduje, governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 election.
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Actor Kingsley Orji asks for financial help for surgery after accident left him bedridden (VIDEO)

Few weeks after Nollywood star Ernest Azuzu was spotted begging for financial help, another actor Kingsley Orji, is also seeking for assistance.

Orji is said to be currently bedridden after involving in an accident that claimed one life.
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Okada Ban: Keke sized mini buses spotted in Lagos (Photos)

Nigerians are known to quickly adjust and innovate other ways to survive when a new government policy threatens their means of livelihood.

The Okada and Keke ban in some parts of Lagos state has caused serious on commuters and affected transporter, but it seems some business minded people are already finding solution to the trekking.
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