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January 14, 2019 1:37 PM Teenager remanded for allegedly raping 24-year-old woman in Ibadan

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, has remanded 18 -year-old Kazeem Ajomole in Agodi prisons for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman. The prosecutor, Cpl. Bewaji Ojo, told the court that Ajomole and others allegedly conspired to rape the woman, NAN, reports. He also said that the accused was docked on a two-count charge bordering on conspiracy 102

January 4, 2019 7:59 PM Jigawa: Man sets self on fire after wife left him

The Police in Jigawa on Friday said a 40-year-old man, Abdullahi Jafaru, was hospitalised after he attempted to commit suicide by setting himself on fire. The command Spokesman, SP Abdu Jinjiri, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Dutse. Jinjiri said Jafaru attempted to commit suicide because he failed to convince his wife, Halima Abdullahi, to return 77

January 4, 2019 10:13 AM INEC: Amina Zakari is sister to Jubril of Sudan – Keyamo mocks

The spokesperson of the Buhari Campaign Organisation, Festus Keyamo SAN, has reacted to the appointment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s supposed niece, Amina Zakari as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) collation centre for the general election. Her appointment has since stirred reactions from Nigerians and the opposition party 59

January 3, 2019 10:17 AM President confesses to sexually assaulting housemaid

Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte has confessed to sexually abusing a maid while he was a teenager, according to the BBC. In a speech yesterday, Duterte was reported as saying he had confessed to a priest going into a maid’s room while she slept and placing his fingers on her genitals. The remarks were not unusual for Duterte, who has frequently 59

December 31, 2018 8:31 AM New Year: Cossy Orjiakor reveals her goals for 2019

Popular Nollywood actress, Cossy Orjiakor has revealed that her goal for 2019 is to be a housewife or baby mama with little workload and lots of shopping. Orjiakor, who disclosed that she did not accomplish all she had set to achieve in the outgoing year 2018, said she was depressed this year and looked stressed in all her movies and even musical videos 67

December 28, 2018 10:45 AM Miss Congo emerges winner of Miss Africa beauty pageant

Miss Congo, Dorcas Kasinde has won the 2018 Miss Africa Beauty Pageant hosted by the Cross River State Government. Kasinde, who beat Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnaemeka and Zambia’s Gladys Kayumba to the second and third positions respectively to clinch the crown, went home with $35,000 and a sport utility vehicle. Speaking at the event, Governor of Cross River 57

December 27, 2018 5:56 PM 2019: Akpabio gets new appointment from Buhari

NAN reports that the Akwa Ibom state Coordinator of the committee, Pastor Mfon Okon, who disclosed this on Thursday, in Uyo, said four indigenes of the state have also been appointed into the committee. They include Lady Valerie Ebe, a former deputy governor of the state as chairman, National Advisory Committee, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, National Director 55

December 17, 2018 1:40 PM Woman in court for allegedly stabbing boyfriend with knife in Lagos

The police on Monday arraigned a woman, Kehinde Ajimosu, before an Apapa Chief Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend with a knife on the stomach, hand and buttocks. Ajimosu, 24, a resident of Akindele Street, Olodi-Apapa, Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of assault and breach of peace, to which she pleaded not guilty. The Prosecutor 46

December 17, 2018 8:42 AM Philippines’ Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018

Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray has been crowned the winner of Miss Universe for the year 2018. Gray from Philippines won the title of Miss World by beating contestants from over 93 countries. The 24-year-old Filipina-Australian became the fourth woman from her country to bring home the coveted title at the 67th annual Miss Universe pageant held in Bangkok 48

December 13, 2018 1:05 PM 2019: How I’ll reduce poverty if elected – Ezekwesili

The presidential candidate for Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has promised to reduce poverty to the barest level in the country if elected in 2019. Ezekwesili made the pledge during a courtesy visit by ‘Women in Politics Organisation’ to her campaign office in Abuja on Thursday. According to her, poverty cannot be completely 72