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Timaya grabs Grammy awards nomination

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian dancehall icon, Timaya has been nominated for the 2018 Grammy awards for his collaboration with

Di’ja to release first EP since Mavin ‘activated’ her

Di’Ja is set to release her debut EP nearly four years after she was signed by Mavin Records. The singer

Lagos chief crushes wife to death

A traditional ruler in Ise Town, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State, Taibu Ogunbanjo, is currently cooling his heels in police custody

21 Ibadan kings serve Olubadan deposition notice

The 21 Ibadan kings, installed by the Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi on August 27, 2017, have issued a dethronement

After 35-year ban, Saudi Arabia to reopen cinemas in 2018

The Saudi Arabian government on Monday announced the lifting of a 35-year ban on cinemas. Cinemas, once considered as a

The Future Awards Africa 2017: Full list of winners

The 12th edition of The Future Awards held on December 9, 2017, at the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos. The event,

Buhari greets former NNPC boss, Kupolokun, at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated a former Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Mr. Funsho Kupolokun,

Imo youths to FG: close gas plants in commercial areas

Youths in Imo State operating on platform of Genius Eyes International Foundation for the Hopeless have called the Federal Government,

Paul Play clears air on cancer

Ever since Paul Play Dairo, son of late legendary juju singer, I.K Dairo, remixed his father’s hit song, Mo so rire ,

Buhari felicitates with TY Danjuma at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Theophilus Danjuma, a former defence chief, on his 80th birthday anniversary. In a congratulatory letter

Group congratulates Danjuma at 80

A group, Jukun Development Association of Nigeria (JDAN), has congratulated elder statesman and former minister of Defence, Gen. Theophilus Yakubu

VOXPOP: Should the FG scrap the Special Anti-robbery squad (SARS) police unit?

The Police Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) has been accused of extra-judicial killings and torture. Many Nigerians had taken to the

Wizkid receives chieftaincy title in Uganda

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian singer Wizkid has been given a chieftaincy title ahead of his highly anticipated show in

ISLAMIC SERIES: Why Islam prohibits interest/usury (Riba)

In the name of Allah, the most Gracious, the most Merciful. Riba is prohibited in Islam as it appears explicitly

‘God will present the right man to me at the right time’ – Rita Dominic

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian actress, Rita Dominic has disclosed in an interview with a Nigerian magazine on the reason

Dangote bags award of ‘World 50 most influential’ people

According to Bloomberg, Dangote has been honored for “his outstanding commitment of over 4 billion dollars to increase Nigeria’s food

Grace Mugabe reportedly files for divorce

Former First Lady of Zimbabwe, Grace Mugabe has reportedly filed for divorce from her 93-year-old husband Robert Mugabe after he

I was not kidnapped, I was with my boyfriend – 18-year old missing housewife claims

Mrs. Fatima Muhammed, 18, and Hafsat Adamu, 15, who was allegedly abducted by a yet-to-be-identified criminal, have been rescued by

‘SARS operatives threatened to plant guns in our car & ensure we end up in jail’ – Jon Ogah joins #EndSARS campaign

Big Brother Naija fake housemate, Jon Ogah, said SARS operatives once threatened to plant guns in their car and ensure

Domestic violence in marriage: Rising killing of spouses in Nigeria

By Amina Isah, Abuja Lately, the media has been filled with horrible stories of women brutally killing and maiming their

Lagos to mark community day

THE Lagos State Government said it has concluded plans to mark its annual Community Day, which has been slated for

Train derails in Ibadan

A luggage train derailed and got stuck at Omi-Adio railway crossing along Abeokuta-Ibadan road, causing major traffic jam. The train

Muslim journalists urge tolerance, moderation

The Muslim Media Practitioners of Nigeria (MMPN) felicitates with Nigerians and non-Nigerians alike on the occasion of the Mawlud Nabiyy

Prominent Nigerian celebrities who sidelined their Law degrees to become entertainers

By Amina Isah, Abuja Nigerian celebrities have always been seen as screen gods and role models in their respective professions

ISLAMIC SERIES: Rulings on celebrating Mawlid An-Nabi

By Sheikh Assim Al-Hakim When the Prophet (Peace and blessings be upon him) came to Madinah, he found the people

Lady trends online after undergoing 50 surgeries to look like Angelina Jolie

By Amina Isah, Abuja An Iranian teenager, Sahar Tabar, has reportedly undergone 50 surgical processes to look like her idol,

Don Jazzy fires bodyguard who threatened to slap woman at an eatery (Watch Video)

Supreme Mavin Dynasty (SMD) boss, Don Jazzy has sacked Chidi Irechukwu, his body guard who threatened to slap a woman

“I was very stupid, please forgive me” – Paul Okoye apologizes to fans

By Amina Isah, Abuja Paul Okoye of the now defunct music duo, Psquare, was at BeatFm recently and in an

Lagos banker allegedly tortures wife to death

A bank worker, Olaoluwa Adejo, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for the death of his 28-year-old

Oba of Benin says traditional leaders are key to national unity

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has said the unity and peaceful coexistence of Nigeria depend largely on traditional

Chris Brown reacts to the slave trade in Libya

By Amin Isah, Abuja American Singer, Chris Brown, has lamented on the slave trade currently going on in Libya. Libya

Soyinka in US church as son weds

Wole Soyinka, renowned playwright and professor, attended the wedding of Oretunlewa, one of his sons, in the US over the

Man pays millions of Naira to rent billboard to proposes to girlfriend in Lagos

Romance in Nigeria is really taking its toll recently as actions by some men shows that they’ve really stepped up

Miss South Africa crowned Miss Universe 2017

By Amina Isah, Abuja Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, who represented South Africa, has been crowned Miss Universe 2017. The 22-year-old winner has

Fayose to provide Xmas dress for 10,000 Ekiti children

At least 10,000 indigent children in Ekiti State will be provided Christmas dress made from ankara and other materials during

Lulu-Briggs escapes assassination attempt

The Acting Chairman of Abonnema Council of Chiefs, Chief O.B Lulu-Briggs, yesterday, escaped an assassination attempt at his hometown, Abonnema,

Parents sell three sons for N150,000

A man from Akwa Ibom State, Magnus Nsikak, 40, has shown himself to be an unworthy stonehearted parent with a twisted

‘Your heart is my home’ — Osinbajo writes romantic note to wife on 28th wedding anniversary

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has again shown he stands the chance of being crowned one of the most romantic and caring

Woman kills step-son with rat poison

The Katsina Police Command have arrested a housewife for allegedly killing her 40-day-old stepson. The 28-year-old suspect resides in Majoji Village in

Court jails father for defiling own daughter

A 35-year-old father, Emmanuel Idoko, appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday for alleged defilement of his

Owerri tanker fire consumes pregnant woman, 2 kids, others

Tragedy struck early evening of Friday on Owerri- Orlu road, Imo State,  as about 20 people including, two kids and a

VIDEO: Davido releases ‘Just Like That’ in time for the weekend

Just as fans are still basking in the pleasure of his recently released single ‘Fia’, Davido is out with another titled

Divorced wife of Bilyamin Bello breaks her silence

By Amina Isah, Abuja Before now, they were reports that ex-PDP chairman’s son, Bilyamin, who was murdered by his wife

ISLAMIC SERIES: Virtue of reading Surah al Kahf on Friday

The Holy Quran was revealed by the Allah Almighty upon His Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). Every Muslim

My wife is dating 8 men, fights me with knife, broken bottles – Husband reveals

Married man reveals the pain he is passing through in his home with his wife as he seeks to call

Viral photos of the son of incoming President of Zimbabwe that has got people talking

By Amina Isah, Abuja Disturbing comments about Emmerson Mnangagwa’s son, Micheal Sean have been making the rounds on social media

Benin monarch makes historic visit to Abuja

His Royal Majesty, Omo N, ‘Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare II- Oba of Benin, on Wednesday made an historic

Nigerian dancer breaks Guinness world record for longest dancing marathon

Nigerian dancer and choreographer Pinki Debbie has officially broken the Guinness World. She now holds the record of “the longest

Pastor dies in hotel during sex with teen girl

A Pentecostal pastor (name withheld) has been reported dead during an alleged sex romp with a 19-year-old-girl in a hotel

BurnaBoy​ ​is​ ​still​ ​on​ ​the​ ​run​ ​-Lagos​ ​State​ ​Police

Following BurnaBoy’s manager’s arrest and BurnaBoy’s management’s statement denying the singer’s involvement in the robbery and assault of Mr.2Kay, the