The police in Osun state have arrested one of the suspected abductors of Professor Olayinka Adegbehingbe, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Recall that Adegbehingbe was returning to Ile-Ife from Lagos on Sunday, May 5th,  when he was abducted by suspected Fulani herdsmen and was released after his family paid N5.45m ransom. […]

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Rip Torn, an emmy-award winning comedian and Men in Black star is dead. The comedian who was 88, died peacefully at his home in Connecticut on Tuesday afternoon with his wife and two of his daughters by his side. Torn who is best known for his role as Artie, a talk show […]

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Billionaire rapper, entrepreneur and philanthropist Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter will serve as the chief brand strategist for Caliva, a California company. “Anything I do, I want to do correctly and at the highest level. With all the potential in the cannabis industry, Caliva’s expertise and ethos makes them the best partner for this endeavor” Jay-Z […]

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The Lagos state police command have arrested 27-year-old suspected serial fraudster, Ramon Oshodi, who is well known for hacking into peoples’ bank accounts through their phones, Automated Teller Machine, ATM, cards and their Facebook accounts. According to the police, Oshodi was arrested on Thursday June 27th by a team of Anti-Crime […]

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For the first time in this democratic dispensation, the Nigerian army will have two lieutenant-generals. On Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the promotion Lamidi Adeosun, a major general and chief of training and operations at army headquarters, to lieutenant-general — the same rank as Tukur Buratai, the chief of army staff. […]

The Imo State Police command has arrested one Chukwuemeka Eze, for raping and murdering a 27-year-old corps member barely a week to her passing out parade. The suspect was paraded alongside 19 others, allegedly involved in various crimes ranging from kidnapping, armed robbery, murder and child-trafficking.  Chukwuemeka Eze confessed to raping and murdering Lillian […]

The deplorable condition of Lagos-Badagry Expressway is taking its toll on tourism as the first storey building in Nigeria located in Badagry, recorded a drastic drop in the number of visitors. Its Curator, Daniel Hodonu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that only 995 tourists visited the historic building […]

Serena Williams will be paying $10,000 in fines, after damaging a Wimbledon tennis court during a pre-tourney practice session.  It was alleged that the American tennis star damaged the practice court at Wimbledon, after throwing her racket before the start of the tournament. The All England Club, the organization which hosts Wimbledon is said to take its grass courts […]

Two siblings, Chinaza Nwogu and Emeka Ejike are cooling off in police net after they were arrested alongside one Emmanuel Sunday for kidnapping their 88-year-old father, Louis Njoku. Emmanuel said to be Chinaza’s boyfriend, had planned using his cut from the ransom that will be paid for the abduction of his would-be […]

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Robert Clarke (SAN) has lamented over the rate of interference in Nigeria’s judiciary by politicians, thereby hindering the delivery of good governance.   The Senior Advocate who spoke on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics called for a reform of Nigeria’s judiciary and the constitution which he faulted for allowing “so much money […]