Monthly Archives: December 2019

Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen rushed to hospital in ambulance after scoring a goal against Monaco last night

Super Eagles of Nigeria and Lille of France footballer, Victor Osimhen, was rushed to hospital on Tuesday night during his club’s Ligue 1 match against Monaco. Osimhen, who scored against Monaco was substituted in the first half and fans initially thought he had sustained an injury, but reports coming out of France indicate the Lagos born player complained of severe

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30 Percent of Nigerians paid bribe to public officials In 2019 – New Report

A new survey on corruption in Nigeria has revealed that 30 per cent of citizens in the country paid bribes to public officials in 2019.   The report was presented by the Nigerian Government in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.       Statistician-General, Dr Yemi Kale, of the

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Police intercept Tramadol worth N54m, recover 184 ATM cards

4,000 packs of tramadol worth N54 million has been intercepted by the Bauchi State Police Command.  The drugs which was being transported to Potiskum in Yobe State by some arrested suspects, was intercepted during a mop-up operations by the police.  Nigerian Police Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba confirmed this at the Force Headquarters where 71 suspects were paraded before newsmen. He

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Gunmen Rape Student In Plateau State University

A student of the Plateau State University was reportedly raped by unknown gunmen, who attacked the school. President of the Students’ Union, Ezekiel Lutei said the gunmen attacked the university located in Bokkos Local Government Area of the state. He said, “What happened was that there was a rehearsal for a play production by some 200level and 400level students of

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Photos of the eight musicians brutally beaten on alleged order of Kebbi Governor's aide for criticising the Governor in their songs

 Eight members of a local music group in Kebbi State were physically assaulted, following an alleged order from Governor Bagudu’s Personal Assistant, Faruku Musa Yaro popularly known as Enabo.   They alleged victims are Kabiru Arzila, Musa Alle, Ayuba Ibrahim, Shamsu Attahiru, Bello Aljannare, Otono and others.  According to Sahara Reporters, the musicians were said to have incurred the wrath of the governor’s

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Nigerian man narrates how a prostitute changed his life and that of his friends

A Nigerian man has narrated how a prostitute he met with his friends during their undergraduate days, changed their lives.  According to the AllahKaduna Nzeogwu, their relationship with the lady started off with a heated exchange after his friend who eventually married her brought her home. He said the lady was upset that she was brought to a house that

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NDLEA arrests four drug merchants in Ondo State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has seized and burnt over 14.3 tonnes of illicit drugs and crops in six different camps raided by its operatives in Ondo and Edo states. Haruna Gagara, NDLEA Commandant in Ondo State, told newsmen in Akure that his team also apprehended a notorious cannabis merchant, Ohimai Ayodele, 51, in Uzebba, suspected

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Sad! Groom beaten to death at his wedding reception after two uninvited men showed up

Friends and family members are mourning the death of a 30-year-old California man who was killed at his wedding reception just hours after he exchanged wedding vows with his wife.  It was reported that two uninvited brothers came to the newlyweds’ reception over the weekend and beat the groom to death with baseball bats.  The Groom, Joe Melgoza, 30, suffered from a blunt-force

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Man sentenced to two weeks in jail after being caught smoking on board an Air Peace flight

An Ogba Magistrate Court has sentenced a passenger caught smoking on board Air Peace flight P4 7558 from Sharjah to Lagos on December 11, to two weeks in prison.  The passenger who was accosted by the airline’s flight attendant Adewale Oyebade after being spotted smoking on board the flight, was however given an option of N200k fine after being found guilty of the act. 

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