Monthly Archives: January 2020

Maryam Sanda wails, attempts to flee after court sentenced her to death by hanging for killing her husband (photos)

An FCT High Court in Maitama has sentenced Maryam Sanda to death by hanging for killing her husband, Bilyaminu Bello. The court found Sanda guilty of killing her husband on Monday, January 27, 2020, and thus convicted her of the charges. Sanda had on November 19, 2017 stabbed her husband, Bilyaminu who was son of former Peoples Democratic Party National

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Igbo traders protest against paying Iya Loja at Odunade market in Lagos (Photos/Video)

According to Linda Ikeji Blog Igbo traders at Odunade market in Orile, Lagos, are currently holding a protest against paying any fee that is being ordered by Iya Loja.  The protesters, who were majorly men came out in large numbers carrying placards with inscriptions such as ‘We are pleading on our government to come to our aid. A big no to

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Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Eight victims named

On Sunday night, the Sporting World was thrown into a state of mourning after nine people lost their lives in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California including NBA legend, Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna. The Los Angeles Lakers legend and his 13-year-old daughter were flying to the Mamba Academy near Thousand Oaks, California when the chopper went down

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Nigerian Student says he was flogged by teachers for identifying as a Marlian (photos)

A Nigerian student has shared photos on Instagram showing marks he allegedly sustained after being flogged by his teachers for identfying as a Marlian – A term used to describe followers/fans of singer, Naira Marley. . The student shared these photos and wrote: What we get for calling ourselves marlians…..my school thinks marlian is a cult that do not wear belt and the

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Three US firefighters killed in plane crash while battling wildfires in Australia

Three US firefighters died while battling a huge bushfire in Australia when the C-130 tanker they were flying crashed in the southern section of the country on Thursday, January , 23. The firefighters were killed in the crash after leaving the town of Richmond in the New South Wales state on a firebombing mission around the Snowy Mountains, local officials

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Slumflower starts debate after sharing photos of her unshaved private part in "Bring Back the Bush" campaign

A debate about double standards and keeping pubic hair has ensued after social media influencer Chidera Eggerue, popularly known as The Slumflower, shared a photo of her unshaved private part. The Slumflower posted a photo of her pubes to Twitter. She had on a skimpy bodysuit that did little to cover her lady parts and the hairs there were visible

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Boko Haram faction, ISWAP allegedly uses 8 year-old boy to execute Christian hostage in Borno

A video which showed an 8-year-old boy who belongs to a Boko Haram faction called the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), executing a Christian hostage in Borno State has been released by ISIS’s Amaq news agency.  The video was released just after the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Chairman in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev Lawan Andimi

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Florida man kills boss because he's a Trump supporter then covers his dead body with American flag

A Florida man is accused of killing his pro-Trump boss on a construction site where they worked. Mason Toney, 28, is in custody after allegedly stabbing his boss William Knight, 28, on Monday, January 20. Knight, was a big Donald Trump supporter and it is believed this is why he was killed. Deputies in Florida’s Orange County say they found

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Attempt to teach UNIUYO freshers what to do when there's a fire, goes wrong as fire engulfs stage

An attempt to teach new students of the University of Uyo what to do when there’s a fire went horribly wrong. In photos shared online, the instructors can be seen lighting a fire in a bucket to begin the tutorial. There was also a fire extinguisher close by which was to be used in putting out the fire. However, after lighting

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Actress Bisola channels Queen Amina of Zaria as she celebrates her 34th birthday

Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Bisola is celebrating her 34th birthday today. In celebration of her special day, the talented actress channeled Queen Amina of Zaria in her birthday photos, and then wrote in her caption: Chapter 34. As I celebrate my birthday today, I am channeling the Queen Amina in me. Queen Amina was a warrior, a leader, a defender

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Three burnt to death, houses and cars destroyed in Abule Egba pipeline explosion (photos)

No fewer than three persons including a boy were burnt to death in the pipeline explosion that erupted in the Abule Egba area of Lagos state. It was gathered that the explosion was due to the activities of vandals who allegedly ruptured the pipeline in a bid to steal fuel. Three persons were lost to the fire outbreak. Two of them, male drivers, were said

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Instagram to start labelling photoshopped images with “False Information” warning

Instagram is set to implement a new feature in which images that have been photo-shopped will be labeled as “false information.” The photo-sharing app will begin determining the authenticity of an image using “a combination of feedback from our community and technology.”  After that, the image will be passed on to third-party independent fact-checkers, and if they determine that the

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Women who have more sex have lower risk of early menopause – Scientists [Read More]

A study conducted on almost 3,000 women in the United States, has revealed that women who have sexual activity weekly or more frequently – including intercourse, oral sex, sexual touching or self-stimulation are 28% less likely to experience menopause at any given age than women who said they had sex less than once a month. Megan Arnot, a PhD candidate at University College

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I have 39 more prophecies that will come to pass – Father Mbaka says

Catholic Priest, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, who trended on Twitter after his prophecy about who will be made the governor of Imo state came to pass, has said that he has more prophecies that will come to pass before the end of this year. The Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, prophesied earlier this year,

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Nigerian man stabbed to death at his office in Belgium

A 55-year-old Nigerian man identified as Olushola Bola Omotosho Dare, was stabbed to death at his money office in Bisschopstraat, Antwerp North in Belgium on Wednesday January 15.  The Nigerian man who ran the Western Union agency in the neighborhood for years, was treated on the spot after being found to have several knife wounds when emergency services arrived the scene of the incident by

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JAMB arrests four agents for fraud

Four agents of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) who sold the ePINS for the ongoing 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME)/Direct Entry (DE) registrations above the stipulated amount, have been arrested by the examination body.  The suspects who have also been suspended were identified as Abdulrazak Adiza, Mathew Joe, Obekee Godday and Inyang Patrick.  JAMB’s spokesperson, Fabian Benjamin who confirmed the arrest

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Rappers, Jay-Z and Yo Gotti sue Mississippi prison bosses on behalf of 29 inmates

Rappers, Jay-Z and Yo Gotti, are suing two Mississippi prison officials on behalf of 29 inmates over claims they did nothing to stop violence that has killed five prisoners in the last two weeks. On Tuesday, Jay-Z’s lawyer Alex Spiro filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Greenville, Mississippi, saying ‘these deaths are a direct result of Mississippi’s utter disregard for the people it has

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Corpse of suspected petty criminal found dumped on the street in Calabar with hands, legs bound (graphic photos)

The battered corpse of suspected petty criminal found at spot for Newspaper Vendors at Goldie street near the Seventh Day Adventist Church Calabar. According to CrossRiverWatch, the corpse was discovered on Saturday, January 11. The location connects Calabar South and Calabar Municipal local government areas. Residents remain at lost as to the exact reason for his alleged murder.

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Manchester City footballers flew 22 Italian Instagram models to £150-a-night Cheshire hotel to celebrate their 6-1 win against Aston Villa

Manchester City footballers reportedly flew 22 Instagram models out to Cheshire for team bonding night at a luxury hotel and spa resort. According to The Sun, the Italian women were flown over to Manchester on Sunday before checking into the £150-a-night Mere Golf Resort in Knutsford before match against Aston Villa that afternoon. City later beat Villa 6-1. The publication

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