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Sultan of Brunei returns Oxford Degree after global backlash over proposal to kill homosexuals by stoning them to death

The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree he received from the University of Oxford in England after global backlash targeted at him over his proposal to punish people who engage in same-sex relations with death penalty. After sparking outrage over the harsh laws he announced in April, stipulating that gay sex and …

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Photo: Edo Police parade seven women for stealing and selling two children; recover 4-year old sold at N850,000

Suspects The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday, paraded seven women for alleged theft and sale  of two children. It was gathered that the children, aged two and four, were stolen in Utese Community by one Mary Paul in June, 2018. Mary reportedly sold them to one Rita Eze in …

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Photo: Man declared wanted by ICPC for swindling intending pilgrims of N11,550,000 in Nasarawa

One Mr. Muhammadu Sagiru Umar has been declared wanted by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in connection with swindling of intending Pilgrims in Nasarawa State to the sum of N11,550,000:00 in 2015. Read the ICPC statement below. Mr. Umar is an indegene of Azara Village …

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Organisers of Ghana Music Awards ban Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy Indefinitely, strip them off the awards they won

Shatta Wale and Stonebwoy have been banned Indefinitely from the annual Ghana Music Awards. The ban was announced at a press conference the organizers of the awards held on Thursday in Accra to brief the press about the outcome organizers have taken.  Announcing the sanctions for the two dancehall artistes, …

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FG confirms Adamu Mohammed as Inspector General of Police

The Acting Inspector General of Police, Adamu Mohammed has been confirmed by the Council of State as the new Inspector General of police.  Mohammed was appointed in the acting capacity on January 15th after taking over from former IGP, Ibrahim Idris.  Adamu’s cnfirmation was announced at the Police Council Meeting presided …

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Old mugshot of Naira Marley surfaces online after he was declared wanted in the UK at the age of 19 in 2014

An old mugshot of Naira Marley has surfaced online after he was declared wanted in the UK at the age of 19 in 2014. At that time, the rapper was declared as one of the most wanted faces by Lewisham Police in connection with an incident in Surrey Canal Road, New Cross on March 5, 2014, …

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Man wakes up after a night of heavy drinking to find his penis has been cut off

A man woke up after a night of heavy drinking to find that his penis had been cut off. Tan Nan, 44, went out with his friends in Hunan, China, and fell asleep after consuming so much alcohol. When he woke in the morning, the first thing he felt was a …

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Six feared dead as four storey building collapses in Onitsha

Six persons are feared dead after a building collapsed at Ezenwa Street Onitsha, Anambra state this afternoon Wednesday, May 22nd. According to eyewitnesses, the Four-storey building which was under construction, collapsed at about 2pm, trapping many of the artisans working in the construction site. The cause of the collapse might not be …

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24-year old man bags eight months jail-term for for hiding vital information from EFCC

A 24-year-old man identified as Akeredolu Oluwafemi Temidayo, has been sentenced to eight months in prison for hiding vital information from operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, when under interrogation. Akeredolu (aka Susan Henderson) had received a landed property from one Rose Kirkley, an …

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President Buhari sacks FAAN MD, appoints Rabiu Yadudu as new MD

President Buhari has terminated the appointment of Saleh Dunoma, the managing director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and has approved the appointment of Rabiu Yadudu as the new MD of the parastatal. A statement released by James Odaudu, the deputy director, press and public affairs of the Ministry of …

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