Boko Haram claims murder of ex-DIG Ningi

The Boko Haram sect has claimed responsibility for the murder of a former Deputy Inspector-General of Police, DIG Abubakar Saleh Ningi, in Kano on Tuesday. The retired DIG, his driver and a police orderly were shot dead by two gunmen on a motorcycle along Sauna Kawagi Road in Kano metropolis on his way from his […]

JAIZ bank not set to Islamise Nigeria – Kaduna gov

Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa, on Thursday said the establishment of Jaiz Bank was not targeted at Islamising Nigeria. Yakowa, who made this known while receiving the bank’s Board of Directors and Management in Kaduna, said the bank was rather established to provide alternative banking services. He urged the bank to enlighten the public to […]

Court grants ex-Bayelsa gov N100m bail

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday granted a former governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, bail in the sum of N100 million. The court ordered him to produce a surety in like sum. The surety must be a responsible citizen of Nigeria and a resident of Abuja, with property of not less than […]

Does Men Gossip More Than Women

A new study carried out recently by psychology lecturers at the Western Canadian Undergraduate University, Canada, has disproved the myth that women gossip more than men. Studies have shown that men of ‘nowadays’ gossip more that women. It is commonly believed that women are the ones who love to spread rumours, and gossip about their […]

Have s*x on set ? Surely Kelvin Ikeduba

Kelvin Ikeduba is widely known by his fans as the Bad Boy of Nollywood because the  graduate of Economics from the University of Benin has natural affinity for the “Bad Boy” roles which he interprets with smugness and ease. Though he started with English movies but his foray into the Yoruba genre of films has […]

Boko Haram denied dialogue move through Ahmed – Cleric

Renowned Northern Islamic cleric, Sheikh Usman Bauchi, said on Wednesday that members of the Boko Haram  said  they never asked  Dr. Datti Ahmed to  mediate between them and the Federal Government. Bauchi, speaking on the Hausa service of the  Voice of America monitored in Kaduna on Wednesday, said the sect members told him that they had nothing […]

One killed, four trapped in Awka building collapse

One person was killed on Wednesday in Awka, Anambra State when a multi-storey building under construction collapsed on some of the workers. But rescue operators at the scene were depending on divine intervention to save the lives of four other people who were still trapped in the rubble of the building located off the Miracle […]

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