Turkey! Ghanaian Christian Atsu trapped in earthquake rubbles

Chris Udochukwu There is fear for the life of Ghanaian international player, Christian Atsu who is trapped in rubbles after massive earthquakes rocked Turkey on Monday. Atsu, 31, plays for Turkish Süper Lig club Hatayspor and the Ghana national team. He was reported to be trapped in the rubbles of the quake with Hatayspor Sporting Director Taner Savut. Leading Turkish sport presenter Yagız Sabuncuoglu tweeted …

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Court Orders CBN Not To Extend Deadline For Naira Swap

By Ogechi Okorie The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, on Monday ordered the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), President Muhammadu Buhari and 27 commercial banks not to extend the February 10 deadline for the swapping of old Naira notes with new ones. Recall that four political parties had gone to court to seek an injunction asking the CBN, Buhari and the banks from extending …

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Arrest EFCC Chairman, Remand Him In Kuje Prison – Court

By Chris Udochukwu The Kogi State High Court sitting in Lokoja has committed the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, to prison for disobeying a court order. The court also directed the Inspector General of Police to effect Bawa’s arrest and remand him in Kuje prison for the next 14 days until he purges himself of the contempt. Justice Rukayat …

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EFCC nabs Abuja bank manager hoarding N29m new notes

An operations manager of a leading commercial bank in Abuja Central Area was on Monday arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), for refusing to load the Automated Teller Machines (ATM) of the bank despite having N29million of the new naira notes in the branch’s vaults, The PUNCH reports. Before he was taken away for further questioning, the operatives ordered the …

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Organ harvesting: Ekweremadu, wife ‘illegally paid Lagos street trader’

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, his wife Beatrice, daughter Sonia, 25, and an associate, Dr Obinna Obeta, 50, have been alleged to have broken modern slavery laws. The Old Bailey heard on Monday, Ekweremadu was said to have illegally paid a street trader from Lagos, to travel to the UK, for a donation to help his daughter, who suffers from a kidney disease. Ekweremadu …

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It’s not even up to 3 months – Lady gives boyfriend several hard slaps as she rejects his proposal in church [Video]

A Nigerian man’s surprise proposal in church has ended in tragedy as his girlfriend rejected his marriage request not just with words but with harsh actions. A video making the rounds online showed the lady, dressed in white crop top and trousers, among other church members and was handed cake to celebrate her birthday In attempt to pull off a romantic proposal, the boyfriend went on …

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“I feel like this is just the beginning” – Tems speaks following Grammy award win

Grammy award-winning singer, Tems, breaks silence following her win at the 65th music awards ceremony where she broke record as a Nigerian female act. The Afrobeat singer received the award for “Best Melodic Rap Performance” on Sunday for her contribution to the 2022 hit “Wait for U” by American rappers Future and Drake. In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, Tems recalled how she used to listen …

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Netizens call for arrest of MC Olumo’s son for lavish spraying of new Naira on Kwam 1

Some netizens have called for the arrest of the children of the Chairman of Lagos State Parks and Garages Management Committee, Musiliu Akinsanya, popularly known as MC Oluomo following a trending video of them spraying tons of new notes. In the viral social media video, we see Fuji king, Kwam 1 hailing the children of MC Oluomo at a recent event for spraying tons of new …

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How my father made me cry on my wedding day — Uche Ogbodo recounts [Video]

Popular Nollywood actress, Uche Ogbodo recounts how her father made her cry at her traditional wedding to Bobby Maris in January. It would be recalled that the mother of two traditionally tied the knot with her man some weeks ago. Recounting a highlight from the event, Uche Ogbodo shared the moment her father rained emotional prayers on her. The actress emphasized how overwhelmed she felt and could …

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‘I’m So Frustrated’ – Actress, Tonto Dikeh Cries Out

Actress turned politician, Tonto Dikeh has taken to social media to express her dissatisfaction with the state of the country. The scarcity of new Naira notes and the inability to use mobile banking apps for transactions made last week a difficult time for Nigerians. Tonto is no exception, as she reveals her inability to use her bank app and that her light has run out. The actress …

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Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and wife, Cynthia celebrate 7th wedding anniversary

Media personality, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu and his wife, Cynthia Obi-Uchendu celebrate their 7th wedding anniversary today, 6th February. Celebrating their journey of love, Ebuka who is the host of the famous reality TV show, Big Brother Naija took to his Instagram stories to share a picture of himself and his wife to mark their anniversary. The father of two also shared a picture in which he carried his lovely wife from their …

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Pastor Paul Adefarasin mourns, days after mum marked 98th birthday

The Senior Pastor of all House on the Rock Churches, Paul Adefarasin, is presently mourning the loss of his 98-year-old mother, Hilda. Announcing her death on Instagram, Pastor Paul wrote: “We thank the Almighty God for the life of our mother, Mrs. Hilda Joanne Adefarasin (nee Petgrave), who passed unto glory peacefully in her home, on the evening of Sunday the 5th of February 2023, at …

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Actress Kate Henshaw blows hot, calls out the Central Bank of Nigeria (Video)

Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw is one of the few celebrities, who has spoken out on the chaos the new naira note has brought to the country. The fitness expert, who is quite livid with the situation of things in the country, took to her Instagram page to call out the central bank of Nigeria. She slammed the apex bank for feeding tales and spinning yarns to …

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Kate Henshaw and Chidi Mokeme stir reactions with their heartwarming reunion kiss (Video)

Nollywood actors, Kate Henshaw and Chidi Mokeme have created a stir on the internet as they share a kiss. The actors, who are close friends, left many questioning their friendship after they kissed each other on a movie set Sharing the video to his Instagram page, Chidi Mokeme revealed that he has been friends with Kate Henshaw for over 30years even before Nollywood. According to …

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Adams Oshiomhole cries out after paying N1,000 per litre to get fuel

Adams Oshiohmole, a former Edo State Governor has joined the masses in crying out over the scarcity of fuel in the nation after he recently paid N1,000 for a litre. Recalled that for some weeks now, there has been a hike in the pump price of fuel in several parts of Nigeria. Also, queues have resurfaced in filling stations with many buying the product for …

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France To Introduce New System To Restrict Porn Access By Minors

France is set to announce new measures this week to prevent minors from accessing porn websites, in the latest round of a years-long struggle to protect children from explicit material. “I plan to put an end to this scandal,” Digital Affairs Minister Jean-Noel Barrot told the Parisien newspaper on Monday. France’s data protection and media regulators Cnil and Arcom are set to announce their latest …

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