Protests in Stockholm, including Koran-burning, draw strong condemnation from Turkey

Protests in Stockholm on Saturday against Turkey and Sweden’s bid to join NATO, including the burning of a copy of the Koran, sharply heightened tensions with Turkey at a time when the Nordic country needs Ankara’s backing to gain entry to the military alliance. “We condemn in the strongest possible terms the vile attack on […]

Photos: NDLEA arrests 67-year-old blind grandpa and leper for drug trafficking

Operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, have arrested a 67-year-old blind grandpa, a notorious leper and one other for drug trafficking. Spokesperson of the agency, Femi Babafemi, in a statement on Sunday, January 22, 2023, said the blind suspect, Aliyu Adebiyi, was arrested in Osun State. “In Osun state, NDLEA officers on […]

Photos from the burial of five residents killed by kidnappers in Kaduna

Five of the six persons killed by bandits in Zonkwa, headquarters of Zangon Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, have been laid to rest. It was gathered that the victims were killed as they attempted to foil the kidnap of two persons in the community. The suspected bandits, who attacked the community on January […]

Alleged defamation: Abiola’s widow seeks N100bn damages from IGP

Prof. Zainab-Duke Abiola, widow of late MKO Abiola has dragged the Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba and Inspector Teju Moses to court for alleged defamation. Prof. Abiola, through her counsel, Mr Tawo Tawo, SAN, in her statement claimed she was framed on Sept. 20, 2022, when she was arrested for […]

2023 election: Stand your ground – Primate Ayodele challenges INEC

The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele has urged Nigerians to pick a presidential candidate that would put the country together. Primate Ayodele disclosed this in a statement signed by his Media Aide, Oluwatosin Osho, on Sunday. He also urged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, not to be intimidated over the […]

So-Safe arrests two for kidnapping herdsman in Ogun

Two men have been arrested by the So-Safe Corps in Ogun State for allegedly kidnapping a herdsman. The corps said it received a distress call on January 20 that the herder, who was simply identified as Oseni, was being kidnapped at Olorunda-Lukosi, Iro, Owode-Egba Local Government Area, while grazing his cows. According to the So-Safe […]

Photos: Ten killed in mass shooting at Monterey Park in California’s Los Angeles area

A shooting incident in California during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations has resulted in multiple casualties, the U.S. media reported. Tens of thousands of people had reportedly gathered in the city on Saturday afternoon for one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the area. Skynews quotes the LA Times as reporting that the […]

Sex Scandal: I Was Pregnant Three Times For Apostle Suleman; He Did Sleep With Me While I Was Still Bleeding – Nollywood Actress, Halima Abubakar Alleges

Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has alleged that she was pregnant on three occasions for Apostle Johnson Suleman, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International. Halima had in 2022 called out Suleman on social media while claiming the pair once dated. She added that the cleric also had sexual affairs with several actresses, including Shan […]