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Mesut Ozil Marries 2014 Miss Turkey Amine Gulse In Glamorous Istanbul Ceremony (Photos)

Arsenal midfielder, Mesut Ozil has married his partner Amine Gulse at a glamorous wedding ceremony which took place today in Istanbul, Turkey.

Rihanna Arrives Her Hometown In Barbados After A Visually Impaired Woman Sued Her Fenty Beauty Brand (Photos)Church

Barbadian singer, Robyn Rihanna Fenty who is simply known as Rihanna showed off her stunning look as she made a trip to her hometown of Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday.

Update: LASTMA Official Beats Up A Lady At Fagba Roundabout Agege Lagos

The lady beaten up by a LASTMA official controlling traffic at Fagba roundabout, Iju Ifako area of Lagos State has been identified as Folashade Salami, a 30-year-old.

Tearful Story of how a Young Man Found his Mum Washing Plates for #250 to Sponsor his EducationThe US

A young man identified as Legendary Soul on Twitter has shared a very touching story of himself when he was younger.

Australian Author Who Suddenly Became Mute For 12 Years Finds Out It Was Because She Accidentally Swallowed A Coin

Marie McCreadie, an author who suddenly became mute when she was 13 years old, discovered 12 years later that it was because she accidentally swallowed a coin without knowing about it.

Sunday, 9 August 2020

Truck Crushes Two Brothers To Death On Their Way To Visit Their Mother (Graphic Photo)

Two brothers were reportedly crushed by a truck while travelling to pay their mother a visit in Ekiti State.

#BBNaija: Eric And Tochi Evicted From Big Brother House

Eric and Tochi have become the housemates to be evicted from the Big Brother Naija House after being put up for possible eviction alongside 14 other housemates of the reality show.

At Least 29 Killed In Monsoon-triggered India Landslide

                        At least 29 killed in monsoon-triggered India landslide | Al Arabiya English

No ewer than twenty-nine bodies have been recovered after a massive landslide triggered by monsoon rains swept away dozens of tea estate workers in southwestern India, police announced on Sunday.

We are targeting electrification of five million households with solar power - Osinbajo

                                   

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reaffirmed the federal government’s commitment towards making the country better for Nigerians.

Terry G Reveals His New Look As He Cuts Off His Signature Dreadlocks

Nigerian artiste, Gabriel Oche Amanyi, with a stage name Terry G, is wearing a new look after he cut off his famous deadlocks.

Senator Buruji Kashamu's Body Laid To Rest In Ijebu Igbo, Ogun State (Photos)

The remains of late Senator Buruji Kashamu has been laid to rest today, August 9, his body was committed to mother earth at his Ijebu-Igbo home in Ogun state.

Film Maker, Okiki Afolayan Surprises Wife Bimbo Afolayan With A Lexus SUV For Her Birthday

                                    

Actress Abimbola Afolayan is celebrating her birthday today and her husband, Okiki Afolayan gave her a Lexus SUV as a birthday present.

Gov. Dapo Abiodun Pays Condolence Visit To Kashamu's House

                       Kashamu: Abiodun pays condolence visit

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun was one of the dignitaries that paid an early morning visit to the home of late senator Buruji Kashamu who died on Saturda, Aug. 8 at a Lagos hospital due to coronavirus complications.

Christians Adorn Facemask And Observe Social Distancing As Churches In Lagos Reopen For Service (Photos)

                                    

Churches in Lagos state reopened for worship on Sunday, August 9 after six months of closure due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

‘Mummy calm down’ Boy Finally Meets With Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has kept his promise to meet with ‘mommy calm down’ internet sensation, Oreofeoluwa Lawal-Babalola.

Ex-UFC champion, Conor McGregor Confirms Engagement To Long-term Partner And Mother Of His Two Kids Dee Devlin


Former UFC champion, Conor McGregor has announced his engagement to his long-term partner and mother of his two children, Dee Devlin. 

Kashamu evaded justice but couldn’t beat death – Ex-President Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu, who died of COVID-19 yesterday, August 8.

Bayern Trash Chelsea 4:1 To Set Up Barcelona Clash In The Champions League Quarter-finals

                       

German Bundesliga's Bayern Munich demolished Chelsea 4-1 on Saturday night to qualify for Champions League quarter-finals on 7-1 aggregate.

Nigeria Records 453 New COVID-19 Cases, Toll Exceeds 46,000

                                    Nigeria records 453 new COVID-19 cases

Nigeria has on Saturday, August 8 recorded 453 new cases of the novel coronavirus, as confirmed by the NCDC.

Saturday, 8 August 2020

Juventus Appoints Club Legend Andrea Pirlo As New Coach After Maurizio Sarri Sacking

Italian Serie A Champions, Juventus have appointed former player Andrea Pirlo as their new head coach on a two-year deal after sacking Maurizio Sarri following the club's Champions League elimination against Lyon.

Youths And Women In Southern Kaduna Protest Over Incessant Killings In The Region (Photos)

                                     Youths and Women in Southern Kaduna stage protest over incessant killings (photos)

Women and Youths in Southern Kaduna came out in their numbers today, August 8 to stage a protest over the incessant killings in the area.

Former P-Square Manager, Howie-T Dies Of Stroke

Former manager to defunct music duo, P-Square, Bayo Odusami popularly called Howie-T is dead.

BREAKING: Senator Kashamu Buruji Dies From COVID-19 Complications


Ogun state politician Senator Kashamu Buruji has passed away. Buruji died on Saturday, August 8 after a battle with the novel Coronavirus at the age of 62.

Presidency should return to the south in 2023 - Governor El-Rufai

                                    

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that the next President of Nigeria should come from the Southern region of the country. 

Juventus Sack Coach Maurizio Sarri After Champions League Exit

                       

Italian Serie A side, Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri, 61, less than 24 hours after being knocked out of the Champions League by French Ligue 1 club Lyon.

'We won't open our churches until plague is over' - Pastor Sam Adeyemi

                                    Pastor Sam Adeyemi

The senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, Sam Adeyemi and his wife Nike has stated that the won’t reopen on Sunday despite the go-ahead to that effect by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu amid the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: FG Evacuates 87 Stranded Nigerians In Sudan

                                87 Nigerians evacuated from Sudan | iBrandTV

87 stranded Nigerians have been evacuated from Sudan by the federal government. The evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja at about 9.15am on Saturday, August 8, 2020.

UCL: Manchester City Eliminate Real Madrid And Ronaldo's Juve Knocked Out By Lyon

Premier League side, Manchester City have progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals after beating Real Madrid 2-1 (4-2 on aggregate) at the Etihad Stadium on Friday night.

Prince Harry And William’s Relationship ‘Beyond Repair’ After Harry And Meghan's Explosive Biography Is Released

British royal brothers, Prince Harry and Prince William’s relationship could now be beyond repair following the publication of biography 'Finding Freedom', a royal expert has claimed.

Buhari To Commission 17-Storey NCDMB Building Virtually (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari will on next week Thursday, August 13 commission the newly completed 17-storey headquarters building of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), located at Swali, Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

WASSCE: Ghanaian Students Riot Over Strict Invigilation

Some Ghanaian students taking the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) have rioted over the strict invigilation during the tests.

As father of girls, there are things I can’t sing about - Reminisce

Popular Nigerian rap star Reminisce has urged artistes to evolve in order not to be left behind.

Singer, Teni Pulls Over To Help Man Who Had A Flat Tyre On 3rd Mainland Bridge

A Facebook user, Morrison Smart has declared Nigerian sensational singer, Teniola Apata simply called Teni as one human with a golden heart.

Siblings Arrested For Masterminding The Kidnap Of Their Youngest Brother So As To Extort N7M From Their Grandfather

                        Siblings arrested for masterminding the kidnap of their youngest brother so as to extort N7m from their grandfather (photo)

Imo State Police Command have arrested two brothers identified as Fortunate Osuji, 25, and Praise Osuji, 17, for conniving with other members of a kidnap gang, to abduct their youngest brother, Confidence Osuji, 14, so as to extort N7,000,00 from their grandfather.

Edo Election: We will resist every attempt to illegally remove Obaseki -- Gov Nyesom Wike

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Campaign Council for Edo State Governorship Election has said it will resist any attempt to illegally remove the incumbent Edo state governor, Godwin Obaseki, from office.

At Least 16 Dead Including Two Pilots, 123 Injured As Air India Flight From Dubai Crash-lands At Calicut Airport (Photos)

                                   Update: At least 16 dead including both pilots, and 123 injured as Air India flight from Dubai with 191 people onboard crash-lands at Calicut Airport (photos)

No fewer than 16 people have died including both pilots after an Air India Express flight carrying 191 passengers skidded off the runway while landing at Calicut Airport in Kerala on Friday evening, August 7.

Aisha Buhari Reportedly Flown To Dubai For Medical Treatment

Aisha Buhari, the wife of President Buhari, has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for medical treatment.

Friday, 7 August 2020

443 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

443 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

Nigeria recorded 443 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, August 7.

 

According to the statistics from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Plateau state recorded103, the highest for the day, Lagos-70 and FCT-60.

 

Other states with new infections include Ondo – 35, Edo and Rivers – 27, Kaduna – 20, Osun – 19, Borno and Oyo – 18, Kwara – 11, Adamawa – 9, Nasarawa – 7, Gombe – 6, Bayelsa and Imo – 4, Bauchi and Ogun – 2 and Kano – 1.

 

Nigeria now has 45,687 confirmed cases with 32,637 patients discharged. 936 deaths have so far been recorded.

 

See a breakdown of the number of cases in each state below:


443 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

Saudi Crown Prince Bin Salman Accused Of Sending Assassins To Canada To Kill Ex-Saudi Official

                        

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, has been accused of sending a hit squad of assassins to Canada in order to kill a former high-ranking intelligence official, according to new court documents filed in Washington.

Jordan Henderson, Sadio Mane, Kevin De Bruyne Makes Seven-man Premier League Player Of The Season Shortlist

                        Jordan Henderson, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Sadio Mane among Player of the  Season nominees | Football News | Sky Sports

A seven-man shortlist for the 2019/20 Premier League Player of the Season award has been released on Friday, Aug. 7.

Kwara State First Lady Offers To Help Blue-eyed Mum And Kids Abandoned By Husband Due To Their Eye Colour

                                     

Wife of Kwara State Governor, Olufolake Abdulrazaq, has offered to help the blue-eyed Kwara mom who was reportedly abandoned by her husband after she gave birth to blue-eyed kids.

Comedian, Klint Da Drunk Loses Dad

                                   Comedian, Klint Da Drunk

Nigerian ace comedian, Klint Da Drunk announced losing his father and he has expressed his sorrow on Instagram.

U.S Government Advises Citizens Against Travelling To Nigeria

                                  

The United States government has warned its nationals against travelling to Nigeria for security reasons.

Nigerian Basketball Player, Michael Ojo Dies At 27 During Workout In Serbia

                        Nigerian basketball player Michael Ojo dies aged 27 in Serbian  trainingSport — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

Nigerian-American basketball player, Michael Ojo is reported dead after suffering a heart attack during training in Belgrade, Serbia.

Nigerian Footballer, Ahmed Musa And His Wife Welcome A Baby Boy

Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa and his wife, Julie, have welcomed their second child together, a boy.

President Trump Signs Executive Orders Banning TikTok And WeChat From Operating In US In 45 Days

                       

American President Donald Trump on Thursday, August 6, signed executive orders banning social media apps TikTok and WeChat from operating in the United States in 45 days if they are not sold by their Chinese-owned parent companies.

Chairmanship Election Of The Nigerian Medical Association, Enugu Turns Bloody (Photos)

                                   
The chairmanship election of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Enugu branch Thursday evening turned bloody as hoodlums, who are believed to have been hired by a faction of the body invaded the venue and scatted the whole process.

Drivers Flee As Petrol Tanker Kills One In Lagos

     

A yet-to-be-identified woman lost her life today, Aug. 7 when a tanker crashed around the Nigerian Army Signal Barracks in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State.

Indian Star, Sharma, 44, Found Dead In Suspected Suicide Case

      

Popular Bollywood actor and model Sameer Sharma has died in a suspected suicide according to report by The Mirror.

Painter Arrested For Defiling 11-year-old Girl In Ebonyi

                                   

Police have arrested a man simply identified as Mr. Anointing, (not real name) for sexually abusing an 11-year-old girl from Ezza North local government area of Ebonyi state.

FG Alerts Airlines To Prepare For Resumption Of International Flights

                                   

The Federal government of Nigeria has asked airlines to begin the process for the resumption of international flights.

DJ Kaywise Shares Photos Of Moment He Surprised His Mum With A Car On Her Birthday

       

Nigerian DJ, Kaywise gifted his mother a car on her birthday which was on Thursday, August 6.

Viewers Discretion: 22 Feared Dead In Another Kaduna Attack

                                   

The state of insecurity in Nigeria continue to worsen as gunmen, yesterday, August 6 invaded four communities in Zangon Kataf council area of Kaduna State, killing at least 22 persons and burning a number of buildings.

Bauchi Gov. Bala Muhammed Appoints Special Assistant On 'Unmarried Women' Affairs

                                         

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has appointed Balaraba Ibrahim as his Special Assistant on Women Affairs (Unmarried).

354 New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In Nigeria, Total Infections Now 45,244

                                    354 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) last night confirmed via its Twitter handle that 354 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday, August 6.