Wednesday, December 7, 2016

PHOTO: The letter robbers wrote to Lagos residents - "We’re coming for our Christmas dues"

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned.

21-year-old Nigerian sentenced to life in prison for Toronto shooting

21-year-old Owusu Folorunso, convicted of two counts of second-degree murder after starting a deadly shootout that sparked pandemonium at a 2012 community barbecue in Toronto, has been sentenced as an adult.

If you like go call police, we’re coming to collect our Christmas dues – Robbers write Lagos residents

Some suspected armed robbers have written some Lagos residents urging them to prepare to pay season’s dues to them on a date not mentioned.

Residents of Joseph Harrison Estate, Yaba area of Lagos State got the letter from the bandits on Wednesday notifying them of their impending attack to collect their “dues” for the festive season.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Pastor fetches water from sewage, gives followers to drink (PHOTOS)

A controversial Zimbabwean pastor, Paul Sanyangore, has reportedly made his followers drink water from sewage.

Pastor claims to raise a dead boy in South Africa (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

A controversial preacher claims to have brought a young boy back to life after he was declared dead by doctors.

75-yr-old Tanzanian man advertises for wife, lists qualities, interviews women (PHOTOS)

A 75-year-old Tanzanian man has launched an elaborate search for a partner after his wife died.

Unpaid bonuses: Nigeria's Super Falcons 'refuse' to leave hotel

The Nigerian Super Falcons who emerged champions of women's Africa Cup of Nations for the eighth time on Saturday are still left frustrated in Abuja after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) failed to redeem its pledge to pay the team on Monday.

VIDEO: I’m embarrassed to share nation with some “imbeciles and morons” – Soyinka threatens to exit Nigeria

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has threatened to exit Nigeria, saying he is embarrassed to "consider that he is occupying the same nation space as some imbeciles and morons."

No longer business as usual in Nigeria - President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Nigerian elite to stop insisting that things should be done the ‘old way’, which impoverished the nation.

PHOTOS: Nigeria Customs seize container of Nigerian jollof rice, ogbono, egusi from India

The Tin-Can Island Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a 20ft container of “READY TO EAT FOODS’’ like Egusi Soup, Jollof Rice, Ogbono, Yam Porridge imported from India.

Keeping It Real With Adeola - 241 (Gambia's Jammeh Loses Election, Concedes Defeat; TB Joshua Explains Unfulfilled Prophecy)


This week on Keeping It Real, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh loses election to Adama Barrow and concedes defeat peacefully.

Soyinka blasts Buhari over message to Gambia's 'petty, little lunatic' Jammeh (VIDEO)

Nobel laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, has slammed President Muhammadu Buhari for congratulating Gambia's "lunatic, petty, little dictator Yahya Jammeh."

Monday, December 5, 2016

I'm embarrassed to share country with some "imbeciles and morons" - Soyinka threatens to exit Nigeria

Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has threatened to exit Nigeria, saying he is embarrassed to be in the same country as “imbeciles and morons”.

Ghana shuts down fake US embassy after 10 years of issuing visas (PHOTOS)

The exterior of the fake embassy in Accra, Ghana. (U.S. Department of State photo)

A fake U.S. embassy that operated for "about a decade" in Ghana's capital issuing counterfeit and fraudulently obtained visas has been shut down, the State Department announced.

Brazilians take to streets to protest against corrupt politicians

Demonstrators protest along Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4, 2016 against corruptio (Photo: AFP)

Brazilians marched across the country Sunday, protesting against corrupt politicians and what they said were attempts by Congress to shut down a huge anti-graft probe.

Rumored coup: Gambia's Jammeh will keep his word, hand over power January end - minister

Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh remains in the country and will hand over power to president-elect Adama Barrow in January following a transition period, the communications minister said on Sunday.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Army Chief urges troops to finish off Boko Haram this December

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has called on troops serving in the North-East to immediately embark on the final aggressive action and comprehensive sweep of the operational theatre to end the operation against Boko Haram insurgents or continue to live in perpetual circle of their atrocities.

Egypt toughens penalties against female genital mutilation, perpetrators face 15 years in jail

Photo credit: James Akena/Reuters

An amended law that toughens penalties for female genital mutilation to up to 15 years in jail has come into effect, the health ministry announced Sunday.

Three NYSC members dead in Batch 'B' 2016

The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, said it lost three serving corps members in Batch ‘B’ 2016.

Borno records 512 new HIV cases in IDP camps

Malam Barkindo Saidu, the Executive Secretary, Borno Agency for the Control of HIV/AIDS (BOSACA), says 512 new cases of HIV infections have been recorded in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in the state.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

"MMM is Satanic; If you're involved, you're demonic" - Apostle Suleman (VIDEO)

The General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International (OFM), Apostle Johnson Suleman, has said that the Mavrodi Mondial Movement investment scheme, popularly called (MMM) is Satanic, adding that anyone involved is demonic.

VIDEO: Few weeks ago, Gambia's Jammeh said no election can remove him from power

This is the moment Gambia's president Yahya Jammeh says no election, military or foreign power can remove him from office, unless Allah says so.

Nigeria's Super Falcons beat Cameroon, win 8th AWCON title

Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday beat Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 1-0 in the final of the Africa Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Yaoundé.

Gambia’s president-elect Adama Barrow lists agenda

Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow on Saturday vowed to work for national unity and economic growth after power was peacefully transferred in the West African nation for the first time in its history.

Trump appoints Nigeria's Adebayo Ogunlesi, the only black man, in his Economic Advisory Team

US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed a Nigerian businessman, Adebayo Ogunlesi, to be on his Economic Advisory team to provide insights and opinions about jobs and economic matters.

Jonathan commends Gambia's President Jammeh for conceding defeat

Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has commended Yahya Jammeh, the longtime president of The Gambia, for conceding defeat after losing to Adama Barrow.

President Buhari congratulates Gambian President-Elect, Adama Barrow

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the President-elect of The Gambia, Mr. Adama Barrow, on his victory in the country's December 1 presidential election.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Buhari approves N522b for States to pay salary, pension arrears, help economy

President Buhari on Friday approved the disbursement of N522 billion to States, to enable them pay salary and pension arrears, and put money in Nigeria's economy.

VIDEO: Gambia's Jammeh concedes defeat to successor, vows to support him

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh on Friday conceded defeat in a telephone call to his successor, Adama Barrow.

Jammeh effect? Angola's President Dos Santos to stand down in 2017 after 37 years - state radio

Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, in power for 37 years, will stand down before next year's general election, state radio said Friday citing sources in the ruling MPLA party.