After my third husband died, they strapped a suicide bomb to me

Source: BBC Falmata was just 13 years old when the militant Islamist group Boko Haram arrived in her village in northeastern Nigeria. Gunshots rang out in the early morning air as the insurgents rampaged, killing many of her neighbours. “When we saw them we started running, they chased and caught us,” she says. The fighters kidnapped Falmata and other girls from the village….

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Nigerian Government allegedly buried 1,000 dead soldiers secretly

Military authorities secretly buried more than 1,000 soldiers, who were killed in the battle with insurgents, in a bid create the impression that the counter-insurgency had been won, The Wall Street Journal, has reported. The newspaper reported that military sources said the number of soldiers buried in that manner could be higher than 1,000. But the Defence Headquarters has dismissed…

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Watch: Charly Boy Alleges Deji Adeyanju Wanted Part Of Money From Festus Keyamo

It was earlier reported that the former co-convener of the “Our Mumu Don Do Movement”, Deji Adeyanju alleged that Charly Boy collected money from Festus Keyamo to stop attacking and criticising the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Now, in a turn of events, Charly Boy has stated that Adeyanju only wanted a share of the 9-figures he received, which is why he…

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Dancing Governor: Tribunal declares Adeleke winner of Osun election

The Osun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja has declared Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the September 2018 election in the state. Oyetola-Adeleke The 3-man tribunal upheld the petitions filed by Adeleke and the PDP, challenging the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Governor Gboyega Oyetola at the September 2018…

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Success’ viral video: Delta suspends school head, sets up panel

The Delta State Government has suspended the head teacher of Okotie-Eboh Primary School in Sapele Local Government Area, Mrs Vero Igbigwe, for allegedly collecting unauthorised fees including examination levies from schoolchildren. This is coming following a viral video that shows a schoolgirl, Success Adebor, protesting against the school’s decision to send her home over her parents’ failure to pay her…

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Igbo leaders back Atiku Abubakar, Obi for 2019

Igbo leaders, consisting of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, elders, traditional and religious leaders as well as women groups, have endorsed the joint presidential ticket of Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi for the 2019 polls. In a five-point communiqué issued at the end of a summit with the theme, “Ndigbo 2019 and Beyond”, yesterday in Enugu, they said their decision was informed by…

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Goodluck Jonathan launches book November 20

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is to unveil his book, “My Transition Hours”, on Tuesday, November 20, in Abuja According to a message on his Twitter handle, President Muhammadu Buhari is special guest of honour while Chief Olusegun Obasanjo chairs the occasion to be attended by erstwhile heads of state and other prominent Nigerians. Also billed for the event are President…

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Senate uncovers fresh $1.151b illegal withdrawals from NLNG

The Senate yesterday said it again uncovered illegal multiple withdrawals of $1.151 billion from the dividends accounts of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).  This is apart from the $1.05 billion NNPC Group Managing Director Maikanti Baru earlier admitted to. The investigative committee, headed by Senator Bassey Albert Akpan (PDP, Akwa Ibom North…

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Veteran comedian, Baba Sala is dead

Veteran comedian, Moses Olaiya, popularly known as Baba Sala, is dead. According to reports, Baba Sala died around 10.00 pm on Sunday night in his home in Ilesa, Osun State. Details soon

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Photos: Air Force pilot Baba-Ari buried

Squadron Leader Bello Baba-Ari, who died in the Air Force plane crash in Abuja on Friday buried at the Gudu Cemetery in the Federal capital.    

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