62 suspected kidnappers arrested in Nasarawa by Police

The Nasarawa State police command says it has arrested 62 suspected kidnappers within the last one week. A Nigerian Police Force armored tank – Used as illustration (PM News) Commissioner of Police, Bola Longe, while parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters on Monday in Lafia, attributed the feat to the efforts of “Operation Puff […]

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Dencia says RMD is too old to be talking about butt enlargement on social media [Instagram/IamDencia]

Dencia has reacted to RMDs statement on social media validation and she thinks he is too old to be making statements related to butt enlargement. The singer expressed her reservations over RMD’s comment on social media on Sunday, May 26, 2019. According to her, RMD is too old to be speaking about butt enlargement as […]

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Tempted to cheat? Here’s what to do when it feels too difficult to stay faithful

People with partners get wooed, seduced and tempted all the time. How do you not go under in situations like this? Avoiding the temptation to cheat is an exercise every couple should be dedicated to. [Credit Sohbethattixx] Understandably, the decision to stay faithful to your partner, or to your marriage vows will take a lot […]

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Dremo finally drops ‘Dapada’ video with Mayorkun

Parts of the video were shot three years ago. Dremo and Mayorkun signed to Davido’s DMW on the same day. (NotJustOk) Artist: Dremo featuring Mayorkun Song Title: Dapada Genre: Afrobeats Date of Release: May 3, 2019 Album: Code Name Vol. I Producer: Benjamz Director: Qudus Badmus Details/Takeaway: When Dremo’s Codename dropped in third quarter 2018, […]

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D’Prince and Rema are style mavens in ‘Lavida’ video

D’Prince and Rema in new video for ‘Lavida.’ (YouTube/Mavin Records) The video showcases a blend of style, great picture and good props. Artist: D’Prince featuring Rema Song Title: Lavida Genre: Afrobeats Date of Release: May 3, 2019 Album: Lavida EP Producer: Altims Director: Clarence Peters Details/Takeaway: Fresh off Mavin/Jonzing releasing their respective EPs, both artists […]

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El-Rufai begs NAF to deploy special troops to Kaduna to end banditry

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai begs NAF to deploy special troops to Kaduna to end banditry. – (The Whistler NG)   The 271 NAF detachment is the brainchild of the Chief of Air Staff and was inaugurated to combat insecurity in the area. Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai has appealed to the Nigerian Air […]

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“No customer, no prostitute,” Nigerians tell Police to stop arrest, rape of Abuja women

Nigerians protest raid, arrest and alleged harassment of women by the Police in Abuja. [Twitter] Some Nigerians have condemn the arrest of some women at night clubs and alleged sexual harassment by Policemen in Abuja. For two weeks, men of the Nigeria Police Force and officials of the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) have raided […]

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FG vows to punish gunmen that killed Oguche, Mooney in Kajuru attack

Faye Mooney, the British aid worker killed by kidnappers (Guardian UK/Elizabeth Squire) The government also promised that security agencies are doing everything possible to ensure that the three kidnapped victims are released unharmed. The Federal Government has vowed to track down and arrest the bandits that shot and killed two humanitarian workers last week in […]

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Check out cute message Stella Damasus received on her birthday from husband

Stella Damasus turns a year older today and her husband, Daniel Ademinokan has got the cutest and nicest things to say about her. The movie producer took to his Instagram page on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, where he shared a cute photo of the birthday. He went to caption the photo with one of the […]

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Davido and Meek Mill are pictured working together in LA studio

Davido and Meek Mill spotted in LA studio. (Instagram/Davidoofficial) A few weeks ago, Nigerian superstar Davido announced on social media that he was going “ to complete work on his upcoming sophomore album. A few days later, unconfirmed reports suggested that Davido had also leaked the title of his new album on Instagram. They were […]

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Odio Mimonet’s AW19 show is a tale of two women; Mimi and Odio, and a celebration of the multifaceted modern African woman

Odio Mimonet’s AW19 show is a tale of two women; Mimi and Odio, and a celebration of the multifaceted modern African woman [Credit: Arise Fashion Week] The dust has settled on a hectic weekend in Lagos, packed with activities, one of them being the annual Arise Fashion Week which sees designers from around the world […]

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Pulse Explainer: How Internet fraud has taken over Nigerian music

Nigerian singer Naira Marley has faced a lot of backlash for supporting Internet fraud (trenchtrenchtrench) The relationship between Nigerian music and Internet fraud is complex and the latest union of crime and entertainment. The club is packed and the DJ is killing it. Tucked in the heart of Anywhere, Lagos, Nigeria, this nightclub has been […]

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Coachella 2019: Burna performs on second weekend’s main stage

Burna Boy performing at Coachella in Indio, California. (Buki HQ) On Sunday April 21, 2019, Nigerian artist, Burna Boy, performed at the Coachella Valley and Arts Music Festival 2019 for a second time in two weeks. The second leg of this year’s Coachella Festival held between April 19, 2019 and April 21, 2019 at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. According to […]

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Insurgency: CAS urges personnel to maintain discipline, battle-readiness

Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has urged officers and men to maintain discipline and combat-readiness always to be able to end insurgency and banditry in the country. Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadique Abubakar (Premium Times) Abubakar made the call on Monday at a feast organized by the Force at […]

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34 strippers arrested in Abuja as FCT officials raid a night club

FCT officials arrested some in Abuja by FCT (eDaily). Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) officials reportedly raided a popular night club, Caramelo in Abuja and arrested 34 strippers. According to Premium Times, the front perimeter fence of the nightclub was also destroyed during the raid on Wednesday night. The Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, Umar […]

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“I’m Nigerian by birth,” Atiku says parents are from Sokoto, Jigawa

Atiku Abubakar believes he won the 2019 presidential election [AFP] The PDP’s presidential candidate has dismissed the claims of the APC that he’s a Cameroonian by birth. The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal that hes a Nigerian by birth, contrary to the allegations […]

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Matthew Oguche identified as Nigerian killed in Kajuru attack with British girlfriend

Matthew Oguche [Twitter/@md oguche] The Nigerian man who was killed by gunmen in Kajuru local government area of Kaduna State has been identified as Matthew Oguche. Oguche was one of the two killed by armed assailants who invaded Kajuru Castle, a recreational resort, and kidnapped three people on Friday, April 19, 2019. The other victim […]

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Pulse Opinion: Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and the presidency’s ‘clean money’

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde triggered the government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and all hell has been let loose. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde triggered the government of the federal republic of Nigeria and all hell has been let loose [Instagram/OmotolaJaladeEkeinde] You know how we all clamour for public figures and celebrities (Not the ones under the payroll of […]

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Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde calls out Osinbanjo over police brutality

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde calls out Yemi Osinbanjo over SARS brutality [Instagram/OmotolaJaladeEkeinde] Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde has called out the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibanjo over the recent brutality being experienced by youths from men of the Nigerian Police Force. The award-winning actress made this known via her Instagram stories on Sunday, April 14, 2019. She expressed shock […]

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FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project

FG approves commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin road project – Illustration purpose [premiumtimesng] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says the Federal Government has approved commencement of work on Nigeria-Seme-Benin Republic road project. Mr Hakeem Bello, the Special Adviser to the Minister on Communication, made this known in a statement on […]

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NUPENG, PENGASSAN, urge FG to shun counsel on removal of fuel subsidy

NUPENG, PENGASSAN, urge FG to shun counsel on removal of fuel subsidy Workers in the oil and gas sector on Sunday advised President Muhammadu Buhari to shun any counsel that would destabilise or cause chaos in the economy. The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior […]

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Parents mark 5th year anniversary of abduction, renew call for release of remaining Chibok girls

Parents mark 5th year anniversary of abduction, renew call for release of remaining Chibok girls (NAN Photos) Parents of abducted Chibok School Girls in Borno have renewed calls to ‘Boko-Haram’ insurgents to release the remaining girls they abducted five years ago. A cross section of the parents made the call in separate interviews with the […]

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Long Distance Relationships: 5 ways to love right when you’re miles apart

If you really intend to make your long-distance work like magic, you can’t afford to not take these rules seriously.  Long distance relationships are feared because of the physical intimacy it yanks from partners Being in a long-distance relationship could indeed be trying and difficult. There will be days when you’ll long to just be […]

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The road meets its master at the Mitsubishi L200 launch

The Mitsubishi L200 Mitsubishi Motors, one of the world’s most innovative and reliable car brands, has officially launched the Mitsubishi L200 on Friday, 5 April 2019 at the Landmark Beachfront, Victoria Island, Lagos. The L200 which is the ultimate hardworking pickup truck is a core global strategic model with significant refinement to the durability and […]

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Here’s why Mo Abudu emerged first African to win Médailles d’Honneur

Mo Abudu joins three international TV CEOs that were awarded with the Médailles d’Honneur by MIPTV [ Twitter/MoAbudu] Mosunmola ‘Mo’ Abudu has emerged the first African to win MIPTV’s prestigious award, Médailles d’Honneur. Abudu was honoured with the title after MIPTV, the leading international market for content development and distribution, found her accomplishments with EbonyLife […]

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On the Sahara’s edge, the fight to protect children against measles

Dinar Tchere is fighting time and the sun, and he fears he may be losing. This morning, the health worker is expected in a remote village of eastern Chad, where he will administer the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to poor children. But he’s behind schedule — and there is limited time before his enemy, […]

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Here is what IK Ogbonna’s wife thinks about taking someone else’s man

Sonia Lareinaa thinks it’s no big deal for anyone to take someone else’s man. The former model and wife to Nollywood actor, IK Ogbonna made this known via her Instagram stories on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. According to her, for some women, it requires little or no skill to actually steal man. “Why do some […]

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Brexit delay wins May more time, but how much more?

In delaying Brexit again, British Prime Minister Theresa May has put off her own promised departure date — but the move risks reviving efforts by her furious colleagues to unseat her. May said last month she would step down once her EU divorce agreement was passed by the British parliament, an offer she hoped would […]

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Kajuru Killings: Gov. El-Rufai urges communities to shun reprisals

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufa’i [Twitter/@GovKaduna] The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai on Wednesday urged all communities in the state to find common ground of resolving conflicts instead of engaging in reprisals. The governor who visited the IDP camp in Maraban Kajuru, Kajuru Local Government Area on Wednesday, said reprisals only produces more […]

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Senate wants FG to introduce state police to stop banditry

Senate President, Bukola Saraki says the Nigerian Police also needs to be well funded to fight banditry (Premium Times) The Nigerian Senate has urged the Federal Government to introduce state police saying it is the only solution to the crisis in the North-West geopolitical zone. According to Punch, the Senate took the position following separate […]

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Police kill wanted armed robbery kingpin during gun duel in Enugu – Official

Nigerian Police The Enugu State Police Command has shot dead a wanted armed robbery kingpin, known as KC, during a gun duel between police and his gang members in the state. The command’s Public Relations Officer, SP Ebere Amaraizu, made the disclosure in a statement in Enugu on Wednesday. He said police operatives recovered one […]

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5 effective ways to deal with hyperpigmentation and dark spots

5 effective ways to deal with hyper-pigmentation and dark spots [Credit: Everyday Health] Hyperpigmentation is a darkening and discoloration of the skin which is usually harmless but aesthetically displeasing. Here are 5 effective ways to deal with it. Hyerpigmentation is a condition in which patches of skin become darker in colour than the normal surrounding skin. […]

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Gov. Ahmed inaugurates 25-man Transition Implementation Committee

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed Gov. Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara has inaugurated a 25-member Transition Implementation Committee to put in place all necessary machinery to facilitate an easy take-over by the incoming administration of Alhaji AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq. Speaking at the inauguration, Ahmed thanked Kwarans for their unprecedented support for his government throughout his two terms. The […]

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President’s wife did not order sack of presidential amnesty office staff members — Aide

Wife of the President Aisha Buhari [dailypost] The Presidential Amnesty Office has denied a report alleging the involvement of the President’s wife, Mrs Aisha Buhari in the sack of staff members of the office. Mr Murphy Ganagana, the Special Assistant (Media) to the Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) Prof. Charles Dokubo, in a statement in […]

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Man allegedly defiles 9-yr-old girl in commercial tricycle, policewoman tells court

Federal High Court Lagos [For illustration purpose only – DailyIndependent] A policewoman, Sgt. Patience Chukwuede on Tuesday told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, Lagos, how a caterer, Ope Popoola, 23, allegedly defiled a seven-year-old girl in a commercial tricycle. According to NAN, Chukwuede, who is attached to the Lion Building Police Station […]

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Kirstjen Nielsen was reportedly kicked out of the Trump administration by tweet, the latest in a long line of public firings by the president

kirstjen nielsen donald trump Outgoing Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was reportedly poised to announce her resignation Sunday when the president beat her to it, announcing her departure by tweet. She joins a list of senior administration officials Trump publicly ousted in tweets, including former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Nielsens departure comes amid a […]

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Meet the 3 Nigerian boys who developed an app to help US government regulate underage smoking

Three young Nigerian boys have developed an app to help the US government regulate underage smoking. The trio, Oluwatunmise Ayeni, Rotimi Adegbiji and Egie Akede, are senior school one (SS1) students of Dansol High School, Agidingbi, Lagos state. They founded a company named ‘RET Innovate,’ and came up with the innovative idea to create an […]

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The Jonas Brothers held a surprise performance at a college bar Friday night

jonas brothers cool The Jonas Brothers performed five songs for Penn State college students. The group performed at the bar Champs Downtown. Joe Jonas had been advocating for the bar to win in a Twitter contest hosted by Barstool Sports. The Jonas Brothers surprised Penn State students with a small set at a local bar […]

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The top 10 sci-fi TV shows on Netflix and other streaming services

Sci-fi dominates streaming, especially on Netflix. love death and robots Parrot Analytics provided Business Insider the top 10 most in-demand sci-fi shows on Netflix and other streamers. They include “Stranger Things,” “Black Mirror,” and “Love, Death & Robots.” The sci-fi genre dominates streaming with audiences, especially on Netflix, where hit series like “Stranger Things” and […]

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Food and beer at the Masters is incredibly cheap

Masters pimento cheese The Masters is an expensive ticket to get, but once fans are at Augusta National, prices are relatively reasonable, especially for those looking to eat. At Augusta National, fan favorites like pimento cheese and egg salad sandwiches go for just $1.50 each, and fans can get a beer for only $4. The […]

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Wow Air has shut down. Here’s what went wrong, according to the company’s CEO

WOW Air Wow Air announced on Thursday that it has ceased operations effective immediately, stranding passengers around the world. The announcement comes after the Icelandic ultra-low-cost airline failed to secure investment from Icelandair and private equity firm Indigo Partners. Wow Air founder and CEO Skuli Mogensen told Business Insider in January that the decision to […]

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There’s a $200 million abandoned village of Disney-like castles in Turkey. Take a look inside.

Burj Al Babas The Burj Al Babas in Turkey was designed a a luxury community for foreign buyers. As Turkey experiences an economic downturn, the project’s developers have filed for bankruptcy protection and buyers have fallen through on their sales. The nation’s castle-like homes now sit empty in the northwestern region. From far away, the […]

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The latest ‘Call of Duty’ is getting a huge new addition to its Battle Royale mode

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Alcatraz Battle Royale map) “Call of Duty: Black Ops 4” is the first game in the series to introduce a Battle Royale mode. The mode, “Blackout,” is getting its first major addition since the game launched in November 2018: A new map! The new Blackout mode map is named […]

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These 3 African companies are worth over $1 billion

Jumia is among the unicorn companies in the world A unicorn startup or unicorn company is a private company with a valuation of over $1 billion. A research group, CBInsights lists three African startups among unicorn companies in the world. The companies are Jumia Group, Cell C and Promasidor Holdings. The report highlights private companies […]

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Ghana’s Power Distribution Services release load shedding timetable

Dumsor The Power Distribution Services (PDS) which took over operations from the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) has released a timetable for power rationing in the country. The first schedule released by the PDS affects eight regions in the country. The decision to release a power rationing timetable was taken at a meeting between PDS, […]

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The Ghana Cedi has started appreciating against the US dollar

A man trades U.S. dollars for Ghanaian cedis at a currency exchange office in Accra, Ghana, June 15, 2015. Picture taken June 15. REUTERS/Francis Kokoroko The Ghanaian government has pumped fresh dollars into the economy to halt the recent depreciation of the cedi against major foreign currencies. The government has so far succeeded in redeeming […]

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Kirstjen Nielsen is out as Homeland Security secretary

kirstjen nielsen Kirstjen Nielsen is out as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, President Donald Trump announced Sunday. Trump frequently raged against Nielsen for over illegal immigration, and blamed her for the rising number of families apprehended at the US-Mexico border. Nielsen has overseen the department amid a number of controversies, most notably the […]

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How African nations can use Artificial Intelligence to improve municipal governance

Picture depicting the futuristic city, Eko Atlantic City, in Lagos Nigeria Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country, is in a great position to capitalise on the AI boom. Africa is facing new challenges, such as climate change, growing populations, rapid technological change, and more. Meanwhile, cities, as engines of economic growth, are now tasked with solving […]

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