Gowon reacts to accusation of looting half of central bank


Yakubu Gowon, a former military head of state, has described allegations that he looted half of the Central Bank of Nigeria as “rubbish”.

Tom Tugendhat, a member of the United Kingdom parliament, had accused Gowon of looting Nigeria’s treasury when he was in office.

Slain vendor’s widow rejects N500m compensation demand from late husband's family


Josephine Okereke, wife of the Abuja-based newspaper vendor killed by a security aide of Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, has rejected the family’s demand of N500 million compensation.

Football icon Diego Maradona dies from heart attack


Diego Maradona has passed away at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack.

The Argentine football legend was recovering at his home in Tigre after undergoing brain surgery at the start of November.

Wazobia FM staff ‘commits suicide’ days after losing job


Hillary Okechukwu, a former member of staff with Wazobia FM, is dead.

According to reports, the sales executive took his own life on Friday after the Lagos-based radio station had asked him to resign on November 18.

CNN updates report on Lekki shooting as LCC’s footage confirms timelines


American Cable News Network, CNN, has updated its reports on the Lekki tollgate shooting as more revelation emerges.

In its latest report, CNN analysed a closed-circuit TV footage from the Lekki toll plaza to validate its investigation on military attack on #EndSARS protesters.

Road clear for Okonjo-Iweala as South Korea candidate withdraws from WTO DG race


The coast may now be clear for the emergence of Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as new director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

Gowon looted half of Central Bank as Head of State, UK lawmaker alleges (VIDEO)


A member of the British parliament on Monday claimed that former Nigeria's Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon stole half of the funds in the Central Bank (CBN).

Nollywood actress Brenda Ndukwe is a warrior, Akwaugo, sexy chic in her birthday shoot


Nollywood actress, Brenda Eve Ndukwe, is turning up the heat as she marks another 365 days in her life.

The movie star proves that she is the "Akwaugo 1" in her captivating birthday shoot.

Medical Council suspends Dr Anu over ‘failed cosmetic surgery’ that led to client’s death


The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has suspended Adepoju Anuoluwapo from medical practice after she performed cosmetic surgery on a client who later lost her life as the procedure allegedly failed.

EndSARS: UK Parliament pushes for sanctions against Buhari government


The United Kingdom Parliament on Monday began debate on the alleged human rights abuses during the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria.

During the debate, a number of the British lawmakers pushed for possible sanctions against Muhammadu Buhari government over the killing of peaceful protesters.

Court orders senator Ali Ndume remanded in prison over Maina’s disappearance


A federal high court in Abuja has ordered the remand of senator Ali Ndume over the non-appearance of Abdulrasheed Maina whom he stood as surety for.

Meet Onyema Ogbuagu, Nigerian trained doctor who helped Pfizer develop COVID-19 vaccine


Meet Onyema Eberechukwu Ogbuagu one of the Brains Behind the New Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

The COVID-19 pandemic has plagued the most of 2020 and it’s such a relief to know that it might be coming to an end.

US embassy celebrates Nigerian doctor who helped Pfizer develop COVID-19 vaccine


The US embassy in Nigeria has celebrated Onyema Ogbuagbu, a Nigerian-born researcher and medical doctor, for his role in the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Social media influencer sacked by NGO for mocking child beggar with drink in viral video


Motara, a social media influencer, has been sacked by non-governmental organisation (NGO) for mocking a child beggar with a drink.

A video had surfaced online showing how the child beggar approached Motara, who is seen driving in traffic, to solicit for alms.

Anambra governorship aspirant 'promises to build 21 universities' if elected


Godwin Maduka, a governorship aspirant in Anambra state, has reportedly promised to build 21 universities if he succeeds in his ambition.

The United States of America-based medical doctor aspiring to be chie executive of Anambra on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

FIFA bans CAF President Ahmad for five years


Ahmad Ahmad, the President of Confederation of African Football (CAF) has been banned for five years by world football governing, FIFA, for breaching various codes of ethics.

Gbajabiamila set up trust fund for children of newspaper vendor shot dead by security aide


Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, on Sunday visited the home of Ifeanyi Okereke, a newspaper vendor who was shot by his security aide.

Nigeria's active COVID-19 cases drops to 3,140 as total recoveries exceed 62,000


Nigeria's active coronavirus infections has now dropped to 3,140 with 192 coronavirus patients discharged on Sunday.

With the development, the number of patients who have recovered from the disease has exceeded 62,000.

Pretty Mike attends Williams Uchemba’s wedding with six 'pregnant baby mamas' (VIDEOS)


Pretty Mike, a Lagos based socialite, surprised many when he stormed the wedding of Nollywood star Williams Uchemba with an entourage of six heavily pregnant women.