FASHION/LIFESTYLE

Inter-tribal clash leads to two-day curfew in Ile Ife

Following an inter-tribal clash which led to the deaths of five people, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, of Osun state, has declared a two-day curfew in the ancient city of Ile Ife. ISemiu Okanlawon, Aregbesola’s spokesman, said the “breach of peace” in ...

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New CJN sworn-in, bags GCON

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, was today sworn-in as the 20th Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), and is now a Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON). He was given the award, Nigeria’s second highest, by acting President Yemi Osinbajo. ...

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BBNaija: Uriel evicted, Kemen disqualified, See reason

It was double eviction at #BBNaija House on Sunday night as two of the housemates, Kemen and Uriel were sent packing. Uriel received the least number of votes among all the seven housemates that were up for possible eviction. Kemen’s ...

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New Tor Tiv enthroned, says Tiv people marginalised

The newly installed Tor Tiv, HRM Orchivirigh Professor James Ortese Ayatse, has called on the federal government to give more Benue people appointments as they are central to the central government’s economic diversification programme. The paramount ruler stated this in ...

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After Soyinka, Chimamanda becomes second Nigerian to be elected into US Academy of Arts and Letters

Award winning Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi- Adichie has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary member. According to a press release by the Academy on http://artsandletters.org, the honorary members will be inducted at ...

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2 blind men get 6 years jail term each for homosexuality

A Minna Magistrates’ Court has sentenced two blind men to six years imprisonment for sexually abusing two minors in Niger. The Magistrate, Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf, convicted, Idris Usman, popularly called “Bagobiri” and Abubakar Sadiq, after they pleaded guilty to the ...

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I don’t know my date of birth, I travelled to India to enquire – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo who will be celebrating his 80th birthday on Sunday, has confessed that he does not know his actual date of birth. The statesman spoke at the opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, on ...

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65,000 CAN members begin declare 7-day fasting for Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says about 65,000 of its members in Katsina state, have begun seven-day fasting and prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. Nelson Chukwu, chairman of CAN in the state, who disclosed this ...

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59th Grammy: Take a look at what the stars wore

Award nights are usually occasions for fans see new styles from their idols. Here are some pictures of the celebrities at the 59th Grammys in Los Angeles on Sunday night. Jennifer Lopez Adele Adele on stage during her performance Beyoncé ...

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350 Imams offer prayer for Buhari, CAN enjoined to do same

Imams in about 350 Jumma’at mosques across Borno state on Friday led thousands of worshipers to offer special prayers for the full recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on vacation in the UK. There are 542 Jumma’at mosques in ...

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