Son Allegedly Uses Mother For Money Rituals, Smashes Her Head

Taiwo Akinola, 29, was on Sunday arrested for allegedly attempting to murder his mother, Mrs Alice Iyabo Akinola, for a money-making ritual. Taiwo was arrested after his nephew, Faruk, raised an alarm upon seeing his grandmother covered in blood in their home at  No.2 Raji Ajanaku street, Alaja Road, Ayobo, Lagos. According to a press statement made available by the Lagos State Police Command Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the incident happened on Sunday. The statement revealed that Taiwo, who is believed to be a cultist had wanted to…

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Trump, Obama, Others Pour Accolades On Aretha Franklin

American President Donald Trump and two of his predecessors, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have joined the world in paying tributes to the late singer, Aretha Franklin, who died on Thitsday aged 76 after a prolonged battle with cancer. US President Donald Trump paid tribute to music icon Aretha Franklin upon her death Thursday as “a great woman, with a wonderful gift from God, her voice.” “She will be missed!” he tweeted of the legendary singer, who died at home in Detroit at age 76. Barack Obama on Thursday paid…

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WIN Foundation Brings Succour To Nasarawa State

By Akinwale Kasali As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, When In Need Foundation (WIN), has brought succour to the medically challenged people of Nasarawa State. W.I.N, founded by Dr. Ecton-Dunkley, which since  inception has been run with her savings, investment and salary, on June 18th embark on another challenge by taking free medical mission initiative to Kardako Health Centre, Kardako Nasarawa State. The medical support team included the 15 Medical Doctors, 10 Pharmacists, 15 Optometrists, Nurses and about 20 Volunteers support team. With the crowd who came to get…

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In Lagos, Harsh Economy Fuels New Despicable Survival Tactics

By Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan A variety shop located at Doyin Omolulu street in Ketu, a suburb of Lagos, recently played host to a macabre scene. Time was few minutes past 8pm and darkness has descended heavily, aided by power outage in the area. Outside the shop, in the middle of a crowd seething with venom was a young girl of about 16.On her left hand was a litre of Kerosene in Eva Water bottle. Head bowed and hysterical, she pleaded for pardon, intermittently muttering prayers and swearing her innocence, tears streaming…

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Female secondary school dropout, 20, kills for N10, 000

By Chibuike Osuji Detectives at Illassamaja Police station, led by Divisional Police Officer, Titilayo Oriyomi, recently arrested a self confessed hit girl of the Eiye Fraternity who kills her victims for N10,000. Eiye is one of the deadly secrete cults prevalent in Nigeria’s institution of higher learning. However, they are alleged to have moved their recruitment to secondary schools. The girl, Miriam Abiola, always dressed in her islamic Hijab, was arrested with two locally made revolver pistols, two live cartridges and nine pieces of 9mm live ammunition.. Earlier, other members…

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Legendary ‘Senwele’ Singer, Iya Alaladuke Recounts Her Unforgettable Experience

Music legend, Hawawu Alake-Adisa, popularly known as Iya Aladuke Abolodefeloju, says an unforgettable incidence in her career was when she lost her grandchild to an accident in a vehicle she had received as gift. The 86-year old creator of Senwele Yoruba music genre told the News Agency of Nigeria in Ilorin that the accident occurred three days after she took delivery of the vehicle given to her by her fan. “Being a musician is a difficult task because it has a lot to do with metaphysical power. I recall many years back…

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Ex-Ondo State Deputy Governor, Lasisi Oluboyo’s Daughter Found Dead In Boyfriend’s House

By Akinwale Kasali Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo is presently devastated and in mourning mood following the death of his daughter,  Adenike Oluboyo, whose lifeless body was found in the room of her boyfriend, Adeyemi Alao at the Oke Aro area of Akure, Ondo State. Adenike was a student of the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko, Ondo State, until her demise. The young undergraduate had been declared missing for the past six days before her lifeless body was found under a bed in the room of the Adeyemi. A source told the…

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SS 3 Student Impregnated By Five Teachers

By Akinwale Kasali Sa’adatu, a SS3 student of the Polytechnic Staff School, Birnin-Kebbi, in Kebbi State has indicted five male teachers of having sexual relationship with her leading to her pregnancy. The alleged randy teachers who were the tutor of Sa’adatu had on several occasions at different times had sex with the student, putting the girl in a state of confusion to ascertain who actually impregnated her among the randy teachers. The victim could not, however, identify who among the teachers was responsible for the pregnancy. It was gathered that…

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President Macron Thrilled At Afrikan Shrine

Femi Kuti, Afrobeat musician and son of music legend Fela Kuti, thrilled French President Emmanuel Macron and guests alongside dancehall singer Yemi Alade at the New Afrika Shrine on Tuesday. Both of them were among entertainers and industry experts gathered at the Shrine to celebrate Fela’s legacy during the visit of the French President. Macron, who visited the shrine to inaugurate the African Cultural season to be hosted in France in 2020, is believed to be the first real President to enter the shrine. The event, hosted by Banky W…

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Janet Jackson Overcomes Depression

Janet Jackson has revealed that she suffered an “intense” battle with depression, which she linked to a childhood inferiority complex and societal racism and sexism. In an essay in the latest issue of Essence, a magazine geared toward African American women, the 52-year-old pop superstar said that she has found joy after giving birth to her first child last year. But the singer — who became a superstar in her 20s with her blending of hip-hop into pop music and her elaborately choreographed live shows — said that her 30s…

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