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Former Barcelona Striker Enrique Castro Dies After Heart Attack

Former Barcelona striker Enrique Castro has died after he suffered a heart attack on Tuesday, February 27 Castro who was 68-years-old was a fan favourite as a striker for Barcelona, made a total of 178 appearances for Barcelona and scored over 70 goals.

I Almost Committed Suicide Last Year – Comedian, Owen Gee

Ace comedian and TV presenter, Owen Gee, just like some other celebrities has shared his personal experience and battle with depression. Own Gee is is very popular for his funny comedy skits revealed that he almost took his own life in 1017 when he was faced with some challenges of life.

Dangote Tops Forbes’ 23 African Billionaires List For The 7th Time

Three Nigerians have featured in Forbes 23 African Billionaires List.. Sitting atop the list, for the 7th year in a row, is industrialist, Aliko Dangote with $12.2 Billion. Forbes 23 African Billionaires List

"I Have Been Bitten By Scorpion, Involved In Multiple Accidents" - Lady Lawyer, Odunze Sandra Chioma (Pics)

A lady who has suffered series of life threatening events - is filled with thanks to God for protecting her and preserving her. The lady identified as Odunze Sandra Chioma, a law graduate from Imo State University, Owerri (IMSU), revealed that she's had several ghastly accidents and even bitten by a scorpion among other life threatening issues but all the same she is still thankful.

Umoja, The Village In Kenya Where Men Are Banned

Patriarchy has been the ruling system for as long as life has existed, and this means social power is given to the men of the community. Unfortunately for men and perpetuators of patriarchy, women are not having any more of this such as the group of women in Kenya who in the bid to reject patriarchy, formed Umoja, a women's only village.

You’ve Failed Nigerians, Melaye Tells His Party, APC

Sen. Dino Melaye has taken a swipe at his party for failing to meet the expectations of Nigerians. According to Vanguardngr, the senator spoke after he was conferred with the Legislator of the Year 2017 by Daily Asset Newspaper in Abuja. He said: “The APC government has become Public Complaint Commission. We have more complains in the APC and even in the Presidency than service rendered. We cannot as a people continue like this.

Governor Obiano Inspects The Ogbaru Irrigation Project- Pictures

In line with the Governor's commitment to ensure all-year-round rice farming, Anambra State Government has embarked on several irrigation projects to assist the farmers thereby producing more quantity of quality rice and creating job opportunities. Already, this irrigation project in Ogbaru has over 700 farmers and when completed will provide jobs for over 2000 persons.

PHOTOS: Buhari Attends APC NEC Meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday attended the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress at the party’s Secretariat, Abuja. See photos:

#bbnaija : Moyo Lawal Reacts To "Good Girl" Bambam Having Sex With Teddy A

Nollywood actress, Moyo Lawal who was slammed for sharing a semi-nude photo on her Instagram page last week has reacted to BamBam and Teddy A having sex in the house. Read her posts below...

Mother Allegedly Kills Her Child In Delta (Photos)

According to the story shared by Temi, a lady killed her child in Delta by poisoning the child. Check out what Temi wrote..

Yahoo Boy Caught Using His 7-Year-Old Nephew For Rituals In Lagos. Photos

A suspected Internet fraudster has been arrested after he was caught using his young nephew for rituals in Lagos. According to online reports, the alleged Yahoo boy named Tunde Owolabi popularly known as 'Money Talks' was caught using his elder sister's 7-year-old son for money rituals in Ikoyi, Lagos State.

My Presidential Ambition Still Intact, Former Gov Of Cross River - Donald Duke

A former Governor of Cross River State, Mr Donald Duke, on Tuesday said he had not backed down on his presidential ambition. Duke made the statement in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). He said the speculations that he had dumped the aspiration were untrue.

Soldiers Rescue 15 Women, Recover Armoured Personnel Carrier From Boko Haram

Nigerian Troops of the 153TF Battalion of the Nigerian Army have rescued 15 women, five children and a man from Boko Haram captivity. According to military sources, the captives were freed when the troops conducted a fighting patrol in areas of Boko Haram prevalence.  The operation was led by Lieutenant Colonel Ikang, Commanding Officer of the Battalion.

BREAKING!! Panic As Fulani Herdsmen Butcher A Farmer In Ebonyi State (graphic)

Reports gathered by Igbere TV correspondent have it that a farmer has been butchered by Fulani herdsmen at Akaeze in Ivo Local Government Area of Ebonyi State. Our correspondent reports that trouble started when the farmer asked the Fulani herdsmen not to pass through his farm with their cows but herdsmen insisted and attacked the man with cutlass.

10 Herdsmen Arrested While Destroying Farmlands In Benue (photos)

Nigerian Army troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata while on routine patrol arrested 10 herdsmen destroying farmlands at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages in Benue. The effort of the Nigerian Army to fish out criminals and protect farmlands in Benue State and it environ in the ongoing Exercise Ayem Akpatuma is yielding tremendous result as troops of Sector 1 Sub-Sector A, deployed at Yelwata, while on routine patrol arrested 10 herdsmen destroying farmland at Tse-Tigir and Tse-Ndugh villages on Monday.

Three Young Arm Robbers Apprehended By Security Operatives With Charms - Photos

Unidentified young arm robbers have been apprehended by security operatives after they allegedly broke into a ware house to steal some goods in Dunkwa, Central, Ghana.

Photos From The Wedding Of Man Who Wed Two Wives The Same Day In Abia State

Reports came in yesterday of the wedding of the gentleman, whose pre-wedding photos went viral last year, after it was seen that he planned to marry two women the same time. Mr Ejindu finally tied the knot with his two lovelies identified as, Ebere and Oyediya, over the weekend at Agbala Amangwu Amogudu in Abiriba, Aba State.

PHOTOS: Suspected Killers Of Taraba State Lawmaker Hosea Ibi Arrested

3 suspects have been arrested in connection with the abducting and murdering of Taraba state lawmaker Hosea Ibi and Mr Chidebere, who was later released. the suspects were arrested by troops of 23 Bde deployed to Wukari on EX AYEM AKPATUMA and team of Department of State Service from Jalingo.

Aliko Dangote: Billionaire Reportedly Bans Alcohol From Daughter’s Wedding

Aliko Dangote reportedly says there should be no alcohol when his daughter ties the knot in March. The billionaire’s daughter, Fatima Dangote will tie the knot with Jamil Abubakar in March 2018, according to reports on several media outlets.

Photos From APC Caucus Meeting At The State House

President Buhari presiding. VP Prof Osinbajo, APC Chairman John Odigie Oyegun, Speaker Yakub Dogara, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, State Governors, Ministers, and others in attendance. Aso Villa. See photos below..

2019: We Must Unite For Challenges Ahead - PMB Tells APC Members.

...Oyegun: Tough times await us President Muhammadu Buhari has called on all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to unite strongly in order to face successfully the challenges ahead, especially the 2019 general election. The President stated this yesterday when he met with the National Caucus of the APC at the presidential villa, Abuja.

Bill Cosby Daughter, Ensa Dies Aged 44 Of Kidney Disease

Ensa Cosby – who has steadfastly supported her dad through his recent legal woes – passed away in Massachusetts. A spokesman for the comedian asked for prayers for the Cosby family and that the family be given peace at this time.

Popular Nigerian Artiste, Chinedu Iwozor Of 7star International Band Dies While Performing On Stage [PICS]

A Popular Anambra-based musician, Chinedu Iwozor who is the leader of the 7star International Band, is dead after collapsing while performing on stage on Friday in his hometown, Anambra State. The protruding Igbo singer was also a member of the Iheoma Adighi Agwu Agwu musical group until his demise. He was well known in the east and south of Nigeria for his numerous hit songs like ‘Destiny can be delayed, but can’t be denied’, ‘Iheoma adighi agwu agwu’ among others.

Savage: Jim Iyke Replies Follower Who Said His “Gucci Shoes” Are Fake

Jim Iyke is one of Nigeria’s most eligible bachelors, and he’s been dragged on social media quite a number of time for him to get married. Just yesterday, the Actor shared photos of him looking dapper, rocking a Gucci shoe, and one of his followers felt the need to drag him, and involve hushpuppi in it.

Gada Bridge Built By Senator Dino Melaye In Kogi West Constituency VS His Cars (Photos)

This is the brand new "Gada" Bridge recently completed by Nigerian Senator, Senator Dino Melaye at his Kogi West Constituency, and those are his cars.

Air Force steps up search for 110 kidnapped girls

Minister: govt ’ll rescue them The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) has deployed more assets in a day and night search for the 110 schoolgirls abducted last week by suspected Boko Haram men. The Federal Government said yesterday that 110 pupils of the Government Girls’ Science Technical College (GGSTC), Dapchi are unaccounted for.

$2.1B Deals: Ex-Army Chief Minimah Refunds N1.7Billion

Former Chief of Army Staff Gen. Kenneth Minimah (retd) has refunded about N1.7billion to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), The Nation learnt at the weekend. Besides, there were indications that another former Chief of Army Staff and some ex-military officers might be arraigned in court for alleged corrupt practices relating to “phoney” arms contracts. The legal unit of the EFCC is fine-tuning charges against the suspects.

Photos: Meet Beautiful 25-Year-Old Lady, Doreen Moraa Moracha Born With HIV Deadly Disease

Doreen Moraa Moracha, now 25-years old was just 13 when she learned that she was HIV positive. This was despite her parents being aware of her status five years earlier. "My parents knew about it when I was 8. But they informed me about my status when I was 13," she opened up in an exclusive interview with TUKO. The question is how exactly did she contract a disease that would otherwise pass as deadly among most African societies at such a tender age?

Lady Rescued After Her Breast And Vulva Were Allegedly Removed By Ritualists (PHOTOS)

A Cameroon lady identified as Ajaga Catherine was recused from the hands of ritualists on Wednesday the 21st of February 2018, at Sandpit Buea, Cameroon.

Veteran Nollywood Actor , Saidi Balogun Bags Best Actor Award At The Independent Newspapers Awards.

The Independent Newspapers Limited, publishers of the Daily INDEPENDENT, Saturday INDEPENDENT and Sunday INDEPENDENT has honoured Veteran Nollywood Actor Saidi Balogun, INDEPENDENT Best Actor of the Year. The INDEPENDENT Newspapers Limited awards which took place on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 plus - Full Phone specifications, Comparison ( 2018)

Samsung unveils its new super blazing version of Samsung galaxy S series. The South Korean Tech firm, Samsung unveils its new Samsung galaxy S9 at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, Spain. The new S9 includes some features from previous release from S8, including curved glass edge. This Hot new device has dual rear camera, artificial intelligence, iris recognition, powerful processor, whopping 6gb RAM and powered by the newest Android 8.0 version.

PHOTOS: 80-yrs-old Alaafin Of Oyo Welcomes Twins With One Of His Wives, Memunat

80-year-old Powerful Yoruba monarch, Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III is the latest father in town, as one of his wives, Memunat recently gave birth to a set of twin. The photos of the beautiful twins has already surfaced and we present some for your pleasure. Congrats on the latest Royal Addition . See the photos below:

Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola’s Traditional Headgears (Dupatta) Cause A Stir In India

There is no gainsaying that Femi Otedola and Aliko Dangote’s friendship is an allegory. It becomes a bond in which the characters and events are to be understood as representing other things and symbolically expressing a deeper, often spiritual, moral, or political meaning.

I Killed My Wife Because She Was Sleeping Around - Husband

I KILLED MY WIFE BECAUSE SHE WAS SLEEPING AROUND – HUSBAND AKINYEMI EDGAR KOJA, A BRICKLAYER, WHO HAD BEEN ON THE RUN AFTER ALLEGEDLY STRANGLING HIS WIFE , AJOKE, TO DEATH IN THEIR APARTMENT IN AGEMOWO AREA OF BADAGRY, LAST DECEMBER, HAS BEEN ARRESTED BY THE POLICE IN LAGOS.

Convention: APC National Caucus Meets Today, NEC Tomorrow

The national caucus of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) meets today at the presidential villa, Abuja ahead of tomorrow’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting. Daily Trust learnt that today’s meeting would receive interim report from Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led committee on “consultation, reconciliation and confidence – building” that was recently constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Music Star Simi Covers Her Body With Henna Tattoo [PICS]

Nigerian vocalist, Simi looks stunning in her latest photos where the vocalist is seen glamorously covered in henna designs. Simi who is quiet famous for her odd fashion taste is snapped rocking the tattoo designs beautifully. See photos below...

Journalist Kayode Ogundamisi Slams Billionaire Alakija Over Faith Tweets (photo)

Nigerian journalist based in the U.K, Kayode Ogundamisi, has reacted to claims by Nigeria’s richest woman, Folorunso Alakija, that she acquired her oil well by faith. He wrote; "@alakijaofficial collected oil block in Nigeria ‘by Faith’ that is the incredible story of the Gi(ant) of Africa 1 day you are the unofficial housemaid in @AsoRock running errands for the first family and by magnanimity of @NGRPresident get a oil block and richest 9ja woman.

2 Yobe Schoolgirls Killed In Rescue Operation, Others Still Missing..

The corpses of two missing Dapchi schoolgirls who were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorists on Monday, in Yobe state, have been recovered by the Nigerian military.

Buhari In Handshake With Fayose, Obasanjo At Meeting Of National Council State

From the Pictures below .. President Buhari is presiding over a Meeting of the National Council of State, ongoing at the State House. #AsoVillaToday And Governor Fayose is Even There ...

Fake PHCN Staff Killed After Robbery Operation At A Lady's House In Kano. Photos

An armed robber was killed after a failed robbery operation in Sharada area of Kano state. According to reports, the deceased along with other gang members posed as staff of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) in order to gain access into the lady's house....

Husband Damages Wife's Phone With Cutlass For Not Telling Him Her Password.Photo

A man was said to have damaged his wife's phone for not telling him her password. According to an online report, the husband sliced the phone with a cutlass after obtaining the handset from the wife.

PHOTOS: Chief Of Army Staff Buratai Pays Courtesy Visit To Gov. Masari

The Chief of Army Staff Lt-Gen TY Buratai who is in Katsina to formally flag-off the operationalisation of the 17 Brigade of the Nigerian Army that is based in Katsina Pays Courtesy Visit To Gov. Masari. This is a very welcomed development. See photos below..

Armed Herdsmen Should Be Declared Terrorists – Itse Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-corruption (PACAC), Itse Sagay, has revealed what government ought to do to stop herdsmen/farmers’ clash.

PHOTOS: Northern State Governors Set To Welcome President Buhari In Adamawa

Governor Nasir Ahamd is in Yola this morning, together with the Governor Bindo Jibrilla of Adamawa and Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi States, awaiting the arrival of President Buhari ahead of the Adamawa Anti- Corruption Summit holding today. See photos below

Couple Sells Own Newborn Baby For N400,000 In Abia State

…two of their seven children unaccounted for – Police After three weeks of investigation, the Monitoring Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of the Imo State Police Command has nabbed a couple for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000, a few hours after delivery.

Rumors Of Ortom's Plans To Join PDP Heightens As He Reconciles With Suswam

...Reconciles with Suswam The insinuation that the Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, is planning to dump the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday gained ground as the governor and his predecessor finally reconcile after several months of hostility.

Yahoo Boy, David Ayomide Raphael Arrested By EFCC For Money Laundering And Internet Scam (photo)

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office today arraigned one David Ayomide Raphael before Justice Joyce Abdulmalik of the Federal High Court sitting in Ibadan, Oyo State, on an eight-count charge of money laundering .

Victor Moses Clinch Player-of-the-year Award Ahead Of Wilfred Ndidi

Victor Moses on Monday night declared as the winner in the Player-of-the-Year Award Male category in the maiden edition of the AITEO/NFF held in Lagos. The Chelsea wing-back was voted ahead Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and last season NPFL top scorer Anthony Okpotu

Photos Of Kaduna APC Faction Office Demolished After El-Rufai's Suspension

According to confirmed reports, the head office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) faction which suspended Nasir el-Rufai, governor of Kaduna state, has been demolished. It was gathered that the demolition was carried out under the supervision of armed security personnel and some suspected thugs.

Supporters Of Okorocha’s Deputy, Son-in-law In Bloody Fight

Many people were injured on Monday when the supporters of the Imo State Deputy Governor, Eze Madumere, and those of the son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Uche Nwosu, had a violent altercation at a political meeting.