Nigerian Nurse Loses Her Licence For Shouting ‘Jesus Christ’

Nigerian-born nurse Omolayo Abayomi has had her licence withdrawn by the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) because she threw her hands up in the air and begged Jesus for help as a baby she was supposed to be taking care of suffered a heart attack. In an unfortunate case, Ms Abayomi, 51, appeared to panic when the child who suffered from a chronic lung disease, turned blue and stopped breathing in his cot… Continue Reading

Sanwo-Olu media aide, Akosile bags another Master’s degree

Mr. Gboyega Akosile, the Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has bagged another Master’s degree. Akosile, a renowned journalist and Public Relations practitioner of almost three decades just bagged a Masters of Arts in Theatre Arts from the prestigious University of Lagos (UNILAG). He was among the postgraduate students who took part in the University of Lagos Convocation ceremony held at the institution on Thursday, January 20. Akosile,… Continue Reading

I fainted when my wife said I’m not father of our 14-yr-old daughter — Father of four

Muridia and Yaqub Ganiyu have been living peacefully as a couple for 17 years.  They are blessed with four children. Sadly, the union is on the verge of complete collapse, owing to a startling revelation by Muridia that Yaqub is not the biological father of their  14-year-old daughter. Yaqub, a commercial motorcyclist who is yet to come to terms with the reality of his wife’s confession, told Vanguard Metro that… Continue Reading


The Orimolusi-elect of Ijebu Igbo,Prince Lawrence Jaiyeoba Adedeji Tanimowo Adebajo today paid a courtesy visit to the Awujale of Ijebuland, His Royal Majesty Oba Alaiyeluwa (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR. In his entourage were the Obas of the 5 Quarters in Ijebu Igbo, HRH, Alaiyeluwa Oba Mufutau Yusuf, Sopenlukale of Oke Sopin, HRH, Alaiyeluwa Oba Ibitoye Solaja, Keegbo of Atikori, HRH Alaiyeluwa Oba Stephen Adeleke Adekoya, Bejeroku of Oke Agbo,… Continue Reading

Alleged $32m fraud: Trial of Iyalaje Oodua Princess kolade, four Indians, two Britons resumes March 11

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Friday adjourned till March 11 further hearing in the $32 million fraud charge filed by the Office of the Attorney-General of the Federation against a Lagos socialite, Princess Toyin Kolade and 10 others. Justice Peter Lifu fixed the date after both the prosecution and defence counsel adopted their respective written addresses on whether or not to hear the charge first or the… Continue Reading

Where is Obiora Agbasimalo

This is the question on the lips and mind of friends, family and the concerned public about the whereabout of Obiora Agbasimalo.Obiora Agbasimalo was the Labour Party Gubernatorial candidate in the recently concluded Nov 6 Anambra State Election. He was kidnapped on September 18, 2021, in Anambra State around Azia in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State while on his way for an election campaign and has not been… Continue Reading

Just In: Former Governor of Oyo State ,Alao Akala Is Dead

Former Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao Akala is dead Though detail’s of his death are sketchy but close sources confirmed the incident to this magazine. Born on June 3, 1950, at Ogbomoso in the Ogbomoso North Local Government Area of Oyo State, Alao-Akala had his elementary school at Osupa Baptist Day School, Ogbomoso before proceeding to Kamina Barracks Middle School, 5th Battalion of Infantry in Tamale, Ghana. Details later

Just In: Senator Lekan Balogun is the new Olubadan of Ibadan

Ten of the 11 members of the Olubadan-in-Council have endorsed the nomination of Dr Lekan Balogun as the next Olubadan of Ibadanland. The Council also denied that a legal tussle could scupper the succession to the Olubadan throne. The Osi Balogun of Ibadanland, High Chief Tajudeen Ajibola, stated these at a briefing by the kingmakers on Wednesday. According to Ajibola, the kingmakers resolved that Dr Balogun is next in line… Continue Reading


Fagade, in his New Year message which was contained in a statement issued on Friday and made available to journalists in Ibadan by his media aide, Comrade Kehinde Idowu, said that Nigerians needed not be found in a state of despair or be pessimistic about the possibility of 2022 being a year of turn-around for their fatherland in spite of current challenges of insecurity, economic downturn and tension in the… Continue Reading


Grammy award winner Burna Boy electrified fans at the FirstBank Decemberissavybe campaign with a sterling performance at the ‘Burna Boy The Live Experience’. The 30-year-old singer expressed how delighted he was to have relocated back to Nigeria at the concert. The self-claimed ‘African Giant’ performed a catalog of his songs from 2012 to 2021 at the Eko Convention Center Lagos which was filled to the brim with fans. FirstBank –… Continue Reading

Calling All African Entrepreneurs: Apply NOW for $5000 grant, mentorship, training and more on the 2022 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme!

·……..African entrepreneurs from all 54 African countries to apply now for the 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme on The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the leading philanthropy empowering young African entrepreneurs across all 54 African countries, has opened applications for the 2022 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme on African entrepreneurs with business ideas or existing businesses under 5 years, are encouraged to apply now for $5000 seed capital, mentorship, business management training and more on the… Continue Reading

Rotary Club of Ikeja Celebrates Triple Christmas Festivities

It was a triple Christmas celebration for the Rotary Club of Ikeja led by its Change Maker President, Gbenga Badejo, FCA. As it has always done for many years, the club started the Christmas celebration with a visit to SOS Children’s Village where the club donated different food items,welfare and hygiene materials to the children. Some of the items donated by the club included bags of rice and beans, Yam… Continue Reading

Just In: Queen Naomi Set to divorce Ooni of Ife

Queen Silekunola Naomi has announced her divorce from the Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II. She announced the divorce in a statement on Thursday

Youth are key to fostering democracy and growth in Africa —Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has described the youth as ‘game changers’ in fostering growth and democratic power in Africa. Speaking during the inauguration of a USAID adolescent empowerment project advisory group in Lagos on Monday, Obasanjo said “For a country to have peace, security and stability, the youth must have education, empowerment opportunities, employment, and a life of their own.” He therefore emphasized that through youth empowerment and enlightenment, there… Continue Reading

Engr. Funmi Ayinke Honoured with Woman of the Year Award

It was another night of glory for Engr. Amb. Dr. Fumilayo Ayinke Waheed – Adekojo as she bagged the ‘Woman of the Year’ Award.Nigeria News honoured Engr. Funmi Waheed-Adekojo Funmilayo with the award of excellence in Abuja. The event  which was held Thursday, 16th of December 2021 at the NAF Conference Centre in the nation’s capital city, had in attendance dignitaries such as the the Governor of Yobe State, His Excellency Mai Mala… Continue Reading


Nearly six months ago, Premiere Academy entered media spotlight when news broke that one of its students, Karen Happuch Akpagher, had died in a hospital in Abuja. The news of the death of the 14-year old diabetics’ patient which occurred on 22nd June, 2021 soon became a hot issue as several media stories authoritatively claimed she was raped to death, sodomized and forced into an oath of secrecy to booth. Expectedly,… Continue Reading


The 2021 edition of the Africa international film festival (afriff) was held on 7 – 13 November, in Lagos. Themed Africans for Africa highlighted the journey of afriff through its first to the tenth anniversary, culminating in mutually beneficial partnerships with global film superpowers like Amazon Prime, and representation from a wide array of film and TV professionals from all over the world. The roundtable panel discussion on accessing creative industry… Continue Reading

Sylvester Oromoni:Five Students of Dowen College Weep Uncontrollably As Court Remand Them At Juvenile Home

Five students of Dowen College in Lekki, Lagos State wept uncontrollably as they were arraigned in court for the murder of 12-year-old Sylvester Oromoni. Three staff of Dowen College were also charged to court for the same offence. This was made known by the Officer in charge of the legal department of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Lagos Police Command, Panti, Yaba, Yetunde Cardoso. She stated that… Continue Reading

Ned Nwoko explains separation from Moroccan wife, dispels ‘Kayamata’ rumours

Former member of the House of Representatives, Ned Nwoko, has opened up about his separation from his Moroccan wife, Laila, revealing the reasons for the end of their marriage. A statement from Nwoko’s media team via his Instagram page also dispelled rumours that his separation was linked to the use of a local aphrodisiac called ‘Kayamata’, sold by Hauwa Mohammed, popularly known as Jaruma. In October, Laila publicly revealed that she was… Continue Reading

UBA Foundation Projects Message of Hope, Encouragement as Uzoka lights up the Foundation’s Garden Ahead of the Yuletide.

  . . ….. Set to Give Back at Its Annual Food Bank Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa, through its UBA Foundation has been spreading joy across Africa for many years as they continue to give back to the underpriviledged in the communities in which they operate. At the UBA Foundation gardens in Lagos where the bank is head quartered, a lights up ceremony was held to mark the start of the festive… Continue Reading


The maiden edition of Episodes tagged “EPISODES -SCENE 1” was held at the Aqua Louge of The Studio by Troy, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos on Monday evening. Episodes is a monthly series meant to open people’s minds into productive and better living and help them become better entrepreneurs and professionals. The event had in attendance entrepreneurs, business owners, media and marketing communications industry players, Finance sector professionals, brand managers, medical &… Continue Reading

Implementing SDG 8 in Nigeria: What Role Should the Sustainability Profession Play?

The Association of Sustainability Professionals of Nigeria (ASPN) is set to host a virtual seminar on “Implementing SDG 8 in Nigeria: What Role Should the Sustainability Profession Play?” to understand the role of sustainability in advancing the development of effective policies around SDG 8. The virtual seminar will hold on Monday, November 29, 2021, from 10:00 am -12:00 noon. Participation at the seminar is free and will be drawn from… Continue Reading

Amotekun rescues two Fulani herdsmen abducted by fellow herdsmen

The Ondo State Security Network, also known as the Amotekun Corps, has rescued two Fulani herdsmen who were abducted by their fellow herdsmen. The Commander of the corps in the state, Chief Adetunji Adeleye, confirmed the development.He identified the victims as Musa Ibrahim and Amidu Ibrahim. Adeleye revealed that the victims were abducted by a gang of herdsmen in Supare Akoko, in the Akoko South-West Local Government Area of the… Continue Reading

Lead Your Husbands Into Bedroom, Touch Them Romantically, Better Way To Say Sorry – Obasanjo

Aduke Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has advised women to cultivate the habit of apologising to their husbands even when they are not at fault. Speaking at a church harvest in Lagos on Sunday, Obasanjo, hinted women to learn how to lead their husbands to the bedroom and touch them romantically, saying its a better way of apologising. “Women who shoulder the responsibilities of their husbands are only… Continue Reading


… GOV FAYEMI TO CHAIR EVENT; BISHOP KUKAH IS GUEST SPEAKER; IREDIA, OZEKHOME, ISSA AREMU ALSO TO MOUNT PODIUM Barely one year after hitting the new stand, Nigeria’s fastest- growing print and online newspaper, THISNIGERIA and its online version:, is set to host its inaugural annual lecture.The event is scheduled to take place at the Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.Chairman of the occasion is Dr John Kayode Fayemi, CON, governor… Continue Reading


The yuletide season has come to life in Lagos with the 2021 Zenith Bank Christmas Light-Up Ceremony, which held at the Ajose Adeogun Street Roundabout, Victoria Island, Lagos, on Saturday, November 20 2021. With the theme “Let There Be Light”, this year marks the 15th edition of the traditional Light-up Ceremony at the Ajose Adeogun Roundabout. Following the onset of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which stopped the annual event from… Continue Reading

Nigeria Number One Playboy And Serial Husband King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal Married Mother Of Four As New Wife

Nigeria number one play boy and serial husband King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal, more popularly known as KWAM 1 has officially married his latest love interest, business woman, Emmanuella Ropo The couple tied the knot in a customary wedding on Thursday November 18, followed with a Nikkai ceremony and rounded off with a reception. Here are photos from the event.

LITF Lauds UBA’s Contribution To Growth Of African Economies

LITF Lauds UBA’s Contribution To Growth Of African Economies ….AfCTA Present Limitless Opportunities, GDP of $3.4 trillion. The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has commended Africa’s global bank, United Bank for Africa (UBA) for its contribution to infrastructure development and growth of trade in the 19 countries where it operates, which is why the bank remains its preferred partner for the Lagos International  Trade Fair (LITF). The President, LCCI,… Continue Reading


Kanbitoons Company in association with Afrika Konnekt News Network (AKNN) is ready to host the exclusive 2nd Edition of All Colour Awards (ACA 2021) in Lagos, Nigeria. The annual and colourful event-project with glitz and glamour is created to honour and recognize leadership in different sectors in Nigeria with limitless imagination and bold execution to foster unity and positioned to soar awardees/recipients beyond known boundaries. It is definitely a veritable platform… Continue Reading

Controversy Trails Whereabouts Of Anambra Labour Party Gubernatorial Candidate Obiora Agbasimalo Month’s After He was Kidnapped

Sometime in May 2021 an upwardly mobile banker Obiora Agbasimalo was lured into the murky waters of Anambra politics by his billionaire uncle Chief Goddy Agbasimalo a.k.a Oga ndi Oga, with a promise of installing the young man as the new Governor of Anambra state come November 2021.  Bear in mind that this is the most ferociously contested governorship election in the country and for a young man who is not rugged or hasn’t been… Continue Reading

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