Dikko, ex-Customs CG dies

Abdulahi Inde Dikko, the immediate past Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, who ran one of Nigeria’s biggest cash cow like a personal fiefdom has died after a protracted illness. Abdulahi Dikko, who hailed from Katsina State was the NCS boss from 2009 to 2015 and has been facing a probe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission. The anti-graft agencies seized his house said to be worth N1.1bn as well as cars worth hundreds of millions of…

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‘What Chico Ejiro did to me’ -Segun Arinze

Popular Nollywood actor, Segun Arinze is not only known for his acting prowess but also his signature look, his bald head. In an exclusive chat with The Punch, the movie star revealed that his look was inspired by the late filmmaker, Chico Ejiro. Arinze noted that he began to rock the bald look after he starred in 1996 classic movie, Silent Night, where his character was required to be bald. He said, “I did not lose my hair. When Chico Ejiro called and asked if I would like to play…

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See full list of 20 FG approved new private universities

The Federal Government on Wednesday granted provisional licences to 20 new private universities to operate in Nigeria. The decision was taken at the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the meeting. The minister said the approved universities would get their provisional licences from the National Universities Commission. He said they will operate with the provisional licences “for the next three years while monitoring and evaluation will go…

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Unveiling Isiaka Oladayo Amao, Nigeria’s new Airforce Chief

Nigeria’s newly appointed Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao was born on September 14, 1965, at Enugu in present-day Enugu State. He hails from Oshogbo LGA of Osun State. He began his educational pursuit at Nuhu Bamali Pry School Kaduna from 1971 – 77 and was at Command Secondary School Kakuri Kaduna from 1977 – 82. He proceeded to Federal College of Freshwater and Fisheries Technology (FCFFT) New Bussa from 1994 – 96, and then the University of Madras India from 2002 – 2003, Kaduna Polytechnic…

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Tuchel to step in as Chelsea dump Lampard

Frank Lampard is set to be sacked as head coach by Chelsea with former Borussia Dortmund and PSG boss Thomas Tuchel replacing him, it will be confirmed later today. Chelsea beat Luton Town 3-1 in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday but the result was not enough to keep Lampard in his job. According to Sky in Germany, Tuchel is in line to replace Lampard. The German coach left PSG in December. Lampard was appointed head coach at Stamford Bridge in July 2019 and during his first season guided the club…

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Presidential Spokesman speaks on son’s gay status

Dr. Doyin Okupe, a spokesman for former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan insists his son’s decision to openly declare himself a homosexual is a spiritual challenge. According to a series of tweets in reaction to a viral photo showing his son, Bolu, wearing rainbow boxers with the caption, Yes, I am gay”. Okupe said as an evangelist, he would never accept homosexuality as it is at variance with Christian values. He, however, said he was hopeful that God would intervene, adding that he had been aware of his son’s…

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Trump’s daughter engages lover from Nigeria

Tiffany Trump, outgoing US President Donald Trump’s daughter, on Tuesday, announced her engagement to her Lebanese fiancé, Michael Boulos. The 27-year-old daughter of the outgoing Republican president announced the cheery news in an Instagram post, some hours to the end of her father’s presidency. The first family will vacate the White House on Wednesday morning shortly before the inauguration of Democrat Joe Biden as the 46th American president later tomorrow afternoon. “It has been an honor to celebrate many milestones, historic occasions and create memories with my family here at the White…

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Again, COVID-19 claims another billionaire

Again, COVID-19 struck the circle of the high and mighty in the society as it claimed renowned businessman and society top shot, Boluwatife Akin-Olugbade. The 64-year-old patriarch of the society and Aare Ona Kakanfo of Owu Kingdom, reportedly died today, Wednesday, January 13, 2021, after a brief illness traced to complications from COVID-19. The late foremost corporate lawyer was reported to have fallen ill, after returning from a wedding ceremony on December 26, where he had served as chairman of the reception. He was rushed to Paelon Memorial Hospital, Ikeja.…

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Unilag, Uniben announce resumption dates

Authorities of the University of Lagos have approved January 25 as the resumption date for academic activities just as the University of Benin announced January 30 as its own resumption date. Head of the Media Unit of the university, Mrs Olufadeke Akinleye, said the institution would commence online classes on the announced date due to the second wave of COVID-19. The Federal Government had approved January 18 for schools to reopen across the country. But branches of the Academic Staff Union of Universities had said that varsities were not ready for reopening.…

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COVID-19 not connected to strange deaths in our family -Orisabunmi’s nephew

A nephew to the late Nollywood actress, Folakemi Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi, has dispelled the rumour going around that she died of COVID-19 complications. Tunde Onishola, son to the late Kwara Falcons Basketball Club Technical Director, Steve Onishola, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Ilorin that the multiple deaths were “just a coincidence’’. Onishola said neither his father, Steve; Orisabunmi and his younger sister, Janet Ademola died of COVID-19 related circumstance. NAN recalls that Onishola died in Ilorin on Thursday, January 7, barely 24 hours after…

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24hr After Death: Another tragedy hits Orisabunmi’s family

A double tragedy hit the family of veteran Yoruba actress, Folake Aremu popularly known as Orisabunmi as her immediate elder brother, Steve Onishola died 24 hours after her demise at the age of 71. Onishola, was the Technical Director of Kwara Falcons Basketball Club of Ilorin died after a brief illness. The State Chairman of the association, Dr. Joseph Adeyemo, confirmed the death in Ilorin on Thursday. The deceased was the Manager of Falcons on different occasions before he was appointed the club’s technical director. He was part of the…

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Paul Okoye of P-Square tests positive to COVID-19

Paul Okoye aka RudeBoy of the popular P-Square Duo, has tested positive for COVID-19. The artist with the stage name Iamkingrudy took to his Instagram page on Tuesday to make the announcement. He said, “I know as typical Nigerian or African is very hard to believe some will say “experience is the best teacher” “Oh well, the experience and the teacher has visited me and they’ve been dealing with me for more than 10days now”. He advised Nigerians to take the COVID-19 protocols seriously. This comes barely six months after…

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Michael Jackson’s Ranch sold for $22m

Michael Jackson’s famous 2,700-acre Southern California ranch has been sold for 22 million dollars to billionaire Ron Burkle, The Wall Street Journal reported. Burkle, who Forbes estimates is worth 1.5 billion dollars, was a friend of Jackson, who helped manage his money in the mid-2000s, according to the Journal. He is also co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins. Neverland was first put on the market in 2015, available for 100 million dollars six years after Jackson’s death. Colony Capital, a real estate investment firm, owned the Los Olivos, California, property under…

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Dark Xmas for Nollywood as filmmaker, Chico Ejiro dies

Darkness befell Nigeria’s film industry on Christmas day as popular filmmaker, Chico Ejiro, died in the early hours of Friday. The prolific film maker reportedly died at about 2am on Christmas Day. Ejiro was popular for his blockbuster movies in the 90s. He produced movies like Silent Night, Blood Money, Deadly Affair, among several other notable movies. In a phone conversation with The PUNCH, his colleague and close friend, Zik Zulu, said, “Yes, it is true, Chico Ejiro is dead.” Also, the President of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Emeka Rollas,…

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Breaking: ASUU suspends 9-month strike

The Academic Staff Union of University has suspended its nine-month-long industrial actions. National Infinity reports that the academic trade union body had embarked on an industrial action since March 2020. ASUU National President, Biodun Ogunyemi, made the announcement during a briefing of the union in Abuja. He said the suspension of the strike takes effect from Thursday, December 24th, 2020. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, had earlier on Tuesday, assured Nigerians that the prolonged strike by the varsity lecturers would be called off before January 15.…

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LASG ask schools to vacate

The Lagos State Government has ordered public and private schools in the state to vacate on Friday. This was contained in a statement, on Thursday, titled ‘LASG directs schools to vacate on Friday, December 18, 2020’. In the statement, the Director General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, said, “the 2020/2021 first term academic session for public and private schools comes to an end on Friday 18th December, 2020”. “The Lagos States Government has directed public and private schools in the state to vacate on…

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Pageantry and tradition on display as Ooni receives crown prince into palace

Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, on Tuesday, received his son, Prince Tadenikawo, and his wife, Shilekunola Naomi, into the palace after the mandatory 21-day rites. According to a statement by the palace spokesperson, Moses Olafare, the mother and child accompanied by friends and family members, were received into the palace by the chiefs and Ooni’s traditional aides. Olafare explained that the prince and his mother after entering the palace, stopped at Ile Nla, where they were received by relatives and friends before they proceeded to Emese’s court, where the…

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Carleton’s Sprott School of Business Launches Educational Partnership with Atlantic Hall School in Nigeria

Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business and Atlantic Hall School have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to enhance entrepreneurship and experiential learning opportunities for secondary school students in Nigeria. “We are delighted to enter this educational partnership with Atlantic Hall School,” said Dana Brown, Dean of the Sprott School of Business. “We look forward to collaborating on teaching and learning initiatives that foster entrepreneurship and the next generation of change makers.” Through this partnership, Sprott School of Business faculty in the Technology Innovation Management program will provide training to…

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Fake pictures of Crown Prince in circulation, Ooni warns, names child after late Aderemi

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has insisted the pictures of their newly born crown prince circulating on social media is fake just as the Ooni named his newborn son after the 49th Ooni, Oba Tadenikawo Adesoji Aderemi. The late celebrated and flamboyant monarch, Sir Tadenikawo Titus Adesoji Aderemi, Atobatele 1, was a Nigerian political figure and Yoruba traditional ruler who reigned from 1930 until 1980. He also served as the governor of Western Region, Nigeria between 1960 and 1962. Oba Ogunwusi made the announcement in a social media…

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Video: Ogun State’s popular perm sec in paternity scandal

The last seems not to have been heard about the paternity scandal of former Ogun State,  permanent secretary, Bureau of Protocol and Ceremonials  Mr. Dolapo Odulana, as the lady who accused him of putting her in the family way, Adesanya Adenike Fausat said her son was ready to undergo a  deoxyribonucleic acid, (DNA) test,  a nucleic acid that contains the genetic code. It will be recalled that Mr. Odulana who is said to be a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was accused by Adenike of being responsible for…

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Access Bank backs Kunle Afolayan’s ‘Citation’ to address issues of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria

As part of its efforts to address Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in Nigeria, one of Nigeria’s leading financial institution, Access Bank PLC has partnered with award-winning film producer and director, Kunle Afolayan, on his new movie ‘Citation’. In recent years, conversations around gender equality and violence against women have become mainstays in our society. Dr Ajoritsedere Awosika, the Chairman, Access Bank PLC, stressed the importance of the Bank’s efforts towards bridging the gaps that still exist, saying, “At Access Bank, we believe in gender equality and we also believe…

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Arsenal stuns Man U at home

Arsenal won away at Manchester United in the Premier League for the first time in 14 years as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s penalty earned a thoroughly deserved 1-0 win for the Gunners on Sunday. United’s run without a home win in the league stretches to six games as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men sink to 15th in the table. Starved of the chance to counter-attack by the visitors’ disciplined set-up, United were far from the threat that thrashed RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Champions League in midweek. Arsenal have struggled for goals of…

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Ronaldo returns, scores twice to revive Juve’s title defence

Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench to score a brace on his return from coronavirus as Juventus got back to winning ways in Serie A with a 4-1 victory against promoted Spezia on Sunday. The champions ended a run of three consecutive draws to move second in Serie A, four points behind leaders AC Milan, who beat Udinese 2-1 earlier in the day thanks to a spectacular late winner from Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ronaldo replaced Paulo Dybala in the 56th minute in Cesena with the match level after Tommaso Pobega had…

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FG to close 3rd mailand bridge tomorrow

The Federal Government has announced that a section of the Third Mainland Bridge will be completely closed for three days for repair works. According to a statement on Wednesday by the Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Joshua Popoola, the total closure of the section of the bridge will start from Friday midnight. He explained that the repair works on the bridge had reached a stage where there should not be any form of movement or vibration on the bridge for concrete casting. Part of the statement read, “The first total…

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AIB’s shocking revelation on Opebi crashed Helicopter

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Monday released the preliminary report of the accident involving a Bell 206B Helicopter operated by Quorum Aviation Limited which crashed into residential buildings in Opebi area of Lagos on August 28, 2020. According to the AIB report, the helicopter had no fuel left in the fuel tanks after the crash. Though the report indicated that the chopper was fitted with a long range extender fuel system, it, however, did not have capacity for fuel jettison. Experts say the chopper could have crashed on account of…

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“May his type never come our way again” –Rejoicing Unilag lecturers after Babalakin resigned

Lecturers of the University of Lagos rejoiced over the resignation of Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN) as the Chairman of the Governing Council and Pro-Chancellor of the institution. Speaking through the Chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, UNILAG branch, Dr Dele Ashiru, the lecturers described Babalakin’s exit as “a welcome development”. Ashiru, in an interview with The Punch, said, “It (Babalakin’s resignation) is a welcome development. We thank the visitor to our university, through the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, for putting an end to tyranny, authoritarianism, and dictatorship…

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James reunites with Ancelotti at Everton for £22m

Everton completed the signing of James Rodriguez from Real Madrid on Monday, reuniting the Colombian playmaker with manager Carlo Ancelotti for a third time. The Premier League club are reported to have paid £22 million ($29 million) for the 29-year-old, who was top scorer at the 2014 World Cup. James’s performances on the world stage earned him an 80 million euro ($95 million) move to Madrid six years ago and he shone in his first season in the Spanish capital under Ancelotti’s management. However, he fell down the pecking order…

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£700m, not family pressure is keeping Messi at Barca

Barcelona super star, Lionel Messi, has insisted that the £700m release clause in his contract with FC Barcelona is what was responsible for his decision to stay back at the “club of my life.” Although there were pressure from his wife and children, whose reaction to his planned exit from the club he described as ‘brutal’ Messi said, “I thought and we were sure that I was free. The president always said that at the end of the season I could decide if I stayed or not and now they…

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NFF top shot dies

The top hierarchy and rank-and-file of the Nigeria Football Federation have been thrown into deep mourning following the death on Saturday evening of the Federation’s Head of ICT, Mr. Tolulope Abe. Abe passed on at the National Hospital, Abuja as a result of complications that arose after a surgery. He was 48. Highly dedicated, diligent, energetic, savant, proficient and goal-driven, Tolulope Abe exemplified hard work and industry, and was loved by all for his sapience, dynamism, sense of duty, productivity and humility. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, was at…

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Ademokoya launches AKAD

AKAD RECORDS is a music discovery company, dedicated to discovering, supporting, and promoting visionary African artists from around the globe. Its pioneer act, Lil Dee has been signed to the record label while the new company also aims to sign one of the hottest producers around. CEO of the company, Akinwale Ademokoya offers a sneak peek into what this new record label has to offer; with the release of the hot new single by its artiste Lil Dee titled “OWO” featuring Jaywon. As a Management Company, Akad Records will make its mark…

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LaLiga Block Messi’s exit with £700m

La Liga has dashed Lionel Messi’s hopes of leaving Barcelona on a free transfer by stating his release clause will have to be paid if he is to leave the Nou Camp. Messi notified Barcelona this week that he intends to walk away from the club by exercising a clause in his contract that allows him to leave for free at the end of each season. Even though the deadline to exercise the clause has passed, Messi’s lawyers believe Barcelona should honour it as the season had to be extended…

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Aubameyang show class as Arsenal lifts Community Shield

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang underlined his value to Arsenal with a superb goal and the winning spot-kick as the Gunners beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Community Shield on Saturday. Aubameyang put Mikel Arteta’s side ahead in the first half at Wembley with a typically eye-catching strike. Japan’s Takumi Minamino equalised with his first goal for Liverpool late in the second half of the annual pre-season friendly between the Premier League champions and FA Cup winners. In the shoot-out, Liverpool’s young striker Rhian Brewster was the only…

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How to stop Neymar, Mbappe -Bayern Coach

Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick says he trusts their high line defence and will resist making changes in order to contain fleet-footed Paris Saint Germain forwards Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in Sunday’s Champions League final. “In our games over the last 10 months we’ve always tried to impose our style on the opposition,” Flick said Saturday with treble-chasing Bayern on a 20-match winning run. “We’ve always played with a high line and ultimately we’ve got results doing that so we won’t change too much. “We don’t want to give…

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Lagos-Ibadan Expressway accident claims 5 lives

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps said five persons died while one was injured on Thursday in an accident after Sagamu Interchange, on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, the Ogun Public Relations Officer of TRACE, disclosed this in a statement made available in Ota, Ogun. Akinbiyi said the multiple accidents, which happened about 9.30 a.m., was caused by reckless driving and wrongful overtaking. He said three vehicles comprising a Daf tanker with no registration number, a Benz truck marked FST 340 XW, and a Mazda space bus marked GGE…

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Arsenal grabs Willian

Chelsea FC of London’s former wing wizard, William gas been confirmed an Arsenal player after the Brazilian switch to his former club’s city rival. The 32-year-old left the Blues after his contract expired but will remain in London after signing a three-year deal with the Gunners. Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Willian on a three-year contract. The Brazilian winger left Chelsea earlier this week after his deal with the Stamford Bridge outfit expired. The 32-year-old will stay in London, however, after agreeing a deal with Mikel Arteta’s team. “I believe he’s…

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Why Lai Mohammed asked NBC to stop BBN

Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, has asked the National Broadcasting Commission to halt the transmission of TV reality show, Big Brother Naija due to the coronavirus pandemic. The minister said the need to stop the reality show, which entered its fifth season on July 20, became imperative due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, Acting Director-General of the NBC, Armstrong Idachaba, told senior management members of the commission at a meeting that he had been directed by the minister to shut down the show, TheCable reports.…

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‘Iya Jogbo’ of Max FM is dead

Max FM’s Popular ‘On Air Personality’, Emmanuella Porbeni Adepoju, who plays Iya Jogbo in a weekly afternoon belt popular radio programme, is dead. The management of the station reports that the lady who cast as an elderly, witty and funny mum to Wale, the husky voiced dude and his kid sister Tatafo (Dr. Helen Paul) died on Friday after a brief illness.

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Friday July 31 is Eid-el-Kabir -Sultan

The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has declared Friday 31st July 2020, as the 10th day of Zulhijia 1441 and the day of Eid-el-Kabir. Abubakar, also advised on how to observe prayers across the country amid the Covid-19 pandemic. This is contained in a statement issued signed by the Chairman, Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sambo Junaidu. “In view of the current situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Sultan hereby advises all the District Heads and…

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Tyson returns to the ring in battle of oldies

Iron Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion who retired in 2005, revealed on Thursday that he will make a comeback at age 54, fighting Roy Jones Jr. on September 12 in Los Angeles. On his Legends Only League website, Tyson announced the bout against Jones, a 51-year-old fighter who briefly held the heavyweight title and has fought consistently into his 50s. “It’s just going to be amazing,” Tyson said.

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Late Oniru’s son, Oniru’s agents in street fight over Lagos properties

Pandemonium broke out on Sunday as the crisis between the children of the late Oniru of Iruland, Oba Idowu Abiodun; and his successor, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal, degenerated into violent confrontations. The violent clash reportedly broke out over the control of some properties in highbrow Oniru, Eti Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State. It was alleged that following the installation of Lawal as the 15th Oniru last month, the children of the late king continued to maintain control over some of the properties worth billions of naira allegedly belonging to the…

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Rape: D’Banj sues Seyitan for NI.5bn

D’Banj, has dragged his accuser in the celebrated rape case, Seyitan Babatayo, before an FCT High Court demanding N1bn for general damages and N500m for aggravated, punitive and exemplary damages. Babatayo had accused D’Banj of raping her in Glee Hotel, Lagos, sometime in December 2018, an allegation the musician has denied, according to The Punch. In the suit filed on his behalf by his lawyer, Mike Ozekhome (SAN), the musician sought an order barring Babatayo from making further accusations against his person. He also seeks an apology from his accuser…

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More details emerge on how Ibidun Ighodalo really died

More details have emerged on how Ibidun Ighodalo, a former beauty queen and wife of Ituah Ighodalo, Senior Pastor of Trinity House Church, Lagos, died. It will be recalled that the former Miss Lux died in the early hours of Sunday, June 14, 2020, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.The woman, who would have clocked 40 years of age on July 19, reportedly died of a heart attack in her sleep. A seasoned event planner, Ibidun was said to have been in Bayelsa and Rivers states to help with the building…

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How my husband died -Dan Foster’s wife

Popular Nigerian-based American radio personality, Dan Foster, who died on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, died from coronavirus as confirmed by his wife, Lovina that the veteran broadcaster tested positive for COVID-19-the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lovina told Channels Television that test for COVID-19 came back positive on Tuesday before he died on Wednesday afternoon. Popularly called ‘The Big Dawg,’ Foster was a Nigerian broadcaster and On-Air personality with many years of experience.Prior to his relocation back to Nigeria, Foster worked with numerous radio stations in the United States of America.…

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How Majek Fashek died

Nigeria’s biggest reggae act, Majek Fashek passed on at the age of 57 in New York, yesterday. The performer, popular for hits such as Send Down the Rain and So Long for Too Long, died in his sleep in New York, his manager Omenka Uzoma told the BBC. Omenka’s statement did not state if the popular musician died at home or in a medicare facility. In a post on Instagram, Mr Uzoma said it was “a time for us all to celebrate his achievements, and not mourn”. The musician, whose…

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Last moments of Sosoliso Airline’s boss, Victor Ikwuemesi

Founder And CEO Of Sosoliso Airlines, Victor Ikwuemesi died in a London earlier after testing Positive for COVID-19. He was admitted to the hospital on Saturday. The Chairman of the defunct airline died a few days after he was admitted and diagnosed with Coronavirus. A source close to the family told newsmen that Ikwuemesi was admitted to an unnamed London hospital after a brief illness. He later tested positive for COVID-19 in the result that was released on Tuesday. Founder of Sosoliso was in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) on oxygen since he arrived at the hospital. The source added; When the oxygen was removed for…

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Funke Akindele, husband in court for violating COVID19 lockdown, plead guilty

Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele on Monday was arraigned before Ogba Magistrate Court 1 for violating the Covid-19 lockdown directives by the Federal Government. Actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdul Rasheed Bello, have been arraigned by the Lagos State Government for alleged violation of the lockdown order to check the spread of coronavirus. The couple was arraigned at the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Ogba. They pleaded guilty to the one count filed against them by the Attorney General of Lagos State, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN). The actress who celebrated her…

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Replacing Rohr won’t be a challenge, says Pinnick

Amaju Pinnick, President of the Nigeria Football Federation, has assured Nigerians that getting a new coach won’t be a challenge should Gernot Rohr refuse to sign a new contract to the presented the German tactician. Amaju Pinnick has hinted that a fresh contract for Super Eagles coach, Rohr, will be ready in one week. National Infinity reports that Pinnick was quoted saying “I get calls every day from coaches that want to come here” in response to the possibility of getting a replacement in good time should Rohr reject the new contract.…

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Lockdown Breach: Funke Akindele, others to appear in court

Actress, Funke Akindele may be prosecuted today by Lagos State government for breaching the COVID19 lockdown rule. National Infinity reports that Akindele, popularly known as Jenifa was arrested on Sunday by the police after she allegedly hosted a birthday party for her husband at her residence located within Amen Estate. Lekki.  She will be charged before Ogba Magistrate Court 1. The prosecuting team will be from the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). Some of the dignitaries that attended the party included; Naira Marley, Rasheed Gbadamosi, a former Lagos state governorship…

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Salawa Abeni lists suspect in April Fool’s day blackmail attempt

Queen Salawatu Abeni, Nigeria’s celebrated Waka music legend says she suspected that the nude pictures for which are the tools of a blackmail attempt on here could have been taken in her days with an unnamed ex-partner. The respected ‘Waka Queen’, said she woke up today, Wednesday, April 1 and received an SMS from this strange phone number 08131802886 claiming to have her naked photos and threatened to publish it on social media if she would not pay. According to Alhaja Salawa Abeni, these photos are real but they could…

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