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Photo: Househelp who sexually molested 4-year-old girl said Satan made her do it

A 28-year-old house help charged with sexually assaulting a four-year-old girl has blamed the devil. Felista Wachira allegedly penetrated the genital organs of the minor using her fingers. She was charged on Monday, July 25 with committing the offence between May 1 and July 10 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Injury stops Roger Federer from Olympics

  Roger Federer said on Tuesday he will miss the remainder of the season, including next month’s Olympic Games in Rio, as the 17-time Grand Slam champion recovers from a knee injury.

No alternative to Buhari-led administration – Lai Mohammed

  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says there is no alternative to the Buhari-led government as it is on the right track. Lai Mohammed said this while speaking at a meeting with members of staff of the Nigerian Embassy in Madrid, Spain.

Photos/Video: Rich Nigerian woman surprises her man with a G-wagon

  This story is trending on Nigerian Social Media. At first people thought it was a man that surprised his girlfriend with the luxury car as an apology gift, but it turns out it was the other way around. According to the person who handled the delivery, (Royal Hugs),

Pep Guardiola bans Man City players from eating pizza & banishes overweight players like Nasri from first team

  Pep Guardiola, who has succeeded Manuel Pellegrini as manager at Man City following three seasons in charge of Bayern Munich, has imposed a strict fitness regime at Manchester City that includes players being forced to train away from the first-team if they are overweight. Pep has also banned his players from eating pizza and high calorie juices too.

Mikel to captain Team Nigeria at Rio Olympics

Chelsea FC midfielder and Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has been named Captain of Team Nigeria to the 2016 Olympic Games at Rio in Brazil, which begins on August 5. A statement on Tuesday by Nneka Ikem-Anibeze, Special Assistant on Media to Youths and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung, also named Funke Oshonaike as the Assistant Team Captain. Mikel is one of the three over-aged players invited to the national under-23 football team for the Games. He is making his first appearance at an Olympic Games, after missing out on the 2008 edition in Beijing, China where he was widely expected to make an appearance.

Quadruplet mother says bye to childbearing

  A 25-year-old mother of six children, Mrs. Patience Abantelhe, has accepted to embrace a family planning technique after she was delivered of quadruplets.

Buhari's presidency will energise the economy - VP Osinbajo

  The N500B Social Investment programmes of the Buhari presidency is a means to energize the economy and deal with issues of poverty in the country, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. Speaking today while receiving a delegation of the Muslim Lawyers Association at the Presidential Villa, Prof. Osinbajo said the social investment programmes would train people, create jobs, feed school children from homegrown farming and grant soft loans to traders, artisans and market women.

Alleged Budget padding: Abdulmumin Jibrin replies Dogara, House of Reps

      Embattled former chairman of the House of Representatives House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has released a statement reacting to the allegations leveled against him by the House of Representatives. The house through its spokesperson  Abdulrazak Namdas, today accused Jibrin of engaging in fraudulent activities while he oversaw the appropriation committee. Jibrin on his facebook page this evening released a statement replying the House members. Read the statement below:

Mother of Slain RCCG preacher Eunice Olawale,finally notified of her daughter's death (photos)

  The mother of murdered RCCG Evangelist Eunice Olawale, has finally been notified of her daughter's death. Eunice's cousin, Emmanuel Apata, paid a visit to her in Ilawe, Ekiti yesterday and according to him, She said, "I prayed enough but if God can still allow this to happen to me I know His grace will be sufficient for me." More photos after the cut..

Death of six siblings sparks controversy

Contrary to allegations making the round, the Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, Mr Hosea Karma, has stated that the six siblings, who died in Ekwulumili, Nnewi South Local Government Area of Anambra state, about two weeks ago after eating a meal of rice and beans, were not poisoned. Speaking with our correspondent on the telephone, Karma said the six children died after eating their mother’s meal. “Nobody killed them. They died after eating jollof rice and beans. One of the children first complained of runny stomach before giving up. So, nobody killed them.

Three reportedly killed during Hausa-Yoruba clash in Lagos

  Three persons were reportedly killed in a clash between the Hausa and Yoruba community at Ijora Badia area of Lagos state yesterday July 26th. According to Vanguard, trouble started when a man named Ojo was allegedly attacked and stabbed to death by some Hausa boys in the area. The Yoruba youths in the area staged a protest that became violent.

INEC messing up democracy, says Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission is messing up democracy in the country with its handling of elections under the President Muhammadu Buhari government. The governor described the postponement of the Rivers State rerun elections and the alleged manipulation of the Imo North Senatorial election as another dangerous signal of what Nigerians should expect in 2019. He wondered how INEC that could not conduct elections conclusively in just one state would be able to conduct elections in the entire country in 2019.

Amaechi & Wike attend peace meeting to ensure violent-free Re-run elections in Rivers State

In an effort to guarantee a violent-free and credible Re-run Senatorial/House of Reps elections in Rivers State, a crucial meeting was held on Tuesday between the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, the DG of Department of State Services, Alh. Musa Daura and the two major players in Rivers State politics, Gov. Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi.

Ambassadorial nominees unable to recite national anthem, pledge

The Senate on Tuesday began the screening of the 47 ambassadorial nominees sent to it by President Muhammadu Buhari for legislative approval. Buhari had on June 9 sent to the Senate 47 names of Nigerians to be screened and confirmed as career diplomats. The President, in the letter personally signed by him and dated June 6, 2016, requested the Senate to approve the list at the shortest possible time.

Photo: Two children accidentally switched at birth three years ago return to their biological parents

Two children who were accidentally switched at birth three years ago were returned to their parents in the southern province of Binh Phuoc, Vietnam on Monday, July 25.

Music: Tidaprince – Awon Boys Mi

Fast rising Nigerian artiste, Tidaprince a.k.a YoungGiftedNigga is here shouting out to all is fanz with a new Hit titled “AwonBoysMi”

FIFA endorses Football Made in Anambra '1 Family - 1 Footballer' project

FIFA yesterday declared its readiness to partner with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to actualize the Football Made in Anambra '1 Family - Footballer' project initiated by Dr. Ifeanyi Ubah led Anambra State Football Association (ANSFA).

I was born to save and restore Biafra' - IPOB director, Nnamdi Kanu says

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, says he was born to save and restore Biafra. According to a statement released by the Media and Publicity Secretary of the Independent People of Biafra IPOB, Emma Powerful, Kanu said this while speaking to some of his members who recently paid him a visit at Kuje prisons. The statement reads in part;

Update: Armed men who killed Catholic priest in France shouted 'Daesh' before slitting priest's throat

  This morning a Catholic priest near Normandy, City of Rouen, France was found dead after two men armed with knives took hostages at a church and slit the priest's throat.

Celestial Church of Christ releases statement about the pastor who chained his 9 year old son in Ogun

  The Celestial Church of Christ has released a statement reacting to the report of one of their pastors, Francis Taiwo, who chained his nine year old son, Korede Taiwo, for weeks without food at the Key of Joy Parish, Ajiwo at Ajibawo in Ado Odo/Ota local government area of Ogun State. In the statement released today July 25th, the leadership of the church condemned the act, stating it will never support any act of child abuse. Read the statement after the cut...

Photos: Florence Ita-Giwa, Eniola Badmus, Hilda Dokubo, Fathia Balogun, others at the City People Awards 2016

  The City People 2016 awards took place in Lagos yesterday and was attended by Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Abbah Folawiyo , Hilda Dokubo, Eniola Badmus, Adunni Ade and a host of others. Continue to see more photos

One confirmed dead as fighting breaks out again in Bokkos community in Plateau state

  Few days after suspected herdsmen ambushed and killed Lazarus Agaei, a first class traditional ruler alongside his wife, son and police guard in Bokkos local government area in Plateau state, fighting broke out in the same area last night as unknown assailants stormed the village to carry out more attacks.

Photos: Dead body found by Civilian JTF as troops nab suspected Boko Haram fuel suppliers

The Quick Reaction Force (QRF) of 251 Battalion, 7 Div Gar on routine checks arrested a truck loaded with 25 jerry cans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) and other goods cleverly covered and concealed at Molai check point, outskirts of Maiduguri at about 8.00am on Tuesday, July 19.

Man U agrees world record transfer fee of £105m with Juventus for Paul Pogba

Man U has agreed to pay Juventus a massive £105m fee for France superstar Paul Pogba and will hand him a five-year contract worth £210,000-a-week after tax, according to the Sun UK. After failing with an initial offer of £90m, the Premier League club have finally agreed to match the asking price of Juventus to get their man.

Buhari nominates Ndoma-Egba as NDDC Chairman, Ekere as MD

  President Buhari has sent a letter to the senate nominating former Deputy Governor of Akwa-Ibom State, Nsima Ekere and former Senate Leader, Victor Ndoma-Egba, as the Managing Director and the Chairman respectively of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

As a Christian I have forgiven Dino Melaye – Remi Tinubu

Senator Oluremi Tinubu says as a Christian she has forgiven Dino Melaye following the row they had during the senate plenary last Tuesday. Tinubu said this when members of the Lagos State House of Assembly from Lagos Central and members of the All Progressives Congress caucus paid her a solidarity visit at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja yesterday July 20th;

North Korea president watches as his military practices blowing up South Korean airports/seaports

North Korea says it has been practicing to blow up South Korean seaports and airports with nuclear warheads during its most recent ballistic missile launches on Tuesday , the latest sign of Supreme leader Kim Jong Un's anger over attempts by South Korea and the U.S to contain it's military operations.

APC is the mother of corruption' -ex Sokoto gov Bafarawa alleges Amaechi, Kwankwaso others paid N100m each to get into the party

Former Sokoto state governor, Attahiru Bafarawa, has accused the ruling party, APC, of being the mother of corruption in Nigeria. In an interview with Daily Trust , Bafarawa said corruption entered into APC when five former PDP governors namely Rabiu Kwankwaso (Kano), Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko (Sokoto), Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers), Murtala Nyako (Adamawa) and Abdulfatah Ahmed (Kwara) paid N100 million each to join the party.

Photos: Lady reportedly scalds boyfriend with hot palm oil, over an unconfirmed allegation

  According to someone who knows them well, the lady pictured did this to her boyfriend over an allegation that he impregnated someone. He shared photos of the both of them when things were going good and the man in the hospital after the attack, and wrote,

Taylor Swift has no legal case against Kanye West for recording their conversation

  It looks like Taylor Swift won’t be able to sue Kanye West anytime soon, due to the laws in California. After Kim Kardashian leaked the secret recording between Taylor and her husband Kanye West on Sunday night where Taylor agreed to the controversial “Famous” lyrics. Taylor Swift reacted by saying that her character assassinated by the Wests and that she was going to sue them.

Gongo Aso Cover - Korex

Check out this Gongo Aso Cover by budding act Korex. 9ice 's Gongo Aso is still one of Nigeria's biggest hits ever as the song remains evergreen.

Photos: Nigerian Man listed among Britain's 'most wanted con artists'

  UK National Crime Agency has released a photos of 10 alleged con-artists wanted in relation to fraud cases across Britain. The album was compiled ahead of fresh figures that are expected to reveal the huge scale of fraud in the UK. The details of the alleged criminals which has been published by the NCA and the City of London Police, were shared in the hope of arresting those wanted in connection with dozens of crimes nationwide.

We are sorry for ‘toxic state’ of polity – PDP

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has claimed responsibility for the political tension in the country and apologised to Nigerians for “whatever role” it played in causing the “toxicity that pervades the political space” in the country.

Photos: Chief of Defence staff releases 3 cleared suspected Boko Haram members

  The Chief of Defence staff, General Gabriel Olonisaki has handed over three cleared Boko -Haram Terrorists to their various state governments. General Olanisaki said the move was to further demonstrate the level of adherence to the rule of law by the military in the prosecution of war in the North East..

Ex-NURTW boss, Auxiliary, jailed six years

  A former Acting Chairman of the Oyo State chapter of National Union of Road Transport Workers, Alhaji Mukaila Lamidi, popularly called Auxiliary, was on Monday sentenced to six years imprisonment for conspiracy to murder.

Photos: Police arrests killers of Managing Director of Todays Print, Olalekan Ogunranti

    The Nigeria Police Force has arrested the murderers of late Olalekan Ogunranti, Managing Director, Todays prints Ltd. The late Olalekan Ogunranti was kidnapped on May 16, 2016 by some unknown gunmen in Osun State. The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris on assumption of office ordered the Intelligence Response Team (IRT) of the IGP’s Monitoring Unit to take over the matter and ensure the arrest of the culprits in record time.

No more dismissal of corruption cases without trial – CJN

  President Muhammadu Buhari, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, and other stakeholders, on Monday jointly spoke against corruption and identified the roles of the judiciary and other institutions in the fight against the scourge in the country.

"Outside of Christ, you've been my most faithful companion" David Oyedepo Jnr celebrates wife as she turns a year older

  Bishop David Oyedepo's first son David Oyedepo Jnr is celebrating his wife, Kemi who turns a year older today. The couple tied the knot 8 years ago and are blessed with two children, a boy and girl.

T.I. & Tiny call it quits! just four months after welcoming daughter?

Unconfirmed gossip claims rapper T.I. and singer /songwriter Tiny are ready to end their marriage, just four months after welcoming their third child together...

Nigerian soldiers conceal themselves with foliage to go undetected in the forest (photos)

  Nigerian soldiers are pictured in action fully concealed in camouflage gear...green leaves and foliage in the shapes of trees and small bushes to match the surroundings of the forest. This is in order to move around undetected though they are in plain sight. More photos after the cut...

Bukola Saraki says I remain loyal to APC

  Senate President, Bukola Saraki on Monday restated his loyalty to the governing All Progressives Congress (APC). Saraki also reiterated his belief that the President Buhari's government will redeem its electoral promises made during the 2015 general elections.

Dino Melaye alleges Remi Tinubu has released N75m to sponsor a protest against him in Abuja

  Senator Dino Melaye has alleged that Senator Remi Tinubu has released N75 million to sponsor a protest against him. He made the allegation in a post on his Facebook wall this evening. He wrote;

C Ronaldo to miss opening 3 games of Madrid's campaign through injury

As Ronaldo continues to recover from the injury he suffered in the EURO 2016 final, it has been revealed the Madrid star may wait until September 11 to make his first appearance for the club.