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Prophet arrested in Anambra State for allegedly raping 13-year-old boy at his church

Anambra State Police Command has arrested one Prophet Ekene Adoji who allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at his church, Jesus Miracle Ministries, Ifite, Awka. The suspect was said to have been on the run since August, 19th, 2016.

ISIS announces that their chief strategist and founding member Abu Muhammad al-Adnani has been killed

Islamic terrorist organization, ISIS also known as ISIL has announced that it's founding member and chief strategist Abu Muhammad al-Adnani who urged followers to carry out attacks on Western civilians while serving as the terrorist movement’s chief spokesman and propagandist has been killed by airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria.

Selena Gomez says she's taking time off her career due to anxiety and depression stemming from her Lupus diagnosis

Singer and actress Selena Gomez has revealed that she'll be taking time away from the entertainment scene as a precautionary measure, as her Lupus disease can bring forth side effects such as panic attacks, depression and anxiety.

The lady who accused Chris Brown is a suspect in a Plaza Hotel theft of a designer bag

The former Miss California called 911 and accused Chris Brown of pointing a gun at her head. Well, it's now been revealed that she's a suspect and wanted in NYC for questioning in a theft at a hotel. TMZ reports below...

Jibrin describes House Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, as a known bully who has had 13 wasteful years in the House

Sacked Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, on his facebook page this morning slammed the minority leader of the House, Leo Ogor, who he has indicted in the budget padding scandal. Read his statement on Ogor below..

Cameroonian football star fired by Egyptian club for testing HIV positive 4 days after signing contract

Cameroonian football player Samuel Nlend has been sacked by a top Egyptian football club after tests revealed he was HIV positive. Egyptian Premier League side Al Ittihad sacked the 21-year-old just four days after signing a three year contract with him.

FRSC set to discourage and ban the use of substandard tyre sealing pastes and other improvised gums by Vulcanizers

Following the loss of lives of about 5000 Nigerians in road crashes resulting from tyre bursts since 2010 till date, the Federal Road Safety Corps has resolved to intensify its sensitization and education Programmes to ban the use of food-based and substandard sealing pastes mostly used by Vulcanizers to fix tyres across the country.

'We will win the league'- Ifeanyi Ubah FC's Brazilian coach Everton declares

FC Ifeanyi Ubah's Brazilian coach Rafael Everton had boasted that his team are going to win the Nigerian league after his team climbed up to third spot on the league table after pipping league leaders Wikki Tourists over the weekend.

Photos: Six storey building collapses in Abuja, 5 laborers trapped in the rubble

A six story building under construction as a hotel collapsed this morning on 444 Crescent , Citec Villas , Gwarinpa. The incident happened at about 1.00 am. Five laborers were trapped inside and three have been rescued by combined efforts of the Police, NEMA and FEMA. The iron rods used for the pillars gave in like wood and the concrete work were said to be as brittle as ordinary sand. Efforts are still going on to rescue the two innocent laborers trapped under the rubble. More photos after the cut.

EFCC seizes two shopping malls from INEC chief

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC have seized two choice shopping malls allegedly acquired by a serving Resident Electoral Commissioner, Gesil Khan, with her share of a bribe dished out by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of last year’s general elections.

We will protect foreign investments in Nigeria, Pres Buhari assures Japanese Prime Minister

President Buhari, over the weekend strongly assured existing and prospective foreign investors that their investments in Nigeria will be fully secured and protected. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on the sidelines of the sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) in Nairobi, Kenya, President Buhari outlined several steps taken by his administration to secure the country and ease doing business in Nigeria.

Photos: APC Secretariat in Ondo state turned into a 'Shrine'

Some aggrieved members of APC in Ondo state have turned the party's Secretariat in the state into a shrine.

Photos: Ayo Fayose's stomach infrastructure train visits Ijesha Iju Ekiti

Governor Ayo Fayose Stomach Infrastructure train led by Special Adviser to the governor on Stomach Infrastructure, Sunday Anifowose was at Ijesha Isu Ekiti in Ikole LG yesterday Sunday August 28th where they handed some portions of rice to some of the state residents. More photos after the cut.

Prisoner jumps to death after sentencing at court

  Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

Seven ways to boost your bank account

With the right knowledge and attitude, you can make your bank account grow faster. “If you have trouble putting money aside in a savings account, maybe the solution is to stop struggling and put things on autopilot,” says a Money Talks News financial expert, Stacy Johnson.

I've gone several months without being paid' Samson Siasia resigns from National football duty

Samson Siasia, Nigeria's Bronze winning coach at Rio 2016 has resigned from his post as head coach despite his team's heroics this summer saying he's doing so because of 'a disrespectful system'

Naira falls further to 414/dollar

  The naira fell to a new low of 414 against the United States dollar on Sunday amid the continued scarcity of foreign exchange in the country, with economic experts predicting further pressure in the forex market this week.

Falae links Jonathan to N100m election funds scam …tenders email to EFCC as evidence

  A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, has submitted to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission an email correspondence between him and a former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party’s Board of Trustees, Chief Tony Anenih.

Photos: Nigerian Army arrest oil bunkerer in Niger Delta

Troops of 4 Brigade Nigerian Army involved in the field training exercise nicknamed "CROCODILE SMILE" mounted on gunboats and speedboats have been making tremendous progress as they also raided suspected criminal hideouts in the creeks around Ajaosolo, Okogho, Opumani, and Obodo general area.

Airport worker dies after sex with girlfriend

  A clearing agent, Mr. Sikiru Olanrewaju, has lost his life after leaving his wife and children at home to have fun with his girlfriend in the Abule Egba area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that 37-year-old Olanrewaju died shortly after having rounds of sex with his lover on Surulere Street.

Afe Babalola University #ABUAD prohibit smartphones on Campus, Twitter Users react

In a new notice released on the 28th of August 2016 via the website of Afe Babalola University, fresh and returning undergraduate students for the 2016/2017 Academic session were briefed on new rules, including the ban on smartphones. In their words,

Photos of young black man and his elderly white lover goes viral

These photos of a young black man and his alleged older white lover has been making the round on social media. The woman is said to be in her 70s. Love doesn't care about age...:-). More photos after the cut...

Photos: Female fuel attendant whose monthly salary is N15,000 found and returned lost money

Few weeks ago, a female fuel attendant at Mobil filling station, Gwagwalada, Abuja found N30,000 lost by a customer.

Why suspects beg judges to remand them in our cells -EFCC shares interior of their holding cell (photos)

Press statement from antigraft agency EFCC. A certain kind of drama almost always plays out when EFCC arraigns an accused person in court. The defence counsel would immediately apply for court bail. However, if the court temporarily denies the application, the counsel would again rise in open court and passionately plead with the trial judge to allow his client remain in EFCC holding facility, pending the determination of bail, or, where his application was granted, pending fulfilment of bail conditions.

Stella Oduah's 28 year old son dies in Abuja Hospital

Former Minister of Aviation and now senator, Stella Oduah, yesterday lost her son.

Budget padding scandal: Jibrin discloses how Dogara, Gbajabiamila, others allegedly received over N10bn in allowances

Sacked Chairman of the House of Representatives committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has released another statement disclosing how Speaker Yakubu Dogara, House leader Femi Gbajabiamila and others who have been in the House of Reps before this present administration have received well over N 10 billion in allowances. 

Photo: Kogi police arrest some touts who attacked governor's convoy

Kogi state police command have arrested some of the touts that attacked the state governor,

Michelle Obama's interview with Variety magazine is a something you will like to read

The US First Lady sat down with Variety magazine to talk Pop Culture and how her husband used that to make an impact...of course among other things she said. Read below from Variety Ten days before delivering the best-received speech at the Democratic National Convention, first lady Michelle Obama was in her East Wing office describing an entirely different appearance she was about to make that was poised to have an equally notable impact. This story first appeared in the August 23, 2016 issue of Variety. Subscribe today. That was Carpool Karaoke, the insanely popular segment on CBS’ “Late Late Show,” in which she sat in the passenger seat with host James Corden and belted out renditions of Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours,” Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It),” and Missy Elliott’s “Get Ur Freak On” as they circled the driveway on the South Lawn. “First of all, I was riding in a car with somebody else, without the Secret Serv

Photos: Imo state Police command parade Mother & Son who stole a day-old baby boy

The Imo State Police command on Monday arrested one Mrs Ngozi Anyanwu and her son, Goodluck Anyanwu, for allegedly stealing a baby boy from a maternity clinic in Isiala Mbano LGA of the state. Parading them before newsmen, the Imo state Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu said that he received the news of the disappearance of a new born baby on August 19, 2016 and efforts were immediately put in place to recover the child and arrest the Kidnappers. This turned out successful 48 hours later .

Photos: Pres. Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting

President Buhari presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting which held at the council chambers in the state house today August 24th. More photos after the cut..

I don’t know what I've done to offend Sports Minister Dalung' - Samson Siasia

' Under 23 Olympics Bronze winning coach Samson Siasia has revealed that he's bewildered by the 'standoff' between him and Sports Minister Barr. Solomon Dalung.

Celebrity Big Brother's Marnie Simpson blasted after she reveals she's pooed on someone during sex

Marnie Simpson, one of the contestants at Celebrity Big Brother has been branded disgusting by fans after she revealed that she had defecated on someone while having sex before. She made the shocking revelation in last night' episode after Renee Graziano and Aubrey O’Day asked:

Photos from John Kerry's meeting with Pres Buhari, Minister of Foreign Affairs and some state governors

Visiting US Secretary of State, John Kerry, had a meeting with President Buhari at the state House Abuja. He also had a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama and some state governors. More photos after the cut.

90% Of N700bn projects awarded by the Niger Delta Ministry since 2009 are far from completion – Minister of Niger Delta says

Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Uhuru Usani, yesterday presented a report from the audit carried out by a Technical Audit Committee on projects of the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs since 2009. According to the Minister, findings by the audit committee showed that 90% of the N700 billion projects the ministry had awarded since 2009 had not been completed. According to him, a total sum of N414 billion had been paid to various contractors handling projects in the region while an outstanding balance of N230 billion is still needed to complete all projects. He added that most of the projects were in paper as their exact locations could not be found. See a graphical representation of the findings by the audit committee below.

Photos: Fr. Mbaka attends the graduation ceremony of ex-Niger Delta miltants in Enugu State

80 former Niger Delta agitators graduated from the Innoson Kiara Academy in Enugu State last weekend. The graduates without any supervision produced a 36 sitter bus to honour President Buhari and appreciate his commitment to the Amnesty Programme and the Niger Delta Region.

Photos: 16 ex-Niger Delta militants who graduated from Royal Air Jordanian Academy return to Nigeria

Sixteen Amnesty delegates who successfully graduated from the Royal Air Jordanian Academy recently visited the Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs Brigadier General Paul Boroh(rtd) on their arrival from Jordan on Wednesday, August 24. More photos after the cut.

Student trying to impress woman jumps from roof to roof and gets stuck between buildings

A student at University of Pittsburgh, 22 year old Grant Birdsong, had to be rescued around 2 a.m after his stunt aimed at pleasing a woman went horribly wrong. He had to be rescued by emergency services after 4 hours of being trapped between buildings at Atwood Street and Oakland Avenue in Oakland, Pittsburgh.

Troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno state

Troops on Operation Lafiya Dole stationed at Darul Jamel on the fringes of Sambisa forest in Borno State, yesterday evening successfully repelled an attempted attack on their location by Boko Haram terrorists. The terrorists attempted to storm the troops location at about 10.00pm, but paid dearly as the troops killed several of them including two senior commanders that led the attack.

Miss Bumbum Brazil continues her Thot ways towards Messi, pleads for footballer to unblock her (photos)

Suzy Cortez, Miss BumBum Brazil 2015 has continued her Thot ways towards Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Messi, by uploading sexy snaps showing her wearing just a g-string and the Barcelona player's jersey despite the fact that Messi's partner Antonella Roccuzzo warned and blocked her from his IG page earlier this year.

Photos: At least 22 dead, more feared buried under rubble as 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocks central Italy

A powerful earthquake rocked Italy overnight killing at least 22 people. People were crushed by falling buildings and a lot more buried alive under rubble as they slept. The 6.2-magnitude quake hit at around 3.30am local time and was so powerful it rocked buildings in the centre of Rome more than 100 miles away and was felt across Italy. As daylight dawned, residents, civil protection workers and even priests began digging out with shovels, bulldozers and their bare hands, trying to reach survivors

Nigeria's U23 Olympic team arrive back in Nigeria

Twelve players who represented Nigeria in the 2016 Rio Olympics and 7 officials who accompanied them, including coach Samson Siasia, have arrived back in Nigeria while others returned to their various bases. The Dream Team won the only medal (Bronze) for Nigeria at the Olympics following their 3-2 victory over Honduras in the third-placed match.

Photos: Funke 'Jenifa' Akindele celebrates her birthday in London

Top Nollywood actress Funke Akindele is celebrating her birthday today. She's currently in London with her boyfriend and she showed off the (Balenciaga Sneakers) she got as a pre-birthday gift from him. They also kicked off the celebrations with others. Another photo after the cut...

Woman born with conjoined twin stuck to her butt says she's never had a boyfriend due to the deformity

A 35-year-old woman simply identified as Addie, who was born with a conjoined twin attached to her bum bum says she has never had a boyfriend and has never been intimate with a man because of her deformity and that she barely has a social life because she was bullied & had self-esteem issues