Extreme poverty in Nigeria gives me sleepless nights – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Osinbajo disclosed this at an interactive session with faculty members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) who were in Lagos on Tuesday. The vice president featured on a panel alongside Srikant Datar, professor of business administration (HBS), and Bayo Ogunlesi, a Nigerian investment banker. The session was moderated by Hakeem Bello-Osagie, chairman of Metis Capital …

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Egyptian Ex-president Morsi Was ‘killed’, Says Turkey’s President Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said his close ally Mohamed Morsi was “killed” and accused Egyptian authorities of failing to intervene to save the ex-president. “Morsi was struggling on the floor in the courtroom for 20 minutes. Authorities, unfortunately, did not intervene to save him,” Erdogan said during a televised speech in Istanbul. …

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67-year-old Nigerian Woman Hacks First Bank Account, Steals N16.2 Million

A 67-year-old woman, Wuraola Folashade Oluloye, has been arraigned before the Lagos State Magistrate Court at Igbosere, Lagos state for allegedly hacking into a First Bank Plc account and stealing N16.2million.   The woman was dragged before the court on a five-count charge of fraudulent diversion and was arrested following a complaint from Solomon Akhanolu, Head of …

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Andrea Pirlo Sues Look-Alike Who Got Free Items In His Name

Andrea Pirlo has sued a man who pretended to be the Italian footballer for two years in order to receive free clothes and jewellery. The man, who has been identified as 48 year-old former goldsmith Alessandro Palazzolo of Valenza, has been sued for fraud after being recognised by Turin police. Investigations began when the former …

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Texas anti abortion pastor is charged with molesting a teenage relative for several years

A former Southern Baptist pastor who supported legislation in Texas that would have criminalized abortions has been arrested on charges of child sex abuse, accused of repeatedly molesting a teenage relative over the course of two years. Stephen Bratton is accused of subjecting the relative to inappropriate touching that escalated to “sexual intercourse multiple times …

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5 Nigerians arrested for allegedly raping woman in husbands presence

Five Nigerians who raped a woman in the course of their robbery operation at Community 25 in Tema have been arrested by the Prampram Divisional Police Command.   The suspects were apprehended after being on the police wanted list for some time. Their modus operandi is attacking mobile money vendors, mostly women in their house …

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Ebola outbreak alarming, but not yet a ‘global health threat,’ WHO says

The World Health Organization on Friday said the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is cause for extraordinary concern, but has not yet reached the threshold to declare it a global emergency. More than 1,400 people have died from Ebola in eastern DR Congo and more than 2,100 are infected with this fatal …

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Gorilla allegedly swallows N7m in Kano zoo

A big Gorilla in the Kano Zoological Gardens has reportedly swallowed N6.8 million meant for the operations of the zoo. The money was generated from tourists who visited the zoo during the Eid celebrations.   On Monday June 10th when workers resumed work, it was discovered that the money was nowhere to be found.   A …

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Black Girl Magic: 43 Nigerian Graduates Break Records at Howard University

Howard graduates had a lot to be proud of at their graduation ceremony. However, the emphasis was not on the 96 graduating medical students, all focus was on an exemplary list of 46 Nigerian graduates. Out of the 96 candidates, 46 were Nigerian and out of the 27 awards given, 16 awards were given to …

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Son of sheriff’s deputy faces federal hate crime charges in Louisiana church fires

The son of a Louisiana sheriff’s deputy is facing federal hate crime charges in connection with three fires that destroyed African American churches this year. Holden Matthews, 21, was charged in a six-count federal indictment that was unsealed Wednesday. The indictment charges Matthews with three counts of “intentional damage to religious property,” which the Department …

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