Alleged touts, security operatives clash in Lagos as popular fruit market is demolished

– A popular fruit market in Lagos has been demolished with plans for an utra-modern business premises – However, there was resistance from alleged touts and traders who claim they were not given a specific date for the exercise – Chris Onyekachi, whose firm is saddled with the responsibility to rebuild the market, says stakeholders
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– Matthew Kukah says religion has become Nigeria’s liability – The respected cleric also claimed people call the name of God to witness corruption and outright larceny – According to him, while Nigerian leaders are kneeling before pastors and imams seeking blessings, the rest of the world is moving on A wake up call has
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– The DSS says it has received the order to to release Omoyele Sowore – According to the agency, no one has visited the DSS to take delivery of the activist – Meanwhile, the DSS promised do the needful once the appropriate processes have been concluded Following outrage from many Nigerians, the Department of State
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– ICPC has revealed that it seized 44 assets valued at N14.7 billion – The assets were seized following denial of ownership by the supposed owners, the agency says – According to the agency, the seized items comprise two mansions, 27 pieces of land, one factory building and 15 buildings at Asokoro, Maitama and other
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– The PDP has demanded the resignation of Babatunde Fashola – Also, the PDP asked the minister to apologise to Nigerians over his controversial statement – According to PDP, travelling Nigerian roads is one of the highest life threatening experiences in the country Following the recent statement by minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola,
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– Nigerian-American doctor Bennet Omalu will be remembered for a long time – The 51-year-old Omalu was the first physician to discover and publish findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players – A movie was released in his honour in 2015 in which Will Smith played the lead role Nigerian-American physician, forensic
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– Tim Adams has been elected as the first African-American mayor of Bowie – Adams is also the first mayor with a physical disability – Mayor Adams says his reaction shows that the people of Bowie looked past his physical challenge Bowie, a city in the US has just voted in its first African-American mayor,
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– A 28-year-old Nigerian, Beroro Efekoro, has been voted in as a legislator in Albany, US – Efekoro first contested for an elective post in 2017 but lost – The young man won the election in a landslide victory having 289 votes against his opponent Bullock who had 99 votes only A young Nigeria man,
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– Contrary to the position of some Nigerians, the closure of Nigerian land borders may not be entirely a bad decision – In fact, Chief Sunny Onuesoke, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has described the closure of the borders as President Buhari’s best decision ever – This is as Onuesoke said that
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– Ander Herrera aims a dig at his former club Manchester United – The attacker accused of United of giving football less priority – Herrera admitted that life is much more different at his present club PSG Paris Saint Germain midfielder Ander Herrera has aimed a dig at Manchester United after accusing them of not
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– Handsome Nollywood actor, Adeniyi Johnson, recently gave a troll a dose of his own medicine on social media – The troll had commented on a throwback photo the actor shared with his wife – Johnson resorted to warning the troll against displaying his stupidity on his page It is no longer news that even
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Lionel Messi has been regarded as the greatest footballer of all time but one fan is of a different opinion about the his capabilities. A Twitter user known as @AntiLaportismo has listed ten reasons why the Barcelona captain can not be called the best ever footballer that played the game. The fan created a thread
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– Musa Wada has promised to govern Kogi with fear of God – According to him, fairness, justice and equity will be his guiding principle, and not religious or tribal sentiments – Meanwhile, Wada appealed to the people of the state not to despair over the present sorry state of things Ahead of the forthcoming
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– Mohamed Salah has told his Liverpool teammates that victory over Manchester City this weekend does not guarantee Premier League title – Liverpool and City will square up against the defending champions in a top-of-the-table clash at Anfield – And a win for Jurgen Klopp’s side will take them nine points clear ahead of Pep
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– NYSC corps members who will serve as adhoc official during the forthcoming Kogi election have been told what to do in cases of danger – The director general of NYSC, Shuaibu Ibrahim, advise the corps members to run for their dear lives in such situation – However, Mahmood Yakubu, the national chairman of INEC,
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Barcelona duo of Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann have been alleged not to be talking to each other at training this season in the Spanish La Liga. Before the close of the last transfer window, France international Antoine Griezmann completed a move to Barcelona from Atletico Madrid Catalan giants were on Tuesday, November 5, forced
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– Nigerian music star, Paul Okoye, has taken to social media to celebrate his wife, Anita – Anita clocked 31 on November 8, 2019, to the joy of fans – Paul made sure to shower Anita with sweet words on the special occasion Nigerian musician, Paul Okoye of the defunct Psquare music group, is no
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– Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has given a reply to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his mosquito comment – The All Progressives Congress (APC)’s national chairman had allegedly described the political situation in the state as a buzzing mosquito – In his reply, Governor Obaseki said that Oshiomhole should take caution because mosquito can
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– Brendan Rodgers has played down speculation linking him with Arsenal job – The 46-year-old explained that he is currently okay at Leicester City – He has been linked as possible replacement for current Arsenal manager Unai Emery Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed talks linking him with a move to replace embattled Unai
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– Christopher Adaji has been sacked as the deputy speaker of the Benue House of Assembly – The decision was made by the Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi, the state capital on Friday, November 8 – This nullification of Adaji’s election by the court was a confirmation of the earlier judgment of the state’s
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– Reality television star Kylie Jenner and rapper Travis Scott broke up in September after two and a half years of dating – Jenner was said to be devastated by the break-up at the time – Now, it looks like she may be picking up the pieces with none other than superstar rapper Drake “Kylie
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– A 33-year-old man, Babatunde Oladapo, has narrated how he bagged masters degree certificate – Oladapo said he was able to achieve his dream through weaving of aso-oke – The talented Yoruba traditional weaver, however, urged the government at all levels to come to his aide for mass production of the local fabrics The saying
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– Presidential aide, Garba Shehu, says Muhammadu Buhari ordered the downsizing of Yemi Osinbajo’s aides to reduce the cost of administration – Shehu discloses that there is an unprecedented overhaul in the presidency in which a number of political appointments have either been revoked or not renewed – The presidency dismisses media reports that there
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– Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Chinua Achebe and Ben Okri’s novels made the list of 100 novels that shaped the world – Half of a Yellow Sun , Things Fall Apart and Astonishing the Gods are the books picked by panelists – The novels considered are English language novels written over 300 years A panel of
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Scott Evans is an American actor best known as Oliver Fish on the soap opera, One Life to Live. He has also featured in other shows like Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Fringe, and Grace and Frankie. He identified as gay when he was 19 years old. Scott Evans age is 36 years. Image: instagram.com,
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One of the beautiful things about fashion is the creativity applied in our everyday looks. As the season gradually ushers in the harmattan weather, a lot of wardrobe changes are going to happen as people will begin to opt for more covered clothing. One popular option is the boyfriend blazer. This is one piece of
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– Willy Caballero has explained that he is open to return to Spain next summer – The contract of the Chelsea goalkeeper will expire at the end of the season – Caballero has been second choice goalkeeper since he joined Chelsea two years ago Chelsea second choice goalie Willy Caballero has revealed that he is
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– Olivier Giroud could be leaving Chelsea when the January transfer window opens – Inter Milan are interested in signing him as back up for Lukaku – Giroud contributed to the Blues Europa League triumph last season under Sarri Serie A giants Inter Milan have reportedly concluded plans to land Chelsea outcast Olivier Giroud when
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– Sowore has begun hunger strike to protest his continued detention – Federal High Court had ordered the DSS to release Sowore in two ocassions – The counsel to Sowore, Femi Falana, said his client has refused to eat since Thursday, November 7 The report by Sahara Reporters indicates that an activist and convener of
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– Victor Osimhen will miss Paris Saint Germain clash next weekend over yellow cards accumulation – The 20-year-old was said to have accumulated three yellow cards in fewer than ten games – Osimhen has scored nine goals in all competitions for his Ligue 1 club Lille Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen will not be available for
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– A Twitter user has warmed up her followers with the story of what her boyfriend did for her best friend – According to the lady, her lover bought flowers for her close female friend who was cheated upon -The kind gesture by the lady’s boyfriend however got her followers talking A Twitter user identified
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– Kanye West recently announced his plan to change his name to Christian Genius Billionaire Kanye West for a year – The Jesus is King singer mentioned this at a recent interview where he also mentioned his plans to run for president in 2024 – West keeps speaking on the complex many black Americans suffer
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– National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, asks Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa to account for N100 billion airport project fund – Oshiomhole claims the contract is the most expensive in the world while the project is endless – The national chairman asks Bayelsa state government to stop accusing the federal
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– Arsenal fans have demanded for the sacking of Unai Emery after Joe Willock won the best goal – The Gunners are yet to hit top form in the league surrendering leads to Crystal Palace and Wolves – Arsenal are currently six points behind the Premier League top-four and play Leicester at the weekend Arsenal
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– Troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole have rescued some child soldiers from the terrorist Boko Haram group – The children have also been handed over to the Borno state government by the Nigerian Military – According to the Nigerian Military, the child fighters voluntarily surrendered to troops of Operation Lafiya Dole The Nigerian Military
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Nigeria’s anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said that 890 convictions were secured by the commission within January and October 2019. Speaking at a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption in Nigeria, the chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu, said the number of the conviction secured by the
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Nigerian award-winning artist Zlatan has come through with an album titled “Zanku”. It has 17 tracks in total and this new banger by Zlatan – Compulsory Course is part of the collection. Have you had the opportunity to listen to the song? [embedded content] P.Prime produced this tune, and it comes eighth in the list
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Nigerian born American producer-rapper Thutmose has just released a new EP titled Don’t Wake Me. The song by Thutmose & Rema – Love in the Morning that is part of the five tracks in the collection is one of the hottest. [embedded content] Rema and Thutmose consolidate in the melody “Love in the Morning”, a
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