Aug 21, 2012

Missing Lady Cynthia Udoka Osokogu Found Dead

24-year-old Cynthia Udoka Osokogu, who was declared missing weeks ago is dead. Her corpse was found in a mortuary in Lagos over the weekend. The body has been in the mortuary since late July.

Before her death, she was a post graduate student of the Nassarawa State University and the only daughter of General Frank Osokogu Rtd.

I was once a wheelbarrow pusher, bus conductor – Best OAU post-UTME candidate

He was once a wheelbarrow pusher, bus conductor and tout. His shelter was under the bridge. Education for him seemed far-fetched, Uche Okwuoha, now a Law student at the Obafemi Awolowo University narrates how his life began to take a meaningful shape, Motunrayo Aboderin writes

Uche Okwuoha, an indigene of Imo State, scored the highest mark in the Obafemi Awolowo post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the 2010/2011 academic session. He had the highest score of 320 (out of 400) and he is presently a Law student in the institution’s Faculty of Law. But Okwuoha’s journey to stardom was one filled with pain and hardship.

Aug 3, 2012

First Pictures From P-Square’s Mum’s Burial

The duo were also joined by their other siblings including Jude ‘Engees’ Okoye for the burial rites.

The funeral started today at her husband’s house at Ifite-Dunu, Akwa Village, Anambra State today. It was preceded with a lying-in-state in Umunachi, Umudioka Village, Anambra State, and a church service afterwards at St.Gabriel Catholic Church, before the proper burial at Ifite-Dunu, which is also be the reception venue.

Senator Florence Ita Giwa’s daughter celebrates 21st birthday [PICTURES]

Senator Florence Ita Giwa threw a grand 21st birthday for her daughter, Koko Ita Giwa, on July 21 2012 at the Oriental hotel. Koko recently graduated from the University of Essex in the UK.

China Bans Ramadan Fasting

Authorities forbid Communist Party cadres, civil officials and students from marking Ramadan in mainly Muslim province.

Chinese authorities in the northwestern province of Xinjiang have banned Muslim officials and students from fasting during the month of Ramadan, prompting an exiled rights group to warn of new violence.

Guidance posted on numerous government websites called on Communist Party leaders to restrict Muslim religious activities during the holy month, including fasting and visiting mosques.

Aug 2, 2012

Habiba Abubakar, Chidi Mokeme dole out millions to churches, mosques

Even though she’s been mostly in the news recently for investing N16.5m in Nollywood actor Jim Iyke’s Untamed Company, what many don’t know about Hajia Habiba Abubakar is that she’s a woman with a very large heart.

The married philanthropist with three kids has been helping those in need through her NGO, The Elderly and Poor,


"I am weird and very daring, so yes, I can act n*de. I am available to act n*de. If I can go topless, what will stop me from acting n*de?

There is no big deal there because I feel that it is all about being professional."

Photos -Is Queeneth Hilbert the most beautiful actress in Nollywood?

Once in a while, a striking beauty storms Nollywood. And one of those beauties wowing the movie industry at the moment is Queeneth Hilbert, a big time model who has modeled for Delta Soap (Orange Drugs Company) and has so far featured in over 20 movies.

Bike John Niye Jailed For Defrauding American Woman Over $53,500 On The Internet

A 22 year old internet fraudster, Bike John Niye has been sentenced to one and half years imprisonment by a Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, for defrauding one Laura Wallmam of Indiana, United States of America the sum of $53,500.

Justice A. Akinlade slammed the prison term on Niye having found him guilty of the four count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence and attempt to obtain money by false pretence, preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Police, SSS hold two different sets of suspects in Oshiomhole's aide murder

The police and the State Security Service, the two security agencies investigating the murder of late Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Secretary to the Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, are holding two different sets of suspects, a development that has set off speculations that investigations into the murder would most likely be bungled.

How we killed Oshiomhole’s aide - suspects

A careless statement by the security guard to Olaitan Oyerinde, the late Principal Private Secretary to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, attracted criminals who eventually killed the deceased; the State Security Service (SSS) says.

“Careless statements made by Ali Ihade, the security guard of the late Oyerinde, at various times about his master's position in government, attracted the attention of the prime suspect, Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi,” the SSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar, said on Tuesday while parading six suspects found culpable in the murder.

Aug 1, 2012

PHOTOS: SSS Parades Governor Oshiomhole’s Aide’s “Killers”

Nigerian secret police has paraded a bunch of persons suspected of assasinating Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Private Secreatry to Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state. The suspects were paraded at the Abuja headquarters of the SSS earlier today.