I bought my husband to correct his sexual weakness – Wife tells court

Ikorodu (Lagos) – A 39-year-old fashion designer, Mrs Farotimi Titilayo, has pleaded with an Ikorodu Customary Court in Lagos to dissolve her eight-year-old marriage on grounds of sexual denial and neglect. Titilayo, who resides at Nosiru St., Eyita, Ikorodu, told the court that her husband, Amos, grossly denied her sex before they deserted each other. […]

Police brutality: 8-month pregnant lady beaten, loses baby

Police brutality: 8-month pregnant lady beaten, loses baby

STARRing vacantly as if in a daze, she beckoned with a wave from her hospital bed. The gesture was directed at Vanguard Features, VF, reporter, who stood a few metres away in the middle of the hospital’s expansive ward. Her fixed attention soon gave way to consternation when it became obvious that the writer was […]

My major challenges were bunkering and vandalism – Obasanjo

My major challenges were bunkering and vandalism – Obasanjo

Abeokuta –  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday identified bunkering and vandalism as the “most challenging problems’’ that confronted his eight-year tenure as Nigeria’s President. Obasanjo made the remark at his Hill top residence in Abeokuta when he received Mr Ade Abolurin (rtd), the former Corp Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC). He said […]

Nwankwo Kanu’s Hotel will not be reopened until – Lagos govt

Nwankwo Kanu’s Hotel will not be reopened until – Lagos govt

Lagos state government has said that it would not re-open Hardley Apartments, owned by ex-Super Eagles Player, Kanu Nwankwo which was shut, Monday for contravening the state’s environmental laws. General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA, Engr. Ademola Shabi, made the revelation during an enforcement exercise to Amuwo Odofin, said the hotel will not […]

Al Jazeera launches My #Nigeria documentary series

Al Jazeera launches My #Nigeria documentary series

• First-person accounts from Africa’s largest economy • Features celebrities like Basketmouth, Kate Henshaw and Deola Sagoe, as well as everyday heroes • Join the conversation on social media using #ajmynigeria Premiering on Al Jazeera English on 24 August 2015, My Nigeria is a series of six half-hour documentaries telling the human story and pulsing […]

PDP Moves to End Face-off with Workers Vows to reorganise party

PDP Moves to End Face-off with Workers Vows to reorganise party

There were indications on Tuesday that the stand-off between some members staff of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) might be resolved soon. THISDAY gathered that the workers held  a brief meeting yesterday at the party’s national secretariat to consider an offer said have been made to them by […]

Boko Haram Requests Talk With Federal Government

Boko Haram Requests Talk With Federal Government

SOME Boko Haram elements are seeking dialogue with the Federal Government, the Centre for Crisis Communication (CCC), an independent Non-Governmental Organisation, said yesterday. The development—should it be genuine— will bring a ray of hope that the seeming intractable insurgency in the Northeast will stop. Breaking the news, the CCC confirmed that some insurgents approached it […]

Murder: APC Begging Fayose to Spare Members from Prosecution, Says PDP

Murder: APC Begging Fayose to Spare Members from Prosecution, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ekiti State has accused the leaders of the All Progressives Congress of begging some notable monarchs and other influential indigenes of the state to intervene in the murder cases filed against its members. The party alleged that the APC in the state had approached about five first-class traditional rulers in […]

Akpabio angry with State governor over U.S trip

Akpabio angry with State governor over U.S trip

The immediate past governor of Akwa Ibom State, Senator Godswill Akpabio, is not happy with the state governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, for attending a summer convention in the United States organised by Akwa Ibom Indigenes abroad. A former aide of Akpabio , who does not want to be named, told our correspondent in Uyo, on […]

Jonathan’s Stove contractors sue Federal Government

Jonathan’s Stove contractors sue Federal Government

The contractor handling the N9.2billion worth of clean cook stoves and wonder bags awarded by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan has dragged the Federal Government to court. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Fatima Mede, disclosed this to State House correspondents on Tuesday shortly after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari of the ministry’s activities […]