Bedtime Stories: Oshiomhole Escapes Death, Woman Dies During Baptism After Being ‘Grabbed By Mermaids’ And Arsenal Signs New Defender

Two Policemen Killed As Oshiomhole Escapes Death In Benin

The immediate past National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Adams Oshiomhole, on Monday, narrowly escaped death by whiskers.

It was gathered that a trailer ran into the convoy of the former Governor of Edo state, destroyed his car, and killed two policemen who were part of his escort along the Benin bye-pass in Benin, the state capital.

POLITICS NIGERIA reports that this is coming 24-hours after Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state escaped unhurt after his convoy was attacked by a group of armed robbers at Erua Village in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state…READ MORE>>>


Woman Dies During Baptism After Being ‘Grabbed By Mermaids’

Woman dies during baptism after being 'grabbed by mermaids' in Zimbabwe lailasnews

Many people have been left in disbelief after a woman died during a river baptism in Zimbabwe, after she was reportedly grabbed by a mermaid.

Th 26-year-old woman was identified as Rutendo Nhemachena, and was believed to have been possessed by a mermaid spirit before becoming violent and jumping into the river.

The incident occurred at Manyame river in Zimbabwe, where leading prophet, Isaac Manyemba was cleansing men and women with his aide only identified as Mai Manyika or Madzimai Jennifer…READ MORE>>>


“We Don’t Have Anything In Common” – Kiddwaya Tells Erica

BBNaija_ We don't have anything in common - Kiddwaya tells Erica lailasnews

BBNaija housemate, Kiddwaya, has opened up to love interest Erica, that the pair don’t have anything in common.

He made the shocking revelation during a discussion with Erica who felt it was not the right thing to say to someone he likes.

Kiddwaya went on to explain that he does not have anything in common with Erica because she’s from a different background…READ MORE>>>


Electricity Tariff Increase Takes Effect Sept 1 – NERC, Disco

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved an increase in electricity tariff with effect from September 1, 2020.

This is happening three months after the National Assembly tried to stopped the implementation increase of the tariff which was scheduled to take place in July 1, after the National Assembly prevailed on the distribution companies.

The  distribution companies were asked to shelve the date to the first quarter of 2021 due to the current economic challenges the country is facing since the pandemic…READ MORE>>>


Yvonne Jegede Says She’s Starting A New Chapter In Her Life, Appeals To Ex-husband To Move On

Nollywood actress, Yvonne Jegede says she is starting a new chapter in her life and letting go of all the wrongs she couldn’t fix.
In a lengthy post shared via her Instagram page on Monday, September 1, 2020, the movie star said the last few years have had its high and lows but she has decided to let go of the past.

“The last few years have been such an experience, I’ve had the high, the low, the incredible, and the not so incredible. I’ve been hurt and I have hurt people as well but after my last birthday few days ago, I decided to totally let go of the past and earnest the opportunity in the present and reach out to the future to create a better story for myself and my family,” she said…READ MORE>>>


Arsenal Confirm £27m Signing Of Brazilian Defender Gabriel Magalhaes From Lille

Arsenal confirm ?27m signing of Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille?

Arsenal has finally confirmed the signing of Brazilain defender Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille.

The Premier League club made the announcement this afternoon with the help of his Brazilian compatriots, David Luiz and Willian.

In a clip posted to the club’s official Twitter page, Luiz starts by congratulating Willian on his move to the Emirates, with the winger replying: ‘I’m so happy we will soon be together. Let’s go full throttle and win trophies…READ MORE>>>


Man And His Family Members Disrupt Wife’s Wedding With Another Man In Lagos Church

A wedding which was held in Great Salvation Christian Centre on Ako Aro Road in IFako-Ijaiye area of Lagos State saw its end, after an angry man and his family members stormed the wedding to claim the bride was his wife.

The man identified as Iberemu Osadebe and the bride was married for 20 years, with a son before he became sick for 5 years.

According to Punch, Osadebe, an Imo State indigene, was suffering paralysis and was said to have  travelled to his hometown in Isiala Mbano, to continue the treatment, when he heard his wife Gloria, who is from Edo state, would be getting married to another man on Saturday, August 29 as he left his sickbed and travelled to Lagos with the plan of disrupting the wedding…READ MORE>>>


Police Arrest Suspected Child Trafficker In Anambra, Rescue 12 Children

Police arrest suspected child trafficker in Anambra, rescue 12 children (photos)

The police in Anambra state have arrested Nkechi Odinye, 55, pictured above, for allegedly running a syndicate that traffics children in the state.

A statement released by the spokesperson of the state police command, Haruna Mohammed, said Nkechi was arrested following the confessional statement made by three other child traffickers that were arrested in October 2019 at Nkpor market/Tarzan junction in Idemili North LGA in the state.

Haruna said the children found with the three female traffickers arrested in Nkpor were actually stolen from Gombe State by one Hauwa Musa and brought to her accomplices in Anambra State…READ MORE>>>


Fani-Kayode Gives Daily Trust 14 Days To Pay Him N6bn Or Face Legal Action

A former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has asked the management of Media Trust Limited —publishers of Daily Trust and other publications— to within the next 14 days pay him the sum of N6 billion for alleged defamation of his character.

In an article entitled, “FFK, the Drug Addled Thug in Designer Wears” dated August 30, 2020, and published by the paper, the writer Iliyasu Gadu derided the former minister over his conduct during a recent press conference in Calabar, Cross River State, where Fani-Kayode referred to Eyo Charles, a Daily Trust reporter as “stupid” for asking him to name persons “bankrolling” his tour of some states.

Among other things, Gadu alleged that Fani-Kayode was once “a drug addict”. He also claimed that the former minister once sought for rehabilitation in Ghana but had till date has not been cured of the habit of drug-addicted persons…READ MORE>>>


Pastor Arrested For Allegedly Raping Teenage Girls During A Deliverance Session In Anambra State

Pastor arrested for allegedly raping teenage girls during a deliverance session in Anambra state (photo)

Pastor Chukwudi Chukwumezie of the Mountain Zion deliverance Ministry, Ugamuma village, Obosi, has been arrested by men of the Anambra state police command for allegedly luring and having unlawful carnal knowledge with two fifteen years old girls under the false pretence of conducting deliverance prayers for them

A statement released by Haruna Mohammed, spokesperson of the state police command, said in August 2019, the accused clergyman was arrested for allegedly luring and having unlawful carnal knowledge with a fifteen-year-old girl at a hotel along Eze iweka road Obosi under false pretence of making a deliverance prayers for her.

Haruna said the victim to the hospital for medical Examination where penetration and laceration of her hymen were confirmed by the medical doctor after which suspect was charged to Court for prosecution…READ MORE>>>