Category: News

  • NSCDC nabs 9 over alleged meter bypass in Osun

    Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun Command, has nabbed nine suspects for allegedly tampering with electricity meters in their residences to circumvent payment of energy consumed. This is contained in a statement issued by the NSCDC Public Relations Officer, Kehinde Adeleke, on Friday in Osogbo. Adeleke said that the suspects were arrested in […]

  • 54-year-old man arraign for stealing 70 phones in Oyo

    A 54-year-old Innocent Udoh on Friday appeared before an Iyaganku Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, for allegedly stealing 70 phones worth N1.75 million. Udoh, whose address was not provided, is charged with conspiracy and theft. The defendant, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The prosecutor, ASP Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that Udoh and others at […]

  • Davido’s ‘Timeless’ amasses one million streams on Boomplay in six hours

    Afrobeat star Davido’s much-awaited album, ‘Timeless’, has amassed one million streams six hours after it was released on Boomplay. The music star announced the release of the 17-track project to his numerous fans on his social media pages in the early hours of Friday. The Timeless Album is also number the no. 1 album on […]

  • Osun: Getting HIV under control with treatment surge

    By Sarafa Ibrahim With the risk of transmission of Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus (HIV) not showing any real sign of slowing, the Osun State Government on Thursday launched the HIV Surge Treatment in Osogbo, the state capital. The initiative, which is in conjunction with the Excellence Community Education Welfare Scheme (ECEWS), is to drive awareness and […]

  • Benue Doctor arrested for revealing patient’s information online

    Benue Doctor arrested for revealing patient’s information online

    A medical doctor, Kadev Kenneth Kelvin has been remanded at the federal correctional facility in Makurdi on allegation of cyber stalking. He was remanded by a Benue state Magistrate Court sitting in Makurdi the Benue State capital. The accused was reported to have made a Facebook post on March 12, 2023 where he revealed that […]

  • Pope’s health improving, may leave hospital soon

    Pope’s health improving, may leave hospital soon

    Pope Francis spent a peaceful second night in hospital for treatment of bronchitis, a Vatican source said Friday, as a senior cardinal said the 86-year-old could be discharged as soon as Saturday. Doctors late Thursday reported a “marked improvement” in the condition of the pontiff, who was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli hospital on Wednesday, and […]

  • Election tribunal: Tinubu gets Atiku, Obi’s petitions

    The camp of the President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has disclosed that they were officially served on Tuesday with copies of the petitions filed at the election tribunal by Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi and his counterpart in the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. The development is coming one week after Obi and Atiku formally […]

  • Davido drops 17-track album ‘Timeless’

    Afrobeats star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has finally come through with ‘Timeless’, his much-awaited album. The music star took to his social media page in the early hours of Friday to announce the release of the 17-track project to his numerous fans. The ‘OBO’ crooner also shared a lengthy message wherein he talked […]

  • Defamation: Mercy Chinwo threatens N2bn lawsuit against Obidiz

    Gospel artist Mercy Chinwo has threatened to slam a N2 billion lawsuit against singer Obidiz, for derogatorily using her name and image in secular music audio and video. Recall that Obidiz released a commercial for a song entitled ‘Mercy Chinwo’ on February 10, 2023, with the gospel crooner’s picture as the cover image. Minstrel Mercy […]