Barely 24 hours after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) accused a mob which desecrated the palace of a royal father on Saturday as being sponsored by the All Progressives Congress (APC), pictures have gone viral of the suspended national chairman of the APC, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, kneeling before the...
UNESCO must be notified of any change in the status of Istanbul’s sixth-century Hagia Sophia museum and the changes may have to be reviewed by its World Heritage committee, the United Nation’s cultural body said on Thursday. Turkey’s top administrative court is likely to announce on Friday that the 1934...
Six people have been arrested in France over the theft of an artwork by the British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the Bataclan concert hall in Paris, a judicial source said on Saturday. The mural, which shows a veiled female figure staring mournfully downwards, was found at a...
Tribute to A Great Man: Senator Abiola Ajimobi We Shall Always Remember You Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, passed away today. With his departure, Nigeria has lost an outstanding statesman and one of its most able politicians. Our party, the All Progressives Congress, has lost one of its...
 Parents have been advised to ensure their children are safe from the Coronavirus by insisting on precautions and others. The queen of Apomuland (Isokan LGA, Osun State), Olori Janet Afolabi, gave this advice when she donated face masks and cartons of instant noodles to indigent children in her immediate community,...
Nigerians have replied actress and wife of singer Banky W,Adesua-Wellington,telling her that local Yoruba soup,'Gbegiri',is not trash. The actress had come under fire after lighting Twitter up with the statement "gbegiri is trash,I only ate it with amalia under peer pressure",calling it "an over-rated soup". She tweeted: “I’ve decided that...
Director-general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, on Thursday advised Nigerian youths to embrace the nation’s rich culture and its opportunities for wealth creation. Runsewe was speaking in Lagos against the back-drop of the World Culture Day, celebrated annually on May 21. He said that Nigeria was...
As part of moves to reposition the nation’s economy post the Coronavirus era, the Minister of Information & Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, performed the virtual inauguration of the Post-COVID-19 Initiatives Committee for the Creative Industry, calling on all members of the industry to support the committee in...
The Higher Organizing Committee of the Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) has announced that the 18th edition of the exhibition, initially scheduled to hold between 29th September and 3rd October 2020, has been rescheduled for September 2021, with the theme ‘Sustainability and Heritage… A Reborn Aspiration’. The 18th...
The Niger chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). Rev. Mathias Echioda, the state CAN chairman made this known on Saturday during an interview with News Agency of...
A housewife, Sakina Lawal on Wednesday prayed a Shari’a court sitting in Rigasa, Kaduna to dissolve the three-year marriage to husband, Abubakar Abdullahi over his inability to pay for rent. ”My husband has abandoned me. He does not care about me. He has also denied me of sex. “I can no...
An Islamic scholar, Ustaz Sa’eed AbdurRauf, has identified lack of the fear of God as foundation in marriage and poor finance as some of the factors responsible for the collapse of marriages in the country. AbdurRauf stated this on Monday in Ibadan at a public lecture organised by Oyo District...
The traditional Saint Patrick’s Day parade in New York has been suspended for the first time in over 250 years due to fears that the annual street party will help spread the coronavirus. Saint Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on...
A 44-year-old land Surveyor, Mr Sheriff Ahmed, on Monday urged an Igando Customary Court, Lagos, to nullify his seven-year marriage, over wife’s alleged romance with a policeman. The petitioner alleged that his wife, Rashidat, with whom he had two children was promiscuous, adding that she was dating a police officer. “I...
Emir of Kano, Malam Muhammadu Sanusi ll has been dethroned over disrespect to the office of the governor and other government agencies.In a statement issued by,the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, said the removal was with immediate effect.The emir’s action violated the part 3 section A-E...
A mother of two, Alimot Idris, on Tuesday, prayed a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her eight-year-old marriage to her husband, Idris, whom she described as a liar. Alimot, a trader, told the court that her husband was not straightforward in his dealings with her. “When I had my...
A mother of two,  Ariyike Adeyemi, told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that she made a terrible mistake marrying her  husband, Adekunle. In her petition, Ariyike said:”Adekunle beats me. I made a terrible mistake by marrying him 12 years ago. ”I have tolerated him and done my duties to make...