Global condemnation trails Iran’s attack on Israel

Countries around the world yesterday condemned Iran’s strikes on Israel, warning that the attack could further destabilise the Middle East. This is as Israel is debating Iran’s attack response at the Knesset with the US and her allies scrambling to stop a slide into an all-out war. Israeli officials say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s war cabinet favours a retaliation against Iran for its mass drone and missile attack, but is divided over the timing and scale of any such response, according to Israeli media reports. The five-member cabinet, in…

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Kaka’s ex-wife denies saying she divorced footballer for being ‘perfect’

Former wife of Brazilian football legend, Ricardo Kaka, Caroline Celico, has debunked reports making the round that she broke up with the football star because he was too “perfect for her”. According to her, she broke up with Kaka on mutual grounds, and they have been nurturing their two kids together. Kaka and Celico married in December 2005, and their marriage produced two children: a son, Luca Celico Leite (born June 10, 2008), and a daughter, Isabella Celico Leite (born April 23, 2011). 10 years after their marriage, they parted…

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Bobrisky treated as normal inmate – NCS officials

Idris Okuneye, controversial crossdresser, aka Bobrisky, who was sentenced to six-months imprisonment over naira abuse, currently shares the same cell with male inmates at the Ikoyi Custodial Center. Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court in Lagos, while sentencing the convict, on Friday, April 12, 2024, said the judgment would be a deterrent to others who are found abusing and mutilating the naira. Bobrisky who was taken into the Custodial Centre after the judgement was said to have been treated equally like other inmates. A top official in the…

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Lecturer weds student he proposed to in classroom on Valentine’s Day

Wisdom Anucha, a lecturer at the Abia State University, Uturu, has finally married a female student, Novella Grace, whom he proposed to in a classroom during the last Valentine’s Day. The lecturer stunned many students on 14 February when he proposed to his fiancée, Novella Grace, in her classroom. Wisdom Anucha, could be seen kneeling with a ring in his hand while proposing to his heartthrob in photographs circulating on Facebook. Some students watched in apparent excitement while others were busy recording as the lecturer proposed to the lady, who…

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Africa Sports & Tourism Awards (ASTA)highlights Tourism Development in Africa

The inaugural Africa Sports & Tourism Awards (ASTA) is set to take place on April 25th, 2024, at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton in Abuja, Nigeria. This groundbreaking event, themed “Sports as a Catalyst for Accelerated Tourism Development in Africa,” aims to recognize and celebrate the powerful intersection of sports and tourism on the African continent. Supported by Project Fly With Us Africa, the Federal Ministry of Sports Development, and the African Tourism Board, ASTA represents a pivotal moment in highlighting the immense potential of sports in driving tourism growth across…

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Bobrisky sentenced to six months imprisonment for Naira abuse

Controversial crossdresser, Idris Olarewaju Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment without the option of a fine for abusing the naira by the Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday. Justice Abimbola Awogboro, while sentencing the convict, said the judgment would be a deterrent to others who are found abusing and mutilating the naira. Before the sentence, the judge asked about his sex, and he quickly replied that he was a man. The judge ruled that the jail term commenced on March 24, 2024, the…

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Panel to rule over Nigerian doctor’s exchange of free treatment for sex with patient in UK

The Medical Tribunal Practitioners Service, MPTS, in Britain is to rule later this month if a UK-based cosmetic doctor of Nigerian descent, Oluwafemi ‘Tijion’ Esho should continue to practice in the country for allegedly exchanging free botox for sex with a patient. Botox injections are shots that use a toxin to prevent a muscle from moving for a limited time. The treatment is used to reduce the appearance of facial wrinkles. Esho, who has been featured on several popular TV programmes, was said to have admitted to an improper emotional…

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Court grants Emefiele N50m bail

Former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele has been granted bail in the sum of N50 million by a high court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos. In his ruling on the bail application on Friday, the judge, Rahmon Oshodi, admitted Emefiele on bail with two sureties in like sum. Recall that Emefiele is facing trial in Lagos on a 26-count charge bordering on abuse of office. Emefiele had ealier pleaded not guilty to a 26-count charge bordering on abuse of office brought against him by the Economic…

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Lagos monarch denies fathering late Mohbad’s son

The Elegushi of the IkateElegushi Kingdom, Lagos State, Oba Saheed Elegushi, has refuted rumours accusing him of being the father of the late singer, Ilerioluwa Aloba, also known as Mohbad’s son, Liam Aloba, as the controversy surrounding the death of the late singer and the paternity of his son continues to escalate. The monarch, in a statement through his media consultant, Deyemi Saka, described the insinuations by some social media users that he could have fathered the son of the late singer as a desperate attempt to tarnish his reputation…

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Covenant University ranked best university in Nigeria for the second time, beats UI, FUTA

Covenant University has been ranked above the University of Ibadan and the Federal University of Technology, Akure, as the best university in Nigeria for the second time, according to Times Higher Education‘s 2024 rating. Analysis of the latest ranking on Thursday showed that the university based in Ota, Ogun State, is among the top 1,000 universities in the world. The 801st-ranked university in the world first gained prominence in 2018 after it got the prize for the best university in Nigeria and the sixth-best university overall. The University of Ibadan…

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