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American gangster and drug kingpin, Frank Lucas dies at 88

Frank Lucas, one of the most famous drug kingpins in American history has died.   The Harlem drug kingpin whose life was portrayed in the hit movie “American Gangster” died on Thursday night at the age of 88 in New Jersey.   His death was confirmed by his nephew AldwanRead More

24-year-old criminal beaten to pulp in Bayelsa after he snatched a girl’s phone at gunpoint

Operatives of a Bayelsa State Volunteer Security Outfit in collaboration with the community Vigilante group operating in Akenfa, Yenagoa, arrested a 24-year-old criminal that threatened a young girl and took her phone at about 8:40pm on Sunday, in Akenfa NNPC Street. The victim, Miss Chioma Daminola who confirmed the incidentRead More

President Trump has a message for illegal immigrants and its hilarious

From the desk of President Trump.    President Trump has a message for illegal immigrants and its hilarious

“The society failed you” man says as he mourns his brother who didn’t get adequate medical care after being shot by gunmen

A young man has died when the ambulance conveying him to LUTH got stuck in traffic and other road users refused to make way.   Oladipo, 35, was in Ikorodu, discussing football with friends, when two gun men attacked them. Others managed to escape but Dipo was hit.    Read More

Meghan Markle is a ‘fool’ to let her dad Thomas Markle in her son’s life, says his ex-wife

Meghan Markle’s dad’s ex-wife has said the Duchess of Sussex will be making a huge mistake if she lets her dad to be a part of her newborn son’s life.   Roslyn Markle, 73, who was married to Meghan’s father, Thomas Markle, 74, from 1964 to 1975, warned Meghan not toRead More

Rapper, Drake shows off his new private plane, ‘Air Drake’ ( Video)

Canadian rapper, Drake has bought himself a new private plane.   The “In My Feelings” rapper took to Instagram to show off the new customized plane, Air Drake. The giant 767 has two bedrooms and it’s said to have cost him between $75 and $100 million.      He captioned theRead More

2019 World Malaria Day: Mortein, FG Partner for a Malaria Free Nigeria

L-R: Marketing Director, RB West Africa, Leferink Aliza; Chairman, World Malaria Day Committee, Dr Uzodinma Adirieje; Mission Director, United States Agency for International Development, Mr Stephen Haykin; and Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, during the World Malaria Day Ministerial Press Briefing in Abuja. In continuation of its fight againstRead More

Facebook bans high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan for violating its policies

Facebook have announced that some high-profile people, including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, have been banned for violating its policies against dangerous individuals. The social media giants on Thursday banned the Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, who’s notorious for making inflammatory anti-Semitic as well as homophobic remarks andRead More

FBI arrests 9 Nigerians for $3.5m wire fraud in US

Nine Nigerians have been arrested in the United States of America over allegations of fraud.   Geoffrey Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and James Spero, Special Agent in Charge of the Tampa, Florida, Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security InvestigationsRead More

Over $351m cash found in the residence of ousted Sudanese leader, Omar Al-Bashir

Huge sums of cash have been discovered by anti-corruption investigators at ex President Omar al Bashir’s former residence, less than two weeks after he was kicked out of office in a military coup.   Senior public prosecutor in Sudan, Mutasim Mahmoud, in a statement, announced the seizure of $351 million,Read More

Adele and estranged husband Simon Konecki are heading for a ‘£145m divorce’ as it’s revealed they ‘separated before Christmas’

British singer, Adele and her estranged husband Simon Konecki who both recently announced their shock split after three years of marriage will reportedly be heading for a £145 million divorce battle.   According to The Mirror, Adele and Simon are said to have made the decision to go their separateRead More

Cardi B arrives in court in $16,000 outfit as she rejects plea deal in strip club assault case

Rapper,  Cardi B made another court appearance at the Queens Criminal Court on Friday to reject a plea deal in her strip club assault case. The mother of one will now be headed to trial after deciding not to plea guilty to misdemeanor assault to the third degree.   CardiRead More

Breaking: Snakes force Liberian President George Weah out of office

Snakes have been found in Liberian President George Weah’s office, forcing him to work from his private residence.   Press secretary Smith Toby told the BBC that on Wednesday two black snakes were found in the foreign affairs ministry building, his official place of work. All staff have been told toRead More

French President, Emmanuel Macron vows to rebuild burnt Notre-Dame within five years

French President Emmanuel Macron has vowed to rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral “within five years”, after a fire that toppled the steeple of the 850-year-old landmark and caused major damage to the roof.   “We will rebuild the cathedral even more beautiful and I want it to be finished within five years,”Read More

Julian Assange’s father calls on Australia rescue him

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s father has called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son’s condition after his arrest in London last week.   John Shipton; who was secretary of the Wikileaks Party when his son tried to run for a Senate seat inRead More

Three people killed In helicopter accident near Mount Everest

A small plane veered off the runway and hit two helicopters while taking off near Mount Everest on Sunday, killing three people and injuring three, officials said.   The accident happened at Lukla airport which is the main gateway to the Everest region and is reputed to be one ofRead More

Italian conman who ‘spent 12-years in a wheelchair to fake disability’ is caught walking through the airport without assistance (Photos/Video)

An Italian man who faked disability for 12 years in order to claim £118,000 in benefits along with special privileges has been exposed after he was caught walking through the airport without assistance.   Prosecutors said 55-year-old Roberto Guglielmi from Florence, pretended to be wheelchair-bound following a car accident inRead More

Convenience store owner is hailed after he helps out a teenage shoplifter instead of calling the police on him (video)

A convenience store owner is being hailed for his kind act towards a teenage shoplifter he caught stealing from his store. Jitendra “Jay” Singh, the owner of an Ohio 7-Eleven, was informed by one of his staff that there was a customer acting suspiciously. When he reviewed surveillance video, Jay sawRead More

Games of Throne star, The Mountain, towers over his wife Kelsey Henson as they attend Season 8 premiere

Icelandic actor, Hafthor Julius Bjornsson, who stands at 6 feet 9 inches tall, towers over his 5 foot 2-inch wife Kelsey Henson as they posed at the Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere on Wednesday night.   For the event, the 2018 World’s Strongest Man sported a blue-green tuxedo withRead More