Mnangagwa to be sworn in as Zimbabwe’s president on Friday

Emmerson Mnangagwa
Zimbabwe’s former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, state broadcaster ZBC reported on Wednesday.
Mnangagwa, who fled for...

Robert Mugabe finally resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe resigned as president of Zimbabwe Tuesday, swept from power as his 37-year reign of brutality and autocratic control crumbled within days of a military takeover. The bombshell news was delivered by the parliament speaker to a special joint session of the assembly which had convened to impeach Mugabe, 93, who has dominated every aspect of Zimbabwean public life since independence in 1980. It was greeted on the streets of the capital Harare with car horns and wild cheering. ...

Witness: how ex-PDP chair’s son was killed

Maryam and Bilyamin Bello
Fresh facts emerged last night that the jealous wife, Maryam Sanda, who stabbed her late husband, Bilyamin Bello, the son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Haliru Bello, was earlier prevented four t...

Chef drugs ex-minister, Kalu Idika, robs him of N10m

Kalu Idika Kalu
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested Peter Odion, the chef of a former Minister of Finance, Dr Kalu Idika, for his involvement in the robbery of his boss. Odion lived with the ex-minister at 180A, Moshood Olugbani Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. He had allegedly put some sedatives into a cup of coffee he served the ex-minister on a Wednesday morning. After Idika slept off, Odion was said to have led his gang members into the boss’ apartment, where they made away with a sum of N75...

Wife stabs son of ex-PDP chair Bello to death over text messages

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello
The police are probing the stabbing to death of Bilyamin Muhammed Bello by his wife, Maryam, in Abuja. Bilyamin is a son of a former National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and one-time minister, Dr. Haliru Bello. His wife, who is the suspect, is a daughter of former Aso Savings boss Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. Hajia Aliyu was recently nominated into the board of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC). The couple before the weekend tra...

Ex-PDP chairman’s son, allegedly stabbed to death by wife

Bilyamin Muhammed Bello 11
Bilyamin Muhammed Bello, the son of a former PDP chairman, Haliru Bello, was last night, allegedly, stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda, the daughter of embattled former Aso Savings boss, Hajia Maimuna Aliyu. The attack, it was gathered, resulted from an allegation of  infidelity against Bilyamin by his wife after she saw a text message on his phone.  

Psquare puts ‘Squareville’ mansion for sale

P Square mansion
The popular ‘Squareville’ mansion in Lagos, home of embattled Psquare brothers, Paul and Peter Okoye, has allegedly hit the market for sale. Perhaps the Psquare brothers have finally decided to sell their joint properties as part of the separation saga. According to reports on Friday, visitors to the iconic mansion located on Lola Holloway Street, Omole Estate, Ikeja, were met with `For Sale’ sign-post in front of the property. At the time when Psquare moved into the mansion in 2010, Pe...

Banky W Shares Recovery Story After 10-Year Struggle With Cancer

Banky W 1
To imagine that Banky W kept this battle away from the public until now. The artist revealed that he has undergone three successful surgeries to remove tumours from his shoulder, the last of which was carried out in October. He put up a post on Instagram showing pictures of his surgery scars. He wrote:
“A wise man once said this: “Scars. A sign that you had been hurt. A sign that you had been healed.” Scroll through the pictures to see mine. I’m sharing thes...

I’m not a beggar, says ailing Sadiq Daba

While it is not in doubt, that veteran broadcaster and actor, Sadiq Daba his seriously ill, it is not clear, if he is in dare need of financial help to foot his medical bills. After dispelling reports of the severity of his sickness two months back, the Kano-born entertainer became liberal recently, when he admitted being diagnosed with prostate cancer, following the earlier reported case of leukaemia. Amidst outcry by fans on the social media, asking for financial help for the actor, he t...