Update: At least 50 killed and 2,500 injured after massive explosion in Lebanon’s capital Beirut (Photos/Videos)

At least 50 people have been killed and over 2,500 injured after a massive explosion erupted in the Beirut port area, damaging buildings and vehicles in Lebanon.   Lebanon’s health minister, Hamad Hassan said that the figures were “preliminary estimates,” while adding that the blasts had caused a ‘very high number of injuries’ and huge damage.   “It is a disaster in every sense of the word,” he said in an interview with several television channels while visiting a hospital in the Lebanese capital.     The explosion happened at…

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Update: Ghanaian actress, Akuapem Poloo arrested over her nude photo with her seven-year-old son

  Ghanaian actress and video vixen, Akuapem Poloo has been arrested over her controversial nude photo with her seven-year-old son.   The arrest comes days after Child Rights International petitioned the Inspector-General of Police in Ghana to investigate her over the controversial birthday photo with her son which went viral on social media.   In the photo, which she posted on Tuesday, June 30, the actress went completely nude in a photoshoot with her son to celebrate him on his 7th birthday. She said she decided to go naked in front…

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Update: We did not arrest acting EFCC boss Ibrahim Magu- DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS), says contrary to reports, it did not arrest the acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.   Magu was reportedly picked up earlier today by operatives of the Department of State Services and moved to the Presidential Villa to appear before a panel set up to investigate some allegations of corruption leveled against him.   In a statement released, the Public Relations Officer of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, said Magu was not arrested. The statement reads “The Department of State Services (DSS)…

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Update: Couple who drilled a nail into the head of their 10-year-old maid remanded in prison (photos)

The Enugu state Magistrate court on Monday, July 6, remanded a couple, Mr. Jude Ozougwu, and his wife, Ifeoma in prison for allegedly brutalizing their 10-year-old maid, Nneoma Nnadi.   The couple made news over the weekend after photos of the battered body of Nneoma surfaced online.     The state police command today arraigned the couple before Chief Magistrate Agu of Enugu North Court 1 sitting in the Enugu North Magistrate District on three-count charge bothering on attempted murder. The charge marked No MEN/298c/2020 is between the Commissioner of Police vis Mr Jude Ozougwu ‘m’ age…

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Busola Dakolo gives update on her rape case against clergyman Biodun Fatoyinbo

Busola Dakolo, wife of singer, Timi Dakolo, has given an update on her rape case against clergyman, Biodun Fatoyinbo.   Recall that in June 2019, she publicly accused the clergyman of violently raping her when she was a teenager and was worshipping in his church in Kwara state. She filed a suit against him but it was thrown out by the court.   In an update posted this afternoon on her Instagram page, Busola shared a copy of the letter she received from the police stating they have completed investigations into the…

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Update: Father of female student who was killed by armed robbers in Ibadan says she was raped

The father of Barakat Bello, the 18-year-old student of the Institute of Agriculture, Research and Training, Ibadan, in Oyo State, who was stabbed to death by the armed robbers who invaded their home on Monday, June 1, has revealed that she was raped before being killed by her attackers.   A Facebook user who initially shared the story online, claimed she was stabbed to death by the robbers because she resisted their attempts to rape her.   However, her father had an interview with Sahara Reporters where he revealed that sadly, the…

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Update: Police parade one of the killers of UNIJOS lecturer, Dr. Nendi Drengkat (photo)

The Plateau State Police Command paraded Ali Muhammad, one of the kidnappers who killed University of Jos lecturer, Dr Nendi Drengkat.   The gunmen attacked the University of Jos Staff Quarters last Friday night, shot dead Dr. Drengkat and kidnapped his 6-year-old daughter, Joanna Drenkat. They later called the family asking for N10 million ransom. Read here   The suspect lives in Tilde area of Jos but his father said it’s been over two years since he set his eyes on him

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Update: Court remands teenager who set 24-year-old girlfriend ablaze in Lagos for allegedly cheating on him

The 18-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Victor Oji, who set his girlfriend Tolani Mariam, 24, ablaze in Iba Town in Ojo Lagos, was remanded on Tuesday by an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court.   The Magistrate, Mrs A. Kusanu, did not take the teenager’s plea, but ordered that he should be kept at the Ikoyi Custodial Centre, Lagos, pending advice from the state director of public prosecutions. Kusanu adjourned the case until Feb. 19.   Earlier, the Prosecutor, Insp. Jimah Iseghede, told the court that the defendant committed the crime on Dec.…

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