Virgil van Dijk has been crowned UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year for 2018-19.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named UEFA Men's Player of the Year for 2018/19. The Dutch international beat off competition from three-time UEFA Men's Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and two-time winner Lionel Messi. The 28-year-old centre-back received the trophy on stage in Monaco during the UEFA Champions League group stage draw. The…

2,000 Katsina pilgrims return from Saudi Arabia ― Official

At least 2,000 pilgrims from Katsina State have returned home after performing the 2019 Pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, according to an official. Alh. Ahmed Mohammed, the Chairman of the Katsina Pilgrims Reception committee disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Katsina on Saturday. Mohammed said that the pilgrims arrived in Katsina in…

65 year old man arrested for beheading brother’s corpse

A 65-year-old man, Samuel Olaniyi, has been arrested by operatives of the Inspector-General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team in Lagos for attempting to use his late brother’s skull for money ritual. It was learnt that the suspect, who was arrested alongside two others, identified as Uchenna Olewunna and Sunday Mathew, exhumed his late brother’s…

Over 160 Nigerians stranded in Libya Returns

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 163 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, but assisted to come back home. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Alhaji Idris Muhammed, Coordinator, Lagos Territorial Region, NEMA, confirmed the development to journalists on Friday in Lagos. Muhammed said the returnees arrived…

How Senator Abbo infected his Late wife with HIV/AIDS – Sisters-in-law Reveals

We knew that he was raping our sister. He even tried to bring his friend so that both of them will sleep with my sister at the same time. She took a lot of stitches as a result of anal sex forced on her," she said. My family was against the marriage because they were not in support of inter-tribal marriage. We do not know much about the northerner and their culture.

Sri Lanka president signs death warrant of four Nigerians to end Moratorium

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday (Jun 26) the government would press ahead with a controversial plan to reinstate the death penalty for drug-related offences. “I have already signed (the) death penalty for four (convicts). It will be implemented soon and we have already decided the date as well,” Mr Sirisena told reporters…

My Monthly Salary Is N750,000 – Senate President Lawan

Ahmad Lawan, President of the Senate, has claimed his monthly salary as a Nigerian senator does not exceed N750,000.  A former senator, Shehu Sani, in 2018 had disclosed that lawmakers received N13.5 million every month for running costs, apart from their basic salary. Lawan made the claims when members of the Senators’ Forum paid a…