I had no option than to kill my lover -Igwe

Igbeaku Orji Umuahia The Abia State Police Command has paraded one Ogbonnaya Igwe who on July 9, 2017 killed a woman with whom he has been having extra marital affair. Narrating the incident to journalists, Igwe, said that, the late woman Ijeoma Chibuzor, told him that the romance resulted in pregnancy and demanded the sum of N15,000, to terminate it, which he gave to her but she came back later to demand for another N1million, saying that there were complications during the process of abortion resulting in excessive bleeding.  …

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LAGOS BEGGARS: WE C AN’ T LEAVE KANO STREET BECAUSE IT ‘S LUCRATIVE

The fame Kano Street beggars in Oyingbo, Ebute Metta, is as old as Lagos itself. Many of them had arrived with the trains and quickly settled down for the trade. But, the state government, at a point saw their activities as constituting nuisance in that neighbourhood and forced them to vacate the vicinity. Yet, they regrouped again, to continue their “legitimate” business. ISIOMA MADIKE, who visited their colony recently, reports     Day was Tuesday, July 4. The time was 8.45 am. The heavens had just opened up but the…

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Gifty: I quit my job in Ghana because my boss asked for sex

Gifty Brian Onyechukwu Ajumobi of the Big Brother Naija fame made a detour from a marriage she considered a misadventure but the 24-year-old actress has shrugged off the gloom of that experience. In this interview with LANRE ODUKOYA, she speaks about BBN, her humble beginnings and how she came to the spotlight.     After these past months, if your mind races back to that time, what kind of feeling do you get? What crosses my mind anytime I think about that experience is how fun it was, although at…

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HRH CHIGBO NWAMARA- OGBONNA:I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW THAT A ROYAL MOTHER ONCE PASSED THIS WAY

  Andrew Iro Okungbowa   What was growing up like for you? I grew up in the village with my parents, my parents were both teachers. It was good and we lived together in harmony and with good parental upbringing. It is was a lovely family and interesting growing up with teachers, they helped in moulding us, teaching us the right values. I am a typical village woman because I grew up in the village and all my life revolves round it. You know my parents were teachers and my…

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People making money out of my ailment– Actress Halimah Abubakar cries out

LANRE ODUKOYA   Ailing Nollywood actress, Halima Abubakar, has lamented that some persons are using her condition to enrich themselves. Despite being brought such discomfiture by some unscrupulous elements, she expressed her gratitude for the love and encouragement she has received so far from good Samaritans. And she went further to warn those trying to make money from her ailment to discontinue, adding that she needed no more donations from people. Halimah wrote on Instagram, “I’m grateful to everyone who has shown me love and encouragement at this point in…

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Fela, Lagbaja, Bob Marley influenced my music, says Ocean

LANRE ODUKOYA   For Israel Uwangue, a.k.a. Ocean, music is all he lives for. He said he settled for music despite having a university degree because he always loved to do it right from a tender age. “Music to me is about passion basically. I love good content in my music because music is always about creativity and it’s not easy to do that,” he said. According to him, continuity and consistency is the major thing one needs to be relevant in the Nigerian music industry and he has lots…

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Timi Dakolo posts photo of his former house in Port Harcourt

  Adedayo Odulaja   Talented musician, Timi Dakolo, today cuts the image of a man who has it all; a beautiful and supportive wife, wonderful children along with the pleasant evidence of fame and fortune. But some years back, the man blessed with a voice that easily rouses thousands, could only imagine a life like this. In fact, 15 years ago, he was not a celebrity and didn’t know where the next meal for him, and his family members, would come from. He was nothing beyond a regular street boy…

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