Buhari denies persecution of Nigerian Christians, writes British Parliament

The Nigerian Government has denied claims by a group styling itself as Forum of Northern Christian Elders, who alleged that the Muhammadu Buhari administration is practising bigotry, alienating and carrying out persecutions against Christians. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Thursday. According to…

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Super Eagles supporters club missing at AFCON because of Visa issues

The National Chairperson of the Nigerian Super Eagles Supporters Club, Bunmi Ogunfunwa, on Saturday said that the Eagles were missing the supporters club at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt due to visa hitch. Ogunfuwa made the assertion in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on the sidelines of the Olympic Day…

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Interesting facts about United new signing, Wan-Bissaka

All you need to know about United's new signing, Wan-Bissaka

As English giants Manchester United completed the signing of Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Elitempire looks at the interesting things to know about the Old Trafford new man. Aaron Wan-Bissaka is an English Professional footballer who played for Premier League side, Crystal Palace as a right back before joining United in a record-breaking deal. Wan-Bissaka, who is of Congolese decent…

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Indian woman and daughter killed for practising witchcraft

An East Indian woman and her daughter has reportedly been killed for allegedly practising witchcraft, Indian Police disclosed on Saturday. According to the reports, 56-year-old Malti Devi was beaten and hacked to death alongside her daughter. The killings took place in Jharkhand state’s West Singhbhum district on Thursday, senior police officer Anand Mohan Singh said. Malti was attacked by her…

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Federal Government Reveal Plans to Support Rape Victims

The Federal Government of Nigeria has disclosed plans to support victims of rape and other sexual harassment in the Northeastern part of the country. The Borno State government and the Centre for Democracy Development (CDD), in partnership with McArthur Foundation, have also revealed their willingness to support young girls and women that suffered sexual harassment from Boko Haram members and…

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US to start deporting illegal Nigerian migrants, others after July 4

The United States will start deporting illegal and undocumented migrants from July 4th, US President Donald Trump revealed. “We will be removing large numbers of people… starting sometime after July 4,” Trump said, having earlier noted that the deportations would begin “unless we do something pretty miraculous.” Meanwhile, the U.S.  Immigration authorities had earlier announced plan to launch a sweeping…

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Stella Damascus reveals how COZA pastor raped her friend, as many Nigerians rally behind Busola Dakolo

Following trending rape allegations by Nigerian singer’s wife, Busola Dakolo against the Common Wealth of Zion (COZA) founder, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, Nigerian actress and producer, Stella Damasus has come out to disclose how the underfire pastor also raped her friend. Miss Damasus made the fresh allegation in a series of tweets on her official Twitter handle, @stelladamasus, on Friday night.…

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US, China ceasefire as Trump and Xi sign trade war truce

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping struck a trade war truce on Saturday, as Washington vowed to hold off on further tariffs and declared negotiations with China “back on track”. The ceasefire that halts damaging trade frictions came in a hotly anticipated meeting between the leaders of the world’s top two economies on the sidelines of…

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92 days of intense drama as BBNaija 2019 kicks off

Nigerians are set for months of serious drama as the organizers of the Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality television show announces that BBNaija 2019 kicks off on Sunday, June 30 by 7 pm. ‘Calling all BBNaija fans! All is set for the highly-anticipated premiere of Big Brother Naija Season 4 premiering on Sunday, June 30 at 7 pm. The reality…

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Man U. signs Crystal Palace star, Aaron Wan-Bissaka

Manchester United has completed the signing of 21-year-old Crystal Palace right back, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, the English Premier League giants finally announced on Saturday. In an episode that saw the talented right-back pen a five-year deal worth almost £50 million, the club also announced that their new boy will be wearing the number 29 shirt as manager, Ole Gunnar Solksjaer looks…

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