RISK FACTORS FOR CANCER: Obesity surpasses smoking in causing four common cancers- Cancer Research UK

According to recent research from the charity, obesity surpasses smoking in causing four common cancers- bowel, kidney, ovarian and liver cancer. From the words of Michelle Mitchell, Cancer Research UK’s chief executive, “As smoking rates fall and obesity rates rise, we can clearly see the impact on a national health crisis when the Government puts policies in place – and…

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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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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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Man in court for defrauding Star Times dealer of N11.1m

Man in court for defrauding Star Times dealer: The police on Friday arraigned a businessman, Henry Emasoga, before a Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a Star Times TV Network dealer of N11.1 million. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Emasoga of Global Concept Ltd. is charged with two counts of cheating and criminal…

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COZA founder, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo finally reacts to Busola Dakolo rape accusation

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, founder of the Commonwealth of Zion church (COZA) has finally reacted to the trending rape allegations made against him by Busola, wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo, tagging the claims as false and citing that he is innocent. In a public statement shared on his official Instagram handle @biodunfatoyinbo, the popular pastor said he had never raped…

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Nigerian man sentenced to 7 years for smuggling ‘drug-soaked’ clothes in Dubai

A 39-year-old Nigerian man, name withheld, has been sentenced to 7 years in the United Arab Emirates capital, Dubai for drug trafficking. According to reports, he was arrested at Dubai International Airport after inspectors found check-in luggage filled with crystal meth-soaked clothes in his possession. The amount reportedly totalled to 18.2 kg of drugs.  Reports hold that the 39-year-old arrived…

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Five Indian Sailors abducted in Nigeria, rescued after two months in captivity

Five Indian sailors who were abducted from a ship in Nigeria have been rescued after over two months in captivity, Indian Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday. Mandaviya said the seafarers from the vessel ‘MT Apecus’ were kidnapped and taken ashore from the vessel in the outer anchorage off Bonny Island in Nigeria on April 19.…

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Court dissolve marriage over husband’s inability to impregnate wife

A Grade “C” Customary Court, sitting in Iseyin, Oyo State, on Wednesday dissolved a five-year-old marriage between Afeez and Abibat Imran over his alleged impotence. Abibat had approached the court in December 2018, seeking divorce. The complainant told the court that she had endured enough and wanted to path ways with her estranged husband. “We have been together for five…

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RAPE: Man, 65 defiles 13-year old daughter in Ekiti

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered a 65-year-old man, Bayo Akinwete, to be remanded in prison custody over the rape of his 13-year-old daughter. This according to the magistrate is to enable the court seek legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP). The court also did not take the plea of the accused. The accused,…

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Prophet, three others allegedly kills woman they met on Facebook

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ibadan, on Tuesday ordered that four men, including a prophet, accused of strangling a woman to death be remanded in Agodi Prisons, pending legal advice. The Chief Magistrate, Mr Emmanuel Idowu, who did not take the pleas of Dotun Ogunlade, 24; Mutiu Ayorinde, 32; Samuel Ayorinde, 34; and Kehinde Imole, 27, ordered the police to…

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