ICPC arrests ex-JAMB Registrar over alleged N900m fraud

…Suspect awarded N450m contracts for supply of pencils, erasers  The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC), has arrested a former Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, (JAMB), Prof. Dibu Ojerinde, for allegedly misappropriating N900 million.  Prof. Ojerinde, who was arrested on Monday in Abuja, by operatives of ICPC, is alleged to have committed multiple frauds while heading JAMB and the National Examination Council (NECO). The anti-graft agency said he has been detained for questioning over allegations of multiple identities, abuse of office, money…

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After 6 years of marriage, Kim Kardashian officially files for divorce from Kanye West

Kim Kardashian has officially filed for divorce to end her marriage of six years to Kanye West. A representative for the reality star confirmed the new development to TMZ, saying the divorce is “amicable,” and that Kardashian is asking for joint legal and physical custody of the couple’s four kids, which West is “fine” with the joint custody arrangement. It was also reported that both Kim and Kanye are committed to co-parenting together. The report also said there is a prenup and that they have since reached a property settlement…

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TIME magazine names Nigerian music star, Davido, one of ‘most influential people worldwide’

Nigerian superstar, Davido, hit another milestone yesterday, as he was named one of the next “100 Most influential people in the world for 2021”, by the influential US-based Time magazine. It reads: “Davido is one of the biggest voices in Afrobeat because his music connects with people, often in ways that transcend his expectations”. When he released the song “FEM” in 2020, a title that loosely translates to “shut up” in Yoruba, he didn’t know it would become a major #EndSARS protest anthem. Davido, in his reaction, wrote on his social…

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Rahama Sadau shares family pictures from brother’s wedding

Popular Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, has shared family pictures taken at her brother, Haruna Sadau’s wedding over the weekend. The 27-year-old shared the pictures on Instagram on Monday. She said it was an amazing weekend for her brother and family. According to her location, the wedding was held in Kaduna. “Woah! Well, IT’S A WRAP ALHAMDULILLAH!!!! It has been an amazing weekend for my brother and our family in general. We thank everyone that made the whole process fun and successful”, she wrote. The Arewa actress had also shared a…

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30 yr-old Nigerian divorces 53 yr-old American wife

Ø  Says he was brainwashed A Nigeria in the United States, Usman Umar, a.k.a SojaBoy, and an American, Lisa Hamme, who were both involved in the 90-Day Fiancé show, are going their separate ways. According to reports, they have been estranged for more than six months and are now officially getting divorced. In an interview he granted on Monday, Usman confirmed he has sent Lisa divorce papers.  Usman, 30, who reportedly hails from Northern Nigeria, said that his life has improved since breaking up with Lisa, describing how “happy” he…

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Dignitaries flock to Abuja, as el-Rufa’i’s son weds heartthrob

Politicians and socialites from different parts of the country gathered in Abuja yesterday for the wedding of Bashir, son of Kaduna State governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i and Halima, daughter of former Senator from Jigawa State, Ibrahim Kazaure in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT). The event was attended by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan; former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sunusi II; Jigawa State governor, Badaru Abubakar; Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni, amongst others.  Picture caption: Father of the groom, Nasir el-Rufa’i welcoming Senate President, Ahmad Lawan Bashir, also shared some of…

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Racy photos: Actress Rahama Sadau to appear before Shari’a court in Kaduna

After sharing racy photos on social media, embattled actress, Rahama Sadau will be appearing in a sharia court in Kaduna over allegations of blasphemy levelled against her. According to a press release issued by Lawal Muhammad Gusau, on behalf of the Concerned and Peace Loving Muslim Ummah, listed some conditions that must be met before she defends herself.  It was earlier reported that Rahama Sadau is allegedly under police investigation after the racy photos she shared triggered blasphemous comments. It was gathered that the investigation is linked to the blasphemous comment on…

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Kannywood dismisses Rahama Sadau

Urges other filmmakers to boycott actress The Motion Picture Practitioners Association of Nigeria, (MOPPAN), has again dismissed the controversial Kannywood actress, Rahama Sadau, after sharing racy pictures on social media, causing blasphemous comments on Prophet Muhammad, (PBUH). Issuing a statement signed yesterday, the association’s National PRO, Al-Amin Ciroma, described the act as condemnable and unacceptable. Recall that the actress has been trending on various social media platforms, after posting what could be described as racy pictures of her on her page. At Twitter, ‘#Assistant Allah’ has been trending in which…

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Aisha Buhari deplores cartoon image of daughter’s wedding

Office of the first lady, Aisha Buhari, has described as ‘unfair’ a cartoon critical of her conduct regarding the recent wedding of one of her daughters. Hanan, one of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, got married to Mohammed Turad, son to Mahmud Sani Sha’aban, a former lawmaker, last Friday. Aisha Buhari shared photos of the couple on her official Instagram page @aishambuhari. She also expressed gratitude to those who attended the event and well-wishers for their goodwill messages. In the cartoon image by Daily Trust’s cartoonist, Mustapha Bulama,, Aisha…

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‘Black Panther’ star, Chadwick Boseman, dies at 43 after battle with cancer

Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer, his family said. The Hollywood star died at home with his wife and family by his side, a statement said. A true fighter, Chadwick persevered through it all, and brought you many of the films you have come to love so much,” his family said. “From Marshall to Da 5 Bloods, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and several more – all were filmed during and between countless surgeries and chemotherapy.…

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