. . A man suspected of shooting dead 39 people in a New Year’s Eve attack on a nightclub in Istanbul has been arrested, Turkish officials have confirmed. Alleged ISIS militant Abdulkadir Masharipov was wanted in connection with the shooting spree which left nearly 70 injured. . . It is
. . A former House of Representatives Member, Nze Chidi Duru and a senior lawyer, Smart Iheazor, were on Monday arraigned before a Magistrate Court in the Tinubu area of Lagos Island over allegations of stealing. . . The duo, who reside in Abuja, are facing a four-count charge, bordering
. . Members of the Muslim faith are welcoming actress Lindsay Lohan to Islam after she underwent an Instagram cleanup, deleting all previous posts and refurbishing it with a simple bio: “Alaikum Salam,” an Arabic, Islamic greeting translated as “Peace be unto you.” . . Whether the Parent Trap icon
. . A pastor in one of the Nigerian branches of Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide has been expelled from the ministry. Pastor Joseph Aiyedun, who is in charge of one the OFM branches in Aba, Abia State, was fired for participating in MMM. . . It should be recalled that
. According to Emeka Ohagu of Brilla FM, Kaseem Yebseya, a former player of Iwuayanwu National FC of Owerri, Denizlipor Turkey and Nigeria’s football team, is now mental unstable. He said he’s now in Chanchanji Village of Takum LGA of Taraba State, roaming the streets.
. . The Ogun State Police Command has arrested one Mathew Oguntade, for allegedly killing his wife, Mary Oguntade, during a fight at their house at Owode-Ijako, in Ado Odo/Ota LGA of the state, reports Punchng. . . The incident happened on Friday, January 13, 2017, at about midnight. The
. . A third suicide bomber was sighted and subsequently gunned down after explosions rocked the mosque at the University of Maiduguri on Monday morning. . . The young woman of about 12 years was seen with an improvised explosive device (IED) strapped to her body in Bara Karaya village
. . Isiaka Mustapha, is undergoing interrogation at the Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Oyo State Police Command, for the alleged defilement of a 14-year-old girl, Halimat, at Aremo area of Ibadan, reports Tribune. . . On January, 6, 2017, while pretending that he wanted to buy oranges from
. . Saheed Musiliu, was caught with the head of a corpse he exhumed at the back of Basic Community Primary School in Olomi area of Ibadan, Oyo State, over the weekend. . . When interrogated by the police, Musiliu confessed to have exhumed a corpse and cut its head,
. Comedians, Mc Toothpick, Laff Mayor, Mc Tutalk and Mc Samorano, all of them members of a comedy group known as Naija’s Craziest, were reportedly arrested by the police on Tuesday in Lagos for their part in the production of a new video that parodies members of the Lord’s Chosen
. . Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, today, led a high-level FG’s delegation to Niger Delta communities as parts of the ongoing efforts towards ending the crisis in the region. . . . The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, stated that the
. . A member of a kidnap gang was shot dead by police detectives in Ondo State after Grace Faduyile, wife of Oba Gabriel Babatunde Faduyile, the traditional ruler of Ikoya in Okitipupa area of the state, was abducted yesterday afternoon. . . The state Police Command spokesman, Femi Joseph,
. . Professor Aliyu Mani was among the 5 people killed when two suicide bombers entered two mosques at the University of Maiduguri, Borno Stats and blew themselves up, at least 15 others were seriously. . . Suicide bombers hit the university while some students and staff of the university were
. . The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has sent a delegation to join the Federal Government’s team on a day search sorties for missing Chibok girls to Sambisa Forest. . . The BBOG delegation included the convener of the group, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, the spokesperson of the Chibok
. . A bomb explosion has occurred in a mosque at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State. According to reports, it occured this morning while some students and staff of the university were observing prayer at 6:30 am. One of the casualties was Prof Mani, a professor of Veterinary Medicine.