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13 Year Old Boy Stabbed To Death Over Slippers Ownership

Men of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested two men for allegedly stabbing a 13-year-old boy to death over rubber slippers ownership. The command’s...

How My Father And Brother Raped Me Repeatedly – Lady Narrates Ordeal

A woman who was repeatedly raped by both her father and brother as a child has revealed that a crucial medical document she had...

Calls To Scrap NYSC Unnecessary – Director

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has advised Nigerians seeking the scrap of the scheme not to be unnecessarily emotional. Giving the advice during a...

Kebbi Police Nab Crossdresser After He Deceived Many Men Who Sought For Her Hand In Marriage

Many unsuspecting men had scales fallen off from their eyes after a popular crossdresser identified with a pseudonym as Maryam, originally from Gwandune town,...

One Dies, Two Injured As Building Collapses In Kwara

A building collapse has killed a young lady, Joy Thomas, and injured a mother and her son in Lade Village in the Patigi local...

We’ve Paid $40bn In Royalties To Music Industry, Says Spotify

Spotify, the music streaming platform, says it has paid $40 billion worth of royalties to the music industry. Spotify unveiled its annual music royalties report...

Coroner Indicts Premier Hospital Doctors For Negligence In Peju Ugboma’s Death

A coroner’s inquest on Thursday indicted doctors of Premier Specialist Medical Centre for negligence in the death of Peju Ugboma the Lagos chef. Ugboma died...

Tinubu’s Wife, Remi Tinubu Donates N50 Million To Bayelsa Flood Victims

The All Progressives Congress APC Presidential Women Campaign Team chairperson, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has extended a hand of succour to victims of the recent...

Ooni of Ife To Marry Temitope Adesegun, As His 6th Wife On Monday

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, is set to marry his sixth wife, Temitope Adesegun, on Monday October 24, 2022. The Ooni’s spokesperson, Moses...

Zulum Embarassed, As JSS Students In Borno Cant Write, Read

The pathetic state of education in insurgency-ravaged Borno State manifested in Malam-Fatori, Abadam Local Government Area of the state, where the state Governor, Prof....

Remi Tinubu Is A Real Pastor – RCCG Reveals

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has faulted social media comments questioning its ordination of Senator Remi Tinubu as a pastor. Mixed reactions have trailed...

Resume Now Or Face Sanctions, Kaduna Varsities Threatens ASUU

The management of Kaduna State University has warned the institution’s branch of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities to resume academic activities or face...

Things You Must Know Before You Japa In 2022

Nigerians are one of the most traveled nationals in the world, and the advent of social media has further broadened the mind of Nigerians,...

Food Crisis Imminent – Reps Raises Alarm

The House of Representatives has raised the alarm over the looming food shortage in Nigeria, calling on the Federal Government to initiate emergency preventive...

Insecurity: No Need Impeaching President Buhari – FG Tells Senators

The Federal Government has reacted to the threat by some legislators to commence impeachment proceedings against President Muhammadu Buhari over security challenges across the...

Ekiti State Candidate Scored Highest In 2022 UTME – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board on Thursday revealed that an Ekiti State indigene by the name Adebayo Eyimofe scored the highest mark in...

2022 UTME: Only 378,639 Candidates Scored Above 200 – JAMB

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB on Thursday revealed that only 378,639 of the 1,761,338 who wrote the 2022 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations,...

Muslim-Muslim Ticket: APC Has A Hidden Agenda – Solomon Dalung

A former Minister in President Muhammadu Buhari's cabinet, Solomon Dalung has accused the All Progressives Congress of having a hidden agenda with the Muslim-Muslim...

Video: Fake Military Officer Confronted For Failing To Provide An I.D. Card

A yet-to-be identified fake soldier in uniform met his Waterloo after he was confronted by a military officer in Ikate, Lagos. In a viral video,...

Protest As Lagos Land Grabbers Burn Houses

Residents of Yegunda, Abomitiand Eyin-Osa development areas, in the Free Trade Zone, Epe, Lagos State, have lamented the invasion of their communities by suspected...

Ex-minister Kenneth Gbagi Fined N1million For Stripping Staff Over 5k Theft

Ex-minister Kenneth Gbagi has been fined a N1million for stripping his workers over N5000 Theft. A Delta State High Court in Warri has fined...

Babagana Zulum’s Biography, Net Worth, Spouse, Education, And Career

Babagana Zulum is a Nigerian professor and politician. He is the serving Governor of Borno State in the 2019 Governorship election under the platform...

2023: Borno State Declares Public Holiday For Workers To Register For PVC

Borno Government has declared Thursday and Friday as public holidays for civil servants to obtain the Permanent Voters Cards (PVC).⁣The declaration is contained in...

Fuel Tanker Explodes In Mile 2, Lagos

A diesel tanker has exploded at a motor park in Otto Wharf, Mile 2 area of Lagos state. The fire reportedly started from a...

Buhari Gives Education Minister 14 Days To Resolve ASUU Strike

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu to resolve the prolonged strike embarked upon by the four university-based unions...

Terrorists Kill 6 People in Katsina Community

Terrorists on Tuesday afternoon killed six people and injured six others during an attack on Ruwangodiya, Faskari Local Government Area of Katsina State. Residents said...

My Family’s Support Contributed Significantly To My Victory – Adeleke

The governor-elect of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, has said that all his family members supported his governorship aspiration. Mr Ademola also said that he was happy...

Atiku Celebrates Peter Obi At 61

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Tuesday, celebrated the presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on the...

Residents Protest The killings Of 14 Youths By Ebube-Agu Operatives In Imo State

There was pandemonium in Awo-Omamma in the Oru East local government area of Imo state, on Monday, July 18, as irate residents took to...

Sebastien Haller Leaves Borussia Dortmund Training Camp After Testicular Tumour

Sebastien Haller has left Borussia Dortmund's pre-season training camp in Switzerland after a tumour was found in his testicle. The 28-year-old Ivory Coast international...

Protest As Gunmen Kill Seven Wedding Guests In Imo

There was a protest in Imo State on Monday after gunmen suspected to be operatives of Ebubeagu Security outfit allegedly opened fire and killed...

2023: Tinubu To Unveil Shettima In Abuja On Wednesday

The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has rescheduled the presentation of his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima, for Wednesday. Shettima will be...

Oyo Assembly Appoints New Deputy Governor, Adebayo Lawal

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Monday approved the appointment of Adebayo Lawal as the new Deputy Governor following the removal of Rauf...

Breaking: Fire guts shanties in Ebute Metta

Fire has gutted some shanties in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos State, Monday afternoon. The incident happened at Kadara By Osholake within Kadara...

Oyo Assembly Impeaches Deputy Governor

The Oyo State Deputy Governor, Rauf Olaniyan, has been removed by members of the State House of Assembly, following misconduct and a series of...

How Do You Want A Serious Relationship With Someone’s Wife? – Vimbai Ekpenyong Shares Message She Received From An Admirer

Popular media Zimbabwean model and television host, Vimbai Mutinhiri Ekpenyong has shared screenshot of message she received from a man. In the chats, the man...

Errol Spence Jr Beats Yordenis Ugas And Calls Out Terence Crawford For Tantalising Unification Clash

Errol Spence Jr added another welterweight title to his collection by stopping Yordenis Ugas on Saturday night. Spence Jr, 32, retained the WBC and IBF...

205 Universities Not Enough For Nigeria – NUC

Executive Secretary of National Universities Commission, Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, has stated that Nigeria does not have enough universities to meet its present demand for...

Pastor Arrested And Charged With False Imprisonment After Eight People Found Locked In His Basement

A Georgia pastor has been arrested on charges of false imprisonment after police found eight individuals locked up in the basement of his home. The...

Emir Of Kano, Ado Bayero To Marry Former Girlfriend, Hajiyayye

The emir of Kano, Aminu Bayero, is planning to marry his longtime heartthrob, simply identified as Hajiyayye, in Dorayi area of Kano metropolis. The emir,...

Dustin Poirier Taps Out Against Charles Oliveira In UFC Lightweight Title Fight

Dustin Poirier fell short in his bid to finally win the UFC lightweight title as he was choked out by Charles Oliveira in the...

#UFC269: Julianna Pena Stuns Amanda Nunes To Win UFC Title In Huge Upset

Julianna Pena provided one of the greatest UFC upsets of all-time at by submitting Amanda Nunes in the co-main event of UFC 269 to...

Prepare For Delay in December Salary – FG Warns Civil Servants

The federal government has warned civil servants that they should expect a delay in their December salary. This Day reports that the Head of...

Gov. Sanwo-Olu Cancels Proposed Peace Walk Due To Rising Case Of Omicron Variant

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has canceled the proposed peace walk in the state due to the rising case of Omicron variant across the...

Ojodu Grammar School: Lagos State Ask Students To Stay Home Till January

The Lagos state government has asked students of the Ojodu grammar school to stay home till January following the closure of the school after...

#JusticeforSylvester: Dowen College Releases Another Statement, Maintains Sylvester Sustained Leg Injury

Dowen College has released another press statement on the death of Sylvester Omoroni a 12-year-old student who was bullied and beaten in the school....

The Railing Is Short – Actress Kehinde Bankole Laments About The State Of Third Mainland Bridge

Nollywood actress, Kehinde Bankole has raised alarm over the state of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos. The actress lamented the state of the guard...

Kutlwano Kganyago Is The Belle With A Flare For Curvy Fashion

It's another Wednesday and the perfect time to discuss Curvy fashion and curvy style inspiration for our KOKOnistas. Today we profile and look through...

Crossdresser James Brown Calls Out Davido For Blocking Him But Showing Love To His LGBTQ Fans Abroad

Crossdresser James Brown has called out singer Davido for blocking him on social media while accepting his LGBTQ fans abroad and showing them love....

Trouble In Paradise? Alex Ekubo And Fiancé Fancy Acholonu Unfollow Each Other On Social Media

It seems that the highly anticipated wedding of the year between Nollywood actor Alex Ekubo and his supermodel girlfriend Fancy Acholonu may not hold...

Manny Pacquiao vs Yordenis Ugas: Filipino Legend Defeated On Points As He Faces Retirement

Yordenis Ugas seized the chance of a lifetime and defeated Manny Pacquiao via unanimous decision to retain his WBA world welterweight title in Las...

“Manage Us With Our Cheating Ways” – Ugezu Makes Case For Men

Controversial Nollywood actor and producer Ugezu J. Ugezu has made a case for Nigerian men on their constant infidelity and cheating, asking their women...

Nigerian Men Know How To Treat Women But Cheating Is A Must – Princess Shyngle

Curvy TV star Princess Shyngle has scored Nigerian men a high in women care and management, stating that in spite of his, however, there...

Floyd Mayweather Survives Drive-by Shooting As Boxer’s Bodyguard Is Rushed To The Hospital

Floyd Mayweather's heroic bodyguard has recounted how he saved the legendary fighter from in a drive-by shooting. The boxing legend, who recently retired from all...

‘My Lamborghini Yacht Is Ready!’ – Conor McGregor Treats Himself To £2.6million ‘Supercar Of The Seas’ After Dustin Poirier Loss

Conor McGregor has treated himself to a £2.6million Lamborghini yacht as he consoles himself following his defeat by Dustin Poirier. The Irishman lost his trilogy...

 “Good Always Defeats Evil” – Khabib Nurmagomedov Taunts Conor McGregor Defeat To Dustin Poirier

Khabib Nurmagomedov has praised Dustin Poirier for his win over Conor McGregor at UFC 264. The undefeated Russian is a UFC legend, and one of...

Conor McGregor Breaks Leg In First-round Freak Accident As Dustin Poirier Wins Trilogy

Conor McGregor broke his leg in the first round of his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier as he lost to his rival for the...

‘Manny Pacquiao At His Age, Has To Fight’ – Mayweather Trolls Filipino Boxer, Says He Owns Billion-dollar Buildings

Manny Pacquiao has hit back at claims made by Floyd Mayweather Jr that he has to keep fighting to earn a pay check. At 42,...

5 Ways Birth Control Pills Affects Your Period And Changes Your Menstrual Cycle

The development of birth control pills, often known as the pill, was unquestionably one of the most remarkable and liberating innovations in the history of...

I Am Lucky I Don’t Have Children – Writer Icona

A UK-based writer and author who focuses on children has spoken on her choice of not having a child, saying she is lucky to...

First-born Children Are ‘At Lower Risk Of Heart Attacks And Strokes’ – Researchers

First-born children have a lower risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and strokes than brothers and sisters born later, but people who...

Manny Pacquiao Confirms Showdown With Errol Spence Jr In August

Manny Pacquiao appears to have confirmed a huge welterweight showdown with WBC and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr this summer. Eight-weight world champion Pacquiao...

Sexual Assault: The Pain May Wane But Never The Experience

In May and June, 2020, promising Nigerians lost their lives following the most reported form of sexual assault - rape; 18-year-old Barakat Bello was...

The Dangers Of Self Medication, Medication Without Diagnosis

In Nigeria, we ALWAYS assume we know how things work in the inside of our bodies and we predict what is wrong simply by...

Ozuma Bridge In Okene Constructed By Gov. Yahaya Bello Of Kogi State Collapses One Week After Construction

Ozuma Bridge in Okene Constructed by Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello has collapsed a week after it was open for public use. In photos...

Father Mbaka Apologises To Catholic Church Over His Mistakes

Reverend Father Mbaka spiritual director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), has apologized to the Catholic church for his actions over the last few...

World Press Freedom: Is The Nigerian Press Truly Free?

The Nigerian press and media scene is one of the liveliest in Africa, housing hundreds of radio stations and terrestrial TV networks, as well...

World Press Freedom Day 2021: Information As A Public Good

Information they say is power, and anyone who has access to quality information is believed to be in a position of control and leadership...

KOKO Weekly Magazine: Is The Nigerian Press Truly Free?

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No Innocent Nigerian Will Suffer – Abike Dabiri Reacts To Ghana’s Mass Arrest Of Nigerians

The Chairman of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has promised that no innocent Nigerian will suffer unjustly in Ghana. This is coming as...

Mental Health: Six Common Signs That You Could Be Suffering From Depression And Anxiety

It is nowadays common to come across posts on social media revolving around anxiety and mental wellness in general. While different people have different...

3 Yoruba Actors Molested Me In The Toilet 20 Years Ago – Uche Maduagwu

After putting an end to his gayism saga, controversial Nollywood actor Uche Maduagwu has raised new allegations against 3 colleagues in the movie industry. This...

“Do Not Reject Old Dollar Bill” – CBN Warns, As Naira Tumbles To ₦485 To $1

The Nigerian Naira on Tuesday recorded a significant devaluation to the U.S dollar at the parallel exchange market. According to data from currency exchange sites, Naira...

Actors Nino B, Jnr Pope Tell Fans Who Real Men Are

Nollywood actors Bolanle Ninalowo, popularly known as Nino B and Obumneme Odonwodo, popularly known as Jnr Pope have schooled their fans and followers on...

Cardi B Reacts To Akuapem Poloo’s 90 Days Sentence Over Nude Photos With Her Son

American rapper Cardi B has reacted to the three months sentence given to popular Ghanian actress Akuapem Poloo over the nude photos she took...

Sade Adu’s Transgender Son, Izaak Marries Partner

Nigerian-British singer Sade Adu's transgender son, Izaak Theo hs tied the know with his beau and partner Emily Margaret Shakeshaft. Izaak Theo who had taken...

I Am Not A Terrorist, My Driver And Secretary Are Christians – Isa Pantami

Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has reacted to the reports that he has a link with Boko Haram insurgency...

‘Adjust And Absolutely F*****g Destroy!’ – Conor McGregor Confirms Dustin Poirier Trilogy Fight For July 10

Conor McGregor has confirmed his trilogy fight with Dustin Poirier is set for July 10. Reports on Friday claimed Poirier has signed his contract for...

Pack On all Creativity And Beauty In These Ankara Styles

When creativity meets fashion, the result is always magical and intriguing, bringing out all of the stunning beauty of the bearer. In today's edition...

Simi Is A Wonderful, Cool-Headed Artiste – Chief Ebenezer Obey Hails Singer

Legendary Nigeria musician, Ebenezer Obey has hailed his junior colleague Simi, describing her as a wonderful, cool-headed and humble artiste who knows what she...

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