Mom, daughter graduate together from University

19 May 2018
Mom, daughter graduate together from University

A Florida mom and daughter graduated college together, an experience they will both cherish for years to come. On May 2, Gigi Bolt, 38, received her master’s degree in public...

Malaysia gets world’s oldest elected leader

10 May 2018
Malaysia gets world’s oldest elected leader

Mahathir Mohamad will become the world's oldest elected leader, after a shock victory in Malaysia's election. The former PM, 92, came out of retirement and switched to the opposition to...

Couple weds after crocodile bites off bride's arm

08 May 2018
Couple weds after crocodile bites off bride's arm

A couple attacked by a crocodile wedded days later in a Zimbabwean hospital, where the bride was recovering after losing an arm. "In one week we went from shock and...

A denim brand is selling 'extreme cut out' jeans for $168

03 May 2018
A denim brand is selling 'extreme cut out' jeans for $168

"Extreme cut jeans" have the internet in a frenzy.As if crotchless and ripped jeans weren't enough, one denim company decided to take the shredded look to a whole new level....

Lawmaker loses 10 family members to auto-crash

24 April 2018
Lawmaker loses 10 family members to auto-crash

Zamfara Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed the death of 10 persons in an auto crash. The victims included three biological children and seven other family members...

Man to get 80 strokes of cane for calling sister-in-law prostitute

17 April 2018
Man to get 80 strokes of cane for calling sister-in-law prostitute

A Sharia Court sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, on Monday ordered that one Shuaibu Umar be given 80 strokes of cane for calling his sister-in-law, Suwaiba Abdulkadir, a prostitute. Mrs...

More than half your body is not human

10 April 2018
More than half your body is not human

More than half of your body is not human, say scientists. Human cells make up only 43% of the body's total cell count. The rest are microscopic colonists.Understanding this hidden...

Boy shoots sister in argument over video game controller

20 March 2018
Boy shoots sister in argument over video game controller

A nine-year-old boy has shot his sister in the back of the head in an argument over a video game controller. Authorities in Mississippi said the child grabbed the gun...

Woman commits suicide because graduate children couldn’t find work

19 March 2018
Woman commits suicide because graduate children couldn’t find work

A mother of two unemployed graduates, whose name was given as Uzoaku, on Saturday hanged herself in Mgbakwu, in the Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State. It was...

Farmers pay herdsmen for permission to enter their own farms in Delta communities - Gov Okowa

17 March 2018
Farmers pay herdsmen for permission to enter their own farms in Delta communities - Gov Okowa

Delta state governor, Mr Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday in Asaba called on security agencies to curb activities of herdsmen in parts of the state before they snowballc into a major...

Court rules that a man is dead, even though he's clearly alive — and the decision is final

17 March 2018
Court rules that a man is dead, even though he's clearly alive — and the decision is final

Constantin Reliu, 63, is officially dead. His wife got him a death certificate in 2016, years after he left his native Romania and lost contact with his family. He later...

Outrage as lawmaker says 'beat your wife'

13 March 2018
Outrage as lawmaker says 'beat your wife'

A Ugandan MP has been told to apologise to victims of domestic violence after saying men should "beat" their wives. Onesimus Twinamasiko said on Ugandan television channel NTV "as a...

Lightning strike kills 16, injures 140 during service church

12 March 2018
Lightning strike kills 16, injures 140 during service church

At least 16 people were killed in Rwanda and 140 others injured when lightning struck a Seventh Day Adventist church in the country's south, said a provincial governor. The churchgoers...

Oldest message in a bottle found on beach

10 March 2018
Oldest message in a bottle found on beach

A Perth family has found the world's oldest known message in a bottle, almost 132 years after it was thrown into the sea, Australian experts say.Tonya Illman picked up the...

Two men docked for drinking alcohol in front of police station

08 March 2018
Two men docked for drinking alcohol in front of police station

Two men, Mr Wole Broad, 49, and Mr Wale Oludare, 40, were on Wednesday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly drinking alcohol in front of a...

Why this poor country has one of the best internet services

06 March 2018
Why this poor country has one of the best internet services

It’s the ultimate First World problem: When your video call freezes for a few seconds, the picture goes all grainy or the person on the other end suddenly sounds like...

Yes, selfies do make your nose look bigger

04 March 2018
Yes, selfies do make your nose look bigger

Get a whiff of this! Selfies act as "portable funhouse mirrors" that distort noses, a new study says. And more people are going under the knife because of it. Does...

Baby born with 4 hands, 3 legs in Kaduna

03 March 2018
Baby born with 4 hands, 3 legs in Kaduna

Mrs Malama Hawwa’u Jamilu, 24, is excited with her newborn twins. She has been engaged in fervent prayers, and she was safely delivered of twins on Sunday, 25th February, 2018....

Chinese girl rides bicycle from Morocco to Lagos

27 February 2018
Chinese girl rides bicycle from Morocco to Lagos

A Chinese female cyclist, Huang Shuang, who rode from Morocco to Lagos, Nigeria, within five months, says she is convinced that anybody can achieve anything he or she determines to...

Monkeys ‘swallow’ N70m belonging to Northern senators

22 February 2018
Monkeys ‘swallow’ N70m belonging to Northern senators

After a shocking confession of an official of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which claimed that a mysterious snake swallowed N36 million naira from the Board’s vault, which she...

Three pupils die after eating biscuit in school

22 February 2018
Three pupils die after eating biscuit in school

There was panic yesterday in Kubwa, a suburb of Federal Capital Territory, following the death of three pupils at Local Education Authority II Primary School. They died after allegedly eating...

Buhari’s SGF spends N65m on website

21 February 2018
Buhari’s SGF spends N65m on website

Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, OSGF, in 2017 appropriated and claimed to have spent N65 million on its website. A review of the 2017 budget performance...

17 killed in garbage dump collapse

20 February 2018
17 killed in garbage dump collapse

Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital on Monday, killing 17 people who were buried by debris. Authorities believe more bodies could...

Couple sells own newborn baby for N400,000

20 February 2018
Couple sells own newborn baby for N400,000

After three weeks of investigation, Monitoring Unit of Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of Imo State Police Command has nabbed a couple for allegedly selling their daughter, Chinecherem, for N400,000,...

Cows invade Akure airport runway, delay aircraft’s landing

18 February 2018
Cows invade Akure airport runway, delay aircraft’s landing

An Air Peace flight was prevented from landing Saturday as cows invaded the runway of Akure airport in Ondo state. The airplane, which travelled from Lagos to Akure, was delayed...

Senator storms JAMB office with anti-snake venom, charmers over missing money

14 February 2018
Senator storms JAMB office with anti-snake venom, charmers over missing money

Staff of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, were on Tuesday morning surprised when senator representing Kaduna Central, Mr Shehu Sani, stormed their office with anti-snake venom and snake charmers,...

The corner of Europe where women rent out their wombs

13 February 2018
The corner of Europe where women rent out their wombs

Ukraine, one of Europe's poorest nations, is fast becoming the place to go for people desperate to find a surrogate to have their baby. The money on offer is drawing...

I died but woke up on my way to mortuary – Julius Agwu

10 February 2018
I died but woke up on my way to mortuary – Julius Agwu

But for the love of God, ace comedian, Mr Julius Agwu, would have been dead by now. In an exclusive interview with Saturday Beats, the humour merchant noted that he...

Panic as Dana aircraft door falls off at Abuja airport

08 February 2018
Panic as Dana aircraft door falls off at Abuja airport

Passengers were aghast in fear on Wednesday when one of the emergency doors of the Dana Air aircraft conveying them fell off on landing at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,...

NAPTIP employs witch doctors to fight human trafficking

06 February 2018
NAPTIP employs witch doctors to fight human trafficking

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, has engaged the services of local witch doctors in Benin, Edo State to curb trafficking in persons. The state, and...

560 thieves repent, hold rally to denounce stealing

05 February 2018
560 thieves repent, hold rally to denounce stealing

Scores of self-confessed repentant thieves on Saturday held a rally at Kudai, a village in Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa State to publicly declare their rebirth and counsel other...

Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

04 February 2018
Egypt says 4,400-year-old tomb discovered outside Cairo

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said Saturday, the latest discovery that authorities...

Police corporal shoots sergeant dead over girlfriend

01 February 2018
Police corporal shoots sergeant dead over girlfriend

Police in Adamawa State have confirmed the death of a sergeant from gunshot by a corporal, allegedly following feud over a girl. Spokesperson of the police in the state, Mf...

Drama as National Assembly worker slaps Senator

30 January 2018
Drama as National Assembly worker slaps Senator

There was drama on Monday at the new wing of the Senate complex in Abuja after a National Assembly official physically assaulted senate deputy minority whip, Mrs Abiodun Olujimi. The...

Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered in Israel

23 January 2018
Mysterious Dead Sea Scroll deciphered in Israel

One of the last remaining obscure parts of the Dead Sea Scrolls has been deciphered by researchers in Israel. Sixty tiny fragments were pieced together over a period of a...

Traveler arrested at airport for wearing too many clothes

17 January 2018
Traveler arrested at airport for wearing too many clothes

* Man was arrested at the Iceland Keflavík International Airport on Wednesday* Ryan Carney Williams wore eight pairs of pants and ten shirts to avoid excess fee* He was rejected...

‘I replied to a Facebook post and was married six days later'

13 January 2018
‘I replied to a Facebook post and was married six days later'

Everyone who uses Facebook will have come across some pretty strange posts in their time. Random friend requests, being added to groups you did not ask to join, and tags...

‘I washed dead bodies to survive as student abroad’ - Ajimobi

10 January 2018

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Tuesday said that he washed dead bodies as a youth to pay his tuition fees while schooling abroad. Mr. Ajimobi said this at...

Woman kills self 'over WhatsApp bullying'

10 January 2018

A Hindu woman has killed herself after facing harassment over her friendship with a Muslim man in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, police say. She told a friend on...

Man dies as ‘bulletproof’ charm fails

10 January 2018

A native medicine seller in Katsina State, Mr Usman Saidu, has been remanded in prison custody in connection with the death of a 27-year-old man, Mr Aliyu Yahuza. Yahuza, it...




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