Arik Air Suspends Flights To Dubai, Speaks On Delays


Nigerian carrier Arik Air has announced a temporarily sus­pension of further flight operations from Lagos via Abuja to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The direct flight operations from Lagos airport via Abuja to Dubai were started by the airline nine months ago.

Tiwa Savage & Tee Billz Celebrate First Anniversary

Singer, Tiwa Savage and her manager-husband, Tee Billz, celebrated their first wedding anniversary on Sunday and the love birds took to social media to let fans in on their private romantic celebration. In a message to her unborn child about the anniversary, Tiwa said:

Edo Murder: Family Protests, Demands Investigation Update


Family, friends and Civil Societies Organisations (CSO) in Benin City, the Edo State capital have staged another protest, calling on the Nigeria Police and other authorities to make public, the outcome of their investigations into the controversial death of 27-year-old Chibuike Edeh, a staff of a popular hotel in Benin.

Tunde Wey: Bringing Lagos to NOLA


Ask anyone with a penchant for food and travel and you’d discover that New Orleans is on their must visit list. This vibrant city breathes culture and delicious food, all heavily rooted in West African traditions. Whether it’s Cafe du Monde’s famed beignets, a spicy Creole gumbo or just the cool

Ogun Police Rescue Kidnapped 3 Year Old Girl

The Ogun State Police Command says it has rescued a three year old girl who was allegedly kidnapped in a church in Lagos State last Sunday during a church service while her parents were in the church. The girl was said to have been seen in a church at Oke

Orekoya Children: Nanny Says Kidnapping Runs In The Family

A startling revelation has triggered following the arrest of a nanny, Funmilayo Adeyemi, for the kidnapping of the three Orekoya children. The Lagos State Police Command said that the nanny, known initially as Mary Akinloye but whose real name is Funmilayo Adeyemi, has confessed to also being the mastermind of

12 Nigerian, Ghanaian Christian Migrants ‘Thrown’ Overboard by Muslim


Italian police said Thursday they had arrested a group of African migrants after witnesses said they threw 12 passengers overboard following a row about religion on a boat headed to Europe. The deadly dispute, which saw a group of Muslim passengers allegedly attack a group of Christian passengers, coincided with

Ink Eze: 10 Nigerian-English Sayings & Words that Irk Me!


Living and working in Nigeria can be soooo entertaining! The phrases and words we’ve coined are sometimes so far off from their real meaning. It’s not our fault entirely, because some of the common mistakes come from translating English word-for-word from our local languages, and some others are errors people

Indonesia Protests Saudi’s Beheading of Its Citizen But Will Execute Nigerian, Others


Jakarta summoned the Saudi Arabian ambassador Wednesday to protest the beheading of an Indonesian domestic worker and complain that her family and consular staff were not given prior notice of the execution. Saudi authorities said Siti Zainab was executed Tuesday in the Muslim holy city of Medina after being convicted

Introducing: Madison Knight


An emerging brand to keep your eye on is Madison Knight. Defined by exciting prints and rich fabrics, the pieces from this London-based brand are a celebration of African heritage enhanced by a timeless appeal.

Another Nigerian Sentenced to Death in Indonesia For Drug Trafficking


Local media report on Thursday in Jakarta, said another Nigerian, Simon Ezeaputa, has been sentenced to death in Indonesia for drug trafficking. It said the district court in Tangerang, near Jakarta, on Wednesday found Ezeaputa guilty of controlling a drug transaction from his prison cell, where he was serving a

Commonwealth Congratulates General Muhammadu Buhari

Commonwealth Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma, has congratulated Nigeria’s President-elect,  Muhammadu Buhari, on his victory in the March 28 election. In a statement, Mr Sharma said history had been made with General Buhari becoming the first Nigerian opposition leader to be elected through the ballot box.

Amosun Tasks Nigerians On Saturday’s Elections

Ogun State Governor has advised Nigerians not to allow the ongoing deployment of soldiers deter them from casting their votes on Saturday (March 28). Governor Ibikunle Amosun, in a statement in Abeokuta, the state capital, said although it was abnormal to deploy armed soldiers for supervision of civil acts like

Nigerian Military Arrests Two Loitering Aljazeera Journalists


The Nigerian military on Wednesday arrested two journalists working for Aljazeera television, in Maiduguri, Borno State. According to Premium Times, the military accused the journalists, Ahmed Idris and Mustafa Andy, of loitering in areas were combat operations were still ongoing.