Eight South African policemen arrested for killing Nigerian

The South African Police on Friday arrested eight policemen over the alleged brutal murder of a Nigerian in 2017.
The President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Mr. Adetola Olubajo confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday.

According to him, Mr. Badmus Olalekan Ibrahim, 25, was allegedly tortured to death by his killers in Vanderbijlpark near Johannesburg in 2017.
He said, “Badmus Ibrahim, a native of Ibadan in Oyo State was tortured and brutally murdered on Oct. 10, 2017, by police officers.

“The officers were arrested today (Oct. 5) in Vereeniging outside Johannesburg. They will be arraigned in Vanderbijlpark Magistrate Court on Monday (Oct. 8) for murder and torture,’’ he told NAN.
Olubajo said the police officers were indicted for murder and torture by South Africa’s Independent Police Investigating Directorate (IPID) on Sept. 27, 2018.
He stated that union had since the incident occurred followed up the matter with IPID to ensure justice was served to I…

Why Yoruba man does not care if his wife cheats – Funmi Iyanda

A popular Lagos based media personality, Funmi Iyanda, has noted that Yoruba men don’t really pay attention if their wives cheat.

Iyanda made the claim in a video posted on her YouTube page.

She said, “I think a lot of things we call African culture are actually a confusion and bastardization of Victorian ideas, Victorian philosophy, and Victorian culture.

“This is why this Yoruba thing is very interesting because what people don’t like is that they are paired on one hand to be very Western and on the other hand they behave like bushmen who are polygamous in nature,” she said.

According to her, the modern Yoruba man struggles in between traditional Yoruba values and Victorian principles.

“What you get are these young men who on the surface of it look like westernized men but deep down, they have these ideas of Yoruba ideas of what relationships should be.

“Deep down the average Yoruba man wants to be like his great-great-great grandfather. He doesn’t really mind his wife cheating as long as…

MBGN 2018: Miss Imo, Anita Ukah emerges winner

Anita beat 36 other contestants at the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria contest that held on Friday at Gabriel Okara Cultural Centre, Bayelsa State.

She will represent Nigeria at the Miss World 2018 in China.

The pageant was hosted by Toke Makinwa and Ike Osakioduwa.

Miss Imo fought off competitions from Miss Lagos, Miss Edo, Miss Kwara, Miss Sokoto, Miss Ogun, and other contestants to become the most beautiful girl in Nigeria.

Ras Kimono’s wife, Mena Okedi reportedly dies in Lagos

Efemena Okedi, the wife of the late reggae icon, Ras Kimono, has been reported dead.

Okedi is said to have died in the early hours of Sunday at her residence in Magodo Isheri, Lagos, Pulse reports.

Okedi’s death was confirmed by Michael Odiong, project manager at Premier Music.

Okedi was the third wife of the music legend and also Kimono’s manager and a member of his band while she was alive.

Her death comes three months after her husband passed away in a Lagos hospital.

Osun election: Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle speaks on Davido’s active involvement

Nollywood actress, Iretiola Doyle has spoken on Davido’s active involvement in the politics of Osun state in the past few weeks.

Davido, whose uncle is the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the yet to be concluded governorship election in the state, has been a strong youth mobilizer for the opposition party.

However, Mrs. Doyle said if Nigerians had demonstrated a similar passion and fervor in politics as Davido, the nation would have escaped the political and socio-economic doldrums it has found itself in present times.

She went further to urge Nigerians to get their PVC and aggressively support the candidate of their choice during the 2019 elections.

Sharing a photo of Davido on Instagram, the actress wrote on her Instagram handle: “Who he’s campaigning for and why is immaterial and beside the point.

“The way I see it, if a quarter of us got involved and pursued our political preferences with as much passion, single-mindedness, loyalty, doggedness and “we die here”…

Daddy Freeze reacts as Pastor Adeboye advises youths to seek pastors’ counsel before parents’

Popular Cool FM’s On-Air Personality, OAP, Daddy Freeze, has berated the Wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Foluke Adeboye, for asking youths to seek their pastor’s counsel first before their parents’ when they want to get married.

The pastor’s comment trended on Twitter yesterday after she spoke at the RCCG’s annual Youth Convention.

She advised the youths to seek the counsel of their pastors first before their parents when they find their life partner.

Daddy Freeze, who has always criticized Nigerian pastors and had been in a war of words with Pastor Enoch Adeboye over tithe related issues, came out to react to this statement via his Instagram account.

He wrote, “Are these people beginning to manifest early signs of senility?

“These teachings have no recourse to the Bible! Jesus himself said you shouldn’t give money meant for your parents to the temple, let alone this trash.

“I hope these people have access to the wealth and the airplane she…

Watch Major Lazer’s new video “All My Life” featuring Burna Boy

Watch Major Lazer’s new video “All My Life” featuring Burna Boy

The video was shot in Lagos and directed by Adriaan Louw.