Armed forces, Police not well equipped to tackle insecurity – Ex-DIG

A former Deputy Inspector General of police, Udom Ekpoudom, (rtd.) has said that Nigeria’s Armed Forces and the police are not well equipped to tackle the raging insecurity in the country. In an interaction with journalists Monday in Uyo, the ex-DIG, said the calls from some quarters for the removal of service chiefs were misplaced […]

Disney Developing A Live-Action Rapunzel Movie

Disney is developing a live-action Rapunzel movie that may or may not be related to the studio’s animated adaptation of the fairy tale, Tangled. Disney is developing a live-action Rapunzel movie. The studio famously adapted the fairy tale into an animated feature a decade ago with Tangled, featuring the voices of Mandy Moore as the lost princess […]

BREAKING: Court orders arrest of ex-Customs boss, Dikko

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of former Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Abdullahi Inde Dikko over his continued failure to attend court to answer to a charge of fraud brought against him and two others by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related […]

US threatens to withdraw $380m Abacha loot

The United States Government has warned that it will recover the over $308million looted and stashed abroad by former Head of State, the late Gen Sani Abacha, if it is re-stolen in Nigeria. The threat followed a February 4 repatriation pact the Federal Government signed with the Americans and the government of Jersey to return […]

Why The Tesla Model S Is The Best Luxury Performance EV In 2020

How do you go about choosing the best luxury performance EV? How does Tesla compare to the growing competition? I’ve been a big proponent of electric vehicles and have owned several including the 2011 Chevy Volt, and both the 2012 and 2014 Tesla Model S (long story). As my current car approached five years this December, I decided […]

Cannabis could make people more prone to false memories

New research finds that intoxication with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive compound in cannabis, makes people more predisposed to forming false memories. The findings have significant legal implications. Lilian Kloft, Ph.D. — of the Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience at Maastricht University, in the Netherlands — and colleagues set out to investigate the effects of cannabis […]

HAPPINESS ON VALENTINE’S DAY

With Valentine’s Day here, it’s a reminder that it’s also Singles Awareness Day. Like you didn’t already feel bad enough about being single, right? But this year, you don’t need to wallow and bring yourself down just because you aren’t in a relationship. Because, believe it or not, there are plenty of great reasons to […]

Apongbon Market in Lagos Gutted in Fire

A fire outbreak gutted sections of the popular Apongbon Market in Lagos today Sunday February 16th. This comes weeks after the Balogun market was also gutted by fire. The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said that eight shops were destroyed by a fire outbreak in Apongbon Under Bridge Market in […]

Lagos Deputy Speaks on Motorcycle Ban

Obafemi Hamzat, the deputy governor of Lagos State, says the state has begun reaping the benefits of the Okada ban as the rate of motorcycle accidents in the state has dropped from 28 to 7. Speaking on Media, Obafemi said Okadas have become an avenue for perpetrating crime. He reiterated the state government’s position that […]