My mother told me to poison my father-- 10-year old boy says

A 10-year-old boy on Monday told a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan that his mother asked him to put poison in his father’s food and bathing water.

Adenike Ayodele, the mother of the boy, had petitioned the court to dissolve her 15-year-old marriage to her estranged husband, Adeshina, on grounds of irresponsibility and battery.

In his testimony, the boy told the court that his mother gave him a nylon which contained some powdery substance which she instructed him to pour in his father’s food as well as his bathing water.

You're my champ- Simi gushes over husband at 32nd birthday

Nigerian singer, Simisola Ogunleye, aka, Simi has celebrated her husband, Adekunle Gold on his 32nd birthday.

The duo got married in a private ceremony earlier in the year with 300 guests in attendance.

Award winning Simi took to her Instagram account to convey sweet words to her singer husband.

She wrote: “light of my life. I love you. I also really like you and the way you do your things. I’m such a lucky babe. You’re also lucky…

Christiano Ronaldo accepts 23-months jail term

Portuguese football icon Cristiano Ronaldo has accepted a prearranged €18.8 million fine and a suspended 23-month jail term for tax fraud in Spain on Tuesday. The charges relate to his time at former club Real Madrid.

Juventus winger Ronaldo arrived at the Madrid court hand in hand with Georgina Rodriguez and dressed in an all-black outfit finished off neatly with white trainers and shades and gave a thumbs up and grin to the assembled reporters outside.

French police arrests R&B singer, Chris Brown

R&B singer, Chris Brown, has been arrested in Paris following a rape accusation by a 24-year-old woman.

French officials said Brown and two others were currently in custody after a woman filed a rape allegation in northwest Paris after meeting her in a nightclub, Fox 5 news reported.

The arrests were first reported by French tabloid Closer, which said the three were arrested after the woman alleged she was raped at Brown’s hotel suite on the night of January 15.

Rapper Eedris Abdulkareem calls out to former IG-P Idris

Barely 48 hours after the former Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris bowed out of the service, controversial rapper, Eedris Abdulkareem on Wednesday gave a farewell message to him.

The `One Leg up’ and `Jagajaga’ crooner took to his Instagram handle @abdulkareemeedris on Wednesday to give a farewell message to the former IGP.

“Former IGP Idris Ibrahim, I personally welcome you to another phase of life!

“I congratulate you as you join the class of Retired Public Office Holders (RPOH), If you did well as the Police Boss, may goodness follow you.

Desmond Elliot launches '4 wives and Mistress' movie

Nollywood Actor/Director, Desmond Elliot, has started the year with a star- studded romantic movie “4 Wives and Mistress”

el-Rufai at Moro'a Day says culture tool for unity, progress

Kaduna state governor, Nasir el-Rufa’i has described culture as a “veritable tool for unity and progress”, and stressed the need for communities to revive and promote it.

The governor, in a speech at the annual Moro’a Cultural Day celebration held at Manchok, Kaura Local Area, said government would leverage on cultural celebrations to foster togetherness and development.


The Niger state Government will continue to support initiatives by individual groups and associations geared towards making the youth valuable and self reliant through entrepreneurship development. The State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello gave the assurance at the second edition of annual Paigokni cultural fiesta held in Paiko Local Government Area of the state.