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Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

Fraud: EFCC drags Instagram celebrity Mompha to court, slams 14-count charge

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has charged Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, popularly called Mompha, to court.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

Internet celebrity Mompha sues EFCC, demands N5 million

Internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha, alias Mompha, has filed a fundamental rights enforcement suit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, alleging unlawful detention and a violation of his rights.
Mrs. Busola Dakolo, the wife of Nigeria’s inspirational singer, Timi Dakolo, has asked the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja to dismiss the preliminary objection filed against the rape case she instituted against the Senior Pastor of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Biodun Fatoyinbo.

COZA rape scandal: I’ll appeal Abuja court judgement – Busola Dakolo

Celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo, on Thursday said she would appeal the ruling of Justice O. A. Musa of the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly over alleged rape.
Ricardo Marques Ferreira was Cristiano Ronaldo's hairdresser. Instagram

Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘hairstylist’ stabbed to death in hotel

A celebrity hairstylist identified as Cristiano Ronaldo’s crimper has been stabbed to death in a Swiss hotel room.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.

EFCC: Mompha, associate’s arrest a landmark achievement

Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the arrest of Ismaila Mustapha better known as Mompha and Hamza Koudeih, his associate, is a landmark achievement.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Lebanese arrested in N1.8-billion Lagos home over ‘N33 billion money laundering’

A Lebanese Hamza Koudeih and two other suspected accomplices of social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (a.k.a. Mompha), have been arrested in Lagos.
Big Brother Naija 4 ‘Pepper Dem’ reality show winner, Mercy Eke a.k.a ‘Lamborghini’ said she has bought a four-bedroom flat apartment in Lekki, Lagos State.

BBNaija winner Mercy Eke announces purchase of duplex in Lekki

Big Brother Naija 4 ‘Pepper Dem’ reality show winner, Mercy Eke a.k.a ‘Lamborghini’ said she has bought a four-bedroom flat apartment in Lekki, Lagos State.
Head Coach of Nigeria’s beach soccer team, Super Sand Eagles, Audu Adamu says the team has all it takes to beat Brazil and Portugal in the group game of the 2019 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup scheduled to hold in Asunción, Paraguay between 21st November and 1st December, 2019.

Brazil, England, Senegal for COPA Lagos beach soccer tourney

Five national teams, including defending World Champions Brazil, England, Senegal and Nigeria’s Super Sand Eagles will participate at this year’s edition of COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament scheduled to hold from November 1-3 at the Eko Atlantic, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Rape: Court summons Biodun Fatoyinbo over Busola Dakolo

A federal high court sitting in Abuja has served Biodun Fatoyinbo, senior pastor at the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), a summon document to make an appearance within 14 days.
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Kevin Hart suffers three spinal fractures

Popular Hollywood actor Kevin Hart has suffered three separate fractures to his spine when he was involved in a car accident at the weekend.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Brexit ordeal unmasks Boris Johnson’s ruthless side

Boris Johnson had forged an image of himself as a jovial, wisecracking mophead but after a few weeks as Britain’s Brexit Prime Minister, the winning smile gave way this week to a scowl and a wagging finger as his ruthless streak emerged.
Serena Williams celebrates defeating Barbora Strycova during a women's singles semifinal match at Wimbledon. (AP Photo-Tim Ireland)

Serena Williams to continue fighting for equality until ‘the grave’

Beaten Wimbledon finalist Serena Williams has said she has no plans to give up fighting for equality to focus solely on her tennis.

Singer Taylor Swift overtakes Kardashian clan as highest paid celebrity

Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan-reality star turned cosmetics queen, Kylie Jenner and rapper, Kanye West.

Tonto Dikeh signs N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics

Controversial Nigerian actress Tonto Dikeh has signed a N100 million deal with Zikel cosmetics.
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YouTube celebrity gets 10-year jail term for child porn

A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves.
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America’s Kevin Hart purchases artwork of Kaduna-based artist on Twitter

American comedian and actor Kevin Hart has purchased a pencil drawing of himself from Kaduna-based artist, Eli Waduba on Twitter.
Banky W

Election: Celebrities seeking elective offices

Some Nigerian celebrities including Olubankole ‘Banky W’ Wellington, Emeka Ike, Desmond Elliot, Freedom ‘Mr Jollof’ Atsekpoyi and Shina Peller are vying for several elective positions as the 2019 polls close in.

Confusion as 2baba apologises to wife on Twitter

Nigerian pop star, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as 2baba, has apologised to his wife, Annie, for unspecified reasons in a thread on Twitter.

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Militia beheads 16 people in new DR Congo massacre – civil society

Suspected militia fighters have decapitated 16 people in a new village massacre near Beni in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, civil society sources said on Friday.
The Controller General of Nigerian Correctional Service, Ja’afaru Ahmed, has set up a panel to investigate Ikoyi Prisons following the exposure of corrupt practices in Nigerian prisons by Fisayo Soyombo, an undercover journalist.

Federal government suspends eight officials over electrocution at Ikoyi Custodial Centre

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.

Amosun, 3,000 others defect to PDP in Ogun

A candidate of the House of Representatives election in Ogun state, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and general elections in 2023.
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Centre honours 69 students after mathematical sciences Olympiad competition

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

AfCFTA: Nigeria harps on fairness

For the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to achieve its goals and boost intra-African trade, deliberate efforts ensuring fair trade must endure, says Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Niyi Adebayo.