Three suspected Badoo members, cultist lynched in Lagos
There was tension at Ikorodu, Lagos, on Friday following the murder of three suspected members of ritual gang, Badoo, and an alleged cultist. The suspected Badoo members were hacked to death at Ogijo, Igbo-Oluwo area of Ikorodu. It was gathered that the suspected cultist was caught by angry residents... Read more
FG uncovers 60,000 ghost workers
At least 60,000 ghost workers have been uncovered by the Federal Government since the introduction of the Bank Verification Number (BVN), Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said. Osinbajo gave the update on government’s war on corruption at the 5th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity in Lagos on... Read more
Ivan Gazidis :Arsenal only want top quality
Arsenal chief exec Ivan Gazidis has defended their transfer policy in a Q&A to fans. Gazidis admits, however, winning the FA Cup wasn’t enough last season. He is quoted by Arseblog : “The FA Cup is the iconic trophy for people of my generation. But I’m sorry old friend, this... Read more
Venus Williams allegedly ‘at fault’ in car crash that killed 78-year-old man
Tennis star Venus Williams was “at fault” in a Florida traffic accident that resulted in the death of a 78-year-old man, police said in a report obtained Thursday by AFP. Williams, 37, slowed in the middle of an intersection when her vehicle was hit by a car driven by... Read more
Buy back clause: £2.7m delays Iheanacho’s West Ham move
An agreement on the amount to be inserted as buy back fee into the proposed transfer of Manchester City Nigerian forward Kelechi Iheanacho to West Ham has been confirmed as the reason why the move is yet to happen. As exclusively reported by Hotnewsnaija, informed West Ham sources have... Read more
Olympian Williams-Mills joins ESPN body issue list
Olympic sprinter and medalist Novlene Williams-Mill is the latest athlete to go nude for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue this year. The 35-year-old Jamaican is the first breast cancer survivor to appear in the annual nude issue, which hits newsstands July 7. Inside, Novlene talks about her battle with... Read more
Man City target Tottenham’s Walker
Manchester City have kicked off talks with Tottenham over a fee for Kyle Walker. The Mirror says City have made their move for Walker. Talks have been opened between the two clubs for the 27-year-old defender for whom the north Londoners will not accept less than £50 million. It is understood Kieran... Read more
Court cleares Andy Uba of certificate forgery
An Abuja High Court on Friday, dismissed a certificate forgery suit filed by one Uchenna Nnadi against Andy Uba, a senator from Anambra State. Justice Valentine Ashi ‎said the law says that he who asserts must prove; and that the plaintiff failed to lead the court with further evidence.... Read more
Three suspected kidnappers docked in Lagos
Two men and one woman were on Friday brought before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State over alleged kidnap and robbery. The accused – Ronti Echiye (47), Rafiu Akeem (45) and Animashaun Segun (39) faced a seven- count charge of kidnapping and robbery. The prosecutor, Sgt Kemi Adeniran,... Read more
Everton Confirm 5-Year Deal  Onyekuru,loan to Anderlecht
English Premier League club Everton have confirmed the signing of Super Eagles striker Henry Onyekuru. The Nigerian himself had announced the deal on social media earlier in the week, but the buying club only confirmed it on Friday. “Everton has completed the signing of exciting Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru,” the... Read more