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Bill Cosby loses appeal after sexual assault conviction (Vanguard)

US comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving a three and a half year jail sentence, on Tuesday, lost his appeal against his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. Cosby had appealed to Pennsylvania’s Superior Court,…

Nigeria, 35 others for Olympic qualifiers (Nation)

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed Nigeria and 35 other nations for the 2020 World Team Olympic Qualifying Tournament holding in Gondomar, Portugal from January 22 to 26. Team Nigeria beat the November 22 deadline for the registration…

Court sentences man over gang rape website (Vanguard)

A Spanish court sentenced Tuesday a man to 18 months in jail for setting up a website showing where a notorious gang rape took place during the running of the bulls festival in the city of Pamplona three years ago.…

Don’t transport corpers as from 6pm, FRSC boss orders drivers (Punch)

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered that no transport union should transport any National Youth Service Corps member as from 6 pm during the Yuletide. Boboye said this during the FRSC end-of-the-year meeting with…

Reps probe alleged refusal to treat Lagos lady stabbed by robbers (Punch)

The House of Representatives has begun an investigation into the death of 28-year-old Moradeun Balogun, who was stabbed by armed robbers and allegedly denied treatment by a Lagos hospital. The House also called on the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu,…

Police await forensic result, say Maersk chief responding to treatment (Guardian)

The police in Lagos State say they are relying on forensic science to perfect their investigations into the killing of the wife of the Managing Director of Maersk Nigeria, a multinational shipping firm, Gildas Tohouo. The incident took place at…

“Chronicles of a Single Christian Sister” for launch in Lagos

Chronicles of a Single Christian Sister by Violet Anierobi will be presented to the public in Lagos on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the Sun Room, Four-points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos with Red Carpet by 5 pm, while the…

“Kpali” movie in cinemas December 20, 2019

Amaka is young, single and stressed out. A London-based investment banker, she is living her best life and navigating the constant pressure from her parents about getting married when life happens. Her company is downsising and to keep her job…

Mighty Media names Henry Oduah Qed.ng editor

The management of Mighty Media Plus Network Limited has appointed Henry Oduah editor of its digital newspaper, Qed.ng. A statement by the company’s chief executive officer, Olumide Iyanda, disclosed that the appointment will take effect from January 1, 2020. “I…

Obi condemns attack on Maersk boss, murder of wife

-Wants perpetrators fished out and dealt with The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr Peter Obi, has condemned Monday’s attack on Maersk boss, Mr Gildas Tohouo, and the stabbing to death of…

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