Ricardo Kaka’s Former Wife, Caroline Celico Addresses Misconceptions About Their Separation

Caroline Celico, the ex-wife of Brazilian football star Ricardo Kaka, has recently spoken out against rumors swirling about the cause of their separation. Contrary to...

Nigerian Nurses Revolt Against NMCN Regulations: Protest Planned, Take It Back Movement Backs Nurses’ Resistance

In an impassioned response to the Nursing and Midwifery Council Of Nigeria (NMCN) recently implemented verification rules, Nurses have organized a protest set to take...

Did She Lie or Not? Pastor Enenche Ignites Online Fury by Accusing Church Member of False Testimony

In an incident that has attracted widespread condemnation, Pastor Paul Enenche, the senior minister at Dunamis International Gospel Centre in Abuja, Nigeria, has...

Michelle Alozie Unveils Her Unlikely Journey to Super Falcons Stardom

In an exclusive interview, Michelle Alozie, the newest member of Nigeria’s Super Falcons, recently revealed the heartwarming tale of how she unexpectedly ended up...

WATCH: Davido Allegedly in Hot Water: Controversial Video of Singer on Knees Surfaces and Quickly Disappears, Raising Questions of Alleged Infidelity

In a scandalous video that quickly went viral before being deleted, popular Nigerian singer Davido was seen allegedly pleading with a mysterious woman for intimacy,...

Bundesliga Dreams Realized: Bayer Leverkusen Win Historic First Title, Ending Decades-Long Wait

The long wait is finally over for Bayer Leverkusen, who have been crowned Bundesliga champions for the first time in the club’s illustrious history. Despite...

Actress Wunmi Ajiboye Accuses Husband Segun Ogungbe of Paternity and Termination of Pregnancy

The fissures in Wunmi Ajiboye and Segun Ogungbe’s marriage have been exposed after the popular Nigerian actress alleged a plethora of wrongdoing by her estranged...

Take It Back Movement Calls for Safer Working Conditions, Empathetic Society After Tragic Death of Junior Pope

The Take It Back Movement is deeply saddened by the untimely passing of Junior Pope, a talented actor who embodied the creativity and potential of Nigerian youth. This...

Oyo Government Premises Allegedly Invaded by Oodua Nation Agitators; 20 Arrested by Joint Security Force

The Oyo State government’s Joint Security Force has apprehended 20 individuals suspected of being agitators for the secessionist group, ‘Oodua Nation’,...

Kaká’s Ex-Wife Speaks Out: ‘He Was Too Perfect for Me’ Caused Our Divorce

Former Brazil and Real Madrid superstar Kaká’s ex-wife, Caroline Celico, has revealed the surprising reason behind their divorce. Speaking candidly, Celico...

Tragedy in Lagos: Mack Truck Topples on Nissan Car, Instantly Killing Female Passenger

In a heart-wrenching tragedy, a fully-loaded 40fts Mack articulated truck lost control and toppled onto a Nissan Car (ABJ 692 BG) in Lagos today, crushing the rear of...

Cross-dresser Bobrisky Sentenced to Six Months Imprisonment, Judge Rules Out Bail

In a stunning judgement handed down on Friday, April 12, the Federal High Court in Lagos sentenced the controversial cross-dresser Idris Okuneye, also known as Bobrisky,...

Ex-CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Granted N50m Bail in $4.5b Fraud Case

Godwin Emefiele, the former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, has been granted bail by the Lagos State Special Offences Court in Ikeja. Emefiele, who is facing 26...

Shocking Attack on Singer Korra Obidi during UK Live-Stream: Knives and Acid Used in Apparent Attack

Nigerian singer and dancer Korra Obidi has shared a harrowing account of her experience being attacked with a knife and acid while live-streaming to her fans. In a post...

Junior Pope’s Earphone-Wearing Boat Driver Caused Fatal Collision in Pursuit of Instagram Fame, Says Survivor

In a heart-wrenching account, Nollywood actor TC Okafor has revealed the harrowing details of the boat accident that claimed the lives of Junior Pope and three others....

In a Tragic Loss, Nollywood Actor Jnr Pope Passes Away

The sudden passing of popular Nollywood actor Jnr Pope has been confirmed. The actor, whose real name was Junior Pope Odonwodo, was well known for his roles in several...

Two Passengers Plunge Into Lagoon in Deadly Car Accident on Third Mainland Bridge

Two people were reportedly thrown into the Lagos Lagoon, and others injured, in a car accident that occurred on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State on Wednesday....

The Osolo of Isolo in Lagos State, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, Passes Away

The Osolo of Isolo in Lagos State, Oba Kabiru Agbabiaka, is dead.PurpleWorld learnt that the monarch died shortly after observing the Eid prayers on Wednesday. The...

Northern Elders Express Regrets over Support for President Tinubu: ‘We Made a Mistake’

The Northern Elders Forum has voiced its disappointment with the outcome of the 2023 presidential elections, in which Bola Tinubu was elected as President of Nigeria....

WATCH: Funke Akindele Calls Out Haters Who Insinuate She’ll ‘Bury’ Her Children: ‘Don’t Speak Death over My Family!’

Photonews: Bashir Ahmad Mocks Peter Obi’s Borehole Initiative in Kaduna

Sultan Declares Eid-el-Fitr Without New Moon Sighting, Date Set for Wednesday

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, announced that April 10 would be the date of Eid-Fitri. The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, announced the date of...

Former CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele Appears in Court Amidst Multiple Legal Battles

Former CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele appeared in court today, facing multiple legal battles that have been brewing in recent months. As PurpleWorld reports, Emefiele has...

Nollywood mourns the loss of beloved actress Adejumoke Aderounmu

A dark cloud hangs over the Nigerian entertainment industry as they mourn the loss of Nollywood actress Adejumoke Aderounmu. Fans are in shock following news of the...

In the midst of speculation, comedian AY speaks out about his marriage with Mabel

Amidst rumors of marital discord, comedian AY has cleared the air about his relationship with his wife, Mabel. In a candid Instagram post, AY addresses rumors about his...

Unveiling Nigeria’s Misplaced Priorities: A Call for Action By Manasseh B.P

In Nigeria, where the echoes of economic woes, unreliable power supply, dilapidated infrastructure, and rising insecurity reverberate, the allocation of resources often...

Federal Government Declares Public Holidays for Eid El-Fitr Celebrations

In honor of Eid El-Fitr, the Federal Government has declared a two-day public holiday. The dates for the holiday are Tuesday, April 9, and Wednesday, April 10, 2024....

Nigerian Travel Content Creator, Pelumi Nubi, Arrives in Lagos After Epic Road Trip from London

Pelumi Nubi, a twenty-eight-year-old Nigerian travel content creator and solo driver, has successfully completed an epic road trip from London to Lagos, Nigeria. Nubi...

WATCH: Video of DJ Chicken and His Brother Kissing Goes Viral

Bobrisky Seeks Second Chance to Teach and Inspire, Pleads with Judge for Leniency

Bobrisky has been convicted by Justice Abimbola Awogboro of the Federal High Court, Ikeja after he pleaded guilty to abuse of the naira. During the court hearing,...

No Injuries as Earthquake Shakes New York City Area

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has confirmed that a 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck the East Coast of the United States on Friday, April 5th. The earthquake...

4.8-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks New Jersey

New York City and its surrounding areas were rocked by a magnitude 4.8 earthquake on Friday morning, causing shaking and disruption in the region. This was made known by...

Take It Back Movement Calls for Electricity Tariff Hike to Be Reversed

The Take It Back Movement has issued a statement expressing its disappointment with President Tinubu’s decision to raise electricity tariffs. The group believes...

Yoruba Nation Activist, Sunday Igboho Sues Gani Adams for Defamation, Demands N500m Damages

Yoruba nation activist, Sunday Igboho, has filed a lawsuit against Gani Adams, the Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland. In a leaked audio recording, Gani Adams allegedly made...

WATCH: “I will reveal the insider that killed Mohbad after a DNA test is done,” –  Mohbad’s Father says in a leaked audio

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Socialist Workers League Blasts Tinubu Government for 200% Electricity Tariff Hike, Calls For Mass Action

The Socialist Workers League has strongly condemned the Nigerian government’s decision to increase electricity tariffs by 200% for citizens who are already...

Photonews: Bobrisky’s Arrest: EFCC Releases Mugshot, Accuses Social Media Star of Naira Mutilation

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EFCC Confirms Arrest of Popular Crossdresser, Bobrisky

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested social media celebrity, Idris Okuneye, better known as Bobrisky, and he is currently being detained at...

Popular Cross-Dresser, Bobrisky, Allegedly Arrested by EFCC in Lagos

A source from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has revealed that Bobrisky, the popular cross-dresser, was allegedly arrested by the commission on...

Osun Community Reeling After Rainstorm Kills One and Displaces 600

Following the rainstorm that struck Iloko community in Osun State, one person was confirmed dead while close to 600 people were left homeless. Following a detailed...

President Tinubu’s Government Approves Tariff Hike for Lowest-Usage Electricity Consumers, from N66 to N225

The Nigerian government has approved a tariff increase for low-usage electricity consumers, or those who fall into Band A. The new rate will be N225 per kilowatt hour,...

VeryDarkMan Vows to Crossdress, Use Female Restrooms if Police Fail to Arrest Bobrisky in One Week

A Nigerian social media critic, known as VeryDarkMan, caused a stir recently when he threatened to crossdress if Bobrisky, a popular crossdresser, was not arrested...

Wale Ojo to Star as Wole Soyinka in Upcoming Film

Renowned Nigerian author Wole Soyinka’s memoir ‘The Man Died’ has been chosen for a feature film adaptation, and Nigerian actor Wale Ojo has been cast...

Police Issue Cautionary Message To Women: ‘Hook-Up’ Relationships Can Be Risky

The Ogun State Police Command has issued a warning to women to be aware of the potential dangers of forming ‘hook-up’ relationships with strangers. The...

44-Year-Old Bassirou Diomaye Faye Sworn In, Becomes Youngest President of Senegal

Following a competitive and closely contested election, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, leader of the opposition party in Senegal, has been sworn in as the country’s fifth...

Mystery Surrounds Alleged Suicide of Lagos Deputy Commissioner of Police Over Easter Weekend

Nigerian police are investigating the death of Gbolahan Olugbemi, a Deputy Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, whose body was found in his country home in Ogbomoso,...

Two Injured in Car Accident on Obafemi Awolowo University Campus

On Road 1 of the Obafemi Awolowo University in Ile-Ife, two people were injured in a car crash involving a Toyota Camry. According to reports, the car accident...

Ikeja Cantonment Explosion: Nigerian Army Urges Public to Remain Calm, Says Situation Is Under Control

Residents in the area around the Ikeja Cantonment in Lagos State expressed shock and concern after a ‘minor explosion’ occurred within the military base on...

WATCH: Social Critic, VeryDarkMan Shares First Video Since Release from Police Custody, Says “I Rose Back to Life”

UNILORIN Expells 19 Students for Theft, Exam Malpractice, Violating Code of Conduct

  The University of Ilorin expelled 19 students for engaging in a range of misconduct, including theft, exam malpractice, and other violations of the school’s...

Armed Kidnappers Abduct 10 Students in Delta State

Armed men reportedly abducted 10 students on Friday as they were traveling along the East-West road in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State. The incident...

Nigerian Swimming Coach Completes 11.8km Bridge Swim to Raise Awareness for Mental Health

Coach Dreh, a Nigerian swimming coach, completed a grueling 11.8km swim across the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos to raise awareness for mental health. With his 11.8km...

VeryDarkMan Released From Nigerian Police Custody

The Nigerian Police have released VeryDarkMan, a social media influencer who had been detained on unknown charges. The release came after a public outcry on social media...

Peter Obi Vows to Resign from Labour Party

Peter Obi, the Labour Party’s 2023 presidential candidate, has suggested that he may not remain with the party for the next election cycle. In a discussion with...

Photonews: ABSU Lecturer and Student Who Made Headlines on Valentine’s Day Tie the Knot

Kaduna Governor Says Massive $587m, N85bn Debt is Hindering Salary Payments

The Kaduna State governor, Uba Sani, stated that his administration is struggling to pay worker’s salaries due to the significant debt burden that was inherited...

Footballer Kayode Olanrewaju Accuses Wife of Fraud, Cheating with Pastor Tobi Adegboyega, and Abducting Their Children

Ezinne Dora Kayode, wife of Kayode Olanrewaju, a Nigerian footballer, has been caught up in a shocking scandal involving allegations of fraud and adultery, and the...

Nigeria Police Questioned FIJ Board Chair, Demanded Arrest of Fisayo Soyombo

The Nigerian Police have demanded that the Foundation for Investigative Journalism produce their executive director and editor-in-chief, Fisayo Soyombo. The request was...

Lagos State Wages War on Banned Styrofoam, Cleanses Markets

The streets of Lagos State were cleared of styrofoam and single-use plastics as the government intensified its efforts to enforce the ban on such items. Officials were...

Mother of Late Nigerian Singer, Mohbad, Accuses Ex-Husband of Neglect and Inaction Following Son’s Death

The mother of Nigerian singer, Mohbad, accused her ex-husband of failing to help her son when he was facing health issues, which ultimately led to his death. She...

Saudi Arabia’s Rumy Alqahtani Makes History as First Woman to Compete in Miss Universe

For the first time in history, a Saudi Arabian woman, Rumy Alqahtani, will be competing in the prestigious Miss Universe Pageant in 2024. Her participation is a landmark...

Wanted Delta Monarch Cries Out, Claims Innocence in Killing of 17 Soldiers

The traditional ruler of Ewu kingdom in Delta state spoke out about being declared wanted by authorities over the killing of 17 soldiers. The monarch claims he is...

FAAN Closes KFC Outlet at Lagos Airport After Customer in Wheelchair Alleges Discrimination

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has ordered the closure of KFC outlet at Lagos Airport After Customer alleges discrimination. The Federal Airports...

Nigerian Military Declares Professor and Seven Others as Wanted Suspects in Death of 17 Soldiers in Delta State

The Defence Headquarters held a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday to announce the names of eight individuals wanted for the brutal killings of 17 military personnel in...

Nigerian Musician, Portable, Boasts of His Collection of 20 Cars – But Is He Telling the Truth?

In a recent interview, Portable, a well-known Nigerian musician, boasted about his impressive collection of luxury vehicles. The musician, whose real name is Habeeb...

Organizers of Osun Teachers’ Recruitment Exams Claim Hacking Attack May Have Caused Disruptions

Despite the scheduled teacher’s recruitment test for 13 centers across Osun State on Wednesday, two centers in Osogbo and Ikire did not host the test. This caused...

FG Declares Public Holidays for Good Friday and Easter Monday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced that Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1, 2024 will be observed as public holidays to celebrate Good Friday and Easter...

WATCH: Soldiers Laid to Rest with Dignity at Abuja Funeral

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Osun Government Leaves Thousands of Job Seekers Stranded After Failing to Hold Promised Teachers’ Exams

The Osun State Government failed to hold the Computer-Based Test (CBT) for its teacher’s recruitment exercise on Wednesday, leaving thousands of job seekers...

Nigerian Travel Influencer Pelumi Nubi Injured in Car Crash on London-to-Lagos Drive

Pelumi Nubi, a popular Nigerian travel blogger, was injured in a car crash while driving from London to Lagos. Nubi had been documenting the long journey on social...

NNPCL Slashes Petrol Depot Price by 10%, to N570 per Litre from N640, Through Direct Allocation to Independent Marketers

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited has announced a 10% reduction in the price of petrol, which will be allocated directly to independent marketers. The...

Top Ondo Gubernatorial Contender Dies Suddenly, Shaking Up State Politics

Paul Akintelure, a front-runner in the race for the governorship of Ondo State, died unexpectedly. His passing has caused great turmoil in the political landscape of the...

Sterling Bank CEO Says Professional Bankers Shouldn’t Focus on Getting Rich

Sterling Bank CEO, Abubakar Suleiman, warned against unethical practices in the banking industry at the induction ceremony of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of...

Davido Reflects on His Journey to Success and How He Met Chioma

Nigerian singer Davido reflects on his rise to fame and reveals that he met his wife, Chioma, before becoming successful. In an interview, Davido opens up about his...

Nigeria’s Central Bank Makes $10,000 Available at N1,251 Per Dollar

The Central Bank of Nigeria has informed Bureau De Change operators that $10,000 are now available to each BDC at the special exchange rate of N1,251 per dollar. In a...

Nigerian TikTok Influencer Bandit Flaunts Ransom Money in Viral Video

In a disturbing video that has gone viral, terrorists are seen flaunting money allegedly collected as ransom from their victims. The video has sparked outrage and...

44-Year-Old Bassirou Diomaye Faye Wins Senegal Presidency as Opponent, 62-Year-Old Amadou Ba, Concedes

Amadou Ba, the former prime minister of Senegal, has offered his congratulations to rival candidate Bassirou Diomaye Faye for winning the country’s presidential...

Sensational Fuji Musician, K1 de Ultimate, Responds to Criticisms by Ayankunle Ayanlowo

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A Journey of Hardship and Academic Excellence: A First Class Graduate’s Story, as Told to PurpleWorld

There were days I ate eba with palm-oil, and some nights I slept on empty stomach while I was in school— Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology, first...

Binance Executive Reportedly Escapes from Custody in Nigeria

According to Premium Times, Nadeem Anjarwalla, one of two Binance executives detained in Nigeria on charges of tax evasion and other offenses, has escaped from legal...

Kaduna Governor Sani: Teacher Abducted With Schoolchildren Died in Kidnappers’ Den

Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani has disclosed that a teacher who was kidnapped alongside schoolchildren from Government Secondary and Primary Schools, Kuriga 1, did not...

Kaduna Governor Contradicts Media Reports on Kidnapped Schoolchildren

In a recent statement, Kaduna State Governor Uba Sani said that the number of schoolchildren kidnapped in a recent attack in Chikun LGA was actually 137, rather than the...

Governor Adeleke Urges Faith and Prayer as Solutions to Nigeria’s Economic Challenges

Osun State Governor Ademola Jackson Adeleke has urged Muslims in the state to increase their prayers and spiritual efforts to help alleviate the current economic crisis...

Former Minister Lai Mohammed Reveals How Social Media Impacted His Marriage of 40 Years

Former Minister Lai Mohammed spoke about the impact that social media has had on his marriage of 40 years. At a recent event celebrating Nobel laureate Wole...

Nollywood Legend Amaechi Muonagor Is Dead

Amaechi Muonagor, a veteran Nollywood actor and beloved cultural icon, died on Sunday, March 24, at the age of 61, after a long battle with kidney disease. The actor was...

Photonews: Images of Kaduna Schoolchildren Released 16 Days After Kidnapping

High Chief Akin Anderson Ricketts: A Trailblazer for Cross River State’s People and Politics, Written by Ibrahim Mohammed

High Chief Akin Anderson Ricketts, a notable political figure in Yakurr LGA of Cross River State, stands as an influential leader renowned for his annual empowerment...

Gunmen Kill Two Policemen in Okigwe, Imo State

On Saturday, gunmen attacked two policemen from MOPOL 18 in Okigwe, Imo State, killing both officers. According to reports, gunmen suspected to be members of the...

EFCC Outlines Plan to Rehabilitate ‘Yahoo Boys’

The EFCC has announced plans to rehabilitate convicted internet fraudsters, also known as ‘Yahoo Boys,’ in an effort to reduce recidivism and combat this...

Former Chelsea Midfielder Files for Divorce After DNA Test Reveals He is Not the Father of Twins

In a shocking revelation, former Chelsea midfielder Geremi Njitap has filed for divorce from his wife of 12 years after a DNA test proved that he is not the biological...

Kaduna State Government Announces Release of 287 Schoolchildren Abducted in Chikun

The Kaduna State Government has announced that 287 schoolchildren abducted from Kuriga in Chikun Local Government Area have been released. This news comes after the...

Tinubu Urges Nigerians to Buy Made-in-Nigeria Goods to Strengthen the Naira

President Bola Tinubu is urging Nigerians to support domestic goods and businesses. The President believes that buying made-in-Nigeria products can help to strengthen...

Photonews: Sam Larry, Naira Marley, and Zinoleesky spend time with Islamic cleric Habeeb Lagbaji during Ramadan

Peter Obi Rumored to be Quitting Labour Party in Favor of Another Platform

According to a former spokesman for the Atiku/Okowa Campaign, Daniel Bwala, Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election, may leave the...

Davido Agrees to Settle Breach of Contract Lawsuit with Amaju Pinnick

Davido, a popular Nigerian singer, has agreed to negotiate a settlement with Brownhill Investment Company Limited, which is led by Amaju Pinnick. The company filed a...

Midfielder Diawara Refuses to Play for French National Team over Ban on Fasting During Ramadan

French midfielder Mahamadou Diawara has quit the French Under-19 squad over new regulations that ban players from fasting during Ramadan. The regulations, put in place...

Tragedy in Nasarawa State: Two Students Die in Stampede for Food Aid

A tragedy occurred at Nasarawa State University, Keffi, where two students lost their lives during a struggle for food aid. The palliative was provided by the state...

Tragedy in Delta State: Gunmen Kill Pregnant Woman and Her Husband in Ogwashi-Uku

Gunmen, believed to be members of a cult, have shot and killed Mr. Bobby Kabah and his pregnant wife in Ogwashi-Uku, Delta State. The horrific incident took place in the...

17-Year-Old Girl Arrested for Allegedly St@bbing Foster Mother to D£ath in Ondo State

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested a 17-year-old girl for the alleged k!lling of her foster mother, 54-year-old Funmilayo Adelayi. The Ondo State Police Command...

Lagos DNA Center Promises 3-4 Week Turnaround for Autopsy Results of Deceased Singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, a.k.a Mohbad

Dr. Richard Somiari, the director of the Lagos State DNA and Forensic Centre, has announced that the autopsy results for the late singer Ilerioluwa Aloba, a.k.a Mohbad,...