The Birniwa Local Government Council in Jigawa on Monday says it has sponsored and conducted the wedding of 10 selected female orphans in the area. The Information Officer of the council, Alhaji Abdullahi Yakubu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birniwa, that the 10 women were drawn from 10 wards of the council. […]
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The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) has concluded plans to partner the Federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak of Lassa Fever under control. The NARD’s National President, Dr Olusegun Olaopa and the Secretary General, Dr Anthony Ude, said on Monday that the recent resurgence in the number of reported cases of Lassa fever was […]
Three months after going on strike, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says it is still consulting with its members over offers made by the Federal Government. The union’s National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Lagos that they would meet with officials of the government […]
The MTN Nigeria has expressed concern over the shutdown of its base transmitting facilities by the Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS), over allegations of not meeting its tax obligations to the government. The state government is demanding for immediate payment of Social Service Contribution levy, Employee Development (SSCED) levy and annual rent for Right-of-Way […]
Five people have been arrested in Italy for smuggling Nigerian women into Europe and forcing them into prostitution, Italian Carabinieri Police said on Friday. The suspects, apprehended in the Sicilian town of Messina, were part of an organised crime racket that smuggled “at least 15’’ unaccompanied minors into “several European Union countries’’ via Libya and […]
The Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday, clarified that President Muhammadu Buhari, did not specify a separate minimum wage for federal workers in the new bill he forwarded to the federal parliament on Wednesday evening. He said Buhari did not include a separate amount payable by the Federal Government to its workers. The labour […]
The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control has advised Nigerians against the use of bleaching or “ skin whitening” chemicals because they could lead to cancer and kidney malfunction. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja. […]
A Plateau State High Court sitting in Barkin Ladi, on Wednesday, sentenced a 34-year-old dismissed solider, Sunday Umaru, to death by hanging for hacking his lover to death over a message he found on her mobile telephone. Justice S. P. Gang passed the sentence after finding Umaru guilty of killing his girlfriend, Charity Thomas, on […]
The Lagos State Police Command have arrested three individuals for impersonating workers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). In a statement on Wednesday by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, CSP Chike Oti, the force acted on a complaint from the Deputy Director of INEC, Shomolu LGA, Mrs Akinwunmi S.O., on January 22, 2019, that […]
A Nevada death-row inmate whose execution has been postponed twice says the legal fight over his fate is taking a tortuous toll on him and his family and he wants his sentence carried out. Scott Raymond Dozier told The Associated Press that the state should, in his words, “just get it done, just do it […]
Bakare, the Youth Corp Member said Idowu had remained elusive since the items were delivered to him at his house. Read Bakare’s account of his ordeal as reported by Punch, “Apart from being a corps member, I run a mobile phone business. On Thursday, August 2, around 4.30pm, I received a call from a customer, who […]
Abubakar Duduwale Who Trekked From Yola To Abuja For Buhari’s Inauguration Develops Legs Injury. The man who trekked from Yola to Abuja to congratulate President Buhari over the 2015 election victory. He is currently incapacitated and in need of help. Duduwalle is in Yola at the moment. Details later!!!
A suspected kidnapper, who wanted to kidnap a pharmacy owner, slept off as a result of tramadol he took before the operation. The Ondo State Police Command said the incident took place in Owo town , Ondo State, on Sunday, adding that as of Monday, the suspect was still sleeping due to the effect of […]
Some policemen on guard in a private residence have reportedly killed a member of the Special Anti Robbery Squad in Alor, Idemili South Local Government Area of Anambra State. According to a report by Punch, the incident occurred near the home of the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige. ‘The deceased accompanied one of […]
A bride-to-be stabbed her fiancé to death after he invited his ex-lover to their wedding, according to reports. Jacqueline Souza, 31, was arrested after her fiancé, Brandon Watkins, 33, was stabbed with a steak knife at the couple’s Colorado Springs home. Souza told cops the groom wanted to invite a woman he once had an […]
It was earlier reported about a man who killed his mother by slaughtering her with a knife in Okpuneze Nnewi, Anambra State. According to media reports, the suspect identified Chinedu Ikegwuonu as killed his mother yesterday night after a prophet allegedly told him that his mother is the cause of all his problems. He allegedly […]
Police and the Medina County Coroner are investigating the death of a six-month-old baby girl who was left for over two hours in a hot car in Ohio. According to police, officers were called out to one of the parking lots at the Mellert Park on Saturday around 2:15 p.m. where the baby was left […]
Nigerians in Libya have sent a passionate appeal to the Federal government to come to their rescue and end their suffering in the North African country. A video of the Nigerians calling for help is making the rounds on social media. They say they have been locked up in a prison for over five months […]
A man has been found naked and half-eaten by his own beloved dog on his bedroom floor – with his face chewed down to the skull. Glenn Pattinson, 62, was eaten by his hungry and thirsty pet, Cujo, after he died at his rented home in Thailand up to 10 days ago. Locked alone in […]
Oni udele Gold is a YABATECH student studying art and design. He drew France’s president Emmanuel macron and Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode in just 15 minutes during Macron’s visit to fela shrine last week Check out his pictures as he’s seen painting on water.