FG inaugurates new governing board, backs proposed NYSC trust fund

The federal government has reaffirmed its full commitment to the success of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, disclosed this on Tuesday in his office in Abuja, during the inauguration of the National Governing Board of the scheme. A press...... read more


Strange! Woman plans own burial while alive, pens down guest list

A woman in Spain organized for her obituary to be published after her death with a guest list of those allowed to attend her burial. Maria Paz Fuentes Fernandez, who died on June 2, banned her family members from attending her funeral. She used her obituary in a newspaper to publish...... read more


BREAKING: #June12Protest spreads to Portharcourt as Oyo gov, Mr Macaroni join

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state and popular comedian Debo Adebayo, also known as Mr Macaroni, have joined protests in Ibadan, and at Gani Fawehinmi Park in the Ojota area, Lagos state respectively. In Lagos, Police dispersed protesters with teargas canisters while some were arrested. Yet the protesters who are demanding the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari “for failing to address myriads of Nigeria’s problems...... read more


BREAKING: Buhari set to speak to Nigerians again

President Muhammadu Buhari will again on Friday evening feature in an exclusive interview on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA). The session will be played barely 48 hours after he spoke to Nigerians via Arise Arise TV. A statement by Special Adviser to Buhari, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the interview session, is...... read more


BREAKING: After acting for 18 months, Buhari dumps Idachaba, appoints Ilelah as NBC DG

After 18 months in acting capacity, President Muhammadu Buhari has removed Professor Armstrong Idachaba and appointed veteran broadcaster Balarabe Ilelah as substantive Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Minister of Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed who disclosed this in a press statement on Friday, said Ilelah's appointment will...... read more


BREAKING: Judiciary workers suspend strike

Judiciary workers under the aegis of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) have resolved to suspend its over two-month strike. The suspension according to JUSUN will be effective as from June 14, 2021. JUSUN took the decision at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which just ended in Abuja. Details coming......... read more


BREAKING: Another popular cleric, Rev. Akinola, passes on

Day after the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations passed on, another popular cleric and General Superintendent of Redemption Ministries, Reverend Stephen Akinola is dead, BBC reports   Rev. Akinola was incharge of the Port Harcourt-based church.   Details coming...... read more


Bizarre! Woman slaughters neighbour’s three-yr-old son

A mother of four identified as Nnenna Sunday, Friday, allegedly slaughtered her neighbour's three-year-old son in Ebonyi state.   The said Nnenna was said to have gone berserk when she picked up a machete to fight the mother of the deceased who is her neighbour.   The incident happened on Friday morning,...... read more


Fatal auto crash kills 17 along Kano-Zaria highway

No fewer than 17 young men returning from a wedding ceremony on Saturday perished in a fatal auto crash along Zaria-Kano road. Reports monitored on local Radio station in Kano had it that the deceased were in Zaria to attend a wedding ceremony of one of their friend. The report confirmed...... read more


BREAKING: Millions lost as fire guts ladipo market in Lagos

Fire on Sunday morning gutted popular Ladipo market in Lagos state. Whirlwindnews gathered that already officials of the state fire service battling to the fire at Alapeju part of the market. The spokesman of the state fire service, Amodu Shuabu, who confirmed the incident , said efforts were in place to put...... read more


Again, gunmen invade Anambra, 5 Soldiers feared killed

About five soldiers reportedly died at Ihiala, Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Friday night, as unknown gunmen attack military checkpoint.    The attack which occurred around 8.30pm along Owerri-Onitsha road (which is also a boundary between Anambra and Imo State), equally destroyed some properties belonging to the soldiers,...... read more


ICPC nabs FRSC officials for certificate 'forgery'

Officials of the the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested the officials of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Edwin Onyuwe, and Achigili Ogoli for alleged certificate forgery. The Commission also arrested two members of a certificate forgery syndicate, Sunday Okpara, and Abdulrahman Razak, for forging the...... read more


BREAKING: Another fuel tanker catches fire on Otedola bridge

Another fuel-laden tanker caught fire on popular Otedola Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. According to PUNCH, no casualty was recorded so far. Friday’s incident occurred days after the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos State Command, Olusegun Ogungbemide, said that there are no demon, witch or wizard at the Otedola...... read more


Strange! Man hits wife dead with own car

A man identified as Makanjuola Ayedun has reportedly hit his wife, Mrs Nike Ayedun to death with his car. The Abuja based couple were said to be in the middle of a heated argument when the tragic loss occured. It was said that the husband was storming out of the house...... read more


BREAKING: Multi-billion naira Imo International Conference Centre collapses, two years after Okorocha’s exit *See pictures!

Less than two years after Rochas Okorocha left the Douglas House Owerri, one of his legacy projects, the Imo International Conference Centre, Owerri, is reportedly in ruins, after collapsing. Information is still sketchy as to when the incident occurred or the casualty figures, but but pictures of the collapsed structure, which...... read more


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