BREAKING: MaxAir passengers trapped inside aircraft, as plane develops fault

  Passengers travelling on MaxAir flight VM1609 from Abuja to Lagos are currently on board and unable to proceed with their flight. Technical issues are suspected but the air crew, who are not telling passengers anything, have also not allowed frustrated and agitated passengers to disembark, while children are crying inside the...... read more


Kind-hearted pure water hawker, gets N300,000 for helping hungry prisoners

For Ekuma Jeremiah, who sells bottled water in Ajah area of Lagos state, it is a practical case of one good turn deserving another, after his gesture of helping prisoners stuck in traffic, has earned him a handsome reward in return. The young lad, who said his gesture came purely out...... read more


Nigerians descend on Garba Shehu over first tweet after Buhari lifted ban

Some Nigerians on Twitter heavily criticised the first tweet by presidential aide Garba Shehu a few hours after Twitter operations were formally restored in Nigeria. Shehu had tweeted midnight that Nigeria gained “immeasurably” from the shutdown of Twitter when the Nigerians tackled him. He posted, “Welcome back – Let me join fellow countrymen...... read more


BREAKING: Police swoop on looters, as fire guts Peter Obi's NEXT Supermarket

Some youths engaging in the looting of NEXT Cash & Carry Supermarket, located in Jabi have been nabbed by operatives of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), during a fire incident that engulfed the huge edifice on Sunday. It was also lamentation galore from the stakeholders at the premises of the facility,...... read more


BREAKING: NEMA moves in emergency measures as high tension collapses in Lagos

There was tension in Igando and Idimu areas of Lagos State after high-tension cables fell across major roads and vehicles in the axis. It was learnt that the cables fell after the pylon transmitting electricity from Egbin Hydro Power Station collapsed Friday morning. The cables also fell on shanties located under...... read more


Oyinlola to Akande: Yoruba elders intervened to save you for diverting Osun money

But for the intervention of Yoruba elders, including the late Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Arisekola Alao, Bisi Akande, would have been made to answer fully to how he allegedly used state money to fund his campaigns.   The intervention of the influential Yoruba leader, who pleaded that the case be dropped,...... read more


Traders wail, as Balogun Market goes up in flames again

Part of the popular Balogun market went up in flames in the wee-hours of Thursday, throwing some of the traders, who woke up to discover the tragedy into great grief and confusion, as they are yet to identify the source of the inferno. While confirming the fire outbreak, Lagos State Command spokesman, Adekunle Ajisebutu,...... read more


Adebanjo to Tinubu: Tell EFCC how you amassed your wealth - Adebanjo *How I built my house

“Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the great philanthropist should also disclose the source of his wealth with which he bankrolled the elections of APC in the Southwest and that of General Muhammad Buhari and his various properties in Lagos. He should also authorize the EFCC to verify such details as I have done...... read more


Uzodimma at 63: Hear me God, I dedicate my life to humanity

In what is obviously a vow in the House of God and in the presence of faithful, and his own way of giving back to the society, Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State on Sunday rededicates his life to the service of humanity. He did on the occasion of thanksgiving to...... read more


Breaking: South African President tests positive for COVID-19

The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has tested positive for COVID-19. According to a statement published on South Africa’s presidential handle on Twitter by the minister in the presidency, Mondli Gungubele, “the President started feeling unwell after leaving the State Memorial Service in honour of former Deputy President FW de Klerk...... read more


BREAKING: Many pupils feared dead as trailer loses control in Lagos

A trailer has reportedly rammed into some pupils of the Babsfafunwa Millenium Senior and Junior Secondary School in the Ojodu Berger area of Lagos State, killing and injuring some. The pupils were said to be returning home from school when unfortunate incident happened. Eyewitness told Whirlwindnews.com.ng that the truck driver was trying to...... read more


BREAKING: Ex-PMAN President, Rosiji, passes on

The death has been announced of a former president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN), Bolaji Rosiji. Rosiji’s death was announced by one of his friends and colleague, renowned flutist Tee Mac Omatsola Iseli. Until his death, he was the founder and brain behind Guarapad Charities. In a statement by Olayemi...... read more


Couple lose nine family members in road crash on wedding day

Newlywed couple mourned as the groom lost nine members of his family in an auto crash hours after their wedding in Bayelsa State. The tragic incident claimed the lives of the groom’s father and eight siblings who were heading home after the wedding. According to information, the accident occurred at the...... read more


2021: 72 lawyers set to bag SAN rank

A total number of 72 senior lawyers will on December 8, 2021 join the ranks of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), known as the Inner Bar, and the highest position practitioners of the legal profession get to in Nigeria outside judges. The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, will carry...... read more


Court sends brothers to jail for assaulting medical workers

An Egor Magistrate Court II, in Edo state has convicted two persons for assaulting health workers in the course of performing their duties at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH). The Magistrate, his Lordship Jonathan Ogbeide, accordingly sentenced the convicts to three months in imprisonment on both counts with an option of fine. The accused persons...... read more


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