Italian Mayor embarks on hunger strike to protest COVID-19 rules

The Mayor of the Italian city of Messina has gone on hunger strike to protest against the government’s coronavirus containment measures. Cateno De Luca had already set up a tent in the port of the Sicilian city at the weekend, where he has been sleeping ever since. His intention is to...... read more

TRAGEDY: Zenith Bank's staff commits suicide

  All is not well within the walls of Zenith Bank Plc, one of Nigeria’s elite banks, as it is currently dealing with the issue of one of its staff, working with Sapele, Delta State branch, who allegedly committed suicide, out of frustration with life. The staff, Nwokorie Nnamdi Godson, reportedly...... read more

Ghanain doctors move against COVID-19 vaccination *Write President to pause programme

A strident campaign has commenced in Ghana, Nigeria’s West African neighbour against COVID-19 vaccination, with 11 medical doctors rising in opposition and firing a letter to President Nana Akuffo Ado, urging him to review the programme in the country. Demanding that the programme of vaccination be pursed the medical doctors, under...... read more

TRAGEDY: Truck crushes two siblings opposite their mother's shop

Moshood Gbadamosi, a truck driver has thrown a family in the Ilisan-Remo area of Ogun State into deep morning when he crushed their two children to death with his vehicle, The Punch is reporting.The incident was said to have occurred last Friday when a driver ran over Olamide Opayemi, 14, and Damilola Opayemi, 11,...... read more

BREAKING: Makinde confirms Akala’s death orders flags to fly at half mast

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has officially confirmed the death Otumba Alao-Akala, one of his predecessors in office, after the media broke the news on Tuesday, while declaring that flags should be flown at half mast to indicate that the state is in mourning. In a statement he personally signed, the...... read more

Shonekan had the connection to get Nigeria out of the woods - Atiku *Lawan, Mark, mourn

Nigerians have continued to lament the death of former Head of Interim National Government (ING), Chief Ernest Adegunle Shonekan, with former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, Senate President Ahmad Lawan, former Senate President David Mark and House of Representatives Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila, joining the growing list. Shonekan, who died at 85 years, had...... read more

TRAGEDY: Man, 45 dies inside petrol tanker while scooping fuel

Tragedy struck on Monday, when one Dahiru Aliyu, 45-years-old tanker driver was reportedly found dead inside a petrol tanker compartment, in Hotoro quarters of Kano metropolis, apparently a case of suffocation. An eyewitness told newsmen that the deceased who was the driver of the said tanker died after climbing into the compartment to scoop...... read more

BREAKING: Bus plunges into Lagos Lagoon

Two days after Christmas, Nigerians were saved another day of sorrow when a passenger plunged into a canal at the Oworonshoki area of Lagos State, but with all the passengers, saved. The Punch reports that accident which happened on Monday led to the injury for some of the passengers, but that...... read more

My heart is with you at this time, Anyim tells grieving Anyoku, hails Makinde at 54

Former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim on Saturday, sent a message of consolation to former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Emeka Anyoku Anyaoku over the loss of his younger brother, Engr. Bertram  Oguguo Anyaoku.  Anyim, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and presidential hopeful for the 2023 election, while expressing sadness...... read more

COVID-19: Limit number of visitors to your home, FG tells Nigerians

No church, mosque or other religious centres in Nigeria would be allowed to host more that 50 per cent of their members for the activities marking the yuletide, according to the guidelines released by the Federal Government, on Thursday, returning the country to the era of the post-COVID-19 lockdowns. Boss Mustapha,...... read more

Panic-stricken residents flee as man suddenly collapses, dies in Aba street

Panic-stricken residents, on Tuesday, scampered in different directions to avoid arrest after a man who was walking in the street, suddenly collapsed and died. The fact tht such incident, usually leads to police making random arrests of unlucky people seen within the vicinity, sometimes earning them long detentions, meant that instead...... read more

BREAKING: Why my husband jumped into Lagos lagoon - suicide victim’s wife

Frustration, depression and lack of parental care, have been fingered as the reason why 25-year-old man who committed suicide by jumping into the lagoon in Epe, attributed husband death to took the action, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) is reporting. The revelation is coming from his wife Sofiat Amusa,who told NAN...... read more

Family of man who plunged into Lagos Lagoon, launches search for body

The family of a man identified as Olalekan Odunare, who jumped into a Lagoon located in the Epe area of Lagos, has begun the search for him. A viral video seen by The Nation shows Olalekan sitting on the handrail of the Lagos Bridge, before jumping into the lagoon. A voice in the...... read more

Anambra ex-First Lady dies in US few hours to Nigeria-bound trip

Njideka, wife of first Governor the present Anambra State, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, who served as the First Lady of the state, during the ill-fated transition programme of Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, is dead. The former First Lady, passed away after a brief illness in the United States of America, few hours after...... read more

Ember month tragedy: Seven roasted to death in a burning bus

Seven passengers were feared killed in the early hours of Wednesday when an 18-seater bus was involved in a lone accident in Osun State, The Nation is reporting. The report, which said that the accident occurred at about 3:45 am, stated that the bus, which was apparently on top speed, rammed into a...... read more

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