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Badoo killings in Oke

Badoo Killings: Protesters Storm Ayangburen Of Ikorodu’s Palace

In the aftermath of the recent Badoo killings in Oke – Ota, Ibeshe community in Ikorodu, angry residents of the area staged a protest march to the Palace of the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Shotobi. Presently, the protesters are [...]

August 2, 2017 Environmental issues
Herdsmen convert Abuja stadium into grazing field

Herdsmen convert Abuja stadium into grazing field

Fulani herdsmen have  converted  the National Stadium, Abuja,  into a fertile land for cattle pasture  as weeds overtake the package B section of  the $360m  facility. Our correspondent,  who visited the stadium  on Tuesday,  saw  tall grasses in almost every [...]

July 12, 2017 Environmental issues
Herdsmen

Herdsmen kidnap NHIS auditor, police arrest 17

Gunmen suspected to be herdsmen on Saturday abducted the External Auditor of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Zakari Sada, along the Kaduna-Abuja highway. Sada, a former board member of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, was reportedly kidnapped with his driver.   [...]

July 10, 2017 Environmental issues
Lagos-Flood

Lagos flood: Residents lament loss of homes, property

Lagos flood: Some residents of Lagos State have lamented that the flooding which ravaged some parts of the state had displaced them, calling on the government for succour. A heavy rain on Friday and Saturday had left hundreds of homes [...]

July 10, 2017 Environmental issues
Lagos flood

Lagos flood: EKEDC apologizes for blackout

Lagos flood: The Eko Electricity Distribution Company(EKEDC), has apologized for the blackout being experienced in Lagos areas, such as Lekki, Ajah, Victoria Island and Ikoyi. EKEDC blamed the blackout on the rain, which has continued to batter the city of [...]

July 9, 2017 Environmental issues
social media

Kidnappers Getting Victims Through Social Media – Don

The Dean, Faculty of Social and Management Sciences, Bowen University, Iwo, Prof John Ayoade, has warned that personal information provided on the social media could be exploited by kidnappers to get their targets. According to him, Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp and email have been used [...]

July 4, 2017 Environmental issues
Lebanese Blocks Abuja Estate Gate With Container Over Land Dispute

Lebanese Blocks Abuja Estate Gate With Container Over Land Dispute

Residents of Games Village Estate in Abuja on Thursday engaged in a war of words with the leader of the Lebanese community, Albert Alwan, for allegedly blocking the road to the estate with a container. The Lebanese community was said [...]

June 30, 2017 Environmental issues
Abuja-Kaduna_expressway

Abuja-Kaduna Road: The Bad, The Ugly

Abuja-Kaduna Expressway is an all-important federal road that connects the North-west zone to the capital of Nigeria. The highway has continued to mean everything bad and ugly that includes armed robbery, kidnapping, degradation and auto crashes. AGBO-PAUL AUGUSTINE reports on [...]

June 17, 2017 Environmental issues
Adamawa State

Heavy rain destroys bridge, cuts off LGAs in Adamawa

Heavy rains on Tuesday led to the collapse of the Dilichim bridge, cutting off communities in Michika and Madagali local government areas from the rest of Adamawa State. The bridge, constructed over the River Yedzaram, had once been bombed by Boko Haram [...]

June 14, 2017 Environmental issues
Fear Of Herdsmen, Beginning Of Famine In Delta

Fear Of Herdsmen, Beginning Of Famine In Delta

NUMEROUS farmers at Abraka, Ossissa and environs in Ethiope East and Ndokwa East Local Government Areas, Delta State, have deserted their farms because of the fear of attacks, raping of women, and extortion by suspected armed Fulani herdsmen, lurking in [...]

June 13, 2017 Environmental issues
FULANI HERDSMEN

Fulani Herdsmen Invade Primary School, Classroom In Edo With Cattle (Photos)

“FULANI HERDSMEN” The way forward.. The audacity at which most of these herdsmen commit serious crimes to humanity is alarming.     This is Ihovbre primary school in Ikpoba Okha local government, a supposed grooming place and a citadel of [...]

June 7, 2017 Environmental issues
Couple Gets Set Of Sextuplets After 17 Years Of Marriage

Couple Gets Set Of Sextuplets After 17 Years Of Marriage

A Nigerian woman, Mrs Ajibola Tai­wo, has delivered a set of sextuplets after 17 years of marriage. Mr and Mrs Adeboye Taiwo welcomed the children (three boys and three girls) on May 11, 2017. Mrs Adeboye deliv­ered her six children [...]

May 18, 2017 Environmental issues
Cows To Carry Micro Chips In Katsina

Cows To Carry Micro Chips In Katsina

Cows To Carry Micro Chips – Cattle breeders association, otherwise known as Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, Katsina State chapter, has approved micro-chip implants for their livestock to increase the security of their animals. The Katsina  State chairman [...]

May 9, 2017 Environmental issues
Nigerian Lady, 4-Day Old Baby Rescued In Mediterranean

Nigerian Lady, 4-Day Old Baby Rescued In Mediterranean

A Nigerian lady, Mariam Ohene and her 4-day-old baby were among over 480 migrants rescued by humanitarian ships on Saturday in the central Mediterranean Sea. Also rescued with Mariam were her two-year-old son named Benjamin and her Ghanaian husband, Richard. [...]

April 3, 2017 Environmental issues
Simple Reasons Some Nigerians Will Continue To End Their Lives - Speaker Obasa

Simple Reasons Some Nigerians Will Continue To End Their Lives – Speaker Obasa

In the last few days, Nigerians have expressed divergent views concerning the death of Dr Allwell Orji who was said to have jumped into the Lagos lagoon. – In a related case, a woman, who could not be identified, reportedly [...]

March 24, 2017 Environmental issues
Ghana Waterfall

Ghana Waterfall: Many Dead In Kintampo Freak Tree Accident

Ghana Waterfall – At least 18 people, mainly high school students, have died after a large tree fell on them at a popular waterfall spot in Kintampo, Ghana, police say. The students were swimming during a storm when the freak [...]

March 20, 2017 Environmental issues
Alleged Atiku, Ganduje Defection: Hanga Chides Kwankwaso

Alleged Atiku, Ganduje Defection: Hanga Chides Kwankwaso

Prominent Kano politician and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator Rufai Hanga, has described the allegations by Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso that former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar and current Governor of Kano State, Umar Ganduje were working in cahoots with [...]

March 18, 2017 Environmental issues
Heavy Rainstorm Destroys Abia Health College Property Worth N10m

Heavy Rainstorm Destroys Abia Health College Property Worth N10m

Property worth over N10 million has been destroyed by rainstorm at Abia State College of Health Sciences and Management Technology, Aba. Worst hit are the institution’s ICT and resource centre, bursary department, physics laboratories, overhead tanks supplying water to the [...]

March 16, 2017 Environmental issues
Kano Creates Grazing Reserves For Herdsmen

Kano Creates Grazing Reserves For Herdsmen

The Kano State governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has identified five locations within forests in the state to serve as grazing reserves, even as the minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh has restated federal government’s resolve to create grazing reserves across [...]

March 16, 2017 Environmental issues
Yoruba-Hausa Clash

Yoruba-Hausa Clash, 10 Feared Dead In Ile-Ife

Yoruba-Hausa Clash – Not fewer than 10 people were reportedly killed in a clash at the Sabo area of Ile-Ife when the ancient city was yesterday engulfed in a bloody clash between the indigenes of the town and the Hausa [...]

March 9, 2017 Environmental issues
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has accused the Federal Ministry

Ambode: Fashola Blocks Airport Road Work

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has accused the Federal Ministry of works headed by his predecessor, Raji Fashola of frustrating his government’s plan to rebuild the Oshodi – Murtala Muhammed Airport Road. It was an accusation least expected, because Fashola as governor of Lagos [...]

March 9, 2017 Environmental issues
human-like figure appear

Scary Human-Like Figure Appears Over Zambia Mall

Zambian locals ran away in terror when they saw a strange human-like figure appear in the clouds above a shopping centre. The alleged apparition, which looked like a Dementor from the Harry Potter movies, was spotted above the Mukuba Mall [...]

March 5, 2017 Environmental issues
Lagos Plans To Pass Environmental Bill To Become Africa's Greenest City

Lagos Plans To Pass Environmental Bill To Become Africa’s Greenest City

The Lagos State House of Assembly is set to pass a bill which will give direction to the state’s dream of becoming Africa’s greenest city. The bill, among others, is aimed at opening the door to foreign and domestic investors [...]

January 16, 2017 Environmental issues
Dele Ikeorha

Pastor Ikeorha Charges Christians To Stop Eating Meat To Protest Fulani Herdsmen Killings

A Pastor and President of Laybible Translation Group, Dele Ikeorha, has called on Christians to boycott the eating of beef indefinitely to protest against the killings of Christians by Fulani herdsmen across the country. This was contained in an article [...]

January 8, 2017 Environmental issues

Niger Delta Existed Before Nigeria, We Have Where To Go – Ex-Minister, Briggs Replies Buhari.

Mrs Annkio Briggs, a former Minister for Environment and Niger Delta Activist,  has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over his comment during a meeting with leaders of the Niger Delta region that “anyone who has another country is free to leave.” Reacting to [...]

November 7, 2016 Environmental issues, Government and politics
Dead Whale Found On Nigerian Beach

Dead Whale Found On Nigerian Beach

Dead Whale Found On Nigerian Beach: The carcass of a whale has been found on a beach in Akwa Ibom State, south south of Nigeria, off the Atlantic Ocean. Villagers in Okpo Ita, Ibeno local government area of the state, [...]

October 13, 2016 Environmental issues
Oyan dam

Opening of Oyan Dam Renders Residents Homeless, Jobless

Oyan Dam – “If I knew this is how the community is, I would not have agreed to move to this area, this is the worst thing I have ever seen or witnessed in my life,” those were the lamentations [...]

October 8, 2016 Environmental issues

How President Muhammadu Buhari Awarded Tompolo’s Contract to Rivers APC Chairman.

President Muhammadu Buhari in attempts to position himself for the 2019 Presidential election is financially strengthening some of his loyalists across the country through the award of lucrative contracts and appointment as Managing directors and board members into juicy Agencies, Ministries [...]

October 1, 2016 Environmental issues, Government and politics, Oil & Gas
Grazing Reserve

National Stadium Abuja Turned Into Grazing Reserve!

Grazing Reserve – The dilapidated Abuja National stadium with an environment overgrown with bush has been invaded by Fulani herdsmen with their cattle.     It was gathered that since the scrapping of the National Sports Commission (NSC), the stadium has [...]

July 8, 2016 Environmental issues
Nigerian Association of Water-Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners (AWDROP

6 States at the Risk of Earthquake – Researchers Raise Alarm

The Nigerian Association of Water-Well Drilling Rig Owners and Practitioners (AWDROP) has called on the Federal Government to take measures that could reduce the effects of earthquake as 6 states with land-ocean boundaries exist at the risk of possible earthquake. [...]

June 28, 2016 Environmental issues, Geography
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