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Adedeji Adeleke's house

Deji Adeleke’s House On Fire: Davido’s Father’s House Gutted By Fire

Davido's father, Adedeji Adeleke's house on Esther Adeleke street in Lekki, Lagos state was gutted by fire today July 16th. According to an eyewitness, the fire started this afternoon at about 1pm at the pent house of the building. The [...]

July 17, 2019 Incidents
Hope

Magical Transformation Of A Boy Left To Die After Being Accused Of Witchcraft

Magical Transformation Of A Boy Left To Die After Being Accused Of Witchcraft Sometimes in February 2016, this young boy was condemned to die after a pastor accused him of witchcraft and his images went vural. Abandoned by his parents [...]

July 13, 2019 Human rights
Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn't Mean Much

Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn’t Mean Much

Man Eats Expired Foods For A Year To Prove Expiry Dates Doesn't Mean Much Expiry dates are dates noted in a product, especially consumable ones. Expiry dates are always found alongside Production Date of a product and it’s noted down [...]

July 13, 2019 Health issues
Akeredolu

Akeredolu Condemns Murder Of Afenifere Leader’s Daughter, Orders Investigation

Governor of Ondo state, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN has condemned in strong terms, the murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. “This is one death too many. It is unacceptable and condemnable'” he said. This [...]

July 13, 2019 Crime
Seyi Makinde

Governor Makinde Bans Collection Of Illegal Fees In Oyo Schools

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, has placed a ban on illegal fee collections in all primary and secondary schools owned by the state government, Hope for Nigeria Online reports. The governor’s directive was the subject of a circular released on [...]

July 10, 2019 Education
Shiite Attack

Shiite Attack: Gbajabiamila Visits Wounded Officer In The Hospital (photos)

Shiite Attack: Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday visited one of the wounded officers in the National Assembly attack. Igbere TV reports that members of the Islamic Shiite group, had on Tuesday, attacked some [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Most Dangerous Roads In Lagos

Last week we lost a young chap to one chance in one of the most dangerous roads in Lagos, this roads are the places you would see high rate of high way robbers, one chance, Kidnappers and Ritusliast in Lagos [...]

July 10, 2019 Crime
Amigos Supermarket

Fire Guts Amigos Supermarket In Abuja

The popular and well sought after ‘Amigos Supermarket’ also known as ‘4U Supermarket’, in Wuse 2, Abuja, was gutted by fire on Tuesday. Mr Jerry Timvh, Public Relations Officer (PRO), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service, confirmed this in an [...]

July 10, 2019 Incidents
Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

Boy Stealing In Fidelity Bank, Lekki Caught On CCTV

A boy was caught on surveillance videos stealing a bag inside Fidelity Bank, Lekki. Gistvic Reports. The owner of the bag said he dropped his bag inside a locker, padlocked and entered the bank but was surprised when he came [...]

July 9, 2019 Crime
Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi Is Youngest SAN In Nigeria At 34 Years

Youngest SAN In Nigeria: 34-year-old Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi, a Law graduate of the University of Ilorin, has become the youngest senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN)...He was among the 38 lawyers recently elevated to that height. The new SANs would be [...]

July 8, 2019 Education
Buhari Picks 15 Special Advisers

Buhari’s Education Policy Anti-masses, Says ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU) on Sunday described the President Muhammadu Buhari’s policy on education as anti-masses. It accused the All Progressives Congress government of a deliberate plan to starve public education with funds in order to deny Nigerian [...]

July 8, 2019 Education
Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule: Herdsmen Are Threatening Our Lives And Stealing Our Food

Bolaji Sule, deputy vice-chancellor, management services of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN), has accused herdsmen of raiding farms within the university while threatening staff and students with weapons. Speaking at a meeting with some security agencies in Kwara, Sule said [...]

July 3, 2019 Crime
Nafdac

NAFDAC suspends implementation of new tariffs

The governing council of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has suspended implementation of its new tariffs. The implementation was expected to have commenced on June 1 but did not go down well with some [...]

June 29, 2019 Health issues
Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Herdsmen Invade Ogun Village, Attack Village Head

Unknown herdsmen have invaded a village in Ogun state and attacked a 76-year-old village head, Chief Ismail Adasofunjo . Herdsmen along with their cows wait for buyers at Kara Cattle Market in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 10, 2019. The herdsmen [...]

June 29, 2019 General, Incidents
Yellow Fever

FG phases out old Yellow Card, replaces with new electronic version

The Federal Government has announced its plan to phase out completely, all old versions of Yellow Card and replace with a new e-Yellow Card with effect from Monday, July 1. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Health, Mr. Abdulaziz Mashi Abdullahi, [...]

June 29, 2019 Health issues
Traffic Incident

Rising traffic robberies worsen Lagosians nightmare

It was a bitter pill to swallow for Ekene Okoro, a former media aide to former governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday night when at about 9:35p.m. he came face-to-face with some daredevil Lagos traffic robbers. Okoro had just dropped off [...]

June 28, 2019 Incidents
Nigeria South West Govs

South west governors decry insecurity, okay state, council police

Afenifere, Tinubu meet Buhari, seek true federalism, othersPiqued by the raging insecurity in the south-west, state governors of the region yesterday made a strong case for the establishment of state and council police to complement the efforts of the federal [...]

June 26, 2019 Security
Miyeti Allah

South East governors kick against Miyetti Allah’s vigilance plan

The proposal by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organise local vigilance groups in the Southeast may be as good as dead on arrival. On the heels of the proposal’s rejection by various groups in the region, [...]

June 25, 2019 Incidents, Societal issues

TARABA KILLINGS: We can’t take this anymore!

It was a week of tears and agony for residents of Tudiri and Janibanibu communities in Ardo Kola local government area of Taraba State after suspected herdsmen unleashed terror on them. The attacks, which claimed about10 lives in two days, [...]

June 23, 2019 Incidents
Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor Akeredolu Speaks On Benefits Of India Hemp

Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has again advocated for the importance and benefits of Indian hemp or cannabis sativa. Akeredolu made the call during a courtesy visit to his office in Alagbaka, Akure, the Ondo State capital by the [...]

June 21, 2019 Health issues
Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook

19 Year Old Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook (Pics)

Identical Twins Meet Through Facebook Sharon Mathius and Melon Lutenyo are biological twins, DNA tests conducted by Lancet Kenya have revealed. The tests released on Saturday showed that the two shared identical DNA profiles, with 23 allelic loci tested showing [...]

June 21, 2019 Incidents
World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

BREAKING: World Population Hits 7.7 Billion As Men Outnumber Women In Nigeria

The world population hits 7.7 billion, the United Nations Population Division said on Monday. According to the World Population Prospect released by the UN on Monday, the medium-variant projection indicates that the global population could grow to around 8.5 billion [...]

June 18, 2019 Health issues
Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy (pic)

Woman Gives Birth To A Baby After 10 Years Of Pregnancy There is a popular adage that says “whatever that does not break us will end up only making us stronger.” Mr. Abiodun Orebela and his wife, Lola, from Ogun [...]

June 16, 2019 Health issues
Apapa

Again, another container falls, crushes 2 cars in Apapa

It was another tragic day in the Apapa area of Lagos state as another container fell on cars on Saturday June 15, 2019. A photo of the incident shared on Twitter by an eyewitness, Toba Samuel showed a container that fell off [...]

June 16, 2019 Incidents
yahoo boy

Yahoo boy dupes police officer and wife using Osinbajo’s name (video)

Advanced fee fraud, popularly called Yahoo boy, is not just a big deal in out society, it is a sickness eating deep into our morality. In a video circulating online, a police officer narrates his sad encounter with a yahoo [...]

June 16, 2019 Crime
7 Internet Fraudsters

EFCC Smokes Out 7 Internet Fraudsters From Their Abuja Hideout [Photo]

Operatives of the Abuja Head Office of EFCC have apprehended 7 internet fraudsters at the Sunshine Estate, Gwarinpa. They are: Asuquo Happiness, Agboje Lucky, Emmanuel Ochuko Okume, Lucky Ijire, Karo Ijire, Chinaka Chijoke Promise and Ibrahim Adiat. The suspects, who [...]

June 15, 2019 Crime
ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

ASUP Wants President Buhari To Sign Polytechnic Act (amendment) Bill

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Polytechnic Act (Amendment) Bill to address many challenges confronting the sector. Its National President, Mr Usman Dutse, told the News Agency of Nigeria [...]

June 14, 2019 Education
Four Nigerians

Four Nigerians Arrested Over Kidnap Of Canadians In Ghana

Four Nigerians have been arrested in Ghana over the alleged kidnap of two Canadians on Friday. The suspects, who are yet to be identified, kidnapped Bailey Jordan Chitty, 20, and Lauren Patricia Catherine Tilley, 19, who were volunteering in Ghana. [...]

June 13, 2019 Crime
Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Ihedioha Reverses Imo University Status, Appoints New Rector

Governor Emeka Ihedioha has reversed the status of the newly converted Imo State University of Agriculture and Technology, Umuagwo, to its earlier polytechnic status.  The immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, at the end of his administration elevated [...]

June 11, 2019 Education
FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

FG Announces Plans To Employ All Qualified And Licenced Teachers In The Country

Sonny Echono, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education has confirmed that every qualified and licensed teacher would be employed as part of efforts to rid the system of unqualified teachers. He said this while monitoring the May Diet of the Teachers [...]

June 10, 2019 Education