Category: The News Blog

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

We will get Gwoza back from Boko Haram – Gen Olukolade is now ready to accept reality

by Kolapo Olapoju On Wednesday, 27 August, the Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade said the Nigerian Army will ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

And the new Deputy Governor of Enugu is… a pastor! [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the impeachment of Sunday Onyebuchi on chicken-rearing charges, the Enugu State House of Assembly has confirmed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

They are at it again | Communal clash in Nasarawa leaves 60 dead

by Olorunwa Lawal A communal clash between Fulani herdsmen and farmers from the Eggon ethnic group has reportedly left not ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

Cheap thief! Man remanded for stealing mosquito net

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Lawrence Isidor, a 57-year-old man has been remanded for two weeks for stealing a mosquito net ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

“He sacked me” | Man arrested in Kano for killing former boss

by Kolapo Olapoju A man has been arrested by the Kano state police for murdering his former boss, who sacked him ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

Man in court for molesting 11-year-old stepdaughter

by Azubuike Azikiwe In another child-rape case, Daniel Edet, a 36-year-old man has been accused of molesting his 11-year-old stepdaughter. ...

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SolaAugust 28, 2014

It’s good that the NMA called off its strike, but Resident Doctors STILL remain sacked – Health Minister

by S’ola Filani Despite news reportage on the resumption of duties of doctors and the calls to reinstate resident doctors, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 28, 2014

“I gave them billions, now they are attacking me” | Rotimi Amaechi throws a ‘sub’ at Wike

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Wednesday, 27 August, while speaking at a meet-the-people tour of communities in Obio/Akpor Local Government, Rivers ...

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YEditorAugust 28, 2014

We will remove all broken down vehicles from the highways

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) promised to remove all broken- down vehicles along all major Highways ...

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YEditorAugust 28, 2014

Five years after, Plateau finally gets ready to release report on Jos Crisis

by James Sambo The Plateau State government will soon release the report of the Justice Bola Ajibola Commission of Inquiry ...

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SolaAugust 28, 2014

How fleeing graduate hawker was left to drown during NSCDC Lagos raid

by S’ola Filani A 37-year-old graduate of Accountancy, University of Lagos, who sold recharge cards under the Meckwen Bridge, Victoria ...

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YEditorAugust 28, 2014

Fighting in public, meeting in private | OBJ and GEJ jaw-jaw in Abuja

by Ada Benson Days after launching a tirade against the incumbent President, former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has met with President ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Don’t visit T.B Joshua’s church till Nigeria is Ebola-free – Namibian Health Minister

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Namibians have been urged to not travel to Nigeria for ...

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Isime EseneAugust 27, 2014

Police kill suspected mobile phone thief in Edo

by Isi Esene Samson Ahigbe, the leader of a gang of mobile phone robbers have been shot dead by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

“Stop the criticism, President Jonathan is God-sent” – De Servant

by Kolapo Olapoju   Stop criticising him, he is God sent”, this was said of President Goodluck Jonathan by a ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

Nigerians want to know what happened to the N1.9b ‘Ebola Fund’ | We bought cars for the health minstry, Chukwu claims

by S’ola Filani Yesterday, the Minister of Health, Prof. Chukwu during a press conference, announced that there’s only one more ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Superstition! Irate youths attack policemen and suspected ritualist

by Damilola Jagun An angry mob almost lynched three policemen in Unguwar Kofar Dumi, Bauchi, when the officers rescued a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Shell cashes out, sells four major oil fields to Nigerian firms

by Kolapo Olapoju On Wednesday, 27 August, oil and gas company, Royal Dutch Shell announced that it has sold four oil ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

Another one! Man arrested for raping 3-year-old toddler in Bauchi

by Damilola Jagun Bauchi state Police has arrested a 26-year-old man, Muhammadu Muhammadu Bello, for raping a 3-year-old girl. The ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

“This is sickening” | Construction worker rapes 13-year-old girl

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 29-year-old construction worker, Prince Isioma, has been arraigned by the Police before an Ebute Meta Chief ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

GEJ went to mourn Dora Akinyili, but he still managed to attack hostile governors (READ)

by S’ola Filani While paying his tribute at the requiem mass for the former Minister of Information, Dr. Dora Akunyili, ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

This is how Igbos in Lagos will honour Dora Akunyili

by S’ola Filani In honouring the late Dora Akinyuli, who would be buried in Agulu, in Anambra State on Thursday, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

38-year-old man defiles 10-year-old girl in Ibadan

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 38-year-old man, Gafa Rasaq, has been apprehended for defiling a 10-year-old girl at Odo-Ona, Shasha, Ibadan. ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

7 things we learnt about Dora Akunyili from her husband yesterday

by S’ola Filani Last night, Dignitaries including the Nigerian president, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, gathered at the Catholic Pro-Cathedral Church, Area ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

Nigeria’s oldest preacher Sadela dies at 114 (DETAILS)

by S’ola Filani “I feel happy to be this old. Actually, I feel like a young man. I still enjoy ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

“I withdraw my membership” || APC in rocky waters as Tom Ikimi says goodbye

by Kolapo Olapoju Chief Tom Ikimi, one of the founding members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has announced his ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

Ebola: Primary and Secondary schools to resume October 13

by S’ola Filani   Due to the current Ebola outbreak in the country, the Federal Government has ordered that all ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 27, 2014

15-year-old boy electrocuted to death while listening to music on a charging mobile phone

by Kolapo Olapoju A 15 year old boy, Junior Abia died of electric shock while listening to music on his mobile ...

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SolaAugust 27, 2014

Immigration service releases German-based Nigerian mistaken for terrorist

by S’ola Filani A Germany-based Nigerian with passport number A03211082, Ahmed Ibrahim, who was mistakenly detained at the Murtala Mohammed ...

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Isime EseneAugust 26, 2014

480 Nigerian soldiers are back from Cameroon

by Isi Esene The Defence Headquarters have announced the return of over 400 soldiers who reportedly fled into Cameroon after ...

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