Category: The News Blog

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Tragic: Fatal accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

by Akan Ido A fatal accident happened on the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday morning. In the accident, two Mazda cars ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 13, 2014

Broad street crime: Managing director faces 10-years behind bars for stealing N12.5million shares

by Azubuike Azikiwe A Managing Director of a stock broking firm, Bioye Eluwole, has been charged with defrauding a trader ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 13, 2014

Why ‘corpers’ now have to pay N4,000 to get call-up letters – NYSC

by Isi Esene The National Youth Service Corps has defended its newly introduced policy which requires prospective corps members to ...

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SolaSeptember 13, 2014

Community places coffin in church over land dispute

by S’ola Filani For refusing to vacate the church premises, worshippers at the Mount Zion Mission, Idong-Akpentun Uquo in Esit ...

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SolaSeptember 13, 2014

Synagogue church workers damage journalists’ cameras, chase NEMA officials away

by S’ola Filani Officials of the Nigerian National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have withdrawn from the scene of the Synagogue ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 13, 2014

Battle for Borno: Military shoots Boko Haram commander in Konduga

by James Gambo As the war on insurgents rages on in Nigeria, soldiers have killed scores of Boko Haram members ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

WTH! Online news website, Sahara Reporters is “under attack”

by Akan Ido There are indications Sahara Reporters, a New York based online news platform focused on Nigeria is under ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Nigeria look to Russian for defense helicopters

by Mayowa Aboah Russia’s sole exporter/importer of defense technologies and services, Rosoboronexport, has announced a contract with Nigeria for the supply ...

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Isime EseneSeptember 12, 2014

Nigerian troops kill over 100 militants in Borno

by Isi Esene The fear expressed by Nigerians over the rumoured advance of Boko Haram militants into Maiduguri, the capital ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Battle for Borno: Army and Boko Haram fight for the soul of Maiduguri

by Kolapo Olapoju According to reports, Nigerian forces were engaged in a firefight with Boko Haram insurgents just outside Borno, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Cocaine in the shoe sole: Nigerian man jailed in Ireland for smuggling drugs

by Chidi Okoye A Nigerian man and his Costa Rican lover have been jailed in the United Kingdom for smuggling over ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Go to school: Lagos state instructs students to resume on 22nd of September

by Kolapo Olapoju In compliance with the directive of the Federal Government, the Lagos State Government has directed all schools ...

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SolaSeptember 12, 2014

Many feared dead in building collapse at Synagogue Church

by S’ola Filani Several persons were on Friday feared dead following the collapse of a building within the premises of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

This lady was shot dead en route work this morning in Lagos

by Azubuike Azikiwe A lady, Oluwabunmi Adeola Oladokun, and an unidentified man, were shot by gunmen on the morning of ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

28-year-old man rapes two 19-year-olds

by Jewel Stephen A 28-year-old man, has been remanded in prison over an alleged rape of two teenagers in Ogun ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

South-East PDP deny Orji Uzor Kalu

by Chris Ikechukwu The South-East zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has refuted rumours about former governor of Abia ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Three kids accused of witchcraft escape lynching in Akwa Ibom

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the death of their father, who was accused of witchcraft, three children were almost lynched by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Theodore Orji’s son wants 5 billion from the Sun for libel

by Kolapo Olapoju The Sun Newspapers has been sued for N5bn by the first son of the Governor of Abia ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Ebola digs in…

by Mayowa Aboah The World Health Organisation has reported that the cases of Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Sanusi dethrones village head for getting high

by Azubuike Azikiwe On Thursday, 11 September, during the burning of illicit drugs worth N300m by the Kano State government, ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Lai Mohammed speaks about Modu Sheriff from Dubai

by Chidi Okoye The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the inability of President Goodluck Jonathan to investigate and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

JTF in Delta discovers that shrines now host crude oil

by Jewel Stephen Stolen crude oil supply has been discovered in juju shrines and septic tanks by Joint Military Task ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Boko Haram sponsors? Arewa wants Sheriff and Ihejirika probed

by Jewel Stephen The Arewa Consultative Forum has called for a probe of former Governor of Borno State, Senator Ali ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Nollywood actor arrested for placing hoax Ebola call to Arik Airline flight

by Azubuike Azikiwe Actor, Kingsley Chris Bassey, has been arrested for disrupting a flight, after making a false alert that ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Boko Haram: “Stop alarming citizens” – Defence Headquarters warn foreign and online media

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Nigerian Army is displeased with recent reports by the media on the Boko Haram crisis in ...

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SolaSeptember 12, 2014

It is turn by turn! Armed robbers write letter to streets in Palm-groove, Lagos (READ)

by S’ola Filani Residents in some streets in the Palmgroove area of Lagos have been asked to save their best ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 12, 2014

Night of Tributes: Our Heroine, Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh goes home (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun Late Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, of First Consultants Hospital, Obalende, was on Thursday, 11 September, honoured by ...

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SolaSeptember 12, 2014

Calm down Nigerians – What you should know about Modu Sheriff and his new romance with Jonathan’s party?

by S’ola Filani In the past few days, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has constantly made headlines, following accusations of sowing ...

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YEditorSeptember 12, 2014

INEC clears 1.5 million voters for Adamawa by-election

by James Sambo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said that 1,529,636 voters were registered to vote in ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 12, 2014

Lip service religion is Nigeria’s problem – Do you agree with Kaduna’s governor?

by James Sambo Kaduna State governor, Alhaji Mukhtar Yemo, has said that inorder to move Nigeria forward, religious and political ...

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