Category: The News Blog

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

Boko-Haram attack: 35 officers missing from police training camp

by Kolapo Olapoju   In a brazen show of power, the Boko Haram insurgents stormed the Police training camp in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

SAD! 2face Idibia loses 68-year-old father to prostrate cancer

by Kolapo Olapoju In a sad development, Michael Agbo Idibia, the father of iconic Nigerian singer, 2face Idibia, has passed ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

Why Governor Amosun ordered closure of Olabisi Onabanjo University

by Kolapo Olapoju Reacting to the unwavering student protest of tuition fees, Governor Ibikunle Amosun has reportedly ordered the immediate ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 24, 2014

RED is hiring: Are you ready to change the world? This is your chance to show what you’ve got!

by Jewel Stephens Are you ready change the world, do the heavy lifting, no matter how tough it gets? Be ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

LOL! Why Obasanjo is afraid of revealing his next of kin

by Kolapo Olapoju On Friday, 22 August, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo caused a drama of sorts, when he refused to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

How NSCDC Commandant-General escaped being shot by Police Inspector in Lagos

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ade Abolurin, was almost shot on Friday, ...

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SolaAugust 23, 2014

How Covenant University student was kidnapped & murdered in Lagos

by S’ola Filani A 300 level Electrical Engineering student at Covenant University, Otta in Ogun State, John Chinedu Okere, has ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

Another one! Olusegun Mimiko to formally dump Labour Party for PDP [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Reports have it that Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko is in the final stages of decamping from ...

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SolaAugust 23, 2014

Oh no, she didn’t! Female soldier beats conductor to pulp

by S’ola Filani A female soldier in the Nigerian army allegedly beat a conductor to coma at Iyana Isashi, along ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

Oh what a SHAME! Flood in a State Government House (LOOK)

by Kolapo Olapoju Just like the tarmac of Enugu International airport was flooded two days ago, Kebbi state Government house follows ...

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SolaAugust 23, 2014

#BringBackOurGirls parents want case closed, say funeral rites already performed

by S’ola Filani Parents of the kidnapped Chibok school girls have said they want the matter closed. It has been ...

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SolaAugust 23, 2014

DSS warns Nigerians to watchout for female suicide bombers dressed as nuns

by S’ola Filani The Department of State of State Service (DSS) has warned that terrorists may be planning to attack ...

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SolaAugust 23, 2014

Seven-year-old girl dies in Kaduna flood

by S’ola Filani A seven-year-old girl, Theresa James has been confirmed dead. She died in a Friday morning flood, following ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 23, 2014

Man arraigned for stabbing prostitute after sex

by Azubuike Azikiwe Shola Egunle, a 26-year-old man has been arraigned before an an Ebute Metta Magistrate’s court for allegedly ...

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SolaAugust 22, 2014

God has abandoned us | Childless couple burns Bible

by S’ola Filani A childless couple married for 16 years (Benson Ogwu and his wife), yesterday set ablaze a Bible ...

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YEditorAugust 22, 2014

EFCC nabs man for impersonating NOI’s secretary and ‘jobbing’ a Chinaman

by Jewel Stephen A man who allegedly impersonated Wilson Amarachi, secretary to Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

#Ebola: These nations have banned travellers from Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Following the Ebola outbreak in the sub-region of West Africa, some countries have began to ward off ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

Not again! Lebanese man reportedly kidnapped in Nigeria

by Kolapo Olapoju According to reports from ‘The Daily Star’, a Beirut news platform, a Lebanese man, Saadallah al-Saklawi has ...

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SolaAugust 22, 2014

FG finally pays allowances of scholarship students in Russia

by S’ola Filani The Federal Government has paid the eight months allowances it owed the over 322 Nigerian students on ...

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YEditorAugust 22, 2014

Two more people come down with Ebola in Nigeria

by Olorunwa Lawal Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu, says Nigeria has confirmed two new Ebola cases, the first two to have ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Boko Haram’s take-over of Buni Yadi

Hello Folks, Greetings! Today, Mazino Appeal and Cheta Nwanze talk about the capture of Buni Yadi, a town in Yobe ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

She’s a FAKE! Phony female soldier arrested in Ondo

by Azubuike Azikiwe A phony female officer has been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), Ondo State Command. Jemila ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

“I thought it was vegetable”: NDLEA arrest woman with cannabis at MMA

by Jewel Stephens A 37-year-old woman, Ezeh Ifeoma Maureen, has been apprehended at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

We are not killers: Human parts dealers arrested in Sagamu

by Damilola Jagun Three people have been arrested by the operatives of  the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, for ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

Vigil for Late Prof. Akunyili Holds Today in Enugu + Funeral programme details

by Azubuike Azikiwe The funeral of former Minister of Information and Communications, late Prof. (Mrs.) Dora Nkem Akunyili, begins today, ...

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YWriterAugust 22, 2014

LOOK: Kutigi hands over final confab report to GEJ

by Hauwa Gambo Yesterday, retired Justice and chairman of the National Conference, Idris Kutigi yesterday wrapped up the talkshop officially ...

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YEditorAugust 22, 2014

As Gaidam opens the coffers in Yobe, Boko Haram steps in

by James Sambo Yobe state governor, Ibrahim Gaidam has approved the sum of N948.9 million to pay 532 civil servants ...

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SolaAugust 22, 2014

Ebola: Patrick Sawyer’s widow apologises to Nigerians, regrets Dr Adadevoh’s death

by S’ola Filani   Mrs. Decontee Sawyer, widow of the Liberian who brought the deadly Ebola Virus Disease to Nigeria ...

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YEditorAugust 22, 2014

Pipeline vandals are hard at work | Nigeria records an average of 10 pipeline breaks per day

by James Sambo The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Joseph Dawha, says vandals and ...

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YEditorAugust 22, 2014

Nigerian woman who died in Abu Dhabi was Ebola negative

by Jewel Stephen A 35-year-old Nigerian woman who died in Abu Dhabi on Aug. 15 after showing possible symptoms of ...

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