Category: The News Blog

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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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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 22, 2014

Flood on the Runway! Enugu International Airport was an eyesore (LOOK)

by Damilola Jagun Its hard to believe this airport was just recently renovated! On Thursday, 21 August, the tarmac of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: Big Brother Africa denies rejecting contestants from West Africa

by Kolapo Olapoju Widespread reports suggest that the organisers of Big Brother Africa have planned to drop contestants from Ebola-affected ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: No sex! Indian Prostitutes told to deny service to African clients

by Kolapo Olapoju Indian sex workers in Sonagachi have been instructed to refrain from rendering sex-services to all Africans, following ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: The virus can be stopped in Nigeria – World Health Organisation

by Kolapo Olapoju The World Health Organisation, says the Ebola situation in Nigeria looks reassuring and the spread of the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

“My people are under the siege of Boko Haram,” Senator Ali Ndume cries

by Azubuike Azikiwe Ali Ndume, the Senator representing southern Borno state, says his constituents in Gwoza are under siege. His ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

British warplanes to be used to locate abducted Chibok girls [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe British warplanes will be sent to Nigeria to help in the search of the abducted Chibok girls. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

Cherubim & Seraphim pastor arrested for raping church member [DETAILS]

by Damilola Jagun The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a Cherubim & Seraphim pastor for raping a 32-year-old woman ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

#Ebola: Air France cabin crew refuse to fly to Nigeria

by Damilola Jagun   According to AFP, some Air France flight officials are refusing and hesistant to board planes flying ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

Nyanya again! Bomb scare reported at Abuja (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Online newspaper, Premium Times is reporting a bomb scare in Nyanya, Abuja. A Peugeot 406 car suspected ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

A Nigerian descendant could be the first ‘black’ Prime Minister of the UK [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju According to predictions by British political observers, a 35-year-old Nigerian/British, Chuka Ummuna, could become the first black ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

#BeInspired! Two Nigerian female students find new solution for bad breath (LOOK)

by S’ola Filani Two Nigerian students of Doregos Private Academy, Ipaja, Lagos – Eveshorhema Sophia Samuel-Alli and Ibukunoluwa Ruth Oladeinde ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

FG makes a u-turn – Resident doctors were suspended, not fired

by S’ola Filani   The Federal Government has denied ordering the sack of striking members of the Nigeria Medical Association ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

Impeachment: Enugu deputy governor explains why he blacked out at a hearing

by S’ola Filani About a week after he slumped while defending himself before the panel investigating allegations of gross misconduct ...

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David CyrilAugust 21, 2014

2015: Lagos, Kano have the highest number of registered voters

by David Cyril The National Electoral Commission (INEC) has put the current total number of registered voters in Nigeria at ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

Ebola survivor causes commotion in church

by S’ola Filani Who is in for some early morning laughter? One of the health attendants that attended to the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

Nigerian Police force gets bomb disposal robot from United States [DETAILS]

by Damilola Jagun The new Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba was presented with a high tech bomb disposal robot by ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 21, 2014

Family affair! Chief Judge of Lagos hands-over to younger sibling (READ)

by Jewel Stephen For the first time in the history of Nigeria, a female state chief judge hands over to ...

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SolaAugust 21, 2014

Ebola: Fiance of late nurse, Obi Ejelonu admitted to hospital

by S’ola Filani Fiancé to the late nurse, Obi Ejelonu, is suspected to have contracted the Ebola virus from his ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

Nine nabbed in Delta for making away with permanent voters’ cards

by Azubuike Azikiwe The police in Delta State have arrested nine persons for allegedly stealing about 1301 permanent voters’ cards ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

You’ll soon be seeing a space-age road safety officer as FRSC protects its officers against Ebola

by Obinwanne Mordi The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has distributed personal protective kits to its operatives to protect them ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

Another five being tested for Ebola in Lagos

by Godwin Akanfe There are five new suspected cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in Lagos. This was announced earlier ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Political Intolerance – …and the saints go on rampage in Imo

by David Cyril Billboards erected by loyalists of All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, and the People’s Democratic Party, PDP have been ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Offering thief! Technician caught stealing from church purse

by Damilola Jagun A technician has been arraigned by Policemen of Azikoro Divisional headquarters of the Bayelsa Police Command before ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Woman jailed for trying to smuggle babies from Nigeria to the United Kingdom

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 51-year-old woman, Ijeoma Udechukwu, has been jailed for trying to smuggle two babies into the United ...

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SolaAugust 20, 2014

Another Liberian with Ebola receiving treatment in Lagos

by S’ola Filani Barely a month after a Liberian national, Patrick Sawyer imported the deadly Ebola disease into Nigeria, and a ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

#DailyNewsVlog on Chxta’s corner: Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh’s death and Mutiny in the army

Today we pay tribute to Dr. Stella Adadevoh, God rest her soul. Then we talk about the discontent seemingly brewing ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Student crushed to death by bus driver in Abia [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe An undergraduate student of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Abia State, was on Monday, 18 August, crushed to ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Pope Francis says he has two or three years more [DETAILS]

by Chidi Okoye The head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has implied that he may have only two or three ...

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