Category: The News Blog

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

You dey owe; we no dey owe – PDP and APC in Ekiti trade accusations

by Godwin Akanfe The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has faulted the state government over the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Teenager rapes chicken to death in Ondo (READ)

by Azubuike Azikiwe A 19-year-old boy has reportedly confessed to having sexual intercourse with a chicken, till it gave up the ghost. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

NFF building in Abuja is on fire [DETAILS]

by Mark Bassey Some offices of the Nigeria Football Federation offices in Wuse Zone 7, Abuja went up in flames this ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Nuhu Ribadu says he did not mean to hurt anyone with his defection (READ)

by James Sambo Following his defection from All Progressives Congress (APC) to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and reports that he ...

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SolaAugust 20, 2014

#RipAdadevoh: How the brave doctor Adadevoh, saved Nigerian lives from #Ebola

by S’ola Filani Medical Doctor, Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, bravely saved the country from a potential epidemic of the Ebola Virus ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

The “safest state” in the North-East, Gombe, casts a nervous eye on its youth

by James Sambo Residents of Gombe, the state with by far the best security record in the North-Eastern geopolitical zone ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

Eight policemen move up the food chain

by Betty Onwochie Eight new Deputy Inspectors General of Police (DIG) have been approved for the Nigeria Police by the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

“Nigeria should sanction America over Dr Adadevoh’s death”: Top 10 tweet tributes (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju As first reported by YNaija, Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital has died from the ...

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SolaAugust 20, 2014

Man rapes seven-year-old girl, damages her private parts

by S’ola Filani A 29 year old Lagosian, Julius, who lived in a rented apartment on Obafalabi Street, Ojodu Berger ...

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YEditorAugust 20, 2014

This is biased reporting – DHQ responds to allegations by British media

by James Sambo The Defence Headquarters has faulted an Independent newspaper of London report which accused the Nigerian military of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 20, 2014

Konga Fashion Sale is on!! Everything Under N3k + Pick and Win a Look Competition

by Jewel Stephen This one is for all shopaholics and fashion lovers! This time, you can shop till your fashion cravings ...

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SolaAugust 19, 2014

5000 people rendered homeless by fire in Ebute Metta

by S’ola Filani A fire which started on Monday night around 8 pm and extended to the early hours of ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Dr Ameyo Adadevoh succumbs to Ebola Virus Disease

by Kolapo Olapoju Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital has died from the Ebola Virus Disease, which she ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Infinix Zero: Guess the price [DETAILS]

by Jewel Stephen After getting a virtual feel of the Infinix Zero phone, it is incredible that this phone offers ...

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David CyrilAugust 19, 2014

Two from Guinea, one from Nigeria under Ebola watch in Ogun state

by David Cyril   Dr. Olaokun Soyinka, the Ogun State Commissioner for Health, has said that two Guineans and one ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Ebola: Two Nigerians quarantined on arrival in Vietnam [DETAILS]

by David Cyril   Two Nigerians who flew aboard a Qatar Airways flight to Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat ...

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David CyrilAugust 19, 2014

#Ebola: 30-year-old Nigerian woman quarantined in Germany

by David Cyril   The German health authorities have quarantined a 30-year-old Nigerian woman who showed symptoms consistent with the deadly ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Army Mutiny: Soldiers refuse to fight Boko Haram in Borno [DETAILS]

by Kolapo Olapoju Some soldiers stationed in Maiduguri have reportedly refused to take up arms against Islamist Boko Haram militants ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

World Health Organisation says it is safe travel to Ebola-affected countries [DETAILS]

by Azubuike Azikiwe The World Health Organisation (WHO) says travelling to Ebola-affected countries is safe and the risk is at ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Ebola: Nigerian woman quarantined in Uganda [DETAILS]

by Olorunwa Lawal Ugandan health officials have placed a female Nigerian passenger with Ebola virus disease-like symptoms in an isolation ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Ma’Zino Appeal and Cheta Nwanze on #DailyNewsVlog: Handling of Ebola in Lagos

Hello folks, on today’s episode, Ma’Zino Appeal and Cheta Nwanze talk about the Ebola situation in Lagos. This cannot be ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Tanker driver shot dead by SARS policemen in Ibadan (READ)

by Kolapo Olapoju Members of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Oyo State shot and killed a 24-year-old tanker driver, ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

No way out: Cannibal criminal tries to hang himself to avoid trial [DETAILS]

by Jewel Stephen A 37-year-old Carpenter, Okechukwu Onyemachi, who attempted to take his life in a Police cell, was arraigned before ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

It wasn’t me: Mallam Nuhu Ribadu denies insulting President Jonathan (READ)

by Godwin Akanfe   Mallam Nuhu Ribadu has denied the widespread reports that he labelled the country a ‘sinking ship’ and ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Blame it on electricity: Legislator says power problem responsible for WAEC failure (READ)

by Azubuike Azikiwe Chief Yomi Ogunnusi, a member of the House of Representatives, says the epileptic power situation in the ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Please vote for me! Politician goes on his knees during campaign [LOOK, READ]

by Kolapo Olapoju These are really desperate times indeed! A photograph of a House of Reps member, Samson Osagie, has ...

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Kolapo OlapojuAugust 19, 2014

Oba of Lagos threatens to open can of worms, but only after 2015 elections

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, says he knows those responsible for the woes of Nigeria, and ...

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YEditorAugust 19, 2014

Bankers nabbed for ATM fraud, hit customer’s account over 51 days

by James Sambo Three bankers, Ejiro Eborikpo, Nina Stephen and Samson Nwodo have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

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David CyrilAugust 19, 2014

#Ebola: Bushmeat sellers protest on low patronage in Ibadan

by David Cyril Hundreds of bush meat sellers were gathered at the Oyo State Governor’s Office, the Oyo State Secretariat, ...

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YEditorAugust 19, 2014

Activists warn about deliberate misinterpretation of tobacco law by firms, endangering all of us

by Godwin Akanfe The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) has alerted the public about what it described ...

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