Okorocha Missing As INEC Issues Certificates Of Return To Senators-Elect

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has made good it’s word by not recognizing the election of Rochas Okorocha into the Senate. Imo state governor’s name was missing among the Senate-elect who received their certificate of returns at the International Conference Centre Thursday. Okorocha was said to have won one of the senatorial seats in […]

Lagos School Building Collapse; Pregnant Teacher, Children Rescued

A pregnant school teacher, mother and two children were among the lucky victims rescued from the scene of the building collapse. However, they sustained degrees of injuries and were rushed to the hospital for medical attention. The Pashi Willoughby CDA executive member, Kazeem Lawal, could not make it as it was learnt that he just […]

INEC To Present Certificates Of Return To NASS Members-Elect Today As Okorocha Misses Out

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will today, Thursday, March 14, present Certificates of Return to the newly elected members of the National Assembly. According to a statement by the electoral umpire, the event will take place at Africa Hall of the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja. For the newly elected Senators, the presentation […]

Injured Pupils In Stable Condition As Search Ends In Lagos Building Collapse

Emergency services on Thursday said they had called off the search for survivors of a building collapse that killed nine in Nigeria’s biggest city, Lagos, as anger mounted over dilapidated property and unscrupulous owners. The building, which housed a primary school and nursery, came down without warning in the teeming Lagos Island area at mid-morning […]

Crash: Boeing Places Temporal Ban On All 737 Max 8 Aircraft, Globally

Boeing has bowed to pressures as it has temporarily banned its entire global fleet of 737 Max 8 aircraft days following the crash that killed 157 persons in Ethiopia. Australia and the United Kingdom banned the aircraft from their airspace, even as China, Indonesia, Ethiopia, and India wielded the big stick. The US company, in […]

Red Cross Appeals For Blood For Victims Of Lagos Collapsed Building

In respect to the collapsed building in Lagos State, the Nigerian Red Cross has called on the public to donate blood for victims of the collapsed building. The Secretary of NRC, Olakunle Lasisi, made the appeal during an interview with NAN on Thursday in Lagos. While reacting to the hashtags #DonateForItafaji and #savetheitafajichildren trending on […]

Gov. Ambode Speaks On What Caused The Collapse Of School Building On Lagos Island

The Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on visiting the pathetic sight of the collapsed school building on Lagos Island, as well as the panic faces of parents, ordered a full-scale investigation into the tragedy. The governor who got to the scene at about three and half hours after the occurrence yesterday, said, his Deputy, Dr […]

Eight Dead, 37 Rescued in Collapse Building in Lagos

Eight pupils of Baden Nursery and Primary school have been feared dead when a three storey building on Ita Faaji area of Lagos collapsed on Wednesday morning, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. NEMA Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the South West Region, Ibrahim Farimloye, who confirmed the number of deaths recorded said […]