Photos & Video: Many trapped as 21-storey building collapses in Lagos

A 21-storey building has collapsed in Lagos State. The building, which is under construction, is located at off Alexander way, Gerrard Road in Ikoyi Lagos State. The  reports that unspecified number of construction workers are trapped in the rubble. As of the time of filing this report, no one has been rescued. This is as […]

Assailants Kill RCCG Pastor In Aladja, Delta State

Unidentified persons have killed a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Sylvester Yerinbide in the Aladja area of the Udu council of Delta State. It was gathered that cleric hailed from neighbouring Ogbe-Ijoh in Warri Southwest council. The cleric was reportedly attacked Friday night by assailants while on his way to a vigil […]

Court Orders Interim Forfeiture Of Invictus Obi’s Houses, Cars

Some properties reportedly belonging to Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi have been temporarily taken over by the Federal Government. It will be recalled that in August 2019, Okeke was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) at Dulles International Airport in connection with an $11 million fraud. In December 2020, a court […]

Two Killed, Many Kidnapped As Bandits Invade Kaduna Church

Two persons have been killed and many worshippers abducted during an attack by bandits on a Baptist Church in Kakau Daji, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Confirming the sad incident, the President of the Kaduna Baptist Convention, Ishaya Jangado, said the attack happened during Sunday service. Jangado stated that the bandits surrounded the […]

Restructure Nigeria Before 2023 Elections – Yoruba Group Tells Buhari

The Yoruba Council of Elders (YCE) has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to restructure the country before the 2023 general elections. According to the council, President Buhari should work with the members of the National Assembly to ensure that the country is restructured before the elections in 2023. Briefing newsmen in Ibadan at the weekend, the […]

Government Withheld Salaries Of 781 Workers Over Absenteeism

Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya-led government of Gombe State has withheld the payment of salaries of 781 workers over their absenteeism. The erring workers were mentioned when the state government was implementing Biometric Attendance Verification for Civil Servants in the state on Friday, October 29. A statement made available to newsmen by the state commissioner for […]

Buhari Arrives In Glasgow Ahead Of Climate Conference

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has arrived safely in Glasgow, Scotland for a climate change conference. A statement issued by Presidential Spokesperson Garba Shehu said Buhari would deliver a speech at the summit on Tuesday and outline his country’s efforts to reduce global warming. The president is expected to meet with US President Joe Biden and […]

Governor Abdulrazaq Narrates How Tinubu, Lai Mohammed Allegedly Rigged Party Elections

The Governor of Kwara State, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has narrated how the former Governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu and the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed manipulated election results as far back as 2011 under the old Action Congress of Nigeria. Abdulrazaq in an interview with newsmen noted that Mohammed was in charge of […]

Bayelsa Tops States With Malnourished Under-five Children —report

A recent survey on maternal health and nutrition has placed Bayelsa State as the state with the highest rate of under-five malnourished children in the South-South region and the entire nation. The report of the survey attributes the high rate to the low coverage of micro nutrients supplementation, especially vitamin A, iron, folic acid and […]

Photos: Buhari off to Glasgow for COP26

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday flew to Glasgow, the capital of Scotland, to participate in the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said the President will tomorrow deliver his national statement at the […]

We have never had it this bad – Ooni laments abandonment of Ife roads

The Ooni Ife, Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has decried the abandonment of roads in the ancient town by both the Federal and State governments. Speaking on Sunday at the commissioning of a 700-metre road, which runs through Odo-Ogbe Market (Oja Tuntun), Ile-Ife, facilitated by Senator Babajide Omoworare, Ogunwusi lamented that Ife did not deserve the poor […]