BREAKING: Prof Folasade Ogunsola emerges first female UNILAG VC

Folasade Ogunsola, a Professor of Microbiology, has emerged as the 13th Vice Chancellor of University of Lagos (UNILAG). The scholar makes history, as she becomes the first female VC of the institution established in 1962. Ogunsola will succeed the outgoing and 12th VC, Prof Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, whose five-year single term ends on November 11. Her […]

Photos: Again, flood wreaks havoc in Jalingo metropolis

Shop owners along Palace Way in Jalingo, the capital of Taraba State, are presently counting their losses as a result of the heavy rainfall that occurred in the area. Apart from the Palace Way, areas such as Magami, Maiyo-Gwoi and others were as well noticed not to have been spared by the floods occasioned by […]

Police rearrest prison escapee in Kano (photos)

Police in Kano State have rearrested 25-year-old Abubakar Mohammed, a suspected escapee of a correctional centre. This was contained in a press statement signed by the spokesman of the Command SP Abdullahi Haruna Kiyawa. He said the suspect was arrested on 23/09/2022 at about 1800hrs by a team of Operatives attached to the command’s Criminal […]

Putin turns 70 today as Ukraine pushes on with southern counteroffensive

Russian President Vladimir Putin turns 70 on Friday, as his troops are reported to be further retreating after Ukraine’s southern counteroffensive, one of the most significant breakthroughs since the war began. In the northeast, Ukrainian forces continue to make steady progress, but in the Kherson region in the south, Ukraine has now retaken 500 kilometres […]

Nigerians in anguish, despair over incessant petrol tanker fire

Nigerians were again treated to a horror scene this week as a petroleum tanker went up in flames in Ogun State on Thursday. Ogun, Lagos and Anambra States have become synonymous with such ugly incidents, which usually left in its wake tears and agony over unquantifiable loss of lives and properties. In the latest incident […]

Photos: Police to sanction officer for carrying Atiku wife’s bag

The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) said a police officer attached to Titi Abubakar will be sanctioned for carrying her bag. The officer was pictured carrying a handbag at the comminioning an office Titi opened for her husband’s 2023 campaign. Titi is the wife of Atiku Abubakar, former vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential […]

Father allegedly sedates daughter, defiles her in Ogun

A 50-year-old man, Olukayode Joseph has reportedly defiled his 14-year-old daughter after sedating her with drugs in Ogun State. Joseph was arrested Thursday by operatives of the Ogun So-Safe Corps, who accused him of turning the teenage girl into a “sex machine”. According to the So-Safe Corps spokesman, Moruf Yusuf, the agency had got a […]