Photos: Lagos takes delivery of trains for the Red Line Rail System

The Lagos State Government has taken delivery of new trains from Milwaukee, United States, for its Redline rail project, a 37-kilometre intracity railway system. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Gbenga Omotoso, disclosed this on Tuesday, September 27. Omotosho said the delivery was in line with the government’s determination to deliver the operation […]

Photos: Retired soldiers protest in Abuja

Military veterans under the aegis of the Retired Members of Nigerian Armed Forces and the Coalition of Concerned Military Veterans protested the non-payment of their Security Debarment Allowance in Abuja on Monday. The protest took place at the Ministry of Defence located at Ship House on Olusegun Obasanjo Way in the country’s capital city. The […]

Flood: Over 500 houses submerged, millions lost in Kogi

Over 500 houses have been submerged, while properties worth millions of naira have been lost due to floods in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. It was  gathered that vehicles and pedestrians currently face difficulties moving across Ganaja under Ajaokuta Local Government and Old Market roads in Lokoja as overflow from nearby River Niger surges through […]

Christians must stop spending big money on burial – Rev. Fr. Gopep

Rev. Fr. Godfrey Gopep, the Parish Priest of St. Finberrs’ Catholic Church, Rayfield, Jos, has advised Christians to desist from organizing expensive burials. Gpoep, who is also the Chaplain, Plateau Government House Chapel, gave the advice in his sermon on Sunday in Jos. The cleric, who decried the high cost of burial, particularly among Christians, […]

Jazz legend and saxophonist Pharoah Sanders has died at the age of 81

Pharoah Sanders, the revered American jazz saxophonist, has died aged 81. The news was confirmed by Sanders’ label, Luaka Bop, on Twitter. “We are devastated to share that Pharoah Sanders has passed away,” the label’s statement read. “He died peacefully surrounded by loving family and friends in Los Angeles earlier this morning. Always and forever […]

Photos: Four Confirmed Dead As Lagos Suffers Another Building Collapse

Four people have been confirmed dead in yet another building collapse in Lagos. The three-storey building located at Oye Sonuga Street, Off Oye Roundabout in Isolo Road, Mushin collapsed on Friday afternoon trapping an unidentified number of persons. The latest update from the Lagos Territorial Coordinator of NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirms that two female and […]

Benue Retirees Protest Non-payment Of Their 80 Months Salary Arrears (Photos)

Retire pensioners in Benue state have stormed the government house in Makurdi as a result of nonpayment of their gratuity (Benefits). According to a pensioner, the Benue government, under the administration of Governor Samuel Ortom owes them no fewer than 80 months salary arrears. The retiree expressed disappointments that after having spent 30-35 years of […]

Queen Elizabeth II was a monarch for all seasons – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that the late Queen Elizabeth II was a monarch for all seasons who brought people together from all over the world. Osinbajo disclosed this on Sunday in a short tribute at the Lancaster House. He also joined other world leaders to pay their last respect to the late […]

Photos: Wife dies in accident chasing husband, side chic

A woman, whose identity is yet to be known, was involved in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday evening in Calabar while allegedly chasing her husband on the highway. The lady is said to have died minutes after being rushed to the hospital. Eyewitnesses said the lady spotted her husband at SPAR Calabar Shopping Mall […]

Lagosians Assault Policemen, Drag Gun With Them (Photos & Video)

The policeman, not wanting to shoot was seen trying to protect his gun while one of the men struggled to collect the gun from him. In what will come across as a really startling development, two men have been caught on video assaulting two policemen in Lagos. The men were seen trying to collect gun […]

Atiku Abubakar Meets BBNaija Star, Cross, Others In Lagos (Photos)

In photos and videos shared on his Twitter handle on Sunday, Atiku said the group consisted of successful content creators, entrepreneurs and social media stars. Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, has met with some influencers. He shared photos from his meeting with the young creatives in Lagos. A former Big […]

Alaafin: Oyomesi member, Alapinni is dead

One of the members of Oyomesi, the Alapinni of Oyo, High Chief, Alhaji Abdul-Rasheed Shehu, is dead. Oyomesi is the Oyo traditional council. It was  gathered that Shehu died in the early hours of Sunday. It was learnt that the Alapinni died on morning after a battle with undisclosed sickness. A source said that he […]

Tinubu Sleeps Off During Meeting At Gombe Emir’s Palace (Photos, Video)

The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu was dozed into a nap on Saturday during a meeting with the Emir of Gombe, Abubakar Shehu-Abubakar, in what could further suggest frailty of his health. Mr Tinubu was in Gombe primarily to attend the wedding of Misbahu Inuwa Yahaya, son of Governor Muhammadu […]

Ummita Buhari, lady allegedly killed by Chinese man buried in Kano

Ummu Kulsum Sani Buhari, the lady killed in Kano, has been buried in Kano State in line with Islamic rites. It was gathered that her body was interred around 11 am on Saturday, with family, relatives, friends, and mourners in attendance. The 23-year-old victim, also known as Ummita, was allegedly murdered by a Chinese man […]

Kogi: Gunmen finally release oil mogul, Mohammed Jamiu after two months in captivity

After spending over two months in kidnappers’ den, the owner of Always Petroleum and Energy Service Limited, Alhaji Mohammed Jamiu, has finally regained freedom. Jamiu was kidnapped on July 9, 2022 at his residence located at Idare quarters in Okene Local Government Area of Kogi State. The kidnappers, numbering four, entered the house posing as […]

Nigerian Army, EFCC agree to fight terrorism financing

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Nigerian Army have agreed to tackle terrorism financing. EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa, expressed the readiness of the body to partner with the Army on intelligence sharing and capacity building. Bawa made the pledge while addressing officers of the Nigerian Army School of Artillery in Kachia, Kaduna […]

Ortom has been outstanding in repositioning our state – Benue youths reply critics

The Benue Youth Forum, BYF, has expressed utter disappointment over what it described as a careless and baseless comment credited to someone it called a faceless character by name Aloo Tordue against Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State. BYF in a statement signed by Terrence Kuanum, its President, slammed Tordue for claiming that Governor Ortom […]