Casualties of Lagos explosion emerge *30 burnt, 25 buildings, 15 vehicles destroyed

A huge ball of fire enveloped Iju area of Lagos on Thursday afternoon, following an explosion from a gas facility located along the Iju-Akute road throwing the area into serious panic. Initial pictures captured on some videos from the incident, showed inquisitive residents trooping to the site, following what looked like...... read more

Legal battle begins for custody of Atiku's children

Legal battle has begun in the case instituted by Maryam Sherif, divorced wife of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for custody of their children, has been adjourned to September 16, 2020. Sherif, had instituted a case against Abubakar, son of Nigeria’s former Vice President who shares the same name. at the High Court...... read more

Passengers roast to death in burning car after somersault

It was another day of tears, wailing and sorrow after a commercial vehicle, which was said to have exploded and gone into flames after its tyres went burst, as a result of overspeeding roasted all the passengers. The incident, said to have happened along the Ihiala- Onitsha road, Anambra State, was...... read more

Fani-Kayode goes down memory lane, recounts the night he'll never forget

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has recounted the night he will never forget in his life. According to him, that night was in Ibadan, on January 15, 1966 when the first military coup took place in Nigeria. He said that night, soldiers came to their house, the Old Governors Lodge in...... read more

No more war! Enugu holds peace talks with man accused of demolishing airport fence

Like in many wars, it has finally come down to roundtable talks with J.J. Emejulu, Enugu State Government and J.J. Emejulu, the man accused of pulling down parts of the perimeter fence of the Akanu Ibiam International, Enugu, currently locked in troubleshooting efforts to peacefully resolve the matter. The search for...... read more

Fani-Kayode to Daily Trust: Pay me N6billion ‘token’ for defaming me or we meet in court

The tunes are changing in the current engagements of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, with Abuja-based Daily Trust Newspapers with the prospect of adding a legal twist in the fray. This is coming as the former Minister fired a letter to the management of Media Trust Limited, its publishers and...... read more

Nigerian lawyer demands N10million after being misled by Oxford dictionary

The Lagos State High Court in Igbosere has dismissed the preliminary objection filed by the University of Oxford, England to challenge a N10million lawsuit filed against it by a Nigerian lawyer, Ogedi Ogu. Ogu, in his suit before Justice I.O. Harrison, alleged that the words “mortgagee’’ and “mortgagor” were wrongly defined...... read more

Toddler left with head injuries after falling from car into the road

A toddler has been left with serious head injuries after falling from a car into the road before being struck by a second vehicle. Officers were called around 3pm yesterday to reports of an incident at the junction of Eastgate and the exit to Eastgate Retail Park, in Accrington, Lancashire. Emergency...... read more

'You're stupid' backlash: Akwa-Ibom NUJ Boycott Fani-kayode press conference

The state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Akwa Ibom state has mandated its members to boycott a press conference planned for former minister of aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode. In a statement on Friday, the chapter asked journalists not to attend any activity organised by the Fani-Kayode in the...... read more

NBA: Our detractors have failed in their evil bid *Relishes mega turnout at conference

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), took time off to scoff at those who tried to move to scuttle this year’s Annual Bar Conference over its decision to withdraw the invitation earlier extended to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai to address the conference. The heat generated by the decision was so much...... read more

How we saved entire Access Bank building from being gutted by fire – LASEMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said that the fire incident that occurred at the Access Bank branch on Ademola Adetokunbo in Victoria Island on Wednesday morning has been put out. This was contained in a statement by Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of the agency. The agency, with the...... read more

Oyo govt approves $1.2 million for agric business initiative to empower youths

The Oyo State Government, on Tuesday, approved the sum of 1.2 million US Dollars for the commencement of the Start Them Early Programme (STEP), an agribusiness initiative, in six selected secondary schools, across the six geopolitical zones in the state. The programme, according to the state government, is targeted at gainfully...... read more

How SARS attacked me for demanding accountability - 80-year-old Delta monarch

There is controversy over the alleged attack on the Okpaluku traditional ruler of Iselegu-Afor, Ndokwa East L.G.A HRH Okwa Michael Oyem by operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Delta Command. An earlier video suggested the monarch was attacked by SARS operatives. The traditional ruler alleged his offence was suspending the Community...... read more

Backlash, as Fani-Kayode goes berserk, attacks reporter for ‘asking stupid question’

Loads of verbal backlash has trailed the comments of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode for verbally attacking a reporter, for daring to ask him who was bankrolling the nationwide trip he embarked upon recently. Nigerians, particularly, journalists have taken on the Minister for the outburst, describing it as an unnecessary...... read more

BREAKING: Aircraft crashes into fence at Lagos airport

An accident attributed to brake failure saw one of the aircrafts on the fleet of Jedidiah Air crashing into a fence at the General Aviation Terminal (GAT), local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos on Friday. The King Air aircraft was reparking when it rammed into the fence at the...... read more

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