Another tragedy hits Plateau as fire engulfs Jos market No fewer than 217 temporary shops were burnt at Terminus Main Market of Jos North Local government area of Plateau state.The Plateau State Police Commissioner in the state, Mr. Undie Adie who was in the market to assess the situation told journalists that the mystery fire started at about 1:30am on...... read more
Trucks menace: We’re helpless, relieve us of this nightmare, Lagos govt begs FG Lagos State Government, has run to the Federal Government, seeking assistance to clear hundreds of trucks and tankers, which have blocked some major expressways and other arteries and causing nightmares to commuters.  The appeal, came on Thursday through the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, who said the government...... read more
Fani-Kayode calls out Femi Adesina: You’re a slave used to fight your brothers Former Minister of Aviation and social critic, Femi Fani-Kayode, has taken on Presidential spokesman for telling Nigerians that it was better to give up their land for ranching rather than die untimely defending them. The comments made by the former Managing Director of The Sun Newspapers, last week, while contributing on...... read more
BREAKING: Lagos moves against fuel tankers *Says, exploded tanker exchanged ownership 13 times All fuel tankers entering Lagos, must henceforth, follow designated routes and be certified healthy enough to apply the roads, the state government, announced on Sunday. This was the quick response of the state to the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, last Thursday, which claimed...... read more
Another tragic scene plays out in Lagos as two vehicles collide on Otedola bridge, Passengers wounded A fresh accident has occurred along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos, barely 24 hours after a tanker exploded around the same spot on Thursday. According to the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), two vehicles, a commercial bus and a Toyota Hiace colluded inward Lagos, opposite the scene of Thursday’s accident....... read more
Another fire rages as Petrol tanker explodes in Suleja Report reaching indicates that a fresh raging fire occassioned by another fuel tanker explosion has is on along Suleja road in Niger state, less than 24 hours after about 10 persons were raosted alive and car burnt in a similar occurence in Lagos. The incident, which involved a trailer and...... read more
TRAGEDY! FRSC re-directs movement as raging fuel Tanker fire roast dozens of 'Lagosians', many cars burnt A fuel-laden tanker has exploded along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos with the blaze engulfing at least 30 other vehicles. The tanker was heading out of Lagos towards the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway when the crash occurred, causing panic and fear. Many people were feared trapped in their cars and...... read more
Mother ties 11-year-old son, bundles him in car, set it on fire A mother who bound her 11-year-old son’s wrists before putting him in a car and setting it on fire has been jailed for just two years and five months. Sherri Richter, 48, was handed the minimum sentence on Thursday for the bizarre crime which she committed at a cemetery in Frenchtown...... read more
Contempt: Court sends MASSOB Leader to jail A High Court in Owerri, the Imo state capital, has sentenced Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, founder of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), to prison custody. The court order, which was served on the police last Thursday, June 14, signed by J.C. Okoro Esq. and dated...... read more
'Abandoned' Residents lament as death toll rises to six after Abuja flood disaster in Karshi Two more decomposing bodies have been recovered by the search and rescue operations making it six deaths in Sunday’s flood disaster that swept through Karshi satellite town, in the Federal Capital Territory. The residents who expressed concern that authorities of the FCT administration are yet to put in place emergency measures...... read more
Tuesday, May 29 is public holidays -FG Tuesday, May 29, has been declared a public holiday by the federal government to mark Nigeria's democracy day. This was disclosed on Friday by the ministry of Interior in a statement by its permanent secretary, Dr Muhammed Umar. Minister of Interior, Lt-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd) congratulated Nigerians on the sustained democracy...... read more
Spend money on the living, pray for the dead – Obi *Builds hospital in elder sister’s memory A brand new hospital is being planned in the memory of Lady Bibiana Adani, elder sister of former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi, in furtherance of the latter’s philosophy that money should be spent to cater for the living, rather than lavishing same on celebrating the dead that needed...... read more
How Grandmother lost N173m to three online love scammers An Australian grandmother on Thursday lamented the $480,000 (N173m), she lost to three different online scammers, who happen to be Africans. The  grandmother identified as Suzie admits to being ‘gullible’ and ‘brainwashed’ in the past – having sold her home and parted with close to half a million dollars in order to...... read more
Pandemonium as Plateau Workers boo NLC Chairman, fight dirty The celebration of 2018 workers’ Day in Plateau State was almost disrupted by the exchange of blows between loyalists of the State Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Jibrin Banchir, and his opponents. After the closing ceremony, he was escorted out of the Rwang Pam Stadium, venue of the event by...... read more
Borno Workers defy Boko Haram scare, stage open May day in Maiduguri Borno workers are out in the open celebrating the international Labour Day (Workers Day) with fanfare for the first time in five years in Maiduguri, the epicentre of the Boko Haram insurgency. Hundreds of workers and associations affiliated to the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) gathered at Ramat Square at the heart...... read more
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