Buhari raises hope for flood victims *Orders immediate remedial measures against menace President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday expressed solidarity with Nigerians in several states affected by menacing floods and directed all Federal government agencies “to use their authority and resources to assist the victims affected by the natural disaster.” The new presidential directive was conveyed through the Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency...... read more
BREAKING: Nigeria's ambassador to Qatar, Wase, dies *FG shocked *Says, envoy has been sick Tragedy has struck Nigeria, following the death in Doha, capital of Qatar of the nation’s Ambassador to the Islamic country, Abdullahi Wase. Wase’s passing was announced in a statement in Abuja on Saturday by the spokesman, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, said Wase, which said that the non-career ambassador from...... read more
Impending flood disaster: Bayelsa in high alert *Releases emergency lines The Bayelsa State Government not letting off its guards regarding the expected flooding that might occur in the state, has established some dedicated telephone lines with which residents could call for immediate intervention in terms of rise in the water levels that might eventually lead to the crisis. The development is...... read more
Succour, as researchers develop, launch BLESS, new remedy for premature babies, in Lagos With close to one million babies lost annually to pre-mature birth in Nigeria due to non-availability of relevant medication, relief appears to be in sight as Thompson & Grace Pharmaceuticals Ltd (T&G Pharma) have introduced surfactant into the country.  Called Bovine Lipid Extract Surfactant (BLES), it is a high potency drug that is...... read more
Ghana sets up state burial for Kofi Annan, body touches down Accra September 10 The body of Kofi Annan, the late former secretary-general of the United Nations, will arrive in Ghana on September 10, the government has announced. The arrival of the body would mark the beginning of a three-day state funeral for the global statesman and Nobel peace laureate, said Deputy Minister for Information...... read more
PSN partners in Bayelsa cancer centre *Projects my private initiative – Dickson The Governor of Bayelsa State, Mr Seriake Dickson, said Tuesday that the proposed cancer centre in honour of his late mother, GoldCoast, will not be funded by the state government. Madam GoldCoast died of lung cancer at the University of Texas M.D Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, in the United States...... read more
TRAGEDY: Girl, 15 kills herself after rebuke from parents for sleeping with men A family home in Sapele, Delta State, is currently devastated, as they mourn the death of their 15-year-old girl, who was said to have committed suicide in the early hours of Sunday, after she was thoroughly rebuked by her parents for having a boyfriend. There is however another angle to the...... read more
TRAGEDY: Generator fumes wipe out family of five in Port Harcout Tragedy, has struck in Rivers State, where a family of five was wiped out completely by fumes from a generator which they used as an alternative source of power, following a power outage. Emotion-struck neighbours narrated, on Wednesday how they found the dead bodies after the incident, which occurred at Igboh...... read more
BREAKING: 22 school children perish in Nile River after boat mishap At least 22 primary school children drowned on Wednesday when a boat carrying more than 40 people sank while crossing the Nile in northern Sudan, state news agency SUNA said. Civil defence forces were searching the waters for the bodies of the missing children, the agency added. A female hospital employee...... read more
BREAKING: After sleeping for nine days, suspected kidnapper on Tramadol, finally dies The alleged kidnapper, who fell asleep at the venue of operation, while trying to kidnap his victim, apparently due to the effect of Tramadol, drug that could knock off the consumer, has died more than week later, without recovering. The last that was heard of him was that he had slept...... read more
BREAKING: Another tragedy, as vehicle carrying 37 corps members crashes Just a few days after nine members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), got drowned in a river in Taraba State, another tragedy has again occurred, this time a car crash involving 37 others, on Monday afternoon. A vehicle conveying 37 members of the NYSC members, was said to have...... read more
TRAGEDY: Bus carrying footballers, fans, crashes, kills 12 dead, injures 30 Twelve people were killed and 30 injured when a bus carrying fans of Barcelona S.C., Ecuador's most popular football club, crashed Sunday, officials said. The bus was heading from the southern city of Cuenca to the coastal city of Guayaquil, where Barcelona is based, after a local tournament game. The vehicle...... read more
TRAGEDY: Obiano's aide dies mysteriously in his room *No foul play - police Tragedy has struck at the Government House, Awka, with the sudden death of an aide to Governor Willy Obiano of Anambra State, Randy Chima. Chima, before his sudden death, apparently in his sleep, at the state capital, held the position of Obiano’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on audio-visual production. His body...... read more
Man who trekked for Buhari in 2015, still battling with leg injury *We'll take care, FG More than three Years after Abubakar Duduwale, a diehard fan of President Muhammadu Buhari, trekked from Yola to Abuja to witness the presidential inauguration in May 2015, he is still dealing with a leg injury. This was revealed on Friday by Professor Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, who visited the Federal...... read more
PDP extols late Madam Dickson, Bayelsa gov's mother *Says, she gave Nigeria an asset The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reached out to Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, over the death of his mother, which was announce on Thursday, saying with a son like him, she worthily bequeated an asset to the nation. The matriarch of the Dickson family, Mrs. Gold Coast Dickson, according...... read more
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