9-yr old Boy guns down Sister over video game remote controller A nine-year-old boy shot dead his sister, 13, in the southern US state of Mississippi following an argument about a video game controller, local media reported Monday. The tragedy took place Saturday when the girl refused to give up the controller, Monroe County Sheriff Cecil Cantrell said according to reports. The...... read more
Buhari: Wakil’s death shocked me *We must not forget his dedication A shocked and sad President Muhammadu Buhari, has asked members of the National Assembly not to forget the dedication to duty of Senator Ali Wakil, who died on Saturday, at the age of 58. Describing the death of the Senator from Bauchi State as "an incalculable loss to Nigeria's democracy whose...... read more
BREAKING: Wakil, 58, Bauchi Senator, slumps, dies *Saraki mourns Tragedy struck at the Senate, Saturday morning, as Senator representing Bauchi Central, Ali Wakil, was said to have slumped and died at his residence, in Gwarimpa, a high-brow suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, who has already, confirmed the incident, made a detour from attending...... read more
More deaths recorded in Nigeria as Lassa fever spreads The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year has increased to 110, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. The health agency in its weekly situation report for week nine, released on Tuesday disclosed that 35 new confirmed cases were...... read more
BREAKING - Bike Accident: Buhari's first son returns to Abuja after receiving treatment abroad President Muhammadu Buhari's first son, Yusuf Buhari has returned to Abuja after spending weeks in Germany receiving medical treatment, SaharaReporters is reporting. It was learnt that Yusuf received treatment at the St. Joseph Hospital in Wiesbaden as well as further treatment to fix a broken arm at another hospital in Munich....... read more
BREAKING: Achuzia, Biafran war hero, dies at 90 *He was smiling on death-bed – son Courageous, fire-eating Biafran war lord, Col. Joe Achuzia, finally joined his commander-in-chief, General Chukwuemeka Odumegwu after he called it quits with mother-earth in Asaba, Capital of Delta State, on Monday, at the age of 90. He died on Monday morning at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, Delta State, after a...... read more
Meningitis, not Biscuits killed Students in Kubwa -FCTA Contrary to reports, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has stated that the three students in Kubwa, Abuja who died after eating biscuits were not killed by the biscuits but by meningitis. Punch sources state that the FCTA stated that the actual cause of death was cerebrospinal meningitis. This information was revealed...... read more
TRAGEDY: Three pupils die after eating birthday biscuits in Abuja Tragedy struck in Abuja, on Wednesday, in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as three pupils of LEA Primary School, Kubwa reportedly dropped dead after allegedly eating biscuits shared by a pupil celebrating birthday. DailyTrust, reports that the late students identified as Na’imat Yahaya, 14, and Yahaya Garba, 14, both in...... read more
'Dozens of Students missing after Boko Haram's raid on Yobe school' Ninety-four students are missing following suspected Boko Haram attack on Government Girls Secondary School Dapchi on Monday evening,Daily Trust newspaper is reporting. The newspaper quoted a source in the school as confirming that the number of missing students was established in the afternoon after a head count. “After the roll call,...... read more
Invasion of Lassa fever: 11 Persons declared dead in Edo No fewer than 11 persons have died of Lassa fever in Edo State in the latest outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. David Osifo who disclosed this at a press briefing to announce a successful stem cell transplant carried out by a private hospital, Celltek Healthcare...... read more
Experts warn on marriage: Beware of red flags, homes have become jungles A life coach and relationship expert, Mrs. Ifeoma Chigbogwu, has decried the rising deaths of and injuries to spouses in Nigeria because of domestic violence, describing such relationships as “domestic jungles”. In a 15-minute YouTube video, the award-winning author and blogger explained that the spate of domestic violence which manifests in...... read more
DRAMA: Shehu Sani storms JAMB office with snake charmers to arrest snake that swallowed N36million It is getting more dramatic out there, as every attempt is now being made to arrest the snake, which reportedly swallowed a whopping N36million belonging to the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in order to retrieve the money. It was for this purpose that Senator Shehu Sani, who represents Kaduna...... read more
TRAGEDY: 22 students perish as school bus runs into a truck in Kano Tragedy struck on Tuesday morning, in Kano, when a bus carrying secondary school students crashed into of a lorry, killing no less than 22 of them, according to the men of the Kano State command of the Nigerian Police. The incident involving the students, who were said to be going on...... read more
Confusion in NHIS after ES reinstatement; Factional Workers back Yusuf *Police to the rescue Some workers of the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, on Monday pledged to support their reinstated Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, to reposition the scheme. The workers staged a peaceful protest at the headquarters of NHIS in support of Mr. Yusuf under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of...... read more
TRAGEDY: Two Buhari family members die in one day The icy hands of death, has crawled into the family of President Muhammadu Buhari, leaving in its trail the sudden demise of two of his relations, hours apart. According to a statement by Buhari’s spokesman, Garuba Shehu, two members of the extended family of the President died within a few hours...... read more
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