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
One Lassa fever victim confirmed dead in Taraba as Buhari loses Relatives Taraba State Epidemiologist, Dr. Aketemo Udi, on Saturday confirmed that one person has so far died of Lassa fever in the state, contrary to some reports that three persons died of the epidemic in the state. Udi explained that two other deaths recorded were from suspected cases of the disease and not confirmed...... read more
Yusuf Buratai, father of Chief of Army Staff,dies in Maiduguri Alhaji Yusuf Buratai, father of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, has died, authorities of the Nigerian Army, announced on Friday. The announcement came from the Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Kukasheka, in a statement, saying the late Buratai, an ex-serviceman, died on Friday morning. The statement read...... read more
Lassa fever spreads to Cross River, pregnant Woman dead The Cross River State Government has confirmed four suspected cases of Lassa Fever in the State with one of the patients who is a pregnant woman dead. The woman is suspected to have died as a result of the virus at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH). The woman whose...... read more
Osinbajo renames Ebonyi varsity after Alex Ekwueme The Federal Government has renamed Federal University Ndufu Alike, in Ebonyi State, to Alex Ekwueme Federal University. Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement on Friday, during the funeral service of the late elder statesman, Dr Alex Ekwueme. He paid tributes to the late former Vice President, describing him as...... read more
HORROR: 71-year-old Nigerian tied with a rope, gagged on eight-hour US flight It was a harrowing experience for a 71-year-old Nigerian, David Ukesone, who had to make an eight-hour journey in a US-bound flight, fastened to his seat, with his mouth gagged with a tape. He was also denied food and water for the entire journey, according to reports from ABC News, which...... read more
Herdsmen allegedly lose Cows Rustlers, kill two, burn Houses in Plateau *No one can defeat us -Fulani Leader Seventeen cows were killed while 18 other cows were injured in an early morning attack on Yamadaga village, Kadarko community in Keana Local Government Area of Nasarawa State by suspected cattle rustlers. The cattle rustlers invaded Kadarko community around 4:00 am on Sunday, January 29 shooting into the air. They were...... read more
FG: Late ex-Vice President, Ekwueme 'll be immortalized *As funeral activities kick off Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige has indicated that President Muhammadu Buhari will ensure former Vice President, late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, gets a befitting burial. He said Buhari had committed about N1bn on Ekwueme from the day the Federal Government took over his medical bills to date. Ngige spoke...... read more
TRAGEDY:Three months after Jide, another Tinubu, Deji dies in Lagos Exactly 86 days after the death of Jide Tinubu, son of former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu, the cold hand of death has struck the family once again, snatching Deji, former Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission. Deji, a versatile football lover and analyst on the now defunct HiTV, reportedly...... read more
Panic in Maiduguri as Police Orderly attached to Borno Gov slumps, dies Police Orderly to Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state, Inspector Mohammed Azare, has been confirmed dead after collapsing at the Government House Maiduguri few hours after returning from Abuja with the governor’s entourage. Shettima Azare who has spent 26 years in service as a Police Officer has never fallen ill until...... read more
TRAGEDY: After inhaling poisonous gas, 12 UNIOSUN students collapse in class *Rushed to hospital Doctors are currently battling to save the lives of no less than 12 students of the Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Osogbo campus, who slumped inside a lecture room on Thursday as a result of leakage of a poisonous substance. Punch, quoting some of students of the university, who pleaded anonymity, as revealing that...... read more
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