Mother Of 4 Bleeds To Death After Taking Abortion Pill In Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has confirmed the death of a 29-year-old mother of four, Mrs Chinasa Odah, from Inikiri Effium, Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, after she took some drugs meant for abortion given to her by her suspected boyfriend, one Mgbada. According to DSP Loveth Odah, who confirmed the death noted […]

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Governor of Kano State declares Monday work-free to mark Islamic New Year

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has  declared Monday 2nd Muharram 1441 AH (2nd September 2019) as Work -Free day in the State. A statement signed by Abba Wada Waziri, Permanent secretary Establishment, for Head of Service, explained that the holiday was in commemoration of the new Islamic calendar marking the 1st Day of Muharram […]

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Abia pensioners protest non payment of 32 months pension

Dressed in all-black, the retirees bemoaned that the state government had abandoned them to die in hundreds, after serving  the state with their lives. In  a release made available to newsmen during the protest, the retirees led by Deacon Amaugo Daniel (chairman) and Chief Okezie Emeka (secretary) for the Concerned Abia Pensioners, they also alleged […]

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Mouka Bags African Brand Leadership Merit Award

Mouka, Nigeria’s leading foam and bedding products manufacturer has emerged Africa’s Leading World Class Premium Bedding/ Mattress/ Pillows Product Company of the Year at the 2019 edition of the African Brand Leadership Merit Awards. Mouka was declared Africa’s Leading World Class Premium Bedding/Mattress/ Pillows Product Company of the Year after a technical committee research report […]

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9-Year-Old Nigerian Boy Who Has Built Over 30 Mobile Games

At just 9-years-old, Basil Okpara is making a name for himself in the area of coding and gaming. Like many others his age, Basil loves to play games but his fascination with gaming does not end at playing, his curious mind has led him into coding, leading him to come with dozens of game ideas. […]

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Virgil van Dijk has been crowned UEFA’s Men’s Player of the Year for 2018-19.

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been named UEFA Men’s Player of the Year for 2018/19. The Dutch international beat off competition from three-time UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo and two-time winner Lionel Messi. The 28-year-old centre-back received the trophy on stage in Monaco during the UEFA Champions League group stage draw. The […]

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China Invests $16 Billion in Nigeria’s Oil Sector

Chinese investment in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has reached $16 billion, according to Nigeria’s state-run oil company. While Nigeria’s oil industry welcomes China’s interest, analysts worry about a lack of transparency in the sector and slow development of the country’s renewable energy market. When a top official with China’s third-largest national oil company paid […]

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Okorocha under arrest

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha on Thursday ordered a citizen’s arrest against Sen. Rochas Okorocha, over alleged assault on a government official, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku. The Secretary to State Government (SSG), Mr Uche Onyeaguocha, gave The order came after the Chairman of the Recovery of Government Properties, Mr Jasper Ndubuaku, was allegedly assaulted at Okorocha’s residence. The SSG to the governor, Uche Onyeaguocha, […]

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Police arrest 3 carjackers with 150 phones in Anambra

The suspects, according to the state police command, were in possession of over 150 handsets. Confirming the arrest of the suspects, the state police public relations officer, Haruna Mohammed, gave their names as Arinze  of Otueke, Asaba, Delta State; Nweke of Mbekwe estate, Ogidi in  Idemili North Local Government of Anambra  State and Eziamaka of […]

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Ex-Google and Uber Engineer Anthony Levandowski Charged With Theft of Trade

Anthony Levandowski was charged with 33 counts of trade theft involving Alphabet’s self-driving car technology. He had left Alphabet’s Waymo unit in 2016 and eventually ran Uber’s self-driving car project, only to be fired. The 39-year-old, who now runs his own firm, denies the charges. If convicted, Anthony Levandowski faces 10 years in prison and […]

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I Used My Money Run Abia For Six Months – Orji Kalu

Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, former governor of Abia State, told a Federal High Court in Lagos on Tuesday that he ran the state for six months with money from his own pocket. He said the monthly allocation of Abia State when he took over in June 1999 was N168 million, and that it was hovering […]

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Bangladeshi women no longer required to say whether they are virgins on marriage certificate

Women in Bangladesh are no longer required to declare if they are virgins on marriage registration forms, the country’s top court has ruled. In the Muslim-majority country, a bride had to state if they were divorced, a widow or “kumari”, a Bengali word meaning “virgin”, on their marriage deed, or “Kabinnama”.  The high court ordered that “virgin” […]

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Police grant COZA founder, Biodun Fatoyinbo bail

Founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly(COZA) Abuja, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, has been granted administrative bail by the Police. Fatoyinbo was granted bail after hours of questioning by detectives over the allegation of rape levelled against him by celebrity photographer, Busola Dakolo.

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Buhari condoles with Dangote over three deaths in the family

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with Aliko Dangote, Africa’s leading industrialist and businessman, following recent losses of some members of his family. The President’s condolence message was communicated via a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja. The Dangote extended family lost three persons — Aliko’s cousin, Madugu […]

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Nigerian Man Arrested in India With Fake Currency

  A Nigerian named Patrick and Malian, Ibrahim Ruman, have been arrested by the police in India for possession of fake currencies. The duo were nabbed in a hotel on Sunday as part of the city’s police investigation into possible international fake Indian currency note racket. City police commissioner, Deepak Kumar said, “The duo were […]

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Gov Ihedioha appointed suspect on FBI list into his inauguration committee

Chika Odionyenma, one of the persons on FBI’s 77-man list of suspected Nigerian fraudsters, was appointed into the inauguration committee of Emeka Ihedioha, governor of Imo state TheCable reports.` Reactions have since trailed the FBI list, Thursday, when the agency disclosed that many Nigerians were under investigation in connection with one of the largest scams in US […]

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Okorocha’s Closest Ally Among 77 Nigerians Nabbed By FBI

The embattled former governor of Imo state may have murky waters to contend with viral images which has him spotted with his closest ally and recently nabbed Nigerian fraudster by the Federal investigation bureau, Los Angeles. The list of Nigerians arrest in the United states of America was published on Thursday, in that list is […]

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Police arrest 25 cultists in Lagos

The Lagos state command says it has arrested 25 cultists at Ijora, Mushin and Bariga areas of the state and recovered firearms in the process. A statement by the spokesperson of the Command, DSP Bala Elkana on Sunday said men of Operation Crush from the Anti Cultism Unit arrested one Olaitan Rilwan ‘m’ 20 years old, […]

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Kenya Becomes The First African Country to Recognise Intersex People

Intersex people are born with physical characteristics that do not fit the typical definitions of male or female, Aljazeera described. A Kenya news media reported the census operation officially started at 6 pm with many Saturday with many Kenyans taking to the social media to describe the questions asked: “were not making sense.”. The governor […]

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