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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

Nigeria’s 22-year-old Athlete Tobi Amusan Breaks 20-Year Record At The 2019 African Game

Since the 2019 African Games kicked off in Morocco, Nigerians have won medals in various sports, and some of them have even broken records in the process. The latest athlete to do so is Tobi Amusan, who won the 100 metres hurdles event in 12.68 seconds on Wednesday. The previous record was set by another Nigerian, Gloria Alozie, who…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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"…