In Cameroon, at least eight people died in a stampede outside a stadium hosting an Africa Cup of Nations football match on Monday, according to the country’s Ministry of Communication. The crush took place at the southern entrance to the Olembe Stadium as tournament hosts Cameroon beat Comoros 2-1 in Yaounde, with at least 38 more people confirmed to have Read More
Angry youths in Nasarawa local government area of Kano state has burnt down Noble Kids Academy located in Kawaji, belonging to alleged killer of a five-year-old girl Hanifa Abubakar. This followed last week’s discovery that the proprietor of the school, Abdulmalik Tanko, kidnapped and later killed Hanifa who was a pupil of the school before her life was cut short.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Monday, announced February 12, 2022 as the date for the commencement of registration for the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and the Direct Entry (DE) examination. This was made known via the board’s weekly bulletin released by its Director of Public Relations, Dr Fabian Benjamin. In the timeline of events attached to the Read More
The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has charged the Super Eagles to maintain their winning momentum when they face Tunisia tonight in the Round of 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Cameroon. Speaking with the team on Sunday morning from the Presidential Villa in Abuja via Zoom with the Minister Read More
A trending video has disclosed how a church building collapsed in a community located in Delta state, while many worshipers were praying inside, and refused to leave the auditorium. According to those that ran out and recorded the video, the pastor asked the congregation to remain inside and continued praying against “the attack”, even while the building was shaking. Report Read More
People’s Democratic Party (PDP) National Working Committee, led by it’s National Chairman, Prof. Iyochia Ayu meets Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Protest is currently rockinh Kabba area of Kogi state, Saturday, after a young boy was allegedly killed by an unidentified police officer over N20 sachet water. According to reports, the boy’s death sparked chaos in Kabba town by angry youths in the area. It was also learned that protesters barricaded the police station in Kabba, chanting war songs while law Read More
The two Nigerian Musical giants, Davido and WizKid, on Friday, settled their long time rift with a warm hug in a night club in Lagos. WizKid posted the video via his official Instagram account with the caption ” more love “
The offiice of the Lagos state metropolitan area transport authority, on Saturday, gutted by fire. The Lagos state Traffic management authority, LASTMA on twitter confirmed that the fire service unit are on ground at the scene in Ajah area of the state. Details loading…
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decorated his son, Adeboye Obasanjo, as Brigadier-General in the Nigerian Army, following his recent promotion in the military. Obasanjo, a former Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, was accorded a rare privilege by the military authorities on Wednesday to decorate his son with his newly acquired promotion of a Brigadier-General Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Governor Nasir el-Rufai for the urban renewal infrastructural development across the state, noting that he can hardly find his way home within the Kaduna city. Speaking while commissioning the redesigned and redeveloped Murtala Mohammed Square Kaduna, President Buhari said he was constrained to move Daura to Kaduna but with the new infrastructural developments, the governor Read More
About 24 hours after Justice Binta Nyako gave order for the detained Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra(IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu to be allowed to change clothes, he was spotted wearing same apparel at the resumed trial on Wednesday. Justice Nyako had during the resumption of trial on Tuesday gave the order after complaints by the accused’s lead counsel Chief Read More
Four persons have lost their lives in a motor accident along Lagos-Ibadan express way in the Fadiwo area of Ogun state, on Tuesday. The accident which involved a Mazda bus and a Petrol tanker also led to 12 other people injured in the process. While they are currently receiving treatment at a nearby hospital in the area, the Federal road Read More
Kehinde OsasonaAbuja. Nnamdi Kanu storm the courtroom of the federal high court in Abuja at about 10am in preparation for his fresh a arraignment on a 15 count fresh terrorism charges. Kanu who was welcomed into the court room by four members of his family exchanged pleasantries with his lawyers led by Chief Mike Ozekhome SAN before heading to his Read More
Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Tuoyo Ideh, survived a car accident in Lagos. The Psychotherapist fitness coach, on Monday, shared on his official Instagram handle, a video of his car after the accident saying, “Thank God for life, and everyone that was with me. Nothing shall take our life this year in Jesus name. Amen.”
The 2022 edition of Mark D Ball women’s basketball championship got underway on Saturday evening, with Sunshine Angels of Akure out-dunking Hotcoal Slizzers of Abuja 28-20. Prior to the opener, players of all the 16 participating teams, aptly dressed in fitting branded Mark D Ball tops marched into the Court of the multi-purpose Indoor Sports Hall in Package B, with Read More
A housewife identified as Aisha Ibrahim has been arrested by the Zamfara state police command for planning to sell her co-wife’s son in Gusau, the state capital. She was arrested with the two-year-old baby boy who she was planning to sell off at Gusau. Aisha was among the suspects paraded by Zamfara Police Commissioner, CP Ayuba Elkana, at a press Read More
The entire Super Eagles have been in cloud nine after putting spirited efforts to defeat experienced Pharaohs of Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations opening group D match in Garoua, Cameroon on Tuesday. Super Eagles number one goalkeeper Maduka Okoye took centre stage to thrill his teammates. He later shared the joyful mood through his tiktok social media handle Read More
President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the much-talked about foreign loans especially from China has helped in the execution of key infrastructural projects in parts of Nigeria. This was part of the disclosure by the President when he was interviewed by Channels Television recently. Take a look.
Leicester City man, Kelechi Iheanacho, scored the only goal for Super Eagles on the opening group D Africa Cup of Nations match in Garoua, Cameroon. Iheanacho’s goal came in the 30th minute.
Popular Nigerian dancer, Kaffy, has announced her divorce from husband, Joseph Ameh. The 41 years old dancer made the disclosure while speaking about divorce and separation in a video posted on her official Instagram handle. She explained that divorce/separation doesn’t have to be toxic and added that she and her husband have broken up their marriage to see that they Read More
Youths especiacially athletes are currently protesting plans by the authorities of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to turn only functional football pitch located within the nation’s capital to agricultural storage ground. The only FCTA-owned playing turf located at Area 10 Garki is popularly known as Old Parade Ground. Already, Labourers sighted at the pitch were seen removing the perimeter Read More
The Confederation of African Football and the Local Organizing Committee on Saturday morning formally received three –time champions Nigeria to the 33rd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations taking place in the Republic of Cameroon 9th January – 6th February. A formality, but nonetheless important part of a team’s programme on arrival at a major football championship, the Team Read More
Two unidentified suspected phone thieves have been reportedly beaten by angry mob in Jos, the capital of Plateau state. Blueprint gathered that the suspected phone thieves, snatched a phone from a woman who boarded their Keke which led to them being beaten around Ring Road area of Jos on Friday. It was also gathered that they were escaping with the Read More