Trump commends Nigeria for banning Twitter

June 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A former United States President, Donald Trump, on Tuesday applauded the Nigerian government for banning Twitter, calling on other countries to follow suit. “Congratulations to the country of Nigeria, who just banned Twitter because they banned their President. More COUNTRIES should ban Twitter and Facebook for not allowing free and open speech — all voices should be heard,” Mr Trump Read More

Gov. Buni mourns Ahmed Gulak

May 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman, Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has mourned the assassination of Ahmed Gulak. He said the death of Gulak has created a vaccun in the development of politics and democracy in Nigeria. In a statement signed Monday in Abuja by his director general press and media Read More

Another police station razed, 4 killed in Imo

May 30, 2021 Chidiebere Iwuoha 0

Less than 24 hours after gunmen burnt down the Atta Police Station in Njaba  Local Government Area of Imo State, another police station in Izombe, Oguta Local Government Area of the state has been touched by people believed to be unknown gunmen.  However unlike the Atta incident, four of the hoodlums met their untimely death in an exchange of fire Read More

Yahaya assumes duties as COAS

May 28, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

…Build on Attahiru’s legacies – Irabor Maj.-Gen. Faruk Yahaya formally resumed duties as the nation’s 22nd Chief of Army Staff on Friday. Yahaya was appointed following the death of Attahiru and 10 other military officers in a plane crash in Kaduna on May 21. Yahaya took over during a ceremony held at the Army Headquarters, Abuja. On arrival, he first Read More

Cholera kills 7 in Gombe, 32 hospitalised

May 27, 2021 Auwal Ahmad 0

No fewer than seven people have been killed by cholera with 32 hospitalised in Gombe state. The state Commissioner of Health, Dr. Habu Dahiru, stated this while speaking with newsmen in Gombe on Thursday. He said the first confirmed case was recorded as a result of death of a 2-year-old child in Kalaja village of Akko local government area of Read More

Death of Army Chief, officers devastating says Tallen

May 24, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Minister of Women Affairs Dame Pauline Tallen has described the death of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other Senior Officers and men as unfortunate, noting that it sad event came at a time when the nation is grappling with so many security challenges. In a statement made available to Journalists on Sunday, Pauline on behalf Read More

COAS: Nigeria lost committed officer, gentleman – CNPP

May 22, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has expressed shock at the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru, other officers and crew members in a plane crash, describing it as a major setback in the fight against terrorists. According to CNPP, the death of the COAS and other officers has robbed the country of their  determination to Read More

Grief, tears as late COAS Attahiru, 10 others are laid to rest

May 22, 2021 Benjamin Samson 0

The remains of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and ten others who died in plane crash in were today laid to rest with full military honour amidst tears and anguish at the military cemetery Abuja. Others buried along with the Army Chief are Brig.-Gen M.I Abdulkadir, Brig.-Gen Olayinka, Brig.-Gen. Kuliya, Maj.Hayat, Maj. Hamza and Sgt. Umar. Others Read More

Lt. Gen Attahiru’s death shocking, painful – Ortom

May 22, 2021 John Shiaondo 0

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom Saturday described the death of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru in an air crash Friday as shocking and quite painful. The Governor said the loss of Lt General Attahiru and the other military officers who were also on board the aircraft is a major setback to the fight against insecurity in the Read More

Over 20,000 people benefit from lawmaker’s medical outreach

May 10, 2021 Amarachukwu EgwuAgha, 0

No fewer than 20,000 people from Afikpo North/South federal constituency of Ebonyi state weekend benefited from a free medical outreach organised by Hon.Iduma Igariwey, a member of the House of Representatives. The benefitiaries were made up of both young and elderly people from the communities that make up the two local government (Afikpo North and South) for the constituency. Speaking Read More

Dan Iyan Lafia: Celebrated in life, abandoned in death

May 9, 2021 Muazu Abari 0

To the ordinary people of Nasarawa state who appreciate good deeds and sacrifices even in death For 27, 2005, will forever remain one of the most darkest days as they woke up to the sad news of the demise of one of their most patriotic and illustrious sons Senator Haruna Abubakar. He passed on after a portracted illness in a Read More

Shocker! How woman buried husband with live snake

May 8, 2021 Editor 0

A Ghanaian woman has been seen burying her late husband with a live snake. In a video circulating on social media, the widow was spotted putting the snake inside husband’s grave with a live snake that supposedly killed him. The python was seen hanging around her neck until it was time to say her final words as pallbearers got ready Read More

Aisha Alhassan stood by me through thick and thin, Atiku mourns

May 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubabar has said that, with the death of the former Minister of Women Affairs and gubernatorial candidate in Taraba State, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, Nigeria has lost yet another impactful female politician in our recent memory. Reacting to her death, Atiku said in a statement in Abuja on Friday evening that “Aisha Alhassan was a Read More

Breaking: 14 burnt to death on Lagos-Ibadan expressway accident

May 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

About 14 passengers (11 adults and three children) were on Thursday night burnt to death in an accident around the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The spokesperson, Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta, Friday. Confirming the incident, Akinbiyi said the accident involved a silver Toyota RAV 4, with registration number, LND 13 GS, a Read More

PFN consoles Adeboye over son’s death

May 6, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

The Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Thursday described the death of the son of Pastor Enoch Adeboye, of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) as tragic. PFN in a condolence message issued by its national publicity secretary, Bishop Emmah Gospel Isong, lamented that the news of the death of the son of the general overseer, saying it was shocking. Read More

PANDEF condoles family of late Senator Umoyo

May 6, 2021 Uko Etim, 0

The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF)  has expressed its condolences to the entire family of late Senator Etang Umoyo, who died February, 2021, at the age of 72 after a brief illness.  The remains of late Senator Umoyo, who was Chairman of PANDEF, Akwa Ibom State Chapter before his death, would be laid to rest on Friday May, 7, 2021 Read More

Superstition, illiteracy challenges of Asthma treatment-NTS

May 6, 2021 Etim Uko 0

The Nigeria Thoracic society (NTS) Thursday identified superstitious believes, illiteracy and religion bigotry as some of the misconception militating against treatment of Asthma.The Society made the disclosure in a statement signed by its President, Professor PU Ele,  Secretary Dr Victor Umoh and made available to newsmen in Uyo to mark this year’s World Asthma day with the theme ‘Uncovering Asthma Read More

Abiodun commiserates with Adeboye over son’s death

May 6, 2021 Hakeem Adegbenro 0

Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, over the death of his son, Dare Adeboye. Dare, 42, the third child of Adeboye was reported to have died in his sleep on Wednesday in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, where he was based with his family. The deceased, Read More

COVID-19 death toll worsens in India with 3,689 dead in one day

May 2, 2021 Editor 0

India on Sunday reported its highest single-day toll of 3,689 Covid deaths. The country also saw a slight dip in the daily numbers with 3,92,488 new cases reported in the last 24 hours The new cases take India’s Covid tally to 1,95,57,457. The new cases recorded in the last 24 hours showed a slight dip from Saturday when India hit Read More

Still on overcoming infant mortality in Nigeria

May 1, 2021 Blueprint 0

Infant mortality is still a threat in most states across the country even though some state governments have woken up to challenge the scourge as ELEOJO IDACHABA reports. The majority of Nigerian children are at risk of dying a few months after birth, according to reports. The number of the lucky ones that survive to formative years is rather less Read More

FG issues shoot-at-sight order against Prisons’ attackers, fleeing inmates

April 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the order at an emergency meeting with NCoS Squadron Commanders, Field Commanders and Heads of Armed Squads. Read More