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Otedola Explosion: Lagos restricts tankers to designated trailer route, gives 30-Day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate

Otedola Explosion: Lagos restricts tankers to designated trailer route, gives 30-Day ultimatum for articulated vehicles to obtain road worthiness certificate

Following the tragic tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge inward Ojodu Berger along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway which claimed lives and property, the Lagos State Government on Sunday restricted movement of Fuel Tankers to designated trailer route going forward. The government also said it was now mandatory for all articulated trucks coming into Lagos to obtain the Ministry of Transportation’s Road Worthiness Certificate ...

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Iniesta confirms international retirement following Spain´s World Cup exit

Iniesta confirms international retirement following Spain´s World Cup exit

Andres Iniesta has confirmed his international retirement after Spain’s shock penalty shoot-out defeat to Russia resulted in their World Cup elimination. Among the favourites for the trophy heading into the tournament, Spain joined the likes of Germany, Portugal and Argentina in making an early exit when Igor Akinfeev kept out Iago Aspas’ penalty in Moscow. Iniesta started on the bench ...

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Governor Ajimobi orders the re-opening of Bodija market 48-hours after butchers and police clash

Governor Ajimobi orders the re-opening of Bodija

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State today ordered with immediate effect, the re-opening of Bodija market in Ibadan, the state capital. The market was closed on Thursday afternoon after a clash reported to have claimed about six lives occurred between butchers and men of the Oyo State Police command. Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun who announced the ...

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Former Chief Judge of Enugu State and Professor of Land and Property Law, Justice Professor Innocent Azubike Umezulike has passed away

Former Chief Judge of Enugu State and Professor of Land and Property Law, Justice Professor Innocent Azubike Umezulike has passed away

Justice Professor I.A Umezulike (OFR, FCIArb) was the Chief Judge of Enugu State for over 13 years, remarkably the longest serving Chief Judge in South Eastern Nigeria and the second longest serving Chief Judge in Nigeria. Justice Professor Umezulike was an acclaimed legal luminary on Conveyancing, Adverse Possession, Land and Property Law haven single-handedly authored and published over 23 books ...

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“We took turns to rape her and after we killed her we also took turns to sleep with the dead body” Pastor who killed woman for ritual confesses

"We took turns to rape her and after we killed her we also took turns to sleep with the dead body" Pastor who killed woman for ritual confesses

Olusegun Otaru, a pastor at the Voice of Cannan Temple (C&S) Aladura Church Ozuru in Adavi, Kogi State, who was arrested for killing a sex worker and using her body parts for rituals which was buried in his altar, has confessed to journalists and explained how the sex worker was made to suffer before she was brutally killed. Pastor Otaru, ...

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‘Your curse on herdsmen won’t work, just like your curse on Boko Haram didn’t work’ – Evangelist Awuzie tells Bishop Oyedepo

'Your curse on herdsmen won’t work, just like your curse on Boko Haram didn't work' - Evangelist Awuzie tells Bishop Oyedepo

Evangelist Charles Awuzie has written an open letter to Bishop David Oyedepo in which he advised him to do more for Nigeria than just lay curses. His open letter came after a prayer said by Bishop David Oyedepo this morning at the Covenant Hour of Prayer was shared on Facebook. Oyedepo cursed Fulani herdsmen killing innocent Nigerians during the prayer. ...

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”I went into robbery to raise money to start my own church” Suspect says

''I went into robbery to raise money to start my own church'' Suspect says

An armed robbery suspect, Fidellis Nelson, 41, who was recently arrested by men of the Ogun state police command for operating a robbery gang that terrorize residents of Lagos and Ogun states, says he went into crime so he could raise enough money to start his own church. Fidelis and his gang members identified as Emmanuel Ogaba aka Tablet, 45; ...

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Caroline Danjuma adopts a baby girl

Caroline Danjuma adopts a baby girl

Mother-of-three Caroline Danjuma has adopted a female child. The actress, who has two biological sons and a daughter, brought another daughter home to add to her family. Sharing the news to Instagram, Caroline said: “Meet my little angel .. an addition to my children . God who makes all things possible. #iadoptedachildtoday #sheissobeautiful. God who am I before you lord ...

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Security operatives assault Oby Ezekwesili at Aso Rock gate(photos)

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Former Minister of Education and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, was yesterday morning, 26th Tuesday, 2018, assaulted by security agents stationed in front of Aso Rock Abuja. Ezekwesili was on a solo march to the villa to protest the various killings when she was accosted by the security officers who attempted to forcefully take her ...

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Nigeria Communications Commission confirms death of one of their staff in Plateau massacre

Nigeria Communications Commission confirms death of one of their staff in Plateau massacre

The Nigeria Communications Commission has confirmed the death of one of its staff, Zayyanu Shallah, who was killed alongside his friend, Zayyan Gwandu, during the Plateau massacre over the weeknd. A statement on the commission’s Facebook page, says Zayyanu Shallah, was stabbed and then burnt to death. Read the statement below: The Nigerian Communications Commission has lost one of its ...

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IG, Ibrahim Idris sacks the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State with immediate effect following killing in Jos

IG, Ibrahim Idris sacks the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State with immediate effect following killing in Jos

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has sacked the Commissioner of Police in Plateau State, Undie Adie, with immediate effect. Adie’s sack comes after over 100 people were slaughtered in the state by suspected herdsmen. He has been replaced by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Bala Ciroma. Ciroma was before his new position in ...

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‘The creators of Instagram did not create the app for begging’ -Uti shades social media beggars

'The creators of Instagram did not create the app for begging' -Uti shades social media beggars

Media personality, Uti Nwachukwu says he’s fed up with social media users sliding into his DM on Instagram begging for money. ‘I cant be the only one experiencing this though, there are competitions and giveaways online. look for them and join na; he wrote. Read the rest of his piece below… Everyone has their own wants and needs and family ...

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Nigerian lives and properties must be protected – President Buhari tells security chiefs

Nigerian lives and properties must be protected - President Buhari tells security chiefs

President Buhari yesterday in Jos directed security chiefs in the country to remain vigilant and ensure the protection of lives and property in the country. Speaking at an interactive session with stakeholders in Plateau State in the aftermath of the recent killings in some communities, the President urged traditional and community leaders to complement government efforts by persuading their constituencies ...

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Again, court refuses application to drop kidnap charges against Evans

court refuses application to drop kidnap charges against Evans

The Lagos State High Court, sitting in Igbosere area has again dismissed an application seeking to quash the charge preferred against suspected kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans. Evans is facing two different charges before the court. In the first, he is charged alongside three others: Joseph Emeka, Ugochukwu Nwachukwu and Victor Aduba on five-counts bordering on conspiracy to ...

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Nigeria crashes out of the World Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina

Nigeria crashes out of the World Cup following a 2-1 defeat to Argentina

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been eliminated from the 2018 FIFA World Cup after Argentina secured a late 2-1 win. It all started with Messi, who scored in the 14th minute to give his side the lead. But a tackle by Javier Mascherano, who grabbed his attacker inside the box, resulted in a VAR-confirmed penalty kick. Victor Moses had ...

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Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

Nigeria’s future would be on technology – Osinbajo

The tech hub, known as Vibranium Valley, houses 30 tech companies and has the capacity to house 50 more. Vibranium Valley, owned by the Venture Garden Group (VGG), is housed on the grounds of the then renowned Concord Printing Press of Nigeria owned by the Late MKO Abiola. Osinbajo said in a keynote address that Nigeria’s future would be on ...

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Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

Mercy Aigbe acquires multi-million naira mansion in Lagos

               Mercy Aigbe is currently the talk of the town as she recently added to her landed assets a multi-million naira mansion for herself and her kids in a choice area in Lagos. Taking to her Instagram page, the light-skinned actress and entrepreneur shared the good news with her fans, adding that she never ...

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How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

How Oshiomhole Will Change APC

       Thursday’s withdrawal of Mr. Clement Ebri, the last challenger to Comrade Adams Oshiomhole’s bid for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC has set today’s convention as a coronation ceremony for the former labour organiser turned politician. The 66 year old Oshiomhole is taking over the office that was remarkably occupied by a ...

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We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

We’ ve no land for FG’s ranches — Benue stakeholders

         The Federal Government’s plan to establish ranches in parts of the country as a solution to the unending farmers/ herders clashes may not have gone down well with the generality of Benue people who collectively felt it was against their struggle to establish peaceful coexistence in the state through the state’s grazing law. From the tribal ...

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22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

22-year-old man kills mother over love affair with his aunt in Abia

The police in Abia state have arrested a 22-year-old man, Agaezichi Ogbonna, for allegedly killing his mother over a love affair with her sister, who is the boy’s aunt, at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State. According to reports, Ogbonna was in a relationship with his mother, Blessing’s sister and the mum got to know of it, ...

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