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UNIBEN Student Raped and Murdered Inside a Church

A 23-year-old lady, identified as Uwaila Omozuwa, has died at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Edo State after she was beaten and raped inside her local church. It was gathered that Uwaila, who was a 100-level Microbiology student of UNIBEN, goes to read every day at The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo […]

COVID-19: Lagos to re-open schools if… — Education commissioner

STRONG indications emerged, yesterday, that officials of the Federal and Lagos State governments are working out guidelines for re-opening of schools, which closure was precipitated by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. This came as the Lagos State Government hinted that there are plans to employ no fewer than 2,000 more teachers in its public primary […]

Lagos Marine Beach Bridge to be closed for 5 months

The Lagos State Government on Sunday announced a plan to effect partial closure of the Marine Beach Bridge, Apapa, to vehicular movement, from May 27 to Oct. 21. Marine Beach Bridge to be closed for five months (NAN) The state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, made the disclosure in a statement in Lagos. He […]

BREAKING!!! Newly Appointed Emir In Kano Is Dead!

The newly appointed Emir of Rano, Dr Tafida Abubakar Ila II, is dead. According to Daily Trust, he died on Saturday at Nassarwa Specialist Hospital at about 4:45pm after a brief illness. His Rano emirate is one of four new emirates created in Kano in the wake of the balkanisation of the Kano emirate. He […]

Fear grips Abuja residents as War plane fly over the FCT

Fear has gripped some residents of Abuja early hour of today following the activity of a war plane belonging to the Nigerian military. Nigerian war planes The plane, which resembles a bomber, repeatedly flew over the FCT between one and two O’Clock this Tuesday afternoon, April 21, 2020, report obtained. While speaking with some residents, […]

FG denies five govs flight approvals over lockdown

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had denied five governors flight approvals as a result of the lockdown order. Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said this in Abuja at the daily briefing by ministers on updates on COVID-19. He said, “There is no exception to governors. I have denied several of such flights. Including […]

Suspected ritualists arrested in Lagos (photos

Pandemonium broke in Shogunle and Ladipo area of Agege Motor Road in Lagos state on Monday afternoon April 20, following the arrest of six suspected ritualists. According to reports, the suspected ritualists who specialize in abducting passersby along the road, were apprehended after a failed attempt to abduct a street sweeper. The cry for help […]

Transport fares shoot up after lifting of lockdown in Ghana

Transport fares have reportedly shot up in some bus terminals in Takoradi following government’s decision to lift the partial lockdown imposed on some parts of the country. Takoradi: Transport fares shoot up after lifting of lockdown Starrfmonline reports that drivers at the Accra lorry terminal in Takoradi have increased their fares barely 24 hours after the lockdown […]