by on December 29, 2018
BY JIMITOTA ONOYUMEWARRI: There was confusion in several parts of Warri and environs yesterday when a lady was said to be vomiting money around Effurun market area of Uvwie local government area after her pant was allegedly stolen at her residence few weeks ago.The news of the lady vomiting money spread to several parts of Warri, with friends calling the other to alert of the development. Some of those who called were not sure of where it happened.Some persons said the lady was seen vomiting dol...
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by on December 26, 2018
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nasarawa state has expressed sadness over the death of one corp member in the state,  urged other corp members to be apolitical to prevent been engulfed in the dangers associated with politics. Mr Jacob Unogwu, Acting Head, Press and Public Relation Unit of NYSC in Nasarawa state revealed this in a statement he signed  and  made available to Tribune Online  on Monday in Lafia the state capital. According to the statement, the NYSC state coordinator, M...
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by on December 26, 2018
Petrol Tanker Fire In Portharcourt.Three persons are feared dead following a petrol fire at Government Reserved Area, GRA phase 4 axis of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, early today.Eye witnesses reported that the incident which happened at about 2.00am today occurred when a tanker, laden with fuel fell and spilled its contents in adjoining buildings and ignited fire.Details about the occurrence were still sketchy as at the filing of this report, Naija Newsunderstands.
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by on December 22, 2018
Scores burnt to death as tanker explodes in Lagos Several people have been reportedly killed after a fuel tanker caught fire on Odo-Iyaalaro Bridge inward Maryland in Lagos. According to The Guardian, the accident has caused major gridlock around the axis, while the cause of the conflagration and number of casualties couldn’t be ascertained. It was also gathered that the situation has paralyzed movements around Tipper garage, Ojota-Interchange and Motorways plaza.
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by on December 22, 2018
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has described as shocking the involvement of medical personnel in the Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). Over 200 million women and girls globally are affected by the FGM, with three million  new cases recorded annually. Nigeria, it was also learnt accounts for 20million of the global record. Speaking yesterday at the Advocacy /Stakeholders meeting on curbing medicalization of the FGM and sanction of erring medical personnel in Nigeria, Adewole ...
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by on December 22, 2018
Four farmers have been killed by suspected herdsmen in a fresh attack on  Tse- Dzungwe,  Logo Local Government Area of  Benue State. Killed are Terlumun Uke, Samuel Dwem, Draba Dwem and Apaaga Mlanga. Tse- Dzungwe which is located on the banks of River Benue, has been repeatedly attacked by herdsmen with residents just recovering from a recent invasion before the latest onslaught. A spokesman  for  the community Tyovenda Gbumsy told The Nation that herdsmen moved into the area with a hu...
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by on December 22, 2018
To eradicate poverty in Makoko community, a Non-Governmental Organisation, Marversity Foundation,has donated 10 sewing machines, 400 mosquito nets to residents  of the Lagos slum. The event, themed: ‘Makoko Tour’ held on Saturday, December 15th, 2018 at the Whanyinna Nursery and Primary School, the only school in the water front area. The event was attended by      residents including a representative of Baale of Makoko, Taiwo Shemede. Donating the items, the founder of Marversity Foundati...
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by on December 22, 2018
PAIN, agony, loss and distress trail the Abule Egba pipeline fire outbreak which left the entire Awori area of Lagos awake all night on Tuesday and rendered many people homeless. A walk or drive through Oko-Oba Road to the popular Abule Roundabout and Shobowale Street and its environs would melt the hardest of hearts going by the enormity of the destruction that took place. Scores of houses including duplexes, storey buildings and bungalows, which had served as homes to many families and o...
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by on December 21, 2018
At least 25 people were killed when armed men raided two villages in a northern Nigerian state wracked by cattle rustling and kidnapping for ransom, witnesses and the police said on Friday. Gunmen on motorcycles on Wednesday invaded the villages of Gidan Halilu and Gidan Kaka in Birnin Magaji district of Zamfara state, they said. We lost 25 people in the attacks, which were carried out by cattle thieves who have been terrorising us for years,” Usman Wadatau, a community leader in Gidan Hal...
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by on December 21, 2018
overnor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state, on Friday presented a budget of N129.9billion for 2019 to the state House of Assembly for consideration. The News Agency of Nigeria, (NAN) reports that the budget, christened, “Budget of Restoration”, is made up of N57.8billion capital expenditure and N72.7billion recurrent expenditure. The capital expenditure represents 44 per cent, while the recurrent expenditure is about 56 per cent of the budget. Fayemi said the budget was tailored after the 4...
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by on December 20, 2018
At least five persons were on Thursday afternoon crushed to death in an accident after a truck rammed into a commercial bus in Lagos. The accident occurred around 3pm at Agulenjika Bus Stop along Oshodi-Apapa expressway. It was gathered the white commercial bus was driving against traffic inward Mile Two when it collided with a containarised truck. An eyewitness told our correspondent so many passengers had their legs amputated, while many others were trapped underneath the truck. At...
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by on December 19, 2018
Pandemonium broke out in the early hours of yesterday, at Aswani Textile Market, Isolo, Lagos State, when two unidentified men stabbed themselves to death during a brawl. Though there were two versions as to how the incident happened, an eyewitness said during a heated argument one of the men grabbed a knife from a nearby stall with which he stabbed the other man. The eyewitness, Tunde Ajayi, said: “There was an argument between the two of them, who were in their late 30s. People around we...
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