Fears as petroleum laden tanker falls in Rivers
Fears as petroleum laden tanker falls in Rivers
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The fallen tanker with petrol already seeping out from the tanks
Okafor Ifiebor/ Rivers
Police and officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps and other emergency service agencies have cordoned off a…

Man confesses to killing 15 women in Port Harcourt hotel murders that rocked Nigeria’s oil capital
Man confesses to killing 15 women in Port Harcourt hotel mur…
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A suspect has confessed to murdering 15 women after luring them into budget hotel rooms in Nigeria, potentially ending a killing spree that has terrorised the country’s oil capital, Port…

I know politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires – Amaechi
I know politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires – A…
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A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have failed to hold politicians and leaders accountable for…

Rail transport: 20 new coaches arriving within 6 weeks – Amaechi
Rail transport: 20 new coaches arriving within 6 weeks – Ama…
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Minister of of Transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi with CRRC official at the presentation ceremony of the newly built trains.
Nigeria’s Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that 20 new coaches…

WATCH: Premier Cool HiFL freestyle challenge in Port Harcourt
WATCH: Premier Cool HiFL freestyle challenge in Port Harcour…
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Premier Cool HiFL freestyle challenge trained at Ignatius Ajuru University, Port Harcourt for the semi-final clash between UNICAL Malabites and UNILORIN Warriors.
The students of the host school and football enthusiasts…

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Fears as petroleum laden tanker falls in Rivers

The fallen tanker with petrol already seeping out from the tanks Okafor Ifiebor/ Rivers Police and officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps and other emergency service agencies have cordoned off a spot where a tanker loaded with petrol  somersaulted along the busy Chief G .U. Ake road also known as the Eliozu-Rukpokwu road, Port […]

Man confesses to killing 15 women in Port Harcourt hotel murders that rocked Nigeria’s oil capital

A suspect has confessed to murdering 15 women after luring them into budget hotel rooms in Nigeria, potentially ending a killing spree that has terrorised the country’s oil capital, Port Harcourt. Gracious David-West, believed to be 39 and unemployed, said that “an irresistible urge to kill” had repeatedly driven him onto the streets in search […]

I know politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires – Amaechi

A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have failed to hold politicians and leaders accountable for their actions and policies. Amaechi said that he knows politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires few months after taking up political positions. Amaechi who is […]

Rail transport: 20 new coaches arriving within 6 weeks – Amaechi

Minister of of Transport, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi with CRRC official at the presentation ceremony of the newly built trains. Nigeria’s Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has stated that 20 new coaches for the Abuja-Kaduna and the Lagos-Ibadan rail lines would arrive the country in about six weeks. Amaechi said this while answering questions from newsmen […]

WATCH: Premier Cool HiFL freestyle challenge in Port Harcourt

Premier Cool HiFL freestyle challenge trained at Ignatius Ajuru University, Port Harcourt for the semi-final clash between UNICAL Malabites and UNILORIN Warriors. The students of the host school and football enthusiasts were not left out of the action-packed fixture which ended 2-0, thanks to Odey Santos’ second-half double that secured a place for the Malabites in […]

Other States News

Anambra South: Uba brothers take battle to Appeal Court

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Many killed as 4 communities in Cross River lock in war

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers By Kazeem Ugbodaga Many people have been killed in the last 24 hours after a full-blown war broke out in Biase Local Government of Cross River State, with security agencies yet to respond after several calls. It was gathered that the full blown war was currently ongoing between four […]

Ihedioha Restates Commitment To Tackling Insecurity In Imo

File Photo: Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha, speaks after receiving his Certificate of Return.   The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to securing lives and property in the State. While receiving the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 82 Division, Enugu, Brig. General Lasisi Adeboye and his entourage at the Government House, […]

Education5 hours ago IMSU sacks medical student after 17 years of study

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What Ayade said about Buhari over Bakassi Deep Sea Port approval

Gov. Ben Ayade Cross Rivers State Governor, Ben Ayade has commended President Muhammadu Buhari over the official approval for the Bakassi Deep Sea Port. Ayade spoke with State House correspondents after a private meeting with the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that the Bakassi Deep […]

Sports

CAF names Senegalese officials for Eagles, Squirrels clash

Photo Credit: Cafonline The Confederation of African Football has picked Senegalese official Issa Sy as referee for next week’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria and Benin Republic in Uyo. Sy will be assisted by compatriots Nouha Bangoura (assistant referee 1), El Hadji Abdoul Aziz Gueye (assistant referee 2) and Fatou Thioune […]

The Niche honours NFF president, Amaju Pinnick

A fast rising media outfit, The Niche, on Tuesday in Lagos bestowed the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, with the Excellence in Sports and Youth Development in Nigeria award. While acknowledging the efforts of the Amaju Pinnick –led NFF to reposition the game of football in Nigeria, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of […]

Nigeria Football Federation dismiss corruption charges against officials

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday dismissed charges of alleged corruption filed against its officials by the country’s federal government.  On Tuesday, the Special Presidential Investigative Panel (SPIP) filed a case against five NFF officials at the Federal High Court in Abuja. NFF president Amaju Pinnick was indicted alongside first vice-president Seyi Akinwunmi, second-vice president Shehu […]

Nigeria: Sports Ministry Raises the Alarm Over Delay in Approving Budget for African Games

With about three months to the commencement of the 2019 African Games in Morocco, the Sports Ministry is still in the dark following alleged delay by the Presidency in approving its budget for the Games. The Sports Ministry was said to have submitted its budget proposal for the African Games to the Presidency last year […]

Nigeria Women Football League boss congratulates victorious Falconets

Nigeria Women Football League boss congratulates victorious Falconets The Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, has, on behalf of the board the NWFL, congratulated the Nigeria U-20 Women’s football team, the Falconets. The Falconets won the gold medal on Thursday in the women’s football event of the African Games concluded in Morocco. […]

Africa News

Nigeria: Why Russia Is Nigeria’s Friend

President Mohammadu Buhari says Russia is a partner because it is “visibly helping” Nigeria in all the priority areas of his government, including security, economy and the fight against corruption. Buhari, who said this at a panel discussion on the second day of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh, was responding to a […]

Africa: Continent is Behind On Progress Towards Poverty Reduction Goals

In their annual meeting at the United Nations in 2005, world leaders agreed on a common economic agenda. This was to halve – between 1990 and 2015 – the proportion of the world’s population living on less than one dollar a day. It’s been nearly 15 years since this resolution. The world has certainly seen […]

Africa: ‘Our Blood Does Not Want to Be Spilled in the Land of South Africa’

For two weeks, the walkway of the Waldorf Arcade has housed rows of makeshift bedding, screaming children and exhausted refugees begging the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to remove them from South Africa. “They are killing us, burning us alive, looting our shops,” said Eke Lyke Chibuzor, a refugee from Nigeria, who has […]

Zimbabwe: Outrage at Export of More Than 30 Baby Elephants to Chinese Zoos

Animal protection experts at Humane Society International/Africa and Zimbabwe animal groups on Thursday expressed their outrage and heartbreak at the news that more than 30 wild-caught baby elephants held captive for nearly a year in Hwange National Park, have been flown out of the country via Victoria Falls Airport. The news comes on the same […]

Zimbabwe: I Am Ready to Talk

By Idah Mhetu MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has indicated he is willing to talk to President Emmerson Mnangagwa in order to move the country forward if the dialogue does not result in him being part of government. Chamisa told thousands of party supporters gathered to mourn Glen View South MP, Vimbai Tsvangirai-Java in the sprawling […]

Entertainment

Nollywood is huge — and there’s never been a better time to check it out

How many Nigerian films or TV shows have you watched? Chances are, if most of what you watch is what’s available in cinemas and on Australian broadcast TV, you haven’t seen any — despite the fact Nigeria is the second largest producer of film in the world after Hollywood. But that could be about to […]

Nollywood twins Tracy and Treasure Daniels celebrate their birthday

Nollywood actresses and twin sisters, Tracy and Treasure Daniels, are celebrating their birthday this Monday, October 21. The identical sisters took to their shared social media page to acknowledge their day. They posted a beautiful photo of themselves online while they thanked their fans for the show of love. Tracy and Treasure are both actresses […]

Saudi Prince Says Kushner’s Mideast Peace Plan ‘Up in the Air’

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Regina Daniels and billionaire husband Ned Nwoko share 6 beautiful things about their marriage

– Nollywood actress Regina Daniels and her husband Ned Nwoko are enjoying marriage and giving fans something to talk about – Nwoko said that they got married within three weeks of meeting each other – Daniels explained that she was not bothered about what people would say Nollywood actress Regina Daniels and her billionaire husband […]

Nollywood debuts first animation movie Malika: Warrior Queen

One criticism of Nigeria’s Nollywood movie industry is the lack of variance in story genres. While Nollywood movies are widely watched across Africa, they’re mainly known for live action urban rom-coms and modern-day dramas than anything else. Two genre gaps are animations and movies rooted in African mythology. Roye Okupe, founder of YouNeek Studios, a […]

Health

Under-five children: NPC begins survey in Ondo

Bimbola Hundeyin: Acting Chairman of NPC. The National Population Commission (NPC) says it has started collection of data for 2019 Verbal and Social Autopsy (VASA) in Ondo State to determine the causes and contributory factors of deaths in under-five children. The Acting Chairman of the Commission, Bimbola Hundeyin, made this known on Wednesday at a […]

These brain exercises are all you need to improve your memory

Most people often pay attention to their physical fitness, which involves exercises than their mental health. It’s already a common knowledge that keeping your body fit requires regular and varied physical exercise that includes aerobic, strength, flexibility, and balance exercises. If you also want to keep your brain active, you need to go through some exercises. […]

To beat traffic, Lagos will ferry 480,000 passengers through its waterways from November

On October 16, 2019, Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu announced that the state will be making a major water transportation play when he spoke about his plans for fixing the city’s perennial traffic problem. The governor had dwelt on working with private investors like UBER which just launched a boat service and launching a newly upgraded […]

Nigeria: Unicef Urges Private Sector Involvement to End Open Defecation in Nigeria

Mr. Zaid Jurji, the Chief, Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) for UNICEF have stressed the need for private sector involvement to end open defecation in the country. Jurji said this at the Private Sector Forum on Sanitation organised by Private Sector in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (OPS-WASH) in Abuja on Monday. News Agency of Nigeria […]

NCDC Weekly Epidemiological Report: Volume 9, No. 41: 7th – 13th October 2019 – Nigeria

Reviewing the NCDC Strategy Plan Towards a Model National Public Health Institute In 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) developed a 2017 – 2021 Strategy Plan. This was to articulate goals that will guide our activities, as we build a model national public health institute. Midway into the implementation of the strategy plan […]