5, 300 years-old mummified human to be the focus of new movie
A mummified Neolithic male whose corpse was discovered in a glacier 26 years ago will be the focus of a film giving a fictional account of his life. Ötzi’s body was found by German couple Erika and Helmut Simon, who stumbled across the remains, complete with tools and clothing,... Read more
Complaints, panic, as fuel scarcity gets worse
Several complaints are being heard as the fuel scarcity that started few days ago doesn’t look like it will subside anytime soon. Queues in filling stations both in Lagos and Abuja have been nothing to write home about and Nigerians are in panic as it has come in the... Read more
Fuel scarcity: Baru urges Nigerians to stop panic buying
In a bid to salvage the fuel supply and distribution challenges witnessed in some parts of the country due to panic buying from motorists, the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, Tuesday, cut short his trip to London. Dr. Baru, who... Read more
Joke Silva reveals how she accidentally found out she was adopted
At the recent Annual Conference of Heritage Adoption Support and Advocacy Group (HASAAG) in Lagos, Nollywood veteran, Joke Silva shocked many when she revealed that she was not a natural child of late lawyer, Chief E.A Silva who was the then Babajiro of Lagos and his late wife, Dr... Read more
Two abandoned babies found in Kebbi, one survives
According to reports, two babies were found after being dumped apparently by their mothers in Kebbi state. One of the babies was found after the JNI Office in Birnin Kebbi and the other was picked up in Bawada area of Gulumbe district in the state. One of the babies... Read more
UCL update: Chelsea and Man U advance to the next round
Last night saw another round of action at the UEFA Champions League as the big teams in Europe battle in their groups to qualify. Two premier league teams hosted teams at home last night. Manchester United hosted CSKA Moscow at Old Trafford while Chelsea was in action against Athletico... Read more
Buhari nominates Ojukwu’s son as NHRC boss
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to request the confirmation of the appointment of Mr. Anthony Ojukwu as executive secretary of the National Human Rights Commission. The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read the letter to senators at the plenary on Tuesday. The letter partly read, “In accordance... Read more
Power rejection, shortage of gas causes Nigeria to lose 2,588 megawatts of power
The Nigerian electricity grid lost 2,588 megawatts (mw) to the rejection of energy by some of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos), and the shortage of gas across six Generation Companies (GenCos), media sources report. Daily power statistics from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing indicates that the... Read more
I’m accomplished: Fayose presents his successor
Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has presented a budget of N98.6 billion for approval to the State House of Assembly for the year 2018, saying he is accomplished by what his administration has achieved in the last three years in the face of serious economic and political challenges.... Read more
Buhari picks Lai Mohammed, Fashola, Adeosun to plan Alex Ekwueme’s burial
The Federal Government has inaugurated a 10-member committee to plan a befitting ‘State Burial’ for Nigeria’s Second Republic Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme who recently died in a London Hospital at 85. This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Deputy Director, Press, in the Office... Read more