Texas newlyweds killed in helicopter crash immediately after wedding
A couple who were just married an hour and a half were killed over the weekend when their helicopter went down in Uvalde, Texas. The groom’s grandfather William Byler confirmed that the aircraft went down Saturday at their family ranch. His grandson Will Byler, his new wife Bailee Ackerman... Read more
Army discovers illegal military training camp in Taraba
The 20 Model Battalion of the Nigeria Army in Serti, Taraba State, said it has discovered an illegal security training camp in Serti. The Commanding Officer of the battalion, Lt. Col. Sani Adamu, stated this on Thursday in Serti. Sani told the News Agency of Nigeria that the Special... Read more
Indonesian plane with 189 aboard crashes into sea
An aircraft with 189 passengers on board is believed to have sunk after crashing into the sea off Indonesia’s island of Java on Monday. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff from the capital on its way to the country’s tin-mining hub, officials said. A spokesman for Indonesia’s search and... Read more
We have concluded necessary rites on Prophetess Naomi- Ooni’s Palace
The Palace of Ooni of Ife announced on Friday in a statement by the Director of Media and Public Affairs of the Palace, Mr. Moses Olafare, that necessary rites had been fully performed for the union between The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, who turned 44 years old on... Read more
Ooni of Ife unveils new bride, sets to marry this weekend
The Ooni of Ife, King Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, has unveiled the face of his new Queen, Moronke Shilekunola. His Imperial Majesty shared her pictures through his Instagram account, revealing that after trusting in the Almighty God, he has found love again. In his post, the revered traditional ruler said he... Read more
Nigeria’s population 195.9m- UN
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) says Nigeria’s population has hit 195.9 million and that 76 percent of the population is between ages 0 to 24. In its UNFPA state of world population report themed “The power of choice: Reproductive rights and the demographic,” the UN agency revealed that 148.8 million... Read more
Expatriates trapped as 3-storey building collapses in Anambra
No fewer than 11 persons were trapped under a three-storey building which collapsed in Nnewi, Anambra, Wednesday night. The building is located in Okpuno, Otolo, in Nnewi North Local Government Area of the state. According to SP Mohammed Haruna, Police Public Relations Officers (PPRO) who confirmed the incident, the... Read more
Flooding: NEMA declares national disaster in five more states
The National Emergency Management Agency on Thursday declared a national disaster in five more states following the devastating floods that ravaged the states. It identified the states as Adamawa, Taraba, Rivers, Kebbi and Bayelsa, adding that this was despite the ongoing efforts to tackle and assist flood victims. NEMA,... Read more
Omoni Oboli becomes Pedini Bosch Nigeria brand ambassador
Leading Nigerian kitchen manufacturers, Pedini Bosch Nigeria has unveiled Nigerian actress, scriptwriter, film director, producer and digital filmmaker Omoni Oboli as their brand ambassador. In a statement realeased today, the CEO of Pedini Nigeria said: “over the past two years, Pedini has been building its brand identity and listening... Read more
Police arrest WhatsApp group admin, members for spreading ‘fake news’
The Kano state police has arrested the administrator and members of a WhatsApp group for allegedly circulating fake news. They acted on complaints lodged to the state command by a woman, identified as Bushirat Madaki. The suspects were arrested for circulating fake news and an image of a married... Read more