NCC moves to protect subscribers as Teleology pulls out of 9Mobile
Worried about last week’s pulling out of Teleology Holdings from 9mobile, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the weekend said it has taken steps to address the issue in the interest of subscribers, investors and the Nigerian economy. The Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, who... Read more
Effort to subjugate CJN Onnoghen is like igniting a bomb: Timi Frank
Comrade Timi Frank, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has likened the devious effort by the present administration to subjugate judiciary under Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) to “igniting an incendiary material that would completely ravage the country if not immediately... Read more
Canada announces plans to welcome 1 million new immigrants
The Canadian Parliament has announced a plan to add nearly one percent of the country’s population each year by taking over one million new immigrants in the next three years. Canada welcomed more than 286,000 permanent residents in 2017 and it is assumed that the number could reach 350,000... Read more
20 die, property worth N417.1m destroyed in Gombe fire outbreak
The Gombe State Fire Service said on Friday that 20 people died and property valued at over N417.1 million were destroyed in fire disasters in the state from January to December 2018. Mr Wambai Haruna, a Deputy Director, disclosed this in Gombe. Haruna said that the service saved 2,053... Read more
Man commits suicide in Lagos
An unidentified middle-aged man was in the early hours of Saturday found hanging from a tree on Catholic Mission Road, opposite the Court of Appeal in Lagos Island. The man, clad in Ankara native attire, was found hanging on a rope which looked like a braided long scarf, tied... Read more
Troops repel terrorists infiltration at Gudumbali
Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE located at Gudumbali in northern Borno State on Friday 15th December 2018, repelled an infiltration by suspected Boko Haram terrorists that came disguised as civilian Internally Displaced Persons and inserted themselves in the community. A statement released by Colonel Onyema Nwachukwu, Deputy Director Public... Read more
Reactions trail women’s protest against catcalls, sexual harassment at Yaba market
A group of women, on Saturday 15 December 2018, staged a march at Yaba market in Lagos to protest the sexual harassment and somewhat derogatory sexual slurs that accompany it. Anybody who patronises popular markets in Lagos Like Oshodi, Yaba, Balogun and Tejuosho markets will be familiar with the... Read more
One dead as 20 feet container falls on 2 cars in Ikeja
One yet to be identified male adult was said to have died on Saturday in an auto crash involving an articulated truck along Mobolaji Bank Anthony way in Ikeja, Lagos. The truck, according to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), was carrying a 20 feet container. LASEMA General... Read more
APC crisis: Buhari and Amosun meet behind closed doors
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a closed door meeting with the Governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun at the Presidential villa. Amosun arrived the villa earlier today and went straight to the President’s office. It’s unclear the purpose of the meeting but its believed to be closely related... Read more
Prince Harry accuses own brother of trying to “wreck his relationship”
There have been speculations that tension between Prince Harry and Prince Williams was due to Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle’s inability to get along. But it has now been revealed that a feud between the brothers is the real source of the tension. According to The Sun UK, when... Read more