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Mid-Air Plane Collision Kills Four In Australia

Four people were killed in a mid-air collision between two light planes in Australia on Wednesday, scattering debris across a rural area North of Melbourne. Police said the two twin-engined aircraft were each carrying a pilot and a passenger when they crashed around 4,000 feet (1,200) above the town of Mangalore, on Wednesday, February 19, […]

Abacha’s Family Loses Appeal To Unfreeze Foreign Accounts

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal by the family of late Military Head of State, General Sani Abacha, asking for an order to unfreeze some bank accounts belonging to him and other members of the family. The accounts, domiciled in banks in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Island of Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg, were frozen […]

Contractor Says No Excuse Not To Finish Construction On Moniya-Iseyin

Governor Seyi Makinde has mandated the contractor handling the construction of the 65 kilometres Moniya-Iseyin road, KOPEK Construction Company, to complete the project within one year. The road contract was revoked after being abandoned by the former contractor and was re-awarded in November 2019, with the completion time frame of one year. The Project Manager, […]

Okada Ban: People With Disabilities Protest In Lagos

Some of the physically challenged residents in Lagos State, have occupied a division of Mobolaji Johnson Avenue, Alausa, Ikeja, the state capital in protest. The protesters who are majorly commercial tricycle riders are protesting over the restriction of motorcycles and tricycles in some local government areas and expressways in the state by the Lagos State […]

Photos As Buhari Travels To Addis Ababa For AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed for the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to attend the thirty-third Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). During the Summit, the Nigerian leader will take part in the 29th Forum of Heads of State and Government of Participating States of the African Peer Review […]

Ex-Ebonyi SSG’s Wife Arraigned For Murder, Forgery: Slumps In Court

The Police has arraigned the wife of Late Chief Fidelis Mbam, former Secretary to Ebonyi State Governor, Joy Mbam on two counts charge of murder and forgery, on Friday, 7, 2020. According to court records, Joy was accused of conspiring to kill her husband in 2018 and forged his will. During the court session, there […]

Fuel Tanker Goes Up In Flames In Lagos

A tanker laden with about 11,000 litres of diesel went up in flames at the Abule Osun Bus Station, Ojo barracks axis of the Badagry expressway, Lagos. The scene of the accident is adjacent to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) construction yard. The incident happened on Thursday, February 6, 2020. Director-General of the Lagos […]

Northern Governor’s Wives Launch Cancer Prevention Campaign

The Northern Governors Wives Forum (NGWF) has launched cancer prevention awareness campaign in Borno for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to raise awareness on its menace. The wife of Kebbi State Governor, Dr Zainab Bagudu and also the Secretary of the forum said this at the campaign ceremony held at Mohammed Goni IDPs camp in Maiduguri. […]

Hollywood Legend: Kirk Douglas Dies At 103

Kirk Douglas, the son of Jewish Russian immigrants and US silver screen legend who rose through the ranks to become one of Hollywood’s biggest-ever stars, has died, his family said on Wednesday, February 6, 2020, at age 103. One of the last survivors of the golden age of cinema and the father of Oscar-winning actor […]

SUBEB: Cross River vows to flush out fraudulent teachers

The Executive Chairman, Cross River Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Stephen Odey, said the board would not tolerate any form of fraudulent activity by teachers in the state.  Odey gave this warning on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, in Calabar when he received an award from the participants of the Federal Teachers Scheme (FTS) on […]