Nigeria’s Literary Amazon, Buchi Emecheta, Dies at 72

Nigeria’s literary icon who has been based in Britain since 1960, Buchi Emecheta, has died. She died in her sleep on Wednesday in London. She was aged 72. Regarded as…

Turkish School Update: It Was a Difficult Time For Us – MD

Hours after Tuesday’s release of its abducted pupils and officials, the Nigerian Turkish International College (NTIC), yesterday spoke on the incident, saying it was a difficult time for the school…

Nigerian Fighter Jet Kills Civilians in Maiduguri

The Army said a fighter jet had misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), the Medicines Sans Frontiers and some civilians in…

NNL Vice-Chair, Magaji is Dead

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Tuesday, announced the death of its Independent Vice-Chairman of the Nigeria National League (NNL), Abdulkadir Magaji. The Director of Public Communications NFF, Ademola Olajire, said…

Bomb Blast Update: Buahri Mourns With University of Maiduguri

By: Olajide Toriola President Muhammadu Buhari strongly condemns the terrorist attack Monday morning at a mosque in the University of Maiduguri. The President expresses sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the…

Lagos Welder kills Friend Over N500 Dog Meat

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 27-year-old welder, Sunday Hycenth, for allegedly killing his friend, Onwe Ozoemelem, in the FESTAC Town area of Lagos State. Hycenth and 26-year-old…

APC Blames Fayose Over Ekiti Tanker Fire

By: Olajide Toriola All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State has blamed Governor Ayodele Fayose for failure to quench Monday tanker fire at a petrol station in Ado-Ekiti, the state…

BBOG Demands FG Apology Before Searching for Chibok Girls in Sambisa

The Federal Government has thrown a challenge at the BringBackOurGirls (BBOG) group as it intensifies efforts to find the remaining missing Chibok girls. It has invited the campaigners to be…

Birth Attendant Gives Dead One to Nursing Mother, Allegedly Steals Newborn

Operatives of Lagos State Police Command have arrested a 65-year-old house painter, Jamiu Jimoh, and his hairdresser/birth attendant daughter, Yetunde Osin, for allegedly stealing a baby. Jimoh, a divorcee, and…

14-yr-old Boy Wanders Into Lagos From Jos

A teenager, suspected to have fled his parents’ home in Jos, Plateau State, was found wandering around Ojota Bus Stop in Lagos by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS).…