A teenage girl’s bedroom has been totally destroyed in an inferno which occurred when she left her iPhone charging overnight.
A 15-year-old teenage girl, Caitlin Rae Durant, from north Wales, was forced to flee for her life and escaped from a blaze after her iPhone charger sparked a major fire which burnt her bedroom to ashes as the inferno destroyed all her possessions.
According to a shocking report by newsmen, Caitlin’s charger was a genuine Apple product, but it was left on […]
A political pressure group, ‘Ujache Igala’ has described the proposed decentralization of Kogi State University, Anyigba as a white elephant project, wondering how a state institution that is trying to find its feet can be decentralized.
In a communiqué issued after a stakeholders’ meeting in Lokoja, which was signed by the group’s National Chairman, Dr. Goodman Akwu and Secretary, Valentine Opaluwa, the group expressed disappointment that the university which was established by the late Prince Abubakar Audu in 1999, has suddenly […]
At least five persons have been severely injured in a communal clash that broke out between two communities in Katcha and Mokwa local government areas of Niger State.
The fracas in which dangerous weapons were used by the combatants had several houses and other properties valued at millions of naira destroyed.
It was gathered that trouble started when a woman from Mokwa community died and the relations tried to bury her remains in Katcha area but they were stopped from doing so.
Several houses and properties were destroyed yesterday in Saki Area of Oyo State as a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unmarked tanker spilled its content into buildings when the driver lost control while descending a road at Kinikini area of the town.
Some residents, who witnessed the incident, described it as “terrible and unfortunate.”
The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Council, Kareem Adegoke, told NAN that the council had provided an alternative […]
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno has promised to rebuild churches and other structures destroyed by the Boko Haram insurgents in Lassa as he visited liberated communities in the Southern Senatorial Zone of the state.
“We will rebuild churches, private and public buildings destroyed by the insurgents,” Shettima said when he accessed the level of damage in Lassa in Askira-Uba Local Government Area on Wednesday.
He expressed shock at the magnitude of destruction, saying that government would commence the rehabilitation in a short […]
According to reports, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has said the budget padding allegations against him and other leaders of the House impacted negatively on the integrity of the National Assembly.
The speaker said this in his remarks while welcoming members back to plenary after their recess that lasted eight weeks.
A member of the House, who was removed as Chairman, Appropriations Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin, made the allegations against Dogara and some principal officers of the lower chamber.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Aare Afe Babalola, on Thursday bemoaned what he called the poor state of development in Ekiti State, where he hails from, and concluded that politics has eroded the values of the state.
But apart from politics, Babalola also blamed the misfortune of his state on the discovery of oil in 1956 at Olobiri, Bayelsa State, which, he said, diverted his people’s attention from agriculture, which, according to him, was their economic forte.
He said this on Thursday […]
Two suspected homosexuals escaped death by the whiskers on Saturday as a mob descended on them.
The suspects, identified as Odinaka Orji, 32, a driver and Nonso Ejimene, 22, an accountancy student from Ezeagu, were almost lynched by irate mob at the densely populated Coal Camp, Enugu over homosexual activities.
According to a statement issued by the Enugu State Police Public Relations Officer, SP, Ebere Amaraizu, both men had been stripped naked before security operatives of the Central Police station Enugu promptly […]
Photos have shown what a Catholic near Abuja looked like after it was destroyed by Muslim youths yesterday.
At the early hour of yesterday, we reported that about 200 Muslim youths attacked and destroyed St. Philip’s Catholic Parish, Baki Iku, which is very close to Zuma Rock in Niger State.
Photos from the attacked church have now emerged.
According to eyewitnesses, some Catholics had gone to the church to pray and were attacked by the Muslims who claimed that Friday is their day […]
I can’t visit my village because Jonathan’s regime destroyed Ekpoma-Auchi-Okene road – Gov Oshiomhole
Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, on Tuesday blamed the administration of Goodluck Jonathan for the sorry state of Benin-Ekpoma-Auchi-Okene highway.
He spoke when the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) visited him in his office at the Government House, Benin.
“Right now, I have difficulty going home to my village because of what your predecessor did”, Vanguard quoted him as saying.
“I have tried to explain it and it is important we explain it, not because anybody believes in […]
A popular market in the northern part of Nigeria has been razed by wild fire with massive damages recorded. No fewer than 95 shops were razed by fire that gutted the famous Kurmi market in Kano metropolis on Tuesday night. See… pictures below
According to the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), one person died due to suffocation and another injured following the fire outbreak.
The incident which occurred around 10pm yesterday night to the early […]