A pregnant woman on labour alongside eight other people lost their lives in Taura Local Government Area of Jigawa state, as a result of a ghastly auto-crash.
The police spokesperson in Jigawa, Abdul Jinjiri, a Superintendent of Police, confirmed the incident to the newsmen in Dutse the state capital.
According to him, the incident occurred around 1 pm on Friday while conveying a pregnant woman on labour from a neighboring village to Jahun General Hospital.
He explained that, the vehicle, Opel Astra, with […]
It was gathered that the New Odua People’s Congress (New OPC), Ondo State Chapter has warned the ad-hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Comission, INEC, and the Federal Government against rigging today’s governorship election in the state.
The group raised concerns over alleged influx of some strangers into the state.
A statement signed by Kunle Famuyiwa, leader of the groupn said his men would not watch the state being robbed by strangers.
The statement reads in full:
Following disturbing developments in our State […]
Marriages these days have a very short life span that lingers between 1 to 5 years at the most as experts say that most marriages that survive between 5 to years 10 years are likely to last very long.
Most marriages these days, last for about 5 years at most, as many individuals tend to have different things that they look out for in their spouses.
The number of years to which a person can tolerate his/her spouse is something that goes […]
Former soul singer turn Pastor, Apostle Emmanuel Okosa, popularly known as Soul E, has called on Nigerians to pray for the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha.
The ex-soul singer who took to his Facebook page warned that his prophecy is not for debate or democracy, adding that they are a wake-up call for prayers.
“PROPHECY!!PROPHECY!!PROPHECY FOR THE NATION NIGERIA.
“In a vision I say a popular Nigeria old time politician that was ones in the Party of PDP having a heart […]
Workers of the Federal Science and Technical College, Ukana Offot, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Friday protested against the death of four cooks while putting out fire from gas explosion in the school’s kitchen.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the protesters barricaded the school’s gate and carried placards with inscriptions as: “No payment of death benefits to our late colleagues’ families”; “Principal, settle your house before charity.”
Others were: “No duty tour allowance, no party”; “Principal who buys gifts for […]
A former Minister of Health, Prof. A.B.C Nwosu, has said that Nigeria would no longer exist as a nation if it was not restructured in a way that would weaken the power of the Federal Government.
According to him, the present political arrangement where there is too much pressure and over-concentration of power at the centre was not the dream of the founding fathers of Nigeria.
Nwosu, who also served as Political Adviser to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, bared his mind during the […]
Troops have foiled two suicide bomb attempts targeted at a military location in Yamtakei in Gwoza Local Government Area in Borno on Thursday and killed five terrorists involved in the attempts.
One soldier also died in the failed attempts.
According to a statement by the army spokesman, Col. Sani Usman, issued in Abuja on Friday, at about 9.45 p.m. a suspected female suicide bomber attempted to enter the military location in Yamtake, but a vigilant sentry on duty gunned her down and […]
It was gathered that the Peoples Democratic Party has said a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, must not be allowed to die in the custody of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
The PDP said the arrest of the former Spokesperson for the PDP Presidential Campaign Organisation was what it described as the latest in a series of plans designed to further harass and intimidate its members and supporters using the security and intelligence apparatus of the Nigerian State.
Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, has again reiterated his resolve towards the struggle for the actualisation of Biafra, stressing that it is “Biafra or death.”
Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, had in October last year arrested Kanu in Lagos before arraigning him for charges bordering on treasonable felony.
However, Kanu was reported to have made the declaration as he marked his one year in detention despite been granted bail by several courts.
The declaration […]
It was gathered that the Sokoto State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps, Thomas Yamma, on Thursday said five members of the corps under the 2015 Batch B, Stream One died within the service year.
Yamma made the disclosure in Sokoto at the Passing Out ceremony of the batch.
He said that the five were among the 2,112 NYSC members posted to Sokoto State and that the deaths were as a result of natural causes.
He added that 11 of the corps […]
More Nigerians will die of cancer within the next seven years, a study has revealed.
The study, conducted by the Federal Ministry of Health and the Analysis of Non-Communicable Diseases Prevention Policies in Africa Project (ANPPA), spoke of evidence, which point to prevalence of the ailment and others NCDs, like cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and Type II diabetes.
The stakeholders also adopted strategies to accelerate response and guidelines towards formulation of policies and interventions on NCDs.
An expert from the University of Ibadan, Prof. […]