One of the two suspects arrested by the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command has disclosed that he and over 50 teenagers in Oshodi survive by stealing and dispossessing passers-by of their phones and other valuables.
The suspect, Yusuph Ahmed, 19, from Offa, Kwara State according to a press statement by the RRS disclosed this to interrogators at the Squad’s headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja on Friday afternoon.
Ahmed, who was arrested in Oshodi on Friday […]
We drank urine, water from well with corpse inside to survive – Deported Nigerian migrants…See photos
Some Europe-bound Nigerians, who were deported as migrants, have shared their tales of survival and narrow escape from death.
The migrants recounted how out of thirst, they drank water from a well with dead body inside and nearly suffocated while hiding in a truck covered with watermelons as camouflage and witnessing teenage girls raped at gunpoint by their traffickers.
The survivors, who spoke at the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, SCOAN, in Lagos, during a live broadcast on Emmanuel Television, recounted distressing […]
There are some tested and trusted measures of cushioning the effects of a job loss which automatically alters a person’s lifestyle.
It is news no more that most of the oil producing countries in the world are undergoing financial difficulties and companies needs to restructure, our beloved Nigeria is not an exception, Whatever you want to call it, retrench, fired, canned, laid off, let go e.t.c. It could happen. Sometimes, people see it coming.
Other times, they’re caught completely off guard. Either […]
Kaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, has listed various ways state governors can both survive the economic recession and become less dependent on Federal Government.
Speaking with Newsmen at the opening of the World Pension Summit (WPS) summit in Abuja Tuesday, el-Rufai advised his counterparts to immediately flush out ghost workers and ghost pensioners using the biometric verification method.
He also asked them to reduce their aides and other personal staff; improve their tax collection machinery while investing in healthcare and agriculture.
It was gathered that the Network of Civil Society Organisations in Borno State has raised the alarm over the increasing rate of prostitution by female internally displaced persons in the state.
The Chairman of the CSOs, Ahmed Shehu, disclosed that displaced women and teenagers were engaging in prostitution in order to raise money to feed their families.
Shehu spoke at the presentation of the situational assessment of internally displaced persons in he North-East by a non-governmental Organisation, NOI Polls, on Tuesday in […]
Some families in Kaduna have already been forced to eat leaves so as to survive because the rising cost of food stuff brought about by the current economic recession, could not allow them have the financial resources to visit the markets.
A youth leader, Malam Hassan Ahmed Rufa’i said that leaves such as “tafasa”, spinach, etc, had came to the rescue of these near-starving families, while lizards and cats might become endangered specie because some children were already seen hunting them […]
Hundreds of returnees in communities liberated from Boko Haram in Yobe state have resorted to eating a wild plant, coffee pod known locally as ‘Tafasa’ for survival.
It was gathered that the situation has affected returnee communities of Gujba, Goniri, Katarko, Ngirbua Kasaisa, Buni yadi, Gulani and part of Damaturu that largely depend on interventions from government and other donor agencies.
Musa Haruna, an IDP returnee in Buni yadi, revealed that the consumption of the coffee pod is on increase as several […]
A United States-based cancer survivor, Dr. Clara Ogbaa has called for the establishment of a cancer treatment centre in Nigeria, stating that it would make treatment accessible to people suffering from the disease.
Ogbaa, who was part of a medical mission by the Anambra State Association (ASA), an association of Anambra State women in the United States of America, said the key to surviving cancer was early detection.
She said during the medical mission, it was discovered that most victims of cancer […]
Former Jigawa State Governor, Sule Lamido, says the government of President Muhammadu Buhari cannot function properly, because the formation of his ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) was based on frustration, bitterness and divisive politics.
Lamido described APC as a group of strange bedfellows, adding that it cannot survive one per cent of the problems the PDP had been through.
“The APC has failed woefully and miserably,” he said yesterday during his visit to Thisday head office in Lagos.
“In the next […]
Kamil Bolarinwa, the President of Nasru-Lahl-L-Faith Society, on Saturday urged Muslims in the country to support the Federal Government’s determination to improve the quality of life of Nigerians.
Bolarinwa said this at the NASFAT Camp on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway during the night of Majesty (Lailtul Qadr 1437AH) as part of activities marking the 2016 last Jumma’a of the holy month of Ramadan.
He said with the commitment of the leadership of the country, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, Nigeria can never head […]