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Biola Okoya visits her son’s graveyard to mark his 1st death anniversary

The death toll from the gas tanker explosion that occurred on Thursday night June 17 along the Bank Anthony Way in Lagos has risen to five. Three of the bodies, said to be adult males, were found inside one of the stores at the OPIC plaza while operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and…
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Death toll from gas explosion in Lagos rises to five

The death toll from the gas tanker explosion that occurred on Thursday night June 17 along the Bank Anthony Way in Lagos has risen to five. Three of the bodies, said to be adult males, were found inside one of the stores at the OPIC plaza while operatives of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and…
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Tonto Dikeh gets ‘No 1 Dad’ badge at son’s school and sweet note from her son in celebration of Father’s Day

Tonto Dikeh stood in as her son’s father at his school during an event to celebrate Father’s Day. Father’s Day comes up on Sunday, June 20, and schools are celebrating ahead of the day. Tonto Dikeh made sure to attend the event at her son’s school. King Andre, made her a badge that that reads…
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A British Airways plane on Friday, June 18, suffered a nose gear collapse on the tarmac at Heathrow Airport, London.

Airport emergency crews rushed to the scene with the extent of the damage to the plane not yet known.  Photos show the Dreamliner 787 with its nose on the ground while a stair car stands by. It appears only the front landing gear, underneath the pilot’s cabin, has collapsed, leaving the plane at a bending…
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I did not want to die alone and leave her to suffer – Man says after being arrested for defiling and infecting daughter with HIV

A 45-year-old man has been handed a life sentence after being arrested and arraigned in court for defiling his 15-year-old daughter and infecting her with HIV.  The convict who lives with his daughter at Muthara village in Tigania East, Meru County of Kenya, reportedly dragged her to the farm where he defiled her on several occasions. The victim fled to…
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Woman jailed for 18 months for stealing jewelry in Osun

A woman has been handed an 18-months jail sentence for stealing jewellery, perfume and electronics items in Osun state.  Police prosecutor Sunday Osanyintuyi said on May 28, 2021, Toyin broke into the house of one AbdulHammed Toheeb to steal one Hisense plasma TV, a box of jewelleries, a wristwatch, and a collection of perfumes, among others.…
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Zaria is under siege, Emir of Zazzau raises alarm

Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli has raised an alarm of the emirate being under seige.  The First Class Monarch who disclosed this on Monday June 14 when he received a delegation of Security Heads led by the State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, said residents are having sleepless nights due to…
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I want to understand what happened to me, Christian Eriksen releases first public statement since cardiac arrest

The Inter Milan midfielder required 13 minutes of CPR after collapsing just before half-time against Finland on Saturday,  but was taken to hospital in a stable condition, where he is currently.  Christian Eriksen has released his first public statement since suffering a cardiac arrest during Denmark’s Euro 2020 game with Finland, insisting he ‘won’t give up’.…
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Father and son arrested by EFCC over alleged Internet fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, has arrested a man and his father over alleged Internet fraud. Malik Giles Bakare and his father, Isa Bola Bakare, are being investigated in an alleged case of conspiracy, computer-related fraud, obtaining by false pretense and retention of proceeds of unlawful activities. Malik Giles Bakare…
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NBC directs all social media platforms and online broadcasters to apply for licence

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked all social media platforms and online broadcasting service providers operating in Nigeria to apply for a broadcast license. The NBC director-general, Armstrong Idachaba, gave the directive in a newspaper advertorial published on Thursday, June 10. Idachaba said in the advertorial that the NBC establishment code empowers the commission…
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