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Boko Haram seize 94 School Girls in Yobe State

Authorities of Government Girls Science and Technical Secondary School at Dapchi town in Bursari local government area of Yobe state say at least 94 schoolgirls are missing after an attack by Boko Haram. The insurgents attacked the town on Monday and targeted the all-girls school after arriving the town around 7 pm with over 18 gun trucks. A community source ... Read More »

“Get Out!” Northern Senate Caucus sacks Adamu, appoints Wamakko as Chairman

The Northern Senators Forum has sacked its Chairman, Senator Abdullahi Adamu and replaced him with Senator Aliyu Wamakko. Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, made the announcement of the leadership change at the close of plenary on Wednesday. While others are alleging that he was removed for voting against the re-ordering of the election time table, others are saying ... Read More »

Yusuf Buhari Not Dead-Presidential aide

Contrary to reports making the rounds, Yusuf, the son of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari is not dead. He is in fact still recovering, according to Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie. Ms Onochie took to her twitter to state ” The news making the rounds regarding Yusuf Buhari, son of Pres. Buhari, is Fake. He is very alive to their shame. Some ... Read More »

“Black Panther” rakes in $218m in one week

Disney-Marvel’s Afrocentric movie, ; “Black Panther” is heading for a super-heroic $218 million debut at 4,020 North American locations, estimates showed Sunday. The figure means that “Black Panther,” starring Chadwick Boseman and directed by Ryan Coogler, has doubled its original tracking estimates in less than a month. The film, which carries an estimated $200 million production cost, had been tracking ... Read More »

Kano Pillars Defender, Udochi dies in Car Crash

Chinese Udoji, a solid defender for Kano Pillars yesterday died in a car crash hours after winning man of the match at a game with his former club, Enyimba FC of Aba Idris Malikawa, Kano Pillars’ spokesman, said “it is indeed a sad day for Nigerian football”. “Udoji took his shower after the game and told me he was going ... Read More »

Lagos: RRS Mobile CCTV Camera nabs couple,two other suspects in Oshodi

One of the three mobile CCTV cameras procured by the Lagos State Government for the Rapid Response Squad,  RRS has assisted the police in arresting two suspected phone thieves and two fraudsters in Oshodi. The four suspects were caught on the footage of the mobile CCTV camera stationed in Oshodi to assist the officers of in their surveillance activities in ... Read More »

Ambode approves N30,000 monthly stipend for 1000 Interns

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the payment of N30,000 as monthly stipends to Ready.Set.Work (RSW) interns who have been placed in various organisations for six-month paid internships. The Governor also approved N8million in seed funding for the top five winners of the RSW Business Pitch Competition, whose businesses will be placed in incubation, while the beneficiaries will commence their ... Read More »

I Killed many People for Ex-NURTW Boss, Olorunwa-Suspect

A self-confessed serial killer, Adeola Williams aka Ade Lawyer, has confessed to several assassinations, saying he had killed four people allegedly on the orders of a former Chairman of National Union Road of Transport Workers, Lagos State branch, Alhaji Akani Olorunwa. Ade Lawyer, 39 and 51-year-old Olorunwa were paraded on Friday at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja. ... Read More »

Just in: Top Playwright, Professor Akinwunmi Ishola Is Dead

Sadness has hit the academia and the Yoruba movie industry this morning with the news that foremost playwright, Professor Akinwunmi Ishola is dead. He reportedly died in Ibadan at the age 84. Read More »

After Fire Incident, Popular Vivid Imagination Reopens

Vivid Imagination, one of Nigeria’s oldest and most popular fashion brands which lost millions of naira in an early morning fire incident last week has reopened for business. Located in Falemi House, Obanikoro, Lagos, the fashion outfit which has been in business for over thirty years said it decided to reopen immediately because of the barrage of enquiry from clients. ... Read More »