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Friday, February 15, 2019

14 feared dead in stampede at APC Port Harcourt rally

A rally to push President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid for a second term ended yesterday on a tragic note in Rivers State – 14 persons died in a stampede. Many were injured and rushed to the...

Man with two wives dies after sex romp with married lover in Yaba

Ismaila, 57, has died after an alleged sex romp with his married lover in a Lagos hotel. Ismaila, who was married to two wives, had gone to the Ace Bar in the Akoka area of...

Maryland nanny drowns 8-month-old girl as punishment for disturbing her sleep

A nanny force-fed an infant girl milk until she drowned to death after the baby woke her up from a nap. Oluremi Adeleye, 73, was found guilty of child abuse and murder on Monday for...

Boy, 6, ‘beheaded in presence of mum for not praying right as a Muslim’...

A six-year-old boy who was allegedly beheaded while visiting a Mosque with his. Zakaria al-Jaber was attacked with a broken bottle while he visited a shrine of Prophet Muhammad in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Witnesses said the...

Slain Uber driver: Killers arrested as they attempt to sell stolen car as ‘scrap’...

Operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) have arrested two of five suspected killers of an Uber driver, Sunday Obasi, murdered on February 1. The suspects, Humble Peter-Robert, 33, and Gideon Achibong, 36,...

2019 elections under threat, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the forthcoming general elections in the country were being threatened by corruption. The president expressed this fear in an article titled, “Corruption threatens Nigeria – and its election.” “As president, I...

Leah Sharibu’s father reacts to news of her alleged death

Father of Boko Haram captive, Leah Sharibu, has reacted to claims that she has been killed by the terrorist group which had vowed to use her as a slave. Speaking to newsmen in a phone...

Maryland residents in shock as man without trousers, lover were found dead in a...

Residents of Maryland in Lagos State where thrown into shock yesterday after a man and woman were found dead  inside a car. The unidentified  pair were found unconscious in the vehicle by a resident, and...

LAWMA threatens to shut down Ladipo Market in Mushin

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Friday warned that it might close Ladipo Market in Mushin, till further notice, if the waste situation continued unabated. The agency’s Public Relations Officer, Mr Obinna Onyenali, said...

ASUU suspends action, warns of possible strike resumption

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) yesterday suspended the strike it started three months ago. Addressing the press last night, ASUU president Prof Biodun Ogunyemi said the strike was suspended following a careful review...