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BREAKING: School children feared killed, others trapped in Lagos Island building collapse

Tragedy struck on Wednesday in Lagos when a three-storey building collapsed at the Itafaji area of Lagos Island. A primary school is said to be located on the top floor of the building with pupils...

Cardinal sentenced to six years for molesting two boys

A former Vatican treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, has been sentenced to six years in prison for a string of sexual assaults on teenagers. Cardinal Pell was found guilty of sexually abusing 13-year-old choir boys 22...

Pastor Iginla’s wife, Yemisi opens can of worms in new video

Recently, a popular Abuja-based pastor, Joshua Iginla, confessed publicly in a Sunday service that he and his wife committed adultery. According Iginla, his wife was to blame as she first pulled the trigger that destroyed...

Plane makes emergency landing in Russia after bomb threat

A Russian Ural Airlines plane has made an emergency landing after a passenger left a note claiming a bomb had been planted on board, say reports. The plane made the emergency landing in Baku, the...

Bayelsa State: APC distances self from alleged killing of Navy personnel

The Bayelsa chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied allegations linking it to the killing of a Navy personnel during Saturday’s House of Assembly election in the state. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in...

One of two women accused of killing Kim Jong Nam has been freed

One of the two women accused of assassinating Kim Jong Nam, the North Korean leader’s half-brother was freed Monday after Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge against her. The discharge came a year and a...

Hours after victory, Plateau Assembly member-elect is dead

Member-elect representing Pengana constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly on the Platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Ezekiel Afon is dead, Daily Post has reported. Hon. Afon, who won his re-election into...

Suicide bombers intercepted in Adamawa while attempting to invade St. Pius Catholic Church

Two suicide bombers were Sunday intercepted in Shuwa, Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa, while attempting to invade the St. Pius Catholic Church while mass was ongoing. Over 1500 parishioners were inside the church during...

Boeing 737 plane crashes just minutes after takeoff ‘killing all 157 people onboard’

An Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Nairobi crashed this morning just six minutes after takeoff, killing everyone onboard. The flight came down - just after departing Addis Ababa - carrying 149 passengers from 33 countries...

#NigeriaElection: Bandits Abduct 20 INEC Staff, Kill NSCDC, Police Officers, Disrupt Poll in Katsina LGs

About 10 ad hoc staff of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) were reportedly kidnapped in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina State during the Saturday’s governorship and state Assembly elections. Also, THISDAY gathered that...

Man kills 24-year-old with juju for refusing to give him 50 Naira

The police at Elere Divisional Headquarters, Agege, Lagos State have arrested a 20-year old man called Walihu for allegedly beating a 24-year old man, Olamide Oyedele, to death over N50. The incident occurred at 1a...

Excitement as Queen joins world’s biggest social media influencers, posts on Instagram for the first time

The Queen has joined the likes of the world's biggest social media influencers after posting on Instagram for the first time. She touched an iPad screen and shared images on the official Royal Family account...

Mum ‘crushes two-month-old baby to death’ while trying to stop her from crying

A mum ‘killed her two-month-old baby by crushing her ribs so hard they broke while trying to silence her cries’, a court heard today. Abigail Palmer is accused of pressing the chest of Teri-Rae with...

Man attacks landlord with digger, blinds both eyes over security dues

A landlord has gone blind after an alleged attack by a fellow landlord over unpaid security dues in the Araromi/Mupin community, Iyana Iyesi area of Ogun State. Sulaimon Badmus allegedly attacked Olushina Dairo, a member...

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