Facebook Mistakenly Calls Chinese Leader ‘Mr Shithole’

Facebook Mistakenly Calls Chinese Leader 'Mr Shithole'

Facebook on Saturday January 18, apologized over a technical error which translated Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name from Burmese to English as “Mr Shithole”.  The error was pointed out on the Facebook page of Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in a post that recounted her meeting with Mr Xi during his state visit to Myanmar. The […]

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Two Street Light Cable Vandals Arrested in Lagos

Two Street Light Cable Vandals Arrested in Lagos

Two street light cable vandals who operate mostly by midnight have been arrested and paraded by the Lagos State government.  The suspects who were linked to the outage of power within a short space of time of lighting up roads, reportedly pretend to be technicians while carrying out the illegal act.   A statement released by […]

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Oma Nnadi Shares Photo of Substances Found in Baby Yogurt

Oma Nnadi Shares Photo of Substances Found in Baby Yogurt

Oma Nnadi has issued a warning to parents and she’s also calling on NAFDAC to do their job after she bought baby yogurt to feed her child and was shocked to find strange particles floating on it. In photos shared to her Instagram account, multiple substances of different colours can be seen floating on top of […]

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Rochas Okorocha congratulates Hope Uzodinma, pledges to work with him

Rochas Okorocha congratulates Hope Uzodinma, pledges to work with him

Senator Rochas Okorocha, a former governor of Imo State, has congratulated the new governor-elect of the state, Senator Hope Uzodinma, with a pledge to give him his “unflinching support” as he assumes office tomorrow January 15th. In a statement  released by his media aide, Sam Onwuemeodo, Okorocha, who now represents Imo West Senatorial District at the Senate, […]

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PDP reacts to Supreme court’s ruling annulling Ihedioha’s election

PDP reacts to Supreme court's ruling annulling Ihedioha's election

PDP has described the decision of the Supreme Court to annul the election of Emeka Ihedioha as Imo state governor, as ”Another Sad Commentary” in Nigeria’s democratic order. The party says it is shocked by the apex court’s decision to annul an election that was clearly won by its candidate, Ihedioha. Read the statement released […]

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Court sacks Ihedioha as Governor of Imo state, Declares APC’s Hope Uzodinma Winner

Court sacks Ihedioha as Governor of Imo state, Declares APC's Hope Uzodinma Winner

The Supreme Court has annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha as the governor of Imo state. The seven-member panel of justices today held that Ihedioha was not duly elected as governor. The apex court declared Hope Uzodinma of the APC as the winner of the March 9th 2019 governorship election.  In the lead judgement which was […]

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Ambulance Carrying Corpse of Priest’s Mother Gutted by Fire

Ambulance Carrying Corpse of Catholic Priest's Mother Gutted by Fire

An ambulance carrying the corpse of one Mrs. Onyemata said to be mother of Rev. Fr. Alex Onyemata, a Catholic priest serving under Okigwe Catholic Diocese, was gutted by fire over the weekend.  The corpse was reportedly rescued from the fire caused by petrol leakage while the ambulance was on its way to Mercy Mortuary in Umulogho community of […]

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Many Feared Dead as Tanker Explodes in Benue

Many feared dead as tanker explodes in Benue

Many people have been feared dead in Agudo village, Tarka local Government Benue state on Tuesday when a petrol tanker exploded. Many houses were also consumed in the explosion. Tarka is the ancestral home of Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs Senator George Akume. An eyewitness, who is an indigene of Tarka, Justice Anzembe […]

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Tanker Explodes inside Mechanic Workshop in Anambra

Tanker Explodes inside Mechanic Workshop in Anambra

A tanker on Tuesday, exploded inside a mechanic workshop at Amawbia bypass, along Enugu /Onitsha Expressway Awka in Anambra state. Spokesperson of the State Police Command, SP Haruna Mohammed, who confirmed the incident, said that the fire was raging. Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police Police CP John B.Abang, had visited the scene and Police patrol […]

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Nigerian Among 176 Victims of Ukrainian Air Plane Crash in Iran

Nigerian Among 176 Victims of Ukrainian Air Plane Crash in Iran

A Nigerian man identified as Dauda Onoruoiza has been confirmed as one of the 176 dead victims of the Ukrainian airplane that was shot down by Iran.  The Kogi-born victim of the airplane crash was working with American airplane manufacturers, Boeing before the sad incident occurred. He was reportedly on a three months training with Boeing in Ukraine and […]

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2-year-old girl Allegedly Strangled to Death by Maid

2-year-old girl Allegedly Strangled to Death by Maid

A 2-year-old girl was allegedly strangled to death by a 16-year-old housemaid yesterday January 11, for reportedly refusing to wear her clothes after having her bath. Facebook user, Somack Aju Mbaise who shared the story said the incident allegedly occurred at Ihechiowa Street off MCC Rd in Owerri, Imo State. She wrote;  What a wicked world […]

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UNN Student Allegedly Attempts Suicide after Parents Scolded him

UNN Student Allegedly Attempts Suicide after Parents Scolded him

21 year old student of the University of Nigeria Nsukka UNN, Obasi Augustine Chukwuemeka, was prevented from committing suicide at his home on Number 4 Alaba street Ejigbo busstop in Lagos state on January 7, 2020. According to a statement from Bala Elkana, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, an officer of Lagos State Neighbourhood […]

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Car Wash Agent Arrested for Pushing his Neighbour to Death in Lagos

Car Wash Agent Arrested for Pushing his Neighbour to Death in Lagos

35 year old car wash agent, Sheriff Balogun, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Lagos state police command for pushing his neighbour, Peter Elebo, to his death during an argument on Saturday January 11th. According to the police, Balogun and Elebo lived in the same compound on Number 32 Ola street in […]

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Cobbler Arrested for Raping & Attempting to Kill Female Corps

Cobbler Arrested for Raping & Attempting to Kill Female Corps

A cobbler identified as Olamide Babayemi has been arrested by the Ogun State Police Command for raping a corps member and attempting to murder her.  The 25-year-old cobbler who raped the 22-year-old Mircobiology graduate at Greenland Estate in Mowe area of the state, reportedly recorded nude videos of her which he circulated among his friends.  While the […]

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Mentally-deranged Man Sets Surulere Resident on Fire

Mentally-deranged Man Sets Surulere Resident on Fire

A mentally-deranged man identified as Badejo Adewale has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command, for setting a resident of Surulere on fire after pouring petrol on him.  The burn victim, Bolatito Kadara who was set ablaze at Hogan Bassey Street in Surulere was reportedly rushed to Lagos Island General Hospital where he is recuperating.  Badejo was arrested after […]

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Nigerians Given 12-hour Ultimatum to Leave South African

Nigerians Given 12-hour Ultimatum to Leave South African

Nigerians and other foreign Nationals residing in Keimoes and Upington area of Northern Cape, South Africa, have been reportedly given 12 hours to vacate the communities. The Cable reports that the president of Nigeria Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, disclosed this in a statement released on Thursday December 9th. According to Olubajo, trouble started […]

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Nigerian Man Allegedly Kills his Father over Cooked Yam in Ebonyi

Nigerian Man Allegedly Kills his Father over Cooked Yam in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Police Command has arrested a man identified as Chibueze Iduma, for allegedly killing his father during a quarrel over cooked yam.  The deceased, Mr Emmanuel Oba Iduma was allegedly killed by his son who got infuriated upon returning home and seeing that his dad ate a yam he cooked for himself.  An eyewitness […]

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Air France & Russia Suspend Flights over Iraq and Iran Airspace

Air France & Russia Suspend Flights over Iraq and Iran Airspace

France’s airline Air France and Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency known as Rosaviation, have announced the suspension of flights over Iraq and Iran’s airspace.  In a statement released by Air France on Wednesday January 8, the French airline said the suspension became necessary to ensure flight safety.  The statement read in parts;  “Flight plans are adjusted in […]

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Kogi PDP vice Chairman Slumps and Dies while Playing Lawn Tennis

Kogi PDP vice Chairman Slumps and Dies while Playing Lawn Tennis

The Vice Chairman of the Kogi state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Kola Ojo, has died. According to a statement released by the PDP state publicity secretary, Bode Ogunmola, the late Kola Ojo slumped and died while playing lawn tennis at the Sports Centre, Ogudu GRA, in Lagos state this evening. He was immediately rushed to […]

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Jonathan Speaks on Contesting in 2023 Presidential Election

Former President Goodluck Jonathan, has dispelled report of being under pressure to contest in the 2023 Presidential election.  In a statement released by his spokesperson Ikechukwu Eze, the former President said he is focused on promoting peace and sustainable democracy in Africa. Goodluck Jonathan also expressed surprise that the story which circulated before the 2019 Presidential elections […]

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