Day: August 21, 2018

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TRENDING

​Woman Reportedly Dies Few Days After Giving Birth To Set Of Triplets 

A woman who gave birth to a set of triplets recently, has reportedly passed away.  According to GQBuzz, the woman gave birth to the three healthy babies and purportedly developed some delivery complications days later. The new mother (pictured below) couldn’t make it as she passed away, leaving behind the babies and her husband.

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​Nigerian Smuggler Arrested In India With Heroin

The Punjab police have arrested a Nigerian drug smuggler with two kilograms of heroin worth Rs 1.8 crore, and tightened the noose around foreign nationals, especially from Africa, engaged in smuggling of narcotics, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. According to NDTV, the police described Frank Margin, 27, as a big fish, who was […]

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HOT

​‘I Was Blindfolded And Flown From Yenagoa To Abuja’ — Jones Abiri Recounts DSS Ordeal

Jones Abiri, the Bayelsa-based journalist arrested and detained for more than two years by the Department of State Services (DSS), has recounted his ordeal in the hands of the secret service. Speaking on Tuesday at a reception organized for him by the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) at its press centre, Abiri recalled how he […]

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POLITICS

​2019: Be Vigilant, Don’t Return Nigeria To Egypt – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of voting for those who will return the country to throes of massive looting, come 2019 elections. Mohammed made the appeal on Tuesday in a Sallah message delivered at a media briefing at his home town, Oro, near Ilorin […]

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​Two soldiers, police, civilian feared dead in Rivers as gunmen struck

At least four persons have been killed by unknown gunmen suspected to be kidnappers in Abua/Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State. The victims were reportedly shot and killed while trying to prevent a kidnap attempt of a foreigner they were conveying to an oil facility in the area. The victims are two soldiers, a […]

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​Anxiety as Oyo NURTW boss dies

There was anxiety across Oyo State on Tuesday as news broke of the death of the Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in the state, Alh. Taofeek Oyerinde (aka Fele). Though details of his reported death were scanty as at press time, The Nation learnt that the National President of the union, Alhaji […]

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POP CULTURE

​Timaya says he is done making babies as he shares cute photo of his three children

Nigerian singer, Timaya has disclosed that he is done having children. The father of 3 recently welcomed a baby boy with his second babymama, and shared an adorable photo of his two daughters, Emma and Grace, with their brother. He wrote: “Emma is now a big sis. Super blessed Dude I am, Hey I’m done […]

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HOT
POLITICS

We’re With Tambuwal, Come Rain Or Shine’ — ‘Sacked’ Aides Disown ‘Disgruntled’ Colleagues

Some of the aides of Aminu Tambuwal, Governor of Soko State, have disowned those who resigned their positions with the state government. The aides had announced their resignation at a press briefing last Sunday. A few hours later, a statement announcing that the Governor had terminated their appointments was tweeted via the Government House handle. […]

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POLITICS

2019: Obasanjo outlines major issues with APC, PDP, says he’s not member of ADC

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that he is not a member of the African Democratic Congress, ADC. He said while urging the party leadership to avoid the same political mistakes that had affected the smooth running of major political parties in Nigeria. Obasanjo outlined the problems with the two major political parties as image, […]

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HOT

”Buhari trekking 800 meters today shows he is fit to run for a second term” – Garba Shehu says

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the 800 metres trekking President Buhari embarked upon from the Eid-ground in Daura to his private residence, is an indication of his fitness to seek re-election in 2019. President Buhari decided ro trek back home to acknowledge the cheers from the residents […]

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