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Syria chemical attack

International chemical weapons inspectors have found “incontrovertible” evidence that Sarin gas, or a similar substance, was used in a chemical attack in Syria earlier this month that killed 89 people. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) took biomedical samples from 10 victims of the April 4 attack …

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Justice Nguta Pleads Not Guilty To 8-Count Charge At CCT

Justice Sylvester Ngwuta has pleaded not guilty to an 8-count charge of false declaration of assets, preferred by the Federal Government, against him before the tribunal. According to the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, Mr Ngwuta contravened section 15 of the Code of Conduct Bureau and Tribunal Act, laws …

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Serena Williams Reveals She Is Pregnant

Serena Williams just shut down anyone who considers women “the weaker sex.” A spokesperson for the tennis player has confirmed that she and fiancé Alexis Ohanian are expecting their first child. “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall,” The news broke Wednesday after Williams offered up …

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Buhari’s Anti-Corruption War A Mere Noise – Lamido

A former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, has described the President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war as a ‘noise.’ Lamido, a former minister of Foreign Affairs, while speaking with the BBC Hausa Service yesterday, claimed that President Buhari could not be passed as a saint because he was “equally corrupt …

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CBN Pumps $100m Into Forex Market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has pumped an additional $100 million into the foreign exchange market, after releasing $280 million on Tuesday. The bank has offered additional $100 million to authorised dealers to meet the 7 to 15-day forwards requests of customers. Isaac Okorafor, the bank’s spokesperson said the …

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Army Launches Operation Against Bandits In Kaduna

The Nigerian Army has launched a special military operation code named, Operation Harbin Kunama, aimed at flushing out armed bandits in the southern part of Kaduna State. The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, launched the operation at an event attended by the State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai. General …

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Twerking woman causes major road accident

A woman’s public dance display resulted in an accident when a biker lost concentration while watching her dance moves and drove into an oncoming car. The video starts with a caucasian woman getting in position to begin dancing while her friend filmed her. She did a bit of warm up …

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Family of three killed in Ikorodu is laid to rest

The members of a family of three killed last week Tuesday in Ikorodu, Lagos, were laid to rest yesterday in a very gloomy ceremony. Tragedy befell the Ebhodaghe family when suspected members of a notorious gang known as Badoo barged into their home at 20, Oyekanmi Street, Ibeshe Tuntun, Ikorodu, …

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Mom of 4 dies after complaining of severe migraine

A North Carolina mother of four, Lee Broadway, 41, who had complained of a severe migraine but was actually suffering from a brain aneurysm has died. Broadway who died April 3, just days before her 42nd birthday had a history of migraines so the family wasn’t alarmed when she suddenly developed …

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44 die after bus plunges off Indian mountain road

A bus yesterday plunged down a ravine and into a river in northern India, killing 44 people. The vehicle, with 46 passengers on board, swerved off a mountain road in Himachal Pradesh, about 70 miles (115 kilometres) from the state capital, Shimla. Deputy commissioner of Shimla, Rohan Chand Thakur, told …

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Runtown expects his first child from his baby mama

Runtown is expecting his first child with his US based baby mama, Selena L. She shared her maternity photos on Instagram. She shared this photo and wrote: “The amount of love we have for you is unmeasurable… 👪” Another photo after the cut.. She also shared the photo above and wrote: …

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Aba attack: Victim dies in hospital

One of the rescued victims of the Easter Monday’s kidnap incident in Aba, Abia State has been reported dead. He was said to have died in a private hospital in the city where he was receiving treatment from gun shot wounds. Gunmen, on Monday evening, abducted two men  they had …

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Suspended SGF, NIA DG under watch

The  embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), David Babachir Lawal and the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency    (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, have been placed under surveillance, folowing their suspension by President Muhammadu Buhari. Daily Sun gathered that the movement of the duo are being …

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Nigeria ready for Maritime World Congress

t is a matter  not only of contemplation but national pride for me since the decision to host Africa’s prime maritime conference in Nigeria this year. So the efforts to get Abuja ready with all the logistics and detail has been a labour of love. So today we are ready. …

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53 Arraigned for Allegedly Attending Gay Wedding in Zaria

Kaduna police has arrested and arraigned 53 persons before a Magistrate Court on Wednesday in Chediya, Zaria for allegedly attending a gay wedding. The prosecutor, Mannir Nasir, alleged that the accused were arrested on April 15 at Zaria Motel. He added that they were charged with conspiracy, unlawful assembly and …

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C-River monarch blames suffering of Bakassi people on Obasanjo

CALABAR—  PARAMOUNT Ruler of Bakassi and Chairman of Cross River Traditional Rulers Council, Etiyin Etim  Edet, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo ceded the Bakassi Peninsula to Cameroon without making adequate plans for the proper resettlement of the people,  thereby exposing them to untold suffering, which they  are still …

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Militant kingpin Mighty killed by police

Endurance Ominisan aka Mighty, a ring leader in an attack that left some security officers dead in Ikorodu has been killed – Before his death, he mentioned one America, Stone, Vika and others as his gang members, who participated in the killing of the four policemen and soldier. – Some …

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Lagos confirms Reverend King, others to be executed

The Lagos Government is set to execute inmates on death row in the state prisons, including the General-Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo, a.k.a Rev. King. The State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Adeniji Kazeem, who made this known at a news conference on Tuesday, said the …

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Lagos Public Service Remains Most Progressive In Nigeria – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); 1st Vice President, Association of Lagos State Retired Heads Of Service and Permanent Secretaries (ALARHOSPS), Alhaji Muhammed Olagbaye (2nd left); Acting Head of Service, Mrs, Folasade Adesoye (left); former Head of Service, Mr. Adesegun Ogunlewe (2nd right) and member of ALARHOSPS, Mrs. Carlene …

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Looters Now Hide Monies In Cemeteries

The Federal Government says its anti corruption agencies are inundated with information  on looters  who have resorted to burying stolen funds in their backyards, deep forests and burial grounds. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed,  said the whistle blower policy is working and has led to the recovery …

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Patrolling western Mosul a weary grind for Iraqi police

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — On the western side of Mosul, much of the fighting against Islamic State militants takes place between houses so close that they almost touch. Snipers fire from roofs and through holes blasted into outer walls. Seen through these holes, this part of Iraq’s second-largest city is …

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Omotola Jalade, daughter Turns a Year Older

Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade Ekehinde and daughter, Meraiah Ekeinde, are both a year older today as they warm up to a nice family celebration. The actress daughter, Meraiah, turns 17 and she is almost taking after her mother as she shared cute picture to celebrate her day. Meraiah has always …

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May To Seek Snap Election For June 8

The British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call snap general election on June 8, 2017. In an unexpected statement at Downing Street, Mrs. May says she is starting the process of calling a vote, because “the country is coming together but Westminster is not.” According to her, …

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abuja-airport-reopens-six-weeks

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport scheduled to be reopened tomorrow 19th April has officially reopened by the Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirka on Tuesday for operation.   Ethiopian airline A350 receiving water salute, as the first Aircraft to land on the newly rehabilitated Abuja International Airport Report reaching Vanguard states that …

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Pakistan police arrest 22 in ‘blasphemy’ mob killing

Peshawar – Pakistan police announced on Monday they had arrested 22 people after the lynching of a university student accused of blasphemy, but observers said there was little hope authorities would secure convictions. A large mob attacked journalism student Mashal Khan last Thursday, stripping, beating and shooting him before throwing …

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3 killed, 35 injured in KZN taxi collision

 Three people were killed and about 35 others injured on Monday after two taxis collided on the N3 in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal paramedics say. Both vehicles had been found on the side of the road, ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said. “One taxi was found upright, while another was found lying …

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