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Dead man grabs brother’s hands in mortuary in Jos

There was panic today at the mortuary of Plateau Specialist Hospital in Jos, when the hand of the corpse of a man being prepared for burial suddenly grabbed his living brother’s hand.... Read more


NEMA confirms 2 people dead along Lagos-Ibadan expressway

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed two persons dead by hit and run vehicles along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway.... Read more


7 people died, 136 missing in Kebbi boat accident

No fewer than seven people have died and seven hospitalized in Ngaski Local Government Area of Kebbi when a boat carrying 150 passengers returning from Malali Market capsized along River Niger.... Read more


Police probe panel arrives Osun to investigate ethnic clash in Ile-Ife

The probe panel setup by the Inspector General of Police, Abubakar Idris, to investigate the communal clash which occurred in Ile-Ife between some ethnic groups, arrived Osun on Saturday... Read more


Court sentences killer of lawyer, Kunle Fadipe to death

Justice Atinuke Ipaye of a Lagos High court sitting in Ikeja has sentenced to death, a 27-year old man, Oluwaseun Oladapo, for murdered a human rights crusader and social commentator, Mr Kunle Fadipe. The judge found him guilty on the five-count charge brought against him by the Lagos State.... Read more


Baby dies after drinking kerosene for water in Benin

An 18-month-old baby boy has died after his mother, Mrs Ata Buhari, mistakenly gave him kerosene to drink instead water.... Read more


Former Abia gov, T.A Orji media aide assassinated in Owerri

Unknown gunmen on Sunday night shot dead Mr Ben Onyechere, the former Media Adviser to former governor of Abia, Chief Theodore Orji.... Read more


Suspected cultists abduct, gang rape 15-year-old girl in Benue

Suspected cultists in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue have gang raped a 15-year-old girl, the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports.... Read more


Vice principal arrested for raping student in Nassarawa

The Police have arrested a Vice Principal in Nassarawa State suspected of raping his female student.... Read more


Three people die in Lagos/Ibadan expressway accident - FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Monday confirmed the death of three persons in a road accident involving a black Honda CRV Jeep and a white DAF trailer in the Sagamu axis of the Lagos /Ibadan Expressway in Ogun State.... Read more


Suicide bomber kills two people in northern Cameroun

A young student and a woman were killed during an attack by a suicide bomber on a market full of Christmas shoppers in the northern Cameroun town of Mora, an aide to the governor of Far North region said on Sunday.... Read more


Two people die as police building collapses in Lagos

A police sergeant and another person lost their lives when a building collapsed at Highway police Barracks in Ikeja, Lagos State, on Christmas Day.... Read more


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Flood kill 10 year-old-boy, displace 2,000 people in Katsina state
A 10-year-old boy has lost his life while over 2,000 people have been displaced by a flood disaster that ravaged Kaita town, in Kaita Local Government....
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Pensioners protest non-payment of arrears, barricade road in Benin
Pensioners in Edo on Monday barricaded popular Oba Ovonramwen Square in Benin for several hours over non-payment of gratuities and pension a....
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Court dissolves 21-year-old marriage over sex starvation in Ibadan
A Mapo Customary Court, Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the 21-year-old marriage, between one Babatunde Olasupo and his wife Shakirat, over starvation of ....
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18 dead, 18 people missing in China flooding
Flooding in Chinas northeast has left 18 dead and 18 missing, state media said Monday, after the latest deadly deluge to hit the country this summer.
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EU allocates 700m euros to develop sustainable energy in Nigeria
The European Union (EU) says it has so far committed over 700 million euros for the development of sustainable energy in Nigeria and other ECOWAS coun....
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Court papers show how Aluko, Omokore allegedly laundered stolen NNPC’s $1.76b
Court papers in Lagos Nigeria have detailed how oil businessmen, Kolawole Akanni Aluko and Jide Omokore laundered the $1.7 billion creamed off the que....
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