Netherlands police begin investigations after body is found in landing gear of plane from Nigeria

Police are investigating after the body of a man was found underneath a plane that had landed at Amsterdam airport from Nigeria. The man, thought to be a stowaway, was discovered inside a wheel arch on Monday afternoon at Schiphol airport. Dutch authorities have said they have launched an investigation into the man’s identity and the cause of death, reports ...

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Reigning Mrs World, Caroline Jurie resigns over pageant controversy, Mrs Ireland takes the crown

The international Mrs. World Inc. Organisation said it has accepted the resignation of 2020 Mrs World, Caroline Jurie. The organising body said it accepted Jurie’s resignation after she decided to hand over her crown. The organisation, in a statement on Wednesday, said that following Jurie’s resignation, Kate Schneider, the first runner up at the international pageant and Mrs Ireland World, ...

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Ahmad Lawan, other senators want database for cows

The Senate on Tuesday sought the establishment of a National Livestock and Management Bureau for livestock identification in the country. This followed the presentation of the lead debate on the general principles of a Bill for an Act to Establish National Livestock and Management (Protection Control and Management). The sponsor of the bill, Bima Enagi (APC – Niger), led the ...

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Tonto Dikeh shares new photos as she talks rape

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh has shared new beautiful photos of herself as she talked about rape.   The mom of one wants to know why ladies who get drunk and raped are told they deserve it, but when it’s the other way round, men says they can’t help it.     Asking for answers, Ms Dikeh wrote; ”HOW IS IT ...

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Amazon to open African headquarters in South Africa

Amazon, a United States multinational technology company, has chosen South Africa as the headquarters for its African market. This development comes a week after Twitter, US-based microblogging and social networking service announced the opening of its first-ever African office in Ghana. Similarly, the German government said a new German-West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention will be located ...

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Comedienne Ada Jesus Dead After Battle With Kidney Disease

  Comedienne, Ada Jesus, has died. She died in an Abuja hospital today April 21. She suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday night, April 20, and was rushed to the ICU where the doctors monitored her. Sadly, she lost the battle to the kidney ailment she had been battling with on Wednesday, April 21. Ada Jesus was admitted to the ...

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M.I gets really excited taking a snap with Kate Henshaw

Rap king M.I really got excited when Nollywood actress, Kate Henshaw asked to take a selfie with him recently at a social media event and yeah, it’s obvious from the way he smiled.   Someone here says M.I’s teeth is brown, but truth is not everyone will have a white teeth, even when they get it washed professionally, it still ...

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Security committee recommends Muslim-Christian marriages to prevent Nigeria’s breakup

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says he will on Thursday present the recommendations of the Kaduna town hall meeting on national security to the National Economic Council, and one of its recommendations is encouraging more interreligious and inter-tribal marriages to prevent Nigeria’s breakup. Revealing the intermarriage recommendation among others, Mr Mohammed said, “Another interesting thing that was ...

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Queen has quiet 95th birthday days after husband’s funeral

The Queen is marking her 95th birthday today while still in official royal mourning for her husband of 73 years, the Duke of Edinburgh. For a second consecutive year, the traditional 41-gun and 21-gun salutes, traditionally fired in Hyde Park and the Tower of London on the occasion, have been cancelled. Buckingham Palace is also not expected to issue any ...

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Gunmen attack private university in Kaduna, kidnap students

  Gunmen have abducted unspecified students of Green Field University along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area. The Nation learnt the attack occurred on Tuesday night. Kaduna Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, confirmed the incident. It was learnt gunmen invaded the university and started shooting sporadically before whisking some of the students away.  

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200-level OAU student commits suicide (Photo)

A 200-level student of the Management and Accounting department of Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Osun State Emmanuel Adedeji has committed suicide. The Nation gathered Adedeji took a poisonous substance in the school premises and died a few minutes later. A student of the institution Bukola Adewumi told our correspondent his corpse was discovered behind the Mechanical department popularly known as ...

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4 children, farmer abducted by suspected herdsmen in Oyo

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have abducted a farmer, Rasaq Jamiu, and his four children. The latest abduction, it was gathered, happened in Maami village in the Ibaraoa North Local Government Area of Oyo State. Jamiu was said to have gone to his farm in Maami village on Monday when the hoodlums stormed the farm and whisked the father and his children ...

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John W Henry issues apology to Liverpool fans for Super League ‘disruption’

  Liverpool owner John W Henry has apologised to supporters and taken full responsibility for the club’s involvement in the ill-fated Super League. It was announced late on Tuesday night that the Reds had “discontinued” their involvement in the controversial breakaway league, having originally been one of the 12 founder members. Their withdrawal, and that of the five other Premier ...

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Stop this scam, extortion – Tuface calls out NCDC for frustrating travelers

Nigerian singer, Innocent Ujah Idibia, popularly known as “2baba” has called out the Nigerian Center For Disease Control, NCDC, for frustrating travelers.Recall that the Federal Government earlier made the COVID-19 test compulsory component for travelers following the pandemic. Following the development, there have been complaints from Nigerians who lamented the inefficiency of the workers in the Agency to deliver prompt ...

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Emanuella features in Australian action film ‘Survive or Die

Nigerian 9-year-old Youtube comedian Emmanuella Samuel, popularly known as Emanuella has been featured in an Australian movie titled ‘Survive or Die.’ Shot in Australia in 2018, the top comedienne appeared in the film as a guest star alongside its major cast including Hawa Barnes, Felino Dolloso, and Craig Bourke. ‘Survive Or Die’ focuses on the story of Shade, a 16-year-old ...

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Uproar in Bayelsa as woman stabs 14-year old boy to death

A yet-to-be-identified middle-aged woman has stabbed a 14-year-old boy, Joseph Thomas, to death in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital. The incident, which occurred on Tuesday along Genesis Street, off Okaka road, caused uproar in the state capital. An angry mob, comprising neighbours of the deceased, was said to have descended on the accused woman and nearly beat her to death. It ...

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Chad imposes, shuts borders after death of President Deby

Chad imposes curfew and shuts borders after the death of president Deby: army. The announcement came a day after provisional election results projected late president Idris Debby would win a sixth term in office. Déby was one of Africa’s longest-serving leaders after becoming president of Chad through charter 1991. Deby’s son, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno is expected to lead the ...

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Shun consumption of animal skin to stave off cancer — U.I Professor advises

Stop consuming cow skin and stave off cancer, Vice-Chancellor, Precious Cornerstone University, Ibadan, Prof. Kola Oloke, advised in Ibadan on Tuesday. “Animal skin known as “ponmo’’ is harmful to the body; it has no nutritional value. “Runaway from meat, especially red meat. If you want to eat chicken, eat the local one. “Consumption of animal protein can lead to diseases. ...

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France President breaks silence over Chad President’s death

France on Tuesday paid tribute to Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno as a “courageous friend” and “great soldier”, while urging stability and a peaceful transition in the African country after his shocking death. Deby died from wounds sustained in battle after three decades in power, according to the army. “Chad is losing a great soldier and a president who has ...

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Another dead end! Judiciary workers stage walkout from meeting with Federal Government

Members of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on Tuesday staged a walkout from the reconciliation meeting with the Federal Government and representatives of the State Governors. The striking judiciary workers staged their walkout after waiting for over an hour at the conference room of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, where the failed meeting was to be held. ...

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