3 die as SUV runs into trailer in Lagos

Three people have been killed as a Sports Utility Vehicle, SUV, ran into a moving trailer on Lagos-Abeokuta road, Lagos. The accident occurred around 6:40am on Tuesday before Cement Bus Stop inward Iyana-Dopemu. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, three people were killed in the accident. “An accident has just been reported involving a SUV that ran ...

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First woman to undergo face transplant in America after her husband shot her in failed murder-suicide dies

Ohio woman Connie Culp, who became the first person in the U.S. to receive a partial face transplant after surviving a gunshot blast to the face, has died at the age of 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the historic surgical procedure in 2008, confirmed her death in a statement. ‘Connie was an incredibly brave, vibrant woman and an ...

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WAEC releases timetable for 2020 WASSCE

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE. A statement issued by WAEC’s Head of Public Affairs, Demianus Ojijeogu, urged candidates to disregard other timetable in circulation. According to the statement, WAEC, Nigeria wished to inform its stakeholders-schools, parents and candidate-that the Final International Timetable for the conduct ...

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Virgin Atlantic airline files for bankruptcy

Virgin Atlantic has become billionaire Richard Branson’s second airline to file for bankruptcy this year as the industry continues to be ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic. The Virgin Group airline filed for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in New York on Tuesday, marking the latest business casualty for the airline industry. This comes just months after Virgin Australia filed for voluntary administration ...

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Ubi Franklin’s youngest daughter is one today (photos)

The award for best dad in Nigeria should be given to Ubi Franklin. Biko, call him serial baby daddy, sharp shooter, whatever name, Ubi embraces his children even if they are just a year apart sometimes and from different women. Recall how Ariella’s mom had fought the music executive openly, swearing she was 100percent sure Ariella is his? Well, they ...

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Teachers bring coffins, guillotine while protesting schools reopening plan

Teachers brought along visual aids, including handmade coffins and a guillotine, while protesting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s schools reopening plan in Lower Manhattan on Monday afternoon. About 200 protesters many of them educators, parents and students marched from the United Federation of Teachers Headquarters to the NYC Department of Education offices near Foley Square. “We demand safe schools,” they chanted. ...

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Daddy Showkey holds virtual party as he turns 50 (video)

Ajegunle’s finest, Daddy Showkey is 50 today and to celebrate himself he held a virtual party )well it’s only just mandatory). Showkey who was home danced along as he was being hailed by the singer, his other family members also joined in the party. Ofcus GOTV also celebrated the singer in their own special way. Daddy Showkey has been an ...

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President Buhari orders payment of NDDC scholarship students

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the payment of fees and stipends of stranded scholarship students of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) studying abroad. A statement signed by the NDDC Director, Corporate Affairs, Charles Odili, said Buhari conveyed the directive to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, following the protest of the students. Odili said the students ...

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Petrol to sell N150 per litre as marketers seek hike

Following increase in the prices of crude oil, marketers are pushing for the upward review of the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol N150 per litre for the month of August. The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA ) last month announced increase of the product to a band of N140.80 to N143.80 per litre. It was the first time the ...

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JUST IN: Kwara Deputy Gov, wife test positive for covid-19

Kwara Deputy Governor Kayode Alabi and his wife Abieyuwa have tested positive for Covid-19. Spokesperson of the state Technical Committee on Covid-19, Rafiu Ajakaye, confirmed this in a statement today. The statement reads: “Yesterday August 3rd, 2020, the Deputy Governor and Chairman of the Kwara state Technical Committee Kayode Alabi and his wife, Abieyuwa underwent COVID-19 test after they showed ...

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FG raises hate speech fine from N500,000 to N5m

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to 5 million naira. The government also mandated broadcast stations to devote airtime for public education and enlightenment on emergencies such as the Covid-19 pandemic. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made this known in Lagos on Tuesday while unveiling the Reviewed Broadcasting Code. This was contained ...

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Osun hands over Pa Fasanmi remains to Ekiti govt (photos)

The government of Osun State on Tuesday handed over the remains of the late Senator Ayo Fasanmi to the Ekiti State Government, for his interment at St. John Cathedral, Iye Ekiti. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr Ismail Omipidan disclosed this on Tuesday in a statement. He said Governor Adegboyega Oyetola (represented by his deputy, Mr. Benedict Alabi) ...

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Bimbo Afolayan shares amazing photos ahead of her birthday

Nollywood actress Bimbo Afolayan will be a year older this month. But the mom of one is so eager and can’t for the 8th of August. Yesterday she shared photos from her birthday pre-shoot which is an Egyptian theme and wrote; ”8 DAYS TO MY BIRTHDAY. AUGUST BORN ✌🙏✌🙏 I AM GRATEFUL TO MY CREATOR ! LET THE REAL SAUCE ...

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Inter Milan agrees permanent deal for Alexis Sanchez

A permanent deal has been reached between Inter & Manchester United for Alexis Sanchez. He’ll join Inter for free & earn €7m/season accoding to FabrizioRomano reports in Italy Manchester United will save €60M on Sanchez’s salary for the two years remaining on his contract [@DiMarzio] This will pave way for United bid to land Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dotmund this ...

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Khloe Kardashian Ends Romance Rumours With Tristan Thompson In Just TWO Words

Khloe Kardashian has issued a short, terse response to reports that she had forgiven ex-boyfriend Tristan Thompson and rekindled their romance. It had been reported that Khloe was hoping the NBA star had “changed” his ways and they were “beyond happy” together after ending their time apart. Sources had told PEOPLE on Monday: “She loves having him around. He has ...

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Marcus Rashford makes the front cover of Vogue

Manchester United and England star Marcus Rashford has made the front cover of a special Black Lives Matter-themed edition of British Vogue. The footballer, 22, shared a photo of the cover on Twitter and said he was ‘humbled’ to be recognised for his campaign to help vulnerable children that led to a government u-turn on free school meals. Rashford appears ...

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Rob Kardashian poses shirtless as he shows of weight loss

Rob Kardashian has shown off his stunning weight loss as he poses shirtless by the pool, in the Californian sunshine. The 33-year-old Keeping Up With The Kardashians star has grown in confidence in posting photos of himself in recent weeks, after embarking on a diet and health kick that have returned impressive results. The reality star had been taking a ...

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Drug-smuggling cat escapes high-security prison

A cat that was detained at Sri Lanka’s main prison while allegedly trying to smuggle drugs and cell phone SIM cards has escaped, according to media reports on Monday. The feline was detected by jail intelligence officials on Saturday at the high-security Welikada Prison, a police official said. The official said nearly two grams of heroin, two SIM cards and ...

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