35 Nigerians arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport from France

35 Nigerians today arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja from France through Airfrance flight AF0936. According to Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), the flight landed with other 32 nationals from European countries. “Airfrance flight AF0936 conveying 35 Nigerians from France and other European countries with 32 other Nationals arrived Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 1545HRS from citizen Paris ...

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Rainstorm kills 7, destroys several houses in Niger

Torrential rains that started at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday night and lasted several hours have killed seven people in Rafin Sanyi area of Suleja Local Government Area of Niger. Alhaji Abdullahi Maje, Chairman of Suleja Local Government, who confirmed the incident in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Saturday, said the downpour began at ...

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Nollywood actress Ayo Adesanya ready to remarry at 51

Veteran Nollywood actress, director, and producer, Ayo Adesanya has revealed that she is ready to give marriage another shot after her first trial packed up years ago. According to mom-of-one who recently turned 51, if she finds a ‘good man’, nothing can stop her from giving it another shot. In a recent chat with Punch, the stunning mom shares what ...

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Nollywood actress Angela Okorie gets engaged (photos)

Nollywood actress Angela Okorie is off the market. As her fiance popped the question to her yesterday and the  mum of one accepted his proposal. Her friend and fellow actress, Chita Agwu Johnson shared photos from the proposal on her instagram page writing; ”Awwwww love is a beautiful thing Me I can’t keep quiet Congratulations sis @realangelaokorie I got ur ...

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I didn’t order NBC to suspend BBNaija – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has said he never ordered the Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to halt the transmission of the ongoing Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) reality show. It was reported that Mohammed ordered the NBC to stop the show to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The report has generated sharp criticism on social media over the ...

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Pantami orders NIPOST to suspend new tariff for courier services

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) to suspend the new tariff on registration of courier services in the country. Pantami gave the directive in a statement signed by his Spokesperson, Mrs Uwa Suleiman and made available to newsmen in Abuja on Saturday. Reacting to complaints by Nigerians on the ...

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Police disperse protesting Shiites in Zaria

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites, who were commemorating the 6th Death Anniversary of sons of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky and others, were dispersed by the Police in Zaria. Kaduna State, weekend. “If you remember on July 25, 2014, there was a Quds demonstration in Zaria which led to the clash between the group and Nigerian ...

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3 killed, child injured after plane crashes into home

Three persons died, while a child was injured after a small plane crashed into a residential building in the German state of North-Rhine Westphalia. According to the police, the roof of the apartment building in the town of Wesel caught fire after the microlight plane crashed into it. Witnesses told local media that the aircraft had collided with a hot-air ...

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601 ex-Boko Haram combatants graduate in Gombe

The Coordinator of Operation Safe Corridor, Major General Bamidele Shafa disclosed on Saturday that 601 deradicalised ex Boko Haram combatants has graduated at the DRR camp in Mallam Sidi, Gombe. Out of the 601 graduates of the batch 4 client which arrived in 2 chalk on 27 November and 14 December 2019 592 are Nigerians from 10 states of the ...

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Two robbery suspects burnt to death in Imo state (photos)

Two men were reportedly burnt alive in Mbaise, Imo state, for allegedly robbing in the neighbourhood.   Photos and videos shared online show the men being brutalized before tyres were placed on them and they were burnt alive.   The incident reportedly occurred on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, in Aboh Mbaise.   Nigerians reacted to the extremely graphic video by condemning ...

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Two men bag two years imprisonment for producing and distributing fake engine oil (photo)

Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of the Federal High Court in Lagos has convicted two men, Uche Johnson and Kingsley Meteke, for producing and distributing substandard engine oil.   The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) charged both men with four counts of production, possession, dealing in, and distribution of substandard engine oil. Both men claimed the products were good for public consumption and for optimum ...

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Barcelona legend Xavi contracts coronavirus

Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that he tested positive for coronavirus and will be in self-isolation. Xavi, who now manages Qatar Stars League football club ”Al Sadd” will miss his side’s return to competitive action against Al Khor tonight. In a post on Instagram, Xavi wrote: “A few days ago, following the @qsl protocol, I tested positive in ...

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New premier league season to begin on September 12

The new Premier League campaign will commence on September 12 after a virtual meeting between clubs confirmed the calendar. But following the agreement between all 20 shareholder clubs, the new fixture list is set to be unveiled just weeks before the action restarts. Sportsmail had previously reported that those involved in the top flight were focused on agreeing a prompt ...

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Brothers seeking money ritual rob grandpa, kill wife over N550,000

Two brothers alleged to be members of a robbery gang operating in Ijebu Mushin, Ogun State, have been arrested by the police after they attacked an elderly man identified only as Pa Olutokunbo in the community and killed his 72-year-old wife, Christiana. The siblings – Akinola Akeem and Muyiwa Akeem – reportedly robbed Olutokunbo of N550,000 and three phones after ...

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