Two women remanded for pouring hot water on 10-yr-old house help

Two women have been remanded in the Correctional Centre, Onitsha, Anambra State, for allegedly battering a 10-year old girl, Chidimma Nworie in Ndiowu town in Orumba North Local Government Area of the state. The suspect, Nneka Ayaene (34) and Chinenye Okoh (22) reportedly poured hot water all over the body of the victim said to be their house help following... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Niger State govt issues new directive to schools over resumption

The Niger State government has approved the re-opening of all primary and secondary schools in the State with effect from Monday, January 25. Hajiya Hannatu Jibrin Salihu, Niger’s Commissioner for Education, made the announcement in a statement. Salihu explained that the shift from January 18 to 25 is to enable all schools to put necessary... Continue Reading →

Hundreds of thousands of people leave Britain due to pandemic

Hundreds of thousands of people have left Britain as fallout of the pandemic on the economy, according to a study released on Friday. There is an “unprecedented exodus” of workers born outside Britain, researchers at London’s Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence said. “It seems that much of the burden of job losses during the pandemic... Continue Reading →

‘Joshua Versus Fury More than the Belts’

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury’s collision course could be the moment to “take charge of the sport” with a new attitude towards the recognised championship belts, says promoter Eddie Hearn. IBF, WBA and WBO champion Joshua and WBC title holder Fury are deep in negotiations over two fights this year which would crown the division’s... Continue Reading →

US: What Trump will do during Biden’s inauguration revealed

US President, Donald Trump will be having his private sendoff party running simultaneously with the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. The outgoing President will depart Washington DC on Wednesday morning before Biden is sworn in. Trump has made it clear he won’t be attending the inauguration of his successor, making him the first modern-day president... Continue Reading →

2023 election: Former speakers of Ekiti, Ondo deny endorsing Tinubu

Former speakers from the Southwest states of Ekiti and Ondo have denied endorsing National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu for the 2023 presidential election. Some sitting speakers and former speakers of Houses of Assembly from the Southwest geo-political zone had on January 13, 2021 converged in Ibadan on Wednesday, January... Continue Reading →

The uninterested presidential aspirant

A Coalition of civil society groups has been told by a governor in the Northeast to drop the idea of promoting him as a possible presidential candidate in 2023. Sources say the campaigners had gone all the way from Abuja to the governor’s state to inform him of their readiness to tour the nooks and... Continue Reading →

Fake COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria, can kill – NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has warned of fake covid-19 vaccines in Nigeria, saying these vaccines can cause Covid-like illnesses or other serious diseases that could kill. Director-General, NAFDAC, Professor Mojisola Adeyeye who disclosed at a virtual press briefing on Friday, said the agency has not received any application... Continue Reading →

Boko Haram: 15 passengers die in Borno

Fifteen (15) passengers lost their lives on Friday as two buses burst into flames after they collided along the Maiduguri, Damaturu road. The vehicles were said to be on top speed according to an eyewitness, in order the pass the dangerous points were Boko Haram militants often came out to attack travellers. Confirming the incident,... Continue Reading →

Nigeria’s major oil refinery revamp gets off to a slow start

A year after shutting down all of its dilapidated refineries to figure out how to fix them, Nigeria still can’t say how much it will cost to do the work or where the money will come from. Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. said it has finished the appraisal of its largest facility, but hasn’t completed the... Continue Reading →

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