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BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Taraba Governor

BREAKING: Supreme Court Sacks Taraba Governor

The Supreme Court has sacked Taraba State’s acting governor, Garba Umar, and ordered the reinstatement of Abubakar Danladi, a former deputy governor who was impeached before Mr. Umar took over. Mr. Danladi was the first deputy governor who ran on the same ticket with Governor Dantata Suntai. He was impeached shortly before Mr. Suntai took ill after an air crash. ... Read More »

Several Students Killed As Bomb Rips Through Science High School In Yobe

Several Students Killed As Bomb Rips Through Science High School In Yobe

A bomb that exploded this morning on the assembly ground of Senior Science Secondary School, Potiskum, Yobe state, may have killed dozens of students, witnesses and security officials have said. Witnesses said Boko Haram insurgents perpetrated the attack at about 8a.m. when the students converged for the morning assembly session. A witness, who spoke to journalists on phone, said, “It ... Read More »

Breaking News: Boko Haram Seize Mubi, Sack Army Headquarters

Breaking News: Boko Haram Seize Mubi, Sack Army Headquarters

Boko Haram militants have entered Mubi in Adamawa State, taking over the headquarters of the 234 battalion in the town, which is one of the State’s largest. The action comes just months after they took Michika and several of Adamawa’s other important towns. Residents and fleeing troops told Us that the militants arrived around noon after successfully attacking neighboring towns ... Read More »

Breaking News: Zambian President Sata dies in London

Breaking News: Zambian President Sata dies in London

Lusaka – Zambian President Michael Sata has died in London, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness, three private Zambian media outlets said on Wednesday. The reports on the private Muzi television station and the Zambia Reports and Zambian Watchdog websites said the southern African nation’s cabinet was about to meet. Government officials gave no immediate comment. ... Read More »

From Ebola to Marburg, it is a season of deadly viruses

From Ebola to Marburg, it is a season of deadly viruses

With West Africa, and indeed the rest of the world, still reeling from the deaths brought about by the Ebola virus, the recent death of a Ugandan hospital technician of another deadly viral disease, Marburg Haemorrhagic Fever (MHF), has brought fresh fears. Uganda’s Ministry of Health disclosed that a total of 99 people who had been in contact with the ... Read More »

BREAKING: Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for Girlfriend’s murder

BREAKING: Pistorius sentenced to five-year jail term for Girlfriend’s murder

South African judge Thokozile Masipa on Tuesday sentenced Oscar Pistorius to five years in prison for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s Day 2013. “Count one, culpable homicide, the sentence imposed is five years,” Masipa said. Pistorius was also given a three-year suspended sentence on a separate gun charge. Judge Masipa had earlier ruled out community service for ... Read More »

Boko Haram beheads six in Borno, kills 14 in Taraba

Boko Haram beheads six in Borno, kills 14 in Taraba

Members of the Islamic sect, Boko Haram, have continued to ignore the ceasefire agreement they reached with the Federal Government as the militant group beheaded six people along the Biu-Garkida road in Borno State on Friday. The road is said to be the same one where the Emir of Gwoza, Idrissa Timta, was killed a few months ago. The sect ... Read More »

TASUED Deputy VC Kidnapped

TASUED Deputy VC Kidnapped

Prof. Joseph Olusoga Olusanya, the deputy Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, TASUED, Ijagun in Odogbolu local government area of Ogun state was yesterday abducted by unknown gunmen. Our correspondent reliably gathered that the university don was kidnapped between Odogbolu and Ososa along the Ijebu Ode-Ore-Benin expressway when he was coming from Abeokuta. As at the time of ... Read More »

Breaking: Former Governor Alamieyeseigha’s Son Commits Suicide

Breaking: Former Governor Alamieyeseigha’s Son Commits Suicide

Ex-Governor of Bayelsa state, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, has lost one of his sons, Oyoms, in Dubai, United Arab Emirate according to ThisDayLive. Oyoms was said to have committed suicide in the desert city while riding in an elevator. As at the moment of this report, details were still sketchy as to what led to the suicide. 770 total views, 1 views today ... Read More »

Breaking News: Mass Protest At Total Main Office In Rivers State

Breaking News: Mass Protest At Total Main Office In Rivers State

There is mass protest in front of the Total offices in Rivers State has broken out. According to the information received the protest seemed to have happened as a surprise to the authorities with the oil multinational company. The protesters were said to be the people of Egi in Rivers State who were unhappy with the failure of the Oil ... Read More »

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