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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. 722 total views, 2 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 »

Akala tears ballot papers at PDP South-west congress

Akala tears ballot papers at PDP South-west congress

There was pandemo­nium at the South- West zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held in Ibadan yesterday as former Gov­ernor of Oyo State, Otun­ba Adebayo Alao-Akala, dazed the leadership of PDP as he angrily col­lected ballot papers from delegates from the state and tore them. The congress was held at the Apex Multipurpose Hall, Agodi-Gate, Ibadan. Delegates to ... Read More »

Thunder kills three teenagers in Ogun

Thunder kills three teenagers in Ogun

ABEOKUTA—Tragedy struck yesterday, at Ijale Ijaka Street in Ijoun, Ayetoro area in Yewa South local government area of Ogun state when thunder struck and killed three teenagers. The tragic incident, which occurred during a heavy rainfall reportedly killed Sunday Mulero,13, Dare Olaifa,15 and Sodiq Segun, 15. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa Adejobi confirmed the incident. Adejobi ... Read More »

Court dissolves 20-year-old marriage over `sex starvation’

Court dissolves 20-year-old marriage over `sex starvation’

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos, on Thursday dissolved the 20-year-old marriage between Mr Adetoro Onipede and his wife, Olubunmi because she starved him of sex. President of the court R.I Adeyeri, said that “all efforts to reconcile the couple had proved futile as the petitioner insisted on divorce. “Both parties are no longer husband and wife, they are free ... Read More »

Nurse Suspected of Contacting Ebola from Patrick Sawyer Speaks From Quarantine In Lagos

Nurse Suspected of Contacting Ebola from Patrick Sawyer Speaks From Quarantine In Lagos

“I come to you with my head bowed in tears and agony” says a email from a staff of First Medical Consultants who is being quarantined over suspicion of having Ebola Virus. Gloria (not her real name), asked that Nigerians and Americans at large help launch a media campaign to pressure President Barrack Obama to release the Vaccine that can ... Read More »

Breaking News : Photo: Private Aircraft Crashes Near Lagos Depot

Breaking News : Photo: Private Aircraft Crashes Near Lagos Depot

Reports reaching us indicate that Akure bound Associated Airline Flight believed to be carrying d body of Late Agagu with about 20 people on board crashed in Lagos. A witness said the crash occurred at the local wing of the airport close to the section were JET-A1, plane fuel, is stored. Fire service officials were seen evacuating the occupants of ... Read More »

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