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A former Minister of justice in the second republic, Richard Akinjide has died at 88 in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital. News of the death of Akinjide, who first served as Federal Minister of Education in the government of former Prime Minister Tafawa Balewa was received on Tuesday. While confirming the...
The Nigerian Military have repelled an attack by Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa (ISWAP) terrorists. At about 11:30 pm on Monday, April 20, the terrorists launched an attack on Geidam town, the Headquarters of Geidam Local Government Area of Yobe State but met a strong resistance from...
A ghastly auto accident have killed about ten people along Kaura Namoda - Gusau road in Zamfara State. The crash, which happened on Sunday, April 19 involved a trailer conveying passengers who were returning from Kasuwar Daji market where they had gone to buy some goods. The spokesman of the state...
Following the death of President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, condolence messages now trail Mallam Abba Kyari’s passing. Among prominent persons who have reacted to the demise of the late administrator is Former Vice President of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. In a message posted on his verified twitter page, the presidential...
The controversy surrounding the arrest of suspected killers of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa Fasoranti might not be over yet. Yinka Odumakin, who is Afenifere’s spokesperson on Wednesday, confirmed to echotitbits that the Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad (FSARS) indeed arrested suspects connected to the July 2019...
The Treasury House building which has the Accountant General of the Federation’s (AGF) office was on fire this morning, Wednesday 8, 2020. The source of the fire remains unknown for now but workers in the complex as at the time the fire broke out said it started at about 10:25am...
Officers of the Nigerian police in Taraba State have once again apprehended a suspected child trafficker identified as Mary Yakubu. Mary Yakubu who had been previously arrested twice for trafficking was apprehended on Sunday with 27 children. In a statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in Taraba, David Misal disclosed...
UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to intensive care on Monday April 6 2020, days after he went into self isolation since testing positive for coronavirus. Johnson’s Downing Street Office said “Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the prime minister has worsened and, on the...
The Nigerian Army has arrested two of its soldiers who threatened to rape women in Delta State in a viral video. The media had reported that two soldiers in the 26 seconds viral video claimed that residents of Warri, Delta State killed a soldier last Thursday, which was day two...
Veteran Nigerian singer Queen Salawa Abeni has exposed an unidentified individual for threatening to upload her nude pictures on the internet. The 58 years old waka musician, who came to lime light in 1976 with a debut album titled Late General Murtala Ramat Mohammed took to her verified Instagram page...