Strike: ASUP Agrees to End Strike Soon as ASUU Snubs Senate Education Committee

Nigeria's Education Minister Ruqayyatu Rufai

Nigeria’s Education Minister Ruqayyatu Rufai

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Tuesday heeded pleas from the Senate Committee on Education, Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufa’i and his Labour and Productivity counterpart, Chief Emeka Wogu, to end its seven-week-old strike. Continue reading

Nigeria JCI President, Deputy Die In Fatal Auto Crash

The national president of the Nigerian chapter of Junior Chamber International, Oyebanjo Okunuga (pictured left) and his deputy, Agaptus Nnadiekwe (pictured right), died on Sunday May 26th in a fatal auto accident while returning to Lagos after attending a collegiate conference at Federal University of Technology Akure, Ondo state.
The vehicle they were traveling in crashed, killing Oyebanjo and Agaptus, while the executive secretary survived. He’s currently receiving treatment at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital.

Apart from being Nigeria JCI president, Oyebanjo was the CEO of Kubacle Clothing, – a clothing company and also CEO of Business Craft Solution, – an entrepreneurship development organization He was 32 years old. May their souls rest in peace…amen.

READ: Biggest Planned Armed Robbery Attack In Nigeria

But for Providence, 6 May, 2013 would have gone down in the history of the country as one of the bloodiest days of crime. The would-be perpetrators of the act are now cooling their feet in police net. How were they apprehended? Continue reading

JayZ Is Not Coming To Nigeria For His Concert!

There are stories making rounds that JayZ would be performing in Lagos come October 7 at Oceanview restaurant. That he released his world tour dates last Thursday and the tour will include performances in seven African cities, including Lagos. Continue reading

Ihejirika: Terrorists Smuggled Explosives into Lagos in Fuel Tankers

Two weeks after the plot to bomb about 16 landmarks in Lagos was uncovered and 14 culprits arrested, new information has shown that the suspected terrorists had smuggled in the said explosives and the detonators in empty fuel tankers. Continue reading

Suspected Thieves Arrested in Aircraft

Two passengers were arrested Wednesday for theft inside an Abuja-bound Med-View Airline flight. They were on the flight, which took off from the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos when security officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) nabbed them while they were attempting to steal N1.5 million from the hand luggage compartment of the aircraft. Continue reading

Man Rapes Daughters, 15-Month-Old Granddaughter

It is perhaps the worst degree of incest for a man to serially sleep with his daughters and worse still, with a 15-month-old granddaughter.

It all looked like a tale from a movie when seven-year-old yesterday recounted how her father had repeatedly had carnal knowledge of her. Continue reading

NSCDC Boss Clears Lagos Commandant

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has cleared the Lagos State Commandant of the Corps, Mr Obafaiye Shem, of any ‘wrongdoing’ over his inability
to name the organisation’s website during a live interview on Channels Television recently. Continue reading

Bill Gate: Controversy trails cancellation of visit to Nigeria

United States of America dealt a hard blow on Nigeria, yesterday, with the cancellation of a planned visit to Nigeria by one of its richest men, Bill Gates, to the country,
following the controversial pardon granted the former Bayelsa State Governor, Dieprieye Alamieyeseigha, by President Goodluck Jonathan, last week, and the lack
of safety of health officials in the north. Continue reading

Cultism: 10 secondary school students arrested in Ibadan

TEN students of Molete High School, New Garage, Ibadan, Oyo State, are being detained by men of the state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCSDC), for their involvement in cultism, a development that threw the neighbourhood into crisis last weekend. Continue reading