Tag: Breaking

VIDEO: 21-storey building collapses on Gerrard road in Ikoyi, Lagos

Scores of persons are feared dead after a 21-storey building collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State on Monday. Many persons, among who are workers at the site were said to be trapped under the debris. NewsWireNGR gathered the building is under construction when it collapsed. Meanwhile, the Director[Read More…]

It’s Time to Talk About the Disgrace that is Murtala Mohammed International Airport

In 2002, I boarded a DC-10 for a Lagos – Accra flight on the now-defunct Ghana Airways. This was my first time directly traveling from one African country to another by air, so I had the chance to compare Lagos Airport and Accra Airport very closely, being just 45 minutes[Read More…]

Lagos is paying for cutting trees and here’s the cost

The year 2019 was about the hottest ever recorded globally, while November 2019 was one of the hottest months in Lagos. This was especially remarkable because the intense heat between the months of March to April is over, the torrential rains of June to September make way for the cool[Read More…]

Abuja – Kaduna train breaks down, hundreds of passengers trek with luggage

The Abuja-Kaduna train on Tuesday broke down in a bush near Rigasa terminal, forcing hundreds of passengers to trek with their luggage to the station. Some of the passengers said the train that left Abuja 6pm, developed a technical problem in the bush, about 100meters to its terminal around 8pm. In[Read More…]

Breaking: Nigerian Army Allegedly Invade Nnamdi Kanu’s Home, Some Feared Dead, Several Injured

The Nigerian army on Sunday allegedly invaded the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, barely 24 hours after it announced the start of its second phase of Operation Python Dance II in the South-Eastern states. The military personnel, who stormed Kanu’s home with[Read More…]

Breaking: Ex – Convict James Onanefe Ibori Arrives Nigeria

  The former Governor of Delta State, James Onanefe Ibori who was released last month from prison in the United Kingdom (UK) has arrived in Nigeria.   James Ibori, who was recently released from a British prison where he served a jail term for corruption, has indicated his plan to[Read More…]

Breaking: DSS, Police Tell INEC To Postpone Edo Governorship Election

Two security agencies, the Nigeria Police Force and the Department of State Security, on Wednesday, in Abuja, called on the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone next Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State. They said the call was necessitated by the threat of those they referred to as “insurgents” and[Read More…]

Breaking: Trouble In Taraba As Ethnic MIlitia Sack 13 villages, Governor Darius Ishaku Cries Out

Ethnic militia suspected to be Tarok from Langtang South local government in Plateau State have sacked 13 villages in Ibbi local government area of Taraba State. A statement signed by secretary and chairman of Ibbi citizen Forum, Mallam Garba Ibbi and Adamu Inusa respectively said the militia teamed up with[Read More…]

Breaking: PDP Appoints, Ali Modu Sherrif As Acting National Chairman

The Opposition, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP caucus Tuesday adopts former Borno Governor Ali Modu Sheriff as Acting Chairman, as the party awaits National Executive Committee Confirmation. More details of the meeting will follow but here’s what we know about Modu Sherrif and PDP’s decision.. Ali Modu Sheriff was elected Senator[Read More…]

Buhari Sacks All The Vice Chancellors Of 12 Federal Universities Established By GEJ

The Federal Government has sacked all the vice chancellors of 12 federal universities that were established by the administration of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. Also affected by the sack is the Vice Chancellor of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Prof. Vincent Tenebe. Their dismissal which was contained in a short[Read More…]