The Nigeria Navy says it has rescued 50 prostitutes and arrested three suspected sex traffickers during a major raid on two brothels in Port Harcourt. Lt.-Cdr. Richard Iginla, Base Information Officer, Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Pathfinder, paraded the suspects and rescued victims before newsmen in Port Harcourt on Sunday. Iginla …Read More »
Avoid traveling at night — FRSC warns
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised against travelling by night, citing the deplorable state of most federal roads and increasing insecurity across the country. The FRSC Sector Commander in Kogi, Solomon Agure, made the assertions in a statement on Monday, October 4, in Lokoja, the News Agency of …Read More »
I was happier when I was poor — Singer Akon.
48-year-old Senegalese-American singer and businessman, Akon, has said he was much happier when he was poor because life is tougher for the rich than the poor. He said this on Monday, October 4, while defending a statement he made in the wake of actor Michael K. Williams’ d*ath in September …Read More »
Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram Back Online; Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for down time..
Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram were all restored just close to midnight in Nigeria. Facebook has apologised to its billions of customers after it restored three of its social media services that crashed for hours on Monday, October 4, 2021. Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram all suffered outage in Nigeria and across …Read More »
Lagos to shut clubs, bars involved in noise pollution.
The Lagos State government has threatened to shut down nightclubs, bars and lounges in the Lekki axis of Lagos State who fail to desist from noise pollution. A statement by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, said enforcement raids were recently carried out on some nightclubs …Read More »
One killed, vehicles destroyed as angry youths attack convoy of Okonjo Iweala’s brother, the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku
One person was killed while the Obi of Ogwashi-Uku community in Delta State, Ifechukwude Okonjo II, escaped death when his convoy was attacked by some irate youths at Otulu satellite town. Several vehicles were allegedly destroyed while the monarch, who is a brother of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, and …Read More »
EndSARS Protest : IGP’s Wife Empowers Over 50 Police Widows In Anambra.
The wife of Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police and President of Police Officers Wives’ Association, POWA, Hajiya Hajara Usman Alkali Baba, has donated empowerment tools to over fifty wives of Police officers who died during the EndSARS protest and unknown gunmen attacks in Anambra State. Hajiya Alkali Baba donated the …Read More »
NYSC Inks MoU for Corps Members Enrolment in NHIS.
The National Youth Service Corps has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Health for Insurance Scheme on the inclusion of Corps Members in the NHIS programme. NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim who stated this when he led a delegation of the management of the Scheme to the …Read More »
UN commends release of Gaddafi’s son, other former regime officials in Libya
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) applauded the decision of the Libyan authorities to release Al-Saadi Gaddafi, son of the late leader Muammar Gaddafi who was toppled and killed in 2011, along with other officials of the former regime. The UN mission applauded the decision of the Libyan …Read More »
Cleric Tasks Parents On Moral Upbringing Of Children
Moral values in the society seem to be deteriorating by the day. Staff reporter, Njideka Okoye, who sampled people’s opinions on the causes and possible solutions to reverse the trend reports that a clergyman and the Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer of Awka Capital Territory Development Authority, Venerable Amaechi Okwuosa, attributed …Read More »