UNICEF releases shocking statistics of number of Nigerians who have access to portable water. (See here)

As part of UNICEF campaign against open defecation in the country, the agency had provided improved water facilities to over 1.7 million Nigerians. The United Nations Children’s Fund has said that one in three Nigerians does not have access to basic drinking water services, adding that on the average, each of the people living in […]

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Group organises peaceful protest in Asaba over rape of 2-year-old girl by 52h-year-old landlord.

A non-government organisation, Behind Bars Rights Foundation (BBRF), on Monday in Asaba staged a peaceful protest against the alleged defilement of a two-year girl, Goodnews (surname withheld) by a 52-year landlord, one Okwuosa. The defilement reportedly happened at Nsukwa in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State. The victim’s father had left home on […]

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President Buhari commiserates with Victims of Borno Bomb Blasts, which left 30 dead.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commiserated with families of victims of bomb blasts at a viewing centre in Mandarari, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno on Sunday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja, the President condoled with the government and people of the state over attacks […]

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Bricklayer remanded over murder of commercial $ex worker in Ilorin.

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Monday ordered that a bricklayer, Sodiq Kazeem, who allegedly murdered a commercial sex worker, Yemisi Adekoya, be remanded in prison. Magistrate Mary Bamidele ordered that Mr Kazeem be remanded in Mandala Prison, Ilorin. Ms Bamidele adjourned the matter until June 28, for mention. The defendant is charged with two counts […]

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Nollywood Actress, Gbemisola Gomez buries son, just one day after his birth.

It’s a sad moment for former beauty queen Gbemisola Scarlet Gomez and her husband Temitope “Othelo” Gomez as they lost their newborn baby shortly after his birth. The couple who got married in 2017 welcomed a son named Eli Gomez on Friday, June 14. Sadly, he passed on and was buried on Saturday morning, June […]

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Police Sergeant prevented from committing suicide over alleged heartbreak, in Abia State.

A Police Sergeant attached to the Akwaete Police Division,in Abia State, simply identified as Chukwudi, has reportedly attempted committing suicide. Information about the suicide were still sketchy at the time of this report, but some people in the area claimed that the police officer’s action was as a result of heartbreak he suffered when his […]

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Man dies mysteriously after allegedly stealing a ‘god’ in Taraba state. (Read full story)

A middle-aged man has died three days after stealing an antiquity (idol) from a Tiv community in Taraba state. The middle aged man, it was gathered, went to Tiv community which was affected by the ongoing Tiv/Jukun crisis to loot and took away the antiquity kept in a shrine. The man, Daily Trust further learnt, […]

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Panic as 10 patients go blind after being administered injection at Kaduna Medical centre.

Medical experts at a tertiary health institution in Kaduna State are now working round the clock to unveil the circumstances leading to the total blindness of 10 out-patients after they were injected with a drug the same day. The victims, who are regular patients of the National Eye Centre, Kaduna became totally blind the same […]

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Ondo Youths storm governor’s office, disrupt administrative activities. (Photos)

The Ondo State Governor’s office is currently being blocked by youths from Ilaje Local Government Area of the state. According to the youths, they were protesting the alleged diversion of funds meant for the areas by the Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration. As at the time of filing this report, the youths mounted human barricade at […]

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Federal Government finally opens up on why school feeding programme was suspended in some states.

Maryam Uwais, the Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments has explained why the Homegrown School Feeding Programme of the Federal Government was suspended in some states.   There had been reports of poor quality food, insufficient and irregular supply of food, as well as late disbursement of funds by the government in states, such as […]

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