Author: Adeola Ibrahim

Suspected bandits have killed a 53-year-old baker, Mr Tijani Amedu, and abducted his 13 relatives, who are mainly children, travelling alongside him, in the Katari area of Kaduna State. The Edo State-born businessman’s brother, Rasaq, in a telephone interview with our correspondent on Wednesday, said the incident happened on January 6, 2024, while the victims […]

Electricity consumers in gombe and some parts of yola and bauchi states will experience power outage on Thursday and Friday as a result of scheduled maintenance of power facilities by the transmission company of Nigeria. The tcn announced that its “maintenance crew will carry out scheduled preventive maintenance on the bay of its t1a 150mva, […]

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has warned that university degrees may no longer be guarantees for employment in this Information Age. Speaking at the Kwara State University (KWASU) 2023 Convocation Lecture, JAMB Registrar, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, assured that only demonstrable skills will help job-seekers succeed. Delivering the lecture, entitled ‘Learning, Unlearning and Relearning: Prerequisites […]

The media team of Senate President Godswill Akpabio has dismissed reports that he collapsed on Thursday at the colloquium to mark his 61st birthday in Abuja. Reports had claimed that the former Akwa Ibom governor collapsed during the event and had to be rushed to the National Hospital. But the media team, in a statement […]

A social policy specialist serving under the United Nations, UN, in Sokoto State, Mr Isah Ibrahim Maru has lost two of his children to fire disaster. He confirmed the sad news when members of the correspondents’ chapel of Zamfara Council, NUJ, paid him a condolence visit in Maru. According to Maru, “I woke up around […]

A 30-year-old Brazilian gospel singer, Pedro Henrique, has died. Henrique lost his life after he collapsed on stage while performing on Wednesday night in Feira de Santana, Daily Mail reports. The deceased was singing ‘Vai Ser Tão Lindo’ at a religious event that was being streamed online when he collapsed on stage. Confirming his death, […]

Super Eagles forward, Taiwo Awoniyi is recovering well from injury, according to Nottingham Forest manager, Steve Cooper. Awoniyi aggravated a groin injury while on international duty last month. The striker is not expected to return to action until the New Year after going under the knife. Cooper revealed that the 26-year-old is progressing well and […]

President Bola Tinubu yesterday sacked some Chief Executive Officers under the Federal Ministry of Aviation and Aerospace Development. Their replacements were also announced by the President. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, made the disclosure in a statement in Abuja, yesterday. The statement said the action was in line with […]

The National Assembly has said that the Federal Road Maintenance Agency is poorly funded and has advocated increased budgetary allocation for improved roads. A statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by the agency’s Director of Communications and Public Relations, Mrs Maryam Sanusi, quoted the Chairman, Senate Committee on FERMA, Hussaini  Uba, as speaking during a […]

Aiyedun Quarters in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State was on Wednesday thrown into a state of despair due to a horrifying incident resulting in the death of a nine-day-old baby and her 30-year-old mother. The tragedy occurred when an overhead water tank crashed onto a one-bedroom detached bungalow, situated near a primary […]

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