Woman plunges into Lagos lagoon

By Evelyn Usman A woman with an unknown identity Sunday, plunged into the lagoon on 3rd Mainland, in Lagos. As at 8.45pm, efforts were still on to recover her body, without luck. There were however, conflicting accounts as to how the incident happened. A version of the account said that the woman was a passenger […]

Colonialism Failed Nigeria on Wealth Creation; Nigeria Depended on Oil – Emeka Chiakwelu

United States based Nigerian economic strategist Emeka Chiakwelu and the founder of public policy center AFRIPOL has blamed Nigeria dire dependence on oil as a consequence of colonialism. “Among the negative ramifications of colonialism is the inability to impact a legacy of wealth creation to Nigerians and her entity,” Chiakwelu the economic expert said. Chiakwelu […]

28-yr-old man hacks into bank’s app, steals N207m

28-yr-old man hacks into bank’s app, steals N207m By Onozure Dania Lagos-A 28-year-old suspected fraudster, James Nwagalezi, was yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account of Eko Bank Plc and unlawfully withdrew N207 million. Nwagalezi is facing a four-count […]

Eagles drop in FIFA rankings

Prestige Otaben The Super Eagles dropped from 47 to 48 in the June world rankings released by FIFA on Thursday. Nigeria could not maintain their spot in May due to losses from their pre-World Cup friendlies and slid down a spot in June. The Eagles could only win one of their last five friendly matches […]

Tinubu: Buhari confirms Abiola won June 12 election

President Muhammadu Buhari, by declaring June 12 as Democracy Day and awarding Grand Commander of the Federal Republic (GCFR) to late MKO Abiola, has confirmed that Abiola won the 1993 election, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu said on Thursday night. Tinubu, a former senator and governor of Lagos and one of the pro-democracy activists who spent […]

Pizza man faces deportation after delivery to New York military base

  An immigrant from Ecuador working as a pizza delivery man was detained as he dropped off a pie at a military base in New York, then handed over to immigration agents, local media reported Wednesday. The man, Pablo Villavicencio, was allowed onto the Fort Hamilton military base in Brooklyn on Friday, where he had […]

Fans criticise Victor Moses following Nigeria’s 0-1 loss to Czech Republic

Football fans have criticised Victor Moses on social media following Nigeria’s 0-1 loss to Czech Republic in their friendly match in Austria on Wednesday. According to some of the fans, Moses’ performance in the match was below average, saying the Chelsea star failed to create scoring chances. FcNaija reports that some of the fans believe the […]

Ghana: Sell cocaine if you can’t withstand economic hardship, minister tells traders

  A Ghanaian minister, Simon Osei Mensah, has asked petty traders in the Kumasi metropolis to venture into the sale of cocaine if they cannot withstand the economic hardship in the country. He said traders who are using economic hardship as an excuse to sell at unauthorised places must rethink their decision because persons who […]

Policemen attack London returnee for wrong dressing, demand N100,000

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe A London returnee, Yewande Abiodun, has accused some operatives of the Anti-Robbery Squad attached to the Adekunle Police Station of demanding N100,000 from her for alleged indecent dressing. PUNCH Metro learnt that Abiodun, who came into the country on Sunday, went out with a friend on Tuesday when the Uber car they were in was flagged […]

Fayemi Hands Over Ministry to Minister Of State

– Dr Kayode Fayemi, the former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, on Wednesday officially handed over the leadership of the ministry to the Minister of State, Alhaji Abubakar Bwari. Kayode handed over documents in his custody in Abuja, to enable Bwari to execute the functions of the ministry appropriately. According to him, much is […]




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