Date
July 9, 2019

TRAGEDY: Two men electrocuted while working on streetlight

  Tragedy struck, today, in #Kaduna State, as two men got burnt after being electrocuted while fixing a streetlight along NNPC road, Kaduna. According to an eyewitness report, the incident occurred after the metallic ladder they were using for the operation, made a contact with a high tension cable. [Read]

Two Shot, Many Vehicles Burnt As Angry Shiites Members Storm National Assembly

Hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the National Assembly and shot a police officer and a civil defence officer. The gates to the National Assembly have been shut. Our source’s correspondent learnt that the dreaded Shiite members overpowered the policemen at the gate, collected one of their guns and shot the two security operatives. Hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, also known as Shiites, on Tuesday, stormed the National Assembly and shot a police officer and a civil defence officer. The gates to the National Assembly have been shut. Our correspondent learnt that the dreaded Shiite members [Read]

Fake Soldier Lands In Jail For Impersonation

A Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Tuesday remanded one Shile Musa, after he pleaded guilty to stealing and parading himself as an army corporal at a Mammy Market in Badagry. Musa, 30, whose address is not provided is facing a two-count charge of stealing and parading self as an army corporal. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) the Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya remanded Musa in prison and adjourned the case until July 15 for review of the facts of the case and sentencing. Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP. Akpan Nkem told the court that Musa committed the offences on July 4 at about 7:45pm at a restaurant [Read]

Senator Abbo Takes Selfies Inside Court As Police Arraign Him For Assaulting Woman In Sex Toy Shop

The Nigeria Police Force on Monday in Abuja arraigned Senator Elisha Abbo before a magistrate’s court in Zuba for allegedly assaulting a nursing woman in a sex toy shop in Abuja. The offence that bordered on criminal force and assault which is contrary to section 263 and 264 of penal code. Abbo mounted the dock at 2:55 pm and pleaded not guilty to the two-count charge brought against him. The senator, who smiled throughout the proceedings, was also seen taking a selfie with people. The prosecution counsel, James Idachaba, told the court that the police had not yet concluded investigation in the matter and they needed more time. He asked [Read]

UNN unveils first five-seater electric car

It was excitement galore at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) yesterday as the institution’s Engineering Faculty successfully unveiled its first five-seater electric car.Christened Lion Ozumba 551, the car, made with 80 per cent locally-sourced materials, could undertake a 30-kilometer distance when fully charged. Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Charles Igwe, said the car was part of the drive to accord innovation and technology the highest attention to reposition the institution for greater heights.He commended the immediate past Vice Chancellor, Professor Benjamin Ozumba, who he said laid the foundation for innovation and technology upon which the car dream was realised. “I feel happy that I inherited a strong institution [Read]

‘You Look Like A Mad Woman’ – Fans Drag Tiwa Savage Over Outfit

Nigerians have no chill as they have taken to social media to drag singer Tiwa Savage over her latest post. The mum of one had taken to social media to share a video of herself rocking a black shredded bum short, which of course, exasperated many, causing them to react almost immediately. While some simply told the singer to should steer clear from wearing such outfits, others ridiculed her by calling her a mad woman amongst other unprintable names. A follower wrote; What is the difference between you and a mad woman now? [Read]

Customs Officer Undergoes Medical Test for Promoting Self to Comptroller-General Rank

NEWS FLAKES NG gathers that an Assistant Superintendent of Customs, Nura Dahiru, is currently undergoing a medical test after promoting himself to the rank of Comptroller-General, claiming he was directed by President Muhammadu Buhari to take over from the current CG, Hameed Ali. The Spokesman for the Nigeria Customs Service, Joseph Attah, said in a terse message that the officer was already at the customs medical centre to determine his frame of mind. He said, “What happened was that an assistant superintendent of customs came to the office wearing the rank of a deputy comptroller-general. “From questions and answers that followed, it was obvious that he was not in the [Read]