Wednesday, 8th December 2021
Breaking News:


4 Jan 2020
An early fire outbreak in a Yoruba fishing settlement in Iwokpom community, Ibeno local government area of Akwa Ibom state has rendered thousands homeless.
4 Jan 2020
A section of Ogbete Main Market, Enugu was gutted by fire yesterday afternoon, destroying shops, goods among other items worth several millions of naira.
1 Jan 2020
It was the worst possible way to begin the New Year for some traders at the popular cattle market also known as ‘Kara’ close to the Berger Garage along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway
23 Dec 2019
Three days to Christmas, traders at the Ekiosa market in Benin, Edo State capital, may face a bleak celebration following the Sunday afternoon fire that razed the market
1 Dec 2019
Fire on Sunday destroyed 15 shops and damaged other property at the Owode-Oniri Market in Lagos State.
18 Oct 2019
About 48 hours after the petrol tanker accident resulted in a fire disaster at Upper Iweka and Ochanja areas of Onitsha, another petrol tanker caused yet more damage early on Friday morning in Onitsha.
17 Sep 2019
Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 per cent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics.
5 Sep 2019
There is so much ignorance on practically anything that is not physical. Hardly is it suspected that the physical defines under-currents that eventually lead to the physical either as condensation or as pressure.
5 Sep 2019
There was trepidation yesterday evening as residents of Ibafo and commuters plying the ever-busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway scampered for safety following an inferno ignited by a fallen petrol tanker on the road.
5 Sep 2019
The killings and looting in South Africa are horrifying; they are blood-chilling. I saw the video of a man, presumably a Nigerian set on fire. Shops are looted and one can see young men and women gleefully carting away goods and the police watched them committing this heinous crime.
25 Aug 2019
Pope Francis on Sunday voiced concern for the Amazon rainforest, a "vital" lung for the planet, as the worst blazes in years have sparked a global outcry.
23 Aug 2019
France's Emmanuel Macron led a growing wave of international pressure on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest Friday, telling him Paris would block efforts to seal a major trade deal.


10 mins ago
A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to pay the Convener, #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, the sum of N2 million over the unlawful seizure of his mobile phone in 2019 at the point of his arrest.
16 mins ago
Malawi police have arrested a former finance minister and an ex-central bank chief for fabricating figures in a bid to impress the IMF, they said on Wednesday.
18 mins ago
Nigerian states and the federal government have been using surveillance technologies to snoop on citizens' data and communications on their devices, according to a report. A report by the Action Group on Free Civic Space said the government is using the technologies to track down rights activists, journalists, opposition politicians, and other targeted citizens. The…
25 mins ago
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Wednesday that he was returning to Addis Ababa from the battlefront after pro-government forces claimed major advances in their fight against Tigrayan rebels.
36 mins ago
Saudi Arabia's de facto leader pressed on with a Gulf tour Wednesday after French police said they had arrested a suspect linked to the notorious killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.