Police explain how woman, child die in petrol tanker fire incident

The petrol tanker that exploded at Upper Iweka Road in Anambra State on Wednesday, ruining properties and lives in the process has been identified by the Police. The fire, it was gathered, started in front of Toronto Hospital Onitsha, before it spread to Ochanga Market areaAlso, the police have confirmed the death of yet to be identified woman and her child following petrol tanker fire incident. SP Haruna Mohammed, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state confirmed the death. According to Mohammed said that the bodies of the unidentified…

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Policemen beat lawyer to coma for giving them advice

Barrister Jacob Obasi, a lawyer and member of the Nigerian Bar Association, Onitsha branch, got more than he bargained for as he was allegedly beaten to coma by officers of the Anambra State Police Command. According to reports, he was rushed to a nearby hospital by passersby. The lawyer’s offence was his intervention in an attack on a citizen by the police in the area. The Onitsha NBA chairman, Ozoemena Erinne, said the police’s action as unprofessional and barbaric. The NBA statement read in part, “The branch was reliably informed…

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Adewale Seeks Support For Rotary’s Quest For Better Living

The newly installed President of the Rotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja, Rotn. Adewale Sanni, has sought all stakeholders support towards complete eradication of polio in Nigeria and delivering on Rotary International’s mandate to ensure safe delivery and maternal health. Adewale who spoke during his investiture as the 18th Hope President of the club said there is the need to ensure the polio vaccines get to every part of the country. Said he, having not recorded any case of poliovirus in the last three years, Nigeria is on the verge of…

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Kyari, CJN, Dangote, others present at Sultan’s daughter’s wedding

The wedding ceremony of Fatima Abubakar, daughter of Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III, in Sokoto was attended by dignitaries including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari. The bride, Fatima, married the son of former Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, Mahmood. A bride price of N50,000 was paid. No fewer than 17 aircraft which transported dignitaries to the event, landed at Sultan Abubakar III international airport Sokoto. Reports has it that Messrs Mustapha and Kyari represented President Muhammadu Buhari at…

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Woman seek to divorce husband for showing too much love

A woman in the United Arab Emirates has asked the court to dissolve her marriage because her husband shows her ‘too much love’, helps with the housework and showers her with gifts. According to reports, the UAE woman told a Sharia court in Fujairah that her ‘endearing’ husband has never argued or yelled at her and was always kind. When she complained about his weight, the man embarked on a strict  weight loss regime of dieting and exercise which left him with a broken leg. But this did not please the…

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Bobrisky to ‘broke’ guys: My beauty is for Nigerian politicians

Bobrisky, christened Okuneye Idris Olarenwaju, on Saturday warned “broke guys” who come after her for relationship to steer clear.p Bobrisky had earlier told his fans that he had become a transgender, and would love to be addressed as a woman. The cross-dresser took a swipe at some boys as broke, saying his beauty is for politicians in Nigeria and in other countries. The UNILAG graduate stated that he didn’t become a shemale for broke boys, warning them to stay away from him. “Bia!!! All this broke men coming to my…

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I left my parish to avoid controversies -Celestial Church pastor

On Saturday June 15, 2019, our reporters went to the Celestial Church of Christ, Majemu Ileri Oluwa Parish, situated at Agbado, an outskirt of Lagos that borders Ogun State. We had been told of allegations of how congregation members of the 28-year-old church were living in poverty and allegations of how the church’s Life Matron, Mother Celestial Abimbola Martins, was quarterly visiting the members to share a tin of rice, and single fish for each member. “We are living in poverty, and now we have discovered that we must break…

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Oba Elegushi marries Second Wife

Oba Saheed Elegushi, Lagos monarch, has officially married his second wife, Hadiza Tanko, in Yankaba, Kano State, Friday, May 3rd. There have been the customary introduction and other such private ceremonies between the two families; however, the wedding Fathia proper took place after the Friday prayers at the Jamaat Mosque near the Tanko family house in Yankaba. The announcement of the wedding was made by the bride’s older brother, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, who is a Special Adviser Media to the Kano State Government. He didn’t provide further details, except for…

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Gateman declines house parting gift for borehole in his community

Musa Usman, a gateman, who has served an Indian National for 25 years, has declined a house offered to him as parting gift, requesting for a borehole for his community instead. Usman, who hail from Giljimmi, a Fulani settlement in Birniwa local government area of Jigawa state, lives with his family in a thatch house. Usman, who served the Managing Director of Jawa International Limited, a pharmaceutical company in Lagos, Mr. Verghese for 25 years, left the services of his boss in order to reunite with his family in the…

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OGBOMOSHO  PIVOTAL CLUB ELECT EXCO

Ogbomosho Pivotal Club, an association of indigenes of Ogbomosholand with a common goal of seeing to the development of the ancient town and its people has inaugurated a 12-man executive committee led by Alhaji Remi Adeseun as President to pilot its affairs for the next one year following their election in April. Adeseun, a fellow of both the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and the Nigeria Academy of Pharmacy, succeeds Dr. Akin Onigbinde (SAN). Prince ‘Degun Agboade emerged Vice President while the duo of Alhaji Sola Adeseun and Engr. Akintayo Akintola were elected Secretary and Assistant Secretary respectively. Alhaji…

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