Month: January 2018

Trailer falls off Kara Bridge

A trailer fell off the Kara Bridge along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway in the boundary between Lagos and Ogun States. The trailer plunged into the water beneath the bridge while the container attached to it fell on the bridge. There are reportedly some casualties, with the truck being recovered by officials with the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) response […]

Herdsmen Killings: Buhari writes Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Nigerian Senate regarding the spate of Fulani Herdsmen killings in Benue State, The Cable reports. Buhari, in the letter, said it is wrong for the Senate to infer he has done nothing to stop the killings. The president listed a number of steps he has taken to put an end to the killings, […]

State of the Union: Donald Trump’s full Speech

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday gave his first State of the Union address since he took office. The State of the Union address is expected to be given once every year by the president of the US, except on the year he becomes president. The address was given before the Congress, and Trump discussed the US […]

”This thing called Love cannot be forced” – Toke Makinwa

There’s a meme circulating online which talks about men being different in certain relationships and how women should stop trying to change a man who doesn’t want to be with them. It looks like it caught media personality and OAP Toke Makinwa‘s eye and in true Toke fashion, she shared the meme accompanied with a few […]

Nigerian photographer wins Getty Images Award

  Nigerian documentary photographer Yagazie Emezi, has been awarded the Inaugural Creative Bursary Award by Getty Images. The 26 year-old is among the six recipients selected by an industry leading panel of the international photo curating platform to get amounts between two thousand dollars and five thousand dollars. Other recipients include Neema Githere from Kenya; […]

IPMAN to Commence Work on Multi-billion Naira Refinery

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) is set to commence work on its proposed $3 billion (N1.08 trillion) refinery in two states in the federation. The National President of the association, Mr Chinedu Okoronkwo, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Wednesday. IPMAN had […]

Arsenal welcome Aubameyang

Arsenal on Wednesday gave the red carpet to former Borussian Dortmund striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, their third signing and most expensive deal  of the January transfer window. Aubameyang signed for a reported club-record £56million. Simultaneously, the club also jacked up the salary package of midfielder Mesut Ozil, who joined from Real Madrid in 2013, five years […]

Obasanjo’s Coalition group launched

About a week after former President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote a damning letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, his touted Coalition Movement has been launched in Abuja. The movement was launched at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre. The former president in a lengthy and critical public statement on Tuesday, January 23 suggested the formation of the movement […]

Trump insists on Border Wall, cancels Visa Lottery

U.S. President Donald Trump urged lawmakers on Tuesday to work toward bipartisan compromises, but pushed a hard line on immigration, insisting on a border wall and other concessions from Democrats as part of any deal to protect the children of illegal immigrants. Trump, in his first State of the Union speech, gave no ground on […]

Cech wrecks Arsenal at Swansea

Petr Cech’s howler rocked Arsenal as they crashed to a shock 3-1 defeat at Swansea, while Liverpool cruised to victory over Huddersfield on Tuesday. Arsenal goalkeeper Cech’s miscued attempt to clear allowed Jordan Ayew to slot home Swansea’s second goal at the Liberty Stadium. It was the killer blow for Arsenal, who had already seen […]
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