Tuesday, April 24, 2018
2 Dead, 17 injured in market stalls collapse in Akwa Ibom

2 Dead, 17 injured in market stalls collapse in Akwa Ibom

Two women have been confirmed dead, while 17 other persons sustained various degrees of injuries following the collapse of market stalls at Urua Edet-Obo,...
Air Quality: NiMET says inhaling of Particulate Matters can cause cancer

Sunny, hazy atmosphere, cloudy skies to prevail on Sunday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) on Saturday, predicted sunny and hazy weather conditions over the central states of the country on Sunday. NiMet made the...
FRSC recovers 166 stolen cars at registration points in 5 years – Oyeyemi

283 tankers involved in road crashes in 12 months – FRSC

Two weeks to the end of the year, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 283 tankers have so far been involved in road...
Snowstorms: New York declares state of emergency, UN closes

Snowfalls force U.S. residents indoors

Residents across the U.S. woke up to a “white” Saturday morning after snowfall accumulated overnight, with temperature hovering around minus five (-5°C). The Correspondent of...
Insurgency Cameroon, Nigeria reopen border

Insurgency: Cameroon, Nigeria reopen border

With the threat of terrorist attacks greatly reduced due to joint cross-border military raids targeting the Islamist militant group, the border between Nigeria and...
UN deputy scribe tasks FG on prompt preparations for census

Amina’s appointment, an honour to Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the appointment of the Minister of Environment, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, as the new Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations,...
UN urges international community to scale up support for Nigerian women, girls

Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed appointed UN Deputy Secretary-General

New UN Secretary-General, António Guterres on Thursday announced Nigeria’s Environment minister, Amina Mohammed as his Deputy Secretary-General. Guterres made the announcement through the spokesman of...
Journalism is strategic to national development – Peterside

Journalism is strategic to national development – Peterside

The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has stated that journalism is strategic to the growth and...
One third of medical facilities in Nigeria’s Borno State ‘destroyed’, say WHO

One third of medical facilities in Nigeria’s Borno State ‘destroyed’, say WHO

Millions of people in the north-east of the country have fled their homes to seek refuge from militant group Boko Haram. The World Health Organisation...
Passport booklet: FG explores local production to ease scarcity

Nigeria’s Immigration Service may increase cost of passport – Comptroller-General

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has hinted that the price of current passport booklet is no longer sustainable even as it awaits approval from...