President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the appointment of Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, as Nigeria’s new Minister of Finance. This is coming just as President Buhari accepted the resignation of Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance. Details of the new development are contained in a statement by Femi […]
A middle-aged man, Ibrahim Usman, who operates a telephone charging outfit in Lafia, says he makes N180,000 monthly on charging people’s phones with a generator and solar power. “I took advantage of the irregular electricity supply in Lafia to make about N180,000 monthly,” Mr Usman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on […]
A four-storey building under construction has collapsed at Owelle-Aja layout, Obosi in Idemili North local government Area of Anambra with no casualty reported. The structure, located off Tony Eze Street, was said to have collapsed around 7.30a.m. on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria gathered that workers at the site had yet to resume work […]
No fewer than 50 vehicles with hundreds of commuters were burnt to death in the inferno on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway this evening. Eyewitness reports say the truck had break failure at the Otedola bridge, inward berger.
A businessman got more than he bargained for after his lover fled with his Automated Teller Machine card and allegedly withdrew N1m from his bank account. It was learnt that the woman, Thelma Kimberly, who is based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, visited the man named Olugbenga at his residence on Victoria Island, Lagos State, […]
A trailer conveying plywood boards from Lagos island to Oshodi almost fell off the Ojuelegba bridge yesterday. The plywood consignments it was conveying fell off the vehicle and smashed a commercial bus, car and another vehicle partially destroyed. Members of the Red Cross Society and Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) were busy clearing the […]
As Muslims celebrated Eid-Fitr peacefully through out the country on Friday, reverse was the case in Igboora town in Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State where two Muslim communities; Igboora and Igbope engaged one another over claims of right to Eid praying ground, a situation that left several people injured.
Tragedy struck on Saturday morning as Greensprings school bus travelling to Ondo for an excursion was hit by a truck conveying fresh tomato to Ajah, Lagos.
A huge crowd gathered at Ndola Central Police Station, after it was reported that a girl of Masala township in Ndola, Zambia who was believed to have died two years ago walked back to her parents’ home on Sunday.
ABAKILIKI (FORT NEWS) – A gun – making factory in Ebonyi State, South- East Nigeria has been discovered and destroyed by the police.