FG To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For One-Day Repairs

FG To Shut Third Mainland Bridge For One-Day Repairs The Federal Government on Thursday announced that the Third Mainland Bridge will be close to traffic from Saturday, October 21, 2023 to Sunday, October 22, 2023 for repairs. The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos, Engr O. I. Kesha, who made this known in a statement, encouraged […]

Enugu Collapsed Bridge: FRSC Issues Traffic Warnings

Enugu Collapsed Bridge: FRSC Issues Traffic Warnings The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has issued an advisory to motorists. This is as it diverted traffic along Enugu–Port Harcourt Dual Carriage Expressway after a collapsed flyover fridge. The Corps Public Relations Officer (CPEO) Assistant Corps Marshal (ACM) Bisi Kazeem said this in a statement on Tuesday […]

15 Fraudsters Sent To Prison By Court In Benin

Fifteen internet fraudsters have been jailed by an Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City. The court, presided by Justice M. Itsueli, sentenced the fraudsters after convicting them of offences bordering on internet fraud and obtaining under false pretences. The convicts are Seth Chukwumah, Hart James Okoh, Berta Aghogho Akpoveta, Obinna Okoh Patrick, Ugwoke […]

Kebbi Electricity Transmission Station Explodes

Birnin Kebbi Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, Station exploded late Thursday night, when power was restored after 24 hours of total blackout. The transmission station, which covers the whole of Birnin Kebbi and environs exploded suddenly when many residents were asleep. The incident occurred around 11:50p.m. on Thursday. Power had been restored at exactly 10p.m. But […]

We’ll Spend N5bn To Renovate Governor’s Office – Otu

Governor Bassey Otu of Cross River State has confirmed that he will spend N5 billion to refurbish the Governor’s Office in Calabar to befit its status. He disclosed this during an interaction with journalists, saying such an office ought to be the signpost in the state. He said he will also renovate all the state […]

Naira Depreciates Further… Settles at N950/$ in Parallel Market

The naira yesterday depreciated to N950 per dollar in the parallel market, the lowest level since the introduction of foreign exchange (forex) market reforms by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on June 14th. Reports gathered from black market traders that the parallel market exchange rate rose by N23 to N950 per dollar yesterday from […]

Notorious Osun Thug Emir Arrested, Transferred To Abuja

The Osun State Police Command has arrested Oyeyemi Ajagungbade Olalekan, a notorious thug in the state. Olalekan, also known as Emir, was reportedly arrested by operatives of the Anti-Kidnapping Unit of the command. Reports gathered also showed that he was transferred to the Force Headquarters, Abuja, immediately after his arrest. The Command had declared him […]

I Did Not Accept Kingship For Money Making — Oba Olaoye

Oba Afolabi Olaoye, Soun of Ogbomoso has revealed that he did not accept to be king to make money or name on the throne. Oba Afolabi Olaoye was last Friday installed as the Soun of Ogbomoso. Oba Olaoye said this while speaking during his coronation ceremony on Thursday in Ogbomoso. The ceremony was attended by […]

Boat Mishaps: Fg, Operators Share Blames As Over 900 Nigerians Die In Three Months

For a couple of years now, many Nigerians have lost their lives in boat accidents that happened across the country. Surprisingly, the northern part, which ordinarily, has not much water body, has had a fair share of the mishaps. Although, southern part of the country also witnesses boat mishaps, it is not surprising to many […]

20-Storey Building Under Construction Collapses In Delta

Eight persons are reportedly battling death after a 20-storey hotel building undergoing construction in Asaba, Delta State collapsed Thursday evening. The multiple billion-naira hotel building is directly opposite Delta Mall, Asaba (Shoprite). The building is owned by billionaire businessman and founder of Rain Oil Group, Chief Gabriel Ogbechie. An eyewitness said they suddenly heard a […]