Search continues after a boat carrying 128 people capsized off coast of Calabar, Cross River State six days ago, an official said on Thursday. Read the rest of this entry →
18 pupils arrested in Ogun for cultism
No fewer than 18 public secondary school students have been arrested by men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in Ogun State for alleged cultism and breach of peace in schools in the state. Read the rest of this entry →
Nearly 15 years after the death of General Sani Abacha, Nigeria’s former military ruler, the Swiss Government has said that it has so far returned to Nigeria the sum of $700 million stolen by the late dictator and deposited in several Swiss banks. Read the rest of this entry →
The Lagos State government has announced that there will be a full closure of the Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday. The bridge is billed to undergo repairs and traffic will be diverted from the hours of 6am till midnight. Read the rest of this entry →
It’s been confirmed that Charly Boy will be returning as a judge on Nigerian Idol. But for this third season, he won’t be returning as Charly Boy, but as his alter ego, Linda. Read the rest of this entry →
Ladun Liadi – Trading in charcoal and firewood is now booming in Ikorodu and some other suburbs of Lagos Metropolis, following the scarcity of kerosene in the areas. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that kerosene had been scarce and costly in Lagos State for many months, and had been selling for between N95 and N120 per litre in filling stations instead of the N50 a litre approved by government. The current general scarcity of petroleum products in Lagos has forced kerosene price up to between NN175 and N220 per litre among end-user retailers.
Many residents of the state have switched over to charcoal and firewood because of the high cost and non-availability of kerosene. Continue Reading