Lagos
A four-storey building has collapsed at Tokunbo Street, off Odunfa, Lagos Island, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, with many people still trapped in the debris. The building is said to be owned  by Kafo Family which was reportedly managed by Isola Costa. It collapsed around 3.00pm. Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasak Fadipe said five people had been rescued as at 3:39 pm...
Lassa fever
The Plateau State Commissioner ‎for Health, Dr Kuden Deyin on Tuesday confirmed another case of Lassa fever in the state. Dr Deyin who made the confirmation in Jos, said the patient who was brought-in from Garkawa in Mikang Local Government Area was displaying symptoms of Lassa fever. “After blood sample was taken from the patient, the result came out positive and...
Bisi Akande
Former Governor of Osun State and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande lost his wife of over five decades to the gripping cold hands of death on Tuesday. According to News Agency of Nigeria, Omowumi died at the age of 73 at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. The cause of death has not been revealed by the family yet. Omowunmi...
A report by Sun Newspaper states that billionaire kidnapper, Evans has gone missing from police custody. Here is the report by Sun Newspaper. After weeks of public furore and media frenzy, a sudden blackout has descended on the case of Chukwuduneme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, Nigeria’s infamous billionaire kidnapper, thus fuelling speculations that he’s escaped, or dead. Saturday Sun has however gathered that...
Maitama Sule
Elder statesman and Nigeria’s former permanent representative to the United Nations (UN), Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule is dead. He died this morning in a hospital in Cairo, Egypt after a brief illness. Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule who was born in 1929 died this morning, 3rd July,2017. Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has declared tomorrow Tuesday a work – free day...
Acting President
Nigeria’s Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday signed the 2017 budget of N7.441 trillion into law. Acting President Yemi Osinbajo signed the 2017 Appropriation bill into law, accenting the Budget around 4:42 p.m. The budget was passed by the National Assembly some weeks back while President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for the United Kingdom on 7th May to follow...
Kemi Olunloyo
Popular controversial journalist and blogger, Kemi Olunloyo, has been released from the Port Harcourt prison after fulfiling her bail conditions on Monday. Kemi Olunloyo was arrested in Lagos and arraigned in a Federal High Court in Rivers State for alleged cybercrime. Her arrest was linked to some news item she published online, which was perceived as offensive and defamatory by Port Harcourt-based cleric,...
Cheick Tiote
Former Newcastle United player Cheick Tiote has died after collapsing during a training session on Monday. The Ivorian was training with second-tier Chinese side Beijing Enterprises, who he joined in January, when he passed out and was rushed to hospital. But emergency treatment failed to revive him, and it was later confirmed that he had passed away. Tiote’s representative Emanuele Palladino said:...
Orlando, Florida
Multiple people were killed in a workplace shooting in Orlando, Florida, on Monday morning, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said, adding that the situation had stabilized. Five people, including the shooter, are dead after a shooting at an Orlando, Florida business headquarters, CNN affiliate WFTV reports. Police say there is no connection to terrorism. It appears to be a work-related incident,...
Osotimehin
The Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Prof. Babatunde Osotimehin, is dead. A brief statement issued by Osotimehin’s family said he died on Sunday in London at the age of 68. The deceased served as Nigeria’s Minister of Heath and left office in March 2010 when the then Acting President Goodluck Jonathan dissolved his cabinet. He was also the...

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