Friday, 22 July 2016

Photos: Another container falls on Ojuelegba bridge


This morning, a container fell off a trailer on Ojuelegba bridge, but thankfully no one was hurt. Only last year, a container fell off this same bridge and landed on a jeep killing three people. Continue to see more photos from today's incident..

Naira falls to an all time low of N375 to $1 on the black market


Traders were left stunned on Thursday as the Nigerian naira traded weaker on the black market to 375 against the dollar. The Naira crossed 300 to the dollar for the first time on the inter-bank market after the Central Bank last month lifted its peg on the currency to allow it trade freely.

Photo: 15-year-old twin sisters die after allegedly spraying their bedroom with insecticide


Twin sisters, Jessica and Jessilove Oduro were laid to rest yesterday, Thursday July 21 at Asafo NA, Kumasi, Ghana. According to the Facebook user who shared the obituary, a night before their tragic death, the two young girls decided to spray their room with insecticide spray in order to kill insects like mosquitoes and the rest.

Doris Simeon releases beautiful new photos to mark her birthday


The actress and mother of one is a year older today and released these stunning photos to mark the special day. More photos after the cut...

Amaechi inspects Abuja-Kaduna railway, says its ready for commissioning on July 26th


Amaechi inspects Abuja-Kaduna railway, says its ready for commissioning on July 26th

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi accompanied by the chairman of APC John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday carried out final inspection on the Abuja – Kaduna railway, declaring that the project is ready for commissioning by President Buhari on July 26th.

Emem Isong's hubby shares photo with their twins


The Cameroonian hubby of movie producer Emem Isong, Akama Misodi, shared this photo with their twins at the airport in the UK...

Cocaine addiction: Details of a twitter fight between two girls that seemed irrelevant until NDLEA got involved


This story trended in Nigeria yesterday but I didn't pay it much mind until the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA reacted to it. Here's what happened. A girl named Madonna Djebah @6fthobbit (pictured left) & Uduak @uduakisbae (pictured right) dragged themselves on Twitter over a Stolen mifi and revealed their secrets which range from Drugs (Cocaine & weed) addiction to Lesbianism. It gets more interesting after the cut...

More Photos: INEC office in Bori, Rivers state gutted by fire


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC Office in Khana Local Government Area, Bori, Rivers State was gutted by fire in the early hours of today. The cause of the fire hasn't been revealed yet but many suspect arson. More photos after the cut...

Indian military Antonov plane missing goes missing


An Indian military plane with 29 people on board has gone missing over the Bay of Bengal which is the largest bay in the world and is found at the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.

 According to the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Antonov-32 transporter aircraft took off from Chennai (Madras) at 08:30 local time (03:00 GMT), bound for Port Blair in the eastern archipelago of Andaman and Nicobar. It was scheduled to land at 11:30. A search operation has been launched.

The plane was carrying service personnel to strategic islands near the Malacca Straits, where India has a military base.

Pregnant Nigerian woman gives birth to baby boy on German naval ship during rescue in the Mediteranean Sea

A pregnant Nigerian woman, who departed from the Libyan coast on a voyage to Europe ended up giving birth on the German naval ship that rescued her and 654 other migrants.

According to the German Military Chaplaincy, the Nigerian woman named Vivian was one of 655 people who piled onto four flimsy dinghies in order to reach Europe with the hope of a better life.