Tuesday, 27/9/2016 | 6:59 UTC+1
  • Cholera outbreak in Lagos leaves 6 people dead

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    Cholera outbreak in Isolo Local Government Area of Lagos state, has left at least six people dead, authorities warn residents of further outbreak. This was contained in a statement by the Commissioner of Health, Dr Jide Idris. He said the main suspected sources of the epidemic is the salad called ‘Abacha’, a staple food of

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    Tecno Mobile, a Nigerian Owned Company

    Tecno Mobile is a mobile phone manufacturer with their factory located in China. The company was started in July 2006 in Hong Kong, after Nigerian entrepreneur, Nnamdi Ezeigbo, approached a former Bird employee for a partnership to manufacture affordable dual sim phones Nigerians could easily afford. With its first research and development centre in Shanghai,

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  • IKEDC cuts off power supply to Agege and Environs

    Ikeja Electric Plc has cut off supply to the Agege 33KV feeder to forestall any threat to safety of lives, due to the huge impact of erosion on the Double Circuit Powerline Tower located in Shagari Estate, Alimosho Local Government, which is currently at risk of imminent collapse. The company, which cautioned residents of the

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  • Self-proclaimed spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Sanda Umar Konduga re-arrested

    Self-proclaimed spokesman of Boko Haram, Ali Sanda Umar Konduga, also known Al-Zawahiri, who was sentenced to three years imprisonment has been rearrested at the residence of Majority Leader of Senate Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume. Mr. Konduga was recently released from incarceration. According to a family source, Mr. Konduga’s father and family had claimed he is mentally

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  • Ekiti State Governor set to build new Governor’s office

    Ekiti State Government said on Thursday that it had set aside N1.9 billion for the construction of a new governors’ office and high court complex in Ado-Ekiti. The Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Funmi Ogun, made this known during an open bidding for the two projects in Ado-Ekiti. Mrs. Ogun said the projects were conceived

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  • IMF names Abebe Aemro Selassie as new Director for Africa

    A new director in charge of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s African Department was named on Thursday by the Managing Director, Christine Lagarde. He is Abebe Aemro Selassie, who succeeds Antoinette Sayeh whose departure was announced recently. Mr. Selassie is expected to assume work in his new capacity on September 19, 2016. A statement on

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  • Oshiomole is in a Panic state over Edo State – Nyesom Wike

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has berated Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole over his alleged penchant for lies and his inconsistencies, simply because he is in a panic mode over the rejection of the APC in Edo State. Governor Wike stated that it was completely untrue that he and his Delta State counterpart, Senator

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  • Former Ohio mayor charged for rape

    A former city mayor who admitted to raping a four-year-old girl has claimed she was a ‘willing participant’ who initiated sex, reports have said. Richard Keenan served as mayor of Hubbard, Ohio, in 2010 and 2011. He faces multiple counts of rape and attempted rape of a child. According to the Youngstown Vindicator, Kenaan who confessed to

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