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Seven dead, 19 missing as tourist boat crashes and sinks in Budapest

Seven people have been confirmed dead and 19 are still missing after a sightseeing boat carrying 33 passengers and two crew crashed and sank in the Danube River in Budapest. The boat, carrying tourists from Korea with two crews from Hungary, crashed and sank on Wednesday night after hitting another vessel. Rescue …

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Longtime US senator, Thad Cochran dies at 81

Former US senator, Thad Cochran, a soft-spoken but powerful Republican who represented Mississippi in Congress for more than four decades has died today at the age of 81. His longtime spokesman Chris Gallegos said “Cochran’s family extends its gratitude for the support shown to the senator by Mississippians over the years”. A …

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EFCC arraigns woman who claimed snake swallowed JAMB’s missing N36m

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will on Friday, May 31, 2019, arraign the controversial official of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Philomina Chieshe, who claimed that the missing N36 million (Thirty Six Million Naira) JAMB proceeds in her custody was swallowed by a snake in Makurdi, …

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“They cheer you into crime. When the heat is on they run” Dolapo Badmus warns Nigerians using Naira Marley’s case as an example

Chief Superintended of Police, Dolapo Badmus has warned Nigerians to stay away from crime and not be fooled by the support they get from people cheering them on to go against the law. The Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, said this while alluding to the arrest of Naira …

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Court in Kano State orders arrest of chief of staff of Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, two others over N4bn fraud

The Kano State Public Complainant and Anti-corruption Commission’s Investigation into the alleged N4billion fraud against the Emir of Kano took on a legal coloration on Tuesday May 28th when the commission wrote to the court for an order of arrest of three palace officials.   A Chief Magistrates’ court in Kano …

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Jonathan, Obasanjo absent at Buhari, Osinbajo’s inauguration

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, are conspicously absent at the ongoing inauguration of President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, for a second term. The Inauguration is currently taking place at the Eagle Square Abuja. Obasanjo has over time expressed his displeasure with the Buhari-led administration. He openly …

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Meghan Markle’s brother reveals he’s now homeless and blames this on the “spotlight” his sister’s royal marriage placed on him

Meghan Markle’s half brother, Thomas Markle Jr has revealed he’s now homeless and he blames this on Meghan and Harry’s relationship which he said put him in the spotlight. The 53-year-old said for the past two months he’s been living in a hotel room in Oregon with fiance Darlene, her son …

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Photo of Dangote and Otedola at the inauguration ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari and Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja

Nigerian oil magnate, Femi Otedola took to Instagram to share this photo of himself and his fellow Billionaire and longtime friend, Aliko Dangote at the inauguration ceremony of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice Professor Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja. 0Shares

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Here’s the full text of the inaugural address by the new Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu has been sworn-in as the next governor of Lagos State. The new governor took the oath of office earlier today as conducted by the Chief Judge of the State with his family members standing by his side. Below is the full text of the inaugural address by the …

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Breaking: Obasanjo escapes plane crash

Former President,  Olusegun Obasanjo and 393 other passengers, escaped a plane crash in Lagos. According to reports, the former president was among the passengers onboard an Ethiopian Airlines plane that found it difficult to land at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. The Ethiopian Airlines aircraft, ET-901, had departed the Bole …

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