BREAKING: Helicopter carrying Osinbajo crash lands in Kogi state (photos)

According to an aide of the Vice-President, Laolu Akande, he’s confirmed that the VP and everyone involved int he crash is okay. Laolu Akande said the vice president and the crew were unhurt. “VP Osinbajo’s Chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe,” Akande tweeted. “He is continuing with his engagements […]

JUST IN: Helicopter carrying Osinbajo crash lands in Kogi

the helicopter carrying VP Osinbajo after crash landing in Kabba, Kogi state A helicopter carrying Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, including Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state and others crash landed in Kabba, Kogi state on Saturday. Multiple reports said Osinbajo and all the people on board were safe. The Vice President who is in the town […]

2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon: Runners, spectators defy early morning rain

Line up of runners at the starting point of the 2019 Lagos City Marathon (National Stadium) In spite of downpour in the early hours of Saturday, participants for the 4th Access Bank Lagos City Marathon defied the rainfall to ensure they were not late for the race. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that […]

Hoodlums disrupt APC’s rally

APC supporters The rally of All Progressives Congress (APC) held in Gbajimba, the home base of Governor Samuel Ortom is reported to have been disrupted by hoodlums who fired gun shots to disperse the crowd. APC alleged on Friday in Makurdi that its rally at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area, was one […]

Kidnapped APC chairman freed, narrates ordeal

File photo of an APC Secretariat The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abia State, Donatus Nwankpa, has regained his freedom, four days after he was reportedly abducted by gunmen at Arungwa Junction (near Aba) on the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway. Mr Nwankpa was said to have been kidnapped while on his way to […]

Ivory Coast’s Gbagbo goes to Belgium on exile

Ex-Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo freed by ICC Belgium has agreed to take in former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo following his acquittal at the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Under the terms of his release, he has to remain in a host country until the tribunal rules on whether to grant the prosecutors’ request […]

Improving reading culture can curb fake news – National Librarian

Improving reading culture can curb fake news – National Librarian By Okeoghene Akubuike/ Funmilayo Adeyemi The National Librarian, National Library of Nigeria, Prof. Lenrie Aina has urged Nigerians to imbibe reading culture, to curb the menace of fake news in the country. Aina gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria […]

JUST IN: Bandits kill 9 in fresh attack on Zamfara community

Unknown gunmen have reportedly killed nine people during an attack Friday night at Tudun Wada area of Ruwan Baure ward in Gusau Local Government Area of Zamfara State. A local source who confirmed the attack to DAILY NIGERIAN, via telephone chat, disclosed that several other persons including children sustained several degrees of injuries. According to him, […]