Man gets so drunk he unknowingly swallows his house keys

The patient didn’t even remember he had swallowed the keys until doctors found them in X-ray images (pictured above) Doctors treating a man suffering from chest pains were shocked to discover a set of keys lodged in his food pipe. The man in south-east China swallowed his building’s key and apartment key after getting drunk […]


Niger State Government has reaffirmed its continued commitment and determination towards discharging the constitutional responsibility of protecting the lives and property of the people of the State. The State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello stated this at the Swearing-in Ceremony of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2019 Batch ‘B’ Stream Orientation Course for Corps […]

NIS to roll-out 10-year validity e-passport

By Naomi Sharang The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) will on June 25, roll-out the enhanced 10-year validity e-Passport at the Ikoyi Passport office, Lagos. NIS Public Relations Officer, Mr Sunday James, made this known in a statement in Abuja, on Thursday. James said in view of the exercise, the service would shut down the existing […]

Analysis: Rumbling in Edo House of Assembly as History Repeats Itself

By Obike Ukoh, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) The 2014 scenario in the Edo House of Assembly is replaying itself in 2019 with a“minor modification”. In 2014, the Edo House of Assembly was engulfed in crisis. That crisis resulted to the emergence of two parallel leaderships that sat separately. The crisis was latently triggered by […]

EFCC re-arraigns American for $1.2m fraud

By Moji Eniola The EFCC on Thursday re-arraigned an American, Marco Ramirez, at an Ikeja Special Offences Court for allegedly defrauding three Nigerians of $1.2 million under the pretext of securing green cards for them. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Ramirez was re-arraigned before Justice MojisolaDada on an amended 12-count charge of […]

BREAKING: Buhari sacks Maikanti Baru, appoints Mele Kyari as NNPC GMD

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mele Kyari to head the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). This is the second appointment the president will be making since his inauguration in May. Kyari, who is the current group General manager, crude marketing division, will assume office as NNPC GMD on July 7. He will replace Maikanti Baru, […]

Oyo NYSC member’s suicide note to parent: I’m tired of life, forgive me

Johnson Oyilo: NYSC member who committed suicide in Ibadan. A serving member of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Mr. Johnson Onyilo, who committed suicide in Ibadan, left a suicide note stating he was fed up with life and pleaded with his parents to forgive him for all the troubles they went through to see him through […]

NGF to set up security committee

By Emmanuel Oloniruha The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) says it will set up a security committee at the National Economic Council (NEC) level as part of its commitments to addressing growing security challenge in the country. The Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi disclosed this while reading the communiqué issued at […]

PDP, Ashiru beg Tribunal for adjournment to tackle stress

By Shuaib Sadiq Mr. Elisha Kurah (SAN), lead Counsel to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its Governorship Candidate in the March 9 poll in Kaduna State, Alhaji Isah Ashiru, on Wednesday begged  for long adjournment to allow the team of counsel time to rest. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Kurah, who […]

NZ sets $135m to buy back guns banned after Christchurch attack

New Zealand’s government on Thursday launched a multi-million-dollar, six-month guns “buy-back” scheme to compensate owners of powerful but newly banned semi-automatic weapons prohibited in the wake of deadly attacks on two mosques in the Southern city of Christchurch. Finance Minister Grant Robertson and Minister of Police Stuart Nash said in a joint emailed statement that […]