Friday , 20 January 2017

Metro News

K1’s Wife, Titi Masha Pregnant with Baby No 3


Is Titi Masha pregnant with baby No. 3? New reports suggest that Titi and her husband K1 De Ultimate are expecting their third child together after a year of trying to conceive. Our findings reveal that Titi Masha is not only pregnant again, but is allegedly in her trimester and …

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Abuja Light Rail Project 84% Complete, FCT Transport Secretary Says

Abuja Light Rail

The ongoing Abuja light rail project is 84.33 per cent complete and will be commission in December this year, the Acting Secretary of Federal Capital Territory’s Transport Secretariat, Alhaji AbdulHamid Suleiman, has said. Suleiman told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that 45.245 kilometres double track …

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Lagos To Install 13,000 CCTV Cameras To Boost Security


The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on Tuesday said 13,000 Closed Circuit Television cameras would be installed at major locations across the state to boost security. A statement issued by the agency’s Head Public Affairs Unit, Mr Adebayo Kehinde, noted that the move was in line with the state …

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Plateau Suspends Top Local Govt Officials For Alleged Fraud

Simon Lalong

The Plateau State government has suspended some top local government officials for alleged “financial recklessness” . Among those suspended are all the Directors of Personnel Management (DPMs), Directors of Finance and Accounts (DFAs), as well as cashiers of the 17 local governments. Also suspended are some auditors, some Deputy DPMs, …

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Army Fighter Jet Misfires, Kills Aid Workers, Civilians In Borno

us airforce jet

The Nigerian Army has said a fighter jet misfired and shot some humanitarian aid workers of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC), recording casualties. “So far, it is a little bit disturbing; death has occurred. There are casualties; there were deaths and injuries. “But on the actual number of …

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How Fleeing Boko Haram Member Was Caught In Ibadan


The Oyo State Police Command has disclosed that it is presently interrogating a fleeing suspected Boko Haram member who was arrested in Ibadan. The suspected terrorist, who simply identified himself as Alkali, according to the police, was arrested by security operatives after he confessed that he fled from Sambisa forest. …

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Police Intercept Trucks Carrying 145 Stolen Kids In Plateau


Two trucks conveying not more than 145 stolen underage kids from Bauchi and Jigawa states were on Monday intercepted by the Plateau State Police Command Terna Tyopev, the Spokesperson of the Police in the state disclosed this while speaking to newsmen. According to him, the children, aged between four and eight …

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Lassa Fever Kills Four In Nasarawa State


The Nasarawa State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Iya, has confirmed that four persons have lost their lives to Lassa fever outbreak in the state. Mr. Iya told journalists on Monday in Lafia that 16 suspected cases have been recorded in the state, out of which four were confirmed positive and …

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Pastor, 4 Others Arrested For Snatching SUV In Lagos


The Police in Lagos have arrested a senior Pastor at the Ministry of the Holy Ghost, Joe Akan, and four of his accomplices for their involvement in the snatching of a Toyota Highlander SUV in Agege area of Lagos State. According to reports by Vanguard, the alleged mastermind of the car theft, Uche, who …

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Police Arrest 11 Staff Of Radio Kano For Vandalising Transmitter


  The Kano State Police Command have arrested 11 members of staff of the Kano State Radio, including the Director, Engineering services over alleged vandalism of transmitter at the station. The vandalized transmitter which is located at Jogana Village in Gezawa Local Government Area of the state has made the …

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Police Arrest Ritualist With Human Head In Oyo


A 30-year-old man identified as Musiliu Taoheed is presently cooling off in the net of the Oyo State Police Command after being caught in possession of a human head. The Spokesperson for the Police in Oyo State, Adekunle Ajisebutu, while parading the suspect told journalists that Taoheed was apprehended with a human …

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Aisha Falode Shares Adorable Photo of Lookalike Daughter Tolu on Instagram!

Aisha Falode

Like mother, like daughter! Aisha Falode’s little girl Tolu is all grown up — and looking just like her famous mama in a photo she posted on Instagram.   The TV Host shared the photo on her IG page to wish her daughter a Happy Birthday. She wrote; Jehovah Yaweh, …

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Abia Teachers Begin Strike Over Unpaid Salaries

Okezie Ikpeazu

Teachers in public primary and secondary schools in Abia have embarked on strike to protest alleged government’s failure to pay their salaries. According to a report by the News Agency of Nigeria, schools in the state were supposed to reopen on January 9 after the Christmas and New Year holidays …

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Union Bank unveils newly upgraded branches in Enugu


With a consistent effort to provide quality and effective banking services to customer across Nigeria, Union Bank has unveiled 2 newly upgraded branches in Enugu, Enugu State. The new branches, located at No 58, Zik Avenue, Uwani and No 3, Garden Avenue, Enugu, are fully equipped to deliver quick and …

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Union Bank Launches Elite Banking in Lagos & Abuja


As part of its commitment to provide a range of personalized banking services to its customers, Union Bank, a leading financial institution, recently launched its Elite Banking Segment for the emerging and established middle class in Abuja.   At the segment launch which took place at Union Bank’s Ikoyi Branch …

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Professor, 4 Others Killed In UNIMAID Suicide Blast


A professor and four other persons were killed today when a male suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the Senior Staff Quarters of the University of Maiduguri, (UNIMAID), Borno State. The killed don was identified as Prof. Aliyu Usman Mani, the Director of Veterinary of the University, according to Alhaji …

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Dangote Sets Up Truck Assembly Plant In Lagos, Targets 30,000 Jobs


Dangote Group of Companies has established a $100 million truck assembly plant in Lagos as part of its efforts to boost foreign exchange and job creation. The group said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos that the plant was floated by the group in partnership with National Heavy Duty …

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Army Rescues 58 From Boko Haram


Troops operating in the North-East have rescued 58 people abducted by terrorists in the last two days, including 35 women and 23 children. The Director of Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman, said in a statement on Sunday that the victims were rescued during raids carried out by 112 Task …

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Kidnappers Of Isheri School Students And Staff Demand N1.2bn Ransom


l The gunmen who kidnapped students and staff of the Tulip International School, Isheri Ogun State on Friday have demanded the sum of N1.2bn to released their victims. According to a report by Channels Television, one of the victims’ family member was contacted on Sunday by the kidnappers for the demand …

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Plateau State Owes Retired Workers N12bn Gratuity – NLC

Simon Lalong

The Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Plateau chapter, Jibrin Banchir, on Sunday said Plateau Government owed N12 billion as retired workers’ gratuities. Mr. Banchir told journalists in Jos that the amount covered 15 years of arrears. He, however, commended Governor Simon Lalong for clearing the backlog of workers’ salaries. The …

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