UN warns on irreversible change in Earth's pattern

UN warns on irreversible change in Earth's pattern

With forests and fish stocks declining, water demand rising and lack of action on climate change, humanity’s path is anything but sustainable, the United Nations warns. The Global Environmental Outlook says significant progress is seen on only four out of 90 environmental goals. Meanwhile, a team of scientists warns that life on Earth may be […]

Tears as Bauchi suicide bomb blast victims are buried

Tears as Bauchi suicide bomb blast victims are buried

Remains of 5 Bauchi blast victims buried, amidst tears Dateline: Bauchi There were tears and wailing on Wednesday as the corpses of five victims of Sunday’s suicide bomb blast at Harvest Field Church and Living Faith Church in Tudun Yelwa, Bauchi State were buried. Nine persons, including the suicide bomber, died after the terrorist rammed […]

Super Eagles rise on FIFA table

Super Eagles rise on FIFA table

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have risen on the ranking table of world football governing body, FIFA, from number 63 to number 60. According to the latest table released on Wednesday, Spain retained the top spot among the 206 nations on the table while Ivory Coast in the leading African football nation at number 16. […]

Dana Air crash victims to get $130,000 compensation

Dana Air crash victims to get $130,000 compensation

Families of victims of Sunday’s Dana Air crash at Iju Ishaga, Lagos are to receive $130,000 compensation. The Nigerian representative of the airline’s insurers, Otunba Yemo Osikoya, told journalists in Lagos on Wednesday that each family of the crash victims is entitled to an initial compensation of $30,000 and a substantive payment of $100,000. Osikoya, […]

Scare as Aero flight diverts from Calabar to Uyo

Scare as Aero flight diverts from Calabar to Uyo

Tension gripped passengers on an Aero Contractors flight from Lagos-Calabar on Wednesday, after it was forced to divert from its destination to nearby Uyo Airport in Akwa Ibom State. The plane was on a scheduled flight when it suddenly had to change route. This created much apprehension onboard and among relatives of the passengers waiting […]

JTF, Boko Haram gunfight claims 50 lives

JTF, Boko Haram gunfight claims 50 lives

The raging fight between the Joint Task Force and suspected members of extremist Boko Haram sect has claimed over 50 of the group’s followers in Maiduguri, Borno State. Reports said the fight, which raged from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning, followed a failed attack on JTF soldiers by Boko Haram gunmen. This led to a […]

I want to finish my career at Real – Ronaldo

I want to finish my career at Real – Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo has outlined his intention to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career after capturing his first La Liga title with the Spanish giants. The Portugal international scored 60 goals in 55 games in the recently-completed season – 46 of them in La Liga – as Los Merengues overhauled Barcelona for […]

Google honours Dana Air crash victims with special ribbon

Google honours Dana Air crash victims with special ribbon

Google on Tuesday joined the world in mourning the over 190 persons who died in Sunday’s crash of an MD83 aircraft operated by Dana Air in Iju Ishaga, Lagos. The flight was a few minutes from landing at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, when the plane crashed into some residential buildings in the densely populated […]

FG suspends Dana Air's licence

FG suspends Dana Air's licence

The Federal Government on Tuesday suspended the operating licence of Dana Air, in the aftermath of Sunday’s crash in Iju Ishaga, Lagos, which over 190 people are believed to have died. The Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah, who announced the decision, said it was to ensure a thorough investigation of the crash. Speaking through […]

One dies, six others rescued from crashed Edo hospital project site

One dies, six others rescued from crashed Edo hospital project site

One person has died while six others were rescued alive from the rubble of a collapsed multi-storey new Accident and Emergency Ward project at the Central Hospital in Ebin, Edo State. The seven construction workers were trapped when a cable on a crane they were using to convey concrete slabs from the base of the […]