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May 22, 2018 3:15 PM 3 dead, policemen, several injured as youths, Police clash in BayelsaThe Sun News

The crisis rocking Amassoma, host community of Niger Delta University (NDU) and late former governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha community, got to its head, on Tuesday, as policemen and some youths clashed leading to three people being feared dead. Investigations indicated that some policemen and several people mainly youths and women, protesting the re-opening 21

May 19, 2018 3:38 PM Ekiti APC mourns as ex-guber candidate, Ajayi dies

The Ekiti State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been thrown into mourning following the death of a former governorship candidate, Mr. Kole Ajayi. Ajayi, 51, died on Friday while travelling to Lagos to attend a meeting of Ekiti State University (EKSU) Alumni Association. It was gathered that he gave up the ghost before he could be rushed 20

May 18, 2018 8:44 PM Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola buried in Canada

Nollywood actress, Aisha Abimbola, popularly known as ‘Omoge Campus’ has been buried in Canada according to Islamic rites. She was buried at exactly 2.30pm Canadian time, which is 8:30pm Nigerian time on Thursday, May 17. Her colleague, Lola Alao, shared pictures from the funeral via her Instagram page. Omoge Campus died of breast cancer on Wednesday 21

May 18, 2018 4:17 PM US: At least 8 dead following mass shooting at Texas high schoolThe Sun News

NBC local affiliate KPRC and other local media report that there have been at least eight fatalities at Santa Fe High School, which is around 30 miles south east of Houston. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted that the shooting is no longer active, and that those injured are being treated. A police officer is also reported to be receiving treatment 19

May 18, 2018 10:01 AM Ebola cases in Congo jumps to 14The Sun News

The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Congo has risen from three to 14, according to the Central African country’s Health Ministry. “In total since the start of the epidemic, there have been 45 cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 10 suspected cases, 21 probable cases, and 14 confirmed cases,” the ministry said in a statement on Friday. The ministry 23

May 17, 2018 8:59 AM Dozens die in fighting over disputed land in SomaliaThe Sun News

Dozens of people have been killed in clashes between troops of Somalia’s breakaway region of Somaliland and its semi-autonomous region of Puntland, medical workers and military officials from both sides said. Puntland and Somaliland have been engaged in conflict over the disputed Sool region for more than 10 years. The two sides engaged in fierce fighting 19

May 16, 2018 2:01 PM UK to spend £400m removing Grenfell Tower-style cladding from high-rises

Britain will spend £400 million stripping high-rise buildings of the dangerous cladding blamed for last year’s Grenfell Tower fire which left 71 people dead, Prime Minister Theresa May said Wednesday. “I can today confirm that the government will fully fund the removal and replacement of dangerous cladding, by councils and housing associations, estimated 23

May 15, 2018 3:33 PM Herdsmen: Group blames Yahaya Bello over attacks on Kogi communities

The Kogi socio-political group, Project Save Kogi (PSK) has described the fresh herdsmen attack on two communities in Ilu-Ajo, Kogi West which left 10 dead and scores wounded as barbaric and unacceptable. In a statement by the Project’s spokesman, Samson Atek’ojo Usman, he explained that the invasion of Fulani herdsmen at the wee hours of Monday, was uncalled 21

May 15, 2018 3:22 PM 2 die in Ogun auto-crash

Two persons were on Monday night confirmed dead in an accident involving a blue Nissan pickup van and a Volvo truck on the Adigbe-Obada Road in Abeokuta, Ogun State. The Public Relations Officer of Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Agency (TRACE), Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the incident to NAN on Tuesday. Akinbiyi explained that the accident 25

May 15, 2018 9:20 AM Nigerian footballer, Isah Hussaini is dead

The young player was involved in an okada accident at Maitumbi Road in Minna, Niger State, which led to his death on Monday, May 14. His death was confirmed by his club, Niger Tornadoes with a message on their official Twitter account. The tweet reads, “With sorrowful heart, we painfully announced the sudden exit of our dedicated and humble defender 24