Day: June 22, 2024

  • BREAKING: 20-year-old student faked kidnap, demanded over $700,000 ransom – Lagos police

    BREAKING: 20-year-old student faked kidnap, demanded over $700,000 ransom – Lagos police

    The Lagos State Police Command said it has uncovered what appears to be a staged kidnapping involving a 20-year-old student, Collins Ikwebe, and five of his schoolmates. The case came to light on Saturday after a distressing social media post by a friend of one of the suspects went viral. According to the post, the…

  • Three missing after heavy Swiss flooding

    Swiss authorities in the southeastern canton of Grisons said Saturday that they were searching for three people missing after heavy flooding the previous day in the region. Police said a woman feared to have been swept away had been found alive after being caught in torrential rain and thunderstorms that caused landslides and flooding in…

  • ‘We’re still owed salaries in Abia State University’ – ASUU

    ‘We’re still owed salaries in Abia State University’ – ASUU

    The Abia State University’s chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has alleged that many of its members in the institution did not receive their April and May salaries, adding that some workers who were paid had their salaries deducted. Chidi Mbah and Victor Obisike, respectively chairperson and secretary of ASUU, said that…

  • Kanayo O. Kanayo Sends Message To ‘Desperate’ Girls In Nollywood

    Kanayo O. Kanayo Sends Message To ‘Desperate’ Girls In Nollywood

    Veteran Nollywood actor cum movie producer, Kanayo O. Kanayo, has asserted that some girls are desperate to act in the film industry. Naija News reports that the thespian stated this in the snippet of the upcoming episode of The Honest Bunch podcast, co-hosted by Nedu, Husband Material, and Deit Cole. The 62-year-old lamented that the…

  • Tension in Ondo communities over missing 300-level undergraduate

    Tension in Ondo communities over missing 300-level undergraduate

    Communities in Irele Local Government Area of Ondo State are currently under tension following a 300-level Computer Engineering student of Al-Hikmah University, Igbaja, Kwara State, Gideon Akindoyo, who went missing under suspicious circumstances. Gideon who travelled home was said to have gone to the farm with his motorcycle to harvest cassava but did not return…

  • Transfer: Okejepha set to complete move to Tanzanian club Simba SC

    Transfer: Okejepha set to complete move to Tanzanian club Simba SC

    Tanzanian club side Simba SC are on the verge of completing a move for Augustine Okejepha. Okejepha will make the move from Nigeria Premier Football League side Rivers United. According to reports, Okejepha is scheduled to travel to Tanzania later in the week to complete the transfer. The 20-year-old is expected to sign a three-year…

  • Transfer Update On Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Omari Kellyman, Anselmino

    Transfer Update On Fisayo Dele-Bashiru, Omari Kellyman, Anselmino

    Premier League club, Chelsea, are on the verge of signing attacking midfielder Omari Kellyman from Aston Villa for a reported £19 million in the summer transfer window. According to the BBC, Omari Kellyman, 18, is expected to undergo medical at Chelsea to complete the transfer deal. Note that this deal differs from the one that…

  • ‘You Will Do It For Eight Years’ – Igbokwe Tells Those Watching To See If Tinubu Will ‘Fall’ Again

    ‘You Will Do It For Eight Years’ – Igbokwe Tells Those Watching To See If Tinubu Will ‘Fall’ Again

    A prominent member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Joe Igbokwe, has asserted that some Nigerians are watching and following President Bola Ahmed Tinubu wherever he goes to see if he will fall again as he did during the 2024 Democracy Day event in Abuja. Igbokwe, who described the group of citizens as ‘monitoring…

  • Euro 2024: Portugal Join Two Other Teams In Round Of 16

    Euro 2024: Portugal Join Two Other Teams In Round Of 16

    In just two matchdays in the ongoing European Championship (Euro 2024), three countries have secured their place in the tournament’s round of 16. Interestingly, the Three Lions of England and France, seen as the Super favourites to win the Euro 2024, will have to wait until the last day of the group stage to confirm…

  • Euro 2024: Ronaldo sets new record as Portugal crush Turkey 3-0

    Euro 2024: Ronaldo sets new record as Portugal crush Turkey 3-0

    Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo achieved another piece of history as they beat Turkey 3-0 at Euro 2024 on Saturday. Goals from Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandes, either side of Samet Akaydin’s own goal, secured an easy win. Ronaldo set up Fernandes to tap into an empty net for the last goal of the match. That…