Ten Killed, Four Injured As Lightning Strikes Children Playing Football

Lightning

Ten Killed, Four Injured As Lightning Strikes Children Playing Football       Ten children have been confirmed dead while four others have been seriously injured after lightning struck them while sheltering from a storm during a football game in northern Uganda, on Friday. According to police spokeswoman, Josephine Angucia, the boys, aged 11 to 16, had been sheltering from a storm in a makeshift structure in Arua city, northwest of the capital Kampala on Thursday before the incident happened. Angucia said young boys had been playing football when it…

Read More

COVID-19: Lagos Biobank Handles Over 5,000 Private Testing Requests

Resume School September 21

COVID-19: Lagos Biobank Handles Over 5,000 Private Testing Requests       Lagos Biobank, a digital platform developed by the Lagos State Government to meet the increasing demand for COVID-19 testing following the decentralisation of testing in the state, has handled more than 5,000 requests from individuals since inception. Supported by Sterling Bank Plc, the Lagos Biobank platform was launched by the state government to ensure equitable access, accelerated testing and improved case management for all in the state in a bid to harmonise data from public and private testing…

Read More

Third Crew Member of Lagos Helicopter Crash Dies

Third Crew Member

Third Crew Member of Lagos Helicopter Crash Dies     The third crew member in the helicopter that crashed into a building at Opebi, Lagos State, has died. The spokesperson for the Accident Investigation Bureau, Mr Tunji Oketunmbi, confirmed this on Friday. He said, “I am already telling you that. I confirm to you that the third person has died.” With this, all three crew members in the helicopter are dead. Earlier, a Bell 206-3 with registration number 5N-BQW belonging to Quorum Aviation crashed into a wall between two buildings at…

Read More

Ondo Decides: Jimoh Ibrahim Decamps To APC

Jimoh Ibrahim

Ondo Decides: Jimoh Ibrahim Decamps To APC       The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain, Dr. Jimoh Ibrahim on Friday decamped to the All Progressives Congress (APC). Ibrahim was received into the APC by the state chairman of the party, Engr. Ade Adetimehin and handed over to the state Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, at an event attended by former Governor of Borno state, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. While being received into the party, Jimoh Ibrahim said the PDP in Ondo State is dead. The business mogul who disclosed…

Read More

Endearing Photos of BBNaija’s Mike Edwards Cuddling his Newborn Son

Cuddling His Newborn Son

Endearing Photos of BBNaija’s Mike Edwards Cuddling his Newborn Son     Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) 2019 first runner up, Mike Edwards and his wife, Perri Shakes-Drayton have shared first endearing photos of Mike cuddling his newborn son. He shared the photos of their newborn son, Mathew Olaoluwa Edwards on their instagram pages. Excited first time father is seen cuddling Olaoluwa with so much love. Mike captured the photos: “Black women are five times more likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth. In the words of John Boyega, “We need to…

Read More

Sad story! Nigerian Lady Who Waited Seven Years For A Child Died Hours After Welcoming Quadruplets

Nigerian Lady

Sad story! Nigerian Lady Who Waited Seven Years For A Child Died Hours After Welcoming Quadruplets     A Nigerian lady, Adedotun Afusat Feyisara, who waited for a child for seven years to become a mother has died hours after she welcomed a set of quadruplets on Tuesday, August 25. A sister of the deceased, Olawale Adedotun Oluwatomisin shared the sad story on Facebook revealed late Afusat welcomed her quadruplets, three girls and boy, on Tuesday which was also her wedding anniversary. She wrote; ”Adedotun Afusat Feyishara, you came like…

Read More

BBNaija 2020: Kiddwaya Breaks Up With Erica

Breaks Up

BBNaija 2020: Kiddwaya Breaks Up With Erica     Big Brother Naija lockdown housemate, Kiddwaya, has broken up with his lover in Biggie’s house, Erica. During a private conversation between both housemates on Friday Kidd told Erica that he would prefer to be just friends. This was after Erica complained of Kiddwaya not respecting her as his lover and a fellow housemate. Kiddwaya said he felt that he upsets Erica more than he makes her happy and for this reason decided to quit the relationship. According to him, “I do…

Read More

Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe Resigns For Health Reasons

Shinzo Abe

Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe Resigns For Health Reasons       Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan, has resigned. He cited health reasons for the resignation. Abe, 65, explained that he did not want his illness to affect decision-making. The PM apologized to the Japanese people for failing to complete his term in office. “I made a judgement I should not continue my job as a prime minister,” he said. “I would like to sincerely apologize to the people of Japan for leaving my post with one year…

Read More

Lagos Helicopter Crash: AIB Recovers Blackbox, Begins Investigation

Third Crew Member

Lagos Helicopter Crash: AIB Recovers Blackbox, Begins Investigation       The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has recovered the BlackBox of the helicopter that crashed into a residential building in Lagos State on Friday. Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are moving the wreckage from the scene of the incident as an investigation into the crash begins. While confirming the incident, the Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Femi Osanyintolu disclosed that two persons died from the crash with one other critically wounded. “At about 12noon, we received a distress call…

Read More