Author: Oyebamiji Idowu

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A community in the Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State is reeling from a tragedy that has left many villagers feared dead. An alleged Nigerian Air Force jet reportedly dropped a bomb during a Maulud celebration in Tudun Biri, resulting in a devastating loss of life. While details of the incident remain unclear, preliminary […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Bauchi State zone, has taken a strong stance against student loans, advocating instead for government-funded grants to support students’ education. The union expressed concerns about the financial burden that loans place on students and their families, potentially leading to increased dropout rates. The ASUU Zonal body is currently […]

Despite coming on as a second-half substitute in Napoli’s 2-1 victory over Atalanta last weekend, Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen is set to be handed a starting role by coach Walter Mazzarri when the Italian champions face Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League today. According to the projected lineup released ahead of today’s encounter, Osimhen […]

In a remarkable feat for Nigerian music, Rema’s hit song “Calm Down” has ascended to the pinnacle of global music recognition, claiming the coveted title of the most shazammed song of 2023. This achievement marks a groundbreaking moment for African music, as “Calm Down” becomes the first song from the continent to top the Global […]

A United States Osprey military aircraft carrying eight crew members crashed off the coast of Japan today, but there were no reports of casualties, according to the Japanese Coast Guard. The aircraft was en route from Iwakuni U.S. base in Yamaguchi Prefecture to Kadena base in Okinawa Prefecture when the incident occurred. The tilt-rotor Osprey […]

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has declared that both the old and new naira notes will continue to be legal tender until further notice. This decision effectively reverses the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) directive to phase out old naira notes by December 31, 2023. The court’s decision was based on […]

The House of Representatives Committee on Health has expressed grave concerns over the alarming decline in the nation’s health manpower. The committee’s Chairman, Dr. Amos Magaji, described the situation as worrisome, highlighting the closure of five wards comprising 150 beds at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) due to the migration of doctors and nurses […]

Lagos State government has warned illegal real estate operators in the state to register with the appropriate agency or face the wrath of the law. The Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority (LASRERA) handed the warning to critical players in the built sector at the one day stakeholders engagement and interactive session, held in Lagos. […]

In the realm of human existence, death typically marks the cessation of life’s journey. However, amidst the quietude of the deceased, a bizarre phenomenon can occur – the expulsion of a fetus from a deceased pregnant woman, known as “coffin birth” or postmortem fetal extrusion. This unusual occurrence arises from the buildup of gases within […]

Spanish La Liga side Sevilla has emerged as a serious contender for the signing of Nigerian midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, who is set to become a free agent next summer. The club is currently undergoing a midfield rebuild, having already secured the loan of Leicester City’s Boubakary Soumare this season. According to reports, Ndidi would need […]

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