Dozens killed in saudi Arabia hospital fire

At least 25 people have been killed and 100 injured in a hospital fire in southern Saudi Arabia, officials say. The blaze started at the intensive care and maternity departments of the Jazan General Hospital in the south of the kingdom, the civil defence agency tweeted. Reports say the agency tweeted again to say that […]

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Will elections end the fighting in Central African Republic?

Voters in the Central African Republic (CAR) cast their ballots on 27 December in presidential and parliamentary elections aimed at re-establishing an elected administration after three years of turmoil. A Muslim alliance called the Seleka seized power in March 2013. A band of mostly Christian militias, called the anti-Balaka, rose up to counter the Seleka […]

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Nigeria Boko Haram: Militants ‘close to defeat’ – Buhari

The Nigerian military is close to completely defeating Islamist Boko Haram militants, President Muhammadu Buhari has told the BBC. He said the militants could no longer mount conventional attacks against security forces or population centres. “I think, technically, we have won the war,” he said. The president has given the army until the end of […]

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Lagos state Govt announces plan to provide free bus ride through LAGBUS on Christmas Day.

The Lagos State Government, through LAGBUS and its franchisees, will provide Free Bus Ride to Lagosians on Friday 25 December, to commemorate this Year’s Christmas celebration. This move is aimed at promoting the use of public transportation, as well as reducing congestion on Lagos roads during the festivities. According to the release signed by the […]

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At least six dead in trail of destruction in US storm

A storm described by forecasters as “particularly dangerous” has hit the south and mid-west of the US, killing at least six people and injuring scores more ahead of the Christmas break. Three people were killed as tornadoes moved through northern Mississippi, officials said, along with two in Tennessee and one in Arkansas. There have been […]

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Woman kicked out of Florida hospital by police for refusing to leave after she was discharged dies

woman who collapsed after police arrested her for refusing to leave a Florida hospital when doctors discharged her died from a blood clot in her lung, officials said Wednesday. Police say Barbara Dawson, 57, collapsed Monday while being escorted in handcuffs from the Liberty Calhoun Hospital, where she went for treatment for breathing difficulties. She […]

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NIS deports 712 illegal immigrants in Delta state

The Delta State Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service in a statement by its Comptroller, Mr Madu Musa, said it captured and deported 712 illegal immigrants living in the state. The command said: “In our effort to control the influx of irregular immigrants in Delta State, we have embarked on this mop-up exercise across the length and […]

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Train Squashes 3 People In A Car In Ilorin

Three people have been crushed to death by a moving train on Sunday afternoon in Illorin. It been gathered the victims listed to be 2 young men and a lady, were inside a Toyota Camry car when the moving train said to be coming from the north to Offa crushed them. An eye witness said: “As the […]

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Police Nab 12 Suspected CultistsFor Beheading A Man

About 12-men, who have been marked on a wanted lists of the Police for allegedly beheading a man called ‘Afeez Obokwu’ in May this year, have been arrested by  Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Lagos State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Panti Yaba. It was learned that Obokwu’s headless body was recovered on the highway at Oyingbo railway while […]

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Man’s wallet stolen as he saves choking woman.

Bob Carbajal of Houston, Texas served in the military for 22 years. Now the 62 year old veteran is retired. Carbajal was having breakfast at Frank’s Grill when a woman began choking. “I could hear him saying, ‘She stopped breathing. She’s not breathing,’” said Carbajal. “I said put her on her side.” “I opened her […]

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FG probes Aero’s use of ladder in Bauchi

The Minister of State for  Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika yesterday gave a direction to an immediate investigation into the use of ladder by Aero Contractors Airlines on its chartered flight at the Bauchi Airport which went viral on Saturday. He said: “Several reports received by the Minister have indicated the airline used a ladder to disembark passengers from […]

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Man arrested at Kris Jenner’s home for trespassing.

Kris Jenner had another home intruder who was arrested on her property on Tuesday. While Kim Kardashian and her son Saint West were also on the property, a man made this way past Jenner’s security by allegedly posing as a workman, who was supposed to help with the family matriarch’s massive Christmas decorations in her home. […]

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