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The atmosphere in the maternity centre was serene. There was nothing suggesting the occurrence which took the reporter there. Nurses on duty were courteous but grew cautious and suspicious when it was obvious the reporter was not a patient. Why is he here? The birth of a new born baby ...

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BREAKING: Bomb explosion rocks Enugu polling unit


Tension is high in Enugu following a reported bomb explosion at a polling unit at the WTC Primary School, Enugu, Saturday morning. WTC Primary School is located at Enugu North, one of the municipal local government areas in the Coal City State. First explosion was told went off Friday night. Eyewitness, ...

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Photo: Car Knocks Man Down This Morning At Ojota


An unidentified man has met his death this morning in Ojota.The unidentified man was knocked down at Ojota this morning. He was said to have had his ear piece on both ears, obviously with blaring music on. Witnesses at the scene of the sad event said he wanted to cross ...

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SEE PHOTOS: Robbers Invade Five Banks In Owo, Kill Six


Dare devil armed robbers on Wednesday attacked five banks in the ancient city of Owo, capital of Owo local government area of Ondo state, and killed six people including a bank manager and his assistant. Skye Bank after the robbery This Day reports that the robbers killed the manager of ...

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Are you feeling digestive discomfort? I don’t like to be the bearer of bad news, but it’s a warning sign you should start healing your digestion as quick as possible. It’s always best to visit your doctor any time you have health issues, but you can also keep your digestive ...

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Suburban Chicago cousins arrested in Islamic State case


CHICAGO (AP) — A member of the Illinois Army National Guard and his suburban Chicago cousin have been arrested on charges of conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, the U.S. Attorney’s office said in a Thursday statement. Hasan Edmonds, the 22-year-old national ...

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Ahead of the Saturday’s presidential election, President Goodluck Jonathan has described Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as a gamble that is not worth taking by Nigerians. Jonathan issued his warning in an interview with online news medium, The Cable, which was published on March ...

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Political Thugs Burn Down Winners Chapel


As tension to the Presidential elections heightens across the 36 states of Nigeria, and the reported endorsement of President Goodluck Jonathan by Bishop David Oyedepo, suspected political thugs have burned down Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel. The Trent reported that the incident occurred at a branch of Living Faith ...

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Nigeria records highest cocoa exports of N131b


The Nigeria Export Promotion Council (NEPC) said the country recorded the highest exportation of Cocoa and its products valued at N131.2 billion in 2014.This is contained in statistics made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the council on Wednesday in Abuja. The exportation of the products is part ...

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Air passenger traffic out of Nigeria increases 48 hrs to elections


There are indications that the number of passengers travelling out of the country through the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos has increased tremendously since the beginning of election week.A source at the gateway airport, who does want his identity revealed, told Daily Independent that some of the ...

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WICKEDNESS: Man Beats Wife to Death in Lagos For Being Barren


57-year-old Ikechukwu Anajekwu, is cooling his heels at the Kirikiri Maximum Prison for beating his wife, Obiageli, to death over her inability to bear him children.The suspect accused his wifed of being behind his badluck which included his arrest for drug trafficking, imprisonment and his misfortunes in life. According to ...

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GOODLUCK JONATHAN: My vision of Nigeria in four years


President Goodluck Jonathan’s vision of Nigeria is one of a rosy future built on a secured environment, robust and diversified economy and well laid infrastructure to guarantee good life to all Nigerians.In articulating his vision of where he wants to take Nigeria to, the president recalled his well known humble ...

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UPDATE: 150 die in Lufthansa’s Germanwings Airbus crash


AN Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote snowy area of the French Alps yesterday with all 150 on board feared dead.French President Francois Hollande said he believed none of those on board the A320 had survived, while the head of Lufthansa spoke of a dark ...

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Detroit police discover bodies of 2 children in freezer


Police in Detroit made a gruesome discovery Tuesday.A bailiff performing an eviction on a home on the east side of Detroit called 911 after discovering the body of a child inside a freezer.While investigating the body of a girl, authorities found a boy’s body, according to a release from the ...

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‘Ronaldo must face ban or fine for Clasico celebration’


LFP chief Javier Tebas believes the Real Madrid forward should be punished for gesturing towards Barcelona fans after his goal in Sunday’s Clasico Cristiano Ronaldo’s provocative celebration in the Clasico “must” see him face a fine or suspension, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas. The Real Madrid forward taunted the ...

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Policeman dies in Third-Mainland- Bridge okada crash


A riot policeman on a motorcycle was burnt to death on Tuesday at the UNILAG waterfront end of the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos State.PUNCH Metro learnt that his colleague, who was in critical condition, suffered burns injuries and had been rushed to a medical facility by rescue officials attached to ...

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Man kills lover boy over affair with daughter


A man, Godwin Elewana, has been accused of killing a 22-year-old youth, Douglas Ojugbo, for allegedly having an affair with his daughter.Neighbours said Elewana, who lives in the Cross River Basin Development Authority, Eight Miles area of Calabar, Cross River State, had warned Douglas to stop coming to his house to ...

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