Nigeria News

Presidency Breaks Silence On Coup Rumors

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has urged Nigerians to ignore the media reports on Coup plot, saying it should not be stretched beyond what the military authorities had said.

Mr. Adesina said: “The Army has spoken and let us take that position. What …

read more

Nigerian tutoring app Tuteria wins UK engineering award

A tutoring app developed by a 27-year-old Nigerian has won an engineering award given by the UK's Royal Academy of Engineering. Godwin Benson designed Tuteria, a platform that links qualified tutors to students in their area and within their budget.

He developed the platform based on the experiences he had …

read more

Holyfield donates $3m health equipment to Lagos

Former Heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, has announced the donation of health equipment worth $3m to the Lagos State government.

Holyfield, a five-time world cruiserweight, and heavyweight boxing champion arrived in the country on Wednesday ahead of his bout with former Lagos State Governor and National Leader of the All …

read more

Pregnant Lagos beautician beats maid to death

A beautician, identified only as Oby, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly beating her maid, Miracle, to death on Lateef Aregbe Street, Ago Palace Way, Okota, in the Isolo area of the state.

The mother of two had descended on the eight-year-old on Saturday and …

read more

I am the bona fide Oba of Lagos, Akiolu tells court

About 14 years after his installation, the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, on Monday appeared in an Ikeja High Court in a suit challenging his emergence as the paramount ruler of Lagos, saying he is the bona fide monarch.

“I am here to justify my appointment, you cannot build something …

read more

Alien Megastructure Star is dimming its light again

The “Alien Megastructure” star is acting up again, and scientists around the world are puzzled. On Thursday morning, astronomer Matt Muterspaugh noticed something different with KIC 8462852, also known as Tabby’s Star or the Alien Megastructure star.

The Kepler data showed that the star experienced some extreme fluctuations in …

read more

Mount Everest: Bodies of four climbers found in tent

Four climbers have been found dead inside a tent on Mount Everest, taking the death toll this season to 10.

This season has also claimed the lives of an Australian, Francesco Marchetti; an Indian, Ravi Kumar,; and 85-year-old Min Bahadur Sherchan, who died as the world's oldest person to reach …

read more

Zimbabwe hunter 'crushed to death by shot elephant'

A professional big-game hunter was crushed to death by an elephant that had been shot, according to reports in South Africa. Mr Botha's website says he began leading hunting safaris on private ranches in 1989, having previously served as a sergeant in the South African infantry.

His website lists various …

read more

« Page 1 / 2 »