President Buhari’s media aide, Bashir Ahmad set to wed

Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media is set to tie the nuptial knots with his heartthrob.  The presidential aide will be getting married to his partner, Naeemah Junaid on September 25 at GRA Juma’at Mosque in Katsina.  Making announcement of his wedding, Bashir tweeted;  The long-awaited day is here! @Naeeemah_x  and I are delighted to invite you…

School building collapses in Lagos (photos)

A three-story building belonging to a private school in the Ejigbo area in Lagos state collapsed on Saturday, September 19. The affected school, Excel College, which is located at 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo Bus-Stop, collapsed at about 8.15 am. So far, there are no reports of casualties recorded. According to eyewitnesses, the privately-owned building belonging to Excel College…

Convicted US killer serving two life sentences tells judge he’ll kill again unless he’s given death penalty after murdering fellow inmate

A convicted US killer already serving two life sentences has asked a judge to give him the death penalty or he will kill again after stabbing a fellow inmate to death in an Indiana prison.   Tommy P. Holland, 45, of Indianapolis was charged with murder for stabbing Clifford Baggett, 28, to death at the Pendleton Correctional…

5 Bauchi State Govt officials arrested for pension scam, forgery, fraud

Five staff of the Bauchi State Local Government Pension Board have been arrested by the police for alleged pension scam.  Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said the suspects were arrested for Criminal conspiracy, Criminal Breach of trust by public servant, Criminal misappropriation, forgery…

Meet 86-year-old man who hawks camphor balls in Edo; says he makes N6000 every two weeks

An 86-year-old man identified as Elder Okoro hawks mothballs popularly called (camphor ball) in Benin, Edo State.  Speaking to a Facebook user Kola Edokpayi, on Friday September 18, the octogenerian said he makes the sum of #6,000 fortnighly from the sale.  “Elder Okoro, 86 years old man happily hawking mothballs popularly called (camphor ball) in Benin. According to…

I’m disappointed in INEC- Governor Obaseki says as he casts his votes at Edo governorship election

Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state. Obaseki expressed his disappointment after casting his vote at his Polling Unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo Local Government Area (LGA). He specifically faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for inadequate preparations as some of the card readers…

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