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Sex workers at war! High, low level prostitutes fight over turf in Ibadan

“Why we no go fight them. When dem dey collect N5,000 for customer hand for short time and we dey manage N500 – N1000, dem no come here. Na now dem wan dey come follow us drag the customers wey dey come here. We no fit allow make dem stay.”   Those were the words […]

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Southern Kaduna killings: SURVIVORS RECOUNT ORDEAL

•Attackers killed my pregnant wife, burnt my house •I lost my baby in the river running from Fulani attackers •I watched as they poured petrol on my house, burnt it It has been a series of attacks in the southern part of Kaduna State in the past few weeks with the government and security agencies […]

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Our toilet facility is not enough for the IDPs – Secretary, Mercy IDP camp, Gunner

Ezekiel James Gunner, Secretary of Mercy IDP Zonkwa also spoke with BABA NEGEDU. Excerpts… How many people do you have at the camp? We have two sections; on July 11, we had 1, 154 persons at the camp. We were attending to them as best as we could. Some of them even started going back […]

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Plastic pollution flowing into oceans to triple by 2040 – study

  The amount of plastic waste flowing into the ocean and killing marine life could triple in the next 20 years, unless companies and governments can drastically reduce plastic production, a new study published on Thursday said. Single-use plastic consumption has increased during the coronavirus pandemic, according to the International Solid Waste Association, an NGO. […]

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US mothers stand up to federal agents at anti-racism protests

  Wearing bike helmets and yellow T-shirts, America’s mothers are confronting federal agents in combat gear to protect anti-racism protesters in Portland and, soon, other U.S. cities where President Donald Trump has vowed to crack down. Wall of Moms groups have formed in at least six cities including New York and Chicago in the four […]

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Sanwo-Olu: I’ve paid all healthworkers’ allowances

Being the text of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu’s address on Tuesday explaining issues that led to a three-day strike by the Lagos chapter of Medical Guild   All health workers’ allowances approved, paid We are in Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) in Yaba and you journalists have asked me question around the ongoing warning […]

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LOOMING FLOODING FURY: Decision makers must take actions to avert disasters –NIMET

The heavens have opened yet again as Lagos, which prides itself as the “Centre of Excellence” and some other states swim under the deluge of floods. Communities, according to this report by ISIOMA MADIKE and KUNLE OLAYENI, are daily being submerged, while drains are blocked and citizens sacked from their homes It’s been a steady […]

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Suspect: How we used APC, Tinubu, Dasuki’s names to swindle contractor

A 35-year-old suspected fraudster, Isiaka Olatunde, has revealed how he and his brother, Ismaila Olatunji, allegedly used the names of the National Leader of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Senator Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), to swindle a contractor N25million. The suspects, were alleged to have swindled […]

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No rapist’ll escape prosecution in Edo –Justice commissioner

Edo State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Yinka Omorogbe, yesterday vowed that anyone, who indulges in rape in the state would be made to face the full wrath of the law in the State. She also said the state government under Governor Godwin Obaseki was poised to ensure that those involved in such dastardly […]

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Baby factory: Cleric arrested for drugging pregnant girls, selling babies

The General Overseer of Grate Mercy Deliverance Ministry, Pastor Maureen Martins, 45, has been arrested for drugging pregnant teenage girls, inducing them into labour and then selling their babies. Maureen, a mother of two, who is also a trained nurse, was arrested at her church, located at No. 3 Giwa Street, Rumuolumili area of Port […]