Sunday Magazine

Black Saturday: 2 die, 35 vehicles burnt as tanker explodes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

•FRSC says hoodlums prevented rescuers reaching accident scene   A fuel laden tanker yesterday exploded at the Kara end of the Lagos- Ibadan Expressway, killing the driver and the motor boy. Thirty-five vehicles, including those parked on the highway were also burnt.   Although the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in a release said only […]

Sunday Magazine

Anambra flagsoff construction of first private kidney hospital

The Anambra State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala, Friday, in Nnewi, Nnewi North Local Government Area, laid the foundation stone of Premium Kidney Hospital, championed by an illustrious son of the community, Dr. Okey Chidolue.   Flagging off the construction at Edoji community, Uruagu – Nnewi, the commissioner commended Dr. Chidolue for the initiative; […]

Sunday Magazine

Momife: A poet’s quest to lift the youths via deep reading

For Obiora Momife, a poet, and social commentator, the country’s future depends on the willingness of the youths to spend quality time reading. But as things stand, he strongly feels that the youths are not living up to expectations, and this does not really inspire hope.   All around him, Momife sees young adults with […]

Sunday Magazine

Experts warn Nigerians to avoid night, early morning movements

Security experts in the country have advised the citizenry to be security conscious and avoid night or early morning movements for the next couple of weeks to ascertain that the crisis which rocked the country has died down completely. The advice became pertinent to avoid any relatable act of reprisal which could supersede the nationwide […]

Sunday Magazine

Concerted efforts critical to sustain peace after #EndSARS –Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State recently engaged newsmen on a number of issues in the wake of the #EndSARS campaign and the attendant violence. He spoke on the need for concerted efforts to grow the economy, get the youths engaged and redress the trust deficit between the Police and the people among other issues […]

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Awkuzu SARS collected N.5m, still killed my son –Aged mother cries out

A 75-year-old woman, Mrs Nkiruka Ugochukwu, from Obosi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, has claimed that operatives of the now disbanded Special Anti-robbery Squad (SARS) in Awkuzu, Anambra State, killed her son despite collecting N500, 000 from the family.   She told Sunday Telegraph that her murdered son, Chimezie, was the […]

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Rabiu Garba: The cop whose reputation saved Fegge Police Division from mob action

The dust from the #EndSARS protests across the country may be gradually settling but the wanton destruction of lives and properties may not be forgotten in a long time. The scale of devastation across the country tends to suggest that the struggle for rights and freedom often come at a price.   However, from the […]

Sunday Magazine

Cultists attacked me after preaching against them –Fr. Obimma Emmanuel

Founder and Spiritual Director of the Holy Ghost Adoration Ministry, Uke, Anambra State, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Obimma, popularly known as Fr. Ebube Muonso, has narrated how he escaped death by the whiskers when suspected cultist in his community, Nkwelle-Ezunaka, attacked him because of a sermon he preached in church.   The notable Catholic clergy, in […]

Sunday Magazine

COVID-19: Time for Nigeria to invest more in mental healthcare’

•Fewer than 10% of mentally ill Nigerians have access to healthcare   –WHO •Nigeria ranks 15th in world’s frequency of suicide –NAS     Nigeria has Africa’s highest caseload of mental health, and ranks 15th in the world’s frequency of suicide, according to World Health Organisation (WHO). The COVID-19 pandemic has further pushed the prevalence […]