Transportation

Amaechi Refutes Claims of Escape From Kaduna Train Attack_Ada Nkong

Following a report making the rounds that the Minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi was involved and escaped an ambush on passengers that disembarked the train at Rigasa around Mando area, the Minister has taken to his twitter page to describe the report as concocted.The attack allegedly took place around 8:05 pm on Sunday night.

Transportation

CILTN Supports Okada Ban in Lagos_Ada Nkong

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport Nigeria, CILTN says its organisation is in support of the recent ban of motor cycles and tricycles otherwise known as okada and Keke Maruwa by the Lagos State government in major areas across the State .Speaking in an interview over the weekend, the Chairman of the young professionals… Continue reading CILTN Supports Okada Ban in Lagos_Ada Nkong

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFE STYLE · HUMAN INTEREST · WORLD NEWS

Hadaka Matsuri: Thousands gather for Japan’s annual ‘Naked Festival’_Jeff Omokhodion

Thousands braved chilly weather on Saturday to gather at the annual "Naked Festival" in Okayama prefecture in the southern part of Japan's Honshu island.The event, called "Hadaka Matsuri" in Japanese, is a wild and raucous festival held every year on the third Saturday of February at the Saidaiji Kannonin Temple, about a 30-minute train ride… Continue reading Hadaka Matsuri: Thousands gather for Japan’s annual ‘Naked Festival’_Jeff Omokhodion

POLITICS

The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess_Jeff Omokhodion

The US plan to evacuate Americans and their families from the Diamond Princess cruise ship appears, on its face, to be the case of a powerful government coming to the aid of its most vulnerable citizens. But the decision has prompted anger from some exhausted passengers, who believe the move could actually set back their… Continue reading The US is finally evacuating Americans from the Diamond Princess_Jeff Omokhodion

HUMAN INTEREST

22 Year Old Jumps Off Third Mainland Bridge_Ada Nkong

The  Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA has begun a search for one 22-year-old Daibo Davis who jumped from the Third Mainland Bridge on Saturday. The Director-General of LASEMA, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Saturday. He said that LASEMA was collaborating… Continue reading 22 Year Old Jumps Off Third Mainland Bridge_Ada Nkong

Aviation

Flights Resume at MMIA Lagos_Ada Nkong

Both international and domestic flight operations have resumed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos.Flights had been diverted or cancelled because of inclement weather conditions. A statement signed by Mr James Odaudu Director Public relations says the following airlines had flights into lagos Below is a listing of flights into Lagos as at Saturday from… Continue reading Flights Resume at MMIA Lagos_Ada Nkong

DISASTER

Bloody Valentine in Cross River State_Ada Nkong

The 2020 Valentine day, for the people of ovonum in Obubra holds nothing but bitter memories as a blood bath accompanied the festivities. A misunderstanding among youths in Ovonum Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State, left one person reportedly hacked to death while many sustained severe machete cuts. A boy, whose name is… Continue reading Bloody Valentine in Cross River State_Ada Nkong

WORLD NEWS

Saudi-Led Coalition Warplane Crashes_Jeff Omokhodion

A warplane belonging to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen has crashed in the northern province of al-Jawf.A coalition spokesman confirmed that a Saudi Tornado fighter jet had "fallen" while carrying out a support mission near Yemeni army units, according to Saudi Arabia's state news agency SPA.Yemen's Houthi rebels said they shot down the plane.The… Continue reading Saudi-Led Coalition Warplane Crashes_Jeff Omokhodion

WORLD NEWS

Trumps Ukraine Corruption Claim on Christiane Amanpour’s Show Refuted_Jeff Omokhodion

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday strongly rejected President Donald Trump's claim that Ukraine is a corrupt country in an interview with CNN. He also said he is ready for another phone call with Trump and stated he is open to visiting the White House.Zelensky was speaking to CNN's Christiane Amanpour at the Munich Security… Continue reading Trumps Ukraine Corruption Claim on Christiane Amanpour’s Show Refuted_Jeff Omokhodion