UBA House is on fire!!

The United Bank of Africa, UBA, Headquarters in Victoria Island, Lagos is allegedly on fire. The video was sent in by a social media user on instablog9ja who was close to the scene of the incident. As of the time of writing this report, the cause of the fire is yet to be known, but…

Organisation trains women on digital entrepreneurship in Kaduna

A Belgium-based NGO, Digital African Woman (DAW), on Monday began six weeks training for business women on digital entrepreneurship. DAW’s Chief Executive Officer, Khadijat Abdulkadir, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on the sidelines of the event in Kaduna that the goal of the organisation was to develop women across Africa to be technology-driven business owners. Abdulkadir…

Gynaecologist cautions women against abuse of de-worming drugs

Dr Rahina Adejumoh, a gynaecologist with Rasheed Shekoni Specialist Hospital, Dutse, Jigawa, has cautioned women against abuse of de-worming tablets to facilitate conception. Adejumoh told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Abuja on Wednesday that there was no direct connection with worm and pregnancy. NAN reports that some women seeking to…

“I am as guilty as charged,” fake medical doctor tells court

A fake medical practitioner, Salisu Usman, on Wednesday confessed at an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos that he had been treating patients, posing as a qualified medical doctor. “I am as guilty as charged,” Usman, 28, told court. Consequently, Magistrate Mrs B.O. Osunsanmi, ordered his remand at the Kirikiri Prisons until July 20 for a…

Fayose Makes First Public Appearance after Elections, Demands Right to Life

Peter Ayodele Fayose, the Governor of Ekiti state has made his first public appearance since his Deputy and governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Kolapo Olusola Elekha lost the election to the Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate amidst intrigue and allegations of fraud. Being one who is used to being…

Malaysian ex-prime minister Najib’s personal bank account unfrozen

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account has been unfrozen, according to the anti-corruption agency investigating Najib’s suspected mismanagement of the 1MDB state development fund. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) said on Wednesday the account was unfrozen because no connection had been found between Najib’s account and the ongoing investigation into 1MDB. “MACC…