Jobless man gets N200, 000 bail over lotto machine damage

An unemployed man, Falolade Ayinla, who allegedly damaged a lottery machine and stole N169,000, was on Thursday charged before an Ikorodu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State. The accused was, however, granted bail in the sum of N200,000 with two responsible sureties in like sum. The accused, whose address is unknown, is being tried for malicious…

BREAKING: Annular Eclipse: Abuja Residents, Scientists, Others Witness Exercise

BALTIMORE, MD (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – As the world awaits emergence of annular eclipse, some residents of FCT Abuja are currently at the Obasanjo Space centre to witness the exercise. To witness the eclipse are government officials, students, parents, scientists and officials of the National Space among others. As recommended by the experts, the onlookers are…

Tambuwal, Sultan visit flood-ravaged Sokoto communities

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, along with Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, have assessed the damage done by thunderstorm and flood in Tudu village and surrounding communities of Dange Shuni local government area of Sokoto state. Incessant rain and rising water level have left more than 100 homes destroyed while a toddler was reported dead in the…

Annular Solar Eclipse To Be Visible In Nigeria Tomorrow – NSRDA

An annular solar eclipse is expected to be visible in Nigeria tomorrow, 1 September 2016. This was announced by the National Space Research and Development Agency (NSRDA), it said Nigerians will witness a solar eclipse between 7:15 am and 10:03 am on Thursday, September 1, 2016, though with slight variations in actual timing across the…

Annular eclipse hits Nigeria tomorrow, don’t panic – Agency

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NSRDA) has urged the public not to panic over the Annular Eclipse which will be experienced between the hours of 7:15am and 10:03am on Thursday, September 1 with slight variations in actual timing across the country. In a press statement by the Head of Media and Corporate Communications,…

Annular Eclipse Hits Nigeria September 1

…Don’t panic, it’s only an eclipse, NASRDA tells NigeriansNational Space Research and Development Agency (NSRDA) has urged the public not to panic over the Annular Eclipse which will be experienced between the hours of 7:15am and 10:03am on Thursday, September 1 with slight variations in actual timing across the country.In a press statement by the…

Flood displaces15 households in Enugu

Construction work on the Nsukka-Opi road in Nsukka Local Government Area in Enugu State has rendered at least 15 households in Uwani-Ugwu and Agbani villages homeless. The situation was aggravated by a downpour in the early hours of Tuesday. The flood from the downpour also washed away many farmlands in the communities. One of the…

Tambuwal, Sultan visit flood victims

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal alongside Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, recently, assessed the damage done by thunderstorm and flood at Tudu village and surrounding communities in Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State. Incessant rain and rising water level destroyed more than 100 homes, while a toddler was reported dead in the village. Addressing victims…

Why We Couldn’t Save Oduah’s Son – Hospital

Medical Microbiologist of Nigerian Turkish Nizamiye Hospital, Dr Akif Guney, has debunked reports alleging that son of former Minister of Aviation, Ms Stella Oduah, died in their hospital following wrong medications.Guney, said the ex-Minister`s son was in a bad condition when he was brought to the hospital, stressing that all efforts to revive him proved…