Tag Archives: Monday

Two Escape Death as Containers Falls On Vehicle In Onitsha

Two persons sustained injuries at Onitsha, Anambra State, when two containers fell off an articulated vehicle at Upper Iweka on the Onitsha-Owerri highway on Monday, the Federal Road Safety Commission has said. The Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, Andrew Kumapayi, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka that the accident occurred…

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EFCC Storms Party, Arrests 94 Suspected Internet Fraudsters In Osogbo

Operatives of the EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Monday, October 14, 2019, raided a Osogbo-based nightclub notorious for hosting parties for suspected internet fraudsters. Disclosing this information via their social media, the agency claimed the raid led to the arrest of 94 suspects and confiscation of 19 exotic cars, laptops, scores of sophisticated mobile phones…

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Mugabe Died Of Advanced Cancer – Zimbabwean Media

Zimbabwe’s founding president Robert Mugabe had “advanced cancer” when he died in hospital in Singapore on September 6, the state-owned newspaper reported on Monday. The former guerilla leader, who died aged 95, came to power at the end of white minority rule in 1980 and ruled Zimbabwe uninterrupted for 37 years and seven months. He…

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South Africa Apologises Over Xenophobic Attacks, Envoy meets Buhari

A formal apology was tendered to Nigeria on Monday by the President of South Africa, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in his country. He said the ugly incidents did not represent the values his country cherished. Ramaphosa’s apology was delivered to President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja by a special envoy he…

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Seun Onigbinde Resigns Govt Appointment Days After Accepting It

Co-founder of BudgIT, Seun Onigbinde, on Monday, announced his resignation as the Technical Adviser to the Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba. He made this announcement on his Medium page, a link of which he shared on his official Twitter handle. Onigbinde said, “Upon further reflections on the furore that has been generated…

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We Can’t Stop Xenophobic Attacks – SA Defence Minister

South Africa’s Defence Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Monday that the attacks against foreigners in South Africa were planned by criminals and that government can’t prevent it. Mapisa-Nqakula who said this in an interview with eNCA, a local channel described South Africa as an angry nation and insisted that the government can’t prevent the ongoing…

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I Have Forgiven My Attackers, They Were On Drugs – Ekweremadu

A former Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, returned to the country on Monday and declared that he would not be seeking punishment for his attackers because he had forgiven them. Ekweremadu, who spoke with journalists at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport on arrival from the trip, described his assault in Nuremburg, Germany on…

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