PLANE CRASH AVERTED: 74 passengers escape air crash, after Abuja-bound plane develops fault 15 minutes after take-off

PLANE CRASH AVERTED: 74 passengers escape air crash, after Abuja-bound plane develops fault 15 minutes after take-off

Another Air Disaster was averted on Sunday in Lagos as an Abuja-bound aircraft made a dramatic return to Lagos when one of its engines developed a mechanical fault mid-air. On board the aircraft which belongs to Med-View Airline were 73 passengers including Mr. Donald Ojogo, the newly appointed Politics Editor, Abuja, of the Independent Newspapers […]

Daughter exposes father whose gang killed four policemen

Daughter exposes father whose gang killed four policemen

A 17-year-old girl identified simply as Simi has exposed the hiding place of her robber father to the officials of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Lagos State Police Command. Her father, Ife, was the alleged leader of a 10-man robbery gang that killed four policemen in Ajah during a robbery operation two weeks ago. THE […]

Nigerian Man Builds Light Plane in Bayelsa

Nigerian Man Builds Light Plane in Bayelsa

Unemployment or underemployment need not keep anyone from fulfilling their dreams says a young man from Brass in Bayelsa state, who in homestead has built a light plane that he hopes will fly someday soon. 36 year old Ifiemi Felagha, works with an oil servicing firm but spent all his free time in the past […]

Pandemonium as Police, Naval men clash in Lagos

Pandemonium as Police, Naval men clash in Lagos

THERE was pandemonium in Apapa area of Lagos State, weekend, when some armed naval personnel and policemen from Area B Police Command clashed. Two policemen allegedly sustained injuries, police patrol vehicles and an Armoured Personnel Carriers, APC, were allegedly destroyed. Vanguard gathered that the incident occurred last Friday, after a team of policemen attached to […]

Jonathan Squander Controversy, Ezekwesili challenges Maku to public debate

Jonathan Squander Controversy, Ezekwesili challenges Maku to public debate

Former Minister of Education, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili has challenged officials of the Federal Government to a public debate following the government’s rebuttal to her comments alleging that the governments of Presidents Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan, squandered $67 billion (about N10.6trn) in foreign reserves. Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku who addressed a press […]

C’mon Nigerian Policemen can dance too

C’mon Nigerian Policemen can dance too

When i saw this picture, a Nigerian mobile policeman (MOPO) dancing with a gun on his hands, the first thing that flashed into my brain was the regular complain of accidental discharge. These police officers were asked to guard the ceremony due to one reason or the other. You can agree with me that these […]

Terrorists kill eight in embattled Borno

Terrorists kill eight in embattled Borno

Attackers killed eight people in a village in embattled Borno state, with at least some of the victims’ throats slit, officials and residents said Monday. The military spokesman in the area, Lt. Col. Sagir Musa, confirmed that an attack had occurred Sunday in the village of Gajiganna, but declined to comment on the manner in […]