NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY RECORDS TOTAL COLLAPSE OF SYSTEM – TCN

Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja Nigeria’s electricity grid has recorded a total system collapse, the Transmission Company of Nigeria announced on Friday. However, it swiftly stated that restoration of the grid was at an advanced stage and explained that the total collapse was due to tripping of three generator units at Egbin power generation station. The daily report on Nigeria’s power sector that was made available to our correspondent by the transmission company on Friday in Abuja stated that the grid collapsed totally on Thursday, September 28, 2017, after the country generated…

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MAN KILLS DAD FOR FAILING TO BUY BICYCLE FOR HIM AS PROMISED, TO DIE BY HANGING

A Plateau State High Court on Friday sentenced a 20-year-old man, Ponjul Yakubu, to death by hanging, for shooting his father to death. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Justice A.I. Ashoms gave the sentence after he found Yakubu guilty of one-count culpable homicide, punishable with death under Section 221 of the Penal Code. “Going by the findings of this court, you, Ponjul Yakubu, mercilessly took the life of your father, Mr. Domsing Yakubu, in cold blood. “You have, however, shown remorse and appeared sober throughout your trial; however, this…

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ALLEGED 400MIL DASUKIGATE MONEY : APPEAL COURT DIRECTS DSS TO PRODUCE DASUKI IN COURT FOR METUH

The Abuja Division of the Court of Appeal on Friday ordered the Department of State Service (DSS) to produce the detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col Sambo Mohammed Dasuki (retd), before a Federal High Court in Abuja to enable him give evidence in the defence of a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh. The three-member panel of Justices of the Court of Appeal, in the unanimous judgement delivered also ordered the trial judge, Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court, Abuja, handling Metuh’s…

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BEEFING CONTINUES: TIMAYA REPLIES EEDRIS ABDUKAREEEM, CALLS HIM DIRTY LOOKING IGBO SMOKER

Timaya shared the video on his Instagram page as he wrote “I tried so hard not to resist responding to an EMPTY BARREL but I am sick and tired of all these misconception… Some times you just need to tell people the HARD TRUTH…. Bleep YOU EEDRIS ABDUKAREEM” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwbcqJeBOrQ https://www.instagram.com/p/BZn12kXluV3/?hl=en&taken-by=timayatimaya See earlier thread Eedris Abdulkareem: Timaya Is An Ingrate, He Wanted To Be Like 2baba http://www.nairaland.com/4069486/eedris-abdulkareem-timaya-ingrate-he  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0hTK0rkLaY

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BUHARI HAS NOT DONE ENOUGH FOR THE ECONOMY SAYS OBASANJO

Former president of the federal republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that president Muhammadu Buhari has not done enough to tackle Unemployment and the economic recession. Obasanjo speaking with African arguments in a recent interview said: “Buhari has made some announcements. He has tried to keep on going in the area of agribusiness, but not enough. It is not yet enough to prepare the ground for the uninhibited growth of the economy, which we need”. OBJ also pointed out that in the political structure of the country, governors…

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PRETTY NIGERIAN NEUROSCIENCE STUDENT JUMPED TO HER DEATH IN UK UNDER INFLUENCE OF DRUGS

Top university student leapt to death from bridge after discussing suicide methods with friend Lara jumped to her death from the Bristol bridge (Image: SWNS.com) A top university student leapt to her death from a bridge after discussing suicide methods with a friend, an inquest heard today. “Extremely bright” Lara Nosiru, 23, had taken some medication and class A drugs when she plunged off Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol in January this year. The ‘bright’ student was on the bridge with a friend (Image: Facebook) She went there with fellow…

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LATE PASTOR BIMBO ODUKOYA’S DAUGHTER, OLUWATOBI DEBORAH BAGS PHD AT 27

Oluwatobi Deborah Odukoya, the last child of late pastor Bimbo Odukoya and Taiwo Odukoya graduated from an American university with a doctorate degree at the young age of 27. She earned her Ph,D in Clinical Psychology, making her one of the youngest Nigerian woman to bag a doctorate degree. Her sister shared the exciting news yesterday on her social media page. “Hey everyone please congratulate the latest Dr. Of Psychology ,my Baby sister!!!! @beautobs … *shes the fashionista with the pink * to say I am Proud doesn’t cut it…

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CHINESE POLICE ASKS MUSLIMS TO SUBMIT THEIR KORAN AND PRAYING MATS OR FACE THE MUSIC

Chinese police order Muslims to hand in all copies of the Koran and prayer mats or face ‘harsh punishment’ According to sources in the region, officials have been warning neighbourhoods and mosques that ethnic minority Muslim families are being forced to hand in religious items including the Koran and prayer mats. They face severe punishment if they are discovered. The spokesman for the exile World Uyghur Congress group, Dilxat Raxit said they received a notification saying that every single ethnic Uyghur must hand in any Islam-related items from their own…

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