4 students arrested for chasing Indian minister’s car

Four students were arrested for chasing Indian textile Minister Smriti Irani’s car and booked for stalking, using offensive language and gestures, police said on Sunday. The suspects, aged between 20 and 25, were arrested on Saturday evening in New Delhi, the Indian capital city, after the minister’s security staff stopped their vehicle and handed them…

41 people die of meningitis in Sokoto State

The death toll as a result of the meningitis epidemic in Sokoto State has now risen to 41, Health Commissioner Dr Balarabe Kakale has said. Kakale, disclosed this to newsmen in Sokoto on Sunday when he gave an update on the state of high alert declared by the state government since on March 20. He…

Colombia mudslides kill at least 112

  Handout picture released by the Colombian Army press office showing soldiers searching for victims following mudslides caused by heavy rains, in Mocoa, Putumayo department, on April 1, 2017. Mudslides in southern Colombia -caused by the rise of the Mocoa River and three tributaries- have claimed at least 16 lives and injured some 65 people…

Diezani moved $115.01m, gave Belgore, Sulaiman N450m

An official of Fidelity Bank Plc, Mr Timothy Olaobaju, on Monday, narrated how a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, stashed a sum of $115,010,000 in the bank with subsequent instruction to change it into naira and distribute it among individuals in the 36 states of the federation. Among the beneficiaries, Olaobaju said,…

JUTH nurses shun shift, night duties over unpaid allowances

Nurses in the Jos University Teaching Hospital, Plateau, have shunned shift duty following non-payment of their three months shift duty allowance. The nurses have adjusted to working the regular hours of 7 a.m to 3 p.m daily, exclusive of weekends. The Chairman, Joint Health Sector Union, JUTH chapter, Mr Mustapha Kabir, who confirmed the development…

Three awkward but necessary sex conversations before marriage

When you’re getting serious with someone and the prospects of marriage are very much in the horizon, there’s one very important thing you need to have as the wedding day draws nearer: a conversation about sex. This is because after all the cake is eaten, there are some real, wonderful, and complicated consequences of saying…

Man charged for keeping corpse at home

A 45year-old man, John Ekundayo, has been dragged before Iyaganku Magistrate Court sitting in Ibadan for abandoning a human corpse in his apartment. In the charge sheet number MI/323c/2017, Ekundayo was slammed with one count of improper or indecent interference with the dignity of the deceased by abandoning her in a room instead of burying…

Doctor hacks mother to death in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested a medical doctor, Emmanuel Ogah, for allegedly stabbing his 62-year-old mother, Mrs. Janet Ogah, to death. The deceased was said to be a food vendor. The state Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said the suspect was arrested on Thursday, following a complaint from one Cletus…