NYSC To Consider Deploying Corps Members To Ghana, Other West African States

The National Youth Service Corps may consider deploying corps members to the 16 member states of the Economic Community of West African States Corps, going by one of the suggestions offered at its top management retreat in Niger State. A lecturer at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Prof Oka Obono, gave the proposition to the NYSC top management during the retreat in Suleja, while delivering his lecture titled; “Strategies for Sustaining the NYSC in a Changing World.” Obono stated that the advantages of Nigerian corps members deployed across the…

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How Prince Philip’s mum risked her life to hide three members of a Jewish family and save them from Nazi death camps

The late Prince Philip’s mother, Princess Alice, is well known for her life story of being born deaf, spending time in a mental institution and finally becoming a nun, but what many don’t know until now is how she showed immense courage in the face of danger by risking her own life to save a Jewish family from the Holocaust.   The British princess (pictured with her husband), who was married to a Greek Prince and lived in Athens, gave shelter to widow Rachel Cohen and two of her children,…

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Kidnappers of Kano cleric and his team members kill four after collecting N5m ransom

Kidnapper of a Kano cleric, Sheikh Abdullahi Shehu Mai Annabi and his team members have killed four people after collecting N5m ransom.   It was gathered that the Sheikh with 12 members of his team, including his brothers and students, all from Rimin Kebe area of Ungogo Local Government Area of Kano were kidnapped by gunmen about three weeks ago around Sheme town of Katsina State on their way to Zamfara State to attend Maulud in Anka town.   The son of the cleric, Isyaku Abdullahi Shehu, who confirmed the latest development to…

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Many reportedly killed as Boko Haram members attack Maiduguri

Many persons have reportedly been killed after Boko Haram members attacked Maiduguri, the Borno state capital this evening February 23.   HumAngle reports that the sect members stormed the Kaleria area close to the University of Maiduguri, firing multiple rockets and killing dozens of persons.   Many persons are said to have sustained serious injuries from the attack.   Unconfirmed reports claim worshippers at a mosque on ”Layin Bori” street in the area may have been killed in the attack.   The military has deployed gun trucks to the area.

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10 members of a family test positive for Coronavirus in Kaduna

  10 members of a family have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus in Kaduna state.   The governor of the state, Nasir El-Rufai, who disclosed this to newsmen, said a total of 18 cases were recorded in the state today, May 21. ”Covid-19 UPDATE: 18 new cases were recorded today, 10 of whom are family members of one case. 14 of the new cases are from Kaduna North, two from Zaria and one each from Chikun and Sabon-Gari LGAs.” he tweeted

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Founder of DAAR Communications, Raymond Dokpesi Snr, and 7 members of his family test positive for Coronavirus

Chief Raymond Dokpesi, founder of Daar communications, his daughter-in law, along with six members of his family, have tested positive for Coronavirus.   This is coming 3 days after his son and chairman of the board of the company, Raymond Dokpesi Jnr tested positive for the virus.   A test conducted by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC on the Dokpesi family came out positive for eight members of the family   They have all been evacuated by the NCDC to the isolation centre at the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital…

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Tragedy as Coronavirus claims the lives of three family members within 16 days

Coronavirus has claimed the lives an immigrant Nicaraguan family who had been living in the US for over three decades.   The killer bug killed a son, mom, and dad within 16 days, leaving behind a daughter who is recovering at the family’s Miami home after she beat the killer disease.   According to the New York Post, Mario Mayorga Jr, 42, developed a fever and dry cough in mid-March and was told by a doctor to self-isolate at home.   After his health deteriorated, he was hospitalized with symptoms so severe…

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SEE Kobe- Kenyan Pastor investigated in UK for selling oil he claims can protect his members from Coronavirus

A Kenyan Pastor and founder of Bishop Climate Ministries in Camberwell District in South London, Climate Irungu Wiseman is currently under investigation in the UK for selling an oil he claimed could protect his members against Coronavirus.   According to a report by Independent UK, the Pastor who sold the bottle of the oil at £91 (N40,950) each, was accused of exploiting the public by selling the so-called “plague protection” kits, consisting of oil and red yarn.   A post by Bishop Climate Irungu Wiseman read;   “It is by faith that you can be saved from…

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Lagos robber arrested while trying to rob members during a church program

A 19-year-old armed robber identified as Wasiu Kamarudeen, has been arrested by the Lagos state police command after engaging in a robbery operation with two others at the Jakande open field, which was the venue of a three-day retreat organised by the St. Patrick Catholic Renewal Church.   A locally-made short gun with one live-cartridge was recovered from the suspect said to be a resident of No. 8 Olaniyi Street in Iyalode Ilogbo of Badagry, Lagos state, after church members alerted the police when a motorcycle was seen conveying three passengers into the camp in…

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