Showing posts from October, 2017

Breaking: Vehicle Falls Into Lagos Lagoon, Occupants Trapped

A vehicle in the late hours of Saturday plunged into the lagoon by the University of Lagos waterfront, The Nation is reporting.

The newspaper said it gathered that the vehicle collided with another before skidding into the water around 10:55pm.

One Beheaded, Four Others Killed As Cultists Clash In Ikorodu

No fewer than five persons have been reported dead in a clash involving cultists in Ikorodu area of Lagos State. One of those that died was said to be a meat vendor, Olaitan Imo Ibadan. He was said to have been beheaded and his head dropped at the Inner Town Roundabout.

Osinbajo a lying pastor – Omokri blasts VP over claims against Jonathan

The camp of former President Goodluck Jonathan has called Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, a Pastor that tell lies. This is in reaction to Osinbajo’s claim that Jonathan doled out the sum of N100 billion and $295 million in cash two weeks to the 2015 elections. A statement by Jonathan’s former special assistant on New Media, Reno Omokri said Osinbajo lied to divert attention from the ongoing saga involving former Pension boss, Abdulrasheed Maina. Omokri’s full statement below…

Joshua promoter aims at Wilder, Parker in 2018

Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn wants to take the world heavyweight champion overseas after his 10th round win over Carlos Takam Saturday. Joshua retained his International Boxing Federation and World Boxing Association heavyweight titles after stopping Takam at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. All of Joshua’s 20 professional fights have ended inside the distance and have all been in Britain. “I would like him to box three times in 2018,” Hearn told reporters.

Osinbajo Slams Christian Leaders For Shunning Unity

The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has slammed Christian leaders for their failure to unite the Christiandom as one body. "Part of the problem is the failure of Christian leadership to take its rightful place. We focus our minds on something we call the Islamic agenda. We look for it everywhere as if we are looking for demons.

“But where is the Christian agenda. Are we not entitled to one? We are too divided as Christians to have an agenda. The key to the unity and progress of Nigeria is in the church.”

Group asks Abaribe to produce Nnamdi Kanu

A South-East based group, the World Igbo Youth Congress, WIYC, on Thursday, asked Abia State Governor and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe to produce the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.
A group spoke in apparent reply to Governor Ikpeazu, who had told State House correspondents, after meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, that it was not his duty to locate Kanu.

Use social media to bridge gap in governance, CSOs tell citizens

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on the Federal Government and the citizens to use social media to promote good governance. Mr Oluwole Olupeju, the Media Manager of Enough is Enough, a CSO, said there was the need to fashion out ideas to enhance relationship between the government and the citizens.

"The new media tools of social media represent the best way to facilitate engagement between Nigerian citizens and their elected officials and institutions.

Morata Injured As Man City Beat Chelsea

Antonio Conte's men were pipped by a lone goal by City and worse off the Blues top striker was injured and was forced off midway into the game.
Chelsea were dealt a double blow on Saturday in their Premier League clash against Manchester City at the Bridge.
Antonio Conte's men were pipped by a lone goal and the Blues top striker, Alvaro Morata was injured midway into the game.

PDP Asks National Spokesperson To Resign

The People's Democratic Party's National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye has been asked to resign his position.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has asked the Party’s National Publicity Secretary, Dayo Adeyeye, to resign his position over his silence at the unlawful arrest of two top officials of the State Government by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
It also advised Adeyeye to purge himself of anger over his failure to secure Governor Ayodele Fayose’s support for his governorship ambition and do his job.

October 1: 5 Reasons This Independence Day Is Different

Nigeria is home to the world's largest population of black people. We are a nation that has seen 57 years of the good, the very bad and the very very ugly.
The threads that hold Nigeria's six geo-political zones together are being stretched to the limit.  More people, young people keep asking the same old question which we have heard over the last 50 years - Where are we going as a nation?
If Nigeria were a man, how would he feel as he turns 57 on Sunday?
Bounce News highlights 5 reasons this year's celebration is quite unique compared to others before it.