Don’t watch eclipse with naked eyes, Official warns

An educationist, Mr Olajide Olunoiki, on Wednesday warned Lagos residents to avoid watching the annular eclipse of the sun with naked eyes on Thursday. Olunoiki, a Director in the Lagos State Ministry of Education, told newsmen that sighting the eclipse was injurious to naked eyes. Solar eclipses occur when the moon comes between the earth and the sun, lining up …

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ZUCKERBERG HOST’S DEVELOPER HIS 1ST Q&A IN LAGOS, NIGERIA

Face book CEO, mark Zuckerberg has expressed the readiness of his organization to work with APP developer in Nigeria in order to drive entrepreneurial development in the country. He said this will ensure development gets to local and international audience. Mr. Zuckerberg made this statement at a question and answer workshop for developers in Africa which held in Lagos, Nigeria’s …

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Prophet arrested for raping 13-yr-old boy at vigil

The Police in Anambra State have arrested Ekene Aboji, 35, a prophet with Jesus Miracle Ministry, Ifite-Awka, for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old boy after a vigil. This is just as 37-year-old Olamide Korede, who allegedly raped a lady (names withheld) at a guest house in Ketu, Alapere, was yesterday charged before an Ogudu Magistrate’s Court in Lagos. Anambra State’s Police …

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‘Boko Haram ready for peace’ – Aisha Wakil

Hajiya Aisha Wakil, who is believed to be close to the Boko Haram leadership, says the group is ready for talks with the Federal Government on the fate of the 219 missing Chibok girls. She said yesterday that she had been on the neck of the Boko Haram leaders, who according to her offered to honour her to dialogue with …

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Arsenal’s Serge Gnabry set to sign for Bayern Munich before loan to Werder Bremen

Arsenal’s Serge Gnabry is set to sign for Bayern Munich on a permanent deal before being loaned to Werder Bremen, according to Sky Germany. A report earlier in the window that Gnabry was being offered to clubs on loan, but that manager Arsene Wenger wanted the Germany international to sign a contract extension. But it is understood Bayern Munich have since agreed …

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Mobile Police stray bullet kills father of five in Lagos

Coastal bus drivers Monday boycotted Okoko / CMS route to protest the alleged killing of their chairman, Sunday evening by a Mobile policeman. The deceased, identified simply as Salau Fatai was said to have been hit by a stray bullet from a Mobile policeman, at Doyin bus-stop in Orile area of Lagos. The policeman with an undisclosed identity was escorting …

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‘Pay our allowances or expect chaos,’ Soldiers write President

Nigerian soldiers of the Battalion 37 who served on a peacekeeping mission in Liberia have written an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, lamenting the non-payment of their four-month allowance. Describing the refusal to pay their remaining wages as “disgraceful,” the soldiers claimed the mission lasted 12 months but they only got paid for eight months. The open letter reads: …

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