Man trapped as a building under construction collapsed in Lagos
An unidentified man has been trapped under the rubble of an uncompleted three-storey building, which collapsed at 12 Alasepe Street, off Community Road, Ago Palace Way, Okota in Lagos State. Personnel of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) are on the ground to rescue those trapped under the rubble.
Remembering the Nigeria Civil War 50 years after
In 1967 following two coups and confusion which led to about a million Igbos relocating from all over the country back to the South East of Nigeria, the Republic of Biafra seceded with a 33-year-old military officer Emeka Odumegu Ojukwu at the helm. And today, we remember the unfortunate episode best forgotten.
Why Gov. Zulum's bold action on corrupt soldiers should be emulated by his peers
It is not every day that you get to hear of a governor confronting corrupt security agents who, rather than protect hapless residents, use their position to exploit them. But that was exactly what Governor Babagana Umara Zulum did recently when he confronted some corrupt officers of the Nigerian Army who were extorting motorists in Borno. Today, in ‘Inside Stuff,’ multi-award-winning columnist and Head of The Guardian's Editorial Board, Martins Oloja, explains why every Nigerian governor should borrow a leaf from the Borno State chief executive.
Inside Uber and Hyundai's new air taxi cabin
Multinational taxi service, Uber, presented a full-scale model of a flying car, alongside South Korean manufacturer Hyundai, at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show (CES). It will form part of a fleet of Uber Air Taxis, set to accommodate four passengers each. When operational, the air taxis will be flown by a pilot, but the goal is for the cars to become autonomous over time.
Sugar Rush director Kayode Kasum reveals how the 'Sugar Sisters' were brought to life
Sugar Rush is a story of three sisters who accidentally found $800,000 in a politician's house. The money ends up in the wrong hands and they are faced with the responsibility of returning it to the real owner. The film stars Bimbo Ademoye, Bisola Aiyeola and Adesua Etomi-Wellington in the lead roles. Directed by Kayode Kasum and produced by Jade Osiberu.
Nigerians to pay more for electricity in 2020
Electricity consumers in Nigeria will pay more tariff from April this year, a Minor Review of the Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO) 2015 and the Minimum Remittance Order (MRO) for 2020 published by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has shown.