Category: Metro

The wife of the Anambra state Governor, Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano on Friday adopted a certain male child who was abandoned but picked up by early morning sweepers at a rubbish dump at Nibo near Awka, the state capital. Mrs Obiano, after adopting the baby, was said to have named him Moses, The Punch gathered. Speaking…

A 17-year-old boy simply identified as Lanre, was on Friday promptly rescued by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command when he attempted to commit suicide. Lanre, a secondary school leaver, had attempted to jump from the Third Mainland Bridge into the Lagoon. He was however rescued by men…

Residents of Onifufu/Aderupagba Compound, in the Oke-Ijeun area of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, were Thursday thrown into mourning after a dilapidated mud building collapsed, killing a three-month old pregnant woman, Kafayat Somoye and her daughter. According to The Punch, Somoye was taking her children, Ganiyat and Ganiyu, to school when the wall of the…

Manager, ARTEE group, John Goldsm (Centre) SPAR has opened its ninth store in Ilupeju, Lagos Mainland with funfare. Residents trooped to the hyper store for the event. The first 1,500 shoppers, with N3,000 purchase receipt each got free mobile phones. There were Laptops for the first five customers to purchase any brand of Lenovo, 5…

Dr. Dakuku Peterside Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) narrowly escaped death Saturday afternoon after his vehicle was attacked by gunmen in two utility vehicles on his way from the Port Harcourt International Airport, his spokesperson, Sylvester Asoya, has said. Mr. Asoya said Mr. Peterside was in his car with…