Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther Star Dies Of Cancer Aged 43
US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43.
He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said.
Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago but had not made the information public…READ MORE>>>
Erica Blasts Kiddwaya Over Sex
Big Brother Naija Lockdown housemate, Erica, has revealed that her love interest Kiddwaya is a spoilt brat.
The Kidderica couple as they are fondly called by fans, appears to have ended their romance in the Big Brother Naija house after series of misunderstanding and heartbreaks.
Yesterday night, in a discussion with Trikytee and Prince, Erica blasted Kiddwaya, calling him a spoiled brat. She said she deserves more and she is tired of his sex talks…READ MORE>>>
Opebi Crash: Third Victim Dies
The third person in the helicopter that crashed at Opebi, Lagos, on Friday, has died.
Nosa Okunbor, the spokesperson of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed this to PREMIUM TIMES.
“The third crash victim is dead,” he said. The Bell Helicopter 206B3 belonging to Quorum Aviation Ltd, crashed at midday Friday leaving two of the crew members dead at the spot…READ MORE>>>
‘Poor’ Driver Rewarded For Returning Lost N1.3 Million To Owner
Yobe State government has rewarded a commercial driver identified as Malam Umar Kiri for his honesty.
WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that Malam Kiri found the sum of N1,380,000 in a bag beside the road while on transit from Damaturu to Gashua and the old hardworking driver who depends only on commercial driving as his means of livelihood with one wife, six children, two elderly dependents and finds it very difficult to afford three square meals for his family, honestly returned the money to its rightful owner.
Despite his financial challenges, Kari who is unable to provide for his children’s education chose to remain an honest man even when he had the opportunity to enrich himself fraudulently…READ MORE>>>
Silva: I Joined Chelsea To Challenge For Titles
THIAGO Silva says he joined Chelsea to “challenge for honours” as Frank Lampard continued his summer spree with the capture of the former Paris Saint-Germain man.
The Brazil centre-back has completed his free transfer move to Stamford Bridge just days after falling narrowly short in the Champions League Final.
He has signed a one-year contract with the Blues, with the club holding the option of adding another 12 months…READ MORE>>>
How Crashed Helicopter Pilot Tried To Save Lives
The pilot of the helicopter that crashed into a residential at Opebi, Ikeja on Friday tried in vain to avoid causing many casualties, witnesses said.
The pilot who eventually lost his own life had apparently targeted an open space in the area for emergency landing when he sensed trouble, only for the aircraft to crash into 16A, Salvation Road.
One other person in the Bell helicopter 206B3 also died immediately while the third victim, who was said to be the engineer of the ill-fated helicopter, died at the intensive care unit of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) where he was admitted after he was rescued from the accident scene…READ MORE>>>
45-Year-Old Man Commits Suicide Over Business Failure
A 45-year-old trader based in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has poisoned himself to death.
Forty-five years old Chinedu Peter Ogwa cited hardship and frustration among the reasons for taking his own life.
A reliable source told newsmen on Friday that the incident occurred on Wokoma Street, Mile 3, Diobu on Thursday night…READ MORE>>>
Northern SANs Divided Over ‘New NBA’
LAWYERS practicing in the Northern state on Friday offered divergent views on the move by two aggrieved northern members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to form a parallel association.
While two Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) Mallam Yusuf Ali , and Rafiu Lawal-Rabana sued for unity, Jibrin Samuel Okutepa, SAN, and The Arewa Young Lawyers’ Forum said the Constitution is on the side of the splinter group.
The Abuja Branch of the NBA queried the NBA’s motive…READ MORE>>>
NCDC Announces 160 New COVID-19 Cases In Nigeria
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 160 new cases of COVID-19, with total infections rising to 53, 477.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the 160 new cases marked the lowest figure in the country since the last three months…READ MORE>>>
Finally, SSS Frees Lawyer Detained Illegally For Four Months
Nigeria’s State Security Service (SSS), on Friday, released Gabriel Ogbonna, an Abia-based lawyer who has spent four months in its custody.
PREMIUM TIMES reported how the agency refused to release Mr Ogbonna despite multiple court judgments ordering his release.
The judgment of Justice Taiwo of the Abuja Federal High Court in Abuja last Tuesday made it the third time a court would grant Mr Ogbonna bail…READ MORE>>>