Nigerian news

British PM appoints a Nigerian as minister

July 31, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Nigerian Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families’ minister, as part of his government reshuffle. The British-Nigerian 39-year-old Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. Badenoch announced her new appointment on Monday, July 29. She tweeted: I’m {Read More..}

Crime

40 suspected criminals arrested in Rivers state- Details

July 30, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

The Rivers State Police Command says it arrested 40 suspected armed robbers, kidnappers and cult members, recovering arms from them. Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mustapha Dandaura, said the Operation Puff Adder in joint operation with the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Anti-Kidnapping Squad (AKS), Anti-Cultism Squad (ACS) and Eagle Crack Squad {Read More..}

Celebrity News

Ronaldinho facing financial misfortunes in Brazil

July 30, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

A court in southern Brazil has forbidden ex-Barcelona striker Ronaldinho from selling 57 of his real estate properties due to an unpaid environmental fine and other debts, a Brazilian newspaper reported on Monday. The Folha de S.Paulo paper said the former World Player of the Year owes 9.5 million reais {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Another Building Collapses in Lagos

July 29, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

A three-storey has reportedly collapsed in the Osasa area of Bariga, Lagos State. GET247NEWS gathered that the building collapsed around 9.30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area, Dele Timothy, told our correspondent around 10.30pm that six people had been rescued, added that many more might be trapped in the {Read More..}

Nigerian news

Boko Haram Murders 65 in new attack

July 29, 2019 Emmanuel Isebikwe

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official said Sunday. Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri. “It {Read More..}