Environment Nigeria Top Story

Exploded Nigerian oil storage vessel had up to 60,000 barrels before incident

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Tife Owolabi. An oil storage vessel that exploded off the Warri coast this week was holding around 50,000 to 60,000 barrels of crude oil at the time of the incident, Minister of Environment Sharon Ikeazor said on Saturday. Ikeazor’s disclosure portends a major oil spill in the area. Nigeria’s Shebah Exploration & Production Read More…

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Moroccan boy trapped in well dies before rescue

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Thami Nouas. A small boy trapped in a well in northern Moroccan for five days died before rescuers were able to reach him late on Saturday and retrieve his body, two government officials said. Footage posted on social media showed the scene after his body was recovered, with hundreds of distraught rescue workers Read More…

Metro Top Story

Lagos to screen 100,000 women for breast, cervical cancer annually

Reading Time: 3 minutes Commemorating the 2022 World Cancer Day, the Lagos State Government made known its plans to screen 100,000 women for breast and cervical cancer annually free of charge. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Olusegun Ogboye, made the disclosure at Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area Secretariat, the venue of a community outreach campaign Read More…

Metro

Commandant lauds ‘Exercise Still Waters’ contributions in curtailing crime in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Commandant of the Nigeria Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC), AVM Idi Lubo, on Saturday praised ‘Exercise STILL WATERS’ contributions in curtailing criminal and other heinous activities in Lagos State in 2021. Lubo said this at the 81 Division’s edition of the West Africa Social Activities (WASA) which held at Bonny Camp Cantonment, Victoria Island, Read More…

Football Sports

Bayern Munich extend Bundesliga lead to 9 points after beating RB Leipzig

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Sven Hoppe/dpa. Bayern Munich had to fight hard for a 3-2 win against RB Leipzig on Saturday to extend their 2021/2022 Bundesliga lead over Borussia Dortmund to nine points. Thomas Müller broke the deadlock in the Allianz Arena in the 12th minute, taking the rebound after goalkeeper Peter Gulacsi saved Robert Lewandowski’s effort. Read More…

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Nigeria whip Cameroon for final round ticket in FIFA U20 WWC qualifiers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Channels TV. The Falconets on Saturday defeated their Cameroonian counterparts 3-0 in a second leg match of the fourth round of the 2022 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup African zone qualifiers. Victory in the match played at the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja saw the Falconets advancing to the qualifiers’ next round. Read More…

Featured Notes Owei Lakemfa

Russians, not Ukrainians should brace up for attack

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images. The United States, US, and its European allies have, for months now, saturated the world and choked the media on a poorly dramatised soap opera about Russia on the verge of ‘invading’ Ukraine. In this, they have succeeded in diverting the attention of humanity from pressing issues like tackling the Read More…