News - dumps

FCT: Karu-Orozo Residents Raise Alarm Over Imminent Health Hazard

1 month ago /
Environment 

Residents of the satellite towns along Karu-Orozo road in the federal capital territory have raised alarm of an imminent health hazard, which may be caused by mountainous refuse in the area. The stench from the dumps is becoming unbearable to the people. Along the long stretch of the highway from Karu to...

NSCDC Uncovers Illegal Refineries In Rivers State

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Rivers State has uncovered three large illegal dumps, destroyed 15 illegal refineries, arrested trucks and arrested 93 suspected pipeline vandals and illegal bunkers. According to the State Commandant of the NSCDC, Mohammed Haruna,  a filling station has also been sealed off as...

Panama Dumps Taiwan For China

3 months ago /
International News 

Panama and China announced on Tuesday they were establishing diplomatic relations, as the Central American nation became the latest to dump Taiwan for closer ties with the world’s second-largest economy. The move prompted an angry response from Taiwan and will likely further strain ties between Taipei and Beijing, which considers the...

Former Senate President, Ken Nnamani, dumps PDP

1 year ago /
Nation  Politics 

A former Senate President and founding member of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Ken Nnamani, has announced that he is quitting the party “without any iota of bitterness” in his heart. In a statement issued on Saturday, Nnamani said he was leaving the party because it had abandoned “the path of its noble...

Former House Of Reps Speaker Etteh Dumps PDP For APC

2 years ago /
Politics 

Former Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Patricia Olubunmi Etteh has dumped the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) and defected to All progressive Congress (APC) in Osun State. In a statement made available in Osogbo on Tuesday by the media aide to the Governor, Mr. Semiu Okanlawon. Etheh, along with her supporters in...

Lunatic Dumps Her Newborn Baby By A Roadside In Lagos

2 years ago /
Nation 

An allegedly mentally unstable woman has left her newborn baby by the roadside in the Abule Egba area of Lagos.  According to Punch reports, the baby was dumped in the area on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. He was wrapped in a black sack and had a plaster on his mouth.  One of...

Bony Shines As Ivory Coast Reach Last Four

2 years ago /
Sports  

Ivory Coast won the battle of the African Nations Cup favourites, eliminating Algeria to advance to their fourth semi-final in the last six tournaments following a Wilfried Bony-inspired 3-1 win on Sunday. The Manchester City striker scored two fine headers to decide the contest, first meeting a Max Gradel cross in...

Bride Dumps Groom On Wedding Day Because He's Not A Graduate

2 years ago /
Nation 

A bride named Ifunanya Igwebuike abandoned her groom, Ekene Uzoigwe, on the day of their wedding because he was a school dropout. Our correspondent gathered from a PM news report that Ifunanya, a final year student of Federal Polytechnic, Oko in Anambra State failed to show up at her wedding venue,...

Christmas Tragedy: Man Kills Teenage Son, Dumps Corpse By The Roadside

2 years ago /
Nation 

A Lagos-based16 year old boy, who returned to his hometown in Nwofe community, Izzi local council area of Ebonyi state, to celebrate Christmas with his parents, has been killed by his father. The Ebonyi State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the arrest of a 45- year-old-man, Nwofu Igbo, who killed his...

SON Destroyed Sub-Standard Goods Worth N5billion In 11 Months

2 years ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON) said on Tuesday that it destroyed substandard goods worth N5 billion in the first 11 months of 2014.  The Head, Inspectorate and Compliance of SON, Mr Bede Obayi told journalist during the destruction of some of the goods at the agency's dumpsite in Shagamu, Ogun...

Abia Guber: Otti, Ex-Diamond Bank Boss Dumps PDP, Picks APGA Nomination Forms

2 years ago /
Politics 

Former Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc and governorship aspirant in Abia State, Dr. Alex Otti yesterday dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and picked the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) nomination forms. The move came less than two weeks after he picked the expression of interest and nomination forms of the...

 

Woman Kills 4-year-old Stepdaughter, Dumps body In Soakaway

2 years ago /
Oddities 

Lagos police have arrested a woman for allegedly abducting two of her stepchildren and killing one of them after accusing her husband of refusing to buy Sallah clothes for her son. It was gathered that the police at CMS Bus Stop, Lagos Island, arrested the woman, Aminat Akanni, on October 9...

Driver Dies After Pedestrian Bridge Collapses Onto Detroit Freeway

2 years ago /
International News 

A pedestrian bridge collapsed over a Detroit freeway early Friday, killing one person and shutting the roadway in both directions. MyFoxDetroit.com reports the driver of a Dumpster hauler died in the accident. Authorities believe the vehicle struck the bridge with its rear component raised, causing the collapse onto the Southfield Freeway....

Ali Modu Sheriff Dumps APC For PDP

3 years ago /
Politics 

Former Borno state gover, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, on Monday, formally defected from the All Progressive Congress (APC) and announced his entry to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The ex-governor who was a top APC Chieftain befor his defection pledged his support for President Goodluck Jonathan while making his declaration to his supporters who gathered at the Borno Airport. He also pledged his support for President Jonathan if he declares his interest in 2015 presidential election.

Delta state sets up committee to sanitise Warri

3 years ago /
Niger Delta 

A twenty man special sanitation committee made up of commissioners and special advisers has been set up in Delta state with a mandate to sanitise Warri and its environs.