Author Archives: Zaccheaus Dauda

23 Injured after Russian Passenger Plane Averts Crash

Russians hailed a miracle on Thursday after a passenger plane carrying 233 people made an emergency landing in a corn field on the outskirts of Moscow after striking a flock of birds shortly after take-off. The Ministry of Health said 23 people had suffered injuries, but that nobody had been killed when the Ural Airlines Airbus 321 came down in ...

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Court Remands Soldier in Police Custody Over Rape Charges

A Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo State capital, has ordered that a Lance Corporal Sunday Awolola, be remanded in police custody for alleged rape of a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA). Prior to the arraignment of Awolola, 33, yesterday, the Army authorities had dismissed him and handed him over to the police for prosecution ...

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Arewa Youths Tasked as Stakeholders Brainstorm on Challenges in Northern Region

Arewa youths have been urged to take up the challenge of helping in solving the myriads of problems bedevilling the region. Prof Haruna gave the advice during a lecture and award ceremony organised by Arewa Youth Council of Nigeria AYCN in honour of Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa. The forum provided opportunity for various experts, professionals, activists, business men and women ...

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Distinguished Northerners Storm Abuja August 3 for Arewa Youth Council Public Lecture, Awards

Arewa Youth Council has concluded plans to hold a public lecture and award presentation in honour of distinguished individuals on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The event holds at National Merit House Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. Speaking with The Street Reporters Newspaper in Kaduna, the President, Arewa Youth Council of Nigeria, AYCN, Comrade Dogo Shagari disclosed that the event was being organised ...

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Coalition Wants New UNN VC Prosecuted Over Age Falsification

The Coalition for Quality Education Sustainability and Leadership Initiative has urged security agencies in the country to immediately investigate and possibly prosecute the new Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Professor Charles Arinzechukwu Igwe for allegedly falsifying his age. In a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday and signed by its National Coordinator, Comrade James Ezema, the coalition ...

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BREAKING AFCON: Nigeria in Classic Come Back Defeats Cameroon 3-2

Nigeria has knock defending champions Cameroon out of Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Nigeria defeated the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon after Alex Iwobi slotted home a third goal for the Supper Eagles to end the match at 3-2. Incredible scenes: Ighalo played it through to Iwobi, who drove through the middle, and picks it up and converted. Nigeria will now ...

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