Friday, January 28, 2022


July 1, 2021

Police threaten to deal with Igboho, Akintoye, supporters who participate in Lagos rally

The police said it had intelligence indicating that the rally would be hijacked and turned violent.

Odumosu and Igboho
July 1, 2021

18-year-old Namibian smashes Falilat Ogunkoya’s 25-year African 400m record

Namibian Christene Mboma broke Nigeria’s Falilat Ogunkoya’s record running 48.54s at a world athletics meet in Poland on Wednesday.

Christene Mboma
June 30, 2021

Flying car completes first-ever test flight between cities

The hybrid car-aircraft which took two minutes, 15 seconds to transform from car into aircraft, makes use of a BMW engine and a regular petrol-pump fuel.

June 28, 2021

Masqueraders with police escort clash with Muslims, one dead, many injured

Police spokeswoman in Osun told Peoples Gazette that the incident was a clash between the masqueraders and the Islamic worshippers.

June 28, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Nigeria qualify for 4x400m mixed relay, set new national, African record

Nigeria will now be among 16 other teams that will compete in the mixed relay events at the Games in Japan.

June 27, 2021

Gov. Abiodun’s aide, Abidemi Rufai, to remain in U.S. prison over unemployment scam

The police in the U.S. on May 14, arrested Mr Rufai, at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport while trying to fly to Nigeria via Amsterdam.

Abidemi Rufai and Dapo Abiodun
June 26, 2021

Nigerian becomes first black African woman elected as mayor in Ireland

Uruemu Adejinmi emerged as first African mayor of Longford Municipal District.

Uruemu Adejinmi
June 22, 2021

Nigerian man arrested in India for cocaine peddling

Reports of Nigerians being arrested for drug peddling in the country, particularly in the Palghar district in Maharashtra has been a constant recurrence.

Indian police
June 20, 2021

We bombed some gun trucks but we can’t identify victims yet: Nigerian Air Force

Air Force spokesman said he could not immediately confirm the identity of the airstrike targets.

Nigerian Air Force fighter jets used to illustrate the story.
June 20, 2021

UFC: Nigeria’s Ige loses to “Korean Zombie” by unanimous decision

Nigerian-born Dan Ige suffered a setback in his bid to rise through the ranks in UFC.

Chan Sung Jung and Dan Ige