Author Archive: Staff Contributor

#BelieveItOrNot: Farting cows cause explosion in a barn in Germany

#BelieveItOrNot: Farting cows cause explosion in a barn in Germany

by Oge Okonkwo File photo It very unusual when fart from animals or human have another effect apart from the foul odor that spreads round when it is released. A herd of dairy cows almost damaged...

 

Photo of the Day: This is one thing you should NOT do on 3rd Mainland Bridge

Photo of the Day:  This is one thing you should NOT do on 3rd Mainland Bridge

by Oge Okonkwo   Despite the warning against urinating in public places by the Lagos State Government in a bid to keep the state clean, some people just won’t abide by the rules. Some...

 

Panic as vehicle burns on Third Mainland Bridge (See Photos)

Panic as vehicle burns on Third Mainland Bridge (See Photos)

by Oge Okonkwo   An accident was said to have occurred at the Oworosoki part of the 3rd Mainland bridge, Lagos involving a 14-seater bus. According to reports, the bus went up in flames...

 

BUSTED: Man, 28, arraigned in Lagos for murder, kidnapping & armed robbery

BUSTED: Man, 28, arraigned in Lagos for murder, kidnapping & armed robbery

by Oge Okonkwo A 28-year-old  man, Chizoba Chinwoba has been arraigned before an  Ebute-Meta Magistrate’s Court on a 21 count charge including armed robbery, kidnapping and murder. The...

 

Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings invests in revolutionary satellite technology

Tony Elumelu’s Heirs Holdings invests in revolutionary satellite technology

by Oge Okonkwo Planet Labs aims to transform the way imaging of the Earth is carried out, through the introduction of ultra-small satellites called “doves.” These “doves” circle the...

 

Nasir el-Rufai says SSS interrogation was “great fun, but boring”

Nasir el-Rufai says SSS interrogation was “great fun, but boring”

by Oge Okonkwo The former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasir el-Rufai, who was released today by the Department of State Security Services after 15 hours of interrogation. The...

 

Italy’s Studio magazine profiles Nigerian entrepreneur, Chude Jideonwo as “The Poster Boy of Nigeria”

Italy’s Studio magazine profiles Nigerian entrepreneur, Chude Jideonwo as “The Poster Boy of Nigeria”

by Oge Okonkwo Italy’s Studio magazine, in its latest print issue, has profiled the managing partner of RED, Chude Jideonwo; christening him ‘The Poster Boy of Nigeria’....

 

Good news: Researchers make breakthrough in HIV treatment

Good news: Researchers make breakthrough in HIV treatment

by Oge Okonkwo A team of Nigerian scientists have found what could be termed a novel treatment for Human Immune-deficiency Virus (HIV) infection that may reduce greatly the cost of treatment. The...

 

CLICK: Introducing Konga Super Savers, a special way for YNaija readers to enjoy January discounts

CLICK: Introducing Konga Super Savers, a special way for YNaija readers to enjoy January discounts

by Oge Okonkwo January is often one of the longest months for most Nigerians, as heavy December shopping and holiday expenses eat deeply into one’s income in preparation for the New Year. For...

 

Who did it better? Tonto Dikeh beats American rapper, Wale with the ‘Ching-chung man’ pose (LOOK)

Who did it better? Tonto Dikeh beats American rapper, Wale with the ‘Ching-chung man’ pose (LOOK)

by Oge Okonkwo Rapper, Olamide must be having a field day seeing two stars doing his signature ‘Gunman pose’. The battle is on between US rapper, Wale and Nollywood actress, Tonto...