The week the city of Manchester was rocked to its foundation by the worst terrorist attack in the United Kingdom since the 7/7 bombings in 2007. At approximately 22.33 at the Manchester Arena, at the end of a live performance by Ariana Grande as part of her Dangerous Woman tour, a 22-year-old radical Islamist and Mancunian native named Salman Abedi detonated a homemade explosive device in a crowd in the foyer of the venue.
As a result of the explosion, 23 people (including
the terrorist) lost their lives, while a further 59 were left critically
injured. Most tragic of all was the fact that many of the people killed
and wounded in the attack were children and adolescents; fans of Grande
who wanted to see their idol live and paid the ultimate price for their
Saturday, 27 May 2017
A mainland bound Nigerian Custom Service car, Peugeot 406, with the registration number CS 479 HQ, today lost control and rammed a stationary Rapid Response Squad patrol vehicle on the 3rd Mainland Bridge.
The hall was filled with over 2000 guest inclusive of Royal fathers, Captains of industries, past and present state leaders who were seated in less than one hour into the event proper, hence making the concert a sold out show.
The Nigerian women diary has always made it a custom to always celebrate women irrespective of their age , background and ethnicity. In a bid to fulfil this custom, the Nigeria women diary went to Muslim High school in Shagamu, Ogun state to celebrate a young girl by the name, Samson Omolabake for doing something worthy of commendation.
The raid and subsequent bursting of the cell followed a painstaking surveillance that led to the arrest of the 3 leaders of the cell, Mustapha Muhammed (Adam Bitri), Ali Saleh and Uba Mohammed at their hideout at Gidan Mai village, along Mokwa-Tegina road.
...Celebrations To Climax With Spectacular Fireworks, Says LASG
The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to climax the Lagos@50 celebrations with a spectacular display of fireworks.
The Government, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, said the fireworks would be on display at midnight of Sunday, May 28 on the water of Eko Atlantic.
Mr. Amaechi “unequivocally rejected” the award, a statement from his media office said.
Friday, 26 May 2017
Grande announced her intentions in an uplifting letter posted online that called on her fans to have courage following the attacks, and expressed a deep sense of sorrow for those lost and the families who are mourning their loved ones following the "heinous" attack.
The victim, thought to be a mum-of-two aged in her 30s, was knifed in broad daylight in what detectives believe was a "domestic-related" attack in West Norwood.
According to the Acting Ambassador/Charge D’affaires, Hakeem Balogun, the alleged violation took place during a fracas between two local workers when police entered the premises.
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