Properties worth billions of naira were on Saturday destroyed in a fire outbreak which gutted the building materials sections of Amu market in Mushin, Lagos State. According to an eyewitness, the fire started from one of the several lines of shops within the market in the early hours of the day. The actual cause of … Continue reading FIRE GUTS AMU MARKET IN MUSHIN, LAGOS STATE
For residents of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, it was a day of agony after a torrential rain wreaked havoc in the community. With the effect of the rain taking its toll in the community, which was ravaged by flood, it was gathered that over 500 people have been rendered homeless with over … Continue reading Flood renders 500 people homeless in Ondo
Astronomers have for the first time discovered water in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting within the habitable zone of a distant star. The finding makes the world - which is called K2-18b - a plausible candidate in the search for alien life. Within 10 years, new space telescopes might be able to determine whether … Continue reading Astronomers Finds Water for the First Time in an Habitable Planet
A 21-year-old woman trying to save the father who was falling from a tree was crushed to death in Umuomaku community, Orumba South Local Government Area of Anambra State on Monday. While the father’s condition could not be ascertained as of the time of this report, the deceased, Chinwendu Ike, who was nursing a three-month-old … Continue reading Man falls from tree, crushes his nursing daughter to death
On July 20, 1969, millions of people around the world watched on TV as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic step into the pages of history. The Moon landing was also a truly global event. An estimated 650 million people around the world watched the Moon landing on TV, according to NASA. Events were held across the globe … Continue reading How the World celebrated the 50th year anniversary of moon landing
The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) says Nigeria will join other countries of the world to experience a total lunar eclipse on Monday.
Felix Alle, head, media and public communications of the agency, said this in a statement on Friday.
A lunar eclipse is a celestial incident where the moon appears darkened as it passes into the earth’s shadow. It occurs only when the sun, and the moon are exactly aligned with the earth between the two.
With around 250 ethnic groups, Nigeria has an extensive and diverse list of traditions and customs that Nigerians live by.