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Bayelsa APC Adopts Direct Primaries for Guber Election

By Gboyega Adeoye Members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State Tuesday adopted the direct system of primaries to choose who becomes the governorship flag bearer for the November 16 election in the state. The party made the adoption through voice voting conducted by the Chairman, Jotham Amos …

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Oyo Governor, Makinde Declares Assets Worth Over N48Bn

The Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared his asset in excess of N48 billion in both cash and other properties. Makinde says he intends to fulfill all his campaign promises to the people of the state as he made public a copy of his declared assets. …

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Ex Air Force Chief, Amosu Seeks Plea Bargain Over N21bn Fraud Charges

Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu (retd.), and two others, who are facing prosecution by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for an alleged N21 billion fraud on Thursday, July 4, 2019, informed Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke of the Federal High Court, sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos of their …

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EFCC Tells Court how Lawyer Swindles Land Owners in Ilorin

The trial of a Legal Practitioner, Akeem Jimoh who was accused of defrauding many people of their lands commenced on Monday July 15, 2019 before Justice Mahmood Abdulgafar of a Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin with the prosecution calling two witnesses. A key prosecution witness, Babatunde Shittu told …

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Versity Student Dies After Fall from Faculty Building

Ephraim Imaghodora, a final year student of the Department of Actuarial Science, was said to be battling some academic issues as of the time of his death. Michael Osasuyi, Public Relations Officer of Uniben, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Benin, on Monday. “It is …

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Gunmen Abduct Mother of ex-Super Eagles Coach, Siasia

The mother of former nigeria’s international and coach Ogere Siasia has been kidnapped by unknown gunmen in the Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa state. It was reported that Mrs. Siaisa was abducted around 2am after the gunmen fired sporadic gunshots to scare the Adoni community. This is the second …

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Tinubu Reveals Chats with Slain Fasoranti’s Daughter, Defends Herdsmen

The All Progressive Congress stalwart, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has laid bare intimate relationship he shared with slain Mrs. Funke Olakunri, daughter of Pa Reuben Fasoranti, the national leader of the Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere.5 58-year-old Olakunri was murdered in cold blood last Friday by suspected marauding Fulani herdsmen along …

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Obasanjo Writes President Buhari Again on State of Nation

By Gboyega Adeoye The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has on Monday written another open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari where he lamented the state of the nation and called for urgent actions to tackle Nigeria’s challenges. The 4-page letter released by Kehinde Akinyemi, his Special Assistant on Media, …

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CAN Backs Fatoyinbo, COZA

The Christian Association of Nigeria has declared its support for the founder of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo and his congregation, with respect to the allegations of rape made against him by Busola Dakolo, wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo. Busola had alleged few weeks ago that …

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Ekiti in Rescue Mission for Local Govt Administration 

Poised to reclaim her place in the annals  of local government administration in Nigeria, Ekiti State Local Government Service Commission in the last few days has been criss-crossing the 16 local governments across the state in a two-phased shuttle that tasked  the grit and determination of members to save a …

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