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Fayemi Approves N100m Monthly to Clear Arrears of Workers’ Gratuity

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved monthly release of N100 million naira to clear accumulated gratuities of retired workers in the state. The Governor had last month approved a hundred per cent increase in monthly gratuity payment from N10 million to N20 million. However, taking into consideration the …

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Elections: Bill Clinton, Former US President, Cancels Trip to Nigeria

Concerned that politicians may twist his motive and politicise his intension, former US President Bill Clinton, on Monday, cancelled his much trumpeted trip to Nigeria. During the planned visit, facilitated by the Kofi Annan Foundation and the National Peace Committee, NPC, Clinton would have, among others, met with the two …

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Amosun Gloats over Ogun Rally ‘Show of Shame’

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, incredibly celebrated the near-riotous show at the Presidential rally of the All Progressives Congress in Abeokuta on Monday. According to a post on his Facebook page on Monday reporting on the event, Amosun gloated over the ‘protests’ by members of his Allied Peoples Movement(APM) …

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NJC Sets Up Panel on Onnoghen, Acting CJN Muhammad

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has set up a preliminary complaints assessment committee to review the responses given to it by the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, and the Supreme Court Justice Ibrahim Muhammad who is acting in his stead. Onnoghen is accused of failing to fully declare …

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Tinubu Labels Saraki a Traitor, Calls for Freedom of Kwarans

National Leader, All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Monday, urged the mammoth crowd and party supporters the presidential campaign rally Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, to liberate Kwara from the state from the clutches of Bukola Saraki, in the forthcoming general elections. The News Agency of Nigeria reports …

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Ogun APC rally marred by protests

*Buhari asks voters to vote for candidates of their choice *Oshiomhole, Amaechi, Aregbesola booed, stoned *Asiwaju Bola Tinubu escapes through backdoor The crisis rocking the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State boiled over today (Monday) when protests by party members marred the presidential campaign rally as party members booed …

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14-year-old Victim Cuts Off Suspected Rapist’s Manhood in Katsina

Police have told a Katsina Senior Magistrates’ Court how a 14-year-old victim severed the manhood of a man who allegedly raped her. The suspect, Bishir Yau, is facing a charge of rape under Section 283 of the Penal Code. The police prosecutor, Inspector Sani Ado, told the court on Friday …

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Breaking: Ogunjobi, Ex-NFF scribe is dead

Former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi has passed on. Ogunjobi was the Osun Football Association boss until his demise. Details Shortly…

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Bizarre: Couple Found Dead Inside Car in Lagos

A man and woman suspected to be husband and wife were found dead inside a car at Maryland, Lagos this morning. The yet-to-be identified pair were found unconscious by a resident who raised the alarm. The police were subsequently notified by shocked residents. It was learnt that the corpses have …

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Premier League Footballer’s Plane Found

The wreckage of the plane that vanished with the footballer Emiliano Sala on board has been found within hours of a search starting in the sea off the Channel Islands; The Guardian of London has reported. A search boat hired privately by Sala’s Argentinian family – thanks partly to a …

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