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Mass wedding for 100 widows, divorcees

Kano State Government has approved the implementation of the pilot scheme of the “Zawarawa marriage scheme”, which will see 100 of 1,000 widows and divorcees earmarked for the pilot scheme getting married. The state government said the project is in fulfillment of its commitment to widows and divorcees, adding that it has earmarked N15 million […]

Eminent Nigerians, Togolese pastors bid Omoboriowo goodbye

Remains of the late former Deputy Governor of old Ondo State, Chief Akinwole Michael Omoboriowo, were committed to mother earth yesterday in his Ijero-Ekiti country home, in Ekiti State, with eminent Nigerians and pastors from the Republic of Togo biding him goodbye      The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, in demonstration of love […]

Ijaw leader defends Azazi

As reactions continued to trail the National Security Adviser (NSA), Gen Owoeye Azazi’s (rtd) utterance on the festering insecurity problem occasioned by the activities of Boko Haram, an Ijaw leader, Denzil Amagbe Kentebe, has stoutly risen in defence of the security chief, declaring that he has not done anything wrong to warrant his removal or […]

Gov gives police 14 days ultimatum to fish out killers

Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has given the police 14 days ultimatum to fish out killers of his principal private secretary, Mr. Olaitan Oyerinde, who was murdered in his home early yesterday. He also charged them to investigate the accident, which caused the death of three journalists inside a bus on his convoy last […]

How gunmen killed Oshiomhole’s aide

Barely a week after the Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole escaped death in a controversial road crash in which three journalists died and many others injured, a pall of grief again enveloped the state yesterday, following the killing of the Principal Private Secretary to the governor, Comrade Oyerinde Olaitan by unknown gun men. Olaitan, 44, […]

Nigerian Pop Icon, Tuface, weds heart throb, Annie, in secret ceremony

By Charles Mgbolu Tuface Idibia has stunned everyone; entertainment journalists, fans and friends alike as he secretly weds Annie Macauley whom he engaged on Valentine’s day this year. Everyone had been waiting anxiously for the date of the wedding to be announced; hoping it will be the mother of all weddings; there had been big […]

Julius Berger agrees to return to Bayelsa

By  Samuel Oyadongha, Yenogoa Construction giant, Julius Berger  has accepted to return to Bayelsa State to resume work on some critical projects it abandoned a few years ago at the height of youth militancy in the Niger Delta. This was the outcome of a meeting between the construction company and the state government Friday in […]

Fashola apologises to Lagosians over Doctors’ strike

Ikeja – The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Friday apologised to Lagos residents over the hardship arising from the ongoing strike by doctors in the employ of the state. Addressing some Lagos residents who stormed his office in protest against the strike, Fashola expressed regrets at the possible loss of lives as a […]

ACN condemns killing of Oshiomhole’s Principal Secretary

By  Nnamdi Ojiego The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has condemned the reported assassination of the Principal Private Secretary to Gov. Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Comrade Olaitan Oyerinde, saying it raises a lot of questions, especially coming shortly after the yet-to-be-resolved ramming of the Governor’s convoy by a tipper truck that claimed the lives […]

Oyedepo opens Covenant varsity Campus in C-River

THE founder and General Overseer of Living Faith Church, aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo has inspected the site for the smooth take-off of the Cross River campus of the Covenant University Otta in Ogun State. The proposed University which is expected to take-off soon would offer courses like Engineering, Computer Science, as well as […]

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