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Oyo floats endowment fund for Yekini’s children

The Oyo State government has set up an endowment fund for children of the late Nigerian ex-international, Rashidi Yekini. This was made known yesterday after the state executive council meeting by the Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Hon Dapo Lam-Adesina. According to him, the endowment fund, which will be strictly for the children of the […]

Rape case: Osun set to dethrone monarch•To faces fresh trial over alleged child abuse

Indications have emerged that the Osun State Government is considering withdrawing the certificate and instrument of office from the traditional ruler of Ilowa in Obokun Local Government Area of the state, Oba Adebukola Alli, for alleged child abuse. Reliable sources at the governor’s office in Osogbo confided in Daily Sun yesterday that the certificate and […]

Azazi, Were You Using Emotions to Provoke Jonathan’s Resignation? – By Dr. John E. Oshodi

By John Egbeazien Oshodi, Ph.D | Abuja, Nigeria | May 7, 2012 – The first principled truth is that at this time in Nigeria life is frustrating and painful considering the current level of insecurity in the nation. There is one Nigerian, apart from the nation’s President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, who really knows the depth […]

Fashola sacks all striking doctors in Lagos

Lagos State government on Monday, made real its threat by sacking all the striking medical doctors in the state. Each doctor was served a dismissal letter dated Friday, May 4, 2012 and signed by the CMD of LASUTH, Professor David Oke. In the letter, the Personnel Management Board, PMB, the disciplinary organ of government which […]

Police offer N10m reward on Oshiomhole’s aide’s killers

  The police have offered a N10 million reward to anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of the killers of Olaitan Oyerinde, the Principal Private Secretary of Edo State Governor Adams Oshiomhole. Oyerinde was killed last Friday by unknown gunmen. Announcing the reward in Benin yesterday, the Deputy Inspector-General (DIG) of Police […]

Yekini was beaten, chained hand and leg and kidnapped by his family

The late Yekini   THE LATE Rashidi Yekini’s lawyer and neighbours have asked for a probe into the circumstances leading to the death of the ex-World Cup star. Nigeria’s all-time leading scorer Yekini died on Friday and he was buried the following day in his home town of Iraa in Kwara State. However, Yekini’s lawyer […]

Azazi`s statement on Boko Haram diversionary – Falana

Lagos Lawyer and activists, Mr. Femi Falana, has said that it is very dangerous for the National Security Adviser, General Owoeye Azazi (rtd) to ascribe the spate of bombings in the country to disgruntled politicians in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party. He described the statement as diversionary. General Azazi, who spoke at the recent South-South […]

Churches in the North tighten security over Boko Haram

Throughout northern Nigeria, Christian churches are ramping up security as a militant Islamist sect, Boko Haram, targets places of worship.  At a church in Kaduna, Christians are refusing to let the near-constant threat of attack keep them away from Sunday services. The bellman’s call to the faithful at this Assemblies of God church in the […]

Fish out Olaitan’s killers, Jonathan orders IGP

President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the Acting Inspector- General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar, to fish out the killers of Mr. Oyerinde Olaitan, the Principal Private Secretary to the Edo State governor. Already, the police had offered a N10million reward to anyone with information that will lead to the arrest of the killers. Olaitan was killed […]

Police arrest another Lebanese over forex operator’s murder

The police in Lagos on Monday announced the arrest of another Lebanese in connection with last week’s murder of one Aliyu Sanni, after allegedly robbing him of $10,000. The Spokesman of the state Police Command, Mr. Joseph Jaiyeoba, confirmed the arrest of the third suspect in a chat with the News Agency of Nigeria in […]

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