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4 Ondo ACN leaders arrested for absconding with party funds

BY Dayo Johnson AKURE — FOUR leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in Ondo State have been arrested and detained at the Criminal Investigation Department, CID, Akure, for allegedly absconding with the money meant for governorship election of the party in the state. Sources within the party said the suspects after collecting the […]

Ondo Poll: Clean, transparent and peaceful – Pastor Adeboye

By Sam Eyoboka THE General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has described the re-election of the Ondo State governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, as clean, transparent and peaceful. The clergyman made the remark in a congratulatory message by his Special Assistant on Administration and Personnel, Pastor Johnson Odesola, to […]

Girl with stray bullet on head: JTF offers sympathy, police absolve army

By EGUFE YAFUGBORHI, Port-Harcourt The Joint Taskforce (JTF), 2 Brigade, Port Harcourt, has vowed to bring to book, perpetrators of the alleged shooting of a commercial bus at the Agip Roundabout in Port Harcourt which has left one of two affected victims battling for her life with a bullet in the head. Witnesses account had, […]

My appointment “a great honour to Africa” – Onaiyekan

LAGOS (AFP) – The Nigerian archbishop named by Pope Benedict XVI to the Vatican’s College of Cardinals on Wednesday told AFP his appointment was “a great honour to Africa”. John Olufemi Onaiyekan, the archbishop of Abuja, was one of six non-European prelates nominated by the pope to the elite body that remains heavily weighted in […]

Halliburton scandal: Jonathan orders Adoke to fish out $26.5m plea bargain money

By KINSLEY OMONOBI, Abuja Aftermath of the directive by the Federal Government to the Police to resuscitate the investigative report of the $180million Halliburton scam and America’s insistence that the $26.5million plea bargain money returned by Construction giant, Julius Berger, be located and made available to Police, there is confusion over the whereabouts of the […]

Why we closed down 15 companies – C-River govt

THE Cross River State government has given reasons why 15 companies operating in Akamkpa Local Government of the state were closed down, saying that the government cannot fold its arms watching some people to exploit and defraud the state. The companies which operate on mining and quarrying of granites in the area were said to […]

AWC: Falcons still favourites for title, says Hamilton

By Eddie Akalonu Former national team coach, Paul Hamilton has predicted  that the Super Falcons are still  favourites to  retain the title as the 8th African Women Championship  begins tomorrow in Equatorial Guinea. “I have faith in the team to do it once more because in my view, they have had a wonderful preparation unlike […]

Nations Cup: Renard vows to revenge Eagles 2010 defeat

By Ben Efe Zambian coach, Herve Renard had wanted to avoid the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the group pairings, but the French-born coach fondly called the Fox, has recalculated his chances as he faced the Eagles that have won all Nations Cup ties against the Chipolopolos. Renard said after the draw in Durban that […]

Gov. Amaechi Buys $50 Million Bombardier Jet, Amid State’s Flood Disaster

Governor Rotimi Amaechi’s Global 5000 Bombardier Jet-Photo Credit: James Chevrier By SaharaReporters, New York Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State has acquired a brand new Bombardier Global 5000 (N565RS) for his exclusive use, SaharaReporters has learnt. Mr. Amaechi’s lavish new “toy” comes at a time hundreds of thousands of residents in his state are displaced […]

Opinion: Before We Go Nude

Dress the way you want to be addressed” is a popular saying that buttresses the fact that the way you dress speaks a lot about you. This saying has, however, been compromised in recent times by our youths. Most of our streets, public places and institutions of higher learning are now adorned with indecent dressing. […]

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