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Truck crushes boy to death in Ogun

Samuel Awoyinfa, Abeokuta   A truck allegedly belonging to a construction company, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, on Tuesday crushed 15-year-old boy simply identified as Imisioluwa to death at Oke-Ijeun, Sapon area of Abeokuta. Three other siblings of Imisioluwa namely Ayomipo, Ayomide, and Nifemi escaped death by whiskers. Our correspondent gathered that the deceased had […]

Olubadan dies at 102

Olubadan dies at 102 Our Reporter Wednesday, January 20, 2016     Olubadan dies at 102   advertisement     TOP HEADLINES     By Charles Adegbite and Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The 40th Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Samuel Odulana Odugade I, who ascended the throne of his forefathers on August 17, 2007, is dead. He […]

N5,000 stipends: We don’t have statistics of unemployed Nigerians, says Minister

John Alechenu The Minister of  State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi (SAN), on Wednesday revealed that the ministry currently does not have data on the number of unemployed Nigerians. It requires the data to enable it prepare the template for beneficiaries of the proposed N5,000 stipends for the unemployed/ vulnerable Nigerians. The minister said […]

Falana calls for establishment of anti-corruption court

Falana 3234 Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), said on Wednesday urged the President Muhammadu-led Federal Government to sponsor a bill for the creation of special anti-corruption court for speedy determination of graft cases. He said though the Federal Government deserved commendation for its renewed fight against corruption, the anti-graft war […]

Crisis brews over Olubadan’s successor

4519 Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The head of Seriki family in Ibadan, Chief Adebayo Oyediji, has claimed that he is the next Olubadan of Ibadan after the demise of Oba Samuel Odulana. The present Balogun of Ibadan land, High Chief Saliu Adetunji, is expected to occupy the throne but Oyediji, 89, alleged that the Olubadan-in-Council disregarded […]

I am not dating Buhari’s daughter – Zamfara gov

Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Zamfara State governor, Abdulazieez Yari, has denied reports indicating that he was romantically involved with a daughter of President Muhammad Buhari, Zarah. He also denied divorcing one of his wives, Hadiza Umaru Shinkafi to accommodate Zarah. The governor, who doubles as the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, also denied the reports […]

Warning – Disturbing picture: Trader pours hot water on 12-year-old over N100

Trader pours hot water on 12-year-old over N100   Abasi, Okorie         Our correspondent learnt that Abasi, a mother of two, who hails from Nnewi, Anambra State, allegedly poured hot water on the boy because he collected N100 from a neighbour to buy a pair of socks to wear to school without […]

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