Appointments: Ekiti Muslims angry with Gov Fayemi

The Muslim community in Ekiti state on Thursday rejected the three major appointments made so far by Governor Kayode Fayemi, since he was sworn into office on Tuesday. State Coordinator of the National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations, (NACOMYO), Mr Tajudeen Ahmed, registered the displeasure of the group at a media briefing, after a protest […]

Marijuana is now legal across Canada, only the second country in the world after Uruguay

(CNN)People in Canada are cheering, enduring long lines and honking their car horns in support as the country’s first marijuana dispensaries open their doors Wednesday. “I’m having a plaque made with the date and time and everything. This is never actually going to be smoked. I’m going to keep it forever,” said Ian Power, who […]

AFCON: Ighalo shoots Nigeria top of Group E

Odion Ighalo: scores the winning goal brace by Odion Ighalo and another goal by Ahmed Musa gave Nigeria’s Super Eagles a 3-2 victory over hosts Libya in Sfax, Tunisia, to move top of Group E of 2019 AFCON Qualifiers.The Super Eagles led the game 2-0 in the first half, with Ighalo and Musa scoring three […]

I am Fayose’s lawyer, Fani-Kayode tells EFCC

A mild drama ensued outside the Tunde Idiagbon House, former head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission when operatives of the EFCC attempted to bar a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, from accompanying former Governor Ayodele Fayose into the premises. Fani-Kayode, who obtained an LL.B from the School of Oriental and […]

Family kicks as police gun down ex-finance minister’s daughter

Adelani Adepegba Abuja The family of a former finance minister, Nenadi Usman, has written the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, over what it termed the cold murder of 31-year-old Anita Akapson, the daughter of the former minister. In a petition signed by the lawyer to the family, Kayode Ajulo, the Usmans alleged that the Akapson […]

Boko Haram: Killing Leah Sharibu won’t solve your problems

The media recently carried reports that Boko Haram killed Saifura Khorsa, one of the kidnapped health workers from Kala-Balge in Borno State and threatened to kill Hauwa Liman, Alice Ngaddah and Leah Sharibu, one of the adopted Dapchi girls that refused to renounce her faith. READ ALSO: I just want my daughter back alive, not money – […]

Boko Haram makes good on threat, kills another aid worker Says Leah Sharibu ‘will live as slave’

The Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, has executed Hauwa Leman, an aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), TheCable has been informed. READ ALSO: Boko Haram kills 4 UN aid workers, abducts others in Borno attack The terrorists also promised to keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl, as “a slave […]

AFCON 2019 qualifier: Rohr says team played to win – Maul Libya 4-0

Coach Gernot Rohr of Super Eagles has said that the 4-0 routing of the Mediterranean Knights of Libya by his team in Uyo is due to excellent preparation and mentality to win. Rohr told sports journalists at a post match briefing at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo on Saturday, that he knew his opponent […]

Buhari bans 50 high profile Nigerians from travelling abroad – Fani-Kayode kicks over ban

Ndubuisi Orji, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday rejected the travel ban on 50 Nigerians by the Federal Government. The PDP in a statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, said that the ban was an attempt by the presidency to foist a full-blown fascism on the country. READ ALSO: 2019: PDP, Atiku can’t pass […]

Sowore promises to fight corruption with tech if…

Omoyele Sowore, Publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate on the platform of the African Action Congress (AAC) has said he would maximize use of  technology to curb corruption if he is elected as Nigeria’s president in 2019. The party started off as a movement but is now one of the 23 new political parties […]

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