We did not arrest Sowore in court – it’s a propaganda – DSS

‘We only arrested him outside court’ Sowore wants to destabilise Nigeria, agency insists Soni Daniel As the criticism continued to trail the alleged invasion of court and re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore of Sahara Reporters in Abuja court on Friday, the Department for State Services (DSS) has denied the involvement of any of its personnel in […]

Why Sowore was re-arrested by DSS – presidency

Nigerian government on Sunday reacted to the re-arrest of Sahara Reporters publisher Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Services. The government in a statement said Sowore “is a person of interest to the DSS” because he called for “a revolution to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nigeria.” “He did so on television, and […]

Lecturer found death in his office at Obafemi Awolowo University

Bola Bamigbola Lifeless body of a lecturer, Dr Nicholas Igbokwe, was on Saturday morning found in his office at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. Until his death, Igbokwe was a lecturer in the Physical and Health Education Department of the university. Although there is no official statement yet as to how the incident happened, a […]

IPOB members attack Amaechi in Spain while attending climate change conference

Nigeria’s Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi says some “misguided Nigerians” attacked him on Friday in Madrid, Spain. Amaechi who was in Spain for a climate change summit announced on twitter that the attackers were quickly restrained before they could violently lay their hands on him. His tweet reads: “Some minutes ago, I was attacked […]

Alleged N135bn fraud: FG files charge against Ifeayi Ubah, Capital Oil & Gas Limited

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against the Chairman of Capital Oil and Gas Limited, Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah, and the company, over alleged fraud to the tune of N135 billion. In the charges filed before the Federal High Court in Lagos, the prosecution said the N135bn emanated from a July 2013 consent judgment […]

NATO leaders, Princess Anne, Johnson, Trudeau and Macron caught on camera mocking Trump

The leaders of Britain, Canada, France and the Netherlands have been caught on camera at a Buckingham Palace reception mocking US President Donald Trump’s lengthy media appearances ahead of Wednesday’s NATO summit. The footage, shot by the British host’s camera pool on Tuesday evening and spotted and subtitled by Canada’s CBC, set the tone for […]

Ondo: PDP tackles Akeredolu over daughters wedding in Mauritius

Dayo Johnson, Akure The opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state yesterday said the conduct of the wedding of the daughter of governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Mauritius was a vexatious display of insensitivity by the governor towards the difficult challenges currently being faced by citizens of the state. It alleged that ” almost 100 people […]

Pastor sends assassins after fellow cleric over popularity

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe For allegedly sending a six-man gang of suspected assassins to kill one Pastor Janet Ogunshola, the police on Tuesday arraigned the pastor of The Life House Ministry, Ojo Barracks, Benjamin Akinsanya, before the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Igbosere. Akinsanya was arraigned alongside Darlington Orji and Liberty Elvis on five counts bordering on […]

SAN blames UNILAG gang-rape victim for own ordeal

Defence in the case of a University of Lagos student, Chuka Chukwu, 19, accused of serially gang-raping a fellow student (name withheld), on Tuesday said that the alleged victim was not naive as she claimed. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Chukwu’s counsel, Mrs. Abimbola Akeredolu (SAN), made the submission while cross-examining the […]

Pictures: Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles

Buhari unveils indigenous mine-resistant military vehicles By Sumaila Ogbaje resident Muhammadu Buhari, has inaugurated the first set of combat and light vehicles manufactured at the Nigerian Army Command Engineering Depot in partnership with Defence Industries Corporation of Nigeria (DICON) in Kaduna. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the vehicles were unveiled at the opening […]




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