Kano announces total easing of lockdown

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state. By Muhammad Nur Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has announced a total easing of the lockdown imposed on the state to check spread of the COVID-19. Ganduje made the announcement on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the COVID-19 pandemic at Government House, Kano. He said, however, […]

Edo Election: Gov Wike slams Pastor Ize-Iyamu, reveals why he lost to Obaseki in 2016

By Don Silas   The political battle in Edo State is getting intense as Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has slammed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the All Progressives Congress, APC, governorship candidate. Wike alleged that Ize-Iyamu lost to Governor Godwin Obaseki in the 2016 governorship election in Edo State because the people saw that he […]

Ondo health commissioner dies of COVID-19

Ondo state commissioner of health, Wahab Adegbenro, has died of COVID- 19 complications. Adegbenro died at the state’s infectious disease hospital on Thursday at the age of 65. His death came two days after the State’s governor Rotimi Akeredolu announced he had tested positive for COVID- 19. “Earlier today, I got confirmation of a positive […]

Robbery suspect and serial rapist, Adeniyi Ajayi, 27, begs the Nigerian Police to kill him, instead of imprisoning him

A 27-year-old confessed robber and serial rapist, Adeniyi Ajayi, begged the Nigerian Police to kill him, instead of imprisoning him. Ajayi was arrested at 7-up area in Ijora, Lagos after an alleged failed robbery attempt in a hotel. He disclosed that during his raids he raped women and maids in the presence of their husbands […]

Black officer involved in George Floyd’s killing is an American-born with a Nigerian father

Alex Kueng One of the black police officers at the scene of the killing of George Floyd by a white officer in Minneapolis in May has a Nigerian father. Alex Kueng who joined the police largely because he believed diversity could force change in a Police Department long accused of racism, New York Times reported […]

Gov Nyesom Wike breaks silence on alleged plans to join APC

By Ishola OludareGovernor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has spoken about his alleged plans to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC).  Wike is a leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), where he was elected into office as the governor of Rivers State. Wike is known as a critic of President Muhammadu Buhari and […]

Dubai Police extradite Hushpuppi, Woodberry to US

Dubai Police Thursday said it has extradited Nigerian fraudster Ramon Abbas, popularly known as Hushpuppi, to the United States. Also extradited was Olalekan Jacob Ponle popularly known as Woodbery. Both men were arrested by Dubai police last month for defrauding over 1.9 million people, majority of them, reports say, were Americans. “The Director of the […]

VIDEOs: Ex Oyo governor, Abiola Ajimobi, buried at Ibadan residence amid tight security

Photo: The burial ceremony By Adeola Badru   The late former governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi was buried at his Oluyole country home at 10 am on Sunday. The burial took place amid tight security from the Oluyole main road to the Yemoja street residence of the late former governor. Cleric at the […]

Edo 2020: Atiku orders activation of 150 support groups for Obaseki

Ahead of the Sept. 19 governorship poll, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has donated his 150 support groups to Gov. Godwin Obaseki’s governorship campaign organisation in Edo. Abubakar announced this in a statement made available to newsmen on Saturday in Benin. It quoted Abubakar as directing that the 150 independent support groups in Edo be […]

Stranded Eagles not due to airspace closure, Ibitoye insists

Osimhen Super Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, has stated reports of Victor Osimhen, Paul Onuachu and Imoh Ezekiel being stranded in the country when their clubs in Europe are back to training was not as a result of the country’s airspace closure. Osimhen, Onuachu and Ezekiel were, yesterday, reportedly stranded allegedly due to non-approval of […]

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