Gunmen kill ex-Bayelsa commissioner

— 12th December 2017 …As trailer crushes woman to death, injures 15 others From: Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Less than 72 hours after a reporter with the African Independent Television(AIT) Miss Onisofie Owei survived after she was attacked and shot in Yenagoa, a former Commissioner, Mr. Ayakeme Masa has been shot dead by suspected gunmen. Masa, […]

Threat to dethrone me is affront on Ibadan people – Oba Adetunji

Threat to dethrone me is affront on Ibadan people – Oba Adetunji — 12th December 2017 From: Oluseye Ojo, Ibadan The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunhji (Aje Ogungunniso I), has described the purported threat by 21 new Ibadan kings to recommend him for removal as ‘an affront to the people of Ibadan and […]

Picture: I bought AK47 for N470,000, says cattle rustler

Olaide Oyelude,Katsina A 25-year-old suspected armed robber and cattle rustler, Ibrahim Umar, says he acquired an AK47 rifle for N470,000 to aid his cattle rustling operations. Umar, described as dangerous by the police, was among 17 suspects paraded for various crimes at the Katsina police command headquarters on Wednesday. Umar, who is better known as […]

Okorocha renames Ministry of Happiness, blames printer’s devil

The Rochas Okorocha administration has blamed the printer’s devil, for the wrong christening of the Ministry of Happiness. Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Sam Onwuemeodo said a typographic error led to the naming of the Ministry as the Ministry of Happiness and Couples fulfilment.It is now called Ministry of Happiness and Purpose Fulfilment. […]

Fayose, Falana trade words over Abuja N1bn property

Kamarudeen Ogundele and Oladimeji Ramon The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has criticised human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), over the allegation by the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), linking the lawyer to a N1bn property on Gana Street, Maitama, Abuja. Fayose said it was embarrassing, shameful, disgraceful that […]

Picture: Ekiti: Senator Ayo Arise kidnapped, abductors seek N80m ransom

Kamarudeen Ogundele, Ado Ekiti A former Senator representing Ekiti North Senatorial District, Ayo Arise, was on Sunday kidnapped by gunmen. He was kidnapped alongside his driver on the Okene-Abuja highway while travelling back to Abuja from his country home in Oye-Ekiti. He was said to be travelling in his Mercedez Jeep as of the time […]

Picture: Imo youths kill, burn head teacher accused of sorcery

Gibson Achonu, Owerri A serving head teacher, Mr. Cosmas Nwaiwu, has been reportedly killed by irate youths from Nneoche Umuoma Nzerem in Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State. Nwaiwu, 57, who was said to have been killed on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 was the Head Teacher of Obolo Primary School, Ehime Mbano. Our […]

Buhari attends EU, AU summit in Cote d’Ivoire

  Buhari attends EU, AU summit in Cote d’Ivoire — 29th November 2017 To reiterate Nigeria’s concern over world peace From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire  President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit holding today and tomorrow. President Buhari will use the occasion of the […]

Governorship and the Over Desperation of a Belletician – By Kenneth Uwadi

By Kenneth Uwadi | Imo, Nigeria | Nov. 28, 2017 –  There is an intangible law of nature which embraces the constant warring between the forces of good and bad, the positive and the negative, the spiritual and the material. And it is applicable in politics just as much as in other department of life. Indeed […]

PDP and Fayose’s Bid for the Presidency – By Dr. Jideofor Adibe

By Jideofor Adibe | Nasarawa, Nigeria | Nov. 28, 2107 – That the whistle for 2019 has long been blown is not in doubt. While many of the people in the (now rejuvenated?) PDP with rumoured presidential ambitions seem too scared to throw their hats into the ring, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose took the […]

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