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Nyako opens up on Amotekun, insecurity in Nigeria, reveals sponsors

A retired Naval Officer and former senator representing Adamawa Central, Sen. Abdul-Azeez Nyako, says politicians should largely be blamed for the current security challenge in Nigeria. Speaking to newsmen on Sunday in Yola, Nyako stressed that the Nigerian...

Ogun government warns against farming in forest reserves

The Ogun government says it will no longer permit farming and erection of permanent structure in its forest reserves. The state Commissioner for Forestry, Mr Tunji Akinosi, stated this at a meeting with the Ijebu Plank Sellers’ Association...

Police arrest ‘kidnappers’ of Ogun council transition committee member

The Ogun State Police Command on Friday paraded four suspected kidnappers who abducted a member of the Local Government Transition Committee, inaugurated by Governor Dapo Abiodun recently. The suspects were paraded at the State headquarters of the Police...

Niger Senator sends SOS to President Buhari over killing of constituents by bandits

A member of the National Assembly, Senator Mohammed Musa, has cried out over the invasion of a local government area in his Niger East Senatorial district by bandits resulting in the killing of scores of his constituents. He...

Boko Haram: Leah Sharibu gives birth to baby boy

Christian teenager Leah Sharibu who was abducted from her boarding school in north-eastern Nigeria by Boko Haram insurgents, gave birth to a baby boy early Saturday, according to a report. On February 19, 2018 at 5:30 pm, 110...

Oba of Benin speaks on unity of Nigeria

The Oba of Benin, Omo N’oba N’edo Uku Akpolokpolo Ewuare II on Friday called for the peaceful co-existence and unity among Nigerians. Ewuare II made the call during a courtesy visit on the governor of Niger State, Alhaji...

Ametokun not threatening Nigeria’s security – Tinubu reacts

The All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has called for private discussion between the Governors of the South-west and the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, over Amotekun. He said the foundation of the...

Supreme Court halts proceedings in governorship election disputes over judge’s ill health

The much-anticipated hearing of the appeals in relation to the disputed governorship elections in about seven states by the Supreme Court has ended abruptly. The Supreme Court was to hear appeals in respect of Kano, Imo, Bauchi, Benue, Plateau,...

Bimbo Daramola: Society must take ownership of end xenophobia crusade

The convener of One United Africa Initiative, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, has warned that unless and until the society takes ownership of the end black on black violence campaign, the continent would not be safe for all. Daramola, a former...

Diversion: FRSC deploys 100 officers on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

File Photo The Federal Road Safety Corps said it has deployed 100 officers to control traffic on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as road diversions and construction works resume. Mr Samuel Obayemi, the FRSC’s Zonal Commanding Officer, Zone RS2, comprising Lagos and Ogun,...
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Buhari, Osinbajo, governors dragged to court, asked to make their assets public

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked an Abuja Federal High Court to order President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo...

2023: Doyin Okupe reveals why PDP can’t win election, kicks off fresh campaign

Doyin Okupe, a former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has started a campaign on social media calling for the change of name for...

INEC declares APC candidate winner of Kagarko Kaduna rerun election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared the candidate of All Progressive Congress (APC) for Kagarko constituency of Kaduna State, Hon. Nuhu...

LaLiga: Setien speaks after Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat to Valencia

Barcelona manager, Quique Setien has reacted to his side’s La Liga 2-0 defeat to Valencia on Saturday. Valencia defeated Barcelona, thanks to Maxi...