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Meanwhile, The Forum of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Osun State House of Assembly Candidates, on Tuesday strongly condemned what it termed the unlawful and barbaric acts of the police over the arrest of its governorship candidate in the last election, Senator Ademola Adeleke. The forum expressed this view in a statement issued and signed by […]

The presidency has denied offering N100 billion naira to the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN). Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity debunked claims that the amount was seen to appease the association over the reported killing by some herdsmen. The presidential spokesman explained that the […]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday said children benefiting from the Federal Government’s School Feeding Programne have increased to nine-point-three million across the country. Osinbajo made this known in Ado Ekiti while inaugurating the Homegrown School Feeding Programme at St Michael’s Primary School, Ajilosun. According to him, Ekiti has become the 31st state to cue […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the expectations of Nigerians will be met and he will not let them down after giving him the opportunity to serve a second term in office. President Buhari who spoke on Tuesday after attending the daily Quranic interpretations marking the month of Ramadhan fast at the State House Mosque, […]

The Enugu prisons is presently looking into the welfare of inmates locked up in the female prison which as at October, 2018 housed about 38 female inmates and three children. This is coming after Royal FM journalist; Babatunde Okunlola’s investigative trilogy: BORN & LOCKED UP on the state of prisons, and available welfare for pregnant women, nursing […]

The Kaduna State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), today said it had foiled an attempt to vandalise oil pipeline in the state. A statement by the command Public Relations Officer, Mr Orndiir Terzungwe, said the operatives of the anti-vandalism unit chased away the suspected vandals on Oct. 13, while on routine patrol. […]

A 31-year old Togolese man has been arrested for suspected rape of 6 underage boys in Ejigo, Lagos. His name is Dominic Samson. According to sources, the victims are aged between 12 and 15 years old and they all testified that Samson rapes them under a staircase and in a toilet at Olusesan street around Ejigbo, Lagos. Samson’s […]

  Senator Ademola Adeleke and four others has been charged to Federal High Court, Abuja by the Federal Government  with alleged examination malpractice. Adeleke and others were accused, in a four-count charge filed in the name of the Inspector General of Police (IGP) of fraudulently registering as students of Ojo-Aro Community Grammar School, Ojo-Aro, Osun […]

Oil prices rose today as U.S. markets tightened just weeks ahead of Washington’s plan to impose new sanctions against Iran. Brent crude futures were at seventy-nine point eight four dollars per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures rose to seventy-one point five two dollars a barrel. Some oil pricing interested stakeholders predict oil […]

No fewer than five persons have died in an auto crash involving three cars along Birninkudu-Kano road in Birninkudu Local Government Area of Jigawa. The incident occurred at about 7 p.m. on Sunday at Kwanar Gangare. When contacted, SP Abdu Jinjiri, Jigawa Police Command spokesman, confirmed the incident. He said that an articulated vehicle and […]

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