Author: Taiwo Adediran

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The Organised Labour has criticised the federal government over its fresh move to increase petrol pump price following the rise of crude oil price above $60 per barrel in the international market. The minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, on Tuesday at the official launch of the Nigerian Upstream Cost Optimisation Programme, urged […]

Three civil society groups have condemned the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari by Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue over the activities of criminal herdsmen in the country. The groups are Nigeria Project Initiative; Initiative to Save Democracy and Global Economic Policy Initiative. Ortom was reported to have accused the president of being “lenient’’ towards criminal […]

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has warned criminals in the state to repent or face the full wrath of the law. The governor cautioned criminals that they would not escape being caught by the long arms of the law. Fayemi, represented by his Special Adviser on Security Matters, Brig. Gen. Ebenezar Ogundana, cautioned against [...]

A former caretaker chairman for Jibia Local Government Area, Kastina State, Haruna Musa Mota was arrested and arraigned over alleged ties with bandits operating in the state. The Katsina Police spokesperson, Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest, said the former chairman was arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting bandits operating in the state and had […]

Two people were reported killed, yesterday, as the communal clash between Erin-Osun and Ilobu communities in Osun State that started Saturday over land dispute escalated. It was also gathered that about five persons sustained gunshot injuries in the violence between the two neighbours situated in Irepodun Local Government Area of the state. Meanwhile, the state […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria has given an insight into why it banned Nigerian banks from trading in cryptocurrencies, saying transactions in them are largely speculative and volatile. The apex bank gave the explanation in a statement by Mr Osita Nwanisobi, Acting Director of Communications. The explanation is coming on the heels of widespread reactions […]

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said on Thursday that his regime had achieved success in stemming corruption and sharp practices in the nation’s oil and gas industry. Buhari said when he was elected into office in 2015, the industry was in a very dire situation, worsened by a backlog of joint venture cash […]

The late Chadwick Boseman earned double Screen Actors Guild awards nominations Thursday, boosting hopes of posthumous Oscars glory for the trailblazing “Black Panther” star. Hollywood’s acting union nominated Boseman for his lead role as an ambitious young horn player in 1920s blues drama “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” and his supporting role as a Vietnam War […]

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, has forgiven Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, over the viral video in which Igboho lambasted the monarch. The media aide to Ooni, Moses Olafare, who made this known on Thursday,  said the monarch is “still solidly behind” Igboho’s move to drive “criminal herdsmen” […]

Actor, comedian and Saturday Night Live legend, Kenan Thompson (Kenan, All That) will take kids and parents on a wild and slimy ride as host of Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards 2021. With Thompson at the helm, kids and families around the world will literally be part of this year’s show like never before for an […]


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