Just In: Nigerian burnt to death in South Africa

File: a Nigerian ThankGod Okoro killed in South Africa recently A Nigerian  has been burnt to death in Rustenburg, South Africa, after his vehicle was set ablaze by yet-to-be identified people. He has not been identified. However, the country’s  North West police did not believe the incident was related to violent protests in the area […]

16 killed as gunmen attack Kogi community

The violence initially unleashed on Kpanche community in Bassa Local Government Area of Kogi State in the early hours of yesterday spread to two other communities with death toll jumping from10 to 16. The traditional ruler of Mozum community in the area, Alhaji Khalid Bukar told newsmen in Lokoja that the violence had spread by […]

N18bn allegation: I’ve never had N1bn in my life – Wamakko

The senator representing Sokoto North Senatorial District, Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko, has described the recent allegation that he and Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso misappropriated N18 billion  while they were governors as maliciously fictitious. Wamakko was Sokoto State governor between 2007 and 2015 while Kwankwaso was Kano State governor first from 1999 to 2003 and then from […]

2019: Buhari not desperate for power – Presidency

The Presidency said an important motivation for President Muhammadu Buhari’s bid for second term is that the gains made from 2015 should not be frittered. According to the Presidency, Buhari “is not involved in corruption and is not desperate for the office.” The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba […]

APC inaugurates convention c’ttee today

The 68-member National Convention Committee headed by Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, will be inaugurated today in Abuja at the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). The approval for the inauguration of the convention committee was finally given after President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country last Saturday. The delay in the inauguration […]

Man docked over robbing of patients in hospital

The police in Lagos have told an Isolo chief magistrates’ court how a 23-year-old man allegedly led his armed robbery gang to rob some patients in a hospital at Ilasamaja area. The police said the accused, Adekunle Kabiru, and his gang penultimate Wednesday stormed Grace Hospital on Akanro Street in Ilasamaja around 3am and disposed […]

Nabi Tajima world’s oldest person dies at 117 years

Nabi Tajima: world’s oldest person dies at the age of 117 years Nabi Tajima, a Japanese woman believed to have been the world’s oldest person, has died at the age of 117 in southwestern Japan, local media reported Sunday. Tajima, a resident of Kikai Island in Kagoshima prefecture, had been hospitalized since January and died […]

One year later, Osun remembers late Sen. Adeleke

Senator Isiaka Adeleke: Aregbesola: coroner debunks death by poisoning By Olajide Idowu The Government of Osun on Sunday remembered the late Sen. Isiaka Adeleke who died on April 23, 2017. Adeleke was the first civilian governor of the state and until his death represented Osun West Senatorial District in the 8th National Assembly. Mr Adelani […]

Expert calls Port Harcourt Airport “shameful portrait of a nation”

Aviation analyst and former Commandant of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, retired Group Capt. John Ojikutu has decried the state of Port Harcourt International Airport in Rivers state, saying it has not changed since 2016 when it was rated the worst airport in the world. He said the airport at the moment which he visited recently […]