How 20-year-old boy raped corps member in Ondo

By Victor Azubuike Men of the Ondo State Police Command have apprehended a 20-year-old suspected rapist, Tumi Ayileka, who allegedly raped a two-month old pregnant National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member at Imoru in Ose local government area of the state. Ayileka, who claimed to be an Okada rider in the community, was among the […]

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IBB distances himself from social media accounts

By Wale Odunsi Nigeria’s former military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has denied having twitter account or any other account in the social media. IBB in a press release signed by Alhaji Iliyasu Dhacko on Friday, said he was miffed by the disclosure recently of spurious use of his name by some dubious elements on […]

IBB, Abdulsalami, Mark, others grace Gimba’s burial

By Adelowo Oladipo – Minna The final burial rites for the late Nigerian author, Alhaji Abubakar Gimba, has been performed according to Islamic injunction, in Minna, Niger State, on Thursday, just as the state government promised to immortalise him. Top dignitaries, including former military President Ibrahim Babangida, former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Senate […]

Hajiya Jummai Ja’afaru Condoles Nigerlites Over Gimba’s Death

The Member, Niger State House of Assembly representing Chanchaga Constituency, Hon. Hajiya Jummai Ja’afaru Mairiga has condoled with the family, as well as the Association of Nigerian Authors, Nigerlites and the Niger State Government over the death of Mallam Abubakar Gimba.   “I was shattered when the news of the death of my Uncle and […]

Faces E-Magazine Condoles with Family and ANA over Gimba’s Death

The Management of Faces international E-magazine has condoled with the family, Association of Nigerian Authors and the people of Niger State over the death of Mallam Abubakar Gimba, who passed away at the Minna General Hospital on Wednesday Night. Late Abubakar Gimba 1952 – 2015 In a statement signed by the Chairman of the news […]

APC bought Chatham House event for Buhari – Fayose

By Wale Odunsi   The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the All Progressives Congress must apologise for lying to Nigerians on the health status of its presidential candidate, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), using pictures taken in Transcop Hilton, Abuja and claiming that the pictures were taken in London. Fayose said: “It was […]

Army officer, subordinates invade school in Minna over punishment of girlfriend

By Wale Odunsi   Some Nigerian Army personnel from the 31 Artillery Brigade on Tuesday invaded the Hill Top Model Secondary School, Minna, the Niger State capital. The army officer and his subordinates invaded the school few hours after the students’ daily assembly, holding teachers and students hostage. They disrupted academic activities for the whole […]

Courting Yoruba monarchs won’t save you – APC tells Jonathan

By Wale Odunsi on February 23, 2015 The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Southwest on Monday confronted President Goodluck Jonathan with stark analysis of his last minutes move to court Yoruba monarchs ahead of the election, saying it will not secure him victory in the March 28 presidential election. In a statement issued by the […]

Jega meets NSA team, others today on state of security

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega will today hold a stock-taking meeting with a team from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the military and para-military organisations on security, for the general elections. Today’s session with the military is the first since the were postponed on February 7. The elections will […]

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Jonathan uncoordinated in handling economic crisis, I’ll bring help – Buhari

By Timothy Enietan-Matthews   The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, General Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday said he will be meeting an empty treasury and a huge debt profile if he elected president. He, however, said he was confident his wealth of experience would assist in turning the situation around. According to Buhari, the […]