Author: Samson Ojeniran

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The Argentina superstar has once again been named the best player on the planet, with Robert Lewandowski finishing as runner-up Lionel Messi has his hands on the Ballon d’Or once again, with the mercurial Argentina claiming the seventh Golden Ball of his remarkable career to date. The latest of those prestigious prizes was collected at […]

Gunmen have killed nineteen persons and abducted twenty-nine others in some communities in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State. The gunmen had in multiple attacks, burnt down houses, as well as foodstuff and livestock. Some of the affected communities according to a native of the area, Andrew Jagaba, include Zazzaga, Chibani and Karachi. Danjuma […]

Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje-led All Progressives Congress, APC, exco has been sacked by an FCT high court in Abuja Justice Hamza Muazu while delivering the ruling on Tuesday, granted all the reliefs sought by the Senator Ibrahim Shekarau faction, seeking a declaration that the Ganduje-led group did not conduct ward and local government congresses. Recall those […]

The Speaker, Ondo State House of Assembly, Bamidele Oloyelogun has been arraigned before an Ondo high Court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over allegation of fraud. The EFCC had in March 2021 questioned the Speaker over an allegation of fraud that allegedly rocked the Assembly. The anti-graft agency also detained the Clerk […]

The Nigerian Government has reassured South Africa that it will continue to strengthen bilateral ties between both countries for the mutual benefit of their citizens and economies. Nigeria‘s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, said this at the closing of the Ministerial Meeting of the 10th Nigeria-South Africa Bi-National Commission in Abuja. Onyeama said he […]

The All Progressives Congress,(APC) has disowned a group parading itself as Progressives Youth Movement for calling for the sack of the party’s Caretaker Committee led by Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni. APC’s reaction followed a statement by the youth group led by Mustapha Audu that it had sacked the Mai Mala Buni led Caretaker […]

The Nigerian Correctional Service says a total of 262 inmates escaped from the Jos Custodial Centre before reinforcement came from sister security services, and 10 have so far been recaptured leaving 252 at large. In a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Francis Enobore, one of the gunmen trapped within the Medium Security Custodial […]

A businesswoman heading to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia for Umrah (Lesser Hajj) has been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, (NAIA), Abuja for ingesting 80 pellets of cocaine. According to the agency’s spokesman, Femi Babafemi, the 46-year-old woman, Adisa Afusat Olayinka who lives in Ibafo, […]

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court has quashed the criminal defamation charge filed against the spokesperson of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), Ikenga Ugochinyere by the Inspector General of Police. Justice Binta Mohammed in her judgment further restrained the Wuse Chief Magistrate, Idayat Olaide from proceedings with the trial which was instigated […]

The ever busy Benin- Lagos express way by Uselu market was locked down for several hours on Monday after bus drivers protested against alleged extortion by Edo State revenue collectors. The protesting drivers said the extortion and lack of properly designated bus stops have brought untold hardship for them; calling on government to urgently intervene. […]

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