Court remands pastor for alleged rape of church member
An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered that a pastor, Ilesanmi Emmauel of Christ Apostolic Church, be remanded in prison for alleged rape of a minor. Magistrate Adefunke Ajibade ordered that the accused be remanded in prison custody pending the advice of the state Director of Public Prosecution. Mr. Ajibade described the case as a […]
Osun begins distribution of Computer Learning Tablets to students
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State says he intends to make public schools the toast of all education loving. The Osun State Government has commenced the distribution of the Computer Tablets of Learning (Opon Imo) to the students of the government-owned secondary schools in the state. The distribution of the tablets started at the Ataoja […]
Group asks Ebonyi council boss to submit to police over murder investigation
Local Council boss in Ebonyi State allegedly has a hand in murder case. By Ogo Anioke A group, Ivo Progressive Assembly, IPA, has called on the Chairman of Ivo Local Government Area in Ebonyi State, Celestine Eze, to submit himself for interrogation over alleged complicity in a murder case in the council. This call comes […]
Ondo tribunal fixes April 23 for adoption of written addresses
The victory of Governor Mimiko at the last Ondo State gubernatorial election is being challenged. The Ondo State Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Akure has fixed April 23 for the adoption of written addresses by the parties who brought petitions before it. The development followed the closure of the defence filed by Olusola Oke, the […]
Ex-Governor rejects zoning in Anambra governorship race
The former governor stated this when an aspirant paid her a visit. A former Governor of Anambra, Virgy Etiaba, has crticised the position of some stakeholders that the forthcoming gubernatorial poll in the state be zoned to Anambra North Senatorial district. Ms. Etiaba made her position known in Nnewi on Tuesday when a philanthropist and […]
Two students injured in Ibadan building collapse
Two students got severely hurt in an accident on Tuesday. Two school children were on Tuesday injured when a building collapsed on them around Idi-Ose in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. The victims, a 15-year-old male and a three-year-old female, were on their way to their respective schools when the building collapsed on […]
Don’t allow my husband die in vain, widow tells police IG
The police officer was shot dead by an enraged colleague. Modupe Adelakun, widow of the slain police inspector, Adelakun Lawal, has called on the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, to ensure that her husband’s murderer is sanctioned. In February, Mr. Lawal and his senior colleague, Kazeem Shehu, were having a drink at a relaxation […]
Eight chiefs arrested for complicity in murder of Ondo prince
The prince was allegedly beaten to death.
Suicide bomber allegedly kills six soldiers in Maiduguri
The Nigerian Army said only one soldier was killed and two others injured.
Ladoja gets more time in court over N45mn shady deal
Mr. Ladoja is accused of failure to deliver a property he sold.
Ajimobi canvasses application of scientific breakthroughs for economic development
The governor says that science and technology should be used to empower the future generation. The Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, has made a case for application of scientific breakthroughs in the country to foster economic development. Mr. Ajimobi, who made the appeal in Ibadan on Monday while flagging-off the 12th annual conference of the […]
Ibadan Polytechnic Governing Council members risk jail over contempt of court
The school was sued by an aggrieved ex-staffer over the non-payment of his gratuity and pension. A former Head of Service of the Federation, Afolabi Oladapo, may be jailed if found guilty of a contempt charge preferred against him and 12 others in an Oyo State High Court. Mr. Afolabi, who is currently the Chairman, […]
PDP lawmakers seek amnesty for Boko Haram
The Assembly members want the Nigerian President to grant Boko Haram amnesty. National Assembly members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, from the North East of Nigeria have appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan to rescind his decision not to grant amnesty to members of the Boko Haram sect. They asked him to rescind the decision […]
Ogun PDP faction accuses police of bias, denies vandalizing secretariat
The party secretary of the Obasanjo faction, Dapo Adeyemi, called the new occupants of the secretariat mischief-makers. The Olusegun Obasanjo-backed faction of the Ogun State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Monday accused the police of not allowing them take out their property and documents before opening the secretariat to the rival faction. […]
EFCC arraigns ex-Kogi Governor, Audu, over N10bn fraud
Audu and his co-accused pleaded not guilty.
Reconciliation of PDP members in good taste – Abia chairman
Regardless of the ongoing reconciliation process, the PDP chairman of the Abia State chapter of the PDP says some estranged members of the party in the state will not be readmitted.
My entry into Anambra governorship race divine – Igwebuike
Anambra gubernatorial aspirant says his ambition to become governor of the state is divine.