BREAKING: Onijan of Ijan Ekiti in Ekiti State is dead

A prominent traditional ruler, the Onijan of Ijan Ekiti, in Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Oba Samuel Oyewole Fadahunsi, is dead. The report of his death filtered into town on Thursday that the revered monarch, had passed on, after reigning for 19 years. Oba Fadahunsi, from Otutubiosun ruling house, was enthroned on September […]

Yoruba Nation Agitators To Presidency: We Have Nothing To Do With IPOB

The Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS) has disclosed that it has no partnership with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The NINAS, which refers to itself as a “multi-ethnic alliance of the indigenous peoples of the Middle Belt (part of the former Northern Region), Ilana Omo Oodua (the former Western Region), and the […]

Super Eagles Now Worth N109bn, The 21st Most Valuable International Team In The World

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have been rated the 21st most valuable international team in the world with a value worth N109billion (€226.65m). The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze winners are third on the African continent behind Ivory Coast and Senegal who are valued at €321.38 million and €299 million respectively. According to a new report […]

Boko Haram Steals Five Tractors, Set Two Ablaze In Yobe State

Boko Haram members have reportedly stolen five tractors and set two others ablaze in Ngelbuwa, Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State. It was gathered that the insurgents invaded the town and forcefully ordered a resident to show them the houses of the tractor drivers. Chairman of North East Commodity Association (NECAS), Yobe State chapter, […]

NAFDAC Warns Nigerians Against Storing Foods In Chemical Containers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) has warned Nigerians against storing food in containers formerly used for chemical products. Prof. Christiana Adeyeye, the Director General of NAFDAC, gave the warning on Thursday during a sensitisation campaign in Onitsha, Anambra. Adeyeye, who was represented by Mrs Ngozi Onuora, Director of Chemical Evaluation […]

25-Year-Old Man Arrested For Allegedly Having Sex With Goat In Jigawa

A 25-year-old man identified as Nasiru Muhammad has been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force Jigawa State Command for allegedly having sex with a goat in Gwaram Local Government of the State. ASP Lawan Shiisu Adam, the State Police Spokesman, confirmed this to newsmen in Dutse, the State capital. He said the suspect […]

Gumi Reacts To Fani-Kayode’s Defection To APC, Calls Him Judas Of Oduduwa

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has described Femi Fani-Kayode as the ‘Judas of Oduduwa’ following his defection from the opposition party (PDP) to the All Progressive Congress (APC) In a Facebook post on Thursday, Gumi wrote: “I have for long, neglected the rantings of the Judas of Oduduwa attacking me knowing fully well that […]

It Is Unfair To Parade Suspects, Judge Tells Security Agencies

Judge of the Enugu state high court, Cyprian Ajah has admonished law enforcement agencies against parading suspects. The advice was given by Ajah while while delivering a paper at the ongoing three-day training for officers of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Nigeria Police Force and the judiciary, in Enugu. The paper was entitled: ‘Role of the […]

Mompha demands apology from EFCC over ‘libellous publication’

Social Media influencer, Mr Ismail Mustapha, popularly known as Mompha, has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to retract all libellous publications made against him. Mompha also asked the antigraft agency to tender an unreserved apology as the libellous statements were published. Mompha made the above request in a statement captioned “Request For […]

EFCC boss: I’m hale and hearty

The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, has stated that he is ‘hale and hearty’. Newsmen report Bawa slumped at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Thursday morning. He was speaking on the importance of digital identification in commemoration of National Identity Day when the incident occurred. He was reportedly assisted by […]

Solving mathematics saved me from insanity during incarceration, says Soyinka

Elder statesman and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has disclosed how solving mathematical problems saved him from insanity during his 27 months of incarceration. Soyinka said though he disliked the subject while in secondary school, mathematics actually became his saving grace while he was undergoing incarceration by a military junta. He said it was while […]

Court Awards N20b Damages Against DSS For Raid Of Igboho’s House

Justice Ladiran Akintola of Oyo State High Court has directed the Department of State Security (DSS) to pay N20 billion to Chief Sunday Adeyemo (aka Sunday Igboho) for unlawfully invading his Soka, Ibadan house on July 1. Akintola awarded the sum as exemplary and aggravated damages against the secret police in the suit filed by […]