High chief murdered on his farm —Police

High chief murdered on his farm —Police

A senior traditional chief in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area of Ekiti, Adewole Ajayi, was murdered on his farm on Friday, the police say. Ajayi, a high chief, popularly known as Iroko Ekiti, was believed to have been murdered inside the farm, located at a neighbouring town, Oke-Oro, also in Ijero Ekiti Local Government Area. […]

Investment opportunities coming to S’East –Buhari

Investment opportunities coming to S’East –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja expressed optimism that new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualized within the shortest possible time. Buhari gave the assurance when he received traditional rulers from Abia State led Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba. The president also assured […]

Foreign Titbits: US threatens to sanction the International Criminal Court

Foreign Titbits:  US threatens to sanction the International Criminal Court

The US has threatened sanctions against the International Criminal Court if it goes ahead with prosecutions against Americans. The court is currently considering prosecuting US servicemen over alleged detainee abuse in Afghanistan. National Security Adviser John Bolton called the court “illegitimate” and vowed the US would do everything “to protect our citizens.” The US is […]

Kwara: Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed picks Senate nomination form

Kwara:  Gov Abdulfatah Ahmed picks Senate nomination form

The Governor of Kwara State, Abudulfatah Ahmed, has purchased the nomination form for Kwara South Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. This was made known on his twitter handle. He said he took the step in response to the call by the people of the state. He said the call […]

Why I’m the most investigated governor in Nigeria -Uduaghan

Why I’m the most investigated governor in Nigeria -Uduaghan

Former Governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduaghan, has said that he is the most investigated governor in the country. He said he had been probed in all ways and in different places. Uduaghan made the claim while countering the allegation that he joined the All Progressives Congress, APC, to avoid probe. Uduaghan spoke during a […]

Panic as another man is killed in Ado Ekiti

Panic as another man is killed in Ado Ekiti

There was panic in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti state capital, on Monday evening as another man was killed by unidentified gunmen in daylight. The killing of the man, whose identity could not be immediately ascertained, came barely three days after a close ally of former Governor Segun Oni, Mr. Bunmi Ojo was assassinated in the […]

National Assembly ends recess, reconvenes Tuesday

National Assembly ends recess, reconvenes Tuesday

The National Assembly has resolved to end its recess scheduled to last till September 25. It will now resume on Tuesday, August 14. The recess was taken following alleged attacks on the leadership of the National Assembly by security forces. The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, on Thursday, announced the resolve […]

EFCC releases former SSS boss, Ekpeyong

EFCC releases former SSS boss, Ekpeyong

Former Director General of the State Security Service, Ita Ekpeyong, held by the operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has been released. Ekpeyong was arrested on Thursday after a raid carried out on his residence. The raid came barely two days after his successor, Lawal Daura, was sacked as a result of […]

Foreign Titbits: Skripal attack: US to sanction Russia over Novichok use

Foreign Titbits: Skripal attack: US to sanction Russia over Novichok use

The US has said it will impose fresh sanctions on Russia after determining it used nerve agent against a former Russian double agent living in the UK. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were left seriously ill after being poisoned with Novichok in Salisbury in March, though they have now recovered. A UK investigation blamed […]

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