Our ordeal in Libya, by returnee Ondo indigenes

Libya returnees

Twenty-three Ondo State-born returnees from Libya yesterday narrated their ordeal in the North African country where they had hoped for a better life. They were received by a delegation, led by Deputy Governor Agboola Ajayi and State Director of the Department of State Services (DSS) Salami Ajege at the State Correctional Centre in Akure, theRead More

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Confusion as ‘Fresh PDP’ faction rejects truce with Secondus

The peace deal brokered between the ‘Fresh PDP’ and the leadership of the Uche Secondus-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hit the rocks, barely 24 hours after it was brokered. A former national chairman of the PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, had, on Saturday, presided over a marathon truce meeting with purported leaders of the ‘FreshRead More

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Confusion as ‘Fresh PDP’ faction rejects truce with Secondus

The peace deal brokered between the ‘Fresh PDP’ and the leadership of the Uche Secondus-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has hit the rocks, barely 24 hours after it was brokered. A former national chairman of the PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, had, on Saturday, presided over a marathon truce meeting with purported leaders of the ‘FreshRead More

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FG uncovers Islamic State terrorists in Benue, other states

terrorists

The Presidency on Sunday said that security agencies have discovered Islamic State in West Africa, ISWA,  terrorists in Benue, and other states of the federation. A Presidential source said that the group operating within some North Central and South-South sections of the country is using foreign terrorists and recruiting young men fighting and killing innocentRead More

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Fayose gives herdsmen in Ekiti three months to register

herdsmen

Following the latest attack launched by suspected herdsmen in Ekiti State, Governor Ayo Fayose has given all herdsmen in the state a three-month ultimatum to register in their respective locations to identify them. They are to register with a sum of N5,000 each in a bid to know who should be held responsible in the eventRead More

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President Buhari is healthy to seek re-election in 2019 – Adesina

Femi Adesina

Presidential Spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, says President Muhammadu Buhari is presently in a better state of health than in 2015, to seek re-election in the  2019 general elections. Adesina said this while speaking with State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday. He said though the president was yet to decide on whether to re-contest orRead More

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Aisha Buhari is an intelligent woman, says Ben Bruce

Aisha Buhari

Lawmaker representing Bayelsa East Senatorial, Ben Murray-Bruce has said First Lady, Aisha Buhari is an intelligent woman that has the capacity to lead well. The Senator spoke in reaction to the two videos shared on her official and verified twitter handle on Friday. The videos showed Senator Misau and Bruce criticising the administration of President BuhariRead More

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Dasuki’s aide under probe over diversion of N36.4b

EFCC, Trial

• EFCC traces N3.12b meant to protect dams, wells to his company’s account •Agency investigates release of N10b for 2015 governorship poll The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has traced N3.12billion to the bank account of a company allegedly owned by a Special Assistant to a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).Read More

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US court convicts Nigerian for killing fiancee

A US court in Fort Bend County, Houston, Texas, has convicted a Nigerian, Osa Alohaneke, for the 2015 stabbing to death of his fiancée. A jury found him guilty on Friday of the slaying of Evelyne Ebane Epiepang. The jury is yet to determine his sentence. Alohaneke, 59, looked down and showed no emotion whenRead More

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US court convicts Nigerian for killing fiancee

A US court in Fort Bend County, Houston, Texas, has convicted a Nigerian, Osa Alohaneke, for the 2015 stabbing to death of his fiancée. A jury found him guilty on Friday of the slaying of Evelyne Ebane Epiepang. The jury is yet to determine his sentence. Alohaneke, 59, looked down and showed no emotion whenRead More

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