The founder of Odua Peoples Congress, Dr. Frederick Fasehun, is dead. Fasehun, it was learnt, died in the early hours of Saturday at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja. The octogenarian, it was learnt, was admitted at the Intensive Care Unit of the hospital on Tuesday where he remained until his demise. Confirming his… Continue reading OPC Founder, Frederick Fasehun, Dies At 83
Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Friday, suspended the state Accountant General, Stella Udogwu, for allegedly not paying October to November salaries to workers in the state. The governor did not stop at that, as he also called for the arrest of the bank managers of the banks where the money meant for salaries was… Continue reading Gov. Okorocha Suspends Accountant General, Orders Arrest Of Bank Managers
President Muhammadu Buhari will jet out of the country on Saturday to Katowice, Poland to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the 24th session of the… Continue reading President Buhari To Leave Abuja For Poland
The Nigerian Army said on Wednesday that it lost 23 personnel to the attack by the Islamic State of West African Province terrorists, who attacked the 157 Battalion in Metele in northern Borno on November 18. The army, in a release late on Wednesday which was the first time it would speak on the casualties’… Continue reading Metele Attack: We Lost 23 Soldiers, 31 Others Injured -Army
The owner of the seven-storey building, which collapsed in Port Harcourt on Friday, have been arrested by the police. Though the police refused to disclose the identity of the person, it was learnt that he was arrested alongside the contractor handling the private project. Some persons, who might be remotely or directly involved in the… Continue reading Police Arrest Owner Of Port-Harcourt Collapsed Building
Police Recruitment Registration Exercise for constables begins today, 29th November, 2018, the government has announced. This was made known via the verified Twitter handle of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign outfit, #NextLevel Nigeria.
An accused person, named Surajudeen Bada, standing trial in Osogbo Federal High Court I for alleged fraud, fainted on Wednesday during proceedings and had to be rushed out of the court room by prison officials. Surajudeen, an Islamic cleric from Ilorin, Kwara State, was standing trial alongside two others namely Owoseye Dorcas and Akinola Ibitayo,… Continue reading Osun: Accused Faints In Osogbo High Court
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday denied receiving any donation from any state governor or group. On its verified Twitter handle, @officialEFCC, the anti-graft agency said, no state governor or individual or group, has donated to the agency’s Anti-corruption Marathon project or any other projects. The tweet read, “#Alert: For the avoidance of… Continue reading We Didn’t Receive N10m Donation From Kano Gov-EFCC
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has donated N7 million to 11 churches in support of their projects with N2 million of the amount going to Christ the King Catholic Church, Okene and N500, 000 each to other churches in Central Senatorial district of the state. This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Director-General,… Continue reading KOGI: Gov. Bello Donates N7m To Churches
Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has been sworn in as the 5th executive governor of Osun State. Earlier, his deputy, Benedict Alabi, took his oath of office at an elaborate event attended by dignitaries from all parts of the country. Details soon.