Don’t forget PDP made you senator, saved you from political annihilation, Osun PDP tells Omisore

Don’t forget PDP made you senator, saved you from political annihilation, Osun PDP tells Omisore

Osun State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Hon Soji Adagunodo has asked a former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore not to fall for the antics of the ruling All Progressives Congress as speculation is making rounds of his defection from PDP. Adagunodo told Omisore not to forget that the PDP saved him from political annihilation from Alliance for Democracy and that PDP made him a senator. Describing Omisore’s defection move as…

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How Osun lawmaker is rebranding ‘Ayo Olopon,’ giving it global recognition

How Osun lawmaker is rebranding ‘Ayo Olopon,’ giving it global recognition

A Member of The Osun state House of Assembly, Hon. Tunde Olatunji has said he is committed to promoting Ayo Olopon because the game has the capacity of boosting the economy of the state and nation at large if well tapped. Olatunji who represents Ife North State Constituency made this known while featuring on the monthly Stakeholders’ Forum organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Osun state chapter on Tuesday. The lawmaker, while calling…

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APC chieftain, others, pour encomiums on Ugwuanyi’s humility and good governance

APC chieftain, others, pour encomiums on Ugwuanyi’s humility and good governance

As governor flags off Nkwo Inyi-Akpugoeze- Anambra Border road   A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from Oji River Local Government Area, Enugu State, Chief Gbazueagu Nweke Gbazueagu, and other stakeholders in the council area, such as Senator Dr. Rev. Hyde Onuaguluchi have poured encomiums on Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his uncommon leadership qualities anchored on vision, humility, good governance and respect for everyone irrespective of political leanings. Speaking during the flag-off ceremony…

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Court remands woman for alleged theft of 8 months baby

Court remands woman for alleged theft of 8 months baby

A Karmo Grade I Area Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the remand of one Theresa Obonna, in Prison for alleged theft of eight months baby. The judge, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, gave the order after Obonna of Jabi, Abuja, pleaded not guilty to a count charge of theft. Sadiq adjourned the case till May 3 for hearing. The Prosecutor, Zannah Dalhatu, told the court that one Godstime David, who resides in Akwa-Ibom, reported the matter at the Life Camp Police…

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Sacked Kogi police commissioner reinstated

Sacked Kogi police commissioner reinstated

Ali Janga has been reinstated as the Commissioner of Police in Kogi State, the state police command spokesman, William Aya, has confirmed. Mr. Aya told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lokoja on Thursday that Mr. Janga returned to office on Tuesday on the order of the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. He said that Mr. Janga was reinstated after meeting the one-week ultimatum given to him by the Inspector -General of Police to re-arrest the suspects who…

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Zamfara to recruit 340 doctors, nurses – Commissioner

Zamfara to recruit 340 doctors, nurses – Commissioner

Alhaji Lawal M-Liman, Zamfara Commissioner for Health said on Thursday that 340 health personnel including doctors, nurses and midwives would soon be recruited by the state government. M-Liman stated this at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Gusau while addressing participants at the Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Training Programme, organized by the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria. The commissioner said that the recruitment had been approved by the state government and was to improve the healthcare delivery system…

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Robber sentence to Death For Stealing Tecno Phone

Robber sentence to Death For Stealing Tecno Phone

Raji Babatunde, has been sentenced to death by an Ado Ekiti High Court for robbing one Alhaji Mudsahiru Bello of two Nokia phones and one Tecno phone while armed with axe and cutlass. Raji Babatunde was also convicted for robbing one Oladele Femi of one bottle of Star lager beer, six bottles of Trophy lager beer and one packet of Rothmans cigarette, while also armed with axe and cutlass. Justice Cornelius Akintayo, who handed down…

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Thousands IDPs Relocated to Bama – IOM

Thousands IDPs Relocated to Bama – IOM

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said the Nigerian Government has relocated no fewer than 3,000 Internally Displaced People of Bama origin in Borno to their hometown. IOM said the relocation followed the reopening of the Maiduguri-Bama-Banki road on March 24 by the Nigerian Military after four years of its closure due to Boko Haram activities. The road, which runs from Maiduguri through Konduga, Bama, Gwoza and also connects to the neighbouring countries of Cameroon…

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Dapchi Girls Kidnap scripted to make Buhari approve $1 billion – Aisha Opens up

Dapchi Girls Kidnap scripted to make Buhari approve $1 billion – Aisha Opens up

Aisha Yesufu, co-convener of BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, advocacy group on Wednesday made fresh claims on why Boko Haram abducted some students of Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State. Yesufu claimed that the abduction of the girls was a move aimed at paving the way for President Muhammadu Buhari’s approval of $1billion to purchase equipment for the fight against Boko Haram insurgency. In a tweet, the activist insisted that the abduction, release, and refusal of Boko…

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Letters to Buhari: Obasanjo, IBB should shut up – Femi Kuti

Letters to Buhari: Obasanjo, IBB should shut up – Femi Kuti

Son of Fela Kuti, a popular afrobeat singer, Femi Kuti has reacted to the recent letters written by ex-president, Olusegun Obasanjo and former military head of state, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida. Kuti, in an interview with Guardian TV berated the former leaders saying that young Nigerians should not give them an audience adding that he had the opportunity to make Nigeria great but failed. “They should not even be given audience. How can you even be…

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