Elections: Resist being used by politicians, NYSC coordinator warns corps members 

Elections: Resist being used by politicians, NYSC coordinator warns corps members 

Osun State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Mr Emmanuel Attah has warned corps members to be wary of some politicians who might want to use them to achieve their selfish political points. Attah gave the warning in Osogbo on Wednesday during 45th anniversary celebration of NYSC. He stressed that the political tempo in the state is high as the September Governorship election draws nearer saying that corps members who are participating in…

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Murtala, Obasanjo’s govts originated corruption in Nigeria, says Liad Tella

Murtala, Obasanjo’s govts originated corruption in Nigeria, says Liad Tella

A former Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of the defunct National Concord Newspaper, Alhaji Liad Tella, has said the governments of Murtala Muhammad and Olusegun Obasanjo marked the beginning of corruption in Nigeria. Tella, who is a Senior Research Fellow in the Mass Communication Department of University of Ilorin, stated this on Wednesday while delivering lecture at the annual Ramadan lecture of Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Osogbo, Osun state capital. He said the government of Murtala/Obasanjo…

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Biafra’s sit-at-home order witnesses partial compliance in South-East

Biafra’s sit-at-home order witnesses partial compliance in South-East

The sit-at-home order given by the pro-Biafrian groups witnessed partial compliance in some states in South Eastern Nigeria. In Enugu, it was observed that many locations within the metropolis were deserted. Ogui, Ekulu, Uwani, Presidential roads and Independence Layout are some of the places deserted as many shops were closed and passengers were seen stranded. Eastern Reporter also observed that the ever busy Okigwe axis of Imo state is also deserted with many shops closed…

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BBNaija’s Anto dazzles in latest photos

BBNaija’s Anto dazzles in latest photos

BBNaija’s Anto has proven countless of times how beautiful she is. The former housemate recently showed off how stunning she is when she posed for Carlinda Ahya and gave an appealing physical rendition of the classic hit song, Lady In Red. Life continues for the BBNaija housemates after the famous show. In fact, it began for some who found a platform to help them build a brand in the entertainment industry. For Anto who is…

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NUJ links Herdsmen to Benue Killings, cautions Nigerian government against anarchy

NUJ links Herdsmen to Benue Killings, cautions Nigerian government against anarchy

The Nigeria Union of Journalists has tackled federal government on the current security challenges facing the country. The union has also linked herdsmen to the barbaric massacre and genocide taking place in Benue State and the entire north central and western part of the country. This was contain in a communique issued in Bauchi after the union National Working Committee meeting held at Yankari and signed by Shuaibu Usman Leman, National Secretary. ”The NWC notes…

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Democracy day: Ohaneze blasts Buhari for mocking Nigerians

Democracy day: Ohaneze blasts Buhari for mocking Nigerians

The apex Igbo socio-political group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s nationwide broadcast, where he vowed to deal with killer herdsmen and their sponsors. The group said Buhari’s speech was a mockery of the situation. President Muhammadu Buhari had during his Democracy Day speech vowed to decisively deal with those killing and sponsoring killers in the country. He said his government would not hesitate to punish anybody found wanting in the needless clashes between…

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Biafra: Mixed reactions trail IPOB’s sit-at-home order in Awka, Onitsha

Biafra: Mixed reactions trail IPOB’s sit-at-home order in Awka, Onitsha

There was mixed reaction in Awka and Onitsha to the sit-at-home action ordered by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, today, Wednesday. Eastern Reporter correspondent, who moved round the capital city of Awka early this morning, observed a measure of compliance, with motorists and workers staying away from the roads, during the morning rush hours. However, the order was later shunned with markets opening for normal business. As at 7am when markets in the state…

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Police recruitment: PSC speaks on candidates ‘writing exams in Arabic’

Police recruitment: PSC speaks on candidates ‘writing exams in Arabic’

The Police Service Commission, PSC, has reacted to rumour that candidates participating in ongoing recruitment into the force wrote examination in Arabic. Outgoing PSC Chairman, Mike Okiro insisted that the assessment was only based on aptitude and language test under the heading, “English Language test for 45 minutes”. He explained, in a statement, that JAMB customized platform contained skeletons of other 22 subjects offered by the board. The statement, which was signed by Okiro, read,…

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Democracy Day: Lawmakers clash over Buhari’s speech

Democracy Day: Lawmakers clash over Buhari’s speech

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly have opposed each other over President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements as outlined in his 2018 Democracy Day broadcast. The members in interviews with newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos, commended the president for tackling corruption and security, even as others stated that he has not done enough. Tunde Braimoh, the Chairman, House Ad-hoc Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, said that the Buhari administration had initiated a new…

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I’m very competent to succeed Aregbesola,  says APC guber aspirant, Oriolowo 

I’m very competent to succeed Aregbesola,  says APC guber aspirant, Oriolowo 

A governorship aspirant in the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Osun state, Engr. Adelere Oriolowo, has said he has the requisite experience and competencies to flag the party’s flag to the September 22nd gubernatorial election.   Oriolowo said he has the best experience to lead the state and asked that he should be voted for to clinch APC ticket. He warned that if competent person did not succeed incumbent Governor Rauf Aregbesola,  the state would…

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