Ex-Nigerian diplomat found dead in US
Adeitan Atiba ruling house joins race for Alaafin’s stool, presents candidate
Insecurity:  Makinde approves recruitment of additional 500 Amotekun personnel
Borehole: Lagos commissioner’s statement shows government’s failure to provide safe piped water to residents
How Sunday Igboho paid UK firm for Benin Republic-Germany flight ticket
Expert decries rise in child labour issues, seeks urgent intervention
INEC: Voter registration will continue beyond June 30
Akeredolu announces 25-member second term inauguration committee (SEE LIST)
Tonto Dikeh receives certificate of return as Rivers ADC deputy governorship candidate
Nottingham Forest sign Taiwo Awoniyi for club-record fee
Senator: Direct primary was Gbajabiamila’s idea to favour someone
Why I beat up tout who harassed me-Actor Taiwo Hassan
Alleged organ trafficking: Ekweremadu’s ‘kidney donor’ reportedly resides in Lagos with elder brother
‘I may be next ‘senate president’- Yobe senatorial candidate insists he won’t step down for Lawan
Roe v Wade: US Supreme Court overturns abortion rights
Nigeria needs visionary, cerebral leader in 2023- Oyo LG commission boss
ICPC raids property of military contractor in Abuja, recovers N175m, $220,000

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NDLEA arrests Brazilian returnee with ‘cocaine concealed in private part’ at Lagos airport

By Akinwande Soji-Ojo The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said its operatives have arrested one Igwedum Uche Benson for concealing cocaine in his private part. A statement issued on Sunday by NDLEA spokesperson, Femi Babafemi, said Benson was on his way back to Nigeria from Brazil when he was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.  He said the...

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Ex-Nigerian diplomat found dead in US

By Akinwande Soji-Ojo A former Nigerian diplomat and ambassador, Ejeviome Otobo, is dead. Otobo was last seen in Tuckahoe, New York, on June 15. The Tuckahoe Police Department has on June 19 announced in a Facebook post that Otobo was missing and requested information from the public. On Saturday, the police announced via post on its Facebook page that 70-year-old Otobo had...

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Insecurity: Makinde approves recruitment of additional 500 Amotekun personnel

Akinwande Soji-Ojo Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, has approved the recruitment of additional 500 personnel into the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun. The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, disclosed this in a statement issued on Sunday. According to the statement, Makinde gave the approval during the monthly security meeting with chairmen of local governments, heads...

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Borehole: Lagos commissioner’s statement shows government’s failure to provide safe piped water to residents

A water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) expert and the National President, Nigeria Borehole Drillers Association (AWDROP), Ale Micheal, has said that the statement credited to the Commissioner of Health in Lagos State, Prof. Akin Abayomi, that all boreholes and wells in Lagos are not fit for human consumption, is an indictment on the government. The Lagos State Commissioner for Health had...

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I’m coming to Nigeria soon- Sunday Igboho

By Akinwande Soji-Ojo Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known aa Sunday Igboho has said he will return to Nigeria soon. Igboho stated this in an interview with The PUNCH at his residence in Benin Republic. “I am going back to Nigeria soon,” he said. Igboho dismissed the notion that he might be arrested by the Department of State Services (DSS),...

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INEC: Voter registration will continue beyond June 30

Akinwande Soji-Ojo The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it will not end the continuous voter registration (CVR) exercise on June 30, 2022. INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, disclosed this on Saturday during the Youth Vote Count concert at the Old Parade ground, Abuja. The commission had earlier fixed June 30 as the deadline for the ongoing CVR ahead of...

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Insecurity: Akeredolu mandates use of CCTV in worship centres, hospitals, schools, hotels others

By Akinwande Soji-Ojo Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredol (SAN), has signed an Executive Order for the compulsory installation and use of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in worship centres, hospitals and other public and private institutions in the state.  According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, the order becomes imperative in light...

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Tonto Dikeh receives certificate of return as Rivers ADC deputy governorship candidate

Akinwande Soji-Ojo Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh, has received her Certificate of Return as the running mate to Tonte Ibraye, the African Democratic Congress (ADC) governorship candidate in Rivers State for the 2023 general elections. The controversial actress disclosed this via a post on her Instagram page on Saturday, saying that she has taken a bold step to accept the deputy governorship...

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Nottingham Forest sign Taiwo Awoniyi for club-record fee

By Emmanuel Adeleke Nottingham Forest have announced the  signing of  Nigerian striker, Taiwo Awoniyi, from German football club, Union Berlin, for a club record fee. The 24-year-old joined newly promoted Forest on a five-year contract for a reported £17.5 million. Awoniyi scored 20 goals in 43 matches across all competitions last season and becomes Nottingham Forest's first signing since gaining promotion...

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‘Mr Speaker has devoted his life to service of people, Nigeria’- Folarin congratulates Gbajabiamila @60

The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Oyo State and lawmaker representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Senator Teslim Folarin, has described Speaker of Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as an astute politician, excellent public administrator and distinguished lawmaker. Folarin stated this in a congratulatory message on the occasion of Gbajabiamila's 60th birthday. The three-term senator eulogised  Gbajabiamila...

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Alleged organ trafficking: Ekweremadu’s ‘kidney donor’ reportedly resides in Lagos with elder brother

By Akinwande Soji-Ojo A businessman and laptop engineer, Oyekan Tobi, has disclosed that David Ukpo Nwanmini, who was allegedly taken to the United Kingdom for organ harvesting by the former deputy senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, and his wife, Beatrice, is not a 15-year-old boy. Oyekan, who is also a postgraduate student at the Nigeria Institute of Journalism, Lagos, spoke to Vanguard...

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Lawan loses out as INEC document confirms Machina winner of Yobe North APC senatorial ticket

Akinwande Soji-Ojo The controversy surrounding the All Progressives Congress (APC) Yobe North Senatorial District ticket assumed another dimension on Friday, as the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed Bashir Machina as the ruling party's candidate. Machina won the primary conducted on May 28, 2022, but the APC national leadership under Abdullahi Adamu submitted the name of Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as...

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