AJIMOBI COMMISERATES WITH LATE EX-OYO SSG’S FAMILY

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has commiserated with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state and the family of Dr. Dejo Raimi over the death of the PDP…

REPORT: BOKO HARAM HAS KILLED 2,053 CIVILIANS IN SIX MONTH

Apparent crimes against humanity The Islamist insurgency Boko Haram in Nigeria killed at least 2,053 civilians in an estimated 95 attacks during the first half of 2014, Human Rights Watch…

WHY JONATHAN CANCELLED MEETING WITH CHIBOK PARENTS – OKUPE

The Presidency has blamed ‘political opposition for the late minute cancellation of Tuesday’s scheduled meeting between President Goodluck Jonathan and some parents of the abducted Chibok school girls. Speaking through…

ADAMAWA SPEAKER TAKES OVER AS NYAKO IS IMPEACHED

Reports out of Jalingo, the Adamawa State capital, have it that the state Governor, Alhaji Murtala Nyako has been impeached. The impeachment was carried out on Tuesday by the state…

POLICE CAPTURE BOKO HARAM’S ‘CHIEF BUTCHER’ IN BAUCHI

The Police High Command on Tuesday said it has arrested the ‘chief butcher’ of the dreaded sect, Boko Haram, in Balmo Forest, Bauchi State. Identified as Mohammed Zakari, the suspect,…

WE’RE DOING EVERYTHING POSSIBLE TO RESCUE CHIBOK GIRLS, JONATHAN ASSURES MALALA

President Goodluck Jonathan said Monday in Abuja that the notion that the Federal Government has not been doing enough to find and rescue the abducted Chibok girls, is very wrong…

Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta Following the demise of His Royal Highness, Late Oba Tijani Adedeji Akanni Adebari “Aladegbade 1”, Oniwoye of Iwoye and in Yewa South Local Government of Ogun State,…

EXCLUSIVE: Malian Rebels Put Pressure on Shekau to Capture at Least a State in Nigeria’

James Iwaya (not real names) serves with one of Nigeria’s security agencies. He has been to the troubled states of Yobe and Borno to confront the insurgents currently wrecking havoc…

Flood-ravaged Community Begs Oyo Government to Construct Bridge

By Olaolu Bilau As the rainy season intensifies, some communities in Ibadan are already experiencing tough times as a result of flooding caused by lack of infrastructure. One of such…

BIOMETRIC EXERCISE FALLOUT: FCT MINISTER APPROVES RETIREMENT OF 18 OFFICERS

The FCT Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed (CON), has approved the compulsory retirement of 18 officers found culpable of age falsifications and certificate forgery. This is one of the highpoints of…