• PDP calls for postponement of Ondo guber poll

    PDP calls for postponement of Ondo guber poll

    National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the postponement of the November 26, Ondo State governorship election.

    In a statement yesterday by its National Publicity Secretary, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the committee stated that rescheduling the election would enable the Supreme Court to give a ruling on the controversy concerning who is the authentic candidate of the PDP in the election.

    The opposition party noted that the postponement of the poll was imperative, especially as the Independent National […]

  • Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Probe Shi’ites, Southern Kaduna killings, Fayose tells ICC, calls for Zakzaky’s release

    Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose has called on the International Criminal Court, Amnesty International and other world bodies to investigate the murder of members of Shi’ite Muslim group in Zaria, Kaduna State and Kano State, as well as the ongoing killings in the Southern Kaduna.

    The governor described the detention of the leader of the Shi’ite sect, Ibrahim Zakzaky, and some of his members since December as inhuman, clear contravention of his fundamental human rights, and an affront on the 1999 […]

  • EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    EFCC bars Fani-Kayode, Mohammed, other detainees from calls, receiving visitors

    It was gathered that the leadership of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has placed a ban on solidarity visits to, and phone calls by suspects in the Commission’s detention facilities.

    It was learnt that the said ban on visits and phone calls was conveyed in a circular from the Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

    Sources who confirmed the development, said it followed the recent visits of prominent personalities to former Director of Media, Goodluck Jonathan Presidential Campaign […]

  • JAMB scraps use of scratch cards, calls it archaic

    JAMB scraps use of scratch cards, calls it archaic

    According to reports, the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has scrapped the use of scratch cards in any of its transactions and services, describing it as “archaic”, its Registrar/Chief Executive, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, has announced.

    He also demanded that the Federal Government should revert to the former system where serving Vice Chancellors of Universities were made chairmen of the Governing Board of JAMB.

    A statement issued by the Spokesperson of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, obtained by Newsmen on Sunday, said, Oloyede made […]

  • ECOWAS calls for reduction in population growth to enhance economic development

    ECOWAS calls for reduction in population growth to enhance economic development

    It was gathered that the Economic Community of West Africa States has urged member states to sensitise communities on the need to reduce the number of children a family can cater for to enhance economic development and reduce migration.

    The President of the Commission, Marcel de Souza, made the call when he received German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, at the commission on Monday in Abuja.

    De Souza expressed concern that the demographic growth in the sub-region was equal to its economic growth, […]

  • Imo Assembly calls for sack of commissioner

    Imo Assembly calls for sack of commissioner

    It was gathered that the Imo State House of Assembly has passed a motion calling for the sack of the state Commissioner for Community Government Council, Mr. Innocent Eke, over alleged sabotage.

    In a motion moved by Mr Arthur Egwim (APC, Ideato North) in Owerri on Friday, the commissioner was accused of sabotaging efforts of the House in resolving crises emanating from autonomous communities.

    Egwim, who is the Chairman, Committee on Community Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, said the commissioner’s activities had brought […]

  • Muslim Preacher Calls Fellow Muslim a ‘Prostitute’ for Wearing Tight Jeans But His Girlfriend was Spotted Wearing This (Photos)

    Muslim Preacher Calls Fellow Muslim a ‘Prostitute’ for Wearing Tight Jeans But His Girlfriend was Spotted Wearing This (Photos)

    An Islamic hate preacher has shocked many people after calling another Muslim woman a prostitute and threatened to blow her up for wearing tight jeans only for his girlfriend to turn up in court wearing what he condemned.

    A muslim street preacher has landed in trouble after calling a fellow Muslim a prostitute and a slut for wearing tight jeans and vowed to “follow her home and blow her up”, a court heard yesterday.

    According to reports, jobless Krissoni Henderson, 31, allegedly […]

  • Oni condemns calls for Buhari’s resignation

    Oni condemns calls for Buhari’s resignation

    The Deputy National Chairman (South), All Progressives Congress, Chief Segun Oni, has described those calling for the resignation of President Muhammadu Buhari as “insincere” and “wicked”.

    The former governor of Ekiti State said this during a reception for the Vice Chancellor, Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof. Kayode Soremekun.

    He blamed the economic problems in the country on mismanagement and maladministration of former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.

    “Have you seen an economy where marabouts are given such humongous cash simply because somebody wants to […]

  • FGGC Benin condemns hike in fees, calls for reversal

    FGGC Benin condemns hike in fees, calls for reversal

    The parents of Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) in Benin City, arising from a meeting yesterday, condemned the recent hike in the fees for some services at the college, despite recent increase by the federal government in the school fees in Unity schools.

    The meeting attended by over 100 parents condemned in strong terms, fees charged their wards by the managers of the schools in the state where they said the Ministry of Education must clear the air on the alleged […]

  • Nollywood Actor Down with Kidney Disease, Calls for Public Assistance (Photos)

    Nollywood Actor Down with Kidney Disease, Calls for Public Assistance (Photos)

    A prominent Nollywood actor is currently struggling with kidney disease at the advanced stage with a huge sum of money needed for his treatment.

    Popular Nollywood actor Leo Mezie is down with kidney related ailment without the necessary financial capacity to cater for his health management costs.

    The sickness is said to have reached an advanced stage and needs urgent financial assistance to salvage his life. It was gathered that the actor has been battling the ailment for several months on his […]

  • Group faults Falana over calls for Buratai’s removal over Dubai properties

    Group faults Falana over calls for Buratai’s removal over Dubai properties

    The Centre for Social Justice, Equity and Transparency (CESJET) has hailed human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), for having the decency to acknowledge the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai’s “commendable feat of leading the Nigerian Army to defeat Boko Haram in the North East” saying such recognition coming from the lawyer even as he attacked the COAS demonstrated the dilemma of those that have openly declared their hatred for the nation.

    It said those behind the […]