• Chief Falae flown to UK for medical checkup weeks after abduction

    Chief Falae flown to UK for medical checkup weeks after abduction

    A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Chief Olu Falae has been flown to the United Kingdom for medical treatment.

    This development is coming five weeks after he was kidnapped by some suspected Fulani herdsmen on his farm in Ilado village, Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State.

    According to reports, the elder statesman left the shores of Nigeria for London for a thorough medical attention on Friday.

    One of his aides, the Personal Assistant, Captain Moshood Raji (rtd) […]

  • The Kidnappers shot at me, macheted my Staff – Falae shed tears recalling his kidnap Saga

    The Kidnappers shot at me, macheted my Staff – Falae shed tears recalling his kidnap Saga

    Report gathered that Former Secretary to the Federal Government, Chief Olu Falae on Friday further recalled the behind the scenes of his abduction that happened in September.

    Falae, who spoke with tears intermittently dropping from his eyes, said he will consider his suffering a blessing if Yorubas are eventually liberated from the shackles of normadic Fulani herdsmen who have decided to repay their hosts with evil acts.

    He made the comments when the National Cordinator of Oodua People’s Congress and Convener Oodua […]

  • BREAKING: Olu Falae’s Kidnappers have been arrested in…

    BREAKING: Olu Falae’s Kidnappers have been arrested in…

    Five of the abductors of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae, have been arrested.

    This came three weeks after he was kidnapped on his farm at Ilado Village in Akure North local government area of Ondo State, by some suspected Fulani herdsmen.

    A close source to the family of the elder statesman confirmed to Newsmen that three of the hoodlums were arrested in Niger State last Sunday while the other two were apprehended during the week.

    The […]

  • Not AGAIN!!! Fulani herdsmen invade Chief Falae’s farm

    Not AGAIN!!! Fulani herdsmen invade Chief Falae’s farm

    Barely two weeks after some fulani herdsmen attacked and kidnapped the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Chief Olu Falae, some herdsmen have again destroyed the same farmland.

    The farm Manager, Bruno ‎Akhigbodemen conducted newsmen round the farm located at Ilado in Akure North Council area of Ondo State. Over one kilometer plantation of maize was destroyed during the invasion at about 2am on Monday.

    ‎Akhigbodemen said that the herdsmen arrived the farm with their cows and wrecked the […]

  • We are not behind Falae’s abduction – Fulanis

    We are not behind Falae’s abduction – Fulanis

    The Fulanis in the Southwest region of Nigeria have dissociated themselves from the kidnap of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae last month.

    The herdsmen under the aegis of the Association of the Southwest Nigeria and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) at a news conference in Lagos on Sunday challenged the nation’s security agencies to fish out the culprits and prosecute them accordingly.

    Falae was abducted from his farm located in the outskirts […]

  • Falae finally opens up – ‘I paid ransom to be freed’

    Falae finally opens up – ‘I paid ransom to be freed’

    A former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Olu Falae, on Monday has revealed that his family paid ransom to his abductors before he was freed on Thursday.

    He said the kidnappers only freed him after they received payment, adding that he trekked for 15 kilometres before he was picked up by the police in Owo, several kilometres from Akure, the Ondo State capital.

    The former minister’s disclosure has put a lie to the claim by the Nigeria police that no […]

  • IG Orders Massive Deployment Of Policemen To Rescue Falae

    IG Orders Massive Deployment Of Policemen To Rescue Falae

    News gathered tha the Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase, has directed the Ondo State Commissioner of Police to accelerate efforts and mobilise all resources to rescue elder statesman, Chief Olu Falae, who was kidnapped on his farm on Monday.

    It was gathered that the IG told policemen in the state that everywhere must be combed to ensure the release of the victim.

    Arase’s instruction followed the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari to the IG and other security agencies to ensure the speedy […]