• APC chieftain killed in Owo

    APC chieftain killed in Owo

    A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress APC, Mr Afolabi Olaposi was reportedly killed by unknown gunmen on Thursday night in Owo.

    The Party said in a statement issued by its Publicity Secretary, Mr Abayomi Adesanya, on Friday in Akure that Olaposi was shot dead on his way home after attending a meeting of the party in preparation for the governorship election.

    “Olaposi, who is one of the leaders of our party in Igboroko Ward 1, Owo, was also an ardent supporter […]

  • Breaking!!! Afenifere chieftain, Olaniwun Ajayi, is dead

    Breaking!!! Afenifere chieftain, Olaniwun Ajayi, is dead

    A chieftain of pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Chief Olaniwun Ajayi, is dead, newsmen reports.

    Ajayi was reported to have died in the early hours of Friday in a Lagos hospital.

    He was aged 91.

    He hailed from Isara in Ogun

  • APC chieftain remanded in prison custody over alleged N36m fraud

    APC chieftain remanded in prison custody over alleged N36m fraud

    According to reports, the Federal High Court sitting in Umuahia, Abia State, yesterday, remanded a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the state, Chief Benjamin Apugo in prison custody over alleged N36 million fraud.

    Apugo was remanded in prison by the court presided over by Justice Osiagor, following a three count charge bordering on obtaining money under false pretences, preferred on him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

    Specifically, he was alleged to have illegally sold six plots […]

  • Gunmen assasinate APC chieftain, 3 others in Rivers

    Gunmen assasinate APC chieftain, 3 others in Rivers

    Unknown gunmen on Monday night assasinated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon. Boris Naenwi, and three persons at Nonwa community in Tai local government area of the state.

    It was gathered that Naenwi, an indigene of Yeghe community in Gokana local government area of the state, and the three others, including a girl, who are siblings were riding in the same vehicle when the assassins ambushed the vehicle and opened fire on them.

    It was further gathered that the […]

  • N1.3bn Fraud: Release Omisore Now, PDP Chieftain Urges EFCC

    N1.3bn Fraud: Release Omisore Now, PDP Chieftain Urges EFCC

    Hon Afolami Idowu, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart in Osun State, has called for the unconditional release of Senator Iyiola Omisore by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

    EFCC operatives arrested Omisore, former Osun State deputy governor, in Abuja at the weekend and he has since been in custody undergoing interrogation for his role in the alleged election funding fraud.

    Sources at the anti-graft agency said that Omisore allegedly received over N1.3 billion from funds taken away from the office of […]

  • Police rescue PDP chieftain from kidnappers’ den

    Police rescue PDP chieftain from kidnappers’ den

    Police Personnel of the Safer Highway Patrol team under Aba Area Command has successfully rescued a chieftain and former Governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Abia State, Ukpai Ukairo, from kidnappers’ den.

    Ukairo who is the southeast legal adviser of the PDP was said to have been heading to Aba after a meeting of the party in Umuahia, the state capital when the armed men numbering five attacked him.

    It was gathered that his Personal Assistant and driver that […]