• Beware of fake pastors, prayer houses during pregnancy – Gynecologist advises

    Beware of fake pastors, prayer houses during pregnancy – Gynecologist advises

    A gynecologist, Dr Ado Zakari, on Friday advised pregnant women to desist from patronizing prayer houses for delivery to avoid complications.

    Zakari, also the Director, Public Health, Kaduna State Ministry of Health and Human Services, gave this advice in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

    The medical expert decried the increasing cases of pregnant women who patronised prayer houses and faith-based centres to assist them during deliveries.

    He said this usually resulted into complications such as the […]

  • How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    How Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits, Witness reveals

    Richard Ihediwa, the fifth defence witness in the ongoing trial of former National Publicity Secretary, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, resumed his testimony yesterday.

    He revealed before Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, how Metuh made cash payments to several media houses including major electronic and print outfits in the country, out of the N400 million transferred to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    The witness, who gave details of the account during cross-examination by counsel to […]

  • Edo lawmakers approves N200m houses for former governors

    Edo lawmakers approves N200m houses for former governors

    According to reports, the Edo House of Assembly on Wednesday approved the construction of houses for former governors and their deputies which should not be more than N200m and N100m, respectively, in any location of their choice.

    The approval was sequel to the consideration of a bill for a law to amend the existing legislation on the Pension Rights of Governors and their Deputies in the state.

    Moving the motion for the consideration of the bill, the Majority Leader, Foly Ogedengbe, moved […]

  • Five injured, houses, farmlands destroyed in Niger communal clash

    Five injured, houses, farmlands destroyed in Niger communal clash

    At least five persons have been severely injured in a communal clash that broke out between two communities in Katcha and Mokwa local government areas of Niger State.

    The fracas in which dangerous weapons were used by the combatants had several houses and other properties valued at millions of naira destroyed.

    It was gathered that trouble started when a woman from Mokwa community died and the relations tried to bury her remains in Katcha area but they were stopped from doing so.

    The […]

  • Police pension boss embezzled N24bn, owns 22 houses – Witness

    Police pension boss embezzled N24bn, owns 22 houses – Witness

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission witness, Mr. Mustapha Gadanya, on Wednesday told an FCT High Court how the then Director of Police Pensions moved N24bn into different accounts.

    The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Gadanya was among the team that investigated the matter and Esai Dangabar was the former Director Police Pension Fund.

    Dangabar, Atiku Kigo, Ahmed Wada, Veronica Onyegbula, Sani Zira, Uzoma Attang and Christian Madubuke, are standing trial for complicity in the over N24bn scam in the police […]

  • Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses destroyed as petrol tanker falls, spills content in Oyo

    Several houses and properties were destroyed yesterday in Saki Area of Oyo State as a petrol tanker fell and spilled its content.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the unmarked tanker spilled its content into buildings when the driver lost control while descending a road at Kinikini area of the town.

    Some residents, who witnessed the incident, described it as “terrible and unfortunate.”

    The Caretaker Chairman of Saki West Council, Kareem Adegoke, told NAN that the council had provided an alternative […]

  • Houses of judges stormed while Dogara is walking free, says Jibrin

    Houses of judges stormed while Dogara is walking free, says Jibrin

    Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended member of the House of Representatives, has expressed surprise at the raid on the homes of some judges across the country by the Department of State Services (DSS).

    The DSS claimed that the homes of the judges were raided over allegations of corruption against them.

    But Jibrin, who had leveled allegations of corruption against Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, said that Dogara was walking free despite his allegations against him.

    ”Houses of judges stormed! Meanwhile the number four citizen, Speaker […]

  • EFCC links Patience Jonathan with 9 houses, 2 hotels, one plaza

    EFCC links Patience Jonathan with 9 houses, 2 hotels, one plaza

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigators probing ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan’s link with five choice buildings, including a N5billion hotel in Abuja, have unearthed seven additional properties believed to be owned by her.

    The detectives were in Port Harcourt (Rivers State) and Yenagoa (Bayelsa State) all week trying to establish whether four properties in the two cities truly belong to Mrs. Jonathan.

    Adelove News can now confirm that the assignment led the investigators to suspect that seven more properties including the […]

  • Ekiti: Fayose begins demolition of houses for flyovers

    Ekiti: Fayose begins demolition of houses for flyovers

    Ekiti State Government made good its warning to commence demolition of houses to pave way for flyovers in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.

    Some house owners in Okesa area of Ado Ekiti, yesterday, wore long faces and expressed sadness over the commencement of the exercise already forewarned by Governor Ayodele Fayose a few weeks ago.

    The demolition exercise, which was personally supervised by  Fayose, started at about 4.30 pm and continued till dusk with many buildings reduced to rubbles.

    It started at Fajuyi […]

  • Borno LG boss commences reconstruction of 500 destroyed houses

    Borno LG boss commences reconstruction of 500 destroyed houses

    The caretaker Chairman of Gubio Local Government Area of Borno State, Alhaji Zanna Modu, has said that the degrading of the activities of Boko Haram insurgents was hastening the reconstruction of about 500 residential houses and public structures destroyed by insurgents in the communities in the LGA.

    He also commended the military and the state governor for degrading the activities of insurgents in his communities. Modu stated this yesterday at the foundation laying ceremony for the reconstruction of Gubio town.

    His words: […]

  • Trump’s wife sues media houses for claiming she worked as a prostitute

    Trump’s wife sues media houses for claiming she worked as a prostitute

    Melania Trump, the wife of US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, on Thursday sued two media outlets that alleged she worked as an escort in the 1990s.

    Filed in a Maryland court, the suit is against Mail Media, Inc. which publishes the Daily Mail Online, and Webster G. Tarpley, who publishes a blog.

    A Slovenian ex-model, Melania is seeking damages to the tune of $150 million.

    “These defendants made several statements about Mrs. Trump that are 100 percent false and tremendously damaging to […]