• Ondo: Afenifere endorses Akeredolu, knocks Akinfenwa on Oke’s claim

    Ondo: Afenifere endorses Akeredolu, knocks Akinfenwa on Oke’s claim

    It was gathered that the Afenifere Renewal Group (ARG), Ondo State chapter, has endorsed the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in next Saturday’s governorship election, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu.

    In a statement signed and issued to journalists in Akure yesterday by Prof Bayonile Ademodi and Mr. Tokunbo Ajasin, the group said Akeredolu earned its endorsement in line with strict compliance with Awoist principle of party loyalty.

    According to the Yoruba socio-cultural group, the APC candidate is a people-centric human rights lawyer with strong […]

  • Judge knocks EFCC for re-arresting Fani-Kayode in court

    Judge knocks EFCC for re-arresting Fani-Kayode in court

    Justice Sule Hassan of the Federal High Court in Lagos Monday expressed displeasure with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for re-arresting former Minister of Aviation Chief Femi Fani-Kayode within the court premises.

    Fani-Kayode was arraigned along with former Minister of State for Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman on a 17-count charge of laundering about N4.6billion. They pleaded not guilty.

    They were charged along with former Chairman of the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) and ex-Chairman of Kagarko Local Government […]

  • Fayose gets knocks over comments on Chibok schoolgirls kidnap

    Fayose gets knocks over comments on Chibok schoolgirls kidnap

    Criticisms have trailed the outburst of Governor Ayodele Fayose on the abducted Chibok schoolgirls. Fayose had said the abduction was not true, but a political instrument to vote out former President Goodluck Jonathan.

    While the Boko Haram group had shown the video of the over 200 girls in captivity, a global outrage had trailed the abduction. In a recent interview, a former British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Andrew Pocock, said US and UK intelligence surveillance located the missing girls at the […]