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Opinion: Enough of Condolence Messages!, By Adewumi Ademiju

Opinion: Enough of Condolence Messages!, By Adewumi Ademiju

  *Adewumi Ademiju* Nigerians for over a period have been battling with series of security challenges. Challenges of Insurgency, herdsmen attack, Fulani /Farmers Clash, kidnapping, banditry.,…. The menace has claimed countless souls in the country, while many rendered homeless. Before, it was the issue of Boko Haram where terrorists in the North under the auspices of self beliefs hide to kill and ... Read More »

I Went Through Hell, People Said Iyanya Or Ubi Franklin Were ‘Doing Me’ – Tekno

I Went Through Hell, People Said Iyanya Or Ubi Franklin Were ‘Doing Me’ – Tekno

Nigerian singer, Tekno who has been off the scene for a while has just granted a ‘tell all’ interview with Daddy Freeze where he revealed in details the struggles he went through when his vocal cords shut down for months. Narrating his ordeal, Tekno said he spent months and millions of naira on hospital bills. He also revealed he was operated ... Read More »

8th Assembly Frustrated Magu’s Appointment – Alaafin

8th Assembly Frustrated Magu’s Appointment – Alaafin

  By Owolola Adebola The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III has attributed the failure of the last National Assembly to confirm the appointment of Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, as a way of hiding the ‘skeleton in their cupboard’. The first class monarch made the declaration in his ... Read More »

Photo News: Governors Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu attend MFM ‘Power Must Change Hands Service’

Photo News: Governors Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu attend MFM ‘Power Must Change Hands Service’

  L-R: Gov Abiodun, Gov Sanwo-Olu, Dr (Mrs) Sanwo-Olu* Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State and his Lagos State counterpart, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Saturday morning attended the August edition of the monthly Power Must Change Hands Service of the Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM). The two chief executives of their states shared testimonies on the wonders of ... Read More »

Planned ‘revolution’ march is a treasonable felony-Police

Planned ‘revolution’ march is a treasonable felony-Police

*Frank Mba* By Owolola Adebola The Nigeria Police Force has described it as a treasonable felony, the plan by the ‘Global Coalition for Security and Democracy in Nigeria and others’, calling Nigerians, home and abroad, to join a planned ‘revolution’ march against the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on Monday, 5thAugust, 2019 with the sole aim of forcing ... Read More »

Features: Fayemi takes giant strides to tackle water problem in Ekiti

    The Ekiti State Government is taking giant strides to put an end to the problem of acute shortage of potable water supply across the state. Although, previous administrations in the state had given attention to the problem, but Gov. Kayode Fayemi is tackling the issue more doggedly. Within one year in office, there appears to be light at the end ... Read More »

Breaking: Four remaining kidnapped ‘RCCG Pastors’ rescued by police

Breaking: Four remaining kidnapped ‘RCCG Pastors’ rescued by police

  The Police in Ogun State on Saturday rescued the remaining four victims of kidnapping at J3 Area in Ogbere axis of Ogun State. The victims were clerics of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), but a Pastor in the church told The State Online that only Deaconess Chidinma Ibelegbo is a member of RCCG. It will be recalled that ... Read More »

Why oil firms’ headquarters must be located in the Niger Delta—Omo-Agege

Why oil firms’ headquarters must be located in the Niger Delta—Omo-Agege

  *Senator Omo-Agege* –says Senate ministerial screening was to ensure nominees meet constitutional requirements The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has re-emphasized the need for oil companies operating in the Niger Delta to relocate their headquarters to their areas of operation in the region. Making the call while fielding questions from newsmen during his visit to his ... Read More »

#RevolutionNow : DSS arrests Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow : DSS arrests Omoyele Sowore

Operatives of  the Department of State Services (DSS) have arrested Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters and presidential candidate of the African Action Congress in the February 2019 presidential election. According to Sahara Reporters, DSS operatives arrested Sowore in the early hours of Saturday at about 1.25 a.m.in his apartment. Sahara Reporters added that an eyewitness confirmed that his phone was ... Read More »

NLC dissociates self from planned #RevolutionNow protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has dissociated itself from any planned mass action or street protest. “We would wish to inform our members/affiliate unions, civil society allies and the general public that the Nigeria Labour Congress is neither  organising nor getting associated with any mass action or street protest over any issue  in any part or every  part of the country in the ... Read More »

UNILAG Bars Muslim Students From Inviting Sowore To Lecture

UNILAG Bars Muslim Students From Inviting Sowore To Lecture

  Authorities of the University of Lagos have asked the institution’s branch of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) to suspend the invitation of Omoyele Sowore, publisher of Sahara Reporters, as one of the speakers at their Academic Counselling Seminar. The Muslim students who had invited Sowore as a guest speaker for an academic counselling seminar set to hold ... Read More »

Sanwo-Olu kicks off free healthcare for children

Sanwo-Olu kicks off free healthcare for children

  L-R: Dr (Mrs) Sanwo-Olu (middle) , wife of Lagos State Governor; Dr Hamzat, Lagos State Deputy Governor* Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children. The initiative tagged “Healthy Bee Project” is a component of the Governor’s development agenda to reposition healthcare and ... Read More »

Insecurity: Joint security to patrol South –West Roads – Gov Abiodun

Insecurity: Joint security to patrol South –West Roads – Gov Abiodun

  Gov Dapo Abiodun* A joint security team that would patrol major roads and provide adequate security to the people of the Southwest part of the country would soon be set up. The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun disclosed this on Friday at a day Sensitization Programme on the Vision and Focus of the State Government Towards the Preparation ... Read More »