Fraud: Court sends NYSC corps member to prison

August 12, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A Kwara state high court judge, Justice Ibrahim Yusuf, has sentenced a corps member serving in Ogbomosho, Oyo State, Adetuberu Adetoyese, to two years imprisonment over internet fraud-related offenses. The court, Thursday, found the 28-year-old corp member guilty of theoffenses of cybercrime preferred against him by the Ilorin Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC, Read More

2023: Deji Adeyanju passes judgement on presidential candidates

August 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Popular Nigerian human rights activist and convener of Concerned Nigeria, Deji Adeyanju, has challenged the supporters of Peter Obi. Adeyanju in a tweet via his verified handle on Friday said he was ready to bet $10, 000 with any Obedient, supporters of presidential candidate of Labour Party, Peter Obi, in Nigeria or in diaspora that Obi will come distant 3rd Read More

Breaking: Wike breaks silence on dragging Atiku, PDP to court

August 12, 2022 Editor 0

Rivers State Governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has dismissed reports making rounds that he has taken Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to court to contest his emergence. saying he was neither aware no approved of it. In fact, Wike said it was the handiwork of mischief makers, who have been spreading some wicked rumours in Read More

Breaking: Another Super Eagles star ‘joins’ Forest

August 12, 2022 Dailymail 0

Nottingham Forest are reportedly on the verge of their 13th signing of the summer as they close in on a deal for Watford’s Emmanuel Dennis.  Steve Cooper has sought to revamp the Forest squad this summer after a number of players who were influential in their promotion via the play-offs last season either left or saw their loan deals expire. Watford’s relatively Read More

Terrorists setting up operational base, collecting taxes in Kaduna – El-Rufai writes Buhari

August 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Kaduna state Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said terrorists are consolidating their grip on communities in the state with a “parallel” government and “permanent operational base” in the North-western state near Nigeria’s capital Abuja. The governor said this in a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, exclusively obtained by Premium Times. El-Rufai warned the president of the terrorists’ consolidation in a late July Read More

Vote out leaders who shut down universities, ASUU tells parents, students

August 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday urged parents and students to vote out leaders who have made schools remain closed nationwide. ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, while speaking with Journalists at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State declared that ASUU would not relent in its bid to ensure better funding for universities Osodoke Read More

FG never said Nigeria was broke, Keyamo, Umahi interlopers – ASUU

August 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

As strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) enters its 180th day on Friday, the the union has said the government has not at any time indicated that it does not have money to fund the union’s demands and university education. The union’s president, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, in an interview with Journalists on Thursday reacted to recent comments Read More

Lecturers suspend strike

August 12, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Colleges of Education Academic Staff Union (COESU) have suspended their ongoing strike for a period of 60 days. The decision was taken at the National Executive Council meeting which was held in Abuja on Thursday night. The union had embarked on a strike on June 10, 2022 in a bid to push forth its demands and seek a lasting solution Read More

Police arrest social media influencer for killing Nigerian boyfriend

August 11, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Police in the US has arrested Courtney Clenney alias Tailor, an Instagram model and influencer, for the murder of a Nigerian, identified as Christian Tobechukwu Obumselu, after attacking him with a knife and fatally stabbing him. The Hawaii Police Department (HPD) operatives, were said to have taken in the suspect, after the incident, according to NBC News, quoting a statement from the police authorities in the state, Read More

ASUU members starving, Orji Kalu tells FG

August 11, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Senator representing Abia North and former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, has urged the Federal Government to consider paying the striking lecturers some months of salaries to save them and their families from starvation. In a media chat on Wednesday evening, Kalu pleaded with the federal government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to reconsider their stands Read More

VIDEO: Popular dancer’s estranged husband finds love again

August 11, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The husband of popular US-based Nigerian dancer, Korra Obidi, Justin Dean has moved on from his soured marriage. In a post on his Instagram story on Thursday, Justin revealed he went on a date night with a Nigerian lady. He captioned the video, “Date night.” Video credit: Justin Dean | Instagram

Owo massacre: Akeredolu speaks on arrested church killers

August 11, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Governor of Ondo state, Rotimi Akeredolu, has stated that one of the five arrested suspects listed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, is not one of the suspected attackers of the St. Francis Catholic Church, Owo. The Owo-born governor stated this in a statement on Wednesday, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, Akeredolu noted Read More

Pictures: Terrorists release more Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The terrorists who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train passengers on March 28, 2022, have released another seven hostages, including a family of six and an older woman. Gumi had reached out to the abductors through his media consultant, Malam Tukur Mamu, appealing to them to release the children from captivity. He was said to have sent sermons and consistently pleaded with Read More

Pictures: Terrorists release another 7 Kaduna train attack victims

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The terrorists who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna train passengers on March 28, 2022, have released another seven hostages, including a family of six and an older woman. Speaking with newsmen Wednesday in Kaduna, the Publisher of Kaduna-based Desert Herald and Media Consultant to Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, Malam Tukur Mamu the Dan Iyan Fika, said the seven were released following Read More

Breaking: CAF unveils $100m Africa Super League *See details

August 10, 2022 Editor 0

Caf president Patrice Motsepe has launched Africa’s Super League with prize money of $100 million. During the 44th Caf Ordinary General Assembly on August 10 in Arusha, Tanzania, Motsepe said each member association is set to benefit from the money accrued from the inaugural competition set to begin in 2023. “We announced on July 3, 2022, that the total prize Read More

Days after eviction, Christy O predicts BBNaijaS7 winner

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The evicted Big Brother Niaja season 7 housemate, Christy O, has said that Phyna is likely to emerge the winner of the ongoing reality show because “she has so much energy”. The reality star was evicted from the ‘Level Up’ edition on Sunday alongside Cyph after two weeks on the show. In an interview with the host of the show, Read More

Pictures: Behold the faces of Owo church attackers

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Lucky Irabor has identify the identity of the masterminds of the June 5 massacre in Owo, Ondo state, after being captured. Irabor also announced that the terror suspects, were arrested in various communities in Kogi state. They are Momoh Ojo Abubakar, Aliyu Yusuf Itokpka, Auwal Ishaq Onimisi, Idris Ojo and Idris Abdulmalik Omeiza.

Ghanaian president opens up on writing Tinubu over Peter Obi’s candidature

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, has reacted to reports that he asked presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, to give his Labour Party counterpart, Peter Obi, a chance. Akufo-Addo reacted on Twitter on Tuesday. He said the report is not true. The Ghanaian president made it clear he would never interfere in Nigeria’s politics. Read More

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VIDEO: Commuters scamper for safety as gunmen take over Lagos-Ibadan bridge

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Some road users along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway have left their vehicles to seek solace as a viral video surfaced showing the moments after a robbery incident along the route Wednesday morning. A Facebook user, Kehinde Alasholuyi, shared a video on his wall with the caption, “ALERT 06h33 -10 August”. “Armed robbers operating on the heavy traffic on Long Bridge opposite Read More

Kizz Daniel tenders apology, promises free show in Tanzania

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

After failing to perform at a show in Tanzania, Nigerian singer, Kizz Daniel, has apologised. The Abeokuta-born artist was arrested in Dar es Salaam on Monday for failing to perform at the show. Fans had earlier trashed the venue in anger at the non-appearance of the singer. At a press conference on Tuesday night streamed on the show promoter’s Instagram Read More

Resolve issues with ASUU now, VCs tell FG

August 10, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Committee of Vice-Chancellors of Nigerian Universities has registered their displeasure over government’s insistence that it does not have money to fund Nigerian universities. The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, had in an interview, said the government had no money to meet ASUU’s demands and would not go into borrowing. In an interview, on Tuesday, Read More