PICTURES: Royal, Sunshine, Edo queens earn first wins; Nasarawa Amazons, Naija Ratels stumble as 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup enters day 4

October 12, 2021 Editor 0

The Flying Officers Cup 2021 reached day three on tuesday with the three games all ending 1-0 each against WACO Ladies, Nasarawa Amazons And Naija Ratels FC. The 2021 Flying Officers Cup reaches day three on Tuesday at the Area 10 Sports Complex, Abuja (the capital city of Nigeria). Sunshine Queens of Akure in the first game of the day Read More

Breaking: Operation Safe Haven troops burst drug syndicates, recover N9.5m worth of Indian hemp (PICTURES)

September 4, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH) on Saturday September 4, 2021 bursted drug syndicate and recovered 320 blocks of Indian hemp worth N9.5 million concealed in a Toyota Camry car with registration number Abuja ABC 214 HV. Information Officer of OPSH, Major Ishaku Takwa, made the disclosure in a press release. “The suspects Sgt Patrick Kalu, a retired police officer, Read More

LG congress: Let’s conduct peaceful exercise, Buni charges APC members

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Yobe state governor and Chairman APC Caretaker Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni, has urged members of the party to conduct themselves peacefully during the local government congress of the party holding Saturday across the country. Buni, through a statement signed by his spokesman Mamman Mohammed, Friday in Abuja, described the exercise as a family affair that should Read More

2023: Atiku most prepared, experienced to rescue Nigeria from APC – Group

September 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group under the aegis of Amalgamated Atiku Support Group (AASG) has said that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is the most adequately prepared and experienced politician in Nigeria to confront and rescue power from  the ruling All Progressives Congress  (APC) in 2023. The National Coordinator of the group, Mr. Oladimeji Fabiyi in a statement issued Friday, however condemned a Read More

4 confirmed dead as police repels attack to free armed robbers in Osun

August 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Police Command, Thursday, confirmed death of four suspects in the attack on police van taking suspected robbers to Ilesa correctional centre, Wednesday afternoon. The police explained that an attack by some hoodlums to prevent suspected robbers from being taken to the correctional centre after court had remanded them, was repelled by security operatives who engaged them in a Read More

How Buhari laying solid foundation for uninterrupted power supply – APC group

July 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A think-tank group of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) known as APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign has revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has introduced policies and programmes that will ensure uninterrupted power supply in the country. The group in a statement signed Wednesday in Abuja by its national youth leader Ismaeel Ahmed, former national publicity secretary Lanre Issa-Onilu Read More

Avoid aiding Nigeria’s disintegration, YAF urges Yoruba youths

July 16, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A coalition under the aegis of the Yoruba Appraisal Forum (YAF), Friday, decried the ban on and the stoppage of its peace rally/sensitisation Motorcade by the police in the state. YAF expressed regret that the police in the state could not distinguish between it and other groups claiming to be championing Yoruba self-determination and independence with the disguised objective of Read More

The Youth Leader Oyo APC needs, by Matthew Oluwatobi

July 11, 2021 Matthew Oluwatobi 0

Ahead of the forthcoming congress of the All Progressives Congress (APC), it is important to stress the need for party-men to place more premium on the exercise, especially in states where the party is playing the opposition card which is the case in Oyo State. It is no time to take things with levity as getting the acts right in Read More

Osun 2022: Hunters association endorses Oyetola for second term

June 30, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The leadership and members of Hunters Group of Nigeria Wednesday declared their unalloyed support for the Administration of Governor Adegboyega Oyetola in the State of Osun. The hunters also endorsed the governor for second term, saying they were ready to do everything possible to ensure his re-election in the forthcoming governorship election. This is even as the governor inaugurated the Read More

Police confirm death of 7 in Osun bank robbery

June 3, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Osun State Command of the Nigeria Police has confirmed the death of four policemen and three civilians in the bank robbery that took place at Apomu/Ikire on Wednesday evening.  According to the spokesperson of the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, armed robbers numbering about 35 stormed the towns around 6:10pm in attempt to rob banks.  Opalola explained that four policemen, ASP Read More

Constitutional review: Yiaga Africa recommends 10 priorities on electoral act amendment

May 28, 2021 Najib Sani 0

As the national assembly holds public hearings on constitution review, a Non Governmental Organization ‘Yiaga Africa’ has recommended 10 top priorities on electoral act amendment in the constitution. The NGO proferred the recommendations during a roundtable it organized for civil society organizations and other citizens of Bauchi state on how they can make difference at the public hearings. A facilitator Read More

Be president to all sections of Nigeria, APC chieftain, Akere tells Buhari

April 20, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Sunday Akere, has appealed to president Muhammadu Buhari to be more of Nigerian president than a Northern or Fulani leader.   Speaking at a news forum of the Correspondents’ Chapel of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Osogbo, Tuesday, the former Commissioner for information and strategy during the administration of Rauf Aregbesola Read More

As speculations thicken over Tinubu’s presidential bid: Fayemi says no room for aspirants above 60 yrs in 2023

Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said Nigerian youth won’t allow presidential aspirants above 60 years of age to rule the country. Fayemi, who is also the governor of Ekiti state, called on the youth to launch themselves into the Nigerian political terrain in the 2023 general elections and dictate who becomes president and Read More