Police evacuate girls dumped inside well in Osun

November 4, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The Osun state Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode, Thursday confirmed that the two girls whose mother dumped inside well water in Osogbo, the state capital, have been evacuated. The girls, Darasimi (8) and Desire (5), were dumped inside the well water by their mother, Omowumi, Monday evening.  The CP who spoke through the command’s spokesperson, SP Yemisi Opalola, said the Read More

APC members angry over red-carpet reception of Fani-Kayode – PGF boss

September 19, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) Salihu Moh Lukman, said the recent defection of former Minister of Aviation Femi Fani-Kayode into the APC got most members angry, especially with the by the red-carpet reception given to him. While calling for calm, the APC chieftain also appealed to party leaders to properly engage in internal negotiations that will guide the Read More

Breaking – ‘Human rights violation’: Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer sues SSS DG

September 6, 2021 Editor 0

The Director General of the State Security Services (SSS) and the agency have been sued by an Abuja based lawyer, Maxwell Opara, over alleged violation of the fundamental human rights. Consequently, Opara, a lawyer to the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, had in a suit filed on Monday, demanded compensation of N50million with an Read More

Local Covid-19 vaccines: AfDB’s initiative Nigerians’ applause

July 2, 2021 BENJAMIN SAMSON 0

…FG has released N10bn to support production – Ehanire …It‘ll address inequality in global distribution – Expert ‘…Big step in right direction’ …Manufacturers must ensure quality, safety – Varsity teacher  …We’re already upgrading our labs to international standards – NAFDAC The global shortfall in the number of doses of Covid-19 vaccines has created a gap between the higher-income and lower-income countries in Read More

Wimbledon 2021: Djokovic sweeps aside Anderson

June 30, 2021 Editorial IV 0

World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Kevin Anderson in straight sets to reach the third round at Wimbledon.The defending champion, chasing his sixth Wimbledon title and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam, won 6-3 6-3 6-3 on a Centre Court surface that continues to cause problems underfoot. Djokovic will play Andreas Seppi or qualifier Denis Kudla next.The 34-year-old Serb, who made just Read More

APC welcomes Ayade, urges other ‘stranded’ PDP govs to defect

May 20, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has welcomed the governor of Cross River state, Ben Ayade for his decision to join the ruling party, asking other opposition governors to join the APC. In a statement signed Thursday in Abuja by the national secretary, Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), John James Akpanudoedehe, APC described as “patriotic disposition and judgement” the decision by Read More

Suicide not an option

May 12, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The rate of suicide among young people has been a cause for concern. It is pathetic that a young individual full of energy and a promising future will decide to take his own life all because of frustration and depression.  Dear, young people, life is not always pleasant. Life is not always a bed of roses. Challenges are part of Read More