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“I Am The Olota Of Iwo Land”, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, Telu 1, Oluwo Of Iwo

By: Sulaiman Sulaiman The Oluwo of Iwo land, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Abdulrasheed Akanbi, Telu 1 has canvassed for unity and coexistence among all races in Nigeria; regardless of their ethnical alignment, political inclination or their religious believes. He said this while hosting the Olota of Ota, His Esteemed Majesty, Oba Professor Adeyemi AbdulKabir Obalanlege

Family Demands Justice As Hoodlums Murder Cop In Ijanikin

The family of Abiodun Akinde, who was allegedly murdered by hoodlums in the Ashiribu area of Ijanikin, Lagos State, has demanded justice for his death. Newsmen gathered that Akinde, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, had visited a bar in company with his colleagues on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, to have some drinks before the hoodlums

Gov Elections: Amosun, Okorocha’s Threat Worries APC

The All Progressives Congress is worried by the decision of some aggrieved members, including the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibukunle Amosun, and his Imo State counterpart, Rochas Okorocha, to shun the APC governorship candidates in their states,  The Newsmen has learnt. Some members, who were aggrieved by the party’s primaries, had vowed to work against

House of Reps Approve June 12 As Democracy Day

    The House of Representatives has approved June 12 to be marked as Democracy Day in Nigeria. The approval followed the adoption of a report on a bill seeking to amend the Public Holidays Act 2004. Considering the report at the plenary on Thursday, the lawmakers approved the amendments to three clauses ‎in the

Ogun State ADC Berates APC Over Attack On Its Standard-Bearer

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has condemned what it described as unprovoked attack on the campaign convoys of its governorship candidate in Ogun State, Prince Gboyega Nasir Isiaka.   The party therefore called appropriate authorities to fish out those responsible for the attack with immediate effect. It also frowned at the bourgeoning culture of executive recklessness,

APC Chair Oshiomhole Attacks Obasanjo, Amosun, Okorocha

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole,  on Wednesday took a swipe at the  Imo  State Governor,  Rochas Okorocha, and his Ogun State counterpart, Ibikunle Amosun, saying a few of the APC governors were electoral liabilities.   Oshiomhole stated this while receiving the APC women leaders from Edo State and the Federal

Mortuary Attendants Allegedly Dismember Corpse In Ikorodu

Three mortuary attendants, who police accused of cutting off the two wrists and the heart of a dead woman, were on Thursday brought before a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos State.   The police charged Micheal Olusegun, 65; Oluseyi Olamade, 41; and Adetunji Aliyu, 45, with two counts of conspiracy and misconduct with regards

Mother, child burnt to death in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

A mother and her child were on Tuesday burnt to death in a lone accident that involved a Mazda commercial bus with number plate Lagos EKY 616 XW at the Onigari area of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.     The Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps, Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, confirmed the accident to

Estate Agent Allegedly Defrauds Lover Of N5m In Surulere

A 35-year-old estate agent, Gbeminiyi Babajide, has been arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defrauding his estranged lover of N5m.   The accused, who lives at 10 Bolarinwa Street, Kajola, Ibadan, Oyo State, is facing two counts of fraud and stealing. It was gathered that the accused allegedly collected the sum of N5m

Obasanjo, Atiku, Secondus Meet Over 2019 Presidential Election

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, met in Abuja on Tuesday in Abuja, The Newsmen learnt last night. The meeting was also attended by the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, amongst a few others who were said to have been carefully selected for the meeting.

Atiku Not Buhari’s Match, Will Suffer Bloodied Nose –Dambazau

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has said former Vice-President Abubakar Atiku is no match for President Muhammadu Buhari and will suffer a bloodied nose in the 2019 presidential election.     Atiku is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party while the incumbent President, Buhari is of the All Progressives Congress. Addressing journalists at

Businessman Demands Justice As Land Grabbers Kill Son In Ajah

A Lagos-based businessman, Sunday Omojola, has asked the police to investigate the murder of his son and ensure that those responsible are brought to book. Sunday, in a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, urged the police to discreetly investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of his son, Adegbenga Omojola, adding that the

Breaking News!!! APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Dapo Abiodun Appoints Ota Indigene As Running Mate!!!

As the gubernatorial campaign officially kicks off this weekend, the Dapo Abiodun Campaign Organization has announced Engr. (Mrs.) Noimot SALAKO-OYEDELE as the Deputy Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun State. The choice of Mrs Salako-Oyedele was made by the leaders, elders and stakeholders of the party after dispassionate deliberations, detailed screening of

Why I’m Supporting Buhari – Obasanjo’s Son Reveals

Olujonwo, son of former president of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo has revealed why he is  supporting President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office despite his father’s public declaration for another candidate. According to Olujonwo, his decision to support the President has not created any rift between him and his father, saying in supporting the

ICPC Arraigns Ex-Ogun Rep For Alleged Contract Fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission has arraigned a former member of the House of Representatives from Ogun State, Onadeko Onamusi, over alleged involvement in the award and execution of contracts worth N68.7m. In a statement on Wednesday by its spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, the ICPC said Onamusi was arraigned before Justice

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