2019: Ogun Gov Must Come From Ijebu Remo, Group Insists

A group, the Ijebu/Remo Forum, has said it is only fair that the next governor of Ogun State should be elected from Ogun East, particularly Ijebu/Remo. The forum, which comprises of elder statesmen from Ijebu/Remo, expressed delight at the emergence of Prince Adedapo Abiodun as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Ogun

APC Battles Post-Primary Crises, Buhari Meets Amosun

The All Progressives Congress on Tuesday battled to resolve crises thrown up by its governorship and legislative primaries. The investigations showed that the governing party was facing a Herculean task resolving the crises caused by the primaries in Ogun, Zamfara, Adamawa and Imo states. There also complaints by national and state assemblies aspirants from many states

Lagos Lawyer Arraigned For Procuring False Court Judgment

A Lagos-based lawyer, Edward Oseghale, has been arraigned before an Ogba Magistrates’ Court for procuring false court judgement. Newsmen learnt that Oseghale allegedly forged a judgment purportedly given by Mrs Toluwalase Abayomi, the magistrate of Court 4, Surulere Magistrates’ Court. He was alleged to have used the forged judgment to evict a tenant from a house

Again, NASS Legislative Aides Protest Non-Payment Of Salaries, Allowances

Legislative aides at the National Assembly on Tuesday welcomed lawmakers back from their annual recess with a protest over alleged non-payment of salaries, Duty Tour Allowances (DTA) and other entitlements. The protesters, numbering over 50, besieged the chambers’ lobby, carrying placards with different inscriptions and rendered solidarity songs. The leader of the workers, Mr Nyakmo

Command Arrests Producer Of Adulterated Wine In Lagos

THIRTY-two-year-old Ifeanyi Udeh has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for alleged production of adulterated fruit wine. The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Edgal Imohimi, said on Monday that operatives of the command intercepted the suspect during a stop-and-search duty in Agbowa, in the Ikorodu area of the state. Imohimi said Udeh confessed

Hazard Torn Between Chelsea And Madrid

Eden Hazard says he is torn between signing a new contract at Chelsea and a move to Real Madrid, Sky Sports reports. The Belgium international insists he is ready to discuss extending his deal with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, but says he still has the ambition to pursue his dream of playing for the Spanish giants. Hazard

UNGA: NDLEA decries abuse of tramadol, cough syrup

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has decried what it termed the increased abuse of tramadol and cough syrup among the young people in Nigeria. NDLEA Chairman, retired Col. Muhammad Abdallah, said this while delivering Nigeria’s statement on ‘Crime Prevention, Criminal Justice and World Drug Problem’ at the UN General Assembly at the UN headquarters,

Tinubu Says Herdsmen Crisis Caused By Water Scarcity

An All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, has asked the government to immediately convert unused land to grazing routes as this will curb incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen. Tinubu said this in Abuja on Monday at a national summit on conflict resolution. The event, which was organised by The Nation and TV Continental, was themed: ‘Towards an

“Only Core Ota Indigenes Should Be Elected To Represent The Town In The 2019 General Elections”, Concerned Indigene Of Ota

“Only Core Ota Indigenes Should Be Elected To Represent The Town In The 2019 General Elections”, Concerned Indigene Of Ota A concerned indigene of Ota have called for the election of a thorough bred indigenes of the town into the House of Assembly and Federal House of Representative  in the forth coming elections. This was

PDP Presidential Primaries: David Mark Reacts To Atiku’s Emergence

Former president of the Senate, David Alechenu Bonaventure Mark, has congratulated erstwhile vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubabkar, on his emergence as the presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the just-concluded presidential primaries held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Senator Mark had maintained throughout his campaigns that every one of the aspirants

Man Jailed For Stealing Girlfriend’s Phone

An Ogba Magistrates’ Court has sentenced a 26-year-old man, Ifeanyi Chijioke, to one month imprisonment for stealing a phone valued at N150,000 and a sum of N20,000. The police arraigned Chijioke on one count of stealing. The defendant pleaded guilty to the charge. The magistrate, W.A. Salami, gave Chijioke, who was said to be a

Police Arraign Sexagenarian, Teenagers For Sodomy

  The police on Friday arraigned a sexagenarian, Rabiu Tanko, and two teenagers, Mohammed Samiu and Musa Mustapha, alleged to have been engaged in sodomy. Tanko, 62; Samiu, 18; and Mustapha, 16, were brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court in Lagos on two counts of conspiracy and having unlawful sexual intercourse. The News Agency

Oniju Of Iju Ogundimu (Elect), Prince Lanre Adio Sunmonu, Otunba Gani Adams, Others Guests At 2018 Europe Summit

The Oniju of Iju Ogundimu, Lagos State, Prince Lanre Adio Sunmonu, Are Ona Kakanfo, Otunba Gani Adams topped other dignitaries who guests at this year’s Europe summit of the Oodua People’s Union with theme, “How Restructuring Will Move Nigeria Forward”.   The worldwide convener of Oodua Progressives Union and Are Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land,

42-Year-Old Man Caught With 380g Of Cocaine

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Friday, sentenced a 42-year-old man, Chris Ani, to a term of four years imprisonment for trafficking 380g of Cocaine. Ani was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) before Justice Ayokunle Faji on a charge of drug trafficking. He pleaded not guilty to the charges when

PDP Presidential Primary: Why Atiku Will Defeat Saraki, Kwankwaso, Others – Gbenga Daniel

Ahead of Saturday’s Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential primary, a former Ogun State Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Friday highlighted reasons why a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar will emerge as the party’s Presidential candidate. Daniel said the Waziri of Adamawa was the “most competent, most capable aspirant, the best option and the man who

Daddy Freeze Reacts As Pastor Adeboye Advises Youths To Seek Pastors’ Counsel Before Parents’

Popular Cool FM’s On-Air Personality, OAP, Daddy Freeze, has berated the Wife of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Foluke Adeboye, for asking youths to seek their pastor’s counsel first before their parents’ when they want to get married. The pastor’s comment trended on Twitter yesterday after she spoke


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