Motorist Beats Woman To A Pulp For Scratching Car


A motorist, John Nwakwo, has been arrested by the police for allegedly beating up a woman, Olufunmilayo Oyelade, to a pulp. Newsmen gathered that the duo had been involved in an accident which dented Nwakwo’s vehicle. Nwakwo reportedly assaulted the victim and dragged her into a gutter until she became unconscious. The 43-year-old Oyelade said she

Why National Assembly Should Immediately Impeach Buhari – HURIWA


Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has called on the National Assembly to begin the impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari over his administration’s inability to stop incessant herdsmen killings. A statement on Thursday by its National Coordinator, Emmanuel Onwubiko and the National Media Affairs Director, Zainab Yusuf, made the demand in reaction to

NJC Writes Buhari, Calls For Sack Of Two Prominent Judges


The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to dismiss two judges after being found guilty of corruption allegations brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The affected judges are Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court and James Agbadu-Fishim of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria. Agbadu-Fisgim has

Covenant University Ranked Best Nigerian Varsity


Covenant University, Ota, Ogun State has become the highest ranked Nigerian university in the latest Times Higher Education ranking released on September 26, 2018. The body is behind the world’s most influential university ranking, and with almost five decades of experience as a source of analysis and insight on higher education. Its data and bench

Husband Conspires With Friends, Robs Wife


A man, Adewale Lukmon, has been arrested for allegedly conspiring with his friends, identified as Bidemi Fatai, Saheed Owolabi and Babatunde Ageele, to rob his wife, Funmilayo, of the sum of N159,000. Newsmen gathered that both husband and wife lived together at their house on Leadway Estate, Eruwen, Ikorodu, Lagos State. Our correspondent learnt that on

Ambode Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Sanwo-Olu


Akinwummi Ambode, incumbent Governor of Lagos State, has accepted defeat in his efforts to become the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 governorship election in the state.   Ambode made the announcement on Wednesday during a very brief media address broadcast by Lagos television. “Fellow Lagosians, the last few days have

VP Osinbajo Mocks Senator Dino Melaye And Davido’s Uncle, Senator Adeleke


The Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has sarcastically trolled PDP’s Osun State governorship candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke, who lost to APC’s candidate last month and Senator representing Kogi West, Dino Malaye. Osinbajo trolled both men during the Independence Gala night held at the Banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, saying; “A few months

Man, 39, Needs N5m For Brain Surgery


Mr Adekunle Olatoye, 39, who lives in the Ogba area of Lagos State, has appealed to well-meaning members of the public to come to his aid for eye surgery. Speaking with our correspondent, Adekunle recalled that the problem with his right eye started in 2015 when he started feeling pain on the right side of

Man Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon, Dies


A yet-to-be-identified middle-aged man has drowned after reportedly jumping into the Lagos Lagoon in the early hours of Tuesday.  Newsmen gathered that the deceased jumped into the lagoon after trekking on the Third Mainland Bridge inwards Lagos Island. It was learnt that the man was rescued by some fishermen and officials of the Lagos State Waterways

2018 Annual Aje And Ifa Festival: Ambassador (Dr.) Oketade Sodipo Hosts Families, Friends And Clients, Teaches The Tenets Of Ifa Worshiping


A renowned Ifa priest and traditionalist, Ambassador (Dr.) Oketade Sodipo, who is the Otun Baba Ijo Orunmila Ifakayejo and Chief Executive Officer of Tade Traditional Healing and Pharmaceutical Herb Limited celebrated this year’s Aje and Ifa’s festival in a grand style. The event took place at his temple, Tade Sodipo street, Papa Aro, Ota, Ogun

Sustenance Of Cultural Norms: Children Competes, Showcases Diverse Traditional Talents In This Year’s Temple Of Orunmila Adulawo’s Children Festival


Suleiman Suleiman As it is obtainable in the Christendom and Islam that yearly, parents appreciates God for giving them children who will not only inherit their legacies and properties, but will also replace them long after they had gone as a way of sustaining the teachings and legacies of Jesus Christ. Also, the Ijo Orunmila

Residents Of Olosun Community, Ota Kicks As Flood Takes Over Building, Alleged Negligence From Amosun’s Government


Orepo Feyisayo After the downpour that rocked the town of Ota earlier this week, the residents of Olosun Community has been left in fear of another downpour while a good number of them has fled their abodes. The downpour led to flood damaging some valuables in various houses and made the roads practically impassable to motorists

Women Mostly At Risk Of Dementia, Stroke –Study


Nearly half of women and one in three men are at risk of developing stroke or degenerative neurological diseases such as dementia and Parkinson’s during their lifetime, according to a study published Monday. Dutch researchers considered all three conditions “in order to grasp how big the problem of incurable brain diseases in late life really

Sponsored: About 500 People Of Ado-Odo Takes Part In Federal House Of Representatives Hopeful, Asiwaju Abayomi’s Free Medical Outreach


It was with joy and enthusiasm that the people of Ado-Odo Town trooped out in their numbers to benefit from the Free Medical Outreach organised by the Asiwaju Campaign Team. The outreach which started on the 24th of September and ended on the 27th benefited about 500 persons in the two political wards in Ado

Lagos Residents Lament Hardship Over Collapsed Road


Commuters plying the Bogije and Kajola ends of the Lekki-Epe Expressway, Ibeji-Lekki,  Lagos State, have lamented the poor condition of the road. They told Newsmen that the road usually created traffic which lasted hours every morning and evening. A resident, Monsurat Quadri, said she once trekked in the rain because she could not cope with the

Truck Falls On Commercial Bus, Kills Driver


A commercial bus driver, Raheem Bolarinwa, has died after a tin-tomato laden truck fell on his bus in the Mushin area of Lagos. It was gathered that the truck driver, who was driving against traffic, had hit a median while trying to take a U-turn. The truck reportedly lost its balance and fell on the

Family Elects Oduaa People’s Union General Secretary, Prince Lanre Sunmonu-Agbebi As The Next Oniju Of Iju Ogundimu, To Succeed Late Oba Elijah Olanire


By: Idowu Esther The family of Ilupokiki in Ota has elected the General Secretary of Oodua People’s Union, Prince Olanrewaju Tajudeen Adio Sunmonu-Agbebi as the next Oniju of Iju Ogundimu in Lagos State. The election took place on Saturday, 29th of September, 2018 at the family compound in Osi quarter, Ota with family members, friends,

Presidency ‘Invites’ Davido To Perform At APC’s Gboyega Oyetola’s (Winner Of Osun Election) Thanksgiving Party


Nigerian singer, Davido, was actively in support of his uncle, Senator Ademola Adeleke, during Osun State governorship election, which its rerun was held yesterday with the opposition party’s candidate, Gboyega Oyetola, emerging as the winner. However, following APC’s victory in the election, Johannes Tobi, one of the members of President Buhari’s media team, has taken to

President Buhari Congratulates APC, Oyetola For Winning Osun Guber Election


President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Governor-elect of Osun State, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola, for winning the keenly contested governorship election.   President Buhari extends warm felicitations to the state and national campaign teams that worked assiduously to guarantee the victory at the polls, while commending the outgoing Governor, Ogbeni Rauf

Buhari To Osun Contestants: Go To Court If You Disagree


President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday charged all the contestants in Osun election to seek redress in court if they disagree with the final verdict of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Recall that INEC on Friday morning declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola winner of the Osun re-run election after scoring

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