Category Archives: Breaking

You’ve Failed Nigerians As A Government – Wole Soyinka Swipes At Buhari

The Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has taken a swipe at the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the administration has failed Nigerians over its approach to the herders/farmers’ crisis and other security problems bedeviling the country. According to Punch, Soyinka said this on Sunday at his residence in Ijegba, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta, the Ogun State…

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Atiku, PDP Claims Witnesses Scheduled To Testify At Tribunal Were Attacked

Proceedings at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja were halted on Friday following the claim by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate in the February 23, 2019 poll, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, that their witnesses scheduled to testify were attacked on their way from Zamfara. Atiku and the PDP, who are challenging the…

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Suspected Herdsmen Kill Daughter Of Yoruba Socio-cultural Organisation “Afenifere” Chairman

Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has stated that it has received information that the daughter of the organisation’s chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, has been killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. According to Punch, the spokesman for Afenifere, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, made this known on Friday. According to Odumakin, the 58-year-old woman was heading…

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Two Students Injured As Gunmen Invade UI Female Hostel

Gunmen yesterday reportedly invaded a female hostel at the University of Ibadan and carted away valuables after assaulting some female occupants of the hostel. It was gathered from authorities of the institution that the armed men came around 1:00am yesterday morning and invaded Awo Hall. It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about ten  robbed…

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Nigerians React Over Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Anti-Feminism Comments

The Internet is buzzing following a video of Senior Pastor of Christ Embassy, Chris Oyakhilome, that resurfaced saying men are superior to women. The message which was originally aired in 2016 resurfaced on Thursday and a lot of people have reacted to it, while some commenters supported the pastor, some others criticized him. In the…

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Yahaya Picks Up N22.5m Kogi Governorship Form Amidst Civil Servants, Pensioners Unpaid Salaries Lament

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has purchased the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship nomination and expression of interest form for the forthcoming 2019 election for Kogi State. Bello is the first aspirant to pick the form under the APC party after paying N22.5 million. The form was presented to the governor by Alhaji Abubakar…

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Nigeria Ease Past South Africa To Land In AFCON 2019 Semi-final

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium. But Bongani…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Declares Lekki, Admiralty Toll Plaza Free On Thursday

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made a declaration that the Lekki Admiralty toll plaza would be free on Thursday, July 11, during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the route. The toll plaza would be left open between 6.30am -9.30am and 4.30pm -8.00pm. Speaking to the State House correspondents after…

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