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Olu Falae Kidnappers get life imprisonment

An Ondo state high court has jailed seven suspected herdsmen for life over the kidnap of Olu Falae, former secretary to the government of the federation (SGF). On Monday, September 21, which was the elder statesman 77th birthday, armed men invaded his farm located at Ilado village, Akure, Ondo capital, and abducted him. President Muhammadu Buhari had then directed Solomon ... Read More »

Sorted!Obasanjo’s wife loses bid to stop son’s wedding

An Ikeja High Court on Monday, dismissed the suit filed by Mrs Taiwo Obasanjo, wife of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, seeking the postponement of the wedding of her son Olujonwo to Tope Adebutu. Justice Lateefa Okunnu, dismissed the suit on the grounds that the court lacked jurisdiction to hear the suit because Olujonwo, 33, is an adult. “On March 27, ... Read More »

There is link between Sharia and Poverty- Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has said Zamfara State which started the implementation of Sharia law in Nigeria currently has the highest poverty rate in the country. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano Speaking at the Mo Ibrahim Forum in Marrakesh, Morocco, weekend, Sanusi said many of those who seized religion as tool of getting power were not ... Read More »

Former Miss World, Agbani Darego, 33, marries Danjuma’s son

Agbani Darego, the 2001 Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, who went on to emerge as Miss World, that same year has tied knot with her long time beau, Mr Ishaya Danjuma who is a son of billionaire former Military top brass, General T Y Danjuma. The 35 year old beauty queen took to her Instagram page to announce the latest ... Read More »

You are a liar, Obasanjo replies Bamaiyi

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo said his government never plotted to kill Lieutenant General Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd), as claimed by the former Chief of Army Staff in his book. Obasanjo said this while playing host to members of the Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Ogun State Chapter at his hilltop residence in Abeokuta. The former president explained that ... Read More »

IGP to Wike: “221 Police officials are guarding you”

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has denied that he ordered the killing of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, describing the report as “false” and “misleading”, the police noted that 221 members of its personnel are guarding the Governor. The statement reads: “The Nigeria Police Force wishes to categorically state that there is no iota of truth in all the allegations ... Read More »

“Obasanjo a hypocite, not fit to accuse anyone of corruption”-Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said that former President Olusegun Obasanjo is unfit and unqualified to accuse anybody in Nigeria of corruption because his government was enmeshed in corruption. Fayose said it was hypocritical of the former president to claim that some church leaders in the country were not only encouraging corruption but also celebrating people with questionable ... Read More »

Shocker:Ondo bride disappears on wedding day!

The wedding ceremony between one Miss Taiwo Orimoloye and Abiodun Isaac was stalled on Saturday in Ondo town, Ondo State, as the bride, Taiwo, allegedly failed to show up for the church service. Although the reason for the action of the bride was unknown as of press time, it was gathered that the development caused confusion in the two families ... Read More »

Efe wins #BBNaija

Viewers favourite Efe Michael Ejeba has been declared the winner of the second edition of Big Brother Naija reality show after garnering 57.6 percent of the vote among the last five contestants on the show. The Warri-born up and coming rap artist beat Bisola, who became the 1st runner up with 18.54 per cent of the vote at the grand ... Read More »

Ishawo Killings:Laogos commiserates with Police, Army & familes

The Lagos State Government has commiserated with the families of four Police Officers and one Army Captain that lost their lives in Ishawo area of Ikorodu after an ambush unleashed on them by militants. The gallant officers were killed after successfully rescuing kidnapped victims kept in the riverine area by the militants. In a reaction issued on Sunday by the ... Read More »