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Oba Of Benin strips Village Head of traditional title

The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has suspended the Odionwere of Evbiekoi village in Uhunmwode Local Government Area Local Government Area of Edo State, Pa Igbinake Aghaku. Pa Aghaku was suspended and stripped of his traditional duties as Odionwere for allegedly violating the cultural, traditional norms and practices of Benin Kingdom, according to a statement by the Oba’s Chief ... Read More »

Dele Momodu to War Mongers:Why Are we Playing with Fire?

Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, I write movingly today because those who have the platforms to reach a mass audience should rise to rescue Nigeria from those hell-bent on unleashing stupendous terror and horror on our dearly beloved country. It is necessary for me to repeat some of my life history for people to understand the pain and anguish I feel ... Read More »

Seriously , Ayo Fayose eyes Presidency in 2019

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, said on Friday he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. The governor, who spoke at a meeting with political office holders at the Government’s House, Ado Ekiti, claimed he has the attributes to unseat Buhari in two years time. Fayose boasted he would become Nigeria’s next president in 2019. He said: ... Read More »

Bakassi youths, elders thrash Ita-Giwa “She has been stealing our money”

By Adeleke Adeosun Just a week after raising alarm over the diversion of relief  materials meant for Bakassi settlers by top officials of the Cross River Emergency Management Agency, ageless Politician  Senator Florence  Ita-Giwa has come under fire. The very people she has been supporting for years are now accusing her of theft, diversion of funds and other terrible acts. ... Read More »

Sir K, Notorious Landgrabber & others docked, remanded in Badagry Prisons

The Lagos State Government on Friday arraigned a suspected notorious land grabber, Chief Kamorudeen Lamina before a Special Offences Court sitting in Oshodi over alleged forceful dispossession of residents from their legitimate rights to land ownership. Lamina, popularly known as Sir K, was arraigned alongside six others on a six-count charge by the Special Anti-Land Grabbing Task Force set up ... Read More »

The day Amaechi rejected N1billion bribe

If you are one of those who think former Rivers State Governor and Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi is corrupt, better perish the thought.In addition, he is not even a rich man as he has always struggled to  pay his children ‘s school  fees. Amaechi who was speaking at CKN News Ist Annual Lecture noted that the same Peoples Democratic ... Read More »

“We have killed ISIS Leader, Al-Baghdadi”-Russia Reveals

Russia has claimed it killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and scores of other militant leaders. The defence ministry said today that al-Baghdadi was killed in a Russian strike in late May along with other senior group commanders. It said the air raid on May 28 that targeted an IS meeting held on the southern outskirts of Raqqa in ... Read More »

Guinness Nigeria appoints Viola Graham-Douglas as Corporate Affairs Director

Guinness Nigeria Plc has announced the appointment of Viola Graham-Douglas as its Corporate Relations Director, effective June 1, 2017. Mrs. Graham-Douglas started her career in the banking industry in Nigeria and worked in varied roles with reputable banks.  She joined Lafarge Africa Plc, formerly WAPCO Cement, as Treasury Manager, and subsequently became the Company Secretary/Head of Corporate Services before being ... Read More »

Segun Oni set for Ekiti Guber Race

All is now set for the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former Ekiti State Governor, Chief Segun Oni to enter the 2018 Gubernatorial election in Ekiti State. Oni is expected to officially make on open declaration to run for governor in July. The Director General of the Segun Oni Campaign, Dr. Ife Arowosoge, disclosed ... Read More »

Lagos arrests Sir K Oluwo, notorious Ikorodu Landgrabber

Efforts by the Lagos State Government to curb the activities of land grabbers popularly known as Omo onile received a massive boost on Thursday as the Special Task Force on Land Grabbing set by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode arrested one Kamorudeen Lamina alias Sir K Oluwo, a notorious Omo onile kingpin, who has been terrorising the people of the State especially residents of Ikorodu. ... Read More »