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Ogun Government approves Lifting of Moratorium on Capital Punishment-related cases

The Ogun State Executive Council has approved the lifting of a moratorium on cases relating to capital Punishment as part of measures to fast track dispensation of Justice in the state. The Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Olumide Ayeni and the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Chief Dayo Adeneye briefed newsmen after the 31st weekly Executive council meeting ... Read More »

Policeman who shot FRSC officials in Aba dismissed

The Commissioner of Police in Abia, Mr Leye Oyebade, said on Monday that the force had dismissed Police Corporal Iroh Orji, for shooting two officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) at Aba. Oyebade said this while addressing newsmen on the activities of the command. He said that Orji was tried and found guilty of the offence and had ... Read More »

Strike: Resident Doctors give FG 21-day ultimatum

Resident doctors have threatened to down tools in the next 21 days except the federal government meet their demands. The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) also referred Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole; a former health minister, Dr Onyebuchi Chukwu, and one other, all life members, for sanction for carrying out activities and actions inimical to welfare and progress of ... Read More »

Igbonla Rescue:We’ll Use Holiday Period to enhance security in Schools-Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday hailed the successful rescue of the six kidnapped students of Igbonla Model College, Epe, assuring that the government would utilise the academic break to reinforce security in all schools in the State, especially in the suburb and riverine areas to prevent a reoccurrence. The Governor, who spoke through the State’s Deputy Governor, ... Read More »

10 die, six injured in tanker explosion

Ten people were burnt beyond recognition while six others sustained serious injuries when a petrol tanker went up in flames in Felele area of Lokoja on Friday. Segun Martins, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kogi State, who confirmed this in Lokoja, said most of the victims were passengers travelling in an 18-seater commercial bus. Also ... Read More »

How EFCC Tried to kill me twice-Patience Jonathan

The wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission of sending assassins after her. Alleging that she that she had survived two of such attempts, Mrs Jonathan urged the House of Representatives to quickly intervene before the EFCC would succeed in the alleged plot to eliminate her. In a letter written ... Read More »

Senate Committed to Freedom of Speech-Saraki

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Friday reiterated his commitment to freedom of speech and the use of social media. In a series of tweets on his personal account @BukolaSaraki, the President of the Senate, was responding to a story carried by some publications that a civil servant was being allegedly vilified for criticizing him. “I use ... Read More »

“You are a slave, fat, ugly frog-Fani-Kayode

  Rochas Okorocha’s jibe at Chief Femi Fani-Kayode following the wide doubts expressed by Nigerians at the authenticity of the photograph emanating from the APC governors’ purported visit to Muhammadu Buhari in London is a sign of desperation to serve the evil purposes for which the Imo State governor has been procured. This is true to the character of Okorocha ... Read More »

Fani-Kayode is just a spoilt brat, living on his father’s name-Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has reacted to a statement credited to former aviation minister, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode concerning the images showing All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftains in Abuja House, London with President Muhammadu Buhari. Fani-Kayode had described the images as fake, adding that Okorocha, who conveyed the message, was a liar. In his reaction to the former minister’s claim, ... Read More »

I will return only at the advice of my doctors-Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has hinted that his return from the United Kingdom to resume duties at home is subject to his doctors’ advice. President Buhari was writing to the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, to thank him for the nationwide prayers held last week by Guineans for his recovery and good health. In a letter dated July 24, Mr. Buhari, ... Read More »