Ajimobi: my successor ‘ll emerge next May
Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi said yesterday his successor would be known by next May. He addressed reporters at the Democracy Day celebration on the premises of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS), Ibadan. Ajimobi said although about 34 aspirants have been going round to make known their... Read more
PHOTOS: OOU NASS president dies in accident few days to graduation
President of the National Association of Science Students, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Comrade Adefuwa Christopher died in a ghastly auto crash along Ile-Ife road, Osun State on Sunday. The deceased was involved in the accident while returning to school from an excursion to the Idanre Hills in Akure, Ondo State.... Read more
Gunmen kill police sergeant in front of Bayelsa police station
There was confusion in Sagbama Police Station, Sagbama, Bayelsa State, at the weekend, following the killing of a policeman in front of the station by unidentified gunmen operating in the area. The policeman, a sergeant, whose name could not be determined, was reportedly shot dead at about 8:30pm by the gunmen,... Read more
Three women gang-rape man for three days
The South African police are hunting for three women who gang-raped a man after being drugged for three days. According to his statement to police‚ the 23-year-old man from Nellmapius‚ east of Pretoria‚ said his horror began on Friday when he took a taxi along Solomon Mahlangu Drive towards Pretoria CBD.... Read more
UI shut over students protest
Authorities at the University of Ibadan have closed down the school following students protest. In a broadcast today, the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka stated that the closure followed protest by students and forestall breakdown of peace on campus. All undergraduates have been ordered to vacate the campus latest... Read more
Ngige insists : Igbos made bad political investment in 2015
The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has said that the Igbos of the south east must begin now to prepare for 2019 General elections and avoid a repeat of the 2015 era when they made a bad investment by putting their eggs in one basket. The... Read more
UPDATED: Two dead, 14 rescued from collapsed building
Two people were feared dead while 14 others were rescued alive by emergency respondents on Monday from a collapsed building that happened on Lagos Island, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. NAN gathered from a reliable source at the scene of the incident that it happened around 7.30am, at... Read more
Lagos APC holds councillorship primaries
The All Progressives Congress  in Lagos State holds councillorship primaries in  the 377 Wards  of its  57 local government areas on Monday. Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi, chairman of the APC  Local Government Electoral Committee announced this on Sunday,  against the backdrop of reports in some sections of the media that the... Read more
Hazard, Kante Bag Chelsea Best Player Awards
Eden Hazard and N’golo Kante were rewarded on Sunday night for their outstanding performance in the 2016/2017 season with individual awards in the club’s end of season awards. The club’s annual awards was held at Batteries Evolution in London and attended by the players and team officials. The Belgian,... Read more
BREAKING: Professor Abubakar Momoh is dead
Professor of Political Science, and the Director-General of the National Electoral Institute, Abubakar Momoh, is dead. Momoh was with the Lagos State University, Ojo, before he was appointed the CEO of the Institute of the Independent National Electoral Commission. He is from Auchi, Estako West in Edo state. Details... Read more