Ile Ife Crisis: Police deploy special force, ringleaders arrested

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris  has deployed a Police Special Intervention Force, to troubled Ile-Ife, Osun state, where a riot broke out on Wednesday. In addition, a Joint Investigation Team made up personnel of Force Criminal Intelligence and ...

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Fayose aims jibe at Buhari as he enacts law to protect Ekiti women from rape

Governor Ayodele Fayose, of Ekiti state, says he had enacts law which proposes life imprisonment for raping an Ekiti woman. Speaking on Wednesday at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium at the celebration of the International women’s day, Fayose fired shots at Buhari by ...

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Inter-tribal clash leads to two-day curfew in Ile Ife

Following an inter-tribal clash which led to the deaths of five people, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, of Osun state, has declared a two-day curfew in the ancient city of Ile Ife. ISemiu Okanlawon, Aregbesola’s spokesman, said the “breach of peace” in ...

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New CJN sworn-in, bags GCON

Chief Justice Walter Onnoghen, was today sworn-in as the 20th Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), and is now a Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON). He was given the award, Nigeria’s second highest, by acting President Yemi Osinbajo. ...

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BBNaija: Uriel evicted, Kemen disqualified, See reason

It was double eviction at #BBNaija House on Sunday night as two of the housemates, Kemen and Uriel were sent packing. Uriel received the least number of votes among all the seven housemates that were up for possible eviction. Kemen’s ...

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New Tor Tiv enthroned, says Tiv people marginalised

The newly installed Tor Tiv, HRM Orchivirigh Professor James Ortese Ayatse, has called on the federal government to give more Benue people appointments as they are central to the central government’s economic diversification programme. The paramount ruler stated this in ...

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After Soyinka, Chimamanda becomes second Nigerian to be elected into US Academy of Arts and Letters

Award winning Nigerian Author, Chimamanda Ngozi- Adichie has been elected into the American Academy of Arts and Letters as a foreign honorary member. According to a press release by the Academy on, the honorary members will be inducted at ...

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2 blind men get 6 years jail term each for homosexuality

A Minna Magistrates’ Court has sentenced two blind men to six years imprisonment for sexually abusing two minors in Niger. The Magistrate, Hajiya Hauwa Yusuf, convicted, Idris Usman, popularly called “Bagobiri” and Abubakar Sadiq, after they pleaded guilty to the ...

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I don’t know my date of birth, I travelled to India to enquire – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo who will be celebrating his 80th birthday on Sunday, has confessed that he does not know his actual date of birth. The statesman spoke at the opening of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta, on ...

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65,000 CAN members begin declare 7-day fasting for Buhari

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) says about 65,000 of its members in Katsina state, have begun seven-day fasting and prayers for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari. Nelson Chukwu, chairman of CAN in the state, who disclosed this ...

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