Soyinka is a tribalist, prefers Yoruba to national interest – Balarabe Musa

Professor Wole Soyinka has never hidden his bias for his South West region as against the national interest whenever the occasion rises for him to choose between the two, former Governor of old Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, has said. Daily Sun reports that the outspoken social critic in his reply to...... read more


Sanwo-Olu, Baba Ijebu, Yoruba Obas, as Lagos Country club rolls out celebration drums

On the heels of the just concluded 70th anniversary of the Lagos Country Club, prominent Yoruba monarchs are to join Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu this Friday, for the the 2020 edition of the usual New Year party. According to the Secretary General of the club, Ayo Jimoh, the event is significant, coming...... read more


Drama: Man goes after tigernuts seller for' 'stealing' his penis

There was a mild drama on Thursday following the mysterious disappearance of a middle aged man’s penis in Umuahia, the capital of Abia State. The ugly incident reportedly happened around Oboro Street by Niger area of Umuahia. According to reports, trouble started when the victim identified as Papa Ejima raised alarm,...... read more


'I warned my Lebanese master he would die if we had sex after showing him my waist beads '

Ms. Gloria Tayelolu Bright, a 33-year-old Nigerian lady rescued from slavery in Lebanon, has narrated how she spurn a false tale around her waist beads that saved her from being raped in the Asian nation. Gloria, a single mother of two children who hails from Eruku in Ekiti Council of Kwara State, had...... read more


BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu storms Nigeria for burial of parents

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced his plan to attend the burial of his parents slated for February 14, 2020. Kanu who spoke through IPOB spokesperson, Emma Powerful said the burial would follow the normal burial preparation, according to the custom of the land....... read more


Residents attack Lagos government for demolishing Fela's statue

Mixed reactions have greeted the removal of the statues of late Premier of the West African Region, Sir. Obafemi Awolowo and late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti on Allen Roundabout, Ikeja, the Lagos capital. Residents and passersby woke up to see bull dozers inside the two parks where the statues are...... read more


New Year Tragedy: Tears, as two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Lagos was hit by another major tragedy on Friday, when a two-storey building collapsed in  Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State, the first of such incidents coming just as the New Year turned into 17 days. Authorities said the building came down due to structural instability, though Director-General, Lagos State...... read more


BREAKING: Nine perish as passenger bus catches fire on motion

No fewer than nine people, seven adults and two children were burnt to death on Thursday afternoon, as a commercial bus caught fire on motion, at Ijebu-Ife area, along Ore-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu expressway. According to a statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun State Command, the ill-fated vehicle belonging to a...... read more


Elated passenger, shares photos of Borno gov, Zulum flying economy to Maiduguri

Photos of the Executive Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara Zulum who flew economy class from Abuja to Maiduguri on Tuesday have surfaced on social media. The photos were uploaded by one Engineer Ameh Osivue Shagari, a passenger who sat beside the governor. A photo of the Governor walking towards his seat was...... read more


BREAKING: Uzodinma moves against Ihedioha, minutes after inauguration

Governor Hope Uzodinma began his first task in Imo State on Wednesday by ordering a probe of the tenures of his three immediate predecessors in office, including Emeka Ihedioha, whom he replaced through a Supreme Court judgement, on Tuesday. After his inauguration on Wednesday, the governor ordered the Imo State Accountant...... read more


I didn’t tip off Ihedioha on Supreme Courts judgement – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has denied tipping off former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha on the move by the Supreme Court to sack him, saying anything linking him to such tales was simply fake news. Shortly after Ihedioha was removed from office on Tuesday, there had were insinuations that the...... read more


Ganduje, Sanusi, unite as Osinbajo visits Kano

Hostilities were withstood in favour of amity for warring Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, as both came together to welcome Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in the ancient monarchy. Osinbajo, who was in Kano State on a one-day working visit was described...... read more


Blame me for Oyo market fire, it will not happen again – Makinde

“I swore an oath to protect the lives and property of everyone living within the borders of this State, so I take full responsibility for this failure and promise that I will make things right.” These were the words with which Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, accepted full blame for Sunday’s...... read more


Lagos government halts burial of murdered LASU student

The planned burial of the Lagos State University (LASU) student, Favour Daley-Oladele, murdered by her boyfriend for money-making rituals, did not hold yesterday due to the sate government’s investigation into the matter. The late Daley-Oladele’s uncle, Toyeme Solomon, disclosed the development to friends and sympathisers, who thronged the Atan Cemetery on...... read more


Man threatens to sue DSS, Buhari's daughter over illegal detention

The Department of State Services (DSS), may be in court soon to defend why they would detain one Anthony Okolie for months close to four months for using a telephone line abandoned by daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari. That is if Okolie’s threat to head to the courts, as announced by...... read more


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