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  • Ede CPI: The Revitalization And Benefits

    July 20, 2018 9:45 AM 8

    Ede Cocoa Processing Plant, Osun State is the only attracting cocoa factory among the Nigeria’s remaining five cocoa processing factories to tap export demand for butter, cake and powder tea production. The once moribund Cocoa Processing Company received a lifeline with the intervention of Governor Rauf Aregbesola and two Chinese firms who have resuscitated

  • Police Arraign 29-Year-Old Woman For Stealing N145,000

    July 20, 2018 9:43 AM 6

    A magistrate court sitting in Osogbo on Wednesday arraigned a 29-year-old woman Fisayo Adedeji over alleged stealing of N145,000.00 and one techno phone. The prosecutor the inspector Jafani Muslim informed the court that the defendant committed the offense on June 9, 2018 at about 8: 00am at Atelewo Area, Osogbo. The suspect allegedly entered the dwelling

  • EPL: Mbappe will play for Liverpool – Fabinno

    July 20, 2018 9:40 AM 5

    Brazilian forward, Fabinho has revealed that he will try to convince former Monaco team-mate Kylian Mbappe to “come over” to Liverpool. Fabinho swapped Monaco for Liverpool in a deal worth €45 million (£39m/$52m) as manager Juggen Klopp embarked on something similar to a summer transfer spending spree. The Reds has also signed Xherdan Shaqiri and Alisson

  • 2019: INEC reveals number of workers it needs for Nigeria election

    July 20, 2018 9:10 AM 5

    The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the total number of workers it would need for 2019 general election. INEC said it would need almost a million workers, but added that most of its staff would be ad-hoc. INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, also disclosed to Punch that the commission

  • Kogi govt approves Owoniyi as new Kabba monarch

    July 20, 2018 8:38 AM 13

    A retired Customs officer, Solomon Dele Owoniyi, has been approved by the Kogi State government as the new Obaro of Kabba. The appointment was part of resolutions reached at the State Executive Council meeting chaired by Governor Yahaya. The governor’s Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Abubabar Ohere, congratulated the Okun people

  • Nigerian govt evacuates 230 stranded Nigerians in Russia

    July 20, 2018 8:23 AM 14

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Nigerians stranded in Moscow, Russia at the end of the 2018 World Cup Tournament would be evacuated today. The Ministry’s Spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja said over 230 stranded Nigerians had been cleared to board an Ethiopian Airline flight to Abuja on Friday. He said that the development

  • Neymar makes decision on replacing Ronaldo at Real Madrid, speaks on Mbappe

    July 20, 2018 8:05 AM 13

    Neymar has dismissed rumours of a Paris Saint-Germain exit and reaffirmed his commitment to the French champions. The Brazilian is being courted by Real Madrid, who are seeking a replacement for new Juventus signing Cristiano Ronaldo. “I’ll stay. I have a contract with PSG and I’ve chosen to be there for the challenge, for new things and higher goals

  • How we got 125 votes after spending N50 million in Ekiti

    July 20, 2018 7:57 AM 12

    A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Olalekan Dotun Ayorinde has narrated how his party, ANRP, got a total number of 125 votes after spending the sum of N50 million for the just concluded Ekiti state gubernatorial election. The United States of America-based Bio-Pharmacist made this revelation while

  • Six clubs fined, warned by FIFA revealed

    July 20, 2018 7:43 AM 14

    FIFA has fined six clubs from Russia and Qatar, warning that they risk one-year transfer bans, for failing to settle debts to players. The world football governing body said the clubs also face deductions of six league points, if they fail to pay the debts in 30 to 90 days. The clubs are: Kuban of Russia; Al Arabi and Al Kharaitiyat of Qatar; Zamalek

  • Boko Haram leader reveals amount paid for Chibok girls, whereabouts of others in captivity

    July 20, 2018 7:27 AM 14

    One of the arrested Boko Haram leaders and kidnappers of the Chibok schoolgirls, Mallam Mayinta Modu, alias Abor has revealed that each of them received N60,000 as ransom before they freed one batch of the abducted girls. Modu, who hails from Bama Local Government Area, Borno State had confessed to being one of the Boko Haram Commanders that coordinated