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  • I was in PDP before, but not now, God forbid – Obasanjo

    October 18, 2017 8:17 AM 6

    ABEOKUTA – The crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun got messier on Tuesday as the National Caretaker Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ahmed Markarfi met with the former President,Chief Olusegun Obasanjo in Abeokuta and shunned the party Secretariat where hundreds of party members had assembled to welcome. Makarfi who arrived

  • Kerosene, petrol became costlier in September – NBS

    October 18, 2017 8:12 AM 7

    The average prices of petrol and kerosene as bought by Nigerians increased in September 2017. This, however, contrasts with the decline recorded in average prices of cooking gas and diesel. The average prices of the petroleum products were made known in four separate reports on petrol, kerosene, cooking gas and diesel prices released yesterday by the National

  • Delta police arrest couple over alleged murder of 7-month-old baby

    October 18, 2017 7:21 AM 7

    The Delta State Police Command has arrested a husband and wife, Gideon Aya and Adaeze Aya for alleged conspiracy and murder of a seven month-old baby, Wisdom Roland at No. 33 Nwobodo Street, Akwebulu, Asaba. The Commissioner of Police in the State, Zanna Mohammed Ibrahim disclosed this in a statement signed by the Delta State Acting Police Public Relations

  • LAUTECH: ASUU suspends strike, lectures resume Monday

    October 18, 2017 6:42 AM 5

    The Ladoke Akintola University of Technology branch of the Academic Staff Union of Universities has suspended its strike. The ASUU Chairman in the university, Dr Biodun Olaniran, disclosed this in a telephone interview with our correspondent in Osogbo on Tuesday. He said, “We have suspended the strike and lectures will resume on Monday. But the detail

  • Enyeama restored to Lille’s first team by Bielsa

    October 18, 2017 6:17 AM 9

    Nigerian goalkeeper, Vncent Enyeama, has been restored to Lille’s first team by manager Marcelo Bielsa, following his return from six-month injury lay-off. Enyeama and 11 others were deemed surplus to requirements by Bielsa, when he was appointed as coach in the summer. However, Enyeama could not make a move in the summer, as he was recuperating from the meniscus

  • Wale Alabi Appointed SSA On Regional Integration — OsunDefender

    October 18, 2017 6:04 AM 11

    The Honourable Commissioner for Regional Integration in the state of Osun Hon. Bola Ilori has announced the appointment of Wale Alabi as Senior Special Assistance to the Governor on Regional Integration. The announcement which was made in a statement released from the office of the Commission for Regional Integration said the new appointee will be unveiled

  • Policemen, DSS official fight dirty in Emir of Bauchi’s palace

    October 18, 2017 5:58 AM 9

    A fierce fight broke out yesterday between an Assistant Commissioner of Police ACP with the Bauchi State command and an official of the Department of State Services, DSS attached to wife of the Governor of Nasarawa State, Hajia Hajiya Mairo Al-makura. The incident happened during a courtesy call by the Northern Governors’ Wives Forum, NGWF, on the Emir of Bauchi

  • Biafra: Ozekhome reveals what complicated Nnamdi Kanu’s case

    October 18, 2017 5:32 AM 5

    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mike Ozekhome, has said the invasion of the home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu complicated the legal case against him. This comes hours after the IPOB leader was absent in court to answer to accusations of engaging in activities that posed threat to Nigeria’s sovereignty which

  • Hoodlums ‘invade’ dump as police destroy N50m narcotics in Lagos

    October 18, 2017 4:14 AM 5

    A mild drama ensued on Tuesday as some hoodlums, aka area boys, stormed the Olusosun Dumpsite, Ojota, Lagos, where security agents, led by the state Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgar Imohimi, destroyed several bags of drugs. The miscreants swooped on the drugs when the fire subsided and had wanted to get as many quantities as they could, but they were prevented

  • Don’t use Paris Club refund as precondition to pay workers’ salaries, NLC warns Govt

    October 18, 2017 2:17 AM 5

    ABUJA — Governors of the 36 states of the federation, yesterday, met President Muhammadu Buhari, demanding payment of the 50 per cent balance of Paris Club refund as agreed in 2016. The governors, who met the President under the aegis of Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, also commended the President for his intervention