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August 17, 2018 5:55 PM Osun 2018: Adeoti Condemns Attacks On ADP Members — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

Governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in the September 22 governorship election in Osun, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti has condemned the weekend attacks on members of his party in some parts of the state. His reaction was contained in a statement issued and signed by the Publicity and Media Director of Moshood Adeoti Campaign Organization 20

August 8, 2018 7:20 AM Wole Soyinka under fire for attacking Obasanjo

The Yoruba Consultative Forum has slammed Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, for his “undisguised campaign of calumny” against former President Olusegun Obasanjo. In a statement by its President, Prof. Tejumade Rhodes, the YCF berated Soyinka for “revelling in a poisonous vendetta and egregious abuse” against the ex-President. “He (Obasanjo) frustrated 16

August 6, 2018 8:29 AM Certificate saga: Adeleke faults arrest of school principal –

Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the September 22 election in Osun State, Sen. Ademola Adeleke, has condemned police’s arrest of Principal of Ede Muslim High School, Abbass Adejare, for issuing him (Adeleke) a testimonial several years after his graduation from the school. Rasheed said that the arrest was not only politically-motivated 16

August 4, 2018 1:51 PM Fani-Kayode attacks Jerry Rawlings for supporting Buhari, says ex-Ghanaian President bed-wets

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has slammed ex-Ghanaian President, Jerry Rawlings, for commenting on the affairs of Nigeria. According to him, Rawlings appeared to be out of touch with reality, wets his bed at night, and dribbles when he talks. The former Ghanaian leader was quoted yesterday in a statement by some supporters of President 22

July 30, 2018 7:41 PM NYSC speaks on posting corps members to troubled areas in Plateau

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has said no corps member serving in Plateau State would be posted to crisis-ridden areas. Mr Abdulsalam Alhassan, the state’s coordinator, said this while addressing newsmen on Monday in Mangu area of thr state. He said that the measure became necessary to ensure that no corps member became a victim of attacks 19

July 29, 2018 5:34 AM APC crisis: Saraki attacks El-Rufai, says governor suffering diarrhoea of the mouth

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has responded to the comment credited to the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, where he was quoted as saying that Saraki leads the worst senate Nigeria ever had. Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in an interview with Punch, Saraki described El-Rufai as a careless talker 22

July 20, 2018 7:27 AM Boko Haram leader reveals amount paid for Chibok girls, whereabouts of others in captivity

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 18

July 19, 2018 4:20 AM Commander, 21 others involved in Chibok girls’ kidnap arrested– The Sun News

“The suspects are Modu, aka Abor, who confessed to being one of the Boko Haram commanders who coordinated and led the kidnapping of the Chibok schoolgirls in 2014 and several attacks on Bama, Gwoza and Mubi towns in Borno and Adamawa states; Mohammed, who confessed to have participated in the Chibok schoolgirls’ kidnapping and co-ordinating suicide bombings 23

July 16, 2018 1:31 AM Communities lack basic facilities for human survival

The District Governor of Rotary International, District 9125, Elvis Chukwu, has lamented that most rural communities in Nigeria lack basic facilities for human survival. He said Rotary International had been working tirelessly to put a smile on hapless communities and vulnerable persons in the country, particularly displaced victims of herdsmen attacks 18

July 13, 2018 5:04 AM Boko Haram kills 5, hoists flag in Adamawa– The Sun News

A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State. The terrorists were reported to have invaded Luru on Tuesday, killed five persons, including a former secretary of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in the area identified 19