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February 17, 2018 6:57 PM Zuma’s statue: I Go Dye counsels Gov Okorocha

Nigerian comedy ace, Francis Agoda, popularly known as ‘I Go Dye’ has advised Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha to remove the statue of the erstwhile South African president, Jacob Zuma from Owerri, the state’s capital. I Go Die commended ousted leader for listening to the voice of reason by calling it quit. The comedian also advised Nigerian leaders 22

January 8, 2018 7:29 PM Anambra Central rerun: Why election should not hold – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) not to proceed with the proposed January 13 rerun election for Anambra Central Senatorial District. The Chairman of PDP in the state, Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, told newsmen on Monday in Awka that the election would be a nullity as the seat in question was not vacant 19

January 8, 2018 6:50 AM Appeal Court dethrones Ondo traditional ruler

An Akure division of the Court of Appeal has sacked the Akinnuwa of Igbindo in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba John Ogundoju. The court also directed the kingmakers to commence the process of selecting a new traditional ruler in accordance with the tradition of the town. In a judgment delivered by Justice Mohammed Danjuma, the court 16

December 31, 2017 11:58 PM Goodbye to year of oddities

was all a joke, it seemed, when I got this message from my friend on Christmas day: “The chicken I planned sending to you today for Christmas escaped to a nearby church, shouting ‘I shall not die but live to declare the glory of God’. Please, what do we do now since the chicken is now born again and the Bible says ‘touch not my anointed’?” This is especially 20

December 11, 2017 9:04 AM Jerusalem: Netanyahu sees EU following US recognition

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says he expects European countries to follow the US in recognising Jerusalem as his country’s capital. He is in Brussels for talks – the first time an Israeli prime minister has visited the city in more than 20 years. The EU wants to see Jerusalem as the capital of both Israeli and Palestinian states under a peace process 38

November 24, 2017 4:53 PM Imo Govt Denies Reported Costs Of Zuma, Sirleaf Statues — OsunDefender

The Imo State Government has debunked the assertion that it spent Five Hundred Thousand naira each on the statutes erected by the Rochas Okorocha led administration. Reacting to a news item run by popular tabloid GuardianNg, quoting the governor’s special assistant on electronic media Dr Ebere Nzewuji to have said that erecting each of the statutes cost between 18

November 2, 2017 1:58 PM Leaked Memo: Buhari Summons Kyari, Oyo-Ita After FEC Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, over their clash at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The fierce crossfire between Kyari and Oyo-Ita, which occurred shortly before the Federal Executive Council meeting, was believed 167

November 2, 2017 7:04 AM Why court struck out Jonathan's N1 billion request from Metuh

A former President, Goodluck Jonathan, may have to repeat his request to be given N1 billion before appearing as a witness in the trial of former spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisah Metuh. This is because the Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, venue of Mr. Metuh’s trial, struck out an application by Mr. Jonathan for the said fund, meant 24

November 1, 2017 5:15 PM The Latest: White House calls NYC suspect 'enemy combatant'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Trump administration considers the New York truck attack suspect to be an "enemy combatant." Sanders tells reporters President Donald Trump is open to sending the alleged attacker to the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sanders says the actions of the alleged attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, justify 63

October 31, 2017 5:43 PM N5.32bn stolen in Head of Service, Police Pension offices monthly – Maina

Former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Abdulrasheed Maina, has claimed that he is being haunted for stopping N5.32 billion, which he alleged, was being stolen monthly in the office of the Head of Service and Police Pension office. Maina said his media trial and framed up allegations were part of efforts by ‘pension thieves’ to stop him from exposing 25