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March 22, 2018 4:41 PM Dapchi: CAN calls for release of Christian girl, blames Buhari for not acting

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Ondo State has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Liya Sharibu, the only Christian girl among the Kidnapped Dapchi girls. CAN described the silence of the President on Sharibu who is still with the Boko Haram insurgents as sad and worrisome. In a Press Statement made available to DAILY 19

March 19, 2018 6:20 AM Osun 2018: Why we want Fani-Kayode as governor – PDP youths

The youth wing of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the South West region has urged former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, to run in the September governorship election in Osun State. The youths under the aegis of PDP Progressive Forum, said the former Minister had the potential to lead the state to the promised land. According to them, the dreams 16

March 14, 2018 3:49 PM Petrol price drops to N173 in February – NBS

A report from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reveals that the average price paid by consumer for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) increased by 15.1 percent year-on-year in February 2018. According to the report, the average price also increased by -9.6% month-on-month to N172.5 in February 2018 from N190.9 in January 2018. NBS disclosed this in its Premium 21

March 10, 2018 2:40 PM Gov. Okowa raises alarm over Illegal oil bunkering

Governor spoke when Officials of the Benin Zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, paid him a courtesy visit. Governor Okowa said the State Government will work with the EFCC to tackle corruption in the State. “Partnering with the EFCC and other security agencies will go a long way in securing the economy of Nigeria 27

March 5, 2018 1:23 PM Journalist Accuses Police Of Releasing 17 Year Old Boy Who Sexually Abused His Daughter

Lanre Duyile is a journalist who has accused the Ondo State Police Command of releasing a 17 year old boy who had multiple anal sex with his eight year-old son. Duyile who spoke to the Nation said himself and his wife always left their children in the care of their neighbor until they return from work in the evening. He, however, discovered that his son developed 22

March 4, 2018 1:02 PM NNPC Sounds Alarm Of Petrol Smuggling

There are 2,201 petrol stations in Nigeria’s porous border towns and coastal frontiers, with a combined fuel tank capacity of 144.9 million litres. The shock discovery has made the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to sound the alarm bells that an unprecedented cross-border smuggling of petrol to neighbouring countries is ongoing, making 28

March 3, 2018 7:48 AM 2019: Jerry Gana, Adeniran, Orubebe, Turaki, others dump PDP for SDP

Baring any last minute change of mind, three chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are set to dump the former ruling party. Ex-Information Minister, Jerry Gana, ex-Education Minister Tunde Adeniran and ex-Niger Delta Minister Godsday Orubebe are moving to the Social Democratic Party (SDP) which is merging with the Peoples Redemption Party 32

March 2, 2018 5:53 PM Lassa fever claims 90 lives in Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has officially confirmed the death of 90 people from Lassa fever. This was contained in the situation report from NCDC for week eight released on Friday. It showed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths were reported from 18 states, an increase from the initial 54. These 30

March 1, 2018 5:50 PM Peace Corps: Save Nigerian youths from frustration – Presidential aspirant tells Buhari

A presidential aspirant of the National Conscience Party, NCP, Dr Wilson Ikubese, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the bill of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN) Ikubese said President Buhari’s refusal to assent to the bill will cause more frustration among the teeming unemployed Nigerian youths. Ikubese who addressed Journalists at the Ondo State 30

February 26, 2018 2:52 PM I’m Not Covering Up For Mimiko – Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has broken silence over his relationship with former Governor Olusegun Mimiko who is his immediate predecessor in office. Akeredolu who disclosed that Mimiko is a friend, noted that he’s not covering up for him. There have been allegations that there was an unholy alliance between Akeredolu and Mimiko 24