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January 15, 2018 5:38 PM Unilorin will not join strike – VC

The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, says that in spite of the challenges posed by the ongoing nationwide non-academic staff strike and fuel crisis, the University will not be joining in the action. Abdulkareem made this assertion on Monday in Ilorin at a three-day unscheduled visit to the various faculties of the University 20

January 15, 2018 6:13 AM Omoku massacre: Don Waney believed he had power over life, death, worked with police, army – OSPAC member

A member of the ONELGA Security, Peace and Advisory Committee, OSPAC, in Omoku, Rivers State, Onyebuchi Ose, a.k.a. Okosisi, has accused the army and police in the area of having aided the operations of late Don Waney and his gang. Okosisi, a former confidant of the late kidnap kingpin before joining OSPAC, told Vanguard that Waney believed he possessed 12

January 14, 2018 6:56 PM Ondo monarch cries out over alleged assassination attempt

The Ogeleyinbo of Ayetoro community in Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Micah Ajijo, has raised the alarm over an alleged plan to assassinate him, his family members and his supporters. The monarch is fingering one Prophet Oluwambe Ojagbohunmi as the mastermind of the alleged assassination attempt. The monarch, who spoke through the community 18

January 13, 2018 6:34 AM Separate us or my wife will beat me to death one day – husband tells court

An Igando Customary Court in Lagos on Friday reconciled a couple, Mr Olawale Jaiyeola and his wife, Olatayo, whose 28-year marriage was on the brink of collapse. The court’s President, Mr Akin Akinniyi, resolved the differences between the estranged couple after several adjournments and interventions. Mr Jaiyeola had earlier told the court that his wife, Olatayo 18

January 12, 2018 2:41 PM Buhari speaks on appointment of OPC leader, Gani Adams as Aare Ona Kankanfo of Yorubaland

President Muhammadu Buhari, has urged the leader of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, Gani Adams to use his new position as Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land to enhance the unity of Nigeria. Buhari also urged the OPC leader to pursue worthy goals of security and peace among Nigerians. The President made the remark while congratulating Adams on his inauguration 26

January 11, 2018 6:58 AM Boko Haram: UN dep. Sec. Gen. lays wreath to fallen heroes

UN Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Amima Muhammed, on Wednesday, in Maiduguri, Borno State, laid wreath in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast. Muhammad, accompanied by Mrs. Zainab Ahmad, the Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, visited the military cemetery at the Maimalari 18

January 9, 2018 8:43 AM Police Warns Shiites Against Unlawful Protest

The Kaduna State Police Command in a statement through its Public Relations Officer, ASP Mukhtar Aliyu on Monday warned against further unlawful assembly, lawlessness, incitement and acts capable of breaching the peace. “Activities of the group to disrupt peaceful co-existence and free movement of citizens of the state shall not be tolerated,” he added 22

January 9, 2018 6:18 AM Obiano warns herdsmen against carrying weapons in Anambra

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has warned cattle herders in the state to desist from carrying dangerous weapons. Obiano said he will not hesitate to invoke the full weight of the law on any cattle herder found carrying dangerous weapons. The governor who addressed indigenes of the state during a reception organised in his country home, shortly 15

January 3, 2018 6:18 PM Rivers church massacre: World Council of Churches condemns attack

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has condemned the attack that occurred on New Year’s Day at the Rivers church in Omuku town, Southern Nigeria. The WCC general secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit made this known to journalists on Wednesday. He said: “People who were worshipping, starting anew, celebrating and reflecting on a new year, have lost their 26

January 2, 2018 7:32 PM Man stabs friend to death in Lagos on New Year day

A 39-year-old father of five, Olayiwola Stephen has been stabbed to death by his friend and co-tenant, Ibrahim Adetunji, during a quarrel at the Ijegun area of Lagos on New Year day. An eyewitness, Ademola Adegbola, told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, that a quarrel started between the two friends when the victim was trying to broker peace between 24