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April 24, 2017 1:04 PM Davido “heartbroken” as his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke, is buried

Hip hop star, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has revealed that he is “heartbroken” over the death of his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke. The Senator representing Osun West, passed away on Sunday morning at Biket Hospital in Osogbo, the state capital, after reportedly suffering from heart attack. Davido, who has been quiet since his uncle died, took to Instagram 15

April 24, 2017 7:41 AM Jonathan reacts to Senator Isiaka Adeleke’s death

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has described the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke as an icon and a great philanthropist. Jonathan stated that the “void his death has caused will be hard, if not impossible to fill”. “I received the news of the death of Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke with a sense of great personal loss. It is hard to imagine that the very lively 14

April 24, 2017 4:14 AM Ortom calls for ranching as panacea for herdsmen clashes

MAKURDI—BOTHERED by the spate of bloody clashes between Fulani herdsmen in parts of the country and Benue State in particular, Governor Samuel Ortom weekend urged Nigerians to encourage the herdsmen to resort to ranching rather than wild crazing. This came as the Tiv diaspora forum, comprising sons and daughters of Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa expressed 12

April 23, 2017 4:30 PM ‘Eze Goes to School’ author, Onuora Nzekwu touched many lives – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family of Onuora Nzekwu, the pioneer General Manager of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), and author of “Eze goes to School’’. The President’s condolence message was posted on his twitter handle,@MBuhari, in Abuja on Saturday. Buhari said the deceased’s literary works had contributed immensely in uplifting 16

April 23, 2017 3:16 PM REVEALED: How CBN emptied its vaults like Abacha’s days to finance Jonathan’s campaign

- The election was fiercely contested between the present ruling part, All progressives Congress (APC) and the former ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has been alleged of practically emptying its vaults in financing the last presidential election in Nigeria. learnt that sources conversant with the last administration 8

April 23, 2017 1:22 AM Chibok Eye witness account: Boko Haram had a tight grip on our lives

Huawa Musa Magaji, a native of Chibok, borno State where 219 schoolgirls were abducted in April 2014, is also a child protection consultant with UNICEF. Magaji tells an eye witness story of Boko Haram insurgency in Chibok. I come from a town called Chibok in Borno State. I moved to Maiduguri years ago but I still have family in Chibok and try to visit 14

April 23, 2017 12:59 AM The corrupt war against corruption (1)

It is well known that the biggest selling point of Muhammadu Buhari as a presidential candidate in the last election was his reputation as an anti-corruption crusader which he attracted to himself when he and late Brigadier Tunde Idiagbon ruled Nigeria with iron fists from December 31, 1983, to August 27, 1985. Indeed, it was really one of the ironies 16

April 22, 2017 11:00 PM El-Rufai v Sani: Hurdles ahead Kaduna 2019 governorship race

With the new twists to the feud between Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai and the Senator representing Kaduna Central in the upper legislative chamber, Senator Shehu Sani, the battle line may have been drawn between the duo, even though they are from the same party. Before last few weeks, a lot of people thought the rift between them had been laid to rest, until 7

April 22, 2017 6:03 PM Artists sympathise with family of late veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare

Lagos – Some artists in Lagos on Saturday expressed shock at the demise of the late veteran Nollywood actor, Olumide Bakare, aged 64. They also expressed their sympathies with the family of the deceased actor. Omatshola Iseli, popularly called Tee-Mac, a renowned musician, expressed shock at the death of Bakare, saying he was not aware that the deceased 11

April 21, 2017 5:16 AM Air Peace Aircraft Collide At Lagos Airport

A ground collision of two aircraft belonging to Air Peace has been reported at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos state. The incident was said to have occurred while one of the aircraft was trying to manoeuver its way out of the apron wing of the local terminal of the airport. This is coming barely 48 hours after an Aero Contractor aircraft was engulfed 16