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May 30, 2017 3:32 AM Lagos: 2 Dead, 14 Rescued As Building Collapsed

Two people were feared dead while 14 others were rescued alive by emergency respondents yesterday from a collapsed building that happened on Lagos Island, reports the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). NAN gathered from a reliable source at the scene of the incident that it happened around 7.30a.m., at Daddy Alaja Street, Oke Arin on Lagos Island. The source 11

May 30, 2017 3:08 AM My thoughts about my successor, plans for 2019 — Ajimobi

Ibadan—Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State yesterday, said he would unveil his successor in May 2018, urging the people to be patient. Ajimobi stated this in Ibadan during an interactive session with newsmen to mark the ‘Democracy Day’ and his administration’s sixth anniversary. According to reports the governor is currently serving his second term as governor 10

May 29, 2017 5:07 PM I will name my successor in May 2018, will run for Senate – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday said he would unveil his successor in May 2018, urging the people to be patient. The governor, who lives office in May 2019, also said he has identified five possible successors. Mr. Ajimobi stated this in Ibadan during an interactive session with journalists to mark the `Democracy Day’ and his administration’s 16

May 29, 2017 4:08 PM BREAKING: 2 dead, 14 rescued as three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Two people were feared dead while 14 others were rescued alive by emergency respondents on Monday from a collapsed building that happened on Lagos Island, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. NAIJ.com gathered from a reliable source at the scene of the incident that it happened around 7.30am, at Daddy Alaja Street, Oke Arin on Lagos Island. The source 11

May 29, 2017 3:59 PM Police on red alert ahead of May 30 Biafra Day celebration

- The Imo state police command calls on residence of the state go about their lawful business and ignore what it described propaganda and directives from persons whose identity remains largely unknown. The Inspector General of Police (IGP) has directed all state commissioners of police to place their states on red alert ahead of the planned sit-at-home 15

May 29, 2017 3:55 PM UI Students Disrupt Ajimobi’s Media Interactive Programme

The management of the University of Ibadan yesterday closed down the institution for three weeks following students’ protest which disrupted the media interactive programme of the state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi. The institution’s vice chancellor, Prof Abel Idowu Olayinka who disclosed that the school was shut on the order of the Senate to avert 13

May 29, 2017 1:54 PM Kenya election: Peter Gichira charged with attempted suicide

A Kenyan man has been charged with attempted suicide for allegedly trying to jump from a building after his bid to run for president was rejected. Peter Gichira denied the charge during a court appearance in the capital, Nairobi, and was freed on bail. Police say he was arrested on Saturday for trying to jump from the sixth floor of the electoral commission's 15

May 29, 2017 8:31 AM 57 per cent of Nigerians approve Buhari’s performance – Report

The Centre for Democracy and Development, CDD, Abuja, has released summary of its report titled Buharimeter Citizens’ Scorecard on the performance of President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB), and the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, on the three broad campaign promises (Corruption, Economy and Security) in the first two years in office. According 14

May 29, 2017 6:19 AM Police, army have plans to arrest and kill innocent Biafra agitators on May 30

Pro-Biafra group, Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra has warned Biafra agitators to stay at home on May 30th, to avoid getting shoot at by the police. MASSOB, in a statement signed by its Anambra state coordinator and secretary, Mr Augustine Egbeh and Joseph Nnaji, respectively, asked the Inspector General of Police to deploy 11

May 29, 2017 5:23 AM Nnamdi Kanu disobey court's order, addresses pro-Biafra crowd

Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra, IPOB, in an apparent flout of court order addressed a crowd of supporters, which were more than 10. The IPOB leader addressed them in his father’s compound in Abia state. The address appeared a violation of conditions set by Justice Binta Nyako when she granted Mr. Kanu bail in April 12