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PDP condemns burning of Dino Melaye’s constituency development projects

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned in unambiguous terms the burning of some classroom projects executed by Senator Dino Melaye by suspected political detractors, describing such action as crude politics.   The PDP in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, said that all fingers point to hoodlums …

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Photo: Son kills mother over N20,000 pocket money in Lagos

The police in Lagos state is on the trail of 27-year-old man, Emmanuel Eghaghe, for beating his mother to death because she allegedly refused to give him a sum of N20,000.   Acciording to reports, Emmanuel had visisted his 61-year-old mother, Helen,  at her shop on Jinadu Street, Ajangbadi, Lagos State, on July 6, …

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Two commuters sitting on train fall and die in Lagos, others injured

No fewer than two people have died and two others have been injured when a train veered off while trying to avoid colliding with an abandoned commercial bus. The accident reportedly occurred this morning on old Abeokuta road, Agege, Lagos. It was gathered that the victims were sitting on the train when …

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South African police officers to face trial for killing Nigerian

Some South African police officers in the coming weeks will be arraigned for allegedly killing a 25-year-old Nigerian, Ibrahim Olalekan-Badmus, in 2017.   The Nigerian Mission in South Africa in an interview today said that the officers were implicated in the killing. The Nigeria’s Consul General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, said through …

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“I don’t want to make heaven if it’s where Adeboye, Kumuyi, Oyedepo will go” Contoversial sex therapist, Angela Nwosu says

Controversial sex therapist, Angela Nwosu has said she wouldn’t want to go to heaven if popular Nigerian pastors will also be there. The writer said heaven will be boring if pastors such as Adeboye, Kumuyi, David Oyedpo and other religious leaders are there. She wrote: I don’t want to make …

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2019 Presidency: Why I declared my intention to run early – President Buhari explains

Today, President Buhari explained that he declared his intention to contest the 2019 Presidential election early in order to douse rising speculations in the country. He also said the decision was to give the All Progressives Congress (APC) enough time to prepare for the polls.   The president offered this explanation …

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Former Zimbabwean energy minister gets four-year jail for corruption

Samuel Undenge, a former Energy Minister who served under Zimbabwe’s ex President Robert Mugabe was found guilty of corruption and sentenced to four years in jail today. His lawyer said that this is the first conviction of a Mugabe-era official since he stepped down.   Mugabe resigned in November after 37 years …

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President Trump rejects Vladimir Putin’s proposal to let Russia interrogate US citizens

President Donald Trump has rejected a proposal by Vladimir Putin to allow Russian officials to interrogate a former US ambassador and other American citizens.   “It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it,” said Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.   Putin had offered a quid-pro-quo of …

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Photo: EFCC arraigns two for Illegal oil deal in Lagos

EFCC on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 arraigned the duo of Omosehin Ipinle and Nsikak Friday before Justice Muslim. S. Hassan of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos on a three-count charge bordering on dealing in Automotive Gas Oil (AGO) without appropriate licence, an offence contrary to  the Miscellaneous …

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”I steal honda cars because they are easy to unlock and sell” Suspect

A 24-year-old notorious car thief, Yemi Adeoye, says he specialized in stealing Honda cars because they were easy to unlocked and disposed off. Adeoye who was paraded alongside other criminals at the Ondo state police headquarters yeterday July 19th, is said to have stolen about 32 Honda CRVs in the last …

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