Afenifere Gives Miyetti Allah 72-hour To Fish Out Killers of Pa Fasoranti’s Daughter

A Southwest group, Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA), has expressed shock over the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, by persons suspected to be herdsmen in Ondo State. In a statement signed by its National President, Olalekan Hammed, the group gave the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) a

President Buhari Condemns Killing Of Afenifere’s Daughter

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, was killed by suspected herdsmen. On Friday, it was reported that Mrs Funke Olakunrin, a 58-year-old woman heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the herdsmen. Femi Joseph, the Ondo Police

Atiku Reacts To Death Of Afenifere Chairman Daughter Reportedly Killed By Herdsmen

PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar has reacted through his Twitter handle to the death of Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, killed by persons suspected to be herdsmen. According to sources, the 58-year-old woman was heading to Ore Junction from Akure, Ondo State, when she was attacked and shot by the

Fayemi Pays Outstanding Salaries, Allowances Of State House Staff

The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has paid the outstanding salaries and allowances of members of the State Civil Service Commission and House of Assembly Service Commission who were appointed by the immediate past administration of Mr. Ayodele Fayose. Governor Kayode Fayemi disclosed this while presenting cheques covering their outstanding remunerations. He thanked the appointees

I Know Politicians Who Have Suddenly Turned Billionaires Overnight – Amaechi

A former Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has stated that Nigeria is a country without consequences, adding that citizens and voters have failed to hold politicians and leaders accountable for their actions and policies. Amaechi said that he knows politicians who have suddenly turned billionaires few months after taking up political positions. Amaechi who is

I’ll Never Be A Rubber Stamp Senate President As Some Nigerians Think – Lawan

Senator Ahmad Lawan has vowed never to be a rubber stamp Senate President to President Muhammadu Buhari’s executive as supposed by many Nigerians. The Senate President stated this in a statement he released on Friday through his special assistant on media and publicity, Mohammed Isa. He was addressing a group, Women Parliamentarians, led by Senator

Tribunal: I Transmitted Presidential Election Results To Server – INEC Official

An ad-hoc official of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Olufemi Ogunrinde, has said he transmitted results of the 2019 presidential election to a server of the Commission. Ogunrinde made the disclosure while being cross-examined by Muiz Banire, counsel to the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the presidential election petition tribunal sitting in Abuja. The

Ban BBNaija Now, It Is Satanic, Encourages Kissing, Romance, Open Sex – MURIC

Big Brother Nigeria, a.k.a. BB Naija, is currently making waves in Nigeria. The reality show has featured extremely romantic scenes among the inmates in its 2019 version. But the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) is furious. The Islamic human rights organization has kicked against the project which it labels as immoral, dangerous and Bohemian. The group’s

Nigerian Presidents Should Lose Power To Appoint INEC Chairman – Goodluck Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is advocating for Nigerian presidents to be stripped of power to single-handedly appoint commissioners and chairmen of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said his suggestion is in order to maintain the credibility and legitimacy of elections in the country. He made the comment on Thursday, July 11 during the

21 Million People Will Die, If Buhari Fails To Release El-zakzaky – Shi’ites

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, have vowed to sacrifice 21 million of its members if Federal Government failed to release its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky. IMN issued the warning during its protest in Ikeja, Lagos State on Thursday. Members of the group chanted several songs, demanding that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration should respect court

No Plan To Hike Fuel Price – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has refuted reports of the federal government’s plan to increase the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also called petrol because the current rate was no longer sustainable. NNPC in a statement it issued yesterday in Abuja advised motorists and other petroleum products consumers to disregard the speculations

Kizz Daniel Sues Vanguard For N100 Million Over COZA Pastor Biodun Rape Story

Nigerian popstar, Kizz Daniel through his recrod label Fly Boy Inc has slammed a 100 Million Naira lawsuit on Vanguard Newspapers over what it calls a ‘malicious publication’. Last week, the singer had called out the newspaper and also denied granting an interview which stated that he attacked celebrities for protesting against COZA pastor, Biodun

Governor Ihedioha Flags-off N9.8bn Erosion Control Project At Urualla, Imo State

The governor of Imo State, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has flagged -off the Ezemazu Urualla Gully Erosion erosion control project at Urualla in Ideato North Local Government Council of Imo state. The project which costs Nine Billion, Nine Hundred and Eighty One Million, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five Thousand,Five Hundred and Fourteen Naira, Fourteen Kobo,

Don’t Increase Fuel Price, Recover N10 trillion Oil Money Missing Under Your Watch – PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to perish any contemplation of increasing pump price of fuel from the already excruciating N145 per litre. In a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday by Kola Ologbondiyan, its National Publicity Secretary, the main opposition party explained that its

Military To Patronize Naija Made Uniforms As Buhari Stops Importation

Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele Thursday met with Service Chiefs and Heads of Paramilitary agencies to work out modalities of enforcing President Muhammadu Buhari’s order, stopping further importation of uniforms. The stoppage was in conformity with Executive Order 003 mandating all Ministries Departments and Agencies to source their textile needs

South Africa Grants Ghana Visa-free Entry, Excludes Nigeria

The Department of Home Affairs says the country’s new eVisa system will launch in November 2019, and it has added new nations to the list of countries that can enter South Africa visa-free. According to a report by Business Techand tweeted via the unverified Twitter handle of Home Affairs @HomeAffairsSA on Wednesday, seven new countries can now visit

Apostle Suleiman Decries Inscription Of Herders In Nigeria Passport

Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the senior pastor and general overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, has described the inscription of herdsmen in the new Nigeria passport as a shameful act. Apostle Suleiman who made the statement via his verified Twitter account on Thursday, disclosed that it was wrong to represent the 6 geopolitical zones of the

Fuel Price In Others Countries Now N350/Ltr, It’s Difficult To Make Available At N145 – NNPC

Mele Kyari, group managing director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it is very difficult to make fuel available at N145 per litre. He made this known while speaking on Wednesday during a courtesy visit to Ahmed Lawan, the senate president, at the National Assembly Complex in Abuja. According to Kyari, the cheap

Govs Move Against Fuel Subsidy, Say It Drains The Country’s Resources

Governors of the 36 states of the federation have declared the continued payment of subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as no longer sustainable because it drains the country’s resources. They, therefore, urged the federal government to immediately end the regime. Through the chairman

Ecobank Nigeria Sacks 1,200 Workers, Sacked Workers Protest

Bank workers under the auspices of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE), are preparing for a headlong collision with Ecobank Nigeria, for sacking about 1,200 personnel nationwide without recourse to the union. NUBIFIE also insisted that it will not tolerate the lender’s poor severance package to the affected workers, who

Senate Demands Investigation Into Death Of CIIN Boss, Other Nigerians Killed In South Africa

The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, called on the South African government to investigate the death of Elizabeth Ndibuisi-Chukwu and other Nigerian citizens who have died in suspicious circumstances in South Africa. The Senate also urged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to issue travel alerts to Nigerians travelling to South Africa. The call was made after

AFCON: Buhari Congratulates Super Eagles For Defeating South Africa

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for defeating the Bafana Bafana of South Africa at the ongoing African Cup of Nations (AFCON) “President @MBuhari congratulates the @NGSuperEagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (#AFCON) Egypt 2019. #NGARSA “With

It’s Dream To Have Cattle Ranch In Ogun To Serve Lagos – Dapo Abiodun

Governor Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday disclosed that his administration would establish a world class cattle ranch in Ogun State through the Public Private Partnership arrangement. Abiodun said his administration considered the opportunity the agricultural sector brings to the table very important, explaining that agriculture being one of the biggest pillars of the administration, could help

Gunmen Kidnap Adamawa Permanent Secretary

Gunmen have abducted the Permanent Secretary of the Adamawa State Ministry of Mineral Resources, Emmanuel Piridimso. According to family sources, Piridimso was abducted at his residence in the state capital, Yola, in the early hours of today Wednesday July 10th. The gunmen stormed the residence of the permanent secretary at Clark’s Quarters in Jimeta, about

Yahaya Bello Obtains N22.5 Million Kogi Governorship Form As Civil Servants Lament Unpaid Salaries

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has purchased the APC governorship nomination and expression of interest form for the forthcoming 2019 election. Bello is the first aspirant to pick the form after paying N22.5 million. The form was presented to the governor by Alhaji Abubakar Kari on behalf of the national organising secretary. Bello is