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Oro community disowns arrested Offa bank robbery suspect

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The National President of Oro Community in Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Chief Bode Alayoku has said it is false and misleading for media reports to suggest that one of the arrested gang leaders of the recent bank robbery in Offa, Mr. Kunle Ogunleye, aka ‘Arrow,’ is a native of Oro community.

Cult member kills rival, sells his palm hands for N5,000 in Ogun

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A suspected cult member, Kayode Oreneye, was on Wednesday paraded by the Ogun State Police Command, for allegedly killing one Shakiru, a member of a rival cult. Oreneye was reported to have severed Shakiru’s two hands and sold the palms for N5,000 to a herbalist.

Police arrest 73-year-old for raping, impregnating girl, 14 and nabs woman for abducting kid in market

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The police in Lagos have arrested a 73-year-old man, Fola Olowoigbo, for allegedly raping a 14-year-old and impregnating her.

Mother blames Lagos hospital for son’s illness

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A woman, Ms. Victoria Abimbola, has accused the management of the Ikorodu General Hospital of causing her son’s cerebral palsy condition, saying careless handling of her delivery and subsequent overdose of a drug damaged her child, Daniel.

Winifred Oyo-Ita moves to make civil service incorruptible, efficient

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The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday said she was committed to reforms aimed at ensuring that the nation’s civil service is efficient, productive, incorruptible and citizen-centred.

$16bn power projects: Fayose mocks Buhari, Obasanjo

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Ayodele Fayose, the Ekiti State Governor, has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Olusegun Obasanjo over their latest disagreement over the $16bn allegedly spent on power during the tenure of the former President.

Bandits abduct 21 passengers, kidnap 10 others in Kaduna

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Some bandits in separate operations reportedly abducted at least 31 persons at Kwanan-Dutse and Labi villages in the Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area of Kaduna State between Tuesday and Wednesday.

Killings: National Assembly set to approve special funding for security agencies

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The Senate on Wednesday grilled heads of security agencies over the spate of killings and insecurity across the country. The meeting, which lasted four hours, was held behind closed doors.

Kenyan lady to spend 15 years in jail for defiling 16-year-old boy

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A Kenyan lady, Judith Wandera, 24, has been imprisoned for 15 years by a local court after she was found guilty of defiling a 16-year-old boy.

How Usman Mohammed scored a sensational goal against Atletico Madrid

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The Super Eagles were beaten 3-2 by Europa League winners Atletico Madrid in the GOtvMaxCup match played on Tuesday, May 22, but Usman Mohammed a name to remember from the encounter.

Champions League: Ferdinand reveals only way Liverpool can stop Cristiano Ronaldo

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A former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand, has revealed only way Premier League side, Liverpool can stop Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring in the Champions League final clash on Saturday.

Nigeria vs Atletico Madrid: Coach Salisu speaks ahead of friendly match, reveals plan

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Salisu Yusuf, the Super Eagles coach has said he is looking forward to beating Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid in Tuesday’s friendly.

2018 World Cup: Southgate snubs Cahill, Henderson as he reveals new England captain

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England manager, Gareth Southgate, has named Tottenham forward, Harry Kane as England’s captain for this summer’s World Cup.

Why Wike should rule Nigeria – Ben Nwabueze

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Former minister of Education, Prof. Ben Nwabueze has urged Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike to take over leadership of the country in order to rescue the nation’s democracy from nepotism.

Ekiti guber: INEC mobilises 15,000 corps members as adhoc staff

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No fewer than 15,000 National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members will participate in the forthcoming July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State.

Nigerians want their money back – Garba Shehu fires back at Omokri

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Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) has asked former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri to return all the money allegedly stolen under his principal’s watch.

Igbos will be cheated with 6 years single term – Ukauwa tells Ohanaeze

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A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa, has lambasted the Ohanaeze Ndigbo for its call for single term of six years, saying the proposal was to deny Igbos the presidency in 2023.

2019: Reuben Abati says APC has imploded, reveals how

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Former Special Adviser to then president, Goodluck Jonathan on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, has stated that the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has finally crashed on the rocks, adding that the implosion began almost after the party was voted into power in 2015, as almost immediately, there were issues over the choice of the leaders of the National Assembly.

Why I made APC chairman, Oyegun cry – Wike Reveals

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Nyesom Wike, the Governor of Rivers State, has alleged that the national Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, John Oyegun cried when the Supreme Court affirmed him as governor.

Omo-Agege appears before senate panel probing mace theft

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Senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege, has appeared before a joint ad hoc committee of the National Assembly over the alleged theft of senate mace.