Urhobo leaders throw their weight behind Omo-Agege's bid to become deputy senate president

URHOBO leaders have thrown their weight behind Delta Central Senatorial District's Senator Ovie Omo-Agege's bid to become the next deputy senate president when National Assembly leadership positions are decided next week.



Police arrest three domestic staff working at Rocha Okorocha's home over recent armed attack

MEN of the Imo State Police Command have arrested three people in connection with the recent attack on former Governor Rochas Okorocha's country home in Ogboko during which armed men stormed the compound.



Nigerian soldier Major Atobatele emerges as top student on LLM human rights course at University of Lancaster

NIGERIAN soldier Major Ajibade Atobatele emerged as the top student in his LLM law class at University of Lancaster in the UK bagging the Best Dissertation Award of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences in the process.



Governor Makinde makes his Cathedral of St Peter the official church of worship in Oyo State

OYO State's Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed that his church the Cathedral of St Peter in the Aremo area of the capital Ibadan will from henceforth become the official place of worship for all government activities.



Kogi civil servants reject Governor Yahaya Bello's offer of between 25% and 30% of their salaries

KOGI State civil servants have rejected an offer from Governor Yahaya Bello to be paid between 25% and 30% of their salary arrears dismissing the gesture as derisory insisting that they be paid in full.



We are the architects of our own misfortunes 

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today is June 3. Another historic day in the narrative of mankind. It was on this day in 1934 that Dr Frederick Banting, a 32 year old Canadian medical doctor, the co-discoverer of insulin, was knighted by King George V. I think it important for Nigerians to know that Dr Banting shared the Nobel Prize honours and award money with his colleague, Dr Charles Best who he worked with. How many Naija people have this mindset?


Armed hoodlums thought to be assassins attack Rochas Okorocha's private residence

FORMER Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has been the victim of an armed attack after hoodlum invaded his private residence at Ogboko in Ideato South Local Government Area and ransacked the premises.



JJ Okocha appears in Aberdeen Sheriff Court to face charges of money laundering

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Austin Jay-Jay Okocha has appeared before an Aberdeen Sheriff Court to face money laundering allegations after police charged him with aiding and abetting the illegal transfer of cash within and outside the UK.



Buhari praises Organisation of Islamic Cooperation for funding developmental projects across Africa

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has praised the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for the impact it is having on the economies of Nigeria and other African nations through the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).



Dino Melaye declares that he will seek PDP ticket for Kogi's November governorship elections

KOGI State's impending gubernatorial elections taking place on November 16 have taken a fresh dramatic twist after Senator Dino Melaye announced his candidacy yesterday revealing that he will seek the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) governorship ticket.




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