Yahaya Bello gives local government bosses and monarchs seven days to fish out killers of Fulanis

GOVERNOR Yahaya Bello of Kogi State have given four local government administrators and the traditional rulers within their areas seven days to arrest the killers of 15 Fulani cattle herdsmen who were recently murdered.

 

Share

Nigeria needs to cash in on the economic potentials of the rainy season 

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) It is the rainy season in Nigeria again and as ever, we are once more subjected to annual flooding. Can we just put things into perspective, it is not as if we suffer from Monsoon storms or La Niña, it is just that there is no drainage to carry away excess water. Our villages, towns and cities only get something like a 20% increase in water during the rainy season 

Share

Edo North APC leaders warn Governor Obaseki to desist from attacking Oshiomhole

EDO State's Governor Godwin Obaseki has been warned by members of the local party chapter to desist from rubbishing the record of his predecessor and current All Progressives Congress (APC) national chairman Adams Oshiomhole.

 

Share

Ohaneze Ndigbo's secretary Uche Okechukwu agrees with Ameachi on 2023 Igbo presidency

OHANEZE Ndigbo's general secretary Uche Okechukwu has agreed with transport minister Rotimi Amaechi that the southeast geo-political zone cannot produce Nigeria's next president because Igbos did not vote for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the last elections.

 

Share

Promoter Eddie Hearn says unification bout between Joshua and Wilder is now on the cards

NIGERIAN-born world heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has moved a step closer to a unification bout with World Boxing Council (WBC) champion Deontay Wilder after his promoter Eddie Hearn indicated the fight could take place soon.

 

Share

Arewa Youth Consultative Forum warn Tinubu to leave Saraki alone as he is an illustrious northern son

AREWA Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF) leaders have warned who they describe as a southwest political leader and his collaborators in the All Progressives Congress (APC) to leave senate president Senator Bukola Saraki alone.

 

Share

Kogi APC Aspirants Forum adopts Audu as its candidate saying Bello did not perform in office

MEMBERS of the Kogi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants Forum have rejected the candidature of Governor Yahaya Bello for a second term in office over what they described as bad leadership and non-performance.

 

Share

Over the long term we need to make Lagos State a car-free zone

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Over the last few days, we have been watching the horror show on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway. With the recent rains, the motorway looks like a lake, making it totally impassable in some parts

(2) In the 1970s, that road was Nigeria’s model highway. It linked the country with Benin Republic and served as a vital commercial artery with the rest of West Africa

Share

Nigerian neuro-surgeon Chibawanye Ene wins US award for his research on brain tumours

NIGERIAN-born medical doctor Chibawanye Ene has won the 2019 Ronald L Bittner Award on Brain Tumour Research at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting.

 

Dr Ene, 37, who is from Akpugo in Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, received the honour at AANS's latest convention which held in San Diego in California. he was honoured for his research work on Anti-PD-L1 Immunotherapy Enhances Radiation-induced Abscopal Response in Glioblastoma.

Share

Local residents in Owode Local Government Area accuse Christ Embassy of illegally acquiring their land

RESIDENTS of the Aseese area in Obafemi/Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State are up in arms with the Believers’ Love World church popularly known as Christ Embassy over what they claim is the illegal acquisition of their land.

 

Share

Pages

Subscribe to Ayo Akinfe | Bookshop RSS