Saturday , 24 July 2021


BUpdate : Benin court adjourns Igboho’s hearing till Monday, Says Banji Akintoye

The Cour De’appal De Cotonou, Benin Republic, has adjourned the hearing of the case of Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, till Monday, the umbrella body of Yoruba Self-Determination Groups, Ilana Omo Oodua, has said. The group led by ex-Senator Banji Akintoye, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. The statement signed by the group’s Communications Manager, Maxwell ... Read More »

Group writes Buhari, asks FG to re-prosecute Okonkwo, others with corruption cases

…..EFCC to re-open ex-Fidelity bank MD, Nnamdi Okonkwo ’s $115million Money laundering case. Abdulrasheed Bawa, the new head of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission – EFCC, is purportedly making preparations to re-open the money laundering case involving former Fidelity Bank MD/CEO, Nnamdi Okonkwo. The incident is reported to be in response to a recent revelation that the EFCC’s case ... Read More »

update : Benin Republic may reject Igboho’s extradition, Says Professor Akintoye

Benin Republic may reject the extradition of arrested Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho. Newsthumb has reported Igboho was arrested at an airport in Cotonou on Monday night while attempting to flee to Germany. Leader of the umbrella body of Yoruba self-determination groups, Ilana Omo Oodua (IOO), Professor Emeritus Banji Akintoye, confirmed to The Nation Yoruba Patriots are ... Read More »

BREAKING: Federal High Court Declines to suspend Saturday, July 24 Lagos Council Poll

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos today declined to make an order of status quo ante that would have suspended the local government elections in Lagos scheduled for Saturday, July 24, 2021. Justice Chukwujekwu Aneke, rather, adjourned till November 29, proceedings in the suit filed by an All Progressives Congress (APC) chairmanship aspirant Raheem Rasaki Alani. The judge gave ... Read More »

Update : Gallant pilot Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, returns to base after bandits shot down military jet in Zamfara

A pilot with the Nigerian Airforce, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, has been rescued after intense gunfire by armed bandits grounded a Nigerian Airforce Alpha Jet aircraft in Zamfara State. The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, who confirmed the crash in a statement on Monday, said Dairo was returning from a successful air ... Read More »

Nigeria’s leading PR Audit firm set to host her quarterly Evaluate PR event

P+ Measurement Services, a leading Media Intelligence and Performance agency in Nigeria, cordially invites Public Relations and Communications professionals to its 17th Edition of Evaluate PR event. The event which is often convened via Twitter is set to take place via Google Meet platform due to the ban on the use of the micro blogging app in Nigeria. The event will be grazed by communications ... Read More »

UNILAG Senate Holds Emergency Meeting As Students Test Positive For Covid-19, May Shut Hostels

The Senate of the University of Lagos may shut the institution’s hostels after its emergency meeting on Wednesday, The Senate told our correspondent that the meeting was summoned to take a decision on the COVID-19 situation in the school. “It should be a short meeting. We will be deciding on whether hostels should be shut and if physical classes should ... Read More »

Update : INEC job: Onochie’s rejection good for democracy

Civil Society groups, eminent Nigerians and opposition figures on Tuesday described the rejection of presidential aide Lauretta Onochie’s nomination as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) national commissioner as a victory for democracy. They said the Senate has restored its integrity and restored hope in democracy. The committee as reported by this newspaper recommended the rejection of Onochie because his nomination ... Read More »

Update : Chidinma’s U-turn on Super TV boss Ataga’s murder an afterthought – Hakeem Odumosu

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has described the new claims made by Chidinma Ojukwu, the suspected killer of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, as an “afterthought”. In a video that went viral on Monday, the undergraduate denied killing the Super TV CEO – a claim that is contrary to her initial confession. When ... Read More »

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