Thu. May 12th, 2022

Year: 2021

The Christian Association of Nigeria, on Friday, warned that except by God’s intervention, the nation would become Sodom and Gomorrah. The organisation regretted that despite pleas by the Federal Government to the international community, they neglected Nigeria and beamed attention on the COVID-19 pandemic. The President of CAN, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, said these in his…


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The Olomuo of Omuo Ekiti, Oba Adejuwon Omonigbehin, Okinbaloye II, who has been on the throne for 30 years, speaks to ABIODUN NEJO about his kingdom, the progress made under his reign and the challenges of the kingdom You were an educationist before ascending the throne as Olomuo of Omuo Ekiti. Was it an easy…


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A kidnap suspect, Ayobamidele Ayodele, has been apprehended by the police for the alleged abduction of a six-year-old pupil of a private school in the Ojo Alaba area of Lagos, Ebube Eze. Ayodele, who reportedly collected N550,000 ransom from the victim’s family, was said to have been tracked down in his father’s residence at Mowe,…


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The Lagos State Police Command has arrested two minors, who claimed to be up-and-coming artistes, for allegedly stabbing a Redeemed Christian Church of God’s pastor, Babatunde Dada, to death. The suspects, Farouk, 15, and Jamiu, 17, were paraded on Friday by the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu. The minors were said to have attempted…


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The Navy Special Forces of the Nigerian Naval Base, Onitsha, Anambra State, has raided a kidnappers’ den in Ochan Forest, killing 10 suspects and arresting five others. According to the naval base, a number of suspects also escaped with bullet wounds during a gun battle in the forest. Ochan Forest borders Ogwaniocha, Ulli and Ihiala…


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The 21st anniversary event scheduled to honour a late leader and crusader of the Sayawa people of Tafawa Balewa and Bogoro local government areas of Bauchi State, Peter Gonto, on Friday turned violent as several houses and the venue of the event were burnt. The two-day event, organised in honour of Gonto, caused a sharp…


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Members of the House of Representatives have criticised the ruling All Progressives Congress and President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for withholding assent to the Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill. The lawmakers also criticised the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), over his claim on why the National Assembly restricted political…


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The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the closure of two Islamiyah (Islamic) schools indefinitely following an alleged rape of a six-year-old girl and the impregnating of a 12-year-old girl. Madrasatul Ulumul Deeniya wa Tahfizul Qur’an, is located at Rigasa in Igabi Local Government Area of the state where the six-year-old girl was raped…


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