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Police arraign four ‘Eiye’ members in Lagos

Four persons have been arraigned at an Ogudu Magistrate Court in Lagos over alleged membership of a secret cult, ‘Eiye’ confraternity. The Prosecutor, Insp. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused and others still at large committed the offences on November 27 at 10pm at Iyana-Ipaja. Ihiehie said the …

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World best player: Iniesta names best footballer in history

Barcelona legend, Andres Iniesta, has named the best player in history of football. Iniesta, who spent over a decade playing with Messi at Barcelona, said the Argentine is the best footballer in history. Brazilian football legend, Pele, had last week slammed Messi, describing him as one-footed player who could not …

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ASUP strike justifiable – Shehu Sani

The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has pointed out that the strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, is justified. He made the statement on his Twitter handle in response to the indefinite strike embarked upon by the union recently. Senator Sani said, “The strike …

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Man arrested for allegedly raping Facebook friend

The Magistrate Court in Ejigbo has remanded a suspect for allegedly engaging in a sex romp with his Facebook lover without her consent. The suspect, Monday Dakalu, alongside the complainant, Temi Adewusi both planned to meet at a Guest House in Surulere for the first time since they became friends …

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Ekiti govt will not discriminate against any group – Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has said that the current administration would cater for all strata of the society, in a bid to actualise its plan for an all-inclusive government. The Governor stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Thursday, while presenting cash gift to members of Ekiti State Chapter of …

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New Minimum Wage: FG gives update on implementing N30,000

The Federal Government on Thursday said it is working towards early implementation of new minimum wage proposed by the Organised Labour. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) made this known on Thursday in Abuja at the opening of a one-day symposium on the 25th anniversary …

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FG, not UCH owes outsourced personnel N15bn – CMD

The Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Professor Temitope Alonge on Thursday declared that the Federal Government of Nigeria was owing outsourced personnel working in the teaching hospitals, including UCH, LUTH and others about N15billion. A group, Concerned Citizens for Human Rights (CCHR) had raised the …

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Police foil suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

The Police in Borno State has foiled a suicide bomb attack on Wednesday night in Maiduguri, the state capital. The Commissioner of Police, Mr Damian Chukwu disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), stating that a teenage female bomber attempted to infiltrate a security checkpoint before security men …

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Yul Edochie reveals solution to problems in Nollywood

Nollywood actor and politician, Yul Edochie has reacted to reports of backstabbing and lack of genuine love in the Nigerian movie industry. Edochie, in a post on his Twitter page, advised his colleagues not to wait for anyone to love them in the movie industry, but rather love and help …

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Pope Francis demotes two cardinals over sexual abuse

Pope Francis has demoted two cardinals over sexual abuse allegations, the BBC reports. The Vatican was said to have identified the Cardinals as: Australia’s George Pell and Chile’s Francisco Javier Errazuriz, were removed from the Pope’s inner circle and will no longer sit on the Council of Cardinals, set up …

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EFCC: How Magu reacted to Ribadu’s global anti-corruption award

Ibrahim Magu, acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has congratulated the pioneer Chairman of the commission, Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the coveted Global Lifetime Award on Anti-Corruption. The congratulatory message is contained in a statement by EFCC’s acting spokesperson, Tony Orilade in Abuja, on Wednesday. According to the …

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I’m an Urhobo man – Obasanjo declares

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo has declared himself “an Urhobo man.” Obasanjo said he is “an adopted son of Oginibu,” an Urhobo Town in Ughelli South, Delta State. He said this while speaking at the 40th remembrance anniversary of His Royal Majesty, Robinson Ajeriyeghe Gbagi. The former Head of State …

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