Senator Adeleke’s death: Nurse Aderibigbe thrown into prison

The Osun State High Court, sitting in Ede, has put Alfred Aderibigbe, the nurse who treated Senator Isiaka Adeleke before his death, behind bars. Nurse Aderibigbe was indicted by the coroner’s inquest led by Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, for allegedly administering an overdose on the late Senator Adeleke. The nurse was …

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I sold my baby to train her siblings – Suspect confesses

The Abia State Police command has arrested a 22-year-old woman, Blessing Chukwu, for allegedly selling her baby for N360,000. Chukwu confessed that she sold her daughter to raise money to train her siblings. The mother of four who said she had no husband to cater for them, said she was …

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June 12: Full text of speech that got MKO Abiola arrested

MKO Abiola, widely believed to have won the June 12 1993 presidential poll, will be honored posthumously by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday. The election was annulled by the government of former military ruler, Ibrahim Babamosi Babangida, IBB. The cancellation led to nationwide protests which led to death, injury and …

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Buhari arrives in Morocco

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday arrived in Morocco, on a two-day working visit to the country. According to a statement on Saturday by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the visit, which is at the invitation of His Royal Majesty, King Mohammed VI, will see the two leaders discuss socio-economic matters affecting …

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Police recruitment: Force speaks on assumption of duty, documentation

The Nigeria Police Force said that assumption of duty and documentation for prospective recruits would close on June 13 in all training schools across the country. Training for all successful candidates in the recently-concluded medical screening commenced on June 8. The Force spokesman, ACP Jimoh Moshood, in a statement in …

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2018 World Cup: Hazard mocks England

Belgium forward, Eden Hazard has mocked England’s ‘golden generation’ for winning nothing. The Chelsea star made mockery of them while handing a serious World Cup warning to their group rivals which includes the Three Lions. Hazard showed his real self in Belgium 3-0 win over Egypt on Wednesday for the …

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Arrest Obasanjo now – Abia Guber aspirant, Ukauwa tells Buhari

A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress in Abia state, Ambassador Chidike Ukauwa has called for the immediate arrest of the former President Olusegun Obsanjo for rising frivolous alarm, alleging that President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has hatched plan to assassinate him. DAILY POST reported that Former …

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Buhari reveals why he refused to sack Emefiele as CBN boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he refused to replace Godwin Emefiele, Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), when he took over power, because he wanted to give him the opportunity to salvage the economy from its “terrible condition”. Buhari disclosed this on Friday night, when he hosted some …

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Obasanjo vs Buhari: Afenifere speaks on war between ex-Generals

The apex Yoruba pan-socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, has reacted to the claim made by a former President Olusegun Obasanjo, that President Muhammadu Buhari wants to harm him. Afenifere, at the weekend, called on the President Buhari government to calm the rising tension in the country. Addressing reporters, through its spokesman, Yinka …

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Nigerian Army rescue captives after gun battle with kidnappers

The troops of 32 Artillery Brigade on Saturday said it rescued ten kidnap victims inside a forest at Erio-Efon Alaaye road in Ekiti state. A statement by the Assistant Director Army Public Relations, Ojo Adenegan, in Ado Ekiti said the arrest was in continuation of its clearance operations at various …

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Mikel makes revelations about Chelsea owner, Abramovich

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has revealed that Chelsea’s Russian owner, Roman Abramovich, only complains when results are turning out negatively for the Premier League side. The 31-year-old Nigerian international, who played in the English topflight with Chelsea for over a decade between 2006 and 2017, also disclosed that …

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Suicide bomber kills self in Maiduguri

A male suicide bomber heading towards Monday Market, on sighting the massive Police deployment at Oando petrol station in Post Office area of Maiduguri metropolis, hurriedly detonated the improvised explosive device strapped to his body killing himself. The incident occurred on Saturday. Borno State Police Command immediately deployed men of …

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