Reps condemn rape, attack on Abia schoolgirls

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, urged the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) to investigate report of attempted rape and assault on school girls in Abia. NAN reports that the House condemned the brutal attack on the girls, who are students of Methodist Girls Model …

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My husband planted `magun’ on me – Woman tells court

Rashidat Adesokan, a mother of six, on Wednesday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her 28- year-old marriage to her husband, Mustafa, for allegedly “lacing her with “magun’’ charm. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that magun is believed to be a potent charm among the …

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BREAKING: Buhari cancels May 29 Democracy day, announces new date

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the cancellation of May 29 as the country’s annual Democracy Day. Buhari in a press release on Wednesday said the annual celebration would now hold on June 12. Buhari also announced that MKO Abiola, winner of the annulled election, will be posthumously awarded the highest …

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Ekiti guber: Fayemi, APC jittery – PDP candidate, Olusola

Kolapo Olusola Campaign Organisation (KOCO), the campaign team of the Ekiti State Deputy Governor and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Prof Kolapo Olusola has described the statement by the All Progressives Congress (APC), criticizing Olusola’s visit to public schools in the State as function of “Acquired Political Laziness and …

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Osinbajo reveals Buhari’s role in N-Power, other SIP schemes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari ensured that the selection process to the various schemes of the National Social Investment Programmes were fair and transparent. He said this led to a situation where beneficiaries did not need any kind of connection to benefit from the …

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Omokri reacts to NASS threat to impeach Buhari, chides Saraki, Dogara

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has reacted to the threat by National Assembly to commence impeachment process against President Muhammadu Buhari. Recall that the National Assembly at a joint session, on Tuesday, threatened to invoke its powers against the President, if nothing was done to end the …

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Media barred as Buhari, APC governors meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday evening broke the Ramadan fast with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC). They all gathered in Buhari’s official residence at Aso Rock, Abuja. The “Iftar” with the governors, unlike the previous ones, held with leadership of the National Assembly, judiciary and others, was …

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Details of Fred’s Manchester United deal revealed

Brazil midfielder, Frederico Rodrigues de Paula Santos, is expected to complete his move from Shakhtar Donetsk to Manchester United this week. Fred has reportedly passed a medical and agreed terms on a move to Old Trafford on Monday. He has agreed a four-year contract, with the option of an additional …

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Leah Sharibu: CAN’s stand petty – Ishaq Oloyede

The Secretary-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Ishaq Oloyede has condemned the threat by the Christian Association of Nigeria of impending war if abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu is not rescued from Boko Haram captivity. Oloyede, speaking at the first annual Ramadan lecture of The Point …

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Ekiti guber: Fani Kayode warns Fayemi against framing Fayose

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has called on Ekiti State governorship candidate, Kayode Fayemi to stop forcing his way into power. This is sequel to the incident at Ekiti which had a police officer shoot an ex-lawmaker and Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Hon Opeyemi Bamidele …

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