Saturday, 23 January 2021

Soldiers Escort Herdsmen To Ogun Villages, Flog Residents For Rejecting Herders (Pix)

Not a few residents of Ketu-speaking villages in Yewa North Local Government Area, Ogun State were brutalised by soldiers who escorted herdsmen to graze in the communities, prompting residents and monarchs to cry out to the military and state government for help, KUNLE AKINRINADE reports.

Seye Mulero panted like a rat that had just escaped the claws of a ravenous cat. He could hardly acknowledge the sympathy offered by the kinsmen that surrounded him, urging him to take heart and seek medical treatment in hospital as he pulled up his shirt to show his badly hurt body at Ubeku village

"Trump's Tenure Was Just A Short Window Of Grace" - Evangelist Mike Bamiloye

Founder of Mike Zion movies, Pastor Mike Bamiloye has reacted to the end of President Donald Trump's tenure following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday January 20, IgbereTV reports.

According to the gospel filmmaker, Trump should have known that he was elected to temporarily to

17 Abia Government Vehicles "Secretly Sold Off" For ₦317,000

A committee on public accounts, anti-corruption and due process in Abia state assembly is investigating the sale of 17 vehicles belonging to Abia’s Secondary Education Management Board for N317,000 as well as student buses parked in the ministry of agriculture.

A hearing by the committee on Friday did not proceed after respondents from the Government House and transport ministry failed to appear.
Chairman of the committee, Jerry Uzosike, read a petition in the house on Friday challenging the sale

US Talk Show Host, Larry King, Dies Weeks After Testing Positive For COVID-19

US talk show host Larry King has died at the age of 87.

The TV star was taken to hospital in Los Angeles in late December after testing positive for coronavirus.

King, whose career spanned more than six decades, had Type 2 diabetes and had suffered from lung

'Doyin Okupe, No Amount Of Prayer Can Change Your Gay Son' - Lawyer Writes

A legal practitioner has given an opinion on Doyin Okupe's reaction to his son coming out as gay, IgbereTV reports.
Doyin Okupe had reacted to his son's sexual orientation by stating clearly that he is "vehemently opposed to homosexuality" and believes what his son is going through is "a major spiritual challenge"

But Jake Okechukwu Effoduh, a lawyer, told the former presidential aide that he should accept his son

Treat South West Issues With Utmost Caution - Senator Dino Melaye Tells FG

Federal Government must treat the issue of the South West with utmost caution. It is not a time to show bravado or strength. A wrong move may end Nigeria. This Government is not popular enough to fight

APC Failed Nigerians On Security - Solomon Dalung

Former Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung has said that the All Progressive Congress (APC) has failed on its promises to address the remnant insecurity challenges in the country, particularly in the North.

Solomon Dalung who served as a minister during the first tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari said one of the major promises of the party was to address the problem of insecurity which it has failed to

Recession: Buhari To Spend Highest Amount On Presidential Villa Since Elected

Amidst recession, Buhari to spend highest amount on Presidential Villa since assuming office
The president’s office will spend N1.1 billion for the “construction of (the) presidential wing at the State House Medical Centre" that Mr Buhari seldom uses  By Yusuf Akinpelu

Nigeria’s economy may be in a recession and the country may not have enough money to fund its 2021 budget but this has not deterred the Muhammadu Buhari administration from allocating its highest amount ever to the State House including the ‘presidential wing’ of a hospital the president seldom