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Daily Archives: September 10, 2019

Nigerians won’t be second-class citizens abroad if we have the country we want- Femi Adesina

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, has said that Nigerians will not become second-class citizens elsewhere if Nigeria is what it ought to be. Adesina said this when he spoke at the “Naija Youth Talk” programme organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Abuja on Monday September 9th. According to him, Nigerians will not be …

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I’m ashamed that I’ve not been able to pay pensioners – Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom

Pensioners in Benue State have refused Governor Samuel Ortom’s advice to vacate the entrance to the Government House in Makurdi.   This comes after the pensioners last week moved to the entrance of the Government House, sleeping on mats. The pensioners vowed to occupy the seat of power until their pensions and gratuities amounting to N25billion are paid saying they …

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Abducted Ondo University Professor, Gideon Okedayo found dead

Professor Gideon Okedayo, a senior lecturer at the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), abducted by gunmen about a week ago has been found dead.   Okedayo was kidnapped on Igara road in Akoko Edo area of Edo State while traveling to his hometown on Thursday.  A source at the University confirmed  to SaharaReporters that the dead body of …

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Mother of Jigawa Ex-lawmaker regains freedom 6 days after she was abductedMother of Jigawa Ex-lawmaker regains freedom 6 days after she was abducted

Hajia Ladi, the mother of Yahaya Muhammad, a former Jigawa lawmaker, has regained freedom after six days with kidnappers.   She was kidnapped on September 2nd, there are however varied reports regarding how she regained her freedom.   A relative who spoke with ChannelsTV claimed that Ladi was released after N12 million was paid as ransom, but the police denied …

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