Friday , August 23 2019
Home / News / Local News

Local News

Taraba Kidnap kingpin, Wadume rearrested

There seems to be a breakthrough in the search for the alleged Taraba state kidnap kingpin, Hamisu Bala popularly known as Wadume, following his re-arrest on Tuesday by men of the Nigerian police Force.

Read More »

Governor Abdulrazaq locks out Kwara workers over lateness

Some Kwara state civil servants got locked out of the state’s secretariat for lateness and poor attitude to work, after Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq paid a surprise visit on Monday August 19.   The Kwara state Governor in a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary Rafiu Ajakaye, said he was unhappy that most offices were under lock with a large number of the workers yet …

Read More »

We did not raid Ambode’s residence-EFCC

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has denied raiding the residence of the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. A statement from the Antigraft agency reads The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC has since early hours of today, been inundated with calls that operatives of the Commission raided the residence of the former governor of Lagos …

Read More »

‘Be ready to work with this government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty’ – President Buhari tells ministers-designate

President Buhari has charged ministers-designate to be ready to work with his government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.   Buhari spoke while declaring open a two-day retreat for 43 ministers-dsignate in Abuja on Monday, August 19th saying that incoming Ministers should ensure that all hands were on deck to realise the administration’s vision of laying the grounds …

Read More »

Federal University Oye-Ekiti Professor allegedly impregnates 16-year-old student

The  former head of Department of criminology at the Federal University Oye-Ekiti in Ekiti State Professor Adewole Atere, has been accused of impregnating a 16-year-old student in his department Precious Azuka.   The girl reportedly fell for the Professor’s love claim after one of his subordinates, Dr. Chinedu Abrifor pressured her into believing that she was ‘mature enough’ for Prof. Atere when they met in March 2017.   In …

Read More »

Maurice Iwu meets N1 billion bail, regains freedom after a week in jail

Prof. Maurice Iwu, the former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday August 16 met the N1bn bail with two sureties which a Lagos state High Court imposed on him.   The former Electoral commission boss was admitted to bail of N1bn with two sureties in like sum after being arraigned before Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court in Lagos …

Read More »