‘My father fought against British colonial rule and moved the motion for Nigeria’s independence in 1958’ – Fani Kayode

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Former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode in his Independence message to Nigerians said, 'My father, Chief Remi Fani-Kayode, fought against British colonial rule and successfully moved the motion for Nigeria's independence in 1958'.   He continued to say, 'I am fighting against the fascists, the hegemonists, the supremacists and internal colonial rule and I insist on a restructured Nigeria'. Then he went on to demand ...

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Police rescue 2-year-old kidnap victim in Benue; arrests six robbers who gang raped girl before her parents and killers of Rtd Army Major, Police ASP

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The Benue State Command on Friday,  paraded arrested some suspects arrested in various parts of the state. Briefing newsmen at the headquarters in Makurdi, the command's spokesperson, ASP Moses Joel Yamu said police operatives had on September 16, intercepted and arrested one Timbee Shona 'm' and Doris Ternenge along Makurdi-Gboko road, with two- year- old Keghter Julius, ...

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IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, reportedly backs down, seeks dialogue with President Buhari

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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reportedly called for a dialogue with President Buhari in a bid to end the agitation for the creation of Biafra. According to PM news, Kanu through his lawyers, Ifeanyi Ejiofor and Amoebi Nzelu, has called for negotiation with the Federal Government to end the agitation for ...

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Nigerian Independence day: Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech

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Nigerian Independence day October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks the day when we attained one of the most precious of human desires — freedom. Over the years the country has gone through trials and tribulations, but October 1st is always a day for celebrations. President Buhari while addressing the nation on ...

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Independence Day: Watch Video of Buhari’s Broadcast as Presidency Lists 57 Achievements of Buhari Administration

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The Presidency has released the full lists of 57 achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, as well as the video of his Independence Day broadcast. President Muhammadu Buhari //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js  Below is the 57 achievements of Buhari Administration as listed by the Presidency.   SECURITY & RELATED MATTERS   1. Release of 106 Chibok girls, as well as over ...

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Biafra: What Buhari Must do to End Agitations – IBB

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President Muhammadu Buhari has been told what he should do to end the agitation in the south-east part of Nigeria. Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida   Former Military President, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, has urged all Nigerians to always embrace peace and dialogue as Nigeria marks 57th Independence anniversary.   He called on the government ...

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Fayose Owes Workers Eight Months’ Salaries – Ekiti NLC

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The Governor of Ekiti state has been faulted over claims he made on national television that he owes workers in the state only four months' salaries. Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose   The Nigeria Labour Congress in Ekiti State has said the claim by Governor Ayodele Fayose that workers in the state are owed ...

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After Nine Years in Prison, American Football Star, O.J. Simpson is Finally Released on Parole

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The Nevada Department of Corrections has released American football star and actor, OJ Simpsons from prison. OJ Simpson has been released from prison (File photo)   The former American football star and actor OJ Simpson has been released on parole after nine years in a Nevada jail. He had been serving time for armed robbery, ...

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Former Governor, Orji Kalu says, ‘Nnamdi Kanu is in London, he went through Malaysia’

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 The former governor of Abia State, Orji UKaluKalu has decared that IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu has fled the country, following the military crackdown in the state.   Orji Kanu made the disclosure in an interview with Punchng saying the FG outlawed the activities of the IPOB because its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, ignored the elders’ advice. Speaking about ...

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‘I stood with Fayose because we don’t fear death or incarceration’ – Femi Fani Kayode

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Femi Fani-Kayode, has explained why he attended the recent declaration of Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, to contest the 2019 presidential election.   In a statement issued on Saturday, Fani-Kayode stated that he and Fayose shared similar qualities saying that the governor “would make an excellent president and effect the necessary changes and the restructuring that our country ...

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‘Someone I’m yet to meet paid my tuition through university’ – Nigerian graduate shares touching story

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This is quite an inspiring story by this Reedemers University graudate who narrated how a stranger paid her tuition from her 200-level days till she graduated.   Read her story below.... Let me tell you a short story... You see when I got admission to study in Redeemer's university, I was so indifferent; happy & sad.. Happy because I ...

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Oyo State Government announces immediate closure of Agodi Zoo after lion attacked, killed attendant

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Oyo State Government has announced the immediate closure of Agodi Zoo located in Ibadan, the State capital. The government said the decision is based on the report received from the company managing the Zoo, AM & C, that one of the lions at the Zoo had accidentally attacked one of the attendants, Mr. Hamzat Oyekunle popularly ...

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