Pete Edochie’s brother, others arrested over killings in Anambra land dispute

Five persons have been reported killed in a land dispute at Nteje, Oyi local government area of Anambra State. The traditional ruler of the community, Igwe Rowland Odegbo, disclosed this to newsmen in Awka, the state capital on Monday. He

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Court okays SERAP to seek order compelling FG to publish audited reports

The federal high court in Lagos has granted the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) leave to seek an order compelling the federal government to publish audited reports between 1999 and 2015. Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, the judge, gave the ruling on Friday

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It better for us to remain united than apart, Osinbajo tells youths

By Tosin Omoniyi, Jonathan Aderibole, Abuja Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in Abuja said the unity of Nigeria remains an issue that must be defended by all and sundry irrespective of the diversity of its citizens. The acting president

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When women prayed for Buhari’s recovery in Abuja

The National Council of Women Societies of Nigeria (NCWS) led by President of the Council Chief, Mrs Gloria Shoda yesterday in Abuja organised a one day prayer session for the recovery of  ailing President Muhammadu Buhari. The prayer which was

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Queen Elizabeth II reacts to Manchester bombing, victims’ names emerge

The Queen Elizabeth II has expressed her sympathies after the Manchester terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert, which left 22 dead and 5​9​ injured. She said: “The whole nation has been shocked by the death and injury in Manchester

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Customs intercept another container-load of arms in Lagos port

The Nigerian Customs has again intercepted another container-load of arms and ammunition at the Tin Can Island Port in Lagos,. The container was found at the Ports and Cargo Terminal of the Tin Can Island Ports. Recall that in January

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Kano Assembly shelves plan to probe Emir Sanusi II

The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday dropped its earlier plan to probe the Emir of Kano, Mallam Muhammad Sanusi II, on an eight-count, comprising financial impropriety, among others. According to our findings, the House halted the probe, following

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Coroner fixes Monday to state cause of Adeleke’s death

The coroner inquest set up by Osun government to investigate the cause of death of Senator Isiaka Adeleke has fixed May 29 for its final verdict. The coroner, Chief Magistrate Olusegun Ayilara, made this known during the court’s sitting on

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Reduce MPR to 12% Experts tell CBN

By Chinyere Joel-Nwokeoma Some financial experts on Monday called for a downward review of  the Monetary Policy Rate (MPR) by the Monetary Policy Committee  (MPC) to 12 per cent from 14 per cent, to enhance economic recovery. They told the

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Canada invites Ooni of Ife to celebrate 150th Independence Anniversary

Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife, has been invited as a special guest of the Canadian Government to grace the country’s 150th Independence Anniversary celebrations in July this year. See details: Delivering the invitation, the Canadian MP said that

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