NO fewer than 15 prominent Igbo businessmen were believed to be ready to sponsor the senatorial ambition of wife of the late Ikemba Nnewi, Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu.
At least eight persons were killed last Tuesday in Barkin Ladi Local Government Area (LGA) of Plateau State in separate attacks by gunmen suspected to be herdsmen.
Special Assistant to the governor of Ekiti State on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described request by the state’s Governor-Elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to the federal government to beef up security in the State ahead of his October 16, 2018 inauguration as a clear indication that the reality of the electoral fraud that was perpetrated in his favour was still troubling his mind.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday commended the President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, for the firm and progressive leadership he has provided for the National Assembly.
It was a tragedy in Abonong Village in Foron District of Barkin Ladi Local Council of Plateau State when suspected gunmen on Tuesday burnt to death a pastor of Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN), Rev. Adamu Gyang Wurim; his wife and three their children while asleep. Wurim was burnt beyond recognition with his children in his bedroom while his wife was shot in the bathroom.
One of Belgium’s top football TV presenters, Stephane Pauwels has been arrested as part of a police probe into a series of armed robberies.
The Lagos State Police Command said it has arrested 57 men alleged to be homosexuals in the midst of their initiation into a gay club.
WITH a dismissive wave of the hand, the Edo state Chairman of the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Osi Orbih, said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of Mr. Godwin Obaseki has failed woefully. Dan, a scion of the Orbih family of Ogbona, Etsako Central local council of the state said that a careful survey of Edo political landscape clearly showed that Obaseki’s action are anti-people and do not meet well for the ordinary man. HENDRIX OLIOMOGBE brings the excerpts.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured British Prime Minister Theresa May of his commitment to conducting free, fair and credible elections in 2019.