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  1. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment Van Vicker shares beautiful family photos - Linda Ikeji

    Prolific Ghanaian actor, Van Vicker took to his Instagram page to share these lovely family photos. The father of 2 girls and 1 boy says he can't trade his family for anything as they mean everything to him. Click here to read more
  2. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Bukar’s Death A Great Loss To Nigeria’s Democracy – Buhari - Channel Television News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Senator Mustapha Bukar as a “great loss to Nigeria’s democracy and the engineering profession”. The President said this while mourning the lawmaker on Wednesday in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba...
  3. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Why Nigerians must count their blessing, celebrate Buhari – Presidency - Daily Post News

    The Presidency on Wednesday urged Nigerians to count the blessings that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has brought to the country’s economy. It said Nigerians should count their blessing “irrespective of the other areas where the government is still working hard to ensure that...
  4. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment Flavour’s Enugu concert: No reported case of rape, say police - The Punch News

    The police in Enugu State on Wednesday said they are not aware of any case of rape during a live musical show organised by Afro hip hop star, Flavour, at Michael Okpara Square, in Enugu, on Saturday night. Reports, which emanated from the social media, alleged that about 20 ladies were raped at...
  5. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Edo governor sacks commissioner - Premium Times News

    The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has sacked the state’s Commissioner for Environment and Sustainability, Reginald Okun. Click here to read more
  6. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Tax: FG rakes N131bn from 6 banks - The Daily Times News

    The Federal Government through its revenue agencies generated not less than N131billion as tax income from six commercial banks operating in the country in 2017, findings by The Daily Times has revealed. The six commercial banks in 2016 paid government agencies N124 billion, as government at...
  7. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Saraki, Ekweremadu mourn Senator Bukar - Premium Times News

    The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of a Senator, Mustapha Bukar. Mr. Bukar died after a brief illness on Wednesday, PREMIUM TIMES learnt. He represented Katsina North until his death. Click here to read more
  8. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Police Recover 146 Firearms in Ebonyi - This Day News

    The Ebonyi State Police Command has recovered a cache of 146 prohibited/illegal firearms and destroyed an arms making factory in the state. The command’s Commissioner of Police, Titus Lamorde, Wednesday said the arms were recovered in compliance with the Inspector General of Police (IG) Ibrahim...
  9. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Uja urges priority for girl-child education - The Authority News

    The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), Rev. Tor Uja, has urged parents and guardians to give more attention to girl- child education because educated women play critical roles in the society. Uja stated this during a reception organised by the Pentecostal...
  10. Kayode Falayi

    Politics I have nothing against Catholic Church - Okorocha - The Nation News

    Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, said on Wednesday he has done nothing to pitch the Catholic Church against the All Progressives Congress (APC) as alleged by the Director General of the Voice of Nigeria (VON), Mr. Osita Okechukwu. The governor insisted that he has instead shown amazing...
  11. Kayode Falayi

    Politics APC governors meet with Buhari again over party crisis - Nigerian tribune News

    Some governors elected under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), again met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja on Wednesday, barely 24 hours after their initial meeting which apparently failed to resolve contending issues concerning the party...
  12. Kayode Falayi

    Politics APC governors make u-turn, opts for congress - the Guardian News

    Less than 24 hours after their meeting ended in a fiasco on Tuesday, Governors under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have opted to hold congresses at all levels. The Governors including Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara) Simon Lalong (Plateau), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), Abdullahi Ganduje...
  13. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Man bags death sentence for armed robbery - The Sun News

    A man, Raji Babatunde, has been sentenced to death by an Ado-Ekiti High Court, Sitting In Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. Justice Cornelius Akintayo, in a judgment delivered, on Wednesday, held that the Prosecution proved the case against Babatunde beyond reasonable doubt. Click here to...
  14. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment Brymo Plans To Work With Asa - The News

    Singer, Brymo has revealed that the only musician he wants to collaborate with is France based Nigerian singer, Asa. After his collaborations with Chocolate City artistes, Brymo has sworn off collabos. Click here to read more
  15. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Private school teacher, driver docked for allegedly defiling girl, 8 - Vanguard News

    A Lagos private school driver and music teacher were charged before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday for allegedly having unlawful carnal knowledge of an eight-year-old school girl. The bus driver, Ibrahim Umaru, 39, and music teacher, Wisdom Akpoaereme, 33, are standing...
  16. Kayode Falayi

    Politics APC governors align with Buhari, say no tenure extension for Oyegun - The Cable News

    Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to abide by the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari not to extend the tenure of the party’s national working committee led by John Oyegun. An initial meeting to discuss the matter on Tuesday ended in a deadlock. On Wednesday...
  17. Kayode Falayi

    Politics [BREAKING] Boko Haram: Buhari approves release of $1bn for security equipment - The Punch News

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of $1bn for the procurement of security equipment to fight insurgency. The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of a meeting Buhari had with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa...
  18. Iroka Chinedu

    Metro Police seize 188 guns, others in Lagos – The Nation Ng

    Lagos State Police Command said yesterday it recovered 188 guns and 280 ammunition between September and last weekend. Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal, who spoke at a news briefing in Ikeja, said among the weapons were those voluntarily returned by residents in compliance with directives of...
  19. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Melaye, accusers get May 10 court date – The Nation Ng

    The Police said yesterday that Senator Dino Melaye and the four suspects rearrested for alleged conspiracy and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms will be arraigned at the Federal High Court in Lokoja, Kogi on May 10. The Force said the suspects would be arraigned in court for...
  20. Iroka Chinedu

    Politics Buhari urges caution as APC governors split over Oyegun – The Nation Ng

    Despite President Muhammadu Buhari’s admonition, some All Progressives Congress (APC) governors are still bent on tenure extension for the party’s National Working Committee (NWC), led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. They say the party does not need to conduct congresses and national convention...