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  1. Kayode Falayi

    World 83-Year-Old Man Sentenced To Death By Alabama Court - Naija Newspaper

    An American, Walter Moody has been sentenced to death by the Court of Alabama after was convicted in 1991 of 71 charges after he killed the federal appeals judge Robert Vance and civil rights lawyer Robert Robinson in 1989. Click here to read more
  2. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Buhari’s gaffes from abroad - The Guardian Newspaper

    First off, let me put on record that I am what you can refer to as a Nigerian youth, which, technically speaking, places me in the category of the people President Muhammadu Buhari recently slated before an international audience. Click here to read more
  3. Kayode Falayi

    World Belgian companies under investgation for chemical exports to Syria - PM News

    Belgium has opened an investigation against three companies for allegedly illegally exporting a chemical to Syria that could be used to produce the nerve agent sarin, Belgian Foreign Minister, Didier Reynders, said on Thursday. Click here to read more
  4. Kayode Falayi

    World King renames Swaziland as ‘eSwatini’ - The Guardian Newspaper

    The king of Swaziland, one of the world’s few absolute monarchs, announced on Thursday that his country had changed its name to eSwatini to mark 50 years since independence from British rule. Click here to read more
  5. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Photos : Stolen Senate mace returned - Vanguard Newspaper

    The Nigeria Police Force returned the Senate’s stolen mace it had recovered under a flyover before the city gate in Abuja The Nigeria Police Force said it had recovered the Mace stolen from the chambers of the Senate by unidentified persons on Wednesday. Click here to read more
  6. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment Surgery: Davido Donates N15m To Staff Of MM2 Airport, Lagos - The Guardian Newspaper

    A female worker at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, became a beneficiary of N15 million from popular Nigerian musician Davido. This amount is a gesture to offset her medical bills. The IF and FIA hits maker posted the video on his Instagram Story @davidooffical to share the...
  7. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Kidnapping: Evans won’t escape justice, Lagos insists - Business Day Newspaper

    Billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans, who is still in the custody of the police, will not escape justice, the Lagos State government has insisted. Evans was arrested at his multi-million naira mansion in Magodo area of Lagos in June 2017, for alleged...
  8. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Reconsider Decision on Peace Corps Bill, Daura Emir Appeals to Buhari - This Day Newspaper

    The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to kindly reconsider his decision on the Nigerian Peace Corps (Establishment) Bill. Alhaji Umar is the paramount ruler of the community where President Buhari hails from in Katsina State. Click here to...
  9. Kayode Falayi

    Sports FC Barcelona eye Cup win to help heal UEFA Champions League wounds - PM News

    Spanish giants FC Barcelona will target a record-extending 30th King’s Cup triumph when they face Sevilla in Saturday’s final. A victory would also virtually assure them of a second domestic double in three seasons, reinforcing their dominance in Spain. Click here to read more
  10. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Reps threaten to arrest Malami, Obono-Obla others - New Telegraph Newspaper

    The House of Representatives has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the Attorney General of the Federation and minister for justice, Mallam Abubakar Malami, and the chairman of the Presidential panel of the recovery of public properties, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla and members of the committee...
  11. Kayode Falayi

    World Prince death: No charges will be filed - BBC News

    No criminal charges will be brought over the death of US musician Prince in April 2016, prosecutors say. The singer, 57, died from an accidental overdose of the painkiller fentanyl, an opioid many times more powerful than heroin. Click here to read more
  12. Kayode Falayi

    Politics JUST IN: Osinbajo asks youth to brace up for political leadership - The Cable Newspaper

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday challenged youths in the country to brace up for political leadership of the country in the years ahead. Osinbajo gave the charge when he received a delegation of “Not Too Young To Run” movement which visited him at the presidential villa in Abuja...
  13. Kayode Falayi

    Entertainment Why Fuji And Juju Musicians Need Grooming And Mentorship - The News

    In March, this writer was invited to moderate a panel at the Ariya Repete Roundtable Conference where the state of traditional Yoruba music and its influences on Nigerian pop culture was discussed. The panel comprised legendary heavy-hitters: Fuji icon K1 De Ultimate, Afro-juju maestro Sir Shina...
  14. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Sex Scandal: OAU suspends Prof. Akindele – The Nation Newspaper

    The Obafemi Awolowo University has suspended Professor Richard Akindele over the audio conversation in which he demanded sex from a female student. According to a press statement signed by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Eyitope Ogunbodede, a prima facie case has been established against him...
  15. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Buhari didn’t deride Nigerian youths- Presidency – The Nation News online

    The Presidency on Thursday denied the media reports claiming that President Muhammadu Buhari derided all Nigerian youths. A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, said “At the Commonwealth Business Forum in London on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, President...
  16. Kayode Falayi

    World EXTRA: Italian priest gambles with over $620,000 belonging to parish - The Cable Newspaper

    An Italian priest has gambled away more than 620,000 dollars of his parish money, reports said on Thursday. Flavio Gobbo, 48, negotiated a plea bargain for a suspended two-year jail term for embezzlement, according Corriere della Sera, a newspaper in Italy. Click here to read more
  17. Kayode Falayi

    Metro ‘Stolen Senate Mace Abandoned At Abuja City Gate’ – Police - The Trent Newspaper

    Hoodlums that sensationally stole the Senate mace on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, abandoned it under the flyover before the Abuja City Gate, the police said in the early hours of Thursday, April 19, 2018. The police said they were informed by a passerby, who saw it and alerted them, leading to...
  18. Kayode Falayi

    Metro Trader docked for alleged N328,000 fraud - News

    A 48-year-old trader, Dele Felix, was on Thursday arraigned in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State for allegedly defrauding one Cecelia Azubike of N328,000. The accused, of no fixed address, is standing trial on a count charge of advance fee fraud. Click here to read more
  19. Kayode Falayi

    Politics Nigeria youths are not lazy, PDP replies Buhari - The Punch Newspaper

    The Peoples Democratic Party has replied President Muhammadu Buhari, stating that Nigerian youths, by their demonstrated industry, cannot in any way be described by anybody as lazy. It said Nigerians find it extremely shocking that President Buhari could make such comment and described it as...
  20. Kayode Falayi

    Politics 2019: We’re not part of Buhari’s endorsement – Ohaneze - Vanguard Newspaper

    ABUJA – THE pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohaneze Ndigbo has disassociated itself from the proposed endorsement of President Muhammadu Buhari for 2019 elections by some Igbo group working under the umbrella of Ohaneze. Click here to read more