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Olusegun Osoba: Senator Okurounmu lied against me

Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has described ex-Afenifere Secretary Senator Femi Okurounmu as “a frustrated, failed and unfulfilled politician”.
Governor-elect of Kwara, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has pledged that his administration will be accountable to the people and will not steal or loot the state’s treasury.

Governor Abdulrazaq: Kwara poised for greatness under me

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday said the state is poised for greatness on all fronts, having turned the page on decades of socio-economic stagnation.
Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.

June 12: No true democracy in Nigeria – Osun monarch

Prominent traditional ruler in Osun State, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has said that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Orangun of Oke-Ila, Oba Adedokun Omoniyi Abolarin, on his 60th birthday.

June 12: No true democracy yet in Nigeria – Oba Abolarin

A renowned scholar and prominent traditional ruler in Yoruba land, the Orangun of Oke-Ila Orangun in Ifedayo Local Government Area of Osun State, Oba Adedokun Abolarin, has observed that Nigeria has not experienced genuine democracy despite its 20 years of uninterrupted democratic rule.
The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.

Dry cleaner sent to prison for alleged burglary

The Police at Ajah Division, Ajah area of the Lagos State Police Command, Lagos, have arrested a 20-year old dry cleaner, Promise David, for allegedly breaking into an apartment at Thomas Estate, Ajah to steal some electronics and Plasma televisions valued at N1,482,500 belonging to Mrs Ifeoma Lokomari.
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Cultists cut off head of rival member, murder three others

Four cultists have been killed in Lekki area of Lagos as rival cult groups clashed, while the police have arrested two suspects in connection with the killings.

Rule of law: The president got it wrong

President Muhammadu Buhari was guest of honour on Sunday at the NBA Conference and he had the additional responsibility of declaring the conference open. In his address, he told the gathering of eminent lawyers and judges that his administration will prioritise national security over and above the rule of law.

Governor Ajimobi lauds MKO Abiola, others contributions to demcracy

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday said the late Chief MKO Abiola and others who paid the supreme price for the actualisation of the June 12, 1993 presidential election result did not die in vain.

CDNDC: President Buhari’s June 12 declaration a Greek gift

A group, Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, says the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is a Greek gift.

MKO Abiola’s posthumous award does not make you a democrat – PDP tells President Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has told President Muhammadu Buhari that bestowing a posthumous national award on the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election and democratic icon, Chief MKO Abiola, does not make him (Buhari) a democrat.

Buhari and the June 12 saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land.

2019: Afenifere aligns with ex-President Obasanjo to vote out President Buhari

Afenifere, pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has aligned with former President Olusegun Obasanjo to ensure the exit of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 presidential election.

2019: Nigeria needs to be rescued – Ex-President Obasanjo

A former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Monday paid a visit to the leaders of the pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, at the residence of the leader of the group, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo State.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: How I will restructure Nigeria

Former vice-president and presidential aspirant, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has described the current composition of the second schedule of Nigeria’s constitution as not development driven.

Yoruba group urges Afenifere to call its spokesperson to order

A Yoruba socio cultural group, Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, has called on its sister organisation, Afenifere, to call to order Mr Yinka Odumakin, its national publicity secretary, over unfair profiling of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ex-President Obasanjo: How I met late Pa Adesanya

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday gave an account of how he met the late Pa Abraham Adesanya when he (Obasanjo) was about to contest for the presidency in 1999.

How Bola Ige, ex-President Obasanjo caused demise of AD – Ayo Adebanjo

Elder statesman, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has accused former Attorney General and Minister of Justice, late Bola Ige of masterminding the death and presiding over the funeral of the Alliance for Democracy, AD.

Ex-Governor Daniel challenges Afenifere on Yoruba unity

Otunba Gbenga Daniel, former Governor of Ogun State, has stressed the need for the Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere, to expand its scope and accommodate stakeholders from across all political parties and interests groups in order to form a strong platform to liberate the Yoruba race.

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The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

Ohanaeze: Senator Ekweremadu doesn’t deserve the embarrassment

Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has criticised the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the attack on Ike Ekweremadu, former deputy senate president, in Germany on Saturday.

Catholic bishop condemns prayer ban in Anambra markets

Catholic bishop of Awka Diocese, Anambra state, Most Rev. Paulinus Ezeokafor, has kicked against the recent ban on prayers in markets across the state.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Riyad Mahrez started on the bench against Tottenham Hotspur because he needed to see Bernardo Silva in action.

Pep Guardiola: Why Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez did not start against Tottenham

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola revealed Riyad Mahrez started on the bench against Tottenham Hotspur because he needed to see Bernardo Silva in action.
Three robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu - Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and two android phones which they had robbed were retrieved from them.

RRS nabs three traffic robbers

Three robbers operating in Ogun Long Bridge, Isheri, Ojodu - Berger and Agidingbi, Ikeja were yesterday arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Rapid Response Squad (RRS) and two android phones which they had robbed were retrieved from them.

Group drags Delta governor, others to court over oil commission board chair

An anti-corruption group, Centre for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade (CHURAC) has dragged Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State and three others to court over the appointment of a former member of the state House of Assembly, Mr. Michael Diden, as chairman of the board of the state’s Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC).