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Kidnapped Ondo university lecturer found dead

The kidnapped lecturer of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), Okitipupa, Prof. Gideon Okedayo, has been found dead.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Presidency: President Buhari didn’t prescribe new roles for Abba Kyari, SGF

The Presidency has finally reacted to the criticisms trailing President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to ministers to fix meeting appointments or send enquiries to him through his Chief of Staff, Mr Abba Kyari.

Insecurity: Ondo government bans commercial motorcycles on Ore expressway

Commercial motorcycle business popularly called okada, has been banned in Ore by the Ondo State Government, particularly along the Benin-Ore-Ijebu Ode expressway.

Femi Falana: We’ll challenge Omoyele Sowore’s detention order

Mr Femi Falana (SAN), who is Omoyele Sowore’s lawyer, indicated to newsmen on Thursday, that he would file an application to challenge the order by a Federal High Court in Abuja that granted the Department of State Services permission to detain the publisher of SaharaReporters and convener of the #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore, for 45 days.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Catholic archbishop urges President Buhari to restructure Nigeria

Catholic Archbishop of Lagos Metropolitan See, Most Rev Alfred Adewale Martins, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently commence the process of restructuring the country as this remains the surest way to move the nation forward.
Segun Osoba

Yoruba elders move to resolve Segun Osoba, Femi Okurounmu’s feud

Concerned Yoruba leaders are already making moves to resolve the dispute between two elder statesmen, Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the 2014 National Conference, Senator Femi Okurounmu.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Afenifere: Federal government actions cause division

Afenifere, a pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, has declared that the Federal Government is “doing all kinds of things that can divide the country”.

Ohanaeze: Why we shunned peace meeting

Ohanaeze Ndigbo said it shunned the Gen. Abdusalami Abubakar roundtable on insecurity because the group and other socio-cultural organisations like PANDEF, Afenifere and Middle Belt Forum, were lumped together with Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) and killer herdsmen.
Segun Osoba

Segun Osoba demands N3 billionn, public apology from Femi Okuronmu for defamation

A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has demanded a sum of N3bn from a chieftain of Afenifere, Senator Femi Okuronmu, as damages for an alleged libelous statement published by two national newspapers .

Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Pandef, others boycott General Abubakar’s peace meeting

Leaders of Pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, Pan-Igbo group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Pan-Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF, and the Middle Belt Forum, yesterday, made good their threat to boycott the meeting initiated by former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, in Minna to find solutions to myriads of problems facing the country.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: Rafiu Ogunleye was a true progressive

The All Progressives Congress national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has described the former Ogun State Deputy Governor, Alhaji Abdul Rafiu Ogunleye, who died yesterday at 79 as a true progressive and an Afenifere to the core.
Balarabe Musa

Balarabe Musa: Ohanaeze, Afenifere, others are separatist groups

Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, and a leader of the Peoples Redemption Party, (PRP) Balarabe Musa, has described Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Afenifere and the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, as separatist organizations
Segun Osoba

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”.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked stakeholders from various sectors of the economy, to proffer ways of accelerating development of the pharmaceutical sector, through research and development.

VP Osinbajo: South-West troop deployment an option, not a promise

There were indications on Thursday that the military had yet to get an order on the deployment of troops in the South-West to tackle killer herdsmen.
Funke Olakunrin

Tears as Funke Olakunrin laid to rest

The remains of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of pan Yoruba socio cultural organization, Afenifere, Chief Reuben Fasoranti were yesterday laid to rest amidst tears by relatives, friends, and associates.
national assembly abuja

National Assembly: We‘ll support federal government to end security challenges

The National Assembly has promised to support efforts being made by the Federal Government to address the nation’s security challenges.
Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu while paying tribute to the late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin – Photo By Ayodele Efunla

Asiwaju Tinubu: Olufunke Olakunrin gave her best to humanity

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described late Mrs Olufunke Olakunrin, the daughter of Chairman of Pan Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, as someone who gave her best to the humanity and worthy of emulation.
Mujahid Asari Dokubo

Asari Dokubo asks herdsmen to leave Southern Nigeria

Ex-Niger Delta militant leader Asari Dokubo has called on South-South and South-Easterners to return home following threats from Coalition of Northern Groups, asking the herdsmen in South-South to also leave the zone.

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Shareholders seek more mergers, acquisitions in cement industry

Shareholders under the aegis of Constance Shareholders’ Association of Nigeria (CSAN) on Saturday said that mergers and acquisitions would improve cement industry activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

North Korea conducts ‘crucial test’ at Sohae launch site

North Korea has conducted another “crucial test” at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media reported Saturday, as nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang and Washington remain stalled with a deadline approaching.

Tony Momoh: Anyone who calls President Buhari derogatory names will be dealt with

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Saturday said Punch newspaper did nothing wrong by referring to President Muhammadu Buhari as a Major General.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government begins revalidation exercise for pensioners in 18 local councils

The Edo State Government has announced the commencement of the revalidation exercise for pensioners in the 18 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) of the state.

Ondo governor presents staff of office to Olowo of Owo

Royal fathers from far and near who graced the occasion include Oba Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi, Ooni of Ife, Oba Aladetoyinbo Aladelusi, Deji of Akure, Oba Victor Kiladejo, Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom and other prominent traditional rulers in the state.