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The gunmen who kidnapped David Oyewumi, the Obadu of Ilemeso Ekiti, four days ago have demanded N20 million ransom.
Barely 28 years after, former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday lamented the annulment of June 12, 1993 presidential election, presumably won by the late philanthropist and businessman, Chief MKO Abiola, blaming the action on “bad belle”.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday lamented the annulment of June 12, 1993, Presidential election presumably won by late philanthropist, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, blaming the annulment on “bad belle.”
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has advised traditional rulers in the country to give titles to only people of impeccable character.
Information and Culture Minister, Alh Lai Mohammed, has advised the kingmakers and those entitled to the vacant stool of Ajase-Ipo in Kwara State to ensure a rancour-free selection process.
Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has felicitated with Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, Alaafin of Oyo on his 50th coronation anniversary.
The Commandant of the Oyo State Western Nigeria Security Network, Colonel Olayanju Olayinka, said Amotekun Corps operatives killed two young men in Tapa, Ibarapa North Local Government Area while responding to the attack from the youths of the area.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has explained that his administration embarked on the construction of the new Ado-Iyin dual carriageway to boost economic activities and open up more communities along the route.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has said that Yoruba kings and chiefs who indulge in clubbing, smoking, drinking and other untoward behaviour are not worthy of honour and any respect.
The People’s Democratic Party in Takete-Ide has accused a media aide to Kogi State Governor, Kingsley Femi Fanwo, of harassing innocent indigenes of the community with sporadic gunshots and threats of arrest.
Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday charged the management of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to invest massively in Information and Communication Technology and research for smarter regulatory duties as demanded in the 21st century.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned traditional rulers in Ogun state capital to steer clear of an aged-long bickering and rivalry among themselves for the sake of peace and development in the state .
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday said one of the secrets of his electoral success at the 2019 governorship election was the advice offered him by the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, during his campaign four years earlier.
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.
Princes and princesses in the four ruling houses in Ile Ife under the aegis of the Ife Traditional Council of Sookos (ITCS) are engaged in a face off with the town’s high chiefs over their decision to wear ” beaded crowns.”
The lawmaker representing Ondo North senatorial district, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has condoled the people of Owo kingdom over the demise of Olowo of Owo, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi.
The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has stated that the money stolen during Offa robbery attack in Kwara State was not up to N7 million, but he gave the community N10 million.
Some members of the Baale Olatifede family, Olatifede village in Iwo Local Government Area of Osun State on Friday urged the Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdul-Rasheed Akanbi, to respect the tradition by installing the eldest male in the family as baale of the community.
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The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, the Heads of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU), the Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM), and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the continuous loss of government revenue to illicit financial flows (IFFs).
The Africa Union's health watchdog on Thursday praised the United States' support for a waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines as a "remarkable expression of leadership".
The family of Enoch Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has broken their silence on the death of Dare, one of the sons of the top cleric.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Thursday said the frenzy by Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma, against demands by the party other well-meaning Nigerians for the establishment of state police, has exposed his sympathy for terrorists and bandits who are killing, kidnapping innocent Nigerians.
The newly posted Imo state Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Thursday, said that he would introduce visibility policing as well as reinvigorate community policing in the state to restore fully the security of lives and properties in Imo.
The police in Enugu State said they have gunned down one armed robbery suspect, arrested two and recovered firearms and ammunition in operations carried out within seven days in the state.
The Directorate of Technical Aid Corps has dispatched 33 volunteers to Uganda and is set to deploy another 33 to Tanzania by next week, in response to the humanitarian need to cushion the effects of the biting economic downturn resulting from COVID-19.
Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi is moving closer to full fitness following a short spell on the sidelines.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
Singer Bella Shmurda has taken to social media to relay an important public announcement to anyone who intends to cross him anytime soon or in the future.