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Scandal: Popular Ilorin pastor, Omolehin in alleged land fraud

Scandal: Popular Ilorin pastor, Omolehin in alleged land fraud

By Mumini Abdulkareem Popular Ilorin pastor of the Word Commission International better known as Word Assembly Church, Evang. Isaac Omolehin, has been dragged before the High court in Ilorin over alleged refusal to release 30 plots of lands to one Alhaji Ajayi Ogidiolu, an international businessman, after collecting full payment for the property. The land, […]

Miyatti Allah: Tension as police commence arrest over killings in Kwara

Miyatti Allah: Tension as police commence arrest over killings in Kwara

By Mumini Abdulkareem Consequent upon the alarm raised by Miyettti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) regarding alleged ceaseless killings of their members across the state, the Kwara State police command has launched a manhunt to arrest perpetrators in the carnage. The situation, it was gathered last night, has caused serious tension in the […]

Car dealer claims Saraki not involved in seized SUV deal

Car dealer claims Saraki not involved in seized SUV deal

The car dealer who the Senate contracted to supply the seized Range Rover Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV), Tokunboh Akindele, has exonerated the Senate President, Bukola Saraki from the transaction. He also said he did not know the Customs documents issued to him were forged. Akindele said this in an affidavit he swore to at the […]

Indictments against Magu extensively damaging – Human Rights Group

Indictments against Magu extensively damaging – Human Rights Group

By Mumini Abdulakreem A pro-transparency and Civil Rights Organisation, the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to look inwards and select a good Nigerian without blemish other than Ibrahim Magu to be confirmed as the substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This is coming just […]

Soyinka is referee as Tinubu boxes Holyfield

Soyinka is referee as Tinubu boxes Holyfield

Bola Tinubu, National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), will engage legendary five-time world heavyweight boxing champion, Evander Holyfield, in a fight in May. According to Foluke Michael, project manager of the fight, tagged ‘Rumbles in Lagos’, the match will be refereed by Wole Soyinka, a notable scholar and will hold at the Eko […]

NCAA fines airline N9.5m for violating Nigerian airspace

NCAA fines airline N9.5m for violating Nigerian airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. The NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement yesterday, that the letter of sanction conveying the penalties had been sent to Lyxor International, a non-schedule general aviation operator. He […]

The metaphor in Nsofor’s rejection

The metaphor in Nsofor’s rejection

By Uche Nnadozie The other day, the Senate of the Federal Republic refused to confirm a retired Appeal Court judge, Honourable Silvanus Justice Nsofor. Surely, the Senate reserves the right to confirm or otherwise reject any nominee by the president. However, such rejection must be followed up with the reasons for turning down the nominee. […]

Ile-Ife and the tragedy of communal tension

Ile-Ife and the tragedy of communal tension

What began as mere rumour later snowballed into a conflagration that claimed more than 40 lives. What was known as the peaceful fraternal relationship which had existed for more than 100 years between the Hausa and their Yoruba hosts in Ile-Ife, Osun State, was shattered on March 7, when a minor dispute exploded into a […]

‘Mysterious’ fire guts Unilorin multi-million naira plantation

‘Mysterious’ fire guts Unilorin multi-million naira plantation

There was heightened tension at the University of Ilorin last week as mysterious fire destroyed multi-million naira teak plantation and several other green investments at the University of Ilorin, amidst growing speculation on campus that the incident was caused through metaphysical means. According to report, the incident, which happened last week, destroyed investments that were […]

Recession: NUC urged to review admission quotas

Recession: NUC urged to review admission quotas

The National Universities Commission, (NUC) and other regulatory agencies in the education sectors have been urged to give more priority to Science oriented courses during admission process. The Chairman of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, (MAN), Kwara/Kogi Chapter, Engr Kamorudeen Yusuf, stated this while delivering the keynote address at the annual symposium of the American […]