Doctor testify how pastor allegedly defiled 17-year old church member

Property agent in court for allegedly defrauding client of N400,000

A medical doctor, Mrs Maria Fadaka, on Monday told an Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court how a pastor, Chris Mcdouglas, allegedly defiled a 17-year-old daughter of a member of his Church. Mcdouglas, a Pastor at Peculiar Generation Assembly Church, Lagos, is facing a nine-count charge of defilement and sexual assault by penetration. He, … Read more

Politicians dividing Nigerians, 2023 election worst in history – Gani Adams

Politicians dividing Nigerians, 2023 election worst in history - Gani Adams

Aare Onakakanfo of Yoruba land, Iba Gani Adams has knocked politicians playing the ethnic card and failing to abide by the rules of the electoral process. The founder of Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, also urged all Yorubas, elders, monarchs, socio-cultural groups, etc., to look beyond politics and strengthen the bond of unity. A statement the … Read more

Zinoleesky’s UK Tour Was A Huge Success – Promoter Olamide Baron

 Zinoleesky Grit and Lust UK Tour was Zinoleesky’s 2nd UK Tour Organized by International Promoter Olamide Baron. The tour was announced in December 2022 and embarked on in March 2023 with six shows in the UK, Held at London, Manchester, Birmingham, Middlesbrough, Aberdeen, and Milton Keynes.  Zino described the Birmingham show as his best from the tour. The … Read more

Gunmen kidnap farmer in Omu-Ekiti, demand N3 million ransome

Gunmen kidnap farmer in Omu-Ekiti, demand N3 million ransome

A farmer, Mr. Adewumi Babatunde, has been kidnapped on his way from his farm in Omu-Ekiti, Oye Local government. Mr. Babatunde was abducted yesterday afternoon between Omu and Ayede-Ekiti. Confirming the incident with our Correspondent on telephone, wife of the victim, Mrs. Bosede Babatunde said the kidnappers had contacted the family and demanded for three … Read more

Help us enforce anti-grazing law – Ekiti farmers beg Oyebanji

Ekiti Govt pays LG workers 2 months' salary arrears

Farmers in Ido-Ekiti in Ido-Osi Local Government Area (LGA) on Monday appealed to the State Governor, Mr Biodun Oyebanji, to enforce the anti-grazing law against invaders of their farms. The Chairman of the All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Ido-Ekiti chapter, Mr Oluropo Dada, made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of … Read more

Police arraign man, 52, over alleged forgery, stealing, malicious damage

Kwara Police confirms release of four kidnapped tanker drivers

The Police on Monday arraigned a 52-year-old man, Kamarudeen Adeniyi, before a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged forgery and breach of public peace. The defendant, whose house address was given, is standing trial on a four-count charge of forgery, stealing, malicious damage and a breach of the public peace, to which he pleaded not … Read more

Abducted paramount ruler’s wife, son regain freedom in Abuja

Abducted paramount ruler's wife, son regain freedom in Abuja

Mrs Sadiya Hassan Shamidozhi, the wife of the traditional ruler of Bukpe and her son, Osama Hassan Shamidozhi, in Kwali Area Council of the FCT, abducted by bandits have regained their freedom after seven weeks. Bandits, on Saturday, February 4, 2023, abducted one of the chief’s wives, two sons and three other residents of the … Read more

Stop media from attributing bandit attacks to Fulani – Lecturer asks court

court throws out forgery suit against Taraba APC guber candidate

A university lecturer, Dr Ahmadu Shehu, has prayed a Federal High Court, Abuja, to order media houses to, henceforth, stop attributing bandit or terrorist attacks in any part of the country to persons of Fulani extraction. Shehu, a Fulani origin from Jada Jada in Adamawa, in a motion on notice marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/1729/2022 and filed before … Read more

Afenifere flays Iwuanyanwu over anti-Yoruba comments, seeks clarification

Afenifere flays Iwuanyanwu over anti-Yoruba comments, seeks clarification

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has taken a swipe at the Chairman of the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Council of Elders, Chief Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu, over the purported anti-Yoruba comment he made a few days ago. While calling on the Ohanaeze Ndigbo to warn Iwuanyanwu to desist from making provocative statements against the Yorubas, the mainstream Yoruba group … Read more

Despite popularity, Nigerian entertainers fail to clinch political seats

Despite popularity, Nigerian entertainers fail to clinch political seats

Popularity, they say, is a critical success factor for a politician and her/his party to win elections. But that hasn’t been the case with most Nigerian entertainers who, despite their celebrity status, have continued to suffer embarrassing defeats at various polls across the country. Prior to the 2023 general elections, some industry heavyweights announced their … Read more

Obasanjo’s father not fully Yoruba, might be Igbo man – Fani-Kayode

Nigeria's election: Fani-Kayode mocks Atiku Abubakar over election results

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed the belief that ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s father might not be a Yoruba man. Fani-Kayode said Obasanjo’s ‘silence’ over a recent comment by Igbo businessman Emmanuel Iwuanyanwu that Yoruba people are “political rascals,” was an indication that the former president’s father was an Igbo man, not Yoruba. Iwuanyanwu said … Read more

No amount of threat will stop our protest – Ex-Niger Delta agitators

No amount of threat will stop our protest - Ex-Niger Delta agitators

Some ex-agitators under the Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, have said they will not be intimidated by threats of arrest from the office over their protest against the immediate removal of the interim administrator, Maj-Gen. Barry Ndiomu (retd), over non-payment of their six months allowances. The aggrieved former agitators said they would protest in the nation’s … Read more

I won’t run away from EFCC, will honour their invitation – Wike

2023: Tinubu best character to be president, I owe nobody apology - Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said he won’t run away from Nigeria due to the fear of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, after May 29, when his tenure expires. Wike said he would gladly honour the EFCC if invited at the end of his tenure on May 29. The governor was … Read more

Kebbi Governorship re-run: Remove returning officer – APC tells INEC

Kebbi Governorship re-run: Remove returning officer - APC tells INEC

The Kebbi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remove the Collation/Returning Officer for the governorship election in the state, Professor Yusuf Sa’idu. Kabiru Sani-Giant, the Chairman of APC Kebbi State Publicity Committee for the governorship campaign, while addressing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on … Read more

Restore APGA’s lost glory – Ohanaeze’s Isiguzoro tells Njoku

Restore APGA’s lost glory - Ohanaeze’s Isiguzoro tells Njoku

A chieftain of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro has told the National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, to restore the party’s lost glory. APGA has been faced with years of crisis, defying all interventions. Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State is the only governor on the party’s platform. Just last week, … Read more

Guber polls: Police ban protests in Nasarawa

Four out of six school children kidnapped in Nasarawa regain freedom

All forms of protests have been banned by the Nasarawa State police command. DSP Ramhan Nansel, the PPRO, in a statement on Sunday, explained that security report necessitated the move. He also announced that all proposed protests under any guise in any part of the state were prohibited. DAILY POST gathered that the persistent protest … Read more

Power derived from rigged elections not from God – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani hits Ganduje for closing supermarket over old Naira notes

Senator Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker has countered those with the insinuation that all winners of the just concluded general elections had the backing of God. Some politicians, particularly those of the ruling party, had called on Nigerians to accept the outcome of the polls, stating that it is the will of God. However, … Read more

Oyo Speaker’s mother dies at 63

Oyo Speaker's mother dies at 63

The Speaker of Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin, has lost his mother, Mrs Justina Iyabo Ogundoyin. The news was announced Sunday evening. Ogundoyin, who recently won his re-election, is currently representing Ibarapa East state constituency at the Oyo State House of Assembly. She died at the age of 63. The deceased was … Read more