Date
May 17, 2019

Three girls die after locking themselves in car

Three little girls were found dead this week in Philippine after they accidentally locked themselves in a family car where they suffocated. According to Metro UK, the girls, Agatha Morales, nine, Shamel Alghela Morales, eight, and Pauline Keziah Morales, six, were playing together in Bataan province, the Philippines on May 13. Agatha’s father Jessie Morales, 31, an oil refinery worker, returned home from work at 4pm and parked the green car outside their home. But after going inside to eat, the girls were believed to have opened a door and climbed inside to play, before it locked behind them and they were unable to get out again. A friend of [Read]

Ogun CJ, Justice Dipeolu Set to Visit State Prison Formations

The Ogun State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Mosunmola Dipeolu, is to visit prison formations in Ogun State, from Tuesday, May 21 to Monday, May 27, 2019.  In a release signed by the Deputy Chief Registrar II, Mrs. Olufunmilayo Sofowora, the visit would commence on Tuesday, May 21, with Ijebu-Ode Prisons as the first port of call by 9.00am, to be followed by Sagamu Prisons by 12.00noon, According to the release, Wednesday, May 22 would be the turn of Oba Prisons by 9.00am and Ibara Prisons at 12.00 noon, while the CJ would visit Ilaro Prisons on Monday, May 27, 2019, by nine in the morning. It added that the visit [Read]

Yewa will benefit extremely from my administration – Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun has reiterated his determination to develop the Ogun West Senatorial District by addressing their infrastructural deficit and harness its potentials, in order to improve the socio-economic condition of the people in the area and the State at large. He stated this while playing host to the members of Yewa Development Forum who were on a courtesy visit to the Governor-elect at his residence in Iperu Remo. The newly elected governor expressed appreciation to the team for their well articulated presentation that showcased the background, challenges and needs of the Yewa-Awori axis of the State and assured them that his administration would distribute, evenly, [Read]

I did not dismiss any worker – Gov Fayemi

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, on Friday said that no genuine staff of the state public service was sacked by his government. Fayemi, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olayinka Oyebode, explained that he was only correcting the fundamental error of his predecessor, Mr Ayo Fayose. “Fayemi never sacked anyone. You cannot sack people who are not duly employed in the first place. “The so called “recruitments” carried out were obviously mischievous because it neither followed due process nor was it  ever completed “For instance, the affected persons were not duly captured in the Civil Service Structure “Apart from a letter of “employment purportedly given them, they [Read]

Osinbajo hails Okorocha as he commissions projects in Imo

Vice president, Yemi Osinbajo has reassured Nigerians that the federal government is committed to ensuring that all parts of the country are secured. He also said that the fight against corruption was real, even as said that citizens must partner government to make progress. Osinbajo, who spoke while Commissioning the Imo International Exhibition Centre, Owerri, on Friday, said that the FG was winning the war against insurgents. He said, “I have gone around the state on several occasions to look at so many projects that the governor has done. As a matter of fact, on one occasion, we went to see one of the Universities that he had just completed. [Read]
  AFOKPELLA (EDO) – Four persons were killed and 10 buildings destroyed in a suspected cult clash at Afokeplla in the Etsako-East Local Government Area of Edo last Monday Newsflakes  correspondent who visited the area on Friday reported that residents of the community are living in fear following the attack and reprisal attack by members of the cult groups. A resident of the community, Mr Ahmed Seidu, told newsflakes that the killings were as a result of a misunderstanding between members of rival cults groups in the community. “The crisis escalated when one of the leaders of one of the cult groups was shot dead, resulting in a show of [Read]

Northern govs meet in Kaduna over insecurity, Almajiri

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Northern governors are meeting in Kaduna State now over the alarming spate of kidnapping, armed robbery and banditry in Kaduna, Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara States and the Northeastern parts of the country. Apart from the Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, other governors who have arrived the meeting venue are those of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal, Katsina State’s Aminu Masari, Plateau State’s Simon Lalong, Benue State Deputy Governor, Benson Abonu.As of the time of filing this report, other governors were yet to arrive at the Sir Kashim Ibrahim Government House, venue of the meeting.The meeting is expected to deliberate on the prevailing and [Read]

Lecturers may go on strike over insecurity, says OAU ASUU

  Academic Staff Union of Universities, Obafemi Awolowo University branch, on Thursday called on the Inspector General of Police and Osun State Police Commissioner to address the rising incidence of kidnapping in the country or risk industrial action by lecturers. ASUU said since the abduction of one of its members, Prof Yinka Adegbehingbe in Apomu axis of Osun State on Sunday, May 5 by Fulani herdsmen, workers, students and other members of the university community had been carrying out their duties in fear and anxiety. Reading resolutions of the union after its congress to newsmen on the campus of the university, ASUU, OAU branch chairman, Dr Adeola Egbetokun, said during [Read]