August 30, 2019

OPC May Transform Into Political Party –Gani Adams

The Aare Onakankafo of Yorubaland , Chief Gani Adams, has said that the Odua Peoples Congress may switch from being a socio – cultural entity to become a full -fledged political organisation. Adams, who is the Coordinator of the OPC worldwide, said this during an event held in Lagos on Thursday to mark the 25th anniversary of the Yoruba organisation. He said, “Without mincing words, let me say that the next few months will determine whether the OPC will remain political , neutral or partisan. “From seeking the revalidation of the June 12 , 1993 presidential election , we went on to demand total restructuring of the country. That has [Read]

Family Kicks As Undergraduates, Others Defile15-Year-Old Girl

The family of a 15- year – old girl, who was allegedly defiled by four men , including two undergraduates of the Federal College of Education (Technical ), Akoka, in the Yaba Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, has demanded justice for the victim.   The police, which confirmed the arrest of some of the suspects , Chibuzo Ezegbue, aka Khalifa, 24; Mudi Philip, aka Toto , 25; and Oluwabanwo Kolawole , 26, said a manhunt had been launched for Ayo Segun, aka Blackman, who has been on the run since the incident . PUNCH Metro gathered that the victim was at the institution to check on someone when [Read]

BREAKING: Police Rescue ABU Law Students, Speak On Operation

The Kaduna State Police Command says its operatives have rescued three students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, abducted on Monday along Abuja-Kaduna highway. The Command’s Public Relations Officers, DSP Yakubu Sabo, however, said in a press statement issued on Wednesday in Kaduna, that three other persons were still being held by the kidnappers. “The Command wishes to state that, on the said date, August 26, at about 18:50hrs, Armed Men in Military Uniform intercepted some commuters near Masari Village along Kaduna-Abuja Expressway, opened fire on the vehicles, in the process kidnaped six persons. “However, due to the prompt response of the Police and other security agents to the scene, [Read]

HIJIRAH 1441: Osun Government Declares Friday Public Holiday

The Osun State Government has declared Friday, 30th August, 2019 public holiday in commemoration of the Islamic New Year, Hijra 1441 AH which begins on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The announcement was in a statement by Adebisi Obawale, Supervisor, Ministry of Home Affairs. Obawale, who wishes Muslims in the state and across the world a happy New Year celebration, enjoins residents of the state to continue living harmoniously and peacefully with religious tolerance and understanding. The statement reads in part, “the state government enjoins all Muslims to use the occasion to pray for the progress of the state – economic prosperity, stability and peace and continuation of good governance. “The [Read]