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Scores homeless as rainstorm wrecks havoc in Ondo community

Scores homeless as rainstorm wrecks havoc in Ondo community

No fewer than 40 houses were on Sunday night destroyed at Igisogba Area of Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo State following the rainstorm that wrecked havoc in the community.   Following the incident,…

Military gives mass burial for 12 slain officers in Benue

Military gives mass burial for 12 slain officers in Benue

*Ortom sympathizes with Buhari, military, families over killings     The Nigeria military authorities Monday gave mass burial to 12 slain officers killed in Bonta village in Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State by…

Kukah to northern govs: Solve religious strife in your area

Kukah to northern govs: Solve religious strife in your area

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Mathew Hassan Kukah has challenged Governors of the North to take decisive actions that will permanently solve the lingering religious crisis rocking the region.   Bishop Kukah stated…

JUST IN: Family announces funeral rites for late Afenifere spokesperson, Odumakin

JUST IN: Family announces funeral rites for late Afenifere spokesperson, Odumakin

  Wale Elegbede The family of the late spokesperson of pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Mr Yinka Odumakin, has announced the order of his funeral rites The funeral rites have been slated for a period of…

KEDCO blames paucity of gas for poor power supply

KEDCO blames paucity of gas for poor power supply

  Muhammad Kabir, Kano Paucity of gas supply coupled with theft of electricity cables on the Kano Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) network have been blamed for the poor power supply to the state. According…

Demolition: Ebira community in Ekiti State begs Fayemi

Demolition: Ebira community in Ekiti State begs Fayemi

  Muhammad Bashir, Lokoja The Ebira people living in  Bolorunduro community in Ado Local Government Area of Ekiti State have cried out to Governor Kayode Fayemi to quickly intervene in the demolition of their houses…

Yoruba group dissociates self from secession calls

Yoruba group dissociates self from secession calls

  Adewumi Ademiju, Ado-Ekiti A Pan-Yoruba socio/cultural organisation, the Agbajowo Advocacy for Yoruba People’s Rights (AAYPR) has distanced itself from calls by any group within the region for the disintegration of the county. The AAYPR …

Boko Haram kills seven, displaces 5,000 in Adamawa

Boko Haram kills seven, displaces 5,000 in Adamawa

Boko Haram has killed seven people and displaced about 5,000 people during an attack on a community in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State.   The Executive Secretary, Adamawa State Emergency Agency, Dr. Mohammed…

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Imo

Gunmen kidnap Catholic priest in Imo

A Catholic priest, Rev. Fr. Marcel Izu Onyeocha, has been kidnapped in the Okigwe axis of Imo State.   The state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Orlando Ikeokwu, said in a statement that the incident…

13-year-old boy abducted in Ogun

13-year-old boy abducted in Ogun

Armed men on Saturday night abducted a 13-year-old boy, Gbolahan Ajibola, at Obada-Oko in Ewekoro Local Government Area of Ogun State. The assailants, numbering six, laid an ambush for Ajibola’s family members as they were…