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Do not disqualify me over mere allegations, Abiodun tells APC chairman

Dapo Abiodun, Governor of Ogun State has called on the national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Adamu to disregard crime allegations in a petition sent to his office, seeking his disqualification from participating in the 2022 governorship primary in the state. Abiodun through his legal team from the Chambers of Afe Babalola, SAN, […]

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Dapo Abiodun, Bello, Uzodinma ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ Govs backing Buni: Ex-DG Progressive Govs Forum

Salihu Lukmon, former director-general of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, has called for sanctions against governors Dapo Abiodun (Ogun), Yahaya Bello (Kogi) and Hope Uzodinma (Imo), labelling them as “collaborators” working against the interest of the All Progressives Congress. Mr Lukmon in a statement on Friday accused the three governors of colluding with the embattled national […]

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Fani Kayode removed, Gov Abiodun moved as APC reconstitutes convention committees

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has removed former aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, from its newly reconstituted committees for the March 26 national convention. Similarly, Ogun governor Dapo Abiodun has been removed from the strategic elections committee to a less influential transport committee. The removal of Messrs Fani-Kayode and Abiodun follows agitations against their assigned due […]

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Police foil bandits’ attack, rescue 20 abducted victims in Niger

The police in Niger State repelled a bandit attack on Nasko in the state’s Magama Local Government Area. DSP Wasiu Abiodun, the state spokesman, stated on Sunday that scores of bandits had been neutralized, a huge herd of cattle had been recovered, and 20 abducted victims had been released. He said that on Saturday, robbers […]

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Lagos Police arrest suspected cult members, recover stolen car, gun

Two suspected cult members have been arrested by the police at separate locations and recovered stolen Hilux pick-up and a locally-made gun with live ammunition. Police patrol team attached to the Epe division was said to have arrested one of the suspects, 32-year-old Adekunle Ojo on January 30 while driving the van along Epe-Ijebu-Ode Road. […]

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RRS arrests tricycle operators’ leader, four others, recovers gun in Lagos

A leader of the Tricycle Owners and Operators Association of Nigeria, Alhaji Azeez Abiola, and four others have been arrested for attempting to cause mayhem in the Agege area of the state. The Rapid Response Squad, which disclosed this in a statement on its Facebook page on Thursday, also said a pump action gun was […]

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OAU student falls inside soakaway, dies

A 200-level student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Miss Ajibola Ayomikun, has died after she fell into a soakaway in BVER, one of the private hostels in the students’ village. The Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, confirmed the incident. He stated that the University […]

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OAU student falls inside soakaway, dies

A 200-level student of the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Miss Ajibola Ayomikun, has died after she fell into a soakaway in BVER, one of the private hostels in the students’ village. The Public Relations Officer of the University, Abiodun Olarewaju, confirmed the incident. He stated that the University […]

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Eye-popping net worth of Odunlade Adekola, Kunle Afolayan, Femi Adebayo, other ‘Richest’ Yoruba actors

The Nigerian entertainment movie industry, Nollywood has subsets but today the focus is on the Yoruba movie industry. The Yoruba movie industry has produced a lot of talented and wealthy acts. Many of these actors gained their wealth through majorly acting movies which opened the doors to greater opportunities like endorsement deals, side businesses and […]

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Osinbajo extols Shonekan as Jonathan, Gowon, others attend funeral service

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has paid tribute to the late Ernest Shonekan, former head of the interim national government, describing him as a leader who lived an extraordinary life Mr Osinbajo alongside other dignitaries had attended Mr Shonekan’s funeral service held at the Cathedral Church Of Christ, Marina, on Friday. Delivering a message titled, ‘A […]

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BREAKING: Bandits invade police station, kill 3 officers, kidnap others in Niger

Gunmen suspected to be bandits attacked a police station in Niger State, killed three officers while an unspecified number of others were abducted on Thursday. According to SaharaReporters, the gunmen in a night raid stormed Ishau police station in the Paikoro Local Government Area of the state and carried out the attack. The assailants also […]

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Gov Abiodun, Makinde Meet Over Ogun-Oyo Joint Security Arrangement

Makinde arrived at the Presidential Lodge, Ibara Housing Estate, Abeokuta, where he was received by Abiodun and other top government functionaries around 11 am. Seyi Makinde and Dapo Abiodun Governor Seyi Makinde and his counterpart, Governor Dapo Abiodun, met in Abeokuta over the menace of kidnapping, robbery and other security challenges affecting the states. Makinde […]

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Ondo bye-election: Alade wins APC primary

Mayokun Lawson-Alade, popularly known as ‘LAAF’, has emerged victorious in the All Progressives Congress indirect primary election held on Tuesday to decide the party flagbearer for the February 26 House of Representatives bye-election in Akure North/South. Former member of the House of Representatives and Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde; and former […]

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Residents seek asylum inside forest as gunmen attack Niger community

Tension in Shiroro LGA of Niger as gunmen reportedly attacked Galkogo village which led to the fleeing of some residents in the state. This was made known by the spokesperson of youth association, Jibrin Alawa while speaking with newsmen. Alawa said the attack occurred at about 3pm and lasted till 6pm on Saturday. According to Alawa, about […]

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18-year-old lures his girlfriend to a building where he and his friends killed and beheaded her for money-ritual (photos, video)

Three young boys whose ages range between 17 and 20 years were in the early hours of Saturday January 29 arrested by men of Ogun state police command for allegedly killing a girlfriend of their friend for money-making ritual. The suspect, Wariz Oladehinde, 17 years, Abdul Gafar Lukman 19 years and Mustakeem Balogun 20 years […]

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Why I Act Like A Woman In My Skits – Comedian, MC Shem Speaks

  MC Shem Ayodele Aguda, the online comedian and content creator, popularly known as Mama Shem, tells ABIODUN SANUSI about his career, childhood and other issues Tell us about your background? People call me Shem, Mama Shem or MC Shem. I am a comedian, actor and businessman. I run a studio in Lagos, where we […]

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Pastor arrested for allegedly having unlawful $ex with woman & her two daughters in Ogun state

A pastor-in-charge of the spirit-filled International Christian Church Olumore Abeokuta, Timothy Oluwatimilehin, has been arrested by men of the Ogun State Police Command for allegedly luring a housewife and her two daughters away from their home, keeping them in his own house, and having carnal knowledge of the women. A statement released by DSP Abimbola […]

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Timothy Adegoke: Police finally charge Adedoyin, six others to court

The owner of Hilton Royal Hotel, Dr Ramon Adedoyin and six others have been charged by the Nigeria Police Force to an Abuja High Court over the circumstances surrounding the death of Timothy Adegoke, the MBA student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, who reportedly died at the hotel on November 6, 2021. This was contained in […]

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Tobi Amusan, Abiola Onakoya Athletics Meet To Hold February 24

Tobi/Abiola Grassroots Sports Development Foundation, the brainchild of hurdler Tobi Amusan and Abiola Onakoya a quarter-miler will on February 24, 2022, hold its first official meet. The Tobi/Abiola Athletics Meet is for Secondary Schools in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State while there will also be some open races for all other athletes Amusan and Onakoya both based […]

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Tornadoes Bounce Back To Winning Ways With Convincing Victory Over Shooting Stars

The Ikon Allah Boys produced a scintillating performance to the delight of their traveling supporters and big dignitaries at the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja in a win against Shooting Stars to move up the lander on the NPFL log. The two teams started the encounter on a sound footing, pressing for the opener, in the […]

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