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Don’t politicise butchers’ relocation order – Ajimobi warns politicians

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Thursday cautioned opposition politicians in the state to desist from playing politics with issues that have impact on the welfare of the people of the state. Ajimobi stated this in a statement issued on his behalf by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Bolaji Tunji, obtained by DAILY POST against the backdrop of insinuations that the relocation of butchers in Ibadan to the central abattoir was motivated by selfish interest. The Governor [...]

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Hezbollah training Nigerian Shiites – Report

Middle East Institute on Thursday said sources close to Hezbollah have confirmed that the Labanese organization is currently providing ideological and military training to Nigerian Shiites inside Lebanon. “Tall men, in long, traditional African garb specific to northern Nigeria are sometimes spotted in Dahieh, a predominantly Shiite suburb south of Beirut where Hezbollah runs a cultural center,” MEI quoted a source as saying. “The training is limited to a few number of people but it is growing steadily. Middle East Institute on [...]

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Massive redeployment in Nigerian Air Force [See Details]

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has redeployed a total of 52 senior officers comprising 16 Air Vice Marshals (AVM), 16 Air Commodores, nine Group Captains, seven Wing Commanders and four Squadron Leaders. Prominent among those affected by the deployment are four Branch Chiefs at the NAF Headquarters and one Air Officer Commanding. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), other key appointment holders in the Service were also deployed as part of a routine exercise. The newly-appointed Branch Chiefs include: AVM [...]

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2019: Akala Prepares To Rule Oyo State Again!

A former governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao-Akala, on Wednesday declared his ambition to run for the state’s governorship in 2019, thereby joining dozens of politicians jostling for the seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress. Alao-Akala was deputy governor to Rashidi Ladoja but replaced him in January 2016 when Ladoja was impeached until December 2016 when a court ruling declared the impeachment as illegal. Alao-Akala returned as governor for four years between 2007 and 2011 after winning the [...]

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Meet women who are paid as professional mourners in Ghana (photo)

The women paid to cry at the funerals in Ghana – Professional mourners in Ghana make a living by attending the funerals of strangers The great wonders of the world have been penciled down as seven, but it seems each passing year comes along with its own wondrous tales. In Ghana, there have been many unbelievable tales but the one that currently tops the lot is the advent of women who are contracted to cry at funerals. It turns out that this is [...]

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Imo youths shave dreadlocks of Australian-based Nigerian singer for insulting the king

It has just been reported that an Australian-based Nigerian singer has been dealt with by angry Imo state youths for publicly insulting their king. The singer who was identified as King Onwa was reportedly beaten by some villagers before shaving off his dreadlocks. Onwa was said to have insulted the king and the entire Amukamara royal family on social media. However, pictures of the young man after being dealt with by Awo-omamma youths was immediately shared on social media. It was [...]

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Lightning Strikes 100lvl Ojukwu University Student To Death (Photo)

An 100-Level student of the Ojukwu University, Igbariam, was yesterday, killed by lightening during a downpour in the State. According to reports, Vincent Uche Mbanefo, a student of Agric Extension, was alone in his room at Achalla, when the incident happened around 5pm. . Police detectives visited the scene and rushed the victim to the hospital where he was certified dead by a medical doctor. The deceased parents were immediately contacted and they have gone to convey the corpse for burial in [...]

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Obasanjo never forced me to resign as PDP chairman ―Ogbeh

THE Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Chief Audu Ogbeh has refuted the recent trending story in the social media, on how he was forced to resign as PDP Chairman by former President Olusegun Obasanjo; describing the report “as trash fit for the dustbin”. The Minister who described the social media narrative as a product of the fertile imagination of those who concocted the story grieved at the festering manner that falsehood and wicked lies are being peddled in the [...]

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Fayose causes stir, confronts security chiefs at CSO event

GOVERNOR Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State caused a stir when he confronted the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ahmed Bello and the Director of the Department of State Services (DSS), Mrs Promise Ihenacho, with allegations of complicity in alleged plans to rig the July 14th governorship election in the state. Governor Fayose, while speaking at a town hall meeting convened by the Nigeria Civil Society Election Situation Room, in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday, charged the atmosphere at the Afe [...]

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Disregard call for sack of service chiefs, Yoruba group urges Buhari

The National Committee of Yoruba Youth has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to disregard the calls being made in some quarters, for the sack of the nation’s Service Chief over increasing violence being witnessed in some part of the country. The group said it based his position, on the politicization of the violence being witnessed in some parts of the country, whereas, “people who are supposed to work with government and the affected communities, as stakeholders, have resorted into making political [...]

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