Adeboye confirms RCCG Pastors’ kidnap, call for prayers

Share this on WhatsAppThe General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has confirmed that five ministers of the church, on their way to the ministers’ conference were kidnapped on Thursday night. Adeboye, who said this while speaking at the Church Ministers’ Conference holding at the Redemption Camp in Ogun State, appealed to the congregation to pray for the release of the captives. He had said: “As a father, how do you think I should feel to hear that five of my children have been kidnapped while…

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Rescue operations on-going as Ogun Police names 5 kidnapped RCCG pastors

Share this on WhatsAppOgun Police Command has identified five persons who were abducted Thursday night at J3/J4 Area, Ogbere, on the Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu Expressway. The five passengers were said to be travelling to Lagos from the Eastern part of the country when the incident happened. The abductors reportedly emerged from the forest and forcefully stopped a commercial vehicle with registration number KW 230 XA belonging to Abia Line Transport Company and took the passengers into the forest, the Police said. The Police Public Relations Officer in Osun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed…

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Ooni Ogunwusi leads Yoruba Obas to Prez. Buhari

Share this on WhatsAppOoni of Ife, Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi recently led selected traditional rulers from SYorubaland on a visit to the President, Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police, were among top government functionaries that welcomed the monarchs to the seat of government. Share this on WhatsApp

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“Why we suspended protest” -El Zakzaky’s sect

Share this on WhatsAppThe Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky- led Shi’ites group, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, (IMN) has apparently bowed to pressure from its recent proscription by a Federal High Court resulting from the renewed clashes with the police, as the group on Wednesday announced the suspension of its streets protests. IMN said the suspension of its protests, which it termed temporary, was out of respect for eminent people and groups, who have genuinely waded into resolving the problems. IMN, in a statement on Wednesday by its spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, said…

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5 Great things you can do with your Android phone

Share this on WhatsAppThere’s a whole host of hidden features, in your Android phone, that you may not know about that can make your mobile experience a lot more fun. Android has a wide variety of models, and versions which makes it more difficult to find features that will be consistent across all devices but you could dig into the settings and tweaks available for your Android phone and you’ll find a host of clever features and useful tools. Here are five (5) tricks you could do with your Android…

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Ogun Police burst Lagos/Ibadan expressway kidnap gang, arrest 41

Share this on WhatsAppThe Ogun State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 41 suspects, including one strongly believed to have participated in the abduction of three staff of Lafia Hospital Ibadan along the ever-busy Lagos – Ibadan expressway last week Tuesday. A statement issued on Monday by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi said four other victims were also rescued along with the Lafia hospital staffers last Saturday when high powered security operatives bombarded the scene of the incident and thoroughly combed the adjourning bush. Though he…

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Defamation: Osoba demands N3bn, public apology from Okurounmu

Share this on WhatsAppA former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has demanded a sum of N3bn from a chieftain of Afenifere , Senator Femi Okuronmu, as damages for an alleged libellous statement published by two national newspapers. In a letter sent to the senator by Osoba’s lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), the former governor also demanded a public apology to be published on the front pages of seven consecutive editions of both Daily Independent and The Sun newspapers, starting from Monday, July 29, 2019. Osoba, however, gave Okuronmu a…

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Buhari: Why I won’t name my successor

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Muhammadu Buhari has given an indication that he is not going to name the person who will succeed him in office in 2023 on completion of his second term. Buhari responded on Tuesday to a request by the Progressive in Academics, who called on him to groom younger Nigerians to succeed him. Receiving members of the group at the State House, Abuja, Buhari noted that dabbling into the issue of succession would only create problems for his administration. The President rather lectured the group, saying that…

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Gov. Abiodun leads Ogun elders into meeting with Buhari

Share this on WhatsAppOgun State Governor, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday led elders and leaders of thought from Ogun State into a meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari. The meeting started around 3.04pm at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. Those at the meeting alongside the governor included former state governors, Olusegun Osoba and Gbenga Daniel. Also at the meeting are Segun Awolowo, traditional rulers and members of the National Assembly from the state and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. The meeting was…

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Dangote’s world’s largest atmospheric tower leaves China for Nigeria

Share this on WhatsAppChina’s leading energy and chemical company, Sinopec, on Monday, said that it had built the world’s largest atmospheric tower for Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery. On its verified Twitter handle, the company shared photos of the tower and revealed that it (tower) had already left its port in China and was travelling to Nigeria. It tweeted, “On July 29, the world’s largest atmospheric tower built by Sinopec slowly left a wharf in Ningbo. Following the Maritime #SilkRoad, it will travel to #Nigeria and be installed at the world’s biggest single-train facility –…

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Gov. Abiodun begins Amosun’s probe

Share this on WhatsAppThe need to put Ogun State back on the path of development and probity under the Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun administration began has begun with plans by the state government to probe the eight years administration of former Governor Ibikunle Amosun during the week. The Dr. Dapo Abiodun led administration during the week announced the setting up of a committee to probe the contracts and projects innitiated by Amsoun’s administration. According to sources at the Oke Mosan Governors Office, the committee is to among other things, identify…

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“How kidnappers ambushed us” – Lagos-Ibadan Express kidnap victim

Share this on WhatsAppSuspected herdsmen, on Tuesday, laid an ambush at the Ajebo end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and kidnapped three persons. The Chief Medical Director of the Lafia Hospital, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, Dr Oladipupo Sule, confirmed to PUNCH Metro on Wednesday that his son, Kayode and two members of staff of the hospital were abducted by the suspected herdsmen. He gave the names of the abducted hospital employees as Opeyemi Abifarin and Dele Adigun. Narrating his ordeal to PUNCH Metro, the driver of the vehicle that conveyed the victims, Felix Tomori,…

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How herdsmen kidnapped My Boss’ son –Driver

Share this on WhatsAppFelix Tomori the driver who drove the vehicle in which Kayode Sule, the son of the Chief Medical Director of Lafia Hospital, Ibadan, has given a graphic detail of how three people including his boss’ son were kidnapped. Suspected herdsmen, had last week Tuesday, laid an ambush at the Ajebo end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway and kidnapped three persons. The Chief Medical Director of the Lafia Hospital, Apata, Ibadan, Oyo State, Dr Oladipupo Sule, confirmed to PUNCH Metro on Wednesday that his son, Kayode and two members of staff…

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Herdsmen strike on Lagos/Ibadan expressway, kidnap 3

Share this on WhatsAppThree men in a Toyota Sienna car were kidnapped last night by suspected herdsmen on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. How the incidence happened and the exact location remains unclear as the time of filing this story. The Punch reported that “one of the passengers who escaped said most of the kidnappers numbering 15 spoke Hausa and only one conversed in English.” More details soon… Share this on WhatsApp

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Senate begin screening of ministerial nominees

Share this on WhatsAppThe Senate has commenced screening and confirmation of ministerial nominees. The President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sent the list of his cabinet nominees to the senate. The morning session which ends at 1 pm has six nominees listed for appearance. Uchechukwu Ogah from Abia State is the first to take his turn in the chamber for screening. Share this on WhatsApp

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Buhari swears in Tanko as new CJN

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN). He became the 18th CJN at the brief ceremony. Muhammad, who took over from the immediate past and suspended CJN, Walter Onnoghen, was screened and cleared by the Senate last week. He has been on acting capacity since January 2019. At the swearing-in ceremony were the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege. Also at the ceremony that started around 10.30am,…

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Saraki, Keyamo, Aregbesola named in Buhari’s new cabinet

Share this on WhatsAppA Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Festus Keyamo, Sen Godswill Apkabio and the immidiate past minister of information, Lai Mohammed have made it to the 42 ministerial list sent to the Senate for confirmation by President Muhammadu Buhari. In adherence to section167 (2), President Buhari while he attached CV to the 42 ministerial nominees, as the Senate to confirm them. Others who make the list are: Dr Ikechukwu Oga, Muhammadu Musa Bello, Godswill Apkabio, Dr Chris Ngige, Sharon Okezu, Adamu Adamu, Mariam Katagum, Timipre Sylva, Sen George…

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How Gbajabiamila’s intervention stopped resident doctors strike

Share this on WhatsAppFollowing the intervention of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria (NARD) has suspended its planned industrial action, which was due to commence on Monday 22nd July, 2019. The union had at the end of its 39th Ordinary General Meeting in Benin City, Edo State in May, given a 40-day ultimatum, calling for the payment of outstanding salary shortfalls and arrears of its members. However, after the ultimatum, the Speaker had appealed to the resident…

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Kayode Ajulo raises alarm

Share this on WhatsAppThe General Secretary of forward Buhari, Dr. Kayode Ajulo, has raised an alarm over the taking over of security surveillance on some high ways in South-west Nigeria by men who identified themselves as Miyetti Allah Vigilante Group of Ondo State. Ajulo made the revelation during an interview monitored on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily in Abuja on Monday. The activist lawyer said he was travelling to Ondo State with armed policemen on Sunday when he sighted the armed herdsmen with their cattle. The former National Secretary of the…

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DCP, Youth Corper killed in Abuja Shi’ite protest

Share this on WhatsAppProtesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have reportedly shot dead a senior police officer, DCP Usman Umar, who was in charge of Operations at the Federal Capital Territory Police Command. Umar was reportedly gunned down as he tried to pacify the rampaging Shi’ite members who disrupted commercial activities and vehicular movement during their protest at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, today. He was immediately taken to an undisclosed hospital where he died. So also a yet to be identified female National Youth Corper serving with Channels…

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Face of the Army General whose mysterious N400m was stolen by soldiers, now in detention

Share this on WhatsAppMilitary authorities have placed immediate-past General Officer Commanding (GOC), 8 Division, Sokoto, Major General Hakeem Dapo Otiki, under house arrest after some soldiers reportedly bolted away with about N400 million allegedly belonging to him. The Ikorodu born army general, who was redeployed to Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON), is being detained in the Officers Mess until he would be moved to Abuja for interrogation by personnel from the Directorate of Military Intelligence (DMI), Special Intelligence Bureau (SIB), and Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police (NACMP). He…

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PSN appreciates Fidelity Bank for support

Share this on WhatsAppNigeria’s topmost lender, Fidelity Bank Plc. on Wednesday received accolades from the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) for its unwavering support for the healthcare value chain in Nigeria. The Board of Fellows of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) made the commendation at the Society’s Annual Dinner & Award Night in Lagos where Fidelity Bank honoured with an Excellence Award in Healthcare Value Chain in Nigeria. Receiving the award on behalf of the bank, Executive Director, Lagos & Southwest, Fidelity Bank Plc, Nneka Onyeali- Ikpe thanked the…

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Duchess of Narcotics, Toyin Igbira dies of cancer

Share this on WhatsAppPopular Lagos socialite, Alhaja Monsurat Asabi (Ashabi) Oluwatoyin Oyemade Rufai Abraham aka Toyin Igbira, is dead.  She died in the early hours of Saturday, 20 July, 2019, at a private hospital in Surulere, Lagos, after a prolonged battle with ovarian cancer. She was aged 56. The gathered that Toyin Igbira was diagnosed with ovarian cancer almost ten years ago. Her search for a cure, saw her transversing between the United States and the United Kingdom, where she sought the best medical treatments. It was gathered that, after…

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OAU female student battles roommate with Snipper

Share this on WhatsAppTwo students of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Saturday poured an insecticide, Sniper, on each other. The female students, who are in part-one in the institution, were said to have engaged in a disagreement before attacking themselves with Sniper. It was learnt that the actions of the students, who reside in Mozambique Hall, caused commotion at the university. It was also gathered that the incident caused fear among students who reside near the room where the incident happened. One of the residents of the hall, who…

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More troubles for embattled NFF boss, Pinnick

Share this on WhatsAppThe crisis rocking the president of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick continued as he has been reportedly dropped from all CAF standing committees including the all-powerful AFCON Organising Committee, which he headed. According to SCORENigeria “Amaju has been stripped of his membership of all CAF committees including being President of the very important AFCON Organising Committee. “He is now just an ordinary floor member on the CAF executive committee.” Besides previously holding down the Presidency of the AFCON Organising Committee, Pinnick was also a member…

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Police invite Timi, Busola Dakolo for ‘Criminal Conspiracy, mischief and threat to life’

Share this on WhatsAppThere has been a twist in the tale of rape accusation by Busola Dakolo against Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, as the police sent separate invitations to Busola and her husband, Timi on Saturday. The invitations which were delivered in the couple’s home in Lagos came from police headquarters in Abuja. They were signed by a deputy commissioner of police Kolo Yusuf, who asked the couple to report on Tuesday by 10 a.m to face questioning over a case of “criminal conspiracy, falsehood,…

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Insecurity: Osinbajo visits Awujale, Akarigbo

Share this on WhatsAppVice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday held meetings with the Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Ajayi, and the Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom, Oba Sikiru Adetona, all in Ogun State, over the security challenges in the country. Osinbajo, who first visited the Akarigbo, was accompanied by Governor Dapo Abiodun. The vice president fielding questions from newsmen after the meeting said the consultation was on the instruction of President Muhammadu Buhari. “As you know, there are many significant security concerns all over the country, and there are concerns also…

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See picture of the Army Colonel killed by Boko Haram

Share this on WhatsAppThis is the picture of Colonel Kenneth Elemele, the army officer who paid the supreme price in the battle to clear insurgency from the North East of Nigeria. Col. Elemele was killed alongside an army captain and three others on their way to Yobe state. They paid the ultimate price leaving behind their beautiful families. May their souls rest in peace Share this on WhatsApp

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The Glamour, The Glitz Of District Governor, Akeredolu’s Visit To Rotary Club Of Maryland

Share this on WhatsAppRotary Club of Maryland, Ikeja became the second club to host newly installed District Governor, Rotarian Jide Akeredolu on the 9th of July, 2019. Rotamary is the second club to be visited by the Rotarian Akeredolu in the new Rotary year. As it is customary of the district’s foremost new generation club, the visiting DG, first assignment was the presentation of Mama Kits for pregnant women at Mende Primary Health Centre after the club’s members had earlier received the DG with a Guard of Honour mounted at…

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Lokpobiri picks Bayelsa gov form, denies rift with Sylvia

Share this on WhatsAppA former Minister of State for Agriculture, Senator Heineken Lokpobiri, on Thursday, picked the first Expression of Interest and Nomination form for the August 29 primary of the All Progressives Congress. He received the forms after paying the mandatory N22.5m. Lokpobiri, who denied any rift with former governor Timipre Sylva, said he was the most prepared and experienced for the job. He said, “I’m the most prepared and the most experienced with parliamentary and executive experiences. I was the pioneer Speaker of Bayelsa State and two-term senator;…

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Ogun Election Tribunal: Gov. Abiodun closes defence

Share this on WhatsAppThe Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, on Thursday closed his defence before the state Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, after calling 30 witnesses. The tribunal is hearing the petition filed against his victory in the March 9 governorship election by the candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement, Adekunle Akinlade. His counsel, Prof. Taiwo Osipitan (SAN), told the panel that his client, who is the second respondent in the petition, would no longer call witnesses. The closure of defence by Abiodun would allow his party, the…

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GTBank Holds 9th Annual Autism Conference

Share this on WhatsAppFor the ninth year in a row, Africa’s foremost financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, will bring together some of the world’s leading experts in Autism for two days of critical discourse on supporting children and adults living with Autism in Africa. Organized as part of the GTBank’s Orange Ribbon Initiative, the Annual Autism Conference will hold on the 30th and 31st of July 2019 at the MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Themed, “Autism: Transitions, Vocational skills and The Role of Technology,” the Annual Autism Conference will bring to…

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Breaking: Man climbs aircraft at Lagos Airport

Share this on WhatsAppThere was palpable anxiety at the Lagos Airport on Friday when an unknown man carrying a bag climbed the fuselage of the aircraft. The aircraft which had passengers on board was parked at the apron preparatory for taxing through the taxiway into the runway for take-off . Apparently beaten security on duty to gain access to the apron, the man climbed the parked aircraft through the dude to hang at the compartment housing the fuel tank. Passengers onboard the aircraft who recorded the unauthorized activities were confused…

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‘Yorubas ready for self defence’ -Ooni

Share this on WhatsAppTHE Ooni of  Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Thursday, warned that the South West zone would defend itself from marauding herdsmen, saying the drums of war are sounding in Nigeria Briefing State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, the Ooni said the drums of war were fast sounding loud across the country, warning that the Yoruba nation will defend themselves, with reinforcement from the Federal Government. Besides, Oba Ogunwusi said he was at the villa in view of the rising insecurity challenges in Nigeria including banditry,…

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Siasia’s mother’s kidnappers demand N70m

Share this on WhatsAppAbductors of the mother of a former Coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, Mrs. Beauty Ogere have reportedly made a demand for a ransom. The gunmen, who reportedly called Siasia with a foreign number, were said to have demanded N70m to release the 80-year-old woman. The kidnappers allowed Siasia to speak with his mother, Beauty Ogere and two others abducted from his Odoni community, Sagbama Local Government Area Bayelsa State by unknown gunmen. Share this on WhatsApp

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How Boko Haram killed army colonel, captain, three soldiers in ambush

Share this on WhatsAppArmy authorities on Friday confirmed the killing of a colonel, a captain and three soldiers by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno State. The Deputy Director, Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Isa Ado, gave the confirmation in a statement in Abuja. He said that the incident occurred on Wednesday in Jakana area of Borno, adding that the officers and soldiers were on transit from Maiduguri to Damaturu when they ran into an ambush by the terrorists. Ado, however, said that troops of 212 Battalion deployed at Forward…

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Breaking: Mikel quits Super Eagles

Share this on WhatsAppSuper Eagles captain Mikel Obi has retired from the national team. He retired following the third-place finish of the Super Eagles at Egypt 2019 AFCON. Mikel took to his verified Instagram page to make the announcement. Spotting his photo in the national colours, the former Chelsea ace wrote: “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my National career. “In 2006 I played my first official championship for my country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for National Team with Super Eagles.…

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Armed soldiers storm OACDC meeting

Share this on WhatsAppThe much-needed peace continued to elude Orimerunmu Area Community Development Council as the former chairman, Michael Akinfolarin stormed the venue of a peace meeting aimed to chart a way forward for the community with five soldiers bearing arms and ammunition. The meeting was a follow to an earlier one held last week Saturday in the house of Pastor Olawale, a former protem chairman of the body where the foundation for a peaceful resolution of the protracted crisis rocking the community was laid. Although Olawale and Akinfolarin were…

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Passengers injured, seven cows die as bus crash into cattle in Ekiti

Share this on WhatsAppNo fewer than four occupants of a Mazda commercial bus that rammed into a herd of cattle on the Efon Alaaye-Esa Oke Road were injured on Monday. Sources said seven of the about 1,000 cows, which were moving on the road, were killed in the crash. One of the sources, who said the accident occurred on a steep part of the road close to the border between Ekiti and Osun states, said the bus, which was on high speed, somersaulted and landed in the ditch due to…

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Access Bank Wins 2019 GBA Women’s Market Champion Impact Award

Share this on WhatsAppAccess Bank Plc. has emerged winner of the 2019 GBA Women’s Market Champion Impact Award for its efforts towards providing opportunities for women. The award is organized by the Global Banking Alliance for Women (now Financial Alliance for Women) in Paris, the award contributes to a growing list of recognitions for Access Bank, including the National Women in Finance Magazine’s Outstanding Banking Initiative Awards; the Global Banking Alliance (GBA) Women’s Market Champion Award; CBN Excellence in Women Economic Empowerment Award; National Council for Women Society Nigeria’s Dedication…

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Non-Oil Exports: Fidelity Bank, NEPC, LBS Trains 100 MSMEs In Kano

Share this on WhatsApp·        Set To Unlock Potentials of Northern Export Market Fidelity Bank Plc, top Nigerian lender is training over 100 SMEs at the 8th edition of the highly acclaimed Export Management Programme (EMP) with the aim of providing impactful, world-class support to Micro Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Kano State. Organised by the bank in strategic partnership with the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) and the Lagos Business School (LBS), this programme currently in its third year was designed specifically to enhance the competitiveness of export-oriented businesses. The programme has…

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UBA Marketplace 2019 holds in Abuja

Share this on WhatsAppAfrica leading financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is set to host over 20,000 visitors, 120 small and medium enterprises and leading private and public sector players from across Africa, at the continent’s biggest entrepreneurial fair tagged #theUBAmarketplace2019 in Abuja, Nigeria. The event, which will be held on July 26th and 27th 2019, on the sideline of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum, will host businesses and business owners in various industries including food, fashion, beauty, home/interior and gadgets. The event will offer plenary sessions and…

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Buhari replies Obasanjo

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Muhammadu Buhari has replied former President Olusegun Obasanjo who accused him of not doing enough to tackle the widespread insecurity in the country. In an open letter on Monday, Obasanjo criticised  Buhari’s government, saying killings could not be swept under the carpet. Obasanjo said the rate at which things were going, Nigeria could experience a situation similar to Rwanda where there was genocide in 1994. “To be explicit and without equivocation, Mr. President and General, I am deeply worried about four avoidable calamities,” he wrote. “Violent uprising …

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Assets: How Oyo Gov., Makinde got his N48.1bn

Share this on WhatsAppThe Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Monday made good his campaign promise to publicly declare his assets. The governor, who visited the Oyo State office of the Code of Conduct Bureau in Ibadan to receive a copy of the asset declaration form, said his decision to make the assets public was in fulfilment of his electoral promise. Details of the assets as contained in the CCB 1 with the name Oluseyi Abiodun Makinde, was declared at the High Court of Oyo State, on May 28, 2019.…

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Ogun Police arrest three herdsmen who killed farmer after grazing his farm

Share this on WhatsAppThe police in Ogun state have arrested three herdsmen for allegedly killing a farmer Rafiu Sowemimo, 40. The suspects, Muhammed Adamu, Saliu Ismail and Saliu Adamu allegedly killed Sowemimo on Sunday at Adao village in Alabata, Odeda Local Government Area of the state. The suspects were said to have allowed their cattle stray into the farm of the deceased thereby destroying his crops, an action Sowemimo protested. He was said to have accosted the herders, querying their destructive attitude which led to an altercation. Angered by the…

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Access Bank UK pledges N350m for Children in Education, posts impressive result

Share this on WhatsAppThe Access Bank UK used its’ annual Access Bank Polo Day at Guards Polo Club Windsor on Saturday 13 July to post results showing another year of outstanding international business growth. 2018 was the year that it joined the three key UK clearing systems, and collected the best African Trade Finance Bank Awards from both International Finance and CFI. All four strategic business units returned double-digit growth and in only its second year of operations, the importance of its investment in Dubai was demonstrated by a 200…

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Ogun Police arrest three ‘spray pepper’ robbers

Share this on WhatsAppMen of the Ogun State Police Command have arrested three suspected members of an armed robbery gang who allegedly specialised in snatching motorcycles after spraying pepper on their victims’ eyes. The suspects were said to be operating in Aiyepe, Ososa and adjoining communities in the Odogboolu Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Abimbola Oyeyemi, said this in a statement in Abeokuta on Sunday. Oyeyemi said the modus operandi of the suspects was to look for the rider of a…

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Again, herdsmen Stab Farmer to death in Ogun

Share this on WhatsAppPandemonium broke out in Adao community in Alabata area of Odeda Local Government Area of  Ogun State after two suspected herdsmen allegedly stabbed a 49-year-old farmer, identified as Rafiu Showemimo, to death. Our correspondent gathered that the heinous act was perpetrated on Sunday when the deceased was on his way back home from his farm when the suspected herdsmen accosted him for no reason, overpowered him and stabbed him in the neck. The herdsmen reportedly abandoned him after reportedly waiting for him to bleed to death. A…

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Fasoranti’s daughter: “No man can change what God has ordained” -Tinubu

Share this on WhatsAppAll Progressives Congress stalwart, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, says Mrs. Funke Olakunrin, daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Reuben Fasoranti, was destined to die in such a manner. Tinubu said this while addressing journalists after paying Fasoranti a condolence visit on Sunday. The former governor of Lagos State said no man can change what God has ordained even as he maintained that she could have died in a road accident if she wasn’t shot on her way to Lagos last Friday. He said the tragedy could be converted to an…

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