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Nigerian pastor Epenusi killed in US

Police  in Indianapolis, capital of Indiana in the United States have launched a manhunt for the killer of a Nigerian pastor, Oluwadayomisi Epenusi. The 66 year old Nigerian was  shot to death  at  the weekend at an apartment complex near 10th Street and I-465 on the city’s west side. Friends and neighbors said  Epenusi, had only recently moved to Indiana ... Read More »

RRS Rescues Boys Fleeing Abuja, Reunites Them With Parents

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command on Monday last week rescued two teenagers fleeing the Abuja abodes of their parents and re-united them with the parents on Friday. The teenagers, Chidubem Amaechi, 13 and Chinedu Onyebuchi, 13 were rescued by the RRS operatives of Monday morning after alighting from an Abuja bus at Ojodu Berger, Lagos. The ... Read More »

Ekiti Celebrates Gen. Adebayo With Glorious Exit

Residents of Ekiti State gathered at the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, Ado-Ekiti, on Friday to celebrate the late former Military Governor of the Old Western Region, Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.). His corpse arrived for the lying-in-state at around 1:40 pm, accompanied by Governor Ayodele Fayose and the son of the deceased, former Governor Niyi Adebayo. Residents were clad in green ‘ankara’ ... Read More »

Afenifere wants National Monument named after Gen Adebayo

  The foremost Yoruba political, social and cultural organization, Afenifere Ekiti state chapter, has welcome the announcement of governor Ayo Fayose to immortalize the late Gen Adeyinka Adebayo as a national legend.   And it is even a sweet taste in the mouth for Mr Governor to personally declared the best edifice in Ekiti, the Oke Ayoba government house, as ... Read More »

It’s disrespectful sharing Moji Olaiya’s vulnerable picture – Aiyeola

London-based actress, Opeyemi Aiyeola, on Friday urged her colleagues and sympathisers to mourn the late actress, Moji Olaiya, in a respectable manner. The plea followed Friday’s circulation of a picture showing the late actress lying on a hospital bed with tubes running across her neck and nose. “People should please respect Moji’s dignity,” a tearful Ayeola said. “It’s disrespectful sharing ... Read More »

Eyo festival: Do not wear shoes, head ties – Oba of Lagos warns residents, visitors

The Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu II has sent out early warning to Lagosians against putting on shoes, and women against wearing head ties on Saturday as the state hosts Eyo Festival. Speaking at a press conference at the Ilupesi Square in Lagos Island on Thursday, the Oba warned that such thing would go against the ancient tradition. The monarch made the declaration ... Read More »

Popular Yoruba Actress Moji Olaiya Dies At 42

Nollywood actors and stakeholders have expressed shock over the sudden death of popular actress Moji Olaiya. The 42-year-old actor died on Thursday. Olaiya who delivered a baby in Canada in March is reported to have died in that country. Just before her demise, Olaiya made some comments on her Instagram wall. In an Instagram post two days ago, she wrote: ... Read More »

Oshiomhole’s wife gets Nigerian citizenship

A total of 335 foreign nationals were on Tuesday in Abuja granted citizenship by the Federal Government after statutory clearance and due diligence by the relevant security agencies.‎ ‎ The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau,‎ who presented the certificates of citizenship to the foreigners, charged them to be good ambassadors of Nigeria. Mrs Lara Oshiomhole, the wife of ... Read More »

N1bn HIV drugs expired in storage, says FG

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has revealed that $3.2m (N1.08bn) worth of HIV drugs expired in storage. Adewole said this while delivering a speech at the ‘Dissemination Meeting of 2016 National Health Facility Survey’ in Abuja on Tuesday. He said clinical competence and knowledge of healthcare workers,  availability of drugs and basic equipment,  and management and supervision of ... Read More »