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Adeleke was given overdose of banned injection – CMD

The Chief Medical Director, Ladoke Akintola University of Technology Teaching Hospital, Osogbo, Prof Akeem Lasisi, has testified that the late senator representing Osun-West senatorial district, Chief Isiaka Adeleke, died of an overdose of banned injections. Testifying before a coroner, Mr Olusegun Ayilara, in Osogbo, on Monday, Lasisi, who spoke from the witness box, said the Chief Medical Director of Biket ... Read More »

Policemen rob doctor coming from emergency of N45,000

A Lagos medical practitioner, who identified himself only as Dr Itan, has accused policemen from the Area M command of stealing N45,000 from him. The victim, who works with a private hospital in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state, said he was returning from an emergency around 1am, accompanied by his wife, when he was stopped by a police ... Read More »

Ekiti names Govt House, hospital after Gen. Adebayo

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has directed that the new Government House, Oke Ayaba, in Ado Ekiti be named after the former Governor of the Old Western Region, the late Gen. Adeyinka Adebayo (retd.) The governor has also threatened to prosecute husbands who beat their wives, saying the state would not condone violence against women. Fayose stated this at ... Read More »

WHO confirms more Ebola cases in Congo

The World Health Organisation on Monday confirmed that a second Ebola case in Congo. “So far there are 19 suspect cases, including three deaths and two lab-confirmed cases,” a WHO spokesperson in Geneva said via e-mail. The first case was confirmed on Friday in Bas-Uele province in the north-east. The WHO has said the outbreak appears to be limited to ... Read More »


The ten artistes that were selected to the quarter finals in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State and Ota in Ogun state have expressed hope over the next round of the talent hunt competition. The artistes expressed hope of making it to the semifinals as the auditions revealed amazing talents from among the contestants. Commenting on their performance in Ado Ekiti, the ... Read More »

Makarfi, sheriff congratulate Ekeremadu at 55

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, on his 55th birth anniversary. In separate messages, National Chairman of the party, Sen. Ali Modu Sheriff and the Chairman, National Caretaker Committee, Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, on Friday in Abuja, felicitated with Ekweremadu. Makarfi, in a statement by the committee’s National Publicity Secretary, Mr Dayo Adeyeye, commended ... Read More »

26 aircraft storm Minna for IBB’s daughter’s wedding

About 26 private jets and four police and air force aircraft landed in Minna yesterday for the wedding of former President Ibrahim Babangida’s daughter. The aircraft conveyed various dignitaries to the wedding of Halima, the youngest daughter of Babangida, who got married to a Gombe businessman, Alhaji Auwal Abdullahi. The ceremony saw security beefed up around the Minna metropolis and ... Read More »

Suleman: Court awards N250,000 damages against DSS DG

A Federal High Court sitting in Asaba, Delta State, has asked the Department of State Services to tender an unreserved apology to the son of the South-South Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Mr Tareri Avwomakpa, over his illegal arrest by DSS operatives in February. Justice T.B. Adegoke gave the ruling on Tuesday in a suit numbered FHC/ASB/CS/14/2017 filed ... Read More »