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Alleged assault: Portable gets bail

Femi Adeleke Abeokuta Popular hip-hop artiste, Habeeb Okikiola, popularly known as Portable has been granted bail by the Ogun state police command over an alleged assault on his former DJ, simply identified as "DJ Chicken". The controversial musician...

NGO Seeks Prosecution Of “Witch Hunters”

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     A Non-Governmental Organisation, Advocacy For Alleged Witches (AFAW), has called for the protection of the aged against persecution and torture from people who usually tag them as witches.   The group also called for adequate...

French lawmakers want abortion rights in constitution

PARIS (AP) — A group of lawmakers belonging to French President Emmanuel Macron’s party will propose a bill to inscribe abortion rights into the country’s constitution, according to the statement by two members of...

Iran launches rocket into space

By NASSER KARIMI and ISABEL DEBRE TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television said Sunday that Tehran had launched a solid-fueled rocket into space, drawing a rebuke from Washington ahead of the expected resumption of...

Understanding Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu

By Wale Adedayo Looking back to my days as a full time journalist, the ever rising profile of former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, appears to confirm beliefs among his ardent supporters that...

Nigerians blame fuel shortage on Ukraine war, fixed prices

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is grappling with widespread fuel shortages that are forcing motorists to spend hours in lines to buy gas and causing prices to surge for transportation and basic commodities. Russia’s war...

Nigerian Army eulogises dead officer

The Nigerian Army has eulogised one of its officers, Major Udiandeye Jeremiah Udiadenye, who committed suicide recently and allegedly facing court martial at 1 Division Kaduna. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Onyema Nwachukwu, in...

Group hails PDP over choice of Okowa as Atiku’s running mate

        Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     Amalgamated Atiku Support Group (AASG) has hailed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and party's Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar on the emergence of the Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa as the Vice Presidential candidate...

Sowunmi writes PDP NWC, seeks dissolution of Ogun exco

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta   A governorship aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun state, Segun Sowunmi, has written to the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party, seeking the dissolution of the Ogun state executive...

CACOL Wants FMC MD Investigated For Alleged Corruption

      Femi Adeleke Abeokuta     The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has written the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, (ICPC) to investigate the allegation of corruption levelled against the Medical Director of Federal...