Month: June 2019

Oyo Speaker Condemns High Rate of Female Genital Mutilation

June 27, 2019

The Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon Adebo Ogundoyin has condemned the high rate of Female Genital Mutilation FGM in the state and charged necessary stakeholders to be more committed to the fight against the practice. 

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Kongi’s Window of Immeasurable Harvest

June 26, 2019

 Wole Adejumo  Since the event was mentioned online, so much has been said about Professor Wole Soyinka, the young man that paid for the seat as well as the window seat itself. It is not as if I know him so well neither I am holding brief for him but the Professor Soyinka I know […]

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“I Contested Against PDP and INEC”, Akpabio Tells Tribunal

June 26, 2019

Akwa Ibom West Senatorial Election: Akpabio Laments INEC’S Manipulation Senator Godswill Akpabio Tuesday lamented what has been described as  the ‘monumental manipulations’ that characterised the Akwa Ibom West senatorial district election in the February 23 presidential and National Assembly Election, saying the election that produced Chris Ekpenyong of the People’s Democratic Party as the winer […]

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Man, 65 remanded in prison for defiling 13-year old daughter

June 25, 2019

An Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered a 65-year-old man, Bayo Akinwete, to be remanded in prison custody over the rape of his 13 year old daughter. This according to the magistrate is to enable the court seek legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).

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Woman’s breasts won’t stop growing because of mysterious condition

June 25, 2019

A woman has been left unable to walk without crutches due to a mystery condition that has caused her breasts to grow uncontrollably. Lam Phrai Si Nuan, of Thailand, suffers from excruciating neck, shoulder and back pain because of her gigantic bosom. Local reports claim the 46-year-old is forced to wear a heavy cloth tied behind […]

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IBHS Class of 94 To Honour Bode Amoo, Others at 25th Anniversary Reunion

June 25, 2019

The 1994 set of the Ibadan Boys’ High School Old Boys Association has fixed 28th and 29th June for its 25th anniversary reunion. As part of the activities lined up for the event, the National President of Ibadan Boys High School Old Boys Association, Chief Bode Amoo will be honoured with an award of excellence […]

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PDP Heaps Blames on Buhari Over Buratai’s ‘Defeatist’ Comment

June 24, 2019

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has averred that “the defeatist comments by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Nigeria’s national security, affirm the position of the PDP and millions of Nigerians that President Muhammadu Buhari failed in his duties as a Commander-In-Chief”.

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‘Be wary of social media reports on insecurity’, Osinbajo urges Nigerians

June 24, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians in the Diaspora not to rely entirely on social media reports on the security challenges facing the country. Speaking at a town hall meeting in New York on Sunday evening, Osinbajo said the social media “tends to be hysterical about practically everything”.

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‘Why you DON’T need eight hours sleep,’ Doctor reveals

June 24, 2019

If you’ve ever found yourself dozing off at your desk during the day or craving a midday siesta it might not be as unnatural as you think. While it won’t earn you any favours with the boss, a sleep expert claims that our bodies are biologically programmed to clock off at various times during the […]

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Two ATM Robbers Arrested in Ogun

June 23, 2019

Men of the Ogun State Police Command, on Thursday 20th June 2019, arrested two suspected members of a syndicate who specialize in robbing people of money withdrawn from Automated Teller Machines. Announcing the arrest of the suspects, ASP Abimbola Oyeyemi disclosed via a statement on Sunday that “their mode of operation is to lurk around […]

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