King Sunny Ade loses wife Hon Risikat Adegeye who served in Lagos State House of Assembly

JUJU maestro King Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye popularly known as King Sunny Ade has lost one of his wives Hon Risikat Ajoke Adegeye who served as a lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2011 and 2015.



Adesina says federal government will not publicly expose those who sponsor terrorism

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari's spokesman Femi Adesina has revealed that the federal government is not interested in exposing sponsors of terrorism in Nigeria despite foreign nations saying they know who they are.



Despite our plethora of socio-economic woes Nigeria remains one of the world's most unique nations that will shape the future of humanity. If we can only be single-minded like Frederick Lugard, Nigeria will become a world power within 20 years

By Ayo Akinfe

[1] On August 30 1894 British explorer Frederick Lugard began his expedition of the Niger which led to the eventual creation of the nation state called Nigeria. In just 20 years, Lugard captured nearly 1m square kilometres, subduing about 20m people from 250 different ethnic groups. He created the biggest and most lucrative British colony south of the Sahara to the envy of the Germans and French


ESN member lynched to death on Owerri for trying to enforce Ipob sir-at-home order

MEMBERS of the public in the Imo State capital Owerri have lynched an Eastern Security Network (ESN) operative to death after he tried to enforce the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob's) sit-at-home order earlier today.



APC chieftain says Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho will be forgiven if they join the party

LEADING member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Niger State Jonathan Vatsa has suggested that separatist agitators Nnamdi Kanu and Sunday Igboho will have their sins forgiven if they join the party.



Rochas says he has never collected a penny as salary since he became a senator as everything goes to charity

FORMER Imo State governor Rochas Okorocha has declared that he is yet to receive one penny in the form of salary since he was elected as the lawmaker representing Imo West Senatorial District in 2019.



Rohr says Tomori will be welcome if he goes through Fifa switch making himself eligible for Nigeria

AC MILAN centreback Fikaro Tomori could still feature for Nigeria in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers after Super Eagles manager Gernot refused to close the door on the player following his recent declaration that he feels Nigerian.



Ogun police warn Christians that they are vulnerable to kidnappers when they pray in the forest

OGUN State Police Command officials have warned Christians organisations operating in the state to desist from holding prayer sessions in forests as by doing so they leave themselves vulnerable to kidnappers.



President Buhari has just arrived in New York for a United Nations summit. He should make it clear to the General Assembly that they have to take the following steps if they want to avoid another Afghanistan in Nigeria

Ayo Akinfe

[1] First of all, he should let the whole world know that Nigeria is not Afghanistan where what happens remains local. Whenever anything happens in Nigeria, it has continental implications. If Iswap or Boko Haram seize power in Nigeria, there will be a massive domino effect across Africa. They ignore Nigeria at their peril


Indigenous nationalities alliance lists six demands for Buhari as he departs for UN today

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has been presented with six demands by the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (Ninas) as he departs for New York today to participate in the United Nations General Assembly.




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