AkinfeAyo's blog

Three people reported dead in Lokoja after Senator Dino Melaye's rally is attacked by armed gunmen

ABOUT three people have been confirmed dead following a political rally in Lokoja called by Kogi West's Senator Dino Melaye aimed at addressing the ongoing campaign to get him recalled from the National Assembly.



Kidnapping kingpin popularly known as Evans reveals that he collects ransom in US dollars

RECENTLY-arrested kidnapper Chukwudi Onuamadike popularly known as Evans has revealed to the Lagos State Police Command that he only collects ransoms for the release of his victims in US dollars.


Over the weekend, Evans was arrested by the police in his palatial mansion in the Magodo area of Lagos, bringing to an end years of pursuit. He was Nigeria's most notorious kidnapper, who masterminded the abduction of public officials, expatriates and rich businessmen and women.


UK diasporans hold parenting conference to discuss menace of Nigerian youth crime problem

DOZENS of Nigerians gathered in Essex yesterday for a second ever parenting conference titled Protecting our Future aimed at addressing the growing problem of youth violence and the incessant rise of the alienation of youngsters.



Osinbajo condemns ultimatum giving to Igbos living in northern Nigeria asking for peace and unity

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has condemned the recent Kaduna declaration in which certain Arewa youth groups called on all Igbos living in northern Nigeria to leave the region by October 1 saying it was an unacceptable threat.



Eagles face losing out on third successive Nations Cup after 0-2 loss to South Africa in Uyo

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles face the prospect of missing out on a third successive African Cup of Nations after they lost a qualifier by two goals to nil for the 2019 tournament to South Africa's Bafana Bafana in Uyo.



Ango Abdullahi claims that southern Nigeria was developed by cashed raised in the old Northern Region

NORTHERN Elders Forum (Nef) spokesman and former Ahmadu Bello University vice chancellor Professor Ango Abdullahi has alleged that resources from the northern half of the country were used to develop other regions of Nigeria.



Nigeria to export first consignment of certified yams to the US and UK this month

NIGERIA plans to export her first consignment of certified yams to the UK and US on June 29 as part of the federal government's economic diversification programme aimed at reducing the dependence on crude oil.



Osinbajo launches government's Emergency Food Intervention in the northeast in defiance of Boko Haram

ACTING president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has flagged off the government's Emergency Food Intervention programme in the northeast designed to address possible feeding shortages among the victims of the Boko Haram insurgency.



Nigerian businessman sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of parole in the US for murder

NIGERIAN businessman Ezeoma Chigozie Obioha has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in Los Angeles after being found guilty of the murder of a woman in a restaurant in 2015.



Seven Nigerians elected in the British House of Commons following yesterday's general election

SEVEN Nigerians have been elected as members of the British Parliament following yesterday's general election that had been hurriedly called by Prime Minister Theresa May to resolve the ongoing Brexit crisis.




Subscribe to RSS - AkinfeAyo's blog