Posted on Wed 13 Jun 2018, 02:37 PM

Nigerian man Olasunkanmi Esho,42, who lives in Chicago, has shot his Cameroonian wife, Bourk Esho, 33, and their 7-year-old daughter, Olivia Esho, and went ahead to kill himself. 

The Darien Police Department says officers responding to a call about shots fired in a home of the Pharmasist in the 7500-block of Farmingdale Drive, found the bodies about 1 a.m. Sunday.

They are survived by their 13-year-old son and 4-year-old daughter. The 8-year-old reportedly died in the arms of her 13-year-old brother. 

Posted on Wed 13 Jun 2018, 01:23 PM

Former Edo state governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says he would have arrested former President Olusegun Obasanjo if he was Nigeria’s president. 

Comrade Oshiomole, who is vying for the office of the National Chairman of APC,  made the comment when he spoke at the June 12th investiture that held at the state house Abuja.

Posted on Wed 13 Jun 2018, 01:02 PM

Spanish Football Federation has sacked the coach of the National Team, Julen Lopetegui, who was recently announced as the new coach for Spanish club, Real Madrid.

President of the SFF, Luis Rubiales, said in a press conference that the Association got to know that Lopetegui will be leaving the national team at the end of the world cup, just five minutes before it was announced by Real Madrid. 

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 06:32 PM

Justice Adebukola Banjoko of the Federal Capital High Court, has sentenced former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, to 14 years in prison for criminal breach of trust and misappropriation of funds.

Dariye was charged for allegedly diverting N1.1bn while in office between 1999 and 2007.

 Justice Banjoko, in  a six-and-a-half-hour judgment convicted the ex-governor  on 15 out the 23 count charge of criminal breach of trust against punishable under  the Penal Code 

Eight of the twenty three charges were thrown out for lack of sufficient evidence.

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 05:15 PM

The Federal Government of Nigeria has congratulated the President of North Korea  Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump of the United States of America on the historic achievement made at the “Kim and Trump Summit,” held on Tuesday in Singapore.

A statement by the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tope Elias-Fatile says the success of the historic Summit is a demonstration of commitment by the relevant parties towards de-escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula.

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 05:05 PM

Putting a crown on a masterstroke, President Muhammadu Buhari has tendered an unreserved apology on behalf of the Nigerian people and Government to the family of the Late Moshood Kashimawo Abiola and other key actors of the June twelve struggle. 

President Buhari who spoke at the investiture ceremony conferring special  National honours on the late MKO Abiola,his running mate Babagana Kingibe and the late Gani Fawehinmi, 

He said the awards were not aimed at opening old wounds but were an attempt by government to right the wrongs of the past

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 03:28 PM

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Gudu, has found the former governor of Plateau state, Joshua Dariye, guilty of misappropriating N1.16 billion Ecological Fund meant for the state.

Sentencing is underway

He is the second former governor to be jailed in one month for corruption.  The first was the ex-governor of Taraba state, Jolly Nyame. 

Details shortly

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 03:14 PM

A presidential aspirant Donald Duke, on Tuesday said that his ambition was not backed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

Duke, a former governor of Cross River, who recently declared his intention to run for the exalted office, told newsmen in Lagos that though he remained close to Obasanjo, his decision to run was personal.

“I am not hypocritical. I am close the former president but he is neither my sponsor nor backup. However, those who come up with these propaganda also go to get the ex-president’s endorsement.

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 09:25 AM

Trouble seem not to be over for former President Olusegun Obasanjo as President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to reopen investigation into the unresolved murder of former Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Bola Ige.

The directive also include fresh investigation into the killing of  a former Deputy National Chairman, South-South, of the PDP, Aminasoari Dikibo.

Both men were murdered when Chief Obasanjo was President and were considered politically motivated.

Posted on Tue 12 Jun 2018, 12:12 AM

Muslim group under the umbrella of Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has withdrawn its Law suit threat against Folarin Falana ‘AKA’ Falz over his controversial ‘This is Nigeria’ video.

The group had last week, given  a seven-day ultimatum to ‘Falz’ to withdraw the video and demanded an apology.

The music video pictured some girls in hijab dancing to the song’s rhythm.

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