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Are Ona Kakanfo: I chose Adams on merit, says Alaafin

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, on Wednesday said the National Coordinator of the Oodua Peoples Congress, Gani Adams, was chosen as the new Are Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland after considering his antecedents as a Yorubaman

Customs revenue leakage probe: N140bn recovered from erring firms, banks – Senate

ABUJA— THE Senate,  yesterday disclosed, that about N140 billion has been returned to the Federal Government through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, by firms and banks found guilty in its investigations into revenue leakages in the

BREAKING: NSE suspends trading on Oando shares

The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday has said that it has suspended trading in the shares of Oando Plc from October 20, 2017. The NSE, in a statement on its website, said it acted on the directive of

Abuja-Lokoja highway closed as revenue officials kill tanker driver

The is confusion in Kogi State as the Abuja-Lokoja highway is completely locked down following the alleged killing of a tanker driver by the officials of the state revenue board. According to an eyewitness, the revenue officials

UPP tells NASS to probe Operation Python Dance 11 in South East

ABUJA – THE United Progressive Party (UPP), yesterday called on the National Assembly, NASS, to probe activities of the Nigerian Army Operation Python Dance II in the South East. Recruits undergo training at the headquaters of the

Suspected militants kidnap four missionaries in Delta

Suspected militants have kidnapped four missionaries in Delta State.The Police Commissioner, Mr. Zanna Ibrahim, who addressed journalists yesterday in Asaba, said an anti-kidnapping team was already on the trail of the suspects. He explained that intelligence revealed

Breaking: Senator Abaribe applies to withdraw as Kanu’s surety

ABUJA – Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe has asked the Federal High Court in Abuja to revoke the undertaken he took on behalf of the leader of the indigenous People of Biafra, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu. The three persons that

Why I picked Gani Adams as new Aare Ona Kakanfo — Alaafin

LAGOS—The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, has explained why he picked National Coordinator of the Oodua People’s Congress, OPC, Otunba Gani Adams, as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo designate of Yorubaland, saying it was based on

Land dispute: Cameroun gendarmes invade Nigerian territory, injure 6

A prolonged border dispute between Nigeria and Cameroun resurfaced at the weekend when people from Bodam, a  Camerounian community invaded Danare community in Boki Local Government Area of Cross River State. During the attack, six persons  were injured,

Uniform men lured us to be killed by herdsmen – Plateau attack survivor

Jos—No fewer than 29 persons, mainly women and children, were, yesterday, killed in an attack by suspected herdsmen in Nkiedonwhro village of Irigwe chiefdom in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. Plateau women protest at the