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Adeleke reverses Oyetola appointments and dethrones traditional rulers

Osun Governor Ademola Adeleke on Monday issued six executive orders reversing appointments made by former Governor Gboyega Oyetola, including the appointment of workers and the installation of traditional rulers. This is contained in a statement issued by his spokesperson, Malam Olawale Rasheed. The governor signed the executive orders on Monday, including an order to freeze all state government accounts in ...

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Two men in dock for allegedly defrauding trader of N11,000

Two unemployed men were on Monday arraigned before an Upper Area Court in Karu, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding a trader of N11,000. The police charged Mohammed Abubakar, 48, and Thompson Ola, 42, of Karmajiji village, Abuja, with common fraud. Counsel to the prosecution, Ade Adeyanju, told the court that sometime in September, the accused persons entered the plaintiff’s shop and ...

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Fire destroys shops in the main market of Onitsha

Sources at the main market in Onitsha, the largest market in West Africa, have reported that fire is currently raging in a section of the market A trader in the market, Mr Obi Barth Ifediora, confirmed the incident to DAILY POST, saying two blocks of shops have so far been destroyed by the fire. The fire was said to have ...

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Peter Obi meets Apostle Johnson Suleman

Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate Peter Obi met with Apostle Johnson Suleman of Omega Fire Ministries on Friday. The meeting was announced by Suleman via his Twitter page. In a photo of the meeting, Suleman wrote: “Thank you @PeterObi for joining us…may God always protect you in Jesus’ name.” Since launching his presidential campaign, Obi has met with several clergymen. ...

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Be careful, “enemies” are looking for loopholes, Kanu tells his followers

The detained leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Kanu, has revealed that the “enemies” are looking for loopholes to blackmail IPOB.   According to Ifeanyi Ejiofor, Kanu’s lead counsel, who visited him at the Department of State Security Service facility in Abuja, the embattled leader, therefore, urged IPOB members to be careful in their dealings. In a ...

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25-year-old beats his father to death on the plateau

The Plateau State Police Command on Friday confirmed the arrest of a 25-year-old man, Bernard Danlami, who allegedly stoned his father to death in Mangu community. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Onyeka Bartholomew, confirmed this when he briefed journalists at his headquarters in Jos on Friday on the activities of the command. He said, “A case of culpable ...

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Police arrest two suspected armed robbers and seize gun in Delta

Policemen from Orerokpe Division in Okpe Local Government Area of Delta State have arrested two suspected armed robbers while others fled into the forest in the community. The suspects are Desmond Ejinyere and Joshua Emoefe, 18 and 20-year-old men respectively. Police also recovered a locally made cut double-barrelled pistol and two live cartridges from the suspects. They were arrested in ...

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20 lashes for 2 persons guilty of TikTok defamation of Ganduje

A magistrate court in Kano presided over by Aminu Muhammad Gabari has ordered public floggings for Mubarak Isa Muhammad and Nazifi Muhammad Bala for defaming the Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, on Tiktok. The two, who are to receive 20 lashes each, were also ordered to sweep the courthouse and keep the toilet facility clean for 30 days. ...

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