by George Okojie Suspected billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (a.k.a. Evans), has again dragged the Inspector General of Police, and three others before a Federal High Court in Lagos over his alleged illegal detention. In the new suit filed yesterday, Evans is claiming N300 million as general and exemplary damages against the...
BY Osa Okhomina,Yenagoa   …as police foil kidnap attempt on Bayelsa PDP treasurer   There was palpable fear in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital over the weekend following the armed attacks on some parts of the state which led to a bloody shootout between a Police Patrol team and unknown gunmen, leading...
BY OSA OKHOMINA   .......on the intrigues surrounding the recent controversia outburst by Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, against the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. Until lately, the Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, was the ‘golden boy” of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a dependable political son of the...
 Adebayo Waheed, The Oyo State government has mandated every residents and citizen of the state to ensure they enroll in the newly introduced state health insurance scheme.  Explaining the rationale behind the scheme, the Executive Secretary, Oyo State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Olusola Akande in Ibadan on Thursday, said having many...
A 29-year-old bus driver, Folarin Olorunto, who threatened his sister-in-law with a knife to be able to rape her, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The driver, who resides on Odushola Street, Aboru, Ipaja, a Lagos suburb, is standing trial on counts of rape and threat to...
BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN  A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Chairman G-23 PDP Alliance, Honourable Olaitan Lucky Turaki, has said t‎he party still have tangible structures to win the 2019  presidential elections as well as many governorship and legislative seats. He said the‎ recent last week's declaration of Senator...
By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday listed agriculture, energy, industrialisation and transport infrastructure as key areas the President Muhammadu Buhari administration will focus on in the second half of its four-year tenure. He assured that in the next two years, the administration will build on the successes...
By Ejike Ejike, Abuja The Department of State Service (DSS) has busted some terrorists elements who had perfected plans to attack markets, public parks, public processions, recreation centers, as well as worship canters, especially the Eid praying grounds and other densely populated areas during the forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr Sallah celebration. The Service,...
BY SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja The Caucus of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Senate has said that the Supreme Court judgment on the leadership crisis of the party which declared Ahmed Markafi as the authentic National Chairman of the party is a clear indication that the opposition party will...
 BY ISAIAH BENJAMIN,Kaduna After a week of exciting basketball action at the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Indoor Sports Complex in Kaduna, 12 teams have earned their places in the next round of the Zenith Bank Female Basketball Premier League slated for Asaba, Delta. This was disclosed to newsmen by the head, technical...