Tuesday, January 26, 2021

President Buhari Replaces Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service. Those involved are the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; Chief of Army Staff, Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai; Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ekwe Ibas; and Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar. President Buhari thanks...

Fulani Eviction: Buhari Operating Government Of Herdsmen – Mr Macroni

Nigerian Instagram comedian, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni has taken a swipe on the Buhari-led administration over its handling of the herdsmen crisis in the country so far. There have been an ongoing rift between Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, his supporters and the Fulani residing in Igbangan, Oyo State. It was reported that Igboho,...

School Reopening In Nigeria Is Wickedness – Seun Kuti

Afrobeat singer, Seun Kuti has condemned the reopening of schools by the Nigerian government amid the second wave of coronavirus. Kuti, in a post shared on Instagram described the action of the government as wickedness, adding that politicians who recommended the reopening of schools do not have their children attending the said schools. He mentioned that...

Setting Ablaze Sunday Igboho’s House Is Cowardice – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former minister of aviation has condemned the attack on Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho’s house in Ibadan. It was earlier reported that Igboho’s house was set ablaze early Tuesday morning. The building burnt was his Soka residence in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital However, no one was reported dead or injured as at press time. Reacting, Fani-Kayode...

Why I Am Against Fulani Herdsmen – Sunday Igboho

Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho has said he is not against Hausa or Fulani tribe but against killer Fulani herdsmen. The activist said this on his Twitter page while giving update on his meeting with the commissioner of police over herdsmen killing in the State. Igboho explained that contrary to insinuations making the rounds, he has Fulani...

Save Lives First Before Asking For Police Report – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu has urged doctors to treat victims of gunshot wounds first before asking for any Police report. Mr. Adamu stated this on Monday while appearing as a guest on Channels Television’s Newsnight programme. Shedding light on the police policy on people with gunshot wounds, the police chief said, “No, we don’t do...

Kobe Bryant Death Anniversary: Fans Still Mourn Icon, Daughter

On this day in 2020 the world lost an icon. It’s been a year since Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Southern California. They were on their way to a basketball tournament on a Sunday morning. Bryant, Gigi — that’s what most called his daughter — and...

Governors Agree To Ban Open And Night Grazing Across States

Governors of the South-West have agreed to ban all forms of open and night grazing across states within the region. This resolve was reached on Monday at a meeting between governors from the South-West region and the leadership of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN). Rising from the meeting, the chairman of the Nigeria Governors...

We Are On The Trail Of Hoodlums Who Set Igboho’s House Ablaze – Police

The Oyo State Police Command on Tuesday said it was pursuing yet unidentified persons who set ablaze Sunday Igboho’s house in Ibadan. Channels Television earlier reported that the house of Igboho, the man at the centre of the recent eviction controversy in Oyo State, had been razed in the early hours of Tuesday. “At about 0620...

Hoodlums Set Sunday Igboho’s House On Fire

The house of Sunday Adeyemi ‘Igboho’, the man at the centre of the recent eviction controversy in Oyo State, was set ablaze in the early hours of Tuesday. Confirming the incident to Channels Television, the Oyo State Police Command said it received a distress call about the fire around 6 am. The distress report said some...

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