Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Gunmen storm Ibadan quarry site, abduct RCC, Polaris bank staff

Some gunmen have stormed a quarry site in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital and kidnapped two people. DAILY POST gathered on Tuesday that the gunmen stormed the quarry site located along Ijebu-Ode / Ibadan Road and kidnapped the victims on Monday. Our correspondent gathered from a source that one Mr. Popoola Isaac, a staff of RCC...

BREAKING: Fasoranti Steps Down As Afenifere Leader, Ayo Adebanjo Named As Acting Leader

Chief Ayo Adebanjo has been named as the Acting leader of the Yoruba sociopolitical group, Afenifere. The leader of the group, Chief Reuben Fasoranti, who dropped this hint during the meeting of the group in Akure, the Ondo state capital, said it’s time for him to step down. Fasoranti said the development became necessary “as the...

BREAKING: Supreme Court upholds10-year sentence on ex-Plateau Gov Dariye

The Supreme Court has upheld the 10-year imprisonment imposed on former Plateau Governor Joshua Dariye upon his conviction for criminal breach of trust. A five-man panel of the court, led by Justice Mary Odili, in a unanimous judgment on Friday, upheld Daruiye’s appeal in part, by quashing the one-year sentence imposed on him by the...

BREAKING: Gunmen abduct teachers, students in Edo

Gunmen on Wednesday night invaded the National Institute of Construction Technology, Uromi, Esan Northeast Local Government Area of Edo State and abducted yet-to-be-ascertained number of teachers and students. The Nation learnt that the kidnappers invaded the institute on Wednesday night, amid sporadic gunshots. he development, it was gathered heightened tension in the area, with parents and...

BREAKING: EFCC Chairman, Bawa Testifies In N1.4billion Oil Subsidy Fraud Trial

Led in evidence by the prosecution counsel, Mr Saidu Ateh, the EFCC chairman analysed the electronic mail correspondences of the defendant and found out that the defendants contrary to their claim took about six million litres of fuel from the mother vessel to their chartered vessel. The Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,...

BREAKING: Shoot Anyone Seen With AK-47, Buhari Directs Security Agents

On the efforts being made to rid Zamfara and other northern states of bandits, Shehu said the government is resorting to lethal force. President Muhammadu Buhari has directed security agencies to shoot anyone seen with AK-47. Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in an interview with the BBC. He said the President directed a clampdown on bandits...

BREAKING: Kagara Abductees Released – Official

The abductees from Government Science Secondary School Kagara, in Rafi Local Government Area of Niger State have been released. A government official who confirmed the release to Channels TV said they are on their way to Minna, the state capital. According to him, the children were released from a location close to where the fifty-three abductees...

BREAKING: Senate confirms Abdulrasheed Bawa as EFCC chairman

The Senate has confirmed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The confirmation was done after a screening which lasted for over two hours. The screening exercise was done in plenary and was presided over by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Mr Bawa was grilled by senators with about...

BREAKING: Abuja air crash victims for burial Thursday

The seven Nigerian Air Force officers who died in the Sunday air crash will be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja, on Thursday. The NAF disclosed this on Wednesday in an invitation to journalists. The Beechcraft King Air B350i in which they were flying crashed short of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja,...

BREAKING: Akeredolu sworn-in for second term

Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has taken oath for a second term in office. His running mate, Lucky Aiyedatiwa, took the oath of office for the first time as Deputy Governor. Aiyedatiwa was accompanied by his wife and three children. Governor Akeredolu was accompanied by his wife, Betty, children and grandchildren. details shortly…   Read Also: Obaseki, four other Govs attend...

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