Adeola Opeyemi

Adeola Opeyemi

2019 elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria – INEC promises Nigerians

2019 elections: Get ready for the most widely covered event in Nigeria - INEC tells Nigerians

2019 elections will be the most widely covered event in Nigeria – INEC promises Nigerians
Newspaper review: Buhari signs 2018 budget, raises concern over N578bn inserted by NASS

Newspaper review: Buhari raises concerns over 2018 budget irregularities, says it would be hard to implement

The mainstream Nigerian newspapers for Thursday, June 21, are focused on the signing of the 208 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari as well as the concern raised by the president over the irregularities in the budget.

Newspaper review: Buhari raises concerns over 2018 budget irregularities, says it would be hard to implement
We agree with House of Reps' position - Senate replies Buhari over 2018 budget

We agree with House of Reps' position - Senate replies Buhari over 2018 budget

The National Assembly has responded to President Muhammadu Buhari's queries which was signed on Wednesday, June 20. The Senate said its actions while working on the budget was informed by the provisions of the Constitution.

We agree with House of Reps' position - Senate replies Buhari over 2018 budget
Police arrest 33 members of the deadly Sarasuka gang in Plateau

Police arrest 33 members of the deadly Sarasuka gang in Plateau

The Plateau police command has announced the arrest of the leader of a criminal group known as Sarasuka and 32 other members. The police's spokesperson, ASP Terna Tyopev said that the suspects have been charged to court.

Police arrest 33 members of the deadly Sarasuka gang in Plateau
Federal government takes steps to get back fresh $500m Abacha loot

Federal government takes steps to get back fresh $500m Abacha loot

The federal government of Nigeria has on Monday, June 18, signed an agreement with three countries for the repatriation of another $500 million looted during the regime of former head of state, late General Sani Abacha.

Federal government takes steps to get back fresh $500m Abacha loot
Court throws out murder case against former aide of Governor Ortom

Court throws out murder case against former aide of Governor Ortom

The Makurdi High Court has thrown out a murder case against Joseph Kyaagba, the former Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. The court claimed it lacked jurisdiction to preside over Kyaagba's case.

Court throws out murder case against former aide of Governor Ortom
Why we made cuts in 2018 budget - National Assembly replies Buhari

National Assembly replies Buhari, explains cuts in 2018 budget

The National Assembly has explained while it delayed the 2018 budget and made a cut of N347 billion in the allocations to 4,700 projects submitted for consideration and why it introduced new 6,403 projects amounting to N578b.

National Assembly replies Buhari, explains cuts in 2018 budget
Another top contender for APC national chairmanship withdraws, endorses Oshiomhole

Another top contender for APC national chairmanship withdraws, endorses Oshiomhole

A chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and former governor of Edo state, Oserimhen Osunbor, has withdrawn from the race, and endorsed his opponent, Adams Oshiomhole, for the chairmanship.

Another top contender for APC national chairmanship withdraws, endorses Oshiomhole
UN condemns Boko Haram attack on Borno, sends messages to families of victims

UN reacts as Boko Haram insurgents kill 31 in fresh attack on Borno

The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the Saturday, June 16, night attacks in Damboa, Borno state by men suspected Boko Haram insurgents targeting People celebrating the Eid el-Fitr.

UN reacts as Boko Haram insurgents kill 31 in fresh attack on Borno
Tension in Ekiti as Fayose's aide accuses Fayemi's convoy of killing police officer

Tension in Ekiti as Fayose's aide accuses Fayemi's convoy of killing police officer

The death of a policeman, Inspector Gabriel Kayode, has created controversy in Ekiti state after an aide of Governor Ayo Fayose, Lere Olayinka, claimed the officer was knocked down by a vehicle in the convoy of Kayode Fayemi.

Tension in Ekiti as Fayose's aide accuses Fayemi's convoy of killing police officer
Check out pictures of Senator Melaye in London after court granted him permission to travel

Check out pictures of Senator Melaye in London after court granted him permission to travel

After Justice Olasumbo Goodluck of FCT High Court, Maitama, adjourned his case indefinitely and granted him a leave to travel, Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West senatorial district, has left Nigeria for London.

Check out pictures of Senator Melaye in London after court granted him permission to travel
APC Abia faction drags Oyegun, threatens him with court action over convention

Abia state APC threatens Oyegun with court action

A faction of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abia state has threatened to drag the national chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, back to court for disobeying a court order on the state convention.

Abia state APC threatens Oyegun with court action
NHIS executive secretary in fresh N25 billion investment scam

NHIS executive secretary in fresh N25 billion investment scam

The executive secretary of the NHIS, Usman Yusuf, has once again been linked to a fresh fund controversy after he allegedly invested N25billion 'idle funds' of the NHIS against the advice of the minister of health.

NHIS executive secretary in fresh N25 billion investment scam
Don't create unnecessary crisis in the party - APC faction in Rivers warns Amaechi

Don't create unnecessary crisis in the party - APC faction in Rivers warns Amaechi

As the crisis in Rivers state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) continues, the Senator Magnus Abe faction of the party has cautioned the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, against causing crisis in party.

Don't create unnecessary crisis in the party - APC faction in Rivers warns Amaechi
After dumping APC, Atiku runs into Tinubu at Akure airport (photos)

After dumping APC, Atiku runs into Tinubu at Akure airport (photos)

Former Vice-president Atiku Abubakar flew to Akure, capital of Ondo state to lead the governorship campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in nearby Ekiti state and ran into APC leader, Bola Tinubu at the airport.

After dumping APC, Atiku runs into Tinubu at Akure airport (photos)
Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday, June 20 - Presidency

Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday, June 20 - Presidency

After much delay, President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the 2018 national budget into law on Wednesday, June 20, according to the president's senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.

Buhari to sign 2018 budget on Wednesday, June 20 - Presidency
Tension in southeast APC over 'unity list'

Tension in southeast APC over 'unity list'

Fresh crisis is reportedly looming in the South East chapter of the APC over an alleged ‘unity list’ compiled ahead of the national convention. The unity list is reportedly a list of those to be supported to win in the elections.

Tension in southeast APC over 'unity list'
ISIS allegedly sneaking terrorists into Nigeria from Syria - Report

ISIS allegedly sneaking terrorists into Nigeria from Syria - Report

A report by a UK Newspaper, The Sun, claimed that Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a terrorist group in the Middle East, is sneaking terrorists to Nigeria from Syria to train terrorists for possible attacks in Britain.

ISIS allegedly sneaking terrorists into Nigeria from Syria - Report
After collecting dollars as ransom, kidnappers kill, bury NNPC staff member in Rivers state

After collecting dollars as ransom, kidnappers kill, bury NNPC staff member in Rivers state

Gunmen believed to be kidnappers have murdered and buried a member of the staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), John Iheanacho, after he reportedly paid them a huge ransom in foreign currency.

After collecting dollars as ransom, kidnappers kill, bury NNPC staff member in Rivers state
I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest

I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest

The Nigeria Police Force has paraded Paul Chukwujekwu Ezengo and Emmanuel Adogah for allegedly killing one Charity Chidebere Aiyedogbon, popularly known as Chacha, who mysteriously disappeared in Abuja in 2016.

I killed my married lover to take her Acura Jeep - Man blames the devil after arrest
Ebonyi governor suspends commissioner for attempting to embarrass government

Ebonyi governor suspends commissioner for attempting to embarrass government

The governor of Ebonyi state, David Umahi, on Thursday, June 14, has suspended the state's commisioner for solid minerals, Francis Orji, for what he described as acts capable of bringing embarrasment to the government.

Ebonyi governor suspends commissioner for attempting to embarrass government
Police react as Nigerians continue to campaign against SARS, release contacts for victims to lodge complaints

Police react as Nigerians continue to campaign against SARS, release contacts for victims to lodge complaints

The Nigeria Police Force, on Thursday, June 14, released a list of contacts where civilians harassed or extorted by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad popular refer to as SARS can lodge their complaints.

Police react as Nigerians continue to campaign against SARS, release contacts for victims to lodge complaints
3 die, 14 others infected as Cholera hits Kogi state

3 die, 14 others infected as Cholera hits Kogi state

The Kogi government on June 14, confirmed 17 cases of cholera out of which 3 had died in Kabawa Uphill Community in Lokoja, the state capital. The Permanent Secretary, Kogi Ministry of Health, Kolawole Johnson, disclosed this.

3 die, 14 others infected as Cholera hits Kogi state
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