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Communications minister attacks Ajimobi in letter to Buhari, Oyegun

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, has petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari; the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun; and a national leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, over the “unbecoming conduct” of the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi. In th...
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Herdsmen destroy ex-naval chief’s farms, Taraba rejects cattle colony

Herdsmen destroy ex-naval chief’s farms, Taraba rejects cattle colony

Olufemi Atoyebi, Success Nwogu, Leke Baiyewu, Peter Dada, John Charles and Justin Tyopuusu A former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice-Admiral Samuel Afolayan, said on Wednesday that herdsmen had destroyed about 45 hectares of his 500-hectare farm. Afolayan’s cry is...
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Constitution amendment tops agenda as govs meet in Abuja

Constitution amendment tops agenda as govs meet in Abuja

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja State governors met on Wednesday evening under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. The meeting, the first of its kind in 2018, was held at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The forum’s chairman and Zamfar...
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Customs shoot man to death in Lagos, injure three

Customs shoot man to death in Lagos, injure three

Samuel Awoyinfa  and Afeez Hanafi Commuters and passersby were caught in a pandemonium that broke out on Wednesday at the Abule Egba area of Lagos State when operatives of the Nigerian Customs Service opened fire on suspected smugglers’ vehicles. The shooti...
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UPDATED: Five killed in fresh Benue attacks

UPDATED: Five killed in fresh Benue attacks

John Charles, Makurdi Five persons have been killed in a renewed herdsmen attacks on Benue State. Sources said that the killings have spread to Okpokwu local government area of the state where one person was killed. Though the command spokesman, ASP Moses Yamu...
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[PHOTOS] 83-year-old virgin finds love, marries 90-year-old father of 10

An 83-year-old virgin simply identified as Naom, finally finds love with a 90-year-old father of 10, known as Rwakaikara, as they exchanged their vows at St. James Cathedral, Kigorobya, Hoima District of Uganda. The officiating minister, Bishop Kyamanywa, to...
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General who owns 11 Rolex watches vows to resign if indicted of corruption

General who owns 11 Rolex watches vows to resign if indicted of corruption

My friends lend me the watches, he says Thailand’s junta number two has been snapped with 25 different luxury watches worth $1.2m since a 2014 coup, social media sleuths said Wednesday, a day after the ex-general vowed to resign if a graft panel finds hi...
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Works ministry executed no capital project in 2017, says Fashola

Works ministry executed no capital project in 2017, says Fashola

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said the works ministry was not able to implement capital projects for in 2017. Fashola said this on Wednesday when he appeared before the Senate Committee on Works to defen...
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How Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout collaborated in the fight against Meningitis

How Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout collaborated in the fight against Meningitis

In 2017, Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout partnered to test how aggregated, de-identified data from Facebook could improve a campaign to... Read » How Facebook, NCDC and ActionSprout collaborated in the fight against Meningitis on YNaija ...
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The late 5: Suspected herdsmen kill six in fresh Benue attack, UK appoints Minister for Loneliness and other top stories

The late 5: Suspected herdsmen kill six in fresh Benue attack, UK appoints Minister for Loneliness and other top stories

These are the top stories from Nigeria that drove conversation today. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) on Wednesday threatened to... Read » The late 5: Suspected herdsmen kill six in fresh Benue attack, UK appoints Minister for Loneliness and other top stories...
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