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Workers’ salary arrears will be paid in six months –Fayemi

Workers’ salary arrears will be paid in six months –Fayemi

Olufemi Atoyebi, Ado-Ekiti The winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that he will pay the backlog of salaries owed civil servants in the state within the first six months of his return to office. Fayemi of the All Progressives Congress beat Kolapo Olusola of the Peoples Democratic […] …

Christ Embassy kidnap: Fraudsters call family, demand ransom

Christ Embassy kidnap: Fraudsters call family, demand ransom

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The family members of a missing four-year-old, Elo Ogidi, have been left confused as different kidnap gangs have called to demand ransom for her release. PUNCH Metro had reported that Elo got missing during a church service at the headquarters of the Christ Embassy in Oregun, Lagos. Elo was reportedly with the maid […] …

PDP rejects Fayemi’s victory, says it’s daylight robbery

PDP rejects Fayemi’s victory, says it’s daylight robbery

John Alechenu,  John Ameh,  Olusola  Fabiyi,  Olalekan Adetayo,  Samuel Awoyinfa, Friday Olokor, Kamarudeen Ogundele, Adelani Adepegba, Femi Makinde and  Leke Baiyewu The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has   rejected   Saturday’s governorship election results in Ekiti State. It described the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission as a daylight robbery. But  the […] …

I killed my wife for committing adultery — Suspect

I killed my wife for committing adultery — Suspect

Enyioha Opara, Minna THE Niger State Police Command has apprehended one Bello Muhe, 25, for allegedly killing his wife. Muhe was arrested by police operatives of the command while trying to escape. The suspect, who hailed from Gautan Fadama village in the Bagudo Local Government Area of Kebbi State, was said to have killed the […] …

Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries –NLC

Tension heightening in states over unpaid June salaries –NLC

The inability to pay June salaries of government workers is generating tension and agitation across the various states of the federation, the Nigeria Labour Congress has stated. This followed the deadlocked meetings of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee over the shortfall in revenue remitted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to the federation account. The […] …

Obasanjo pledges to lead coalition against Buhari, explains PDP exit

Obasanjo pledges to lead coalition against Buhari, explains PDP exit

Olusola Fabiyi and Samuel Awoyinfa  Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, vowed to lead the coalition that would unseat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. The former President, however, advised the 39 political parties and associations, which signed a Memorandum of Understanding in a grand alliance ahead of general elections last Wednesday, to be cautious of […] …

My daughter’s killer hypnotised her before her death –Ex-Ondo deputy gov

Ex-Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Alhaji Lasisi Oluboyo, is the father of Khadijat allegedly killed by her boyfriend, Adeyemi Alao, in Akure, the Ondo State capital. He talks about the gruesome murder of his daughter with PETER DADA What can you tell us about your daughter’s death? All I can say is that the boy […] …

Ekiti TV, radio shut after Fayose announced poll results

Ekiti TV, radio shut after Fayose announced poll results

Olufemi Atoyebi The Nigeria Broadcasting Commission has shut the Ekiti State Broadcasting Corporation because Governor Ayodele Fayose went on air to declare the PDP candidate as the winner of the governorship election that was held in the state on Saturday. The INEC was still collating results of the election, awaiting electronic computation from the 16 […] …

‘Sodom’ in the Garden City: Coded Port Harcourt hangout where rich, horny women hire men for sex

‘Sodom’ in the Garden City: Coded Port Harcourt hangout where rich, horny women hire men for sex

Chukwudi Akasike The name Port Harcourt represents many things to diverse individuals. While to some it is no more than another urban centre in Nigeria, to others, it is the land where ‘milk’ and ‘honey’ flows. The capital of one of the country’s largest oil-producing states, the town fondly dubbed ‘Garden City’ by its teeming […] …

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