Adegoke’s murder: Popular hotelier Adedoyin, others to die by hanging

Justice was finally served on Tuesday in the November 2021 murder of Timothy Adegoke, a former Masters student of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State. He was killed at Hilton Hotel, Ile-Ife, owned by Adedoyin.     An Osun State High Court has found popular hotel owner and school proprietor, Dr Ramon Adedoyin, and […]

Police arrest two for stealing oracle and killing 90-year-old chief priest in Ondo community

The Ondo State Police Command has arrested two suspects who stole the oracle of Irese community in Ifedore Local Government of the state and strangled a 90-year-old man, Ajayi Ajisegiri, to death.     The nonagenarian before his death, was a chief priest, the custodian of the oracle and also the head of hunters in […]

Confusion As DSS storms Lagos EFCC office, blocks officials from accessing building

Reports have emerged of the Department of the State Security Service, DSS, preventing officials of the anti-graft agency, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, from gaining access to their office in Ikoyi, Lagos.     A source whose identity was not disclosed told Premium Times that DSS blocked the whole building and placed an armoured […]

Mother and her two daughters found dead in Lagos shop

The police in Lagos state is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a woman and her two daughters in a shop around PPL, Ijagun Okokomaiko area of the state.     Punch reports that the deceased persons, whose identities could not be immediately ascertained, were said to have locked themselves inside the shop […]

The hate towards the Igbos in Nigeria is real. I feel for them – Reality TV star, Pere, writes

Big Brother Naija star, Pere, has expressed his concerns over what he described as the “hate towards the Igbo tribe” in Nigeria.       In a post shared on his Twitter handle this morning, Pere said the “hate against the Igbos in Nigeria is real” and that he feels for them.   His post […]

Nigerians lament over buying fuel at N600 shortly after President Bola Tinubu announced that subsidy is gone

Some Nigerians have taken to social media to lament over buying fuel at N600 shortly after President Bola Tinubu announced that fuel subsidy is gone in his inaugural speech yesterday, May 29.     While some complained about the attitude of Nigerians, others said the announcement was ill-timed as there is no provision to cushion […]

Australia experiences largest earthquake in over 120 years

Melbourne City in Australia on Sunday, May 28, experienced a rare earthquake which is the largest to hit the city in over a century.     Preliminary information indicated the 3.8-magnitude quake struck the northwestern suburb of Sunbury at 11:41 pm local time at a depth of 2 kilometers (1.24 miles), according to government agency […]

US President Joe Biden congratulates President Bola Tinubu After Inauguration

US President, Joe Biden, has congratulated President Bola Tinubu on his inauguration as the 16th President of Nigeria.     In a statement released this afternoon, President Biden said he hopes to continue to work with President Tinubu to support economic growth, advance security and promote respect for human rights. His statement reads   ‘’On […]

President Tinubu makes first appointments

Bola Tinubu has made his first appointments shortly after being sworn-in as the 16th President of Nigeria.     Ambassador Kunle Adeleke was named as the State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) to the President.   He also appointed former Lagos State Commissioner of Information, Dele Alake as Presidential Spokesman and Olusegun Dada Special Adviser, Digital […]

Lagos Police Station set on fire by rampaging Youths (photo)

Irate youths in their numbers invaded and burnt down a police post located on Olayiwola Close, in the Oregun area of Lagos state on Monday, May 29.     Police sources say the youths stormed the station and attacked the facility, leaving one of the officers injured. The injured policeman was rushed to the emergency […]