NCC Surpasses Revenue Projection, Post N150bn Spectrum Fee in 5 Months

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has exceeded its N36 billion projected revenue from spectrum license fees for 2021, having recorded over N150 billion from this revenue source within the five months of the year. The figure represents over 400 percent increase in revenue budget performance in respect of spectrum fees generated by the Commission between January 1 and May 31, 2021, reflecting a significant contribution … Continue reading NCC Surpasses Revenue Projection, Post N150bn Spectrum Fee in 5 Months

Lagos police parade 49 suspects arrested at Yoruba Nation rally

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has paraded 49 suspects arrested during the Oodua Republic demonstration around the Gani Fawehimi Freedom park of the state on Saturday. Speaking at the command headquarters on Sunday, Odumosu said the suspects were arrested for violating the ban that no rally or gathering should hold in the state. He said, “The press briefing is on what happened … Continue reading Lagos police parade 49 suspects arrested at Yoruba Nation rally

Family Of Dubai-based Socialite Burnt During Prayer Inside Celestial Church Fight Over Properties, Wife Detained For Colluding With Alleged Killer Pastor

Kofoworola Badru, the wife of late Lagos socialite, Kayode Badru, was on Thursday, July 1, arrested and detained by his family for allegedly conspiring with his pastor to burn him to death. Recall that the Lagos socialite died on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, after his pastor allegedly sprayed perfume on him while holding a lit candle. He had visited the Celestial Church of Christ for … Continue reading Family Of Dubai-based Socialite Burnt During Prayer Inside Celestial Church Fight Over Properties, Wife Detained For Colluding With Alleged Killer Pastor

DSS goes after Igboho’s financiers, probes aides’ call logs

…heavy clash as Yoruba Nation agitators defy police in Lagos The Department of State Services has begun an analysis of the call logs of the detained aides to Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho. It was gathered that the DSS will carry out a forensic analysis of the call logs, messages and other contents on the phones of the 13 aides … Continue reading DSS goes after Igboho’s financiers, probes aides’ call logs

Many feared killed, several injured as tanker rams into Ibadan market

Many people were feared dead with several others injured on Sunday when a fully loaded gas tanker lost control and rammed into traders and passers-by around Bode market, Molete Ibadan. The Nation learned the tanker coming from Idi-Arere lost control before swerving into the market. It ran over some traders in the market, killing some instantly and injuring others. Security operatives and men of the … Continue reading Many feared killed, several injured as tanker rams into Ibadan market

Police Nab Woman Who stamped hot iron on 5-yr-old stepdaughter’s private part for bedwetting

A teenage housewife has been arrested by the Adamawa State Police Command for allegedly exerting a hot pressing iron around the private part of her stepdaughter. The police said the housewife, 18-year-old Aisha Mohammed, did this to her five-year-old stepdaughter because the minor urinated in her bed. Aisha Muhammed, who is a resident of Wuro Patuji, a village in Mubi South Local Government Area in … Continue reading Police Nab Woman Who stamped hot iron on 5-yr-old stepdaughter’s private part for bedwetting

Baba Ijesha: Princess Tears Iya Rainbow, Says You’re a hypocrite

Comedienne Princess has dismissed veteran actress Iya Rainbow as a hypocrite over her role in the sexual molestation charge against Baba Ijesha. She claimed Iya Rainbow’s interview on BBC Yoruba on the ongoing child molestation case makes her regret ever respecting her. Iya Rainbow had earlier in an interview disclosed how she called Princess on phone to plead with her to release Baba Ijesha from … Continue reading Baba Ijesha: Princess Tears Iya Rainbow, Says You’re a hypocrite

Igboho demands N500m reparation for damage to house, cars, writes FG

Embattled Sunday Igboho on Saturday wrote a petition to the federal government protesting the damage to his residence, cars, and other property by state agents. He estimated his losses at N500million and demanded same as reparation. Igboho, in a letter through his counsel Chief Yomi Alliyu (SAN) also sought a public apology for what he called a violation of his fundamental rights during the invasion … Continue reading Igboho demands N500m reparation for damage to house, cars, writes FG

Katsina Assembly To Meet Masari, 17 Brigade Commander on Monday Over Worsening Insecurity

The Katsina State House of Assembly is to  meet Governor Aminu Bello Masari, 17 Brigade Commander of the Nigerian Army, and other stakeholders on the 5th of July, 2020 over worsening bandits’ attacks, kidnapping, and cattle rustlers in many parts of the State. The resolution followed a motion of urgent public importance presented to the House by a member representing Batsari local government in the … Continue reading Katsina Assembly To Meet Masari, 17 Brigade Commander on Monday Over Worsening Insecurity

Herdsmen are exploiting our gold deposits – Olowo of Owo

As he prepares to mark his 55th birthday anniversary on Tuesday, the Olowo of Owo, Oba Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, shares his life story. How do you plan to celebrate your 55th birthday? It will be just like any other day. I will be with my family and a few friends to celebrate it. I will ruminate over my life and thank God for the … Continue reading Herdsmen are exploiting our gold deposits – Olowo of Owo