My career opens doors everywhere I enter – Nigerian comedian Ajebo

Ajebo (real name Erem Emeka Nehemiah) is a Nigerian comedian. He says: “I started comedy in Senior Secondary (at the Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta).” He says: “I continued in UNN where I developed love for radio while on campus.” He says: “I started my radio show in 2007 on Lion FM (the official radio […]

LASUTH may stop releasing bodies over DNA results

The management of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, may stop releasing bodies to families until results of the DNA testing is out to avoid confusion. The Chief Medical Examiner in the state, Prof. John Obafunwa, who spoke to relations at the Lekan Ogunsola Memorial Morgue in Lagos on Monday, said waiting for the […]

Police rescue three abducted kids, smash gang

The police have rescued three children abducted from school by their father’s driver in Abuja last Thursday. The victims are Chinemere Anusiem (5), Okechukwu Anusiem (4) and Nzube Anusiem (2), all children of Mr. and Mrs. Iheomadinihu. The news was broken to our correspondent in Abuja on Monday by a family source, who pleaded anonymity […]

Dana pilot’s last conversation with air traffic controller Before Crash

Good day!” These were the last two words the courageous pilot told air traffic controllers before the Dana Air flight 0992 crashed into a residential building in Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, killing all the 153 people on board and 10 people on ground on Sunday, June 3, 2012. The transcription of the last conversation between the air […]

Subsidy panel members fret over $3m bribery allegation

Fear of arrest has gripped members of the House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee on the Monitoring of Subsidy Regime. Investigations  revealed that the members were worried by the allegation that the Chairman, Mr. Farouk Lawan, negotiated a $3m bribe with an oil businessman, Mr. Femi Otedola. Otedola had opened up how, in a sting operation […]

N’Delta youths allege marginalisation

Youths from Bonny Island, Rivers State, have accused the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Company of marginalization following their exclusion from the firm’s 2012 technical training and employment programme. The group, which spoke under the aegis of Bonny Youth Federation, described the development as an attempt to deny indigenes of the Island and Rivers State the […]

Is FG killing citizens with pride?

Federal Government does not intend to seek foreign help to solve the security problems facing the country, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Olugbenga Ashiru, said on Monday. Government’s efforts to curtail the bombings and violent attacks by Boko Haram members suffered another setback on Sunday following the bombing of a church in Jos, Plateau State […]

CJN Cautions New Judges against Abuse

By Tobi Soniyi and Adebiyi Adedapo The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Dahiru Musdapher Monday in Abuja urged  newly appointed judges and Khadis to abide by the ethics and integrity of the bench just as he warned them against issuing  ex-parte orders. Speaking at the 2012 induction course for new judges and Khadis organised […]

June 12: Tiunbu Honours Abiola, Calls for a New Nigeria

By Sunday Okobi Former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Monday paid tribute to the presumed winner of the 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, saying that he died trying to regain the mandate given to him by the Nigerian people. Also, the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) chieftain urged Nigerians to use this opportunity […]