I did not dismiss Bunue killings – Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has debunked media reports claiming he denied that there were no much killings in the state following attacks on some communities by suspected herdsmen. Such reports according to him, were incorrect and do not reflect accurately what he said when he granted a joint interview […]

161 die in Turkey coup

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Saturday 161 people were killed in the coup attempt against the government, with 2,839 soldiers now detained on suspicion of involvement. Yildirim, speaking outside his Cankaya palace in Ankara and flanked by top general Hulusi Akar who was held during the coup attempt, also […]

Detention: I am innocent, says Fani-Kayode

A former Minister of Aviation and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode, has said he is innocent of all charges preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. In a Facebook post after his release from detention after meeting his bail conditions yesterday, Fani-Kayode claimed […]

HFN begs sports ministry to offset CAHB debt

The Handball Federation of Nigeria has again appealed to the Ministry of Youth and Sports to help to offset its debt to the Confederation of Africa Handball players’ growth. The debt accrued due to Nigeria’s failure to pay its appearance fee at African Men’s Championship held in January in Egypt. […]

I’m unmoved by EFCC media trial –Fayose

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that he remained unmoved by the media trial adopted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission against him. He said the EFCC and its collaborators in the All Progressives Congress should wait till 2018 after his tenure when he would confront […]