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Yoruba elders fume over attacks on South-West


YORUBA elders on the banner of the Yoruba Unity Forum, YUF, have decried what they termed as unprovoked attacks on Yoruba land, warning that ‘’enough is enough.’’ The umbrella body of Yoruba socio-cultural organisations was piqued by the recurring incidents of criminal activities of terrorists, militants, oil thieves, kidnappers, armed ...

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Cleric slams EFCC over Fayose’s account freezing


President of God’s Fountain of Life Bible Mission, International Incorporated, Bishop Sam Oyede, has said that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, stepped beyond its bounds in freezing the personal bank account of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. Fayose He noted that the country was currently grappling with ...

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Ex-Transport Minister, Ojo Maduekwe, dies at 71 .


Secretary of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Chief Ojo Maduekwe has died at the age of 71. Maduekwe served variously as Minister of Culture and tourism, and Minister of Transport in the Olusegun Obasanjo administration and also Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Yar’Adua administration. ...

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IPOB elders disown Niger Delta Avengers, MASSOB


The Supreme Council of Elders of the Indigenous People of Biafra on Wednesday disowned the Niger Delta Avengers and Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. “Preachers of violence might be infants or non-existent during the 30 months Nigerian civil war,” the IPOB elders said. The Deputy ...

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I didn’t collect money from Dasuki, Omisore insists


A former Deputy Governor of Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has insisted that he did not collect money from the office of the former National Security Adviser, Lt. Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.). Omisore asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to stop blackmailing opposition leaders in the country. The former ...

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Common Sense? Senator Ben Bruce’s Alleged $5M Beverly Hills Mansion in the USA Exposed (Photos)


An investigative report with documents has revealed that popular Nigerian Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce may have illegally diverted a multi-million naira loan from a Nigerian bank to acquire a multi-million dollars posh mansion in America. According to an exclusive report by SaharaReporters, self-proclaimed Commonsense Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce may have illegally diverted ...

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Cyber terrorists out to soil my name – Buratai


The Chief Of Army staff (COAS), Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai has accused cyber terrorists of spreading false allegations against him. Buratai also said the Army is putting a cyber team together to counter the alleged terrorists’ propaganda. The Army chief also said the rumours are being spread by members of ...

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Civil rights groups asks FG to sack Buratai


The Conference of Nigerian Civil Rights Activists, on Tuesday, demanded the immediate removal of the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai, over his alleged ownership of choice properties in Dubai, the commercial nerve centre of the United Arab Emirate. The CNCRA said this in a statement by its ...

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Dasuki said I should give Jonathan’s cousin $40m – Witness


The trial of Azibaola Robert, a cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan began on Tuesday, with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, presenting its first witness, Ibrahim Mahe who gave account of how he transferred $40m to ‘One Plus Holdings Nigeria Limited’, a company owned by Robert. Azibaola and his ...

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Court summons EFCC, Zenith Bank over Fayose’s frozen account


A Federal High Court in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to appear before it on July 4 to explain why it should not unfreeze Governor Ayodele Fayose’s account with Zenith Bank. The commission had frozen Fayose’s account and those of some of his associates ...

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