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UNIOSUN Students in Violent Protest on the Streets of Osogbo
The students of the state-owned tertiary institution on Wednesday embarked on protest over the recent incessant cases of missing students of the institution. The students who were dressed in black shirts and trousers blocked the major roads in the state capital, set up bonfires and vandalized properties. More so, they were said to have attacked newsmen who tried to take photographs at the NUJ secretariat in Fagbewesa.
Agbakoba Rejects Restructuring, Backs Secession
Prominent Igbo Leader and former president of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Olisa Agbakoba (SAN) has rejected calls for restructuring in the governance of the nation calling them shambles. Rather, he pitched his tent with the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu who has repeatedly clamoured for a breakaway state of Biafra.
Reps Invite Jonathan over Malabu Deal
A committee of the Federal House of Representatives have invited the former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan GCFR to their sitting to testify in the ongoing Malabu oil deal case. As of the time of filing this report, members of the lower house of assembly were still interrogation the amiable former president.
Police Commission Redeploys Four Commissioners
The Nigerian Police Commission has approved the redeployment of four police commissioners. The affected states are Edo, Taraba, Bayelsa and Kwara. In a statement released on Wednesday, the Commission described the redeployment as necessary in order to promote the security of lives and property.
Decomposing Body of Uniosun Student Found Close to Alfa’s House
The Decomposing body of a Uniosun Student who went missing some nine days ago, Mr Olufemi Shonibare has been found in a bush near to the house of an Alfa. The Alfa who was arrested in connection with the missing student was said to have led security operatives to the body which was oozing a terrible smell.
Badoo Moves into Church, Kills Babies and Mother
The notorious and highly dreaded ritual cult group Badoo has extended activities to the neighboring towns in Ogun State. In one of the most recent attacks, members of the group broke into a church and killed two babies including their mother. A fourth victim was said to be in critical condition in the hospital. As usual, they perpetrated this evil by smashing a stone on their victims’ heads
Evans: Police Investigation still Underway
The spokesman of the Nigerian Police, Jimoh Moshood has disclosed that the organization is not under any pressure to prosecute the notorious billionaire kidnap kingpin Evans. Disclosing this during an interview on the African Independent Television, he said rather the force was committed to its cause of upholding peace and security.
FG to begin Export of Processed Yam- Ogbeh
The Federal Government has disclosed that Nigeria will soon begin export of processed yam products to the US, UK and European Union. Addressing newsmen on Tuesday, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development disclosed this information which many perceive as a wake-up call on the part of the Federal Government that is committed to raising revenue from agriculture.
FG Pumps $195m into Forex Market
The Federal Government through its financial regulatory agency CBN has pumped another $195m into the Nigerian forex market. Thus, there are speculations the naira may appreciate further this week against the backdrop of weakened foreign currencies.
GoFundme Donation Now Ready for Disbursement to Hero Cop’s Family
The proceeds from the GoFundme account launched by The Punch Newspapers in collaboration with other social media activists is ready for disbursement to the family of the slain cop, Sergeant Chukwudi Iboko. However, there were speculations that the disbursement may be delayed till Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving Day celebration in the US.
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