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Unity summit for Yoruba, Afenifere holds Thursday in Ibadan

Unity summit for Yoruba, Afenifere holds Thursday in Ibadan The Yoruba mainstream Afenifere groups have scheduled a meeting for Ibadan, on Thursday. Afenifere witnessed its first major division in 1999 and its second in 2004. The group is currently split into Afenifere and Afenifere Renewal Group, (ARG) Sources close to the organisers said that the summit

Charles Okah not dead – Prison Service

The alleged mastermind of the October 1, 2010 bombing in Abuja, Charles Okah, is hale and hearty, the Nigerian Prison Service said on Wednesday. The clarification by the NPS came amid reports that Okah had died. Okah had on Tuesday attempted to kill himself during his appearance in court in Abuja on allegations over the

Again, Fulani herdsmen invade Falae’s farm

Barely two weeks after some fulani herdsmen attacked and kidnapped the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF, Chief Olu Falae, some herdsmen have again destroyed the same  farmland. The farm Manager Bruno ‎Akhigbodemen conducted newsmen round the farm located at Ilado in Akure North Council area of Ondo State Over one kilometer

Police warn against anti-Amaechi protests in Rivers

The planned protest by supporters of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike against the ministerial nomination of former Governor Rotimi Amaechi has been shifted from Abuja to Port Harcourt, the state capital. The leadership of Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday kicked against Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members’ planned “show of shame” while Police Commissioner


Nigeria’s secret police, the State Security Service, SSS, on Tuesday arrested a PREMIUM TIMES editor, Ibanga Isine, while carrying out his duties. Mr. Isine, who is the newspaper’s regional editor, was reporting from a federal High Court in Abuja when he was arrested. He had gone there for cases slated for the day, among them,

Charles Okah Attempts Suicide During Trial

The alleged mastermind of the 2010 Independence Day bombing, Charles Okah was prevented from committing suicide by the Security operatives attached to Justice Gabriel Kolawole at the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday…