‘Why my MBE award makes me more determined to serve’…

What informed your choice of career? I did not plan to be a nurse.  My parents wanted me to study medicine.  In my late teens, I came to England and after toying with several courses including computing and electronics, decided to train as a nurse as it was the only affordable course I could take…

Family of 13-year-old girl raped to death appeals to new...

The family of a 13-year-old girl, Ochanya Ogbanje who was allegedly raped to death in Benue State has renewed call for justice. Ochanya died in October last year, due to complications arising from the alleged sexual assaults the deceased suffered at the hands of her guardian, Mr Andrew Ogbuja, a lecturer at the Benue State Polytechnic,…

We never raided CJN, Onnoghen’s house ― EFCC…

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has denied that her personnel raided the house of embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen and arrested him. According to a press release issued by the Acting Head, Media & Publicity, Tony Orilade on Tuesday, the commission also said it will sue former Minister of…

MPs vote on an amendment to Theresa May’s Brexit deal…

MPs have begun to vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal for leaving the European Union. Only one amendment is being voted on before the so-called “meaningful vote” takes place. Mrs May called for politicians to back her deal or risk “letting the British people down”. But with many of her own MPs expected to join opposition…

BREAKING: UK parliament rejects May’s Brexit-EU deal in 432-202 vote…

British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat Tuesday as Parliament overwhelmingly rejected her Brexit deal with the European Union a defeat that places the future of Brexit in doubt and is likely to spark calls for May’s ouster via a general election. According to Fox News, May’s withdrawal agreement was voted down 432-202, the largest…

NURTW, RTEAN will be banned if… ― Ajimobi warns…

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has threatened to ban the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and the Road Transport Employees Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in the state should the transport unions clash at any point of the current electioneering campaign. Ajimobi sounded this warning on Tuesday, at rally for gubernatorial candidate of…

CJN Onnoghen: Follow due process, Falana cautions FG…

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Femi Falana on Tuesday called on relevant authorities to follow due process in charging the Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onoghen before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Falana who spoke at the 15th Gani Fawehinmi annual lecture in Lagos noted that dangerous precedence is being set…

2019: Atiku, Fayose, Gbenga Daniel task electorate to protect their...

THE presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayo Fayose and former governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel on Tuesday charged the electorate as Nigerians prepare for next month general elections. The trio spoke in Osogbo, Osun State capital at political campaign organised…

CUPP to new IGP: Release all political detainees …

THE Coalition United of Political Parties (CUPP) has told the new acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar, to immediately release all political detainees in the custody of the police. In a press conference addressed in Abuja on Tuesday, the national spokesman of the coalition, Ikenga Ugochinyere, mentioned Senator Dino Melaye and rights activist,…

Fayemi charges Nigerians to emulate Armed Forces’ sacrifices…

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to emulate the sacrificial and selfless efforts of the men of the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies in sustaining the peace and unity of the country. He said Nigeria will continue to appreciate the sacrifices of officers and men who laid down their…

2019: Crisis looms in Gombe APC, supporters cry foul play…

A seeming crisis is looming in the fold of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Gombe state as some aggrieved supporters of the party are planning to stage a protest at the APC Presidential and gubernatorial campaign secretariat, popularly known as APC Square unless their entitlement is settled. According to a reliable source among…