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Panic as fetish items found in Ondo Council Chairman’s office

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure Objects suspected to be fetish items were yesterday found at the office of the Caretaker Chairman, Okitipupa Local Government Area of Ondo State, Mr Abayomi Adesanya. The fetish objects were allegedly placed in the office of the chairman by some staff of the local government. The development, Daily Sun gathered caused tension …
The Sun Nigeria.

Edo 2020: Court strikes out certificate forgery suit against Obaseki

Godwin Tsa, Abuja Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has secured another legal victory ahead of the scheduled governorship election as the Abuja division of the Federal High Court on Monday, struck out a suit seeking his disqualification from the poll on account of alleged certificate forgery. The suit was by Edobor Williams, Ugesia Godwin and …
The Sun Nigeria.



IGP orders Ondo CP to restore Deputy Governor’s security detail

Bamigbola Gbolagunte, Akure The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the Commissioner of Police in Ondo State, Bolaji Salami to restore the security details of the state Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, with immediate effect. The IGP’s directive was contained in a memo addressed to the Police Commissioner through the Deputy Inspector General …
The Sun Nigeria.

Withdraw all cases in court, APC Caretaker committee petitions party members

Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extra-ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, has made a passionate appeal to all aggrieved party members that instituted various cases in the court of law to withdraw them in the interest of the party. Chairman of the committee and Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, who made the …
The Sun Nigeria.

Court orders Gbajabiamila, NASC to account for 400 cars

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Speaker and the Clerk of the House of Representatives to release all relevant contract documents relating to the purchase of 400 Toyota Camry 2020 Model cars for it’s members to a human rights group, Kingdom Human Rights International. Also to comply with …
The Sun Nigeria.

Actress Regina Daniels welcomes baby boy

Rita Okoye Nollywood movie star Regina Daniels and her 60 year old hubby, Ned Nwoko have welcomed a cute bouncing baby boy. This was made public on Instagram by Regina’s elder brother, known as Sweezy. The excited new uncle shared a photo of Regina who’s still in the hospital and captioned it, “Officially an Uncle …
The Sun Nigeria.

Exposure of $1bn NPA secret account: Rights group threatens to sue FG over refusal to pay Whistle-Blower

Tony Osauzo, Benin A coalition of civil society organisations in the South South, has threatened to sue the Federal Government over alleged refusal to pay commission to one John Okupurhe who allegedly exposed over $1billion (N420bn) hidden in Unity Bank Plc. The civil society organisations on the platform of South South Anti-Corruption Watchdog (SACW), yesterday …
The Sun Nigeria.



Buratai to commission Army school project in Imo

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Turku Yusuf Buratai, will on Thursday commission a two classroom block built by the Nigeria Army, at Amakohia-Ubi community in Owerri west local government area of the state. Governor Hope Uzodimma is expected to be the chief host at the occasion, while the traditional ruler …
The Sun Nigeria.

Lagos gov’t donates N5m to family of slain KAI official

Moshood Adebayo The Lagos State Government has presented a cheque of five million Naira to the family of the late Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) official, Moshood Ayeni, who died during active service on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Ayeni died durng an attack which was occassioned largely by the activities of illegal and defiant hawkers in …
The Sun Nigeria.

Buhari receives briefing from PTF on COVID-19

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday received briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 in State House. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, Director General of the National Center …
The Sun Nigeria.

US arraigns 11 Nigerians over $6m fraud

  The United States of America has arraigned 11 Nigerians over another $6m alleged bank fraud. This is coming barely two weeks after six other Nigerians were indicted for alleged involvement in over $6m Internet fraud. According to a statement by the US Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey, the defendants are Sulaiman Dosunmu, 39; …

Restore Ondo Deputy Gov’s security detail, IGP orders Police Commissioner

    The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the Ondo State Police Commissioner to immediately restore the security details of the deputy governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi. Adamu gave the order to Salami Bolaji in a letter signed by Austine Agbonlahor, Assistant Inspector-General of Police. He, however, issued the letter through the …

Euro roundup: Wins for Madrid, Milan as Sampdoria’s relegation woes increase

  Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema produced an audacious back-heel assist for Casemiro to score as they beat Espanyol 1-0 away on Sunday to capitalise on Barcelona’s slip-up a day earlier and move two points clear at the top of La Liga. The Brazilian midfielder slid to the ground to guide the ball home on the stroke of half-time after …

Gunmen attack Pakistan Stock Exchange

  Gunmen have attacked the Pakistan Stock Exchange in the city of Karachi and the four assailants were killed along with two security guards and a police officer in the operation to secure the complex, police have said. The gunmen attacked the stock exchange grounds, in Pakistan’s financial capital, with grenades and guns on Monday …

Covid-19: Eti-Osa LG Chairman hails New Telegraph over whistleblowing report

…Dislodges football field crowd Muritala Ayinla Following New Telegraph’s report on the the continued hosting of football competitions with corresponding crowd of spectators on a field popularly known as ‘White Sand’ in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State on Sunday, the state government has disloged spectators and players on the field. The report prompted …

S’Korea urges staggered vacations, warns against gatherings as coronavirus cases rise

  South Korea’s health authorities called on Monday for citizens to stagger vacation schedules ahead of the holiday season and avoid gatherings at workplaces and religious facilities, as coronavirus infections from small clusters persist. After battling the first major coronavirus epidemic outside China, South Korea managed to reduce the rates of daily infections to single …

Ex-Germany striker Gómez goes out with a goal, promotion

  Former Germany striker Mario Gómez retired from soccer on Sunday after scoring in his last game for Stuttgart. Gomez, who turns 35 in July, joked that he was in negotiations with Real Madrid and Barcelona before saying he had fulfilled his final wish. That was to help Stuttgart secure an immediate return to the …

20-month-old boy, 10-year-old girl among 14 people shot dead over weekend in Chicago

  A toddler and a 10-year-old girl were among 14 people shot to death in Chicago in yet another weekend of gun violence that has rocked the city over the past month. Between Friday and Sunday morning, a total of 52 people were shot in Chicago, according to police department records. “As a mother, I am …

La Liga: Madrd go top again after beating gritty Espanyol

  Real Madrid are two points clear at the top of La Liga after grinding out a victory at bottom club Espanyol. Casemiro scored the only goal as he latched onto Karim Benzema’s brilliant no-look backheel through the legs of defender Bernardo Espinosa before firing home. The Brazilian had earlier gone close to the opener …

Arizona breaks new record for coronavirus cases in a single day

*Cuomo: Trump ‘in denial’ about COVID-19 Arizona smashed its own single-day record for the new coronavirus infections Sunday — logging 3,858 more cases, according to a report. The figure soared past the state’s previous day’s record-breaking 3,591 cases, news station KTAR reported. It was the eighth time this month the Grand Canyon State has broken records …

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