Notorious bandit killed, 11 kidnapped victims rescued after a gun duel with police

The Police Command in Zamfara State says it has neutralised a notorious armed bandit in the state and rescued 11 kidnapped victims. SP Muhammad Shehu, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, confirmed the development in a statement on Thursday in Gusau. “Yesterday at about 1 p.m., a large number of armed bandits blocked Gusau – Sokoto Road at Dogon Karfe axis, scaring commuters to scamper for … Continue reading Notorious bandit killed, 11 kidnapped victims rescued after a gun duel with police

Motown Founder Berry Gordy Set T0 Receive 2021 Kennedy Center Honors

Several artists from Motown Records have been given the coveted title of a Kennedy Center Honoree over the years. Now, the person who was actually responsible for starting and running the legendary label is being honored! Motown Records founder Berry Gordy has been one of five honorees selected for this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced that it has selected five … Continue reading Motown Founder Berry Gordy Set T0 Receive 2021 Kennedy Center Honors

Igboho returns to cell as Beniniose court adjourns hearing till Friday

Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been returned to the custody of Brigade Criminelle in Cotonou, Benin Republic. This is as the Cour D’Appel De Cotonou adjourned the case involving the Yoruba rights activist till Friday, July 23, 2021. Igboho and his wife, Ropo, were arrested at the Cardinal Bernardin International Airport, Cotonou while trying to catch a flight to … Continue reading Igboho returns to cell as Beniniose court adjourns hearing till Friday

US Senate confirms first black Circuit Court judge to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

A historic moment recently unfolded in the American judicial system. On Monday, Tiffany P. Cunningham was confirmed to serve as circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, replacing Judge Evan J. Wallach. She will be the first-ever Black person to serve on the court, according to a press release provided by Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL). “She will not only bring much-needed diversity … Continue reading US Senate confirms first black Circuit Court judge to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

US Sen.Bob Dole at 98 says ”I’m a Trumper” but added, “I’m sort of Trumped out.”

Dole said there’s no question that Trump lost his reelection race – narrowly but fair and square. On the current political environment, he says, “I do believe we’ve lost something.” Dole described Biden as “a great, kind, upstanding, decent person.” Bob Dole turns 98 years old Thursday and is battling lung cancer, but he is still outspoken about what’s going on in the Washington he once helped lead … Continue reading US Sen.Bob Dole at 98 says ”I’m a Trumper” but added, “I’m sort of Trumped out.”

Makinde receives NASS joint Committee on Aviation

…urges FG to uplift Ibadan Airport …says Oyo willing to apply for takeover Oyo State Governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Thursday, asked the Federal Government to take necessary steps to uplift the standard of the Ibadan Airport, declaring that making Ibadan a regional airport will benefit the state and the national economy. The governor, who stated this while hosting the Joint National Assembly Committee on Aviation, … Continue reading Makinde receives NASS joint Committee on Aviation

Wike warns of sealing business premises that litter waste, says the mandate of Rivers people will not be taken for granted

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated the commitment of his administration to work tirelessly in advancing the State and improve the quality of living of Rivers people. Speaking to journalists during an unscheduled inspection of four ongoing flyover projects in Port Harcourt and Obio-Akpor Local Government Areas of the State, Governor Wike said more democratic dividends are in the offing for the … Continue reading Wike warns of sealing business premises that litter waste, says the mandate of Rivers people will not be taken for granted

FBI received at least 4,500 tips during Brett Kavanaugh confirmation; Blasey Ford attorneys call it ‘a sham’

The FBI has acknowledged receiving more than 4,500 tips during its background investigation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, prompting a new wave of criticism from Senate Democrats who have long questioned the bureau’s vetting process nearly three years after Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation. While Kavanaugh was confirmed by a narrow majority (50-48) his confirmation was defined by the emotional testimony of California university professor Christine … Continue reading FBI received at least 4,500 tips during Brett Kavanaugh confirmation; Blasey Ford attorneys call it ‘a sham’

Lagos announces restriction of movement for Saturday’s LG polls

The Lagos State Government has announced restriction of movement across the State between the hours of 8a.m and 3p.m on Saturday, 24th July, 2021. Gbenga Omotoso, the State Commissioner for Information and Strategy in a statement on Thursday said the restriction is to enable the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) conduct hitch-free elections into positions of Chairmen and Councillors in all the 57 Local … Continue reading Lagos announces restriction of movement for Saturday’s LG polls