John Oputa

University of Ibadan unveil 2019 best graduating student.

All eyes were on Tuesday on Miss Ofure Mary Ebhomielen of the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Science as she was presented as the best graduating student at the 2019 Convocation ceremony of the University of Ibadan, UI. Ebhomielen, who graduated with the highest Cumulative Grade Point Average, CGPA of 7.0 received a thunderous […]Read More

Sowore vs DSS

  The Department of State Services (DSS) said no one has turned up at its headquarters to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore, detained activist, politician and publisher of Sahara Reporters, after it received the court order to release him. Spokesman of the agency, Dr Peter Afunanya said it is imperative for accountability reasons that someone […]Read More

Manager, 3 Others Sent to Prison for Defrauding Employer N250million

A Female manager with the Mind The Gap Company in Yaba, Lagos, Oluwatosin Ogundana, 36, has been arrested and arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate Court for allegedly conniving with three others to steal various bulk recharge cards valued at N250m belonging to their employer, Mrs Ifeoluwa Fashola. Other workers of the company arraigned in court […]Read More

LASPOTECH, one dead, several wounded

One person was killed while several others were wounded on Tuesday following a bloody attack on Ikorodu Campus of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) by suspected cultists. The deceased, identified as Ahmed Amao, was a former LASPOTECH student who had been expelled from the institution. It was gathered that the groups of hoodlums invaded the […]Read More

5 men remanded for kidnapping, gang-raping 2 women

Five men on Tuesday appeared before the newly inaugurated Ikeja Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Court, for allegedly using social media to lure, kidnap and rape two women in Lagos. The accused are Gabriel Obinna, 20, Nnadozie Akabueze, 21, Hector Ugochukwu, 32, Chinedu Ezechukwu, 21 and Godwin Balogun. They are facing a six-count charge of […]Read More

Police probe officer who demanded N10m bribe

The Benue Police Command says it is investigating an Assistant Commissioner of Police, Olu Ayilara, who allegedly assaulted the Executive Chairman of the Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), Mrs Mimi Orubibi, and demanded N10 million bribe. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, ASP Moses Yamu, said this in a statement on Tuesday […]Read More

Fans hail CHAN Eagles performance, say surpassed expectation

A cross-section of Nigerian football enthusiasts on Monday hailed the home-based Super Eagles for their performance at the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), saying the players surpassed their expectations. The hosts Morocco defeated Nigeria 4-0 in the competition’s final match at the Stade Mohamed V in Casablanca on Sunday. However, a cross section of Nigerian […]Read More

IBB says his statement on Buhari stands – Spokesman

Prince Kassim Afegbua, spokesman to former military president Ibrahim Babangida says the statement issued by the former ruler calling on Nigerians not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in 2019 stands. Speaking on Channels Television on Sunday, Afegbua said the second statement personally signed by Babangida denying the first one was […]Read More

Final rites begin for Gani Adams’ installation as Aare Ona

The final rites for the installation of Otunba Gani Adams as the 15th Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland will begin on Wednesday in Oyo. Mr Dotun Oladipo, the Chairman, Media Committee of the Aare Ona Kakanfo installation made this known in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi, announced […]Read More

Excess fat in heart increases cardiac failure risks in diabetics

People suffering from diabetes run two- to five-fold risks of heart failure if they have excess fat in the heart, which harms the cells’ essential ability to produce energy, a new study revealed. Diabetes and obesity are often characterized with excess fat in the heart, which is the most energy-hungry organ in human body. According […]Read More