Author: Ajoke Funmilayo

Ajoke Funmilayo is a news writer. She has a National Diploma in Mass Communication from Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin. She loves writing, listening to music and playimg scrabble.

On Tuesday night, Gunmen shot sporadically in Arthur Jarvis University, which is owned by the former People Democratic Party, PDP, governorship aspirant in the state, Sir Arthur Jarvis. It was reported that the incident happened yesterday night when the students were returning from classes within the premises.  Arthur Jarvis University is located in Akpabuyo LGA, over 15 kilometres from Calabar. The students who were lucky to escape had multiple injuries. “The gunmen succeeded in abducting one of them and left another with severe matchet cuts. We understand that the kidnapped student was taken into the nearby forest”, a source said.…

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Sri Lankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa has fled the country amid widespread protests calling for his resignation over his handling of the country’s worst economic crisis since independence in 1948. According to the BBC, the president, his wife and two bodyguards left the country in a military jet to Male, the capital of the Maldives. Also, the Sri Lankan Air Force confirmed in a statement on Wednesday July 13, that reads below: “Under the provisions of the Constitution and on a request by the government, the Sri Lanka Air Force provided a plane early today to fly the president, his wife…

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An Air Force fighter jet targeting terrorists in Safana Local Government Area of ​​Katsina State has accidentally bombed innocent villagers. According to reports, the incident occurred where the Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP, Aminu Umar, was murdered by bandits, on Tuesday. Details of the incident are still not in details, due to the fact that during the press time the Police Public Relations Officer in the State, DSP Isah Gambo could not be reached. Daily Trust, however, reported that the jet targeted the wrong place in the operation launched against camps of bandits in the area, leading to the death…

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The National identity Management Commission (NIMC) has being instructed by a federal high court sitting in Abuja to submit the Certified True Copy (CTC) of the biodata of an alleged minor involved in the organ harvesting case against former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu and his wife, Beatrice, in the United Kingdom, to the Attorney General of the Federation for onward transmission. Adegboyega Awomolo, SAN, had on June 27 encouraged Justice Inyang Ekwo to order the release of  some certain official documents of Ukpo domiciled with NIMC, Nigerian Immigration Service and Stanbic-IBTC Bank for the purpose of effectively defending Ekweremadu…

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Despite the news about celebrities marriages breakup on the internet today, 12 celebrity couples have made us believe that marriage still work. Marriage is ordianed by God and it is the union of one man and a woman. It is the foremost foundation for building a family. In order to have a successful marriage, both partners need to put there individual efforts. A lot of people have argued online that having a successful marriage is far more difficult in today world but we still have some good number of celebrity couple that make marriage look beautiful. Below are 12 Nigerian…

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An Osun state high court sitting in Osogbo has ordered the Osun state police command to pay, a whopping sum of 6 million naira as compensation for violating the fundamental human rights of two applicants. The two applicants are Yusuf Adepoju and Muddathir Kewudirorun. In the judgement, which was handed down by Justice A. Oyebiyi in suit number HOS/M.157/2021, he stated that the applicants had proved their case against the respondent. The applicants accused the police of invading their private homes without prior notice at about 3:00a.m. on November, 16, 2021, for reasons unknown to them. Justice Oyebiyi, held that…

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The Nigerian Army, on Wednesday, refuted a report alleging that some serving officers are planning to storm Abuja, to protest unpaid emoluments and poor working conditions. Brigadier General, Director Army public relations officer, Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement described the reports as baseless, unsubstantiated and an attempt by some faceless enemies to damage th image of the military. He went further to say that officers and men of the service witnessed exceptional positive changes in moral and physical components of th Force. The statement further explained that the Nigeria army under the current leadership have provided a conductive enablement for…

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The Federal Government on Thursday cancelled it’s decision to suspend Nigeria’s basketball team from all international basketball competitions. Permanent secretary, Ministry of Youth and sports development, Ismaila Abubakar, made this known during a conference in Abuja on Thursday. According to him, he said the latest decision is made due to the letter of appeal from the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF), signed by Mr Musa Kida. Ismaila went further to say that the intervention of concerned stakeholders, former Nigerian international basketball players and well-meaning Nigerians trying to seek solution to the issues triggered the decision. It was reported earlier that President…

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Judge of the Criminal court 1 in Benin City, Edo state, Justice Efe Ikponmwonba, has sentenced Dominion Okoro, the housemaid of late Madam Maria Igbinedion, mother of Ex-Governor of Edo state, Lucky Igbinedion, to death by hanging. This came after Dominion murdered the 85 year old woman at her residence in GRA, Benin City on December 2, 2021, before running away with her jewelry. Dominion Okoro who served as the housemaid of the deceased for years, killed her because she wants to run away with all the deceased money and personal items. When she was arrested and interrogated, Dominion revealed…

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The Federal Government has revealed that they cannot interfere in the rising price of diesel and aviation fuel as the price for both products are deregulated. This was made known to the public in a statement by the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva while speaking in Abuja yesterday. Sylva received that the price of diesel and aviation fuel, which are imported, are being impacted by foreign exchange rate. In his words, he said “So, it is not within the purview of the government to fix the prices at all. And of course, the actual issue is also…

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