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Emilokan, 365 wasted days

Emilokan, 365 wasted days

Tony Abolo For a man who spent as he claims considerable years of his life planning and strategizing to be the Nigerian President, a prize he won, even in contentious decisions, on May 29th 2023, Nigerians look back, and hope he does see that we have all, including himself wasted 365 days of our lives....

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‘Disbanded Benin Priest’ sent out of Kings’ forum

‘Disbanded Benin Priest’ sent out of Kings’ forum

The disbanded Chief Priest of Benin, one Mr Isekhure, has been reportedly sent out of South-South traditional rulers Forum. The unaccredited Benin Palace former official who feared the riling the hardliners, created a scene at the arena on Tuesday May 21st 2024 in Asaba, Delta State. Decked in Benin traditional regalia, Isekhure, was allegedly reprimanded...

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White elephant scams

White elephant scams

By Julius Ogar Abia State, south-east Nigeria is one of 36 States in the federation and the fifth smallest in terms of landmass. But this presumed ‘grandeur’ that goes by the sobriquet: “God’s Own State” has been a victim of trampling political elephants. They stroll through, gobble up all there is in the field, and...

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Police mum over hemp- smoking suspect in Cell

Police mum over hemp- smoking suspect in Cell

Nigeria Police Command in Edo State, is yet-to comment on report of a yet-to-be identified criminal suspect caught smoking cannabis sativa also known as ‘Indian hemp’ in its custody. The male suspect was earlier taken into police custody for allegedly stealing I-phone before he was caught smoking on Wednesday May 8th 2024, at police headquarters’...

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‘Gold rush’ in Edo, govt must intervene

‘Gold rush’ in Edo, govt must intervene

The presence of gold mines at vast sites has attracted influx of over 1000 strangers from different parts of Nigeria, including Zamfara and Sokoto States into Egbetua in Ososo Community, Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State. Strangers with their kingpins are squatting their people in the locality for this illegal gold trade, has raised...

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Fuss over China’s racism against Africa dissent

Fuss over China’s racism against Africa dissent

Osaigbovo Iguobaro The news of Africans living in China who became victims of racism during the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic was gradually fading away when the shocking revelation of a Chinese supermarket in Nigeria’s nation’s Capital, broke earlier in the week. Nigerians were enraged after they were denied entry into the supermarket located in a...

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Ex-GYB: A fleeing lion!

Ex-GYB: A fleeing lion!

By Gbemisola Adedayo Nigerians are still relishing the drama between the erstwhile governor of the Confluence State (Kogi), Yahaya Bello, and the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC over alleged N82.3 billion fraud under his tenure as governor of the State. Resisting arrest through the active conivance of his side kick and self curated supplanter,...

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Air peace in a “whitemail” dilemma

Air peace in a “whitemail” dilemma

Tony Abolo There are four myths, Chinweizu, an author and a literati identified that we must wake up to, in order to free the African and African descent peoples. One of them is that the world is Black-FRIENDLY. If Nigerians ever thought that was true, the events of Gatwick London Airport, as Air Peace set...

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Migrant trader hacked to death over ‘Salah levy’

Migrant trader hacked to death over ‘Salah levy’

A migrant trader simply identified as ‘Ismail’ has been reportedly hacked to death over his refusal to pay authorized Eid-el-fitr ‘Salah levy’ that was imposed on him by miscreants in Edo State. The tragedy struck on late Friday April 12, 2024 in Ikpoba Community near one of the abattoirs in Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area of...

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