Author: Kunle Adeleye

Family of slain taxi driver demands N100m compensation from police in Rivers
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Family of slain taxi driver demands N100m compensation from police in Rivers

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The family of a 31-year-old taxi driver who was allegedly killed by a policeman in Rivers State over two years ago on Monday demanded an ... Read More

Ortom begs Buhari to sustain ban on rice importation
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Ortom begs Buhari to sustain ban on rice importation

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday, appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to sustain the ban on rice importation in the country. The governor ... Read More

Ex-South Korean President, Chun Doo Hwan convicted of defamation
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Ex-South Korean President, Chun Doo Hwan convicted of defamation

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Former South Korean President, Chun Doo Hwan, on Monday, received a suspended sentence of several months for defamation. The 89-year-old former dictator was charged in ... Read More

Ali Ndume: The crocodile tears of a confused nation
Opinion

Ali Ndume: The crocodile tears of a confused nation

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

So, our master just got bail. He was remanded for standing surety for a man who had been accused of stealing our future. Here was ... Read More

Biden fractures leg while playing with dog
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Biden fractures leg while playing with dog

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden has fractured a foot while playing with his dog, and will likely have to wear a medical ... Read More

I changed naira to dollars today and I almost cried – Davido
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I changed naira to dollars today and I almost cried – Davido

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Nigerian superstar singer, Davido, is currently upset with the high dollar rate in Nigeria. The Fem singer took to his Twitter account to lament saying that he almost cried when he changed dollars ... Read More

Malawi farmers protest cannabis license fees
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Malawi farmers protest cannabis license fees

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Malawi’s new Cannabis Regulatory Authority this week said the country is ready to become the latest in Africa to produce the plant for medicinal and ... Read More

Nigerian Adewale Adeyemo set to be Deputy Treasury Secretary in US
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Nigerian Adewale Adeyemo set to be Deputy Treasury Secretary in US

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Nigerian-born attorney Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo is set to be announce as deputy Treasury secretary by US President-Elect, Joe Biden. Adeyemo was born in Nigeria raised in California where he ... Read More

Insecurity: Tucano fighter jets to arrive Nigeria soon – NAF
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Insecurity: Tucano fighter jets to arrive Nigeria soon – NAF

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has flayed reports in some sections of the media that the subsisting contractual agreement between the Nigerian Government and the United States of America ... Read More

UI Senate elects Ekanola acting VC
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UI Senate elects Ekanola acting VC

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Senate of the University of Ibadan has elected Prof. Adebola Babatunde Ekanola the new Acting Vice-Chancellor of the university. Ekanola, who is the current Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics was ... Read More

66 Nigerians jailed in Bangladesh for fraud
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66 Nigerians jailed in Bangladesh for fraud

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Sixty-six Nigerians are spending various terms in prisons in Bangladsh for fraud and other crimes, a report by the country’s top newspaper, Dhaka Tribune said. The Nigerians ... Read More

No federal lawmaker earns up to 10m – Rep
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No federal lawmaker earns up to 10m – Rep

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

A member of the House of Representatives, Olaifa Jimoh, has dispelled insinuation that federal lawmakers earn jumbo pay, insisting that no lawmaker earns up to N10 million. Jimoh, ... Read More

Borno Massacre: Defence Headquarters dismisses UN’s Report – Insists only 43 slaughtered
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Borno Massacre: Defence Headquarters dismisses UN’s Report – Insists only 43 slaughtered

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Defence Headquarters, on Monday, denied the report released by the United Nations that no fewer than 110 civilians were slaughtered by Boko Haram terrorists during ... Read More

FG’s delegation visit Borno over killing of farmers
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FG’s delegation visit Borno over killing of farmers

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

A federal government delegation led by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan arrived in Maiduguri, Borno State by mid-day on Monday on a condolence visit over the killing of farmers at the weekend by terrorists. ... Read More

Arrest for Ransom: How police are extorting fulani villagers in Kano
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Arrest for Ransom: How police are extorting fulani villagers in Kano

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The police have been accused of illegal arrest and extortion of innocent citizens, mostly nomadic Fulani in Kano state. Some of the victims who spoke ... Read More

N554m Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal
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N554m Grass-Cutting Scandal: EFCC re-arraigns ex-SGF, Babachir Lawal

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, before an Abuja High Court at Maitama, over ... Read More

Slaughtered Borno farmers did not get clearance to farm – Garba Shehu
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Slaughtered Borno farmers did not get clearance to farm – Garba Shehu

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said the 43 farmers slaughtered by Boko Haram in Zabarmari, ... Read More

Buhari taking Nigeria to the promised land – Tunde Odesola
Opinion

Buhari taking Nigeria to the promised land – Tunde Odesola

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

In case you’re not Daniel, and you wish to come out of the lions’ den unhurt, employ satire. Satire is the whispering roar of the ... Read More

Convict accused of hatching attack on Kenyan University commits suicide in Jail
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Convict accused of hatching attack on Kenyan University commits suicide in Jail

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

Prison authorities in Kenya have confirmed that a Tanzanian man convicted of involvement in the 2015 attack on a Kenyan university that left 148 people ... Read More

Biden names all-female senior White House communications team
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Biden names all-female senior White House communications team

Kunle Adeleye- November 30, 2020

The President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden has selected an all-female senior White House communications team in what his office called a ... Read More