Family not aware when Sanwo-Olu picked new Oniru —Adele, Omowumi Abisogun Ruling House member

A senior member of the Omowumi Abisogun Ruling House of the Oniru royal family, Prince Razaq Adele, tells TOBI AWORINDE why he believes the just-installed Oba Gbolahan Lawal should be dethroned Your family has rejected the enthronement of the new Oniru of Iruland, Oba Gbolahan Lawal. What is your grouse with his installation? The family is… Continue reading Family not aware when Sanwo-Olu picked new Oniru —Adele, Omowumi Abisogun Ruling House member

Seattle police chief wants to retake precinct in occupied CHAZ ‘as soon as possible’

Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said she wants to retake the police precinct in the self-declared “Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone,” or “CHAZ,” “as soon as possible.” “Ideally, we just need to get back into the building,” Best told local station KIRO-7 on Friday. “People are looking for a plan, but we want to make sure… Continue reading Seattle police chief wants to retake precinct in occupied CHAZ ‘as soon as possible’

Atlanta protesters paint ‘Defund Police’ right outside police headquarters

A group of activists painted a street outside Atlanta’s police headquarters with “defund police” amid growing calls to divert resources from law enforcement to other programs. Culture ATL, a group affiliated with the Movement for Black Lives, tweeted a video of the message painted in yellow letters in the middle of Atlanta’s Pryor Street. “Tonight protestors… Continue reading Atlanta protesters paint ‘Defund Police’ right outside police headquarters

Atlanta erupts after Rayshard Brooks death prompts police chief to step down

Protests and destruction erupted in Atlanta on Saturday night in response to the police-involved shooting death of a 27-year-old man outside a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant. Television images showed the restaurant on fire around 9:30 p.m. ET as rioters filled the parking lot where Brooks was shot in the back by police after allegedly grabbing a… Continue reading Atlanta erupts after Rayshard Brooks death prompts police chief to step down

US pardons black man accused of rape

On June 15, 1920, three African-Americans were lynched in Duluth, Minnesota, accused without proof of raping a white woman. One hundred years later, the northern US state on Friday pardoned another black man convicted of the crime, which he repeatedly denied committing. Max Mason, who died in 1942, has become the first person to benefit… Continue reading US pardons black man accused of rape

How gunshots in Aso Rock escalated heated argument between Aisha Buhari and President’s aide

The IGP ordered the arrest of Aisha’s aide for firing gunshots in the Presidential Villa. Wife of the President Aisha Buhari reportedly engaged in a heated argument with President Muhammadu Buhari’s cousin, Yusuf Tunde Saibu. [dailypost] The Presidency was reportedly in disarray on the night of Thursday, June 11, 2020, when a heated argument ensued… Continue reading How gunshots in Aso Rock escalated heated argument between Aisha Buhari and President’s aide

Nigerian Army repels ISWAP attack in Borno state

The Nigerian Army says it has repelled attacks by the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Monguno town in Borno state. The insurgents stormed the village in the early hours of today June 13 while many residents were fast asleep. They shot sporadically into the air causing many to flee their homes. Security forces… Continue reading Nigerian Army repels ISWAP attack in Borno state

Who is in charge of our country?” FFK asks as he reacts to the face-off between Aisha Buhari’s aides and President Buhari’s nephew in the villa

Femi Fani-Kayode is asking who is really “in charge” of Nigeria following reports of a face-off between the aides of the first lady, Aisha Buhari, and a Personal Assistant and Nephew of President Buhari, Sabiu Yusuf. According to reports, Yusuf traveled from Lagos to Abuja on Monday, June 8 and drove straight to the villa where he resides… Continue reading Who is in charge of our country?” FFK asks as he reacts to the face-off between Aisha Buhari’s aides and President Buhari’s nephew in the villa

Many countries begged Nigeria for food during lockdown – FG

The Federal Government has said many neighbouring countries asked Nigeria for food during the lockdown occasioned by coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known on Saturday during an Instagram Live Chat with City People Magazine. The minister, who spoke on the COVID-19 Economic Sustainability Plan recently submitted by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo… Continue reading Many countries begged Nigeria for food during lockdown – FG

FG approves N13b for pest control in 12 states

The Federal Government has approved N13 billion as intervention fund for pest control in 12 northern states, to reduce the effects of COVID-19 on the nation’s food sector. The 12 `frontline’ states, to benefit from the fund are Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Bauchi, Gombe, Adamawa, Taraba, Yobe and the Borno States. The Federal… Continue reading FG approves N13b for pest control in 12 states