Yinka Odumakin, Renowned Human Activist, Is Dead
Yinka Odumakin, the human rights activist who was spokesman of Afenifere, Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, is dead. Details of his death are still sketchy but...
Details of his death are still sketchy but a family source told that he died from COVID-19 complications.
This newspaper cannot independently verify this claim.
Confusion as fire razes spare parts market in Oyo
There were crying and confusion as fire razed the popular Araromi auto spare parts market at Agodi-Gate, Ibadan at dawn on Saturday.
Traders, scavengers and those living close to the market reportedly trooped to the scene as the fire raged.
The distressed traders were said to have called the attention of the Oyo State Fire Service to the scene of the incident as the people made frantic efforts to put out the fire.
Why NDLEA Want Drug Test For Politicians, Students – Marwa
He said the current push to conduct drug test on politicians, workers, and students was to urgently provide help for those who need treatment and rehabilitation, in addition to serving as deterrence.
Marwa said this Friday in Abuja while signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a firm, Primly Services Limited, for the supply of free drug test kits to the NDLEA in Abuja.
South West PDP Blow Hot On Gov Seyi Makinde
South-West State chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have dared the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, to dump the party, after he warned the National Working Committee (NWC) of the party against postponing the South-West congress of the party. PDP had fixed April 10 for the event to hold in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Thuggery portends danger to nation’s democracy — Kalu
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has said that the use of thugs during elections portends great danger to the nation’s democracy.
Kalu said this on Friday, while inspecting the ongoing construction of the two-kilometer Akama and Ugwuavor Roads in Arochukwu.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the road was one of the 19 constituency road projects the lawmaker attracted to Abia North Senatorial District.
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