The famous Nigerian broadcaster, Pa Adebayo Faleti, died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan in the early hours of Sunday at the age of 86. In addition to his broadcasting work, Mr. Faleti was a poet, journalist, writer and actor. He was also pioneer of the first television station in Nigeria, Western Nigeria Television (WNTV),… (0 comment)

The administration at the University of Ibadan has refused to comment on OS Professional Service financial audit report that revealed a series of acts of financial mismanagement at the institution.  Our correspondent made several attempts to obtain a response from officials of the university, but his efforts were rebuffed in a hostile manner.  The audit… (0 comment)

A heavy three-hour downpour has wreaked havoc on the Delta State capital, Asaba, and surrounding communities. The torrential rain left numerous residents homeless and destroyed homes estimated at several millions of naira. Also destroyed were part of the Government House fence, computers, and vehicles. The rain started around 5 pm on Saturday and lasted over three hours. Eyewitnesses… (0 comment)

The sorting and counting of cast votes for the Lagos state Local Government election have begun across polling units in the state.Voters and party agents are on the ground to ensure their votes are properly counted.Indications across the units suggest the All Progressive Congress  (APC) candidates are leading in Alimosho and Agege local government area.… (0 comment)

The just concluded Lagos state council election was marred by low turn out of voters across the state. Our correspondents who monitored the election across the state reported a low turn out of voters, stating the heavy rainfall and political apathy amongst the people as the reason for low participation. Many of the voters who… (0 comment)

A major fire has engulfed in several buildings inside Kuje prison, Abuja. The fire reportedly started around 10:45 am. A group calling itself the Prisoners Against Injustice in Nigeria (PAIN) has claimed responsibility for the fire. PAIN made the claim in a handwritten statement posted on the prison notice board before it was hurriedly removed by… (0 comment)

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State is on the cusp of swearing in a new acting Chief Judge for the state despite intense pressure for the appointment of a “substantive Chief Judge”, SaharaReporters has exclusively learned. The appointment of the new acting Chief Judge is coming after the long expiration of the tenure of the… (0 comment)

A former Attorney-General of Nigeria and human rights activist, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa is dead.  He died early Friday morning at the age of 80. He was appointed the Attorney General and Minister of Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1993 and was further appointed as the African representative to the body that drafted Ethiopia’s… (0 comment)

Nigerian youth organizations across the country have given 48 hours to the leadership of the National Assembly to include the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ bill in the report of the ongoing constitution review process or face mass action. The demand was contained in a press statement signed by 53 youth organizations. Representatives of the groups… (0 comment)

A Federal High Court in Lagos has adjourned till July 27 the fundamental rights suit against Inspector-General of Police Ibrahim Idris filed by kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, more popularly known as Evans. Justice Chuka Obiozor adjourned the case on Thursday due to the failure of Evans’ lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, to pay the punitive sum of… (0 comment)
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