Wednesday, 27 January, 2021

Day: January 5, 2021


A former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has said that the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has the right to contest for president in 2023. Osoba, a chieftain of the ruling APC stated this during Read more…


Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has announced that the newly introduced Digital Service Tax (DST) came into effect on January 1. The Finance Act 2020 introduced DST on income from services provided through the digital marketplace in Kenya and will be Read more…


The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 45-year-old man, Akanji Oluwaseyi, for allegedly defiling his 13-year-old daughter in the Obantoko area of Abeokuta. The police said the arrest of the suspect followed a complaint from the victim who reported Read more…


45-year-old Akanji Oluwaseyi, pictured above, has been arrested for allegedly raping his 13-year-old biological daughter (names withheld). Confirming his arrest to newsmen, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, said that Oluwaseyi was arrested after his daughter reported his Read more…


Human rights’ activist, Omoyele Sowore, and four others were on Tuesday morning brought before the Magistrates’ Court sitting in Wuse, Abuja. The activists are standing trial on police trumped-up charges of alleged criminal conspiracy, unlawful assembly and inciting public disturbance. Read more…


Justice Lateefa A. Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, convicted and sentenced Okey Nwosu, a former Managing Director, Finbank Plc, to three years imprisonment for over 10m fraud. The Economic and Read more…


Attacks have been rocking Niger ahead of February’s presidential election runoff. Jihadis, ethnical disputes and the fight for resources are the key issues the next president will need to address, experts say. A group of attackers appeared on motorbikes around Read more…


A businessman, Monsuru Aderoju, has been reportedly kidnapped in the Igangan area of Ibarapa, Oyo State, barely 24 hours after a member of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) Mrs Sherifat Adisa, was murdered. Oladokun Oladiran, convener of an Read more…


A young man who had his dreadlocks shaved off recently by soldiers at Sapele, Delta State, has said his only crime is being a Nigerian. The aggrieved man said he had gone on a visit to his hometown, Sapele, from Read more…


The capital city of Iran, Tehran has applied to Interpol for an international arrest warrant for the President of the United States, Donald Trump, in connection with the murder of Iranian top general Qassem Soleimani, last year. Iran’s justice spokesman Read more…