PROF. ISAAC ADEWOLE IS NEW UI VICECHANCELLOR.

After a keenly contested election, the former Provost of the College of Medicine of the University of Ibadan, Professor Isaac Adewole, yesterday emerged as the new Vice Chancellor of the premier university. The Pro-Chancellor and the Chairman of Council, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), who disclosed this to newsmen at the council’s chamber of the university […]

MAN HELD FOR RAPING MINOR

A 45 year-old man, Abdulahi Ahmed Babangida, who allegedly lured an 8-year old Primary 2 pupil with N20 and raped her, has confessed that he enjoys having sex with under-aged girls. In his confessional statement to the police, Babangida said he has been raping under-aged girls for the past 20 years and has been deriving […]

CATHOLIC BISHOPS WANT JONATHAN TO SCRAP OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY

The Catholic Church has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to scrap the office of first lady in the three tiers of government, saying the office was a conduit through which public funds were illegally wasted. This was contained in a communiqué by the Catholic bishops of Ibadan Archdiocese and Ekiti, Ilorin, Ondo, Osun and Oyo […]

FR EUSTACE OKORIE: MORE TROUBLE FOR OHAKIM AS OWERRI CATHOLIC COMMUNITY DEMANDS OPEN APOLOGY.

A new twist has opened in the unfortunate saga of the humiliation of Reverend Father Eustace Okorie by the security operatives attached to Governor Ikedi Ohakim of Imo State. In a press release which appeared in the August 29 – September 5 edition of “The leader Newspaper” the Catholic Community of Owerri Archdiocese specifically demanded […]

ALL IS NOW SET FOR OGUN N100 BILLION BOND LIVE DEBATE.

Former Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress, Pat Utomi, is expected to moderate the public debate between the executive and legislative arms of the Ogun State Government over the controversial N100b bond. The State’s Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Sina Kawonise, who made this known yesterday in Abeokuta, said the debate is scheduled to […]

South African envoy explains hostility to Nigerians – 234next

Although Nigeria contributed much to liberate South Africa from the stranglehold of apartheid and, thereafter, threw her economic doors wide open for South African investors and goods, these actions have not stopped a low estimation of her citizens by South Africans, the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Kingsley Mamabola, said on Tuesday, in Abuja, […]

2011: GOVS. IMOKE, ONI AND SYLVA REPLY INEC.

Reacting to a statement credited to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that their tenure expires in May 2011, the affected governors have spoken on the subject matter. On the possibility of INEC holding governorship election in the state in an interview in Calabar, Cross River State Governor Lyel Imoke said such decision would be […]

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