*Lagos: Police kill 2 ex-convicts in gun duel (DailyTrust)*Lagos-Ibadan: Robbers strike again, escape, police make excuse (Punch)

Lagos: Police kill 2 ex-convicts in gun duel (DailyTrust) Two members of a robbery gang involved in series of attacks on Ajegule, Lagos, and its environs were on Saturday shot dead during a gun battle with the police. The killed…

Aregbesola’s anger and politics of bitterness — Ehi Braimah

Eligible voters in Osun State trooped out enthusiastically last weekend to cast their votes for their preferred candidates during the gubernatorial election. Fifteen political parties took part in the election but by the time the results from the various polling…

*Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest, 5 villagers killed (DailyTrust)*Masked men, task force arrest Okada riders, passengers (Punch)

Kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest, 5 villagers killed (DailyTrust) The kidnapped Kaduna Catholic priest, Very Rev. Fr. John Mark Chietnum, has been killed by his abductors. Another priest, Rev. Fr. Donatus Cleopas, who was kidnapped with him, has, however, escaped from…

Osun election: Adeleke’s victory reflects will of the people, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the election of Senator Ademola Adeleke in the Osun State governorship poll is a reflection of the will of the people. Buhari said this in his congratulatory message to Adeleke, the candidate of the…

Osun poll: Aregbesola deletes post on Adeleke’s victory

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has deleted a post where he broke his silence on the outcome of the just-concluded Osun State governorship election. This was after the post had gone viral Sunday morning. In a statement, the Media…

Osun election: Accord Party candidate Ogunbiyi beats Oyetola, Adeleke in polling unit

The candidate of the Accord Party in the Osun State governorship election Akin Ogunbiyi won his polling unit on Saturday. Ogunbiyi defeated incumbent governor and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Gboyega Oyetola and opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP)…

*Oyetola, Adeleke in tight race as counting commences (Punch)*Why we attacked Tinubu’s convoy in Lagos – Suspect (DailyTrust)

Oyetola, Adeleke in tight race as counting commences (Punch) The counting of votes has commenced in the ongoing governorship election in Osun State. Official ward results showed that the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party are in a…

Free Akara at Aregbesola’s home, minister still expected

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has yet to arrive at his polling unit hours after voting has commenced in the Osun State Governorship election. Residents also said they have yet to sight Aregbesola, whom they said usually arrived in…

OsunDecides: Policeman caught telling voter how to cast ballot

A police officer was caught on camera instructing a voter who to cast their ballots for in the ongoing election in Osun State. The incident occurred at Polling Unit 012, Ward 06, Irepodun Local Government Area (LGA). Eagle eyed observers…

Poor housekeeping manners in APC – Ehi Braimah

In a recent article, I complained about the “nonsense” going on in the All Progressives Congress (APC). I analysed the leadership crisis in APC instigated by the inordinate ambition of some selfish party leaders. Mind you, the cloud confusion over…

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