Day: June 14, 2024

  • Pastor bags life jail for raping minor in Ekiti

    Pastor bags life jail for raping minor in Ekiti

    An Ekiti State High Court, Ado Ekiti on Thursday sentenced the cleric of a church at Omuo Ekiti in the Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, Pastor Enoch, to life imprisonment for raping a minor. The victim said to be the daughter of one of the church members, was raped by the pastor…

  • Flood displaces 2,000 residents in Lagos

    Flood displaces 2,000 residents in Lagos

    About 2,000 persons in the Jakande Estate area of the Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State were displaced from their homes following heavy rains between May and June 2004. The National Emergency Management Agency in a statement on its X.com handle, on Thursday, disclosed that the rains also led to the collapse of some…

  • N45bn has been spent on Elizade varsity, says Ade.Ojo

    N45bn has been spent on Elizade varsity, says Ade.Ojo

    Founder, Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo, Mr Michael Ade.Ojo, said he has spent N45bn on the institution. The Elizade University in its 12th year seeks to be globally competitive, producing entrepreneurial, innovative, and ethical graduates. A statement by the Executive Special Duties, Mr Stephen Ogodo, in celebration of Ade.Ojo’s 86th birthday, today, explained that he had…

  • Critics unhappy with Ekiti financial reforms – Oyebanji

    Critics unhappy with Ekiti financial reforms – Oyebanji

    The Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebanji, on Thursday, said the state has more money to carry out some of its activities with increased allocation. The governor, who boasted that he had not taken a loan since assuming office, however, said some people were unhappy that his administration had plugged leakages in the finances of the…

  • Tinubu appoints Yabuku new budget office DG

    Tinubu appoints Yabuku new budget office DG

    President Bola Tinubu, on Thursday, appointed Tanimu Yakubu as the Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation. Yakubu replaces Ben Akabueze, whose tenure lapsed. The appointment was made known in a statement on Thursday by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale. Tinubu praised Akabueze for his service to the…