What an horrible situation and it was gathered that no fewer than 11 persons were reportedly buried on Sunday in the aftermath of the clash between Yoruba and Hausa residents of Shasa Market in Akinyele Local Government Area of Oyo State. PAKOTUNE  recalls that a chaos broke out in the…

    The Lagos Police Command has deployed security personnel to disperse and suppress the thugs causing disturbance in Obanlende area of Lagos State. However, Normalcy has been restored to the area. Pakotune earlier made a report about the crisis on Thursday 11th February 2021, between transport unions in the area…

    The Cross River State House of Assembly has confirmed Justice Akon Ikpeme as substantive Chief Judge of the state after rejecting her twice. The confirmation took place on Thursday at the state House of Assembly in Calabar following a motion moved by the Leader of the House and…

Nigeria’s President, Buhari appoints new service chiefs. This was tweeted by Media aid to the president, Femi Adesina. PMB appoints new Service Chiefs. Maj Gen LEO Irabor, CDS, Maj Gen I Attahiru, Army, Rear Adm AZ Gambo, Navy, AVM IO Alao, Air Force. He congratulates outgoing Service Chiefs on efforts…

A former Edo State Commissioner for Establishment, Labour and Special Duties, Comrade Didi Adodo, is dead. Sources gathered that Adodo died on Tuesday morning after battling with COVID-19 complications for days. Until his death, he was the General Secretary of the Iron and Steel Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ISSSAN).

Dr. Abdu Buba Maisheru ll (Mai Tangale), the Emir of Billiri is dead. Recall that the first class ruler of Tangale chiefdom in Gombe had months ago tested positive for coronavirus but recovered after treatment for 12 days. Former Governor, Hassan Dankwambo of Gombe State confirmed his death on Monday.…

  The Federal Road Safety Corps in Osun on Monday said a road accident has claimed one life on Osogbo-Gbogan road, due to over speeding. The Sector Commander, Mrs Kudirat Ibrahim, disclosed this in a statement by the command’s spokeswoman, Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, made available to newsmen in Osogbo. Ibrahim…

Lawmakers have returned to the US Capitol to finish certifying Joe Biden’s election victory, hours after Trump supporters stormed the building in a riot that saw four people die. Officials say one woman was shot by police, while three others died as a result of “medical emergencies”. The pro-Trump mob…

Former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Nsikak Eduok is reportedly dead at the age of 73. Secretary to Akwa Ibom State Government, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem said in a statement released on Thursday, January 7 that Eduok died in Uyo on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 after battling an end-stage kidney…

Folake Aremu, a Yoruba actress better known by the sobriquet Orisabunmi, has passed away at the age of 60.   Bolaji Amusan, the president of the Theatre Arts And Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPAN), confirmed the tragic news to TheCable Lifestyle on Wednesday. Although he said the cause…

The Chief Magistrate Court 1 Ogba has sentenced actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skillz, for defying the social distancing order of the Lagos state government.   The court in its ruling ordered the couple to pay a fine of N100,000 each and also sentenced them to 14 days community service,…