Pa Emmanuel Olajubu Celebrates 89th Birthday In Grand Fashion

Pa Omooba Emmanuel Adeoso Olajubu who today aged 89 years on earth, has celebrated his birthday in a most delightful fashion. The event kick-started with a special birthday service held at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Cathedral Abeokuta, while guests were entertained later at his home in Kemta, Abeokuta. The celebrant, while speaking to Medalinks […]

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Hoodlums Attack Ogun Deputy Speaker’s Constituency Office, 5 Vehicles Burnt

Suspected hoodlums on Sunday invaded the Ifo constituency office of Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, the Deputy Speaker, Ogun House of Assembly and set ablaze five vehicles used for free school shuttle. Oluomo in a statement said that the Ifo constituency needed urgent security attention, calling on security agencies in the state to forestall total break down […]

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Gunmen Kill Two Tourists, Abduct Three Others In Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have killed two persons and abducted three others in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The state police command spokesman, DSP Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed the incident in a statement, said the gunmen who were armed with dangerous weapons invaded the Kajuru Castle Resort at about 2 pm on […]

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N30,000 minimum wage implementation begins today —Presidency

Implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage just signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari takes effect from Thursday, April 18, a presidential aide, Mr. Ita Enang, has announced. Enang, who is Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, told State House correspondents on Thursday in Abuja that the Minimum Wage Repel […]

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Judgment is unconstitutional, premeditated, says Onnoghen’s lawyer

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal. Speaking with journalists on the premises of the […]

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Ikorodu Resident Stabs Father To Death While Asleep

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Thursday ordered the remand in prison of a 23-year-old man, Rasheed Shitta, for allegedly stabbing his father to death. The Magistrate, Mrs Adeola Adedayo, remanded Shitta in Ikoyi Prisons and ordered that the case file should be sent to the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions for […]

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Ogun Motorists Groan Over “Extortion” By Customs, Police Officers Along Idiroko Road – REPORT

Motorists, especially commercial transport workers, in Ogun State, South-West of Nigeria are agonising over alleged constant extortion by men of the Nigerian Customs Service and Nigeria Police along Sango -Ota to Idiroko area of the state on daily basis. THE ENCOUNTER NEWS reportedly witnessed some untoward scenes during a recent visit to the Customs Area […]

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