Festival killings: Police declare war on killers in Ekiti community

Festival killings: Police declare war on killers in Ekiti community

The Police in Ekiti State on Wednesday declared war on persons suspected to be involved in the violence and killing of two persons at Ire Ekiti, Oye Council Area of the state over the stoppage of Ogun Onire Festival celebration. The town had been embroiled in violent crisis since Sunday over attempt by its monarch, Oba Victor Bobade to enforce government’s directives banning the celebration of the annual Ogun Onire Festival to prevent further spread of COVID 19. The action considered as provocative to Ogun worshippers, had led to an…

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Native doctor, 67 IPOB members arrested for unlawful assembly

Native doctor, 67 IPOB members arrested for unlawful assembly

Imo State Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyede Wednesday said one native doctor and 67 Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) members have been arrested for unlawful assembly. Akinmoyede revealed that the IPOB members were on their way to see the native doctor to fortify them against bullet penetration when they were arrested in Orji, Owerri North Local Government Area of the state on August 9. “It is believed that the group is planning an attack on security agencies with the aim of snatching weapons,” he added. He alleged that the native doctor had removed bullets from…

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Tonto Dikeh gets another appointment

Tonto Dikeh gets another appointment

Sultry actress, Tonto Dikeh, has secured another appointment many months after her last appointment with a humanitarian group. The ‘Damage’ actress has revealed that she has been appointed as a Director, Socials, and Empowerment of the Committee of Youth on Mobilization and Sensitization (CYMS). The appointment letter reads: “This medium is to officially inform you on your appointment as Director, Socials & Empowerment (012) of this prestigious organization established to sensitize and mobilize young people to support and key into Federal Government policies.” Reacting to her new appointment, Dikeh took…

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Kizz Daniel joins 2Baba, AY, Banky W in Haven Homes

Kizz Daniel joins 2Baba, AY, Banky W in Haven Homes

Twenty-six-year-old Kizz Daniel has joined leading entertainers like 2Baba, AY, and Banky W, who have acquired homes in Haven Home’s estates and have a street named after them. Haven Homes have been able to lure several creative industry stakeholders to buy in their homes and adopt a street for naming in the process. An excited Kizz Daniel couldn’t contain his joy after his name was adopted and named after a street in one of Haven Homes’ estates. Kizz Daniel added that owning a street in the estate is not as…

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A ‘Black-ish’ episode premiering on Hulu says more about ABC than the show

A 'Black-ish' episode premiering on Hulu says more about ABC than the show

A long-shelved episode of ABC’s “Black-ish” has finally reached the public — not on the network, but rather its sister Disney-controlled streaming service, Hulu. Yet watching the half-hour, titled “Please, Baby, Please,” reflects more on the misguided timidity of the broadcaster that balked at airing it than the episode itself. It’s not entirely accurate to say the Black-ish episode — which was made in 2017 and played a role in series creator Kenya Barris’ decision to leave ABC, signing a lucrative deal with Netflix — is much ado about nothing.…

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