Moderate quake hits temblor-prone Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) – One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in Oklahoma rattled a state where seismic activity linked to energy production has become a growing concern and sent tremors through six neighboring states, a federal agency said on Saturday.

Church of England Bishop reveals he is homosexual

The Church of England has welcomed its first gay bishop. A British bishop of the mother-church of the worldwide Anglican faith, announced that he is homosexual in an interview published Saturday. The bishop of Grantham, central England, Nicholas Chamberlain, disclosed to the UK Guardian newspaper that he was in a long-term relationship with his undisclosed…

Moderate quake hits temblor-prone Oklahoma

TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) – One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded in Oklahoma rattled a state where seismic activity linked to energy production has become a growing concern and sent tremors through six neighboring states, a federal agency said on Saturday.

Gunmen kidnap three children in Benue

n have again kidnapped three children in Makurdi, Benue State. The victims, Afred Adunm and two of his sisters were abducted Saturday morning while on their way to the farm. It was gathered that two men with guns accosted the children, ordered them into a waiting vehicle and headed towards Adoka-Ankpa road. Spokesman, Benue State…

NIMC prints 1m National e-ID cards

The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) on Saturday said it had printed about one million National e-ID Cards and issued over 400,000 to their owners across the country. The commission disclosed this in a statement issued by its Head, Corporate Communications, Mr Chika Ogbonna, in reaction to complaints by Nigerians that the process of obtaining…

Obasanjo, Sheriff in closed-door meeting

A factional National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali-Modu Sheriff and former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo held a closed door meeting at his hiltop residence in Abeokuta on Saturday. Sheriff entered the residence at about 11 and went straight to Obasanjo’s inner room for a closed door meeting which lasted for one…

Adeuti emerges LP Ondo governorship candidate

Mr Taye Adeuti, on Saturday, emerged as governorship candidate of the Labour Party (LP) for the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State. Adeuti emerged with unanimous voice votes after the second aspirant, Mr Gbenga Ojo, withdrew his candidacy when both men were nominated as aspirants for the primary election. Nigerian Pilot reports that Adeuti,…

APC commences Ondo governorship primary amidst tight security

Delegates voting In Ondo State APC primary elections in Akure on Saturday The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced its primary election in Ondo State for the Nov. 26 governorship poll, amidst tight security and peaceful environment. The election commenced at 12:15 p.m after the accreditation, which started at 7 a.m ended. The APC has…

We served contravention notices before demolishing structures in Ikoyi-LASG

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government on Saturday said owners of the buildings demolished in Ikoyi were duly served with contravention, removal and quit notices before the exercise was carried out, just as it vowed to intensify efforts to rid the State of illegal structures. In a statement issued by the Commissioner, Ministry of Information…

No more soul in PDP, Sheriff carrying a dying baby – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again mourned the fate that has befallen the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), saying the party he once led, has today lost its “soul.” Obasanjo who made this known to reporters shortly after receiving the factional National leader of PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff at his residence on Presidential Hill top Estate,…

PDP is dying, needs intensive care – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has described the Peoples Democratic Party, as a dying political party that is currently in comatose and needs to be taken to an intensive care unit, Punch reports He said this on Saturday at his Abeokuta Presidential Hilltop residence in an interview with journalists, after emerging from a closed-door meeting with…