ABACHA: Dead, But Still Dispensing Money From The Grave

The late Nigerian Head of state, General Sani Abacha has been the most generous leader the country ever had. Despite being dead since 1998, yet he remembers the poor country he left behind and thought it wise and needful to keep ‘vomiting money' even from his graveyard. According to a report in 2022, the total amount of looted funds recovered from the late Head of State, General Sani Abacha in the past 24 years was put at $3.65 billion. This was revealed by an infographic of the BBC with data gathered from the federal government, World Bank, and Transparency International.

Public Apology To Overland Airways

    On behalf of the management and Staff of Starnews Nigeria Online Newspaper , we hereby tender our unreserved apology to Overland Airways over the erroneous use of the airline's image to depict our story, " Tinubu's Minister, Others Escape Death As Aircraft Skids Off Runway Airport " at the Ibadan Airport. We sincerely regret the embarrassment this might have caused on the reputation of Overland Airways. The officer who was on duty at the time of the said report has been disciplined in line with our medium's in house rules. We wish to state that Overland Airways was

By |November 4th, 2023|Categories: Starnews Editorial|Tags: |0 Comments

Ayetoro Sea Surge And A Mute Federal Government

Ayetoro is a community in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. It is located on the Atlantic coast in the Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State. Founded in 1947, Ayetoro is known as a floating city for its marine businesses with commercial fishing services and transportation as the major occupation of residents and the mainstay of the community. Being a fertile community for commercial fishermen, it became popular for its fishing terminal, hospitality, social life, and commercial activities with a high standard of living arising from its numerous side attractions. But a floodgate of doom was opened in the

Adebowale: A densely populated community in Akure neglected by Ondo government

By Starnews Nigeria Adebowale is a densely populated community on Ondo Road, adjacent to the second gate of 32 Artillery Brigade (Owena Cantonment), Akure in Ondo State. Sadly, despite being in existence for a very long time, the community has nothing to show for its longevity because it is under lack of care by successive administrations in Ondo State and the community does not have a government presence, Starnews Nigeria writes. The situation has not been easy for members of the community because different sorts of indignities occasioned by the terrible condition of the only access road were causing severe

2023: The Akeredolu’s warning – cry of a governor

Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu, SAN, is a Nigerian politician and lawyer who is currently the Governor of Ondo State. He is no doubt one of the outspoken governors we have in Nigeria today. Starnews Nigeria reports that Akeredolu became a side attraction in Nigeria for spearheading the establishment of Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun and his prevailing voice that the security outfit has come to stay in the South West without minding whose ox is gored, amid opposition by men of the presidency. Two days ago, Akeredolu who is the Chairman of the Southern Governors’ Forum, again, hit

Akeredolu, The Army, And The Insecurity In Ondo

Since the Army withdrew from the security formation in Ondo State, the level of Insecurity has taken a new dimension. With the latest invasion of Molege village in Ose Local Government of Ondo State by herdsmen, the insecurity in the State has now moved from cult clashes, piracy, armed robbery, kidnapping to banditry. Yesterday, three persons were killed in Molege Village following an attack on the community by herdsmen. The community, Molege village was reportedly attacked by armed herders over the refusal of villagers to allow herdsmen graze on farmlands with their cows. The herders reportedly mobilised and set the

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Kudos to Akeredolu over ongoing construction of Okitipupa/Igbokoda bypass road

Ongoing construction of Okitipupa/Igbokoda bypass road by Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu is worthy of commendation. Starnews Nigeria correspondent who visited the construction site at the weekend reports that the construction of the 12km road is ongoing with a rising hope that the road will ease the heavy traffic in Okitipupa town if completed. Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu flagged off the road project in 2019 as part of the event to commemorate his first anniversary in office. According to the Governor, the Okitipupa-Igbokoda Bypass road project was flagged off to offer an alternative route to road users traveling to Igbokoda

Removal of Military Checkpoints In Ondo: The Fact And The Murmuring of Residents

The citizens of Ondo State, commuters, and traditional rulers are not comfortable with the withdrawal of soldiers from various strategic places and checkpoints mounted at interstate borders in the state. Starnews Nigeria gathered that some motorists and commuters are currently mounting pressure on some influential traditional rulers to talk to the government and the army commander to put their differences aside, amidst the ominous signs of dangers such rift is posing to the state and her citizens. Our correspondent who traveled to Abuja last weekend said the withdrawal of the military personnel from strategic areas of the state was the

Chilo-Offiah and Enugu innovative programmes that keep Nigerians talking

In the complete understanding that business enterprises should take the lead in solving environmental issues, the Special Adviser to the Government of Enugu State on SME Development, and Director-General of the Enugu SME Center, Hon. Arinze Chilo-Offiah launched a wave of innovative programmes in the State that have been creating a conducive space where Small and Medium-sized Enterprises can assess resources to thrive in the state. The vision of Hon. Chilo-Offiah and the Enugu State Government under the governor, His Excellency Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has always been to create a network of organisations that will operate effectively in a

Happy Birthday to Erelu Oodua – A Celebrated Icon of African Culture

Madam Tinuade Mabel Onaneye, the Erelu Oodua and Irawo Oni of Yoruba land is a woman of substance who is highly recognised for her voice, and richness in traditional and cultural values. She is a broad public figure and a celebrity notable for impacting society in teaching morals and values. She lives the life that people want by encouraging them through her philanthropic kindness impregnated by the generous act of giving to the needy. Her traditional African outfits distinguish her from other celebrities that we have, not only in Nigeria but also in Africa. She is an icon of African culture

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