January 4, 2020

ILE ARUGBO DEMOLITION: APC Still Betrayed Me Even After I Fought My Brother For The Party – Gbemi Saraki

Gbemi Saraki, Minister of State for Transportation and daughter of Oloye Olusola Saraki, has lamented the injustice done her, when she cried out that Kwara State, All Progressives Congress (APC), has betrayed her by demolishing her father’s house. The APC chieftain decried the demolition of her father’s house by the same political party and government of APC, which according to her, she supported to fight her brother, Bukola Saraki, and his political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to ensure victory for the emergence of APC government in Kwara State, during the 2019 general elections. The minister maintained that she had been betrayed by the APC government in Kwara State, [Read]

We Killed Soleimani To Avert War, Not to Start One – Trump

  The United States President, Donald Trump, has revealed that he authorised the drone attack that struck the Iranian top military chief, Qassim Soleimani, dead, to avert any war with Iran. Trump also said that US was not seeking a “regime change,” in Iran after assassinating her high profile general in a daring attack. According to the US president, he took the decision on Soleimani to prevent a plot against America by him, who he called a “sick monster”and “the number one terrorist anywhere in the world.” Mr Trump said: “We took action last night to stop a war, we did not take action to start a war. SEE ALSO: U.S [Read]

BREAKING: Boko Haram Terrorists Abduct Adamawa CAN Chairman

  Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria in Michika, Adamawa State, Lawan Andimi, has been reportedly abducted by Boko Haram fighters. District Head of Michika, Angida Kwache, made the disclosure during a visit of deputy governor of the state, Crowther Seth, on Saturday. Kwache said, “The pastor was abducted the day Boko Haram insurgents attacked our community. “He was last seen when the insurgents forced him into a Toyota Hilux. Since then, we have not heard from him or his abductors.” Also, following the rising spate of Boko Haram attacks, communities bordering Sambisa Forest, stronghold of the terrorists, have appealed for more troops in the area. Three district heads of [Read]

U.S vs IRAN Tensions: American Musician, Cardi B to ‘File For Nigerian Citizenship’

Musician, Belcalis Almanzar popularly known as Cardi B, has said that she would ‘file for her Nigerian citizenship’ following heightened tensions between the United States, her home country, Iraq and Iran.  The United States on Friday claimed responsibility for the airstrike that killed a top Iranian general, Qasem Soleimani, sparking tensions in the Middle East and raising fears of a retaliatory attack on Americans. SEE ALSO: Soleimani should have been killed ‘many years ago’, says Trump Reacting to the event that has got many world leaders warning against a possible escalation of war in the Middle East, Cardi B condemned the action of the US Government and criticised President Donald Trump [Read]

Ogun 2020 budget: Our ‘brother’ wants to share N200b – Akinlade taunts Gov Abiodun

ABEOKUTA – Governorship candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade has accused Gov Dapo Abiodun of plans to squander a sum of N200b on ‘mere welfarism’. Akinlade, while making a comparison between former Governor Ibikunle Amosun and the incumbent Gov Abiodun, said Amosun did not share free money like Abiodun, allegedly, was planning to do with the 2020 budget in the state. As analysed by the state government, Social well-being and welfarism has the largest share of the Ogun 2020 budget, recently signed into law. According to the governor, infrastructure will gulp a sum of N107.964b, which is 24% of the entire budget; but [Read]

Nigerians can’t continue going overseas for treatment — Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, said Nigerians should not continue going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President, who himself had travelled to the United Kingdom for treatment on several occasions, stated this at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, during the inauguration and handover of completed projects to the management of the hospital. He explained that the project was executed to check flooding and gully erosion in the hospital. The President, who was represented at the [Read]

Five Months After, Where is Mr Wadume?

  A lot of times when I see and experience the glaring cases of injustice, oppression and undue skewing of the justice wheel, I cannot but remember George Orwell’s master piece, Animal Farm, where it is declared that all animals are equal, but some are more equal. Were it not so, what explains the five month silence on the arrested Taraba kidnap kingpin, Mr Hamisu Bala, alias Wadume? Where is he and what is happening? Here was a man arrested by the IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) on August 6, last year, at Ibi, near Takum, in Taraba State having been identified as a notorious kidnapper, who had become stupendously [Read]

IGP promotes 66 police officers in Ogun

The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has promoted 66 police officers in Ogun State for their dedication to crime-fighting. The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Command, Kenneth Ebrimson, said this on Friday at the state police headquarters, Eleweran, Abeokuta. Ebrimson said the IGP promoted 18 Superintendents of Police to Chief Superintendents of Police, while eight Chief Supretendents of Police were promoted to the rank of the Assistant Commissioners of Police. The CP also confirmed the promotion of 40 Assistant Superintendent of Police. Addressing the newly-promoted officers, Ebrimson said the promotion of the officers was to encourage them to do more in fighting crime. He added that the promotion was a [Read]

Unidentified gunmen kill 19 people in central Nigeria

At least 19 people were killed by unidentified gunmen in a night-time raid on a rural community in central Nigeria on Friday, according to police. The attackers torched houses and other buildings of the Tawari community in Kogi state, 100km (60 miles) south of the capital Abuja. More: “They burned some houses, a school, a church and the palace of the local ruler,” William Aya, a regional police spokesman, told AFP news agency. “Nineteen people were killed.” A local security source told AFP that the killings were suspected to be a reprisal attack linked to clashes with a rival community in the area, but there was no official confirmation. Aya [Read]

111 Dead, N679m Worth Of Properties Destroyed In Kano Fire Accidents

Kano State Fire Service has revealed that 111 people died in fire incidences recorded between January and December 2019 in the State. The figure was disclosed to newsmen on Friday by the State Fire Service Public Relations Officer, Saidu Muhammed. It also pegged the worth of destroyed properties at N679m. According to him, “the service received 744 rescue calls and 180 false alarms from residents. “111 lives were lost and property values at N679 million were destroyed during the period. “The service also saved 1,055 lives and property worth N1.9 billion from the 813 fire incidents recorded during the period under review. “597 people were involved in road accidents, seven [Read]

I Have A Vagina — Bobrisky

Controversial Cross-dresser, Bobrisky has stolen headlines once again as he announced that he has a vagina now. The social media influencer who seems to enjoy whatever attention comes his way, took to his official Instagram account @bobrisky222 to say, “For those asking if I now have a, yes! It’s called sugar gate. My sugar gate is now watering and liming. It will hold your tin tight.” He expressed delight as he claimed that ladies were enjoying. According to him, “I’m happy to join the P..ssy gang. You girls are enjoying. OMG the feeling is sweeting me.” [Read]