Date
January 9, 2020

I was never under pressure to contest 2023 Presidency – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday said there was no truth in reports that he was under pressure to contest the 2023 presidential election. An online platform had reported that Jonathan said he was under immense pressure to contest the Presidency in 2023 and that he had been promised the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, should he decide to contest. The online media had also quoted Jonathan as saying that some highly placed individuals had been piling pressure on him to consider the job following the alleged failure of the regime of the current President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). But Jonathan’s spokesman, Dr Ikechukwu Eze, in an [Read]

180 Feared Dead As Ukrainian Plane crashes in Iran [PHOTOS]

A Ukrainian plane has crashed in Iran, killing All the 180 passengers and crew on board. Aljazeera quotes Iranian media, Red Crescent as saying the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed near Parand, a suburb southwest of capital Tehran shortly after take-off. The crash occurred few hours after Iran attacked military bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops in retaliation for the killing of an Iranian general by the U.S. The flight was reportedly travelling to Boryspil International Airport in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. An investigation team from the national aviation department was dispatched to the location after the news was announced. We will give more reports in upcoming bulletins,” Reza Jafarzadeh, [Read]

We’ll Slam New sanctions on Iran but U.S “ready to embrace peace”, Trump reacts to Iran’s missiles retaliation

President Trump backed away from all-out conflict with Iran on Wednesday, brushing off a missile attack against U.S. troops in Iraq while declining to escalate a confrontation that appeared to be on the brink of spiraling out of control. There were no American or Iraqi troops injured in the attacks on the Al Asad and Erbil bases. Iran said it launched the strikes late Tuesday in retaliation for the airstrike that killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani last week. SEE ALSO:  SOLEIMANI: Iran launches missiles at US military bases in Iraq [PHOTOS] The U.S. had “multiple hours” of warning prior to the attacks, which was plenty of time for troops [Read]

My Husband And I Still Have Good Sex With Suitable Styles Despite Our Old Age – Actress Joke Silva

Veteran actress, Joke Silva Jacobs has revealed that she and her husband Olu Jacobs still “do the do”. Joke stated this during her appearance as a guest on TVC’s popular show, Your View. “Yes, we still do the do, but in a way that is suitable for our age”, the actress said. Silva, a Member of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR), also spoke about how she was sexually harassed by university by a professor as a mother of two children. “This issue of sexual harassment does not have anything to do with how you dress. I didn’t want to go to university because I just wanted to do [Read]

Drama As Church Members Beat Pastor For Buying Range Rover With Church Money [WATCH VIDEO]

A church congregation tired of sowing seeds and not being able to harvest anything have unleashed their wrath on their pastor who came to the church in a new range rover. The Ghanian pastor is said to have continuously asked his church congregation to give out tithe to receive more blessings. The church gave all they could but as days went by, their blessings showed no signs of knocking on their doors. The young pastor was nabbed while entering a government building compound with his wife seated at the passenger’s seat. Fruriated, the youth of his church pounced on the preacher and his wife and gave them a thorough beating. [Read]

Chairman-nominee dies hours to screening in Ogun

The Chairman-nominee for the caretaker committee in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, Saibu Adeosun Mulero, has been confirmed dead a few hours to his screening by the state House of Assembly. Mulero was one of the Chairmen-nominees of the 20 local government transition committees in Ogun State appointed by Governor Dapo Abiodun last week. The deceased was expected to appear before the State House of Assembly Screening Committee on Wednesday for his confirmation but reportedly died a few hours to his screening. According to a close family source, he had already dressed up for a trip to Abeokuta to enable him to appear before the Assembly committee when [Read]

Kogi PDP vice-chair dies playing lawn tennis

The Vice-Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Kogi State, Chief Kola Ojo, is dead. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that a statement by the state Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Bode Ogunmola, in Lokoja on Wednesday said Ojo slumped and died in Lagos on Tuesday evening while playing lawn tennis. Ojo, a legal practitioner, was said to be a regular player of the game at the Sports Centre, Ogudu GRA, in Lagos where the incident happened at about 5:55 p.m. The statement read, “The Sports Centre was said to be about a five-minute drive to his residence within the GRA. “He was immediately rushed to a nearby [Read]