Date
January 25, 2020

Why Oko Oloyun was murdered – investigation

Popular trado-medical practitioner, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf popularly known as Oko Oloyun was possibly killed because of a fraud he detected in his Lagos office, the Police stated on Friday. He was killed on Thursday when his convoy was attacked on the Igbo-Ora-Eruwa road by gunmen. The attackers reportedly shot at his convoy from thick forest, resulting to his death from injuries sustained from the bullet. A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, SP Olugbenga Fadeyi, informed the fraud was possibly responsible for the fire incident in the office during which some account records were destroyed. The statement reads: “The report of Yusuf’s death was received by [Read]

UI Offers Admission To 4,359 Out Of 19,482 Who Wrote Post Jamb

The senate of the University of Ibadan on Friday approved the provisional offer of undergraduate admission to 4,359 candidates for the 2019/2020 academic session. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka who presided over the emergency senate meeting announced that out of this figure, 4,100 have been processed through JAMB while only about 3, 709 have paid the acceptance fees for the admission. According to the Vice Chancellor, those offered admission scored while 19,482 sat for the post UTME examination of the premier university, only 12,450 scored 50 percent and above and were subjected to cut-off marks set for courses to select the best of the applicants. The senate of the [Read]

You’re just restless and your case is of nihilism” – FUOYE VC blasts protesting workers

  The workers took over the University gate, denying people entry into the school.   Then violent scenes broke out within the workers during the protest, forcing journalists to flee the scene, Channels Television observed.       “I received a letter from them this evening,” the Vice-Chancellor Soremekun said on Friday morning. “What I will do is I will continue to engage them, to dialogue, because, at the end of the day, consultation is better than confrontation.   “On the issue of backdoor recruitment, nothing like that was raised in the context of our conversation. That is a last-minute issue on their part.       “It is impossible [Read]

Certain positions should be given to people who have heads – Apostle Suleman blast Femi Adesina

Founder of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has described the special adviser to President Muhammadu, Femi Adesina, as an insensitive man. The cleric was reacting to statement by the presidential aide, lambasting the Christian Association of Nigeria(CAN) of mixing bias and sympathy” following the recent beheading of Reverend Lawan Andimi, the Chairman of CAN in Michika Local government area of Adamawa state by Boko Haram insurgents. Adesina in a post on his Facebook page on Friday tittled “Beheaded Adamawa Pastor; CAN got it wrong” accused CAN of painting Buhari as an ”anti-christian” stating that “security is number one on the priorities of the Buhari administration”. Reacting to the statement, [Read]

Hoodlums Attack Oshiomole’s Campaign Venue, Set Two vehicle, Platform Ablaze

Hoodlums on Friday night attacked the venue of the Auchi rally of the All Progressive Congress’ faction led by the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, setting ablaze the podium constructed for speakers, hundreds of chairs and two vehicles stationed at the venue of the rally at Iyekhe in Auchi.       The APC national chairman, Adams Oshiomhole who was shocked by the incident said the APC is a party of peace and would continue to preach the same and assured the people that the party would win the governorship election in the state.   “When I was told that they burnt this place last night, I said they must [Read]

Ondo 2020: Drop Me and Lose, Akeredolu Dares APC

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has on Saturday dared the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to replace him with any other person as the party’s candidate in the Ondo state 2020 govership Election, if it wishes to retain the state.       Akeredolu’s position is being eyed by some interested party members in the state, one of whom is Mr. Ife Oyedele, a foundation member of the Party speculated to be the ‘Villa’s Candidate’.   Akeredolu, who became the governor of the state in February 2017, told journalists in Abuja that he is the only person who could win the election for APC in Ondo [Read]

Iheanacho’s Lone Goal Sends Leicester Into FA Cup Fourth Round

Leicester held off a spirited second-half effort from Championship promotion chasers Brentford to reach the FA Cup fourth round in the final tie to be held at Griffin Park.       Kelechi Iheanacho scored the only goal of the game after just four minutes when he tapped in a cross from full-back James Justin, who had been found by Dennis Praet’s superb raking pass.       Leicester were the better team in the first half and Ayoze Perez should have doubled their lead when he was sent clear by Iheanacho but Bees keeper Luke Daniels made a good save to deny him.       However, the hosts [Read]

Leah Sheribu Gives Birth To Baby Boy For Boko Haram Commander

Leah Sheribu Gives Birth To Baby Boy For Boko Haram Commander After Being Forced To Convert To Islam       Leah Sheribu, a Christian girl kidnapped and held in Boko Haram captivity for over one year, has given birth to a baby boy.       Leah was delivered of the baby a few weeks ago following her forceful marriage to a top Boko Haram commander, according to a reliable source close to the terror group.           The source said Leah, who refused to renounce her Christian faith, was forced to accept Islam before being married to a top commander of the terror group.   [Read]

Davido Welcomes Chioma And Their Son, Ifeanyi Adedeji Adeleke Back To Nigeria

Davido was at the airport this morning to welcome Chioma and their son, David Ifeanyi Adedeji Adeleke back to Nigeria.       This is coming amid Peruzzi – Chioma dating, love-vendor rumors. Davido and Chioma have refused to comment on the rumored Perruzi affair.       Meanwhile, from the video, Davido and Chioma appear not to be on talking terms.                       [Read]

Burna Boy Performs At The Grammys Reception Ahead Of The Ceremony

Burna Boy’s album ‘African Giant’ was nominated for a Grammy Award for ‘Best World Music Album’       The singer was nominated in the category alongside Angelique Kidjo, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley and Altin Gün.       The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 26, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.         [Read]

TASUED MATRICULATES 6,715 STUDENTS FOR 2019/2020 ACADEMIC SESSION

  *…As Alumni Association awards outstanding student*   Hard work, perseverance and commitment to study have been prescribed as prerequisites for outstanding academic performance.   The Vice Chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu stated this recently during the 2019/2020 matriculation ceremony of the Institution, where 6,715 new students took oath of allegiance.   Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor disclosed that TASUED remained the most subscribed State University in the country with overwhelming number of applicants applying for limited admission space in the University before the lucky ones were admitted.   Prof. Arigbabu, however, urged the new students to face their studies in order to [Read]

Kwankwaso Tell Ganduje He Will Regret At The End Of His Tenure

Former Kano state governor and former Senator representing Kano central senatorial district, Engineer Rabiú Musa Kwankwaso has revealed that Governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his allies will definitely regret at the end of their second tenure.       Kwankwaso made this known during a radio programme aired by many local radio stations across the state. According to him, the current Kano state government administration is being run on deception and falsehood which he said will make the governor to regret at the end of his tenure.       “They will definitely regret at the end of their tenure, they will be saying had we know we would have handed [Read]

Oko Oloyun: Afenifere Asks Police Not To Cover-Up Yusuf’s Murder

The Pan Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has called on the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of the frontline trado-medical specialist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, aka Oko Oloyun, along Eruwa-Igbo Ora highway on Thursday. The group in a statement on Friday by its spokesman, Yinka Odumakin, asked the police not to attempt to cover up this murder as it had done in the past. “Smarting from the abanandoned investigation into the July 12, 2019 murder of Mrs Funke Olakunrin’s, we urge the police not to attempt another cover – up on this murder”. The group, according to Odumakin, hinged its decision on the statement hurriedly issued by the police [Read]

Bobrisky Denies Being Arrested By Soldiers, Says His Cars Were Not Seized

Bobrisky has reacted to a viral report about his alleged arrest. The cross-dresser denied being arrested by the military.       Sharing new pictures on his Instagram page, Bobrisky wrote:   “Bloggers repeat after me…. Always get your gist right…. no soldiers arrested me or collected my cars.   I heard one dead kayamata seller and her boyfriend gistlover are happy they arrested their mother !!!!! ������. Same bloggers said I died last week so how come soldiers arrested my dead body �����.”       It was earlier reported that Bobrisky was arrested and his cars seized.     [Read]

Amotekun: Akeredolu Says South West Governors Will Meet Buhari Soon

The Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akerodolu (SAN), on Friday, said governors of the South-West will soon hold a meeting with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), over the “Operation Amotekun” security initiative.       Akerodolu, who is also the Chairman of the South-West Governors Forum, said this while speaking to journalists in Abuja, on Friday.       He explained that the meeting which was earlier scheduled had to be postponed because the president had to travel for official engagements in the United Kingdom.       The governor said, “We will discuss with him when we have the opportunity. I can tell you our letter was to [Read]