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Court Grants Shehu Sani N10 Million Bail

After about 26 days in custody court finally grants Shehu Sani N10m bail   Senator Shehu Sani has been granted Ten Million naira (N10m) bail by a Federal High Court in Abuja. Sani who represented Kaduna Central, in the 8th senate was accused of collecting money in the name of the EFCC acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu.   A source familiar with the arrest told journalists that Mr Sani was arrested following a leak that he collected money from a popular Kaduna businessman to give Mr Magu.   Following a conflict between him and his former in-law, a famous Kaduna car dealer, Sani Dauda, was said to have been approached by [Read]

Herdsmen Shoot At Governor Ortom In His Farm, As He Escapes Death

Livestock Guard member abducted and killed as anxiety mounts in Benue   Governor Samuel Ortom has disclosed that he narrowly escaped death when suspected armed herdsmen shot at him in his farm at Adeke along Makurdi-Naka road.   This is just as suspected armed herdsmen reportedly abducted and killed a member of the state’s Livestock Guard in Ado Local Government Area, LGA.   The Governor, yesterday in a live radio programme monitored in Makurdi said he had gone to his farm in the outskirts of Makurdi town few days ago when armed herdsmen besieged the vicinity and open fire.   According to him, “just last week I was in my [Read]

MURIC: “Amotekun Is A Christian Name, Must Be Changed”

PRESS RELEASE: LET AMOTEKUN EMBRACE ALL Sequel to the resolution of the governors of the South West to give a legal backing to the Amotekun security outfit, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has called on the governors of the South West to allow the re-branded security agency to embrace all citizens living in the sub-region. MURIC also advised that the new security organization should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization. The call was made on Monday 27th January, 2020 in a press statement issued by the director of the human rights organization, Professor Ishaq Akintola. The statement further added: “No homo sapien compos mentis [Read]

BREAKING: Tragedy As Basketball Star, Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in Helicopter Crash

  US basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna are among nine people killed in a helicopter crash in the city of Calabasas, California. Bryant, 41, was travelling in a private helicopter when it came down and burst into flames. The LA county sheriff said there were no survivors. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion, played for the LA Lakers throughout his career and is considered one of the greatest players in the game’s history. Tributes from celebrities and fellow sports stars have been pouring in, many expressing shock at his sudden death. Moments of silence have been observed at basketball games across the US. Bryant has also been remembered [Read]

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]