APC has no governorship candidate in Bayelsa- Federal High court declares

  Justice Jane Inyang of the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, has declared that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has no candidate for the November 16th governorship election in the state.       She gave the ruling in a case filed by Heineken Lokpobiri, one of the APC governorship aspirants in the state. Lokpobiri, a former minister of state for agriculture, had approached the court, asking it to declare him, and not David Lyon, the authentic candidate of the APC.       “The court pronounced that the governorship primary conducted by the APC in Bayelsa state was not done in compliance with the [Read]

Bidoun Fatoyinbo has not been exonerated, I will appeal court judgement- Busola Dakolo

Busola Dakolo, wife of singer Timi Dakolo, says she will be approaching a superior court after the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja this morning November 14th, dismissed her rape case against COZA pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo.       In a statement released by her lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, Busola refuted claims that Fatoyinbo has been exonerated by the court.       Read the statement as signed by Olajengbesi below   “We have received several calls after the ruling of the high court of the Federal Capital Territory sitting at Bwari this morning seeking our view on the decision of the court, hence, this statement.   The court [Read]

You can’t mock God” Wale Jana, Tonto Dikeh react as court dismisses Busola Dakolo’s rape case against Biodun Fatoyinbo

Tonto Dikeh and businessman Wale Jana, rejoiced as the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Co urt 12, sitting at Bwari, Abuja, dismissed the rape case Busola Dakolo, wife of singer Timi Dakolo, filed against Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo. Wale Jana and Tonto Dikeh are members of Fatoyinbo’s church. See their comments as posted on Instagram below: [Read]

Natasha Akpoti weeps In excess as she narrates Tuesday’s attack On her

The candidate of the Social Democratic Party, in Kogi State, Natasha Hadiza Akpoti, was on Tuesday attacked by suspected thugs at the venue where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) organised signing of peace accord meeting for political and candidates in the state. The meeting, which was attended by the Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, as well as INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, held four days to the November 16 governorship election in Kogi. Adamu and Yakubu, in the company of some senior police officers and INEC National Commissioners, witnessed the signing of a peace accord by the political parties and their candidates in Kogi. The event had [Read]

JUST IN: Senate approves N10bn for Kogi State Government, Minority caucus kicks

The Senate is currently enveloped by crisis as the Minority caucus on Wednesday kicked against the approval of the sum of N10.016bn for the Kogi State Government few days to the governorship election slated for Saturday, November 16. The Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s opposition to the payment was sequel to the presentation and consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts on the issuance of sum of N10.016billion promissory note programme to the Kogi State Government and a Bond issuance to settle local debts and contractual obligations of the Federal Government – refund to states for projects executed on behalf of the Federal Government. [Read]

‘The life of a man is hard, all I Only wake up to is bills’ – Comedian Bovi cries out

Popular Nigerian comedian and actor, Abovi Ugboma, popularly known as Bovi has complained about the hardship of a the life of a male gender. The talented comedian took to his Instagram page to lament the responsibilities that comes with being a man. According to Bovi, the life of a man is hard in the sense that he never stops paying bill Bovi wrote; “life of man is hard,! All I wake up to do is pay bills, can’t I wake up and see Iphone 11? the only free phone I got in my life, I ended up paying for it.” [Read]

Senate Re-announce Bill On Hate Speech

The Nigerian Senate has re-introduced a bill seeking the establishment of National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches, which shall enforce hate speech laws across the country, ensure the elimination of the menace. The bill is sponsored by the Senator representing Niger North, Aliyu Sabi and passed first reading during Tuesday’s plenary. The 8th Senate had tried to pass the same bill in 2017 without breakthrough. [Read]

Gunmen Kill Two Policemen In Bayelsa Before Saturday Governorship Poll

Two policemen have been shot dead along the Otuogidi community of Ogbia Local Government Area of the State and their rifle carted away by unknown gunmen. The killing of the two policemen coincided with the arrival of batches from the 32,000 policemen led by 15 Commissioners of Police, three Assistant Inspectors General, AIG, of Police and the Deputy Inspectors General of Police, DIG, to the state ahead of this Saturday poll. The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Force Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department Abuja, DIG Anthony Ogbizi who is in charge of the Bayelsa State Governorship election disclosed the number of deployed officers after an interacting session with [Read]

I wonder what my father was doing when Dangote was becoming rich”- Tonto Dikeh

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh aka King Tonto has reacted to the N5billion and N100million donations by Nigerian oil moguls, Femi Otedola and Aliko Dangote. Reacting to this, the beautiful actress wondered what her father was doing when Aliko Dangote was becoming rich. She also wondered if he just cared about a fine face and forgot about the major thing, money. In addition, Tonto also thanked Femi Otedola for his N5billion donation to help the less privileged children. Even as she thanked him for his benevolence, she also wished he could stretch out his helping hand through other working foundations like hers. [Read]

Woman commits suicide because of cheating husband

A 24-year-old woman in Kasungu district has committed suicide by hanging because of her husband’s alleged infidelity. This is according to Kasungu police publicist, Inspector Harry Namwaza, who said the incident happened on Friday night, November 8 at Msulira Primary School in the district. Namwaza identified the deceased as Faless Phiri. According to the police spokesperson, it is alleged that, the woman had a stint of tussles with her husband over allegations that the man had sexual affairs with other women. On Friday at night, another misunderstanding arose which forced the husband to request the wife to sleep in another bedroom so that they could resolve the misunderstanding they had [Read]

Meet 64-Yr-Old Woman who is Single and needs a life partner

A 64 year old Ghanaian woman holding the position of Attorney General Gloria Akuffo has come in the open that she is still single till date because she did not get anybody to marry her while growing up. Akuffo added that she is still searching with hope of finding a partner she would refer as a friend even at her age. “Who said if I got somebody I won’t marry today? I have not found the person yet. I am still looking,” She said. Asked by host what is keeping her away from going for someone, she insisted “Maybe I have not been found and I have not found” Pushed [Read]

Man was confined for marrying 60 times in 2 and half decades

He was arrested in a case filed with Purbadhala police station by his 60th wife, Rosy Khanum A man has been arrested for marrying 60 times in the last 25 years. The arrested is Abu Baker, 45, son of Badshah Mia from Shobharchar village of Goyalerchar union in Jamalpur district. He was arrested Sunday night. Police said he is known in his area as “Baker teacher.” He married for the first time at 20 years of age. He has married 60 times in his 45 years of age, using fake documents showing him as unmarried, widower, etc. He was arrested in a case filed with Purbadhala police station by his [Read]

U23 AFCON: Nigeria defeat Zambia to keep qualification hopes alive

Nigeria revived their semifinal qualification hopes in the ongoing Total U-23 Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Zambia at Al Salam Stadium, as the Group B match day 2 convened on Tuesday 12 November 2019. The Olympic Eagles returned from behind to grab maximum points and raise their tally to three points, leading Cote d’Ivoire on goal difference, and one shy of group leaders South Africa. Zambia follow in order with a lone point before the final round of group games on Friday. Patson Daka gave Zambia the lead after 12 minutes, ending a brilliant solo effort sending the ball past Adamu Abubakar to give Chipolopolo advantage. [Read]

Drama As Edo APC suspends Oshiomhole

  BENIN – The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has suspended the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, over his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party. The decision followed the vote of no confidence passed on Comrade Oshiomhole by the Chairmen of the APC in the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Edo State. According to a statement signed by Edo APC Chairman, Anselm Ojezua and Assistant State Secretary, Ikuenobe Anthony, “Consequent on the development, the State Executive Committee has adopted the vote of no confidence passed on him and the subsisting suspension order from the organs of the party in [Read]