November 11, 2019

Nigeria Mourns As Ex-Petroleum Minister Dies at 83

  Tam David-West, a former minister of petroleum and energy, has died at the age of 83. In a statement on Monday, President Muhammadu Buhari mourned the late statesman whom he described as his ally and friend. The circumstances that led to David-West’s demise is yet to be confirmed. He served as minister of petroleum and energy under Buhari’s military regime as well as minister of mines, power, and steel under former military president Ibrahim Babangida. He was also a commissioner of education in the old Rivers state, and was described by the president as “a consultant virologist of national and international standing”. A statement by Garba Shehu, Buhari’s spokesman, [Read]

BREAKING: Appeal Court Dismisses Akinlade’s Appeal, Upholds Abiodun’s Victory As Ogun Gov

IBADAN – The Federal Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan has unanimously dismissed an appeal suit filed by APM, Hon. Adekunle Abdulkabir Akinlade against the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun. The Court upheld the victory of Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC) while discussing the appeal of the candidate of the Allied People’s Movement (APM) as lacking in merits. Recall that the Ogun state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abeokuta, the state capital had also  earlier upheld the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress (APC)  as the authentic winner of the guber election held in the state on March 9, 2019. In [Read]

Angry Ronaldo leaves stadium for home after being substituted on Sunday

  Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo reported left stadium angirily on Sunday, November 10th and headed home after being subbed during a tough Serie A encounter between Juventus and AC Milan. The 34-year-old Portuguese superstar was taken off the pitch for Paulo Dybala after just nine minutes into the second half while the scores was still at 0-0. The decision however proved vital and paid off as the Argentine forward scored the lone goal at the 77 minutes to hand the Old Lady the victory over fierce rivals. But the decision by Maurizio Sarri did not go down well with the Portuguese who was reported to have left the pitch and [Read]

Maina now too broke, on life support medications for 15 years – Family

– Relies on family, friends to survive – He didn’t loot but guarded pension funds Family of ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team Abdulrasheed Maina have made a shocking revelation that he (Maina) had been on life support medication for over 15 years. In a statement signed by Abdullahi Usman, the family also disclosed that Maina had been surviving on supports he gets from family and relatives since leaving office. The statement was in reaction to an online publication alleging that Maina who was brought to court in a wheel chair at his last trial was attempting to deceive the court and Nigerians with ill health. The described as [Read]

I sold bread for 13 yrs of my early life – Seyi Makinde reveals

  IBADAN – Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde has revealed that he sold bread for the first 13 years of his life by the gate of Adeoyo state hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The Governor who disclosed this at the 80th thanksgiving service of his mother Mrs Abigael Makinde at St Paul Anglican Church in Yemetu on Sunday November 10, said he only became successful by getting educated. According to him, his declaration of free education in the state was aimed at ensuring residents of the state get the benefit of being educated. Governor Makinde also urged parents in the state to put the education of their children [Read]

BOOM! I’m better in bed than Yahaya Bello, says Melaye [SEE VIDEO]

LOKOJA – Dino Melaye, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kogi west senatorial district rerun election, says he is better in bed than Yahaya Bello, governor of the state. Melaye, who will face Smart Adeyemi, his All Progressives Congress (APC) rival, in the November 16 exercise, said this during one of his campaign outings. The appeal court had sacked the PDP lawmaker and ordered a fresh election in the senatorial district. While addressing a crowd at a rally, Melaye said he is better than the governor in many aspects, adding that he is more handsome, taller, educated and sexually active. “I want to assure you the kind of [Read]

Fresh crisis looms in PDP over Reps Minority Leader

AN alleged move by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to satisfy some influential party chieftains in its handling of the crisis over the emergence of Ndudi Elumelu as the Minority Leader in the House of Representatives has sparked a fresh crisis in the opposition party. Several stakeholders, including Elumelu who was suspended by the party over the issue, are insisting that the party hierarchy should leave Reps from the party alone to decide who leads them. Reliable sources at the PDP national secretariat said that some prominent chieftains of the party, including serving governors, senators, members of the Board of Trustees as well as former presidential aspirants, [Read]

If married men become faithful 85% of the ladies will die of hunger – Slay Queen

A socialite has alleged that about 85% of women depend on men whom they’re dating. The lady identified as Steflon Sonia says ladies have been depending on monies they make from unfaithful married men. According to the lady if married men in Nigeria especially become faithful, 85% of ladies will not be able to survive. This statement was made on her Twitter account; “I swear if married men in Nigeria become faithful 85% of the ladies will die of hunger😂” I swear if married men in Nigeria become faithful 85% of the ladies will die of hunger😂 — stefflon_sonia (@stefflon_sonia) November 7, 2019   [Read]