Allegations of money laundering, tax evasion trail Rev. Mother Ajayi’s suspected ban from UK

Share this on WhatsAppWho is after Reverend Mother Esther Abimbola Ajayi, the General Overseer of Love of Christ (LOC) Generation Church, United Kingdom? This is the mind-boggling question that has been troubling many of her admirers and followers. The highly revered evangelist, preacher, motivational speaker and philanthropist has become a subject of derision among some Nigerians living abroad, especially in the United Kingdom, where her church is based. The church, which sources said is small, is reportedly located in Clapham, London. Sources disclosed that Iya Adura, as Rev’d Mother Ajayi…

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Siasia responds to FIFA allegations

Share this on WhatsAppEmbattled Ex-Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia,  has accused FIFA of bias and vowed to clear his name after world governing body FIFA handed the former U-23 coach a life ban from football over an allegation of match-fixing brought against him. Siasia who was in charge of Nigeria from 2010-11 and in 2016 was also in charge of the country’s U-20 and U-23 sides expressed shock and anger at his ban adding that he never received any letter from FIFA.  “I don’t know anything about this. I did nothing…

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Banire’s mother dies, buried

Share this on WhatsAppAlhaja Sarat Banire, mother of Chairman of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Dr Muiz Banire, SAN, on Friday night passed on at the age of 92. The remains of Alhaja Banire were interred at the Ebony Vault, Alagbon close, Ikoyi, Lagos at 2pm, today according to Islamic rites. The late matriarch of the Banire family is survived by relations and children including the AMCON Chairman, Dr Muiz Banire who was also a former National Legal Adviser of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC; Alhaja Raimot Ajoke…

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How Siasia incurred FIFA’s anger

Share this on WhatsAppIts double tragedy for Nigerian born former Super Eagles player and Coach as world football ruling body FIFA banned Samson Siasia for life after the ethics committee claimed it found him guilty of bribery allegation. The hammer is coming in the midst of emotional torture which the former Nantes striker is undergoing following the kidnap of his mother Madam Ogere Siasia. A release Friday by FIFA confirmed that the former international has also been asked to pay a fine of CHF 50,000 ($51,000) about N18.5million. The former…

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GTBank nets ₦115.8bn as profit before tax in 2019 half-year report

Share this on WhatsAppGuaranty Trust Bank plc has released its audited financial results for the half-year ended June 30, 2019 to the Nigerian and London Stock Exchanges. The half-year result shows positive growth across key financial metrics and reflects GTBank’s leading position as one of the best managed financial institutions in Africa. The Bank reported a Profit before Tax of ₦115.8billion, representing a growth of 5.6% over ₦109.6billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2018. The Bank’s loan book grew by 1.0% from ₦1.262trillion recorded as at December 2018 to…

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Appeal Court declares Dapo Abiodun validly elected

Share this on WhatsAppThe Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Friday dismissed the appeal by the Labour Party in Ogun State against the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun. The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Kunle Somorin, stated this in a statement on Friday. Somorin said the Court described the Labour Party’s appeal against the victory of Abiodun as lacking in merit and outrightly frivolous. The statement read, ”Court upheld the submission of Abiodun and All Progressives Congress (APC) counsel, Barrister Wale Abeeb Ajayi, that…

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International Youth Day: Gbajabiamila seeks transformation of educational system

Share this on WhatsAppThe Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged governments at all levels to fashion out ways of transforming the Nigerian educational system to strengthen the capacity of the Nigerian youth. The Speaker in a message commemorating the International Youth Day with the theme ‘Transforming Education,’ said the essence of education is to proffer solutions to challenges confronting humanity. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker noted that governments at all levels have the primary…

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EFCC to question 2 ex-ministers, 16 other top govt officers in OBJ’s $16bn power project probe

Share this on WhatsAppThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has listed 2 former ministers and 16 other former and serving government officers for questioning as the anti-graft agency begins the probe of $16 billion power project of the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. There had been conflicting figures on the exact cost of the project as some people put it at $16 billion while others say it is $13.8 billion. It was gathered last night that the anti-graft agency may arrest key contractors involved in the power project…

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Shi’ite raises fresh alarm over El-Zakzaky

Share this on WhatsAppThe Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), on Wednesday, raised an alarm that the federal government has prevented doctors from treating its leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky in India. The Secretary-General, Academic Forum of the IMN, Abdullahi Musa, who briefed reporters in Abuja on the development disclosed that the security agents that accompanied El-Zakzaky have just given him two hours to accept to be treated. Share this on WhatsApp

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EFCC arraign Atiku’s son-in-law, lawyer for money laundering

Share this on WhatsAppThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Abdullahi Babalele, said to be a son-in-law of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for allegedly laundering $140,000 in the build-up to the 2019 general elections. Also, Uyiekpen Osagie-Giwa, said to be Atiku’s lawyer, was separately arraigned for allegedly laundering $2m, in connection with the polls. Atiku contested against President Muhammadu Buhari on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Both Babalele and Osagie-Giwa were arraigned before the Federal High Court in Lagos. They pleaded not guilty to the charges. Justice…

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Photo: Soldier who raped 300level Ondo Varsity student arraigned in court

Share this on WhatsAppSunday Awolola, the soldier who allegedly raped a 300-level student of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba Akoko (AAUA) in Ondo State, was on Wednesday arraigned at the Magistrate Court sitting in Akure, the Ondo state capital. The 33-year-old soldier is charged for committing rape which is contrary to section 357 and punishable under section 358 of the criminal code cap 37 vol. Laws of the Ondo state of Nigeria. Awolola, a soldier attached to the 32 Artillery Brigade of the Nigeria Army, allegedly raped the student at a…

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How Union Bank’s top manager committed suicide

Share this on WhatsApp A 46-year-old banker Mr. Onyechere Ibeakanma from Umunemeze Afugiri in Umuahia North LGA, Abia state, a relationship manager with Union Bank Plc., has committed suicide by drinking a substance suspected to be Sniper. According to report, Mr. Ibeakanma is married with a daughter and is said to be living peacefully and comfortably with the family until the evening of Friday 9th of August 2019 when he was discovered lying lifeless in his room in Victoria Island, according to close family sources Mr. Ibeakanma left a suicide note…

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Taraba ‘kidnap kingpin’ was a ‘generous friend’ of soldiers, paid N1.5m ransom for an abducted soldier

Share this on WhatsAppSoldiers who opened fire on three policemen in Taraba state were ordered by a captain, New Telegraph quoted sources as saying. The officer is believed to be part of those benefiting from the largesse of Hamisu Wadume, the suspected kidnap kingpin whom the police officers had gone to arrest. A source was quoted as saying the wanted kidnap suspect, who has been generous to soldiers in Ibi, paid a ransom of N1.5 million when one of the soldiers was kidnapped few months ago. While the police had accused…

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Again, gunmen invade UI female hostel

Share this on WhatsAppArmed men broke into Abubakar Abdulsalam post-graduate hall of residence at the University of Ibadan in the early hours of Sunday. A witness told TheCable that the incident occurred around 2 am, disclosing that laptops, jewellery and other valuables were carted away by the attackers. The witness said two male students who were not aware that the suspected robbers were operating in the hall were attacked “and it was very bloody.” He said the invaders were armed with guns, machete and axes. “It happened around 2 am.…

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Police foil Lagos bank robbery, arrest gang leader

Share this on WhatsAppThe Lagos State Police Command says it has foiled an attempted bank robbery by a suspected team of robbers in Ejigbo area of the state and arrested its ring leader with his arms. The command’s Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, stated this on Sunday in a statement. Elkana said that on Friday, August 9, at about 9.45a.m, the Ejigbo Police Station received a distress call that some armed robbers on motorcycles were operating outside the Access Bank along Egbe Road by NNPC Junction at Ejigbo.…

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Kano emirates crisis re-ignited as Ganduje orders district heads to shun Emir Sanusi’s durbar

Share this on WhatsAppThe crisis between Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, and emir of Kano, Mohammadu Sanusi Lamido took another turn as the governor ordered some district heads in the state not to attend the popular Kano Durbar. A durbar is a festival that holds during eid el Kabir and eid el Fitri celebrations. It begins with prayers, followed by a parade of the emir and his entourage on horses. In a statement signed by Abba Anwar, chief press secretary to the governor, Ganduje asked them to celebrate the festivity in…

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Gbajabiamila to Nigerian Muslims: Imbibe the teachings of Holy Prophet at Eid-el-Kabir

Share this on WhatsAppThe Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerian Muslims to rededicate themselves to the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). The Speaker, who is in Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj, said the teachings of the Holy Prophet should also be replicated by all Nigerians. He said: “I greet and rejoice with all our citizens of the Islamic faith and entire people of Nigeria in general as we celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. “Today, as we celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir, I urge…

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Killing three policemen unfortunate -Army

Share this on WhatsAppThe Nigerian Army has explained the circumstances surrounding the killings of three police personnel and a civilian during an encounter with soldiers in Taraba state. Describing the incident as unfortunate, the army, however, said a joint committee has been put in place to further investigate the matter with a view to preventing a recurrence in the future. Its spokesman Col. Sagir Musa said in a statement that the army was responding to a distress call when it encountered the police personnel. Col Musa said: ”The attention of…

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Liverpool open EPL account with Norwich 4-1 thrashing

Share this on WhatsAppLiverpool taught newly-promoted Norwich a lesson on the opening night of the new Premier League season with a 4-1 win at Anfield on Friday to lay down an early marker in the title race. Norwich captain Grant Hanley’s hapless own goal just seven minutes in set the tone for what could be a long season for the Canaries before Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Divock Origi made it 4-0 at half-time. Teemu Pukki pulled a goal back for Norwich in the second half as Liverpool took…

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‘Give me Bobrisky for N30m’ -Wike

Share this on WhatsAppRivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has promised to give N30 million to anyone with useful information that will lead to the arrest of those responsible for the death of a Director with the Rivers State Government during the crisis that erupted in Choba. A notorious criminal called Bobrisky in Gokana Local Government Area of the state has been fingered in the killing. Wike made the pledge on Thursday when he handed over 40 Patrol Vans fitted with Communication Gadgets to Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS), See 4 Eye,…

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‘Not my money’ -Ambode denies ownership of N9.9bn account

Share this on WhatsAppThe immediate past governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has denied ownership of the controversial N9.9bn lodged in three different accounts allegedly sealed by the EFCC. Ambode said yesterday that he has nothing to do with the bank accounts frozen by a federal court on Tuesday over an alleged N9.9 billion fraud. He said no account of his contained N9.9 billion let alone being frozen by the EFCC. A federal judge had ordered the temporary freezing of the accounts, domiciled in Zenith Bank, Access Bank, and…

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Kogi APC suspends Dep. Gov Simon Achuba over crisis with Gov., Yahaya Bello

Share this on WhatsAppThe crisis between Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and his deputy, Elder Simon Achuba deepened as the All Progressives Congress (APC), Kogi state chapter suspended the Deputy Governor. The party, obviously, at the behest of the governor suspended the embattled deputy governor for alleged anti-party activities before, during and after the 2019 general elections. The party claimed it based the suspension on “some actions the Deputy Governor took that constitute an embarrassment to APC family in Kogi state”. The Kogi APC chairman, Abdullahi Bello, told reporters in…

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Hajj 2019: Gbajabiamila mandates Nigerian pilgrims to pray for country

Share this on WhatsApp The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerian pilgrims to pray for the country as they join millions of Muslims across the globe to observe the Arafat tomorrow, Saturday. Gbajabiamila made the plea in Mina, Saudi Arabia, on Friday. The Speaker expressed optimism that with prayers, Nigeria can move to the next level the current administration yearns for. “I want to urge all our pilgrims to pray for the unity of Nigeria. We need the prayers because the government is not relenting as…

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Police name officers killed by soldiers, accuse Army of lying, demand explanations

Share this on WhatsAppThe Nigeria Police Force on Thursday revealed the identities of its men killed by soldiers in Taraba on Tuesday. Three policemen and a civilian were shot dead by unidentified soldiers along the Ibi-Jalingo Road, Taraba State, on Saturday, in an incident that the Nigerians Army said was a case of mistaken identities. The Nigerian Army said the policemen and the civilian were mistaken for kidnappers, a claim that the Nigerian Police Force has rejected. The police have accused the Nigerian army of being insensitive and unpatriotic in…

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Ex-INEC boss, Iwu arraigned for N1.23bn fraud

Share this on WhatsAppThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Thursday arraigned a former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, for an alleged fraud of N1.23bn. Iwu was arraigned on four counts before the Federal High Court in Lagos. In the charges, the EFCC alleged that he committed the offence in the build-up to the 2015 general elections in which President Muhammadu Buhari defeated then-incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. According to the EFCC, Iwu, between December 2014 and March 27, 2015, “aided the concealment of N1.23bn in…

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Burna Boy’s ‘African Giant’ hits rooftop in UK

Share this on WhatsApp‘African Giant’, Burna Boy’s latest album, has become the highest-ranking African album ever. News Agency of Nigeria reports that the globally acclaimed album debuted at number 16 on the UK albums chart. The debut was announced by Official charts through their official Twitter account. They wrote @officialcharts, “Check out this week’s Official Albums Chart, featuring the Top 40 debut of @BurnaBoy with African Giant.” The Official Charts, which are compiled by the Official Charts Company, tabulate the relative weekly popularity of songs and albums in the UK, separating…

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Area Boy Rapes 14 year-old girl, cleaned her blood with his shirt

Share this on WhatsAppA 14 year-old girl, in Ikorodu area of Lagos, has narrated how she was raped at knifepoint by a man simply identified as Dolapo in a house at Fajemisi Kokoro Abu Street in Sabo, Ikorodu area of Lagos. The incident happened around 11am on Monday. According to the victim, the incident happened while she was coming back from where she had gone to buy food for her boss in the same area where she is learning hair styling. Dolapo, it was gathered works with a gas operator…

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Tekno, Producer in police custody over Lekki van strippers

Share this on WhatsAppPopular musician, Augustine Kelechi, aka Tekno and his video producer, Lawal Tijani, are presently in the custody of State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Lagos, over the controversial Lekki half-naked strippers dancing van. They were reportedly invited by the Lagos State Police Command over the indecent act showing four half-naked strippers dancing seductively with Tekno in a display van in traffic around the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge last Friday night. The video clip, which had since gone viral on social media, was said to be part of a scene…

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EFCC seizes Ambode’s N9.9bn

Share this on WhatsAppThe Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has frozen three bank accounts containing a total of N9.9bn linked to the immediate past Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode. The EFCC, in a press statement by its spokesman, Tony Orilade, titled, ‘EFCC Secures Freezing Order on Accounts Linked to Ex-Gov. Ambode over Alleged N9.9bn Fraud’, said Justice Chuka Obiozor of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Tuesday ordered the freezing of the sum of N9.9bn belonging to the Lagos State Government. The funds are…

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Bricklayer wins new car in Dangote’s ‘Bag of Goodies’

Share this on WhatsApp History was made in Lagos when a Brick -Layer assistant ( Cement mixer), Mujahid Shuiabu was handed over a key to a brand new saloon car he won at Dangote ” Bag of Goodies” promo. Before now consumers of the cement had won several prices including cars in Osun and Edo states. Group Executive Director of Dangote Cement industries, Halima Dangote said it’s their idea of giving value and quality to their customers who have been steadfast with them. According to her, Dangote cement’s customers are…

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Fidelity Bank splashes N2.6bn on customers

Share this on WhatsApp Over 6,000 customers have been rewarded to a tune of N2.6bn in the last four years by Fidelity bank Plc.This according to the bank is part of its continuous culture of giving back and rewarding its loyal customers. This was disclosed in Abuja on Tuesday by the Regional Manager of the bank (Abuja), Vanessa Mordi, during its campaign in Lugbe market. According to her, “In the last four years, over 6,000 customers have been rewarded under the Fidelity Personal Savings Scheme (FPSS), and over N2.6 billion…

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Kidnappers demand N50m for monarch abducted in Enugu

Share this on WhatsAppBarely four days a Catholic priest, Rev Father Paul Offu was shot dead, and a commercial driver, Kenneth Igwe abducted, a traditional ruler was on Thursday night kidnapped almost on the same spot. The royal father, Igwe Sunday Orji was abducted around Ogbaku-Umuogbe end of the ever-busy Enugu-Port Harcourt expressway, a shouting distance from where the Catholic cleric was shot. Spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, Ebere Amaraizu while confirming the story assured that the police have swung into action to rescue the monarch. However, family sources…

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El-Zakazky: Govt, may appeal court ruling

Share this on WhatsAppCounsel to the Kaduna State government and Director of Public Prosecution, Dari Bayero has hinted that the state government may appeal the ruling of a Kaduna state High Court granting the request of detained Islamic cleric, El Zakzaky to travel abroad for medical reasons. A Kaduna State High Court, earlier today granted the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky leave to travel abroad for medical attention. The court in granting the leave said Zakzaky and his wife are to go on…

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Police disperse #revolutionnow protesters in Lagos

Share this on WhatsAppSecurity operatives dispersed RevolutionNow protesters during a demonstration in Lagos on Monday, August 5, 2019. The RevolutionNow protest is a nationwide demonstration called by online newspaper publisher, Omoyele Sowore, against the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government that was re-elected in February. The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, had in a statement on Sunday described the planned protest as a call that amounts to “treasonable felony and acts of terrorism”. He warned the organisers, sponsors, allies, supporters, associates and sympathisers of the protest to desist from embarking on it.…

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“El-Zakzaky is a terrorist” -Elder Brother

Share this on WhatsAppElder brother of Sheikh Ibraheem Yakubu El-Zakzaky, the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as Shi’ites, Sheikh Muhammad Sani Yakoob, has reacted to the recent proscription of IMN, saying that, it was long overdue. El-Zakzaky’s elder brother, who is also the Zaria Branch Chairman of Izalatul Bid’ia wa Ikamatus sunna, told The Nation’s correspondent in an exclusive interview in Zaria, Kaduna State that the federal government should not stop at proscribing IMN but go further to disband the Shi’ite sect in its entirety. He…

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Dangote visits NNPC GMD, says ‘No competition’

Share this on WhatsAppPresident of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has maintained that his refinery and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will not engage in any completion. Alh. Dangote made the disclosure during a courtesy visit to Mele Kyari, the new NNPC group managing director (GMD) at the company’s head office in Abuja. Dangote said his 650,000 barrels per day refinery will rather partner with the government-owned NNPC to achieve what he called ‘a win-win situation’. “The most important thing for us is to see how we can partner with NNPC,…

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Obiano’s wife dazzles with N1m fancy sunshade

Share this on WhatsAppEbelechukwu Obiano, the wife of Willie Obiano, Anambra state governor, caused a stir with a pair of luxury glasses she wore at a funeral. She wore the shades to the burial ceremony of the father of Allen Onyema, Air Peace Airline CEO, which held on Friday at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Mbosi, Ihiala, Anambra. The item, which has now been sold out, is a limited-edition Gucci sunglass laced with 1600 diamond crystals and valued at $2,755 (about N995, 932.50). According to the manufacturer,  the shades also come…

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Gbajabiamila eulogizes Omo-Agege at 56

Share this on WhatsAppThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has eulogized the Deputy President of the Senate, Distinguished Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, as he clocks 56 years on August 3, 2019.Gbajabiamila, who described Omo-Agege as an icon of democracy, said the Deputy President of the Senate is a fine legislator whom he believes has a lot to offer to the Nigerian Parliament.In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, the Speaker said lawmakers like Omo-Agege would shape the 9th National Assembly…

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UBA doles Out N30m in ‘UBA Wise Savers Promo’

Share this on WhatsAppPan African financial institution, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, has again rewarded another 20 customers who have emerged winners in the third quarterly draw of the UBA Wise Savers Promo winning N1.5 million each, bringing the total amount won so far by 60 customers to N90 million. The electronic raffle draw, which was held at the UBA Head Office in Lagos on Wednesday, July 31st, was witnessed by the relevant regulatory bodies including the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lagos State Lottery Board and Consumer Protection Council.Lucky…

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Executive, Legislature working to address IDPs’ plight – Gbajabiamila

Share this on WhatsAppExecutive, Legislature working to address IDPs’ plight – GbajabiamilaBoth the Executive and the Legislative arms of government are working assiduously to address the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), the Speaker of the House of Representatives Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has said.The Speaker, who disclosed this on Tuesday during a visit to Maiduguri to assess the conditions of the IDPs, said the Federal Government was more than committed to ensure that all IDPs were reunited with their families.Gbajabiamila said as the Speaker of the House, President Muhammadu…

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Adeboye confirms RCCG Pastors’ kidnap, call for prayers

Share this on WhatsAppThe General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has confirmed that five ministers of the church, on their way to the ministers’ conference were kidnapped on Thursday night. Adeboye, who said this while speaking at the Church Ministers’ Conference holding at the Redemption Camp in Ogun State, appealed to the congregation to pray for the release of the captives. He had said: “As a father, how do you think I should feel to hear that five of my children have been kidnapped while…

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Rescue operations on-going as Ogun Police names 5 kidnapped RCCG pastors

Share this on WhatsAppOgun Police Command has identified five persons who were abducted Thursday night at J3/J4 Area, Ogbere, on the Benin-Ijebu-Ode-Sagamu Expressway. The five passengers were said to be travelling to Lagos from the Eastern part of the country when the incident happened. The abductors reportedly emerged from the forest and forcefully stopped a commercial vehicle with registration number KW 230 XA belonging to Abia Line Transport Company and took the passengers into the forest, the Police said. The Police Public Relations Officer in Osun State, Abimbola Oyeyemi, disclosed…

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Ooni Ogunwusi leads Yoruba Obas to Prez. Buhari

Share this on WhatsAppOoni of Ife, Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi recently led selected traditional rulers from SYorubaland on a visit to the President, Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police, were among top government functionaries that welcomed the monarchs to the seat of government. Share this on WhatsApp

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“Why we suspended protest” -El Zakzaky’s sect

Share this on WhatsAppThe Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky- led Shi’ites group, the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, (IMN) has apparently bowed to pressure from its recent proscription by a Federal High Court resulting from the renewed clashes with the police, as the group on Wednesday announced the suspension of its streets protests. IMN said the suspension of its protests, which it termed temporary, was out of respect for eminent people and groups, who have genuinely waded into resolving the problems. IMN, in a statement on Wednesday by its spokesman, Ibrahim Musa, said…

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5 Great things you can do with your Android phone

Share this on WhatsAppThere’s a whole host of hidden features, in your Android phone, that you may not know about that can make your mobile experience a lot more fun. Android has a wide variety of models, and versions which makes it more difficult to find features that will be consistent across all devices but you could dig into the settings and tweaks available for your Android phone and you’ll find a host of clever features and useful tools. Here are five (5) tricks you could do with your Android…

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Ogun Police burst Lagos/Ibadan expressway kidnap gang, arrest 41

Share this on WhatsAppThe Ogun State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 41 suspects, including one strongly believed to have participated in the abduction of three staff of Lafia Hospital Ibadan along the ever-busy Lagos – Ibadan expressway last week Tuesday. A statement issued on Monday by the command’s Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Abimbola Oyeyemi said four other victims were also rescued along with the Lafia hospital staffers last Saturday when high powered security operatives bombarded the scene of the incident and thoroughly combed the adjourning bush. Though he…

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Defamation: Osoba demands N3bn, public apology from Okurounmu

Share this on WhatsAppA former governor of Ogun State, Olusegun Osoba, has demanded a sum of N3bn from a chieftain of Afenifere , Senator Femi Okuronmu, as damages for an alleged libellous statement published by two national newspapers. In a letter sent to the senator by Osoba’s lawyer, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN), the former governor also demanded a public apology to be published on the front pages of seven consecutive editions of both Daily Independent and The Sun newspapers, starting from Monday, July 29, 2019. Osoba, however, gave Okuronmu a…

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Buhari: Why I won’t name my successor

Share this on WhatsAppPresident Muhammadu Buhari has given an indication that he is not going to name the person who will succeed him in office in 2023 on completion of his second term. Buhari responded on Tuesday to a request by the Progressive in Academics, who called on him to groom younger Nigerians to succeed him. Receiving members of the group at the State House, Abuja, Buhari noted that dabbling into the issue of succession would only create problems for his administration. The President rather lectured the group, saying that…

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Gov. Abiodun leads Ogun elders into meeting with Buhari

Share this on WhatsAppOgun State Governor, Prince Dr. Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday led elders and leaders of thought from Ogun State into a meeting with President Mohammadu Buhari. The meeting started around 3.04pm at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. Those at the meeting alongside the governor included former state governors, Olusegun Osoba and Gbenga Daniel. Also at the meeting are Segun Awolowo, traditional rulers and members of the National Assembly from the state and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha. The meeting was…

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Dangote’s world’s largest atmospheric tower leaves China for Nigeria

Share this on WhatsAppChina’s leading energy and chemical company, Sinopec, on Monday, said that it had built the world’s largest atmospheric tower for Nigeria’s Dangote Refinery. On its verified Twitter handle, the company shared photos of the tower and revealed that it (tower) had already left its port in China and was travelling to Nigeria. It tweeted, “On July 29, the world’s largest atmospheric tower built by Sinopec slowly left a wharf in Ningbo. Following the Maritime #SilkRoad, it will travel to #Nigeria and be installed at the world’s biggest single-train facility –…

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