Thursday, 12 January 2017

The Reason Why Police Arrested SaharaReporters’ Publisher In Lagos

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Publisher of SaharaReporters, an online news agency based in New York city, United States of America, Mr Omoyele Sowore, was yesterday arrested by the Police in Lagos, over allegation of threat to life and blackmail on a London based journalist, Lekan Fatodu. Fatodu in a petition to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Fatai Owoseni, accused Sowore of publishing a story on alleged money laundering against him.

I Moved To China To Help Super Eagles Push For 2018 World Cup In Brazil – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel explained why he accepted to move to Chinese Premier League to team up with Tianjin Teda. He said it was done to help Nigeria’s push to be at the 2018 World Cup in Brazil. Mikel had been primarily snubbed from playing with the first team by Chelsea Coach, Antonio Conte, but he still remained a regular for the national team.

Three Men Storm Ekiti Government House to Steal N25m... and This Happened to Them

Three persons have been reanded in custody by a Chief Magistrate’s Court in Ado Ekiti for allegedly stealing N25m in the Ekiti Government House in Ado Ekiti, The Punch reports.

The accused – Bamidele Temitope, 36; Afolabi Sunday, 42; and Shuaib Amidu, 67 – allegedly stole N25m belonging to one Sunday Omosilade, the Personal Assistant to Governor Ayodele Fayose.

The police prosecutor, Sergeant Caleb Leranmo, told the court that the accused committed the offence on December 29, 2016, at the Ekiti State Government House Lodge in Ado-Ekiti.

Baale Oloode sues Olubadan for removal

The Baale of Oloode in Oluyole Local Government of Oyo State, Chief Lukman Ilufemiloye Alao, has sued  the Olubadan, Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, for his removal from office.

He is asking for N2million general damages for the pain, embarrassment and degradation he suffered for what he called his “unlawful deposition by Olubadan”.

The Baale, in a motion on notice by his counsel, Saani Oyedele, joined the Olubadan-in-council, Oluyole Local Government, and the new Baale,  Dauda Odeyemi, as co-defendants.

Jammeh asks Buhari, others to postpone Gambia trip

At the instance of President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia, the high level ECOWAS mediation mission led by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has pushed forward its visit to Banjul, the capital of Gambia, to Friday.

In accepting to postpone the visit earlier planned to take place on Wednesday, President Buhari, who is mediating alongside John Mahama, the immediate past president of Ghana, said the delay notwithstanding, the mandate of the ECOWAS will be accomplished.

FRC has no power to fix Adeboye, others’ tenure –Reps

The House of Representatives has ordered a “detailed” public hearing on the activities of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria, particularly the Council’s decision to fix the tenure of the leadership of religious organisations.

The House passed the resolution on Wednesday in Abuja at a session which was presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.

It came after members debated and endorsed a motion moved by the Minority Leader of the House, Mr. Leo Ogor.

The rest of Nigeria are jealous and hate Ndigbo because of our God-given talent – Prophet Nwoko

Prophet Anthony Nwoko has claimed that the reason Igbos face a lot of tribulation in Nigeria is due to their God-given talent claiming that others are jealous of Igbos.

Vanguard reports that the popular religious leader made this comment as part of his New Year prophetic message on Tuesday, January 10.

He said that light and darkness cannot work together which is why Igbos will have to go away from Nigeria.