THE SHAPE OF 2019 ELECTION BY DELE MOMODU

PENDULUM By DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, let me do a recap of my last column for the benefit of those who might have missed that important forecast of who and what may determine our next President. I will try to predict the principles that would guide how people are likely to vote in that election. Some names have surfaced as potential aspirants and candidates for this all important election that will likely determine what lessons we have learnt and what the medium term future portends for our great country. The…

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BUHARI MEETS WITH OSINBAJO, SERVICE CHIEFS

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari who arrived the Presidential Villa after encountering mamoth crowd who lined the Airport Road on Abuja, went into a closed door meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo and service chiefs as well as heads of security agencies. Officials who had joined from the airport hoping to go exchange pleasantries with the President at home were not allowed to cross the residential gate. Hundreds of people mostly from the Northern Extraction took to the streets along the airport to welcome the President. The youth…

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UNIPORT STUDENT MURDERS LITTLE GIRL IN HIS ROOM FOR RITUAL, SEE PICS

A student of UNIPORT of faculty of Science by name Ifeanyi Dike, residing at Eliozu town in Obio/Akpor LGA , from mbaitolu in Iml state,allegedly killed little Miss Victory Chikamso. According to report, Ifeanyi called the deceased into his room and hit her with a stone. He was caught in the night while he was going to dispose the body of the girl.On interrogation,he said he was sent by a man to kill the girl for rituals but refused to give the name of the man. Ifeanyi and the body…

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IPOB HASN’T CANCELLED ELECTION BOYCOTT, DECISION YET TO BE TAKEN- PROF NWALA

The media was agog yesterday, Friday, following the meeting of the Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Maazi Nnamdi Kanu and the Leadership of the Ala-Igbo Development Foundation, with reports that Nnamdi Kanu had withdrawn his threat to boycott Anambra state election. According to reports, the President of the organization, Prof. Uzodimma Nwala was quoted as saying “after much deliberation, IPOB has assured it won’t disrupt Anambra state governorship election.” However, the statement accredited to Prof Uzodimma in media reports is a contrasting twist to what both Nnamdi…

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IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO SEE A WOMAN LIKE MY WIFE SAYS PASTOR EA ADEBOYE

The RCCG General Overseer said this about his wife of 50 years at a book launch in his honor which held at the RCCG campground last week. “I don’t call her Chocomilo because I don’t drink her. It is impossible to find a woman like this woman. I want to thank God for this lady. Without her, I cannot be doing what I am doing today. This is the greatest gift apart from the holy spirit that God has given to me” he said Source: http://www.yomzzyblog.com/2017/08/it-is-impossible-to-find-woman-like-my.html?m=1  

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MARRIED MAN CHARGED TO COURT FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING A 12-YR OLD GIRL, SEE PICS

12-yr-old Jennifer allegedly endured consistent sexual harassment in the hands of 40-yr-old Paul Onobluduakpo, a married dry cleaner and neighbor in Shasha area of Akowonjo, Lagos, Punchng reports. He allegedly insisted on sleeping with the girl, until the harassment became unbearable for her. “Sometimes, he would hit me in the bottom, and I would slap his hand away. He would call me ‘my wife, my wife’ and I told him I would tell his wife. He always did that when my mother or his wife was not around,” Jennifer revealed.…

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BUHARI RETURNS . REFUSES TO INSPECT GUARD OF HONOUR, WATCH VIDEO

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally arrived Abuja after over 100 days’ stay in London, United Kingdom, where he had been receiving medical attention since May 7. The presidential aircraft that conveyed the President landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 4.35pm. The President disembarked from the aircraft, NAF 001, at about 4.48pm. He was received by top government officials led by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. The President, decked in a brown kaftan, mounted the rostrum and took the national salute before the…

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BREAKING : UPP CHAIRMAN DIES DURING ONGOING PARTY GUBERNATORIAL PRIMARIES, SEE PICS

According to a UPP delegate, Peter wh narrated that the problem started when some delegates drafted across the 21 LGAs of the state challenged a compromised delegate list for the election. Quoting CFRmagazine.com, Some of the delegates claimed their names were missing from the list which triggered a protest that attracted the men of the Nigeria police who fired teargas to disperse them. A ward chairman from Nkwelle Ezunaka in Oyi local government identified as Uwakwe Mmaduabukwu collapsed immediately and died. All efforts to revive him proved abortive. Many others…

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WOMAN LANDS IN COURT FOR CALLING EX MOTHER IN-LAW A WITCH

A woman, F. Mohammed, on Friday appeared before a Minna Magistrates’ Court, charged with calling  her former mother-in-law, F. Aliyu, a witch. The accused was arraigned in court following a direct criminal complaint filed by Aliyu. Aliyu alleged that Mohammed called her a witch after demanding that she returned the five-year-old child she had  for her former husband to her. According to the boy’s grandmother, the child had been on vacation with his mother but when she requested her to return him after the holiday, the mother called her a witch. She…

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