WE WILL SOON DEFLATE OPPOSITION’S ONLY TYRE IN KOGI- GOV. YAHAYA BELLO

  John Akinfehinwa The Director General of Media and Publicity to the Governor of Kogi State, Kingsley Fanwo has said the State Government will soon publish details of salary payment updates in the state to “deflate the only tyre of lies by the opposition”. He said Kogi was not among the states that were owing fat salary arrears. Speaking to journalists in Lokoja, Wednesday, Fanwo said the salary issue was “blown by the whirlwinds of political opportunism”, claiming that government was concerned about the welfare of workers in the state.…

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17-YR OLD LADY DRUGGED BY HER SISTER, RAPED AND IMPREGNATED BY SISTER’S BOYFRIEND, SEE PIX

Yesterday, we reported how a six (6) months pregnant lady identified as Ogechukwu was arrested alongside others by her employer for allegedly stealing in Delta state. The 17-year-old girl who was released from police detention on Tuesday (yesterday) – was charged to court today where she was granted bail and released by a magistrate. According to the CEO Behind Bars imitative Prince Gwamnishu Harrison, who helped in securing her bail, the young lady’s story is painful as she was reportedly drugged by her own sister and raped by the sister’s…

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SENATE REJECTS MOTION TO BLACKLIST TWO NEWSPAPER HOUSES

  Ifreke Inyang Nigeria’s Senate has rejected a recommendation to blacklist two newspapers from covering its activities, following a petition by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan. Lawan had complained that two newspapers allegedly reported that angry youths prevented him from gaining access to his constituency.  The lawmaker denied that the incident happened and demanded an apology and a retraction. The matter was referred to the committee on ethics and privileges. Presenting the report to the Senate for consideration on Wednesday, the chairman of the ethics committee, Sam Anyanwu, said it was…

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HOW JONATHAN’S AIDE, DUDAFA LAUNDERED 5.1 BIL FOR PATIENCE JONATHAN, COURT TOLD

A prosecution witness, Orji Chukwuma, in the ongoing trial of a former Special Assistant on Domestic Affairs to former President Goodluck Jonathan, Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, has told Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos, how Mr. Dudafa allegedly laundered several billions of Naira for a former First Lady, Patience Jonathan. Dudafa is standing trial alongside Joseph Iwuejo, his ex-account officer, who allegedly aided him to perpetrate the fraud. Messrs. Dudafa and Iwuejo, who also claimed to be ‘Taiwo Ebenezer’ and ‘Olugbenga Isaiah’, between June 2013 and June 2015,…

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REPS DIRECT NPA TO REINSTATE ATIKU’S INTELS’ CONTRACT

  Chijioke Jannah The House of Representatives has called on the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to reinstate the contract of Integrated Logistic Facilities and Services, also known as Intels Nigeria Limited. NPA had terminated its boats pilotage monitoring and supervision contract with Intels on October 10, following the company’s alleged non-compliance with government’s policy on the Treasury Single Account (TSA) According to the Managing Director of NPA, Hadiza Usman, the decision was taken on the advice of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami. Intels management…

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SEE HOW GOVERNOR IKPEAZU MARKED HIS 53RD BIRTHDAY YESTERDAY , WITH PICS

Ikpeazu at 53: We must always thank God for the gift of life- Ikpeazu tell aides Today, October 18, is the birthday of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. To mark the day, Governor Ikpeazu visited the SDA hospital and Orphanage at Aba and later told his aides who joined him on the visit that such engagements and celebrations should give them reasons to praise and thank God for life and good health. Governor Ikpeazu who celebrated with the orphans also paid hospital bills for 24 persons who were medically…

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FIRS CLEARS THE AIR ON ALLEGED SEALING OF ATIKU’S COMPANY

 Wale Odunsi The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), has denied report it closed down Intels, a company belonging to former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar. FIRS Director of Communcation, Wahab Gbadamosi told journalists that report circulating round some media that Intels was sealed-off is not true. According to Gbadamosi, Intels was only served with a notice to comply with its tax obligations, which was routine. “FIRS did not seal Intels. We only pasted a notice of tax compliance at the gate, this notice is served to companies to ensure they comply…

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JONATHAN IBB IN CLOSED DOOR MEETING IN MINNA

Enyioha Opara, Minna FORMER President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on Wednesday, arrived Minna, Niger State Capital, where he held a closed-door meeting with former military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his uphill residence. Jonathan according to a source arrived the Niger state capital at about 10.00am in a GMC bulletproof SUV with registration number ABJ 961ER. He was said to have been accompanied by former Senator Nimi Barigha Amange, who had represented Bayelsa East in the National Assembly. It was said that there were eight other vehicles in the convoy…

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