FG READY TO MEET NIGER DELTA AVENGERS SAYS MINISTER

Usani Uguru Usani, the Nigeria’s minister for the Delta oil-producing region said on Monday, November 6, said the federal government is ready to meet with militants after a year-long ceasefire was called off last week by the Niger Delta Avengers. Usani said: ”If the Avengers wants to meet with us, we are ready to meet with them. We are at all times ready to engage them and other groups and stakeholders.” Meanwhile, New Telegraph reports that Reformed Niger Delta Avengers (RNDA) in collaboration with nine other militant groups stated categorically…

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10 HERDERS ARRESTED BY VIGILANTES OVER ANTI-GRAZING LAW

The Vigilante in Benue State have arrested and released at least 10 herders in the past few days following the commencement of implementation of the anti-open grazing law in the state. State Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Vigilante, Nember Thomas, told Daily Trust on Monday that the herders were arrested while grazing their animals at different locations within Makurdi metropolis. Thomas said those arrested were going about with their coŵs and claiming not to be aware of the new law which came into effect on November 1. “So we…

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KADUNA TO RECRUIT 25,000 TEACHERS TO REPLACE THOSE WHO FAILED EXAMS

Kaduna State Executive Council has approved the outcome of the primary four teachers’ competency test and directed immediate process for recruiting 25,000 teachers to replace those who failed the examination. The names of the 11,220 out of the 33,000 primary school teachers that passed primary four competency test conducted by Kaduna government has been released. The list was released by the Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) which advised those not satisfied with their results to come forward with the complaint to a committee set up for that purpose.…

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COURT ORDERS FAYOSE TO PAY 234MIL TO FAYEMI’S COMMISSIONERS, OTHERS

The National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) on Monday ordered Ekiti state Governor Ayo Fayose to pay over N234 million to chairmen and members of statutory commissions he removed from office on assumption when their tenures were still subsisting.  On assumption of office in October 2014, Fayose had sacked members of the State Independent National Electoral Commission (SIEC), Civil Service Commission (CSC), House of Assembly Service Commission (HASC) and Local Government Service Commission (LGSC) appointed and sworn into office by former Governor Kayode Fayemi. Angered by Fayose’s action, the sacked…

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TOMPOLO AND MILITANTS CLASH OVER RENEWED THREATS BY AVENGERS

Simon Utebor, Yenagoa A well-known ex-militant leader, Chief Government Ekpemupolo, popularly known as Tompolo, and the coalition of Niger Delta militants, have clashed over the renewed threats by the Niger Delta Avengers. Tompolo and the militants’ coalition are bickering over the sponsorship and motives behind the renewed threats by the NDA to attack oil facilities in the region. While the coalition, comprising nine groups, under the auspices of the Reformed Niger Delta Avengers, claimed Tompolo and his followers were behind the plot to use the NDA to destabilise the region, …

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3 MEN WHO HACKED LAGOS SPEAKER’S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT FACE 9.1MIL THEFT CHARGE

Three men, accused of hacked the Facebook account of Lagos Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa and stole N9.1m, were on Monday re-arraigned before Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo of a Federal High Court, Lagos. The accused — Frank Nwokobia, 27; Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25; and Godwin Essien, 28 — are standing trial on a five-count bordering on conspiracy, fraud, impersonation and identity theft. The trio had been earlier arraigned before vacation judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor in September. The accused are being prosecuted by the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, who alleged that the…

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JENNIFER OHIKHUARE AND FOLUSHO AINA, WEDS IN LONDON, OBA OF LAGOS ATTENDS, SEE PICS

Here are photos from the glamorous wedding of Jennifer Ohikhaure and Folusho Aina which was held in the UK yesterday… The reception of the colorful wedding ceremony which saw the Oba of Lagos; Rilwan Akiolu and other dignitaries in attendance, was held at the Waldorf Hilton London. Folusho, a step-son of retired Justice George Adesola Oguntade, was the son of the late Dr. Jimi Okunola Aina and Mrs. Modupe Adewemimo Oguntade, also a retired Judge of the Supreme Court. The beautiful bride, Jennifer is the daughter of Mr.David Onime Ohikhuare…

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SOLDIER SHOOTS SS1 STUDENT FOR REFUSING SEXUAL ADVANCES

As shared by activist Friday Bako…. ‘Rep ID Gyang was at the Plateau Specialist Hospital at 8:00am on Saturday 4/11/17 to visit and sympathize with victims of gunshots including Simi Danladi, a 17 year old SS1 student of GSS Sopp in Riyom LGA. She was shot on the thigh at  close range by one of soldiers manning the checkpoint at Sopp because she allegedly refused his lustful advances. On the 19th of October this year during a protest by the community against the soldiers for causing the dead of two…

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IBRAHIM OLATUNJI BALOGUN , TIWA SAVAGE’S FATHER IN LAW CELEBRATES 60TH BIRTHDAY, SEE PICS

Last weekend, Tunji Balogun’s dad and Tiwa Savage’s father-in-law Ibrahim Olatunji Balogun celebrated his 60th birthday. The businessman threw a big birthday party to celebrate his new age, with Nollywood star Odunlade Adekola in attendance and the magnificent King Sunny Ade who gave an amazing live performance. The event was planned by 2706 Events. See photos from the event:http://www.kemifilani.com/2017/10/tiwa-savages-father-in-law-ibrahim.html c @lalasticalala (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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