AISHA BUHARI’S VISIT TO GOMBE SPARKS CONTROVERSY BETWEEN DANKWAMBO AND GOJE

By Jonathan Nda- Isaiah, Abuja A recent visit by the wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, to Gombe, to commiserate with former governor, Danjuma Goje, on his wife, Yelwa’s death, has sparked a row between him and the incumbent, Ibrahim Dankwambo. The First Lady visited Gombe, last Friday. The condolence visit has left a dust behind that is yet to settle as supporters of the governor alleged that Goje disrespected the office of the governor by rebuking Dankwambo in public. During the visit and in his response to the first…

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ONAIYEKAN TO WADE INTO GOVERNOR BELLO / DINO MELAIYE FEUD

From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja The Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, has said he would wade into the feud between Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, and Senator Dino Melaye. Onaiyekan who spoke exclusively with Daily Sun, said the frosty relationship between Bello and Melaye is not helping the state, saying the crisis was taking its toll on the masses. Onaiyekan however said from the look of things, it was not clear if the governor was ready to welcome intervention from the clergy. Recall that Bello and Melaye who…

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TOP ACTRESS SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IMPRISONMENT FOR KILLING BOYFRIEND

Elizabeth popularly known as ‘Lulu’ is one of the prettiest and most decorated Tanzanian actresses – She was sentenced to prison for killing her lover Stephen Kanumba Hot Bongo Movies star Elizabeth Michael, popularly known as Lulu Michael will cool her heels in jail for two years after she was found guilty in a murder case, NAIJ.com gathered. Lulu who was gospel singer Bahati’s all-time crush will spend a whole two years behind bars for unintentionally killing fellow actor and lover ,Steven Kanumba. As reported by a cross section of the East…

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2 CIVIL SERVANTS SENTENCED TO 105 YEAR JAIL TERM FOR FRAUD

A Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Jabi on Monday sentenced two civil servants — Mohammed Audu and Yusuf Ayodeji — to 105-year imprisonment, for fraudulent activities. The convicts, who were procurement officers in the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation, were arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in July 2016. Audu was arraigned on 10 counts, while Ayodeji faced five counts, both bordering on conspiracy, abuse of office and awarding contracts to companies in which they had interests, among others. The convicts were brought pursuant…

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UCH SHUT AS SECURITY GUARDS, CLEANERS DOWN TOOLS OVER 11 MONTH -SALARIES

Patients, doctors, nurses and other staff of the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Monday morning were stranded for several hours when security men and cleaners working in the hospital locked the gates to the premises of the hospital to protest non-payment of their 11-month salaries. The protesting workers blocked all entrances of the hospital during the action that lasted for over two hours Monday morning. This made patients, their relatives and other staff of the hospital to experience difficulty in gaining entry into the hospital premises. The development also led…

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READ WHY KANU WAS SACKED AS IPOB LEADER AND DIRECTOR OF BIAFRA, HOW HE COLLECTED MONIES AND POCKETED THEM

  Chijioke Jannah The international media arm of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Radio Biafra, has resumed operations. But instead of the fiery rhetoric with which it was associated with, the radio announced the sack of Nnamdi Kanu, as director and leader of IPOB. The Radio Biafra’s programme started between 6am -7am on Sunday with the lady announcer, who gave her name as Ifeoma Okorafor, stating that the radio was restructuring. Then the shocking announcement that “Mazi Nnamdi Nwanekaenyi Kanu, the former Director of Radio Biafra is hereby…

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GOVERNOR ORTOM’S FORMER AIDES, FORMER APC GUBER ASPIRANT, THOUSANDS DECAMP TO PDP IN BENUE

 John Charles, Makurdi Two former aides to Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom; and one-time governorship aspirant under the ruling All Progressives Congress, led about 2,000 members of APC to defect to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Benue South senatorial district on Monday. The former aides are: Senior Special Assistant on Youth Mobilisation, Anthony Ada, a.k.a ‘Tony Trigger;” former special assistant to governor on legal matters and ex-caretaker chairman of Okpokwu local government under APC, Chris Idu; and Hellen Ode, a gubernatorial aspirant in the 2015 elections. The ceremony, which…

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MY HUSBAND OF 17 YEARS REFUSED TO TAKE ANOTHER WIFE, PLEASE SEPARATE US, WOMAN TELLS COURT

A 35-year- old housewife, Rasheedat Zubairu, on Monday prayed an Ilorin Area Court, to dissolve her 17 years marriage to Kehinde Zubairu, over barrenness. Zubairu said that the 17 years marriage did not produce any issue, adding that all efforts to conceive proved abortive. “I want this marriage to be dissolved, I am fed up and there is no love between us again. “I have advised my husband Kehinde, to marry another woman, but he refused, and he believes that I can still give birth. He has been faithful to…

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MARKET TRADERS BARRICADE IMO GOVT HOUSE, SEEKING AUDIENCE WITH THE GOVERNOR

Scores of traders who were relocated to Industrial Cluster, Naze, after the demolition of Owerri main market by the state government, on Monday barricaded the Imo State Government House, Owerri, in protest. The embittered traders who blocked the main gate to the government house caused panic in the area. They vowed not to vacate the entry gate until Governor Rochas Okorocha address them. Brandishing various placards and singing songs of solidarity, security men at the Government House, some of who bore arms, tried in vain to control the traders so…

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