EKWEREMADU, 75 OTHER SENATORS BACK STATE POLICE

*Present constitution alteration bill to senate Deji Elumoye in Abuja Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and 75 other Senators on Thursday threw their weight behind the creation of State Police as a way of curbing myriad of security challenges facing the nation. They have therefore presented a Bill before the Senate for the alteration of the 1999 Constitution to create room for the establishment of state police. Cited as Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Alteration) Bill, 2018, it was sponsored by Ekweremadu(Enugu West) and 75 other Senators. The…

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MAN SHOOTS GRANDSON TO DEATH IN ONDO

Peter Dada, Akure A 64-year-old man, identified as Gabriel Fasoyin has been arrested by the Ondo State Police Command for allegedly shooting his grandson, Seun Fasoyin. The  incident occured at Agric Settlement in Ile Oluji, the headquarters of the Ile Oluji/ Oke Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Wednesday, According to a source,  the suspect committed the offence after he had drunk alcohol on the fateful day, adding that he ( suspect) was fond of getting drunk. The source said, “The man was fond of drinking too much…

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APOSTLE SULEIMAN VISITS ADAMAWA IDP CAMP, SEE WHAT HE DID THERE

The officials of NEMA Yola Operations Office received Apostle Suleman Johnson of Omega Ministry  Church Nationwide at Malkohi IDP Camp. The pastor was received by Mr. Ali Kadiri Moses and other team members of the NEMA on behalf of the head of Operations Nema Yola Operations Office Mr Abani Imam Garki in collaboration with stakeholders. The man of God who donated food and non food items to the IDPs equally promised that such assistance was going to be on regular basis.He also promised that as a matter of priority he’s…

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MY HUSBAND ALWAYS USE CHARM ON HIS JOYSTICK BEFORE MAKING LOVE TO ME, WOMAN TELLS COURT

Nsikak Nseyen An Ile-Tuntun Customary Court in Ibadan, on Tuesday, dissolved the 18-year-old marriage between one Okanlawan Akinbile and wife, Folake, over deception and ritual making. The plaintiff, Akinbile, who was a businessman, told the court that his wife was deceptive and disobedient. He said, “I have always had the feeling that my marriage to Folake in 2000 would bring me rest of mind and joy, but I was wrong because disappointment has been the order of the day for me. “Folake was doing fine until when she suddenly changed.…

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MOST SECURITY OPERATIVES HAVE ABANDONED THEIR DUTY POSTS FOR POLITICS

The lawmaker representing Bauchi Central senatorial district, Sen. Isah Misau, Thursday, alleged that most of the security operatives in the country have abandoned their constitutional roles for partisan politics. Misau also alleged that it was against this backdrop that insecurity is attempting to overran the country. The lawmaker made this allegation during his contribution to an adopted motion entitled, “Gruesome killing of 40 people in Sokoto state by armed bandits” sponsored by Senator Aliyu Wamakko representing Sokoto North. The motion followed the gruesome killing of about 40 innocent and defenseless…

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NIGERIANS REACT TO THE CLAIM BY BUHARI THAT HIS SECURITY CHIEFS ARE RACKING THEIR BRAINS OVER KILLINGS IN THE COUNTRY

Nigerians react to Buhari’s ‘security team racking their brains’ statement Punch Newspapers / oluwakemi / 33 minutes ago Nigerians are reacting to the statement made by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday calling for calm over the spate of killings in the country, while noting that his security chiefs are “racking their brains” to come up with a solution that will put an end to the killings. Buhari said this in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. Part of the statement read; “I wish to assure all…

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EX- KOGI GOV, IDRIS’ SON LEAVES APC FOR PDP

Mohammed Ibrahim Idris, the son of a former Governor of Kogi state, Ibrahim Idris, has defected to the opposition People’s Democratic Party. Mohammed left PDP in 2016 for the ruling All Progressives Congress. Announcing his decision on Wednesday in Seke, his ancestral home ward, Mohammed Idris said that he returned to the party nine months ago and was merely formalising his membership. He said that his decision was due to his renewed conviction that the All Progressives Party has failed the people, both at the federal and (Kogi) state levels.…

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SENATE PDP CAUCUS SET TO VISIT FAYOSE, DEMAND INVESTIGATION OF THE ASSAULT

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party caucus at the Senate has urged the Federal Government to investigate the alleged attack on Governor Ayodele Fayose by men of the Nigeria Police. The caucus, after an emergency meeting in Abuja on Thursday, also said some of its members had been delegated to embark on a fact-finding mission to Ekiti. The delegation will also meet with Fayose. Chairman of the caucus, Senator Godswill Akpabio, addressed journalists after the meeting. Details later… http://punchng.com/breaking-senate-pdp-caucus-%e2%80%8eto-meet-fayose-demands-assault-probe/

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RCCG REVEALS WHY THEY WROTE TO THANK FAYOSE FOR APPOINTING ONE OF THEIR OWN AS THE DEPUTY GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE OF PDP

The Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) has thanked Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State for choosing one of their active members as the Deputy Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the July 14, 2018 election in the State. The letter of appreciation was signed by Pastor Bayo Olugbemi (Provincial Pastor of Province 21) on behalf of Victory Parish (My Father’s House) of RCCG in Magodo, Lagos State. It reads in part: “Following the selection of our member, Mr. Deji Ogunsakin, as the PDP Deputy Governorship candidate for Ekiti State…

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POLICE STOPS EKITI APC MOP -UP RALLY

For those who think that the Nigerian police were against Fayoses rally in ekiti alone, this is proof that the Nigerian police also turned down the request by the APC to carry out a mop up rally in Ekiti on the 11th. PDP was also turned down but they decided to go against the law by trying to hold the rally without police authorization. So who then would blame the police for being decisive with their action in Ekiti? This news is fresh and authoritative.

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