GROUP DRAGS ADAMAWA GOVERNOR TO COURT OVER CERTIFICATE FORGERY

A human rights group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), has urged the Abuja division of the Federal High Court to compel the Inspector General of Police to prosecute the governor of Adamawa state, Muhammad Jibrilla Bindow over offences bothering on perjury. In the originating summons, a copy which was shared to journalists, the governor was said not to have completed his secondary education at the Government Secondary School, Mangu, Plateau state, as claimed. Among the relief sought by the plaintiffs is an order compelling the West African Examination Council (WAEC)…

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HOW CHRISTIAN RONALDO RAPED ME ANALLY, WOMAN COMES OUT 9 YEARS AFTER 375,000 DOLLARS SETTLEMENT WITH FOOTBALL STAR

How Cristiano Ronaldo raped me anally – Las Vegas woman A Las Vegas woman is reportedly challenging Cristiano Ronaldo over a 2009 legal settlement in which the soccer superstar agreed to pay her $375,000 to keep silent over an alleged sexual assault. According to Reuters, Kathryn Mayorga in a German publication Der Spiegel, claimed that Ronaldo raped her anally at the Palms Place Hotel in Las Vegas. Mayorga is now attempting to void her non-disclosure agreement settlement. At the time of the alleged rape in 2009, Mayorga was reportedly 25…

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EX-GOVERNOR JOINS RACE FOR HOUSE OF REPS

The immediate past governor of Kebbi State, Alhaji Usman Dakingari, has reportedly joined the race for the House of Representatives. The news of his new move has, however, elicited shock in many quarters in the state and beyond, considering that in the event he wins, he would be the first ex-governor to end up in the House of Reps. Most governors since 1999 have secured seats in the Senate after leaving office. Sources said Dakingari has collected the nomination/expression of interest form to contest for the House of Representatives to…

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OSUN RERUN: VOTERS DEFY HEAVY DOWNPOUR TO QUEUE UP FOR VOTING

There was mild drama at Polling Unit 17, Ward 5, Adewale Street, Alekuwodo, Osogbo, when voters that came out to participate in the Osun State governorship rerun election refused to quit the queue in spite of a heavy downpour. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the election process started at 8 a.m. on Thursday but at around 9:12 a.m., there was heavy downpour which halted the process. The sudden rainfall had everybody running for cover but voters already on the voting queue, who initially ran for cover, quickly returned…

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35-YR OLD MAN SAYS IT WAS 10-YR OLD GIRL WHO FORCED HIM TO HAVE SEX WITH HER

By John Chikezie  A 35-year-old employee of Arab Construction Company, Benjamin Nnabugo, yesterday told the court that he slept with a 10-year-old girl (name withheld) because she begged and forced herself on him. Nnabugo, who is standing trial before an Ikeja Special Offences Court, Lagos, denied the allegations of defilement and sexual assault levelled against him by the police. The construction worker, in a police confessional statement, said that it was actually the little girl who initiated the sex while he was smoking weed (Indian hemp) inside her mother’s…

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LABOUR EMBARKS ON TOTAL STRIKE TOMORROW, AFTER MEETING WITH FG FAILED

A last minute effort by the federal government to prevent a workers strike has failed. PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) President, Ayuba Wabba, declared a total strike at a press conference in Abuja on Wednesday. The strike is to start at 12:00 midnight on Wednesday. After the meeting, the NLC leaders attended a meeting called by the Minster of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, to work out a way of averting the strike. Mr Wabba said, at the end of the meeting with the government…

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PHOTOS FROM EX- BEAUTY QUEEN , CHIKEZIE IJEOMA’S BIRTHDAY DINNER AT TRANSCORP

Abuja based health humanitarian and Ex beauty Queen, her Majesty, Queen Chikezie Ijeoma was joined by few friends in an atmosphere of blissfulness, as she celebrated her birthday yesterday with a visit to orphanage and exclusive dinner reception held at Transcorp Hilton, Abuja The vibrant Abia born, award winning lady is renowned for her vast intelligence and creative contributions to humanity. Her strides and achievements cannot be underemphasized as she has taken a bold step of hosting a National Health Advancement Conference on 25th October. Queen Chikezie Ijeoma is the…

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LOOTERS’ LIST: COURT ADJOURNS DOKPESO:S SUIT AGAINST BUHARI’S MINISTERS

The FCT High Court, Abuja, yesterday adjourned until October 23, the N5bn defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN). According to Justice Adegboyega Adeniyi, the adjournment was to make room for Dokpesi to react to the preliminary objection raised by the two ministers on the Court’s jurisdiction over the matter. Dokpesi, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and chairman emeritus of DAAR Communications Plc, filed the suit…

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