BUHARI IS THE FIRST CANDIDATE EVER TO HIRE A PROXY IN A PRESIDENTIAL CONTEST

Olagunsoye Oyinlola, chairman of the Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP), says President Muhammadu Buhari should allow Bola Tinubu, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), contest the president election. Addressing journalists at a news conference in Abuja on Friday, Oyinlola said Buhari would go down in history as the first president to hire a proxy in a presidential contest. He said Buhari must debate against other presidential candidates and “account for his stewardship to Nigerians”. “President Buhari has indeed said senator Bola Tinubu would do the campaigns on…

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MAN POURS ACID ON EX- WIFE’S LOVER IN BENUE, STABS HIM TO DEATH

A man allegedly poured acid on his ex-wife’s lover, after which he also reportedly stabbed him to death. The suspect reportedly attacked his former wife’s lover while the woman and her lover were in a room at her father’s house. The Benue Police Command on Friday arraigned the suspect, one Abunde Goja, 32, who allegedly killed his ex-wife’s lover. Goja was charged with conspiracy, culpable homicide and membership of unlawful society before a Makurdi Upper Area Court. The Prosecutor, Inspector Veronica Shaagee, said that Goja attacked and killed Mr. Terdoo…

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FUNKE AKINDELE’S HUSBAND JJ SKILLZ STEPS OUT WITH THEIR TWINS, SEE PIX

JJC Skillz shared this lovely photo of himself and his twin boys on his Instagram page and also declared his love for his wife and mother of the twin boys, Funke Akindele Bello. Recall that Funke welcomed the boys last year. JJC on his IG wrote “Isaiah 61:7 Instead of your shame you will have a double portion, And instead of humiliation they will shout for joy over their portion Therefore they will possess a double portion in their land, Everlasting joy will be theirs. #thankgoditsfriday #doublejoy love you my…

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SUSPECTED RITUALIST CAUGHT COLLECTING FRESH FAECES IN EKITI, SEE PICS

Following the recent trend of ritualists using all soughts of things for a quick money, a young man, supposedly in his early 20s, was caught last night around 8pm in a refuse dump in Okeyimi, Ado Ekiti, collecting fresh faeces into a polythene bag. According to a Facebook user, A role Oluomo, who shared a video of the moment, he wrote; This guy was caught in okeyimi refuse dump Ado Ekiti this night packing sheat inside polly bag…is it by force to ride Benz. See more: https://zenithnaija.com/suspected-ritualist-caught-collecting-fresh-faeces-in-ekiti-state/

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POLICE TO DETAIN DINO FOR 14 DAYS, SENDS HIM TO DSS HOSPITAL, SEE REACTIONS

Masked Policemen reportedly stormed the Police Hospital, Area 1,where Dino Melaye was admitted and whisked him away. Benny Umoren @BennyUmoren shared new photos of Dino Melaye lying in the floor and wrote: “The @PoliceNG after whisking @dino_melaye out of the hospital they decided to dump him somewhere, this is a Senator of the federal republic, his only crime – he is a member of the @OfficialPDPNig and criticizes @MBuhari incompetence and thievery. This is unacceptable.” Also, Seun Okin of Channels TV shared new photos of Senator Dino Melaye and reports:…

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BAYELSA ASSEMBLY SPEAKER, DEPUTY ACCOUNTANT ACCUSED OF EMBEZZLING 1BIL NAIRA

There is rising tension in the Bayelsa State House of Assembly over a petition filed before the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) by the member representing Brass Constituency 1, Hon. Isreal Sunny-Goli, against the Speaker, Hon. Kombowei Benson (pictured middle, with Dickson), the Clerk of the House, Mr. Aaron Timiye (pictured left) and two other accountants over alleged diversion and embezzlement of over a billion naira in allowances, constituency tour and office maintenance allowances in the last four years. Sunny-Goli stated in the petition that although he endured the…

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8 EPRSONS WHO ASSAULTED HOSPITAL PATIENTS, STOLE MONEY PHONES AND LAPTOP CHARGED TO COURT

Eight persons who allegedly assaulted hospital patients and stole six cell phones and a laptop, were, on Friday, dragged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court. The accused are Yetunde Isiaka, 18; Boluwatife Omolaja, 18, Lawal Monsuru, 19, Ganiu Jubril, 21 and Waziri Oyegoke, 18, Ogungbemiro Ayobami, 18; Adewumi Ope, 19 and Lateef Tijani, 26. They are facing five counts of stealing, unlawful damage, breach of peace, conspiracy and assault. All the accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges. The prosecution alleged that the accused conducted themselves in a manner likely…

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WE HAVE CLOSED EVERY AVENUE OF RIGGING AGAINST APC, PDP- AMAECHI

John Owen Nwachukwu  The Minister of Transportation and Director General of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Campaign Organization, Chibuike Amaechi, has said that the ruling party has closed all rigging avenue even against itself. According to Amaechi, President Muhammadu Buhari did not do very well in 2015 in terms of votes he recorded because the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, rigged the election. He said come February, Buhari will win the 2019 presidential election with even a better margin compared to 2015. Amaechi, a former governor of Rivers State, told Daily…

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MC OLUOMO’S RIVAL, SEGO’S SUPPORTERS ACCUSE LAGOS CP OF BIAS OVER DECLARATION OF THEIR BOSS WANTED OVER APC RALLY FRACAS

By  Wale Odunsi  Some members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in Oshodi have accused the Lagos State Police Commissioner, Imohimi Edgal of bias in the handling of the fracas that occurred at the All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Lagos on Tuesday. The Organising Secretary, Berger Unit, at Oshodi, Semiu Omosansan, on Thursday condemned the declaration of Mustapha Adekunle aka Sego wanted for “attempting to disrupt the rally” held at the Skypower Grounds, Government Reservation Area (GRA), Ikeja. “Adekunle Mustapha (Sego) was not at the place where union’s…

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