PDP SETS UP 27 SUB-COMMITTEES TO ENSURE VICTORY IN ELECTIONS

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Friday, January 18, inaugurated 27 sub-committees with the mandate to work for its success in the February 16 presidential election. The PDP national chairman, Uche Secondus, inaugurating the sub-committees urged leaders and members of the sub-committees to quickly start work as there was limited time to the election. Secondus urged members of the committee to go back to their respective polling units and protect the party’s votes. “The party believes that this is time for sacrifices by individuals and collective committees to be able…

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LINDA IKEJI CHALLENGES OTHER CELEBRITIES TO MAKE-UP FREE PICS, SEE HERS

Following the viral 10 years challenge trend, celebrity blogger Linda Ikeji has dared other female celebrities to share photos of their bare face without the weaves and makeup. The single mother of one took to IG to declare an end to the #10yearchallenge, challenging celebrities to show the men folk that they can do without the filters and make up. She shared a make up free photo and challenged others to accept the challenge and join the #NomakeupNofilter challenge. Visit website

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COURT GRANTS DINO MELAIYE BAIL ON HEALTH GROUNDS

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Maitama on Friday granted bail to Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, on health grounds. Mr Melaye, who had been in police custody since January 4 after a week-long siege to his house. He approached the court for enforcement of his fundamental human rights through an application filed by his counsel, Mike Ozekhome (SAN). Ruling on the application, the judge, Yusuf Halilu, said though there was no formal charge before the court, he would still grant bail on health grounds. As part…

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76,000 IDPS FACE STARVATION AS UN STOPS SUPPLIES AFTER BOKO HARAM OVERRUNS RANN

76,000 IDPs face starvation as UN halts supply to Rann after Boko Haram attack Abdulkareem Haruna / 20 minutes ago About 76,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Rann are currently threatened by starvation following recent Boko Haram attacks which has forced humanitarian workers to flee the community, officials say. On Monday, January 14, Boko Haram insurgents carried out a deadly attack on Rann during which an undisclosed number of casualties were recorded. The attack, which lasted all through Monday night till the morning of Tuesday, targeted a military base stationed in Rann,…

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COALITION OF POLITICAL PARTIES ADOPT BUHARI FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja Coalition of Progressive Political Parties Friday in Abuja  endorsed the candidacy of President Muhammadu Buhari for February 16, 2019 presidential election. A statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said the president who received members of the coalition in the State House, remarked that he respected their “consistency, firmness, integrity and steadfastness.” Adesina also quoted the president as saying, “I am happy with your decision to continue to support us. I respect your consistency from 2015 to date. “Your belief…

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UNBELIEVABLE!!! UN SAYS OVER 100 NIGERIAN SOLDIERS KILLED BY BOKO HARAM SINCE XMAS

Armed groups have killed more than 100 Nigerian soldiers and captured an “enormous” stock of weapons in clashes in northeast Nigeria since Dec. 26, according to a report by a U.N.-led group of aid agencies in Chad, which was published on Friday. The report by the aid groups, dated Jan. 17, said attacks by armed groups had intensified over the past few weeks, which could force people to flee to Chad if the attacks are not stopped by the Nigerian army, reports Reuters.

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WHY I STAYED AWAY FROM AMERICA FOR YEARS- ATIKU

Why I stayed away from America for 13 years – Atiku Abubakar Lanre Babalola / 2 hours ago Alhaji Atiku Abubakar In an interview with VOA Hausa Service in Washington DC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said stories that he was banned from the United States was ‘disinformation’. He spoke on Thursday, after his arrival to the US capital, where he lodged at Trump International Hotel. Here is the transcript of the interview conducted by VOA’s Aliyu Mustapha Sokoto VOA: What has been in the news for many years has come to past right…

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LADY STABS NEIGHBOUR TO DEATH OVER ARGUMENT IN LAGOS

A lady has been arrested for stabbing her neighbor to death, following a verbal exchange, this morning, at Oke ira, Ajah, Lagos. According to other neighbors, the suspect, identified as Uche, is in the habit of verbally assaulting her co-tenants. Trouble started around 5a.m today, when the victim was brushing her teeth and Uche started singing abusive songs directed at her. After getting no response, the suspect then went ahead to splash dirty water at the exact place the lady was brushing, thus triggering a reaction. In the course of…

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DEFENCE HQ FIXES DATE FOR ALEX BADEH’S BURIAL

  The Defence Headquarters has announced the date for the burial of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd). Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, made the announcement in a statement on Friday. According to him, activities lined-up for the interment of the former defence chief will begin on Sunday with the Service of Songs scheduled to hold at the Nigerian Air Force Base Protestant Church in Abuja. Brigadier General Agim also disclosed that this would be followed by a church service expected…

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TOKE MAKINWA SHARES PIX OF A 405K PERFUMR A SECRET ADMIRER SENT TO HER, SEE PICS

Toke Makinwa who has been before now revealed that she needs a man that will take her shopping just like D’banj, took to her Insta-story to show off an £825 (N405k) perfume she got from a secret admirer. Toke Makinwa showed off the £825 (N405k) perfume with caption; Dear secret admirer, thank you, forgive my voice. Here is the video below; https://lailasnews.com/toke-makinwa-shows-off-825-n405k-perfume-she-got-from-a-secret-admirer-video/

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