MAN FALSELY ACCUSED OF STEALING BURNT TO DEATH IN LAGOS, SEE PICS

A young man identified as Temitope Adeoye, was allegedly killed and burnt to death after he was wrongly accused of being a thief in Lagos state. A colleague of Sodiq, @acelady_luck who shared the heartbreaking story online, said Sodiq had just gotten to his bus-stop and was about to pay the motorcycle that will take him home when some boys in the area started shouting thief and pointing at him. As he attempted to clarify himself, he was roughhandled, beaten up, stabbed and then set ablaze. He left behind a…

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NAFDAC SET TO BAN ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN SACHETS, PLASTICS

NAFDAC hints ban on alcohol packaged in sachets, plastics The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it will no longer approve new registration for alcohol packaged in sachets. The Director General, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, made this known on Tuesday in Ibadan at an interactive session with stakeholders in food and drugs manufacturing. The NAFDAC boss said that alcohol packaged in sachets had greatly contributed to increasing drug and alcohol abuse in the society. Adeyeye said that the agency would also phase out the use of…

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ATIKU IN SECRET MEETING WITH APC LEADERS

Acknowledging that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is in obvious lead, several All Progressive Congress (APC) stalwarts have started reaching out in secret meetings with Atiku Abubakar, the PDP Presidential candidate in the February 16 election with a view to working out “exit deals”. As confessed by one of the APC chieftains, “Atiku has the momentum now and the wise thing to do politically is to consider options after all in politics there is no permanent friend or permanent enemy.” Among those reaching out to the PDP presidential candidate are…

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APPEAL COURT FAILS TO HEAR ONNOGHEN’S APPEAL, SEE WHY

The Court of Appeal in Abuja on Tuesday failed to hear the three appeals filed by suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen. The appellate court had in late January adjourned on February 12, 2019 for the hearing of the appeals. But, when lawyers to parties got to court on Tuesday, the court could not form quorum for the purpose of hearing the appeals. Parties were told to await information, on a later date, on when the hearing is to be rescheduled. The appeals are against the decisions…

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BUHARI: I AM SAD THAT WE HAVE LOST 50 ELECTIVE SEATS IN RIVERS

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the decision of the Supreme Court to bar the All Progressives Congress from participating in all elections (except the Presidential poll). Buhari expressed his view during the APC mega rally in Rivers State on Tuesday. The President said, “I am very disturbed by the decision that we are not allowed to participate in some of the processes. I have no doubt that I got elected but I have to respect the institutions that I inherited. I assure you and I…

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WE NEED TO DO MORE FOR AFRICA – HALIMA DANGOTE

An interview with the Group Executive Director of Dangote Group… Q: Your foundation has obviously got a lot of influence in Nigeria, what are your main objectives for this year? A: One of the main pillars is health. Nutrition determines the state of one’s health and we are investing towards nutrition, specifically primary health care, and most importantly towards eradication of polio, that itself is a good example of what Public-Private Partnerships should put on the top of their list. This year’s Dangote Foundation is partnering with the Bill &…

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I AM STILL IN APC, TINUBU CRIES OUT

 Dapo Akinrefon LAGOS—NATIONAL Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said, contrary to the insinuations being peddled in some quarters, that he remains in the party and has no plans to leave it for any other. A video where Asiwaju Tinubu, at the APC Presidential Campaign rally in Abeokuta, Ogun State, was seen throwing the party’s flag to National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole to give to the party’s governorship candidate in the state, Prince Dapo Abiodun, was being framed by opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to mean…

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PEPPER IN THE VAGINA SAGA: NO PHONE WAS MISSING, EDO COMMISSIONER OF POLICE REVEALS

Edo State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosun, has declared that investigation into the missing phone saga that led to pepper being inserted in the vagina of a female sex worker showed that no phone was actually missing. The sex worker identified as 24 years old Favour Ada Friday was beaten and stripped Unclad by her accusers and raw pepper inserted into her vaginal despite her repeated denial that she didn’t steal any phone. She was beaten after a native doctor through magical means said she was the person that stole…

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