ONNOGHEN RESIGNED TO PREVENT BEING DISMISSED- ITSE SAGAY

Temidayo Akinsuyi, Lagos Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) on Friday said he is not impressed by the resignation of Walter Onnoghen, former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) as it came too late. Sagay who said there is no value in the resignation argued that Onnoghen should have resigned since January when the charges were made against him and he admitted that he erred. “The resignation has come too late. It was a face-saving resignation because if he had not resigned, he would…

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OIL EXPOLRATION IN THE NORTH WOULD CONTINUE UNTIL THE PRODUCT IS FOUND – NNPC

Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has said oil exploration in the North would continue until the commodity is found. Native Reporters has learnt. Baru said this would enable the NNPC do massive appraisal of the discovery of gas reserves, made in 1999 in the region. The NNPC GMD, who was in Kaduna for the 40th edition of the Kaduna International Trade Fair, said the Corporation is working on the Kolmani River 2; with optimism and high expectation. He said President Muhammadu Buhari had…

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MY MOTHER GAVE BIRTH TO ME OUT OF RAPE- COMEDIENNE HELE PAUL

Nigerian Comedienne, Helen Paul has revealed that her mother gave birth to her out of rape. She made this know while dedicating the Ph.D which she recently bagged at the University of Lagos to her. The Comedienne who now boasts of being the first of her colleagues to bag such a degree recounted how her family members use to call her bastard. She wrote: I HELEN PAUL dedicate this to my mum, you gave birth to me out of rape, they told you i wouldn’t amount to anythingI grew up…

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2 NIGERIANS DECLARED WANTED IN SOUTH AFRICA OVER DRUGS RELATED CRIMES, SEE PICS

The South African police are seeking the assistance of the public in locating two Nigerians identified as Emanuel Ifeyalyi Onyekanna (27), and Chukwuemeka Kingsley Ezenwa (34), with alleged links to an on-going drug dealing investigation. A warrant of arrest was issued against Onyekanna and Ezenwa (pictures attached) known by aliases ‘50 cent’ and ‘Alex’ respectively in August 2016, after police investigations have linked them to an alleged drug syndicate that operated in South Africa and Neighbouring countries. See more; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2019/04/two-nigerian-men-declared-wanted-in-south-africa-over-role-in-drug-syndicate.html  

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ONNOGHEN’S LAWYER CONFIRMS HIS RESIGNATION, GIVES REASONS HE HAD TO LEAVE

The lawyer to the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, Adegboyega Awomolo (SAN) has explained why his client resigned. Awomolo on Friday confirmed the development to The Nation. According to him, Onnoghen resigned on Thursday. Awomolo disclosed that his client explained that he took the decision in interest of the judiciary. The lawyer said: “I have just spoken with him. He confirmed to me that he resigned yesterday. “He said he resigned in the interest of the Judiciary.” http://dailypost.ng/2019/04/05/onnoghens-lawyer-confirms-ex-cjns-resignation-reveals-took-decision/

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JONATHAN APPOINTS EX-ANAMBRA GUBER ASPIRANT AS HIS PERSONAL ENVOY

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed his former aide and former Anamra State governorship aspirant, Nze Sullivan Akachukwu Nwankpo, as his personal envoy. Jonathan’s spokesman Ikechukwu Eze announced the appointment in a statement on Friday, describing Nwankpo as “a friend and trusted aide”. “By this appointment, Nze Nwankpo is returning to familiar ground as he had been in the service of the former President since Dr. Jonathan’s days as Deputy Governor of Bayelsa State,” read the statement. “He was appointed the Desk Officer on Niger Delta and Senior Special Assistant…

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AS NIGERIANS WAIT FOR BUHARI’S LIST OF MINISTERS BY ERIC TENIOLA

AWAITING BUHARI’S LIST OF MINISTERS BY ERIC TNIOLA Only four elected Nigerian leaders have had the opportunity of presenting lists of Ministers after re-election. They are Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912-1966), first and only Prime Minister of Nigeria, President Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari (1925-2018), President Olusegun Obasanjo and now President Muhammadu Buhari. President Umaru Musa Yar’dua (1951-May 5, 2010) died in his first term without completing his term while President Goodluck Jonathan lost the Presidential election while seeking a re-election in 2015. Except Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, both President Shagari…

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ZAMFARA GOVERNOR’S HANGERS’ ON TURN ABUJA STREET TO PUBLIC TOILET

If residents of Owena Close around Yesderam Street in Maitama have their way, Zamfara Governor, Yari would be ejected from his house located at the entrance of the Close. Each time the Zamfara Governor comes around to Abuja and chose to stay in the area it is unimaginable pain for other residents of the Close. According to eye witness accounts, you could spend close to 30minutes driving from the entrance of the Close to your house which is only a stone throw to the Governor’s house. Not only the haphazard…

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2 MEN JAILED IN LAGOS FOR RAPING NEIGHBOUR’S 13-YR OLD DAUGHTER

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that two men who allegedly raped a 13-year-old daughter of their family friend, be remanded in prison, pending legal advice from the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Magistrate B.O. Osunsanmi, ordered that Rasheed Kasali and Isiaka Adisa, be remanded in Kirikiri Prisons. Osunsanmi ordered that the case file should be sent to the DPP office. The pleas of the defendants were not taken. Kasali, 39, who resides at No. 18B Dipo Olubi St., Surulere, while Adisa , 38, lives at No.…

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