ATIKU’S LAWYER NOT LICENCED TO PRACTICE IN NIGERIA SAYS INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the petition filed by Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), were not signed by a legal practitioner licensed to practise in Nigeria. Atiku had filed a petition before the presidential election tribunal to challenge the reelection of President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku’s legal team is led by Livy Uzoukwu with 31 other lawyers. In its response as the first respondent in the case, INEC said the petition was not signed by a legal practitioner enrolled in the Supreme Court of…

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BREAKING: TIGER WOODS STAGES THE GREATEST COMEBACK IN HISTORY, WINS 5TH MASTERS AT AUGUSTA

In what has been  tagged the greatest comeback in sporting history, Tiger Woods won another Golf Masters eleven years after he last won one. Written off, crestfallen and nearly condemned by injury from a game that gave him luxury and limelight, Tiger Woods was in and out of hospitals, and at a point he was ranked 897th in the world. From there, he has risen to win his fifth Major and his 15th major title.  

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WE WILL RETRIEVE APC FROM PREDATORS SAYS BUHARI’S MINISTERS

The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Saturday said he and his faction of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) would retrieve the party in Oyo State from “predators.” He said the APC headquarters was forced to accept those who are not qualified as its executive members in Oyo State. Mr Shittu made this allegation on a live radio programme of Fresh FM in Ibadan, tagged South West Political Circuit. The minister was disqualified from the governorship primary of the APC due to his failure to observe the one year…

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BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER AND HUSBAND VISIT HOUSE ON THE ROCK IN LAGOS, SEE PICS

British High Commissioner, Catriona Laing with Paul Adefarasin and others British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Catriona Laing and her husband, Clive Nicholas Bates have visited Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s The Rock Cathedral in Lagos. Laing led the visit, accompanied by her husband, Clive Nicholas Bates; the Deputy High Commissioner, Laure Beaufils, and Wale Adebajo. On his Instagram page, Adefarasin said it was delightful to receive the British High Commission at The Rock Cathedral as they paid a courtesy call. British High Commissioner, Catriona Laing with Paul Adefarasin “Her Excellency, the new…

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3 NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COPS ABDUCTED, KIDNAPPERS DEMAND 10 MIL NAIRA RANSOM

ADELANI ADEPEGBA Three policemen attached to the National Assembly have been abducted by gunmen in the Gwalluyi community, a few kilometres from their homes at Shere, a rural area close to Maitama, Abuja. One of the cops, however, escaped from his captors shortly after their abduction, which occurred on Monday evening. SUNDAY PUNCH gathered on Saturday that the kidnappers were demanding N10m ransom for the release of their victims. The policemen were said to be returning from the funeral of a member of their church when they were intercepted by the…

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FORMER MBMN, ADAEZE YOBO CELEBRATES HER 29TH BIRTHDAY, SEE PICS

Former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Adaeze Yobo is celebrating her 29th birthday today, and she has released stunning new photos. Adaeze who is married to former Super Eagles captain, Joseph Yobo, shared the new photos on her Instagram and wrote; “On this day 14th April, a special child of God was born, the one he doesnt joke with �. The most awesome, the most loyal, most understanding person in the whole universe … Me � * * I am 29years today, and it felt right to do a first birthday…

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WOMAN ON THE RUN AS HUSBAND AND LOVER BATTLE OVER PATERNITY OF CHILD, SEE PIX

MICHAEL AKINOLA Most probably Mrs. Feyintola Babalola did not envisage a serious fight between the two men she engaged in secret romance in Lagos. P.M.EXPRESS confirmed that the battle between her present husband, Mr. Babalola and her lover, Abiodun Ibrahim, has become very tough and the dirty secrets are being revealed in public. It was gathered that Feyintola had engaged both men in love affairs to the extent that they had every access to her but did not know each other till recently. Her lover, Ibrahim, first met Feyintola, proposed…

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HELEN PAUL: I DON’T HATE MY FATHER FOR RAPING MY MOTHER

Olushola Ricketts Nigerians were shocked when popular comedienne, Helen Paul, revealed that she was a product of rape while celebrating the doctorate degree she recently got from the University of Lagos. In an encounter with Sunday Scoop, Helen Paul said she didn’t regret sharing the true story of her birth. She stated, “I chose the occasion to reveal the story of my birth because I dedicated the degree to my mother. There is time for everything and I felt it was time to tell the world. Apparently, it’s not even my…

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FEDERAL HIGH COURT GRANTS INTERIM FORFEITURE OF DEZIANI’S PROPERTY

A Federal High Court, sitting in Lagos, has granted an order for interim forfeiture of the property traced to former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke. This development was at the instance of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, which is presently prosecuting Diezani, Donald Chidi Amangbo and Sequoyah Properties Limited. EFCC spokesman, Tony Orilade, in a statement, said the property was located at Plot 9, Azikiwe Road, Old GRA, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. He added, “The order was pursuant to a motion ex-parte dated March 4, 2019 brought…

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WE TO KNOW WHY BANDITS ARE NOT ATTACKING RICH ZAMFARA GOLD MINERS- SENATOR MARAFA

Senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Kabir Marafa, explains factors sustaining banditry in the state, in this interview with SUNDAY ABORISADE The bandits keep on killing your people in Zamfara State despite your outcry. How do you feel about it? I want to start by thanking Nigerians from all walks of life who came out to protest peacefully against the wanton killing and destruction currently taking place in Zamfara State. This has once again awakened the national spirit that is inherent in Nigerians. I also commend the Federal…

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