SEE THE CONDITION KOGI WORKERS GAVE YAHAYA BELLO BEFORE HE COULD BE RE-ELECTED

The second term ambition of Yahaya Bello, the governor of Kogi State has been threatened by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). Mr Bello who was sworn in as the state governor in 2016 has the work-force body to battle with if he fails to clear off their wages before the state’s governorship election slated for November 2. While the governor claims not to have paid salaries since this year, the workers are saying otherwise, insisting they have not been paid for over 30 months. Despite the governor’s claim, the workers…

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ADEKEKE’S CLASSMATES STEP OUT, VOW TO STAND BY HIM

We’ll always identify with Senator Adeleke – Classmates By Adesoji Adeniyi, Osogbo. May 1, 2019 Classmates of Senator Ademola Adeleke at the Muslim Grammar School, Ede in Osun State have paid him a solidarity visit. They insisted he attended the school between 1976 and 1981. At a press conference in Ede, Dr. Mukaila Olopade, who was a former Sports Prefect in the school, said as their mate they will always identify with Ademola Adeleke, whom he described as a good jolly fellow. Accompanied by other mates, Mukaila Ayoola, Ajibola Nureni,…

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HOW SOME GOVERNORS USE INSECURITY AS EXCUSE TO LOOT STATE FUNDS BY MAGU

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors use insecurity as an excuse to steal public funds. Mr Magu said this while making a presentation on corruption, on Tuesday, at the induction ceremony organised by the Nigerian Governors Forum in Abuja for newly-elected governors. He said the climate of insecurity and terrorism promotes corruption in Nigeria and some “state governors are cashing in” on the development. “…We also have evidence of theft by some state governors cashing in on…

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SEE THE SWEET WORDS PASTOR SAM ADEYEMI POSTED TO HIS WIFE AS THEY MARK 26TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY, SEE PIX

  I am thanking God today my sweetheart, @nikeadeyemi, for you and for our amazing journey together over the last 26 years. Thank you for your passion, love, sensitivity, generosity, and commitment. I love you to the moon and beyond. Happy Anniversary 😍❤😘🌹 #weddinganniversary pic.twitter.com/z9zhImoH2x — Sam Adeyemi (@sam_adeyemi) May 1, 2019

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I AM SHAMELESS, WILL FIGHT MY EX-HUSBAND DIRTY – TONTO DIKEH

Nollywood star, Tonto Dikeh, on Wednesday, vowed to continue to fight dirty with her ex-husband and father of her son, Olakunle Churchill, because “she has no shame.” The mother-of-one said this in an explosive interview with media personality, Daddy Freeze, on Wednesday. The actress made several allegations against her ex-husband in the interview, recorded at Daddy Freeze’s Lagos home. She was accompanied by her best friend, popular cross-dresser, Bobrisky. She accused Churchill of being a “Yahoo boy” adding that she once caught him wearing a ‘red pant with red candles…

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POLICE INVITES ACTIVIST WHO ALLEGED THAT ARRESTED LADIES WERE RAPED IN ABUJA

The police in Abuja have invited a woman for questioning after she accused officers of raping suspected commercial sex workers with sachet water nylons. Dorothy Njemanze, an Abuja-based women’s rights activist, raised the allegation on social media on Thursday. It came as police and social development authorities intensified their crackdown on alleged sex workers across the federal capital. Abuja police commissioner Bala Ciroma told PREMIUM TIMES the activist was only asked to turn up at the FCT police headquarters to assist detectives with information about officers responsible for the gruesome…

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NIGERIAN DEVELOPS APPLICATION TO TRANSLATE OVER 2,000 LANGUAGES

Mr Emmanuel Gabriel, a 41-year-old Nigerian Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert, has developed a global Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform, known as ‘OBTranslate’, for over 2,000 African language translation. Gabriel, based in Germany, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in email on Wednesday in Abuja that the invention, being the first globally, was intended to create massive jobs for Africans. According to him, OBTranslate is an online Common Admission Tool (CAT) for machine learning, AI platforms and neural network systems for over 2,000 African languages. He explained that the drive…

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3 KILLED AS CRISIS ERUPTS BETWEEN LOCAL COMMUNITY AND HAUSA PEOPLE IN NASARAWA

Three persons were reported dead as a result of crisis that erupted between locals and Hausa community in Panda, Panda Development Area of Karu Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. According to an eyewitness account, the crisis started on Tuesday, when the locals (Yeskwa) people, were holding their festival and a masquerade whipped a Fulani woman, who was passing by. The eyewitness said when the chief Imam raised the alarm, the masquerade whipped him too. The other version of the story has it that, one of the masquerades was stoned…

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THOSE WHO SIGNED MY SUSPENSION LETTER ARE RASCALS- EX-GOVERNOR SEGUN ONI

WOLE BALOGUN, Ado Ekiti   Ex-governor of Ekiti State, Segun Oni, has reacted to an indefinite suspension slammed in him by the ward leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.   Oni who noted that he was not sure of the said suspension, said: “I am not sure. There is a structure in the party. There is a way things are done in the party.”   On his failure to heed the invitation of APC Ifaki ward as conveyed in a letter dated April 24, the former governor…

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