NORTHERN GOVERNOR’S ABSENCE FROM PUBLIC GLARE SPARKS APPREHENSION, DEBATE

Days after his return from vacation, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has not been seen in public, sparking a heated debate over his health status. The governor has avoided public appearances, and people were reportedly barred from taking his pictures at the airport when he arrived on Tuesday after many weeks of holiday. Up till now, no picture of the governor returning to the state has been made public. The governor has also cancelled many public engagements since he arrived. Rumours There are rumours that the governor is ill.…

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TONTO DIKEH FINALLY GIVES CONDITION IN WHICH SHE WOULD ACCEPT EX-HUSBAND CHURCHILL BACK

Controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dike has revealed the only condition that will make her accept her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill back to her life. In a new instagram post, Tonto Dikeh disclosed that she can take back her ex-husband, Churchill only to kill him. According to her, she would not stop speaking the truth and granting interviews until ‘her heart says she should stop.’ “You see I think a lot of you are missing the point here, no one, I mean absolutely no one can make me stop speaking the truth.…

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GROUPS, EXTERNAL FORCES WANT TO FOMENT TROUBLE ON MAY 29- ARMY

The Nigerian Army has drawn the attention of the Federal Government and Nigerians of plans by some groups, foreign interests to disrupt the May 29, handover. Army in a statement by Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sagir Musa on Saturday, said some unpatriotic individual groups and foreign interests, are determined to cause mischief and exacerbate the security situation in Nigeria and the West African Sub-region. “These persons and groups are making concerted efforts to further induce ISWAP/Boko Haram terrorists and bandits with funds and other logistic supports. “Their body…

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POPULAR KANNYWOOD ACTRESS, BINTA KOFAR SORO IS DEAD

Popular Kannywood film actress, Binta Kofar Soro, is dead. Kofar Soro usually played ‘motherly’ roles in Kannywood movies. She died on Saturday and has since been buried in Kano. Kannywood actor and a close ally to the deceased, Nuhu Abdullahi, confirmed the death of the actress to PREMIUM TIMES. Mr Abdullah said the Kannywood movie industry is shocked over the demise of the actress. “Hajiya Binta Soron Dinki is one actress that we all like to work with. Her role has always been motherly. Apart from just acting, she is…

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59 SEX WORKERS, INCLUDING MEN ARRESTED IN CALABAR BY DSS

No fewer than 59 commercial sex workers, which included 43 girls and 16 men, have been arrested by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) in Calabar. Mr Ilupeju Adebayo, Director of DSS in Cross River, who briefed newsmen on Saturday in Calabar, said the girls were rounded up at 2:15 a.m Saturday at Peace Garden Hotel and Papsi Place along Murtala Mohammed highway. Adebayo revealed that there was a cartel responsible for luring the girls and making them swear oaths of secrecy not to abscond or divulge information…

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BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THE NEW MOON, SAYS SULTAN AS RAMADAN SET TO BEGIN

Ramadan: Sultan of Sokoto directs Muslims to look out for new moon The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, on Saturday called on Muslims to look out for the new moon of Ramadan 1440A.H. Abubakar made the call in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto, NAN reports. Junaidu said, “this is to inform the Muslim Ummah that Sunday, May 5, which is equivalent to 29 day of Sha’aban 1440A.H., shall be the day to look for the new moon of…

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ONI’S SUSPENSION SPLITS APC IN EKITI

What could be regarded as a wide gulf is now existing among leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State over the suspension of former governor Segun Oni from the party for anti-party activities. Leaders of the party in the two wards in Ifaki Ekiti, in Ido/Osi local government, had condemned the suspension and branded it as shameful and illegal, having allegedly violated the procedures of the party. Those who signed the statement from the two wards rejecting the party’s position are: Michael Durodola, Tayo Okanlawon, Ebenezer Ogunlana…

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AJIMOBI UNDER FIRE FOR AWARDING CONTRACTS TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS

The Oyo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Abiola Ajimobi, the outgoing Governor of the State, of syphoning state funds in his last days in office through an alleged contract spree to his friends and family members. Akeem Olatunji, the State Publicity Secretary of the PDP, made the accusation in an interview with the New Telegraph. He also corroborated the allegation of Seyi Makinde, the Oyo State Governor-elect, that Ajimobi has awarded a N30billion contract to create hiccups for the incoming administration He said: “We don’t…

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TONTO DIKEH REPLIES ACTORS’ GUILD CHAIRMAN: YOU ARE A STUPID FOOL

Tonto Dikeh who reacted to threats of being sanctioned as issued by Actors Guild President, Prince Ifeanyi Dike, described him a stupid fool. Recall we reported that the Chairman Actors Guild of Nigeria Board of Trustees who warned Tonto Dikeh on behalf of the group, stated that no marriage is perfect and her recent action is why men are scared of marrying actresses. However firing back at the Actors Guild Chairman, said she hopes her post fires up the intended sanction against her. She wrote; https://unclesuru.com/2019/05/04/you-are-a-stupid-fool–slams-actors-guild-chairman/ (po

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