BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER EVANS’ GANG MEMBERS SENTENCED TO 42 YEARS I

An Ikeja High court sitting in Lagos State on Monday, sentenced two former gang members of billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, also known as Evans to 41 years in prison. Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo sentenced the convicts, 32-year-old Kelvin Emenike Ukoh and Emeka Obasi, 33 over the abduction of one Ugoje Jude, a shipping agent, and his staff, Miss Piriye Gogo on August 3, 2012. The convicts were arraigned in 2013 alongside three others: Uche Igbani, 28, Chibuzor Osuagwu, 33 and a 36-year-old woman, Onowu Ngozi, on a 14 count-charge bothering on…

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ANXIETY OVER 9BIL NIGERIAN ASSET IN UK AS LONDON COURT GIVES JUDGEMENT TUESDAY

Anxiety continues to mount in government circles in Nigeria as a London court sits next next Tuesday in a case that may see Nigeria forfeiting up to $9billion in foreign assets. The expected loss is in respect of an enforcement application to the United States of America and the United Kingdom courts by Process and Industrial Development, a British firm tied up in a legal dispute with the Federal Government. The court case arose out of the failure of a contract awarded the company in 2010 to process wet gas…

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4 MORE GAY ANGLICAN PRIESTS DISMISSED IN ABIA

The Anglican Church in Abia State has dismissed four more gay priests, few days after they dismissed two others for same. The Pastors who were found guilty of homosexuality by the Anglican Diocese of Isiala-Ngwa in Abia State, were identified as Rev. Canon Emmanuel Nwankwo, Rev. Kelechi Nwachukwu, Rev. Sunday Azubuike and Rev. Chris Achonye. Here is the notice that confirmed that the Anglican Church in Abia State dismissed four more gay priests below; https://unclesuru.com/2019/05/18/anglican-church-in-abia-dismisses-4-more-gay-priests/  

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BUHARI STRENGTHENED BOKO HARAM BY PAYING RANSOM- OBASANJO

Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria’s former President who spoke at the 2nd session of the Synod held at the Cathedral Church of St.Paul’s Anglican Church, Oleh in Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, stated that Buhari’s government strengthened Boko Haram by paying ransoms.The former President who warned that every insecurity situation in Nigeria must be taken seriously and be addressed at once without favouritism or cuddling, spoke on the topic, “Mobilizing Nigeria’s human& natural resources for national development and stability”. Admitting that Boko Haram and herdsmen acts of violence were…

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NASS LEADERSHIP: TINUBU SHIFTS BASE TO ABUJA

Puts Aregbesola in charge of Lagos By Lanre Adewole Lagos PERHAPS in a bid to avoid a repeat of the 2015 last-minute disappointment, National Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has reportedly relocated to Abuja to personally monitor shifting political developments regarding the election of the next leadership of the National Assembly, Saturday Tribune has learnt. Calls to the mobile phone of his media aide, Tunde Rahman, rang out and as of press time, he was yet to either return the calls or reply the…

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WHY GANDUJE MOVED AGAINST EMIR SANUSI, INFORMATION COMMISSIONER OPENS UP

The Commissioner for Information in Kano State, Comrade Mohammed Garba, has offered explanations as to why the Governor of the State, Abdullahi Ganduje, fell apart with the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II He also explained the vision that informed the creation of additional emirate councils in the state in an interview with Sun. Garba said that the revered monarch got involved in partisan politics contrary to the tradition of the throne. According to him, “What happened actually as a result of the creation of the new emirates.. you…

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BULKACHUWA, AND THE SENSE OF JUSTICE FROM PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION TRIBUNAL

Bulkachuwa, Justice and Moral Burden #RescueNigeria ~ Alaba Yusuf Life is just too full of strife, cruelty and absurdity, so much so that the mere perception of a tiny patch of a baby’s excreta on a big pot of gbegiri soup can ruin the appetite of an entire array of guests at any important party, mostly the owambe where ewedu and gbegiri are match-made for tasty amala. This shows the nexus between perception and reality. And humans don’t joke about both. For reputation is life. Even in the medical line,…

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FIRS MOVES TO COLLECT VAT ON ONLINE TRANSACTIONS

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it will soon begin collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) on online transactions. The Chairman of the agency, Mr Babatunde Fowler, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York on Saturday. Fowler said: “soon, we will ask banks to impose VAT on online transactions for purchases of goods and services. “Not that it is something new; it actually should be in existence. “We will certainly follow up to make sure that every VAT that is…

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OHANEZE TELLS ROTIMI AMAECHI : ‘YOU ARE NOT GOD’, AFTER MINISTER SAID IGBO CAN’T PRODUCE PRESIDENT IN 2023

The Apex Igbo socio-political organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Saturday lambasted the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi for saying the South East can’t produce President Muhammadu Buhari’s successor in 2023. Deputy National Publicity Secretary of Ohanaeze, Chuks Ibegbu in an interview with DAILY POST said Amaechi is not God as such can’t decide the political future of the region. Amaechi had asserted that the South East can’t demand for the presidency in 2023 because the region failed to vote for Buhari in the just concluded presidential election. However, Ibegbu described the Minister’s…

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