NIGERIANS REACT TO TINUBU’S SPEECH AT FASORANTI HOUSE ASKING WHETHER EVANS, BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER WAS A HERDSMAN

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu is currently under fire for saying those blaming herdsmen for the death of Funke Olakurin, daughter of Reuben Fasoranti, do not have evidence. Speaking at a condolence visit to the family of Fasoranti in Akure, Ondo state capital, the APC leader said kidnapping is not peculiar to any ethnic group or a particular set of people. Reacting to the allegation that herdsmen were behind the attack, Tinubu said: “I am extremely concerned about security but I don’t want stigma.…

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HOW I BROUGHT RUGA TO ABIA BY ORJI KALU

Onyedi Ojiabor, Assistant Editor THE controversy trailing the aborted establishment of RUGA settlements for Fulani herders in parts of the country may be far from over. Senate Chief Whip, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday said that the apprehension being expressed over the plan by the Federal Government to create Fulani settlements for herders under the acronym name of RUGA was misplaced. He told reporters in Abuja that he established a successful RUGA settlement in Abia State when he was governor of the state in 2001. The controversial cattle market,…

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SEE THE 2 PRETTY HOUSEMATES EVICTED FROM THE BBNAIJA HOUSE ON SUNDAY

Ella and Kim Oprah are the second set of housemates to be evicted from the 2019 BBNaija season 4 with the least votes. After 5 housemates were up for possible eviction which includes; Sir Dee, Mercy, Ella, Tasha and Kim Oprah. Sir Dee, Tacha, Mercy and Tacha are still in the BBNaija house. See more; http://gistmore.com/ella-and-kim-oprah-have-been-evicted-from-2019-bbnaija (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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SEE PICS FROM THE BURIAL OF THE LATE FILMMAKER, EDDIE UGBOMAH

Expert filmmaker Eddie Ugbomah has been laid to surplus in Lagos – Ugbomah, one of Nigerian movie engineering pioneers, was masked at Vaults and Garden, Ikoyi, Lagos – The filmmaker died in the rest home two living to his undergoing a counteractive surgery after around Nigerians say cause resources to bottom his medicinal bills The decease of the Nigerian film giant was destroyed by the chairman of the Chief Eddie Ugbomah checkup back Committee, Adedayo Thomas (DG, NFVCB) through Shaibu Husseini who is a part of the stock raising committee.…

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BAYELSA FEMALE COMMISSIONER DIES IN HER SLEEP

Bayelsa States Commissioner for Local Government Administration, Mrs Agatha Goma, is dead. A family source said she was found dead in her sleep on Sunday at her apartment in Yenagoa, the state capital. The 55- year- old was appointed into Governor Seriake Dickson’s cabinet in 2016 and remained one of the best apostles of the governor’s restoration team. As of the time of filing this report the cause of her death is not known.

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KOGI APC VICE CHAIRMAN IS DEAD

Ropo Asala, the Vice Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has died at the age of 54 years. The APC in a statement issued in Lokoja on Sunday said that Mr Asala died at his Egbe hometown in Yagba West Local Government in the evening of July 13. According to the statement, the death of Mr Asala came as a rude shock and a tragedy to the party. The statement signed by the state Publicity Secretary of APC, Jibril Abu, commiserated with the family, friends and…

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THE NATION EDITOR, GBENGA OMOTOSO, FORMER SSG, TUNJI BELLO AMONG 25 NAMES SENT BY SANWO-OLU TO LAGOS ASSEMBLY FOR CONFIRMATION AS COMMISSIONERS

The Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc., Mr. Herbert Wigwe during a Stakeholders meeting on proposed regeneration of the Lekki-Oniru axis at Four Points, Sheraton, Oniru, Victoria Island, on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers upon ratification…

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APPEAL COURT ORDERS RELEASE OF DASUKI FROM DSS CUSTODY

The Court of Appeal in Abuja has declared the detention of former National Security Adviser Colonel Sambo Dasuki retired since December 29, 2015, by the Department of State Security Service (DSS) as illegal, unlawful and unconstitutional and ordered his release on conditional bail. The appellate court held that the DSS and its Director General acted outside their constitutional powers on the long period of the detention of a Nigerian citizen and imposed a fine of N5m on them to be paid to Colonel Dasuki as compensation for breach of his…

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WOMAN WATCHES AS HER HUSBAND, SON ARE BEHEADED IN CROSS RIVER

Ada Wodu, Calabar A father and his son have allegedly been beheaded in a farm in Cross River following renewed communal clash between Ebom and Usumutung. Our Correspondent gathered that on Saturday morning, people from Usumutung allegedly ambushed the people of Ebom working in their farms and murdered Mr. Oti Ato and his son, Sunday. However, it was further gathered that Ato’s grandson, simply called Michael, narrowly escaped with bullet wounds. The village head of Ebom, Mr. Sunday Obite, confirmed to newsmen that three persons were still missing after the…

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FG WILL DEPLOY SOLDIERS ON HIGHWAYS TO STOP KILLINGS- OSINBAJO

By Nwafor Sunday With the death of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere Chairman, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, vice president Yemi Osinbajo, Sunday stormed the residence of Pa Fasoranti, in Akure, Ondo State to commiserate with him over the death of his daughter who was killed by suspected herdsmen on Friday. VP Yemi Osinbajo, Ondo Governor Rotimi Akeredolu during a condolence visit to the national leader of the Pan Yoruba socio political group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti Osinbajo, who consoled the deceased family, stated that President Muhammadu Buhari led federal…

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