EX-INEC BOSS, JEGA JOINS PRP

Tobi Aworinde, Abuja Former National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Attahiru Jega, has joined the Peoples Redemption Party. The National Publicity Secretary, Abdul Gombe, in a statement on Friday, said Jega would chair the Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat analysis Committee of the party in order to reposition it for more nationalistic outlook ahead of 2023 general elections. The party is home to former Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, and former Kaduna State senator, Shehu Sani, among others. The PRP spokesman noted that the SWOT analysis…

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FG SHIFTS LAGOS IBADAN EXPRESSWAY CLOSURE BY ONE MONTH

Maureen Ihua- Maduenyi The Federal Government has moved the partial closure of portions of the Lagos -Ibadan Expressway to September 2 , 2019 . The partial closure was initially expected to commence on Saturday , August 3 to enable the construction company , Julius Berger, to work on a stretch of 1 . 4 km between Berger and Kara Market . The Federal Controller of Works , Lagos , Mr Adedamola Kuti, stated on Friday that the decision was to enable for the effective traffic management plan and to show…

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NEIGHBOURS RESCUE BOY LOCKED UP AND USED AS SLAVE IN ENUGU, SEE PICS

The World was shocked to their bone marrows when they learnt about the modern-day slavery that was going on in Libya, the inhumane condition of the ”slaves” caused the world to shudder in disgust. Sadly, Closer to Home, modern slavery still exists; Mrs Obiageli Akubuo, from Ndi-ojukwu, in Uruagu Nnewi was arrested for locking up a boy she allegedly bought, inside the locker for three days without food or water. According to a reliable source, Mrs Obiageli bought the boy, Chideraa from a woman, when he (Chideraa) was 7 years.…

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MINISTER DESIGNATE TO UNDERGO RETREAT BEFORE INAUGURATION- SGF

Olufemi Atoyebi, Abuja The 43 ministers-designate confirmed by the Senate on Tuesday will undergo a retreat before President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate them and assign portfolio to them. They are also expected to study some government documents in other to be conversant with the Federal Government’s policies and programmes before they resume work. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday. According to Mustapha, the ministerial retreat would hold between August 15 and 16. Ahead…

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FLOOD SWEEPS AWAY FCT HIGH COURT DIRECTOR

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja A heavy flood has swept away the Director of Finance, Federal Capital Territory High Court, Mr. Tony Okecheme. Okecheme was on his way to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in his official 2017 Toyota Camry when his car got stuck in the flood at Galadimawa roundabout, Abuja. The finance director was swept away by the raging flood, but his driver, whose name could not be immediately ascertained, was rescued by some young boys in the area. The driver was said to have been taken to Asokoro hospital, but…

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5 REDEEMED PASTOR ABDUCTED ON THEIR WAY TO CONVENTION – ADEBOYE

The General Superintendent of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday announced the abduction of five pastors of the church on their way to the Annual Holy Ghost Convention. The five pastors, whose identity has yet to be revealed, were reportedly abducted at Ijebu-Ode. “They were coming from the Southwest state of Ondo, or so,” said a senior pastor in the Church who did not wish to be named.

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TONTO DIKEH SHARES MAIL SHE RECEIVED FROM AN ALLEGED ASSASSIN SENT TO KILL HER

Tonto Dikeh took to Instagram to share an email she got from a self-confessed assassin allegedly sent to kill her. The assassin claimed to be in the business of killing people for 12 years and also gave the actress a Bitcoin wallet address to pay money into or face his wrath in 2 days. He also promised to provide the name of the man the assasination order came from as well as other evidence he has, when the money is paid in. However he never fulfilled his threat since the…

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MTN IN FRESH TROUBLES WITH FIRS OVER TAX ON FINE

The Federal Inland Revenue Service has queried MTN Nigeria for deducting tax from the ₦330 billion fine it paid the NCC for SIM card infraction. The FIRS boss, Babatunde Fowler, who insisted that the telecommunication giant still has an issue to resolve despite “paying” the fine, said the company does not have the right to deduct tax from the money paid to the NCC. According to Fowler, the fines and penalties for regulatory infractions are revenues paid to the FG and should not be subjected to any tax deductions contrary…

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UNUNKNOWN GUNMEN ABDUCT PDP YOUTH LEADER IN KADUNA, SEE PIX

Unknown Gunmen has abducted a PDP Youth leader, Abu Hanifa Dadiyata in Kaduna. The current insecurity in the country seem to be spreading like wildfire and not sparing any of the divide. Many have called security operatives to quickly swing into action and ensure he is rescued and brought back to his family. On twitter major social media influencers have raises a campaign #FreeDadiyataNow to increase the awareness for prompt action. The PDP family is in shock as no principal officer has commented on this incident that has left many…

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