FORMER INEC BOSS IWU SPENDS SALLAH IN IKOYI PRISON

A former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof Maurice Iwu, is likely to spend the weekend and public holidays at Ikoyi prisons. Iwu, who is standing trial on a four-count charge bordering on aiding unlawful concealment of funds suspected to be proceeds of fraud, was admitted to bail in the sum of N1bn with two sureties in like sum on Friday by Justice Chuka Obiozor of Lagos division of the Federal high court. While delivering his ruling on the bail application, Justice Obiozor held “bail is hereby granted…

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ALEX IWOBI BECOMES NIGERIA’S COSTLIEST FOOTBALLER

Alex Iwobi has become the costliest Nigerian footballer in history, following his transfer deadline-day move from Arsenal to Everton. Iwobi has agreed a five-year contract with Marco Silva’s men, in a deal worth €43million on Thursday. The 23-year-old overtakes Super Eagles team-mate, Kelechi Iheanacho, who cost Leicester City 25million when he arrive from Manchester City. The list features some of Nigeria’s present and past players, with names like Odion Ighalo, Yakubu Aiyegbeni and Austin Jay Jay Okocha. Top 12 most expensive Nigerian players: 1. Alex Iwobi, Arsenal to Everton: €43million…

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RIVERS CULT WARS: NIGERIAN ARMY CAPTURES NOTORIOUS CULTIST, BOBRISKY, WIKE PROMISES TO REDEEM 30MIL NAIRA PLEDGE

 Victor Azubuike  Notorious cultist, Bobrisky of Gokana has been apprehended by the Nigerian Army. Bobrisky’s capture comes less than twenty-four hours after Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike placed a thirty million naira bounty on him. Speaking during a security meeting with leaders of Rumuolumeni Community at the Government House Port Harcourt, Governor Wike thanked the Nigerian Army for capturing the suspected cultist. Governor Wike called on community leaders to supply information to the State Security council on criminals in their communities for the security agencies. He described Rumuolumeni as one…

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EL RUFAI ORDERS ARREST OF PROTESTING DRIVERS WHO BLOCKED ABUJA KADUNA ROAD OVER KILLING OF THEIR COLLEAGUE BY POLICEMEN

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has called for the arrest and prosecution of drivers, who protested the killing of their colleague by a policeman over his refusal to pay bribe. The drivers protest had caused a total standstill on the Abuja-Kaduna expressway on Friday. Policemen on duty along the Abuja-Kaduna highway allegedly killed a commercial driver after he refused to give them N2,000 bribe. Reacting to the incident in a post on his official Twitter handle @elrufai, the governor said, “It is most unfortunate. “The drivers will all be arrested and…

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FG SPEAKS ABOUT FIXING DATE FOR EXIT OF N-POWER FIRST BATCH VOLUNTEERS

The Federal Government has said no date has been announced for the exit of the first batch of volunteers enrolled under its Social Investment Programme, N-Power. Mr. Justice Bibiye, who is the communications manager, National Social Investment Office (NSIO), in a statement on Friday, urged the public to disregard social media reports about current status of the programme. He said that the federal government was liaising with state governments and the private sector to provide permanent engagement for the N-Power beneficiaries. Bibiye also said many beneficiaries had already started taking…

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SEE DATE, VENUE FOR ANTHONY JOSHUA’S REMATCH WITH ANDY RUIZ

Andy Ruiz Jr will defend his unified heavyweight titles in a rematch with dethroned former champion Anthony Joshua on December 7 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The Mexican-American underdog shocked the world when he knocked out AJ to claim the WBA, IBF and WBO belts on June 1, though the Brit has now activated his rematch clause and is determined to secure revenge. As he handed Ruiz the opportunity to begin with, Joshua was contractually able to call the shots with regards to where this second fight will take place. However,…

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VEEPEE’S DAUGHTER, KIKI OSINBAJO SHOWS OFF HER NEW OFFICE, SEE HER COMMENT

26-year-old entrepreneur and daughter of Nigeria’s Vice President, Kiki Osinbajo took to her Instagram page to reminisce about her journey as an entrepreneur and plan to launch her third business. Kiki admitted to have been born with a silver spoon, she, however, said no one can deny the fact that she works hard. Talking about her business, the Aston University graduate recounted how she spent everyday at the site picking tiles, furniture. She also wrote about her fears, challenges, dealing with nay sayers and people who feel she doesn’t have…

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APC JUSTICE FORUM REJECTS SUSPENSION OF KOGI DEPUTY GOVERNOR

By Ripples Nigeria APC Justice Forum/Buhari Support Group in Kogi State, a self-acclaimed “arm” of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has condemned what it described as “the purported” suspension of Kogi State Deputy Governor,  Hon.  Simon Achuba, from the party. In a statement signed by the Director of Media and Publicity of the Forum, Mr. Atekojo Samson Usman, which was made available to journalists on Friday, the group said suspension of the Deputy Governor which was announced in Lokoja by the Abdullahi Bello faction of APC in Kogi State was…

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BILLIONAIRE BUSINESSMAN, FEMI OTDEOLA SHOWS OFF HIS MUM IN NEW PICS

Billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola shows off his mother who visited him in Lagos to spend sometime. In the video, Femi Otedola told his mum to say hello to the fans, she used his trend slang ‘GELATO’ Me and my mum having a GELATO weekend � …F.Ote� Watch The Video http://gistmore.com/billionaire-femi-otedola-spends-time-with-his-mum Re: Femi Otedola Spends Time With His Mother (Photos) by GistMore8: 5:58pm Watch Video Here => http://gistmore.com/billionaire-femi-otedola-spends-time-with-his-mum (Quote) (Report) (Like) (Share)

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LAWMAKER DRAGGED TO COURT FOR ASSAULTING A WOMAN AND STRIPPING HER NAKED IN AKWA IBOM

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state has appeared before a state High Court in Uyo for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked in the public. The accused, Uduak Nseobot, is a councillor in Ibiono Ibom Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State. Mr Nseobot and his wife, Aniedi, were charged to court on July 11 by the Akwa Ibom state government for allegedly kidnapping, assaulting, and publicly stripping the woman, Iniubong Essien, whom they had accused of stealing some naira notes. They said the money was “sprayed” on…

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