OKOROCHA, WIFE, DAUGHTER LOSE BILLIONS OF DOLLAR PROPERTY TO EFCC

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it has obtained orders for the interim forfeiture of assets traced to a former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha; his wife, Nneoma Nkechi, and their daughter. The Head, Enugu Zonal Office of the commission, Mr. Usman Imam, disclosed this on Wednesday in Enugu while briefing newsmen on the activities of the commission in the last eight months. Imam said the EFCC also obtained similar order on a property traced to a former aide to Okorocha, Mr. Paschal Obi, and the former…

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ENGR MUSA WADA WINS KOGI PDP GUBER TICKET

Emmanuel Adeyemi, Lokoja The younger brother of former  governor of Kogi State, Engineer Musa Wada was Wednesday declared winner of the PDP governorship primary with 748 votes, beating 12 other aspirants The son of former governor Ibrahim Idris, Abubakar Idris, emerged the first runners up with 710 votes with Dino Melaye coming third and Capt Idris Wada picking the fourth position. The elected candidate is the son-in-law to Alh Ibrahim Idris whose son Abubakar came second. Announcing the result, the governor of Adamawa State, Ahmed Fintri, while praising the contestants for their…

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ANGRY YOUTHS BURN KATSINA SSG’S HOUSE AND APC SECRETARIAT OVER BANDITRY, SEE PICS

By Segun Olaniyan Katsina – Angry youths have razed the private residence of the Secretary to Katsina State Government, Alhaji Mustapha Mohammed Inuwa and the APC office in Danmusa Local government area of Katsina State. The Youths were said to be protesting what they described as complicity by the SGS in the alleged spate of armed banditry attacks in Danmusa LGA and other areas in the central and southern part of the state. The Protest was sparked when traders who were returning from the Danmusa market were ambushed by armed…

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SEE PICS AND COMMENTS AS MERCY JOHNSON VISITS RECUPERATING SHAN GEORGE IN THE HOSPITAL

Shan George has revealed she has been battling a health challenge for many months and even had to undergo a very delicate spine surgery in Abuja recently. The veteran Nollywood actress was excited as colleague film maker, Mercy Johnson paid her a visit at the hospital. She wrote; And this beautiful Superstar Angel visited me and brought me loads of smiles. I feel much better already. Thanks Lil sis. U r always d best. I love u scarer, sweetest soul ever. God bless you @mercyjohnsonokojie

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POLICE DISRUPT PLANS TO SET ABUJA SHOPRITE ABLAZE, SEE BONFIRES ON AIRPORT ROAD AS MOB VENT ANGER OVER XENOPHOBIA

Abuja – There is pandemonium at Lugbe along airport road Abuja as police fired teargas canister to stop the protesting youths from burning down a Shoprite outlet located in the area. The protesters who are on the verge of setting the building ablaze were stopped by armed and anti-riot. The youth have set a bonfire on the express road and vowed not to leave the area until they achieve their mission. More armed policemen have been deployed to the area to restore law and order. Hundreds of motorists caught up…

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EX-GOV WADA SHARING ENVELOPES BELIEVED TO CONTAIN DOLLARS AT PDP GUBER PRIMARY VENUE, SEE FOOTAGE

A candidate in the ongoing Kogi governorship Primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Captain Idris Wada, was reportedly seen sharing ‘dollars’ to delegates at the venue of the primaries in Lokoja on Tuesday. In Footage seen by POLITICS NIGERIA, Wada can be seen wielding what was said to be a bundle of dollars in a white envelope before handing it over to a delegate to share amongst others. Wada, a former governor of Kogi State, is throwing his hat into the ring again to vie against the current governor…

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NGIGE, SGF TO MEET BUHARI FOR NEW DEAL ON MINIMUM WAGE

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha may meet with President Muhammadu Buhari this week to seek his consent on a new proposal to end the minimum wage stalemate. THISDAY gathered that the government’s negotiating team and the Joint Public Sector Unions are presently considering a compromise deal of 25 per cent increase for workers on grade levels 2-7 and 10 per cent for those between 8 and 17. The federal…

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PDP BLAMES YAHAYA BELLO ON GUNMEN INVASION AT VENUE OF GUBER PRIMARY

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) issues a stern warning to Governor Yahaya Bello and the All Progressives Congress (APC) over the gun attack at its governorship primary election in Lokoja, Kogi state. The party says the resort to violence and bloodletting cannot save the failed governor and his party, the APC, as the PDP and the people of Kogi state are firm in the irreversible resolve to use every means available in a democracy to confront and vanquish APC’s evil plots ahead of the November governorship election. It is clear…

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FAMILY OF SIX DIE OF FOOD POISONING IN LAGOS

Residents of Olowora Street, Mafoluku Oshodi are in sorrowful mood as a family of six, (father, mother and 4 children) were found vomiting blood in their apartment this morning. The father and the two children were found dead while the mother and a girl child were rushed to the hospital for rescue. It was gathered that the food they consumed was poisonous. Details soon…  

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