GANDUJE’S AIDE MOCKS OSINBAJO, CALLS HIM VP ACADEMICS ON TWITTER

 Nsikak Nseyen  Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s media aide, Salihu Tanko Yakasai, famously known as Dawisu, has described Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as ‘Vice President Academics.’ Yakasai made the mockery remark via his official Twitter handle @dawisu, on Wednesday while responding to a tweet by one @bhulaskonsult. @bhulaskonsult had asked, ”It seems everyone in Nigeria is in New York for ?? UN Assembly?.” However, responding, Dawisu said, ”Vice President (Academics) is still around sir.” This stirred reactions from Nigerians on social media, who claimed Ganduje aide’s response was an insult to the office of the…

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OSINBAJO SET TO SUE TIMI FRANK, OTHERS OVER 90BIL FIRS MONEY ALLEGATION, READY TO WAIVE IMMUNITY

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says he is ready to waive his right to immunity from investigation in order clear his name of certain accusations. The Senior Advocate of Nigeria said the situation became necessary because of what he described as “defamatory and misleading assertions” by some people about his person. The VP specifically named a former deputy national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress, Timi Frank; and another person, Katch Ononuju, described online as “economist and public affairs analyst,”  as two persons who had put their names to the…

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OPEYEMI, SOWORE’S WIFE LEADS PROTEST AGAINST HIS DETENTION AT THE UN

Opeyemi, wife of the publisher of online news platform, Omoyele Sowore on Tuesday led protesters to the United Nations Plaza in New York, over the detention of her husband by the Department of State Services. According to CNN, Mrs Sowore went to the UN office, where President Muhammadu Buhari is currently attending the 74th General Assembly to call for the release of the co-convener of #RevolutionNow. She told CNN, “It is very sad to see the cause of action this has taken in the past one and a half months, especially for…

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5.5BIL SUV: IF DEMOCRACY IS EXPENSIVE, TRY DICTATORSHIP SAYS SENATE SPOKESPERSON

‘If you think democracy is expensive, try dictatorship’ — senate spokesman defends ‘N5.5bn SUVs’ Adedayo Adeyeye, spokesman of the senate, has defended the decision of the national assembly to purchase sport utility vehicles (SUVs) reportedly worth N5.5 billion for its members. Justifying the decision, Adeyeye said if Nigerians think democracy is expensive because of the legislature they could experiment with dictatorship and do a cost analysis. Adeyeye said this when journalists asked him about the huge sum earmarked for the purchase of cars by the legislature on Tuesday. He wondered…

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OMBATSE CULT: ABSENCE OF WITNESS STALLS HEARING ON NASARAWA KILLING OF 84 SECURITY PERSONNEL

Umar Muhammed, Lafia The absence of a witness has stalled the hearing on the killing of 84 security personnel who were allegedly murdered by the outlawed Ombatse cult group in Alakyo Village of Nasarawa State. The PUNCH reports that 74 operatives of the Nigeria Police Force and 10 personnel of Department of State Security Service were allegedly murdered by the Ombatse militia in Alakyo village on May 7, 2013. Our correspondent also recalled that one Enugu Baba, a police corporal and three others are also accused of having a connection…

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ORPHAN COMMITS SUICIDE BY TAKING SNIPER IN LAGOS, SEE HIS PICS, LAST POSTS

Emmanuel, a young orphan in his early 20’s has just committed suicide in his residence at Itaoluwo, Ikorodu, Lagos State. It was gathered that the deceased carried out the suicide act in his home last night 24th September, where he allegedly slipped into coma after taking a bottle of ‘sniper’ (an insecticide) His unconscious body was however taken to an hospital in Ita-Oluwo but later transferred to general hospital where he was declared dead. Emmanuel was said to be a talented visual artist and an orphan who has lost both…

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MY STEPFATHER RAPED ME AND MY SISTER REPEATEDLY, WOMAN TELLS COURT

An Ibadan-based fashion designer, Esther Isaiah, on Wednesday accused her step-father, John Dickson, of raping her and sexually abusing her younger sister. Testifying in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, Isaiah, 20, also alleged that her step-father was responsible for her childlessness. “Our step-father, started molesting me at age 12 and my younger sister, whenever we visit our mother in her matrimonial home. “Whenever my mother is not at home, my step-father will threaten that he will kill me if I don’t allow him sleep with me. So, I allowed…

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6 RICHEST KID-CELEBRITIES IN NIGERIA AND THEIR WORTH

Praise Olowe As kids, we all fantasized about growing up and becoming rich and famous. Talent surely has no age barrier as long as you are willing to showcase such talent to the world. Such was the case of these 6 Nigerian children-celebrities who have created a niche for themselves in the entertainment industry. At a very tender age, these ones make impressive amounts through talents and fame that they have built over time. 1) Emmanuella Emmanuella Samuel, born July 22, 2010, is popularly known as Emmanuella. She is a…

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GAS CYLINDER EXPLODES KILLS 7-YR OLD, STROKE PATIENT, DESTROY HOUSES IN LAGOS, SEE VIDEO

7-year-old girl and a stroke patient have been confirmed dead in an inferno that started from a cooking gas explosion, today, in #Mushin, Lagos. The fire, which started when the girl was trying to light up a gas cooker, razed two buildings on Ogunmokun Street. Watch the shocking video below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycs0ZniHumk http://gistmore.com/gas-cooker-explosion-kills-girl-stroke-patient-in-lagos

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BANDITS KILL 1 ABDUCT 14 IN KADUNA

  Bandits suspected to be kidnappers in separate operations have killed one person and abducted no fewer than 14 people along the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road and Dogon Dawa village both in Birnin Gwari local government area of Kaduna. The incident occurred between Monday and Tuesday. Among the abducted persons include the accountant of Jibrin Maigwari General hospital and a member of the Birnin Gwari traditional council who was kidnapped by the bandits along the Birnin Gwari-Kaduna road while they were returning from Kaduna Monday. An indigene of the area told…

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