APC STATE CHAIRMEN LINE UP BEHIND OSHIOMHOLE, AS GOVERNORS ALLEGEDLY COLLECT SIGNATURES FOR HIS REMOVAL

Yusuf Alli, Managing Editor, Northern Operation and Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Accuse state chief executives of plotting to unseat national chairman Say governors already collecting signatures for Oshiomhole’s removal Governors split as four of them move to save embattled chair The Forum of State Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Friday accused some governors elected on the platform of the party of working against the party’s interest in the recently concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states. The Chairman of the forum, Hon. Ali Bukar, who disclosed this…

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MORE FACTS EMERGE OVER ARREST OF 3 POLICEMEN AND 4 NSCDC OFFICERS FOR STEALING 40MIL FROM BAYELSA GOVT HOUSE SAFE

Femi Folaranmi, Yenagoa Three policemen from the Bayelsa State Police Command and four operatives of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps have been arrested over alleged theft of N40 million from a safe in Bayelsa Government House. Also in police net is a Government House staff attached to the Maintenance Unit who had to do some routine maintenance work in the office on the fateful day. The suspects who are already being grilled by operatives of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID) of the Bayelsa State Command were attached…

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6.9BIL NAIRA FRAUD TRIAL: COURT GRANTS FAYOSE’S REQUEST TO TRAVEL ABROAD

 Robert Egbe   The Federal High Court in Lagos has again authorised a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, to travel abroad for medical treatment. Justice C.J. Aneke granted Fayose permission to attend to his health abroad following an application by his counsel, Olalekan Ojo (SAN). He also permitted Fayose to go abroad last July. Fayose is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for an alleged N2.2bn fraud. The prosecuting counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Jacobs (SAN), did not oppose this latest request. After granting the…

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675BILLION NAIRA PAID AS BRIBES TO GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS IN NIGERIA IN 2019- UN REPORTS

‘Femi Asu An estimated N675bn was paid in cash bribes to Nigerian public officials this year, according to a new survey by the National Bureau of Statistics and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. The report, which was released on Friday said out of all Nigerians who had at least one contact with a public official in the 12 months prior to the 2019 survey, 30.2 per cent paid a bribe to, or were asked to pay a bribe by, a public official. “This means that, although still…

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NNAMDI KANU LOSES FATHER

The death of Eze Israel Kanu, father of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mr Nnamdi Kanu, has been announced. This is coming four months after his mother, Ugoeze Sally Kanu, also died. Eze Kanu was the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Umuahia community till his death. The traditional council of his community led by Edward Ibeabuchi has confirmed his death. Eze Kanu has not been seen in the public since September 2017, after a detachment of soldiers raided his palace. One of his sons, Emmanuel, also confirmed…

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MAN DESIGNS POSTER FOR ANOTHER MAN SLEEPING WITH HIS WIFE, SEE THE WARNING, WITH PICS

Social media has being awashed with posters a Nigerian man designed for a young man sleeping with his wife. The disgruntled husband(name withheld) warned the young man identified as Tunde, to stay away from his wife or die on top of her. He went further to reveal Tunde’s contact details in the viral posters The poster reads, “Mr Papilo Tunde a native of Ondo State, stop sleeping with my wife. You will die on top of her ooo! “Be warned.” Source: https://focusnaija.com.ng/2019/12/05/man-designs-posters-for-wifes-lover-says-stop-sleeping-with-my-wife-or-die-on-top-of-her/

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SOWORE’S CO-DEFENDANT, BAKARE DISAPPEARS, DSS MOUNTS SEARCH FOR HIM

Operatives of the Department of State Services had stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday morning during the commencement of their trial and disrupted proceedings in an attempt to forcefully rearrest the two men. Activist, Olawale Bakare popularly known as Mandate, who is standing trial with pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, in a case brought against them by the Nigerian Government, has been declared missing. Operatives of the Department of State Services had stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday morning during the commencement of their trial…

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DSS DISRUPTS COURT, REARRESTS SOWORE DURING TRIAL

Operatives of the Department of State Services on Friday morning disrupted the ongoing trial of activists Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare, attempting to rearrest the two men, who were only released from its detention on Thursday evening. The DSS operatives also chased away the presiding judge, Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu while also brutalising a journalist with a popular television station. There is currently an ongoing standoff inside the court premises as the DSS operatives are refusing to allow Sowore and his lawyers come out of the place. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VgqGhb2R-T4 http://saharareporters.com/2019/12/06/breaking-dss-attempts-rearrest-sowore-mandate-court-0 2 Shares

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AMOSUN DECAMPS TO PDP, SEE PIX

R-L: House of Representatives candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) for Abeokuta South Federal Constituency, Akeem Amosun; former House of Representatives member, Hon. Ladi Adebutu and Chairman of the party, Hon. Sikirulahi Ogundele at the formal declaration of Amosun to the PDP.  Share A House of Representatives candidate of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) during the last general elections in Ogun State, Hon. Akeem Amosun, has defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Amosun also led about three thousand supporters to the PDP on Thursday in Abeokuta.…

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AISHA BUHARI SAYS BAD PEOPLE HAVE TAKEN OVER THE COUNTRY FROM HER HUSBAND

Wife of Nigeria president Aisha Buhari has said ‘bad people’ took over the country from her husband President Muhammadu Buhari. “I think that we should not allow people that are nothing to override the innocent,” Aisha said in a phone-in interview on Television Continental (TVC)’s ‘Journalists Hangout’ programme on Thursday. “I don’t know why people that are supposed to be in charge should remain mute while bad people take over the country from us. It is impossible and totally unacceptable.” Aisha latest comment that the country’s leadership was taken from…

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