ELECTIONS UNDER APC HAS BECOME LIKE BATTLEFRONTS SAYS SENATE MINORITY LEADER, ABARIBE

 Seun Opejobi Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader, has lamented that elections have been turned into a “battlefront” since the All Progressives Congress, APC, assumed power. Abaribe made the comment while declaring that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was ready to reclaim states previously under its governance. Addressing journalists after PDP’s caucus meeting in Abuja, the lawmaker insisted that the party was ready to take over Edo and Ondo States in the upcoming governorship elections. He disclosed that members of the party would be encouraged to capture both states during the…

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I AM A PRODUCT OF THE ALMAJIRI SYSTEM, SENATOR ALI NDUME REVEALS

Samson Atekojo Usman Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District, Ali Ndume has expressed disappointment over the way northern Almajiris are being treated, saying they posed no threat to the society. Disclosing that he was a product of Almajiri the lawmaker who has been in the National Assembly since 1999 as House member and now a Senator noted that the Almajiri system is part of the culture of Northern Nigeria that cannot be jettisoned. He said the culture has been misunderstood, a situation he posited, made governors treat Almajiris with disdain.…

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OBASEKI REVEALS HOW HE HELPED OSHIOMHOLE BECOME EDO GOVERNOR

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has said his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no money when he contested to become governor in 2007. Oshiomhole, who was a former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), contested under the Action Congress (AC) and lost the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Oserheimen Osunbor. However, he challenged the outcome of the election in court and was declared winner a year later. Obaseki, speaking with journalists after submitting his nomination and expression of interest forms for the 2020 governorship election in Abuja, also…

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WHY I WAS TAKEN INTO WHITE HOUSE UNDERGROUND BUNKER BY DONALD TRUMP

United States President, Donald Trump, has spoken on his brief stay at the underground White House bunker. The facility is called Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC). It serves as a shelter and communications center for U.S. Presidents and others in case of an emergency. Trump was taken there by the Secret Service Friday night as protesters of George Floyd’s death gathered outside the White House. The American leader, wife and son were reportedly in the bunker for a little under an hour. But Trump has explained that he went there for…

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OSUN ASSEMBLY APPROVES LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPE, 14 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTED RAPE

The Osun State House of Assembly on Wednesday passed into law the bill that recommends life imprisonment for rape perpetrators and 14 years jail term for attempted rape. The Speaker, RT. Hon. Timothy Owoeye, in his submission, asserted that with the passage of the bill will assist to curtail the case of rape that is more rampant in the state. The bill, having passed through thorough evaluation at a public hearing was later considered by Committee of the whole before passing third reading. Owoeye noted that the law would also…

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FCT RECORDS WHOPPING 76 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS AS NIGERIAN FIGURES INCREASE BY 348

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has just announced that the record for the COVID-19 in Nigeria have risen to 11166. 348 new cases of COVID19 were recorded today. The centre made this known via its Twitter handle. The new cases per states are listed below: Lagos-163 FCT-76 Ebonyi-23 Rivers-21 Delta-8 Nasarawa-8 Niger-8 Enugu-6 Bauchi-5 Edo-5 Ekiti-5 Ondo-5 Gombe-5 Benue-4 Ogun-2 Osun-1 Plateau-1 Kogi-1 Anambra-1 Meanwhile, out of the recorded cases, 3329 patients have been discharged while 315 people have been recorded to have died of the novel virus. 348 new…

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BABCOCK UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE ACCUSED OF RAPING 24 GIRLS OPEN UP EVEN AS HIS COUSIN SAYS HE DID IT

 Yangy A Babcock student, Godknows Adolphus Owhor alias Yangy is currently trending on Twitter following allegations of rape levied against him by multiple women. Yangy has also come out to clear his name through a phone call as some of his alleged victims, including his cousin, have testified against him and have opened up about their experiences. It all began after Twitter user @caramelangiee shared screenshots of a DM she received from a lady. Another lady also accused him of defiling her when she was just 14.   Watch the video below:

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WEAR MASKS AT HOME IF YOU ARE NOT SURE OF COVID-19 STATUS OF YOUR NEIGHBOURS, PEOPLE YOU LIVE WITH- HEALTH MINISTER

Facemask Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, has advised Nigerians to wear face masks when at home if they are unsure of the COVID-19 status of the people they live with. The minister said this while speaking at the media briefing of the presidential task force on COVID-19 on Tuesday, adding that masks should be worn on the face and not the chin. The minister said the fight against the disease is now in the hands of Nigerians, and they must do all they can to limit the spread. “We have…

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WHY OUR CONSENSUS ARRANGEMENT COLLAPSED – OGIEMWONYI

An Edo State Governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Chris Ogewuenyi, has said the consensus arrangement which threw up Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has collapsed. Ogewuenyi said this while speaking to newsmen after submitting his APC governorship and expression of interest and nomination forms at the party’s National Secretariat, in Abuja, on Wednesday. He was one of the seven aspirants who stepped down for Ize-Iyamu under the consensus arrangement, The PUNCH reports. The aspirant said, “We practised democracy. We started with consensus (arrangement) because we believed with unity,…

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ANGER AS YOBE POLICE SET FREE MAN WHO RAPED 7-YR OLD GIRL SERIALLY

There is anger in Nguru area of Yobe State after the Nigeria Police Force set free a man who serially raped a seven-year-old internally displaced girl. The girl, SaharaReporters gathered, lives with her mother in a camp of Garbi, a suburb of Nguru town, after they fled insurgents attacks. An activist based in Nguru who is working to get justice for the family of the victim (name withheld) said people in the town are outraged after they saw the perpetractor of the crime, Danladi Naira, walking freely in the town.…

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