POLICE INTERVENES IN ALGON LEADERSHIP CRISIS

The Commissioner of Police FCT command, Bala Ciroma, has directed the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) factions to stay off its national headquarters in Abuja pending the determination of the court case to resolve the leadership crisis. ALGON has been enmeshed in leadership crisis for about eight months following the emergence of Hon. David Alabi of Bariga Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in Lagos State. However those against his emergence insisted that Alabi was not constitutionally qualified to contest because his LCDA was not recognised as one of…

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I HAVE RESUMED DUTY SAYS ACTING VICE CHANCELLOR UNILAG

Ogundipe must be investigated — Babalakin Alleges Ogundipe renovated official quarters for N49m without approval Professor Theophilus Omotunde Soyombo, who was appointed the Acting Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, UNILAG, on Wednesday by the Governing Council of the university, has said he has resumed duties. Speaking in a telephone conversation, the Professor of Sociology, said he resumed office because the letter of appointment given him by the Council notified him to do so with immediate effect. Though he would not say whether he has physically resumed at the 11th…

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WHILE THE TERRORISTS WHO CHASE THEM AWAY FROM HOMES ARE REHABILITATED, 4.3MIL VICTIMS OF BOKO HARAM FACE HUNGER SAYS UN

United Nations has lamented that 4.3 million people are now facing hunger and food insecurity in troubled North-East. This is part of gloomy stories that came out of a High-Level Online Briefing on the Humanitarian Situation in North-East Nigeria which was held on Thursday. At the briefing titled, ‘North-East Nigeria: Act Now, Avert the Worst,’ which was facilitated by the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadia Umar-Farouq, and United Nations Resident Representative and Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, Edward Kallon, humanitarian actors said only raised 29…

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SEE HOW THE CHINESE ARE TAKING OVER NIGERIAN ECONOMY

Abiola Odutola How the Chinese are taking over Nigeria’s economy With an estimated approximated 203.42 million population and growing at over 2% per annum, Nigeria ranks the seventh-largest country in the world. The nation represents over 70% of the effective West African market, as Nigeria remains the most competitive destination for the establishment of medium and large manufacturing industries. No wonder, China has since positioned itself to take advantage of this expansive market by unleashing its horde of investors and businessmen on the manufacturing sector. From textile to garment; household appliances, furniture,…

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LAGOS COURT DISMISSES BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER, EVANS CO-DEFENDANTS’ ‘NO CASE’ PLEA

Oladimeji Ramon The Lagos State High Court in Ikeja on Friday dismissed the no-case submissions filed by co-defendants to alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans. The court, in a ruling by Justice Hakeem Oshodi, held that the prosecution had made out a prima facie case against the defendants which required that they put in a defence. The defendants are facing trial over the kidnap of the Chief Executive Officer of Maydon Pharmaceutical Limited, Donatus Dunu, in 2017. The prosecution said they collected €223,000 in ransom before freeing the businessman…

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BBNAIJA 2020: KIDDIWAYA REVEALS WHAT WILL HAPPEN BETWEEN HIM AND ERICA AFTER THEY LEAVE THE HOUSE

Kiddwaya, Erica A new video has appeared online showing BBNaija ‘Lockdown’ housemates, BrightO and Kiddwaya having a conversation about the relationship between Kiddwaya and Erica. In the video, BrightO can be seen asking Kiddwaya if he will like to continue his relationship with Erica outside the house. “After this house, will you continue your relationship?” BrightO asks Kiddwaya “Yes, of course. Definitely we will”, Kiddwaya replies. Information Nigeria recalls that pictures of Kiddwaya and DJ Cuppy surfaced online shortly after the former gave a shout out to the latter. This led to…

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WOMAN MACHETTED BY RITUALISTS IN IBADAN DIES

A middle-aged woman identified as Mrs. Olufunmilayo who was macheted by some suspected ritualists in Ibadan, Oyo State capital has died at the University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan. DAILY POST gathered on Friday that Olufunmilayo was on Thursday attacked by the suspected ritualists. Public Relations Officer of the state Police Command, Mr. Olugbenga Fadeyi who confirmed the incident, added that the deceased died following the grievous injuries inflicted on her. Our correspondent recalls that Akinyele, one of the eleven (11) local government areas in Ibadan has been in the news…

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EVANS THE BILLIONAIRE KIDNAPPER LATEST: JUDGE TELLS 5TH DEFENCE COUNSEL: YOU MUST UNDERTAKE TO FINISH THIS CASE

A mild drama unfolded during the trial of alleged kidnap kingpin, Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike (alias Evans), before an Ikeja High Court, when the judge, Justice Hakeem Oshodi, ordered Evans’s new Counsel to write and sign an undertaking to finish the case. Oshodi gave the order to Mr Oyekunle Falabi on Friday after dismissing a no-case submission filed by Evans’s four co-defendants. Falabi is from the law chambers of Okpara and Co. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that since the trial began on Aug. 30, 2017, Evans has changed lawyers…

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JUSTICES WHO HANDLED PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION AT THE TRIBUNAL RECOMMENDED TO BUHARI FOR PROMOTION AS SUPREME COURT JUDGES

The members of the last year’s presidential election petition court have been recommended to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), for appointment as Justices of the Supreme Court. The two are Justices Abdu Aboki and Mohammed Garba, who headed the five-man court. The other two who made the list of four candidates recommended for appointment as Justices of the apex court are Justices Tijjani Abubakar and Mohammed Saulawa. A statement by the Director of Information of the National Judicial Council, Mr Soji Oye, disclosed on Friday that while Justice…

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SCHOOL TEACHER SENTENCED TO LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR RAPING HIS UNDERAGED DAUGHTER IN ONDO, SEE HIS PIX

A school teacher identified as Omotayo Adanlawo has been jailed for life over the rape of a 10-year-old girl, Igbere TV reports. Justice Samuel Bola of Ondo State High Court who gave the judgement, said the defendant failed to give convincing evidence and testimony to prove his innocence in the rape allegations. The sexual assault incident occured on August 24 2018. Adanlawo who used to attend the girl’s father’s church, allegedly went to the victim’s house at Iju in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State when she was…

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