EDO 2020 ELECTION: CONGRATULATE, OBASEKI, PDP, APC TELLS OSHIOMHILE, OTHERS

The national body of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has urged former National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and other leaders in Edo State to congratulate winner of the Saturday’s governorship election in the state, Governor Godwin Obaseki. The Chairman, APC National Caretaker Committee, Governor Mai Mala Buni, said this in a statement in Abuja on Monday. The party particularly saluted its candidate in the election, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, for his tenacity and leadership. It also commended the state leaders, especially Oshiomhole and all the party members in…

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854MIL FRAUD CHARGE: WITNESS AGAINST TAMINU TURAKI CONTRADICTS HIMSELF

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Mr Umar Tahir, on Monday, contradicted himself in the ongoing trial of a former Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan-led government, Taminu Turaki. The development occurred when Tahir, who was a Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Islamic Affairs in the same government, was being cross-examined by Counsel to Turaki, Joe Gadzama (SAN), before Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Turaki, the Minister of Special Duties and Inter-governmental Affairs between 2013 and…

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EFCC DETAINS FAKE ARMY OFFICER OVER SCAMS

The suspect By Soni Daniel, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army. Ugochukwu, an indigene of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State was arrested by the officers of 33 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi State and handed over to the Gombe Zonal Office of the EFCC for further investigation and possible…

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VEEPEE OSINBAJO ANNOUNCES HE IS NOW A GRANDFATHER

Its a boy! Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife welcome their first grandchild   Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo, are now grandparents as their daughter, Oluwadamilola and her husband, Oluseun Bakare, have welcomed their first child, a baby boy. Oluwadamilola and Oluseun welcomed their baby boy today September 21. ”All glory to GOD! I am now a grand dad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning! ~YO”VP Osinbajo tweeted Congrats to them!  

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MEET THE FOUR PRINCES JUSTLING TO SUCCEED LATE EMIR OF ZAZZAU

PROFILES: Meet the four princes jostling for Emir of Zazzau throne By tradition, a new emir is expected to emerge from any one of the four ruling clans of the emirate. ByAbdulaziz Abdulaziz Four princes from eligible ruling houses of Zazzau Emirate are jostling to replace Shehu Idris, the 84-year-old emir, who died on Sunday. Mr Idris spent 45 years on the throne, having ascended the position in 1975 after the death of Muhammadu Aminu, the 17th emir since the 1804 Fulani Jihad. By tradition, a new emir is expected…

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APC CARETAKER COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN , GANDUJE MEET BUHARI OVER EDO ELECTION

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Mai Mala Buni, on Monday, led the chairman of the party’s governorship election campaign for Edo State, Abdullahi Ganduje, to a meeting with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting, said to be a private one, was held behind closed doors at the President’s office. Although the agenda of the meeting was not made public, it held a day after the Independent National Electoral Commission declared the state governor, Godwin…

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HOW FANI-KAYODE’S WIFE ENDURED YEARS OF PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ABUSE TO THE LEVEL OF DEVELOPING MENTAL PROBLEMS, INSIDE REPORT

Precious Chikwendu, former wife of Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-Nigerian Minister of Aviation, has said that the reason the marriage collapsed was due to domestic violence that lasted for six years. SaharaReporters had in January 2018 exclusively detailed how Fani-Kayode began to domestically abuse Precious from the first year of their marriage. The story at the time provided by authoritative family sources revealed the extent of abuse the woman was subjected to in the marriage. To cover up the atrocious abuse of his current wife, Fani-Kayode, who had had a hat-trick of marriages before…

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FAYOSE LOSES ELDER SISTER, MOJI LADEJI

Sodiq Oyeleke A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has announced the death of his elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. He made this known in a tweet on Monday. Fayose described the deceased as “God-fearing”. He said, “On behalf of my family, I announce the death of my immediate elder sister, Mrs Moji Ladeji. She died today, after a brief illness. “We are pained by your departure, but consoled by the God-fearing and exemplary life that you lived. May the soul of Sister Moji rest in peace.” The Economic…

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