PRESIDENCY TO COMMERCIALISE ASO ROCK CLINIC

…denies withholding funds meant for medical supplies Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr Jalal Arabi, on Wednesday said the management of the State House Medical Centre would among other things seek its commercialisation to address its dwindling fortune. According to a statement by the Deputy Director (Information), State House, Mr. Attah Esa, the Permanent Secretary was reacting to a recent media report on the state of the clinic. Arabi said the commercialisation of the centre which currently offers free medical services to patients, would boost its revenue and augment the appropriation…

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CONTROVERSY AS CAROLINE DANJUMA ACCUSES DAVIDO ‘ MY BROTHER DIED IN YOUR CAR AND YOU DUMPED HIM AND RAN AWAY

Its That Time of the week again, Fresh Celebrity Clash, Most Followed Nigeria Singer Davido is on a fresh Scandal, and this Won’t go down well with his fans, Nollywood Actress Caroline Danjuma just laid a serious Allegation on Davido, And Trust Ebiwali i got the news First hand, According to the actress. The singer and some of his friends had gone for partying at DNA club in Lagos, including her Bro, Tagbo, But when they return Tagbo was no where to be found, rather a call came in that…

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No RECiPIENT’S NAME IN 24.3 MIL PAYMENT VOUCHER, JOLLY NYAME TELLS COURT

Ex-Taraba state governor, Jolly Nyame. Former Taraba Gov. Jolly Nyame on Monday admitted in an FCT High Court, Gudu, Abuja, that the payment voucher for N24.3 million issued for grains in 2005 had no recipient’s name on it. Nyame admitted during a cross examination by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s (EFCC) prosecuting counsel Rotimi Jacobs. The former governor is facing trial for allegedly misappropriating N1.64 billion during his tenure as the state governor from 1999 to 2007. Nyame said he had given directive for his Permanent Secretary, Mr Dennis…

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CONTROVERSY AS FEMALE GUESTS BARE IT ALL AT LAGOS WEDDING, SEE PICS

These photos of some female guests at a wedding in Lagos last Sunday, have been buzzing on social media because of the style of their dresses. While some internet users opined that the dresses are fashionable, others have been calling them out saying the dresses are inappropriate as they are too revealing… http://m.af1234.com/Af1234/details/female-guests-at-lagos-wedding-spark-criticisms-online-over-their-dresses-pics

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BAPTIST PASTOR LOCKED OUT OF CHURCH OVER EMBEZZLEMENT OF FUNDS IN IBADAN, SEE PIX

SUNDAY’S service of Ajegunle Baptist Church, Agbowo, Ibadan was held outside the church’s gate as some group of members aggrieved over their Pastor’s alleged financial impropriety, improper behaviour and abuse of pulpit locked the church. The aggrieved members under the umbrella of “Concerned Members”, are insisting that church pastor, Reverend Oyewole Oyekan leaves the church on allegations of unilaterally running the financial affairs of the church and banking the church’s money to the tune of over N4 million in his personal account. Speaking on behalf of the concerned members, Mr…

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ICPC ARRAIGNS ITS EX-BOARD NOMINEE FOR 182MIL NAIRA FRAUD

Eniola Akinkuotu, Abuja The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission has arraigned one of the men recently nominated by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo to the board of the ICPC. Osinbajo had, in his capacity as Acting President in August, appointed Dr. Saadu Alanamu as a member of the ICPC board, where he was expected to play an active role in the anti-corruption campaign. Alanamu, who was later dropped by Osinbajo following unfavourable reports, was arraigned by the ICPC for alleged N182m fraud last week. The commission said in a…

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MONARCH PETITIONS CANDIDATE OVER CULTISM, ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT

The village head-elect of Ikot okwo village in Ukpum Ete clan in Ikot Abasi local government area of Akwa Ibom state, Chief Solomon David Jesse has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairmanship candidate in Ikot Abasi, Mr. David David Eshiet of sponsoring a cult group to kidnap, assassinate and destroy his palace. In a petition by his legal counsel, Edet Essien and Associate, No. 62 Enwe Street Uyo, the traditional alleged that the PDP chairmanship candidate, sponsored Uwem Udo Green, Eric Udo Ebong, Ndifereke Ufor Tom, Eno Udo John,…

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70-YR OLD WOMAN, DAUGHTER DOCKED OVER 200MIL NAIRA FRAUD

Lagos—A septuagenarian, Shakin Oworu, who allegedly forged and defrauded Universal Hair Care Ltd. of N200 million to acquire personal property, has been arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court, Lagos. Oworu, 70, alongside his daughter, Bukola Opara née Oworu, Nasiru Ismaila and others still at large, was docked before Chief Magistrate Folashade Botoku. Oworu is standing trial on a three-count charge of conspiracy, forgery, theft and receipt of stolen property. The Police prosecutor, Eshiet Eshiet, told the court that the septuagenarian committed the alleged offences between 2008 and June 2016. According…

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NIGERIAN JOURNALIST AND RADIO PRESENTER COLLAPSES AND DIES SHORTLY AFTER ARRIVING US ON SPECIAL INVITATION, SEE PICS

Nigerian Journalist And Presenter Slumps And Dies After Arriving America. Photos A Nigerian journalist identified as Tijjani Ado Ahmad, has passed away after collapsing earlier today in America. According to his mourning friends and colleagues, Tijjani, who is the presenter of Greeting from America (on Freedom Radio, Kano) was invited by the US Embassy in Abuja to tour America and hear the stories of Nigerian students living there before his sudden death. May his soul rest in peace. Source; https://www.nationalhelm.co/2017/10/tijjani-ado-ahmad-slumps-and-dies-in-america.html

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CHRISTIANISE NIGERIA WITH INTEREST FREE BANKS-FALANA TAUNTS CAN

Femi Falana, human rights lawyer, has called on the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to “Christianise” Nigeria by setting up interest-free banks. Falana said this in reaction to the dust raised by the N100 billion Sukuk bond issued by the federal government. CAN had said the issuance of the bond was an attempt to sell Nigeria to Islamic nations. But speaking on Thursday at a strategic dialogue roundtable organised by the Social Economic Rights and Accountability (SERAP), Falana said the Sukuk bond was a legitimate means through which government could generate…

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