TENSION IN ILE IFE AS YOUTHS ACCUSE MODAKEKE OF ENCROACHMENT

By Gbenga Olarinoye Osogbo—There are fears that the people of Ile-Ife and the neighbouring Modakeke community may soon take up arms against one another over alleged encroachment into the land of Ife. Palpable tension is building within the two communities on a daily basis and only urgent action by the government may save the situation from degenerating to a bloody clash that may lead to loss of lives and properties. Specifically, the youth in Ife accused the Modakeke community of allegedly flouting the peace agreement reached by the two communities…

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ZUMA SPEAKS ON THE INCESSANT KILLING OF NIGERIANS IN SOUTH AFRICA

By Chinonso Alozie & Victoria Ojeme OWERRI—The President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, yesterday, warned that no Nigerian citizen should be killed in any part of his country. Zuma was quoted to have made the statement in a release in Owerri, Imo State capital, by the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha, Mr. Sam Onwuemeodo, after receiving the Imo Merit Award and signing of Memoranda of Understanding, MoU, between Zuma Foundation and Rochas Foundation of Africa. President Jacob Zuma of South-Africa, Governor Rochas Okorocha (1st right), Mrs Jacob Zuma…

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EDO GOVT TO REVISIT UROMI MONARCH’S DETHRONEMENT

By By Gabriel Enogholase BENIN—Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, weekend in Uromi, the administrative headquarters of Esan North-East Local Government Area of the state, promised that his government will revisit the deposition of the Onojie of Uromi Kingdom, His Royal Highness Anselm Eidonojie I, who was deposed by former governor, Adams Oshiomhole. Obaseki, who was guest of honour at the 13th Esan Economic Empowerment Workshop, entitled Modernising Agribusiness in Esanland for Economic Empowerment, organised by the Association of Esan Professionals, AEP, said: “The decision for the deposition of the…

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BUHARI’S BAIL OUT FUNDS FOR STATES IS ILLEGAL – FORMER RMAFC CHAIRMAN, HAMMAN TUKUR

 Wale Odunsi  Two-time ex-Chairman of Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), Engr. Hamman Tukur has said that the bailout funds to State governments by the Buhari administration were illegal. Engr. Tukur who spoke to the Economic Confidential in his office in Kaduna queried the rationale for such disbursement, labelling it illegal. “Buhari gave out a lot of money to states recently in the name of bail out. Who gave him that money? How did he get access to the Federation Account, or the authority to release that money? Did…

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I AM ANAMBRA PDP GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE SAYS OBIOGBOLU

As Mr. Obaze Oseloka is expected to be given Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag today, Dr. Alex Obiogbolu, the Oganiru Anambra Founder, who came second during the party primaries, has declared that he was the duly-elected flag bearer of PDP in Anambra State’s November 18 governorship polls. Obiogbolu, in a statement yesterday, said there is no way Obaze should be given the PDP ticket, describing it as an injustice to democracy and a negation of the creed of the new rebranded PDP. Obiogbolu and Obaze He noted that it was…

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67-YR OLD MAN SAYS HE BOUGHT 15 CARS, BUILT 4 HOUSES THROUGH SELLING OF HUMAN PARTS, SEE PIX

Lateef Aremu…human parts dealer I bought 15 cars, built four houses, Lateef Aremu suspected human parts dealer confesses …We paid N12, 000 to procure human flesh, skull and 12 teeth –Mudasiru and Abass …Cemetery attendants: We sold human head to cleric for N10, 000 By Daud Olatunji It is like nemesis is catching up with suspected ritualists in Ogun State trading in human body parts. No week passes without the police in the state arresting a suspected ritualist. In the latest onslaught against them, no fewer than seven were arrested.…

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HOW DANGOTE CARRIED BABY DAVIDO HOME AFTER HIS CHRISTENING, AIG IMOUKHUEDE REVEALS

Former president of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, has revealed that Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote “carried baby Davido home” after he was christened. The former Access Bank group managing director disclosed this to Mike Awoyinfa, a veteran journalist writing Dangote’s biography in an upcoming ‘Giants of Africa’ series. According to Awoyinfa, Aig-Imoukhuede said the singer’s father Adedeji Adeleke has been a close friend of Dangote for several years. Explaining Aig-Imoukhuede’s description of Dangote’s fear of God, he wrote: “With Imoukhuede, you can never run short of anecdotes.…

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NURSE CAUGHT CONDUCTING SURGERY IN OYO

 Daramola Adebayo  The Task force on Private Health facilities set up by Oyo State government said it has caught a nurse conducting surgery on a patient in a private hospital in Iseyin town in the state. The task force, DAILY POST learnt on Saturday was set up to sanitise the private health sector in the state. Leaders of the team while briefing journalists declared that they got to the Agbejemate Hospital and Maternity Centre in Iseyin at about 1:00p.m and met the male nurse in theatre carrying out a hernia…

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MAN ACCUSES GIRLFRIEND OF GIVING HIM HIV, LEAKS HER SEX VIDEO

According Hmetro Zimbabwe, in a case of revenge porn, a jilted Harare man threatened to use social media to destroy his ex-girlfriend before he went on to post nude pictures of the girl where he alleged that the latter had infected him with HIV. He had taken a video of the woman whilst she was not aware. He asked the admin of the Facebook group to hide his identity and gave all the details of the girl, lying that she was HIV positive. The man, identified as Thompson Khaka, last…

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OBASANJO, YAR ADUA, JONATHAN AND BUHARI ARE ACCIDENTAL LEADERS – NAABBA

Former Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Ghali Umar Na’Abba, has said that all the leaders that ruled the country during the last 18 years are accidental leaders going by the process of their emergence. Na’abba stated this in Abuja at the  2016/2017 Matriculation and Fellowship Endowment Ceremony of the National Institute for Legislative Studies (NILS). He blamed the country’s leadership recruitment process for the accidental leadership problem. Na’Abba said,  “Circumstances at hand or situations on ground  have to a large extent over the years determined who and who was elected into office in…

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