REAL REASON OLUBADAN SHUNNED RECEPTION FOR AJIMOBI

…We duly notified him — Otun Olubadan By Adeola Badru THE Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji has disclosed that he was never invited to grace the grand reception put together by members of the  eleven local government traditional councils in Ibadanland to honor the out going governor of the state, Abiola Ajimobi. The reception was organised by the Olubadan-in-Council members at the Ibadan Civic Centre in appreciation of the governor’s outstanding contributions to the growth and development of Ibadanland and to congratulate him on the successful completion of his…

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BUHARI AND GANDUJE: TIME FOR DIVORCE

By Emmanuel Aziken There are arguably few political actors in Nigeria, and indeed, the world as resilient as Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State. After all, how many politicians have been filmed and reported by various news media to have received wads of dollars at separate occasions and gone on to win the endorsement of Nigeria’s most celebrated anti-corruption icon, President Muhammadu Buhari. None. President Muhammadu Buhari  Indeed, when the dollar bribe film episode surfaced last year, some saw it as a significant test of Buhari’s integrity quotient. To wit,…

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SARAKI’S DYNASTY WILL BOUNCE BACK IN KWARA- OUTGOING ASSEMBLY SPEAKER

•EFCC’s style cannot stop corruption •What we expect from incoming govt The outgoing Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Dr Ali Ahmad, is a lawyer. He was a lecturer in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria when Dr Bukola Saraki invited him to join his government when he was elected as governor in 2003.He was Special adviser and commissioner for Justice at different times during the eight years of Dr Bukola Saraki as the governor of kwara state. He was afterwards elected into House of Representatives, representing Ilorin East/Ilorin South federal…

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CORPER RETURNS HOME TO MEET HIS WIFE PREGNANT FOR HIS BEST FRIEND, SEE PICS

Corps member returns home three months to the end of national service to find his new wife pregnant for his best friend Linus Oota, Lafia No young man or old man would pray to be in the shoes of Elias Audu. The accursed fate that has befallen him is terrible and a huge blow to his ego. Last year, one month before he reported at the NYSC camp in Osun State, Audu had married his young wife. The graduate of Nasarawa State University Keffi, an indigene of Keana Local Government…

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STEPS TO TAKE WHEN IN DEPRESSION

The rate of depression and suicide has been on the rise in Nigeria in the last few years. Suicide has now become a way out of the challenges of life. No one can truly understand the feeling, and for those that have the thoughts, it can be very difficult to deal with. However, suicide should not be the last resort, even though it could seem like a relief from unbearable pain and misery. Luckily, there are ways to subdue suicidal thoughts that can move you away from hurting yourself and…

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SIX KIDNAPPERS KILLED IN RIVERS

Rivers State Police Command says it has killed six alleged kidnap suspects in shootouts with the police. Mr Usman Belele, the State Police Commissioner, said this in Port Harcourt on Friday at a news conference. The CP said his men had stormed their hideout at Eneka in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers. He said on sighting the police, the suspects allegedly opened fire and wounded two police officers. Belel said when his officers returned fire, five gang members were “fatally wounded.” According to him, they were taken to the…

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DOCTOR WHO TRIED TO RESUCITATE ABUJA PASTOR THAT COMMITTED SUICIDE ARRESTED BY POLICE

 Nigerian doctor who tried to rescue the gospel Minister, Michael Aworosaiye, who committed suicide, has revealed how a CCTV footage of the incident saved him from arrest. Dr. Daniel Eitokpah’s brother who revealed that he was detained after the incident, had posted a series of videos on Wednesday, with a caption that read in part, “My brother, a medical doctor, along with two onlookers were detained for trying to help resuscitate a young man who committed suicide yesterday. The police have him held for no reason; they named them as suspects,…

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YOUNG, PRETTY NIGERIAN FEMALE FRAUDSTER ARRESTED IN US, SEE PIX

Nigerian Youtuber and Domestic Violence advocate, Morolake Hycinthia, has been arrested for fraud in the U.S. The 24-year-old suspect was picked up Utah on May 4, 2019. She is currently being held for possessing another person’s identity, identity fraud, knowingly using false financial information. Her bond has been set for $20,000 for one of the charges. https://all-gists.blogspot.com/2019/05/Nigerian-DV-Advocate-Held-For-Fraud-In-The-U-S-Photo.html  

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SENATE PRESIDENCY: PLOT TO WEAKEN OPPOSITION TO LAWAN THICKENS, SARAKI MAY BE DETAINED BY EFCC

EFCC may arrest, detain Saraki The plot to weaken opposition to the emergence of Senator Ahmed Lawan, the preferred choice of the All Progressives Congress for the position of Senate President, has reached an advanced stage, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. Saturday PUNCH gathered in Abuja on Friday that the ruling party was leaving nothing to chance as it was prepared to take full advantage of pending cases before the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to whip uncooperative lawmakers into line. It was learnt that the party’s strategists had reached a…

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HOMOSEXUALITY: NIGERIANS NOW TOP LIST OF ASYLUM SEEKERS IN CANADA

Jesusegun Alagbe Nigerians are now the largest nationals seeking refugee status in Canada, Saturday PUNCH has learnt. According to data received from the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Nigeria had 12,138 pending applications as of December 2018. The Canadian authorities, however, pointed out that two out of every three Nigerian applicants claim to be victims of homophobic attacks. The Federal Government led by former President Goodluck Jonathan had in 2014 signed the Same Sex (Prohibition) Act which outlawed gay marriage and prescribed a prison…

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