Showing posts from April, 2017

Ife crisis: Arraignment of Yoruba suspects delayed again

For the second time, the arraignment of the five suspects including Oba Ademola Ademiluyi arrested in connection with recent clash between the Hausa and their Yoruba host community in Ile-Ife was yesterday put on hold.

Their arraignment was supposed to come up before Justice Kudirat Akano yesterday but was at the last minute shifted till today. The suspects who were brought to court yesterday amidst tight security remained in the police vehicle until they were returned to Osun state command headquarters.

PDP, CLO attack Buhari over decision to work from home

The Peoples Democratic Party and Civil Liberties Organisation have criticised   President Muhammdu Buhari’s decision to perform  his official roles from home.  Buhari was   absent  from  a meeting of the Federal Executive Council  inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Wednesday. Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo  presided  over the meeting. Buhari did not also  attend the FEC meeting last week, with the  Presidency attributing his absence  to the Easter holiday.

Recession: Reps ask other states to learn from Lagos

As Nigeria gradually makes its way out of economic recession, the House of Representatives on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government’s role, saying that the success story of the State was not only benefitting residents, but helping to get the nation’s economy back on the track. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Economic Recession, Hon. Olabode Ayorinde who said this when he led members of the Committee on a courtesy visit to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode  at the Lagos House in Ikeja, said the State currently dictates the pace of the economy in Nigeria.

Buhari dying in Aso Rock – Perry Brimah

Perry Brimah, a popular columnists and convener of ENDS [Every Nigerian Do Something], has raised alarm that President Muhammadu Buhari is dying in office. Brimah in a statement on Friday said Nigeria was being very compassionless to its president and called on the masses to rise against “cabal” locking up Buhari. According to him, “There can be no denying how chronically ill president Muhammadu Buhari looks when he seldom does appear in public. The last time was last week Friday when Kaduna state governor Nasir el-Rufai came visiting.

SERAP asks Buhari to resolve doubts over real identities of those behind Ikoyi $45m haul

In the aftermath of the controversy surrounding the ownership of the N13bn ($43.4m, N23m and £27,000) found by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at the Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to “urgently address country on the matter so as to clarify the issue, and resolve lingering doubts among Nigerians regarding the real owner(s) of the cash.”

Fayose imposes 7-day curfew as 2 die in youths clash in Ekiti community

Ado-Ekiti- Youths of Igbara-Odo in Ekiti South West Local Government Area of Ekiti State went on rampage on Saturday and by the time the dust settled, two persons ‎lay dead and several others wounded.

The youth under the aegis of Federation of Igbara-odo Students Union‎, which comprises of current students and old students of the community had distributed some pamphlets to residents early Friday morning.

Chelsea most boring team in EPL- Mourinho

…says nothing special about facing Chelsea JOSE
MOURINHO has branded Chelsea one of the most defensive teams in the country. The table toppers have been brutally efficient in their quest to claim the Premier League crown.

But their former boss who faces them with his  Manchester United  side at Old Trafford tomorrow is hardly labelling them the new entertainers.

Adeyemi seeks N60m for cancer surgeries

IN 2012, Mobolaji Adeyemi, 37, a public speaker and graduate of Crop Protection and Environmental Biology at the University of Ibadan, was diagnosed with malignant cancer of the mouth and neck (Mucoepidermoid carcinoma).
He went through surgery at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, had  a neck dissection and entire upper jaw and dentition removed.

The Seven-Fold Yoke And The Cabal That Own Nigeria

Permit me to share a scholarly, revealing and I daresay disturbing intervention which was sent to me by a friend. The author wishes to remain anonymous. He wrote as follows: “The disruptive power of the Hausa-Fulani cabal is a structural reality and will only get worse, no matter where the President of Nigeria comes from. It is a seven-fold yoke which we must break for the sake of our children.

Nigeria in trouble if Buhari’s anti-corruption fails – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has warned that Nigeria would be plunged into deep trouble if the present war against corruption was not won.
He said that corruption was fiercely waging reprisal attacks in the States, but assured the public that President Muhammadu Buhari was committed to sustaining the anti-corruption fight to ensure that the system was cleaned up and government business done the right way. He also called for a re-orientation of the Nigerian people.

Dogara earns N300,000

Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the House of Representatives, today through his spokesperson, Turaki Hissan released his pay slips for six months.
The documents showed the breakdown of the speaker’s salary for October, November, December 2016 and January, February, March 2017.

Man rapes prostitute in Lagos

An Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Tuesday remanded a 40-year-old bricklayer, Edet Imoh, in prison, charged with raping a sex worker. Imoh is facing a two-count charge of unlawful sexual intercourse and stealing.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Nicholas Akpene, told the court that the accused committed the offences on March 11 at 2.30a.m. on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. He said the accused raped the sex worker (name withheld) and also stole her property.

Argentina fire coach Edgardo Bauza

Argentina’s football association fired Edgardo Bauza as coach of the crisis-hit national team as it struggles to qualify for next year’s World Cup, the head of the body said Monday. It was the first big move by the Argentine Football Association (AFA) since it last month picked new executives tasked with ending three years of turmoil in the Argentine game.

“We have reached a verbal agreement. We have told Edgardo Bauza that he is no longer the coach of Argentina,” the AFA’s new president Claudio Tapia told reporters after meeting with Bauza at the association’s headquarters. He did not say who Bauza’s replacement would be, but said more details would be given at a news conference for Tuesday at 2230 GMT at the AFA.

Boko Haram: Trump to sell $600m fighter planes to Nigeria

The United States  has agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria to tackle  the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. United States officials told the Associated Press that the Congress was  expected to receive formal notification within weeks, setting in motion the deal with Nigeria. They added that the arrangement would call for Nigeria purchasing up to 12 Embraer A-29 Super Tucano aircraft with sophisticated targeting gear.

Breaking: Sheriff’s Special Adviser on media, publicity Bwala resigns

Mr. Inuwa Bwala, the Special Adviser on media and publicity to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has resigned his appointment.

Mr. Bwala who, in a press statement to newsmen in Abuja on Sunday said he resigned his appointment in order to take care of his personal issues that included his health.

Fayose vs Fayemi: Keep entertaining yourself, Nigerians – Minister mocks Governor

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State and current Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said he was not prepared to respond to all the antics of Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose.

Fayemi urged Fayose to continue to entertain himself and Nigerians with his Iaughable comments. Fayose had last week alleged that the Minister was working with some justices of the Supreme Court to sack him via a review of the ruling of the apex court which upheld his election as governor of the state.

Corruption: Obasanjo hits Nigerian churches, pastors

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has accused some church leaders in the country of not only encouraging corruption but also celebrating people with questionable sources of wealth. He said this in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Saturday at the 2017 Convention Lecture of Victory Life Bible Church International, while speaking on the theme, ‘The role of the church in the fight against corruption in Nigeria.’ He stated that the fight against corruption must start within the church.

Siblings give Police 7 days to discipline officers over alleged brutality, detention

TWO sisters in Oleh, Isoko South Local Government Area, Delta State, have given a seven-day ultimatum to the Police Service Commission, Inspector General of Police and AIG Zone 5 Benin, Edo State, to institute a disciplinary action against four police personnel servicing in Oleh Police Station, for allegedly brutalizing, maltreating and attempting to murder them while in police custody.

The sisters, Erowo Ekere and Joy Ekere, who gave the ultimatum through their counsel, Mr. Dele Igbinedion, said that they would be forced to take a legal action against the Police authorities if no action was taken against the four police officers.

Masquerades attack Catholic seminarian with machetes

Some masquerades in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State have beaten up a Catholic seminarian attached to Nsukka diocese to a pulp, robbed him of cash and his mobile phone and left him with machete cuts.
Reacting to the incident, Catholic Bishop of Nsukka Diocese, Bishop Godfrey Onah, condemned the activities of  masquerades popularly called Oriokpa.

Dog dies fighting suicide bomber at Maiduguri wedding party

Dozens of people were saved at a wedding party in Maiduguri, yesterday, as a teenage suicide bomber, who attempted to detonate a bomb at the ceremony was attacked by a dog. Both the dog and suicide bomber died in the explosion that resulted from detonation of the bomb, following the dog attack.

The incident occurred barely hours after the police in Borno confirmed that three suspected male suicide bombers were killed in separate foiled attacks at Muna and Dusuman village on the outskirt of Maiduguri. The dog which, according to the police, belonged to a resident of the neighbourhood where the wedding was holding, stopped the teenage suicide bomber from detonating her explosives in the crowd.

JAMB introduces new process of purchasing PIN

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said that eligible candidates for its 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, can now purchase the pin for registration using the Remita mode. The board said  yesterday the development came on the heels of the reported challenges the candidates faced in an attempt to acquire the pins from NIPOST and designated banks.

Overthrow of Buhari: IBB promoted indiscipline among soldiers, says Bamaiyi

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi (retd.), has blamed a former military dictator, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida (retd.), for the indiscipline in the armed forces. Bamaiyi, in his new book, Vindication of a General, said a former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), was the first Nigerian leader to encounter the problem of indiscipline in the armed forces.

What is your Salary?

What is your Salary ? Please be Sincere …
Sorry I am not interested in the amount but the type of salary.
My friend, there are different type of salaries.
You will not understand unless you read to the end
There is no average income.
The rich are becoming richer,
while the poor are getting poorer.
There is no middle class cos it has completely disappeared.
Salary, is a specific amount of money that an employee is paid for work done.
The big question is Which type do you earn?