Osun supplementary poll: PDP alleges APC of offering N50,000 to N100,000 per vote; It’s a lie – APC

Osun supplementary poll: PDP alleges APC of offering N50,000 to N100,000 per vote; It’s a lie – APC

TIMOTHY AGBOR,  OSOGBO The Peoples Democratic Party in Osun state has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress of massive vote buying in the seven polling units where the supplementary election will take on Thursday. Addressing journalists in Osogbo on Tuesday at the party’s secretariat, the Chairman of the Party, Hon. Soji Adagunodo accused the APC of offering voters  money ranging from N50,000 to N100,000 across the seven polling units.  According to him, “APC has gone…

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Osun election: Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle speaks on Davido’s active involvement

Osun election: Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle speaks on Davido’s active involvement

Nollywood actress, Iretiola Doyle has spoken on Davido’s active involvement in the politics of Osun state in the past few weeks. Davido, whose uncle is the standard bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the yet to be concluded governorship election in the state, has been a strong youth mobiliser for the opposition party. However, Mrs Doyle said if Nigerians had demonstrated a similar passion and fervour in politics as Davido, the nation would…

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See full list of winners at the FIFA Football Awards 2018

See full list of winners at the FIFA Football Awards 2018

Croatia and Real Madrid Midfielder, Luka Modric has been awarded Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, just weeks after he was named UEFA Player of the Year. The voting for the award was done by coaches, team captains and media men from FIFA nations. The award which took place on Monday at Royal Festival Hall in London, saw Modric beat Juventus’ gems Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s talisman, Mohamed Salah to pick the coveted prize. Just like in the UEFA award, it was the first time, there is a new name on The Best FIFA Men’s Player trophy. Cristiano Ronaldo won…

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Looters’ List: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers

Looters’ List: Court adjourns Dokpesi’s N5bn suit against Buhari’s ministers

The FCT High Court, Abuja, yesterday adjourned until October 23, the N5bn defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN). According to Justice Adegboyega Adeniyi, the adjournment was to make room for Dokpesi to react to the preliminary objection raised by the two ministers on the Court’s jurisdiction over the matter. Dokpesi, a chieftain of…

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Osun Decides: PDP calls for arrest of REC Officer, Prof. Fuwape

Osun Decides: PDP calls for arrest of REC Officer, Prof. Fuwape

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has asked the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Mahmood Yakubu, to do the needful by declaring its candidate in the Osun State governorship election, Ademola Adeleke winner of the poll. PDP made the call while maintaining that the Saturday’s governorship election in the state was concluded and Adeleke won. In a statement by its statement by its Spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the opposition party also demanded the arrest…

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Government demands 11-year financial statements from banks

Government demands 11-year financial statements from banks

The Ebonyi State Government on Monday directed banks that have financial dealings with it to immediately submit their accounts statements from 2007 to September, 2018. Mrs Queen Agwu, the state Accountant-General made the call in Abakaliki during a joint state Executive Council briefing. The Accountant General noted that it should cover functional, dormant and closed accounts of the government. Agwu further remarked that the statements should cover accounts of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA) and…

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Court remands Masari for allegedly receiving N120m bribe from contractors

Court remands Masari for allegedly receiving N120m bribe from contractors

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arraigned a former Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Mr. Bature Umar Masari. Masari was accused of receiving bribes of N119.8 million for himself and four federal legislators from several contractors handling constituency projects. The former SMEDAN boss, who was arraigned on Monday before Justice Adebola Adeniyi of the High Court of the Federal Capital, Abuja, was…

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Buhari hails Mandela, condemns Xenophobia

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former South African President, Nelson Mandela for his rare virtues, especially in the promotion of peace, unity and reconciliation. Buhari spoke on Monday evening at the declaration of Nelson Mandela Decade of Peace at the UN headquarters in New York in commemoration of the centenary celebration of the late anti-apartheid icon. According to him, Nigeria was committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of all women as well…

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[photo] Indian man caught having sex with underage homeless African girl

[photo] Indian man caught having sex with underage homeless African girl

An Indian man was caught having sex with a homeless child in his car in Lusaka, Zambia. The unnamed Indian man enticed the poor girl with a pack of fast food last night and drove her to a corner where he had sex with her. Passersby who noticed movement coming from the car investigated and found the Indian man on top of the street kid sweating and panting. He was immediately apprehended by vigilante members after the child…

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FG appoints Abayomi Sheba Acting FCC Chairman

FG appoints Abayomi Sheba Acting FCC Chairman

Mr. Abayomi Sheba, a Commissioner representing Ondo State at the Federal Character Commission (FCC), has been appointed as Acting Executive Chairman of the Commission. Mr. Adamu Idris, Spokesman of the Commission announced this in a statement issued on Monday in Abuja. According to Idris, Sheba’s appointment followed a letter from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation dated September 18. Idris said that Sheba replaced Dr Shettima Bukar-Abba, whose tenure had…

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