Oyetola takes mega rally to Adeleke’s hometown as Adejare Bello formally joins APC

Oyetola takes mega rally to Adeleke’s hometown as Adejare Bello formally joins APC

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Osun state, Alahji Gboyega Oyetola on Friday stormed Ede, the hometown of the People’s Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke to campaign ahead of the September 22nd election. Addressing the multitude of supporters who thronged the venue of the rally,  Oyetola promised to transform Ede town by constructing roads, building schools and providing other amenities for them. He sought for their votes saying that he remains the…

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How my preaching against tithes rendered me poor, jobless – Freeze cries out

How my preaching against tithes rendered me poor, jobless – Freeze cries out

Controversial On-Air Personality (OAP), Daddy Freeze has cried out over his poor financial status since he began to preach against payment of tithes in churches. Freeze writing on his Twitter Page said that his campaign against tithe has crumbled his finances and affected his career. According to him, since his ‘Free The Sheeple’ movement began, he had lost businesses, clients and opportunities. The staunch ‘church’ critic said, ‘‘From my experience with these people who stop…

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Davido confirms cancellation of US tour due to NYSC commitment

Davido confirms cancellation of US tour due to NYSC commitment

Nigerian pop singer, Davido, on Friday confirmed the cancellation of his United States, US, musical tour. The superstar disclosed that he cancelled his US tour to enable him conclude his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation programme. Davido is one of those mobilized for Batch B of the service which is scheduled to end its three-week orientation exercise on Monday, September 17. Davido confirms cancellation of US tour due to NYSC commitmentPublished on September 14,…

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NDLEA destroys 110,542 tons of Indian hemp in Ondo

NDLEA destroys 110,542 tons of Indian hemp in Ondo

The Ondo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has destroyed hard drugs weighing about 110,542 tons. This was confirmed by the Chief Executive Officer of NDLEA, Col. Muhammad Mustapha (Rtd.) during the public destruction of the illicit drugs known as Indian Hemp (Cannabis Sativa) in Akure, the Ondo State capital. The agency’s chief who was represented by his chief of staff, Femi Oloruntoba, decried the increasing rate at which hard drugs…

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Saraki meets Actors Guild of Nigeria, reveals plan for movie industry

Saraki meets Actors Guild of Nigeria, reveals plan for movie industry

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has pledged to assist the Actors Guild of Nigeria Foundation, disclosing that he would soon make a case for the movie industry at the National Assembly. He made the promise when members of the association led by its President, Emeka Rollas paid him a courtesy visit in Lagos. Saraki, who described actors and actresses “as great ambassadors of Nigeria”, stated that they deserved to be encouraged and supported. The Senate President…

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Herdsmen reportedly hold dozens of women captive in Adamawa

Herdsmen reportedly hold dozens of women captive in Adamawa

Dozens of women are reportedly being held by suspected Fulani herdsmen after a raid on Gwon, Bolki and Nzumosu communities in Numan local government area of Adamawa State. The member representing Numan constituency at the state House of Assembly, Mrs. Sodom Tayedi confirmed the incident. She explained that the villages were attacked during the week and that the exact casualties’ figure was yet to be ascertained as locals scampered to safety in the bush. “There…

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Armed robber gets death sentence in Ondo

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital has sentenced an armed robber, James Ofem to death. The armed robber who is to die by hanging was said to be part of a notorious and deadly armed robbery gang terrorizing motorists on the ever busy Ondo/Ore highway. The presiding judge, Justice Williams Olamide who gave the judgement stated that the accused was found guilty of the two-count charge of conspiracy and armed…

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Why Nollywood is restricted, not gaining global acceptance – Genevieve Nnaji

Why Nollywood is restricted, not gaining global acceptance – Genevieve Nnaji

Genevieve Nnaji has revealed the major problem restricting Nollywood movies from gaining global acceptance. The actress while speaking on CNN where she spoke on her Netflix acquired film, ”Lion Heart,” said language is the major barrier preventing Nollywood from going global. She also identified lack of funds for movies as one of the challenges of the movie industry. When asked on why Nollywood movies have not been recognised globally, Genevieve said: ”For the money, we…

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Hoodlums ‘kidnap’ dead body in Imo, demand N5m ransom

Hoodlums ‘kidnap’ dead body in Imo, demand N5m ransom

Operatives of the Imo State Police Command have arrested two men, Chukwudi Chukwu and Bethel Ibe, for allegedly abducting a corpse from a morgue in the state. It was gathered that the suspects, after abducting the corpse, contacted the manager of the mortuary, Bright Nwanshi, and made a demand of N5m as ransom. Parading the suspects on Thursday, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Dasuki Galadanchi, said police operatives swooped on the suspects, arrested…

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Armed robber gets death sentence in Ondo

Armed robber gets death sentence in Ondo

An Ondo State High Court sitting in Akure, the state capital has sentenced an armed robber, James Ofem to death. The armed robber who is to die by hanging was said to be part of a notorious and deadly armed robbery gang terrorizing motorists on the ever busy Ondo/Ore highway. The presiding judge, Justice Williams Olamide who gave the judgement stated that the accused was found guilty of the two-count charge of conspiracy and armed…

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