I left my home for fear of my life –Clara, enstranged wife of Enugu Ex-Gov Chime

The estranged wife of former governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu State, Clara, on Monday told an FCT High Court Apo, that she left her matrimonial home for fear of her life. Clara, made the allegation while being cross-examined by the counsel for the former governor, Paul Onyia, in the petition filed by Chime for the dissolution of their 11-year-old marriage. Clara informed the court that she met  her husband while he was Enugu State governor. ”I bought two vehicles. A a Lexus 570 SUV and a BMW S6 for myself…

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Protesters storm APC headquarters in Abuja, tell Yahaya Bello to forget 2nd term

Hundreds of protesters stormed the Abuja headquarters of the All progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, June 10, reportedly demanding that Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi should be stopped from contesting for a second term in office. The protesters who grounded activities at the APC headquarters, were armed with placards carrying various anti-Bello inscriptions. Some of the placards had messages asking the presidency to save Kogi while others demanded for full freedom for the state. The protesters also urged the APC to declare a direct primary election for its aspirants ahead…

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Breaking News: NBC/DAAR Communications Face-Off Resolved

NBC / AIT Faceoff Resolved. Following the suspension of the Broadcast License of DAAR Communications Plc., owners of Africa Independent Television (AIT) and Ray Power FM by the National Broadcasting Commission ( NBC ), the President of the Nigerian Press Organisation ( NPO ) comprising of the Newspapers Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria ( BON ), The Nigerian Guild of Editors ( NGE) and The Nigerian Union of Journalists ( NUJ), convened a meeting of all parties to resolve the issues in the national interest. The…

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31-yr-Old Becomes Oyo State Assembly Speaker

The Member, representing Ibarapa East constituency, Honourable Adebo Ogundoyin, has emerged Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly.Ogundoyin was declared Speaker by clerk of the Assembly, Ms Felicia Oyediran after his unopposed nomination by Honourable Adebayo Babajide (Ibadan North II constituency) and seconded by Honourable Adeola Bamidele (Iseyin/Itesiwaju constituency).Also, Honourable Mohammed Fadeyi of Ona Ara constituency has emerged unopposed as deputy Speaker of the Assembly.Fadeyi’s emergence followed his nomination by Mustapha Akeem of Kajola constituency, seconded by Honourable Rasaq Ademola of Ibadan South East 1 constituency.Both Ogundoyin and Fadeyi…

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Kogi Gov Election: Dino is the least of my worries – Yahaya Bello

Ahead of his second term bid in office, Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, has said that Senator Dino Melaye’s governorship ambition is the least of his worries. Bello who spoke with newsmen at the Kebbi governor’s lodge in the Asokoro area of Abuja shortly after the Progressive Governors Forum on Sunday said Melaye has no quality that can make him dread his candidacy in the governorship contest. He reiterated confidence in emerging winner of the forthcoming governorship election in the state saying what people should be bothered about is the…

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Race to replace Theresa May kicks off

Around a dozen British Conservative MPs will formally throw their hats into the ring on Monday in the fight to replace Theresa May as party leader and Prime Minister, with her former foreign secretary Boris Johnson seen as the runaway favourite. Nominations to succeed May — who resigned on Friday as head of the ruling Tory party following her failure to deliver Brexit — open at 10:00 am (0900 GMT) and close at 5:00 pm (1600 GMT). Britain’s departure from the European Union, twice delayed and now set for October…

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Army kills 9 key Boko Haram “social media personalities”

By NAN The Nigerian Army on Monday said it killed nine ”social media personalities” of the Islamic State for West African Province(ISWAP)Col. Sagir Musa, Army Director Public Relations, who disclosed this in a statement, said the annihilation of members of the Boko Haram media team further confirmed that the Nigerian Army has decimated the group and they no longer have freedom of action. He gave the names as: ”Abu Hurayra al-Barnawi, Ali al-Ghalam al-Kajiri, Abu Musab Muhammed Mustafa al-Maiduguri, Abu Abdullah Ali al-Barnawi, and Abu Musa al-Camerooni. ”Others are Ahmed…

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JAMB to announce cut-off mark for 2019/2020 admission Tuesday

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board will meet with stakeholders on Tuesday to decide the cut-off mark for the 2019/2020 admission. The 2019 Policy Meeting with stakeholder will hold on Tuesday, June 11 at Gbongan, Osun State. JAMB’s Head of Information, Dr. Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Benjamin said the official cut-off marks for the 2019/2020 admission would be made public at the end of the policy meeting. He advised candidates to disregard any cut-off mark being peddled by fraudsters, describing…

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President Buhari condemns attacks by bandits in Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday expressed deep shock and sadness over the death of scores of people during Saturday’s banditry attacks in three communities in Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State. A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu in Abuja on Sunday, said the President had since been briefed about the incident while arrests had so far been made by the Police. He condoled with Gov. Aminu Tambuwal and the people of the State over the tragic incident. The President condemned…

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How 2 Innocent Men Were Almost Killed By Angry Mob in Lagos on Suspicion of Money Rituals

The police have said that a woman, Justina Emmanuel, who accused her husband, Joseph Agugom, and his brother Paul, of kidnapping her and her daughter, Munachisom, for ritual purposes in the Lawanson area of Surulere, Lagos State, is suffering from mental illness. The brothers, the police said, were conveying her to hospital with her hands tied to her back when Justina raised the alarm that she was being kidnapped. Passers-by, who responded to the woman’s cry, were seen in a video footage, which trended on the Internet over the weekend,…

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