Oyo LG Elections: Bayo Ojo’s Comments are Baseless and Misleading – Dare Adeleke

Oyo Pacesetters Transport boss and PDP Chieftain, Dare Adeleke has described a call by Mr Bayo Ojo, a former Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice in Oyo state, advising the APC to challenge the Supreme Courts decision on the on-coming local govt elections, as baseless and misleading.Ojo had in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria, said that the judgement was inappropriate and violation of court process for the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OSIEC) to put up notices of election after the case was filed at the Supreme Court.He…

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Two Cameroonian Transgender Women to spend 5 Years in Prison for Having Dinner Together at a Restaurant

Two transgender women in Cameroon have been sentenced to five years in jail for contravening homosexuality laws. One of the jailed is trans celebrity Shakiro, a YouTuber who highlights the problems Cameroon’s banned LGBT community faces and her friend Patricia, both have been in detention since February after their arrest at a restaurant. Their lawyers say they were found guilty of “attempting homosexuality” as well as outraging public decency and problems with their ID cards. “It’s a hammer blow. It’s the maximum term outlined in the law. The message is…

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Oyo Pacesetters Transport Boss Hopeful Nigeria will Be Safe Again in Sallah Message to Muslims

Hon Dare Adeleke,the Chairman Pacesetters Transport Service has sent his congratulatory message to all Muslim Faithfuls in Oyo State on the Eid-ud-fitri celebration and prayed that Almighty Allah continue to shower then with abundant blessings.Hon Dare Adeleke declared that the situation in Nigeria is not palatable. Nowhere is safe. The breaking news daily are on the deteriorating state of security, kidnappers and banditry plus herdsmen threats. He however was hopeful that Allah will use the reason of the just concluded Holy month of Ramadan to restore peace to Oyo State…

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Arapaja’s Visit to Obj: Stop Being Bitter, Join Train of Progress – Dare Adeleke to Sikirulai Ogundele

Oyo State PDP Chieftain, Dare Adeleke, has condemned a statement credited to the Ogun State Chairman of the party, Dr Sikirulai Ogundele over Ambassador Taofeeq Arapaja’s visit to Ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo. Ambassador Taofeeq Oladejo Arapaja, the newly elected National Vice Chairman (South West) of the party, was faulted for visiting the ex president without informing the state chapter of the party.Dr Ogundele had in a news publication said he was not aware of the visit and wondered why Arapaja did not inform the structure of the party in Ogun State.In…

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Supreme Court Ruling: APC Celebrating Zero Success – Dare Adeleke

The All People’s Congress Party, APC, Oyo State has been described as an empty vessel that makes loud noises full of fury but lacking of substance.Reacting to developments resulting from Supreme court judgement on on sacked local government chairman of Oyo State, Oyo PDP Chieftain and Chairman, Oyo Pacesetters Transport Company, Dare Adeleke said the APC are jubilating zero success and dancing a macabre dance of emptiness.In a statement issued in Ibadan Friday evening, Adeleke stated:“The prayers of the dislodged chairman to return wasn’t granted and their tenure has fizzled…

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BUA Sugar: Trade & Industry Minister reverses self on importation policy

Days after, sending out an earlier letter to the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed prohibiting the importation of sugar from free trade zones, in Nigeria, the Minister of Trade Industries and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo has backtracked and reversed himself. Adebayo, acting on a controversial petition written to him by the Chairman Dangote Industries Limited, Aliko Dangote and Chairman, Flour Mills of Nigeria PLC, Mr John Coumatros had written a letter which he copied the Managing Director Nigeria Ports Authority, Comptroller General of Nigeria Customs Service as well as the Secretary…

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Political Leaders, Oyo Assembly Members Others, pledge Support for Gov. Makinde at Ramadan Lecture

Leaders of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Oyo State , political appointees , members of the State House of Assembly, party supporters and hundreds of Islamic faithful stormed the 4th Annual Ramadan Lecture organized by Hon Abdullah AbdulRasaq Ademola Omo Sheu representing Ibadan South East 1 State Constituency. The Lecture held at S4 Field, Elekuro Ibadan which was organized under the Jamuhiyat Allahu Rasaq Islamic Society of Nigeria, JARIS was almost turned into a political rally of sort as political leaders took turns to eulogize the administration of Governor…

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Legal Expert Trashes New Lagos Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law

With much respect, I feel seriously compelled to air my opinion against the backdrop of the sinister intention of the Lagos State Government and that of the Lagos State House of Assembly to sign into law the Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission Law, ousting and usurping the powers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) and other anti-graft Agencies to investigate any financial crimes in Lagos State. Furthermore, I read that by virtue of the existence of that law, the Commission established…

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NDLEA intercepts drugs concealed in statue of Blessed Virgin Mary

NDLEA operatives apprehend dare-devil narcotics couriers who used the statue of Mary, Mother of Jesus, to conceal their illicit drugs in Lagos.The operatives attached to two courier companies intercepted the drugs concealed in the statue and some in auto spare parts to be despatched to Canada and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The agency’s director, media and advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated on Saturday in Abuja that 140grammes of Methamphetamine packaged in the statue of Mary was seized in one of the courier companies.The drug was to be delivered in The…

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Who is After Ex- Governor Ambode?

With the recent harassment of the former governor of Lagos State Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, although largely unnoticed, the time is ripe to ask the question: who is really after him? Though no one has owned up, it is only natural that fingers point to a certain direction responsible for this dastardly act. There have been unreported accounts of security breach and threats around him and his family members mostly in the last six months. This portends bad image for our nascent democracy. Agreed that he presided over one of the…

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