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Tinubu never imposed Adelabu on me – Ajimobi

Governor Abiola Ajimobi has said that the National Leader of the ruling All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju did not impose the party governorship flagbearer in the 2019 election, Mr Adebayo Adelabu,on him or the state. Reiterating that it was God’s guidance and leading that resulted in the emergence of the party’s choice, Governor Ajimobi said the opposition party’s flagbearer making the insinuation should be more worried about a non-Yoruba in the person of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who chooses and determined the party’s choice for the election. This is coming even after the governor also debunked...

Daddy Freeze Mocks Oyedepo, David Ibiyeomie, Paul Enenche

Free The Sheeple Movement founder, Daddy Freeze, shared this video of dancing Top Nigerian Pastors, General Overseers. Bishop David Oyedepo, Pastor David Ibiyeomie, Pastor (Dr) Paul Enenche and other Pastors were dancing so hard in church. Pastor Paul Enenche was dancing with much dexterity and gusto. Bishop Oyedepo danced like never before. The controversial OAP shared the video and decided to mock the top Pastors. His followers joined him in mocking the GOs, while a few condemned Daddy Freeze. Daddy Freeze wrote: View this post on Instagram Dancing to the glory of God or to the glory of money making,...

Bayo Adelabu kicks Off Governorship Campaign In Ibadan

Oyo APC Governorship candidate, Bayo Adelabu yesterday officially flagged off his Campaign at APC’s secretariat, Oke Ado, Ibadan. Bayo Adelabu, the son of Adelabu Penkelemesi was the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria during Goodluck Jonathan’s tenure. He carries the penkelemes legacy as one of his campaign’s catchy phrase. The state Governor, Abiola Ajimobi was also there to kick start the campaign. In what was reported to be a peaceful movement, albeit because campaign isn’t official yet or he’s just showing Oyo state people a glimpse of what to expect when campaign becomes official. The line of cars...

“Clamp Down on Fake lawyers now” Group Tells NBA, Police

Group of Lawyers, Concerned Patriots Front (CPF) has called on the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, and the Nigerian Police Force to begin immediate action to curb menace of fake lawyers as they are growing in their numbers. According to the group, the call has become necessary at this time due to rise in reports received on fraudulent activities perpetrated by these fake lawyers on unsuspecting Nigerians. The group exposing one Emmanuel Umohinyang as an example of fake lawyers, the group disclosed that “a certain Emmanuel Umohinyang and cronies of fake lawyers have established several fronts in a bid to swindle...

Mixed reactions trail Vice-presidential debate

On Friday night, five candidates contesting for the vice presidency, engaged in a debate. The debate was put together by the Nigerian Election Debate Group, NEDG, and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria, BON. The parties represented were: Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN), All Progressives Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Young Progressives Party (YPP). Those who participated were: 1) Yemi Osinbajo (APC) 2) Peter Obi (PDP) 3) Umma Getso (YPP) 4) Alhaji Abdulganiyu Galadima (ACPN) 5) Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya (ANN) Their responses and opinions drew mixed reactions from Nigerians. Here are some, as curated...

Saudi Arabia retains 95,000 quota for Nigeria pilgrims

The Saudi Arabian authorities have approved 95,000 slots for Nigerian pilgrims for the 2019 hajj. By the renewed allocation for 2019, Nigeria maintained the quota enjoyed in 2018 exercise despite the country’s inability to cover the slot. Besides, Federal government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi government on smooth bilateral relations ahead of 2019 Hajj and Umrah exercise. Signing the agreement on behalf of the Federal Government, Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim in Saudi Arabia, the minister said part of the agreement reached with Saudi authorities was the approval of 95,000 pilgrims for...

UCH owes outsourced personnel N15bn – CMD

A group, Concerned Citizens for Human Rights, has countered the Chief Medical Director of the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Prof. Temitope Alonge, who said on Thursday that the Federal Government owed outsourced personnel working in the teaching hospitals including that of Lagos about N15bn. A three-page petition written to the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, by the Convener of CCHR, Mojeed Olalere, highlighted the alleged unhealthy treatment being meted out to UCH’s outsourced personnel. He pointed out that the “Lagos State teaching hospital and its Kwara State counterpart did not owe same contractors in this category. The human rights...

El-Zakzaky 3 years in detention: Shiites stage another protest

Hundreds of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria on Thursday staged a protest in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to mark three years of their leader Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s detention by the Federal Government, demanding his immediate release. The group popularly known as Shiites were at the Federal Secretariat around 11am, carrying placards and chanting solidarity songs as they demanded the release of El-Zakzaky, who has been in the custody of the Department of State Services since December 2015. A spokesman for the movement and Secretary of the IMN Academic Forum, Mr Abdullahi Musa, said three years after the alleged...

Ajimobi Installs N300m CCTV Cameras Across Ibadan. 

Oyo state governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on Monday commissioned the Safe City project which includes the siting of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in 10 crime-prone areas in Ibadan. Read more FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Driver arrested in Akwa Ibom after stealing car in Ibadan

A driver, Solomon Okon, who absconded with his boss’ Honda CRV Sport Utility Vehicle in Ibadan, has been arrested in Akwa Ibom State. The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Abiodun Odude, made this known while parading suspects arrested in connection with various crimes by men of the command. Odude said, “Having successfully stolen the car, the suspect (Okon) escaped with it to Akwa Ibom State, where it was sold to a criminal receiver. “Consequent upon the report made to the police by the owner of the stolen car, operatives of the F-SARS, Oyo State Police Command, immediately commenced investigation,...