Tagged: Ibadan

Controversy dogs planned test-run of $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan railway

As the Federal Government today test-runs the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan rail line, the move has been contested by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others familiar with the project. Though meant to boost economic activities and the diversification programme of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, the stakeholders, however, punctured the motive. The main opposition party claimed that the move was as a “pre-election gimmick to hoodwink Nigerians and create an impression of performance.” In a statement by its national publicity secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP called on Nigerians to be “very cautious of the project as its opening without completion and...

EFCC nabs 7 yahoo boys in Ibadan, recovers exotic cars

A group of seven internet fraudsters met their waterloo after operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) raided their apartment and arrested them in Ibadan, Oyo state. According to the statement released on the official Facebook page of the crime fighting commission, the suspects are identified as follows; Ola Sam, Demeji Abiola, Segun Isaac, Oyinloye Jubril, Bamidele Adeboyega, Hassan Afeez and Sanni Muyideen. They were rounded up at Poly Road and Sanyo area of Ibadan, Oyo state, on February 1 and 4, 2019. EFCC stated that their arrest followed action on a series of intelligence report linking them...

Seyi Makinde Promises To Complete Abandoned Projects

Gubernatorial candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Oyo state, Mr Seyi Makinde has assured that his administration will not abandon any ongoing project of the present government in the state if given the mantle of leadership in the forthcoming election. Makinde made this pledge while answering questions from members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) at the Emmanuel Baptist Church Oyo, in continuation of the party’s campaign tour to Oyo East/West and Atiba, on Wednesday. Mr Makinde who explained that he is in the governorship race for good governance and mission to serve the people of the state,...

Students Troop Out To Welcome Alao-Akala In Iseyin

Secondary school students in Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State on Wednesday morning trooped out to welcome the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Oyo state and former governor of the state, Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala. The students staged a surprise for the gubernatorial candidate who passed through Iseyin as part of his campaign tour of the Oke Ogun zone of the state. Alao-Akala who was overwhelmed by the unexpected reception, stepped down to greet the pupils and urged them to focus on their studies as it is the gateway to a better tomorrow. FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email

Anita Joseph Slams Critics of Her Twerk Video

Nollywood actress, Anita Joseph has slammed the critics of her ‘twerking up a storm,’ calling them hypocrites. Anita Joseph in a recent chat with Sunday Scoop said that most people who are criticizing the video on social media, have it on their phones and laptops. Sharing the video which most have tagged provocative, she wrote; When my waist becomes so heavy I just Dance to feel light� Am sleeping��you should sleep too�‍♀️ Anita Joseph who was obviously not moved by the criticism said; “I don’t care about people that had negative things to say about the video. Nollywood made me...

Toyin Abraham Talks About Dating Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Popular Nollywood actress Toyin Abraham has finally opened up on dating Yemi Osinbajo, saying money is not her driving force when going into a relationship. She made this known while putting a fan in her place earlier today on Instagram. In her message of congratulations to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who narrowly escaped death, a fan had asked if she was dating the rich Vice President. Toyin had quickly retorted that she is a hardworking woman who is contented with her own wealth. “Ask around, I don’t date for money, I date for love” the actress said, burying speculations that...

Davido Reveals What US Detectives Did When He First Bought His House

Nigerian Afropop singer, Davido has revealed that detectives in the United States came to search his house when he first bought it. In the interview with Channel 4, the singer stated that the detectives were suspicious of him because of the neighbourhood where he bought the house. He said; “I’m the only African person in that neighbourhood so I moved in and two days later, detectives came to my door. They came in and searched the whole house asking me what I do because I bought that house cash. I don’t have a problem with authorities but it might be...

White man humiliates Nigerian woman begging for money in Canada (Video)

A man was left outraged after seeing a Nigerian woman begging on the streets of Canada. The woman when questioned by the man, said she left Nigeria to have a good life abroad. She also claimed to have finished from York University in Toronto, Canada and even got a job which has ended. She also revealed that the Canadian government pays her but the money is small as she has to pay for her rent, take care of her son and that things have been difficult for them. When she was asked why she can’t have a good life in...

Princess Shyngle Corrects Impression She Is An Instagram Model

Popular controversial actress, Princess Shyngle has revealed that she is not an ordinary Instagram model because she now makes millions of Naira from movies. The screen star who is of Gambian decent stated this in an Instagram post where also slammed critics of her lifestyle. In the post, Princess Shyngle revealed that a movie she wrote, produced and acted in has been bought by DSTV. According to her, the new feat attained is enough to make people stop underrating her. She shared: “What didn’t they say about Cardi, oh she’s too ratc she’s a hoe, she’s a cheap stripper, she’s...

‘Our Incoming President knows Wassup’ – Davido says as Atiku Abubakar calls him the reigning king of music

Nigerian singer, Davido, who has been tagged the ‘reigning king of music’ by Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP). OBO seemed thrilled as he shared the video of the billionaire businessman praising him for being a successful musician. It also seemed as if Atiku was comparing the young singer to Fela as he stated that he while he was younger, the afrobeat pioneer was his favourite musician but these days, Davido is taking over. Recall that the singer recently sold out the 02 Arena in London, where he reportedly performed for 20,000 fans. Therefore attributing...