Tuesday, 25 April 2017

"F**king traitors of the family" - Davido cries foul over his uncle, Senator Adeleke’s death

Singer David Adedeji Adeleke, popularly known by his stage name, Davido, has described some members of his family as traitors.

The musician said this on Tuesday via his SnapChat account while reacting to the death of his uncle, Senator Isiaka Adeleke.

Davido, who appeared obviously outraged said those behind his uncle’s death knew themselves adding that Osun state will never be the same.

Nnamdi Kanu reportedly rejects bail


The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu has rejected the bail granted him by Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, The Cable reports.

According to a family source, the IPOB leader who was granted bail on stringent conditions said he will not accept the offer until his comrades were granted same.

My dad wasn’t sick, he was killed - Late Senator Adeleke’s son says

Tunji Adeleke, son of late Senator Isiaka Adeleke has said that his father was not sick before his death.

Reacting to his father’s death, Tunji said his father was killed because he wanted to become the next governor of Osun in 2018.

Angered by the development, Tunji said people were jealous of his dad’s power, position and money which they wanted at all cost.

Reuben Abati: Who is the presidency?

When last week, President Muhammadu Buhari decided to suspend the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the Director General of the Nigeria Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke in order to allow unfettered investigations of both public officers, the most striking immediate reaction was the SGF asking: who is the Presidency?

State House correspondents had accosted the then SGF as he left a meeting with the Vice President. It is standard practice at the State House for correspondents to lay ambush. Babachir Lawal obviously did not know that he had been suspended from office.

If the Vice President knew, he did not tell him. Again, that is how the Nigerian Presidency works. Once you fall out of line or favour due courtesies may not be extended to you. I was instructed on many occasions to wait until certain persons left the Villa, before issuing their sack statements. I once announced the disengagement of an important public official from the Presidential wing of the airport, as our aircraft taxied on the runway en route France.

Igbo groups, Nnamdi Kanu’s father react to his bail conditions

Some pan-Igbo groups have expressed their displeasure with the bail conditions given to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

The groups – Igbo Women Assembly, Igbo Youth Movement and Eastern Consultative Assembly – which reacted to the conditions on Tuesday said they were designed to ‘cage’ Kanu.

They said the order by Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Federal High Court, that the IPOB leader should stay away from rallies and interviews was to make him a prisoner even while he was outside prison.

‘I informed NSA Monguno about the recovered $50m’ - Suspended NIA DG Ayo Oke tells Osinbajo’s panel

The Yemi Osinbajo-led panel investigating the $50m discovered in an apartment in Ikoyi Lagos, on Monday sat for more than 11 hours, The Nation reports.

The panel was questioning the suspended Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayodele Oke for the second time.

Some top officials of the agency were also reportedly grilled.

Biafra: Court frees 44 IPOB members, dismisses charges against them

A Yenagoa Magistrate’s Court in Bayelsa State has freed 44 detained members of the Indigenous People ‎of Biafra (IPOB).

Presiding Magistrate, Penawei Mukoro, on Tuesday, dismissed the three counts of conspiracy, breach of public peace and unlawful gathering levelled against the suspects by the police.

The IPOB members were arrested in October 2016 while meeting at a popular bar in Okaka area of Yenagoa, the state capital, by operatives of the Joint Military Task Force, Operation Delta Safe.

Senator Adeleke’s death: Doctor arrested for alleged drug overdose

The doctor who treated late Senator Isiaka Adeleke, has been arrested by the police for interrogation, one of his aides has said.

The aide said the doctor was arrested, after reports emerged that the former Osun governor died as a result of an overdose of medications administered on him.

Although the report of the post mortem has not been made public, the aide said the doctor was arrested on Monday.

Certificate scandal: Anambra youths stage protest, demand removal of Senator Andy Uba

The Anambra Youth Movement (AYM) on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest calling on Senate President Bukola Saraki to suspend Andy Uba, the senator representing Anambra south, over alleged falsification of his West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate, The Cable reports.

The youths carried placards which read “suspend Andy Uba for forgery and perjury”, “perjury and forgery is equal to 14 years”, “forgers cannot make our laws”, amongst others.

The leader of the movement, Austin Okeke said they could no support Uba who has lived a deceitful life for too long.

Come to me, I’ll heal you - Guru Maharaji tells Buhari

Founder of One Love Family, Sat Guru Maharaji has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to consult him for healing.

Maharaji said this on Monday while addressing journalists during the 30th year anniversary of the Maharaji Village in Ibadan.

“He is supposed to seek help from black men and not white men in London,” Mahara Ji said.

Court grants Patience Jonathan unrestricted access to her $5.9m account

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday withdrew its stay of execution order against the unfreezing of the account of the wife of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan with $5.9m.

Counsel for the EFCC, Rotimi Oyedepo, told the Federal High Court in Lagos that the agency was no longer appealing the unfreezing order.

He also said the commission was withdrawing its application seeking to stay the execution of the order.

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu granted bail, Fayose, Fani-Kayode storm Abuja court to support him

A Federal High Court in Abuja has on Tuesday granted bail to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

According to proceeding judge, Binta Nyako, the bail was granted on health grounds.

Three other pro-Biafra agitators on trial with Kanu were however denied bail.

Kim Kardashian flaunts her new slimmer figure in bikini while chilling with friends at the beach (Photos)


Kim Kardashian says she has her best body ever following a bout of flu that caused her to lose 6lbs.

The reality star gushed about her new body and she's been making the best of it lately by stepping out in very skimpy clothes that shows off her assets.

The 36-year-old mother of two put her ample curves on display during a girl's day out at the beach.
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