Communities Should Contribute to Security Issues – Ochor

ASABA/Nigeria: Nigerians had been called to contribute towards better community policing by synergising with the security services to secure the country effectively. Making the call at the side of the South South Regional Police Security Summit, 2019, the Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon.  Christopher Ochor Ochor,  asserted that policing had long been left in the hands of the security operatives, which ought not to be.  Rt Hon Ochor said as one time local government chairman,  he is much aware that numerous security challenges being faced by…

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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome donates tuition free school, health centre to community

Fast becoming one of the most distinguished faith-based charitable organizations in Africa, the Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International (COFI) continues to expand its efforts has again donated a state-of-the-art tuition free school and a health centre in DEMSA community in Adamawa state, Northeastern part of Nigeria. The Chris Oyakhilome Foundation International believes that nurturing and providing for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children enables them to grow into healthy, happy, well-rounded adults, hence the urgent need to provide many children living in impoverished areas lack basic nutritional provisions and…

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Atiku Reacts To Lecturers In ‘Sex For Marks’ Scandal

Atiku Abubakar took to his twitter account to react to the sex for grades scandal uncovered by BBC African Eye. He tweeted saying.. I have just read the story on #SexForGrades across public tertiary institutions in many West African countries. This is unacceptable, and requires systemic strategies to put a deterrence to such behaviour. As a society, we cannot allow a trend that is psychologically abusive to young women to thrive. In fact, that’s a direct opposite of what a sound educational system represents. – AA

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‘We were hoping he would change’– Fatoyinbo’s ex-spiritual father speaks on scandal

Emmanuel Oset, presiding pastor of Champions’ Church, Ilorin, has likened Biodun Fatoyinbo to the biblical Judas who despite being loved betrayed Jesus. Fatoyinbo, senior pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), was in June accused of rape by Busola Dakolo, a celebrity photographer.  In an interview aired by Arise TV on Thursday, Oset, who used to be a spiritual father to Fatoyinbo, said there was nothing the church could do for someone who is not ready to be helped.  “Our Lord Jesus Christ knew that Judas had become a…

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Osinbajo raises alarm, says ‘saboteurs working against Buhari’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has raised an alarm that there were some saboteurs working against the success of the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari which he gave as reasons the president has not achieved much for the country. The vice president stated that the administration inherited a highly debased economy from the past administration of Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, saying this had actually prevented some of the steps taken by President Buhari to manifest on the wellbeing of the poor Nigerians. Osinbajo spoke during the burial service for Mrs Moroluke Fakoyede, mother of…

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Chukuka, father of Okonjo-Iweala and renowned mathematician dies at 91

Chukuka Okonjo, father of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance, has died at the age of 91. In a statement on Friday, the former minister said her father passed on in Lagos soon after he arrived from a trip to the United States and Ghana.  The late professor was a renowned mathematician and was the immediate past obi of Ogwashi-Uku, Delta state.  “We are immensely grateful that his last moments were peaceful and that he died the same way he lived his life – with quiet dignity,” Okonjo-Iweala said in the statement.…

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Alleged N7.2bn Fraud: Absence of Kalu’s lawyer stalls trial

Justice Mohammed Idris, sitting at a federal high court, Lagos, Monday, has adjourned the trial of the former Governor of Abia State, senator Orji Uzor Kalu to Tuesday 27th of August, 2019. The court fixed the date sequel to the application of Kalu’s lawyer, Awa Kalu SAN, through the second defendant’s counsel K.C Nwofo SAN, who is said to have come in to Lagos with him but suddenly took ill. He then urged the court to adjourn the case to enable the Senior Advocate of Nigeria recover from the sickness.…

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Sultan’s Daughter Wedding: 17 Aircraft Arrive Sokoto, Kyari, CJN, Dangote, Others Present

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were among dignitaries that attended the wedding ceremony of Fatima Abubakar, daughter of SultanSa’ad Abubakar III, in Sokoto. The bride, Fatima, married the son of former Bauchi State Governor, Isa Yuguda, Mahmood. A bride price of N50,000 was paid. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no fewer than 17 aircraft which transported dignitaries to the event, landed at Sultan Abubakar III international airport Sokoto. NAN reports that Messrs Mustapha…

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El-zakzaky: Yunusa Yusuf fabricated lies to implicate IMN members -Group

Concerned Abuja Natives and Indigenes has accused one Comrade Yunusa Yusuf of trying to implicate members of the Islamic Movement of Nigerian by raising a false alarm. in a press release signed by Ayedo Danjuma Abdul for the Concerned Abuja Natives and Indigenes, sent to SuncityNews, the group asked the general public to disregard the said fabricated story because they are found to be baseless. “The accusation was investigated; first, by visiting the community and, second, by making inquiry into the allegation. We visited Guzape and near-by areas on Wednesday,…

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