Day: March 15, 2019

You’re politically dead and buried – Uzodimma blasts Okorocha

Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has pronounced Governor Rocha Okorocha dead politically. In a statement in Abuja on Friday, Uzodimma said Okorocha should apologize to Imo indigenes for his misrule rather than looking for scapegoats for his failure. He said the Governor should hide his face in shame rather than blaming him and the National leadership of the party over his failed plot to install his son-in-law as governor of Imo State. The lawmaker was reacting to the comment by Okorocha that the APC failed to win the Imo governorship...

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Another Building collapses in Ibadan leaves Scores injured, trapped

A building collapsed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital on Friday leaving some people injured and some others trapped. The structure, which was a three-storey building under construction suddenly collapsed and threw residents of Shogoye Bus Stop area, Bode community in the city into panic. The building was said to have collapsed around 5:54 pm while bricklayers and other artisans on site were rounding off for the day’s work. Nobody was confirmed dead as at press time but rescue efforts were ongoing. Four of those who were trapped in the rubble were already rescued by men of the state fire service and...

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Offa robbery: Police tortured, forced me to implicate Saraki – Suspect

The trial within trial of the five suspects involved in the Offa bank robbery in April 2018 has told the trial judge that he gave his statement under duress and not voluntarily. The trial of the suspects continued on Friday at the State High Court sitting in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. When they appeared before Justice Halimah Salman on Friday, the suspects told the court how their confessional statements were obtained by the police. The first suspect, Ayoade Akinnibosun, in his testimony, explained that he was tortured and shot in two legs, alleging that the police asked him...

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Patience Jonathan forfeits another N2.4b to FG

The Supreme Court has dismissed an application filed by Patience Jonathan, wife of former president, seeking to upturn the interim forfeiture of N2.4 billion as ordered by a Federal High Court in Lagos. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had traced the money to her and alleged that it was the proceed of illegal activities. The N2.4 billion, according to the EFCC was kept in the bank account of La Wari Furniture and Baths Limited, domiciled with EcoBank Plc. Justice Mojisola Olaterogun in 2017 ordered the interim forfeiture of the money, and held that anyone interested in it...

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MY SPOUSE MY BEST FRIEND!

“Honey, hmmm! Can you imagine, what happened at work today?”. Dinma called me from the kitchen. “What is it Sweetie? I can’t wait to hear it, but not now. We would have to talk about it and any other thing before going to bed”, I answered her. After 12 years of being married, you would think it was just yesterday and it is our honeymoon. But this has been the practice in our home even after 2 kids. Like most couples, Dinma and I are just like two jolly friends. It amazes people, wondering how come we still behave...

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