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Adeleke Casts Vote in Osun West Bye- Election

The brother to the late Senator Isiaka Adeleke who represented the Osun West Senatorial District at the upper chamber of the house of assembly, Ademola Adeleke on Saturday cast his vote at Unit 9, Ward 2, Sagba Abogunde area of Ede. More so, he expressed utmost confidence in the voting process.

 

5 Die in Lagos Tragedy

At least 5 people died in the early hours of Saturday Morning when a container fell on a Volkswagen bus at the Ojota Bus stop, Lagos. The occupants of the bus were said to be returning from a monthly vigil when the unfortunate incident happened.

 

Flood Takes over Lekki and Environs

It was a daring sight on Saturday as floods swept through most of Lekki and Victoria Island in Lagos. Residents were forced to flee their homes as water escaped into most homes in Agungi and some parts of Lekki. Meanwhile, the state government urged residents to remain calm and remain indoors.

 

Badoo: Adeboye Prays for Fire on Kidnappers, Ritualists, Others

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has urged congregants to pray for God’s fire to consume kidnappers, ritualists and other groups of people who mean to make life difficult for Nigerians at the Friday night program themed Abba Father 6.

 

Igbo’s Want Restructuring, Not Referendum- Ohanaeze

The Movement for the Realisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra MASSOB have rejected calls for restructuring saying only the gains of a referendum can benefit the Igbo. In recent times, the calls for a breakaway state of Biafra championed by IPOB leader Nnamdi Kanu has gained momentum with notable leaders of Igbo origin lending their support to the cause. However, their conterparts the apex Igbo socio-cultural group Ohanaeze Ndigbo have voiced support for restructuring.

 

Police Arrest 225 Badoo Suspects

The Lagos State Command of the Nigerian Police have confirmed the arrest of about 225 suspects all linked to the notorious cult group Badoo. More so, the command disclosed they are still in pursuit of about 20 suspects who have since been declared wanted.

 

EFCC Re-arraigns Sule Lamido and 2 Sons

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has re-arraigned former governor of Jigawa State Sule Lamido and his 2 sons before an Abuja High Court on Friday over charges bothering on corruption and money laundering. However, they all pleaded not guilty.

 

Obasanjo Rejects Restructuring

The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has condemned the recent calls for the breakup of the country and restructuring saying these would not in any way benefit any section of the country. This he said when he visited Warri in Southsouth, Nigeria.  Rather, he said Nigerians should desire a change of mindset in order to make the country better.

 

Rejection of Magu Stands: Senate Hints Osinbajo

The embattled chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not look to be having any rests soon as the senate has maintained its stance on the rejection of the candidate. Similarly, the chairman of the EFCC has been at loggerheads with Nigerian governors over the plans of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to probe the disbursement of the recently released Paris-club refunds.

 

Badoo: How I Nearly Lost my Life to Lynching- Facebook User

A Facebook user Mr Akinrinlade Ayodeji has described how he was almost mistaken for a Badoo suspect near his residence in Ikorodu. This is just as the menace of the notorious group continues to spread like wild fire. But for the timely intervention of his neighbours who identified him, Mr Akinrinlade Ayodeji would have been burnt.

 

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