By Rotimi Agbana and Tolulope Abereoje
News went viral on social media yesterday that pop music legend, Innocent Idibia, a.k.a 2Baba, was rushed to the hospital after suffering relapse from an undisclosed ailment he had been treating.
According to the report which claimed that the ‘African Queen’ singer had been admitted in the hospital for sometime now, he defied medical advise to fulfil a ‘contractual agreement’, else he would have remained on bed rest.
“2Face was in the hospital, but had to surface to meet up with a contractual agreement. Naturally, he would have remained in the hospital, but because of the fact … >>> Read Full Story
Pastor Isaac Pada of the Deeper Life Bible Church, Lugbe, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has raised alarm over the disappearance of his wife and four children. Pada told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja that the incident happened at Lugbe on July 30, while he had gone to work. He explained that his wife, Precious and four children, Pearl, 8, Pathnel, 6, Pamebelo, 3 and Peace, 7 months were at home at the time he left for work. Pada, said when he returned home at about 8.22 p.m. on same day, his wife and the children had gone missing. “Every effort … >>> Read Full Story
•Appeal Court refers Sanwo-Olu’s victory petition back to tribunal
The Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the freezing of three accounts allegedly belonging to the Lagos State Government over alleged N9.9 billion fraud.
Justice Chuka Obiozor made the order following an ex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
This is coming as the Court of Appeal in Lagos yesterday ordered the Lagos State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Ikeja to resume hearing on two petitions challenging Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s victory at the March 9 governorship election.
He ordered the accounts’ “suspension” pending conclusion of investigation and possible … >>> Read Full Story
By David Odama
WORRIED by the rising cases of hepatitis in Nasarawa state, the Beacon Youths Initiative, BYI said it has provided vaccines and conducted test for over 6,000 people in the State since inception.
The Executive Director of the organization, Envoh Okolo, who spoke in Lafia, while administering drugs said the screening would afford the people opportunity to know their hepatitis status so as to curtail the alarming rate of the disease in the State.
He explained that those that tested negative would be given three months vaccine in Lafia to protect them from hepatitis for 10 years.
While attributing the increasing rate … >>> Read Full Story
Founder of the Igbo Youth Movement, IYM, Evang. Eliot Ugochukwu-Uko Ugochukwu-Uko has declared that the arrest and continuous detention of Omoyele Sowore “is bad news for the political health and image of Nigeria.”
DAILY POST reports that Sowore, the leader of the ‘Revolution Now’ movement and National Chairman of the African Action Congress, AAC, is being currently held by the Department of State Services, DSS, for alleged treason.
Reacting through a statement made available to DAILY POST on Wednesday, Ugochukwu-Uko, who is also the Secretary general:Eastern Consultative Assembly (ECA), as well as Deputy Secretary, Igbo Leaders of Thought (ILT), said the clampdown on the demonstrators … >>> Read Full Story
The government of Delta State has urged its citizens living in flood-prone areas to urgently relocate to safer areas as the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has warned that the level of water, especially in River Niger is rising.
The decision for Deltans in the flood-prone areas to urgently relocate was made known to Journalists yesterday by the Commissioner for Information, Mr Charles Aniagwu shortly after the maiden State Executive Council (Exco) meeting in the second term of Governor Okowa’s administration.
“Today, we had the inaugural exco meeting; a lot of far reaching decisions were taken and we resolved that we enlighten our members about … >>> Read Full Story
The Ogun State House of Assembly has banned commercial motorcyclists popularly known as ‘Okada’ in the state from carrying more than one passenger at a time.
This was contained in a resolution which the lawmakers passed yesterday during plenary.
The lawmakers, through their resolution, called on the state government to urgently check the excesses of okada riders to stem rising cases of road crashes.
The resolution also seeks to ensure okada riders comply strictly to road traffic laws and regulations, towards curbing overloading and reckless driving to protect commuters and other road users.
The Head, Information Dept, Ogun State House of Assembly, Jamiu … >>> Read Full Story