Busola Dakolo, wife of popular musician, Timi Dakolo, has tendered her demands before a Federal Territory High Court in Abuja on her rape case against Biodun Fatoyinbo, Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA.
The Court on Monday summoned Fatoyinbo and Mrs. Dakolo to appear before it within 14 days.
Busola, the wife of music star, Timi Dakolo, had made some explosive disclosures about COZA Pastor, Biodun Fatoyinbo.
She accused the cleric of raping her when she was still very young.
She told the High Court that the rape had adversely affected her marital sex life and demanded a letter of apology from Fatoyinbo to … >>> Read Full Story
DG National Orientation Agency (NOA), Dr Garba Abari
The National Orientation Agency (NOA) is organising a nationwide sensitisation programme on inclusive governance as part of its efforts to engage youths and other members of the society in governance.
Mr. Bulus Dabit, the State Director of NOA in Plateau, said the gesture was to educate participants on how to engage political office holders for good governance.
Participants will be selected from the 17 local government areas of the state. He mentioned that the leaders were stewards of the electorate whom they should be accountable by ensuring improved standard of living for them.
“NOA has embarked on … >>> Read Full Story
John Shiklam in Kaduna
The Kaduna State Police Command has arrested 26 suspected kidnappers and killed three others who were terrorising motorists along the Kaduna- Abuja highway and the Kaduna -Zaria road.
Spokesman of the command, Yakubu Sabo, disclosed this in a statement he issued yesterday in Kaduna that the bandits were arrested last week on Friday and Saturday at various locations by a combined team of police operational units from the command that was led by the Inspector General of Police’s (IG’s) Special Tactical Squad attached to Operation Puff Adder.
According to the statement: “On September 6, 2019, at about 2300hrs, a combined teams … >>> Read Full Story
BEN AGANDE, KADUNA
The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El Rufai on Monday said his administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Denmark company to boost dairy production in order to
show “itinerant nomadic herdsmen that it is possible to engage in modern livestock production without having to go up and down the country”.
The state governor signed the MOU with a Denmark company,
Arla foods international which were represented by its vice president, Steen Hadsbjerg.
When it becomes operational, the project is expected to create 50,000 jobs with an investment portfolio of €100million.
According to the governor of Kaduna, investment in the livestock … >>> Read Full Story
The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Awka, the Anambra State capital, has upheld the elections of Senator Uche Ekwunife of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Anambra Central Senatorial District respectively.
Chief Victor Umeh of the All Progressives Grand Alliance had dragged Ekwunife of PDP to court, challenging her victory.
Umeh had challenged the declaration of Ekwunife by the Independent National Electoral Commission, stating that she was not properly nominated by her party.
But Umeh in his reaction asked his supporters to remain calm, saying he was confident of victory at the appeal court.
He said, “Thank you very much for your Faith and indomitable … >>> Read Full Story
File Photo: Buhari, Osinbajo and Foreign Affairs Minister, Onyeama meet on Xenophobic attack
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday ordered for the immediate evacuation of all Nigerians who are willing to return home from South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals.
Buhari gave the instruction when he received the Report of the Special Envoy to South Africa, Amb Ahmed Abubakar, Director-General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA), at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Buhari had in the wake of the xenophobic attacks by South Africans against foreigners including Nigerians, sent the NIA Boss as his Special Envoy to South Africa
A statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr … >>> Read Full Story
A Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on the South African government to stop justifying xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other Africans living in that country.
Falana, in a statement made available to THISDAY yesterday, said before the recent attacks unleashed on African immigrants, including Nigerians, political figures in the country have been caught on tape inciting their youths against foreign traders.
He said: “While pretending to condemn the attacks, the Cyril Ramaphosa regime has said that many Nigerians living in South Africa are drug addicts!
“This is an unfortunate statement, as the authorities in Pretoria ought to have arrested, prosecuted … >>> Read Full Story