Monday, July 29, 2019

Tight security in Kaduna as court rules on El-Zakzaky’s bail application today

Security has been beefed up in Zaria, the Kaduna state capital, as the Kaduna State High Court will today Monday July 29th, rule on the bail application filed by the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) aka Shi'ites, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.

Justice Darius Khobo will rule on the application filed by the Shiites’ leader who is seeking permission to travel abroad for medical treatment. The bail hearing comes barely three days after a Federal High Court in Abuja granted the Federal Government the power to proscribe the group.

The Shi'ites members have over time demanded the release of their leader who has been in detention since December 2015, when some members of the group had a bloody clash with men of the Nigerian Amy in Zaria.

Recall that on Monday July 22nd, the protesting Shi'ite members clashed with men of the Nigeria Police Force in Abuja. A crossfire ensued which led to the death of a Youth Corps member serving with Channels TV Abuja, Precious Owolabi, and a deputy police commissioner, Umar Belel.
 Monday 29 July 2019
10:09am

Continuous attack on me and my family will lead to a total break down of law and order - Rochas Okorocha warns

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has said that the life of his daughter, Mrs. Uloma Nwosu, and other members of his family, are being threatened by close aides of his sucessor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha.

In a statement released by his Personal Assistant, Ebere Nzewuji, Okorocha accused a top Imo State government official of ordering thugs to attack Mrs. Nwosu in Owerri. He warned that the continuous attack on him and members of his family, if not checked, will lead to a total break down of law and order

“Few days ago, members of the Imo State Recovery Team went to her shop and looted her goods on the claims they were government property. They also went to the former first lady’s shop and carted away some containers. These were gift items and souvenirs she gives to first ladies and dignitaries during her annual August meeting, including items sold in her furniture shop. 
These things happening in Imo State is very serious. It will lead to a total breakdown of law and order if care is not taken. We have reported to the police, even from the last incident, and we don’t think any serious action has been taken so far. We call on the authorities to do something about it before there is a breakdown of law and order.” the statement read


 29/07/2019
Monday 10:05Am

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Garba Shehu mocks Ezekwesili, asks 'what is Oby?'
Garba Shehu mocked BBOG Convener and former Education Minister, Oby Ezekwesili, in reaction to a question about her recent "attacks" directed at President Buhari. 

Recall that in the last few days, Oby Ezekwesili has lashed out at President Buhari over the killings witnessed in different parts of the country and also the implementation of RUGA settlement for Fulani herdsmen. 

Reacting to Oby Ezekwesili's statements, a Twitter user had asked the Presidential spokesperson why he's been silent about. However in response to the question, Garba Shehu mocked the former Presidential candidate in the 2019 general election by asking "what is Oby". 

Here is the exchange below; 


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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Governor Ganduje orders the demolition of the house where President Buhari’s in-law was rescued in Kano State

Kano state governor, Umar Ganduje has ordered the demolition of the house where President Buhari's in-law, Alhaji Musa Umar the Magajin Garin Daura was rescued on Tuesday morning from the hands of his abductors in Kano State.  

The District Head was abducted by gunmen on May 1, 2019, in front of his Daura residence while waiting to perform the 8:00 p.m. prayers. It was learnt that his rescue was effected on
Tuesday morning by the Inspector General of Police, Operation Puff Adder Intelligent Response Team in conjunction with Kano state police command.

A statement by Kano state police command spokesman, Abdullahi Haruna revealed that the District head was rescued unhurt. He added that an unspecified number of suspects were also arrested from where he was rescued at Gangan Ruwa Quarters in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.  

Footballer Elderson Echiejile welcomes new baby

Super Eagles and  HJK Helsinki left-back, Elderson Echiejile has announced the arrival of his new baby with wife Oghenevwemo.

The 31-year-old footballer took to his Instagram handle to break the news on Tuesday and shared a photo of his bundle of joy.
Welcome the new Echiejile in town! So grateful and thankful to God all has always being well. #thankswifey #family #sohappy #EU3.'' he wrot
Echiejile and his wife Vwemo got married in December 2016, and welcomed a baby boy in March 2018.

Ex-Liverpool & Chelsea coach, Rafa Benitez unveiled as manager of China's Dalian Yifang on huge £12m-a-year deal

Ex-Liverpool and Chelsea coach, Rafa Benitez has been unveiled as the new manager of Chinese Super League side Dalian Yifang, following his recent departure from Newcastle United.

The 59-year-old Spanish manager penned a huge £12million-a-year deal with the club, who made him their No 1 target.

Benitez had just left Newcastle following the expiration of his contract. The news of his departure brought backlash from supporters, who hit out at owner Mike Ashley and questioned the ambition of the club. 

The Champions League winning boss took to his personal Twitter account to confirm the news after agreeing to the move to Asia on a lucrative contract.

'After a long path... we start a new challenge! I'm happy to begin this project with Dalian Yifang,' wrote the former Liverpool boss.

Expect bodies in the streets of African Countries - Melinda Gates warns of the implications of Coronavirus in Africa

Melinda Gates has warned that there will be dead bodies littering the streets in African countries if the world does not act fast to curb...