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Friday, July 20, 2018

We May Not Participate In 2019 elections – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has threatened that it may not participate in the 2019 general elections unless it gets the assurance that what happened in Ekiti State governorship election would not be repeated.

The National Chairman of the party, Prince Uche Secondus, spoke in Abuja on Thursday when he granted audience to a joint delegation of International Republican Institute and National Democratic Institute at the party’s national headquarters.

Secondus accused the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies of being partial during the conduct of the Ekiti governorship election.

Police Arrest Car Snatcher After Stealing 32 Vehicles

The Ondo State Police Command says it has arrested one Olayemi Adeoye, who allegedly specialised in stealing vehicles, particularly Honda brand.

The state police said the suspect had stolen no fewer than 32 vehicles, adding that the operatives of the command had arrested him many times but he managed to get freedom.

The suspect was paraded on Thursday along with two other suspects, identified as Waheed Anifowose and Paul Ayeni, who allegedly worked with  Adeoye.

Parading the suspects at the command’s headquarters, Alagbaka, Akure, the Ondo State capital, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Femi Joseph, said Adeoye had been arrested and paraded for the same offence many time, but had been freed by the court.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

London Penthouse Where Socialite Tara Palmer-Tomkinson Lay Dead For 5 Days Sold

The penthouse where tragic Tara Palmer-Tomkinson lay dead for five days has sold for more than £2million.

Executors of the socialite’s estate refurbished the three bedroom flat in Earls Court, West London and it on the market months after she was found dead there in February last year.

Her flat sold for £2.3million in January after initially being listed by estate agents for £2.5million.

Palmer-Tomkinson, a close friend of Prince Charles and a favourite with his sons William and Harry, had bought the flat for £1.7million in 2005.

Sharon Osbourne Slams Meghan Markle's Dad

Meghan Markle's father is 'utterly furious' after Sharon Osbourne said it was 'so obvious' he had a 'bad drinking problem'.

Osbourne made the wild allegations on her CBS panel show, The Talk, just one day after Thomas Markle was filmed for a tell-all interview about his broken relationship with his daughter, the Duchess of Sussex.

With her head in her hands, the X Factor judge looked pained as she tried to express how 'humiliated' she thought Meghan would be at his constant media interviews.

Nigerian Man Who Got $1M In Austin Romance Schemes Sentenced To 11 Years

A 34-year-old Nigerian national was sentenced to 135 months in federal prison, more than 11 years for his fraud, money laundering and romance schemes in Austin that netted more than $1 million.

One of Kingsley Otuya's victims killed herself after losing hundreds of thousands of dollars and being "emotionally devastated" by the romance scam, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas said.

Multiple victims faced serious financial hardship as a result of the schemes.

According to court documents, Otuya used an online dating profile to target at least one of the victims.

I Will Probe Fayose When I Resume Office- Fayemi

Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, on Thursday explained why his administration would look into the financial records of the outgoing Governor Ayo Fayose’s administration.

He spoke with State House correspondents after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, the essence of looking into the financial records of the state was not targeted at the outgoing governor, but to find out why the government was unable to pay workers’ salaries.

He said: “We are in the business of putting the government together. We are in the transition stage and we are beginning to look into the record of the state, its assets and liabilities. We expect the outgoing government to extend its hands of cooperation to us.

Ondo State PDP Chairman Regains Freedom

The chairman of Ondo State People’s Democratic Party, Chief Clement Faboyede and the Campaign / Director General of 2015 Presidential Campaign in the State, Mr. Adetokunbo Modupe have been release on bail by Justice Hassan of Federal High Court Ikoyi.

Hassan who had listened to the argument of both the prosecuting and the applicants/defendants counsels last week, ruled today that the Faboyede and Modupe be admitted to bail while hearing on the substantive suit continues on September 17, 2018.

In a thirteen minute ruling, Justice Hassan gave the bail conditions to include one surety each worth N50 million naira; or a civil servant on Grade Level 15 with landed property within the jurisdiction if the court.

Cardi B Shows Off Her Daughter 's Lavish Gold Crib

 Cardi B‘s daughter Kulture Kiari will be sleeping like a princess. The rapper gave her followers a peek at her 8-day-old newborn’s crib on instagram: a stunning round piece decorated in gold and white, complete with white tulle and a gold crown on top.

“I didn’t want to set the crib up until we moved to our official home, but Offset set it up while I was in the hospital and it’s just so gorgeous,” the new mom says of her husband in the video, showing off their daughter’s ornate bed.

“My baby’s sleeping right now,” explains Cardi B, 25, after giving her followers just a glimpse of Kulture’s matching bassinet. See full pic below...

Boko Haram Members Paraded By Police Speak... Read How They Make Use Of Community Members

Abubakar Kori, a dwarf, who facilitated the suicide bombing activities of ‘Boko-Haram’ insurgents, said he was paid not less than N5, 000 for each suicide bomb attack carried out by the insurgents in Maiduguri.

Kori, 25, is among the 22 people arrested by the police in Borno and Yobe for their alleged involvement in suicide bombing activities carried out by the insurgents.

He told newsmen that he received N5, 000 as payment for facilitating the execution of each suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri and its environs.

Kori, who was a security guard at a fuel dispensing station in Dalori area of Maiduguri, said that he participated in several suicide bomb attacks in recent months in the metropolis.

Kenya Prison Ex- Beauty Queen Sentenced To Death

A former prison beauty queen found guilty of killing her boyfriend has been sentenced to death at Milimani Law Courts. High Court judge Jessie Lesiit today noted that Ruth Kamande deliberately stabbed her boyfriend 25 times with the intention of causing pain, leading to his death.

"I want young people to know that it is not cool to kill your boyfriend or girlfriend instead it is cool to walk away from a relationship when it breaks down," said Judge Lesiit.

The 2016 Miss Lang’ata Prison, had pleaded with the court to spare her life, saying she had reformed and regretted killing her boyfriend. Kamande has been in custody since 2015 when she was found guilty of killing her 22-year-old boyfriend, Farid Mohammed.

Man U Named Second-Most Valuable Sports Team In The World At £3.16 Billion

Manchester United are the second most valuable sports team on the planet, according to Forbes.

The Premier League club are worth an incredible £3.16billion according to the magazine, coming in ahead of rivals such as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.

United failed to lift a single trophy last season, finishing a distant 19 points behind neighbors City in the league, but the top brass at the club can be content in the knowledge that their brand is still thriving.

The 2017 Europa League winners are ahead of both La Liga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona in the list, who are third and fourth and valued at £3.13bn and £3.11bn respectively. Dallas Cowboys however tops the list at £3,67bn. See full list below...

Adesua Etomi Covers July/August Edition Of Genevieve Magazine

Editors at Genevieve Magazine even joked that they couldn't pic a best cover, so they decided to give her fans two covers. The one on the left is for DIGITAL, while the first in the right pic (in red) is for the print. #Whenyouareblessed... lol.

Bobrisky Shares Grass To Grace Story With PHOTO

Nigerian Barbie, Bobrisky has shared his grass to grace story on instagram. Bob says he has tasted poverty before and knows life isn’t easy and urged others to keep fighting. He wrote

''Good evening guys ! Have anyone condemned ur career, life that hunger and poverty will kill u ? No tell them u still have huge hope in life. Each time I remember my previous life I thank God by helping the poor who are in need. Have tasted that sour life before I became who I am today, so I know the pain wen u wish to get something and no money to get them. Be focused and be strong to take any insult from people. The most important thing is wat u wish to achieve and don’t be distracted with what people say about u. ❤️❤️❤️ love u guys.''

19 Years Marriage Dissolved Over Ill Treatment, Wife To Re-Pay Dowry

A Sharia Court in Magajin Gari, Kaduna, today ordered a divorce seeking housewife, Binta Sani, to pay N20,000 to her estranged husband, Adamu Abdullahi, to free herself from their 19-year-old marriage.

The Judge, Dahiru Lawal in his ruling said that since the petitioner requested for the divorce, it was mandatory on her to refund the dowry paid on her so as to free herself from the marriage.

He said that Islam gives the woman the right to seek for divorce through Khul’i, which is a form of redemption in which the woman returns the dowry paid on her to the husband to secure the divorce.

Binta had earlier told the court that her husband had been ill treating her and was not ready to continue staying with him.

Maje’s Son With Anita Solomon Is 3 Today [Photos]

Maje Ayida’s son with Anita Solomon, Micha is 3 today and both parents have taken to their respective instagram pages to wish him a happy birthday.

''Happy birthday to my beautiful son, Micah. You are a such a caring and gentle soul, I thank God for bringing you into my world ❤️❤️ 3 years! 💪🏿'', Maje wrote.

Ortom Meets Oshiomhole, Makes U-TURN

Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom may have shelved his decision to leave his ruling All Progressives Congress APC, following a trouble-shooting meeting he had with the National Chairman of the party, Comrades Adams Oshiomhole, Thursday in Abuja.

Speaking with journalists at the national secretariat of the party in Abuja, Ortom said the party leadership has assured him that no individual in Benue state can push him out of the party.

“I was given a red card by a Senator…but the leadership of the party told me that the decision of the party leadership at the national level is superior to any individual and I think that is good enough. We have spoken to him, he has spoken to me, stakeholders are going to be spoken to and that is where I belong.

So Sad! Unknown Gunmen Kill Motorcyclist In Ibadan

A yet-to-be-identified motorcyclist was shot dead in the early hours of Thursday by unknown gunmen at the new Adeoyo Hospital Road in the Fodasis area of Ibadan, the Oyo state capital.

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) who visited the scene, shortly after the incident, said the corpse of the man lying on his back was on the ground, by the roadside.

NAN gathered that the man was shot on the chest at about 5:40 a.m. by some unknown gunmen, after snatching his motorcycle.

A witness, who preferred anonymity, told NAN that the gunmen were already on their way after snatching his motorcycle but they returned to shoot at the victim when he raised an alarm.

My Wife Is Adulterous, Husband Tells Court

A man, Olalekan Babalola on Thursday, sought a dissolution of his 13 year old marriage at an Agege Customary Court, Lagos, alleging that his wife, Olushola Babalola, is adulterous and deceitful. Olalekan, who is a the respondent in a divorce suit filed by his wife, accused Olushola of infidelity.

He said that his wife packed out of their matrimonial home to join another man. The respondent said that he had a tough life while growing up in a polygamous home and would not wish same for his three children.

“Although, l cannot force my wife to come back home, l do not want my children to grow in a separated home. “I called my wife on phone and told her that I was not begging her to come back home, but she should at least check on the children. “Instead, my wife told me that she would come to the house, that I should bring the children to her or forget about it,’’ he said.

Wanted Armed Robbery, Suspect Identified By Victim He Robbed At Ondo Hospital

Nemesis caught up with a wanted robbery suspect, Bukola Adeoye, when one of his victims, who came for treatment in a hospital for injuries inflicted on him by Adeoye, identified him, as he was in same hospital for injuries sustained after a gun battle with policemen in Ondo State.

Bukola, alias Agbara, who died hours later having confessed his robbery activities to detectives, robbed one Gbenga Babatomi, 48, of Sabo area, Ore, the previous night and inflicted several machete injuries on him.

 Babatomi went to the hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained during a robbery operation led by Bukola He was one of the two robbery suspects that escaped from Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, operatives few weeks ago in handcuffs.

FG Bans Importation Of 10-Year Old Haulage Vehicles

The Federal Government has placed a ban on importation of haulage vehicles that are 10 years and above old from the date of manufacture. The ban is expected to take effect from 1st of January 2020.

Vanguard learnt that the measure was one of the resolutions of the stakeholders’ forum organised by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, for haulage operators following the recent road traffic inferno on Otedola Bridge in Lagos where over many lives and properties were lost.