Saturday, March 14, 2020

Red carpet photos from AMVCA7

The Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards is up, and this year wardrobes are breathtaking.

Big brother Naija winner and runner up Mercy and Mike won the best dressed male and female and both got five hundred thousand naira voucher each to shop with any stylist in Nigeria.

Here are few photos from the red carpet below...

US President Donald Trump tests for coronavirus

US president Donald Trump has tested for coronavirus, but the results are yet to return. Just before a briefing with the White House press corps, Trump said he had his “temperature taken and was fine.”

The test comes after coming into contact with an official now known to have tested positive for Covid-19.

The incident took place at his Florida resort last weekend, when Trump was hosting a Brazilian delegation including the country’s President Jair Bolsonaro and his press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten.

Wajngarten later tested positive for the highly contagious virus, according to media reports, which has spread to more than 120 countries and killed at least 5,000 people worldwide.

Osinbajo visits family of late police escort, meets wife, son

“Late Inspector Ali Gomina was an officer that was loved by many, he served very dutifully and diligently. We are all very sad when this happened. It is terrible.”

Those were the words of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, earlier today when he paid a condolence visit to the family of late Inspector Ali Gomina and the entire Gui community in the Abuja Municipal Area Council.

Late Inspector Ali Gomina, aged 45, one of the police escort riders in the Office of the Vice President, was killed in a road accident while on official duty on Friday 13th March 2020.

Three suspected robbers burnt in Benue state

Bodies of three men suspected to be robbers were found early Friday burnt near the perimeter fence of the Federal University of Agriculture in Makurdi (FUAM), but police say they were lynched.

A number of sources indicate the three burnt bodies found burnt at the university gate met their waterloo during a robbery operation in the rural community close to the institution while others disputed that they were cultists on reprisal.

A student who declined to have his name in print, said there were suspicions that the deceased were students who went on a revenge mission following the Wednesday killing of a 200-level undergraduate at the Benue State University (BSU) campus in Makurdi.

Witches came for me after acting ‘Koto Orun'– Iya Gbonkan

Nollywood actress, Margaret Bandele Olayinka also known as Iya Gbonkan who is well known for acting witches in Yoruba movies has revealed how she almost lost her life and how witches tried to initiate her after acting in the popular movie 'Koto Orun'.

Koto orun, a movie which revolves around the lifestyles of spiritual personalities in some ancient cities of Nigeria, reigned on the airwave from 1989 to 1992. Listen to her below...

Argungu Fishing Festival: man with biggest catch gets N10m, 2 cars, Hajj slot

Malam Abubakar Ya’u from Augie Local Government Area of Kebbi on Saturday got N10 million, two new cars and two Hajj seats for catching the biggest fish weighing 78 kilogrammes at the 2020 Argungu fishing festival.

Reports have it that Ya’u’s catch was adjudged the best among the fishes caught by more than 50,000 fishermen that participated in the annual cultural festival held in Kebbi State.

Malam Bala Yahaya-Bagaye clinched the second position with his fish that weighed 75 kilogramme, while Malam Maiwake Sani came third for catching a fish weighing 70 kilogrammes.

NAN reports that the Chairman, Northern Governors Forum, Gov. Simon Lalong, donated N3 million to the first position, N2 million to the second position, while N1 million went to the fisherman that clinched the third position.

FCCPC closes Haufei, ‘Chinese restaurant’ for refusing to serve Nigerians food

For refusing to serve Nigerians food, the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, FCCPC on Saturday sealed Haufei Restaurant and Mall, a Chinese eatery in Lagos State.

Disclosing this, FCCPC via its officially twitter handle, wrote, “Today, FCCPC closed Haufei Restaurant & Mall 33 Aboyade Cole, VI based on credible intel & surveillance that the biz declines service to Nigerians.

“Staff of the biz admitted this is the policy & our operatives experienced same. Both now closed for further regulatory action.”

The reason for the action is yet to be unraveled, but Nigerians want to know why the restaurant denies host community services.

Youths on rampage as trailer crushes 3, injures seven others

There was pandemonium in Gwagwalada in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday morning after a trailer killed three persons and injured another seven.

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC)’s Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), Mr Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the accident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), said that the accident occurred at about 08:50 a.m at Wazobia Park.

“At about 08:50 a.m, a trailer fully loaded with cows had lost control at Gwagwalada road while heading to Kwali. Our officers arrived five minutes after the crash and immediately swung into action to ensure those involved were rescued.

Mother jailed for letting 4-year-old son shoot himself

A mother has been jailed for six months for letting her four year-old son shoot himself dead as she slept.

Tiara Danielle Jefferson, 26, was sent to jail on thursday over the May 2018 death of her son Demetrius, who accidentally killed himself with a .40 Glock while she dozed.

Jefferson’s attorney Jeffrey Everhart said Demetrius’s death at the family home in Richmond, Virginia, had devastated her, and explained: ‘I don’t think it’s too strong to say this has already ruined her life.

‘It haunts her.

Ronaldinho joins other inmates in prison for football match

Ronaldinho took part in a behind-bars football match at his Paraguayan prison on Friday and wiped the floor with the other inmates, scoring five goals and assisting six in an 11-2 victory.

The 39-year-old, who played for Barcelona, AC Milan and PSG, has been detained after being arrested for allegedly trying to enter the South American country using a fake passport along with his brother.

Ronaldinho has been locked up for the past week and it had been reported that the Brazilian footballing icon had been persuaded to take part in a prison tournament.

Katsina engages Muslim clerics in fight against coronavirus

The Katsina State Government on Friday engaged Muslim clerics and Ulamas (Muslim leaders) leaders in a one-day sensitization meeting on measures that have been put in place to checkmate the spread of Lassa fever and coronavirus otherwise referred to as Covid19 in the state

The Commissioner for Health, Engr. Yakubu Nuhu Danja, at the sensitization meeting organised by the Katsina State Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Primary Healthcare Development Agency (PHCDA), said his ministry organised the meeting out of the need to enlighten the Muslim leaders in the state on the signs and symptoms of the diseases for onward communication to their followers.

The Commissioner further expressed dismay over the outbreak of Lassa fever in Kusada Local Government Area and called on the members of the public to maintain the culture of personal and environmental hygiene.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Religious Affairs Muhammad Lawal Matazu said Ulamas were key players in the effort to reduce the prevalence of the diseases in the state.

Road safety boss orders clampdown on overloaded school buses

The Corps Marshal Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has ordered the corps’ field operatives to clampdown on overloaded private school buses plying Nigerian roads as part of organised efforts to reduce crashes involving school children.

The spokesman of the Corps, Bisi Kazeem, who made this known in a statement on Saturday, said that the Corps Marshal had directed Sector Commanders across the 36 states of the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory to impound at sight, any private school bus carrying more than the stipulated number of school children in the bus.

“This operation will be carried out in the morning and afternoon when schools close for the day,” according to the statement.

Kazeem said the clampdown had become very necessary going by the deliberate efforts made by school proprietors, their management and the bus drivers to make mockery of established laws possibly to achieve some economic gains, at the detriment of the lives of the school children conveyed to and fro school by those buses.

4 EFCC officials receive FBI commendation certificate

The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States Department of Justice has presented commendation certificates to four officials of the Ilorin Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

The certificate is in recognition of their efforts for their participation in “operation rewired 2019”.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Ilorin Zonal Office of the EFCC had in 2019 secured the conviction of one Joseph Oyediran, a wanted suspect by the FBI over his roles in offences bordering on internet fraud.

Those honored by FBI are the Zonal Head of EFCC in Ilorin, Malam Isyaku Sharu; his second in Command, Mr Dare Folarin; Head of Advance Fee Fraud, Mr Olamide Sadiq, and Mr Sesan Ola of the Legal and Prosecution Department.

Two arrested for dumping murdered facebook lover in Anambra bush

The Police in Anambra have arrested two persons for allegedly killing a Facebook friend and dumping the corpse in a bush in Nanka, Orumba North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The Commissioner of Police, John Abang, disclosed this on Friday while parading the suspects together with over 100 others at the Police headquarters in Amawbia, Awka South South Local Government Area of the state.

Abang, who spoke through the Command’s spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects, Angus Chukwebuka Nwankwo and Chidiebere Omeyi, lured the deceased, identified as Willswags to Nanka from Owerri, Imo State.

He said the suspects allegedly dumped the body of the deceased inside the bush in the area after robbing him of his valuables.

Edo shuts down orphanage where child was sold for N1.7m

The Edo State Government says it has shut Famous Faithland Orphanage for allegedly selling a baby girl for over N1.7m.

The government has also withdrawn the operational licence of the facility.

The state’s Commissioner for Social Development and Gender Issues, Mrs Maria Edeko, who led other officials of the ministry and security agencies, served the letter of notice to the orphanage located at 9, Osarenren Street, beside Deeper Life Bible Church, in Ohovbe Quarter, Ikpoba-Hill, Benin City.

The Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking had on Wednesday rescued Baby Deborah, a victim of human trafficking and illegal adoption, who was sold by a woman, Maureen Ekuase, 45, to one Grace Idehen, 63.

I want a man that can give me a lot of money, single actress, Eva Chris cries out

Fast rising actress and Instagram comedian, Eva Chris, has cried out saying she is single, but also fast to say money must be involved in any relationship she wants to get into.

Speaking in a recent interview, the curvy actress said; ''I’m single. Single and ready to mingle. At this point, I can’t bring someone’s son to the public when we are not married then boom, we break up and fans will now use me as topic of discussion. Anyways, I want a man who can be a boyfriend and a best friend. Also most importantly give me lots of money. Because it’s not all about having money oh, but gifting me with lots of it. I want someone that can love me deeply. Love to me means caring and supportive both emotionally, financially and otherwise. However, if I am to pick between love, s3x and money, I would pick money (laughs). Because money is love.”

Homosexuality is caused by ogbanje, Pete Edochie narrates

Veteran Nollywood actor who has been giving the youths a 'heart-attack' lately, telling them how not to propose to a woman, except the man is a fool and also addressing single mothers is at it again.

According to respected Pete Edochie, homosexuality is caused by ogbanje.

In a video making the rounds on twitter, Edochie said when a child is born and looks sick, he or she is suspected to be an ogbanje and a mark is put on the child’s hand.

He further said if  the child eventually dies and makes it back to the world, he might come as a different gender and his/her earlier spirit might still be in him or her which may cause homosexuality.

I'm not getting married anytime soon, I just want to be great, Beverly Osu explodes

Former BBA star, Beverly Osu has said she is not getting married anytime soon and she just wants to be great.

Speaking with Punch the dark-skinned actress cum video vixen said; “I am not thinking about marriage at the moment. I just want to be great.”

She also recounted the day she got physical with a fan in Ghana. Hear her;

“There was a day I got very angry in a club in Ghana. A fan had walked up to me and asked for a stick of cigarette because back then, I used to smoke. I told the person I couldn’t spare one because that was the last stick I had. She then said ‘That’s why nobody likes you’. It was bad because that statement got to me. She messed with me at the wrong time because I dragged her by the hair,”

ASUU tells FG to declare state of emergency on education

The Academic staff Union of Universities, Kano zone, has called on the Federal Government to declare a five-year state of emergency in the education sector by allocating 26 percent of the Federal and state governments budget to education.

The ASUU Zonal Coordinator, Prof Mahmoud Lawan made the call in a press conference in Kano.

He said the zone firmly believe that the measures would go a long way in tackling some of the challenges bedeviling the education sector in the country.

Lawan urged the Federal Government to accept the ASUU ongoing innovation of a more robust system of human resource management and compensation, called the University Transparency and
Accountability Solution (UTAS).


London marathon postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The London marathon was postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a statement Friday.

The race was due to take place April 26 and will now be held Oct. 4. The event was expected to draw 43,000 participants.

“The world is in an unprecedented situation grappling with a global pandemic of Covid-19 and public health is everyone’s priority,” said race director Hugh Brasher. “We know how disappointing this news will be for so many – the runners who have trained for many months, the thousands of charities for which they are raising funds and the millions who watch the race every year.”

Brasher promised to post "regular updates" on the race website and social media channels.

Sudan reports first coronavirus case, death

Sudan's Health Ministry on Friday reported the first coronavirus case and and his death.

The ministry identified the case as a "50-year-old man who lived in the capital Khartoum, and died on Thursday.”

He had visited the United Arab Emirates, which confirmed 74 cases on Tuesday, in the first week of March, the ministry noted.

On Thursday, Sudan started closing its border with Egypt and barred entry of citizens from eight countries amid measures to stem the spread of the virus.

Man nicknamed ‘stubborn’ beats wife to coma over divorce

A 33-year-old housewife, Salami Ruth, was beaten to coma by her husband, Salami Olajide (a.k.a Stubborn) at their home on Ijede Road, Ikorodu on Saturday, 7 March, 2020.

The fight followed Ruth’s pronouncement of her resolve to quit the distressed marriage. This however did not go down well with Olajide who allegedly rained blows and even attempted to force sniper, an insecticide down her throat.

P.M. Express learnt that the duo got married about six years ago with three children . The woman who is nursing a six-month-old baby was taken to Ajayi Hospital within the community where she is receiving treatment.

The landlord, Alhaji Lawal Tanimola, who reported the case to the police, told our correspondent on Monday that he was observing his prayer when he heard Ruth’s continuous screaming and also calling his name. He had to discontinue his prayers, called other tenants with whom they forced the door open.

Coronavirus: Algeria and Morocco suspend flights

Algeria and Morocco have suspended flights between the two countries to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

A statement from the Algerian president’s office said an agreement had been reached with the Moroccan government to suspend flights between the two countries to help fight Covid-19.

On Thursday, Algeria announced a second death from coronavirus in the country and a total of 26 confirmed cases.

Morocco's health authorities announced on Friday that it had a new case, the 7th in total.

The latest case is a 39-year-old man from Spain who had symptoms of Covid-19 and was being treated in the city of Casablanca.

BamBam shows off her post baby body in new photo

The new mum shared the new photo of herself on her instagram page showing off her post baby body. We love!

Ekiti man arraigned in court for “r.a.p.i.n.g” she-goat to death

A 22-year-old man, Sunday Ogaji, who allegedly r.a.p.e.d a she-goat, on Friday appeared in an Ado-Ekiti Magistrates’ Court.

The police charged Mr Ogaji, whose address was not given, with “unnatural offence.”

The prosecution counsel, Olubu Apata, a police sergeant, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on March 4 at about 2. 30 pm at Basiri area in Ado-Ekiti.

He alleged that the defendant r.a.p.e.d the she–goat and she died on the spot.

Woman 'dies of embarrassment' when handyman spots s.e.x toy stuck on bathroom wall

A woman was left red-faced when a giant s.e.x toy gifted by her friends as a joke came back to haunt her.

Jem Calvert was cleaning her bathroom one night and came across the s.e.x toy she had forgotten about – so decided to stick it on the wall.

After completing her chores, Jem, who lives in Belfast, went to bed and then headed off to work the next morning without giving it a second thought.

But it wasn't until the civil servant had a visit from a handyman who couldn't help but spot the giant phallus hanging on her wall when he had to use her loo that she remembered her mistake, reports the Daily Star.

Coronavirus: Tunisia orders quarantine for all visitors

Tunisia’s ministry of health has ordered all incoming travellers, regardless of where they have travelled from, to immediately self-isolate upon arrival to the country.

This latest preventative measure against the spread of Covid-19 is a step up from earlier in the week when this was only a requirement for those coming back from the worst-affected areas.

It is a move that puts a lot of faith in people complying, because in reality the authorities cannot monitor people's behaviour on this scale.

Breaking quarantine rules is a criminal offence here.

It appears the authorities are trying to strike a balance between prevention and containment, and avoiding more stringent measures like further suspension of flights to avoid the severe economic impact that comes with even tighter controls.

Don’t disrespect obas, Alaafin of Oyo writes Fayemi

The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi III, has warned the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, against treating the traditional institution in Yorubaland with levity.

Alaafin said unlike in some tribes, where there was nothing attached to their traditional institutions, the Yoruba traditional institution was “ancestral and spiritual.”

The monarch stated this in a letter to the state governor dated March 12, 2020, following a query issued by Fayemi to some prominent traditional rulers in the state over alleged insubordination.

Fayemi, in the query issued individually to the affected traditional rulers by the Bureau on Chieftaincy Affairs dated March 11, gave the monarchs 72 hours within which to reply.

Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife seen for the first time since he was sentenced (photos)

Harvey Weinstein's ex-wife Georgina Chapman has been spotted for the first time since he was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.

Chapman, 43, was photographed running errands in New York City on Friday getting into her chauffeur-driven car. At one point, she had an animated conversation with the driver.

Chapman left Weinstein in 2017 days after his sexual abuse of women was exposed by The New York Times and the New Yorker.

Since then, the fashion designer - she is the head of he label Marchesa - has kept an incredibly low profile.

Kim Kardashian wishes sister Khloe's ex Tristan Thompson a happy birthday

The Kardashians/Jenners all but disowned Tristan Thompson after he cheated on Khloé last February.

But some of the famous family has since found it in their hearts to forgive, as they appear to be on much better terms.

Kim Kardashian took to her Instagram story Friday to wish the Cleveland Cavaliers center a happy 29th birthday on Friday.

The 39-year-old posted a photo of herself cheering him on as his team played the Lakers in January.

She wrote: 'Happy Birthday @realtristan13 !!!! Cheering loud for you today! Can't wait to celebrate soon!'

Venus and Serena Williams' stepmother accuses their father of 'starving her and their baby son

Venus and Serena Williams' father Richard has been accused by his estranged wife of starving their family to the point that she was forced to sell their motorhome behind his back in order to buy food.

Lakeisha Williams also claims that they'd regularly drive around the poorest areas of Los Angeles and Florida as he enjoyed looking at 'black women'.

The new claims are the latest revelations to come out of the lawsuit the former tennis coach, 77, has filed against spouse Lakeisha, who is nearly half his age at 41.

The pair have been battling it out at Palm Beach County Court, Florida, where he accuses her of forging his signature so that she could remortgage the family home for $300,000 and start a trucking business.

Coronavirus: Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta makes first public statement after positive test for virus

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has reassured supporters that he is already "feeling better" after he tested positive for coronavirus.

The Gunners released a statement on Thursday evening confirming that Arteta had been struck down with the virus, and their match against Brighton scheduled for this weekend was postponed.

Since then the Premier League have called off all football until April 4, with teams such as Everton and Bournemouth in self-isolation after a member of their squad also tested positive.

Arteta, however, has called for calm in his message on Twitter , and also commended the Premier League for taking the decision to suspend the division.

Liverpool 'set to be handed the Premier League title' if season is ended now due to coronavirus crisis

Drastic action is set to be taken if the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) ends the Premier League season completely, though Liverpool are reportedly set to be confirmed as champions.

Following the postponement of the campaign, until April 3 at the very least, big questions are now being asked regarding the possibility of being unable to conclude the English football calendar.

In bold and controversial plans, five teams could be relegated from the top flight and the EFL Cup axed completely in order to facilitate football when it resumes, the Telegraph have reported.
If Government projections over the spread of the virus prove correct, the football season would be pushed back to unexpected lengths, while there is is no regulation governing what happens if the 2019-20 campaign is cancelled outright.

Coronavirus: Brazilian president denies testing positive

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro has denied reports that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

He took to Twitter to confirm he is awaiting the results of a second test on Friday.

Bolsonaro tweeted: "Coronavirus exam done with the team that were with JB in USA have not yet been completed."

Reports in the US and Brazil said Bolsonaro has contracted the virus, which led to a strong denial from the president on social media.

Policemen chase guest at burial service to death

There was tension at Lemode in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun State on Tuesday after a guest at a burial service held in the community, Stanley Ekpenisi, ran to his death while trying to evade arrest.

City Round learnt that some policemen at a police outpost in the neighbourhood had raided a spot where Ekpenisi and other guests gathered around 9am that day.

On sighting the cops, the 38-year-old reportedly took to his heels and they ran after him.

He reportedly wanted to scale a fence when his hands slipped and became unconscious.

It’s not Odunlade Adekola’s turn to be king –Townsmen

News recently spread like wildfire that popular actor, Odunlade Adekola, is set to become the king of his hometown, Otun, in Ekiti State. The reports claimed that it was the turn of Adekola’s family, which is part of the ruling houses in the town, to produce a king.

But, even as the news went viral, the Odunlade Adekola Films Production boss refused to say anything publicly. He neither released a statement to confirm or deny the claim, nor posted any information on his social media pages where he has lots of followers.

However, Saturday Beats’ findings have revealed that it is not the turn of the actor’s family to produce the king of the town.

Floyd Mayweather breaks his silence and pays tribute to his ex-wife Josie Harris after she was found dead

Floyd Mayweather has broken his silence after the death of his ex-wife Josie Harris who was found dead in her car by police in California on Tuesday night.

The boxer shared a stream of flashback photos of the pair together on his instagram feed along with tributes calling her 'my rock' 'my friend' and 'my angel and 'my love'. 

Mayweather and Harris had a tumultuous relationship when they dated between 1995 and 2010. The boxing icon served two months in prison when he was convicted in 2010 of domestic violence against her.

Police are not treating her death as suspicious after she was found in a car outside her home in Valencia, Los Angeles County. 

Man lures girl with suya in Ebonyi, defiles her

A roasted meat (suya) seller, Dawuda Ibrahim, has been taken to an Ebonyi State magistrates’ court for allegedly defiling a minor after luring her with the meat.

It was gathered that the victim, was a regular customer of the suspect, and that the suspect had constantly asked her out but she rejected the advances.

City Round gathered that on February 28, 2020, the victim went to buy suya (meat) from the suspect, and didn’t know that the suspect gave her a special one purportedly laced with love potion.

It was learnt that the girl after eating the suya, followed Ibrahim to Enugu where he had canal knowledge of her.

Trump declares national emergency over coronavirus

US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to help handle the growing outbreak of coronavirus.

The declaration - "two very big words", according to Mr Trump - allows the federal government to tap up to $50bn (£40bn) in emergency relief funds.

The move loosens regulations on the provision of healthcare and could speed up testing - the slow pace of which has been criticised widely.

There are 1,701 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the US, and 40 deaths.


Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from the company's board to spend more time on philanthropic activities.

He says he wants to focus on global health and development, education and tackling climate change.

One of the world's richest men, Mr Gates, 65, has also left the board of Warren Buffett's massive holding company, Berkshire Hathaway.

Mr Gates stepped down from his day-to-day role running Microsoft in 2008.

Announcing his latest move, Mr Gates said the company would "always be an important part of my life's work" and he would continue to be engaged with its leadership.

Friday, March 13, 2020

Newborn tests positive for coronavirus in London

A newborn baby in England has become the world's youngest victim to test positive for coronavirus.

The child's mother was rushed to hospital days ago with suspected pneumonia but her positive result was only known after the birth.

The pair are being treated at separate hospitals with the mother being cared for at North Middlesex Hospital.

2021 AFCON qualifiers postponed over coronavirus

Two rounds of 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers scheduled for March have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) said on Friday.

Rounds three and four of the pool qualifiers were due to be played in the international window from March 25 to March 31.

But the CAF emergency committee has postponed the games until further notice, without providing alternative dates.

Ekiti government sends 'emotional' message to Sanusi

Ekiti Government says it will continue to recognise the deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the Chancellor of the state-owned Ekiti State University, (EKSU).

The state government’s position was made known by the authorities of EKSU in Ado Ekiti in a letter addressed to the former emir.

Muhammadu Sanusi II was dethroned on March 9 by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State.

Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti had appointed Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of Ekiti State University in 2019.

Lagos state to review law on money lending

The Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs said government was planning to review the Laws on money lending activities in the state.

Commissioner for Home Affairs Olanrewaju Elegushi made this known on Friday, during a stakeholders’ forum with money lenders in Ikeja.

Elegushi said there was need for the review as the laws guiding the operations of the lenders were obsolete.

”You will all agree with me that some of the laws guiding our operations require total overhauling, while others have become obsolete and archaic.