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EFCC misled judge in ordering forfeiture of my Ikoyi houses – Saraki

Bukola Saraki, former senate president, says the court which granted a temporary forfeiture order on his houses in Ikoyi was misled. A federal high court sitting inLagos had ordered the temporary forfeiture of two properties of Saraki in theIkoyi area of  Lagos state following anex-parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). But speaking through Yusuph Olaniyonu, his media aide, Saraki said neither him nor his lawyers were aware of any application by the EFCC for any forfeiture order. He said a federal high court in Abuja had…

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VIDEO: Man beats up Bobrisky after bashing his new car

Bobrisky was a victim of assault today when a certain man who bashed his 2019 range rover beat him up. It is not clear what transpired but from the video seen, Bobrisky was seen confronting the man who bashed his car and tried to get a picture of his plate number. This did not go down well with the other party who got angry and put his hands on him The self-acclaimed male Barbie only took delivery of the car a month ago and claimed he spent over 30 million…

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Boko Haram technically defeated -Lai Mohammed insists

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated. The minister stated this on Monday when he paid a working visit to the new corporate headquarters of “The Sun” Newspaper in Lagos. Fielding questions from the editorial board of the newspaper led by the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief, Mr Onuoha Ukeh the minister said Nigeria is currently facing global terrorism that has no boundary, no frontier. “I stand by what I said…

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INEC fixes Nov 16 for fresh election between Melaye, Adeyemi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed November 16 for a fresh election in Kogi west senatorial district. Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress (APC) are set to return to the poll. Festus Okoye, chairman, information and voter committee of INEC, announced this in a statement on Monday. He said the senatorial election would hold simultaneously with the Kogi governorship election. “The decision was taken at the commission’s meeting held on Monday,” the statement said. He said that the…

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BREAKING: Kwankwaso attacked in Kano

Former Governor of Kano State and the immediate past Senator representing Kano Central, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, was attacked by thugs who are yet to be identified in Kano, Monday. The attack, which followed the former governor’s visit to his hometown, Madobi where he had gone to open a midwifery school, was said to have been carried out around the state underpass. Eight persons were said to have been critically injured while several cars were damaged beyond recognition. However, Hajiya Binta Sipikin, Kwankwaso’s media aide, linked the attack to thugs loyal…

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Ladies, here are 4 things to expect when you date a broke guy

While ladies would always say they can’t date broke guys, there are those that don’t mind doing so. That he does not have a job at the moment or that he’s down on his luck does not disqualify him from finding love; and if you find yourself falling for a guy like this, here are things you need to know: 1. Be certain You cannot go into this kind of relationship based on half-baked convictions. Hell no. You need to be pretty sure that this is what you want, and…

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2023 Presidency: My vote for Osinbajo not Tinubu

By Fredrick Nwabufo Why are Nigerian politicians ravished by the thought of election? They plot and machinate over it. And when they eventually get into office, they spend four years scheming for another turn instead of honouring their contract with citizens. There is always a blue-print for the next election, but a subterfuge for governance and duty. The last general election was held in February, and just eight months after, there are already ‘’crusades and evangelism’’ ahead of the next one in 2023. How can we make progress this way?…

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FG kicks against plan to increase USSD charges, orders immediate suspension

The federal government has opposed the move of telcos to increase charges on use unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) channels to access banking services. Some telecommunications network service providers had sent notices to their subscribers that with effect from Monday, USSD will attract extra charges. “Please note that from Oct 21, we will charge N4 per 20 seconds for USSD access to banking services. Thank you,” read a notification MTN sent to customers on Sunday. Before sending the notice,  telcos charged customers per USSD session but this differed across networks,…

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I could be with 20 naked women and not feel anything – Lagos socialite, Pretty Mike

Socialite and club owner, Mike Nwogu, aka Pretty Mike, has said he enjoyed the experience of being deflowered as a 13-year-old teenager many years ago.  According to him, he had been with several women that the presence of naked females no longer moved him. He told Sunday Scoop, “I always tell people that once one is s3xually active, one wouldn’t be able to count how many people one has had s3x with. I got deflowered when I was just 13 years old. I have been having sex for a long…

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Tinubu has more achievements than Awolowo, MKO Abiola -Ogunlewe

Adeseye Ogunlewe, a former minister of works, says Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is the most prominent politician in the south-west. In an interview with Daily Independent, Ogunlewe said Tinubu has achieved more than the late Obafemi Awolowo and MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election. The former senator who represented Lagos East from between 1999 and 2003, denied saying the north will not allow Tinubu get the presidency and that the APC leader may end up like Abiola. Results…

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