NEWSDaily Trust Reporter Assaulted By FFK Bags ‘Resilient Journalist’ award

The Sha’aya’u S-Pawa Foundation, a political group in Zamfara state, said arrangements are in top gear to give an award of ‘Resilient Journalist’ to Mr. Eyo Charles. Charles was the journalist verbally assaulted by a former Minister of Aviation, Mr. Femi Fani -Kayode in Calabar, Cross River at a media conference. He had accused theContinue reading “NEWSDaily Trust Reporter Assaulted By FFK Bags ‘Resilient Journalist’ award”

Aggrieved Northern lawyers pull out from NBA over El-Rufai; form a new body

Some Northern lawyers who are against the decision of the leadership of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) to disinvite Governor Nasir El-Rufai from its Annual General meeting, have pulled out of the group and formed a new body to be known as the New Nigerian Bar Association. The NBA on August 20, withdrew its invitation to GovernorContinue reading “Aggrieved Northern lawyers pull out from NBA over El-Rufai; form a new body”

Daily Trust reacts to viral video of FFK lashing out at its reporter

News publishing platform, Daily Trust, has released an official statement reacting to the viral video of former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, lashing out at one of its reporters, Eyo Charles. A video of FFK lashing out at Mr Charles during his tour in Calabar, Cross River state surfaced online on Tuesday, August 25. Read theContinue reading “Daily Trust reacts to viral video of FFK lashing out at its reporter”

Igbos divided as Supreme Court upholds the right of a female child to inherit her father’s properties

The Supreme Court has upheld the right of a female child to inherit her father’s properties and this decision has divided Igbos as some are in support while some oppose it. Igbo laws and customs prevent female children from inheriting their father’s estate, specifically land in their father’s ancestral home. The decision by the supreme court voids this age-long IgboContinue reading “Igbos divided as Supreme Court upholds the right of a female child to inherit her father’s properties”

”Do you know who you are talking to?” FFK blasts journalist at a press conference for asking him a “stupid” question

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently took a tour of some South-South and southeast states and as part of his activities, had media briefings with some of the journalists in the state. However, at the press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, a journalist asked him if he was being ”bankrolled by any politicianContinue reading “”Do you know who you are talking to?” FFK blasts journalist at a press conference for asking him a “stupid” question”

FG wades in on UNILAG crisis, asks Pro chancellor and sacked VC to step aside

The Federal government has waded in on the crisis rocking the University of Lagos and has directed the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the University of Lagos, Wale Babalakin, and Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, to step aside from their official duties. On July 12, the governing council in a meeting chaired by Babalakin in Abuja, sacked OgundipeContinue reading “FG wades in on UNILAG crisis, asks Pro chancellor and sacked VC to step aside”

Police nabs woman who threw her newborn baby in a pit toilet

Police officers in Anambra state have arrested a woman who killed her newborn son by throwing him into a pit toilet. Franca Udokwu, 30, from Obuba Obofia Nkpor Community in Idemili North LGA of Anambra State, was arrested on August 22 by police operatives attached to Ogidi Division following a tip-off.  Upon interrogation, the suspect led policeContinue reading “Police nabs woman who threw her newborn baby in a pit toilet”

Police invites Obadiah Mailafia for questioning over his comment about a Northern governor allegedly being the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria

Former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, has been invited for questioning by the police over the comment he made recently about a Northern governor being the commander of Boko Haram. Obadiah in an interview with an Abuja based radio station, InfoFM on Monday, August 10, alleged that some repentant bandits spoke with himContinue reading “Police invites Obadiah Mailafia for questioning over his comment about a Northern governor allegedly being the commander of Boko Haram in Nigeria”

Boko Haram Takes Over Kukawa, Borno, Kills Many, Hoists Flag

Boko Haram insurgents have again attacked Kukawa town in Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno State, killing many civilians, who returned to the community last week, military sources have told SaharaReporters. The Nigerian Army had some weeks ago claimed it embarked on clearance operations within Baga and Kukawa in Northern Borno with a view toContinue reading “Boko Haram Takes Over Kukawa, Borno, Kills Many, Hoists Flag”

Ex-Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim and rumored mistress allegedly fight dirty; police step in

https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?client=ca-pub-2427099653703778&output=html&h=300&slotname=1205044426&adk=2546591518&adf=1371909066&w=360&lmt=1597774058&rafmt=1&psa=1&guci=2.2.0.0.2.2.0.0&format=360×300&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F2020%2F8%2Fex-imo-state-governor-ikedi-ohakim-and-rumored-mistress-allegedly-fight-dirty-police-step-in-2.html&flash=0&fwr=1&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&adsid=ChAI8Pjt-QUQq83_gZuEwuA1EkwA6nPOifGXcjOUnU97gu7Fey_qRU-HbwulYyCkiM2KTFJeiJzT73qt191FH9QTVJnEFga7QfDw3AKbI4daHVC1lFqYGQKTXb8cWomf&dt=1597774048436&bpp=2677&bdt=8100&idt=9540&shv=r20200810&cbv=r20190131&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D8de097bf7a3a71f6%3AT%3D1594140153%3AS%3DALNI_Mbi61OllDtgl4u9xBmVa_jpzPbWLA&correlator=8293655817293&frm=20&pv=2&ga_vid=1763276670.1594140155&ga_sid=1597774058&ga_hid=214048235&ga_fc=1&iag=0&icsg=9457778432&dssz=44&mdo=0&mso=0&u_tz=60&u_his=3&u_java=0&u_h=640&u_w=360&u_ah=640&u_aw=360&u_cd=24&u_nplug=0&u_nmime=0&adx=0&ady=672&biw=360&bih=560&scr_x=0&scr_y=731&eid=42530557%2C42530559%2C21066154%2C21066532%2C21066973&oid=3&pvsid=1386752670710877&pem=72&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F&rx=0&eae=0&fc=900&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C360%2C0%2C360%2C616%2C360%2C616&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7CeE%7C&abl=CS&pfx=0&fu=8320&bc=31&jar=2020-08-18-04&ifi=1&uci=a!1&fsb=1&xpc=EzNzFI58Nq&p=https%3A//www.lindaikejisblog.com&dtd=10097 Former governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, is reportedly at loggerheads with a lady who he allegedly had a romantic relationship with and is now reportedly threatening his life.  According to a report by Premiumtimes, Ohakim who was in office from 2007 to 2011, was allegedly in a relationship with one Chinyere Amuchienwa who lives in Lagos andContinue reading “Ex-Imo state governor, Ikedi Ohakim and rumored mistress allegedly fight dirty; police step in”

It is ridiculous to think I was acting when I fainted before the House of Reps- NDDC boss, Kemebradikumo Pondei

Prof Kemebradikumo Pondei,  the acting Managing Director of the Expanded Interim Management Committee, EIMC of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, says he is shocked that some Nigerians thought he was acting when he fainted while testifying before the House of Representatives public hearing on the alleged financial recklessness in the commission on July 20. Pondei shocked NigeriansContinue reading “It is ridiculous to think I was acting when I fainted before the House of Reps- NDDC boss, Kemebradikumo Pondei”

Mompha files N5m lawsuit against EFCC over his re-arrest

Social media celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha aka Mompha has instituted a N5 million lawsuit against the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC over his recent arrest. CEB had earlier reported that Mompha was re-arrested last Friday, August 14 when he went to the EFCC office in Ikoyi, Lagos to reclaim his five wristwatches, one Apple Air pod, oneContinue reading “Mompha files N5m lawsuit against EFCC over his re-arrest”

Southern Kaduna leaders want money for peace to reign – Governor El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai has alleged that Southern Kaduna leaders want money for the killings in the region to stop.  The Kaduna state Governor who said this during an interview on Channels Television, also alleged that previous governments paid leaders of the region a monthly salary they called “peace money”.  El-Rufai insisted that he won’t appeaseContinue reading “Southern Kaduna leaders want money for peace to reign – Governor El-Rufai”

Woman burns her 8-year-old nephew’s back and buttocks with hot iron because he ate her 50 Naira groundnut

An 8-year-old boy was scarred with hot iron by his aunt because he ate the 50 Naira groundnut she left in the house. The incident happened at Anantigha, Calabar South, on Sunday, August 16, when the aunt returned from Sunday service to discover that the groundnut was gone. She questioned the boy about it, thenContinue reading “Woman burns her 8-year-old nephew’s back and buttocks with hot iron because he ate her 50 Naira groundnut”

25-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Bites Off Her Husband’s Manhood In Imo .

According to Daily Post, a 25-year-old young woman from Oboama Ezinihite Mbaise local government area of Imo State has allegedly bitten off her husband’s private part during a fight between the couple. A cousin to the victim, Udochukwu Nwimo who narrated the incident to DAILY POST said that trouble started on Sunday when the ex-boyfriendContinue reading “25-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Bites Off Her Husband’s Manhood In Imo .”

IBADAN: Serial Ritual Killer Escapes From Police Custody After Confessing To His Crimes.

According to Sun News, indications have emerged that a 19-year-old boy, Sunday Sodipe, who confessed on Friday July 17, 2020, that he had killed no fewer than six persons for ritual purposes in different communities in Akinyele Local Government Area of Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, has escaped from police custody. The news of hisContinue reading “IBADAN: Serial Ritual Killer Escapes From Police Custody After Confessing To His Crimes.”