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Barbarians in the house

In the days of the Owu chief, a stink was inaugurated. He endorsed a kangaroo act in the Plateau State House of Assembly in which six out of 24 members of the House impeached a…

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Membership of govt board, privilege that can be withdrawn if… Kwara gov’s aide

As angry reactions of a section of Kwara State indigenes, mostly from members of opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), over some queer decisions of their 'o to ge' governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq , to send the board members of companies like Hamony Holding and the Executive Committees of the state's 16 local governments packing even before the expiration of the tenure of some of them  continues to rage, a kitchen cabinet member of the governor has stoutly defended the action saying that to be a member of government…

Kwara FOI Bill is statute-barred, Enetsud told

Coalition for Good Governance and Accountability on Sunday urged sponsors of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Bill to represent it to the new Assembly as its passage by the previous legislature is now "statute-barred". "The FOI Bill has our support as a coalition of Kwarans who desire transparency. However, we are disturbed by the needless pressure on the new Governor to sign a bill that is already statute-barred," Hassan Omoiya, secretary general of the group, said in a statement in Ilorin, the state capital.…

Two lovers found dead in pool of their blood in Iba area of Lagos

Police in Lagos have recovered the corpses of a 56-year-old man and his lover in Iba area of the State. This follows a complaint from the man’s wife that her husband, one Rasaki Balogun, was found dead with his mistress in the sitting room. The case was reported at Iba Police Station. A team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer Ejigbo visited the scene. A statement signed by DSP Elkana Bala added ‘’Corpses of the man and his mistress were found in the pool of their blood with the woman…

Barbarians in the house

In the days of the Owu chief, a stink was inaugurated. He endorsed a kangaroo act in the Plateau State House of Assembly in which six out of 24 members of the House impeached a governor. By that farce, the Obasanjo PDP had sanctified a rogue process. It told Nigerians a legislative monster of that sort could pass muster. Lawmakers took notice. It signalled the end of a governor and the genesis of turbulence in Plateau State that has taken the coming of Governor Simon Lalong to quell. But the stink has already pervaded…

Fraudster Buys phones, assaults Sales agent for rejecting fake N200,000

A sales representative of an online mobile phone store based in Ikeja , Lagos , Adewoto Matthew, got the beating of his life recently when he refused to collect fake naira notes from a suspected fraudster , Ebuka Eze . City Round learnt that Eze , who is a customer to the owner of the store , had placed an order for four phones worth N 900, 000 on May 2 , 2019 . The phones are Samsung S 7 , iPhone X , iPhone 7 plus and iPhone XR . It was gathered that Matthew, who also works with the firm as a dispatch…

Ayade doles out N10 million to save John Enoh’s supporter’s life

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has donated the sum of N10 million towards the medical bills of a stunch supporter of Senator John Owan Enoh's to save his life. Ogbeche Paolo, a stunch supporter of Senator John Owan Enoh in the last governorship elections in the state, has been critically sick and needed N14million to undergo a thoracotomy operation. He had appealed for assistance from well meaning and public spirited individuals who did their best but the amount raised was not enough to take care of…

As expected: Tribunal Atiku’s request for access to INEC’s server

The Presidential Election Tribunal on Monday rejected the request by the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, and his party to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission to allow them access to the server used for this year’s presidential election. In a ruling on the application, the five-member panel unanimously refused the request, saying the request could not be granted because issues had been joined by parties over the existence or otherwise of the server. The judges…

Offa bank robbery: 14 months after, eye-witnesses recount ordeal

It was about 8:30pm Friday morning at Offa, Kwara State and a crowd had gathered in front of the Zenith Bank Nigeria Plc., eagerly awaiting the bank’s opening for the day’s business. Unlike banks elsewhere, Zenith bank Offa is tightly fenced and anyone visiting the quiet town would wonder why the barricade. But remembering the infamous Offa bank robbery of 5th April 2018, one would easily find the reason for the tight security. Of course the incidence that led to gruesome murder of about 30 people…

Lagos cabinet: qualified, competent men and women will be appointed, says Sanwo-Olu be appointed

By Charles Okogene   In response to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), remarks on his delay at announcing his commissioners' list, the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a press release issued and signed on his behalf by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile, said that only competent and qualified men and women of impecable characters will be appointed into the state's cabinent as commissioners. Akosile likened the impatience of the party at the delay by the less than a month old…

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