CAN of the Winners

By Oji Odu The solidarity visit and congratulatory message by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) to President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the polls on February 23, 2019, has elicited mixed reactions among Nigerians, some of who believe that the actions of the body in recent times show that they cannot be the mouthpiece of Christians. Is CAN really the mouthpiece of Christians? Did it have any other option other than congratulate President Buhari after an election that was alleged to have been widely rigged, and electorate intimidated…

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Fidelity Bank Boss Buries Mother In Pomp

Bayo Bernard For Nnamdi Okonkwo, the quiet reformer and Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc., tears and joy rolled together on December 31, 2018, when the entire town of Orumba and adjoining communities in Anambra state converged to commit Madam Comfort Madubom Okonkwo to mother earth. On this day men, women and youths from the town, all put on sad faces as they filed in orderliness to pay this great woman the last respect. Her passing was a great loss to the family, indeed, the entire Orumba who had looked…

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Integrity Test: Thousands In Germany Petition R.Kelly, Want His Concerts Stopped

By Akinwale Kasali Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly known as R.Kelly is presently facing integrity test, as thousands of people in Germany has petitioned the Rand B star, insisting that his concert in the Western European country be stopped with immediate effect. Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change.org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial US singer R Kelly not to go ahead. On Friday, almost 22,000 people had signed the online petition, the motto of which is “Don’t give sexual offenders a stage.’’ The petition calls…

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Nigeria Police Wield The Big Stick On Homosexuals, Advises Them To Leave Nigeria

By Akinwale Kasali The Nigeria Police, through the Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 Command, Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, has warned homosexuals to flee Nigeria or face the wrath of the law. Badmos said this in a post on her official Instagram handle. She said, “If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you. There is a law (Same Sex Prohibition Act) here that criminalises homosexual clubs, associations and organisations with penalties of up to 15 years in jail. “So, if you are a homosexual in nature, leave…

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MC Oluomo To Be Flown Abroad

By Akinwale Kasali Fans of MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya, chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, took to the social media to pray for his recovery, following his discharge from the Lagos hospital where he was hospitalised over a week ago. MC Oluomo is set to be flown abroad for proper medical attention the magazine gathered. The NURTW chieftain was stabbed by an unknown assailant on January 8th 2019 at the Skypower ground, Ikeja, during the All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial rally of its candidate, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.…

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Passenger Train Derails In Lagos, Traps Many

By Uche Mbah A passenger train that was traveling from Sango Otta in Ogun state to Iddo in Lagos has reportedly derailed around Ashade, a suburb of Lagos. Ashade is in Mangoro area of Agege. It was close to the Agege ram market. One of the coaches skidded off the track and was hit by the next coach, resulting in passengers being trapped and many trying to escape. It is not clear what has caused the derailment but it was suggested by a member of the rescue team on ground…

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Ooni Of Ife Exhibits Love To Over 1000 Underprivileged Kids

By Akinwale Kasali In the spirit of Christmas and his undying love for humanity, His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi has once again demonstrated His commitment to put smiles on the faces of less privileged children in the society as he organised Christmas party for over 1000 of them in Lagos. The monarch through his Pet project, Hopes Alive Initiatives, HAI, which commenced operation in December 2017 as a social Advocacy Platform to alleviate the economic, cultural and environmental challenges of reducing the impact on…

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Police Nabs 29 Junior Secondary School Cultists

By Akinwale Kasali 29 Junior secondary students of Baptist Boys High School and Saje Secondary School in Abeokuta, Ogun State, were paraded by the Adatan Divisional Police Headquarters today. The ages brackets of the students arrested were between 12-15 years. The male students were 24, while the female were five. The cultists were nabbed by the police after a tip-off that the students were going to be initiated into the cult group by their leaders. The police in a commando style stormed the bush in Saje Secondary School where the…

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Sex Slavery In Abeokuta

By Akinwale Kasali   The area is no doubt a cynosure of all eyes. A first timer in the area would be attracted by the lights that illuminates the area, either there is power from the Ibadan Electricity company or not. The power generating set is always on as from 7pm. Ladies of easy virtue from ages between 15-21 years dressed half nude line up at the front of the hotel named Five Star Hotel, on Sapon-Ake road, Abeokuta, for prospective clients to come and have a quickie or swell…

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WBC Boxer, Daghio, Dies In The Ring

By Akinwale Kasali He never saw it coming, neither was it predicted that he was going to meet his death on the turf where he eke his livelihood. Christian Daghio was  knocked unconscious during a fight in Thailand. The 49-year-old, who had won seven world titles during his career, was knocked out twice in the final round of his WBC Asia title fight against Don Parueang last month, reports. After his second knockdown, Daghio was immediately treated by medical staff inside the ring but didn’t get up. The Italian had…

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