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Friday, 23 June 2017

Dino's Recall: INEC Notifies Dino Melaye Of Petition For His Recall

This, according to the commission, is in accordance with its guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly.  INEC’s National Commissioner and Member of its Information and Voter Education Committee, Mr Mohammed Haruna, disclosed this in a statement today.  “In accordance with the INEC guidelines for the recall of members of the National Assembly, the Commission has formally acknowledged the receipt of the petition to the petitioners’ representatives and has conveyed a letter notifying Senator Melaye of our receipt of the petition,” the statement read in part.  “The next step is to verify that the petitioners are registered voters in the Kogi West Senatorial District.”  To carry out the verification of the petitioners, INEC said it will on July 3, 2017, issue a public notice stating the day(s), time, location and other details for the verification.  The statement said the Commission considered the petition submitted by some registered voters from Kogi West Senatorial District to kick start the process of recalling Senator Melaye during its weekly meeting earlier in the day.

The independent national electoral commission has set in motion the process of recalling senator Dino Melaye. 

The electoral body which received some signatures from members of Kogi West senatorial district seeking his recall says, it will begin the process of verification from July 3.

Lassa Fever Outbreak: Ondo State Govt Confirms Seven Cases Of Lassa Fever

Ondo State Govt Confirms Five Cases Of Lassa Fever

Seven cases of Lassa fever has seen confirmed in Owo and Akoko South West Local government areas of Ondo state. 

The permanent secretary in the state ministry of health, Dr. Taye Oni says the affected victims including a university student located in Owo are receiving treatment. 

National Security: Osibanjo meets with media practitioners in Abuja on promoting unity in the country.

National Security: Osibanjo meets with media practitioners in Abuja on promoting unity in the country.

The acting president, professor Yemi Osibanjo, meets with media practitioners in Abuja on promoting unity in the country. 
The meeting is in continuations of the series of a consultations over the quit notice given to the Igbos by some northern youths

Former Botswana president Masire dies at 91

Former Botswana president Masire dies at 91


Former Botswana president Sir Ketumile Masire has died. He was 91.

Reports on Friday indicated that Masire died on Thursday night after he was hospitalised last weekend in a critical condition.

Former Chelsea midfielder, Oscar banned for eight Chinese Super League matches

Former Chelsea midfielder, Oscar banned for eight Chinese Super League matches

Former Chelsea midfielder, Oscar, has been banned for eight games by the Chinese Football Association (CFA), for inciting a brawl in Shanghai SIPG’s 1-1 draw on Sunday.

"I feel terribly inadequate" - Governor Ambode speaks on kidnapped Epe students

"I feel terribly inadequate" - Governor Ambode speaks on kidnapped Epe students

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, has admitted he feels inadequate for being unable to rescue students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla-Epe, who were kidnapped.

I’m a Christian, Muslim, traditionalist – Ooni of Ife




Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi says he partakes in all forms of religion.
He noted that there was nothing demonic about ​any ​traditional religion and that he discovered that all religions “are one.”

New Barcelona manager, Valverde to observe Nigeria’s Usman Muhammed in pre-season

Usman Muhammed


Nigeria U-23 midfielder, Usman Muhammed, will officially begin life as a Barcelona player on July 12.

Usman impressed the coaches of the Barca B team during a short trial at the club towards the end of last season and will join as a free agent on July 1, when his deal with Uniao Madeira expires.

Nigerian Female Footballer Graduates With First Class From University Of Southampton

Nigerian Female Footballer Graduates With First Class From University Of Southampton

Super Falcons striker, Ini-Abasi Umotong, has announced that will be graduating with a First Class Honors degree in Economics from the University of Southampton.

Why I installed CCTV in his house-Notorious Billionaire kidnapper, Evans

Why I installed CCTV in his house-Notorious Billionaire kidnapper, Evans


Kidnap kingpin, Chukwudemeje George Onwuamadike, alias Evans, has revealed that he installed close circuit camera (CCTV) in all his houses, to prevent his arrest.

Italian kidnapper arrested in Delta State

Italian kidnapper arrested in Delta State

Police have arrested a 50-year-old Italian, Blessing Fernando, for abducting a victim in Delta State. Fernando was arrested at Ogbe-Isoko community when he went to collect an additional ransom of N50,000 from the victim’s relatives, having collected N250,000 initially.

Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill

Ronaldo says he will not pay tax bill


Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, has made it clear he will not pay the money he has been accused of defrauding the Spanish taxman.

Alleged stolen baby reunited with his parents, as widow explains why she bought him for N650k


A widow, Ogechi Chukwuocha, has said the desire for a male child made her buy a 10-month-old baby for N650,000 in Imo State, because “my husband is dead and I do not have a male child. I do not know that the child was stolen.”

Assistant Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf loses mother.

Assistant Super Eagles coach, Salisu Yusuf loses mother.


Super Eagles assistant coach, Salisu Yusuf, lost his mother Hajia Binta Yusuf, early Thursday morning.


Hajia Binta Yusuf was aged 88 and the cause of her death was not revealed.

Between Falz and 9ice: Rapper stirs dust for urging 9ice to stop promoting internet fraudsters

Between Falz and 9ice: Rapper stirs dust for urging 9ice to stop promoting internet fraudsters

Nigerian rapper, Falz the Bad Guy(Lawyer Femi Falana's son) in a video clip adviced his fellow singers, to stop praising Yahoo Boys, and stop encouraging internet fraudsters, his advice was seen by Nigerians as directing it to 9nice, shortly after that 9ice video of his own interview came up where he replied him denying the accusation by saying he is not promoting anything internet fraud with his  music.