The Morning Report: FG Lists Roads To Be Closed, Tightens Security At Eagle Square, Van De Beek’s Agent Hits Out At Solskjaer, Burna Boy Declines Sowore’s Invitation To Join Revolution Now Protest

Nigeria At 60: FG Lists Roads To Be Closed, Tightens Security At Eagle Square

The federal government has announced increased security measures for Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary celebration.

Ahead of the October 1 event, security has been enhanced in and around the venue – Eagle Square in Abuja.

Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made the announcement in a statement Tuesday night…READ MORE>>>

 

Police Drags Oyetola’s Deputy Chief Of Staff To Court Over $120,000 Alleged Fraud

The Inspector-General of Police has dragged the Deputy Chief of Staff to Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State, Abdullahi Binuyo, to a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, over alleged fraud involving $120,000.

Binuyo was charged for conspiracy, fraud, cheating and forgery in a suit numbered CR/975/2020 filed on September 9, 2020.

Rimamsomte Ezekiel, a lawyer in the Legal Prosecution Section of the Force Criminal Investigation Department at the Force Headquarters alleged that Binuyo in January 2017, in Abuja, defrauded one Tunde Ajala and his company, BMA Nigeria Limited…READ MORE>>>

 

Ondo Election: Many Injured, Over 20 Vehicles, Motorcycles Destroyed As APC, PDP Supporters Clash In Owo (PHOTOS)

Political violence rocked Ipele community in Owo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Tuesday as supporters of the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Eyitayo Jegede and that of the All Progressives Congress, APC, clashed.

The clash was said to have occurred when the campaign train of the PDP arrived in the community.

Following the incident, Jegede alleged that policemen supervised the attack on his campaign train by thugs….READ MORE>>>

 

2023: Group Drums Support For Igbo Presidency In Ibadan

A pressure group, Igbo for President Solidarity Congress (IPSC), on Tuesday, said that the Igbo in the South East geo-political zone of Nigeria should be allowed to produce the next president for Nigeria in 2023.

The group noted that this is necessary in a bid to sustain the indivisibility of the nation and build an egalitarian society that everybody will be proud to belong.

The National President of IPSC, Dr. Olukayode Oshin-Ariyo, made the call at a press conference held at Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Secretariat in Ibadan, Oyo state capital…READ MORE>>>

 

Van De Beek’s Agent Hits Out At Solskjaer, Claims Man Utd Should Have Lost 7-1 To Brighton

Sjaak Swart, the agent to Donny van de Beek, has hit out at Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, for not starting the player in the Premier League since he joined the club.

Van de Beek completed a £40million switch from Ajax to Old Trafford this month.

Since then, he has featured only as a substitute in the first two matches, playing 23 minutes Crystal Palace and for the final moments against Brighton…READ MORE>>>

 

Messi Reveals Real Reason He Wanted To Leave Barcelona

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has said he acted with the club’s best interests in mind, when trying to force a move away from Camp Nou this summer.

In his first interview since he made a u-turn, Messi also accepted responsibility for his mistakes.

“After so many disagreements, I would like to bring an end to everything and put aside any differences…READ MORE>>>

 

Man Arrested Deity For Causing His Business To Fail In Enugu

A man identified as Nnajiofor Donatus was arrested by the Police in Enugu State last Saturday, after he ‘arrested’ a deity which he claimed had been causing his business to fail.

Speaking to Vanguard at St. Theresa’s Catholic Cathedral before Nsukka Urban Police Division took him away for further interrogation, Nnajiofor, who hails from Ibeku Opi community in Nsukka, claimed that a stronger force from above compelled him to remove the deity as it had rendered many members of the community useless, thrown others out of business and tied up many girls of the community from getting married.

According to him, the deity was responsible for the level of poverty and stagnation being experienced in Ibeku Opi, adding that his once thriving honey business in Nnewi, Anambra State, crashed and he returned home empty-handed…READ MORE>>>

 

Burna Boy Declines Sowore’s Invitation To Join Revolution Now Protest

Burna Boy declines Sowore’s invitation to join RevolutionNow protest lailasnews

Popular Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has turned down an invitation by convener of the RevolutionNow protest, Omoyele Sowore, to join the march planned for 1 October.

The October 1 protest is planned to hold in all 36 states across Nigeria as well as in London, Sweden, Netherlands, San Francisco, New York, Washington DC, Germany and Canada…READ MORE>>>

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